Healthcare in Jamnagar

Jamnagar has a rich history of providing the finest medical treatment in India. Erstwhile ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh established the first solar treatment facility in Jamnagar. In addition, he is also credited with the establishment of the first hospital providing allopathic treatment to patients.

Hospitals in Jamnagar

Established in 1927 at a then princely sum of Rs 16 lakhs, Irwin hospital began operating and was among the more advanced medical facilities in the country.

Irwin hospital underwent significant expansion during Jam Sri Digvijay Singhji’s reign with the addition of newer departments, dispensaries and a nursing school. Today Irwin Hospital has been renamed as Guru Gobindsingh Government Hospital. Presently, the M.P. Shah Medical College is annexed to the hospital and together they form one of Jamnagar’s largest and premier medical facility and research centers.

Other Hospitals in Jamnagar

In addition to the above, there are number of additional hospitals in Jamnagar including a specialized mental and a dental hospital. Most of these are government funded hospitals. Today private - run hospitals are making their mark in Jamnagar like the Oswal Hospital being a premier healthcare provider in the city.

Ayurvedic Healthcare in Jamnagar

In addition to allopathic treatment, Jamnagar is famous in India for providing ayurvedic treatments.  The Gujarat Ayurvedic University, the only one of its kind in the entire country is located in Jamnagar. Established by Dr. Pranjivan Manekchand Mehta, the Chief Medical Officer of Guru Govindsingh Hospital, Dhanvantri Mandir as it is popularly called, evolved into a center for research, learning and development of ayurvedic medicine.

Ayurvedic Clinics in Jamnagar

The City of Jamnagar with its many denizens who believe in a rather conservative pattern of life and take to Ayurvedic treatment solutions only when they fall sick, has many Ayurvedic Hospitals to cater to needs of its people. If you wish to know about the major Ayurvedic Hospitals in Jamnagar, just take a look at the given list:

Hetal Ayurvedic Center
Sanjeevani complex, second floor,
Sumair club road,
Above Sahakar medical store
Phone number: (0288) 2551458

Baba Ramdev Patanjali Chikitsalaya,

2 no. jaisar complex, ground floor,
hawai chawk, Jamnagar- 310557
Phone No: 9328106061/9924464267

Patel Clinic

Bajrang chawk, Gulabnagar,
Beside Post Office,
Jamnagar- 361004
Phone No: (0288)2675682

Shreji Clinic
9 no, Patel colony,
Near Bank of Baroda
Jamnagar- 361001

Dhanavtory Depot

Bardhan chowk, Khodiyar Nagar,
Opposite Jumma Masjid
Jamnagar- 361001
Phone No: 0288-2670074

Prayag Ayurvedic

13, Digvijay plot,
Opposite Ambika diary
Jamnagar- 361005
Phone No: 0288-2679831

Shashikant Clinic

A-102 Indiramarg,
Near Kalyan Pharmacy
Jamnagar- 361008
Phone No: 0288-2552359

Dr. Sudhaban Ayurveda

Mayor complex, first floor,
Khodiyar colony,
Near Decora Furniture,
Aerodrome road, Jamnagar- 361006
Phone No: 0288-2712299

Dr. D. Pande Deepak Ayur

103-A, walkeshwar nagari,
Near Takwani Hospital,
Phone No: 0288-2552581

Parmar Ayurvedic Clinic

1, Mangal bagh, gurudwara road,
Near GG Hospital,
Jamnagar- 361001
Phone No: 0288-2551372

Health Services by NGOs in Jamnagar

Apart from hospitals, there is a strong presence of several prominent local and international non-government organizations dedicated to improving the lives of Jamnagar residents specially those belonging to the lesser privileged members of the society. Local bodies like Aandabawa Sewa Sanstha, Kabir Ashram, SHREE Pranami Sewa Sanstha and Nawanager Chamber of Commerce are dedicated to improving the health and overall conditions of the poorer sections of the society by proving free healthcare checkup and preliminary medical attention to women, children and senior citizens. 

International organisations like the Red Cross Society, Lions Club, Rotary Club are actively involved in organizing health camps and awareness campaign across the city.

Blood Bank Services in Jamnagar

Jamnagar also has dedicated blood bank services at the following locations:
  • Guru Govind Singh Hospital
  • J.H.M. Blood Bank
  • Deepchand Gardy Memorial Blood Bank
  • Omkar Charitable Trust Blood Bank
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