History of the Hospital
The Catholic Church has been engaged in the ministry of healing all over the world for the past two thousand years. The Founders of Pushpagiri at Tiruvalla, Kerala, India were also driven by the same mission. In 1959, His Excellency Zacharias Mar Athanasios, the third Bishop of Tiruvalla started a small clinic with 8 beds and it was named Pushpagiri Hospital. The hospital which was started with meagre facilities to cater to the needs of women and children gradually developed to a Medical College in 2002 to its present stature with 1200 beds and is a hi-tech super specialty hospital with all modern amenities. It provides the latest medical investigations with advanced equipments making diagnosis easy and accurate.
Pushpagiri Medical College Hospital (PMCH), Tiruvalla is one of the premier super specialty multi-disciplinary hospitals in Kerala. It is a charitable hospital under Private Management which has blazed a trail of excellence in Health Care and Service. Best medical care is offered by highly qualified and highly experienced medical professionals of the hospital. Pushpagiri Medical Society is the official organ of the Malankara Catholic Diocese of Tiruvalla in its Health Care, Medical and Para Medical Educational Ministry.
The hospital has acquired the status of a teaching hospital in 2002 and has a unique place in the health care field in the State of Kerala. The hospital has a wide range of supporting facilities like 1.5 Tesla MRI, Spiral CT Scan, Dialysis Unit, Physiotherapy Centre, Round the Clock Blood Bank, Pain & Palliative Care Centre etc.
We Care. God Cures.
To work towards knowledge society with ‘Life in Abundance through Science & Technology’, improving health care for our immediate community, the state, the country and the world at large.
MANAGEMENT OF THE HOSPITAL
Pushpagiri is governed by a Board of Directors under the Pushpagiri Medical Society, registered under the Travancore Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act 1955 with registration no. P 73/92. The Society is the official organ of the Malankara Catholic Diocese of Tiruvalla. H.E. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos, is the Patron of the Society. Rev. Dr. Shaji Vazhayil who is the Secretary of the Society and C.E. of Pushpagiri Group of Institutions leads the team in the day to day management of the Institutions of the Society.
- Rev. Dr. Shaji Vazhayil Chief Executive
- Rev. Fr. Mathew Punakulam Hospital Administrator,Human Resources
- Rev. Fr. Renjith Madathirampil Finance
- Rev. Fr. Rijo Puthanparambil Spiritual & Care Services