Established in 1985, Ernakulam Medical Centre is one of the leading multi-specialty hospitals in Kerala
. This 300-bedded hospital is situated on the NH-bypass at Palarivattom
, 4 km north of Vyttila
in Ernakulam District
. It provides quality healthcare programs to the entire spectrum of patients including those of the lower socio-economic state.
The Medical Centre specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, general medicine, pediatric surgery, gastroenterology, orthopedics, thoracic surgery, oncology and nephrology. Facilities include advanced neonatal and pediatric tertiary care center, intensive care unit, six operation theatres, a large well-equipped laboratory, the burns unit, department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and trauma center.
The hospital operates a nursing school, which offers a three year course in general nursing and midwifery, recognized by the Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. It has experienced faculty, well-stocked library, fully equipped lab, AC conference hall and hostel facilities.