Certain memories of an age old legacy would exude a sacred scent in the minds of a generation, who have ever got a chance to get into an association with it.

St.Thomas Hospital, Chethipuzha, Changanassery is such a legacy - a rich legacy with its fragrance lingering though generations. Generations beginning from 1951, cherish the unique medical care flavored with humanitarian services rendered by this magnificent medical institution. The Sacred Scent would tell numerous tales of how this glorious hospital, the pivotal medical care in the Central Kerala, has touched millions of lives by dedicated care and excellent quality. The story is a blend of excellence and solace, quality and care, perfection and love. The year 1953 witnessed the humble beginnings of St.Thomas Hospital in the form of a 20 bedded clinic with one doctor, founded by the first Archbishop of Changanassery Archdiocese Mar Mathew Kavukattu the holy visionary on behalf of the Archdiocese of Changanassery .

The emergence of St.Thomas into a one of a kind, full-fledged, multi-specialty hospital has been phenomenal. Today, the Hospital comprises The St.Thomas Hospital, St. Thomas Heart Institute, St.Thomas Institute of Research on Venous Diseases, St. Thomas College of Allied Health Science, St. Thomas College of Nursing & St. Thomas School of Medical Lab Technology. With a phenomenal bed- strength of 460, 29 specialized departments, 63 doctors, 650 plus supporting staff with Siemens make Artis Pure Cath Lab, 1.5 Tesla MRI Scan, G E Revolution EVO 128 Slice CT Scanner, Echo Cardiograph & Colour Doppler Scan, X-RAY, ECG, Endoscopy, 24 hour Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology & Emergency services and several other modern facilities, St.Thomas Group enjoys the enviable reputation of the center of medical excellence in Central Kerala. The vision that radiates in every service rendered at St. Thomas Hospital is to impart to every suffering life, ‘Life in Abundance ’as promised by our guiding Light, Jesus Christ. This vision to revive every life with life in abundance and thus leading the society into a knowledge society is accomplished by means of unparalleled technical excellence and dedicated care that brings the solace and the joy of health.


Define and deliver “Medicine of the Highest Order” and set the standard for compassion and innovation, always placing patients and their families first.


Improve the well-being of patients and communities by delivering innovative, compassionate, patient- and family-centred health care, enriched by education, science, and technology.



Each and every member of our hospital is committed to the healing touch of the patient in our care.


Patients and families have placed their lives and health in our hands. At St. Thomas Hospital our first priority is to relieve the suffering. We believe that maintaining the highest safety standards are critical in delivering high quality. Our hospital is a safe haven to the patients and the attending staff.


At St. Thomas Hospital, we cater to everything to the best our ability. We work as a team to bring experience, advanced technology and best medical services to beat in providing the highest quality care for our patients and families. We devote ourselves to continuous improvement, excellence, professionalism and innovation in our work..


Our actions tell the world what St. Thomas Hospital is and what we stand for. We act ethically and responsibly in everything we do and hold ourselves accountable for our behaviour. We bring respect, openness and honesty in our dealings with patients, families and co-workers. Our concern is the well-being of the community we serve.  

The Mangement

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Archbishop Mar Joseph Perumthottam


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Bishop Mar Thomas Tharayil


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Archbishop Mar Joseph Powathil

Archbishop Emeritus

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Archbishop Mar George Kocherry

Our Well Wisher & Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh

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Rev. Fr. Joseph Vaniapurackal


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Rev. Fr. James P Kunnath

Executive Director

St. Thomas Institutions of Healthcare and Medical Education (STIHAME)

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Rev. Fr. Joshy Muppathilchira

Associate Director
(Finance & Purchase)

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Rev. Fr. Jacob Athikalam

Associate Director (Academics & Clinical Services)

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Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthiyidam

Associate Director (Spiritual)

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Dr. N. Radhakrishnan

Medical Administrator

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Dr. Thomas Zachariah

Medical Superintendent

0481 272 2100 , 0481 272 9000

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St. Thomas Hospital
Kurisummoodu P.O
Chethipuzha Kadavu
Changanassery, Kerala 686104

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