Market Overview

Ambulatory Surgery Market in India 2018-2023: CAGR is Expected to Grow at ~15% - Key Growth Driver & Challenge Analysis -


The "Ambulatory
Surgery Market in India 2018-2023"
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In 2015, the Indian ambulatory surgery market was valued at INR 250 Bn,
and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~15% during the forecasted

The ambulatory surgery market has immense potential for growth in India,
since the country is currently burdened with more than 20% of the
world's diseases, but has only 6% of the world's hospital beds.
Ambulatory surgery is expected to reduce the average cost of treatment
by 70%, when compared to the cost of inpatient surgery.

In the last few years, there has been a significant increase in
ambulatory surgery centers in the fields of ophthalmology,
gastroenterology, and orthopaedics, among others. It is expected that by
2020, 75% of the surgeries performed in India will be ambulatory
surgeries, as compared to 43% in 2016. Hospitals are allotting some of
their beds to ambulatory surgery centers, for efficient asset

Healthcare centers specializing in eye care, dialysis, and oncology
treatment have the same format as ambulatory surgical centers. It is
expected that by the end of 2020, more ambulatory surgical centres
specializing in oncology will be established in Tier II and Tier III
cities in India, to meet the increasing demand for radiation therapy and
healthcare consultancy services.

Key Growth Drivers

The factors driving market growth are high demand for ambulatory care
centers in various therapeutic areas, cost-effectiveness, advancements
in the healthcare sector, and lack of proper medical facilities in India.

Key Challenges

The major challenges affecting market growth are diagnostic errors, and
challenges with regard to post-operative care. Patients have to be
diagnosed quickly at ambulatory surgery centres, which can lead to
inaccurate diagnosis, and improper treatment by medical practitioners.
Ambulatory surgery centers discharge their patients on the same day of
the surgery. This acts as a challenge in providing proper post-operative
care and controlling infections may become difficult.

Companies Featured

  • Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited
  • Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • Apollo Health and Lifestyle Limited
  • CARE Hospitals Private Limited
  • Max Healthcare Institute Limited
  • Sankara Nethralaya Private Limited
  • Vasan Healthcare Private Limited
  • Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited

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