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To perpetuate the memory of his illustrious predecessor Bishop Aloysius Maria Benziger, Bishop Jerome Fernandez , the first Indian Bishop of the catholic diocese of Kollam, had the idea of erecting a befitting memorial. With the concurrence of the faithful of the diocese a decision was made to build a hospital.

Benziger Hospital Bishop Benziger Hospital was thus established in a four-acre plot situated in the heart of Kollam town. The hospital started functioning on 17th August 1948, the anniversary of the death of Bishop Benziger. It was the first ever private hospital in Kollam town. The formal inauguration took place on 8th December, 1948.The Hospital is owned and managed by the Latin Catholic Diocese Of Quilon. Being a charitable society, this is not a profit oriented institution. Whatever profit that is generated is always ploughed back into the institution for the benefit of the public. Hence the institution's growth is to the benefit of the public which it aspires to serve and love with utmost sincerity.

Patron

Patron

Dr. Stanley Roman
Bishop of Quilon

On December 2001,Most Rev Dr Stanley Roman Was Appointed as the bishop of quilon and thereby became the president of the charitable society and the manager of bishop benziger hospital and its daughter institutions.

Director

Director

Fr. Ferdinand Peter
Director of Bishop Benziger Hospital

Fr Ferdinand Peter took over as the DIRECTOR of Bishop Benziger Hospital on 22nd April 2004.

  • subdirector
    Fr. John Paul Charles

    Associate Director

  • subdirector
    Fr. Manoj Antony F

    Associate Director

  • subdirector
    Sr. Mello Mary

    Administrator

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Bishop Benziger Hospital has been accredited with the NABH Safe I certification