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Medical practitioners in Nepal

Below is a list of hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities, who offer medical services to travelers in Nepal.  The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu assumes no responsibility for the professional ability or reputation of the medical facilities or persons whose names appear on the following list.  Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy.  The order in which names appear has no other significance.  This list is maintained on the basis of information provided by the concerned medical facilities and the persons.


CIWEC Travel Medicine Hospital 

Located in Lazimpat, near the British and Indian Embassies.  With expatriate and Nepali physicians, it opens seven days a week with a 24 hour doctor on-site.  American hygienist and Nepali dentist available five days a week.  Laboratory facilities, ambulance service, vaccinations, medications, x-ray, and ultrasound available on site.  Accepts Visa and MasterCard.  

Gynecologist/Obstetrican Monday, Wednesday, Friday afternoons.
American psychiatrist available.
Dental care and American hygienist – For appointment call 444-0100.
Accepts cash, Visa and Mastercard.
Telephone: 442-4111, 441-3163
Website: ` 

Grande International Hospital 

Located in  Dhapasi, on the north west side of Kathmandu outside the ring road.   Offers a wide range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. ICU, CCU. Helicopter landing site on roof. 24-hour emergency room and ambulance services available. Out-patient  services  Sundays through Fridays.

International Coordinator – Puja Shah Cell: 9801202553
Telephone:  5159266, 5159267

Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) 

Founded in 1973 to reduce deaths among trekkers.  Head office is located in Lazimpat, near the Palace Museum north gate.  HRA gives free advices to trekkers on altitude sickness, equipment, and conditions of trekking routes.  It has aid posts in Pheriche and Manang staffed by expatriate physicians during peak seasons (March-May and October-November).
Telephone: +977-1-444-0292, +977-1-444-0293
Fax: +977-1-441-1956

Medicare National Hospital & Research Centre Ltd 

Medicare Hospital is located in Chabahil Chowk, Kathmandu. This is the only private hospital with a dedicated psychiatric ward.

Telephone: +977-1-446-7067
P.O.Box: 11032
Fax: +977-1-446-9300

National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences 

Located in Bansbari, Kathmandu. This hospital provides emergency services, Diagnostic Services, Neuropsychiatry, Orthopedics and Trauma, Neuro-otology (Ear, Nose & Throat), Neuro-ophthalmology and Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation.

Telephone: +977-1-437-3850
Fax: +977-1-437-0779
P.O. Box No: 3711

Nepal International Clinic (NIC) 

Located on small street between Royal Palace main gate and Jaya Nepal Cinema, within easy walking distance of Thamel.  Appointments   9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Dr. Buddha Basnyat, a U.S. board-certified Nepalese physician  is the medical director. Physicians  are Nepalese with some Western trained.   Provides medical care in Western setting.  X ray, ultrasound, laboratory facilities, vaccinations available on site. 24-hour telephone for emergency physician contact. 

Accepts cash, Visa, Mastercard and American Express.
Telephone:    443-4642, 443-5357

Norvic International Hospital and Medical College Pvt Ltd 

Located in Thapathali. Outpatient diagnostic services 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sunday through Friday.   Specializes in cardiac care, gastroenterology, gynecology/Obstetrics, Orthopedics, pulmonology, neurosciences, urology  as well as handles general medical cases.  24-hour emergency and ambulance services available.  Hospital has CCU, ICU, NICU, GICU and medical ICU.  

Telephone: +977-1-425-8554, +977-1-4218230; Fax; + 977-1 4219686.

Om Hospital & Research Centre (P.) Ltd

The hospital provides gynecology & obstetrics, internal medicine, ophthalmology, gastroenterology, neurology, psychiatry, dental, physiotherapy, general pediatrics, dermatology, venerology & leprology, paediatric surgery, cardiology, oncology, plastic surgery, ENT, radiology, urology, orthopedic, general surgery, and nephrology.

GPO Box: 13494, Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone: +977-1-448-2484 (Hunting Line)
Fax: +977-1-446-6128
E-mail : 

Patan Hospital Private Clinic 

Associated with Patan Hospital, it is located in Lagankhel in Patan. Specialties include OB/GYN, surgery, pediatrics, dermatology, internal medicine, and orthopedics.  They have few expatriate medical personnel among local resident doctors.  

Telephone: +977-1-554-8007
Telephone Hospital: 552-2295

Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) 

Located in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.  The hospital provides intensive care unit, in-patient and surgical facilities, Cardiac care unit, 24-hour emergency room.  

Telephone: + 977-1-441-2303, +977-1-441-2404, +977-1-441-2505, +977-1-441-2808

Vayodha Hospital Pvt. Ltd, in association with Fortis Escorts for Cardiac Arrest 

Private hospital located in Balku Chowk,  Kathmandu.
Offers a wide range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services.  24-hour emergency room and ambulance services available.  Hospital has CCU and ICU.  Helicopter landing site on roof. Outpatient services available Sunday through Friday.

Telephone: 428-6427, 428-6428
Hotline: 428-1666
Emergency Direct No: 211-1333
Email :


Eye doctor, glasses prescription, glasses and contact lens supplies.
Located in Durbar Marg. Appointments from 4 – 8 pm Sunday through Friday.
Telephone: 422-8531


– Dutch therapists. Psychologically based services, counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and groups who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health Located in Kupondole, Patan.

Telephone: Renee Gerritzen  Cell. 9801052174.  Eline Van Arkel Cell. 9808601965

Dental Clinics

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic
See information above.

Dent Inn - The Dental Clinic

Located in Heritage Plaza II, Kamaladi (down the first right turn on the way to Kamaladi from King Mahendra's statue at King's Way).  Opens Sunday to Friday, 10:00 am to 7:00 pm excluding lunch time from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.  Visits by appointments only.  Accepts Visa, MasterCard, and local debit cards.

Telephone: +977-1-416-9141, +977-1-416-9142, +977-1-416-9143
Facebook site:

Healthy Smiles

Located in Lazimpat opposite Department of Mines and Geology.  Opens Sunday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Services include radiograph, dental implants, and on-site pharmacy.

Telephone: +977-1-444-4689, +977-1-442-0800

Hospitals & Clinics outside Kathmandu

CIWEC Travel Medicine Hospital – Pokhara

Located in Mansarovar Path (Meera Hotel Lane), Barahi Tole, Lakeside, Pokhara.
24 hours emergency and outpatient services, limited inpatient service, laboratory, radiology including X-ray and Ultrasound, pharmacy and travel vaccines including rabies vaccine and HRIG.

Telephone:  61- 463082,  61-467053


Advance Polyclinic Pvt Ltd

Situated in Pokhara, Western Nepal, this clinic provides a variety of services.
New Road, S & S Complex

Telephone: +977-1-61-522-984, +977-1-61-522-985

Fishtail Hospital & Research Center Pvt Ltd

Situated in Pokhara, Western Nepal
Telephone: +977-1-61-527-553, +977-1- 61-528-999
Dautari Bhawan, Gairapatan Pokhara-4

HDCS Team Hospital

Located in Dandeldhura, Far Western Nepal and is supported by a missionary group.  Doctors includes expatriate medical personnel, they have full dental and lab facility, conduct major surgeries and operate a leprosy program.    

Telephone: +977-964-201-88, +977-420-161

Kunde Hospital

Located in Khumbu area and supported by The Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation.  The hospital is equipped to handle basic medical care including some minor operations such as caesarian section or appendicitis.  All complicated cases are sent to Kathmandu. 

Telephone: +977-38-540-053, +977-38-540-113

Neuro Hospital Pvt. Ltd.

Located on Jahada Road – 13, Biratnagar, Nepal.  It is a well-equipped, multidisciplinary hundred bed hospital with 24 hours emergency, surgical and nonsurgical management of patients along with elective surgery for CNS tumors, pediatric disorders and neurovascular surgery.

Telephone: +977-1-522-757, +977-1-524-484

United Mission Hospital

Located in Tansen, Palpa District . Provides medical services to the region south of Pokhara and travelers on the road to Bhairahawa.  Surgical and medical wards, laboratory, pharmacy.  Some expatriate medical personnel on staff.  

Telephone: +977-75-520-489, +977-75-520-041, +977-75-520-111

Last updated January 2016