Top 8 Private Hospital Groups in Bangalore


Are you looking for information about private healthcare providers in the city of Bangalore? This article provides you a bird's eye view of the popular corporate hospitals in the city with the addresses and contact information.

Introduction

Although private health care is expensive, Bangalore is the popular destination for premium health care for people from Karnataka, rest of India and other countries. In a city like Bangalore, that is expanding rapidly, transport and travel is difficult, even challenging in cases of emergency periods. It would wiser to be aware of the private healthcare providers closer to home or workplace so that one can plan his/ her medical checks or seek quick attention in case of emergencies.

Most of the private hospitals offer a wide range of services in medicine and ancillary sectors. It is not easy to find out which hospital are the best. In this situation, two of the important tags that indicate the hospital quality and patient care are 1.NABH, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare and 2. JCI, Joint Commission International are approval seals like ISO and ISI which are awarded after assessing the hospital in all the various aspects ( medical teams, infrastructure, labs, cleanliness, complications, infection rates, research work, protocols etc) that go into delivering health care to the patient.

Choosing a hospital can be difficult at times, often people base their decision on previous experience, word of mouth, recommendations from friends, family and the family doctor. One can also check for the NABH and JCI approvals and also the testimonials from the previous patients.

List of Private hospitals

The well known corporate hospitals in Bangalore that offer a wide range of services like any major premier government or teaching hospital are

  1. Apollo Hospitals
  2. Aster CMI Hospital
  3. Columbia Asia Hospitals
  4. Fortis Hospitals
  5. Mallaya Hospital
  6. Manipal Hospitals
  7. Narayana Health City
  8. Vikram Hospital


Services offered

Most of these hospitals have out-patient, in-patient and emergency care services. They offer online website help regarding booking appointments, getting test results etc. The cost of consultation in the OPD department is obviously higher than that of a GP (general practitioner), so it is worthwhile to
know about what all to ask during a consultation so that one get proper treatment and advise.

These hospitals have a 24 hour Blood Bank, Pharmacy, Emergency room (Casualty), Radiology, Ambulance, and Laboratory. It offers OPD and In-patient services in most specialties medicine, pediatrics, surgery, hematology, pulmonology, rheumatology, orthopedics, oncology, Organ transplant ( kidneys, liver, bone marrow), Cardiothoracic surgery, Emergency surgery, Vascular surgery, Obesity Surgery etc. These hospital chains operate on the hub and spoke model wherein there will be one apex referral center with the other individual but smaller units scattered across the city.

Before visiting these hospitals, one can gather a basic idea from the family doctor about which specialty to visit so that money and time are used optimally. For instance, if one has Acidity or Gastric trouble, they need to book an appointment with the Medical Gastroenterology team. For trouble with Gallstones or Appendicitis or hernia they need to see a General or Laparoscopic Surgeon

Certain services like radiotherapy, Burns admissions, dentistry, psychiatry in-patients services are not available in all the units of these hospitals, for these services, it is best for one to contact the hospital for further information. Most hospitals accept most of the popular insurance companies like Bajaj Allianz, Future General, ICICI Prudential family health plan, TTK Healthcare, HDFC Ergo, Raksha TPA, Reliance, Religare etc.

Many people with chronic diseases which need regular assessment and people around the age of 40 years often visit these private hospitals for an annual master health check, one can plan and organise medical tests, so that unnecessary time is not wasted in big hospitals waiting at various departments.

Cost of services

The cost of the services depends on what services one needs, for instance, an OPD consultation would be in the range of Rs 400-Rs750/session and the cost of a liver transplant would be around the range of Rs 25 lakhs. The cost depends on the wards and package chosen also. Each hospital has a separate finance counselor who would give a realistic estimate of the cost involved for a particular service.

A. Apollo Hospitals

Among the various Apollo hospitals in Bangalore, the Bannerghatta Road center is approved both by NABH and JCI.

  • Apollo Hospitals Bannerghatta Road
    154/11, Bannerghatta Main Road,
    IIM Opposite, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076
    Phone: 1860 500 4916
  • Apollo Hospitals Seshadripuram
    No. 65, 1st Main Road, Sheshadripuram,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020
    Phone: 1860 500 4916
  • Apollo Hospitals J P Nagar
    491, Marenahalli Rd, TMC Layout,
    1st Phase, JP Nagar,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078
    Phone: 1860 500 4916
  • Apollo Specialty Hospital Jayanagar
    21/2 (Old No.2), 14th Cross Rd,
    Jayanagar East, Jaya Nagar 1st Block,
    Jayanagar, Bengaluru,
    Karnataka 560011
    Phone: 1860 500 4916


B. Aster CMI Hospital

No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH.7, Hebbal, Sahakara Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560092
Phone: 080 4342 0100.

C. Columbia Asia Hospitals

This private chain of hospitals is known for its self-sufficient units placed strategically in the popular hubs of the city. The main hospital (Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur) is NABH and JCI accredited. The hospitals under this brand include

  • Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur
    26/4, Brigade Gateway, Beside Metro,
    Malleswaram West, Bangalore - 560 055
    Telephone: +91 80 3989 8969 / +91 80 6165 6262
    Ambulance: 96202 26481
    Emergency Numbers: +91 080 30115555 / 7676300900
  • Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield
    Survey No. 10P & 12P, Whitefield Rd,
    Varthur Kodi, Ramagondanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066.
    Telephone: +91 821 398 9896 / +91 821 332 2333
    Emergency: +91 80 6736 6666
  • Columbia Asia Hospital – Sarjapur Road
    Ward No – 150, Ambalipura,
    Sarjapura Main Road (Opposite Iblur),
    Bangalore – 560102
  • Columbia Asia Hospital. Hebbal
    Kirloskar Business Park, Bellary Road,
    Hebbal, Bangalore - 560 024
    General Line: +91 80 4179 1000 / +91 80 3012 3456


D. Fortis Hospitals

  • Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta Road
    154/9, Opposite IIM-B,
    Bannerghatta Road,Bengaluru,
    Karnataka - 560076
    Email: care.bng@fortishealthcare.com
    Phone: +91 9663367253
  • Fortis Hospital Cunningham Road
    14, Cunningham Road
    Bangalore,
    Karnataka - 560052
    Email: care.cg@fortishealthcare.com
    Phone: +91 9686860310
  • Fortis Hospital Nagarbhavi
    23, 80ft Road, Guru Krupa Layout,
    Nagarbhavi 2nd Stage, Bengaluru,
    Karnataka - 560072
    Email: care.nbv@fortishealthcare.com
    Phone: 080 2301 4122
  • Fortis Hospital Rajajinagar
    111, West of Chord Road,
    Opp 1st block Junction, Bangalore
    Karnataka - 560086
    Email: care.rnr@fortishealthcare.com
    Phone: 080-23004444


E. Mallya Hospital

No.2, Vittal Mallya Road, Ashok Nagar,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001
Hours: Open 24 hours
Phone: 080 2227 7979

F. Manipal Hospitals

Manipal is a reputed name in the field of education and healthcare in Karnataka and South India. The Manipal Education and Medical Groups runs four hospitals in Bangalore (https://www.manipalhospitals.com/).

  • Manipal Hospitals
    98, HAL Old Airport Road, Kodihalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560017, India
    Numbers: 1800-3001-4000
    Fax: 080 - 25266757
  • Manipal Hospital Whitefield
    143, 212-2015, KR Puram Hobli, Off Hoodi Village, EPIP Industrial Area,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066
  • Manipal Hospitals - Jayanagar
    45/1, 45th Cross, Opp Bangalore Central Mall 9th Block,
    Kottapalya, Jayanagara 9th Block,
    Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560069
  • Manipal Hospital - Malleswaram
    No. 71, 11th Main Road, Opp Railway Station,
    Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003
  • Manipal Kormangla
    Address: 16, 80 Feet Rd, 4th Block,
    Nirguna Mandir Layout, Cauvery Colony, Ejipura,
    Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034


G. Narayana Multispeciality Group of Hospitals

  • Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bommasandra
    258/A,Bommasandra Industrial Area, Anekal Taluk, Hosur Road,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560099
    Telephone: 1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact: 080 7122 2684
    Email:info.nics@narayanahealth.org
    This institute is known for its quality cardiac work, heart surgeries in large numbers (https://www.narayanahealth.org/hospitals)
  • Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center (Cancer and other surgeries), Bommasandra
    258/A, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Hosur Road, Anekal Taluk,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560099
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact:1800 4250 4250
    Email: info.msmc@narayanahealth.org
  • Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Whitefield
    Plot No. 3&4, ITPL Main Road,Sadaramangala Industrial Area, Whitefield,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560066
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact:888 443 1599
    Email:info.wf@narayanahealth.org
  • Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, HSR Layout
    Basant Health Centre Building, No-1, 18th main (Opp.HSR Club),
    Sector 3, HSR Layout,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560102
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact:080 7111 2299
    Email:info.hsr@narayanahealth.org
  • M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre, M S Ramaiah Nagar
    M S Ramaiah Nagar, MSRIT Post, New BEL Road,Mathikere, Devasandra Layout,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Email:info.msr@narayanahealth.org
  • Narayana Multispeciality Clinic, Jayanagar
    No.108, Uday House, 30th Cross, 8th B Main Road,4th Block, Jayanagar,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560011
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
  • Chinmaya Narayana Superspeciality Centre, Indiranagar
    CMH Hospital, CMH Road,Defence Colony, Indiranagar 2nd stage,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560038
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact:7829042424
    Email:info.cnh@narayanahealth.org
  • St. Martha's Narayana Heart Centre, Sampangi Rama Nagar
    #5 Nrupatunga Road, RBI Colony, Sampangi Rama Nagar,
    Bangalore, Karnataka - 560001
    Telephone:1860 208 0208
    Emergency Contact:+91 953 804 3453
    Email: info.sm@narayanahealth.org


H. Vikram Hospital (Bengaluru) Pvt. Ltd

No.71/1, Millers Road, Opp. St. Anne's College,
Bengaluru - 560 052.
Phone:+91-080–33509007
Fax:+91-80-7100 4598
Email:vcare@vikramhospital.com

Summary

It is clear from the above list that there are about eight popular private hospitals, most with branches all over Bangalore. One can check the websites of these hospitals, the credentials of the doctor and the hospital before narrowing down their choice. Most of these hospitals are well connected or closeby to metro or public service buses. Given that these are private healthcare providers, when time permits, one should not hesitate to find out the cost of the services offered before availing them.


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