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First Impression : DNB Radiology at Yashoda Hospital,Somajiguda,Hyderabad

Dr Ravi Prakash Jaiswal Completed his Graduation from the Prestigious KGMC,Lucknow . He secured a rank of 112 in UPPG and was getting Surgery through his state councelling, but his love for Radiology took him to Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad. Its been almost a month since he joined there and says that the place is best for learning Radiology in Hyderabad. He gives a good description about his workplace so that others can benefit from this information.



What was Your rank in DNB and your colleagues rank in DNB if any?

My Rank was 796, colleagues rank was 1022

How many consultants are there in your department in the concerned specialty ?

There are total 8 consultants in the department

What are the usual working hours??

9 AM to 5 PM

How many emergency duties per week and decribe work if possible.?

1 per week , not so hectic..

Are you allowed to touch the patient ?? please describe the procedures you have done

Absolutely, Total free hand on USG , Residents do every procedure here, e.g- Pleaural tap, Ascitic tap (USG guided), RGU, MCU, Barium enema, Meal Loopogram . Its a very good free hand institute,with no hectic duties, so we get time to read.

How are the academics? any case presentations done? Please put a timetable if present.

Timetable comes every month which is not followed, But every month Yashoda Radiology meet is there with good cases, Interdepartmental meet is there every month.

How is the pass rate?? Have your seniors passed?

About 70%. My both seniors have passed their theory paper.

How satisfied are you with your choice?

Very satisfied

Any other departments at your institution good for DNB??

Pulmonary medicine, Anaesthesia.

Stipend and accomodation details?

Accommodation is there double room nearby hospitals. Stipend is according to NBE guidelines.

Any other info you would like to give?

The great advantage of this institute is that all the Consultant and residents sit in 1 Big room with many computers with PACS loaded so you can see any report and can discuss with any consultant about the case CT reporting is from 2nd year, Mri reporting plus countercheck by consultants from 3 rd year.  Consultants are very good &friendly.

Why did you choose this hospital?

I chose it for free hand ,for which it is best in Hyderabad  and free time available to read such a vast subject.

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