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Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai

Tamil Nadu, India
    • Established in : 1954
    • Number of beds : 535

    About Hospital

    • Also known as Adyar Cancer Institute, Cancer Institute (WIA) became the Regional Cancer Centre in 1974.
    • In 1974, it was declared as “Centre of Excellence” by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
    • The hospital has many firsts in its credit, including
      • In 1956, first cobalt-60 teletherapy unit in the entire South East Asia was installed at the Institute.
      • In 1970, the first medical oncology unit in the country started functioning at the Cancer Institute (WIA).
      • In 1976, the hospital has introduced the first linear accelerator in India.
      • In 2009, the first Rapid Arc Therapy facility in India.
    • It has a first medical school in India which offers degrees in various sub-specialties of oncology by Medical Council of India.

    TEAM AND SPECIALITIES


    • The hospital was founded by Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy – India’ first woman medical graduate.


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    Infrastructure

    • The Institute has hospital, research division, division of preventive oncology and college of oncological sciences.
    • Of the 535 beds, 40% are paying beds and remaining are general beds where patients are boarded free of cost.

    Location

    Chennai International Airport, Chennai

    • Distance: 11 KMs
    • Time: 22 Minutes

    Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi

    • Distance: 2200 KMs
    • Time: 3 Hours (By flight)

    Metro

    • Distance: 3 KMs
    • Time: 9 Minutes

    Hospital Address

    No: 38, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar

    Chennai Tamil Nadu 600020

    India

    Facilities

    Comfort During Stay

    Money Matters

    • Health insurance coordination
    • Medical travel insurance
    • Foreign currency exchange
    • ATM
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Netbanking

    Food

    • Diet on Request
    • Restaurant
    • International Cuisine
    • Self-Cooking

    Treatment Related

    • Medical records transfer
    • Online doctor consultation
    • Rehabilitation
    • Pharmacy
    • Document legalisation
    • Post operative followup

    Language

    • Interpreter
    • Translation services

    TRANSPORTATION

    • Airport pickup
    • Local tourism options
    • Local transportation booking
    • Visa / Travel office
    • Car Hire
    • Private driver / Limousine services
    • Shopping trip organisation

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