King George Hospital Profile

The Hospital was established in the year 1923. The Hospital and the College are within the precincts of about 27 acres on a sandy hill, which includes administrative buildings, wards, operation theatres, nursing school and college, students hostels, libraries, auditorium, lecture galleries, laboratories etc. There are altogether 50 buildings constructed in different periods with multiple entrances surrounded partly by slums.

The Hospital is providing the health care to the needy people not only of Visakhapatnam city / district and adjacent districts but also those of neighboring States of Orissa and Chhattisgarh.

The bed strength of the Hospital is 1037 and 240 beds in Superspecialty block not yet officially sanctioned and on average in a day 1250 out-patients, 115 to 130 admissions per day, 110 emergency cases are being treated and 60 to 70 surgeries including those of critical nature are also being performed. On an average 5000 to 7000 attendants visit the hospital.

There are 25 Departments existing in the hospital namely,

General Specialties

1 Anesthesiology 9 Radiotherapy
2 General Medicine-6 UnitsWith 1 one Female ward 10 Radio Diagnosis
3 General Surgery-6 UnitsWith 1 one Female ward 11 Dental Surgery
4 Gynec & Obstetrics-4 Units 12 Nuclear Medicine
5 Orthopedics – 3 UnitsWith 1 one Female ward 13 Blood Bank(Department of Transfusion Medicine)
6 Pediatrics-3 Units 14 School Health
7 D.V.L.-2 Units 15 Casualty(Department of Emergency Medicine)
8 Traumatology

Super specialties

16 Plastic Surgery 21 Gastroenterology
17 Neurology 22 Endocrinology
18 Neurosurgery 23 Paediatric Surgery
19 Nephrology 24 Cardiology-3 Units
20 Urology 25 Cardiothoracic surgery

The OP services of Gastroenterology, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Endocrinology will be provided on all days of the week except on Sunday.

There is a separate Super-Specialty block where super specialty services of the departments of Neurology, Endocrinology, Nephrology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery are provided.

A project has been taken up for construction of Multistoried building for Oncology and Surgical Block with an estimation of 75 Crores under Corporate Social Responsibility activities with 7 major Industrial Companies namely; RINL / NTPC / ONGC / BHEL / HPCL / NMDC/ Port Trust as proposed by the Hon’ble M.P.Dr. T. Subbirami Reddy and as approved by the Chairman, Hospital Development Society, King George Hospital, Visakhapatnam and District Collector, Visakhapatnam.

A new Casualty Block and Department of Emergency Medicine are under construction.