B.J. Medical College (BJMC) is a premier medical college located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. The college, administered by the Government of Maharashtra, comprises clinical and para/pre-clinical departments working alongside the Sassoon General Hospital. Founded by Byramjee Jeejeebhoy in 1878.
The B.J. Medical School was started in 1878 and was converted to full-fledged B.J. Medical College in 1946.
In 1924, Mahatma Gandhi was operated for acute appendicitis in this college.
It has consistently ranked among the top 10 medical colleges in India for several years.
B.J. Medical College and the allied Sassoon General Hospitals are near Pune Railway Station, in a busy area of the city. B.J. Medical College is a five-minute walk from Pune central railway station.
The hospital serves the needs of patients from urban and rural Pune. It is also a major referral centre for many of the surrounding districts. The hospital has facilities in medical specialities including a cardiac catheterization laboratory, CT imaging, upper gastrointestinal tract endoscopy, etc. Weekly clinics are run for medical and surgical superspecialties.