TREATMENT AND SERVICES AVAILABLE AT NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SIDDHA

The Hospital attached to National Institute of Siddha is called Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital, named after Thiru Ayothidoss Pandithar, a renowned traditional Siddha physician. The hospital houses an Outpatient Department with 9 consultation rooms with 6 Post - graduate departments.

Hospital Superintendent i/c - Prof. Dr. K. Manickavasakam M.D (s).,

Deputy Medical Superintendent - Dr. Radhika Madhavan, M.D (s).,

OP No 1 Maruthuvam (Siddha General Medicine)
OP No 2 Gunapadam (Siddha Pharmacology)
OP No 3 Varmam, Puramaruthuvam & Sirappu Maruthuvam (Siddha Special Medicine)
OP No 4 Kuzhanthai Maruthuvam (Siddha Paediatrics)
OP No 5 Noi Naadal (Siddha Pathology)
OP No 6 Nanju Noolum Maruthuva Neethi Noolum (Forensic & Toxicology)

OP No 7

Aruvai, Thol Maruthuvam (Surgery & Dermatology)

OP No 8 Sool & Magalir Maruthuvam (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
OP No 9 Avasara Maruthuvam (Casualty OP)


The OPD functions daily from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. Faculty members and Postgraduate scholars of the various departments provide free consultation and treatment to about 1400-2000 patients daily. The paramedical staff posted at the reception at the entrance of OPD, issue new and old OP tickets after registration and direct the patients to the departments concerned. From OPD cases those requiring In-patient care are referred to IPD for admission and treatment in the departments concerned. The bed strength of IPD at present is 160, distributed to the six PG departments. The patients admitted in the IPD are given free  treatment and diet.

For the patients of OPD/IPD, Siddha Pharmacists and assistants dispense free medicines at the dispensary through separate counters for males, females and senior citizens.

Thokkanam, Yogam and Varmam treatment: Patients referred from OP/IP departments are given these three types of special treatment in separate rooms.

Equipments like Shoulder-wheel, Finger-ladder, Parallel walking bars etc., have been provided for treating patients.

The faculty members, PG scholars, staff nurses and the other paramedical staff maintain 24-hour service for the patients of IPD.

Treatment Service:

     The OPD functions on all days of the year including National Holidays. The treatment service in OPD and  In-patient wards are free. 

  • Working Hours of OPD : 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
  • Total Bed strength in In-patient Ward is: 160 (Including 12 Special ward beds)

Geriatric Special O.P: Every Tuesday 3 to 5 P.M

     Yoga Therapy: Department of Sirappu Maruthuvam is providing Yogam therapy for patients on Every Friday from 8.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

     Payment Ward:

     Treatment is free, only room rent is chargeable

A/C Room:                 Rs.350/- per day (with food)

     Note: Patients admitted in the payment wards are subjected to examination by post graduate students as this institute is a post graduate teaching institution. 

     
 

 

 
 
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