Masina Hospital, located in the heart of Mumbai, India, is a medical hospital belonging to the eponymous trust. Built in memory of Jerbal Masina by her family and descendants, this hospital is a well-known landmark in Byculla (E). It serves the community through various out-patient and in-patient services manned by a competent staff — both medical and non-medical.The building was an original residence of the Wealthy Jewish businessman and the one who made a greatest contribution to the city of Bombay Sir David Sassoon it was his residence from the time he arrived from Babylonia (Bagdad) till the Sassoons lived in India. This Bangloo was like a palace; in fact, once on invitation also the royal queen Victoria of England had been and lived here was later donated to this Parsi family.
Masina Hospital is well-known for many years for running a state-of-the-art Burns Center. Run by its Plastic Surgery Department, the Eric Kharas Burns Unit, headed by Dr. A.M. Vartak, is one of the best in the country. Masina Hospital is also known as one of the first hospitals in the private domain to start a sick newborn unit or the "Premature Baby Unit" under the stewardship of Dr. Mrs. Maharukh Joshi, now retired. The present NICU is located in a different building within the complex of Masina Hospital but is run by the Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, headed by Dr. Mrs. S.H. Mullan. This Premature Unit often received babies from as far away as... Read More