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Welcome to MMF Hospitals Association’s Ratna Memorial Hospital

We are a renowned healthcare provider serving the needs of the people of Pune and its surrounding areas since 1978. With patient care as our top priority, Ratna Memorial Hospital has earned a reputation as one of the most trusted and respected healthcare centers in the region.
At Ratna Memorial Hospital, we are dedicated to providing the highest standards of care and service in a safe and secure environment. Our compassionate and professional staff are committed to treating every patient with consideration, courtesy, and respect. We are well-equipped to handle difficult situations and have the training to communicate effectively in challenging circumstances.
We look forward to serving you with the best possible care and support.


Our hospital is a world-class multispecialty medical center that upholds the highest ethical standards while providing outstanding medical services to all our patients at an affordable cost.


Our vision is to provide comprehensive medical care to everyone in society and contribute to achieving optimal health outcomes for all.

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Our Journey



Dr. L. B. Joshi, an eminent surgeon, founded Ratna Memorial Hospital.



Dr. Joshi donated the hospital to Maharashtra Medical Foundation. The hospital started with 30 beds.

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Mr. Madhav Shankar Kanitkar and Mrs. Sumati Madhav Kanitkar donated their land on Senapati Bapat Road for building a second hospital.


Shri M.S. Kanitkar donated his five plots on Senapati Bapat Road, Pune admeasuring 30,000 Sq. Ft to Maharashtra Medical Foundation (MMF).


Maharashtra Medical Foundation (MMF) constructed a small unit in 1991. The hospital named Unit II was inaugurated on the auspicious day of “Gudi Padwa” on 17th March 1991.

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Shri. S.T. Tulshyan, who was impressed with services of the MMF, volunteered a donation for expansion of Unit II. On 28th June 1992 the hospital was renamed as “Ratna Memorial Hospital” in memory of his wife late Mrs. Ratna Tulshyan.

Over the years

Ratna Memorial Hospital (RMH) has grown from a small 25 Bedded General Hospital to a leading 100 bedded Multispecialty hospital.

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The Founder Trustees of Maharashtra Medical Foundation

Founded in 1978

(Sitting; L to R) Dr. Arvind S. Phadke, M.D. Physician, Dr. Shivdeo S. Bapat, M.S.,F.R.C.S., Urologist, Dr. Anant M. Deshpande, M.D. Anaesthetist, Dr. Vasant G. Joshi, M.S. Surgeon

(Standing: L to R ) Dr. Subhash S. Kale, M.D., Diabetologist, Dr. Mohan B. Gharpuray, M.D.,M.R.C.P., F.R.C.P., Dermatologist, Dr. D.V. (Lala) Telang, M.D., M.R.C.O.G., Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

All except Dr. Telang (who was a student of Grant Medical College, Mumbai) were alumni of B. J. Medical College, Pune.

The seven Founder Trustees  were all Honorary Professors in their respective specialties at B. J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospital, Pune. They came together to form “Maharashtra Medical Foundation”,  a society registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, in 1978.  Dr. L. B. Joshi donated his hospital to the Foundation in 1978. The Foundation transitioned into ” MMF Hospitals Association ” in 2019. The Trustees were designated as Directors. 

MMF Hospitals Association has two hospitals in Pune; Joshi Hospital and Ratna Memorial Hospital.

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Board of Directors

Mr. Pratap Pawar

Dr. AbhijIt S. Kale

Dr. Abhijit S. Kale


Mr. Shankarlal Tulshyan


Mr. Abhay N. Firodia


Mr. Shrikrishna R. Chitale


Dr. Anand Joshi


Dr. Ashish L. Atre

Mr.Anirudha Deshpade(Director)

Mr. Anirudh A. Deshpande


Dr. Anita M. Gharpuray


Mrs. Shribala S. Chordia


Dr. Sunil Patil


Mr. Sudhir S. Bapat


Executive Leadership​

Dr Rajendra Desai(Administrator)

Dr. Rajendra Desai


Dr. Amit Shingade

Dr. Amit Shingade

Medical Administrator