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Dr.G.Viswanathan Speciality Hospital Dr.G.Viswanathan Speciality Hospital

Viswanathan MBBS, founder of the GVN Hospital started his humble journey in the medical field in 1939 at Big Bazar Street in Trichy in a small way. In 1940 he started a free dispensary at his residence in Srirangam and a nursing home with ten beds in Big Bazar Street in Trichy. Dr. Viswanathan led a simple life and mode of transport was horse. His consultation was free of cost and also paid for his patients transport on many occasions. In 1950 the hospital was shifted to Babu Road with an increased strength of 16. Dr. Viswanathan’s sister joined with him as the first obstetrician and gynaecologist in Trichy

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About “Dr.G.Viswanathan Speciality Hospital”

Viswanathan MBBS, founder of the GVN Hospital started his humble journey in the medical field in 1939 at Big Bazar Street in Trichy in a small way. In 1940 he started a free dispensary at his residence in Srirangam and a nursing home with ten beds in Big Bazar Street in Trichy. Dr. Viswanathan led a simple life and mode of transport was horse. His consultation was free of cost and also paid for his patients transport on many occasions. In 1950 the hospital was shifted to Babu Road with an increased strength of 16. Dr. Viswanathan’s sister joined with him as the first obstetrician and gynaecologist in Trichy. Dr. Viswanathan was the first honorary surgeon to the government head quarters hospital, Trichy and also served President of the Indian Medical Association, Trichy. His valuable service was extended to the prisoners in jail, Ramakrishna Tapovanam, Osanam free dispensary, Joseph College, Holy Cross which made him a legend in the medical fraternity. He was a great friend and philosopher for many of his friends and colleagues. Dr. Viswanathan fulfilled his dreams and attained the Lord’s feet at the age of 77 on April 4th 1984.