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The Department of Pharmacology was established in the year 2013. The Department of Pharmacology under the headship of Dr.K.Umamaheswara Rao has incorporated intense ADR monitoring, integrated teaching and learning methods combined with total dedication into research as well as academic activities to always remain abreast with the latest developments in the field of Pharmacology.

The department has all the facilities for undergraduate teaching as per the regulations of the Medical Council of India. The teaching programme is being carried out efficiently on a regular basis with the help of lectures, practicals, seminars, demonstrations and integrated teaching classes. Apart from U.G and P.G teaching, the Department is involved in teaching activity to various other courses like B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. Paramedical and Bachelor of Physiotherapy.

The successive HOD’s are:

  • Dr. B.Santhamma, MD., Professor & H.O.D during 2014-2015

  • Dr. K.R.Subash, MD., Associate Professor & I/c Head during 2015-2016

  • Dr. K. Umamaheswara Rao, M.D., Professor and Head from 2016 to till date

 The Department of Pharmacology has the following divisions:


Department of Pharmacology, SVIMS-SPMC(W), Alipiri road, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

Office: 0877-2288442, Email id:

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