Santhiram Medical College is located in Nandyal Andhra Pradesh. Nandyal is surrounded by hills with the Kundu River on its west, the dense forests of Nallamala Hills to the east and granite mines to the south. Nandyal is well connected by Road and Rail. Kurnool is the nearest Airport. Town is rich in natural resources like Marble. Santhiram Medical College was established in 2005 with an intake of 100 MBBS seats per annum. SMC is recognised by Govt of India and National Medical Commission(NMC) affiliated to Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada. SMC runs under Shafa Educational Society under the Chairmanship of Dr.M.Santhiramudu. Santhiram Medical College is in line with the “Health for All”.
SMC is established in the backward region of Rayalaseema at Nandyal town. Currently the college is training 100 MBBS and 53 Postgraduate students. College campus is spread over 30 acres. 8 Lecture Halls with Demo rooms are available with WiFi and audiovisual system with different seating capacities catering to the needs of students. College Library upgraded and adopted internet technologies having books more than 8000 and few journals. Auditorium has a seating capacity over 1000 used for dual purposes. Dr.M.Santhiramudu a visionary established a medical institution in this area to provide and develop medical professionals from backward areas of Rayalaseema. Teaching staff with dedication, hardwork and knowledge training the students making them professional doctors. Cafeteria is facilitated with enough capacity to take care of needs of the students, teaching staff and public. Separate hostel facility for Boys and Girls with attached gymnasium.
Teaching hospital with 930 beds delivers excellent patient and family-focused care in a state-of-the-art hospital facility. SMC hospital is a tertiary-care, referral, and teaching hospital that provides ethical and professional clinical care and treatment across all specialties ably supported by diagnostics services that include laboratory-based, imaging, and international facilities that remain affordable and accessible. SMC facilities provide emergency, outpatient, inpatient, day-care, community outreach, through a 930 bedded facility and with over approximately 500+ dedicated competent and service-oriented staff. To improve the health of the medically underserved community in rural as well as urban areas. The Hospital receives patients from across the 4 surrounding districts .
SMC equipped with Ventilators, cardiac monitors, defibrillators, and other point-of-care testing equipment ( POCT); Ultrasound-Ray unit, MRI Machine, ABG, round-the-clock Radiology, Pharmacy, Blood bank, central diagnostic Lab, and ambulance services. .OPD and causality with independent departments of Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Paediatrics, ENT, Dermatology, and Radiology. SMC hospital is supported by in house Nursing.