Education at Continental Hospitals

Masters in Emergency Medicine


Masters in Emergency Medicine3 years Post Graduate Program in Collaboration with Society for Emergency Medicine India (SEMI).

Eligibility: MCI recognised MBBS degree


Course Highlights:

  • Training in Emergency Medicine by experienced faculty
  • Excellent job opportunities in corporate hospitals in India and overseas


Training Provided:

  • Compulsory Training in FRCEM along with MEM training
  • Multiple Courses such as NULS, ATLS, BLS, ACLS, PALS etc.,
  • Research Projects and Thesis writing
  • Team building, Communication skills and Leadership skills


Facilities Available:

  • State of the Art 30 Bedded Emergency Department
  • OT  in Emergency department
  • Plaster Room
  • Negative pressure isolation Room
  • Round the clock (24/7) Radiology, Laboratory and specialists support to manage critically sick patients.


About our Emergency and Trauma Department:

  • Our hospital is accredited for DNB Emergency Medicine by National Board of Examinations.
  • Our Emergency and Trauma department stands 2nd place in City ranking and 8th place in Regional Ranking in the Survey done by Times of India All India Critical Care Hospital Ranking Survey 2017.
  • Our 2nd batch of MEM trainees won 1st prize in Quiz competition at National Level conference at SEMICON 2016 from 18th to 20th February 2016, at Coimbatore.
  • Our Emergency Medicine department won the most coveted Center of Excellence in Emergency Medicine award at the event organized by Society for Emergency Medicine in India (SEMI).



For further information, contact:

Dr. Chidrupi Sharma,

Course Director, Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad – 500032.

M:9618480448, /


Please apply with updated resume to:

Lalitha, Medical Education Coordinator, Admin Office, 4th Floor, Continental Hospitals,

Plot No.3, Road No.2, IT & Financial Dist, Nanakramguda, Gachibowli, Hyderabad -500032

Ph: + 91 40 6700 0000 Ext:1456 ; Mobile: 9133325580,

Email id :



IDCCM is being conducted under the aegis of ISCCM (Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine), Mumbai at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad.  These courses are not recognized by Medical Council of India.

Duration & Eligibility: The basic qualification s must be from a MCI recognized university.

  1. MD Medicine / Chest / Anaesthesia – 1 year course
  2. DNB Medicine /Chest / Anaesthesia – 1 year course
  3. MS General Surgery / Orthopedics – 1 year course
  4. Diploma in Anaesthesia / Diploma in Chest diseases / Diploma in Orthopedics. – 2 years course
  5. MD Emergency Medicine, if approved by MCI would be eligible for IDCCM henceforth (from July 2013)

After selection trainee must register himself/herself with ISCCM by filling online trainee registration Form with fee of 14,160/- which includes the registration & examination fee for the first attempt.

Once selected, it is mandatory for the candidate to become ISCCM member.

No. of Seats: 2

About Us:

Continental Hospitals is a 750-bed super specialty hospital dedicated to excellence in medical services.  Continental Hospitals is a part of the Parkway Pantai Ltd., which is one of the region's largest integrated private healthcare groups and it is fully owned by IHH Healthcare Berhad, which is the second largest healthcare group in the world.


Continental Hospitals is accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI), National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) and NABH Nursing Excellence Award.




Continental Hospitals is the first hospital to build State of the Art -Single Room model ICUs to prevent deaths from cross infections in our country where ICU infection rate is highest in the world (50 – 60%).  


The following is the number of beds for Medical, Surgical and Cardiac ICU:

Medical ICU 17 beds;

Surgical ICU 15 beds;

Cardiac ICU 4 beds and

PICU & NICU 8 beds.  


Single room ICUs helped us in achieving “0%” SSI and HAI.

  • Ultra-modern Single room ICUs are fully equipped with the latest ventilators, monitoring devices and other life support devices to provide the best care.
  • Operation theatres with seamless modular systems, controlled air and 3D monitoring systems provide an optimum environment for our surgeons and staff in patient care.
  • Highly qualified critical care specialist doctors provide round the clock care to patients.
  • Visitor facilities for patient families are conveniently provided.


Please apply with updated resume to:

  1. Lalitha, Medical Education Coordinator, Admin Office, 4th Floor, Continental Hospitals,

Plot No.3, Road No.2, IT & Financial Dist, Nanakramguda, Gachibowli, Hyderabad -500032
Ph: + 91 40 6700 0000 Ext:1456 ; Mobile: 9133325580,

Email id :



Dr. Palepu B Gopal, Chief of Critical Care Medicine, Teacher IDCCM, Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad – 500032.

Email id: ; Mobile: 9000361378



Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad is accredited by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, to conduct Diplomate in National Board (DNB) training programs.  These programs are

  1. Anesthesiology,
  2. Emergency Medicine,
  3. General Medicine,
  4. Radio-Diagnosis
  5. Orthoapedics &
  6. FNB in Critical Care Medicine.


Continental Hospitals carefully choose a team of experts, who are nationally and internationally recognized healthcare professionals from over 30 specialties, dedicated to providing top-notch patient care using world-class medical equipment and superior technology.


Didactics at Continental


Apart from training in the form of bedside clinics, symposia and lectures we have daily morning academic discussion along with Grand Rounds on every Wednesday.


Training resources for the DNB trainee(s) in the hospital are as follows:-

  • NBE's specialty specific DVDs are available in the library.
  • MOU from Ethicon, Johnson & Johnson for Basic Surgical Skill Training.
  • Department wise Journal club
  • Apart from three Conference halls, each department has a separate Conference Room for intradepartmental training.


Library & Computer Facilities: 

  • Fully - equipped library with Physical Books, E-Books and Physical Journals, E-Journals, photocopying facility, internet and Wifi access to search and read.
  • Individual  Clinical Key access to all DNB Trainees
  • Ours is a paperless hospital.  Hospital-wide computer systems allotted with internet facility.



The program is based on the APPROVED SYLLABUS PROGRAM designed by the National Board of Examinations. 


NBE website 


For further information contact: DNB Coordinator on E-mail:; M : 9133325580. Website: