(Last Updated on : 03/12/2013)
Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) is situated in Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh. The institute was established by the Prathima group. The principal idea behind establishing the institution was to provide proper healthcare. The medical institute is intended to produce diligent medical practitioners, who will try their utmost to cure the maladies. This prestigious medical college is approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI), GOI and is currently affiliated to the NTR University of Medical & Health Sciences (NTRUHS), Andhra Pradesh.
The main aim of Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Karimnagar is to put into practice the medical knowledge that is being imparted in the classrooms. The institute is working with the vision of becoming an agent of positive change in its fields of operations. The institution is also trying to set new standards of excellence by constantly raising its own levels of performance. Apart from these, the PIMS, Karimnagar is dedicated in the care of its patients and it is striving to exercise utmost compassion, diligence and professional rectitude above all else. The institute is actively seeking to sensitise people regarding health issues; spread awareness amongst the less educated; undertake campaigns to dispense free advice and treatment etc. in the geographic area of its operations.
Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Karimnagar offers several academic courses to the students at the graduate and postgraduate levels, including the main course of MBBS. The postgraduate courses that the PIMS, Karimnagar offers include M. Sc and Ph. D in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology; B. Sc in Nursing, P.G. Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery and in Medical Lab Technology. Apart from the medical college, there is also a hospital situated within the campus of the PIMS, Karimnagar. The hospital has the departments like Anaesthesia, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, ENT, Gastro Enterology, General Surgery, General Medicine, Neuro Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physiotherapy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology and Nephrology & Dialysis. All the departments in the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Karimnagar are being headed and managed by highly qualified and experienced professionals. Apart from the departments, there are some laboratories in the hospital, like Anatomical Pathology & Cytology, Blood Bank, Bio-Chemistry, Clinical Pathology & Hematology, and Microbiology.