General Medicine



General Medicine department started in 1962 at Wanless Hospital,Miraj. In 1970 post-graduate courses were started. These courses were recognized by MCI in 1975. In 2004 Wanless Hospital,Miraj delinked from G.M.C.Miraj & Department splits at Two places Govt. Medical College & Hospital,Miraj & Govt. Hospital,Sangli. Functioning of Medicine I.C.U. & C.C.U.of 8 beds started in 1995 at P.V.P.G.H.Sangli. Functioning of Medicine I.C.U. & C.C.U.of 8 beds started in 2006 at G.M.C.H.Miraj. Functioning of Treamill E.E.G. – Pulmonary Function Test started in 2005 at P.V.P.G.H.Sangli. Both I.C.U. are equipped with Ventilators and Central Oxygen etc. Echocardiography is Functioning since 2007 at G.M.C.H.Miraj.Hemodialysis is Functioning since 2008 at G.M.C.H.Miraj. Anti Retroviral Therapy centre is Functioning since 2004. This centre is having Largest capacity of patients after Mumbai.Second line treatment is available at this centre. At present Two units are working at Govt. Medical College & Hospital,Miraj & Two units are working at Govt. Hospital,Sangli. At present Department of General medicine is fulfilled with One Professor,Nine Assistant Professors & Three Post-Graduate admissions per year.

Staff Position
Sr.No Faculty Designation Qualification Years of experience




1 Dr.Anita Basvaraj Professor MBBS, MD (Med), DNB 30 yrs 25 yrs
2 Dr.Rajendra V Bhagwat Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med), MD (Paed) 33 yrs 28 yrs
3 Dr.B.D.Palange Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 25 yrs 20 yrs
4 Dr.Somnath A Magdum Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 11 yrs 6 yrs
5 Dr.Sachin M Patankar Associate Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 14 yrs 9 yrs
6 Dr.Santosh S Mali Assistant Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 5 yrs
7 Dr.Pravin B Vajari Assistant Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 5 yrs
8 Dr.Rohit S Herekar Assistant Professor MBBS, DNB (Med) 6 yrs
9 Dr.Padmakar D Shingade Assistant Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 3 yrs
10 Dr.Pranesh D Puri Assistant Professor MBBS, MD (Med) 1 yr
PG Courses

Degree (No.of seats) :- 03

1st batch of P.G. Year 1970

Departmental attraction/Performance last three years
  • Daily OPD – 300 Patients
  • Daily Indoor 30 Patients
  • Department Library constitutes 250+ books/ journal apart from Central Library.
Special Facility

Regular speciality services, Follow up camps and visits, Senior citizen services are available.

Year 2011 2012 2013
U.G. 90% 93% 91%
P.G. 100% 100% 100%
List of Publications
  • Status epilepticus : Rare presentation of catastrophic secondary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome with systemic lupus erythematous. – Case Report : R.V. Bhagwat, S.M.Patankar, G.V. Manudhane, S.A. Magdum. International Journal of healthcare & Biomedical research. Vol.:2, Issue:4, July 2014, Pages 9-11.
  • Adult onset still’s disease – Dr. Sachinkumar Patankar, Dr.Rajendra V. Bhagwat, Dr.Pranesh Puri, Dr. Somnath Magdum. International journal of scientific research, Vol.3/issue8/Aug.2014 ISSN No. 2277-8179
  • Paracetamol Poisoning – A case report. Dr. Sachinkumar M. Patankar, Dr.Rajendra V. Bhagwat, Dr.Ashlesh R. Tiwari, Dr.Santosh Mali. International journal of scientific research, Vol.3/issue10/Oct.2014 ISSN No. 2277-8179.
  • Haemolytic urenic syndrome after acute gastroenteritis – treated conservatively case report.R.V. Bhagwat, S.M.Patankar, A.A. Khune, S.S.Mali. International Journal of healthcare & Biomedical research. Vol.:3, Issue:01, Oct. 2014, Pages 136-138
Sr. No. Name of Residents Dessertation Topics
1 Dr. Kiran Nandedkar Clinical Profile of Rheumatic mitral valvular Heart disease in pregnancy
2 Dr. Mehiboob Sayyed Clinical profile of Focal Epilepsy
3 Dr. Prashant Bandal Electrocardiographic & Echocardiographic manifestations in chronic alcoholic
4 Dr. Ganesh Manudhane Study of Cardiovascular Manifestations in chronic kidney disease patients on haemodilysis
5 Dr. Pranesh Puri Study of clinical profile of Tuberoculosis in HIV infected patients with special reference to CD4 counts.
6 Dr. Ashlesh Tiwari Clinical study of acute ischemic stroke with reference to colour Doppler sonography of extra cranial carotid vessels
7 Dr. Suraj Goyanka Spectrum of acute renal failure in patients requiring haemodialysis at Medical College Hospital.
8 Dr. Aakash Khune Echo cardiographic study of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in type 2 DM
Any other achievement/awards

Best A.R.T. Centre in Maharashtra 2014.