The subject is taught with a homoeopathic perspective during the 2nd and 3rd year of BHMS degree course. Knowledge of surgery enables the students to diagnose various surgical conditions, their complication and to manage the case in a proper way.
The department is provided with a department library, museum, mini operation theatre and a well equipped operation theatre complex.
Apart from class room lectures, the students and internees are posted in OPD and IPD for clinical training. In addition the III BHMS students are also posted in a multispecialty hospital (run by the same management) at Pandalam for one month clinical study.
There are three permanent teaching faculties (one Professor, one Reader and one Lecturer) in the department in addition to one on call surgeon, anesthetist, physician, physiotherapist and dietician.