Bangalore, 560 017
Manipal Hospital is situated in Bangalore, India. This multi-super specialty hospital is a private hospital established in 1991 by the Manipal Group. The hospital offers 43 specialties and treats nearly 20 lac patients annually, with a number of them being from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Tanzania, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, Dubai etc.
Manipal Hospital comprises specialized institutes: Manipal Heart Institute (MHI), Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND), Manipal Institute of Nephrology and Urology (MINU), Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Centre (MCCC), Manipal International Institute of Dental Science (MIIDS), Manipal Institute of Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (MIDEM), Manipal Andrology and Reproductive Service (MARS) and Manipal Hospital Diagnostics Services (MHDS).
The other departments of the hospital are for Accident & Emergency, Anaesthesiology, Cardiac Anaesthesia, Cardiology, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Dental Sciences, Dermatology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Dietetics, ENT, Fetal Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Genetics, Internal Medicine, Laboratory Services, Manipal Health Check, Medical Oncology & Hematology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatric Endocrinology, Paediatric Surgery, Paediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Respiratory Medicine, Rheumatology, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Surgical Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology, Telemedicine, Transfusion Services (Blood Bank), Urology, Vascular Sciences.
Manipal Hospital has a special International Patient Care center for catering to the special needs of international patients through its Patient Care Coordinators. Communication with them can be carried out through interpreters in English, Bengali, Creole, Swahili, Arabic, Urdu, Mandarin, Japanese, German, French and Hindi. Qualified sign-language interpreters are also provided for the hearing impaired. The hospital can be contacted through post, e-mail, fax or telephone, the details of which are available on its website.
The hospital has on its staff 207 doctors, many of whom have international affiliations with institutions in UK and USA, besides other countries. The names and designations of the doctors on the hospital's staff are mentioned on the website for reference and one can fix an appointment through e-mail with any doctor he desires to consult.
The hospital is a 10-minute drive away from the airport. For accommodation of international patients, the hospital has employed executives who shall help the patients and their families book rooms with hotels or with serviced apartments near the hospital. The patients can also be accommodated in fully-furnished inpatient rooms. The rooms, in increasing order of facilities, are categorized as general rooms, semi - special rooms, special rooms, executive-special rooms, deluxe rooms, ultra – special rooms, super deluxe rooms and ultra deluxe rooms. Executive-special rooms and above are meant for international patients and are spacious rooms with telephone, Internet, television, dining tables etc.
The tertiary care units of Manipal Hospital are equipped with units including mechanical ventilators, defibrillator, mobile dialysis units, mobile x-ray units and Auto Blood Gas analyzers among others. Besides, Manipal Hospital boasts of LASIK technology for freedom from visual aids and 64 Slice CT & PET/CT machines to describe organ function and structure. The hospital has some laboratories: Microbiology, histopathology, Biochemistry, Hematology & Clinical Pathology, Clinical Genetics, Molecular Pathology, Nuclear Medicine Lab, Pulmonary Lab, Blood Bank Lab Services, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Interventional radiology Lab, Electrophysiology Lab and Neuro EEG Lab.
Manipal Hospital has a Telemedicine Department. The special team of professionals at the Telemedicine Department coordinates consultations with the doctors from the Manipal Group of Hospitals according to pre-decided schedules. This technological facility can be used by international patients to consult the doctors at the hospital after transfer of reports like ECG, X-RAY, CT, MRI. Apart from telemedicine, patients’ medical records can be faxed, mailed or electronically transmitted to the doctors. Preliminary telephone consultations between patients, their personal physicians and the specialists can be conducted by the hospital for further assistance. The hospital even confers with the patient's physician for the necessary follow-up care after discharge.
The patients at the hospital are provided special hygienically prepared diets recommended by the hospital's Dieticians who decide the nutritional needs of the patients. The family and friends of the patients can eat in the multi-cuisine canteen or in-house pantry or order refreshments and avail concierge services. The hospital has liaisons with local clubs, resorts, lodges etc for sightseeing and arrangements for the same can be made through the staff on request.
The hospital recommends that the international patients call the Indian embassy to verify Visa requirements and other formalities before scheduling an appointment. The doctors at the hospital often require all test and surgery reports, treatment records, and laboratory results, glass pathology slides, previous prescriptions, films / CD preferably translated into English. After the medical treatment has been decided the patients should request a medical service cost estimate from the International Patient Care Center. All the details including advance deposits, consultation charges, surgery or treatment costs and hospital fee shall be provided. The hospital follows a fixed fee schedule, though the details are not mentioned for public. All currencies are accepted at the currency exchange desk at the hospital. All major credit cards are also accepted at the hospital. The Insurance Executives on the hospital staff can be consulted for Medical Policies of insurance companies and Third Party Administrators.
Manipal hospital is ISO 9001:2000 certified for all comprehensive protocols including Clinical, Nursing, Diagnostics and Allied services. It was awarded the Golden Peacock National Quality Award in 2005. On 16th February, 2008 the hospital was awarded NABH accreditation.