About Department

Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, one of the oldest medical colleges in North India and first one in the State and so is true for the department of Anatomy, GMC,Srinagar.Anatomy was one among the only two departments with which GMC was established in year 1959 having few room dispensary at banks of Jhelum near current LD hospital with 66 students in first batch. Some space was improvised in the old hospital for class rooms, laboratories, museum and dissection hall.Prof KK Bhatt, first Head of Department Anatomy was hired from Jamnagar, Gujrat. Prof AA Iyer from south India soon replaced Prof KK Bhatt. Two years later, college was shifted to the present day location. On 25th of august 1961 GMC and with that started the journey of department of Anatomy located at present place. Looking back,department is being headed by 11 HOD’s before the charge was taken by the present HOD Prof Dr Shaheen Shahdadin 2011.