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Wockhardt Hospitals
Industry Healthcare
Founded 1989
Headquarters Mumbai, India
Key people
Zahabiya Khorakiwala, MD
Anupam Verma, President
Number of employees
Website wockhardthospitals.com

Wockhardt hospitals was incorporated on August 28, 1991 under the Companies Act, 1956 as a public limited company. The Company was originally named First Hospitals and Heart Institute Limited. On September 11, 2000 the name was changed to Wockhardt Health Sciences Limited and subsequently on October 19, 2000 the name was changed to Wockhardt Hospitals Limited.

Wockhardt hospitals is one of the leading tertiary care, super specialty healthcare networks in India offering high quality healthcare services. The chain of hospitals is owned by the parent company Wockhardt Ltd which has featured on the list of Top 10 pharmaceutical companies in India. Wockhardt hospitals, originally called First hospitals and Heart Institute, were one of the early movers among corporate health-care chains in India. The company was established in 1989 and it started its first operations with a medical center in Kolkata, 1989 and a heart hospital in Bangalore two years later. Today the company has its presence across India with 8 multi specialty hospital networks and a ninth on its way.[1]

Network hospitals[edit]

Wockhardt hospitals, Goa

Wockhardt hospitals Ltd., Goa is Goa’s First & only NABH accredited Superspecialty hospital offering comprehensive, end to end care in Cardiology, Cardiac surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Joint Replacement surgery.[2] The Wockhardt Institute of Aesthetics Other key specialties include Minimal Access surgery, Internal medicine, Nephrology, Urology, Critical care, Cosmetology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical and Surgical Oncology along with Emergency & Trauma Services.[3]

The hospital is equipped with:[4] 180 beds (of which 43 are specifically for critical care patients) • 5 Operation theatres meeting International standards • Digital flat panel Cardiac Catheterization lab • Dedicated dialysis and Physiotherapy centers • Dedicated Cardiac Ambulance and a 24 hours Wockhardt Emergency Heart line, Accident & Trauma line

Nagpur super-specialty hospital

Wockhardt super specialty hospital in Nagpur is the first NABH accredited hospital in Central India. Wockhardt super specialty hospital is conferred as Best super specialty hospital in Nagpur by “The Week” Magazine, (Hansa research) consecutively for two years.[5] The 118 bedded hospital with a Modern Cathlab, 4 Operation theaters, 50 Beds of ICCU & SICU & with In-house diagnostic facilities like CT scan, MRI, EEG & EMG.

The citizens of Central India can now avail of Super Speciality Medical care in the areas of Cardiac & Cardiac surgery, Interventional Radiology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement surgeries, Minimal Access Surgery and Critical care besides other specialities like Urology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Emergency Care and Preventive Healthcare & various high end surgeries like Kidney Transplant surgery, Bariactric Surgery, Minimally Invasive surgeries.

Nagpur Heart hospital

Wockhardt Heart hospital, is one of the pioneers of Angiography by the radial method in Nagpur. An accomplished full-time expert team of cardiologists and cardio surgeons drives our cardiac services at Wockhardt Heart Hospital, Nagpur. The ICU is managed and monitored round-the-clock by our cardiologists to ensure timely care in cardiac emergencies. This team is supported by skilled and qualified nurses known to be expert in quality patient care. The hospital is geared with 50 beds (12 ICU and 5 SICU), 2 Cardiothoracic Operation Theatres, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Dedicated cardiac Ambulance & 24 Hour Emergency Heartline.[6]

Nashik hospital

Wockhardt Hospitals, Nashik is the first corporate hospital in north Maharashtra which offers comprehensive, end-to-end care in Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedics and Joint Replacement Surgery. Other key Specialties include Minimal Access Surgery, Nephrology, Urology, Critical Care, Medical & Surgical Oncology and Emergency Services & Trauma Line. Apart from providing Preventive Healthcare Services, the hospital also acts as a Regional Referral Centre for Pathological investigations.

The hospital is accredited by NABH [7] and equipped with 200 beds (of which 44 are critical care beds), 4 Operation Theatres meeting International Standards, digital Flat Panel Cardiac Catheterization Lab, dedicated Cardiac Ambulance and a 24 hrs Wockhardt Emergency Heart Line & Accident & Trauma Line.[8]


N M Virani Wockhardt Hospital, Rajkot is a dedicated super specialty hospital to offers end-to-end care in Cardiology, Cardiac surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Joint replacement & Minimal Access Surgery along with other specialties like Urology Nephrology, Medical and surgical Oncology, Endocrinology, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Critical care, Emergency Care and Preventive Healthcare. It is the only NABH Accredited hospital in the region.[9]

The hospital is equipped with: 170 beds (24 MICU and 6 SICU beds), 6 Operation Theatres with one dedicated for Endoscopies, and having a full-time expert surgical team, dedicated Cardiothoracic and Orthopedic/ replacement Operation Theatres, true flat panel Cardiac Catheterization Lab, dedicated cardiac ambulance and a 24 hours emergency heart line.[10]


Adventist Wockhardt heart hospital, Surat offers comprehensive services in the areas of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery backed with 24 hours Emergency & critical Care Services under one roof. This Super Specialty Heart Care hospital is equipped with 110 beds (40 bedded Critical Care Unit), 2 Cardiothoracic Operation Theaters meeting International Standards with Full-time Cardiac Surgery Team, digital Flat panel Cardiac Catheterization Lab, dedicated Cardiac Ambulance and 24 hours Wockhardt Emergency Heart Line.[11]

Vashi (Navi Mumbai)

Sterling Wockhardt hospital, Vashi, is a 45 bedded, multispecialty hospital offering care in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Joint Replacements, and Minimal Access Surgery. Other specialties like Urology, Nephrology, Medical and surgical oncology, Endocrinology, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Critical care, and Emergency & Preventive healthcare also find prominence for the benefit of the citizens of Vashi and its peripheries.

The hospital is equipped with 45 patient beds, one operation theatre with a dedicated Endoscopic suite, 10 bedded state of the art and patient centered ICU, 3 bedded Emergency Department, State of the art diagnostic facility and 24 hours Emergency Ambulance Services. [12]

Accreditations and associations[edit]

Wockhardt hospitals is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospital and Healthcare providers, NABH.[13]

Wockhardt Hospitals has strategic alliances with Partners Harvard Medical International.[14]

Wockhardt-HMI HIV/AIDS Education and Research Foundation (WHARF) is a non-government organization established to provide training to healthcare professionals and counselors in India.[15]

The Hospital has joined hands with Needy Heart Foundation making pediatric cardiac surgeries for needy children available at a highly subsidized rate. It has collaboration with Rotary Pacemaker Foundation.[16]

Core specialities[edit]

Brain and spine care

Non-surgical neurological services like management of headaches, dementia, infections, stroke and rehabilitation, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimers disease, etc. Surgical services include microsurgery for brain, spinal tumor, endoscopic brain surgery, brain surgery for epilepsy, spine trauma, etc.[17]

Heart care

Wockhardt hospitals houses heart rehabilitation programs, interventional cardiac procedures, cardiothoracic surgery procedures, paediatric cardio-surgery, emergency heart attack care many more heart care medical services and offerings.

Bone and joint care

Total knee replacement, total hip replacement, paediatric orthopaedics, sports medicine, orthopaedic oncology, etc.

Aesthetic surgery

Wockhardt Institute of Aesthetics, a branch of cosmetic surgery treatments of Wockhardt Hospitals, offers affordable plastic surgery. Some of the offerings are: face procedures including browplasty (browlift), blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty (nose job), rhytidectomy (facelift), botox, alloplastic augmentation (facial implants), hair transplant, etc. Body contouring treatments like liposuction, abdominoplasty, vaginoplasty (also known as v-tuck, a procedure to tighten vaginal muscles).

Bloodless surgery

Bloodless surgery in heart care, brain and spine care, bone and joints, and minimal access surgery.

Major Developments over the Years[edit]

January 1990 Wockhardt Medical Centre, Kolkata

March 1991 Wockhardt Hospital and Heart Institute, Bangalore

July 1993 Wockhardt Hospital and Kidney Institute, Kolkata

July 2002 Wockhardt Hospital, Mulund, Mumbai

July 2004 Wockhardt Heart Hospital, Nagpur

July 2005 Kamineni Wockhardt Hospital, Hyderabad

January 2006 Wockhardt Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore

February 2006 Wockhardt Heart Centre, Hyderabad

January 2007 N M Virani Wockhardt Hospital, Rajkot

January 2007 Wockhardt Hospital, Chord Road, Bangalore

April 2007 Sterling Wockhardt Hospital, New Mumbai

•June 2007 Wockhardt Hospital, Chord Road, Bangalore

Recognition and news[edit]

Wockathon 2013 - 330 walking and running enthusiasts pledge to keep their heart healthy.[18]

• Wockhardt Hospitals, Goa becomes the First NABH Accredited Hospital in the state.[19]

• 1st International CABG in Goa at Wockhardt Hospital.[20]

• An Initiative by the Nurses of Wockhardt Hospitals, Goa.[21]

• Zahabiya Khorakiwala wins Business Today award.[22]

• Technological breakthrough in Total Hip Replacements helps 20-year-old Sai Prasad Naik lead normal life.[23]

• Wockhardt's Campaign against Drunken Driving, Nashik.[24]


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