Srinagar is a part of the breathtaking Jammu and Kashmir. This hill station is dubbed as Heaven on Earth. Many poets and writers have waxed eloquent on the scenic beauty of Kashmir. Kashmir and Srinagar are both known for its picturesque locales that consist of beautiful gardens and lakes. Srinagar has a lot of natural beauty to be explored. Health care in this region has improved drastically over the last few years. There are private players who have provided access to people of Srinagar to quality health-care. As a result, there are diagnostic centers as well as hospitals for people to go to in event of health emergencies.
Compiled ahead is a list of leading hospitals in Srinagar.
|Hospital Name & Address||Phone|
|Noora Hospital |
Umer Abad, Zainakote HMT Parimpora, Srinagar - 190012
|0194 249 7600|
|Florence Hospital |
Main Road, Chanapora, Near J and K Bank Srinagar Gpo, Srinagar - 190001
|0194 244 0860, 0194 244 0760, 9797112071, 9906680715|
|Khyber Medical Hospital |
Khayam Chowk Srinagar Gpo, Srinagar - 190001
|0194 245 5119|
|Maharishi Dayanand Hospital |
B. C. Road Rehari Chungi, Srinagar - 180001
|0191 254 5225|
|Ramzaan Hospital |
Gogji Bagh, Opposite Amar Singh College , Srinagar - 190008
|0194 231 0045, 231 1809, 9419439292|
|Sheikh Ul Alam Hospital |
Opposite Petrol Pump, Kani Kadal Karan Nagar, Srinagar - 190010
|0194 248 6869|
|New City Hospital |
Tengpora Bye Pass, National Highway - 1A Batamaloo, Srinagar - 190009
|0194 248 4216, 248 4217|
Srinagar is a popular travel destination among people from different countries. It can easily be termed as "Switzerland of the East." There are many lakes in and around the city. One is sure to spot rare migratory birds in this heavenly city in few months in the year. One can find that many films from Hindi film industry have been shot in the backdrop of these heavenly locales with the snow-capped mountains and terrains. This environment makes for beautiful backdrops in every frame in a movie and also for photography. All this hustle in this city makes it all the more important for it to have a developed healthcare sector.
There are few hospitals in Srinagar, but they are extremely patient-oriented facilities. They are extremely self-sufficient to diagnose and treat patients in their own premises. Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in these facilities are equipped with portable ultrasound and ECG machines, ventilatory support, dialysis machinery, blood gas analyzers and other life support machinery. Hospitals host treatment facilities across specialties like respiratory sciences, nephrology, cardiac sciences, psychiatry, general surgery, oncology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, orthopedics etc. Patients are provided all-round medical care comprising of diagnosis, medication, surgery and recuperative therapy. These hospitals have full-time physiotherapists attached to them for helping patients get back on their feet after surgeries. There are observation wards for patients who need to be kept there just for a day post-their surgeries before discharge.
There are many single specialty hospitals in Srinagar that cater to treatment of just one medical discipline. Srinagar has hospitals for obstetrics and gynecology, bone and joint health, lung disorders etc. The city has government medical colleges, maternity and nursing homes. The medical colleges provide graduate and under-graduate courses. The quality of medical courses provided here is comparable to international universities. Doctors graduating from these colleges then go on to work in these very hospitals as faculty or specialists. Hence, medical college hospitals in Srinagar are well-staffed at any given time of the year. Students studying in these medical colleges are encouraged to conduct research. This results in treatments that are innovative and adding to the existing ones. Newer research thus is a win-win situation for patients as well as medical practitioners.
Majority hospitals in Srinagar have in-house imaging departments. Relatives do not need to take the patients out for imaging and diagnostic testing purposes. The imaging is done right there in the hospital premises. Technicians and radiologists managing these departments are qualified to handle medical emergencies and patients that are difficult to manage.