Department of Neurology
Kanyakumari Government Medical College

History - Kanyakumari Government Medical College

  • Kanyakumari Government Medical College (KGMC) was started in the year 2004 with 1200 bedded tertiary care multi-specialty hospital (KGMCH), with round the clock emergency services.
  • The institute is well connected by Air, Rail and Road Transport.
  • The campus is a 100-acre land full of greeneries that harbors medical college, hospital and hostel facilities.
  • KGMC offers services free of cost for economically deprived people of society.
  • Multi-Speciality hospital with PG courses(Broad speciality – MD/MS) and Super-speciality courses (DM/MCH). 
  • Annual intake of 3 DM Neurology/ 2 MCH Neuro-surgery seats through NEET SS Centralized counselling conducted by MCC.
  • It also provides free services and treatment under the Tamil Nadu government’s chief minister’s comprehensive health insurance scheme.

History - Dept Of Neurology

  • Department of Neurology was the first super-specialty department to be started in Kanyakumari Government Medical College in the year 2008.
  • The growth of Neurology as a discipline in KGMC  was fascinating from a limited beginning, the department has grown into a modern multi-disciplinary field.
  • Approximately 30000 Out-patients and 1200 In-patients are served annually.
  • We were able to make a big leap by starting a full-fledged electrophysiology lab, sleep lab, and  plasmapheresis.
  • 3 DM Neurology seats started in academic year 2020-21 
  • The department of neurology is well organized in management of Acute stroke , Headache, epilepsy, neuro infections, immune mediated disorders, movement disorders, Dementia, Muscle disorders, etc…
  • The department takes good pride in its comprehensive 24×7 services like CT- computerized tomography, MRI – magnetic resonance imaging, Pathology, Biochemistry, and Microbiology services.