Government Medical College Bhavnagar started in year 1995, it took five to six year after a phage wise expansion various specialty & Super specialty departments In year 2001, department of TB & Respiratory Medicine was opened in a autonomous building provide a department of P&SM under Dr R.B.Deshmukh , a dynamic Dean of Medical College Bhavnagar.

Dr. A.T.Leuva was the pioneering person to hold a post of head of the department of TB & Respiratory along with Dr Nalin T.Shah � Asst.Professor and Dr Haresh G.Vaghasiya as a tutor . At that time the department was functioning on primitive level with the help of Nursing Staff of District TB Center still giving best quality of nursing care to all critically ill TB patients and different varieties of respiratory disease patient coming from Bhavnagar and adjoining district places.

RNTCP being national programme we took a lead among all government medical college in Gujarat by establishing a designated microscopy cum DOT center in the department of TB & Respiratory ,the first ever inaugurated by our Honrable Health Minister of Gujarat state shri Ashokbhai Bhatt in year 2004 .

At present the Department has a fullfledged OPD wing with well furnished PFT Lab and a separate building for indoor facilities with IRCU. We have daily OPD turnover of 150-200 patients. PG Course was started on 2007.

Recently our dean has also applied for starting Diploma Course D.T.C.D. in TB & respiratory Diseases in year 2008

Designation Name Edu.Qualification
Teaching Staff
Professor& Head Dr. Jigna Dave M.D.(TB &CD)
Other Staff
X-ray Technician Mr Z.L.Vakani Diploma in M.R.T.
M.O. Dr. Jitendra Vaghela MBBS
Lab. Technician Miss Jyoti Joshi B.Sc. & D.M.L.T.
TB .HV. Mr Darshan Shah B.Com, Diploma in SI
M.S.W. Mr Dinesh Meghani M.S.W