Vasan Healthcare

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Vasan Hospital
LocationColombo/Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Care systemPrivate
FundingFor-profit hospital
Hospital typeSpecialist
SpecialityEye care
ListsHospitals in India

Vasan Healthcare Group is a health care group in India. Founded by A. M. Arun, the group is based in Trichy and has more than 170 eye care hospitals in India and 27 dental Hospitals across 4 states in South India. Company also operates two multi-speciality hospitals in Trichy. Vasan Eye Care Hospitals are day-care centres for treating eye ailments. The corporate office of the hospital is located in Chennai.


Vasan Medical Centre, a chain of medical stores, was established at Trichy & Thanjavur in 1947 by late AR. Murugaiah Ex.MP of Karur constituency. His son Dr.A. M. Arun, the founder of Vasan Healthcare Group, took over the business in 1991 after the sudden demise of his father, established a diagnostic centre and laboratory and later founded two multi-speciality hospitals in Trichy. Dr. A.M. Arun started the group's first eye care hospital in 2002 in Trichy.[1]


In September 2015, a Chennai based chartered accountant S Gurumurthy had alleged that former Finance Minister of India, P. Chidambaram had used firms to launder black money using the Vasan Eye Care hospital chain, which he and his son owned through benami companies.[2][3]


  1. ^ Subramanian, T. S. (28 July – 10 August 2012). "Health marvel". Frontline. The Hindu. 29 (15). Retrieved 24 July 2012.[dead link]
  2. ^ "ED raids Vasan Eye Care and other companies linked to Karti Chidambaram". Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ "P Chidambaram, Vasan Eye Care and Rs 223 Crore Black Money". Retrieved 17 September 2015.

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