General Surgery Department

The broad goal of the teaching of undergraduate students in Surgery is to produce graduates capable of delivering efficient first contact surgical care.


Knowledge: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe etiology, pathophysiology, principles of diagnosis and management of common surgical problems including emergencies, in adults and children.

  • Define indications and methods for fluid and electrolyte replacement therapy including blood transfusion.

  • Define asepsis, disinfection and sterilization and recommended judicious use of antibiotics.

  • Describe common malignancies in the country and their management including prevention.

  • Enumerate different types of anesthetic agents, their indications, and mode of administration, contraindications and side effects.

Skills: At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Diagnose common surgical conditions both acute and chronic, in adult and children.

  • Plan various laboratory tests for surgical conditions and interpret the results.

  • Identify and manage patients of hemorrhagic, septicaemic and other types of shock.

  • Be able to maintain patent air-way and resuscitate:
    A critically injured patient.
    Patient with cardio-respiratory failure.
    A drowning case.

  • Monitor patients of head, chest, spinal and abdominal injuries, both in adults and children.

  • Provide primary care for a patient of burns.

  • Acquire principles of operative surgery, including pre-operative, operative and post-operative care and monitoring.

  • Treat open wounds including preventive measures against tetanus and gas gangrene.

  • Diagnose neonatal and pediatric surgical emergencies and provide sound primary care before referring the patient to secondary/tertiary centers.

  • Identify congenital anomalies and refer them for appropriate management.

  • In addition to these, he should have observed/assisted/ performed the following:

    • Incision and drainage of abscess

    • Debridement and suturing open wound
    • Venesection
      Excision of simple cyst and tumors
    • Biopsy of surface malignancy
    • Catheterization and nasogastric intubation
    • Circumcision
    • Meatotomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Peritoneal and pleural aspirations
    • Diagnostic proctoscopy
    • Hydrocele operation
    • Endotracheal Intubation
    • Tracheostomy and cricothyroidotomy
    • Chest tube insertion

Department Contacts

Serial No. Name of Faculty Qualification Designation Mobile Number Photo
1 Dr. P.A.Ramani M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Professor 9848199301
2 Dr. B.Chaitanya Babu M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Associate Professor 9247369166
3 Dr. G.Venkata Naidu M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Associate Professor 9652486483
3 Dr. K.Suresh Babu M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Assistant Professor 8309381670
3 Dr. S.V.Ramana M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Assistant Professor 9394664446
3 Dr. R.Sasidhar M.B.B.S, M.S(General Surgery) Assistant Professor 9177352595