This department came into existence with the inception of the medical college in the year 2001. The department has been actively involved in research and epidemiological investigations apart from teaching. For training of interns and students two primary health centres and a community health centre is attached to the department. The department caters to the need of district and state health services as and when required.
The department is equipped with various AV aids for teaching and training of students and doctors working in the field. The department has a well equipped laboratory to conduct various investigations.