Christian Medical College, Vellore
Principal Investigator Dr. RV Shaji
Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Biju George
  • IDA Scudder Rd, Sripuram, Beripettai, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004
  • 94987 60000
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Christian Medical College, Vellore, widely known as CMC, Vellore, is a private, Christian community-run medical school, hospital and research institute. This Institute includes a network of primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in and around Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
The institute, constituent college is affiliated with the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. Founded in 1900 by an American missionary, Dr Ida S. Scudder, CMC Vellore has brought many significant achievements to India, including starting the first College of Nursing in 1946, performing the first reconstructive surgery for leprosy in the world (1948), performing the first successful open heart surgery in India (1961), performing the first kidney transplant in India (1971), performing first bone marrow transplantation (1986) in India and performing the first successful ABO incompatible kidney transplant in India (2009).