Forensic Medicine

The Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology at Goa Medical College has the state of the art facility for teaching this branch of Medicine that helps in determining the cause of death. The newly inaugurated building of forensic medicine and toxicology at the Goa Medical College has ultra-modern equipment & facilities to conduct autopsies and demonstrate the same using state of the art technology. The morgue has a capacity to store 200 bodies. It has a well equipped museum and library to help students develop interest in this subject which is taught during the 2nd MBBS. GMC is not just a hospital but an Teaching Institute of learning and the Department which has the infrastructure to suit these two purposes. The Department works closely with the Police & Magistrates in various Medico Legal Cases and is also involved in training doctors on the medico legal cases and the completing of the Certification of the Cause of Death. The public can preserve a dead body, certified by a registered medical practioner, at the GMC Morgue on payment of Rs. 100/- day.
The public can also donate such a dead body to the Department of Anatomy, GMC. for teaching purposes

A. Staff Details

Sr. No.

Designation

Name

Qualification

1

Professor & Head

Dr. Edmundo J. Rodrigues

MBBS, MD

2

Associate Professor

Dr. Andre V. Fernandes

MBBS, MD

3

Associate Professor

Dr. Madhu S.G. Ghodkirekar

MBBS, MD

4

Assistant Professor

Dr. Siddhartha S. Banaulikar

MBBS, MD

5

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mandar P. Kantak

MBBS, MD

6

Lecturer

Dr. Pannag S. Kumar

MBBS, MD

7

Assistant Lecturer

Dr. Girish S. Kamat

MBBS, DGO

8

Assistant Lecturer

Dr. Ankush Patil

MBBS, MD

9

Assistant Lecturer

Dr. Sunil Chimbolkar

MBBS, MD

10

Assistant Lecturer

Dr. Chetan Karekar

MBBS, MD

 

                B.         List of Non-Teaching Staff

 

S.No.

Name

Designation

1.

Vigilius John Palha

UDC

2.

Pradeep Sutar

LDC

3.

Machindranath Jalmi

Junior Technician

4.

Harichandra Naik

Lab Assistant

5.

Srinivasalu

Post mortem Attendant

6.

Nanu Kuttikar

Post mortem Attendant

7.

Prakash Narvekar

Post mortem Attendant

8.

Gauresh Kuttikar

Post mortem Attendant

9

Deepak Veluskar

Post mortem Attendant

10.

Tukaram Kuttikar

Attendant

 

2. Changes in faculty in year 2016-2017

 

 No change in faculty of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology noted for academic year 2016.