The Department of Geriatrics has been sanctioned with two MD seats by National Medical Council in the Year 2021. However the Geriatric Clinic was already existing in our Hospital from the year 2007. It was the third Geriatric Clinic in Karnataka state operational at that point of time then.

It was started well before MCI had notified for mandatory Geriatrics clinic in all medical colleges back in 2011.

From year 2022 onwards, two students have taken admission in MD Geriatric Medicine.


Department of Geriatrics

Total Number of Publications: 99

Awards: 13

Books: 2

Health checkup camps: 65

Orations: 7

Organized two state conferences and one CME on Geriatrics

State Government Award: 2016


To sensitize faculty and general public regarding importance of geriatric care

Train medical officers, nurses and ASHA workers in geriatric care

Enhance quality research & ethical values

To provide holistic health care


To train UG / PG students in Geriatric Medicine

For research in Basic and applied science