About Goa Medical Council

Goa Medical Council, a Statutory Body constituted in July 1993, as a result of enactment of Goa Medical Council Act, 1991 by the Government of Goa. Goa Medical Council is vested with powers, duties and function of regulating the practice of Modern Scientific System of Medicine in the State of Goa.

The powers, duties and functions of the COUNCIL envisaged are:-

  1. To maintain a live register, and to provide for the registration of medical practitioners.
  2. To hear and decide appeals against any decision of the Registrar.
  3. To prescribe a Code of ethics for regulating the professional Conduct of practitioners.
  4. To reprimand a practitioner, or to suspend or remove his name from the register, or to take such other disciplinary action against him as may, in the opinion of the Council be necessary or expedient.
  5. To receive complaints from public (including patients and their relatives) against misconduct or negligence by a medical practitioner, to proceed for inquest, take a decision on the merits of the case and to initiate disciplinary action or award compensation and similarly to take action against frivolous complaints.
  6. To provide protection to its members in discharging professional duties
  7. To ensure that no unqualified person practices the modern system of medicine.