Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences

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Coordinates: 20°21′12″N 85°48′56″E / 20.353368°N 85.815437°E / 20.353368; 85.815437

Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences
"କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଭେଷଜ ଶିକ୍ଷା ଅନୁଷ୍ଠାନ"
Type Private
Established 2007
Principal Dr. Jyotin Kumar Dash
Director Dr. Suresh Chandra Dash
Location Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Affiliations KIIT University

The Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences ("KIMS")(Odia: କଳିଙ୍ଗ ଭେଷଜ ଶିକ୍ଷା ଅନୁଷ୍ଠାନ) is the medical school of the KIIT University situated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. This institute began offering MBBS courses in medical stream courses in 2007.[1]

Its sister institute offering dental courses is the Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences ("KIDS").


KIMS Casualty Block

The idea of a medical college was conceived by Achyuta Samanta.[citation needed] Construction of the college building was completed in 2004, the faculties were appointed. Initially, the hospital was a makeshift facility in the Godown area of the former MAGNETIC company. This hospital was extended to take up more indoor patients and service was improved.[citation needed]

In June 2005 the new hospital building was complete. The hospital acquired new equipment like a CT scan.

2006 saw the beginning of the inspection processes by the MCI and in June 2007 KIMS was formally given permission to start MBBS course.

The institute was earlier affiliated to Utkal University, however in 2009 in came under the ambit of KIIT University. In 2013, KIMS got permanent affiliation from Medical Council of India (MCI).


Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences provides degree courses for MBBS, MD. Its intake for MBBS courses is 100 and for postgraduate courses it is approximately 16. A dental wing in the college campus imparts B.D.S. and M.D.S. degrees under the KIIT University.

Undergraduate courses

The college offers the four-and-a-half-year M.B.B.S. course with a one-year compulsory rotating internship in affiliated hospitals.

Post graduate courses

The college offers the following post graduate courses.


Medical facilities- Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital[edit]

Key highlights[edit]

  • 1500 bedded Multi-specialty Hospital
  • 400 beds reserved for poor (BPL) patients
  • 100 air-conditioned cabins
  • 50 air-conditioned sharing cabins
  • 14 Modern Operation Theatres
  • 100 ICU Beds (including Pediatric and Neonatal ICU with ultra modern ventilator facility)
  • 24x7 Emergency (Casualty)
  • CT scan (Multi-slice), and Digital X-ray (800 ma with image intensifier), 1.5 Tesla MRI, Mammography and Bone Densitometry.
  • 24x7 Ambulance Services
  • 8 Computerized Dialysis Machines
  • Phaco Emulsification
  • Digital Fundus Cameras
  • Sophisticated Central Laboratory Services with state-of-the-art machinaries
  • Computerized Tomography scans facilities
  • Auto-analyzers for simultaneous measurements of several hematological and biochemical parameters
  • Automated blood gas and electrolyte analyzers
  • Computerized Treadmill testing (stress testing)
  • 2D echo (real time), color Doppler and diagnostic ultrasound
  • Pulmonary function laboratory
  • Head and neck surgery (micro debrider procedures, nasopharyngoscopy)
  • Speech Therapy
  • Electroencephalography (EEG), brain atlas and base of skull surgery
  • Audiology laboratory.
  • Rehumatology Clinic
  • Cochlear implant for the profoundly deaf
  • Computerized gait analysis laboratory, total hip and knee replacement and Arthroscopic surgery
  • Ultra modern immunization center
  • 24x7 Blood Bank with HIV, HbsAg, HCV and VDRL screening & component separation facility
  • 24x7 Pharmacy
  • Exclusive multi departmental dental clinics
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Pain clinic for relief of acute and chronic pain and pain associated with terminal stages of cancer
  • Alternative systems of medicine like Homoeopathy, Ayurveda and Yoga


  • Surgery (General, laparoscopic, Minimal Access)
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Paediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT
  • Dermatology with Cosmetic care
  • Anesthesiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Medicine
  • Fully modern Dental department with enamel surgical procedures.
  • 24x7 Emergency (Casualty) Services

Super-Specialised Facilities[edit]

  • Oncosurgery Facilities: All kinds of cancer surgeries by trained cancer surgeons and highly experienced onco surgeons from AIIMS.
  • Gastroenterology: Full fledged gastroenterology set up including Colonoscopy, ERCP, Endoscope Procedures and Laparoscopic System, Enteroscopy (Endocameras with monitors). Treatment by renowned gastroenterologists from KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Pediatric Surgery: Experienced pediatric surgeons trained in PGI, Chandigarh.
  • Intensive Care Units (ICUs) with vital organ function support and bedside/ central monitoring systems.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a well acclaimed centre for imparting advanced neonatal care. It has 20 beds, with ventilators, monitors and resuscitation facilities.
  • 8 Computerized Dialysis Centre equipped to provide services to patients with kidney failure. The centre functions under the leadership of an experienced nephrologist from AIIMS.
  • Diagnostic Gastrointestinal Endoscopies, Endoscopic retrograde, cholangiopancreatography, stone removal, Stenting, Endoscopic Sclerotherapy and Polypectomy, Oesophageal manometry
  • PCNL procedures for urological problems
  • Orthopedics: Capability to perform advanced orthopedic surgeries such as total knee replacement and total hip replacement, arthroscopy, spinal surgery & ligament repair.
  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive, Micro vascular and early burn surgery
  • Intraocular Lens (IOL) Implantation and fluorescence Angiography, retinal surgeries. It is one of the few centres in odisha where facility of retinal surgery is available.
  • Electroencephalography (EEG), brain atlas and base of skull surgery, EMG study
  • Phaco Emulsification
  • Digital Fundus Cameras


  1. ^ "KIMS details at MCI". Medical Council of India. Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. Retrieved 2009-05-14. 

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