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Candid Talk : DNB General Surgery at Amaltas Institute of Medical Sciences,Dewas

Edited by Kanika Singh

Amaltas Institute of Medical Sciences, Established in 2016, Dewas is a constituent unit of Amaltas Educational Welfare Society imparting higher education in the field of Medical Sciences. The institute is located in village Bangar on Dewas-Ujjain Highway in pollution free environment surrounded by lush green fields spread over 27.378 acres of land. The campus is 8 km from Dewas. The institute is recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi & Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. It is affiliated to Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University (MPMSU), Jabalpur. The institution aims at providing an undergraduate course for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) with all academic facilities as per Medical Council of India. Dr Vishal Narladkar who joined DNB General Surgery here is satisfied with the choice he made and he answer few key questions to guide you about this place. If you still have any queries you can contact him on 9403903054.

DISCLAIMER :  This information is for Guiding DNB /MD Aspirants only. This is not a review of Overall Patient care in These hospitals which may not be affected by what is being discussed here. The Information Provided here cannot be used for any other purpose or to asses the patient care in these hospitals. This is just a review of a postgraduate course running in the mentioned hospital and is meant for guiding medical aspirants only.

What was Your rank in NEET PG/DNB?         


How many consultants are there in your department?

Three units with each having two consultants, including one plastic, one uro and one pediatric surgeon.

What are the usual working hours?

9 am to 4 pm and apart from it as the patient comes in casualty.

How many emergency duties per week?

Daily emergency, but it is very less hectic as compared to any govt. institute. daily consultant's round at morning 9 am, then opd upto 4pm with lunch interval between 1-2 pm. If OT day is there, then OT will last upto 1-2 pm.if ward day, then remaining work in ward.each opd/OT/ward for 2 days in a week. routine includes not much paperwork and dressings/procedure if any. OPD of 25-30 patients per  day and varies seasonally.

What all Surgeries you have performed till now?

from minor procedures like I & D cysts/lipoma/toe nail removal/corn , hemorrhoidal sclerotherapy,hernia,hydrocele repair etc.i have assisted as a camera surgeon in lap hernia repair,cholecystectomy,appendicectomy,perforation peritonitis,hiatus hernia,thyroid tumour and MRM (Breast Ca) ,Ca rectum, superficial parotidectomy ,pilonidal sinus surgeries etc.

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Are you allowed to touch the patient ?

Yes obviously. it’s a rural institute ,you can communicate with the patient absolutely freely.

Procedures i have done are cvp line insertion, ICD insertion (once), endotracheal intubation, wrist block, penile block and above mentioned surgeries.

How are the academics?

Below average shock, sepsis, fluid and electolyte imbalance etc cases discussed by ppt. bedside clinics of thyroid goitre,marjolin ulcer,fecal fistula etc. you will surely get ample time to study.

How is the pass rate?

i am the first batch. No past history significant.

How satisfied are you with your choice?


Any other departments at your institution good for MD/DNB?

Medicine is good

Stipend and accommodation details:

45 thousands per month accommodation within campus in resident hostel.

Any other info you would like to give?

The main problem is its in a village 8 km outside the dewas city and its developing to make basic facilities available. Food is not of different varieties other than typical north indian puri-paratha-spicy veg. somewhat amusement/refreshment facilities are not present. In nut shell, it will be definitely cumber some at least initially,to acclamatise with environment here, especially who are from a metro city or a well established place.

Why did you choose this hospital?

It is allotted to me in online counselling anyways i am satisfied due to good variety of clinical cases though less in number as compared to any gmc but feeling like of any gmc due to free interaction with patients.

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