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Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chromepet, Chennai

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Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chromepet, Chennai, is an International Medical facility and a quaternary care hospital that was established in 2009 by Dr. Prof. Mohamed Rela. RIMC is designed to provide comprehensive and highly specialized care in all areas with a special focus on critically ill and multi-organ transplantation patients.

Prof. Mohamed Rela is a pioneer and expert in liver transplantation with over 28 years of experience in the field. After its establishment, the institute quickly became the largest most extensive liver transplantation program in India. He has performed more than 4000 liver transplant surgeries. In 1997, he conducted successful liver transplantation on a 5-day-old girl, Baebhen Schutke, for which his name was registered in Guinness Book of World Records. Dr. Rela also has pioneered the technique of split liver transplantation. Under his guidance, RIMC has become one of the leading liver-care institutes of India.

Owing to leading-edge technologies, extensive research resources, and best quality world-class treatment, it has become the most preferred healthcare destination of medical tourism for numerous international patients heading towards India.

Team and Specialities

  1. Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai, recently successfully performed India's youngest liver transplantation on a one-month-old baby.
  2. The center, also known as the Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation, has successfully performed over 1400 liver transplants in Tamil Nadu since 2010.
  3. It has the world’s largest dedicated LICU (Liver Intensive Care Unit) equipped with leading technology.
  4. It offers India’s first dedicated liver ambulance with round-the-clock liver emergency amenities.
  5. Its center of excellence is rendered in the departments such as advanced pediatrics, anesthesia and critical care, cardiac sciences, gastro sciences, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, renal sciences, trauma center, and women's health.


  1. Abdominal Trauma
  2. Anesthesia and Intensive Care
  3. Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine
  4. Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery
  5. Cardiology
  6. Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  7. Clinical Hemato Oncology
  8. Clinical Laboratory
  9. Dental Surgery
  10. Dermatology
  11. Emergency Medicine
  12. Endocrine Surgery
  13. Endocrinology and Diabetology
  14. ENT
  15. Hepatology
  16. HPB Surgery and Liver Transplantation
  17. Infectious Disease
  18. Internal Medicine and diabetology
  19. Interventional Radiology & Imaging Services
  20. Liver Anesthesia and Intensive Care
  21. Medical Gastroenterology
  22. Medical Oncology
  23. Metabolic Disorders Clinic
  24. Neonatology
  25. Nephrology
  26. Neurology
  27. Neurosurgery
  28. Nuclear Medicine
  29. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  30. Ophthalmology
  31. Orthopedics Trauma
  32. Pediatric Cardiology
  33. PediatricHaemato-Oncology
  34. Pediatric hepatology
  35. Pediatric Infectious Disease
  36. Pediatric Nephrology
  37. Pediatric Neurology
  38. Pediatric Orthopedics
  39. Pediatric Surgery
  40. Pediatric Trauma
  41. Pediatrics
  42. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  43. Psychiatry
  44. Pulmonary Medicine
  45. Radiation Oncology
  46. Radiology and Imaging Sciences
  47. Renal Transplantation
  48. Reproductive Medicine
  49. Spine Surgery
  50. Surgical Gastroenterology
  51. Surgical Oncology
  52. Transfusion Medicine
  53. Urology
  54. Vascular Surgery




  1. The institute has a massive infrastructure spread over 36 acres of land.
  2. It houses 450 beds, with 130, critical-care beds, around 160 ICU beds, 14 OTs, and state-of-the-art reference laboratories.
  3. It has radiology services equipped with advanced technology like 128 Slice CT, 3 TESLA MRI, and cardiac MRI.
  4. The center one of the most modern Endoscopy labs of India, which house ERCP & EUS Suite (one of the largest in India) and Endoscopic Ultrasound (Asia`s first EUS J10).
  5. It also houses 72 dedicated outpatient consultation suits, a preventive health check lounge, and 360° outpatient service, which includes a lab.
  6. It has a dedicated department for international patients with services like remote consultation, visa travel assistance, accommodation assistance, and interpreter and translation services.


Dr. Rela Institute and Medical Centre,

#7, CLC Works Rd, Umayalpuram, Nagappa Nagar,

Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600044


Comfort During Stay

    TV in room
    Private rooms
    Free Wifi
    Phone in Room
    Mobility accessible rooms
    Family accommodation
    Safe in the room
    Nursery / Nanny services
    Dry cleaning
    Personal assistance / Concierge
    Religious facilities
    Business centre services
    Dedicated smoking areas
    Special offer for group stays
    Parking available

Money Matters

    Health insurance coordination
    Medical travel insurance
    Foreign currency exchange
    Credit Card
    Debit Card


    Diet on Request
    International Cuisine

Treatment Related

    Medical records transfer
    Online doctor consultation
    Document legalisation
    Post operative followup


    Translation services


    Airport pickup
    Local tourism options
    Local transportation booking
    Visa / Travel office
    Car Hire
    Private driver / Limousine services