The birth of JSS Medical College was in the year 1984. The Department of Radiodiagnosis had its humble beginnings with a single X-ray machine, in the year 1986.Over the past years, the department has considerably evolved in terms of technology and services rendered thereof.
The department of Radiology and Imaging has state-of-the-art technology at its’ access to cater to a variety of clinical problems requiring imaging services. Apart from the sophisticated Digital X- ray system with Digital Fluoroscopy, Mammography, high end 3D & 4D Ultrasound scanning including colour Doppler & Elastography, 128 Slice high speed Multi detector Computer Tomography and 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging facilities are also available. Round the clock portable X- ray, Ultrasound and colour Doppler units for bed side studies cater to the needs of the critically ill patients in the wards, trauma centres and intensive care units.
The Department performs a full spectrum of vascular and nonvascular procedures including modality guided Biopsy & FNAC, in adult and paediatric populations.
The Department has distinguished Faculty of repute and runs Post Graduate degree & Medical Imaging Courses. Extremely high academic standards are maintained with stringent teaching and hands on training schedule. The peripheral rural Health centres of the esteemed parent organisation are also under extended diagnostic care from this Department. Being a charitable organisation competent diagnostic care is instantly provided at a very low cost, round the clock throughout the year to the deserving population.
- To educate health care professionals, including medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff.
- To provide radiological service that is timely, cost effective, appropriate and of the highest quality.
To be the preferred comprehensive center of excellence for medical education, Research and contribute to humane and cost effective health care.
In 2012, the Department of Radiology, JSS Medical College, Mysuru launched the radiology education website www.jssmcradiology.com with the mission to educate health care professionals, impart current, advanced and up-to-date radiological education for undergraduate and post graduate residents and practicing radiologists . The free availability of this knowledge reflects the commitment of the department to a wide audience, focusing on common clinical problems in which imaging plays a pivotal role in the management of the patient.