The name GEM (Gastroenterology Medical Centre and Hospital) is derived from its own speciality.Establishing the first centre in Coimbatore ion 2001 was Asia’s first and most advanced tertiary health care centre, in the field of Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery.
Over the years,it has grown exponentially gaining wide patronage of patients from India as well as abroad. GEM Hospital and Research centre also became the first centre to establish subspecialities within gastroenterology like Bariatric surgery, Hepatobiliary surgery, Colorectal surgert, GI Cancer Surgery, Endogynaecology etc.
- Gem Hospital(Coimbatore) is also the very first centre in India to get an ISO 9001: 2008 certificate in the field of Gastroenterology and Laparoscopic Surgery.
- It also been accredited with NABH recognition for mark of excellence in the field of medical service.
- Through its services of excellence it has placed coimbatore on the international medical map in the field of laparoscopic surgery.
- The hospital expanded its services to Tirupur & Erode in the year 2013 & 2015 respectively.
- It is now expanding its wings in Kerala with its first centre in Thrissur.
Gem Hospital,Thrissur is the first of its kind in Kerala specialising in the field of gastenterology and advanced laparoscopic surgery.