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International Patients


Prashanth Hospitals is a world class hospital situated in the heart of the city of Chennai with State of the Art facilities and an understanding of the diverse needs of international patients.

Equipped with best in virtually every specialty and advanced technologies, Prashanth Hospitals has garnered enormous trust within the international patient community for quality and class. Catering to the needs of International patients, we have kept the treatment cost affordable for everyone.

Step 1: Enquiry

The patient sends Prashanth Hospitals, duly filled enquiry form with copies of the medical reports as an attachment with the enquiry form.

Prashanth Hospitals will revert with:

• Answers to all their initial queries

• Cost estimate of the costs of the treatment

• A basic outline of the recuperation period for the selected treatment/procedure

We request the patients to clarify their doubts about the treatment at this stage. Questions can be sent to us via email or telephone.

Step 2 : Booking

The patient may confirm the travel schedule to us and will send the medical visa invites for the patient and any other attendants accompanying the patient to the Indian embassy (from where patient shall be applying for a visa).

The patient shall forward the detailed flight information to the PRASHANTH Team who will communicate back the pre-and post-procedure instructions for the patient’s selected procedure and a detailed itinerary for suggested appointments

All foreigners (i.e. patients holding non-Indian passports) seeking treatment at PRASHANTH Hospitals are advised to have a valid medical visa and other relevant documents, if any, specific to their country.

You can apply for your visa at https://boi.gov.in/content/registration-requirements-foreign-national

(a) Application form

(b) Recent Passport Photograph

(c) Request letter addressed to FRRO (Only in care of Delay / Overstay)

(d) Original passport and copy of passport (photo page, page indicating passport validity, visa page and indicating arrival stamp of Indian immigration)

(e) Address Proof copy of valid / lease agreement or copy of recent electricity bill or telephone bill along with a letter from house owner & ID proof of the owner or letter from hostel/hotel or copy of ‘C’ form

(f) Medical report from hospital/treatment center specifying the period of treatment with patient details. Treating doctor’s name and signature with hospital seal and nature of illness

(g) Fees Payable, if any (to be submitted as DD after approval of application)

(h) Any other supporting document

(i) Police Clearance certificate

(j) Doctors signed copy for the date

(k) Hospital Letter

All foreigners visiting India on Medical Visa), within 14 days of arrival are required to get registered with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) so as to ease your agreement registration process.

Prashanth Hospitals assists with all documents and formalities required so that you have a hassle-free process. Head embassies / Consulates of most countries are located in Chennai, thus ensuring easy facilitation and completion of process in a shorter time as compared to other cities. Some embassies are in Delhi and we will help to forward the documents.

Step 3: Arrival, Registration & Admission

• The team of PRASHANTH Hospital will receive the patient from the airport.

• The patient’s passport will be verified for FRRO registration

• An appointment is taken and the patient with his/her attendant is informed of the registration procedure

Step 4: Consultation with the Specialist

• The patient’s first consultation with the Specialist is scheduled on arrival.

• The Specialist will:

  ⇢ Addressall of the patient’s queries

  ⇢ The patient and doctor mutually agree on the outcome and expectations of the results of treatment

  ⇢ The patient should discuss all the available alternatives and understand the complications of the treatment/procedure.

Step 5: Accommodation

Prashanth Hospital has a dedicated network of accommodation in most hotels and guest houses near its centers. The patient selects an accommodation depending upon his/her choice and affordability. The hospital International Wing teamwill be available for theseinternational patients and will assists them with local information such as transportation, etc.

There are a few guest houses that allow for the patient to cook, however all our accommodation partners provide international cuisines and cater to specific diet requests of our patients.

Step 6: Recuperation

Patients must recuperate in the place of treatment for the required post-procedure period which is dependent on the nature of the procedure.Our facilities are extremely hygienic and free from infections.

Step 7: Follow up

After the patient reaches home, follow-up email consultations are available as well.

Other services

• FRRO and VISA assistance

• Currency Exchange

• Dedicated team for International patients

• Interpreters

• Sight Seeing

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