Government Medical College, Surat and the attached New Civil Hospital, Surat were established in the year 1964 with the primary objectives of imparting medical education and for extending tertiary level care for the community of South Gujarat and surrounding regions. Government Medical College is affiliated to Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. The campus sprawling over an area of 130 acres, now houses the main buildings of Medical College, New Civil Hospital, Dedicated COVID-19 Hospital, Government Physiotherapy and Nursing Colleges, hostels for students and residential quarters for different categories of staff. At present the college admits 250 students for M.B.B.S. degree course and 180+ seats of Post-graduate degree – diploma courses are also offered in most of the subjects every year. GMC, Surat also provides many paramedical courses.
The New Civil Hospital, Surat was started with 300 beds, which gradually, over fifty years, has grown to the present size and dimensions with teaching-bed capacity of 1150 beds with other 110 beds for ICUs and Special rooms; over and above these. And now with a dedicated 1000 bedded COVID-19 Hospital.
It caters to the needs of nearly 4000 outdoor patients daily and on an average 150 to 200 patients are admitted as indoor patients every day. There are spacious, well ventilated and furnished general wards and special A.C. rooms. Outdoor patient department is well equipped with computerized Registration counters with token system,with separate windows for senior citizens and disabled, stretcher & wheel-chair bay, drinking water & sanitation facilities with broad-speciality and super-speciality consultation services. The Hospital has its own round the clock Ambulance services with well-equipped ultramodern Ambulance vehicles and ‘ICU on Wheels’. To provide the latest Healthcare, Medical Education and Research, Hospital is equipped with most sophisticated, ultramodern and state of the art equipments, instruments & diagnostic services. There are NABL accredited laboratory services for Pathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology as well as NABH accredited Blood bank in Immuno-histology and Blood Transfusion department. Hospital has its own Nursing College and Physiotherapy College. The ART center of this hospital is awarded the Best ART center in the state, serving maximum number of patients with its allied PNC Clinic and STI Clinic. There are many specialized services like Hemophilia center, DOST center, De-addiction center, District Early Intervention Center and many more.