SB Hospital was started in the year 1990, by Dr. S. Balasubramanian, MS, MCh, FICS, FIAMS. This was the first Urology & Nephrology Specialty Hospital in Tamil Nadu, a Tertiary referral center for Urology, Nephrology & Male Infertility Services for Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ariyalur, Karaikal districts. A Large Number of Patients have been treated for Urological Diseases in the past 28 years.
Dr. S. Balasubramanian was Graduated from JIPMER Puducherry in the year 1966, he did his M.S General surgery from Delhi University Safurjung hospitals in 1970. He was the first surgeon for the Nilgris District. He worked in Coonoor General Hospital for 3 years and then he did his MCh Urology from the Prestigious Madras Medical college in 1975. He started the Department of Urology in Thanjavur Medical college in 1978. He took Voluntary Retirement from Government Service in 1986 and then started this Hospital.
SB Hospital was the first Hospital in Private Sector in Thanjavur to start Hemodialysis and the first hospital in south Tamil Nadu to introduce, Dornier ESWL in 1998, 100 watt holmium laser in 2001, Laborie Urodynamics in 2002 and Renal Transplantation Services in 2011. SB Hospital was one of the earliest centers to start Male Infertility Services. Cryo Bank was started in the year 1990. More than 5000 patients have been treated so far, successfully for Fertility problems.
International Patients from Gulf Countries, Singapore, Malaysia, Srilanka are regularly treated at SB Hospital. SB Hospital has been recognized by Tamil Nadu Government for treatment of Government Employees and pensioners. Hospital has been empaneled by All leading Insurance Companies. SB Hospital has been accredited by NABH entry levels from 2016 September. Academic programs and CME’s are conducted on the first Sunday of Every Month. Nurses Education Programs and Periodic Health Education seminars for patients and their relatives are also conducted.