About Principal

Dr. I. Jyothi Padmaja, M.D.

Principal, GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530045.
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
(Off) 0891 2538444

Graduated from Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam in the year 1982 and pursued post-graduate course in MD Microbiology in the same college. Received MD Microbiology degree in the year 1988 and joined Govt Service as Asst. Professor in Microbiology at Andhra Medical College in the same year. She was promoted to Associate Professor in the year 1997 and worked at Rangaraya Medical College & Andhra Medical College. She was promoted as Professor of Microbiology at Andhra Medical College and took over charge as HOD in the year 2006. She guided several MD students in Microbiology during her tenure and has published in several National and International Journals. She was also member of various Board of studies of Dr. NTRUHS and Secretary of Institutional Ethics committee of Andhra Medical College for 13 years. She also has a PG Diploma in YOGA and Consciousness.

She also held the post of Secretary of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM), AP Chapter from 2006- 2009. She was the Organizing Secretary of XVI IAMM State Chapter in the year 2013 and President of IAMM State Chapter 2013 - 2014. She was awarded Best Service Award by the District Collector, Visakhapatnam. She also has undergone an advanced course in Medical Education.

After retiring from Govt. Service in the year 2014, she rendered services at GEMS, Srikakulam as Professor of Microbiology, Vice-Principal and was Principal, GEMS, Srikakulam from 2015 to 2018. She was Organising Secretary of Andhra Medicos Annual Research Assembly (AMARA) for two consecutive years at GEMS, Srikakulam. She joined GIMSR as Professor of Microbiology in January 2019 and at present is the Principal of GIMSR.

About Medical Superintendent

Dr. Syama Prasad, M.S., M.Ch

Medical Superintendent, GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530 045.
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
Phone: (Off)0891 2538444
Fax: 0891-2538444
Email: superintendent_gimsr@gitam.edu

Born at Kovur of Nellore District. Studied at St. Anthony Higher Secondary School, Visakhapatnam. He hails from a family of Doctors, father was Prof. Dr. P. Sundariah Yadav, M.S., (Orthopedics), retired Director of Medical Education. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad 30 years back. Two sisters are Professors of Surgery, One brother is Ophthalmologist.

GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital is supervised and coordinated by Dr. P. Shyam Prasad M.S., M.Ch and MBA. He is alumni of Andhra Medical College. He retired as Additional Director (Superintendent, KGH) Govt. of A.P. , and former superintendent of MIMS, Vizianagaram.


Andhra University’s MBA (Hos. Adm.), M.A. (Psy), DES, Management of Volunteer Organizations, Certificate Course computers, Dip. Diabetes, pursuing Ph.D (Carcinoma Breast) Dept. of Genetics, AU for last 3 years.

Member Board of Studies Andhra University Psychology Department.

Member Board of Studies General Surgery Dr. NTR Health University of Sciences.

Attended 20 National and International workshops. Given guest lectures at IMA State and National Conferences 32 times. Presented 112 papers in various state and national conferences.

Conducted 200 camps medical, health, diabetic awareness, cancer awareness programs in 3 districts coastal Andhra Pradesh under the banner of PS foundation. Personally donated blood 74 times. Visited no. of educational institutions to appraise the value of blood donation.

He has enriched 40 years of experience in the field of General surgery and paediatric surgery.

In his career of 40 years he is well known examiner for M.S. (Gen. Surgery) Dr. NTR University f Health Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Health Sciences, A.P. , Dr. MGR Health University and Health University of Maharastra, Nasik.

He is well known for social activities and rendering free services in remote Visakhapatnam villages. Has initiated various social programmes benefiting the patient attendees during his tenure of administration in Govt. and private medical colleges. He received no. of awards from Lions Clubs of Visakhapatnam, IMA, PAPA Association,Kinnera Arts, Hyderabad, YMCA award, Health care International, Hyderabad, HIMA Humanitarian Association, for U social welfare organization, Best Administrator from Collector, Visakhapatnam.