Department of Shalya Tantra (Surgery)

Ishan Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre has a well-equipped Department of Shalya Tantra (Surgery)

The Department of Shalya Tantra deals mainly with the diseases pertaining to musculoskeletal system, injuries, long standing wounds and ulcers, Anorectal complaints, urogenital system and skin are managed efficiently.

Shalya Tantra is a specialty among eight branches of Ayurveda that deals with different systemic illnesses affecting the young and old. In ancient times, the practice of Ayurveda comprised of two schools i.e. medicine and surgery.
Departments imparts training in the division of Surgery in Ayurveda. Shalyatantra is one of the distinct branches of Ashtang Ayurveda. Ayurvedic shalyatantra explains and demonstrates surgical knowledge and procedures that were performed and used since thousands of years and are useful even today.

Now a days world is turning to Ayurved for comprehensive treatment of diseases. Surgical knowledge and treatments of disease described in shalyatantra can be researched and used in diseases with minimum complications and side effects.

Maintained its importance even today, wound healing has imfact gained more importance.

The scope of this department has reached into Orthopedics, Surgery and para-surgical techniques. The main focus of the department is to make the students aware of the fundamentals of surgical diseases, various disabilities and deformities, traumas, fractures, congenital and acquired illnesses etc.

Special techniques of Parasurgical procedures like Kshara Karma, Kshara Sutra, Agnikarma, Raktamokshana, Jalaukavacharana, Siravyadhana etc have been adopted to treat many sufferers. Various research projects on these topics are going on till date under Shalya Department.

Key Features of Department

  • Well qualified Teaching, Non-teaching, and Hospital staff.’
  • Well-designed Museum having specimens, models & charts.
  • Tutorial room with fully fledged audio-visual units such as mic with speakers and projector facilities.
  • Departmental Library is well equipped with all types of Ayurvedic as well as Modern text & reference books.
  • The Department is well equipped with surgical instruments for practical training of the students.
  • Well-equipped Hospital with OPD and IPD Facilities

Other clinical facilities

Apart from General Management of diseases, Hospital also operates special procedures such as-

  • Agnikarma
  • Kshar karma
  • Jalaukavacharana
  • Raktamokshana
  • Kuttana
  • Cupping therapy

Department Initiatives

  • Department carries various medical camps in rural and sub-urban areas.
  • Awareness activities & Campaigns in various schools, colleges.

Program and Course Outcomes

Programme Learning Outcomes (PO)

Department Faculty

Dr. Nitika Ganjoo

Dr. Anita Rana