Introduction to Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital, National Institute of Siddha

The National Institute of Siddha is located at Grand Southern Trunk Road, Tambaram Sanatorium, Chennai and functioning in its own campus, situated on a plot of land measuring 14.78 acres. The Ayothidoss Pandithar Hospital attached with Institute is providing healthcare services to the public and is imparting clinical training to the Post Graduates. The OPD and IPD, with its 200 bed strength are functioning on all the 365 days of the year. In addition NIS conducts Five outreach OPDs at different places in and around Chennai in the Semi-urban and Rural areas. The Hospital is equipped with USG, ECG, X-Ray, Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology, Pathology Laboratories, Siddha Pharmacology Laboratory for supporting the quality health care services and research activities of this Institute.


To provide healthcare through Siddha System of medicine for all citizens and position Siddha as preferred system of medicine for public healthcare.


The Scope of Services are broadly classified as:

Out-Patient Services

In-Patient Services

Clinical Departments / Services available in the Hospital are:

1.General Medicine

2.Special Medicine

3.Siddha Pharmacology

4.Siddha Toxicology


6.Antenatal Care

7.Geriatric Care

8.Varmam Therapy

9.Yoga Therapy

10.Traditional Bone setting Therapy

11.Thokkanam Therapy

12.Infertility Treatment

13.Gynaecology Care

14.Cancer Care

15.Diabetic care

16.Rejuvenation Therapy

17.Cardiac and Asthma Care

18.Obesity Clinic

19.Renal and Hypertension Clinic

20.Cosmetology Care

21.Surgical Care

22.External Therapy section

23.Physiotherapy Section

Laboratory Services:

• Biochemistry Lab

• Clinical Pathology Lab

• Microbiology Lab

• ECG Services

Imaging Services

• Radiology


Support services:

• Pharmacy Services

• Bio Medical Services

• Maintenance - Civil & Electrical 

• Housekeeping Services

• Security Services

• Laundry Services

• Catering Services

In-Patient Facilities:

• General Ward 

• Special Ward