Welcome to Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, India

Continental Hospitals is a name synonymous with excellence in patient care and experience. We promise the best of treatment, infrastructure and expertise in the healthcare industry in India that is at par with global standards. We are leading the way in offering new and advanced procedures to benefit both, Indian and international, patients.  Our International Patient Coordinators will guide you to know more about how we can help you in getting a comprehensive hospital experience at one of the most prestigious medical facilities in the country.

International Patients can get in touch with us via phone or email.

International Concierge – +91 995 166 0000
General – +91 40 6700 0000
E-mail: [email protected]

What we stand for

 Medical Excellence

At Continental Hospitals, it is our duty to provide every single patient with the best in the field of healthcare.

Technology and Health care

Technology is an important part of our everyday life, including the healthcare sector. Continental Hospitals recognizes this impact and believes in utilizing the best of modern technology to further improve the quality of treatment we deliver.

Path Breaking Treatments

We, at Continental Hospitals, constantly strive to provide the latest in medical care. Our team is not shy of taking revolutionary approaches in the best interest of patients.

Dedicated Staff

The best hospital needs the most dedicated and well-trained staff, who are devoted to their responsibilities. At Continental Hospitals, this is our culture.

Patient Experience

Patient satisfaction is central to everything we do. It is our constant endeavour to ensure that our patients have the most comfortable experience at Continental Hospitals.

Transparency and Ethics

While being clinically competent, we respect our patients’ interests. We believe transparent and ethical medical practices are the foundation of all our decisions.

Our Credibility


Years of Clinical Excellence

Tertiary care facility with top-notch doctors and world class facilities.



Who are highly experienced and skilled in their respective fields.


Bed Capacity

The hospital is one of the largest of its kind in Hyderabad,Telangana.


Patients Treated Annually

Delivering the advanced treatments and care for the most challenging cases.

Most Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of assistance does Continental Hospitals offer to overseas patients?

International patients can be assured of assistance from our team right from the time they contact the hospital. One of our International Patients Coordinator will remain in touch with you throughout the process of treatment including arranging appointments, visas, travel and accommodation arrangements.

Does Continental Hospitals receive and treat a lot of overseas patients?

Yes, Continental Hospitals treats numerous patients from around the globe coming for treatment under various medical specialities. The bulk of our international patients are from the Middle-East, Africa, South Asia as well as from Europe and the US seeking advance treatments in India.

Does Continental Hospitals conduct any special clinics in overseas locations?

Yes, Continental Hospitals hosts several International Outreach Clinics throughout the year for the benefit of patients in their home countries. These clinics allow patients to seek expert consultation from our doctors at a location close to them.

What are the other ways of connecting with doctors at Continental Hospitals?

Utilizing the advantages of technology, you can contact doctors at Continental Hospitals via telemedicine and video conferences. Please share your questions and reports via email to secure a video consultation.


Our commitment to patients across the Globe

Continental Hospitals is located in Hyderabad, India which is well connected to all major cities in the country, which is especially convenient for international patients. We believe in providing the best of healthcare facilities at economical prices. Our effort is to always provide the finest medical care in a prompt and efficient manner to ensure patient satisfaction.

A large number of international patients choose Continental Hospitals because of our expert team of doctors, devoted staff and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Having treatment technology and facilities that are at par with global standards, makes us a trusted name for not only patients from within the country, but around the world.

Why Choose Us

Clinical Excellence

We are committed to delivering medical solutions for even the most difficult cases for the benefit of patients from around the world.

Cutting-edge Technologies

We provide a hospital experience at par with global standards using cutting-edge technologies for invasive as well as non-invasive treatments.

Personalized Care

Providing personalized care for the most comfortable healthcare experience is the very culture of Continental Hospitals.

Experienced team

Our commitment is to deliver the best in healthcare to patients from anywhere in the world. We pride ourselves on having given a new lease of life to numerous international patients.

Unparalleled Patient Experience

Our International Patient Coordinators are devoted and ensure that all your needs are addressed through our special International Patient Care Program.

Quality Standards

The efficient and organised way of working at Continental Hospitals allows us to cater to patients from across the globe with the best in healthcare.


Our commitment to patients from across the globe

We work with various international governments, agencies, NGOs, private bodies to bring the best of healthcare a little closer to you!

Continental Hospital India is associated with many government and non-government organizations to ensure that patients around the globe can find us and benefit from the finest healthcare facilities we have to offer. Our partnerships with health ministries, insurance partners, corporate houses and other NGOs add to our credibility as a provider of the most advanced medical care.

Healthy Ministry Tie-ups

Continental Hospitals partners with these ministries and government bodies from around the world to ensure that international patients are able to receive quality medical care at affordable costs.

Insurance Partners

Continental Hospitals India works with all prominent international insurance providers. This allows our international patients to have the convenience of choosing an insurance provider from their home country and have a trouble-free settlement process.


With our alliances with medical entities we ensure that our patients receive specialized and comprehensive care for their healthcare needs.

How we can help you plan your visit?

The dedicated staff at Continental Hospitals will assist you from start to end for your experience with us. They will help you with appointments, visa formalities and travel and accommodation in India.

Visa and travel arrangement for international patients

Patients need to visit the Indian embassy in their respective country for an Indian visa to travel to India for medical treatment. We will help you facilitate the required paperwork but the final grant of visa depends upon the embassy. The embassy may ask for documentation such as address proof, source of money for medical treatment, insurance policy, treatment plan, and more, as a part of the visa application. Every individual will be liable to pay a visa fee. The same procedure must be followed to secure a visa for the caregiver, in case the patient is traveling with one.

The easiest way to travel to the various Gleneagles Global Hospital locations in India is by air. We are located in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Mumbai, which are well connected with the leading destinations in the world. Our delegates will lead you with the most viable route and plan your travel accordingly. However, no assurance is given on price or availability, as it depends upon the demand and supply in the market.

Guidelines for medical tourists travelling to India

Gleneagles Global Hospital works largely with its international patients to ensure that their travels are hassle-free and easy. However, patients ought to be careful and well aware of their rights and responsibilities. Before travel, they must check for the following:

  1. Valid visa and travel arrangements.
  2. Medical records like X-Rays, MRIs, health histories, photographs, immunization records, prescriptions, and any other health records relevant to the surgery. Remember to carry all these medical reports and any medicines in your carry-on luggage. Gleneagles Global Hospitals provides you with locker facilities for your valuables and important documents.
  3. A confirmation from the local doctor on travel fitness.
  4. Availability of the doctor and facilities for the procedure at the hospital you are traveling to.
  5. Confirmation of facilities to stay during the treatment.
  6. An international driver’s license, if you wish to drive in India.
  7. Understand the estimated cost and quality of care to be provided.
  8. Have a clear understanding of the follow-up care and time required for recovery.
  9. If you are traveling abroad for medical reasons for the first time, there are certain pointers to overcome Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) which includes taking short walks down the aisle on the plane, exercising the muscles of your lower legs, which act as a pump for the blood in the veins, wearing loose-fitting clothes, drinking enough water, avoiding alcohol and other caffeinated drinks.
Embassy information for international patients travelling to India

Indian valid visa is necessary for all the tourists including the medical tourists, which can be attained by approaching the Indian embassy or high commissioner in your city closest to yours. Visa will be received after these government bodies review your application.

Find a list of Indian embassies across the world below:


Accomodation and Facilities for International Patients at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals

We work extremely closely with the patients, hence, ensure the best of accommodation and other facilities suiting the specific needs of the patient and the caregiver. We also provide facilities for safekeeping of valuable items and documents. However, depending on the demand and supply, the availability of such facilities may change.

International Patient Relations at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals

A Patient Relations Cell is tasked to offer our patients with unparalleled patient experience during the stay at Gleneagles Global Hospital .by providing them with the best of infrastructure, world-class facilities, and polite staff assistance. We hope to provide the best treatment and value for patients and their family members.

In case of any issues or queries, the Patient Relations Cell acts as a mediator to find a solution as per the hospital norms as well as the concerns of the patients, and it does not infringe upon the rights of other patients and hospital staff.

The following concerns are handled by the Patient Relations Cell:

  1. Concerns about your hospitalization
  2. Questions on the Hospital policies
  3. Questions on the services rendered at Gleneagles Global Hospitals
  4. Any special needs of the patient and/or family members


Preparing for Admission

Advance planning in case of hospitalization is advised to all our patients. This becomes even more relevant for international patients travelling from afar to avail our services. Our International Patient Coordinators guide you regarding the admission process including admission date and time. Medical or diagnostic tests may be needed prior to your admission as per the advice of your doctor.

To help you further in your experience with us, we can arrange interpreters for several languages like Japanese, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin and Nigerian Languages on prior request. Interpreters for Sign Language can also be arranged for.

Preparation and planning can be a crucial factor in making your hospital stay comfortable. Here are a few things to consider before hospitalization.

  1. Consult with the doctor to plan the required stay
  2. Be informed about the treatments and procedures they need to undergo
  3. Get an understanding of what they can expect after hospitalization
  4. Prepare for hospital expenses and contingencies. This should include travel costs.
  5. Set an emergency contact person(s)
  6. Planning may also involve completing insurance formalities and arrangements for your absence from work. Our doctors and staff will answer any queries you may have to give you all details and clarity before you make your journey.

Admission Steps

doctor consultaion at BGS Glenagles Global Hospitals

Insurance Approval approval BGS Gleneagles Global HospitalsAdmission at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals


What must I bring along for hospitalization?

Here is a list of items that you should carry with you to the hospital for a admission

  • Original Identification proof like Passport/Driver’s License/Birth Certificate
  • Cover guarantee from your insurance provider or employer
  • All medical records, reports and prescriptions. Also bring the referral letter you’re your doctor
  • Information of medication you are currently taking. Since outside medication is not allowed, the hospital will take care of administering the routine medications.
  • You should also pack your personal items like clothing, nightwear, slippers, toiletries, hearing aids, glasses.
  • Avoid bringing precious items like jewellery and other valuables or large sums of cash. Continental Hospitals will not be responsible for loss or damage of your items.

In addition, any special requirements can be communicated to the International Patient’s Coordinator in advance.

Here is a list of items that you should carry with you to the hospital for a admission

  • Original Identification proof like Passport/Driver’s License/Birth Certificate
  • Cover guarantee from your insurance provider or employer
  • All medical records, reports and prescriptions. Also bring the referral letter you’re your doctor
  • Information of medication you are currently taking. Since outside medication is not allowed, the hospital will take care of administering the routine medications.
  • You should also pack your personal items like clothing, nightwear, slippers, toiletries, hearing aids, glasses.
  • Avoid bringing precious items like jewellery and other valuables or large sums of cash. Continental Hospitals will not be responsible for loss or damage of your items.

In addition, any special requirements can be communicated to the International Patient’s Coordinator in advance.

What must I expect during the hospitalization?

Can the patients have a care-giver and receive visitors?

At Continental Hospitals, we strongly advise that you have a family member or close friend constantly by your side, while hospitalized. We acknowledge that you may be comforted by meeting your well-wishers and that your near and dear ones are eager to visit you at the hospital. Visitors are allowed in the hospital only during visiting hours and should always abide by the visitor’s guidelines, to cause minimal inconvenience to all patients. In some cases, like intensive care, visitors may not be permitted.

What is the expected outcome of hospitalization?

Each patient is different and can have different requirements with regards to hospitalization. What you can expect from hospitalization should be discussed with your doctor before admission. The end of hospital stay only means that you do not need constant monitoring and are fit to continue your recovery at home. But discharge may not mean the end of treatment. Depending on your case, your doctor will suggest follow-up visits, medication and investigations. 

Preparing for Surgery

International Patients usually have time for preparation as most of the procedures they undergo are elective. Surgery is many times the best way to recover from an ailment and get back to a healthy life. Patients should get complete clarity and understand what it means for them to undergo a certain procedure. This is even more so for international patients who will be making a long journey away from their home country.

The following must be a part of your preparation for surgery

  • Consultation with your doctor to understand the need for surgery
  • Clarity about the procedure and expected results and recovery
  • Preparing necessary travel documentation like visas and tickets
  • Diagnostic procedures and reports necessary for surgery
  • Preparing for hospital expenses, by self or insurance

It is imperative that the patient is mentally prepared for undergoing any surgery or procedure. Sometimes consent of the immediate family members may also be needed. Our team of expert doctors and dedicated staff ensure that all your queries are addressed before you make the journey to Continental Hospitals India.

Surgery Admission Steps

Consultation with a doctor at BGS Gleneagles Global HospitalsWhy do I Need A SurgeryRehabilation Plan plan at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Insurance Approval at BGS Gleneagles Global HospitalsPre-Surgery Investigations at BGS Gleneagles Global HospitalsAdmission at BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals


Why is a surgery necessitated?

Surgery is suggested by doctors depending on the need for each specific case. Surgery usually entails these procedures excision, suturing, grafting, bypassing and other such procedures. Doctors recommend surgery if it is the best chance to recover from an ailment and get back to a healthy life.  

Who will perform the surgery?

You will have detailed consultation with your surgeon before the surgery to understand the procedure and the need for the same. A specialized team of nurses, paramedics and doctors assist the surgeon during surgery. The specialist head surgeon in charge of each surgery may be accompanied by other specialist on a case-to-case basis. An anaesthetist is responsible for administering anaesthesia, monitoring your consciousness levels and necessary pain medication.

What will happen on the day of surgery?

The patient is prepped for surgery in a pre-operation area, on the day of surgery. This involves wearing sterile robes, intubation if required and final investigations and check-up. Consumption of food may be prohibited for the patient from the midnight in the day of surgery in preparation. Our team will inform you of any other precautions you need to take ahead of time.

Changes in scheduled surgery may happen in case of unforeseen circumstances. In such an event, the time and/or day of surgery may need to be changed.

During your surgery, family members and care-givers are requested to wait in the designated surgical waiting room or hospital lobby. To monitor your condition, such as heart rate and blood pressure, during the surgery, several monitors are applied. This includes small sticky patches on your chest and automatic blood pressure cuff on your arm.

Things to Remember Before Surgery

  • You should not eat or drink anything, even water, after midnight on the day of your surgery. You can take necessary medications up to two hours before surgery. But limit your intake of water to two tablespoons for taking medication. Eating or drinking before surgery can result in delay or even cancellation of the procedure.
  • Items like watches, hairpins, contact lenses, wig, jewellery should not be worn during surgery.
  • To prepare you for surgery you may be required to remove items like dentures and other non-permanent items including undergarments.
  • Do not forget to bring your personal items like clothing, nightwear, slippers, and toiletries for your stay in hospital after surgery

What kind of anesthetic will I be given?

Pain medication and anaesthesia is chosen based on factors such as nature of surgery, condition of the patient, and recovery options after surgery. Consent of the care-givers is registered and they are informed of the medication and anaesthesia. General anaesthesia is administered for critical procedures, whereas local anaesthesia is preferred for localized surgeries. In some cases, where general anaesthesia unavailable or cannot be administered, a spinal anaesthesia is the viable choice.


How long does it take to recover from surgery?

After surgery, patient is typically kept overnight in the post-surgical intensive care to recover sufficiently from surgery. As the anaesthesia wears down it is normal to experience mild grogginess, pain etc.

It is important to monitor vital signs of the patient immediately after surgery. For this you will be taken to the recovery room where a trained nurse will provide you with the necessary care. Sore throat, dry mouth, chills and blurred vision may be some of the symptoms that need to be addressed during your time in the recovery room. It is essential that you report any pain or discomfort in the area of surgery. You can also ask for pain medication. After adequate time in the recovery room, doctors will suggest to shift the patient to an intensive care, normal ward or room, as the case may be.

It is best for your care-givers to be present in the waiting room before your surgery ends, so that the surgeon can speak to them. In case they leave the designated area near the completion of your surgery, they can miss out on interacting with the surgeon. Your surgeon can answer queries and concerns of your care-givers and family members regarding your surgery, well-being and future course of action for treatment and discharge.


Going Home

Our team of doctors will evaluate your condition for discharge. Our staff will provide specific instructions for your case customized to you. This is considering the fact that the level of activity and requirements post discharge can differ depending on the patient and the procedure performed.

At Continental Hospitals we acknowledge the fact that you are most at ease in the comforts of your own home. The urge to return home may be even more so in your case as you are far away from home. It is important to assess whether you are fit to undertake the journey home before discharge. We also take into account whether the conditions you will be exposed to during travel are safe for you and that you’ll be returning to a home suitable to receive a recovering patient.

Pre Discharge Checklist

Consultation with the Doctor

This is to determine that you are fit to travel as well as start resuming your life in your home

Post Discharge Treatment Plan

Your doctor will also chart out the future course of treatment which will include medication, diagnostics, and consultations, as required that you will need to carry out in your home country.

Discharge Documentation

Collect all your medical records such as prescriptions, reports, bills etc. before you leave the hospital. This will be useful for future reference for you as well as for your doctor.

Billing & Payments

Whether your payment is by cashless insurance or self, do settle your bills prior to discharge.

Diet & Activity Restrictions

Surgery and hospitalization is a major occurrence and there may be some restrictions that you have to adhere to post-surgery. Make sure you have a clear understanding of these to ensure you have a speedy recovery at home.

Preparing Your Home

Your home environment may have to be prepared to receive and host a patient under recovery. Your family members and friends back home can ensure that this is taken care of before you reach home.

Billing Procedure & FAQs

The billing department at Continental Hospitals assists you from the pre-admission stage, handling all billing and payment activities in an efficient manner. Our International Patients Coordinator will ensure that you and your family members understand all the costs involved and modes of payment, including insurance, so that there is complete clarity from the beginning. This is to give our patients and their loved ones the most comfortable experience so that they can focus on recovery.

Does Continental Hospitals accept & facilitate cashless settlements?

Yes, Continental Hospitals partners with all prominent insurance providers to accept cashless settlements. Our dedicated help desk will assist you in the process. A pre-authorization letter from the insurer is required at the time of final bill settlement, in case of cashless settlement.

Is pre-authorization mandatory for cashless settlements?

Yes, pre-authorization is mandatory for all elective procedures for final settlement. In case of emergency procedures, the Billing Team will make the decision depending on each case.

What modes of payment does Continental Hospitals accept?

We accept cash, cards and direct insurance payments. We also accept online transfers for the benefit of our international patients. In case of cash payments, government regulations and limits apply. Please make adequate financial arrangements for your treatment and hospitalization to ensure a smooth discharge and billing process.

Is it mandatory for all billing procedures to be completed prior to discharge?

Yes. All pending bills must be settled before discharge. The discharge procedure is only initiated on full payment and settlement of dues either by self-payment by the patient or approval from the insurer.

Can I pay my bills in International Currency?

We prefer Indian Rupees for settlement of all bills. However, our Patient Services Desk can guide you and help you to convert your foreign currency or traveller’s cheques to Indian Rupees.

Do I need to revisit for a follow-up?

Except for certain extreme cases, we try our best to avoid a follow-up visit. A local doctor in your home country is usually chosen with our help for your follow-up visits and consultations. Video conferencing facilities are available in case you need to contact your doctor in India.

For an exceptional patient experience

At Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, it is our everyday endeavour to deliver the best of patient-care experience. Clinical excellence and excellence in patient-experience are the twin pillars of our successful growth trajectory. Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad has been widely accredited by several leading agencies worldwide as a centre of excellence. The accreditation is a proof of our tireless efforts in making hospitals more patient-friendly, clinically advanced and infrastructural wise superior.

Also, we trust that patients have certain undeniable rights and certain expected responsibilities too. Patient rights include access to an environment of privacy, cleanliness and the highest standards of clinical care. At the same time, hospitals are public spaces with various other patients and caregivers. This means each of our patients and caregivers have certain responsibilities that ought to fulfil to make everyone’s stay pleasant and hassle-free.

Blood Safety

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad has an uncompromising stance on all aspects of patient safety. Safety and quality of the blood and blood products used in all our hospital facilities meets the highest clinical standards worldwide. Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad has been accredited by the NABL, an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology for consistent adherence to international standards in handling blood donations and blood products. A periodic assessment helps keep the standards consistently high. Screening for HIV I & HIV II and HIV p24 antigen; Hepatitis B surface antigen; Antibody to Hepatitis C; Syphilis and Malaria, etc., are carried out.

Infection Control

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad provides all patients, visitors, employees and others on its premises with a clean, and hygienically safe environment. This is achieved by maintaining the highest standards of logistical management, waste management and infection control. The infection control standards include cleanliness, sterilization, and pest-control with period fumigation. We encourage our patients and staff to maintain personal hygiene and isolate any possibilities that contaminate the sterile environment within the hospital.

International Quality Standards

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad has consistently benchmarked itself against the highest global quality standards. This means our patients have the most advanced clinical experience as well as access to international standard premises, labs and other avenues. The international quality standards govern the following aspects – safety measures, procurement standards, evaluation procedures, feedback mechanism and workplace ethics. The international quality standards safeguard our patients’ interest and minimize the risk of injuries, infections etc., at the hospital premises The hospital has a Halal certification to provide Muslim patients with facilities and cuisine that are as per the Islamic principles.

Nationally Accredited Laboratories

Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad is accredited by several national and internationally recognized accreditation agencies which is a testament to our tireless efforts to provide our patients with world class clinical standards. The Hospital is accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers as well as the NABL. These accreditations not only recognize the existing levels of excellence but also provide a commitment to the continuation of the same standards with periodic assessments.

Personal Rights

The goal is to make a patient’s stay as comfortable as possible. If patients have a concern or a problem, they are requested to fill the feedback form or tell their International Patients Service Coordinator. The staff is here to answer questions, to offer support, and to inform the patients of available resources.

  • To receive considerate, respectful, and compassionate care in a safe setting regardless of age, gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities
  • To receive care in a safe environment free from all forms of abuse, neglect, or mistreatment
  • To be called by patient’s proper name and to be in an environment that maintains dignity and adds to a positive self-image
  • To be told the names of the doctors, nurses, and all health care team members directing and/or providing care
  • To have a family member or person of choice and to be designated a doctor promptly on admission to the hospital

Patient Responsibilities

At Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, we not only want our patients to be aware of their rights, but also the impending responsibilities that will ensure that the hospital works systematically to provide proper care and safety for all its patients. Patients are required to:

  • Provide complete and accurate information, including full name, address, home telephone number, date of birth, insurance carrier and employer, when it is required
  • Provide complete and accurate information about patient’s health and medical history, including present condition, past illnesses, hospital stays, medicines, vitamins, herbal products, and any other matters that pertain to the health, including perceived safety risks.
  • Ask questions when they do not understand information or instructions
  • If the patient does not understand or follow through the treatment plan, then it is the patient’s responsibility to tell the doctor
  • Actively participate in pain management plan and keep doctors and nurses informed of the effectiveness of the treatment.
  • Treat all hospital staff, other patients, and visitors with courtesy and respect; abide by all hospital rules and safety regulations; and be mindful of noise levels, privacy, and number of visitors.
  • Provide complete and accurate information about health insurance coverage and pay bills in a timely manner
  • Keep appointments, be on time, and call the health care provider if appointments need to be re-scheduled.


We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.


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