With the vision to serve people of South Gujarat, Kasturba hospital was founded by Shri Thakorbhai Dahyabhai Desai, Shri Keshavlal Prabhudas Shah, Shri Manibhai Dyalji Desai, Shri Chandrakant Kapoorchand Shah, Shri Ramanbhai Gulabbhai Desai and Shri Nagardas Narotamdas Shah in the year 1944 on a rented premise. What started as an initiative by Kasturba Vaidyakiya Rahat Mandal with only 6 beds in place, has now transformed into a 255 bedded hospital symbolic of hope to many. At its commencement Kasturba Hospital was the only tertiary care hospital between Navsari and Mumbai.
Our success and sustainability is fueled through generosity of the society and we are registered under Public Charity Commissioner’s Office (Reg No: E-24/Valsad Dt.07/12/1967)
Kasturba hospital celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 1994 & Platinum Jubilee in the year 2019. Katurba hospital was awarded the Express Healthcare Award-2017 (National Award) by 'The Indian Express' organized by Healthcare Senate 2017 under "special jury award for best corporate social responsibility".
A few statistics!
Over 6 decades of service
40% of total bed strength is in general ward
200 fully trained and experienced nursing staff
1, 50,000 patients every year
Message From Chairman's Desk
Kasturba Vaidyakiya Rahat Mandal (Kasturba Hospital, Valsad) is not just a hospital, but an institution of care and endless faith. For us Patient is just a patient irrespective of social, economical, physical or any race belongings. We care for life, we treat life and we respect life. Our aim is to ensure sentiments of satisfaction and peace consistently. We continue to do so through our unrelenting efforts to devise processes that revolve around the patient's well-being.
Our doctors are an integral and vital part of our commitment to deliver exceptional care. Their passion to heal and their constant drive toward higher quality outcomes remain unmatched. They are thoroughly professional, approachable and always ready to extend a personal touch. They bring their excellence to speed up the patient’s recovery and return to normal life with the least amount of stress.
Here, at Kasturba Hospital, we nurse you to be healthy in mind, body and spirit, all of which are the essence of fitness. Good health has always been a priceless asset, and will continue to remain one as well.
Here, at Kasturba Hospital, we encourage you to be healthy in mind, body and spirit, all of which are the essence of fitness. Good health has always been a priceless asset, and will continue to remain one as well.
Kiran T. Desai
President / Chairman
Kasturba Vaidyakiya Rahat Mandal
Our Prime Benefactors
Shri Vile Parle Patidar Trust, Mumbai
Prahari Charitable Trust, Valsad
Parsi Anjuman Trust Funds, Valsad
Marium Museji Ghachi Seva Trust
Shree Anavil Samaj, Mumbai
Umiya Social Trust, Valsad
Shree Ramkrishna Charitable Trust, Surat
Shri Bhidbhanjan Mahadev Trust, Valsad
Kiran T. Desai (President)
Arjun B. Desai (Vice President)
Vipul S. Kapadiya (General Secretary)
Piyush C. Shah (Joint Secretary)
Pradyumn K. Shah (Treasurer)
Express Healthcare Award-2017 (National Award)
by 'The Indian Express' organized Healthcare Senate 2017 under "special jury award for best corporate social responsibility".