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Trichy Diabetes Speciality Centre

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Trichy Diabetes Speciality Centre, a diabetes speciality hospital and a comprehensive Centre for research in diabetes is established at Thiruchirappalli, the Centre of Tamil Nadu. With latest technology, multi disciplinary capability, state of art facilities, world class infrastructure, sophisticated data base and excellent patient care ambience and process it is poised to become the most advanced and progressive diabetic care institution in this part of the country.

The hospital is marching towards world class excellence with the forethought and meticulous planning of the dynamic chairman Dr.M.Shunmugavelu., MD., who is nationally and internationally acclaimed diabetologist of 25 years experience. His pursuits are given more zeal and vigor with the keen acumen of the vice-chairman Dr.B.Bosco., MD.,Gr.Dip.Diab., practicing internal medicine and diabetology for the past 30 years. The ideas of the Chairman and Vice- chairman are applied for the betterment of the hospital by the administrative skill of the Managing Director Dr.V.Ravindranath., MBBS., MDC., Gr.Dip.Diab., with the support of the Joint Managing

Director Dr. ML. Balamurugan., MBBS., PG Dip Diab., who have been in active general practice and diabetes practice for the past 22 years. The Hospital general administration and the Clinical Research Department are effectively managed by Mrs. Leena Ravindranath who is one of the Directors and Study Coordinator.

The hospital is equipped with sophisticated diagnostic machinery like, Pedobarograph Scan from Novell Germany, Ultrasound colour Doppler from GE etc. There are 7 departments in the hospital with qualified technicians. The hospital has Qualified Ophthalmologists taking care of Department of Ophthalmology. Dental Department is taken care by in-house Dentist.

The hospital has been accorded with ISO certification. This is the 2nd hospital dedicated for diabetes care being conferred with ISO certification in Tamil Nadu. Further, it is in the process of being certified by NABL and NABH.

The laboratory in the hospital is well equipped with DIASTAT, HbA1c recorded from Bio-Rad of USA, Bio-systems - Bio- chemical analyzer, electrolyte analyzer, Immunoturbidometry analyzer, Eliza reader, high-end centrifuge and Laboratory deep freezer. All tests are carried out by Microbiologist, Bio-Chemists and laboratory technicians duly trained and qualified in performing clinical laboratory tests. The world renowned quality control board of CMC Vellore does external quality control.

The laboratory in the hospital is well equipped with DIASTAT, HbA1c recorded from Bio-Rad of USA, Bio-systems - Bio- chemical analyzer, electrolyte analyzer, Immunoturbidometry analyzer, Eliza reader, high-end centrifuge and Laboratory deep freezer. All tests are carried out by Microbiologist, Bio-Chemists and laboratory technicians duly trained and qualified in performing clinical laboratory tests. The world renowned quality control board of CMC Vellore does external quality control.

Efficient PRO's and Front Office Staff guide the patients through the hospital. Well-ventilated and spacious wards, A/C rooms and suite are provided for in patient facility under the surveillance of RMO's and Staff Nurses. Diet Department manages canteen facility. Patients are made compliant and made to adhere treatment, diet and life style modification by Health Educators. Excellent well equipped OT and ICU according to critical care standards with high-end ventilators and cardiac defibrillators are available to tackle most of the emergencies.

The hospital is forging ahead in its research work by enrolling in clinical trails for many multinational pharmaceutical companies. And Institutional Ethics Committee will be formed in the near future under a separate clinical research wing in accordance with the rules of Good Clinical Practice and ICMR.

Awareness programs, CME for the Doctors are conducted at regular intervals by the hospital in its spacious conference hall and external Camps and Awareness programs are also conducted. To alleviate stress yoga therapy is given to patients.

To put everything in a nutshell, the hospital will be the destination for treatment, prevention and education of diabetes in days to come.


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