About us ::
Hospital, Miraj Medical center (WHMMC) is a century
old missionary, charitable hospital situated in Miraj
India, providing secondary and tertiary health care
well as running an effective extended Community Health
Care Miraj Medical Centre's aims and objectives include
provision of medical services on a charitable basis
in the name and spirit of Jesus Christ.
Dr. William Wanless
pioneer medical institution had very humble beginnings
more than 100 years ago. During the 19th Century,
a young Canadian missionary doctor named William Wanless
with his wife Mary, descended on the shores of India.
This young couple arrived to the Western India Mission
at Sangli, Maharashtra in November 1891 to make their
home and serve the masses here in the Sangli-Miraj
With a vision in his mind and 40 cents in his pocket
as a donation, he selected the rustic town of Miraj
for the mission hospital. It started in a small rented
place in the busy bazaar as a one-room dispensary
in 1891, assisted by Mrs. Wanless, a trained nurse.
With the help of the Rajah of Miraj, land was acquired
for a hospital. The Medical Mission took roots and
this was the beginning of the Mission Hospital which
over the past 100 years has grown into an institution
consisting of a 550-bed teaching hospital affiliated
with the Government Medical College, a College of
Nursing, an Institute of Pharmacy and various paramedical
Wanless Hospital, Miraj Medical Centre (MMC) attracts
hundreds of poor and needy patients from all over
India and abroad as it did for over a century. As
a secondary and tertiary care centre, Wanless Hospital
serves a 250 kms (150 miles) radius and population
of nearly 20 million, providing the best possible
medical services to one and all, regardless of race,
caste, creed or ability to pay.
Hospital is an institution for comprehensive and dedicated
medical care. Conceptualized by a visionary, meticulously
planned and painstakingly designed, it sets ultimate
standards in both medical treatment and patient comfort
aiding a quick and complete cure.
development through a strong human resource team of
highly specialized and committed doctors, nurses and
allied health professionals is encouraged to uphold
the traditions of Wanless Hospital for compassionate
and skillful health care.