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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 www.wockhardthospitals.com

Wockhardt Hospitals are one of the tertiary care, super speciality healthcare networks in India offering healthcare services. The chain of hospitals is owned by the parent company Wockhardt Ltd., India's 5th largest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare company with a presence in 20 countries across the globe. 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 9 multi speciality hospital networks.[1]

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

Network Hospitals[edit]

South Mumbai

Situated at Mumbai Central, in the heart of the city’s business district, the New Age Wockhardt Hospital in South Mumbai is a 21-storeyed tertiary care hospital. It focuses on Critical Care and also has a Heart Care Institute in its facility.

The New Age Wockhardt Hospital is the first fully wireless hospital in Asia, first wireless ECG management system in India, first paperless ICU in Mumbai, first GPS enabled ambulance service that sends relevant statistics to the doctors & first Intelligent ICCA system enabling anytime-anywhere patient data retrieval system by doctors in Mumbai. In addition to this, it has the highest number of beds in ICU (100).[2]

North Mumbai

Wockhardt Super Speciality Hospital, North Mumbai offers hi-end clinical care in Cardiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Joint Replacement Surgery. It is a 14 storied & 330 bedded multi-speciality located in the northern region of Mumbai, Mira Road.

Wockhardt Super Speciality Hospital is equipped with 9 operation theatres with Laminar Air Flow System to achieve Zero Bacterial Count, ‘ICU on Wheels’ on call 24x7 & Critical Care Department.[3]

Vashi (Navi Mumbai)

Sterling Wockhardt Hospital, Vashi, is a 50 bedded, multispeciality 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.

The hospital is equipped with one operation theatre with a dedicated Endoscopic suite, 10 bedded ICU, 3 bedded Emergency Department, diagnostic facility and Emergency Ambulance Services. [4]


N M Virani Wockhardt Hospital, Rajkot is a hospital to offers 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.[5]

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

Nagpur (Super-Speciality Hospital)

Wockhardt Super speciality hospital in Nagpur is the first NABH accredited hospital in Central India. Wockhardt Super Speciality Hospital is conferred as Best Super Speciality Hospital in Nagpur by "The Week" Magazine, (Hansa research) consecutively for two years.[7] 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.

Nagpur (Heart Hospital)

Wockhardt Heart hospital, is one of the pioneers of Angiography by the radial method in Nagpur. 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.[8]


Wockhardt Hospitals, Nashik is the first corporate hospital in north Maharashtra which offers 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 [9] 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.[10]


Adventist Wockhardt heart hospital, Surat offers services in the areas of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery backed with 24 hours Emergency & critical Care Services. This Super Speciality 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]

Accreditations and Associations[edit]

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.[12]

Core specialities[edit]

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 & Joint Care

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

Brain & 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.

Digestive Care The Department of Surgical Gastroenterology at Wockhardt Hospitals offers wide variety of diagnostic & therapeutic procedures for all diseases related to gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.

Urology & Nephrology

Surgical subspecialty that tackles diseases involving the male and female urinary tract, the male reproductive system, and the female pelvic floor.

Aesthetic Care

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).

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Provides investigative, treatment and emergency services for a whole range of obstetric and gynaecological conditions.



  • 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
  • 2010 NUSI Wockhardt Hospitals, Goa
  • 2014 Acquisition of Management and Operation of TUIMSAR, North Mumbai
  • November 2014 New Age Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai


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