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Burdwan Medical Hospital

The Burdwan Medical Hospital is one of the biggest and most renowned hospitals in the city of Bardhaman that has provided excellent medical services to the public for over a hundred years. Situated adjacent to and in the campus of the Burdwan Medical College, the Burdwan Medical College Hospital has been looking after the medical needs of the people not only from the district of Bardhaman, but from the neighbouring districts of Hooghly, Murshidabad, Purulia, Bankura, Birbhum and even from the adjacent states of Jharkhand and Bihar.

Burdwan Medical College

The Burdwan Medical College Hospital was formerly known as B.C. Hospital and was named after the erstwhile Maharaja of Burdwan, Bijoy Chand Mahatab. In the year 1976, when the Burdwan Medical College was taken over by the Government of West Bengal from the University of Burdwan, the hospital was subsequently renamed as Burdwan Medical College Hospital. The address of the hospital is as follows:

Burdwan Medical College Hospital
Address: Frazer Avenue
Opposite Shyam Sayar, Burdwan HO
Bardhaman - 713101
Phone: 0342-2568644
Fax: 0342-2665228

Facilities offered at Burdwan Medical College Hospital

Burdwan Medical College Hospital is well-known and highly professional hospital that provides its patients with the best medical attention whether they are suffering from an unexpected illness or injury or when they simply need general medical check-ups and treatments to be done. With its highly skilled and proficient staff of surgeons, doctors, nurses and other medical personnel, the Burdwan Medical College Hospital offers state of the art medical services to the people living in Bardhaman. There are a number of services provided by the hospital which also provide speciality treatments in various departments. The list of the various services and departments of the Burdwan Medical College Hospital are as follows:
  • Emergency Services
  • General Medicine
  • Skin & venereal disease
  • Orthopaedics
  • Radiotherapy
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Eye
  • ENT
  • Dentistry
  • Paediatrics
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Neurosurgery Clinic
  • Cardiology
  • Central Pathology Lab
  • Infectious Diseases Care
  • Nephrology
  • Pharmacy

The Burdwan Medical College Hospital located in the city of Bardhaman is equipped with a 24 hours Blood Bank facility along with a central Pathology Unit that works round the clock. Ambulance services furnished with the latest ventilation units and other facilities are also available in the hospital throughout 24 hours of the day in case of any emergency situations or accidents. A 24 hour pharmacy selling medicines at fair prices is located in the hospital premises as well along with a mobile clinic that is an ICTC van which is equipped to provide the best medical care to a HIV infected person.

The Burdwan Medical College Hospital has around 1099 beds in total and also has around 100 beds in the Super Speciality Wards like Cardiology (40 beds), Cardiology ICCU (10 beds), Neurology (30 beds), Urology (20 beds) which can accommodate a large number of patients who require special treatments. The hospital has 235 resident doctors as its staff members who also comprise the faculty of the Burdwan Medical College. The hospital also houses many Medical Officers, senior as well as junior doctors and hospital attendants who are available in the various wards so as to help in taking care of the patients.

The hospital also maintains a clean and sterile environment, thereby helping in the providing the best medical care to the patients. The practice of waste disposal is done as per the rules proposed according to the ‘Biomedical Waste Management and Handling Rules, 1998’ and utmost hygiene standards are maintained to keep the premises clean and tidy so as to prevent the spread of bacteria and germs.

The Burdwan Medical College Hospital is furnished with the latest technological equipment in its operation theatres where all kinds of major and minor surgeries are performed using modern gadgets and surgical instruments. Expert ICU care is also provided in the hospital with doctors performing their best to give excellent patient care. The hospital houses a superlative laboratory as well which is open 24 hours of the day for all emergency investigations and which conducts all kinds of tests including biochemical, microbiological, pathology and immunology tests. The timings of the laboratory are as follows: 

Routine Lab - Sample Collection Timings

9 a.m. to 12 noon at College Building (Ground Floor)
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at OPD building (3rd floor)

Apart from the above, the Burdwan Medical College Hospital also provides help desks and enquiry counters at various locations in the OPD area for the complete convenience of the patients whereby people can enquire and ask for help in case of any problems.

Specialty Departments in the Burdwan Medical College Hospital

Orthopaedics Department

The Department of Orthopaedics in the Burdwan Medical College Hospital has professionally skilled doctors and surgeons who can help in the treatment of various trauma and sports related injuries as well as musculoskeletal problems. The department has performed numerous surgeries with excellent success rate like complex spinal surgeries and reconstruction surgeries which include total knee and hip replacements as well as routine bone and joint surgeries. The department also works in collaboration with various physiotherapy and rehabilitation centres for non-surgical treatments.

Dermatology Department

The Dermatology Unit of the Burdwan Medical College Hospital is equipped with excellent facilities which offer the best services in the treatment of a variety of disorders related to the hair, scalp, nails and skin. The Dermatology Department is also known as the Burdwan Medical College Skin Clinic and is staffed with experienced doctors who perform first-rate medical and surgical procedures.

Neonatal Care Unit

Specialising in giving excellent medical care to ill or premature new-born babies, the neonatal intensive care unit, also known as NICU is one of the specialty treatment departments in the Burdwan Medical College Hospital. A team of highly skilled nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, resident physicians, and respiratory therapists are headed by one or more neonatologists who provide the best medical attention to the sick infants.

Radiology Department

The Radiology Department has state-of-art modern equipment which is supported by the latest technological innovations. The Burdwan Medical College Hospital has well trained technicians who perform radiological investigations such as routine X-Rays, LCSG, MRI and CT angiograms. The hospital also has qualified professional radiologists who perform special radiological tests and corrective procedures.

Emergency Trauma Centre

The Emergency Trauma Centre is located on the ground floor of the Burdwan Medical College Hospital and is easily accessible from the entrances of the Burdwan Medical College. It is open 24 hours a day for providing convenience during emergency situations whereby people seeking immediate and urgent medical attention can register for free at the emergency registration counter and avail proper consultation and treatment by the doctors working in the hospital. The Emergency Trauma Centre is staffed by a proficient team comprising of Emergency Medical Officers (including Junior Residents), Nurses, Paramedics and GDAs so as to provide urgent medical services. In case of any urgent consultation, the doctors treating the patients in this department may also refer to the specialists who are available on call.

Out-Patient Department (OPD)

The OPD or the Out-Patient Department of the Burdwan Medical College Hospital is considered to be the first point of contact between the patient and the hospital staff whereby those patients are treated who do not need to stay at the hospital but will go home after treatment. The OPD of the Burdwan Medical College Hospital is visited by almost around 1000 patients per day, who are treated on a first come first serve basis. Several facilities like ECG, plasters, injections, immunizations, contraception and MTP services, surgical interventions and physiotherapy, etc. are provided at OPD level. After the OPD consultation, the treating doctors fill up the requisite forms for various investigations and direct the patients to the concerned lab /department. The timings are as follows:

General OPD
Registration Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Consultation Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Speciality Clinics
Registration Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Consultation Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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