The Ganga Nursing Home was started in 1978 by Dr. J.G.Shanmuganathan and Mrs. Shanmuganathan with a strength of 17 beds. Later, with the increase in bed-strength and state-of-the-art facilities, the hospital has become one of the best hospitals in Coimbatore.
From 1996, the hospital has become a postgraduate centre for higher training in orthopedic surgery recognized by the Board of Examination. In 1999 Ganga Medical Centre & Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. has become the first hospital in India to have a ‘Hands-on Course’ in Microsurgery with a unique exposure for the candidates to clinical problems and ‘Hands-on’ Lab experience. Training fellowships are offered in the fields of Trauma, Hand surgery, Micro Surgery, and Hand Surgery. The Spine Unit is recognized by the National Board of Examination as the first unit for higher training in Spine Surgery.
With the introduction of the latest techniques in the fields of accident surgery, trauma, spinal surgery, and microsurgery, the Ganga Medical Centre & Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. has become well known for its Orthopedics Department. The hospital has now become recognized as one of the premier tertiary referral centers in Southern India.