Hospitals in Sri Lanka

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Medical services in the country. In Sri Lanka, there is a formidable force in medical services both in the private sector and state sector. In a country where many locals find it hard to get medicine, there are state-owned hospitals that offer free medical services to less fortunate citizens. Even the private sector has high standards in its services.
Sri Lanka rich history also includes its indigenous scheme of traditional medicine which is called “Ayurveda”. It is a way of life which dates back to more than 3000 years. However, let us first look into the leading hospitals in Sri Lanka.

Lanka Hospitals

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Lanka Hospitals Corporation was initially named as Apollo Hospital when they started their operation back in 2002. It was a part of an Indian Hospital chain that was founded by Dr.  Pratap C Reddy. This hospital is equipped with 350 beds. It provides multiple tertiary care specialties while boasting an area of more than 350,000 square feet. It also includes a 7-acre lush green garden as well.

The hospital has all state of the art features which is empowered by the best technologies in the current day and age. The well trained and experienced team of employees provides services in all aspects using the latest analytical and top-notch technologies. Lanka Hospitals stood out from the rest when they became the only hospital that has a helipad on top of their 11-story building in the heart of the Colombo.

Asiri Health

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With more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, Asiri Health owned and managed by Softlogic group of companies. There are four hospitals under Asiri Health, and they are Asiri Surgical, Asiri Medical, Asiri Central and Asiri Hospital in Matara. Apart from the four-hospital, they have Asiri Laboratory service centres situated around the island.

It all began as Asiri Laboratories in Sri Lanka’s main city, Colombo. But, with time, it has spread across the island with more than 12,500 tests handled as an average during a day. It is a leading private healthcare provider in Sri Lanka. Their cutting-edge medical equipment and technology bring international standards to this tiny island.

Durdans Hospitals

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Durdans Hospital found in 1945. It has progressed to become one of the pioneers in the Healthcare sector in Sri Lanka. It offers 260 beds, including 60 in the critical care unit. The theatre complex has eight theatres with state-of-the-art technology. They also a modern radiology unit, Physiotherapy unit and two catheterization laboratories.

It also comprises of one of the country’s leading heart command centres. It includes 15 beds with all the necessary equipment and services. Durdans Hospitals has a workforce of more than 200 employees which includes 35o specialist consultants, 15 resident consultants and over 50 senior medical officers.

Durdans Hospital is the first-ever hospital in Sri Lanka to receive JCI accreditation and has since then re-accredited. It’s a nonprofit organization that comes under tax-exempt 501 in the USA. They have accredited over 21,000 healthcare organizations and Programs. JCI accreditation considered the gold standard in global healthcare.

Durdans also offers special services for international patients as they have made alliances with foreign insurance companies. To find out more about their services, please click here.

Nawaloka Hospitals

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Nawaloka Hospitals took birth in 1985. As Sri Lanka’s first premier multi-specialty hospital, Nawaloka Hospital has Nawaloka Hospitals was equipped with high-end technology in healthcare so that it prevented locals to seek medical services from other countries.

Nawaloka Hospital provides a special scheme for an international patient with packages set up for your needs. You can check them out by clicking here. Their wide range of services makes it one of the best healthcare facilities in the country.

Ninewells Hospitals

Ninewells Hospitals specialized in women and child healthcare. It is a member of the Access Group of companies which is one of the largest group of companies in Sri Lanka. Their main specialities consist of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, and Fertility Centre. In addition to women and childcare, they extend our services to address the vital needs of our loyal customers under one roof.


Ninewells offers five room categories to choose from, and it has a separate maternity sector which includes state-of-the-art suits for your needs. Their new themed maternity suits are complete with en-suite delivery facilities, water birth options, and many more services. These suites geared to make every moment comfortable and special for the parents-to-be.

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