Department of Nuclear Medicine was established on 1st January 1982. The department has been upgraded and equipped with advanced state of the art dual-headed Gamma Camera with SPECT-CT facility. The department provides a variety of diagnostic scans, therapeutic procedures and radioimmunoassay. The department has high dose 1-131 ablation therapy unit for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer and caters to patients from Karnataka, Goa and North Kerala, being the only centre in this region, making it different from other centres. The department attends to around 4000 patients every year.