Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil a legendary figure in the history of Co-Operative enterprise in the country was a humble farmer by birth. He pioneered co-operative movement as a tool for social, educational & economic upliftment of the rural masses. His untiring efforts changed the rural scene of Maharashtra & created awareness amongst the people to lead a prospective purposeful life. He was awarded “Padmashree” the distinguished title in appreciation of his life`s work with the co-operative movement, at the hands of the President of India, Late. Dr. Rajendra Prasad in 1961. He was felicitated with the honorary D. Lit. degree by University of Pune in 1978 and Doctor of Science in 1979 by Mahatma Phule Krishiv Vidyapeeth, Rahuri.To realize the visionary thoughts, his worthy son-Hon`ble Shri. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, Ex Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, established “Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation” in the year 1982, with sole aim to spread technical and medical education in the developing rural and urban areas.
Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Medical College was established in the year 2004. The institution offers academic education in the medical field and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. The institution is approved by Medical Council of India (MCI).
The institution is situated in Ahmednagar. The campus is equipped with all the necessary facilities and provides a perfect ambience to the students for their education and all round development.
Various necessary facilities are provided by the institution such as separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. The institution has a well-facilitated computer centre, a library which has a collection of books, newspapers and journals. It has air-conditioned classrooms, an auditorium, a cafeteria and provides various other recreational facilities like sports facility etc.
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Padmashri Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Medical College offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the medical field. The institution offers undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). The institution also offers postgraduate course in MD and MS programme. The duration of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme is five and a half years with the compulsory rotational internship training of one year while the duration of the MD and MS programme are three years.
Undergraduate Medical Course
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Postgraduate Medical Course
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
- Community Medicine (P.S.M.)
- General Medicine
MS (Master of Surgery)
- General Surgery
- Obstetrics & Gynaecology