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Medical practitioners in Nepal

Below is a list of hospitals, clinics, physicians, and other health care practitioners 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.

Medical Clinics and Aid Posts

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic

Located in Lazimpat, near the British and Indian Embassies.  With Expatriate and Nepali physicians, it opens seven days a week with 24 hours 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.  

Telephone: 977-1-442-4111, 443-5232 
Fax: 977-1-441-2590 

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, 444-0293
Fax: 977-1-441-1956

Nepal International Clinic (NIC)

Located within the walking distance from Thamel, it opens 9:00am to 5:00pm, Sunday through Friday by appointments. Facilities include 24-hour telephone answering service for emergency physician contact, medical care in a Western setting, Laboratory facilities, vaccinations, x-ray, and medications available on site.  Accepts cash, checks, Visa, Master Card, and American Express. 

Telephone: 977-1-443-4642, 443-5357 
Fax: 977-1-443-4713 

Norvic Hospital and Outpatient Clinic

Located in Thapathali. Outpatient diagnostic services 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sunday through Friday.   Specializes in cardiac care as well as handles general medical cases.  24-hour emergency and ambulatory services available.  Hospital has CCU, ICU, NICU and medical ICU.  

Telephone: 977-1-425-8554, 425-8553

Patan Hospital Private Clinic

Associated with Patan Hospital, it is located in Lagankhel. 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

Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH)

Located in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.  Intensive care unit, in-patient and surgical facilities, Cardiac care unit, 24-hour emergency room. 

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

Vayodhya Hospital Pvt Ltd.

Located in Balkhu, RingRoad. Outpatient diagnostic services 7:00 a.m-7:00 p.m., 7 days a week. Specializes in cardiac care as well as handles general medical cases.  24- hours emergency and ambulatory services available. Hospital has CCU, ICU, NICU and medical ICU. Hospital has the helicopter landing facility.

Balkhu Chowk
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977 1 4286428
Fax:  +977 1 4286426
Hotline: +977 1 4281666
Emergency Direct No: +977 1 2111333

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.

Phone: 977-1-4169141 / 4169142 / 4169143
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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, 442-0800

Hospitals outside Kathmandu

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 leprosy program.    

Telephone: 977-96-420-188, 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: 977-38-540053, 540113

Manipal Teaching Hospital

Private hospital located in Phulbari, Pokhara with medical and comprehensive radiology services and 24-hour emergency room.  Provides medical services to travelers in Pokhara and Annapurna area.  The hospital is associated with Manipal Universal Learning in India.  No interventional cardiology available at this location.  Laboratory and investigation like MRI, CT-Scan, and Mammography available.  They have well equipped cancer center. 

Telephone: 977-61‑526416 to 20

Fishtail Hospital

Located in Gairapatan, Pokhara, and provides medical services to travelers in Pokhara and Annapurna area.   This hospital offers a full range of comprehensive health care services.  Services include, radiology, orthopedic, ENT, dermatology, psychiatry, pediatrics, obstetrical services, oncology, intensive care and a major diagnostic facility as well as a 24 hour pharmacy on site.

Telephone:  977-061-528999; 977-061-527553


Gandaki Medical College

Located in Pokhara -9,  in the hill region of Nepal which provides services to travelers in Pokhara and Annapurna areas.  GMC- Charak Hospital currently has 35 specialist doctors and 24 non-specialist medical graduates that provide services in the following areas:  Emergency room services, radiology, surgical and obstetrical services, intensive care and laboratory services.  There is also a 24 hour pharmacy on site.

Telephone: 977- 061-207-130; 977-061-538-595


Neuro Hospital Pvt. Ltd.

Located on Jahada Road – 13, Biratnagar, Nepal.  It is a well equipped, multidisciplinary Hundred Bedded hospital with 24 hours emergency, surgical and nonsurgical management of patients along with elective surgery for CNS Tumors, Pediatric Disorders and Neurovascular Surgery.

Tel: 977-21-522757, 524484

Sheer Memorial Hospital

Located in Banepa, on the road to Dhulikhel, in Kathmandu Valley.  It provides emergency care, surgery, and inpatient treatment. It is supported by Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Several expatriate medical personnel staff this hospital. 

Telephone: 977-11‑661-111, 661-112
Fax: 977-11-661711

 United Mission Hospital

Located in Tansen, Palpa District which is an easy access to people living in the south region of Pokhara and travelers on road to Bhairahawa and  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: 977-75‑520489, 520041, 520111

Specialists and Private Practices

All contact information and their offices for the following specialists and general practitioners were current as of date mentioned below, but subject to change.  Contact the doctors or hospital directly for further information.

Physician's Name:






Dr. Bharat Rawat

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali


Dr. Jay Prakash Jaiswal

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali


Dr. Bhagwan Koirala

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali





Grace Pollard

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic





Dr. Prabigya Shiwakoti

Dent Inn, Kamaladi

977-1-424-1942, 421-6197

Dr. Niranjan Sharma

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic


Dr. Neil Pandey

Healthy Smiles, Lazimpat

977-1-444-4689, 442-0800




Dr. Kamala Burathoki

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic


Dr. A.K. Jha

Di Skin Hospital, Maharajgunj





Dr. Jyoti Bhattarai

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic





Dr. Madhu Ghimire

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali


General Physicians/Family Practice 

Dr. Prativa Pandey

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic

977-1-442-4111, 443-5232

Dr. Buddha Basnyet

Nepal International Clinic







977-1-427-1286, 472-1417

Siddhi Poly Lab

(Dr. I.L. Shrestha)


977-1-441-0604, 441-4065




Dr. Basant Pant (on call)

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali


Dr. Upendra Devkota (on call)

NEURO Hospital, Bansbari


 Dr. Pankaj Jalan

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali


Obstetricians and Gynecologists 

Dr. Suphatra Koirala

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic and OM Hospital

977-1-442-4111, 446-6178

Dr. Veena Shrivastava

Nepal International Clinic

977-1-443-4642, 443-5357




Dr. Sanduk Ruit

Tilganga Eye Center, Tilganga

977-1-449-3775, 4493684

Dr. Suman Thapa

Sudristi Eye Clinic, Durbar Marg


 Dr. Meenu Chaudhary

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic  





Dr. Ashok Banskota

B&B Hospital, Gwarko

977-1-553-3206, 553-5739

Dr. Deepak Mahara

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic





Dr. Anu Amatya

Kopila Clinic, Lalitpur

977-1-554-2767, 555-1109

Dr. Kishor Pandey

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic

977-1-442-4111, 443-5232

Dr. Neelam Adhikari

NORVIC Hospital, Thapathali





Manoj Yadav

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic



Dr. Arun Kumar (child and adult)

CIWEC Travel Medicine Clinic

977-1-442-4111, 443-5232

 Dr. B.B. Sharma

Medicare Hospital, Chabhil 





Dr. Ram Kumar Ghimire

Meter Radiology & Imaging (MRI), Naxal

977-1-442-3805, 443-5200

Last updated April 2013