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INDUS Hospital Shimla

Shimla is the residential place for many and the city is also visited by thousands of outsiders every year. It is important to have proper healthcare services in Shimla so that local people as well as tourists get diagnosed and treated well whenever they have any health related issue. Shimla houses many private hospitals and nursing homes and each one of them offers quality services at reasonable price. INDUS Hospital in Shimla is a renowned hospital located at an amazing location so that people could easily reach here for getting treated fast.

About INDUS Hospital Shimla

INDUS Hospital Shimla has a capacity of 90-beds. The hospital is nestled among tall cedar, oak and Pine trees along with grooves of Rhododendrons. The hospital is located at a height of 7500 ft very close to the Jakhoo Hill among the panoramic landscapes of Himalayan Hills.

The INDUS Hospital, Shimla

The INDUS Hospital was established by Dr. Balak Verma who wanted to show his love and respect for his parents Sri Jindu Ram Verma and Srimati Purbu Devi Verma. He also got the help from his wife Dr. Indira Verma in his project. Dr. Verma had been in the USA for more than 27 years and always wanted to serve the common people.

Raja Virbhadra Singh, the then Chief Minister of the state of Himachal Pradesh had performed the ground-breaking ritual for INDUS Hospital in 1983 on 1st July. The hospital was opened for the public in the year 1993 on 13th June. The hospital was inaugurated by Sri Bali Ram Bhagat, the then Governor of the state. 

INDUS Hospital has its name originated from the names of two countries, INDIA and the USA.

INDUS Hospital Mission

INDUS Hospital Shimla was built with an aim to provide high quality health care to the people of Shimla, and the entire state. The hospital is dedicated to the people of the country. Providing safe and affordable health care services is the ultimate mission of this hospital. Modern healthcare equipments and technologies are used to treat patients at this hospital. The main focus is to provide world class health care to the middle and lower-middle class people.

Departments of INDUS Hospital

Here are the various departments of INDUS Hospital and their services.

Medicine Department

General medicine services for common ailments as well as special and rare diseases are also provided at this department.

Surgery Department

Surgery Department is divided into many sections like Trauma Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Gynecology, Urological Surgery, Cardio Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery etc. Each of these divisions is headed by experienced and well-qualified department heads and specialized doctors and support staffs work here.

The operation theaters are well equipped with all types of modern equipment. The guidelines for infection control are strictly complied with. Seamless monitoring facilities are there during post-operative recovery.

Ayurveda Department

This department offers services to a wide number of patients who look for alternative medicine. The head is a renowned Ayurvedic Doctor. The Department was setup in January 2013.

Pediatrics and Adolescent Department

The department has services for pediatrics, neonatal and adolescent medicine. To ensure any type of abnormality or growth problems in the babies could be detected early, emphasis is given so that babies are brought to the Well Baby Clinic of this hospital.

Pediatric & Cardiac Services at INDUS Hospital

Proper Immunizations are also emphasized.

Maternity and Gynecology Department

Qualified consultants work here to provide obstetrical, maternal and antenatal services.

Dentistry and Oral Surgery Department

This department is run under the supervision of experienced dentists and dental surgeons. All types of dental procedures (minor and major), artificial dentures, oral problem and surgery are done at this department. Emergency services are available 24 hours.

Orthopedic Surgery Department

Orthopedic surgeries of general type as well as rare types are performed under the supervision of specialist orthopedic surgeons.

Physiotherapy Department

Physiotherapy department of this hospital works under a specialized doctor. Physiotherapy Department remains opened on all working days and in-patient and out-patient services are offered here for rehabilitation of various types like neurological, orthopedic, pulmonary, cardiovascular, pediatric etc.

Facilities of INDUS Hospital

Various services and facilities offered at INDUS Hospital are:

  • Out-patient department
  • In-patient department
  • General Medicine
  • Pediatric Care
  • ICU (Intensive & Critical Care Unit)
  • Cardiopulmonary Unit
  • Emergency Services (24 hours)
  • 24 hours Pharmacy
  • Oral surgery and dentistry
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics Unit
  • General and Endoscopic surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Anesthesiology
  • Oncology Surgery
  • Urological Surgery

The Diagnostic Services

  • Laboratory services
  • Cardiopulmonary Laboratory for non-invasive surgery
  • Radio Diagnosis and Imaging

Ultra Sonography and Radio Diagnosis Services

The department has latest equipments and uses state-of-the-art techniques to perform common and special sonography and radio diagnosis services. Qualified and well-trained technicians work in this department.

The services available are:

  • MRI scanning for whole body
  • CT scanning for whole body
  • Special Radiography
  • USG & CT
  • X-Rays with Double Contrast
  • Mammography
  • Traditional Radiography
  • Special Radiography

Non-invasive services at Cardiopulmonary Laboratory

  • Color Doppler
  • ECG
  • Stress EKG
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Digital EKG

Laboratory Services

  • Serology
  • Histopathology
  • Cytology
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Hematology
  • Automated Biochemistry

At the clinical laboratories of INDUS Hospital, all types of common tests are performed and for special tests it has arrangement with the National Reference Laboratories.
the INDUS Hospital
INDUS Hospital is in the process of starting well-equipped modern Cath Lab where invasive cardiac processes like stents, angiography, CBAG could be performed by specialist cardiac surgeons.

Accommodations at INDUS Hospital Shimla

Accommodations in this hospital are of different types. They are:

  • Critical care rooms
  • Special wards
  • Deluxe rooms
  • Private rooms

Patient as well as service areas are provided with central heating system. The system has thermostatic controls for individual sub-units. In each of the floors, oxygen is provided through pipes. Rooms and wars of the patients have attached toilets and they are also provided with intercom facilities.
Deluxe rooms have carpets on the floors and they are provided with colored TV.

The critical care unit has 8 beds in it. All types of latest medical equipments like ventilators, cardiac monitoring system, piped oxygen, compressed air, central suction etc. are present in the critical care unit.

Quality Assurance of INDUS Hospital

INDUS Hospital ensures Quality Assurance standards to be maintained. The activities for Quality Assurance followed in this hospital are:

  1. Incident Reports
  2. Patients’ Bill of Rights
  3. Medical or Surgical Audits
  4. Mortality or Morbidity Review
  5. Patient Feedback

Location of INDUS Hospital Shimla

INDUS Hospital
Mt. Jakhoo
Near Chotta Shimla
Phone No.: 0177 284 1401 / 02 / 03 / 04
0177 284 2017
Email Id: / /

From the ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminal), the driving distance of the hospital is only 6 km and from Railway Station it is only 7 km. From Shimla Airport, one can reach to this hospital in 45 minutes through car journey. The hospital is easily accessible from all sides of Shimla through all-weather roads.

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