Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics & Gynaecology


SAT hospital is a tertiary care institute, the maternal and child health wing of Government Medical College ,Thiruvananthapuram.  Located in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, it forms the key testing referral centre for the whole of South Kerala and Kanyakumari district of  Tamil Nadu .  Housing Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics departments, the hospital has grown over years to the present status, with bed strength of 1025.

We have seven functioning units with total staff strength of 35.The annual outpatient turn  is 75000 with 28000 admissions, 10,000 deliveries, 3,000 caesarians, 2,000 major Gynecological surgeries.  We have a specialised Obstetric intensive care unit called MITU with ventilator fecility and a full-fledged state of the art IVF centre attached to our hospital. We are on the path of expansion with better facilities for OPD, Casualty and Labour Rooms as the new maternity wing of SATH, which got inaugurated in 2016, starts functioning. We have a PPT centre (Prevention of parent to child transmission of HIV/AIDS) attached to our antenatal clinic.

We are considered to be one of the premier teaching institute with an annual undergraduate student strength of 200 and post graduate's strength of 47 with an excellent track record of success.  This is an approved examination centre for Diplomate of National Board.  Our hospital is also a training centre for RCH training and also other training sponsored by Health and Family welfare  Department for MTP, Minilap, IUCD insertion, NSV training. We conduct monthly accademic programmes in co-ordination with FOGSI for the O&G practitoners. We conduct seminars annually for medical officers in the Govt. Sector on family welfare programmes and newer contraceptive techniques.

Head of the department

 Nirmala C

Facilities at a glance

Clinical activities:

  • OP – All week days. OPD care to 300 patients per day – Antenatal, Gynaec, Post natal and Infertility patients.
  • Elective OT,  MTP OT,  FP Service, Fertility clinic – All week days
  • Casualty & IP care – 24X  7
  • Labour room & Emergencies – 24X  7
  • 50 bedded labour room with 5 delivery cots, with facilities for NSTs, USG, 2 Emergency operation Tables and 2 consultants on duty, 24 x 7
  • 7 bedded ICU - MITU with facilities for ventilatory care (3 ventilators ),
  • Post LSCS and Post operation ward
  • Major operation theatre with 5 functional tables including laparoscopy & hysteroscopy
  • Minor OT with 2 tables, colposcopy facilities
  • PPS OT with 2 Tables and facilities for laparoscopic sterilisation.
  • MTP OT
  • 9 Wards for antenatal, Gynaec, Post natal patients and Fertility patients
  • Fertility centre : This is the first and only government centre in South India with IVF facilities. 10-12 IVF per month with 25% pregnancy rate having a dedicated andrology lab, embryology lab and l+aparoscopy theatre   

Other Speciality clinics :

  • GTD clinic
  • Endocrine clinic
  • Menopause clinic
  • Adolescent clinic

Academic activities:

  • 200 undergraduates  per year - Bedside teaching – All days except public holidays
  • Lecture Classes – All days except public holidays
  • Symposium & Seminar– All days except public holidays
  • Exams – Unit- Monthly
  • Average Exams – once in 3 months
  • University exams – Twice in one year
  • Post Graduate teaching -Bedside teaching, grand rounds
  • Lecture Classes
  • Symposium & Seminar
  • Clinical club, CPC, Tumour board
  • Exams - Twice in one year

Other activities

Our hospital is also training centre for course in Global Health in Kerala, for the Swedish undergraduate and nursing students under the global exchange programme of Karolinska institute , Stockholm, Sweden. Also centre for clinical practice of Medicine in India for specialisation in Pediatrics and Gynecology under CeFAM Huddinge Stockholm Country Council Sweden.

Apart from clinical and accademic activities, Institute has a good track record of research activities. We carry out WHO , ICMR and other centre research activities. Ongoing research in our department include London School of Public Health Trial on Tranexamic acid on postpartum hemorrhage – global study. ICMR study on IMPLANON (progesterone implant) and PVR (progesterone vaginal ring), RCT of low dose magnesium sulphate in ecclampsia and determinants of infertility. New protocol which are in pipeline include the study on Gynecological morbidity in women in the community, community introduction of medical abortion through District hospitals (ICMR study).


  • Fertility clinic  started  functioning from 2012.  The batch of IVF babies  in Government sector was born on November 22nd, 2013.
  • A new maternity block has been constructed with the help of NHM funds.

Faculties on this department

Nirmala C

Professor& Head of Department

Sujatha Y


Shaila S



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Emergency Enquiry

MCH Casualty
(24 hrs)
ph: 0471-2528300
MCH New OP Block
(8.00 am - 02.00 pm)
ph: 0471-2528469
OP SuperSpecialty Block
(8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
ph: 0471-2528448

Contact us

Trivandrum Medical College,              
Medical College PO,
Kerala State. India PIN - 695 011
Phone no : + 91- 471 -2528386
Email id : principal@tmc.kerala.gov.in
Email id : principalmct@gmail.com

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