VIT
Health Services

Healthcare facility is available round the clock at the VIT Health Centre. With 6453 sq.ft. space in the first floor & 1511 sq. ft in the health centre annexe (ground floor) of AL Mudalaiyar Block, it has 18 In-patient beds, 4 observation beds, 5 consultation rooms and a pharmacy. For patients convenience five full time doctors and two part time doctors are employed to render 24 hours service, with support from 10 staff nurses, 1 health assistant, 1 male nursing assistant, 1 pharmacist, 2 lab technicians, 1 assistant, 1 DEO & 4 hospital workers. In addition, ten specialist and physiotherapy services are available as visiting consultants (list enclosed below). It is also equipped with an ECG machine, Pulse oximeter, emergency medicines and three ambulances. All treatment, consultation & medicines including lab investigations are carried out free of cost for all students, staff & staff dependents. The Health Centre annexe (Speciality wing) is also opened in the ground floor of the same building in which all specialists out patients are seen including physiotherapy. The first aid centres at men’s hostel and at ladies hostel is functioning round the clock.



Doctors' Information
S. No Name Designation
1. Dr. Neelakantan V Chief Medical Officer
2. Dr. Reghuraman N Medical Superintendent
3. Dr. Purnachandra Rao Medical Officer
4. Dr. Deenabandhu Medical Officer
5. Dr. Deepa Balamurugan Junior Medical Officer


Contact Details
S. NO DOCTORS NAME SPECIALIZATION VISITING DETAILS CONTACT NO.
1 Dr. V. Neelakantan MBBS, B.S.Sc., D.D Dermatologist 2.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.  Monday to Friday 9443420031
2 Dr. N. Reghuraman B.Sc., M.B.B.S., M.S., Surgeon On all days 9443311370
3 Dr. Ramarathinam.,,D.L.O., ENT 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. - Tuesday 9443453484
4 Dr. Mohan Gandhi.,M S, Orthopedician 4.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. - Wednesday 9443968100
5 Dr. Harish Babu M.D.S Dentist 5.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m. - Wednesday 9360575950
6 Dr. Padma Priya Dore Pediatrician 4.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. - Thursday 9585504808
7 Dr. Sathi MD Physician 3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. - Friday 9952667646
8 Dr. V. Chitti Babu Ophthalmologist 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. - Saturday 9443006736
9 Dr. ZubaidaSultana Psychiatrist 3.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. Tuesday & Saturday 9600492492
10 Ms. Thilakavathy Physiotherapist 3.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. Monday to Saturday 9952389948

ENT: Instruments pertaining to the specialist are available


DENTIST: Full-fledged dental equipments are available.


EYE: Having the eye instruments for refraction and examination of eye.


Other Facilities

  1. IN- PATIENT BEDS IN HEALTH CENTRE
    • Total no. of beds: 22 beds
    • Male: 10 beds
    • Female: 8 beds
    • Observation beds: 4 beds

    Separate wards for male and female & also for general diseases and infectious diseases like chicken pox, measles etc
  2. LABORATORY
    • Have a separate clinical laboratory functioning day and night with 2 lab technicians. It is equipped with semi- auto analyser, cell counter, incubator etc. and the following investigations are done in our laboratory
    • A Quality Control tie up with CMC Hospital
  • CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
    • TOTAL BLOOD COUNT (TBC)
    • E.S.R.
    • Hb%
    • PERIPHERAL SMEAR
    • MALARIAL PARASITES (MP)
    • MICRO FILARIA (MF)
    • BLEEDING TIME (B.T)
    • CLOTTING TIME (C.T)
    • PLATELET COUNT
    • MALARIAL PARASITES (Card Test)
    • BLOOD WIDAL
  • URINE ANALYSIS
    • ROUTINE
    • ALBUMIN /SUGAR -DEPOSIT
    • BS / BP
    • KETONE BODIES (Acetone)
    • PREGNANCY TEST (CARD METHOD)
  • MOTION
    • OVA / CYSTS
    • REDUCING SUBSTANCE
    • OCCULT BLOOD
    • HANGING DROP
  • SPUTUM
    • A.F.B. SMEAR
  • CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
    • BLOOD SUGAR
    • UREA
    • S. CREATININE
    • CHOLESTEROL - LIPID PROFILE (Total, HDL, LDL, VLDL, Triglycerides)
    • S. BILIRUBIN.
  • MICROBIOLOGY
    • BLOOD GROUPING & Rh - TYPING
    • BLOOD WIDAL
    • HEPATITIS B (Hbs. Ag.)
    • MANTOUX TEST
    • VAGINAL SWAB
    • CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY
    • URINE
    • MOTION
    • PUS
    • SPUTUM…
  • SEROLOGY
    • A.S.O. TEST
    • C.R.P. TEST
    • R. A. TEST
    • V.D.R.L.
  1. PHARMACY
    • Maintained by a pharmacist
  2. FIRST AID CENTRES
    • Round the clock maintained by a staff nurse
    • Ladies hostel – E block - Intercom: 2744
    • Men’s hostel – G block - Intercom: 2913
  3. AMBULANCE SERVICES
    • Intercom: 2000 / 2001 / 2217
    • 24 hours ambulance services - one at men’s hostel & one at ladies hostel
    • Three ambulances are available
    • Six ambulance drivers with attenders available all 24 hours
  4. PHYSIOTHERAPY
    • Ultrasound Therapy
    • Traction
    • Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)
    • Interferential Therapy (IFT)
    • Stimulator (ES)
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS)
    • Wax Therapy
  5. HEALTH CLUB
    • Medical camp at orphanages in and around Vellore
  6. MEDICAL CAMP
    • Rural medical camp in association with NSS
  7. HOSTEL & MESS VISIT
    • Regular hostel and mess visit is done to check the hygiene of the food supplied to the students in the hostel.
  8. ANNUAL MEDICAL CHECK UP FOR STAFFS
    • Compulsory medical check up for all the first year students & newly recruited staff. Vaccination given against Hepatitis A, B & Typhoid. Parents are requested to immunize their children against Hepatitis A, B, Typhoid & chicken pox before admitting your son / daughter. If any of the vaccination has to be done here they can get it done after registration of request..
Eligibility For Services in VIT - Health Centre

1. Students:

  • Consultation
  • Investigations
  • Medicines
  • Referral
Eligible

 2. Student Dependents and Parents:

  • Consultation only
Eligible
  • Lab Investigations
  • Medicines
Not Eligible

3.A. Staff, Faculty & dependents :

  • Consultation
  • Investigations Free
  • Medicines
  • Referral to visiting consultants in VIT HC
Eligible

4. Eligibility for availing medical benefits

  • Female staff if Married-Husband and children
  • Female staff if Unmarried- Parents only.
  • Male staff if Married- Wife, children and parents.
  • Male staff if Unmarried- Parents only.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Address

Chief Medical Officer

Vellore Institute of Technology

Near Katpadi Rd

Vellore, Tamil Nadu - 632014

Contact Number

+91- 416 – 2202217 / 2278

E-Mail Address

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