About Us

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes situated at Royapuram, Chennai, was established by late Prof. M. Viswanathan, Doyen of Diabetology in India in 1954 as a general hospital. In 1971 it became a hospital exclusively for diabetes care. Under Prof. M. Viswanathan’s professional and administrative leadership, the hospital has grown to achieve the status of a teaching institution of international excellence. It has, at present, 100 beds for the treatment of diabetes and its complications. Over the years it has grown to be one of the largest referral centres for Diabetes, with more than 3,00,000 patients registered to-date. It is recognised as an internationally known tertiary care centre for referral of Diabetic patients requiring super-specialist is opinion and management.

We are committed to being an accredited leader of quality health care with a commitment to continuous quality improvement, setting new standards, providing curative, preventive, and evidence based medicine in an ethically based cost-effective environment using state-of-the-art technology. We strive to excel in anticipating and meeting our communities’ needs, wants, and expectations in an environment conducive to teamwork.

We take forward our founder Director’s mission forward:

‘Every person having Diabetes should be helped to live his normal span of life in perfect health’.