The D.Y.Patil Medical College was established in 1989 on a sprawling campus admeasuring 5.5 acres of land is recognized by Medical Council of India for undergraduate and post graduate programmes. The name of the college is already included in WHO directory. During its formative years the college was affiliated to the Shivaji University, Kolhapur and from June 1998 it came to be affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. Now the College has become a Constituent College of the D.Y. Patil Education Society deemed University, Kolhapur.