Mile Stones of Caritas Hospital

Caritas Hospital Established in the year 1962 by Mar Thomas Tharayil, Bishop of Kottayam, with just 50 beds.

Caritas School of Nursing was founded in the year 1965 by Bishop Mar Thomas Tharayil.

Kerala's first Dialysis Unit started in Caritas Hospital in the year 1975.

Caritas College of Pharmacy started in 1981, by H.G Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry, the Bishop of Kottayam.

Caritas Hospital Trust has been registered in 1995 as a Public Charitable Trust with Reg. No.510/IV/1995.

Bishop Tharayil Block (BT Block) blessed in 1997.

Caritas College of Nursing started B.Sc. Nursing Programme in 2002. Honorable Former President of India Sri K.R Narayanan laid the foundation stone for the same.

Caritas Cancer Institute started as a comprehensive centre with Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology departments as well as a Pain and Palliative Care division in 2003.

Caritas College of Nursing started Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Course in 2005.

In 2008 Bishop Makil Block (BM Block) was inaugurated and it has hundred and thirty rooms, state of the art operation theatre complex, intensive care units, laboratory, and blood bank.

Caritas Hospital obtained ISO 9001 certification in the year 2008.

Caritas Heart Institute was inaugurated by Shri Oommen Chandy, Former Chief Minister of Kerala and blessed by Mar Mathew Moolakkatt, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kottayam in 2011. It has South india's First Hybrid CathLab, Two state of the art CVTS OTs, and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

Caritas Started Renal Transplantation programme in 2012 as first in Central Travancore.

Caritas Started Heart Transplantation programme in 2014 and is the 2nd in its kind in Central Kerala.

Caritas is accredited by NABH since 2015 and is the first NABH accredited Hospital in Kottayam District.

Bishop Chulaparambil (BC Block) was inaugurated in 2018 with Nuclear Medicine and PET CT Centre.

Caritas Hospital achieved National Board of Examination's (NBE) approval to conduct DNB academic programme in 2018, first in private sector in Kottayam District.

Caritas Hospital started Liver Transplantation programme in 2019 as first in Central Travancore.

The Ethics Committee of Caritas Hospital is accredited by NABH in 2019, under Ethics Committee Accreditation Programme and is the 2nd in the state of Kerala and first in Central Kerala to obtain the same.

Caritas Hospital obtained NABH Nursing Excellence Certification in 2019 and is the first in Kottayam District to obtain the same.

Caritas Hospital foundation stone laying ceremony welcome speech by James Vellapally in the presence of Cardinal Tiserang and Mar Thomas Tharayil

Caritas Hospital foundation stone laying ceremony by Cardinal Tiserang in the presence of Mar Thomas Tharayil

Dr. Peter Rohde MD (from Germany) The First Doctor