Since the beginning of Sir.T.Hospital, Bhavnagar Department of Radioldiagnosis has been an important and integral part of Hospital. Initially managed by honorary Radiologists, it became full time in 1990. Mainly Department is functional in the ground floor of old building of Sir-T Hospital. Department has all the necessary facilities & infrastructure as per the requirements of MCI for intake of 150 U.G. seats per year. Following inspection in October 2010, MCI granted permission to run 2(two) seats of M.D. (Radiodiagnosis) course from the academic year 2011-12. In 2015,2 permitted seats got recognized and in the year 2017 1 more P.G.Seat of M.D.(Radiodiagnosis) was permitted.Department is also running training course of X-ray technicians. 

In its constant endeavour to serve the patients the department is well equipped with all the latest imaging equipments & the necessary expertise. The department functions in the old building of SIR-T Hospital, Trauma centre & new building of SIR-T Hospital. The Department has the following infrastructure:

  • Office of the Head of Department
  • Offices of teaching & paramedical staff
  • Residents room
  • All the offices are having facilities of computers & view box
  • Departmental library having all the la


The department has the following imaging modalities:

  • Static X-ray units:
    • 1 machine of 500 mA (Meditronics) (in ortho department)
    • 1 machine of 600mA (Allenger) (in new building O.P.D.)
    • 2 machines of 500 mA (Allenger) (in old building Indoor and new building O.P.D.)
    • 1 machine of 100 mA (Wipro-GE) (in old building)
  • Mobile X-ray units: 1 machine of 100 mA (Meditronics) (in NICU)
    • 4 machines of 100 mA(BPL) 1.I.C.C.U.,2.B.M.W.3.TB WARD 4.EMERGENCY WARD
    • 1 machine 0f 100 mA (L&T) (in C.C.U.)
    • 2 machines of 100 mA(BPL)(Ortho O.T. C arm and N.I.C.U.)
    • 2 machines of 100 mA(Allenger)(Ortho O.T. C arm and Cancer Covid-19 department)
    • 1 machine of 40 mA (D.B.Tronics) (in Covid-19 department-trauma centre)
  • CR system for digital X-rays: 1 machine (Carestream) (in old building)
  • 1 X-RAY Machine with I.I.T.V.: 800 mA ( Simanjo) (under process)
  • For D.S.A (M.O.U. done with Shri Bajrangdas Bapa Arogyadham,Bhavnagar)
  • Mammography unit: One unit of 150 mA (Mammomat-Siemens) (in old building)
  • Static USG units: One unit colour doppler with 4 probes (Philips Affiniti 50) (in old   building)
    • One unit of Samsung Sonoacer-R5 with 3 probes (in old  building)



Starting PG Course in radiology Department     

On 27 Oct.2010 there was MCI Inspection in Radiology department for starting
the PG course in the Department.Now MCI has permitted 2(Two) PG seat in the department from the 2011-2012 session.two student can take admission for postgraduation in Radiology.

started P.G. course    

The department has started 2(two) M.D. (Radiodiagnosis) seats from the academic year 2011-12.



2 permitted seats got recognized in the year 2015.

In the year 2017 1 more of M.D.(Radiodiagnosis) was permitted.

Research Publications:

Publication- “A PROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY ON MRI EVALUATION OF INTERNAL DERANGEMENTS OF THE KNEE JOINT”Solanki Kunal G. 1Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.Raval Udit K. 2Third Year Resident Doctor, Department of Radiology, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.Solanki Vipul V. 3Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies (IJMBS) Journal 



“A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF CORRELATION OF MRI FINDINGS AND CLINICAL SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SPINE IN DEGENERATIVE SPINE DISEASE”Solanki Kunal G. 1Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat.Matadar Hadin M. 2Third Year Resident Doctor, Department of Radiology, Government Medical College, Bhavnag


UG examination pattern
Internal exam: The department conducts ward ending exam at the end of a 2-week clinical posting
It is divided into two parts: Theory examination in the form of MCQs.
Practical examination in the form of viva & spots.
Prelim examination: One question of Radio-diagnosis is asked in surgery theory paper-2
External exam: Same pattern as in prelim examination is followed in external examination.
PG examination pattern
Theory Exam:
Radiation Physics. Protective measures & Physics involving imaging techniques and related basic sciences e.g. Anatomy. Physiology and Pathology.

1) Radiations and production of X-rays
2) X-ray generators
3] Basic interactions between X-Rays and matter
4] Attenuation.
5] Filters and grids.
6] Luminescent screens.
7] Physical and Photographic characteristics of X-ray film & film processing
8] Fluoroscopic imaging -viewing and recording.
9] Radiographic image and its geometry.
10] Body section radiography.
11] Steroscopy.
12] Xeroradiography.
13] Computed tomography.
14] Ultrasound.
15] Radiation's hazards and protection.
16] Digital Radiogra


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