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Dr Mehta’s Hospitals is committed to meeting the needs of families by providing world-class care closer to home.

Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of revenue and employment. It is flourishing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing numbers of service providers, who are introducing a new perspective in healthcare.

Founded in 1933, Dr Mehta’s Hospitals is leading Healthcare provider in India. It is making the life of people healthy with world-class service. With over 85 years of expertise, it has helped heal consumers across generations and is the oldest and most experienced private hospital in India and amongst the Top 30 on the planet. Dr Mehta’s is the team of 650+ experts, who always measure extra miles to meet the organization’s short and long term objectives.

Dr Mehta’s Hospitals is widely renowned as among the safest and healthiest birthing locations in India having helped deliver over One Million Successful Births. And, since inception, it has been redefining healthcare in Chennai and across India. The hospital has been recognized for setting new benchmarks in clinical care, Infection prevention framework and clinical outcomes measurement.


44 years Sameer Mehta is at the helm of Mehta Multispecialty Hospitals and leading it as the Vice Chairman and CEO of the company. Besides, he is the founder of Atlas Advisory (enterprise accelerator) and many other organizations. Sameer holds amazing years of experience in the health sector. In academics, he is armed with numerous degrees including an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering Management, and a Masters in Chemical Engineering that help him to bring the best solution in the industry.


Dr Mehta’s Hospitals is a trailblazer in India healthcare. With over 8 decades of expertise and experience in healthcare, it focuses on consumer health, safety, and infection control.  Till date, it has delivered top clinical outcomes consistently and helped heal over tens of millions of consumers over the last century.

Here, there is a list of services offered by the hospital:

  • Cardiology
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • General and Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Gastroenterology
  • Oncology
  • Nephrology
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Diabetology
  • Pulmonology
  • Haematology
  • Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics and Pediatric Super Specialities
  • Neonatology
  • ENT
  • Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatry


Sameer Mehta attributes the success of the Institution to the Grace of Almighty, dedication and hard work of the team.

Dr Mehta’s Hospitals was founded in 1933 in Sowcarpet by Dr Anantrai J Mehta with a vision to set up an institution that was open to all members of the Indian community that focused on consumer safety, affordability and affection in a Pre-Independence era. Joined by Dr Savitha Ben Mehta, a Gynecologist trained by leading British and Indian Gynecologists in 1940, they relocated and expanded this to a Multi-specialty Surgical and Birthing unit in 1955 at Chetpet, Chennai. Their children Dilip Mehta, Usha Shukla, and their grandchildren Sameer Mehta and Pranav Mehta continue the legacy today.


Sameer believes, “Relationships built on trust are essential to success. Trust represents the core of the relationship on which the healthcare industry has been built upon. Also, building trust is essential for patients’ experience and satisfaction.” It is one of the foundations of modern-day medical ethics.


“As we move towards a globally integrated society, we find ourselves at a moment of enormous challenge and of even greater opportunity. The Healthcare system isn’t just getting bigger and flatter but smarter”, asserts Sameer Mehta.

“We believe that smarter systems can and will make a real difference to the prosperity of patients and the sustainability of healthcare systems. AI is taking the industry by storm”, he adds.

Technology is supporting healthcare leapfrog the status quo, drive efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Doctors and patients around the world should have access to life-changing life-saving care.  The industry should work with healthcare start-ups to bring accessible socio-economic benefits to the healthcare ecosystem.


Dr Mehta’s Hospitals clientele involves 4 to 5 generations of families from across the country. It has created trusted generations of families through values which underlie affordable, compassionate and efficient care coupled with genuine consumer affection. And, it takes every possible effort to achieve the following with clients:

  • Creating WOW Experience
  • Personalized Customer Affection
  • Affordable, Compassionate & Transparent Care
  • Continuously Learn and Grow as a Family
  • Empowered Communities Succeeding Together
  • Focussed on Institutional Growth and Sustainability
  • Innovate Transformative Healing


Sameer Mehta says, “IT has become integral to optimize costs and effectively manage operations. Present-day, good quality healthcare services with smooth functioning and good consolidation of different technology tools will lead to a transformed healthcare system.” He gives a few examples:

  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) helps to organize and store patient data in digital format.
  • Data Analysis helps in patient flow management, Fraud analysis, Resource Management, and Patient profile analytics.
  • Predictive Analysis uses various tools and techniques to predict patients’ future health.
  • Interconnected systems and online management help in improving revenue cycle management.


Dr Mehta’s Hospitals has launched its official mobile app aimed to enhance their services to patients. Aimed at reshaping the customer experience, this app allows for hassle-free, seamless and efficient patient care. Through the app, patients can book an appointment, check their diagnostic reports and even get a live update of their bills.


  • More than 85 Years of serving people from across the world
  • More than 2 Crores Out Patients
  • More than 42 Lakh In-Patients
  • More than 20 Lakh Surgeries
  • More than 10 Lakh Emergency Lives saved
  • More than 10 Lakh Deliveries
  • More than 300 families with 3 consecutive generations born at Dr Mehta’s
  • More than 650 Drs in the panel


The future now beckoning to Dr Mehta’s Hospitals is one of enormous promise. With the successful launch of the 250 beds in Velappanchavadi, the team is planning to scale up the unit up to 1000 beds in 4-5 years. 

Sameer further adds, “Soon, highly specialized and complicated surgeries will be done through our Centres of Excellence in Ortho, Gastro, Neuro, Urology and Gynec Departments. These centers will be established in Collaboration with leading centers from Germany, UK, and US. Our Pediatric and Neonatology Units will be made world-class. We will set up a high-end Cathlab, Onco Radiation Unit, and MRI Unit. And, to make these plans successful, we will invest around Rs 500 crores in the next 10 years”.

PIECE OF ADVICE           

Strive to equip yourselves with the competence and character to address the emerging business and social challenges. This is not a magic pill but a first and important step.

Let’s build a smarter nation. 


  • Dilip Mehta- Chairman
  • Dr Pranav Mehta- Director
  • Dr Kannan- Medical Director
  • Vasantha- Chief Belief Officer
  • Jeevan- GM Finance
  • Dr Saravana Kumar- GM and Unit Head Chetpet
  • Manimuthu, GM and Unit Head, Velappanchavadi
  • Dr Dinesh,  Medical Administrator

“We aspire to be the place where families desire to celebrate the introduction of new beginnings, the well-being of their loved ones across generations – from children to adults to elders”.- Sameer Mehta

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