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 and also added medical and surgical specialties under one roof providing advanced treatments. It is 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 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.
It has 24 hrs availability of diagnostic services including Siemens spiral CT, Hitachi MRI scan, latest Flat panel Cath lab, Ultrasonology, Dopplers, Video Endoscope, Bronchoscope, Digital X-ray, Biochemistry & Clinical Labs and Pharmacy.
Lalitha hospital provides round the clock emergency care for various emergencies like Heart attacks, Paralysis, Head Injuries, RT accidents, Medical emergencies, Poisoning, Surgical emergencies, Trauma etc by multi disciplinary team of experts.
The hospital has many First’s to its credit 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 and 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 General medicine and 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, FCI, ECHS, APSRTC, ITC-ILTD, Andhra bank, State Bank India, State Bank of Hyderabad, Insurance companies and TPA’s. The hospital runs free health camps every month at community level. Under Aarogyasri program the hospital has provided free OPD and Inpatient care for thousands of patients.
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.