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Stress free, In Gods own Country : DNB OBG at Mother hospital, Thrissur

Many times people from North India are scared of taking institutes down South citing language barriers and other problems. However when it comes to DNB Training, its a well known fact that institutes down South offer better academics and passing rates then some of the giant corporate hospitals of the North which look pleasing to eye. Dr Shailya simmi who took a bold step by going all the way south for her favorite subject OBG , describes how satisfied she is because Mother Hospital, Thrissur offers a stress free environment and most patients know English. If you still have doubts about this hospital, you can contact her on 7559923563

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 DNB and your colleagues rank in DNB if any?


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


What are the usual working hours??

8 to 5

How many emergency duties per week ?

6 per month next you have to work till 2pm that is 30 hours

If it’s a surgical branch then what all surgeries you have performed till now?

CS and PPS in 6 months

Are you allowed to touch the patient??

Yes once we start taking independent duties we get a very good exposure especially in obstetrics as here 250 deliveries are being conducted every month. So obstetrics department of this hospital is very good. In Gynaec also we get nice exposure and all the latest techniques are used.

How are the academics? Any case presentations done?

Every week we go to medical college for class. We also have daily morning meetings where we discuss about previous day cases. Academic environment is very good here

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

Pass rate is 100%, my seniors passed in first attempt.

How satisfied are you with your choice?

Very satisfied

Any other departments at your institution good for DNB??

Paediatric but mainly for neonatology

Stipend and accomodation details


Accommodation is there in hospital itself

Any other info you would like to give? 

A Stress free environment is present, i m a North Indian and got adjusted here soon because of friendly seniors and cooperative consultants , one can have an overall development here.

Language is not a problem here as most of the patient know english.

Why did you chose this hospital?

I heard about this hospital that it is very good for OBG

South is always better than private hospitals of North for surgical branch and academics

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