Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Bangalore is an endeavor of Manipal University to extend its time tested and established allied health sciences programs at its Bangalore Campus. The first of many courses in AHS to be offered is the Master’s program in Physiotherapy (MPT)
The program was launched in August 2010 at Manipal Hospital as its training ground with excellent infrastructure and competent and experienced faculty. Manipal Hospital, situated on Airport Road, Bangalore is a landmark destination for quality and affordable healthcare. The 600-bed centrally air-conditioned hospital is the first tertiary care multi-super specialty referral centre in Karnataka. It is India’s first hospital to be ISO 9001:2000 certified for Clinical, Nursing, Diagnostics and Allied service areas. The hospital has been declared winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2005 in the service category.
With a team comprising some of the best doctors in the world, an attentive staff, state-of-the-art equipment, the hospital provides specialized medical services at affordable costs in over 40 specialties. Department of Physiotherapy provides clinical services to approximately 3000 outpatients and 3500 in-patients per month under its spectrum of specialties. The department caters to the physiotherapy needs of patients from the departments of Orthopedics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neurorehabilitation, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pulmonary Medicine, Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Oncology and Plastic Surgery.