Dr. Lydia Colaco B.A., M.D., D.G.O., F.R.C.S., M.R.C.O.G., started the COLACO HOSPITAL, a unit of I.C.M.C.H. Trust in the year 1955. She was South India’s highest qualified lady medical practitioner. The Hospital is the first private hospital of Mangalore. In her career spanning 50 years, she conducted more than 25,000 child deliveries, most of which were challenging. Her dedication, talent and fame spread across the Konkan and Malabar Coast. In her twilight years she donated the Hospital complex to the Isidore Colaco Memorial Charitable Hospital Trust. The hospital now boasts of a 250 bedded, state of the art multi speciality unit with a built up area of 40,000 sq.ft. spread over 22,000 sq.ft. of land on Bendore Main Road in the heart of the city. The main objective of the trust is to extend health services to the maximum number of people at the most reasonable rates and to spread education with special emphasis on the girl child.All the departments are well equipped with the latest instruments backed by a permanent team of specialised skilled doctors and nurses. All the leading consultants of Mangalore are available for consultation and treatment on call. The hospital is equipped to handle all medical and surgical emergencies.
Colaco Hospital was started by Late Dr. Lydia Colaco in the year 1955. For over more than 50 years Colaco Hospital has been a beacon of light for the suffering. Situated on Bendore main road, Colaco Hospital is the first private hospital of Mangalore. Colaco Hospital is committed to provide high-quality comprehensive speciality services focused on meeting the health care needs of the local population.
The hospital now boasts of a 250 bedded, state of the art multi speciality unit with a built up area of 40,000 sq.ft. spread over 22,000 sq.ft. of land in the heart of the city. The hospital has a very good ambience with abundant ventilation, with sleek interiors giving it a very neat and clean look. Colaco Hospital has the following departments: Accident & Trauma Centre, Emergency treatments, Maternity theatre, Operation Theatres (4 No’s), Intensive Care Unit, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, Hi-tech Laboratory, X-Ray & Ultrasound Department, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy.