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Resident Director’s Message

More than a decade ago, a foundation for the first medical teaching hospital in the doaba region under the name of Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) was laid with an anticipation of strengthening the roots of medical care in the region, however with the passing years PIMS has not only deepened its roots as a quality medical provider but has also emerged as a leading medical institution of the state. Being philanthropic organization, we at PIMS believe in offering our patients and their families with a holistic health care experience that assures them the best

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medical assistance and empowers them to make informed choices both for themselves and their loved ones. Indeed, by adopting a concierge approach to patient care we wish to transform people’s perception towards healthcare deliverables. In addition to catering the needs of each walking through our doors, we take it as our responsibility to expand access of medical facilities in the areas struck by health and care deprivation. As one of the finest teaching institute, we provide our students with a comprehensive and integrated evidence based learning environment backed by cutting edge technology and experienced faculty of medical professionals in various disciplines of medical science. Thus, in pursuit of excellence we continue our journey in a bid to serve community and to become an eminent multi specialty medical-cum-teaching hospital. ”

– Dr. Kanwaljit Singh | MD Community Medicine
+91-181-6606000 Extn: 6007 | kanwaljit.singh@pimsj.com

Profile

Dr. Kanwaljit Singh is currently Resident Director, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar. He completed his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College, and his MD in Community Medicine from Government Medical College, Amritsar. He has carried out research on Adolescent Health amongst school and college students in Punjab, and also been part of various studies in the fields of HIV/AIDS, STDs and Drug Abuse.

He has worked as an Emergency Medical Officer with the Chandigarh Administration and as a Medical Officer and District Epidemiologist with the Punjab Government. He then joined the WHO-Government of India National Polio Surveillance Project, where he held positions of SMO and SRTL in various locations of Bihar and UP- working with the Government Administrative and Health systems of these states in the Polio Eradication effort. He was associated with the Fortis Group of Hospitals and headed their Vasant Kunj facility for almost 4 years, before fulfilling his passion for Medical Education by joining PIMS in 2014.