CMC recognizes the need to train surgeons to manage an ever increasing burden of vascular disease in the country and runs a three year Vascular Surgery Mch Training programme and a one year Vascular Fellowship.

Advancement in the understanding of the differences in vascular disease and treatment seen in our population through ethical translational research in genetics, stem cell therapy and other areas of vascular medicine is ongoing.

Our mission is to offer patients access to the most advanced treatment for vascular disease available worldwide at an affordable cost.

 

Under graduate training


The department focuses on training undergraduates in basics of vascular surgery via lectures , bed-side clinics and hands on suturing workshops in conjunction with the principal’s office.


Post-graduate training


General surgery post-graduates are posted in the department on rotation and go through a structured hands –on training with exposure to the entire gamut of open and endovascular procedures both arterial and venous.


One year vascular fellowship -  1 seat


Vascular surgery is a budding sub-specialty / specialty in India which is rapidly expanding.  There is a growing need to train general surgeons in the principles and practice of vascular surgery, to meet the growing demand of the Indian population with vascular diseases.

This course which is for a period of one year gives the surgeon excellent exposure and “hands on” experience in management of acute and chronic arterial and venous diseases.  The candidate will spend one month learning skills in duplex ultrasound and endovascular intervention.  During the course the candidate would be guided towards publishing an article in an indexed journal.  There is an exit exam which is conducted at CMC with two external examiners and a certificate is awarded.


MCh vascular surgery – 1 seat, 3 year programme


The department is one of the few centre’s in the country that offer this course, recognised by the Tamil Nadu M.G.R university and the MCI. The candidate besides being exposed to sound, evidence based vascular medicine and surgery, is also encouraged to take part in research and make presentations in national and international conferences.