Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre was established in the year 1962 by Dr. K.M.Rai, after his retirement from the service as Professor and Head of the Department of Barnard Institute of Radiology at the Madras Medical College in Chennai. He was one of the renowned Radiologists in the Country who had the vision to start a Medical Centre to treat cancer patients, four decades ago, and a time when cancer treatment was a novelty and out of reach or the common man. Since then the centre continues to render committed service to the cause of treating cancer patients.
From a humble beginning the centre has grown from strength to strength and today the centre has emerged as a fully fledged 40 bedded hospital with all modern equipments and facilities like the state of the art Linear Accelerator, Telecobalt therapy, Brach therapy, Mammogram, Ultrasound, X ray, CT Scan, Pathological/ Clinical Laboratory and Operation Theatre. The centre is located in the heart of the city on 562, Century Plaza, Mount Road (Anna Salai) Teynampet, and Chennai - 18 and is easily accessible.
At present Dr.R.R.Rai MS (Surgeon) is in overall charge of the Medical Centre. The Centre has a panel of Specialists in various disciplines like Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Medical Oncology and their services are available on regular and consultancy basis for treating patients with different types of diseases. This centre is treating about 1500 new cases every year.
We are driven to make a difference in the lives of each individual patient we serve. Our care providers focus not only on the disease, but the whole person -- providing educational, emotional and spiritual support.
As one of the most comprehensive cancer programs in the country, the Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre provides a full range of services, including the latest medical breakthroughs in detection, prevention, treatment and research.
Our medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons work together as one team to provide you with coordinated care. This team includes 36 of the most recognized and skilled cancer physicians.
We have also made accessing these experts as convenient as possible through our Care Coordinators who provide services tailored to each patient's individual needs. They are your single point of contact for nursing assessment and support, rapid scheduling, insurance issues, second opinions, clinical trials, symptom management and ongoing education.
We encourage you to explore this site and learn more about the difference that the Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre can make for you. And if you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, you can call one of our Cancer Care Coordinators at +91 - 44 - 24349594.