Dr. Dayanand Shetty

Director of Academics

The clinical material and infrastructure available at KEM Hospital, Pune, provides an excellent opportunity for health education and training. We are a 550+ bedded teaching hospital for undergraduate and postgraduate training.

We provide training in specialties such as – General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, Radiodiagnosis, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Chest diseases, Psychiatry etc.

The Medical Council of India, New Delhi has recognized KEM Hospital for internship training and the National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi has given us accreditation for the following subjects:

Board Specialities : General Medicine, General Surgery, Radiodiagnosis, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, ENT, Pathology and Respiratory Diseases
Super Specialities : Nephrology, Neonatology and Critical Care Medicine

Over the years, more than 100 students have passed DNB (qualification given by NBE, New Delhi) in various specialities from this hospital. Most of our students have passed at the first attempt in the DNB examination.

As part of the training programme, resident doctors are also posted to our Rural Hospital at Vadu. Our 30 bedded Rural Hospital at Vadu, provides healthcare services, conducts Community Health Programmes for the surrounding villages, trains health workers, and conducts research programmes. The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has recognized this as one of the core centres for vaccine studies in this country.

The institution has a well-equipped Library with Reading Rooms and a Seminar Room. The Seminar Room has been equipped to receive medical education teaching programmes through the National Satellite Broadcast. It also has a well-equipped computer laboratory with internet facility.

KEM Hospital has one of the oldest and most well established Nursing School which conducts 3 ½ years GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery) Course for training nurses.

Our institute is a preferred hospital for Elective Training for students who are pursuing medical, nursing, physiotherapy, community health and allied medical courses from the United States of America, Canada, England, Finland, Australia and Germany.