Founded in 1926, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College are the foremost teaching and medical care institutions in Parel
. It conducts undergraduate, postgraduate and super-specialty medical courses. Ph D courses in various allied specialties are also offered.
The 1,800-bedded hospital provides both basic care and advanced treatment facilities in all fields of medicine and surgery. There are over 390 staff physicians and 550 resident doctors to carry out the treatments. Separate departments have been maintained for anatomy, dentistry, general surgery, Ayurvedic medicine and cardiology.