The K. J. Somaiya Medical College is a Private Medical College owned and managed by the Somaiya Medical Trust and is situated in the Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex in the heart of city of Mumbai. The sapling of Medical College has grown over the years and now has a multitude of qualified and experienced teaching faculty and Resident Doctors working in 21 well equipped departments. The College runs an Undergraduate Program in Medical Sciences (MBBS) and Postgraduate Programs in Medical Broad specialities of Pediatrics (M.D.), Obstetrics and Gynaecology (M.S.) and Anatomy (M.D.) It is affiliated to ‘The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik.
The K. J. Somaiya Hospital & Research Centre, a tertiary level health-care centre, situated in the same campus, serves as a teaching hospital for the medical college and offers modern yet affordable healthcare services in various disciplines to all sections of the society.
The primary aim of these institutes is ‘To be a leading provider of professional Medical Education in the Country, integrating highest standards of academic excellence with ethics and spirituality and providing Health Care to the Society’.
K. J. Somaiya Medical College was founded in the year 1991 by Padmabhushan (late) Pujya Shri.Karamshi Jethabhai Somaiya, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and a visionary par excellence. He was a self-made man, wealthy yet simple, humble and compassionate, who dedicated his life to the service of mankind. He was committed to the ideal of “What you receive from society, give back multifold”. The establishment of this institute was the manifestation of the guiding philosophy of his life.