Thanjavur Medical College was established in 1958 and the first batch of students joined the college in 1962. The medical college is one of the esteemed medical colleges in Tamil Nadu that offers a number of courses including MBBS and many other degree courses pertaining to Medicine. Dr S Balakrishnan is the Dean of the medical college, as well as of the hospitals undertaken by Thanjavur Medical College. Thanjavur Medical College offers a number of degree, diploma and para medical courses. Some of the courses available at Thanjavur Medical College include.