At Smita Memorial Hospital, we provide compassionate healthcare that every individual deserve. “Smile and Serve” is the motto of the hospital. Our clinical services ensure the best medical treatment facilities in the region. This hospital caters to a wide range of clinical services. The infrastructure of the hospital is as per the global standard. The facility is among the best hospital in Kerala and also in India.

Our clinicians and surgeons are expert in their respective fields. The medical, paramedical and support team are well trained with adequate experience to fulfil the patient’s requirements. 

Our priorities are care, compassion, safety and fastest recovery.


We at Smita Hospital deliver the right quality of care to everyone WITH SMILE at the right time with the right use of advanced resources with integrity, respect and responsiveness.


We at Smita Hospital aim to become the global healthcare service provider for the enhancement of human society by increasing the efficiency of patient care and integrating the latest medical technologies at an affordable cost

Our Story

Smita Memorial Hospital and Research Center is a 300 bedded multi-speciality hospital situated in Thodupuzha, Idukki District (Kerala) under the leadership of Dr. Suresh Advani, Padma Bhushan awardee

Dr. Advani lost his daughter “Dr. Smitha” while she was pursuing her MD. The hospital is named after her philosophy of life “Service with a Smile” We will treat every patient at the hospital with a smile. 

The highlight of the hospital is we do not have general wards, there are only single rooms. Chairman’s vision is every individual irrespective of their financial abilities deserve the same standard of healthcare services. We have all the most modern amenities including 8 Operation Theatres, 64 Intensive Care Units, Interventional Cath Labs, Labour Suites, dedicated 24 X 7 Emergency Unit, Endoscopy and ERCP suites, PFT Labs, Day Care Centers, Radiology and Dialysis Unit. Pneumatic Process Flow is incorporated in Labs and Pharmacy Services.

Our Leadership

Prof. (Dr.) Suresh Advani, MBBS, MD (General Medicine), FICP, MNAMS, FNAMS, is the Chairman of Smita Hospital and a pioneer of Bone Marrow Transplant in India.

Currently, he is associated with the below-mentioned hospitals as
  • Chief of Medical Oncology Sushrut Hospital
  • Chief of Medical Oncology Jaslok Hospital
  • Chief of Medical Oncology Nanavati Hospital
  • Chief of Medical Oncology SL Raheja Hospital
  • Chief of Medical Oncology HN Reliance Hospital
  • Medical Oncologist Hiranandani Hospital

On Cancer & Treatment

Dr. Advani is known to be the first oncologist in India to have successfully done a Bone-Marrow Transplant. Dr. Advani never fails to inspire his patients and always keep a person’s hope alive. 


Being a handicapped person, his achievements are a core inspiration to many doctors, patients and people who know him. 

His dedication, passion and commitment to fight cancer made him one of the best oncologists in the world.

Being a cancer healer, Dr. Advani has faced many challenges in his life and has gone past them with his smile, dedication, and positivity.

Dr Suresh Advani

Prof. Dr. Suresh H. Advani
More than 50 years of Golden experience.

1983 country's first bone marrow transplant

Dr Advani is known to be the first oncologist in India to have successfully done a bone-marrow transplant.

2002 Awarded Padma Shri

The highest civilian honor granted by the President of India.

2011 Awarded Padma Bhushan

The country’s third-highest civilian award

Patient Testimonials

I never thought that i will be able to make through this disease but because of Dr. Suresh Advani's Guidance & Treatment finally I am Cancer Free. He is such an amazing doctor with the happy soul. I can go on and on if I started talking about him.

Hussian Tegally Mauritius

Never saw such a big person with such a humble heart. He is an incredible person. Always smiling and motivating. He helped me to get healed with a positive attitude, which I am going to apply in my life as well.

Oreyemi Oshaba Nigeria

It was my first visit with Dr. Suresh Advani and I must say he is an amazing doctor. So humble and down to earth. Getting treatment under him was a life-changing experience we can’t even thank him enough because of him now I am living a healthy and happy life.

Shirin Akter Bangladesh

I was diagnosed with cancer in Chennai and I was not satisfied with treatment. I took second opinion from Dr. Suresh Advani and now I am continuing my treatment in my local hospital with treatment plan provided by Dr. Suresh Advani.

Vidaya Laxmi India

Very good experienced doctor. I can say master in oncology field. Dr. Advani have provided proper guidance to my 8 year Kid who was suffering from Bilateral Neuroblastoma

Hitesh Gandhi India