Department of Anatomy


  • The Department of Anatomy of T.N.Medical College started under the able Guidance of Dr. V.G.Kale who took over form Dr. Variava who also occupied the Office Of the Dean. Greater emphasis was placed on the role of dissection and the upkeep of the museum . Dr.E.J.DeSouza joined the department in 1951 and had a long inning till 1979 In which he contributed significantly doing research in the field of Histo-chemistry And Cytology. In 1979, Dr. J.S.Kalgutkar took over from him as the Professor and Head of Department. Dr.M.B Indurkar took over from him in the year 1986, followed by Dr. I.M.Mehta in 1989 who excelled in teaching undergraduate and post graduate
    Dr. Uma A.Puri was  Professor & Head of the Dept. from 1995 to 1999. In 1999   Dr.(Mrs) M.V.Ambiye took over as Head of the Dept. During her tenure The departmentunderwent renovation with funding provided by TNMC Global Alumni , the dissection hall, Museum, Lecture Theater were renovated. Computers And LCD projectors & cold storage for preserving bodies were provided by Department. Anatomy M.C.Q  Bank is being developed.  

Important Moments In Past:

  • Renovation Of lecture Theatre No 502 with installation of LCD Projector
  • September 2006 with association of Nair global Allumnii
  • Renovation of dissection hall with Audio and visual (LCD) aids &
  • Video camera for live projection of dissection on screen – May 2007 with association of Nair global Allumni
  • Renovation of museum – December 2007 with association of Nair global Allumnii


Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Shyamkishore Professor
2 Dr. Kishor D. Khushale Professor
3 Dr. Seema N. Khambatta Associate Professor
4 Dr. Yuvraj Bhosale Associate Professor
5 Dr. Shubhangi  D. Sakore Associate Professor
6 Dr. Sumedh Ganpat Sonavane Associate Professor
7 Dr. Nagaraja V. Pai Assistant Professor
8 Dr. Shubhangi Mutyal Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Mrinalini Wakchaure Assistant Professor


  • 5th Floor, College Building, Topiwala National Medical College.
  • Department timings – 8.30 a.m to 4.00 p.m

Facilities & Special Services

  • Well equipped Anatomy museum with special section of cross sectional Anatomy
  • Departmental library for P.G & staff
  • P.G dissection room
  • Seminar room for conducting P.G seminars ( Room No.503)


  • H.O.D -022-23021765;
  • Office -022-23027166

Courses Offered

  • U.G.- 1st MBBS, 1st BDS, 1st B.P Th, 1st B.O Th.1st BASLP (all recognized by MCI/MUHS)
  • P.G – M.D(Anatomy) 3 year course (all recognized by MCI/MUHS)

Awards & Achievements

  • Dr.Mehera Bhoir – 1998 Dr.Kalgutkar Memorial  award for coming 1st in University examination
  • Dr.Seema – 2004 Dr.Kalgutkar Memorial award for coming 1st in University examination
  • Dr.Gayatri – 2009 1st in University examination (MUHS)
  • Article About Renovation Of Anatomy Museum In  The Times Of India, Mumbai Edition 15 December 2007

CME programmes / Conferences / Academic Activities

  1. 3rd Endoscopic endonasal skull base Surgery workshop,  Dept. of E.N.T & Dept. of Anatomy - 18.8.07 to 19.8.07
  2. 4th National endoscopic endonasal Surgery Workshop,  Dept. of E.N.T & Dept. of Anatomy - 14.6.08 to 15.06.08
  3. 5th National endoscopic endonasal surgery workshop, Dept. of E.N.T & Dept. of Anatomy - 26th April 2009
  4. Basic course in spine techniques, Dept. of Orthopedics & Dept. of Anatomy - 21.11.09 to 22.11.09
  5. Flap dissection course, Dept. of Plastic Surgery & Dept. of Anatomy - 12.12.09 to 13.12.09
  6. Cadaveric Arthroplasty workshop, Dept. of Orthopedics & Dept. of Anatomy - 13.3.10 to 14.3.10
  7.  Workshop on laryngotracheal surgery, Dept. of E.N.T & Dept. of Anatomy - 26.3.10 to 28.3.10
  8. 6th Endonasal endoscopic skullbase surgery workshop, Dept. of E.N.T & Dept. of Anatomy - 11th April 2010
  9. Basic course in spine techniques – II, Dept. of Orthopedics & Dept. of Anatomy - 15.10 to 16.10.10
  10.  Flap dissection course, Dept. of Plastic Surgery & Dept. of Anatomy - 25.9.10 to 26.9.10

Special Activities

  • Research on variations of brachial plexus and other nerves carrying through dissection of cadavers

Future plans

  • Genetic Research Laboratory At Planning Stage