St. Thomas Hospital, Chennai
Doctors and nurses play a critical role in every hospital and their dedication backed with their knowledge are the key factors behind the speedy recovery of patients. St. Thomas Hospital understands these key requirements and since its inception, it has always tried to provide the best health care services at minimal cost to the deprived and weak sections of the society. They focus mainly on the upliftment of women and is served by a team of dedicated sisters and doctors.
St. Thomas Hospital was started in 1972 as a small clinic by the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph (FSJ), and today it is one of the best multi-speciality hospitals in Chennai. The hospital started expanding since 1980 and in 1986, their first Oncology department was established. By 1990, they owned an ambulance and started modernizing their treatments. Their nursing school to help the women of the weak section of the society was inaugurated in 1993 and the multipurpose hall was built in 1997. To ensure that no child goes unattended, they built a separate paediatric ward with modern amenities in 2005.
The hospital had to never look back since its inception and each year they had progressed while providing an undisputed healthcare service to its patients. In 2018, it received its pre-accreditation from NABH.
In today’s time, when healthcare cost is pretty high, St. Thomas Hospital, Chennai sticks to its motto and takes quality treatment to every corner of the society including the downtrodden areas. The sisters of the FSJ serve each patient with the utmost dedications and the doctors leave no stones unturned for the speedy recovery.
St. Thomas Hospital ensures that no patient coming to their door goes untreated. The doctors forming the panel in this hospital are specialized in different field of medical science Orthopaedics, General Physician, Paediatrics, Cardiology, Gynaecology and Obstetrician, Anaesthesiologist, General and Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmologist, ENT, Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Andrologist, and Rheumatologist.
Dr. K.V. Alala Sundaram is an expert in general surgery, plastic surgery, and cosmetology. With an experience of above 30 years, he has also been a public servant in a government hospital for 21 years. He has been awarded Best Doctor Award for his expert skills and hard work. He is available at the hospital every day (barring Sunday) from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Dr. Kasturi Maddirala, a gynaecologist at the hospital possess experience of nearly 37 years. She is an MBBS and DGO. She is also associated with IMA, and RCOG, London.She is available for 6 days a week at different time slots and can be reached for any fertility-related complications. Dr. M. Anand Pratap is a renowned psychiatrist and neuro analyst and has experience of over 20 years. He also has specialisation in de-addiction counselling. Dr. B. Anbumani is M.D Paediatrics, DCH, DPM (Psychiatry). He is a part of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Academy of Paediatrics and has nearly 17 years of experience in dealing with child psychology. While he is available from Monday to Saturday, he can also be reached out for an emergency situation.
Treatment depends on the diagnosis of disease and the criticality of the same. Doctors at St. Thomas Hospital treat their patients with precision and follows procedures as applicable.
The hospital has all the necessary modern equipment and is suitable for providing a quality healthcare service. It is open for 24 by 7, has 10 beds, and two ambulances. In order to take care of the patients and its family members overall need, it has an inbuilt chapel, canteen, banks, ATM, and laundry facilities.