Medical Facilities in Hyderabad
Rajiv Aarogyasri Scheme (RAS)Rajiv Aarogyasri scheme is a welcome initiative by Andhra Pradesh State Government. To streamline its implementation, Aarogyasri Health Care Trust has been founded. This community health scheme was implemented in Andhra Pradesh from 1st April, 2007.
RAS is especially useful for people living below poverty line (BPL) who receive financial protection up to Rs. 2 Lakhs annually for treatment of diseases which require surgery and hospitalization. Even pre-existing cases of diseases are covered under this scheme. Ailments include treatment for cancer, Poly-trauma and heart, liver, lung, pancreas, kidney ailments, neurosurgery, prostheses (artificial limbs) and post-burn contracture surgeries etc. For assistance, 'Aarogya Mitras' are available at help desks in Primary Health Centres (PHCs), district and local hospitals.
Aarogyasri Health Care Trust Head OfficeAarogyasri Health Care Trust,
Road No: 46, Jubilee Hills,
Hyderabad - 500033.
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AHCT Koti Office Phone: 040 - 24650002
Jambagh Office Phone: 040-27654107
Phone Numbers of Officials of Aaragyasri
- Executive Officer Sri.Mohd.Siraj-ur-rahmanPhone: 8374445634
- JEO(Admin) K.Usha Rani Phone: 7702789863
- Dy.E.O (NT) B.Hariprasad Phone: 7702789915
- Dy.E.O(NT)Shaik Gouse Mohiddin Phone: 9701365383
- Dy.E.O (NT) A.S.Amruth KumarPhone: 7702789920
Employees Health Scheme (EHS)Employee Health scheme provides cashless treatment to all the State Government employees and pensioners and their dependents.Names of certain hospitals has been empaneled with Aarogyasri Health Care Trust
Grievance Cell (EHS)Mobile: +919701369797, +918374447761, +918374447763
Phone: 040-27654107 ext-618
Hospitals in HyderabadMedical tourism has become common in Hyderabad. Patients from far and near come to well known and specialized medical centres here for treatment. Apollo hospital in Jubilee Hills is famous for spinal surgery, balloon and laser angioplasty, limb lengthening etc. Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Somajiguda, Vivekananda Hospital in Begumpet and Global hospital in ladki-ka-pul are famous hospitals of Hyderabad.
Good Cardiac Centres in Hyderabad include Medwin Hospital in Chirag Ali Lane, Usha Mullapudi Cardiac Centre in Jeedimetla and Mahaveer Hospital in AC Guards.
Other top hospitals of Hyderabad are Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in Panjagutta, NIMS for stem cell therapy, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Global Hospital, L.V.Prasad Eye Hospital, Osmania Institute of Medical Sciences, Care hospital in Mursheedabad which is a multi-speciality hospital and Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS).
There are a number of Children's hospitals and dental centres in Hyderabad. The hospitals specialized for treatment of children only have well equipped Children's Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and perform Pediatric Surgery etc. Children's hospitals in Hyderabad include Ragini Children's Hospital, Dr Laxman's Children Hospital, Prerana Hospital for Women and Children, Sowmya Children's Hospital, Paramitha Children's Hospital, BBC Newborn & Children's Hospital, Lotus Children's Hospital, Little Stars Children's Hospital and Basant Sahney Paediatric Hospital among others.
There are fertility clinics and eye hospitals also for welfare of patients. Patients visit these hospitals for check up and treatment. Today,telemedicine and online booking in hospitals has rendered it easy for patients to contact concerned doctors and plan their own treatment. Treatment is affordable and becomes easier if one is protected under health insurance.
Major population goes to private hospitals for treatment with less than 28% middle and lower middle class patients heading for Government hospitals. However, Government hospitals in Hyderabad have equally good health care facilities and give treatment to patients at economical rates. They are equipped with expert doctors in respective fields and have upgraded themselves technologically too.