Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University Karad is located in Western Maharashtra,
India against the background of mountains and valleys. The campus is spread over
60 acres and is well connected by national highway to Mumbai & Pune International
The constituent colleges of the University include Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy,
Nursing and Biotechnology offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in respective
faculties. It also runs Ph.D. programs in Anatomy, Community Medicine, Pharmacology,
Microbiology and Nursing.
The medical college is about 29 years old and is recognized by the Medical Council
of India, Medical Council of Malaysia and is listed in the WHO's world directory
of Medical Schools. MBBS and postgraduate degree/diploma courses in clinical and
basic sciences in 17 disciplines are recognized by Medical Council of India. It
also admits the international students from all over the globe for MBBS course.
It has state-of-art museums with large collection of specimens and models in Anatomy,
Pathology, FMT, Microbiology, Pharmacology etc. The diagnostic laboratory has applied
for NABL accreditation and is already running as per its norms. The Lead Referral
Laboratory is one of its kind in Maharashtra state. The new addition of well equipped
molecular & human genetics laboratory is a feather in the cap which is involved
in research and services for Thalassemia, Dushene's Muscular Dystrophy, Breast &
Cervical Cancer, HCV, HPV and other genetic disorders.
The teaching hospital is 1100 bedded multi specialty tertiary care hospital with
facilities for Critical Care, Endoscopic Surgeries, Dialysis, Cardiology, Cardio-vascular-thoracicsurgery,
Oncology, Urology, Neuro surgery & Plastic surgery etc. Permission for renal transplant
surgery is granted and institute expects to do the first renal transplant in very
near future. It has fully equipped major operation theaters, minor theaters, labor
rooms, blood bank, radio-diagnosis and radiotherapy, computerized medical records,
counseling services etc. There are separate intensive care units like Medical, Surgical,
Coronary care, Pediatric, Neonatal, Respiratory and Obstetrics. The neonatal ICU
is recognized by Neonatology Forum of India. The radio-diagnosis department has
facilities for MRI, color doppler, mammography, DSA etc.
The hospital and the medical college is involved in several community projects like
HIV/AIDS, cancer, family planning, prevention of blindness, tuberculosis control,
detection and prevention of malnutrition, diagnostic camps, school health check-ups
and blood donation camps.