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Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital is a multispeciality hospital, located in the heart of Bangalore City, at Shivajinagar. The hospital is over 100 years old ,approx 2 kms towards east of Vidhana Soudha. The architecture of the  buildings are of modern as well as that of the yester years. Bowring Hospital was established in 1867 for men and Lady Curzon Hospital was established in 1890 for women and children. Lewis Bentham Bowring was the chief commissioner of Mysore and Coorg from 1862 to 1870. Lady Victoria Curzon is the wife of Lord Curzon , who was  Viceroy 1899-1905.

In 1893, the hospital was handed over to Govt of Mysore. During the 1920s there were eleven wards accommodating over 100 beds, of which three wards were for special patients. There were General wards , Caste wards, Special wards and some beds were kept for maternity cases


To ensure all the proposed plans for the future as listed next are fulfilled.

To elevate B&LCH to corporate standards.

To bring about a work culture encompassing commitment, sincerity, transparency and humane touch to providing services to all the patients coming to this hospital.


No of Out Patients - 1100 to 1200 per day (average)
No of In patients - 50-80 per day (average)
Bed Strength 696 + 190 beds.
Lab services available – Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Histopathology, Sirology, Radio Diagnosis.

B&LCH- New Casualty Block

New Casualty block was gifted to this hospital, by Bangalore Development Authority in 2004-05. This building houses the casualty with the triage area , ICU comprising of 10 bed critical care , 6 bed step 1 and four bed isolation critical care. The basement of the BDA block houses the Fully fledged Central Laboratories and Emergency Laboratory Sciences, and the Physiotheraphy Dept. The ground  floor of this building houses two minor OT's, the radio diagonsis dept. in the casuality is functional for emergencies after hospital hours.

The First floor at the BDA block consist of Diaylasis and Nephrology, dept. 8 bedded post opertative wards, and 2 Emergency Opertation Theaters, and also the DIgital Library, and Telemedicine Dept. The 2nd Floor at the BDA Block consist ot Paediatric Wards, 09 Bedded PICU, 15 Bedded NICU, Malnutriational Ward, Emergency Paediatric Ward.

Trauma and ICU Block

  • 14 bedded ICU with State-of-the-art equipment with alpha beds.
  • ICU Ventilator - Drager Evita 4,
  • ICU Monitor -  Philips MP 60
  • Defibrillator
  • Volume and Syringe infusion pump.
  • Central monitoring station.
  • Fibreoptic Laryngoscope.
  • 10 bedded ICUs.
  • 4 Isolation ICUs.
  • Counselling area.
  • 10 beds in Step- Down ICU.
  • 2 emergency Trauma OT
  • 1 Septic OT.
  • 1 Minor OT.

Dr. Syed Iqbalulla Sha Khadri
Medical Superintendent

Ambulance Contact
For ambulance facility, please contact the Casualty Medical Officer on Duty.
For this you need to contact the reception on this phone number.

Telephone Junction Numbers.
080-2532 7715 – 04
080-2559 2813 – 08
080-2559 1362 – 07
080-2532 7713- 06-104
080-2532 7714-05
080-2557 1804-02

R.M.O. (Resident Medical Officer)
Dr. Prasanna Kumar

P.R.O. (Public Relation Officer)
Mr. Khaja Mohideen - 080 2559 1325

BMCRI, Fort, K.R. Road, Bangalore - 560 002, Karnataka, India. Phone : +91 80 26700810
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