Healthcare in Dharwad
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS, Hubli) in Hubli town of Dharwad district previously known as Karnataka Medical College. Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences is a medical school cum hospital which is the 3rd oldest healthcare facility in North Karnataka and multi specialty clinic in the region. Situated at Vidyanagar off National Highway 4 in Hubli, KIMS is a 57 year old institution which offers free healthcare services and amenities to the poor and hapless people in and around Dharwad district along with providing excellent in research and experimental facilities. KIMS is a torchbearer in cancer treatment along with other treatment facilities in fields of Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Paediatrics, Cosmetic Surgery, Nephrology, Endocrinology and dermatology to mention a few.
Besides KIMS Hubli, other hospitals in and around Dharwad district are SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospitals, SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospitals, Our Lady of Lourdes Charitable Hospital, Karnataka Institute of Mental Health, City Orthopaedic Hospital, Ramangouda Hospital and Spandana Hospital.
Apart from these, there are Ayurvedic Hospitals, clinics and medical stores in Dharwad like Sparsha Ayurvedic Hospital in Hubli, Ayurvedic College in Hubli-Dharwad, Janakki Ayurvedalaya and Government Ayurvedic Hospital in Dharwad district. Spas and massage therapy centers, fitness centers, Dharwad has it all.