The Inception

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, was established in 1996. It was Dr. P. D. Patil, Chancellor, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune’s vision and desire to set up one of the best College, Hospital and Research Centre in Maharashtra and across the country. His efforts bore fruit and with the blessings of Hon’ble Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil, Ex-Governor, Bihar and Tripura the Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre was started.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre is a constituent unit of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, which is a NAAC re-accredited Vidyapeeth with 3.62 CGPA on four point scale at A Grade in the year 2015 (2nd Cycle) and ISO 9001:2008 certified and ISO 9001-2015 certified ‘Deemed to be University.’

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, has been accorded the status of University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F. 9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 by the Government of India.

The Initial Phase

Initially, the Institute commenced with 100 seats for the MBBS course which was the annual intake. The main goal of the Institute besides imparting education is to educate and train in such away, so that there is all round development of the student. In the long run, these will not only help students achieve all round success in their career, but also assist them to identify and prioritize health needs to serve humanity.

It is the first private College in the State of Maharashtra to receive approval of Medical Council of India (M.C.I.) and Government of India. Moreover, within a short span of time, the intake capacity of students for the MBBS Course has increased from 100 to 150 students in 2003 and from 150 to 250 in 2012. Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune has received recognition from the Medical Council of India (M.C.I.), for awarding MBBS Degree from its very first batch initially to 100, later to 150 and 250 MBBS students. This is the first Medical College in Maharashtra and third private Medical College in India recognized by MCI for 250 seats.

Courses on Offer

Students can also pursue their Postgraduate Degree and superspeciality courses from this College. They can undertake it in 20 different subjects like, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Opthalmology, ENT (Oto Rhino Laryngology), General Medicine, Paediatrics, Anaesthesiology, Psychiatry, Radio-diagnosis, Respiratory Medicine, Skin & Venereal Diseases, Pathology, Community Medicine, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Emergency Medicine. The annual intake for these courses is 171.

In the 6 Superspeciality Courses, M. Ch. Neurosurgery, M. Ch. Urology, D.M. Nephrology, M. Ch. Cardio Vascular and Thoracic surgery, D. M. Cardiology and D. M. Neurology the annual intake is 18. Besides these, there are Ph.D. programs in all subjects and fellowship programs in few clinical specialties.

Infrastructure & Facilities

The College building is an architectural masterpiece in itself! It has a mural of Lord Dhanvantari on its facade and a magnificent fiberglass dome, which can be seen from miles around. The Institute is also known for its state-of-the-art facilities that are in tune with the best in the world.

The efforts put in by the faculty, availability of world-class facilities, infrastructure like spacious A/c lecture theatres, well-equipped museums, practical laboratories, and well-stocked library has set this Institute apart from others.

Besides regular lectures and practicals, the College gives importance to research. Several research proposals of faculty members and students have been approved and has been funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), DST and the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.

The College has a 2000 bedded well -equipped hospital, that is backed by the Research Centre. It has 150 Intensive Care beds, 30 futuristic Operating Theatres by Maquet and Dragger with advanced technology, 80 specialized outpatient consultation suites, 4th generation Da Vinci xi Robot for Robotic Surgery, Twin Cath Lab, 3 CT Scan machines (128 slice, 16 slice and dual slice), 3 MRI machines (0.2, 1.5Tesla and 3Tesla), Digital X-rays, Digital mammography, Ultra-Sonography, Colour Doppler, PACS, DSA system, DR System, sophisticated laboratories, multi organ transplant unit, liver intensive care unit, sophisticated instruments for therapeutics management, etc. Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital provides primary, secondary and tertiary care as well as special care for the critically ill patient.

Till today, the Nephrology and Neurosurgery Department has performed more than 35 successful renal transplants. The facilities for angiography, angioplasty, cardio vascular surgery, etc. are available in Department of Cardiology and Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Surgery.

The Hospital is fully geared so that it can provide medical care 24x7. It is equipped with a blood bank with a component facility, Casualty Medical Services, ambulance services which is operational 24 hours. Also available are monitoring and diagnostic facilities, Eye bank with eyeball retrieval service, Yashoda Human Milk Bank, Renal and Corneal transplant facilities. Since 2012, ‘Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jeevandai Arogya Yojana,’ the health insurance scheme for poor and needy people has been implemented by the College along with the Government of Maharashtra.

Recognition and Rankings

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has ranked Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre , Pune at 18th position all over India and the 1st position (only the Medical College) in Maharashtra by MHRD in 2018.

In an independent survey conducted by ‘Pioneer’, ‘North East SUN’ Medical College ranking, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune and Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune has been adjudged the best Medical Institute of India among top 10 Medical Institutes of India. As per the survey conducted by ‘India Today’ in 2017, the College had secured 2nd in India’s Top Medical Colleges in 5 Star Category for two consecutive years viz. in 2016 and 2017. It was possible to gain this national status because of the Institute’s trained medical faculty, brand reputation in medical profession and world class infrastructure and for achieving academic excellence.

Various Collaborations

The College has collaboration with National and International organizations like WHO for clinical multicentric trials, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard USA, Thammasat University, Surindra Rajabhat University, Surin, Thailand, CARE India, Mission Uday Kishore for Adolescent care etc.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune has established DPU Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics. The aim is to build an education system with highest pedagogic and ethical standards that will encourage students to be productive and socially responsible citizens within collaborative learning community. The DPU Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics has been very actively involved in promoting and supporting development Bioethics Curriculum not only for the Institute but also for other Institutes of the country.

Working for Social Causes

The college also engages in relief work! It has contributed and worked for the victims affected by the floods in Kashmir, landslide at Malin Village and earthquake in Killari.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre stood FIRST in “Charity Hospital at poor patient’s doorstep “program in the State of Maharashtra. The main aim of the Program was to provide free treatment to poor and needy patients. It was implemented by the Charity Commissioner, Maharashtra.