Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan and also the capital of the Punjab province. It is the fifth largest city in South Asia and the 26th largest city in the world. Lahore is a favorite tourist destination and The Guardian has ranked it as the 2nd best tourist destination in Pakistan.
In Lahore city some of the major private and government hospitals offer world class medical facilities and provide the latest medical equipments and modern technology. English speaking staff are available in many leading hospitals.
This is a short description of some of the major hospitals in the city of Lahore in Punjab Province of Pakistan.
Lahore General Hospital, situated in Lahore, is a famous hospital in the city and offers modern and comprehensive health care services to the people at an affordable cost. This is a government owned and operated hospital and the provincial government is the administrative authority. Their neurosurgery department is very famous.
Children's Hospital and The Institute of Child Health, Lahore is the most renowned children's hospital in the city. This pioneer center was founded in 1990 and offers most effective diagnostic, clinical, preventive and surgical facilities in pediatrics and appoints eminent medical professionals. This is a famous training and research center also. The institute has established school of nursing and school of allied health sciences.
Naz Hospital is regarded as one of the best hospitals in Lahore and is situated at 6-A, Link Shadman Road, Shadman, Lahore. The full fledged general hospital was established in 1980 by a famous doctor and is now managed by an American trained administrator. The modern hospital has three operation theatres, two delivery rooms and all other medical facilities. Ph.+92-42-758 7912, +92-42-758 8711, +92-42-759 1087
Mayo Hospital is one of the oldest and biggest hospitals in the city and has been providing high quality diagnostic, medical and surgical services to the people since its foundation in 1871.This government owned tertiary care hospital is attached to the well-known King Edward Medical University. This 1799 bed hospital offers cost effective treatments in 42 out-patient departments and gives 100% free treatment to poor people.
Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), situated in Lahore, is the largest cardiac center in the country and is also the first ISO certified government hospital. This premier health institute with 292 beds and highly sophisticated equipments has been offering world class cardiac care services to the patients for the last 18 years. This tertiary care hospital carries out more than 1700 cardiac surgeries and treats over160, 000 patients annually. This is also a well known research and training center in cardiology and cardiac surgery. Ph.+92-42-9203051-60
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is another well trusted hospital in the city that has been offering modern and reliable medical services to a large number of people since its establishment in 1921. This 700 bed private multy specialty hospital is managed by a family trust, well known for their invaluable services in public health care sector. The hospital employs eminent medical professionals and offers high quality services in all major departments.
Jinnah Hospital, situated at Allama Shabbir Ahmed Usmani Road,Lahore, is one of the largest and most reputed hospitals and teaching schools in Pakistan. This government owned hospital with 1100 beds offers modern and effective treatments and service in all departments through a team of 65 eminent consultant physicians and surgeons. Most of the training programs offered by this famous institute are recognized by Royal college of physicians, Royal college of surgeons and Royal college of obstetrics and gynecology in UK and Ireland. The hospital treats an average of 550,000 patients every year. Ph.+92-42-9231400-23
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, located in the Lahore city at 7-A, Block R-3, Johar Town, is the most leading cancer hospital and research institute in Pakistan. This charitable institute, founded by Pakistan's most well known cricket player Imran Khan in 1994, has established itself as a centre of excellence that offers latest, comprehensive and affordable treatments to a large number of cancer patients. This 115 bed modern hospital employs 1393 staff which includes 41 eminent consultants, Physicians and surgeons. This HACCP certified hospital has affiliation withUniversity of Bradford (UK) and has Membership of International Union against Cancer (UICC). Ph. +92 42 5945100
Nadeem clinic and maternity home is another reliable hospital in Lahore and is located at the town of Allama Iqbal. The hospital offers modern and complete treatment at reasonable cost and is particularly well known for their excellent services in gynecology and obstetrics. Ph. +92-42-445182, +92-42-445179[ad_2]
Source by Belle Kay