Government Spine Institute located in the Civil Hospital campus, Ahmedabad, is one of the biggest hospitals of its kind for spinal cord related treatment in the country.
Since its inauguration on 13th of October, 1978 by Shri Morarjibhai Desai, the then prime minister of India, the institute has achieved national and international recognition in the field of treatment of Spine injury management and rehabilitation of patients with disabilities.
It is one of the first such hospitals having accreditation with National Accreditation Board for Hospital and Health Care Providers (NABH).
It has one of the finest facilities, equipment, machineries, technologies and qualified staff to offer best possible treatment to the patients with disabilities and patients with Spinal Cord Injuries. With indoor capacity of 80 beds, it is one of the well-known destinations for Spine related injuries for patients from neighbouring states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra and also for far away states like Uttar Pradesh along with patients from Gujarat.
On an average, annually more than 478 Spinal Cord Injury patients (IPD) and 9936 (OPD) are treated yearly by this institute. The Institute has one female, two male and one special ward with accessible features.
The motto of hospital is to provide comprehensive patient care under one roof with complete rehabilitation and the vocational reestablishment
The Institute has a well-established modular operation theatre which is one of its kind in Government set up in Gujarat. Basic instruments like Power Drill, Laminar Air Flow, C-Arm IITV, Endoscopy spine instruments (anterior & interior), Arthroscopy instruments, Maquet operation table, Ventilator and other OT instruments are available as well all Orthopaedic services.
The unique feature about Government Spine Institute is, it extends spectrum of services from pre, during and post Spinal Cord Injury treatment; and emphasize not only on improvement of physical condition of patients, but also support them to stand on their own feet through vocational rehabilitation by developing their skills for economic independence by collaborating with varied corporate and non-government agencies.
The institution is pioneer in the sector through its special initiatives such as, Cure International, Jaipur Foot Center, and Vocational Rehabilitation Training Center.