All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS - New Delhi
All India Institute of Medical
Sciences - AIIMS
Ansarinagar, New Delhi
• AIIMS New Delhi is governed by the All India
Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 1956.
• The institute has a hospital with 1766
beds, 1323 doctors including.
• The hospital facilities cater to about 1.5
million outpatients and 80,000
inpatients , 100,000 surgeries every
Objectives of AIIMS
• To develop a pattern of teaching in
undergraduate and postgraduate medical
education in all its branches so as to demonstrate
high standard of medical education to all medical
colleges and other allied institutions in India.
• To bring together in one place educational
facilities of the highest order for the training of
the personnel in all important branches of the
• To attain self sufficiency in postgraduate in
Functions of AIIMS
• Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in
medical and related physical biological sciences.
• Nursing and dental education
• Innovations in education.
• Producing medical teachers for the country.
• Research in medical and related sciences.
• Health care : preventive, promotive and curative;
primary, secondary & tertiary.
• Community based teaching and research
• Biomedical Engineering
• Centre for Community Medicine
• College of Nursing
• Dermatology & Venereology
• Emergency Medicine
• Endocrinology, Metabolism &
• Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
• Geriatric Medicine
• Gastroenterology and Human
• Gastrointestinal Surgery
• Hospital Administration
• Laboratory Medicine
• Nuclear Medicine
• Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
• Obstetrics and Gynaecology
• Finance Division
• Paediatric Surgery
• Physical Medicine &
• Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep
• Radio Diagnosis
• Reproductive Biology
• Research Section
• Surgical Disciplines
• Transplant Immunology &
• Transfusion Medicine (Blood Bank)
• Academic Section
Cardio-Thoracic Sciences Centre
• Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre began functioning in the
new building in 1982 after 4 years In 1986 the Centre
became fully independent and functioned entirely from the
new 7 floor building.
The Cardiothoracic Centre has the following departments.
• Cardiac Anaesthesiology
• Cardiac Pathology
• Cardiac Radiology
• Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
• Cardiac Biochemistry
• ORBO & Stem Cell Facility
• Hospital Administration (CNC)
• Nuclear Medicine
• The department has 102 beds exclusively for
• There are two Intensive Care Units of 16 & 18
beds. There are seven operating rooms fully
equipped for any cardiovascular surgical
• The general wards contain 34 beds each on
two floors. In addition there are 14 private
rooms (paying wards) both for Cardiology and
• The office of the faculty are on the 7thfloor.
Centre for Dental Education and Research
• Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
• Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Deformities
• Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
The Neurosciences Centre consists of the Departments of :-
• Neuro Anaesthesiology
• Neuro Biochemistry
• Neuro Pathology
• Neuro Psychology
• Neuro Radiology
Major Centres of AIIMS
Dr. R.P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences
• Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic
Sciences is an integral part of AIIMS and was
created in 1967 as a National Institute of
Ophthalmology to ensure maximized
interdisciplinary benefits and holistic patient care.
• As the Apex Institution under the National
Programme for Control of Blindness ( NPCB ), it
was the first Centre of its kind started at the
AIIMS more than 38 years ago, followed by the
other super-speciality Centres later at the
Dr. B.R.A Institute-Rotary Cancer
• Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital (DR. B.R.A. Institute Rotary
Cancer Hospital) started functioning in 1983-84 on 35 beds
with infrastructure of 2 floors.
• Recently it has been converted into a 200 bedded, 7th floor
building. Prime Minister of India Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee,
inaugurated this centre on October 5, 2003.
• Best of radiodiagnostic and radiotherapy machines including
state of art linear accelerator, brachytherapy, stereotactic
radiotherapy and intensity modulated radiotherapy are
available at this centre.
• Vaccum assisted advanced mammography unit, first of its
kind in India, has made stereotactic breast biopsy possible.
Prostate cancer can be diagnosed at an early stage with help
of transrectal sextant biopsy. Radio frequency ablation of liver
cancer has also been initiated.
National Drug Dependence Treatment
The Drug Dependence Treatment Centre, AIIMS was established in the year
1988 and was functional from the premises of the Deen Dayal Upadhyay
Hospital, New Delhi. In 2003 it was upgraded as the National Centre (National
Drug Dependence Treatment Centre) and is fully operational from its new
premises in Ghaziabad since April 2003.
The centre has been involved in:
• Assessing magnitude of drug abuse in the country.
• Providing clinical care to patients - hospital and community based -
through daily OPD, special clinics, ward and community clinics in urban-
slums of Delhi.
• Health education
• Manpower development – training of several categories of staff
• Establishment of laboratory to detect drugs of abuse in body fluids and
• Documentation, publication of resource material and creation of
Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma
• The centre became fully functional on 26 November, 2007 when the
casualty (emergency department) was thrown open to general
• The total cost of constructing the centre was Rs 132 crores, and it is
spread over an area of 20,600 sq metres and seven storeys that
consist of five operation theatres, 152 inpatient and 30 casualty
beds, including 26 ICU beds to provide both pre-hospital and
• The centre also acts as a referral hospital, where patients sent by
zonal public hospitals and satellite trauma centers will be observed
• 957 staff, including doctors, resident doctors, nurses and technical
staff from specialties like neurosurgery, orthopedics, cardio-thoracic
and vascular surgery, general surgery and plastic surgery were
initially recruited to make the trauma centre functional.
• A helipad is also planned on top of the building for transporting
critically ill patients.
• Anesthesia & CC
• Emergency Medicine
• Forensic Medicine
• Laboratory Medicine
• Trauma Surgery
• Information Technology
B.B. Dikshit Library
Central Animal Facility
Electron Microscope Facility
K.L. Wig CMET
Medical Social & Welfare Services
National Poisons Information Centre
Organ Retrieval Banking Organisation
Stem Cell Facility
Facilities provided in private ward - Each room has - attached
toilets & bath room, T.V. with cable connection, Refrigerator, A.C.,
sofas, bed for attendant, chairs and table, geyser, emergency light,
phone with incoming facility etc.
Day care facility is available for certain types of operations. e.g.
laproscopic surgery; day care chemotherapy; blood transfusion,
dialysis, endoscopies and similar interventions.
ICUs The hospital has fully equipped Main ICU at 8th Floor, AB wing
to provide expert ICU care. There are ICUs/HDUs in few wards of
main hospital and CTVS ICU & NS ICU in CN Centre. Patients
requiring urgent ICU care are admitted to ICUs at the discretion of
Blood Bank:- AIIMS has a licensed modern, state of the art Blood
Bank that functions 24 hours a day and provides facilities for blood
donation, storage, issue of blood and its components. Strict
precautions are taken and testing is done to prevent any borne
infection. If your patient requires blood transfusions, then you are
requested to arrange healthy blood donors for donating blood in
order to reduce shortage of blood.
The AIIMS offers various courses at different levels. All in all 42 disciplines are taught
at AIIMS. The different categories include :
Undergraduate Courses (UG) Postgraduate Courses (PG)
MBBS MD,MS & MDS
B.Sc.(Hons.)Human Biology: DM & MCh
B.Sc.Courses in Nursing,
Master's Degree in Science (M Sc)
Master's Degree in Biotechnology (M
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D)
Constitution of various committees at AIIMS
Institute Body (IB)
Governing Body (GB)
Administration Academics Hospital Centres Computer Facility
Dean Medical Superintendent Chiefs of the
Deputy Director Administration
Gr. A, B, C & D Staff
Head of Departments
Academic Section Asstt. Prof. Assoc. Prof. Assoc. Prof.
Prof-In-Charge Computer Facility
Additional Medical Superintendent
Deputy Medical Superintendent
for OPD and
Chiefs of Various Centres
Chief Dr. R. P.
Chief N. S.
Chief C. T.
Head of Departments
Officers & Other Staff
Under Graduate students
Post Graduate students
Senior Resident, Junior Resident
Patient Care :
• Sophisticated medical and surgical care among the best in
the world. The most satisfying aspect of this endeavour is
that these cutting-edge modalities are being actually used
for the poor.
• It has over 1500 spread over the main hospital, Dr.
Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic sciences,
Cardiothoracic Centre, Neurosciences Centre, Institute
Rotary Centre Hospital and De-addiction Centre. This
complex of facilities caters to about 1.5 million outpatients
and 80,000 inpatients every year .The number of surgical
operations performed at AIIMS last year was over 100,000.
• The first heart transplant patient in India, operated on 3
August 1994 at AIIMS.
• Laser treatment at Dr.Rajendra Prasad Centre for
• In 2009, the government had further decided to set up two more
AIIMS-like institutes at Raiganj in West Bengal and Rae Bareli in
• AIIMS Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh: Out of agreed 148 acres land, Uttar
Pradesh Government has handed over 97 acres for the
campus. Construction work for AIIMS Raebareli has started.
• AIIMS, Raiganj: The plan for setting up AIIMS in West Bengal at
Raiganj got stuck due to resistance from West Bengal Government
which wants the institute to come up at Kalyani which is 50
Kilometers away from Kolkaka instead of Raiganj which is 400
Kilometers away from Kolkata.
• In July 2014, the Government of India has given approval for setting
up five new AIIMS which are to come up
in Hyderabad(Telangana), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Gorakhpur (Uttar
Pradesh), Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)and Kalyani (West Bengal).