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Overview : DNB OBGY at CSI Kalyani Hospital, Chennai

Edited by Dr Varsha Ukrani

C.S.I. Kalyani Multispeciality Hospital is located in the prestigious Dr.Radhakrishnan Salai right next to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  The sea breeze continuously blows over Kalyani & keeps air pure and invigorating. This Hospital is one of the oldest & largest of the Voluntary Health Organizations in the city of Chennai. The hospital has grown into a full fledged Multispeciality hospital with 220 beds providing all major Speciality services, catering to the health needs of all strata of society & celebrated its 100th year in Healing Ministry in 2009. Dr Herosha who joined DNB OBGY here is satisfied with the choice she made and answers a few key questions about this place to clear your doubts. If you have any further queries you can contact her on [email protected]

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 OBGY department?

4 senior consultants, 2 junior consultants

What are the usual working hours??

Usual working hours will be from 8:30am to 5pm

How many emergency duties per week ?

2 primary and 2 secondary PGs per year so each PG gets 6 duties per month. First year PGs might get 7-8

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What all surgeries you have performed till now?

I just entered my 2nd year now and have assisted many major procedures ( 30LSCS, 10-15Hysterectomies). 2nd year onwards we do procedures with consultant's assistance / guidance. Normal deliveries will be conducted by PG's on their own under supervision of one of the consultant. When compared to other Institutes we get better hands on.

Are you allowed to touch the patient??

Yes we are after 6months of joining, we will be posted single in OP where general ward patients come where we have to take decision and manage on our own. I have done many simple procedures like pipelle biopsy, iucd insertion and removal, PAP smear etc.

How are the academics?

Every week we have two classes. Monthly we have a schedule put up in prior like case presentations, journal club, ward rounds, power point presentation etc. We r given some 4-5 small topics per week n conduct exam on theory basis once in 10days.

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

All my seniors have passed till now

How satisfied are you with your choice?


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

Our hospital has other specialties like medicine, pediatrics , family medicine..

Stipend and accomodation details:

Accomodation not available inside hospital.. stipend is 35k for 1st year, 37.5k for 2nd year, 40k for 3rd year

Any other info you would like to give.?

If someone wants to take OBGY seat in Chennai, first preference would this hospital

Why did you choose this hospital?

I took this hospital because it's in my hometown and has better hands on when compared to other hospitals

Note : The information provided here may change over a period of time eg. the stipend may increase/decrease over a period of 1-2 years . Please confirm these details from a resident if the date of publishing of the blog is more than one year old. 

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