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Madras Medical College (MMC), Chennai established in 1835. MMC is one of the oldest Medical Colleges in the Indian Subcontinent. The Government General Hospital one of the premier Institutions in the country was started on 16th November 1664 as a small Hospital to treat the sick soldiers of the East India Company. MMC was the untiring inspired efforts of Sir Edward Winter who was the agent of the company that materialised in the first British Hospital at Madras.In its early days the Hospital was housed at the Fort St. George and in the next 25 years grew into a formal medical facility. Governor Sir. Elihy Yale was instrumental in the development of the Hospital and gave it a new premises with in the Fort in 1690.The Hospital moved out of the Fort after the Anglo French War and it took 20 long years before it could settle in the present permanent place in 1772. By the year 1772 the Hospital was training Europeans, Eurasians and natives in allopathic methods of diagnosis and treatment and methods of preparing medicines. These trained personnel's were posted to various dispensaries in the district head quarters of the then Madras Presidency to assist the qualified doctors. By 1820 the institution had the recognition as the model hospital of the East India Company. So in 1827 Dr. D.Mortimar was appointed as the Superintendent of the Hospital.A private medical hall run by Dr. Mortimar was regularised as a medical school and it was opened by Sir Fredrick Adams, the then Governor of Madras on 2nd February 1835. The Governor promulgated an order to make the school a state sponsored one and attached it to the General Hospital.In 1842 the Hospital opened its doors to Indians. In 1857, it gained affiliation to the University of Madras. The institution holds the pride of place in having the first lady Doctor in the English speaking World and the first Indian lady Doctor to graduate from this School.After the affiliation in 1857 the College moved to be a center of excellence imparting training in all the specialities in the field of medicine and surgery and it is now one of the premier institutions in the country with under graduate, post graduate and super speciality courses such as Pharmacy. 
Address E.V.R Periyar Salai , Park Town, Chennai - 600 003 Tamil Nadu, India
Place Chennai
State Tamil Nadu
Website www.mmc.tn.gov.in
Phone Number 044 - 2530 5000, 2536 3970
FAX 044-25363970
Courses MBBS
Year of Establishment 1835
University Affiliation Dr. M.G.R. University
Approval Status MCI Recognised
Management/ Authority Govt.
How to Reach The Madras Medical College is a prominent educational institution located in Chennai, India. The Madras Medical College is Situated about 7.1 km. distance From Chennai on NH 48. To reach the College Driving by car it will take 10 minutes of time. 

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