Medical facilities in Bihar, till eighties were so meager that heart patients had to go to higher centers viz. – Vellore, Delhi, Calcutta etc., in the hope of getting a new lease of life. Specialized treatment facilities were scanty in those days and only Indira Gandhi Institute of Cardiology (IGIC) had secondary care facilities for cardiac ailments.
Visualizing the pains and problems of cardiac patients and their attendants, Dr. A. K. Thakur the then Director of IGIC decided to set up a hospital for tertiary care of cardiac patients. His dream came true in the form of HEART HOSPITAL in Kankarbag, Patna on November 14, 1994 – the first of its kind in private sector in Bihar. Since then Heart Hospital gradually grew in size and today provides almost all the modern treatment