Kasturba Hospital

Kasturba Hospital is the largest infectious diseases hospital in South East Asia, which admits patients of all infectious diseases. Formerly known as Arthur Road Hospital/City Hospital, it was established in 1892. At this hospital, cases of infectious diseases i.e. Chicken-pox, Measles, Mumps, AFP, Hepatitis (A,B,C,E & Other Hepatitis), Fever, Typhoid Fever, Malaria, Lepto, Dengue, H1N1, Meningitis, Dysentery, Diarrhea & Vomiting, Cholera, Diphtheria, Pertussis, (except Tuberculosis Venereal Diseases, Leprosy and Rabies) are isolated and treated. Cases of Plague and Cholera are compulsory transferred for this purpose. In this hospital a Central Analytical Laboratory is established. It is the sole laboratory in Mumbai Municipal Corporation, which analyzes the drugs received from different hospitals and dispensaries of Mumbai Municipal Corporation. In 2006 – 2007 the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory was installed at Kasturba Hospital for infectious disease.

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Insurance/ MediclaimBhatia Hospital is empanelled with most of the reputed Insurance providers for easy payment. Patients can avail the benefit of cashless hospitalisation.

Year established: 1892
Management: Government
Location: Chinchpokli
Nearest station: Chinchpokli (Central Line), Mahalaxmi (Western Line)
Monorail: Saat rasta
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Operation Theatres: 2
Visiting Hours: 24 hours open


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Kasturba Hospital

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Kasturba Hospital is a well known health care hospital in Mumbai with a vision to offer the best in class patient care and is equipped with technologically advanced healthcare facilities. A team of well-disciplined, well-trained medical staff, non-medical staff and experienced clinical technicians work round-the-clock to offer various healthcare services. It has a Molecular Diagnostics Reference Laboratory,  Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Central Analytical Laboratory. All Cases of infectious diseases are isolated and treated at this hospital.

It offers Specialities in  Allergic Disorders, Allergy, General Medicine,  Infectious Diseases, Pulmonology and  Respiratory Allergic Diseases. The hospital has all super-specialty services such as emergency, surgeries, cancer care and deliveries like any other hospital.

Kasturba hospital has a separate centre for coronavirus patients. It is the Center for coronavirus testing.




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