Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
|Director||Dr.Thanjavur S. Ravikumar, M.S.,FACS, FRCS(C), FRCS(Ed)|
|Location||Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India|
SVIMS was conceived on the lines of All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi, and was created by an act of the Andhra Pradesh State Legislature. The foundation stone was laid on 18 April 1986 by N. T. Rama Rao, the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. The hospital started functioning from 2 February 1993 and later became a Medical University in 1995. The current Director is Thanjavur S. Ravikumar.