India’s Best Hospitals & Pharma Companies

AIIMS AIIMS was established in 1956 to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspects of health care. The dreams of Pandit Nehru and Amrit Kaur and the recommendations of the Bhore Committee converged to create a proposal which found favor with the government of New Zealand. A munificent grant from New Zealand, under the Colombo Plan, made it possible to lay the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in 1952. It was finally started in 1956, as an autonomous institution, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care.

The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines.

Apollo Hospitals Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited is a an Indian hospital chain based in Chennai. It was founded by Dr Prathap C. Reddy in 1983 and offers healthcare services and operates standalone pharmacies. The company’s segments include healthcare, pharmacy and others. The healthcare segment consists of hospitals, hospital- based pharmacies, and projects and consultancy services. Its tertiary care hospitals provide care in over 50 specialties, including cardiac sciences, oncology, neurosciences, critical care, orthopedics, radiology, gastroenterology and transplant.

The tertiary care hospitals has over 9,550 beds across approximately 70 locations, over 2,330 pharmacies, approximately 170 primary care and diagnostic clinics, and over 150 telemedicine units across 10 countries. Italso provides project consultancy services, health insurance services, education and training programs, and research facilities. It also operates birthing centers, day surgery centers and dental clinics. It has been awarded National Business Excellence (BE) Star Awards organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry in 2015.

Aravind Eye Care Aravind Eye Care System, the world’s largest eye care provider, was chosen for the $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize as an organization that does extraordinary work to alleviate human suffering.

Aravind, founded in 1976 by the late Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy, operates five hospitals in India backed by a network of clinics, manages four others, and has research laboratories, a training center and a manufacturing center. While a typical ophthalmologist might perform 250 to 400 surgeries annually, an Aravind doctor will average 2,000. As only 30 percent of its patients pay for its services, Aravind’s model hinges on volume and efficiency to keep costs down. Over the years, this organization has evolved into a sophisticated system and now serves as a model, for India, and the rest of the world.

Artemis Hospitals Artemis Hospitals, Gurgaon, is a part of Artemis Health Sciences (AHS), a health care venture promoted by Apollo Tyres Group. It is a 300 bedded multi-speciality hospital. The vision of Artemis hospital is to create an integrated world class health care system, fostering, protecting, sustaining and restoring health through best in class medical practices and cutting edge technology developed through an indepth research carried out by the world’s leading scientific minds. Its mission is to deliver world class patient care services; excel in specialized medical care supported by comprehensive research and education. It aims to be the preferred choice for the world’s leading professionals and scientific minds to develop, apply, evaluate, and share new technology and be an active partner in local community initiatives.

Artemis Hospital has begun the process of full accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH).

Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre was established in 1987 by Ch. Aishi Ram Batra Public Charitable Trust with full range of state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratories and comprehensive rehabilitation facilities.

Batra is considered the capital’s first multi-specialty private hospital that aims to bring world-class medical care within the reach of a common man. Eventually, it has progressed bringing in the latest and the most modern medical care in critical and life threatening areas like cancer, cardiac, orthopedics, nephrology and neuro surgery. At present, the hospital offers a tertiary level care in 42 specialties and has assembled the finest medical talent from across the nation. The skills of the medical professionals are enriched with international experience. This is in line with the continuing ethos of the hospital to combine the best medical care with warmth and tenderness which is essential to the healing process. Batra Hospital also provides proper incampus accommodation facility to its consultants, DNB doctors and nursing staff to make them feel comfortable.

BGS Global Hospitals BGS Global Hospitals is a 500-bed healthcare centre offering multispecialty care was founded by Dr. K Ravindranath, a pioneer in surgical gastroenterology and laparoscopic surgery and an internationally acclaimed surgeon.

To give back to the society, the team of BGS Global ensures patient delight through relentless research, continuous learning and quality medical practice. The group has been offering specialized tertiary care and multiorgan transplantation services since 1998 and has brought the highest quality of technology, skills and ethics to healthcare in Hyderabad. Global today exhibits excellence across disciplines including cardiac surgery and heart transplantation, nephrology, urology and kidney transplantation. Original research, at its Global Clinical Research Laboratories, is its forte, and in advanced training across the board lies its strong conviction.

BLK Super Speciality Hospital BLK Super Speciality Hospital is the largest stand-alone private sector hospitals in Delhi and the range of services offered at BLK make the hospital a force to reckon with in the field of super speciality tertiary healthcare. The hospital has a capacity of 700 beds with dedicated 125 critical care beds, 17 modular operation theatres and specialty-specific dedicated OPD blocks. The facility is equipped with the most modern medical diagnostic and therapeutic equipments. BLK has India’s largest bone marrow transplant centre and is known world over for excellent outcomes. BLK Cancer Centre is one of the few centres in the world which provides comprehensive cancer care with organ specific specialist teams in holistic manner. It offers advanced services for the treatment of heart conditions including minimal access cardiac bypass surgery. The hospital provides a wide spectrum of super speciality services in the field of neurology, neurosurgery, urology, kidney transplant, nephrology, gastroenterology and surgical gastroenterology, liver transplant, orthopedics including spine surgery, joint replacement and sports medicine.

BLK Super Speciality Hospital is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare.

Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai One of the top hospitals in Mumbai, Bombay hospital and medical research center is a well known multi-speciality, tertiary care hospital. Spread over 5, 00,000 square feet with four hospital buildings, Bombay hospital is a premier medical center founded in 1950 by RD Birla. Well equipped with 830 beds, 24 operation theaters and over 200 skilled resident doctors, Bombay hospital caters to all specialties of medicine including cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, neurology and many more.

What sets this hospital apart is the fact that it houses the RD Birla International Cardiac center that has the country’s largest coronary artery bypass grafting complex that is said to conducts over 1200 surgeries and 4000 angioplasties every year. Apart from that it has a leading neurosurgery and neurology wing that is capable of handling all types of brain tumours and spinal surgeries.

 Not only does it look after a patient’s medical needs, it also has a library, museum, and training institute for nurses, further education facilities for its doctors and a pharmacy.

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur is a 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Yeshwanthpur, in northwest Bangalore. The hospital was opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

Columbia Asia specializes in transplants (kidney, liver), interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery, spine and neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, medical and surgical oncology, bone marrow transplants, cochlear implants and ENT surgeries, neurological treatments like deep brain stimulation for parkinson’s disease, cosmetic surgery, obesity/bariatric surgery and management of high-risk pregnancies, among others.

The hospital has international standard infrastructure and follows globally benchmarked standards of medical, nursing and operating protocols making it the preferred healthcare destination for patients from around the world.

Christian Medical College and Hospital Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (CMC) is a private, minority-run educational and research institute that includes a network of primary, secondary and tertiary care hospitals in and around Vellore, Tamil Nadu. The hospital was founded by Dr. Ida Sophia Scudder in 1900. Ida Scudder was the daughter of second-generation medical missionaries from the Dutch Reformed Church in the United States, who served in India.

It is one of the most respected medical destinations in India and internationally. It is also one of the top-ranked medical colleges in India. CMC has brought many significant achievements to India, including starting the first College of Nursing in 1946, performing the first reconstructive surgery for leprosy in the world (1948), performing the first successful open heart surgery in India (1961), performing the first kidney transplant in India (1971), performing first bone marrow transplantation (1986) in India and performing the first successful ABO incompatible kidney transplant in India (2009).

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital It was started during pre independence era and was known as Willingdon hospital. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital is one India’s first hospitals. Post independence the name was changed and its now functions under the control of the Centre It has been pioneers in India’s medical evolution and is one of the most respected hospitals in the country and enjoys a tremendous goodwill among its patients. It is fully funded by the Ministry of Health Family Welfare. Treatment isn’t refused to the emergency patients. This hospital has round the clock emergency services in medicine, surgery, orthopedics and paediatrics, laboratory, X – Ray, CT-Scan, ultrasound, blood bank and ambulances. It has grown over the years and is currently having about 1216 beds, spread over in 30 acres of land. It caters to the population of New Delhi and Central District, apart from patients from other areas and even from out side Delhi.

Fortis Healthcare Limited Fortis Healthcare Limited, a leading healthcare consultant in India has assembled the finest talents in medicine, be it the doctors, nurses or technicians, and even management professionals across a wide spectrum. Fortis Healthcare Limited is one of the leading chains of hospitals and a leader in healthcare consultancy in India which is benchmarked to international standards – achieving quality through the relentless adherence to the protocols observed in some of the world’s leading hospitals. The hallmark of Fortis hospitals, distinguishing them from their contemporaries, is the ‘patient-centricity’ that anyone will discern all over: in hospital design, services, programmes and most significantly in the caring approach of the staff. The Fortis Healthcare circle is a fast expandingname in India reaching out to distant communities, welcoming patients from beyond Indian shores. In its continuous effort to be the number one in healthcare consultancy, Fortis has expanded its wings abroad with an aim to provide quality and affordable healthcare ,starting its journey from Mauritius.

Global Health City, Chennai Global Hospitals is one of the leading hospitals of Chennai, and the group has the reputation of being India’s most renowned healthcare services provider. The hospital, founded by Dr. K Ravindranath, a pioneer in surgical gastroenterology and laparoscopic surgery, has become famous as one of the leading multi organ transplant centers. Global Hospitals, which offers excellent health care and cutting-edge technology, is one of the country’s fastest growing Multi Super Specialty Tertiary Care Hospital chains. The group offers 2000-bed Multi Super Specialty Tertiary Care facilities spread across Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai, and is a pioneer in Multi-Organ Transplants including kidneys, liver, heart, and lung.

The hospital was started with the mission of providing world class multi-specialty care services at affordable rates in a safe, patient-conducive environment conforming to ethical standards, and with commitment to social responsibility.

 Global Healthcity is one of the few hospitals, worldwide to receive Halal Certification on 14th May 2012. Halal Certification will further boost medical value travel to India from Islamic nations.

HOSMAT Hospital, Bengaluru Hospital for orthopaedics, sports medicine, arthritis, accident-trauma, Hosmat Arthritis and Joint Replacement Centre, HOSMAT Neuro Centre and HOSMAT Spine Centre is a super major specialty hospital of 350 beds in Bangalore.

It is undergoing an expansion phase to 500 beds, making it the largest specialty hospital of its kind in Asia.

 A contemporary and spacious building has been designed and constructed for orthopedic and neuro patients, the latest state-of-the-art equipment in all disciplines of orthopaedics, neuro surgery; neurology, accident, trauma and sports medicine have been installed. Highly qualified and experienced medical consultants are the mainstay of the hospital.

HOSMAT has gained a reputation of being one of the best hospitals in orthopaedics and its subspecialties making it the first orthopedic and joint replacement hospital to get ISO9002 – TUV Certified.

Hiranandani Hospital Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, founded in honour of the legend, Padma Bhushan Dr L H Hiranandani, came into existence in February 2004. The challenge of the early days was enormous, to foster the fledgling hospital into an enduring symbol of healthcare in the country.

The team recognized early on, that to make a real and substantial contribution, one had to redefine the standards themselves, instead of doing more of the same. That set the tone of their endeavour and guided them since then. In 2007, the hospital became the first hospital in western India to receive the prestigious NABH Accreditation for Hospitals and Healthcare providers, an honour accorded to only eight hospitals in the country at the time. In 2008, the hospital received ‘The IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award’ for excellence in healthcare. In 2009, the hospital was the proud recipient of the coveted International Asia Pacific Quality Award (The Malcolm Baldridge Award) as it is known outside in the United States.

Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre The Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre is one of the oldest tertiary care, multi specialty trust hospitals of the country. In the late 60s, when the establishment of large private hospitals was not common, the institution was conceptualized and endowed to t Mumbai by Seth Lokoomal Chanrai. He came from a family of philanthropists who had businesses in many countries.

Jaslok Hospital is situated at Peddar Road which is a main artery of south Mumbai and overlooking the Arabian Sea. The name Jaslok was derived from the names of Seth Lokoomal and his wife Smt. Jasotibai. His vision was implemented and brought to reality largely by his brother-in-law Dada Mathradas Assomull.

The hospital was inaugurated on 6th July 1973 by the erstwhile Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Jaslok Hospital is a private, full fledged multi speciality hospital with 364 beds of which 75 are ICU beds. The number of consultants has increased from the initial 50 to around 265 with 140 fully trained resident doctors.

JIPMER JIPMER is a premier medical institute of India located in Puducherry. It is supposed to be one of, if not the best, undergraduate medical colleges in India. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research originated as École de Médicine de Pondicherry established by the French Government in 1823. The same was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to Government of India.

This Medical College was later upgraded into Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER).

JIPMER which includes a tertiary care referral hospital is an Institution of National Importance (an autonomous body) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi is the first hospital in India to be internationally accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI) consecutively for the fourth time. It is a flagship institution of Apollo Hospitals. It is one of the best multispeciality tertiary acute care hospitals with over 700 beds in India and the most sought after destination in SAARC region for healthcare delivery.

A state-of-the art modern facility, in the heart of the capital, it is spread over 15 acres and has a built-up area of over 600,000 square feet. Currently, the hospital has 695 beds with a capacity to expand to 1,000 beds. Right from the infrastructure to the latest medical technology acquisition, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals has always kept its patients first and strived to deliver not world class but the world’s best care to its patients since its inception in 1996.

The institution holds ISO 14001:2004 certification and NABL accredited laboratories. Other titles and recognitions endowed include “Special Commendation’ for the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2011, FICCI healthcare excellent award and many more.

Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Trivandrum, one of Asia’s leading tertiary care hospitals, is a landmark healthcare destination in Kerala initiated by KIMS Healthcare Management Ltd. The 450 bed multi disciplinary super speciality hospital was started with the objective of providing world class healthcare services and specialized medical facilities at affordable costs.

At KIMS, their strength is the team of highly qualified, well experienced senior consultants who are ably supported by high caliber nursing professionals and paramedical staff. With the focus on delivering most modern healthcare services, KIMS healthcare professionals are provided with advanced technologies in medicine and management. KIMS has to its credit the unique achievement of National (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers – NABH), and international (Australian Council on Healthcare Standards International – ACHSI) accreditations for its dedicated healthcare of uncompromising quality. They are empanelled with Government and Semi-Government Institutions in India, Republic of Maldives, Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain, UAE, US and UK. KIMS is an empanelled centre for Australian/ Canadian Visa Medicals.

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital is a tertiarycare facility in Versova, Mumbai. The hospital is named after the wife of Dhirubhai Ambani, who was the founder of the Reliance group of companies.

The 750 bed multi-speciality hospital was launched in early 2008 for employees and doctors who had accepted offers with KDAH, and became operational in the first week of 2009. The project was initiated in 1999 by Dr. Nitu Mandke as a large-scale heart hospital. It had the first three-room intra-operative MRI suite (IMRIS) in South Asia.

The management of Mandke Foundation approached Reliance Group, as Dr. Nitu Mandke’s dream was cut short by fate when he succumbed to a massive heart attack in May 2003; who graciously took over this project and developed it into one of the most modern and multispecialty tertiary care hospitals; naming the institution as – Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute.

The Hospital and Medical Research Institute was awarded the Best Multispecialty and Best Super Specialty Hospital in a healthcare summit organized by BW Businessworld.

Lilavati Hospital & Research centre This hospital was formed by the Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust. It strives to be known as a concerned nonprofit centre of research and education with hospital and outpatient care. A large team of doctors cover many disciplines of medicine and surgery. A free OPD and charitable ward assists the underprivileged.

The premier multi-specialty tertiary care hospital of India has been acknowledged globally as centre of medical excellence. The kind of confidence, trust it has developed on strong foundation of the state-of-the-art facilities, best medical expertise, research, education and charitable endeavors; that today it serves patients from all walks of life. Located in the heart of Mumbai, operational since 1997, it boasts of 323 beds with one of the largest Intensive Care Units (ICUs), most advanced 12 operation theaters, more than 300 consultants and manpower of nearly 1,800. Hospital attends to around 300 In-patients and 1,500 Outpatients daily.

Kohinoor Hospital Kohinoor Hospital is Asia’s first LEED Platinum Certified hospital equipped with the latest technology, expert healthcare professionals and latest medical equipment. One of the top hospitals in India and recognized among the best hospitals in Mumbai, Being a super speciality hospital, Kohinoor Hospital provide excellent services in cardiology, critical care, orthopaedics, neuroscience, minimal invasive surgery and other unique disciplines, so diagnosis and treatment can be prompt and precise. Kohinoor hospital goes a long way in spreading and delivering the preventive health checkups to people The hospital has set up multiple centres of excellence in specialized healthcare; like cardiology, neuroscience, orthopaedics, critical care, minimal invasive surgery and other unique disciplines; so diagnosis and treatment can be prompt and precise.

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital is a 500 bedded multi super specialty hospital catering to various unique health needs of the patients. The hospital has an indomitable team of doctors and experts whose expertise is amplified by an astounding range of cutting-edge equipment and techno-sharp amenities. The hospital uses state-of-the-art devices, constantly upgrading to meet the latest nuances and changes in the technology so that the standard stays world class. Internationally benchmarked techno-savvy and impeccable are the three words which reflect the quintessence of the hospitals’ infrastructural facilities. The staff and facilities work round-the clock to ensure timely diagnosis of patient’s health problems.

Max Healthcare Max Healthcare state-of-the-art facilities designed in accordance with international norms include 225 critical care beds, 20 operation theatres, 3 cathlabs, 4 MRIs and 4 CTs across an integrated network. Two of the super speciality hospitals located at Saket, New Delhi have been accredited with NABH certification in patient care.

Max Super Speciality Hospital (MSSH) is a multi-speciality hospital, owned and operated by Max Healthcare Institute Limited (MHIL). Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket is designed to provide highest levels of professional expertise and world class care in all major medical disciplines and support specialities. The operation theatres use state-ofthe- art technology such as C-arms and blood gas analyzers while the 71-bed multi-speciality ICU is designed to save the lives of critically ill patients.

Manipal Hospitals Manipal Hospital, situated on Airport Road, Bangalore is a landmark destination for quality and affordable healthcare. The 600 bed hospital is the first tertiary care multi super specialty referral centre in Karnataka. Manipal Hospitals has a special significance in the overall healthcare industry of India and particularly in South India. Today, it is the country’s third largest healthcare group with a network of 15 hospitals providing comprehensive care that is both curative and preventive in nature for a wide variety of patients not just from India but also from across the globe. The group’s flagship hospital in Bangalore is NABH accredited and ranked amongst the top 10 multispecialty hospitals in India. It is India’s first hospital to be ISO 9001:2000 certified for clinical, nursing, diagnostics and allied areas. The hospital has been declared winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2005 in the service category. With a team of some of the best doctors in the world, an attentive staff, state-ofthe- art equipment, the hospital provides specialized medical services at affordable costs in over 40 specialties.

Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd is an India-based company engaged in operating a network of hospitals in India. The company has hospitals in southern state of Karnataka and eastern India, as well as in western and central India. Its centers provide care in over 30 specialties, including cardiology and cardiac surgery, cancer care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, nephrology and urology, and gastroenterology.

It provides an array of procedures, such as bone marrow transplant, cochlear implant, kidney transplant, liver transplant, joint/knee transplant, left ventricle-assisted device (LVAD), valve repairs and the Ross procedure. Its facility in Bangalore has approximately 225 operational beds. It operates around 60 facilities with over 6,600 operational beds.

Mallya Hospital Mallya Hospital in Bangalore was established in June 1991 and inaugurated by Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. This is a NABH accredited hospital and also first multispecialty hospital in the country to receive ISO-9002 certification.

Mallya Hospital has grown over the years with substantial increase in bed strength, infrastructure and an assurance of quality patient care with human touch using stateof- the art technology with quality health care under one roof.

At present, the hospital is managed by Chaparral Health Services Limited with Dr.D.K.Audikesavulu as the Managing Director and Commodore Indru Wadhwani as the President. Mallya hospital is well known for its clinical skills, friendly ambience and motivated staff; patients who admit here leave with delight and fondle the memorable moments of their stay.

Medanta Medanta is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon, a bustling town in the National Capital Region. Founded by eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan, the institution has been envisioned with the aim of bringing to India the highest standards of medical care along with clinical research, education and training. Medanta is governed under the guiding principles of providing medical services to patients with care, compassion, commitment.

Medanta is a conglomeration of multi-super specialties institutes which are led by exceptional medical practitioners. Spread across 43 acres, the institute includes a research center, medical and nursing school. It has 1250 beds and over 350 critical care beds with 45 operation theatres catering to over 20 specialties. Medanta houses 6 centers of excellence, which will provide medical intelligentsia, cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art infrastructure with a well-integrated and comprehensive information system. Medanta integrates modern and traditional forms of medicine to provide accessible and affordable healthcare.

Moolchand Hospital Moolchand Hospital, in heart of Delhi, is a Trust Hospital founded in 1958. Moolchand has won innumerable awards and accolades for quality and excellence over the years. It is India’s first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

Moolchand provides you access to over 400 internationally trained and globally acclaimed doctors from 50+ specialties. These highly qualified professionals have an impressive track record of handling complex cases and delivering superior clinical outcomes. They perform over 7000+ surgeries on international patients each year. It is equipped with over 350 beds and Presidential/VIP suites. Patients are guaranteed the best in class care and personal attention the medical team is fully dedicated to providing excellent and compassionate care to their customers. Moolchand has been the preferred choice of patients across the globe including many VIP’s including international diplomats and business leaders.

Moolchand International Patients Division assists international patients with flight arrangements, airport pickups, translators, meals, accounts and any other administrative requests from patients.

They are the only healthcare organization from Asia and the Pacific Rim to receive the International Asia Pacific Quality Award for world class quality performance.

Manipal Hospitals Manipal Hospitals is part of the Manipal Education and Medical Group. It has a special significance in the overall healthcare industry of India and particularly in South India. A social seed sown more than five decades ago is today the country’s third largest healthcare group with a network of 15 hospitals and three primary clinics providing comprehensive care that is both curative and preventive in nature for a wide variety of patients not just from India but also from across the globe.

One of the most preferred and recognized healthcare facilities by pharmaceutical companies for drug trials, the group’s flagship hospital in Bangalore is NABH accredited and ranked amongst the Top 10 multispecialty hospitals in India. With its flagship quaternary care facility located in the heart of Bangalore city, five tertiary care, nine secondary care across five states, today Manipal Hospitals successfully operates and manages 4,900 beds and caters to around 2 million customers from Indian and overseas every year.

P.D Hinduja National Hospital and Research Center P.D Hinduja National Hospital and Research Center is a well known muti-speciality, tertiary care hospital based in Mumbai. Founded by the late Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja, the hospital was started as succour for refugees of India’s partition. Initially, set up as a small out patient clinic called ‘Seth Deepchand Gangaram Hinduja Health Care’ in December 1951, Hinduja hospital took a full-fledged step into healthcare a year later when it was handed over to the then newly formed ‘National Health and Education Society’. Subsequently named P. D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, the once small OPD unit was expanded into a 300 bedded tertiary care hospital housed in a 16 storey building. Following the principle of ‘temple of modern healthcare’, P.D Hinduja hospital was a pioneer in the practice of having full time consultants (where doctors work in a hospital and not in individual clinics) in Mumbai. The hospital’s state-of-the-art laboratory is now accredited under NABL and NABH. Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) is considered the apex certification when it comes to quality, safety and hygiene of food.

Rockland Hospital in Qutub Institutional Area, Delhi The hospital has redefined health care delivery system in India. Rockland Hospital, Delhi, is a multi-specialty hospital that is run by Foundation for Applied Research in Cancer (FARC). The hospital was established to provide quality health services in the society. The logo of the hospital symbolizes its commitment to provide world-class services while maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

It has a diligent team of professional as well as highly qualified doctors. Patients living in this hospital can enjoy the breath taking view of Sanjay Van and Qutub Minar from this hospital. The health center has received ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Ruby General Hospital Ruby General Hospital in Kolkata has a well versed team of medical practitioners, technicians, nurses and other administrative staff. Ruby General Hospital has around 175 renowned senior consultants of different specialties and around 50 in-house doctors who are always available.

The hospital has around 40 beds that have been exclusively dedicated for I.C.C.U. and I.T.U. to provide emergency and critical care to the patients. Trauma care cases are treated here with a high success rate.

There are around 42 multi-specialty departments under which the treatment is available, like neurology, orthopaedics, cardiology, oncology, dermatology, haematology, gynaecology and obstetrics, neonatal care and paediatrics, ENT, general medicine, general surgery, gastroenterology, nephrology, radiology, dentistry and others.

Ruby Hall Clinic Ruby Hall Clinic had a humble beginning when the founder chairman, Dr. K.B. Grant, an eminent cardiologist, started a small nursing home in 1959 in the bungalow, Ruby Hall, owned by General David Sassoon with just two beds. In 1966, it was converted from a private institution to a public charitable trust – Poona Medical Foundation. It was later converted to the Grant Medical Foundation in 2000.

Ruby Hall Clinic is one of the largest medical institutions of western India with a multi specialty hospital dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and research related to various diseases. It is a 550-bed hospital with a staff of 300 senior Consultants, 6000 panel doctors and 1600 paramedical staff.

Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai The city of Mumbai has many good hospitals and this hospital is one among the best. Sevenhills Healthcare Limited is part of the SevenHills Group which has for the last 20 years offering invaluable services in the healthcare sector. The group has 2 hospitals one at Andheri east, Mumbai, and the other one at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The hospitals of this healthcare group offer the best medical services to over 50 million Indians. The hospital is AHA Certified and is compliant with international accredited hospital architectural norms. There are 120 OPD chambers on one level for the convenience of the patients. It is one of the few hospitals in the world to have a huge inpatient bed capacity of 1500. There are 24 dialysis units, 36 operation theatres and 4 cath labs. It has some of the best and latest medical technological equipments. The hospital was awarded the Best Hospital for International Medical Tourism, 2012 and Best ICT Enabled Hospital Award, 2011.

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), in Lucknow, is one among the best medical institutes of the country, having been set up in 1983 and was christened after Sanjay Gandhi. It is an institute that is found over an area of 550 acres, with a residential complex on the road to Raebareli at a distance from main city about 15 kms. Many degrees in post graduation are provided by the institute in a variety of subjects under the recognition by the Medical Council of India. The hospital works as a referral hospital and patients are required to bring a referral slip from the referring physician.

Graduate Institute of Medical Scie nces (SGPGIMS) Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), in Lucknow, is one among the best medical institutes of the country, having been set up in 1983 and was christened after Sanjay Gandhi.

It is an institute that is found over an area of 550 acres, with a residential complex on the road to Raebareli at a distance from main city about 15 kms. Many degrees in post graduation are provided by the institute in a variety of subjects under the recognition by the Medical Council of India. The hospital works as a referral hospital and patients are required to bring a referral slip from the referring physician.

Sankara Nethralaya (SN) Sankara Nethralaya (SN) is a not-forprofit missionary institution for ophthalmic care (i.e., an eye hospital) in Chennai. In “Sankara Nethralaya” Sankara is a reference to Adi Shankaracharya and Nethralaya means “The Temple of the Eye”. Sankara Nethralaya receives patients from India and internationally.

Nani A. Palkivala, former Indian ambassador to United States, described Sankara Nethralaya as the “Best managed charitable organization in India”. Sankara Nethralaya has 1,000 employees and serves 1,200 patients per day, performing 100 surgeries per day. It is the first ISO 9002 certified eye hospital in Asia. The main hospital enjoys NABH accreditation, the highest recognition in the health care sector.

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital The hospital was founded initially in 1921 at Lahore by Sir Ganga Ram, a civil engineer and leading philanthropist of his times. After the partition in 1947, the present hospital was established in New Delhi on a plot of land approximately11 acres. The foundation was laid in April 1951 by the then Prime Minister of India Shri Jawahar Lal Nehru and inaugurated by him on 13 April 1954.

It is a 675-Beded multi-speciality state-of-the-art hospital in India. It provides comprehensive healthcare India services, and has acquired the status of a premier medical institution. It is the only hospital in the private sector that has maintained nearly 100% bed occupancy due to its reputation of providing the highest level of medical services to patients from Delhi and neighboring states.

The Breach Candy Hospital The Breach Candy Hospital has been designed by an English architect Claude Batley. Established in 1950, this hospital is at an upmarket area in the same name (Breach Candy) in south Mumbai. It is a 212 bed hospital and well equipped with modern diagnostic equipment.

Breach Candy Hospital Trust is a multi-speciality, tertiary care, private hospital that has been serving the healthcare needs of people for over 50 years. It is renowned for its medical expertise, excellent nursing staff and quality diagnostic capabilities. The hospital has a number of world renowned doctors in its panel and is known to be the first hospital to perform — now routine procedures — like a coronary angioplasty and hysteroscopy.

It was also the first hospital to have services like Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and a Critical Care ICU. The hospital aims at providing stat-of-the-art healthcare while being compassionate towards their patients. They house over 200 specialists and cater to all medical needs a patient might have; with an array of specialities like cardiology, orthopaedics, pediatrics etc. the hospital is a haven for the ill.

The Madras Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology (MIOT ) The Madras Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology (MIOT) is a multi-specialty hospital located in the Manapakkam area of Chennai. It is a specialized hospital in the field of joint replacement surgeries, orthopedics and trauma. MIOT offers specialized treatment for nephrology, thoracic and cardiovascular care, neurology, pediatric cardio surgery, and gastroenterology.

The hospital founded by Dr. P.V.A. Mohandas which was started as a hospital exclusively for orthopedics and trauma later developed into a premier multi-specialty hospital. The institute not only attracts patients from India and the neighboring countries of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, and Singapore but also from Africa and the Middle East. MIOT is a pioneering centre for joint replacement surgery in India with phenomenal success rate. It is the first hospital in the Asia-Pacific Region and the second in the world to have Computer Integrated Navigation System for joint replacement surgery. It is one of the most preferred places for Revision Surgery for joint replacements in the country.

Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre (SRMC) is a quaternary care multispecialty hospital. It was founded by Late NPV Ramasway Udayar in 1985. Today, SRMC is a leader in health care delivery in south India providing cutting edge state-of-art care for patients who walk through its portals daily.

The Medical Centre is located in a sprawling 175-acre campus that is lush green throughout the year. Ramachandra has the best physicians, surgeons and health care providers across all medical and surgical specialities and sub specialities. First and only hospital affiliated to a medical university in India that has the privilege of JCI, NABH, NABL and AABB accreditations. This highlights the quest for quality health care delivery and continuous quality improvement.

The King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital The Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (GSMC) and the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, which was founded in 1926 it is one of the oldest and one of the best teaching and medical schools in Mumbai. The medical college offers training to students in undergraduate, postgraduate, and super specialty medical courses in various allied specialties.

The King Edward Memorial Hospital is reputed for its patient healthcare services. It has a team of physicians, resident doctors, and para-medical staff who manage all the departments and services at the hospital efficiently. The Municipal Corporation of greater Mumbai funds the hospital, and therefore, the services at the hospital are virtually free for the benefit of the underprivileged sections of the society. The King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital has an excellent neurology department that offers all the ultra modern facilities. The Department of Chest Medicine offers excellent facilities for diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of various disorders of the chest. The Department of Orthopedics at the KEM Hospital caters to about 400 patients every day and has a bedstrength of 280.

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) NIMHANS is a multidisciplinary institute for patient care and academic pursuit in the field of mental health and neurosciences. It provides high standards of clinical care, quality training and cutting-edge research in the frontier areas. A special feature of this institute since its inception is the combination of research and training with preventive and curative aspects of clinical services. NIMHANS has made significant progress and is a centre for excellence in mental health and neuroscience in the country. The Central Government recognized its eminent academic position, growth and contributions, and declared it a ‘Deemed University’ in 1994. In 2012, NIMHANS was conferred the status of an ‘Institute of National Importance’.

Tata Memorial Hospital Tata Memorial Hospital was an initiative by the Tata group of companies in 1941 in Parel, Mumbai. It is also India’s premier centre for cancer research in the country.

It is one of the first and the best cancer research hospitals in the country. They have started the preventive oncology which plays a very big role in the early stages, the diagnosis of cancer and down staging it. This hospital also has a dental department, general medicine category and dispensary and pathology. Even digestive diseases treatment is also made available and they have some of the best physicians and surgeons visiting their hospital to treat patients, hence considered to be one of the best hospitals concerning general medicine.

The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (or PGIMER) is a medical and research institution located in Chandigarh, India. It has educational, medical research and training facilities for its students.

The founders of the institute are Tulsi Das, Santokh Singh Anand, P N Chuttani, B N Aikat, Sant Ram Dhall and Bala Krishna. PGIMER was conceived and planned in 1960 to provide physical and intellectual environment for young scientists working in multiple disciplines of medicine, to advance the frontiers of knowledge to render humane service to sick and suffering and to train medical and paramedical manpower, in Chandigarh. The Institute was established in 1962 under the erstwhile state of Punjab. It was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament (Sr. No. 51 of 1966) w.e.f. 1 April 1967.

Vijaya Hospital The hospital is a sub-unit of Vijaya Group of Hospitals providing best healthcare services to its patients. It is a multi-specialty hospital with more than 750 beds. The hospital was founded by Shri. B. Nagi Reddy with an aim to cater healthcare services to both Indian as well as international patients. The hospital was established in 1972.

The hospital has excellent infrastructure and consists of modern facilities for doctors as well as patients. It consists of educated and trained staff members who take care of each and every patient’s health and treat them as quickly as possible. All the wards are hygienically maintained. They are designed to create pleasant and homely atmosphere for patients. Patients are treated like a family member and assisted with care.

Wockhardt Hospitals Wockhardt Hospitals, has become first super speciality hospital in South Asia to achieve accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA.

Wockhardt has associated with Harvard Medical International, USA, to bring you Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai. It joined hands with the Government of Maharashtra to set up a 250 – bedded super-specialty hospital in Mumbai, with state-of-the-art surgical and medicare facilities. With latest technology, multi-disciplinary capability, state of the art facilities, world class infrastructure and excellent patient care ambience and processes, Wockhardt Hospitals is poised to become the most advanced and progressive healthcare institution in India. Wockhardt will hold 51 percent of the joint venture equity and the Government of Maharashtra with the funding assistance of the World Bank will hold 49 percent.