Devotionally the name Thanvanthri which means God of Healing was suited to the hospital. Thanvanthri Hospital is a modern Neuro-Psychiatry Specialty Hospital, founded by Dr. E. Balagurusamy, M.D., D.P.M., in the year 1990. It is the only ISO 9001:2008 Certified hospital in Tirunelveli District with avant-garde facilities. Most modern techniques are infused with expert care, resulting in a sky-scraping recovery pace for patients over 21,000 since its inception. Thanvanthri Hospital possess consultant experts, well experienced Administrative Officer, highly qualified professionals like Psychiatric Social Workers, Psychologists, Pharmacist, Staff Nurses, Lab Technician and skilled people.
1. Dr. E. Balagurusamy M.D., D.P.M., Founder and Consultant Psychiatrist. Studied M.B.B.S., in Tirunelveli Medical College, D.P.M., and M.D., in Psychiatry at Institute of Mental Health, Chennai. 25 years of experience in teaching and service for the people at Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital and got retired as Professor and H.O.D in the same. He also owned President of Tamilnadu Psychiatric Society.
2. Dr. B. Ayyappan M.B.B.S., D.P.M., Executive Director and Consultant Psychiatrist. Studied M.B.B.S., in Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. D.P.M., in P.S.G. Medical College, Coimbatore and had 6 months residentship at Institute of Mental Health, Chennai.
3. Dr. Lakshmi Priya, M.D., Consultant in General Medicine. Studied M.B.B.S., and M.D., in Tirunelveli Medical College.
4. Dr. Saravanan D.C.H., M.D., Consultant in Chest Medicine. Studied M.B.B.S., in Tanjore Medical College, D.C.H in Institue of Pediatric Care, Chennai and M.D., in Madras Medical College, Chennai.