The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology ( SCTIMST ), Thiruvananthapuram ( Trivandrum ), India is an Institute of National Importance established in 1974 by Government of Kerala. Now, it is an autonomous Institute with National Importance under the administrative control of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
SCTIMST focuses on patient care, technology development of industrial significance and health research studies of social relevance.
The stress is on development of facilities such as Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Electro – Physiology, Pre – Surgical evaluation and Surgery for Epilepsy, Microsurgery and Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders, new biomedical devices and products, evaluation of medical devices to global specifications, new academic programs and global public health networks.
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology has a dedicated team of clinicians, scientists and engineers devoted to biomedical research and developing technologies in health care with emphasis on Cardiovascular and Neurological Diseases.
Courses Offered by Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology – SCTIMST
I. Post – doctoral Programs in SCTIMST :
A. DM Programs :
- Cardiology, Neurology, Neuroimaging and Interventional Neuroradiology, Cardiothoracic & Vascular, Anaesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia.
B. MCh Programs :
- Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery ( after M.S ), Neurosurgery — 5 – year course ( after MBBS and 1 year Senior house surgency / Residency in General Surgery ).
C. Post – doctoral Certificate Courses :
- Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia, Neuroanaesthesia, Cardiovascular & Neuroradiology, Vascular Surgery, Post – doctoral Fellowship ( Post DM / MCh. / DNB* ).
*from MCI recognized institute.
II. Ph.D. / Master’s Programs :
- Ph.D., Master of Public Health ( MPH ), M.Phil ( Biomedical Technology ).
III. SCTIMST University Diploma Programs :
- Cardiovascular & Thoracic Nursing, Neuro – Nursing, Cardiac Laboratory Technology, Operation Theatre Technology, Neuro – Technology, Advanced Medical Imaging Technology, Medical Records Science, Clinical Perfusion, Blood Banking Technology, Diploma in Public Health.
IV. Joint Programs Offered by SCTIMST :
- M Tech. ( Clinical Engineering ), Ph.D. ( Biomedical Devices and Technology ).
V. SCTIMST Affiliated Programs with other Centres :
- Master of Public Health ( Epidemiology and Health Systems )*, PG Diploma in HIV Epidemiology*.
- M.S. ( Master of Science in Bioengineering )**, Ph.D.Bioengineering**, Master of Public Health ( MPH )**.
* NIE Chennai, ** CMC Vellore.
Departments in SCTIMST – Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
- Biomedical Engineering Service
- Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
- Cellular & Molecular Cardiology
- Blood Transfusion Services
- Health Science Studies
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology – SCTIMST Address
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 011,
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org,
Phone No. : 91 – 471 – 2443152, 2443085,
Website : http://www.sctimst.ac.in/.