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Hospitals in Delhi

Medical facility is an integral part of a well established city and Delhi ranks among the best in medical facilities in India. In Delhi, there are a number of government and non-government organizations offering health care facilities to the citizens. Directorate of health Services (DHS), under the government of NCT of Delhi is the major agency committed to delivering better health care. It coordinates with other government and non-government organization to deliver the best medical facility in Delhi.

The World Health Organization has very categorically stated that "The hospital is an integral part of a social & medical organization. The function of which is to provide for the population complete health care, both curative and preventive and whose outpatient services reach out to the family and its home environment; the hospital is also a centre of training of health workers and for biosocial research" There are a total of eleven hospitals that are working under DHS. These hospitals provide OPD, IPD and casualty services.

The hospitals working under Directorate of health Services, Delhi are:

Guru Gobind Singh Govt. Hospital
Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital
Maharishi Balmiki Hospital
Malviya Nagar Colony Hospital
Moti Nagar Colony Hospital
Patel Nagar Colony Hospital
Roa Tula Ram Memorial Hospital
Attar Sain Jain Hospital
Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital
Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital
Dr. N. C. Joshi Memorial Hospital

Accidents and Injuries (Trauma)

Delhi has special establishments that provide emergency services in case of accidents, immediate medical care and emergency medical treatments. In case of emergency, you can either call Centralized Accidents and Trauma Services (CATS) or Police control room or the Ambulance. You can also take the patient to the nearest hospital or the Sushruta Trauma Center near ISBT. Major hospitals offering intensive care (ICU) and other emergency medical treatment are:


Burns need quick and prompt medical care. In case of an emergency, you can take the patient any of the following hospitals:


Hindu Rao Hospital, Civil Lines
ESI Hospital, Basai Darapur
Deen Dayal Hospital, Hari Nagar
Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Dilshad Garden
Lok Nayak Hospital, Delhi Gate
Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi
Safdarjang Hospital


You can call fire service (101) or the Police Control Room (100) or the Centralised Ambulance or Trauma Services (1099) for help. You can take the patient to any of the hospitals mentioned above for instant and quality treatment.

In case of minor injuries or accident one may contact:

Swami Dayanand Hospital, Shahdara
Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Jahangir Puri
Lal Bahadur Hospital, Khichdi Pur
Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, Civil Lines
Guru Gobind Singh Hospital, Raghubir Nagar
Charak Palika Hospital, Moti Bagh
Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Rohini
RaoTula Ram Hospital, Jafar Pur Kalan

If you find an injured person who needs immediate medical care, you can take him to any of the above mentioned hospitals. You don't have to disclose your identity for taking an injured person to any of the hospitals in Delhi.

The Supreme Court of India has made it mandatory for all private and government hospitals to entertain each and every case of medical care despite the excuse of the case being medico legal. The doctor attending first in such cases will exactly record the findings and provide them to the authorities as and when required

Dog Bite

If you come across a condition when a dog has bitten some one then the first thing you should do is wash the affected area with water and soap. Take the affected person to the nearest hospital for treatment. Rabies vaccination is easily available at medical stores and at all government hospitals in Delhi.


Unconsciousness is a serious condition when a patient feels restlessness due to an injury or trauma. It may also occur due to excessive poisoning and other diseases like cerebrovascular accidents, hypertension, diabetes mellitus etc.

Government and private hospitals in Delhi are geared to cater any such cases. So it is advisable to take the patient to the nearest hospital for immediate care.

Heart Attack

Heart attack is a critical case which normally occurs in mid age people where a patient feels anxiety and reports severe pain in chest, breathlessness, sweating, anxiety and sudden unconsciousness.

Delhi has world fame Cardiologic facilities with a track record of high success rate as compared to other countries. People from different countries visit these hospitals for treatment.

Some of the major hospitals with Intensive Cardiac Care (ICCU) facilities:

Sucheta Kriplani Hospital, Panchkuian Road
Safdarjang Hospital
Hindu Rao Hospital, Civil Lines
ESI Hospital, Basai Darapur
Deen Dayal Hospital, Hari Nagar
Escorts Heart and Research Institute, Okhla, New Delhi
Lok Nayak Hospital, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
GB Pant Hospital, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
Guru Teg Bahdur Hospital, Shahdara

For Medical Emergency

Delhi has dispensaries all across the city. A patient can be taken to a nearby dispensary from 8.00 AM to 2.00 PM.

Outbreak of Diseases

In case of any outbreak of a particular disease like measles, chickenpox, dengue haemorrhagic fever, cholera, jaundice, etc., you can report to the District Nodal Officers of the area or to the nearest healthcare. For dengue haemorrhagic fever, one can also contact the National Institute of Communicable Diseases at 22, Shamnath Marg directly.

There is a control room for such outbreaks of diseases under the Directorate of Health Services. One can call these control rooms on 3722187 and 7179281 at any time of the day.


Free service and treatment for tuberculosis is available at DOTS centers in different dispensaries within the city. Some of the clinics for tuberculosis treatment:

Chest Clinic, Moti Nagar
Chest Clinic, Peeli Kothi
Chest Clinic, Narela
Chest Clinic, Gulab Bagh
R K Mission, Karol Bagh
Chest Clinic, Jhandewalan
Chest Clinic, Nehru Nagar
NDMC Chest Clinic, Moti Bagh
Chest Clinic, Shahdara
Chest Clinic, Patparganj
Chest Clinic, Karawal Nagar
New Delhi Tuberculosis Centre, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg
LRS Institute of Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases, Mehrauli
RBTB Hospital, Kingsway Camp.

Regional Blood Transfusion Centers

Few of blood transfusion and donation centers in Delhi where one can get and donate blood:


Doctor Incharge

Phone No.

Lok Nayak Hospital

Dr MC Nath


GTB Hospital

Dr Bharat Singh


DDU Hospital

Dr Madan Mohan


Hindu Rao Hospital

Dr Umesh Verma



Dr Ambika Nanu


Blood Examination for Malaria Parasite

Services are available free in all Hospitals and Malaria Clinics operating in Dispensaries

Sputum Examination for Tuberculosis

Services available free in all Hospitals and DOTS centers in Delhi.


OPD Services


8.00 AM to 2.00 PM


9.00 to 2.00 PM

Emergency Services


24 hours


8.00 AM -2.00 PM





Free in all Hospitals under DHS subject to the nature of treatment and investigation in some cases.


CATS/Ambulance services are available free of charge in case of emergency but payment is required in non-emergency cases. The payment rate may vary which is decided by the paramedics in the CATS/Ambulance van.

X Rays

Available only in hospitals and is free of charge

CT Scan

CT scan services are available in government hospitals at subsidized rate.

Emergency Phone Numbers





Police Control Room


Fire Service



Lodge your complaints and discrepancies to the Medical Incharge or the Medical Superintendent of the concerned dispensary or Hospital. For further adherence to the issue of dissatisfaction, you can report to the District Nodal Officer at:
Dr Y P Gupta,
Nodal officer (Grievances),
Directorate of Health Services,
E6, Connaught Place,
New Delhi 110001
(Phone 3713085)