Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, is a Super-Speciality teaching and training Medical Institution, situated to the Southeast of Lucknow city on Lucknow-Raebareli Road, and is nearly 12 Km from the main (Charbagh) railway station, Lucknow Airport and city center (Hazratganj). From the railway station, private buses (route 3) run to the Institute at short intervals. Alternatively, pre-paid auto-rickshaws taxis are also available for travel to the Institute. The hospital is located nearly 1 Km from the Institute main gate and a regular free shuttle bus makes a to-and-fro trip every 10-15 minutes.
The Institute has 1050 beds, including 146 intensive/high dependency beds. It has 24 operationtheaters with state of art facilities. It runs 115outpatient clinics of different specialties every week.
The institute has presently following specialties:-
2 Biostatistics and Health Informatics
4 CriticalCare Medicine
5 Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
6 Emergency Medicine
8 Endocrine Surgery
10 Surgical Gastroenterology
13 Medical Genetics
15 Maternal and Reproductive Health
16 Plastic Surgery
17 Paediatric Super Specialty Surgery
18 Pulmonary Medicine
22 Nuclear Medicine
24 Pediatric Gastroenterology
27 Transfusion Medicine
29 Molecular Biology
30 Hospital Adminiastration
33 General Hospital
The hospital works as a referral hospital and patients are required to bring a referral slip from the referring physician. The referring physicians are requested to indicate the nature of patients' problem, including investigation done and treatment provided, the specialty at the Institute they wish to refer the patient to and the nature of help required from the Institute. The Institute hospital endeavours to work on an appointment system. Thus, the patients are expected to re-visit the Institute hospital only on appointed days, except in case of an emergency. For blood transfusion, the Institute relies entirely on its own blood bank and expects the patients' family and friends to provide replacement blood donors.
The Institute is paid hospital .Facilities are available only on payment and there is no provision for free treatment or investigations. However patients belonging to the category of B.P.L. and AsadhyaRog (as per govt. order) are provided free indoor treatment. Patients and their relatives are advised to contact Patient Welfare Cell located in the OPD (in front of hall no 6) for this free treatment facility. Drugs, consumables and investigation facilities are provided round the clock at bedside for inpatient and for outpatient medicines are available on same price at OPD Pharmacy through the Institute’s novel in house inventory management system,
“Hospital Revolving Fund” which is fully computerized and online.
The “Investigation Revolving Fund” provides uninterrupted self-sustaining investigational facilities to both indoor and outdoor patients at subsidized rates.
It is highly recommended in the interest of patient safety that those patients needing Intensive Care Unit (ICU) facility should not be shifted to the hospital without the prior permission of ICU in-charge (Mob no. 8004967747). It is more likely that ICU beds may not be available instantly.
The Institute caters to emergencies relating to the specialties existing at the Institute. Since the hospital does not have several specialties, it does not cater to general medical emergencies. Patients whose illness does not relate to the specialties at the Institute are provided the initial first aid and referred to other institutions. Patientsrelatives are requested to contact public Relation Officer/ Emergency Reception Station before shifting patient to EMERGERCY in the interest of patient safety. Beds in EMERGENCY WARD may NOT be available all time.
Phone: 0522-2494000, 2495000,2668700,2668800,2668900, 2668004 - 2668008
PUBLIC RELATION COUNTER:0522-2494070, 2494071
RECEPTION EMERGENCY: 0522-2494470, 2494660,2494659,2493993
The Institute campus has several facilities for patients and their attendants. These include:
1. OPD Pharmacy for drugs and medical consumables for registered patients ONLY.
2. PRA (Patients Relative’s Accommodation): This accommodation is available to relatives of patients admitted to the hospital, on payment basis.
3. Vishramalaya: This day-time facility is available for patients and relatives visiting the outpatient department, on a nominal payment (7AM to 7PM). The facility includes lockers, a place to relax, a restaurant, bathrooms, toilets, etc.
4. Cafeteria in hospital area for snacks and lunch
5. A branch of State Bank of India
6. Post-office with speed-post facilities.