Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College has the reputation of being one of the top medical institutions of the country despite being the youngest of the three major municipal hospitals teaching medical courses. It derives its name from one of the most eminent freedom fighters, Lokmanya Tilak. The institution aims to achieve excellence through service and holds the credit for being the first major referral hospital. The Medical College was established fifty years ago in 1964 with a batch of 60 students and has grown to become one of the best super speciality training centres and produce quality health care professionals. The hospital employs 550 postgraduate students and 300 senior staff members for taking care of a huge number of patients every year. It holds the credit for being the country’s first hospital to provide trauma services and specializes in disaster management services.
Facts and figures about Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
|Chair person of the University||Dr. Sandhya Kamath|
|Approval||Medical Council of India|
|No. of departments||31+|
|No. of beds||1400+|
|OPD patients per year||16 Lakhs|
|How to Reach||1.5 km from Wani Railway Station, Wani, Maharashtra 445304|
Why choose Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College?
Trauma Care Centre: One of the key attractions of the LTMMC is the trauma care centre.
The main strength of Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital has been the efficient ‘Trauma Care Centre’ and emergency Medical services center with the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. It was the first Trauma Service in our country and possibly in Asia, which has been on a constant ‘state of alert’ for disasters. This hospital is a nodal center amongst the medical services of the Disaster management plan in the civic context. It has many firsts to its credit like human milk bank, skin bank and first emergency coronary stenting.