BSMMU or Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University is the only running medical university in Bangladesh. It was formerly known as PG Hospital or Post-Graduate hospital. This is a large hospital with the best care, investigations service, ICU, NICU, CCU, and all tertiary care facilities. It is located in the center of Dhaka, Shahbag. People from all over Bangladesh visit here for affordable service.
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) is the premier Postgraduate Medical Institution in the country. It bears the heritage of the Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research (IPGMR) which was established in December 1965. In the year 1998, the Government converted IPGMR into a Medical University for expanding the facilities for higher medical education and research in the country. It has an enviable reputation for providing high-quality postgraduate education in different specialties. The university has a strong link with other professional bodies at home and abroad. The university is expanding rapidly and at present, the university has many departments equipped with modern technology for service, teaching, and research. Besides education, the university plays a vital role in promoting research activities in various disciplines of medicine. Since its inception, the university has also been delivering general and specialized clinical services as a tertiary-level healthcare center.
Its vision is to make Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University- a “Centre of Excellence” in the South East Asia Region.
BSMMU complex has six main multistoried buildings that are identified as Block-A, Block-B, Block-C, Block-D, and Cabin Block, F-Block respectively.
Block-A is a 7 storied building and accommodates the library, lecture theater, auditorium, hospital record section, students hostel, dental faculty, and blood transfusion services.
Block-B is a 6 storied building which at its eastern wing accommodates the office of the Vice-Chancellor, administrative block, controller office, reception, conference hall, radiology department, digital library, hospital kitchen, maintenance department stores, endoscopy room, CT scan & MRI room, residential accommodation for the duty doctors and nurses.
The western part of Block B is a 9 storied building and accommodates all the departments of basic medical sciences such as Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, Hematology, Virology, and Microbiology.
Block-C is the 10-storied main hospital building. This block accommodates the office of the Director of the hospital and his administration, reception, telephone exchange, departments of Physical medicine, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatric neurology, Pediatric surgery, Clinical Pathology, Dermatology, Nephrology, Urology, Neurology, Neuro-Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Lithotripsy room, Operation theater, Anesthesiology, Pain clinic, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) & Post-operative ward.
Block D is the 18 storied building (under construction). This block accommodates the Emergency, Casualty, Cardiac emergency, Obstetric & gynecology emergency, Orthopedics emergency, Cardiology, Cath Lab, CCU, Cardiac surgery, Vascular surgery, Pediatric hematology & oncology, Pediatric cardiology, Pediatric gastroenterology, Hepatology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology, Hematology, Medicine, Oncology & Institute of Nuclear Medicine (INM) a joint project of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission and BSMMU. The INM has modern diagnostic and therapeutic facilities including computerized ultrasonography, a gamma camera, and a well-equipped radioimmunoassay (RIA) laboratory. This is considered to be the best center for non-invasive diagnoses.
Block E is a 6 storied building. This block accommodates the Pediatric hematology & oncology (some activities), Super specialized hospital project office, IPNA Auditorium, Mamoni maternal and newborn care strengthening, Newborn health strengthening program office, Skill lab (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), University Fistula Center, Palliative Medicine, Information Technology Cell.
F Block is located outside the main area. It is also known as Cancer Building. It has Radiology and Imaging Services, Paediatric Neurology Dept, and IPNA.
The outpatient departments for Medicine, Surgery and Hospital dispensary are located in OPD-1 and OPD-2.