ANURAG HOSPITAL is a 30 bedded multispecialty hospital located in Sowripalayam, Coimbatore.

‘Anurag’ has various synonyms such as, blessing, devotion, undying love.

We, at Anurag Hospital, provide world class Ambulatory Surgical Care.


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Dr.John A.C. Thanakumar, MS, MNAMS,FRCS, FRCS, DIP MIS (Fr)

Anurag Hospital was founded by Dr. John AC Thanakumar, a renowned Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of surgery having completed his MBBS, MS and MNAMS from the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore, he went on to specialize in Advanced Surgical Gastroenterology completing FRCS in Edinburgh and Glasgow. He has received training in Advanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric Surgery and Robotic Surgery from USA, France, Germany, Singapore, Korea and Malaysia. He is the pioneer of Laparoscopic Surgery in South India, having performed in 1992, Asia’s first Laparoscopic APR and Thoracoscopic Esophageal mobilisation. He has authored numerous books and journals in the field of Laparoscopy. He has delivered Lectures and orations at National and International forums. He is the current President of IAGES, an association for Laparoscopic Surgeons all over India.

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon

Anurag Hospital was co-founded by Dr. Neena John, MBBS, DCH, a Paediatrician with 32 years experience after graduation from Madras Medical College.

Dr. Pravin Hector John completed his MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and MS in General  Surgery.

Dr Shamila Twinkle is gynecology consultant who has joined us recently on full time for gynecology and obstetrics.

Dr Alisha Eva Mervyn is the visiting dental surgeon.

Mr Mervyn John is the administrative consultant for the hospital.


Mission Statement

To provide ambulatory surgical care to patients – improving health and services with skill and compassion.

Our Vision

To provide world class quality care to patients in all walks of life at an affordable cost.