Director cum Vice-Chancellor
Dr.B.Vengamma, MBBS, DM (Neurology) (NIMHANS, Bengaluru), FRCP (Edin), FAMS, FICP, FIAN, PG Dip in Epidemiology (PHFI-IIPH)
Director cum Vice-Chancellor
Dr B. Vengamma, the First-ever Woman Director cum Vice-Chancellor of SVIMS (2009-2015) took charge as Director cum Vice-Chancellor of SVIMS on 30th August, 2019. Dr Vengamma, Senior Professor and Head, Department of Neurology, did her DM (Neurology) at the prestigious NIMHANS, Bangalore and distinguished herself to be the ‘Best outgoing Student’. Dr.Vengamma started the Department of Neurology at SVIMS, Tirupati in 1992. She teaches the postgraduates in DM (Neurology), MCh(Neurosurgery), MD(Medicine), PhD and has been an examiner on boards of several prestigious universities including NIMHANS, Bengaluru and has been MCI Assessor for DM Neurology. Dr. Vengamma is recognized as an innovative researcher, has several ongoing research projects. She is the founder President of the Tirupati Branch of Indian Epilepsy Association (IEA) and is the President-Elect of the IEA presently. She is the recipient of "Harish Chandra Bajoria Award" for social activities in the field of epilepsy by IEA; Dr.Capt.C.Venkaiah Memorial Gold Medal Lecture” by IMA, Vijayawada; AASM Mini-Fellowship Program for International Scholars (USA) and the Ugadi Puraskar award of the AP State Government. Dr. Vengamma has the unique distinction of initiating a “Free Epilepsy Camp” that provides free anti-epileptic medications to nearly 500 persons monthly and has been successfully, running it since then.
Welcome to SVIMS!
Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, a tertiary care referral centre and a jewel in the crown of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams, Tirupati, has established itself as a Medical University of repute with the blessings of Lord Venkateswara. SVIMS hospital has acquired the state-of-art equipment with well recognised faculty & best practices, svims offers evidence based patient centred care as well as population health taken active in population health management.
It was established with a view in providing Super Specialty facilities with nominal cost to the poor. Its major objectives include service, training and education & research in advanced medical sciences and technology. SVIMS has well trained, dedicated faculty to serve the poor and needy patients belonging to not only Andhra Pradesh but also several of the neighbouring states as well. During the last two decades, SVIMS has witnessed a phenomenal growth in academic, research and health care services. Particularly heart-warming is the exemplary performance of SVIMS in the implementation of the YSR Vaidya Seva Scheme of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and the Sri Venkateswara Pranadana scheme of the TTD.
SVIMS has been recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI) since 2003 for conducting various DM, MCh, MD courses. It is a Superspeciality hospital comprise of SPMC(W) college, nursing college, Physiotherapy, Allied health science. In 2006, the Government of India included SVIMS as one of the institutions for upgradation at par with AIIMS, New Delhi.