P.D. Hinduja Sindhi Hospital, jointly sponsored by Sindhi Youth Association, Bangalore and Hinduja Foundation, Mumbai is the realization of a dream to establish a centre of Excellence in Health care extending quality medical care to the needy at a very affordable cost for the last 60 years.
The hospital was established by a few philanthropic Sindhi youths as a charitable dispensary on 23rd August 1962 in Gandhinagar and later shifted Sampangiramnagar as a hospital with an outpatient and Inpatient blocks, and was named as Sindhi Charitable Hospital. Since 1975 the hospital started gradual expansions and was utilized by the needy patients from low income groups. Charity being the main philosophy of the hospital, the charges were kept very low and highly subsidized.
Gradually during the early eighties hospital had mile stone achievement of starting an advanced cardiac centre with a cath lab and operation theatre where the FIRST OPEN HEART SURGERY IN KARNATAKA was performed. A Multispeciality hospital was operating in full swing. As the demand for beds was increasing, the hospital was expanded into a multistoried building with four floors in the same site so that different outpatient, Inpatient, O.T and Diagnostic wings were created with many sophisticated medical equipments. It is at this stage, in appreciation of the philanthropic healthcare service being rendered by Sindhi Youth Association, Hinduja Foundation joined hands in a big way jointly sponsoring the hospital’s upgradation and the name of the hospital was changed as P.D. Hinduja Sindhi Hospital in the middle of eighties. By nineties hospital turned into a 72 bedded hospital with a separate O.T and I.C.U complex. During first decade of 20th Century, fast upgradation of all the departments with sophisticated and hitech equipments in the department of Radiology, Laboratory and O.T had taken place. Another new facility of ‘Haemodialysis’ unit was started in 2003 with only 4 machines, which gradually was expanded to 17 machine Dialysis unit today.
Another milestone was the expansion of the hospital adding Golden Jubilee Block with four floors in the neighboring site attached to hospital in the 50th Golden Jubilee year of the hospital adding additional beds to the hospital’s bed strength, in 2011.
Simultaneously neighboring five storied building was taken on lease and the non-clinical departments and nurses hostel were moved into that building, marking further expansion of the hospital.
During the second decade of 20th Century, hospital concentrated on ‘Quality’ upgradations and achieved ‘NABL’ Accreditation in 2012 and ‘NABH’ Accreditation in 2017 from Quality Council of India, New Delhi. Thus Quality health care is being extended to patients at a very affordable cost.
The hospital has 100 beds which includes 45 General Ward beds, 36 Semiprivate ward beds and 19 Private Ward beds with additional 22 beds in I.C.U Complex including 11 bedded Level III I.C.U, Post Operative Ward, Pre Operative Ward, Labour Ward and NICU. 17 bedded Haemodialysis unit is functioning in second floor. About 5000 Inpatients and 50,000 outpatients avail the hospital services annually. About 1500 surgeries are performed annually. About 100 deliveries are conducted in a year.
Operation Theatre Complex has two ‘Laminar Air Flow’ operation theatres with most sophisticated equipments. Hitech Anaesthesia Machines with inbuilt ventilators with high level cardiac monitors and Anaesthesia Gas monitoring Systems are provided for safest anaesthesia to patients. Laparoscopic equipments with 3 chip endocameras and monitors are provided for advanced Laparoscopic Surgeries. International brand ‘Zeiss’ operating microscope is provided for E.N.T and Ophthalmology operations for perfect surgeries with precision. Laser equipment is provided for Vascular Surgery.
Most advanced Video Endoscope and Colonoscope is installed for Gastroenterology procedures. Retinal Laser for Ophthalmic Department, Debrider equipment for E.N.T, Ultraviolet Therapy in Dermatology are star equipments providing latest technology within the reach of common man at a very affordable rate.
The High definition sophisticated ultrasound machine with 3D and 4D probes is installed in the Imaging Department for perfection in scanning so that minute problems are detected in imaging. A Hitech X-ray machine with Computerized Radiography is installed to give crystal clear Radiographs. An OPG machine for dental imaging is another advanced equipment installed. Orthopaedic Department has advanced Autodrills and Arthroscopic equipments and Total knee and HIP Replacement Surgeries are performed now.
A Level III Tertiary care 11 bed Intensive Care Unit with round the clock Intensivists is now operating in the hospital. All the 11 beds are provided with ventilators, Monitors, Infusion Pumps, Central Oxygen, Central Suction and other supportive equipments.
Kidney Stone Laser is being installed upgrading Urology and C.T. Scan facility is proposed to be started soon. The unique features about our hospital are as follows
In the Haemodialysis facility, strict standards are followed in accordance with NABH guidelines like use of disposable tubings and Dialyzer Processing Machines. A mile stone of 1 Lakh Haemodialysis sessions since inception, is already achieved with about 800 dialysis sessions every month. About 1500 Free dialysis sessions are offered to poor patients annually and another 1500 with about 30% concessional charges. In addition, these patients are also given free injections viz., Inj. Eposis and Inj. Microfer from M/s. Microlabs Ltd. The ‘SPONSOR A DIALYSIS DAY’ was established to help the needy patients. Donor can sponsor the whole day’s dialysis sessions for Rs. 3500/- on any of their special day and earn the rich blessings of a person whose very life depends on your generosity.
The core philosophy of the hospital is to reach out to the common man with quality health care. All our efforts are directed to see that the maximum relief is extended to the needy patients who knock on our doors. We are glad to inform that about Rs. 90 Lakhs to Rs. 1 Crore charity is being availed by poor patients in our hospital annually.
Apart from Curative Health Care, Preventive Health Care is also given Thrust in our hospital. Health Checkups are regularly conducted with highly discounted charges. Free Health Checkups are conducted every month for one week in different specialities and also at peripheral centres.
Educational facility is provided to nursing students of nursing colleges.
Today Quality Medical Care has become the privilege of the affluent. At P D Hinduja Sindhi Hospital, the picture is different. This is a humanitarian enterprise, completely dedicated to specialized health care for everyone, without any bias – monetary or otherwise. Bangalore’s most respected and experienced consultant doctors are providing the service in our hospital.
P D Hinduja Hospital has emerged as a unique, sustainable Quality Health care model with increasing volumes of patients availing the service at an affordable cost. The hospital is a low priced sustainable health care model with highest quality in patient care and patient safety with ethical practice.
M/s. Hinduja Foundation holding hands with Sindhi Youth Association in upgradation every year has contributed a lot in the transformation of the hospital into one of the best few hospitals in Bangalore.