The Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre is one of the oldest tertiary care, multi-specialty Trust hospitals of the country. In the late 60s, when the establishment of large private hospitals was not common, the institution was conceptualized & endowed to the city of Mumbai by Seth Lokoomal Chanrai. Seth Chanrai came from a family of philanthropists who had businesses in many countries. The family had already supported many small & large projects. Seth Lokoomal entrusted Dr. Shantilal Mehta the task of establishing an ultra-modern centrally located medical centre where people of all races and creeds could received the benefits of advanced health care. Jaslok Hospital is situated at Dr. G Deshmukh Marg., Peddar Road which is a main artery of South Mumbai and overlooking the Arabian Sea.
The name Jaslok was derived from the names of Seth Lokoomal & his wife Smt. Jasotibai. Seth Chanrai’s vision was implemented and brought to reality largely by his Brother-in-law Dada Mathradas Assomull. The hospital was inaugurated on 6th July 1973 by the erstwhile Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi.
Jaslok Hospital is a private, full-fledged multi-speciality hospital with 376 beds of which 67 are ICU beds. The number of consultants has increased from the initial 50 to around 253 with 124 fully trained resident doctors. & having department of nursing school with 495 qualified nurses & 60 students at any given time.
Research activities in various field in collaboration with other institutions in india & abroad More importantly, the hospital has evolved into a tertiary referral centre for providing advanced, complex problems as well as a training institution. It attracts patients not only from Mumbai but all parts of Maharashtra, and other states and abroad. Prominent citizens from all over the country have availed of the advanced facilities at the Jaslok Hospital.
Jaslok also attracts a significant number of patients from abroad. The institution now has around 35 established specialities and these are growing steadily. The departments are equipped with state of art equipment and manned by trained & dedicated staff many of whom now run training programs. Jaslok is now a full-fledged teaching institution and conducts postgraduate courses as well as a nursing school being recognised the National Board of Examinations in 22 specialties.
The Hospital has also played an important role in serving the less fortunate sections of the society which was an important part of the vision of its founders. As of date, out of 376 regular beds, 41 beds in the hospital are offered free of charge and 100 beds are given at concessional rates. Since it’s inception, the hospital has maintained a significant number of free and concessional beds. In addition Jaslok treats patients from some institutions including orphanages like the “Bal Asha Trust” free of cost. Concessions are also offered to Senior Citizens and an active social work departments helps the needy patients with donations from Trusts.
Well developed specialties and services are available at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre are- Department of Anesthesiology, Imaging & Interventional Radiology department with Conventional Radiology, CT Scan, MRI section, Mammography. Department of Radiation Oncology, with Latest Pet-Scan, modern Cardio Vascular & Thoratic Surgery, Advanced Dental surgery, Dermatology, E.N.T. Department Fully equipped I.C.U,, PICU, & NICU. Nephrology, Neuro Science Division including Neurology EMG with Evoke Potentials and nerve conductive studies and Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuroradiology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics & Trauma Services, Pathology & Transfusion medicine, Immunology, Microbiology, Haematology, Surgical Pathology & Electron Microscopy, advanced Pediatrics & Neonatology, Well Developed vesicular surgery dept. Dept., of Chest Diseases, along with Pulmonary function laboratory Urology, with Lithotripsy Ultrasound, Obstrectis & Gynecology, Oncosurgery, Nuclear Medicine Radiation Oncology, Cardiology, having full-fledged Cath Lab for Angiography And Angio Plasty with E.C.G & 2 D ECHO. Gastroentrology, General surgery, Dept. of Infertility management and Assisted Reproduction (IVF), Genetics, Psycharity, Endocrinology, Physiotherapy, Molecular Medicine & Biology, Plastic surgery, Internal Medicine, Radioimmunoassay (RIA), with Toxicology, Department of General surgery & Allied with various supra major & advance surgeries Operation Theatre with modern Facilities. In- Patient Facilities, Casualty, Blood Bank, Health Check – Up, Pharmacy, Support Services, Maxillo Facial Prosthesis.
Using Technology with Tender Loving Care:
The Hospital’s services include sophisticated technology, which is also available in emergency for patient treatment. It ensures speed in diagnosis. The Jaslok Hospital is like a home of experienced medical professionals in enhancing the patient care. The Hospital is well known for launching the latest technologies in different areas of the Medical Field. Service excellence is achieved through an ideal blend of medical brilliance and personalized care.
Jaslok Hospital relies a great deal on innovation, introspection and to continuing upgrade and improve patient care. Our Hospital provides healthcare that includes prevention, excellent treatment, rehabilitation and health education for patients and their families.
Care with comfort:
Jaslok Hospital is famous for the pleasant, comfortable, air-conditioned patient rooms equipped with nurse call systems, television, and refrigerator and telephone facility during their treatment. Cuisine to suit international tastes is an integral part of our food and special beverage service. The nursing care is, in itself, a matter of high standard in patient care.
Quick registration procedures, extensive tie-ups with medical insurance organizations and corporate world – credit cards are accepted for payment.
All the necessary conveniences are within the hospital premises. These services include telephones, book shop, pharmacy, florist, cafeteria and spacious air-conditioned waiting lounge.
Comfortable, well appointed, well equipped rooms matching your needs in every respect, competent and caring medical and paramedic staff, facilities for patients’ companions, various types of room.