Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences
University Type: State University / Public University
University Vice-Chancellor: Dr T.S.Ravikumar
University Established: 1993
University Website: http://svimstpt.ap.nic.in/
University Address: Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati – 517 507
University Affiliation: UGC, MCI
University Courses Mode: Regular
University Courses: Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Diploma and Certificate Courses
University History: Alleviating human suffering has been a part of dedicated services of Tirupati Tirumala Devasthanams to the mankind. To provide the most advanced medical technology to the needy, the T.T.D. has launched a monument, a blessing from the Lord by opening Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, a sophisticated super specialty hospital at Tirupati.
SVIMS was conceived in the year 1986 on the lines of AIIMS, New Delhi and the foundation stone was laid on 18.4.86 by Late Sri.N.T.Rama Rao, the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in the world famous pilgrim town Tirupati. It was established with a view to providing Super Specialty facilities with nominal cost to the poor.
The hospital started functioning from 26.2.93. by an Act of A.P. State Legislature. This Institute became a University in 1995 within a short time of establishment. The Present Director is Dr. Dr.Thanjavur S. Ravikumar, M.S.,FACS, FRCS(C), FRCS(Ed).
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