Narayana Hrudyalya ( Narayana Health City )

Narayana Hrudyalya ( Narayana Health City )
Location : Hosur Road, Bangalore
Established : 2000
No. Of Beds : 700
Specialities : Multi-Superspeciality
Accreditation : JCI, NABH, NABL
Popular For : Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Cancer Treatment


Narayan Health City, popularly known as Narayana Hrudyalya or NH in India, is among the strongest and most emerging names in the healthcare lanscape in India. Having started with a humble 225 beds, NH has now grown to 22 hospitals, 7 heart centres and a network of primary care facilities across India with around 6600 operat­ional beds.

Narayan Health has a strong presence in Karnatka and Southern and Eastern India, and has a strong emerging presence in Western and Central India.

NH is well known for its Cardiac care with Dr Devi Shetty's name strongly associated with the brand. Dr Shetty, the famous cardiologist, started the hospital with a vision to provide the best healthcare facilities to the needy at most affordable cost. He serves as the present chairman and visionary for the group and has played a remarkable role in building NH what it is today.

NH has presence in 18 cities in India, with 6 hospitals in Bangalore and 6 in Kolkata. This includes multi speciality tertiary care hospitals and primary care hospitals as well. The group has 3 JCI accredited and 8 NABH accredited hospitals.

NH group is well known for its very efficient and unusual business model in healthcare- "The economies of scale without compromising on the quality". NH has thus been able to offer affordable healthcare in India to masses without compromising the quality. The management of the hospital strongly believes that “quality” and “low cost” are not mutually exclusive in healthcare delivery.

The most prominent hospital under NH group is Narayana Health City, which has two most famous hospitals:

  • Naryana Hrudyalaya (Now Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences), Bangalore
  • Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Bangalore

Naryana Hrudyalya (Now Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences)
Narayana Hrudalaya

NH's largest and flagship hospital, now known as Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, was popularly known as Narayana Hrudyalya. Located in Bangalore, Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (NICS) is one of the largest heart hospitals in the world and is also counted among the best heart hospitals in the world.

Accredited by JCI, the hospital boasts of an excellent infrastructure comparable to the best medical institutions in the world. The hospital has more than 700 beds, 23 dedicated Cardiac Operation theratres and 5 fully digital cath labs which includes one Hybrid cath lab. The hospital performs more than 25 heart surgeries in a day and more than 15,000 cath lab procedures in a year.

The hospital has 80 beds only in pediatric ICU, which is the highest any hospital in the world has.

Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences performs heart surgeries on both children and adults. It is one of the distinguished medical institutions in the world recognised for Heart Transplant and its ability to succesfully perform complex cardiac surgeries such as Aneurysm and Valve repairs, Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Pediatric procedures like Device closure and Tetralogy of Fallot.

Thrombosis Research Institute is an important name in the hospital working in collaboration with TRI, London to develop a vaccine that prevents heart attack.

Specialities Available :
  • Anesthesia
  • Critical Care
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Diabetology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart Transplant

Accreditation :

The flagship hospital of the group, Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences is a JCI accredited hospital- the gold standard in healthcare accreditation.

The hospital also has NABH accreditation.

Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre

Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre

Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre is one of the largest comprehensive cancer centres in India offering multidisciplinary cancer care. The hospital has state of the art equipment and cutting edge technology along with highly trained cancer specialists, nurses and paramedics to give the best in class care to cancer patients.

The highlight of the hospital is the approach in which the care is provided. A team of experts from surgical, medical, radiation oncology along with pathology, radiology, nuclear medicine and related specialites come together for a tumor board meeting to discuss the treatment plan and together provide the best care to the patient. This "personalized treatment plan" allows each case to be reviewed by a number of experts resulting in best outcomes.

The cancer teams function in a site specific manner with the following clinical teams:

  • Breast Oncology
  • Bone Sarcoma Unit
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma Unit
  • Cancer Genetics Unit
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Gynaecological oncology
  • Haemato-Oncology
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Paediatric Oncology
  • Palliative Care Unit
  • Thoracic oncology
  • Thyroid Unit
  • Uro-Oncology

The clinical services are provided by the following teams:

  • Anaesthesia department
  • Critical care unit
  • Dietitian
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Radiology and interventional
  • radiology
  • Radiotherapy team
  • Pain Management team
  • Psychological Care team
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Speech and Swallow rehabilitation

Milestones and Achievements :

Narayana Healthcare Group has received many awards and has a list of achievements under its belt. Few of them are listed below :

  • Health Brand of the Year
  • Medical Tourism Brand of the Year
  • Community Health Organisation of the Year
  • CSR Award
  • Express Healthcare Excellence Award
  • 6th ICICI Lombard & CNBC – TV18 India
  • Healthcare Awards
  • Quality beyond Accreditation
  • Price/Performance Value Leadership Award
  • Best Risk Management Framework
  • Best Single Speciality Hospital in India
  • Healthcare leadership Awards
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Public Health Champion Award
  • Gold Award winner in Customer service by
  • Asian Hospital Management Awards
  • ABP News Brand Excellence Award
  • World's top 50 'BCG Local Dynamos 2014' for its operational Excellence
  • Inc. India Innovation 100 Awards
  • Porter Prize for Industry Architecture Shift
  • Philanthropy Award, Forbes India
  • Financial times Arcelor Mittal Boldness in Business
  • Awards 2013 – 'Corporate Responsibility/Environment'
  • Healthcare Provider Company of the Year
  • Ranked 36th among 'Would 50 Most Innovative Companies'
  • FICCI Health Care Excellence Award

And many more in previous years

Distance from the Airport :

Narayana Health City is located at a distance of 27 km or 16.8 miles from Bangalore International Airport. It takes around 40 min to reach Narayana Health City from the airport in normal traffic conditions.

Address :

258/A, Bommasandra Industrial Area, Hosur Road, Anekal Taluk, Bangalore, Karnataka- 560099