Government Medical College Bhavnagar started in year 1995, it took five to six year after a phage wise expansion various specialty & Super specialty departments In year 2001, department of TB & Respiratory Medicine was opened in a autonomous building provide a department of P&SM under Dr R.B.Deshmukh , a dynamic Dean of Medical College Bhavnagar.

Dr. A.T.Leuva was the pioneering person to hold a post of head of the department of TB & Respiratory along with Dr Nalin T.Shah � Asst.Professor and Dr Haresh G.Vaghasiya as a tutor . At that time the department was functioning on primitive level with the help of Nursing Staff of District TB Center still giving best quality of nursing care to all critically ill TB patients and different varieties of respiratory disease patient coming from Bhavnagar and adjoining district places.

RNTCP being national programme we took a lead among all government medical college in Gujarat by establishing a designated microscopy cum DOT center in the department of TB & Respiratory ,the first ever inaugurated by our Honrable Health Minister of Gujarat state shri Ashokbhai Bhatt in year 2004 .

At present the Department has a fullfledged OPD wing with well furnished PFT Lab, Broncoscopy Suite and Sleep Study with a separate building for indoor facilities and IRCU. We have daily OPD turnover of 150-


6 days a week Monday to Saturday 9.00AM to 2.00PM.

Asthma and COPD Clinic.

COPD camp on last Tuesday of every month.

PFT lab with facilities for spirometry, Body Plethysmography and Diffusion capacity measurement by CO diffusion.

Breath CO Analyzer.


40 General Bed, 5 Bedded IRCU with associated Bronchoscopy room. Separate X-ray lab associated with IP Department

  • TEACHING FACILITY:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          



  • Dr Jigna Dave, professor and Head of department , government medical College Bhavnagar, awarded with TRO -TB oration award 2023 for her achievement in the field of pulmonology and contribution to society at annual conference of association of chest physician of Gujarat held on 1 st April 2023.
  • Best Poster Presentaion in Interventional Pulmonology NAPCON 2012  


       9th Annual conference of IAPSM     
    The department organized 9th Annual conference of IAPSM (Gujarat Chapter) on 19th January 2002, first ever conference in the history of Medical College Bhavnagar, 

  • Postgraduate Courses in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine

    M.D. in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine.



    The postgraduate training course would be train a MBBS doctor who will :



    The following objectives are laid out to achieve the goals of the course. Thes


    Internal evaluation of P.G. students performance during three years.

    I year of M.D. Students:

    Assessment of student with multiple choice questions multiple short notes covering wide range of topics and practical examination with attention to history taking. Clinical skills, relevant diagnostics and therapeutic plan ascertained. Suggested time of evaluation after first six months and at the end of the first year rotation

    II year of M.D. Students;

    Students should be evaluated at the end of the II year on the theory and practical examination along with one faculty from General Medicine. For other specialties with short rotation of one month may evaluate the candidate for comprehension of the subject and clinical skills.

    III year of M.D. Students:

    P.G.�s should be evaluated at the beginning of his 3rd year training by panel of senior postgraduate teachers. Suggested pattern of assessment with two type theory papers and multiple choice questions (200)- clinical skills, diagnostic and therapeutics skills evaluated intermittently by unit faculties.

    Mock examination suggested � 3 to 4 months prior to final University exam should consist of two question papers each 3 hours duration, and clinical and viva voce similar to university examination under the supervision of seminar faculty.

    Results of evaluation should be entered into P.G.�s diary and


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