Dr Durgabai Deshmukh General Hospital & Research Centre(Chennai)

Dr Durgabai Deshmukh General Hospital & Research Centre(Chennai)

Durgabai Deshmukh General Hospital and Research Centre of Andhra Mahila Sabha was established in the year 1950. The institution, which was started by Dr Durgabai Deshmukh as milk distribution centre, has grown in to a modern Multi-Specialty hospital, with facilities from Gynaecology to Geriatrics over last 53 years. The hospital is situated in a very strategic location near Thiru-vi-Ka bridge at Adyar and the road itself is named after the illustrious founder Dr Durgabai Deshmukh.

The hospital is known for its facilities in General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pediatrics, Neonatology and Geriatrics. Specialists consultants from the following specialties like Dentistry, ENT, Cardiology, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Uology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Pediatric Surgery, Gastro-entrology are also available in the polyclinic attached to the hospital.The hospital has a 24 hours lab attached with in its premises with facilities for routine Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry, Histopathology, in addition to ECG and X-ray. Biochemistry tests are conducted with aid of Semi Auto Analyser & Hormone Tests & HIV test are done using ELISA Counter. Efforts are also on to provide a CT Scanner and a Dialysis unit. Yet another unique feature of the lab at AMS is the QUALITY ASSURANCE tie up with CMC, Vellore. Periodically the test samples are sent to CMC, Vellore and quality of tests are ensured. Colour Doppler and Ultra Sonogram are also available. Further we have a Blood Storage Centre.The specialty of DDGH & RC is the geriatric ward a step well ahead of its time and is one of its kind in the city of Chennai. The Multi Specialty hospital offers Master Health Check at a very competitive rate of Rs 500/-. There are two ambulance vans available for use by general public. Fitting very well with the scheme of Multi-Specialty Hospital and a Research Centre the hospital runs a Nursing School, Laboratory Technician’s Course – both recognized by Government of Tamilnadu in addition to a physiotherapy training unit.Hospital provides free services in the following areas:

  • Two outreach vans go out daily to slums and outskirts to give free treatment and medicines at the doorstep of senior citizens and needy poor

  • The eye department conducts free camp twice a month on Sundays and offers consultation and free surgery to deserving patients

  • Vaccines for expectant mothers, essential vaccines for children are given free or at subsidized rates with the help of donations

  • Deserving patients are also provided with free in-patient treatment

  • A family welfare unit with Government Grant is run by the hospital at Santhome. Free delivery is performed even Caesarian is done for those who come to our hospital


  • Ultrasonogram

  • ECHO Colour Doppler

  • Audiogram

  • Blood Storage Centre

  • 24 hours Laboratory Services


Durgabai Deshmukh General Hospital and Research Centre Durgabai Deshmukh Mahila Sabha 11, Dr Durgabai Deshmukh Road Chennai 600028


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