Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital & Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion Mumbai is one of the premier medical institutions of India. Even though it is youngest of all the three major municipal teaching hospitals, it stands today proudly recognized nationally and internationally.
This hospital at a unique situation and is the first major referral hospital and caters to all trauma and disasters from both major highways. Started as a fifty bedded hospital and single OPD, in a military hospital, has grown to more than 1400 beds and planning to expand over few years more rapidly. Currently with 300 senior staff members and 550 postgraduate students, it takes care of around 16 lakhs OPD patients and more than 60000 admissions per year. It provides services in all specialties and many super-specialties. With Many Intensive care units and special clinics, it takes care of complex health problems at very affordable cost. Over last 65 years it is offering services to the under privileged sections of the society. The main strength of Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital has been the efficient ‘Trauma Care Centre’ and emergency Medical services center with the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. It was the first Trauma Service in India and possibly in Asia, which has been on a constant ‘state of alert’ for disasters. This hospital is a nodal center amongst the medical services of the Disaster management plan in the civic context.