Healthcare Scenario of Mumbai


Mumbai city of dream, can it fulfill the dream of healthcare entrepreneurs

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in any healthcare venture in Mumbai? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in government, private diagnostic centers that are available in Mumbai? 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 Mumbai, India.

Below is the superficial and macro level survey if you need a refined market and financial feasibility or any other study related to healthcare is required you can contact hospaccx healthcare business consulting pvt ltd on:[email protected] or [email protected] Or you can visit our website on

Mumbai: An Overview

Mumbai also known as Bombay is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra or financial Capital of India . It is the most populous city in India and the ninth most populous agglomeration in the world. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city. Mumbai is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the world’s top ten centers of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating 6.16% of India’s GDP and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 70% of maritime trade in India (Mumbai Port Trust and JNPT), and 70% of capital transactions to India’s economy.


Mumbai’s urban population is estimated to be over 21 million, and the densely populated city is one of the largest in India. The population of Mumbai is estimated to be 21,690,000. The Malad-Dahisar region in the west and the Chembur-Govandi region in the east have grown the fastest, growing between 17 and 20% in the last 10 decades. The males in Mumbai contribute about 53.62% of the population and females contribute about 46.31% of the population. Average literacy rate of Mumbai is 89.73%. Hinduism is majority religion in Mumbai city with 65.99 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Mumbai with approximately 20.65 % following it. In Mumbai city, Christianity is followed by 3.27 %, Jainism by 4.10 %, Sikhism by 0.49 % and Buddhism by 0.49 %.


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A. Navi Mumbai International Airport

The fast-tracking of the NMIA (Navi Mumbai International Airport) project is having a positive impact on real estate development in Navi Mumbai and locations in the airport’s vicinity, especially the Panvel region. The new airport will cater to 35 mn passengers by 2020, 55 mn by 2025, and 90 mn by 2030, according to CIDCO.

B. Sewri – Nhava Sheva Trans-Harbour Link

Sewri-Nhava Sheva Trans Harbour Link, is a proposed 21.8 km, freeway grade road bridge connecting the Indian city of Mumbai with Navi Mumbai, its satellite city. When completed, it would be the longest sea bridge in India.

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Mumbai has long been considered as one of India’s most prominent and international cities. Some experts project that in the next 10 years, Mumbai will be the largest developing city in the world. The city and country have made great strides in improving infrastructure and quality of life and one area that also has seen and needs continued improvement is in its healthcare facilities.

There have been an increasing number of private hospitals and clinics emerging as the city’s public facilities can greatly vary in quality and standards. Many of the public clinics and hospitals do not meet international standards.


Government hospital, municipal cooperation of greater Mumbai and private hospital together contributes more the 40,000 hospital beds which are spread over 28%in government hospital ,22 %in municipal cooperation of greater Mumbai hospitals and reaming 50%in private healthcare. still there is an adequate requirement to serve the huge population base of Mumbai.


Mumbai as one of the most popular places or referring center for major government hospital in India. Not only from Maharashtra patient are coming across whole India government hospitals as a referred patient to get the best treatment in government hospitals of Mumbai.


1. KEM Hospital – 1800 beds

KEM Hospital treats about 1.8 million out-patients and 85,000 in-patients annually. It is located in Parel.

2. Dr. R N Cooper Hospital – 940 beds

Dr. R N Cooper Hospital is located in Juhu. Annually it treats more than 75,000 indoor patients and 25,000 out-patients.

3. J J Hospital – 1352 beds

J J Hospital more than 30,000 indoor admissions every year and more than 5 lakhs out patients every year. It is located in Mumbai Central.

4. KASTURBA Hospital – 236 beds

It treats more than 50,000 patients annually. It is located in Jacob Circle, Mumbai.

5. Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital – 1462 beds

This hospital treats about 1.9 million out-patients and 81,000 in-patients annually and is located in Sion. It is also known as “Sion Hospital”.

6. Tata Memorial Hospital – 600 beds

Nearly 6300 major operations are performed annually and 6000 patients treated with Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy annually. It is located at Parel.


As one of the most popular places for expats in India, Mumbai has begun to attract international private clinics and hospitals. While other cities in India are catching up and there are some stumbling blocks for the private healthcare sector, Mumbai is still considered the leader. Most private facilities accept direct billing with insurers thus if you have an expat medical insurance in place, this will help ease the financial burden should an emergency happen.


1. Breach Candy Hospital – 250 beds

Breach Candy Hospital has been providing high class treatment to patients for more than 5 decades. It is surrounded by South-Mumbai Coastline.

2. L H Hiranandani Hospital – 240 beds

In 2007 L H Hiranandani became the first hospital in Western India to receive the prestigious NABH Accreditation for Hospitals and Healthcare providers.

3. Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital – 750 beds

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute is India’s one of the most advanced tertiary care facilities.

4. Seven Hills Hospital – 1500 beds

This hospital is considered as not just one of the famous hospitals in Mumbai, but also as one of the best hospitals in Mumbai, for its wide range of medical treatments and services offered to patients

5. Fortis Hospital Mulund – 300 beds

It has highly skilled and experienced surgeons and paramedical staff. Areas of multi-specialty include cardiology, urology, cardiac surgery, nephrology, neurosciences, orthopedics, etc.

6. P D Hinduja Hospital – 350 beds

P. D. Hinduja Hospital is a super-specialty, tertiary care hospital founded in December 1951 by late Shri Parmanand Deepchand Hinduja. It is the first hospital in India that performed epilepsy surgery through skull opening, and laparoscopic gall bladder surgery

7. Bombay Hospital – 830 beds

Bombay Hospital also known as BHMRC (Bombay Hospital And Medical Research Centre – Mumbai) is a private hospital in Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1950 by R. D. Birla. There are 4 dedicated operation theatres, 2 cath labs where 1,800 surgeries and 4,000 angiographies/angioplasties are conducted each year.

8. Jaslok Hospital – 359 beds

Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai was founded by philanthropist Seth Lokoomal Chanrai. The hospital was formally inaugurated on 6 July 1973 by the erstwhile Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.

9. Lilavati Hospital – 323 beds

It boasts of 323 beds with one of the largest Intensive Care Units (ICUs), most advanced 12 Operation Theaters, more than 300 consultants and manpower of nearly 1,800. Hospital attends to around 300 In-patients and 1,500 Out-patients daily.

10. Wockhardt Hospital – 350 beds

Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai, founded in the year 2014, was created with the vision of treating and healing thousands and millions of lives. Situated at Mumbai Central, in the heart of the city’s business district, it is a 21-storeyed state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital.

11. Nanavati Hospital – 352 beds

Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital is a hospital in Vile Parle, Mumbai which was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru in November 1950 and opened in May 1951. This Hospital is backed by the expertise and reputation of over 350 consultants, 100 resident doctors, 475 nursing staff and 1500 employees.

12. Apollo Hospital – 500 beds

The Hospital is conveniently located close to the junction of two major highways i.e. Mumbai – Pune & Mumbai – Uran (JNPT). The Hospital offers comprehensive and integrated super specialty services under one roof with highly experienced doctors supported by well-trained team of nurses & technicians and other support staff.

13. Global Hospital – 450 beds

The hospital comprises of 17-stories, housing state-of-the-art infrastructure and advanced medical care facilities. The hospital is a center of excellence for Orthopedics, Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement surgery.

Major Single Speciality Hospital in Mumbai .

1. Shroff Eye Hospital

Leading eye hospital in Mumbai, India. Shroff Eye has stood for excellence in eye care since 1919. There are 2 centers in Mumbai at Bandra (W) and Marine Drive, Mumbai.

2. Ojas Eye Hospital

Ojas Eye Hospital began its journey in Ophthalmic Eye Care on 7th June 1987 and has been providing eye treatments since then. Ojas has emerged as a leading ophthalmic centre in Mumbai & India and has restored vision to over 80,000 patients across India and the world.

3. Lotus Eye Hospital

Lotus Eye Hospital, Juhu is a Non-Profit Charitable Hospital which has been accredited by ISO certification. The Hospital remains linked to high ethical standards and is presently treating over a lac patient in O.P.D. and performing about 5,000 surgeries annually.

4. Currae Gynaec, IVF & Birthing Hospital

Currae Hospital is a chain of multi-specialty hospitals in India. It has its hospitals in Thane, Kolkata, and Mumbai. Currae is owned by the Patni Group, part of the Indian information technology industry.

5. Nova IVI Fertility Clinic

Established in January 2012, the Nova IVI Fertility center at Mumbai is fully equipped with the latest technology available and offers the most effective treatment to patients. It is situated in Chembur, Mumbai.

6. Apex Dialysis Centre

Apex Kidney Care Pvt. Ltd. (AKC) provides comprehensive kidney care at affordable rates to patients suffering from kidney disease. It has 26 centres spread across Mumbai.

7. HCG Apex Cancer Centre

HCG-APEX Cancer Centre is a state- of- the-art 119 bedded oncology hospital with all oncology facilities under one roof. The hospital provides quality cancer care through Surgical, Radiation & Medical Oncology all under one roof with a full range of diagnostics.


1. Terna Medical College

Terna Medical College is a medical college located in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has 100 undergraduate seats for MBBS course.

2. KEM Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College

This college has 180 undergraduate seats for MBBS course and is consistently ranked amongst the top twenty-five medical colleges in India by India Today.

3. Grant Medical College

The annual intake for the MBBS Course is 150 students. This college is located in Kamothe area of Navi Mumbai.

4. MGM Institute of Health Sciences

For MBBS course intake of 150 students is permitted by the Medical Council of India. It is located in Nerul city of Navi Mumbai.

6. Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College

Annual intake for MBBS course is 150 students. This college is located in Sion, Mumbai.

7. K. J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre

It has 50 undergraduate seats for MBBS course. It is situated in the Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex which is located on a 22.5-acre campus in the heart of city of Mumbai at Sion.


1. Suburban Diagnostics

Suburban Diagnostics, established in 1994 has rapidly emerged as one of the most technologically advanced diagnostic centers. Its headquarter is in Mumbai.

2. NM Medical

NM Medical is the pioneer of radiology, cardiology, pathology, and preventive health checkups in a diagnostic center setting in India.

3. Way2Health Diagnostics

Way2Health Diagnostics has grown rapidly and currently comprises of 36 Diagnostic Centers including 11 Comprehensive Diagnostic Centers.

4. SRL Diagnostics

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.



a) Navi Mumbai

It is 26 km away from Mumbai. Harbour and Trans Harbour trains go to Navi Mumbai.

 b) Thane

Distance from Mumbai to thane is only 20 km. From Thane station Mumbai is an hour away.

c) Karjat

Karjat is 65 km away from Mumbai. It takes 2 hours to travel from Karjat to Mumbai by train.

d) Raigad

Raigad is a district in Maharashtra. People travel from many parts of this district to Mumbai. The doctors from Raigad mostly refer their patients to Navi Mumbai or Mumbai.

e) Lonavala

Lonavala is approx. 85 km away from Mumbai. Mumbai-Pune expressway goes via Lonavala which makes easy for people to travel to Mumbai.


a) Ratnagiri

Distance between Mumbai to Ratnagiri is 330 km by Road and 362 km by Rails. Aerial distance is 242 km. There are direct trains from Mumbai to Ratnagiri.

b) Jalgaon

Distance between Jalgaon to Mumbai is 405 km by Road and 367 km by Rails. Aerial distance is 349 km.

c) Surat

The aerial distance from Mumbai to Surat is 231 km while the road distance between Mumbai to Surat is 278 km. By Train it is 233 Km.

d) Nashik

Nashik lies in the northern part of Maharashtra state. The driving distance between Mumbai and Nashik is 165 km, while the aerial distance from Mumbai to Nashik is 136 km and by train it is 128 km.


At the first look, it looks like Mumbai is overcrowded with public and private hospitals there is no scope for any new player to venture. but the real scenario is all together is different there is an acute requirement for the hospital beds as per WHO norms still 9,000 beds are required with respect to the population base at Mumbai.

Above is the superficial and macro level survey if you need a refined market and financial feasibility or any other study related to healthcare is required you can contact us: hospaccx healthcare business consulting Pvt Ltd on :[email protected] or [email protected] Or you can visit our website on


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