GEM Hospital

GEM Hospital LogoGEM Hospital is a Multi speciality Hospital in India. GEM Hospital offers the best in health care to patients who have come to trust the hospital as one of India’s best.  A 1000-bed facility offering superlative treatment in 63 specialities. GEM Hospital attracts patients from 130 countries who seek our expertise in moving towards wellness.


  • Establishment: Year, 1991
  • Location: Chennai, Tamilnadu
  • Specialisation: Multi speciality Hospital
  • GEM Hospital OPD Timings: Monday – Sat 09:00 am – 07:00 pm
  • GEM Hospital Address: Thiruvengadam Nagar, Perungudi, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600096
  • Modes of Payment: Cash, Debit or Credit Card

GEM Hospital Hospital Accreditation:

NABH Certified Hospital in India NABL Certified Hospital in India


GEM Hospital OPD Appointment Phone Contact Number:

(+91) 94-333-650-39 | 98-30-36-36-22

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Center of Excellence:

Cardiology , General Surgery , Cancer Treatment, Liver Transplant, Kidney Transplant, orthopaedics, Neurology

GEM Hospital, Amenities & Facilities

24hours Helpline Assistance .                  Pharmacy .                  Diet Counsellor Support Services                 cab support service

For International Patient Extra Care and Support

foreign language interpreter .                accommodation and Hotel Support services .            flight booking support services .                visa assistance support

GEM Hospital Address:  

45, Pankaja Mills Rd, Palaniappa Nagar, Sowripalayam Pirivu, Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu 641045


Chennai, Tamil Nadu 641045

1.      Upper GI SurgerySurgeries Performed:-

·         Laparoscopic Fundoplication for gastro esophageal reflux disease

  • Laparoscopic hellers cardiomyotomy for Achalasia cardiac
  • Laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer stomach
  • Laparoscopic oesophagectomy for cancer oesophagus
  • Laparoscopic vagotomy with gastrojejunostomy with a special patented instrument was designed at Gem hospital, Coimbatore for the treatment of achalasia cardiac which is used world over.
  • Laparoscopic prone approach for esophageal cancer has been recognized popularly as the “Palanivelu’s technique “ which is now the technique of choice in some of the best centers.


2.      Colorectal SurgerySurgeries Performed:-

Cancer Colon

  • Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Extended Radical Right Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Subtotal colectomy for Transverse colon
  • Malignancy Laparoscopic Left colon resection

Cancer Rectum

  • Laparoscopic Anterior Resection
  • Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection
  • Laparoscopic Ultra low Anterior Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colo anal Anastomosis

Anal Canal Malignancy

·         Laproscopic APR


  • Laparoscopic Total colectomy with Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Laparoscopic Total Procto colectomy with permonent ileostomy

Perineal Procedures

  • Harmonic and Ligasure Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Lateral Sphnicterotomy
  • Stapler Haemorhoidopexy Video Assisted
  • Anal Fistula Treatment – VAAFT for Fistula in Ano
  • Ligation of Intersphincteric Fistulous Tract – LIFT for Fistula in Ano

Tem/ Tamis

  • Transanal ESD
  • Transanal Resection of Rectum and TME


3.      Liver and Pancreas SurgeryGem Hospital introduced India’s first Robotic Surgery 3D and 4K Laparoscopy together. The hospital has treated liver transplant patients. Furthermore, Gem Hospital conducted THE 1st EXPORT FORUM OF ASIAN-PACIFIC LAPAROSCOPIC HEPATECTOMY PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT EXPERT COMMITTEE.
4.        Hernia SurgeryHernia surgeries have been under-rated as simple procedures and hence not been considered as a specialty. But, in GEM they consider the importance of a meticulous hernia surgery for long-term success and quality of life of patients. Over the years the hospital has evolved techniques of its own for the management of complicated hernia surgeries. In fact, GEM has established the repute of 100% laparoscopic hernia repair with the lowest recurrence rate compared to any center in the world. All kinds of inguinal, umbilical, and incision hernia repairs can be performed using laparoscopy.

“Highest Number of laparoscopic Hernia repair performed Globally”

5.      Obesity Surgery CentreObesity is a very common medical condition nowadays often seen in teenagers and adults as well. Gem Hospital provides three types of weight loss surgery likely Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes Surgery.
6.      EndogynecologyThe department of Endogynaecology provides comprehensive services for all gynecological pathologies including fibroid uterus, uterine bleeding, and cancers of the female genital tract (cervix, endometrial, ovaries, etc).

Surgeries performed:-

  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy (Wertheim)
  • Laparoscopic Cystectomy for Ovarian Cyst
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Opherectomy Hysteroscopy procedures


7.      Gastroenterology Liver CareMost comprehensive department equipped with all modern equipment for diagnostic & therapeutic endoscopy including high definition upper GI scope, colonoscopy, ERCP, and capsule endoscopies. With dedicated Medical Gastroenterologists round the clock & the availability of specially trained staff and well-equipped medical ICU, all medical emergencies pertaining to the gastrointestinal tract can be managed connectedly. Clinical programs offered:-

  • Liver Clinic
  • Inflammatory bowel clinic
  • Preventive Cancer Screening Programme
8.      Digestive Cancer CareGem Hospital was the world’s earliest center to prove laparoscopic cancer surgery was effective and superior to open surgery for cancer care and patient comfort.



Upper Limb – Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
Spine Surgery
Sports Medicine (Arthroscopy)
Emergency & Trauma Care
Congenital Deformity
Adult Thoracic & Cardiovascular Care
Adult Interventional Cardiology
Children’s Cardiac Care – Surgical
Children’s Cardiac Care – Interventional
Surgical Oncology
Medical Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Medical Gastroenterology
Surgical Gastroenterology
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
Laparoscopic, Upper GI & Bariatric surgery
Hematology and Haemato-Oncology
Neuro Surgery
Movement Disorder
General Paediatrics
General Surgery
ENT – Head & Neck & Skull-Based Surgery
Nuclear Medicine & PET CT
Cosmetic Surgery
Infectious Diseases
Radiology & Imaging Sciences
Critical Care
Intensive Care
Laboratory Services
Master Health Check-up
Nutrition & Weight-Loss Clinic
Neuro Stroke Emergency
Cardiac Emergency
General pediatrics
Plastic and Reconstructive surgery
Pulmonology and sleep medicine
Pediatric surgery
Craniofacial and aesthetic surgery
Neurology and neuroscience
Obstetrics and gynecology
ENT, Head & Neck, and skull base surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Bone Marrow Transplant
Internal Medicine
Pediatric Surgery
Craniofacial & Aesthetic Surgery
Interventional Radiology
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dental Surgery
Keyhole Surgery
Pinhole Surgery
Neurology & Neurosciences
Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
Dermatology & Trichology
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Transfusion Medicine
ENTOrgan Transplant

Specialties at a Glance:

GEM Hospital provides world-class treatment of Bone Marrow Transplant,  ENTOrgan Transplant, Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement & Revision, Cardiac Transplants, Kidney Transplant, Spine Transplant, Liver Transplants, Hair Transplant, Organ Transplant, Heart Transplant within a pocket-friendly budget which you can provide easily. GEM Hospital is one of the best among in the multi-specialty Hospital in Chennai, provides 24*7 various kinds of organ Transplant and Surgery. 

              GEM Hospital appointment Booking Number:

                      (+91) 94-333-650-39 | 98-30-36-36-22

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Facilities During Stay

  • Private Room                            T.V. in Room                                 Mobility Accessibility in rooms
  • Free Wifi                                    Phone in Room                            Charging Facilities In rooms
  • Welcome Packages                  Safe in the Rooms                       Family Accommodation
  • Nursery Services                      Personal Attendants                   Laundry and Dry cleaning services
  • Beauty Salon                             Fitness care center                     Spa and Wellness Facility
  • Religions Facility                       Business Center                          Parking Space Available

Money Matters Facilities

  • Health Insurance Services                                       Medical Travel Insurance Services
  • Foreign Currency Exchange                                     ATM Facility Available
  • Credit Card Services                                                  Debit Card Services
  • Net-banking Services                                                Medical Visa Services

FOOD Facilities

  • Requested Diet                                                          Doctor’s Prescribed Food
  • Self-Cooking                                                               International Multiple Cuisine
  • Restaurant                                                                  Cafe

Treatment-related Facilities

  • Medical Records Transfer                                         Online Doctor Consultation Service
  • Document Legalisation                                             Post Treatment Follow up
  • Medicine & Pharmacy                                               Rehabilitation

Transportation Facilities     

  • Airport Pick-up                                                          Local Tourism Options
  • Visa / Travel Office                                                    Local Transportation Booking
  • Private Car Hire                                                         Limousine services

Language Facilities

  • Interpreter                                                                 Translation Services

Facilities at A Glance

    • 24 hours of trauma & accident emergency care
    • 21 state-of-the-art operating theatres
    • Stringent global standards ICUs Facility
    • Various Valuable Treatment facilities
    • 24*7  blood bank and emergency medicine is on campus
    • 24 hours of Stroke and Heart care
    • GEM Hospital provides a Digital Cath lab, 3T MRI scan, 750HD Scan, 3D Digital mammogram, medicine based on Nuclear,  PET CT
    • 250 doctors and nurses are available for 24 hours.
    • All patients rooms are well-appointed
    • Having a  big surface GEM Hospital provide open green spaces & Constant flow of fresh air
    • All medical and non-medical coordinators are well-trained, helpful, and do their best as possible.

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    Chairman’s Message

    Dr. C. Palanivelu, Chairman of Gem Hospital Group

    Dr. C. PalaniveluThe blessed child of humble agriculturists,employed at a palm oil estate in Malaysia.Loads of patriotism brought him back to india,in 1967.Completed school education at the age of 21.

    DEVELOPING LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY-THE MOST WANTED FOR INDIAN He became the first surgeon in south india to introduce laparoscopic surgery and instrumental for developing advanced Laparoscopic surgery in india,a revolutionary concept in surgical treatment.By being less morbid enabling faster recovery,is a boon for agriculturists or labourers.


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    Upper GL Surgery
    Colorectal Surgery
    Liver & Pancreas
    Hernia Surgery
    Obesity Surgery
    Dig. Cancer Care




    MS, MCh, DNB, FACS, FRCS(Hon) Ed.,
    Chairman – GEM Hospital and Research Centre

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    Dr. Swaminathan

    Dr. Swaminathan

    Lead consultant- Department Transplant

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    Dr. R. Vinoth Kumar

    Lead consultant- medical gastroenterology and therapeutic endoscopy

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    Dr. P. Praveen Raj

    Consultant & Head – Minimal Access Bariatric & Robotic Surgery

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    Dr. K. PRABHU

    Dr. K. Prabhu


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    M.B.B.B.S, M.D( internal medicine)
    Consultant & Head – Internal and Preventive medicine

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    Consultant Gynecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon

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    Dr. Jayanth Leo XL

    MBBS., Dip Lap (MIS) , FMAS ,FACS
    Lead Consultant – General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon

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    Dr. K. Arun Kumar

    M.S. (Gen. Surgery),MCh(Urology)
    Consultant & Head – Urology

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    Dr. Rajeasekaran Siddhan

    MBBS, MRCS, MSc, FRCS, Fellow
    Lead Consultant – Department of Urology

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    Best Treatment Package Cost in India

    Heart Surgery

    Surgery Package Starts From

    INR 1,50,000 / $2000

    Knee Replacement

    Surgery Package Starts From

    INR 1,45,000 / $1900

    Spine Surgery

    Surgery Package Starts From

    INR 1,80,000 / $2500


    Surgery Package Starts From

    INR 1,75,000 / $2400

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    Gastroenterology Medical Centre and Hospital or GEM Hospital, to begin with, was started as Coimbatore Institute of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgery (CIGES) in the year 1991  having Dr. C Palanivelu as its founder. With time over 10 the next ten years, the hospital grew in status after being the ultimate destination for laparoscopic surgery and gastroenterology. GEM Hospital is one of the prime healthcare institutions for all sorts of Gastro-intestine related pathologies and complicated laparoscopic surgeries.

    In 2001 Dr. C. Palanivelu established gastroenterology and advanced laparoscopic surgery center (GEM Hospital) acknowledging the importance of complete gastro care. Gem aims to provide world-class all-inclusive gastro care under one roof. The hospital comprises a team of efficient doctors, nurses, and medical staff who are dedicated to their duties and strive to offer the utmost care for the patients and a healthy environment for the betterment and early recovery of the patients.

    Further, the hospital is the emerging medical capital of South India and also Asia’s first and most advanced tertiary healthcare facility in the field of Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic surgery. Gem Hospital with its pioneering work has evolved to be the first and the only center in India with subspecialties in Bariatric, Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, Upper GI, Gastrointestinal cancer surgery, Endogynaecology, Scarless Surgery, Liver Transplantation, etc. Besides it is the first center in India to get an ISO 9001:2008 certification in the field of gastroenterology and laparoscopic surgery in addition to the hospital has also got NABH certification for its excellent medical services.

    Gem Hospital has further widened its branches to Coimbatore, Chennai, Erode, Tirupur, Thrissur.

    Places to visit

    Places to visit near the Gem Hospital, Chennai:-

    • Semmozhi Poonga
    • Guindy National Park
    • Rajaji Memorial
    • Government Museum
    • Chennai Snake Park Trust
    • Kasimedu Beach
    • M. Birla Planetarium
    • Santhome Cathedral Basilica
    • Thomas Mount National Shrine
    • VGP Universal Kingdom.


    Frequent Ask Question (FAQs)


    • Q: What are the Gem Hospital visiting hours for Patients?
    • A:  You can visit Gem Hospital, Kolkata for your complete treatment from 11 am to  4 pm.
    • Q: What is the Gem visiting hours of OPD Patients?
    • A: Usually Gem Hospital is open 24*7 but there is a fixed time for OPD patient’s visits and that is 4 pm to 7 pm. For that time the non-admitted patients are visited for OPD, maybe the time will vary for a particular department.
    • Q: How can I book an Appointment at Gem Hospital?
    • A: For a complete care treatment you can book your appointment in Gem Hospital, Kolkata and you can contact our expert to discuss the cost of the particulars treatment. For booking your appointment in Gem Hospital you can Call or WhatsApp or IMO on  +91 94333-65039 /  98303- 63622  and fill-up the form on your right hand with your details. You can consult with our expert doctor by online consultancy with +91 94333-65039 /  98303- 63622.
    • Q: What is the Gem Hospital Admission Process?
    • A:  If the Doctor advises any patient for admission and the date is decided, the attendant of the patient needs to fulfill the TPA process before admission. For any emergency admission, you have to show the doctor’s advice.
    • Q:  What is the Gem Hospital Discharge Process?
    • A: At the time of discharge, a patient discharge summary will be handed over to the patients or the relatives of the patients and necessary details will be provided followed by the next appointment.
    • Q: What are the Gem Hospital Modes of Payment available?
    • A: Patients can make payments through Cash, Debit cards, Cheques, Credit cards, and net banking.
    • Q: Why should I choose Gem Hospital when it comes to medical treatment?  
    • A: Gem is focused to establish a network of facilities committed to providing comprehensive care intending to focus on a few categorized medical procedures. Over years, Gem has become an institution of trust, and a hope of many searching for a cure with care. Internationally acclaimed, FDA-approved types of equipment, all possible modalities of technologies and a commitment to manage the disease without resorting to surgery is what gives the patient the security to get nothing but the best available treatment. In the second Gem Hospital also provides insurance facilities to its patients offering complete guidance and support.  Our executive, doctors, nurses, and other staff always give their best care for the patients. For more details, you can contact on-call or WhatsApp +91. 98303-63622 / 94333-65039. 
    • Q: What are the visiting hours for members of the people admitted to Gem Hospital?
    • A: Gem Hospital has flexible hours for all patient visitors from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm every day. The visitor has to carry valid visitor passes except for ICU floors. Children are not allowed as visitors in the hospital.
    • Q: What are the Gem hospital visiting hours of OPD Patients?
    • A: Gem Hospital ensures easy availability of specialists around the clock thereby offering emergency services 24*7.




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