By admin on December 22, 2009
Gujarat has been witnessing a fair deal of growth in the medical tourism in the recent years. Bulk of this clientèle has been received by Ahmedabad, where the quality of healthcare has broken new barriers in the last two decades. The ever expanding demand for advanced treatment from within and outside Gujarat has ensured that many state-of-the-art healthcare facilities were conceived in Ahmedabad and elsewhere in the last two decades. Ahmedabad has had three major state run hospitals until the mid 90s. This included the Civil Hospital, Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai Hospital and LG Municipal General Hospital. However, several major facilities were commissioned by the private sector in the years following the economic liberalization of the early 90s, thus providing a great fillip to the healthcare and medical tourism in Ahmedabad and Gujarat as a whole.
Following is an overview of the key Ahmedabad hospitals and clinics, sourced mainly from the online resources.
Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai General Hospital
Second largest state run hospital in Ahmedabad. “A multi-specialist and multi-activity” facility for healthcare and ”a teaching Institute,” suggests the hospital’s own website.
Civil Hospital Ahmedabad
This state run facility is not only Ahmedabad’s but also Asia’s largest in nature. The hospital provides specialized diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative patient care at affordable cost. With an infrastructure spread over 110 acres (0.45 km2) of land, Ahmedabad Civil hospital has several affiliate hospitals and medical institutes adding to its impressive profile.
L G Municipal General Hospital
The third largest state run hospital in Ahmedabad. Unfortunately, no information available online.
Situated at Maninagar, Ahmedabad.
Part of Apollo Hospitals, the largest private healthcare network outside the USA. A 400-bed quaternary care facility at the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
Another multi-specialty hospital in Ahmedabad, being overseen by private sector. The hospital consists of 300 beds and 12 operation theaters, which include 75 beds for ICU care and 4 theaters for cardiac surgery. It offers healthcare for five major chronic diseases, viz. heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes, and carries out nearly 1500 open heart surgeries, 7500 Cathlab procedures, 100 renal transplants and 3000 major surgeries in other specialities every year.
Started in 2000 as a high-end medical facility for cardiac care, Krishna Heart And Super Specialty Institute today caters to other highly specialized areas of medical care, such as Joint Replacement Surgery for Hip and Knees, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Onco Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgeries. The institute offers all types of cardiac care, including Angiographies, Angioplasties, Cardiac Arterial By-pass Graft surgeries (“Open-heart” or “By-pass” surgeries).A leading hospital chain in Gujarat. High quality medical and surgical care in a multi-super specialty hospital in Ahmedabad – with 310 beds, 7 major operation theatres and 84 ICU beds. Provides critical care in Cardiology and CVTS surgeries, Neurology and Neuro- surgeries, Nephrology and Kidney Transplant, GI Medicine and Surgeries, Hematology, Oncology and Onco-surgery, Critical and Emergency Care, Trauma and Orthopedic, Neonatology as well as General Medicine and Surgeries.
Provides world class health-care facilities to patients from allover the world. Well known for its joint replacement treatment, 16000 TKR (Total Knee Replacement) conducted from 1995 till date.
Shardaben General Hospital
Bapunagar General Hospital
Sushrusha Hospital Ahmedabad
(List to be updated soon)