GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (GIMSR) was established in the year 2015 for admitting 150 MBBS students annually to give world class training. Initially, it was operational with 650 beds with all basic specialities like Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Dermatology, ENT, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Anaesthesia, Radiodiagnosis etc. There are 11 operation theatres (9 major, 2 minor) to cater to the needs of various specialities. The out-patient departments are run by qualified specialists. The emergency medicine and trauma departments are working round the clock. It is adequately equipped to deal with all emergencies. The Intensive care unit is well equipped with monitors, ventilators and other supportive systems for giving necessary treatment to the critically ill-patients. The well established and state-of-the art central clinical laboratory and modern blood bank facilities are available for handling all types of elective and emergency medical and Surgical problems. The Hospital has been upgraded to a full-fledged 780 beds teaching hospital with all basic and super speciality departments to take care of tertiary medical problems.

The GITAM Hospital is strategically located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal surrounded by urban, semi-urban, rural and tribal areas. The Hospital is within the reach of both the urban and rural population. It is well connected with public transport facility. The Medical College building adjacent to the Hospital is constructed with all modern facilities basing on the guidelines and norms of Medical Council of India. The student labs, class rooms, library, auditorium and research labs are all designed on par with the most advanced institutions in the country. It also has a well equipped skills laboratory.

GITAM is striving relentlessly to impart futuristic and comprehensive education of global standards with a high sense of discipline and social relevance in a serene and invigorating environment.