Ganga Hospital was started in 1978 by Dr J G Shanmuganathan and Mrs Kanakavalli Shanmuganathan with 17 beds and 2 Operating theatres at Ramnagar, Coimbatore. The hospital underwent multi-staged expansions and was converted to a specialty centre in Orthopaedics and Plastic Surgery after their sons Dr S Raja Sabapathy and Dr S Rajasekaran returned to India following specialist training in UK and USA. In 1991. The hospital moved over to its present premises in Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore in 2007 and also had added expansion to a separate block in 2020.
At present, with a bed capacity of 650 beds and 36 Operating theatres dedicated to the field of Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery and Trauma Surgery, the hospital stands as one of the largest speciality units in this field in South Asia.
In 2019, the hospital catered to 2,05,392 outpatients and 26,672 surgeries.
The hospital functions on the four pillars of Clinical Work , Academics , Research and Corporate Social Responsibility
Ganga Hosptial is located on 313, Mettupalayam Rd, Saibaba Koil, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641043.
When Admission is advised by the OPD Consultant, the patient is directed to the Admission Office where a bed is arranged, and admission formalities ensue after financial counselling. Insurance patients would have a TPA Insurance form shared with the Admission Office. The following types of rooms are available to patients:
The following documents would be required at the time of admission:
In addition to insurance, all payment modes (cash, debit/credit and online transfers) are accepted.
Ganga’s has been sensitive to its obligations to society and has been an enthusiastic partner to many social projects including Project Swasam inaugurated by former President APJ Abdul Kalam.
Ganga is dedicated to medical innovation and research. With over 1000 papers published in leading medical journals of the world, research lies to the core of our existence.
Critical care is an essential part of trauma care and this is provided in our hospital by an eight- bedded intensive care unit and a four bedded neuro- care unit which is used specifically to care for critically ill patients with head injuries.
There is a huge demand for bone graft at our hospital due to the enormous number of polytrauma and tumor patients who need complex reconstructive procedures.The Tissue Bank at the Department of Orthopedics at the Ganga Hospital was launched with the technical assistance from Tissue Bank at the Tata Memorial Hospital
Ganga Hospital Blood Centre strives to emerge as a pioneer in blood banking services by rendering a value based patient care that meets the customer needs in Coimbatore region.
Ganga Hospital Skin Bank was started to address the needs of major burns victims. An MOU was entered with the Skin Bank of National Burns Centre, Airoli Mumbai. Dr S Raja Sabapathy and a team of surgeons and anaesthetists visited the National Burns Centre in March, 2014. Dr Sanjai Ramkumar and Mrs Nalini Balaji, Microbiologist spent a week for training at the centre...
We are a medium sized NABL accredited laboratory with a scope for Clinical Pathology, Haematology, Clinical Bio-Chemistry, Immunology, Serology, Molecular Biology and Clinical Microbiology with a capacity to handle around 400-600 patients per day..
Good nutrition is a vital component in the complex process of recovery from surgery or illness. At Ganga Hospital, we are sensitive to the patients' vulnerability to malnutrition during treatment and hospitalization. Malnutrition is a major cause for poor immunity and susceptibility to infections.