The government of Karnataka strives to provide quality health services and medical treatment to its residents. Their main goal is to provide convenient access and affordable medical treatment to people from all walks of life. There are many government health programs and facilities available to them, especially in government hospitals in Karnataka.
1. Victoria Hospital
Victoria Hospital is recognized as a leading medical institution in India with a capacity of over 1,000 beds and hence ranks second among hospitals in India. Also, Victoria Hospital is a teaching hospital and is attached to Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, a leading college in India. Departments at Victoria Hospital include Medicine, Orthopedics, Dermatology, Oncology, Neurology, Urology, Plastic Surgery, Onco-Surgery, etc. It is also known for the quality and speed of emergencies as well as elective treatments in all departments.
- Address: Near City Market, Fort Road, Bangalore, Bangalore, Karnataka 560002 Phone: 080 26701150
- Website: http://victoriahospitalbangalore.org/
2. Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (KMIO)
Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology (KMIO), Bangalore, is an exclusive tertiary cancer research and care institute in India. It is dedicated to serving the cancer patients of Karnataka and the country from all walks of life. The Institute charges a nominal fee for cancer investigations, while its cancer drugs are 40-60% cheaper than those available on the market. Dr. Sandeep Nayak, an eminent Oncologist in Bangalore, was a Professor of Surgical Oncology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore where he taught many next generation doctors. Today, Dr. Nayak offers Oncology Surgical Treatment in Bangalore.
- Address: KMIO Campus, Dr MH Mariagowda Road, Near Bangalore Dairy, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029 Telephone: 080 26094000
- Website: https://kmio.karnataka.gov.in/
3. Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital
Bowring & Lady Curzon Medical College & Research Institute is one of the top government hospitals in Bangalore which caters to the medical needs of patients 24×7 throughout the year. The hospital has the best high-end diagnostic and clinical facilities. Its intensive care unit is well facilitated and patient care appropriate. Its services include inpatient and outpatient services, laboratory services and procedures, immunization services, dialysis, HIV treatment, artificial limb center, joint replacement center with modular operating room, pharmacy and the blood bank.
- Address: Lady Curzon Road, Tasker Town, Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka 560001 Phone: 080 25591325
- Website: https://sabvmcri.karnataka.gov.in/
4. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases
The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases is a government run self-contained tertiary care super specialty referral institution with two key departments viz. Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Department of Thoracic Surgery, with a capacity of 470 beds. The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Diseases focuses on the treatment of respiratory and chest diseases. It provides low cost treatment to people from middle and lower strata of society as they cannot afford expensive treatment. The Institute specializes in pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery and all thoracic emergencies.
- Address: Someshwaranagara Dharmaram College Post, 1st Main Rd, near NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029
- Website: https://rgicd.karnataka.gov.in/
5. Sri Jayadeva Heart Institute (SJIC)
The Sri Jayadeva Heart Institute is located in Bangalore, Mysore and Kalaburagi. It is a stand-alone tertiary care institute run by the Government of Karnataka with a capacity of 1150 beds. The Sri Jayadeva Heart Institute is one of the largest heart hospitals in Asia and offers Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Pediatric Cardiology services. The Institute boasts NABH accreditation and an extensive team of well-trained and experienced cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and cardiac anesthesiologists. He also performs angioplasties, open heart surgeries and other related cardiac treatments free of charge depending on the financial resources and sponsorship received regularly from various donors.
- Address: Bannerghatta Main Road, Jayanagara 9th Block, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560069. Phone: 080 22977400
- Website: http://jayadevacardiology.com/
Incidentally, Karnataka ranks first for having the largest number of medical colleges in the country and hence, it trains the largest number of doctors. Additionally, state hospitals are encouraged to seek NABH and other prestigious accreditations to elevate the standard of medical treatment and care.
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Last updated May 18, 2022 at 9:31 AM IST