KPC Medical College and Hospital

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KPC Medical College,Kolkata
Type Medical college
Established 2006
Principal Dr. Siddhartha Charkrabarty[1][2]
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
22°29′36″N 88°22′23″E / 22.493248°N 88.373144°E / 22.493248; 88.373144
Affiliations West Bengal University of Health Sciences

KPC Medical College and Hospital (Bengali: কেপিসি মেডিকাল কলেজ ও কে এস রায় টিবি হাসপাতাল) is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal and affiliated to The West Bengal University of Health Sciences.[3]


KPC Medical College and Hospital was the first private-public-partnership (PPP) model medical college of West Bengal. It was founded by Kumud Shankar Ray, in the premises of Dr. K. S. Ray TB Hospital., founded by Dr.K.S.Ray himself. Kumud Shankar Ray (1892–1950) did pioneering wоrk іn tuberculosis, chest medicine, thoracic surgery, gland grafting, radium therapy, etc. Moreover, he wаs the founder-member оf organisations аnd institutions lіke the Indian Medical Association, the Medical Council оf India, the Journal оf the IMA, S B Dey TB Sanatorium (Kurseong), National Medical College, аnd the TB hospital аt Jadavpur. Аll thіs іs а part оf India's medical history аnd fight against colonial rule. Аs Alderman, he started the mosquito control department аnd wаs the chief whip оf Swarajya Party аnd а lieutenant оf Deshbandhu C R Das. Аs а fellow оf Calcutta University he helped tо organise the Anthropology Department. Іt іs South Asia's fіrst аnd the state's оnly specialised TB hospital,visited by Mahatma Gandhi fоr the last tіme оn 26 August 1947.Jawaharlal Nehru аnd Subhas Chandra Bose аlsо frequently visited the hospital. Set up іn 1922 by the pioneering thoracic surgeon аs а four-bed sanatorium, іt became а 750-bed centre wіth money donated by а landed aristocrat called Provash Ghosh, whо died frоm the disease аnd willed hіs entire fortune оf INR160000 (US$2,500) tо Ray tо acquire the 65 acre location аnd set up the hospital.The Left Front government acquired the hospital through аn ordinance іn 1977. Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya died оf tuberculosis аt the Jadavpur T. B. Hospital (later, K. S. Roy T. B. Hospital) іn Calcutta аt а very young age.[4] [5]

In January 2002, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the West Bengal state government and a private sector for setting up the college.


Labour Facilitation Centre
Sarada Building
N.R.S. and P.C.R. Ward
Lady Narayani Ward
KPC memorial hospital
New P.W.D.building
  • KPC Medical College and Hospital Building
  • K.P.M Ward
  • Sarada Building
  • N.R.S. and P.C.R. Ward
  • Lady Narayani Ward
  • New P.W.D.building
  • Sukanta Library
  • KPC Medical College

Medical services[edit]

According to the list of Hospitals,Diagnostic Laboratories and Imaging Centres empanelled with the Central Government Health Scheme,which was set up by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the employees and pensioners of the Central Government,as of 10 June 2010,[6] KPC Medical College has been recommended for the following :

  • Multi-specialty [General purpose];
  • Dental Care [General Dentistry];
  • Diagnostic Centre [Laboratory, CT, USG / Colour Doppler and X – Ray].
  • Eye
  • Asthma diagnosis and control
  • Anesthesia
  • Arthritis clinic
  • Coldwell sinus operation
  • Cataract extraction
  • Cervicalspondylosis operation
  • Child and adolescent development care
  • Congenital abnormality
  • Diabetic detection and control
  • Ear, Nose and Throat treatment
  • General surgery
  • Geriatric care and management
  • Heart and coronary care
  • Hip joint replacement
  • Infectious disease control and care
  • Internal medicine
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee joint replacement
  • Knee menisectomy
  • Liver disease
  • Lumber spondylosis operation
  • Kidney stone operation
  • Neuro-medicine
  • Normal delivery and caesarian delivery
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Oncology and cancer treatment
  • Oral and dental care
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Paediatric dental surgery
  • Paediatric medicine and surgery
  • Paediatric surgery including neonatology
  • Pharmaceutical store
  • Physical (including aquatic) and rehab therapy
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Psychological and psychiatric care
  • Skin/dermatological care
  • Stapedectomy (for deafness)
  • Tropical disease control and care
  • Tympanoplasty (eardrum repair)
  • Ureteroscopic and stone removal
  • Vaccination
  • Well baby clinic
  • Digital X-Ray
  • CT Scan
  • MRI
  • EEG
  • ECG
  • USG
  • KNEE Joint Replacement
  • Hip Joint Replacement
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Uro Surgery
  • Blood Culture & Sensitivity
  • FNAC
  • Lipid Profile Test
  • LFT
  • Speech Therapy
  • Audiometry


The departments in KPC Medical College are as follows:[7]

  • Department of Anasthesiology
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Community Medicine
  • Department of Dentistry
  • Department of Dermatology and V&L
  • Department of ENT(Ear,Nose an,Nose and Throat)
  • Department of General Medicine
  • Department of General Surgery
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gyanecology
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Orthopaedics
  • Department of Paediatrics
  • Department of Radiology
  • Department of Pulmonary Medicine
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Forensic Medicine

Courses Offered[edit]

  • Under Graduate (Medical):
  • Post Graduate (Medical):
    • MD (ANATOMY)
  • Other Courses
    • MSc.(Dietetics and Food Service Management) [ IGNOU ]


Admission to this college is by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) and Entrance Exam conducted by the college itself.The College is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences since 2008, which is a recently created university by the Government of West Bengal.[8]

Association and Clubs[edit]

KPC Medical College students Welfare Association (KPCMCSWA)


The college and hospital are funded and managed by KPC Charitable Trust and Government of West Bengal.


  1. ^ "KPC Medical College & Hospital". Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "University Officials" (PDF). Medical Council of India. Retrieved 20 November 2016. 
  3. ^ "LINKS to our INSTITUTIONS Medical Colleges under WBUHS". Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "KPC MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL, CALCUTTA". Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Roy, R (2012). "Ray, Kumud Sankar". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  6. ^ "Central GOvernment Employees Portal". Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "KPC Medical College and Hospital". Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  8. ^ "Distribution of Seats in MBBS/BDS in West Bengal" (PDF). Retrieved 22 September 2013. 

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