Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital

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Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited
Company typePublic
Founded1957; 67 years ago (1957)
FoundersJaiveer Agarwal
Tahira Agarwal
Area served
India, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Key people
Dr Amar Agarwal (MD)

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital is a chain of eye specialty hospitals in India, headquartered at Chennai. Started by Jaiveer Agarwal with his wife Tahira Agarwal as an eye care centre in Chennai, it has grown to 150+ centres across India and 15 centres overseas.[1][2][3]

Dr Amar Agarwal is the chairman and managing director of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital.[4]


Jaiveer Agarwal born on 24 September 1930 along with his family members lead this hospital. He was the founder and chairperson of this hospital and also the recipient of the national award Padma Bhushan from APJ Abdul Kalam in March, 2006.[5] His wife Tahira Agarwal and son Amar Agarwal are both ophthalmologists. Jaiveer Agarwal died on 16 November 2009.[6][7][8]



A branch of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital in Chennai.

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital has 18 branches each in Chennai and 20+ in rest of Tamil Nadu, eleven branches in Bengaluru, 10 branches in Hyderabad (Telangana - Dilsukhnagar, Gachibowli, Himayat Nagar, Madeenaguda, Mehdipatnam, Panjagutta, Santhosh Nagar, Secunderabad, Kukatpally & Uppal ), 8 in Andhra Pradesh (Guntur, Nellore, Tirupati, Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam (Main),[9] one branch each in Jaipur (Rajasthan), Port Blair, Two branches in Kerala (Thiruvananthapuram & Kottayam), two branches in Kolkata, three branches in the rest of Karnataka (Hubli and Mysore),two branches in Odisha (Cuttack and Bhubaneswar), 20 branches in Maharastra (Pune, Vashi, Tardeo, Chembur and many more), 3 branches in Madhya pradesh ( Janjirwala, Anapurna, Astha and 6 branch in Gujarat (Ahmedabad,Bhavnagar,Surat and Vapi).[10]

On 6 November 2019, a new facility is launched at Raja Rajeswari Nagar, Bengaluru.[11]

On 5 August 2022, it announced the acquisition of five hospitals in Maharashtra.[2]


Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital has one branch in Ghana (Accra), one branch in Kenya (Nairobi), one branch in Madagascar (Anatananarivo), three branches in Mauritius (Ebene, Centre De Flacq and Goodlands), two branches in Mozambique (Beira and Maputo), one branch in Nigeria (Kaduna), two branches in Rwanda (Kigali and Rusizi), one branch in Tanzania (Dar Es Salaam), one branch in Uganda (Kampala) and two in Zambia (Kitwe and Lusaka).[3]

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  1. ^ "Insight into Healthcare - Dr Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Chennai". The Financial Express (India). July 2008.
  2. ^ a b Bureau, BL Chennai (5 August 2022). "Dr Agarwals acquires five eye hospitals in Pune". www.thehindubusinessline.com. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b "110+ Eye Hospitals - Find Eye Hospitals Near You for Eye Check-up & Treatment Online". Dr. Agarwals. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  4. ^ www.ETHealthworld.com. "Interview: Dr. Amar Agarwal, Chairman & MD, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Chennai - ET HealthWorld". ETHealthworld.com. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Padma Awards presented". The Hindu. 21 March 2006.
  6. ^ "Founder of Dr Agarwal's Eye Hospital Passes Away". The Financial Express (India). November 2009.
  7. ^ Kannan, Ramya (16 November 2009). "Ophthalmologist Jaiveer Agarwal passes away". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Services at Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital". Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Dr Agarwal's Eye Hospital entered Andhra Pradesh with five branches". The Hindu. 9 May 2012. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014.
  10. ^ "Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospitals Branches". Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital. Archived from the original on 23 February 2014.
  11. ^ "Dr Agarwal's eye hospital launches new facility at Raja Rajeswari Nagar". Medical Dialogues. 6 November 2019.