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Department of Nuclear Medicine deals with functional and  molecular imaging  with radio nuclide therapies using radio isotopes. It was stared with the vision of Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao, the world renowned Radiologist and the then Chairmen of SVIMS in 1993. Initially Department was started with   20 scans  per month in 1993 and currently performing  600 + scans and 15 therapy procedures per month. Department has started functioning in a small area with a Single Head Gamma Camera with One Faculty and One Technologist and  started growing year after year by leaps and bounds by expanding with PET-CT Unit and High Dose Radionuclide Therapy facility. It has got the operational license for all it’s services from Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Mumbai, Govt. of India.   

Department has commenced academic activities by starting DNB (Nuclear Medicine) course, and later B.Sc., (Nuclear Medicine Technology)  Paramedical course  with admission of 2 students per year  and M.D Nuclear Medicine P.G Course with admission of 2 students initially and till 2018  4 students per year, and now 2 students per year, as per the approval from Medical Council of India.  Presently Department is functioning with a strength of 09 staff members and 08 MD students.


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