Healthcare Scenario of Dehradun

Healthcare Scenario of Dehradun

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Dehradun? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in Dehradun? Are you looking to find out which part of the of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of medical facilities and healthcare scenario in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India


Dehradun  is the interim capital city of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region.  Dehradun is in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas. It is also known for its Basmati rice and bakery products. It was called “The Gray City” in the initial days because ex-Army officers and VIPs considered this place ideal for residence after retirement. As the state capital, Dehradun is home to many government institutions. Dehradun is renowned all over India for its educational institutions.

Population Mix

In 2011, the total population of Dehradun was 1,696,694; of which male were 892,199 and female were 804,495.

Urban and Rural Population Distribution

Population of rural area is 44.48% and urban area is 55.52%. Literacy rate of rural area is 79.08% and urban area is 88.27%.

Sex ratio of rural and urban areas was found to be 921 per 1000 males and 886 per 1000 males respectively and child sex ratio was 915 per 1000 males and 864 per 1000 males of rural and urban areas respectively.

84.25% was the Average Literacy rate of the city, with 78.71% of male and 69.27% of female.

Sex ratio was 902 per 1000 males.

Child sex ratio was 889 per 1000 boys.

Total children (0-6) in Dehradun city are 201652 as per Census India report on 2011. There were 106746 boys while 94906 are girls. The child forms 12% of total population of Dehradun City.

Hindi is the primary and official language. Other languages spoken in the region are English, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Tibetan, Garhwali and Kumaoni.


Dehradun is a city located at the foothills of Himalayas and categorized under zone IV which is the second highest seismic risk zone. Its geomorphological and meteorological characteristics, makes it prone to a number of natural hazards. Beside earthquake, the region is frequently devastated by landslides, cloudbursts, flash-floods, cold waves and hailstorms.



Jolly Grant airport is situated at a distance of nearly 30 km from Dehradun city centre. Many private and government airline operators serve this city with weekly flights to and from major Indian cities.


Dehradun railway station has service to major cities including DelhiMumbaiKolkataLucknowTrivandrumVadodara and Varanasi.


Dehradun is well connected through road network, is the best and easily available transport option.

Major Corporates in Dehradun

Growth Plan of City

Jolly Grant to Sahastradhara Highway Project

An express-way is proposed between Jollygrant and Shastradhara. The total stretch has been divided into two parts –
(i) From Shastradhara to Raipur Bridge
(ii) From Raipur Bridge to jollygrant

Railway Station Shifting Project

Railway Station shifting to Harrawala in PPP(Public Private Partnership) mode. Construction of express highway from old station to new proposed station. Modification and improvement of old station to reduce traffic conjunction.

Metro Transit between Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun

Prefeasibility study is been done by UIPCL (Uttarakhand Infrastructure Project Company Ltd.), regarding metro connectivity between Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar.

Jolly Grant Airport Expansion

The Uttarakhand government has decided to expand Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun, where the number of passengers is expected to double in the next few years. 

Healthcare Scenario of Dehradun

The healthcare facilities in dehradun district consist of private and public hospitals, formal and informal service providers as well as secondary and tertiary healthcare with single clinic doctors. This entire system of civil hospital, dispensaries, PHC, family welfare, mental health care, drug addiction, Ayurvedic , Homeopathic Dispensaries provide quality of health services and control of communicable diseases. 

Major Government Hospital in Dehradun

Doon Hospital

Is one of the top most government hospitals in North India .The hospital is well equipped, it offers brain mapping. This hospital also handles major trauma and surgeries

Major Private Hospitals in Dehradun

Max Super Specialty Hospital

It is 200 bedded, multi speciality hospitals. They offer specialized care with the best of technology like Gait training, Muscle Stimulator, Laser Pain relief for migraine and etc.

Synergy Hospital

This hospital is a multi super specialty care in dehradun, with 140 beds. It has various departments and specialized doctor in cardiology, urology, nephrology, prenatal and antenatal care, gastroentology and ophthalmology.

Kailash Hospital

325 bedded multi specialiy NABH and NABL accredited hospital. The hospital is supported with 200 specialist and super – specialist doctors to provide best medical care at affordable price.

Uttaranchal Ayurvedic Hospital

The institute established in 2001. 100 bedded hospital with modern facilities with yoga centre, physiotherapy and panchkarma units.

Combined Medical Institute (CMI) Hospital

150 bedded multi-speciality private hospital, which provides both primary and secondary healthcare services.

Single Speciality Hospitals in Dehradun

Fortis Escorts Hospital

It has set benchmark in cardiac care, with its 50 bedded hospital. It is recognised as a centre of Excellence providing the latest technology in cardiac care. Established in 2012.

Luthra Hospital

It is maternity and infertility centre in dehradun, established in 1970.

Diagnostic Centres in Dehradun

Sikund Diagnostic Centre

Established in july 1993, first diagnostic centre in dehradun to provide both pathology and radiology diagnostic services in one premise.

Doon MRI & Diagnostic

It was the first centre to install an MRI machine in 2001.

DPC Diagnostics

Is known to be one of the most renowned pathology lab, that offers an all-inclusive collection of diagnostic facilities including an extensive range of specialities in pathology services.

SRL Diagnostic

SRL is the largest diagnostics company in India having an impressive ‘Reach’, providing superior quality diagnostic services to its customers through a very efficient network of labs and collection points. 

Drain Area


Dehradun is up coming in terms of healthcare. Though the district includes number of hospitals, it still has a shortage of medical staff and specialities. This opens an opportunity for medical institutes and speciality training organisations to fulfil the shortage of the district.

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