Craft Hospital & Research Centre,

Thrissur, India
Craft Hospital & Research Centre, Thrissur
  • Address : Kodungalloor PO, Thrissur
  • City : Thrissur - 680664
  • Phone no : +91-480-2800200
  • Email :,
  • No. of Hospital Beds : 200
  • No. of ICU Beds : 40
  • No. of Operating Rooms : 4
  • Payment Mode : Card, Cash, Wire
  • Avg. International Patients : 200

International Recognitions & Collaborations

Specific Services for International Patients

  • Language capabilities English
  • Availability of international cuisines
  • Presence of a hotel / food court within hospital No
  • Facility for tele consultations for overseas patients No
  • Facility for video consultations No
  • Presence of a dedicated international desk No
  • Travel desk at the hospital No
  • Visa Assistance for international patients No
  • Appointment booking option in website No
  • Services for International Patients

Room Type & Facilities

  • Whether room options for separate by-stander stay available in the hospital premises No
  • Choices for accommodation for patients

Airport & Railway connectivity

Name Distance from Hospital
Nearest International Airport Cochin International Airport 31 km
Nearest Domestic Airport Cochin International Airport 31 km
Nearest Railway Station Thrissur Railway Station 41.4 km
Nearest Metro Station

Last Mile Connectivity

From Airport
Cab Services Train services Bus Other
Taxi Guide – (+91) 88802 34455 – Rs.15/km – City Bus Auto
From Railway Station
Cab Services Train services Bus Other
I Cabs – (+91) 9447232517 – Rs.14/km Savaari – (+91) 0 90 4545 0000 – Rs.16/km – City Bus, Local Bus Auto

Hotels Near by

Name Class (stars) No. of Rooms Price Range Per Night (IN INR) Price Range Per Night (IN USD) Distance from the Hospital Link/ URL for direct booking
Lulu International Convention Center And Garden Hotels 4 11 Rs.4000-Rs.7000 $67-$117 47.9 km
Trichur Towers 4 24 Rs.1200-Rs.4900 $20-$82 41.3 km
The Rain Forest 4 35 Rs.12500-Rs.24500 $208-$408 58.1 km
Hotel Luciya Palace 3 37 Rs.1500-Rs.2700 $25-$45 42.5 km
Dass Continental 3 29 Rs.1900-Rs.4000 $32-$67 41.7 km
Casino Hotels Limited 3 51 Rs.1500-Rs.6500 $25-$108 41.1 km
Hotel Elite International 2 108 Rs.600-Rs.3000 $10-$50 48.6 km
Mannapuram Hotel 2 46 Rs.750-Rs.2300 $13-$38 1.9 km

Nearest Sight seeing

Nearest Sight seeing options Distance from the Hospital Address Local Transportation avalaible in the city( metro/bus/other etc.) Cab opeartors, tariffs and contact details of opeartors
Thiruvanchikulam Mahadeva Temple 3 km Guruvayoor Local Bus, Auto I Cabs – (+91) 9447232517 – Rs.14/km
Kerala Sahitya Academy 49 km Chembukkav Local Bus, Auto Taxi Guide – (+91) 88802 34455 – Rs.15/km –
Vadakkumnathan Temple 48 km Kuruppam Local Bus, Auto Savaari – (+91) 0 90 4545 0000 – Rs.16/km –

Local Outing/ Avenues to meet daily needs

Local Market What is primarily sold in these markets Type of Restaurants available Nearest places of worship by religion
Surabhi Emporiums Cultural & Traditional items Indian, Sea food, European Temple – Kurumbakavu Temple
Kairali Silk , Brass work, Textiles, Gold jewelry , Crafted Ornaments Sea Food, Indian, Street Food Temple – Vadakkunathan Kshetra Temple
Joy Alukkas Jewellery , Textile , Seemas Wedding Collections, Silks varieties - Emmanuval Silks, Sree Lakshmi Silks, Fashion Fabrics, Elite Fabrics, etc. Sea Food, Indian, Chinese, Continental, Street Food Temple – Arattupuzha Temple

Qualifications and Specialities

Name of Doctor Qualification Speciality
Dr.Prof.Dr. C. MOHAMED ASHRAF MD,DGO,DPS(Germany) Sr Infertility Consultant
Dr.V.P.SUBHASH MD,DGO Sr.Laparoscopic Surgeon
Dr. SOWDAMINI MD,DGO Sr.Gynecologist
Dr.P.DHARMARAJ DNB,DNB,MRCS Andrologist&Sexologist
Dr. NOSHIN MD,DGO IVF Consultant
Dr.R. SUJATHA MSC,Phd,ELD (ABB) Embryologist
Dr. SWAMY MD,DGO Gyneocologist

Specialty and Procedure

Specialty Major Procedures to be highlighted
Infertility / Reproductive Medicine
Infertility / Reproductive Medicine
Neurology / Neurosurgery / Spinal
Bone and Spine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lap Hysterectomy
Orthopedics / Joint replacements (Bone/Joints)
Bone and Spine
Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery

CRAFT is a Super speciality Fertility research and treatment centre that houses a team of expert and specialist doctors who are dedicated to the cause of helping couples combat and overcome fertility management issues. With the most advanced and fully-fledged departments of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infertility, Embryology, Medical Genetics and PGD, Pediatrics, Laparoscopic Surgery, Neonatology (level 4), Urology, Pediatric Surgery, Diagnostic Imaging, CRAFT is well equipped and self sufficient with a wide range of the latest diagnostic & therapeutic equipment and offers the best of Faculty and facilities and treatment under the same roof. Facilitating impeccable diagnosis and corrective solutions CRAFT has helped realized the dreams of couples from all around the world . We also got teaching facilities and Govt approved fellowship courses in the field of Infertility &Embryoloy.
We at CRAFT realize that each patient is an individual with different needs and issues. So as a rule and practice our doctors offer treatment plans with a customised protocol to cater to varied medical needs of every couple, after taking into consideration the severity of the disease, age of the couple and duration of the infertility. Here we aim at offering our patients best in the world.
Some of our achievements as are testimonial to the determined efforts by our team to become the Quality driven, advanced, sophisticated centre that we are today. Our various branches and satellite centres are a testimonial to the trust and belief the patients have bestowed upon us. Some of our recognitions are:
•    First ISO 9001:2000 Fertility Centre of India
•    First centre to do Micro TESE- ICSI and reported pregnancy in India
•    Kerala s 1st Video endoscopic surgery Centre
•    1st IUI Centre of the state
•    1st TESA-ICSI delivery in the state
•    1st delivery followed by assisted hatching
•    1st delivery using slow embryo freezing technique in 2003
•    1st blastocyst transfer and delivery in 2004
•    India s first vitrification of embryos and delivery reported on 2006
We also got a Medical Genetics department where we do PGS/PGD cases
Couples from varied backgrounds come to CRAFT with a dream – A dream of having their own baby – A dream CRAFT has helped couples around the world realize. CRAFT today stands tall with 26000 + babies born at our Centre solving varied causes of Infertility.

Quality is never an accident. Maintaining good quality and acceptable "healthy baby birth rate" require dedication, up-to-date techniques and treatment modalities with sophisticated and well calibrated equipments. At CRAFT we have 20,000 square feet of floor area just dedicated to infertility management and genetic studies.

CRAFT Accolades
•     First ISO 9001 - 2000 accredited Fertility Centre in India
•     First Video Endoscopic Surgery Centre of Kerala
•     First IUI centre of the state
•     First PESA-ICSI [ Feb, 2001]
•     First TESA-ICSI Baby [Testicular Sperm Baby]
•     First centre to have Assisted Hatching baby
•     First centre to have 4D Ultra sound scanner
•     First centre to have a follow up centre at Middle East
Success @ CRAFT
•    Successful pregnancies after Laparoscopic surgery and IUI is at 12000 +
•    Pregnancies with IVF-ICSI is10, 000 +
•    Resulted pregnancies for Women with Azoospermic male partners is 1400 +
•    Successful Pregnancies after Frozen transfer is 2000 +
•    Our live birth rate is over 27000 + births at our centres.
IUI is a simple technique where washed and prepared healthy sperms are introduced to vagina to cause pregnancy. Since 1993, the IUI procedure alone has had a success rate of 18% to 20% at CRAFT. That's around 2500 pregnancies and 2300 deliveries [out of 13000 IUI in the last 12 years]

Endoscopic Surgeries
Endoscopic surgeries such as laparoscopy have proven very successful in correction of structural problems of female reproductive system and pelvic inflammatory diseases like endometriosis. Over the last fourteen years CRAFT has seen an excellent success rate of Endoscopic procedures.