Human Physiology is one of the core subjects in basic Medical Sciences. Physiology Department was established with the inception of Government Medical College, Nagpur in 1947. Dr Narendra Singh was First Head of the Department. Currently the Department is headed by Dr.(Mrs). N.V. Mishra, since 2012.

The Department provides world class Medical Education not only to M.B.B.S. students but also to various other streams of Medical Sciences. With commencement of Post-graduate course i.e. M.D Physiology in the Department in 1952 (MCI Recognized), hundreds of Physiologist passed out from the department till date and are spread all over the world working as renowned Medical Teachers and efficient Researchers .

The Department has fully equipped modern Hematology, Clinical, Amphibian and Mammalian laboratories along with Post-graduate Research laboratory. The Physiology Department also serves the patients by running pulmonary function Testing and Semen Analysis laboratories.

Faculty Physiology

Awards & Achievements

  • The department is continuously involved in research on ‘Yoga & Health’.
  • Total 65 Research papers have been published in various National and International Medical Journals in last four years.
  • Dr. Neelam Mishra , Professor and head department of physiology was honored with best poster presentation award in FIME (3rd batch) at DMIMS, Sawangi Wardha in 2016.
  • Dr. Reena Ruprai, assistant Professor from department has published book ‘ Physiology for Paramedical students’
  • Dr.Ashwini Rathod, P.G. Student in Department of Physiology, G.M.C., Nagpur was University Topper in 2015 M.D. Examination.
  • First Year M.B.B.S. Students won Second Prize in Vidarbha level Physiology Quiz.
  • Dr.M.T.Jiwtode, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, GM.C. Nagpur was honored with best Teacher Award for the Academic year 2014-15.
  • The Department successfully organized C.M.E. on Metabolic Syndrome in March, 2015.