Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute offer one of the most forward-looking educational environments in medicine in the country. The college is dedicated to training doctors of various branches of medicine as experts in clinical skills and knowledge thereby applying it for the welfare of the community. The College and Hospital Complex has been raised in an area of 39.08acres, ideally located with salubrious surroundings. It is provided with state of art infrastructure in terms of its blocks of buildings, which include cosy, comfortable and well-furnished departments, laboratories, classrooms for students, separate quarters for staff and nurses besides equipment of the latest technological quality. The institution is backed by highly qualified and experienced staff, well-equipped laboratories, a library and modern teaching aids.

The college has emerged as a pioneer in providing medical and health care programmes through internationalization, innovation in academic and research studies. The college offers under Graduates course in medicine (M.B.B.S.), postgraduate degree (M.D/M.S) in 19 medical disciplines and super speciality courses (M.Ch/DM) in 4 disciplines.

Vision & Mission
  • To provide Global Excellence and Leadership for Quality Health Care & Holistic development of Medical Professionals.
  • To provide excellence in skill development among medical students by innovative training and role modeling through accurate diagnosis and treatment by Professional Expert Medical Teachers.
  • To develop Competent, Empathetic, Ethical and Caring Clinicians who are also professional leaders relevant to community, nation and the world.
  • To train Medical Doctors  in current as well as innovative medical modalities and    motivate them to pursue relevant, futuristic, innovative, translational Medical Research such that they are capable of Providing Quality Preventive, Curative or Palliative care throughout their career.
Accreditations & Approvals

by the Regulatory Authority

  • In 2003 letter of permission was given by MCI and college was started with a total 100 MBBS seats. It was increased from 100 to 150 in 2009, at present from 2020, MBBS seats increased from 150 to 250.
  • In 2009 started postgraduate courses (MD/MS). At present total of 86 post graduates sanctioned  every year
  • In 2018, NABH Accreditation – Pre entry level
  • In 2019, Kayakalp assessment
  • In 2020, NABL for molecular testing, Virology lab (BSL III)
  • In 2021, NABH for blood bank.      


Dean's Message

Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute (MMCHRI) is a constituent college of MAHER (Deemed to be University) and recognized by National Medical Commission, New Delhi. It offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in Medicine in the country. Located on the Chennai- Bangalore Highway in Kancheepuram district of Tamilnadu, the college is dedicated to training doctors of various branches of Medicine to become knowledgeable and experts in clinical skills thereby apply the same for welfare of the community.

Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute is a private, non-profitable, self-financing Medical Institution, pledged to the service of the community, catering to the health care needs of the people in general and especially to the needy, under privileged and downtrodden section of humanity in particular.

Since its inception in 2003 by Thirumathi Meenakshi Ammal, a Philanthropist and under the able leadership and guidance of Mr. A.N Radhakrishnan Chancellor MAHER (Deemed to be University), Meenakshi Medical College hospital has been committed to excellence in education, research, patient care, and community service with a faculty of dedicated clinicians and researchers of which many have earned solid reputations as experts in their fields.

The Medical College offers a full spectrum of under graduate and post graduate specialty programs in various disciplines with College and Hospital Complex have been raised in an area of 39.08 acres, which is well maintained with student friendly environment.

The Medical college has emerged as a pioneer in the state of Tamil Nadu by providing medical and health care programmes through internationalization, innovation in academic and research studies and offers under Graduates course in medicine (M.B.B.S.) with annual intake to the M.B.B.S. programme is 250 students, postgraduate degree (M.D/M.S) in 19 medical disciplines and super specialty courses (M.Ch/DM) in 4 disciplines.

Prof. Dr.K.V.Rajasekhar M.D., DMRD., FIMSA  is the Dean of Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram.

He completed his Medical graduation from Stanley Medical College in the year 1986 and  Diploma in Medical Radiodiagnosis from Madurai Medical College in 1991. He stood first in the Tamilnadu Postgraduate entrance examination and pursued his  M.D.(Radiodiagnosis) from the prestigious Madras Medical College in 1995.

 He has  since then been involved as a teacher and consultant in  the field of Diagnostic Radiology  for more than 25 years.

He has rich experience  in Tamilnadu Medical services,  posted as Assistant surgeon in Primary health centres,  Assistant professor of Radiology in Barnard Institute of Radiology, Government General Hospital for 6 years;  Associate Professor of Radiology in Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem for 1 year.

Later, in 2004 he joined Meenakshi Medical College Hospital & Research Institute as Associate Professor of Radiology for 3 years and as Professor of Radiology for the past 15 years.

He has immense experience in administration discharging his duties as Head of Radiology Department for 15 years, Heading Students Council Committee & Green Audit Committee for 3 yrs and as Dean of MMCHRI for past 2 Years.

He is also the Chief and Head of Imaging Department at Swami Vivekananda Diagnostic Centre (Lions Club Charitable Organisation), Chennai for the past 22 years.

He has 16 publications to his credit and delivered several lectures in various Radiological meets and conferences.

He has organized International, National and State level Radiological conferences.

He has been an Examiner for Radiodiagnosis Postgraduate  & B Sc Radiography courses in several Universities for past 20 years.

He has been a Guide for PhD students for more than 10 years.

Some of his Notable Achievements are being the President of Indian Radiological & Imaging Association (TN & Py chapter) from 2010 to 2011 & Secretary of IRIA (TN & PY chapter) from 2004 to 2008; Joint Secretary of Central IRIA from 2009 to 2010; Member of Editorial Board of Indian Journal of Radiological Imaging for 12 years

He is a recipient of “Ashok Mukerjee Young Radiologist “Award – in the year 2001 and  “Prof. Arthur Daniel Memorial Oration” award for the year 2017 during the State Annual Radiology Conference held at Tuticorin.

He received several honours for rendering exemplary charitable service in the field of Radiological Imaging from Lions club of Anna Nagar. Recently he received Life time achievement award in the field of Radiology and Imaging from Indian Radiological & Imaging Association.

He is a member of Indian Medical Association, Indian Radiological & Imaging Association, Indian College of Radiology and Imaging, Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Fellow of International Medical Science Academy and American Institute of Radiologic Pathology.

He is also actively involved in the field of Sports, has won several awards in Tamilnadu Table Tennis Veterans Tournaments, represented Tamilnadu in National Veterans Table Tennis  Championship, Jaipur in 2018 & Sonepat in 2019. Represented India in World Veterans  Table Tennis Championship  Las Vegas in 2018.

Last but not the least he is an expert in performing Yogasanas and has been taking classes on Yoga for several years.