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Medical Tourism in Mangalore

Mangalore in the last few years is growing to become an important city for medical tourism as this city offers some of the best services in the health sector. Mangalore is proud to be associated with six medical colleges in the city. The Indian Medical Association sectary Dr Kamath maintains that they are over three thousand doctors in Mangalore and nearly six hundred are registered under IMA. The other important reason for Mangalore to become a city fir medical tourism is a simple fact that the rates for medical treatment are very economical when compared to other parts of the country. Many people visit the city for dual purpose now, which is for their health and other for sight seeing. The growth of tourism in Mangalore would also bring in wealth into the city of Mangalore and boost its economy to a great extent.

Medical tourism in Mangalore
The hospitals in teh city are well equipped with high end medical equipments that have hugely contributed to the Medical tourism in Mangalore

Reasons behind Mangalore being a coveted city for Medical Tourism

The cost of medical procedures is very less compared to the cost incurred in Bangalore and other urban cities of India. For example consultation fee for a reputed physician in Mangalore would be around Rs 200/-. The same fee would be Rs 500/- in Bangalore. Therefore people staying in Gulf area, come back home for medical treatment at nominal fees.

Dr. Sorake a reputed surgeon attached to SCS Hospital in Mangalore believe that cities like Kochi have updated technology but patients come to Mangalore as they have tremendous faith in their  doctors. These doctors offer personalized service to their patients and are very ethical in nature. The patients thus trust them and flock to Mangalore for medicinal procedures.

Mangalore as a city has a fantastic transportation system. Patients can travel by air, rail and even roads to avail their medical health problems. Even patients from Kerala travel by trains and air flights to reach Mangalore. The public system in Mangalore is also very efficient.

Various activities related to medical tourism is also being undertaken in large scale. Healthcare & Medical Tourism Expo 2013 was held recently in Mangalore. This Expo served as a common platform to understand what the benefits that is available in the sphere of medical tourism and what are the specific steps taken by local government to arrange for medical tourism. This Expo also focused on the various medical tourism packages available by different small and large hospitals in Mangalore.

List of Private Hospitals in Mangalore

Adarsha Hospital
Contact Address
N.H. Bypass Main Rd., Kundapura - 576201   

Athena Hospital
Contact Address
Falnir, Mangalore - 575001   
Land line Phone: 0821-429722, 442834

Dr.Boloor’s Nursing Home
Contact Address
-Ashok Nagar, Mangalore - 575006   
Land line-PhoneNo: 0821-459013

ChandraShekar Nursing Home
Contact Address
Kinnigoli, Udupi - 576101   

Chetana Hospital
Contact Address
Hebri - 576112  
Chethan Hospital
Contact Address
-B.S.Temple Rd., Puttur - 574201   
Phone No: 0821-21959

City Hospital
Contact Address
-Kadri, Mangalore - 575003   
Phone No: 0821-217424, 217901, 217902

Colaco Hospital
Contact Address
-Bendoor well, Mangalore - 575002   
Phone No: 0821-434444

Fr. Mullers Charitable Hospital
Contact Address
-Kankanady, Mangalore- 575002
Phone No: 0821-436301, 436236

Fr. Patrao Hospital
Contact Address
-Puttur - 574202   
Phone No: 0821-20399

G.V.Pai Memorial Hospital
Contact Address
-Moodabizdri - 574227   
Phone No: 0821-60216

Highland Hospital
Contact Address
-Highlands, Mangalore - 575002   
Phone No: 0821-426953

Jayashri Nursing Home
Contact Address
-K.S.Rao Rd., Mangalore - 575001   
Phone No: 0821-440263

K.M.C Diagnostic Centre
Contact Address
-Chandra Bldg., Balmatta, Mangalore-575001   
Phone No: 0821-427227, 441880

M.V.Shetty Hospital
Contact Address
-A.B.Shetty Circle, Mangalore - 575001   
Phone No: 0821-426953, 426699

Mangala Nursing Home
Contact Address:
Upper Bendoor, Balmatta Rd., Mangalore - 575002   
Phone No: 0821-218316. 218568

Padmashree Hospital
Contact Address:
Vivekananda Road, Kadri Hills
Mangalore - 575004   
Phone No: 0821-411555, 411081, 415153, 211555

Padmavathi Hospital
Contact Adress:
Surathkal - 574158   
Phone No: 0821-476600, 476601, 476602, 476603

S.C.S Hospital
Contact Address:
Lower Bendoor, Mangalore   
Phone No: 0821-436211

Sridevi Nursing home,
Contact Address
-Nr.Gandhi Park, Kundapura - 576201   
Phone No: 0821-20066, 21022

Dr. T.M.A. Pai Rotary Hospital
Contact Address
-Bejai, Mangalore   
Phone No: 0821-212744, 211745

Unity Health Complex
Contact Address
-Highlands, Kankanady, Manglaore   
Phone No: 0821-429771

Vijaya Nursing Home
Contact Address
-Bunts Hostel Road, Mangalore   
Phone No: 0821-444672, 444677

Vinaya Clinic and Nursing Home
Contact Address
-Karangalpady - 3   
Phone No: 0821-494150

Yenepoya Hospital
Contact Address
-K.S.Rao Rd., Mangalore - 575003   
Phone No: 0821-496851

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