Chennai has been dubbed the “Health Capital of India. “Around 150 international patients are admitted to multi- and super-speciality hospitals every day. Chennai is home to roughly 45 percent international health tourists and 30 to 40 percent of domestic health tourists. The city’s speciality hospitals are famous because of the facilities offered, attracting patients worldwide.
Only half of the city’s 12,500 hospital beds are used by locals, with the rest being shared by patients from other states and foreigners.
The government-aided hospitals in the city include General Hospital, Government multi-super speciality hospital, Government Stanley Hospital, TB Sanatorium, Government Kilpauk Hospital, Government Royapettah Hospital, Adyar Cancer Institute, and National Institute of Siddha. The National Institute of Siddha is one of seven top national-level educational institutions dedicated to advancing the Indian medical system and Ayurveda.
On the other hand, some of the famous private-run hospitals in Chennai are Chettinad Health City, Apollo Hospitals, Kauvery Hospital, SIMS Hospital, SRM Hospital, Dr. Kamakshi Memorial Hospitals, Billroth Hospitals, MIOT Hospital, Global Health City, Deepam Pallavaram Hospital, Vasan Healthcare, and Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre.