CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE VELLORE
Not to be ministered unto but to minister

Presence

The CMC Vellore Hospital campus offers a huge range of different medical specialities, with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services, alongside primary and secondary level care for local communities, catering to 109,528 Inpatients and 2,246,664 Outpatients in 2018-19.

The CMC Chittoor Hospital, in southern Andhra Pradesh, now a rapidly growing broad-speciality hospital has 130-beds, four state-of-the-art operation theatres, a good diagnostics laboratory that can handle clinical pathology, biochemistry, microbiology and virology. It also runs outreach programmes for primary health centres and schools.

The Rural Unit for Health and Social Affairs (RUHSA) is CMC’s most comprehensive rural site, serving critical needs such as primary and secondary care for families, fieldwork and education for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, clinical research and numerous family support programs for local residents. The expansion of its Outpatient Department has created new spaces for programs that will benefit the 128,000 residents of the K.V. Kuppam block.

The Low Cost Effective Care Unit (LCECU) of CMC caters to the needs of those living in the urban slums of Vellore. LCECU works holistically to bring not only healing to body but also to familial and community relationships.

CMC’s Community Health and Development programme (CHAD) is the epicenter of CMC‘s community health program. It has its own Training Center, outpatient clinic and 140-bed secondary-care hospital and provides related training to medical, nursing and paramedical students, postgraduates and CMC staff. It is a world-renowned centre for epidemiological and translational research. CHAD serves 82 rural communities of the Kaniyambadi block and the tribal hamlets of Jawadhi hills.

CMC Vellore, is at present constructing South India’s first ever Level-1 trauma centre with a new 1500-bed hospital on an 88-acre campus at Kannigapuram, Tamil Nadu. Kannigapuram will add capacity and capability to CMC’s trauma facilities, cancer services and related departments, super specialities, advanced research and tertiary care and outreach systems.