Established in 1936 as ‘IRWIN HOSPITAL’ with bed strength of 320, Lok Nayak Hospital is
a premier public hospital under Govt. of NCT of Delhi with present bed strength of 1619. On
completion of Seventy five years of providing excellent services. During these 6 decades of its
existence this hospital has grown enormously in its size and volume so as to cope with the
growing needs of the ever-increasing population of this capital city. New State of out OPD,
emergency block and indoor word are being constructed some of the builds one already made
operational and others are coming up including ordhojaddoor block. The catchments area of
this Hospital includes the most thickly populated old Delhi areas including Jama Masjid and
Trans Yamuna Area. However, with the opening of G.T.B. Hospital, the pressure from the
population of Trans Yamuna Area has reduced. On the other hand, patients attending this
hospital from the neighbouring states and other parts of the city have increased manifolds.
This shows the popularity of the hospital in terms of various services provided by it. The
hospital provides the general medical care encompassing all the departments like Medicine,
Surgery, Obstt. & Gynae, Paediatrics, Burns & Plastic etc. It also provides specialized services
like Dialysis, Lithotrepsy, Respiratory Care, Plastic Surgery and others. New Department of
Pulmonary Medicine is being setup. The hospital also provides the tertiary care connected with
the National Programmes including mainly family welfare & maternity and child health care.
achievements of Lok Nayak Hospital include the following:
Arm image intensifier to carry out PCNL and other procedure, which
need fluoroscopic guidance.
system - Mammomet 3000.
system 1.5 Tesla
System plus ultrasound facility
Planning - OPD New Block
ultrasound & portable ultrasound facility
Treatment Planning System (ASHA-3D TPS)
in the Prosthodontics clinic
for frozen section in Pathology Department
Department of Neonatology added
x-ray diagnostic system (ICONOS R200)