Fortis Malar Hospital,

Chennai, India
Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai
  • Address : No. 52, 1st Main Road,Gandhi Nagar, Adyar
  • City : Chennai - 600020
  • Phone no : +91-8939831205/8939831211
  • Email :,
  • No. of Hospital Beds : 180
  • No. of ICU Beds : 60
  • No. of Operating Rooms : 4
  • Payment Mode : Card, Cash, Wire
  • Avg. International Patients : 600

International Recognitions & Collaborations

Specific Services for International Patients

  • Language capabilities Arabic, French, Swahili, Kirundi
  • 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 Chennai International Airport 12.2 km
Nearest Domestic Airport Chennai International Airport 12.2 km
Nearest Railway Station Chennai Central 11.5 Km
Nearest Metro Station

Last Mile Connectivity

From Airport
Cab Services Train services Bus Other
Meru Cabs – 4422 4422 – Rs 22/km – TaxiforSure – 6060 1010 – Rs. 13/km – Meenambakkam X21G (Towards Broadway) 17 stops.Get Down at Malar hospital and walk 300m towards Fortis Malar
From Railway Station
Cab Services Train services Bus Other
Meru Cabs – 4422 4422 – Rs 22/km – TaxiforSure – 6060 1010 – Rs. 13/km – Garden City Cabs – 41288888 – Rs. 14/km – 1A (Towards Thiruvanmiyur 21 stops) Get Down at Malar hospital and walk 300m towards Fortis Malar

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
Hilton Chennai 4 204 Rs.8549-Rs.12579 $142-$210 10.6kms http:/
Ginger Chennai 3 85 Rs.2809-Rs.4335 $47-$72 6.9kms
The Raintree Hotel 5 105 Rs.6420-Rs.8009 $107-$133 3.1kms
The Raintree Hotel 5 230 Rs.6297-Rs.8621 $105-$144 5.6kms
Radisson Blu Hotel City Centre 5 162 Rs.6605-Rs.10396 $110-$173 8kms
Courtyard Chennai, India 5 236 Rs.4830-Rs.7765 $81-$129 6.1kms
Sheraton Park Hotel and Towers 5 287 Rs.7889-Rs.11375 $131-$190 3.6kms
Esthell Hotels 3 0 Rs.2997-Rs.3914 $50-$65 600m
Hotel Raj Palace Sundar 3 36 Rs.2630-Rs.3730 $44-$62 900m
Somerset Greenways Hotel 4 187 Rs.4830-Rs.8070 $81-$135 2.4kms
Annsun Boutique Hotels 3 8 Rs.2748-Rs.3114 $46-$52 1km
Hyatt Regency Chennai 5 327 Rs.6909-Rs.10455 $115-$174 6.8kms
The Leela Palace Chennai 5 326 Rs.8560-Rs.12350 $143-$206 2.6kms
The Accord Metropolitan Hotel, Chennai 5 162 Rs.3974-Rs.5686 $66-$95 6.2kms

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
Guindy National Park 4.9 km Guindy Local Bus, City Bus, Taxi, Auto HOH Cab Services – (+91) – 044 - 65420333 – Rs 18/km –
Marina Beach 6.6 km Chennai Tourist Buses, Local Bus, City Bus, Taxi, Auto NTL Cabs – +91-6666 6666– Rs. 19/km –
San Thome Basilica 4.5 km Mylapore Tourist Buses, Local Bus, City Bus, Taxi, Auto RV Cab Services – (+91) - 098 40 702622 – Rs. 16/km
Government Museum 11.8 km Pantheon Road, Egmore Local Bus, City Bus, Taxi, Auto

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
Express Avenue Books / Stationery/ Toys / Games / Gifts / Electronics / Home & Lifestyle Footwear / Handbags / Jewellery / Watches / Lingerie / Luggage / Leather Products / Watches / Lingerie / Luggage / Optics and Sunglasses / Health & Beauty / Fitness / Cosmetics / P Vegetarian Fine Dining / Non-Vegetarian Fine Dining / Café / Cakes / Chocolates / Confectionery / Ice Cream / Fast FoodIncludes Oriental, North Indian, South Indian, and Italian Temple – Jain Temple Kolavazihi Temple Church – Santhome Basilica
Phoenix Market City Global and local brands From gourmet goodies to off the runway fashion, from luxury accessories to the latest electronics, and wedding shopping. Houses Lifestyle, Pantaloons, Globus, Mango, Manchester United, Steve Madden; electronic stores like Access, R KFC, Domino’s, Arabian Hut, Kailash Parbat, MotiMahal Express, China Wall, Fruit Punch, Kwality walls,Nala’sAappakadai and Wow Momo Madhya Kailash Temple, Kapaleshwar Temple
Spencer Plaza Apparel, artificial flowers, confectionaries, footwear and leather products, gems and jewellery, herbal products Local and international brands such as Nike, Adidas, Bata, Regal, Health & Glow, Vummidiars, Van Heusen, Proline, Allen Solly, Florshaim shoes North Indian, South Indian, Chineese, American Fast food like KFC, Subway etc. Temple – Jain Temple Kolavazihi Temple Church – Santhome Basilica

Qualifications and Specialities

Name of Doctor Qualification Speciality
Dr. K.R.BALAKRISHNAN Director- Cardiac Sciences
Dr. SURESH RAO Chief- Cardiac Anesthesia
Dr. RAVI KUMAR Sr. Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. A.B.GOVINDARAJAN Sr. Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. DINESH NAYAK Chief Neurologist
Dr. C.M.THIAGARAJAN Chief Nephrologist
Dr. SELVAPANDIAN S. Sr. Neuro Surgeon
Dr. SWAMY K. Pediatric Cardiologist
Dr. G.PRABHAKARAN Pediatrician
Dr. DEEPAK SUBRAMANIAN General & Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. PAARI R. Sr. Urologist
Dr. SHANKAR M.N. Sr. ENT Surgeon
Dr. BASUMANI Sr. Medical Gastroenterologist

Specialty and Procedure

Specialty Major Procedures to be highlighted
Heart transplant
Angioplasty / Angiogram (Coronary/Heart))
Pacemaker implant (Heart)
Byepass Surgery
Heart Valve replacements (MVR/AVR/DVR)
Pediatric cardiology / cardiac surgeries (ASD/VSD/ToF/PDA)
Lung transplants
Cardiothoracic / Cardiovascular Surgeries
Byepass Surgery
Heart Valve replacements (MVR/AVR/DVR)
Pediatric cardiology / cardiac surgeries (ASD/VSD/ToF/PDA)
Lung transplants
Angioplasty / Angiogram (Coronary/Heart)
Chest & Pulmonary
Lung transplants
Cosmetic Surgery
Abdominoplasty / tummy tuck
Breast reduction/augmentation
Dental Care / dental surgery
Dental Care / dental surgery
Dental implants
Crown & bridge
Root Canal treatment
Diabetes & Endocrinology
ENT, head & neck
Cochlear implant
FESS (Sinus)
Gastro Intestinal surgery
Lap. Cholesystectomy
General Surgery
Lap. Cholesystectomy
Hernia repair
Gastro Intestinal surgery
Geriatric Care
Neurology / Neurosurgery / Spinal
Micro disectomy (Lumbar/Cervical)
Bone and Spine
Laminectomy (Lumbar/Cervical)
Fusion - cervical/lumbar
Cranial Surgery/ Craniectomy
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Lap Hysterectomy
Oncology (Cancer)
Radiation Onco
Surgical Onco
Ophthalmology (Eye)
Cataract surgery
Retinal detatchment
Orthopedics / Joint replacements (Bone/Joints)
Bone and Spine
Laminectomy (Lumbar/Cervical)
Joint replacement
Hip replacement
Knee replacement
Shoulder replacement
Arthroscopic surgery
Fusion - cervical/lumbar
Micro disectomy (Lumbar/Cervical)
Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery
Pediatrics & Pediatric Surgery
Physiotherapy & rehabilitation
Plastic surgery / Reconstructive surgery
TURP (Prostate)
Bariatric surgery / obesity management
Weight loss / bariatric surgery / obesity management
Vascular Surgery

Fortis Malar Hospital, formerly known as Malar Hospital, is one of the distinguished multi super-specialty corporate hospitals in Chennai providing comprehensive medical care in areas of cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, nephrology, gynecology, gastroenterology, urology, pediatrics, diabetics and so on.

Established in 1992, Malar Hospital became a household name for tertiary care hospital services in Chennai over the years. Late 2007, Fortis Healthcare – India’s fastest growing hospital network, led by the vision of late Dr. Parvinder Singh of creating an integrated healthcare delivery system in India acquired stakes Malar Hospital Limited. Thus, paving the way to superlative healthcare services!

Fortis Malar Hospital has a vast pool of talented and experienced team of doctors, who are further supported by a team of highly qualified, experienced & dedicated support staff & cutting edge technology. Currently, more than 160 consultants and 650 employees work together to manage over 11000 inpatients in the last year alone. The hospital today has an infrastructure comprising of around 180 beds including about 60 ICU beds, 4 Operation theaters, state-of-the-art digital flat panel Cath lab, an ultra-modern dialysis unit besides a host of other world-class facilities.

Fortis Malar has been tirelessly striving to bring better heart care to the country. Along with performing path-breaking surgeries, our team of experts at Fortis Malar has also been constantly introducing world-class heart management methods to India. Today, we offer comprehensive solutions to advanced heart failure conditions all under one roof.

In addition to cutting-edge Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) therapy, the Fortis Centre for Heart Failure & Transplant has changed the way today’s patients live with heart failure conditions. The centre offers outpatient ambulatory therapy for administration of Inotropic medications which help in rapidly improving symptoms and restoring normal conditions of vital organs.

Our highly-skilled and experienced multidisciplinary team of heart failure management specialists includes cardiologists, heart surgeons, cardiac critical care specialists, transplant coordinators, social worker, mental health specialists, pharmacist, clinical nutritionist, physical therapist and staff nurses. Each member of our team offers a specialized service in the care of our patients. With our highly-qualified heart failure management team, you can be rest assure to receive the most advanced and sophisticated care this country has to offer.