Leo hospital established in 1982 just after the formation of Wayanad district in the year 1980.
Earlier Kalpetta was a panchayat and later it became the headquarters of Wayanad district. The DMO office and District Hospital are still located in Mananthavady.
Formerly the north Wayanad was part of Kannur district and south wayanad with Kozhikode district. The population was about 6 Lakh comprising local people including tribes and those who have migrated from other districts of Kerala and neighboring districts of Tamilnadu and Karnataka . People belong to different religions including Jains with multilingual, multicultural background gives a cosmopolitan outlook. Gifted with natural fauna and flora , wildlife , rivers , rivulets , streams , waterfalls, Islands, fresh water lakes, dams and extensive tea gardens, coffee gardens, the spiral ghat roads and virgin forest with moderate climate made Wayanad a tourist destination. The famous tourist destination Ooty is 100 km , Mysore 140 km , Calicut 72 km and Kannur airport 115 km away from Kalpetta.
The health scenario was not satisfactory earlier as there was only one government dispensary and few private hospitals in and around Kalpetta. People were totally dependent on Medical college Calicut for managing major and complicated cases.
Dr.TPV Surendran, the founder of Leo & Leo metro cardiac centre was working in Government Health service for 16 years. He left Government service due to political intervention and started Leo hospital in a small way. Due to his earnest efforts he was able to install the first 300MA X-ray, Ultrasound scan 32 years back, CT scan 28 years back, MRI, Upper GI endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Laparoscopy, Arthroscopy ,Blood bank, EEG and Ventilators. Later he was able to equip the hospital with Cath lab and its accessories like TMT , Echo cardiogram with the support of Metromed International Cardiac centre Calicut to improve the health needs of the people of Wayanad. The Hospital is empaneled with all major insurance companies including MEDISEP and ESI. /p>
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