G.S.V.M. Medical College is situated in the heart of the historic & industrial city of kanpur. The city of Kanpur is embraced by our most holy river 'Ganga' from two sides, northwest (Kalyanpur) and northeast (Jajmau). In the British period our city was known as Cawnpore. It has a special place in Hindu mythology. It's Bithoor area is famous from Ramayana era. Presently the Kanpur city is famous for its industrial organization and educational institutes. Our city is the economic capital of Uttar Pradesh.
This Medical college has a sprawling campus with hospital and college sections accomodated in huge buildings. The main college building looks like a huge palace and is the biggest amongst all medical colleges in U.P. The main hospital (L.L.R Hospital) along with its sister units e.g. , Chest hospital, Infectious disease hospital, Children hospital , Maternity hospital ,Cancer institute and Cardiology institute, constitute the biggest patient care centre in Asia.