Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences Dehradun (HIMS) is located in Dehradun, Uttaranchal. Established in 1995, the institute is situated amidst picturesque location in an extensive land area of 250 acres, well equipped with all the modern facilities. The medical institute has been awarded the status of a Deemed University by the Govt. of India under Section 3 of University Grants Commission Act 1956.
Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences functions under the supervision of Himalayan Institute of Hospital Trust (HIHT). Later on, the name of the Deemed University was changed to HIHT University. All the courses offered in the institute have been recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI). HIMS is attached to the biggest medical hospital in Uttarakhand by the name Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust a 750 bedded hospital, catering to the health care need of the people.