Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences

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Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
Type Institute under State Legislature Act
Established 1993
Director Dr.Thanjavur S. Ravikumar, M.S.,FACS, FRCS(C), FRCS(Ed)
Location Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nickname SVIMS
Affiliations University Grants Commission (UGC)
Medical Council of India (MCI)
Website http://svimstpt.ap.nic.in/

Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) is a Medical Institute under State Legislature Act and a speciality hospital in 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 Institute under State Legislature Act in 1995. The current Director is Thanjavur S. Ravikumar.[1][2]

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