This belief led him to launch the "National Health and Education Society" in 1954. He would visit the
hospital loyally every day to meet the patients, investigate about their necessities and ensure that they
were at ease and received satisfactory treatment. He would pay specific attention to the poor and the
deprived. His technique of screening patients to qualify free treatment was moderately simple. He
would make the patients declare before the idols of his or her Guru and the Almighty that they did not
have the means to pay the bills, and offer them with free medical care. Hinduja Hospital continues to
live up to his dream of offering superb medical care to all segments of society.
Doctors at Hinduja hospital
Dr. Manju Butani, M.D, graduated from the anesthesiology-training program of Seth G. S. Medical
College and KEM group of hospitals, Mumbai, in 1981. Dr. Butani is presently working as the Head of
Department of Anesthesiology and Operating rooms at the prestigious multi-specialty tertiary care,
Hinduja Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. She is the past-president of Research Society of
Anesthesiology and clinical pharmacology (RSACP), Indian Society of Cardiovascular Thoracic
Anesthesiology (IACTA), the Mumbai chapter of Indian Society of Anesthesia (ISA). She was also
signifying the Indian group at some of the World congress in Anesthesiology. She has energetically and
successfully conducted international conferences and workshops, to encourage education in the field of
Anesthesiology in India. Her special interests have oscillated from Cardiac anesthesia, Orthopedics and
Pain Management. Hinduja Hospital was among the earliest to have an Acute and Chronic Pain service.
She has been keenly involved in the design and development of Operation Theatre and intensive care
units. She has presented papers and contributed as faculty at various national and international
All categories of surgeries which necessitate only a day stay are done in Short Stay Services which can
belong to Minor, Intermediate, Major, Major Plus category. The Short Stay Services department is
situated on the fourth floor of the hospital building. It is a 19-bedded ward. The department is open
from 7.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. in the evening except holidays and sundays.