The hospital was started on 9th November, 1990 by Dr.P.V. RAGHAVA SARMA M.D.,D.M., (PGIMER, Chandigarh). Cardiologist and Dr.P.Vijaya, M.D.,D.M (PGIMER, Chandigarh), Neurologist in the name of LALITHA HOSPITAL, HEART & BRAIN CENTER. For the last 20 yrs it has developed into a reputed and unique center for Cardiology, Neurology with 250 beded and also added all medical and surgical specialties under one roof providing advanced treatments.
It is located in the heart of Guntur City and it takes 5-10 min to reach the hospital either from railway station or Bus stand. Ambulance services available round the clock.
First Modern super specialities hospital in Guntur, managed by 420 strong committed staff including highly qualified full time medical specialists, experienced nursing staff, efficient technicians, trained paramedical staff, Physical therapists, social workers and fully computerized administrative department working towards the comprehensive care of patients.
It has many credits like 1st stroke unit in A.P, 1st Cath Lab in Guntur, 1st hospital health insurance policy, Thrombolytic therapy, Botox treatment, Primary Angioplasty in Heart and Brain, Aneurysm surgeries, Decompressive craniectomy, By-pass surgeries, Beating heart surgeries, Children Heart surgeries, Stroke & Heart awareness and preventive programs and pioneering original work in the treatment of paralysis patients..
The hospital is also proud of its academic achievements, it is recognized by NBE Board of post graduate training in DNB General medicine and DNB Neurology (Super Specialty). It also runs training courses for BSc nursing, Nursing Apprenticeship, ECG technician, Radiology technician, Medical lab technician, Hospital management and Computer training programs.
The hospital is recognized by State and Central governments for reimbursement and affiliated with many organizations like BSNL, SC Railway, AP Transco, APSPDCL, AP Genco, ESI, FCI, CWC, ECHS, APSRTC, Postal, ITC-ILTD, Aarogya badhratha, Andhra bank, State Bank of India, State Bank of Hyderabad, Insurance companies and TPA’s.
The theme of the hospital is to provide highly advanced state-of-the-art tertiary care treatments to all sections of the society on one hand and to spread the concept primary and preventive care with the help of public education programs and free health camps.