KG Hospital, which is run by K. Govindaswamy Naidu Medical Trust, was founded in 1974 by K. Govindaswamy Naidu, a leading industrialist and philanthropist from Annur village of Coimbatore.
K. Govindaswamy Naidu Medical Trust, a non-profit charity organization of the $150 million KG Group of Companies, runs KG Hospital. Started as a 25-bed hospital in 1974, the hospital is today a 350-bed multi super specialty high-tech hospital offering a variety of healthcare services.
Dr. G. Bakthavathsalam (MS, FICS, FCCP, FAMS), who is the Chairman of the hospital, is a recipient of multiple national awards, including Padma Shri by the President of India, the Dr. B.C. Roy Award for Community Health Care, Seva Rathna Award instituted by the Centenarian Trust for meritorious & outstanding services in the field of Healthcare, Vaidya Ratna Award by Sri Adichunchanagiri Math, Karnataka, and Swamy Seva Puraskaram Award by Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa Dharma Parishath.
With the reputation of being one of the finest medical centers in the country, the Hospital has grown into a completely self-contained healthcare unit boasting some of the most sophisticated equipments available in the world to earn national recognition as a leader in providing World Class Health Service to the common man at affordable cost.
The Hospital today has on call more than 250 doctors, 800 nurses and Para-medical staff and is equipped with sophisticated diagnostic facilities like MRI and 128 slice CT Scanner. The hospital is the third center in India to have successfully conducted a Cadaver Kidney transplant.
KGH has been recognized by the Government of India, Dr MGR Medical University and National Board of Examinations for conducting Medical research, and as a center for nursing education and post graduate courses in 13 medical and super-specialities including General Medicine, General Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurology, Radio Diagnosis, Nephrology, Cardiology , Cardiac Theocracy and family medicine .
K.G. Hospital is a recognized Designated Blood Bank for nearly 200 hospitals located in Coimbatore and adjoining areas. The hospital is also a beneficiary of the Prime Minister’s and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for providing medical relief to the poorer segments of the society.
The Hospital has the unique distinction of having the World’s Fastest and Asia’s First 128 Slice Heart CT Scanner.
K.G. Hospital is recognised under the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme Scheme for treating people below the poverty line.