Multispeciality hospital

VPS Lakeshore is a multi super-speciality Hospital in Kochi, Kerala. It is located along Maradu, a suburb of Kochi, and is a 350-bedded facility with over 30 clinical departments. The hospital is headed by Shamsheer Vayalil, the founder and Managing Director of VPS Healthcare.

Lakeshore Hospital and Research Centre Ltd was registered as a public limited company in 1996 and started functioning as a multispecialty hospital in January 2003.The hospital is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) and has 43 intensive care units and 10 operation theatres. It is one of the largest tertiary care hospital in the state and is managed by VPS Healthcare, which took over the management from Philip Augustine in April 2016. It has air, water and surface ambulance services which was listed by the Limca Book of Records in 2004. Besides medical care, it also conducts several post graduate programs accredited by the Diplomate of National Board.

The centre is planning an expansion of its facilities by adding 200,000 sq. ft. to house oncology, cardiology and gastroenterology departments.The first pediatric bone marrow transplant, the first liver transplant and the first liver dialysis in Kerala and the first insulin pump insertion in South India are some of the reported achievements of the multispeciality hospital.

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