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Patna Medical College and Hospital (abbreviated as PMCH) was established in 1925 and originally known as Prince of Wales Medical College, is a medical college located in
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, the state capital of
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. It is located on the southern bank of the river Ganges and is now affiliated to
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). The exact location is on
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Ashok Rajpath
which is also home to other colleges of Patna University. It has more than 1748 beds which is at par with
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. The emergency ward is called IGCE (Indira Gandhi Central Emergency) and has an additional 220 beds. It is one of the busiest hospitals in India. The average daily outpatient load is one of the highest in India.


Campus

Patna Medical college is situated in
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Ashok Rajpath
. The nearest airport is the Patna Airport which is around 10–11 km from the campus. The nearest railway station is the
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Patna Junction
around 5 km from the campus. Mithapur Bus Stand is 9–10 km from the campus.


Notable alumni

* Dukhan Ram (Padma Bhushan) * Balai Chand Mukhopadhyay, B. Mukhopadhyaya (Padma Bhushan) * Narendra Kumar Pandey (1974 batch) – Padma Shri (2014) – Chairman and Director of Asian Institute of Medical Sciences * S. N. Arya (Padma Shri) * C. P. Thakur (former Union Minister) * Gopal Prasad Sinha * Sunil Shroff * Vijay Prakash Singh (1972 batch)- Padma Shri (2003)


See also

*NMCH, Nalanda Medical College Hospital *Jai Prakash Narayan All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS Patna * IGIMS, Indra Gandhi Institute of Medical Science * Mahavir Cancer Sansthan *Maharshi Vashishtha Autonomous State Medical College Basti


References


External links


PMCH official website
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