Twenty five years ago, we set out with a purpose. To do the impossible.
This was founded on an unshakable belief. That the impossible is what no one can do, only until someone does it.
In fact, every medical breakthrough once seemed an impossibility.
For twenty five years, at Amrita, we've been taking on the impossible. And doing it. Employing pioneering methods and techniques. Embracing ground-breaking practices and rapidly advancing technologies. Blazing trails all the time, for the rest to follow.
So that we keep on transforming the lives of people who come to us. Offering them care. Offering them hope. For a cure. For relief from pain. For a return home.
We keep on reshaping their future. Rewriting their life stories.
Driven by a will to overcome. And the courage to do the impossible.
Every medical breakthrough once seemed an impossibility.
Till someone took it on. At Amrita, we do what they think
you cannot do. Because we take on challenges. And, as it
happens, thrive on them.
Not surprisingly this has made for a series of firsts - in the state, in the country, and even in the continent.
India's first micro blood stem cell transplantation
India's first hospital to do the largest number of high-precision robotic liver transplants
Asia's first robotic-assisted DBS implantation for Parkinson’s Disease
Asia Pacific’s first ROSA robotic-assisted neurosurgeries
India's first fully robotic liver transplant (donor hepatectomy)
India's first centre for robotic surgical training for Surgeons
India's first robotic-assisted knee and hip replacement
India's first-hand transplantation
India's first extended reality lab in a medical facility
India's first medical 3D printing facility
India's first dedicated Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic
India's first comprehensive and dedicated Fetal Cardiac centre
India's largest epilepsy monitoring unit
India's first in conducting the largest number of minimally invasive epilepsy surgeries
India's first foetal surgery of its kind, successfully operated on a 21-week-old baby in the mother's womb
Asia's first upper-arm double hand transplant
Kerala's first Centre for High Precision Radiation Therapy, equipped with CyberKnife and Tomotherapy
India's first 3D printed breast bone reconstruction
India's first Amyloid Centre
India's first fully-integrated Diabetic Foot Care service
India's first neural therapy centre
India's first NANOBIO centre - Application of nanotechnology in healthcare
Kerala's first liver transplantation (deceased donor)
The largest number of robotic surgery specialties in Kerala
The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney (SPK) transplantation in Kerala
Kerala's first gender affirmation surgery
Kerala's first implantation of the world's smallest artificial heart pump
First and most comprehensive pediatric cardiac program in Kerala
Kerala's first small bowel transplantation
Kerala's first Telemedicine Centre with satellite connectivity
Kerala's first minimally invasive procedure for heart valve replacement in 2016
Kerala's first blood stem cell transplant & therapies centre in the private sector
Amrita Hospital has made sure to remain aligned with the latest
advances, including Radixact, Tomotherapy H series, 256-slice CT scanner, 3 Tesla MRI Scanner,
interventional cath labs, and automated lab solutions.
We are pioneers in robotic surgery in India. These minimally invasive procedures increase precision and accuracy and decrease pain and recovery time, encouraging patients to opt for the technology.
Amma’s healthcare mission also reaches those who have no other way to afford treatment. Overall, the hospital has successfully treated a remarkable 1,96, 29, 527 patients over the past 25 years. As of December 2022, Amrita Hospitals have provided completely free treatment and subsidised care to 59, 28, 728 patients-a total worth of Rs. 816 crores in charitable medical care.
We have charitable territory centres at Andaman island, Mysore, Wayanad and Amritapuri, Kollam
Patient centricity and multidisciplinary approach form the foundation of the 17 Centres of Excellence (CoEs) at Amrita Hospital, Kochi. These centres consistently deliver excellent outcomes and outstading safety ratings. They bring the services of extremely brilliant and experienced physicians, surgeons, researchers, nursing, and other staff on one platform.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, KOCHI
Features some of the most advanced medical facilities and techniques available in India today and is ranked 8th best medical school as per the NIRF Rankings 2022.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, KOCHI
Is one of the biggest dental colleges in Asia, includes a Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Master’s Degrees in many advanced areas, and is ranked 19th best dental school in India as per the NIRF Rankings 2022.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF PHARMACY, KOCHI
Maintains an exemplary clinical practice, conducts community outreach programmes that address the needs of society at large, and is ranked 14th best pharmacy school in India as per the NIRF Rankings 2022.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF NURSING, KOCHI
Operates six major departments: Foundations of Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, and Obstetric & Gynaecological Nursing.
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES, KOCHI
Focuses on training Physician Assistant specialists to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services in all medical specialties.
AMRITA SCHOOL OF NANOSCIENCES & MOLECULAR MEDICINE, KOCHI
Is an internationally recognised academic and research institution in the fields of nanomedicine, molecular medicine, energy science and engineering.
Kerala’s first telemedicine centre started by us in September 2002. This was set up with the help of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The telemedicine unit also conducts tele-surgeries linking remote doctors with expert surgeons during the procedure—Amrita Hospital, Kochi was India’s first to carry this out.
On May 4, 2009, it became part of India’s PAN-African telemedicine network, thus extending its services beyond India’s borders. The goal of this initiative is to bring digital health to every doorstep. The network’s main objective is to eventually provide adequate educational facilities and affordable healthcare to 53 nations of the African Union.
National Healthcare Excellence Award for Healthcare Betterment (Best Hospital CSR Category) by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
British Medical Journal Award for Quality Improvement in Healthcare for Paediatric Heart Program
British Medical Journal Award for the Best Surgical Team in South Asia received by the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
British Medical Journal Award 2016 for Infectious Disease Initiative of the Year National Excellence Healthcare Awards for Patient Safety and Innovation in Medication Technology by FICCI
Excellence Award for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) hosted at CAHO (Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations)
WSO Angels Award from the World Stroke Organization for the best management of brain stroke patients received by the Department of Stroke Medicine
AHPI Healthcare Excellence Award from India’s Association of Healthcare Providers in the category of Quality Beyond Accreditation
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the state’s first Centre for High-Precision Radiation Therapy for cancer patients at the 1,300-bed Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amrita Hospital) on March 11, 2017.
The first Simultaneous Pancreas Kidney (SPK) transplantation in the state of Kerala was performed on a 35-year-old Civil Engineer at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on August 17, 2014. This is the third such successful surgery in India.
In India’s first-ever fetal surgery of its kind, surgeons at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi have successfully operated on a 21-week-old fetus in the womb to remove an obstruction in urine flow that was damaging its kidney. This is a significant milestone, bringing the country on par with Western nations in care of the unborn child...