Philip Augustine Associates
About Us


Philip Augustine Associates is a private limited healthcare consulting company incorporated on 24th March 2016 with a view to establish and run state-of-the-art healthcare facilities with academic and research environment. Headed by eminent Gastroenterologist and healthcare administrator Padmashri Dr. Philip Augustine, the company also focuses on providing healthcare consulting services in planning and executing hospitals, clinics, clinical and diagnostic establishments for aspiring healthcare entrepreneurs.

The company is already running successful ventures in the past one year focusing in clinical gastroenterology. The major venture so far was the COCHIN GASTROENTEROLOGY GROUP at the Ernakulam Medical Centre, Kochi. The PAA consultancy group also established other specialized Gastroenterology units at the Sree Sudheendra Medical Mission, Kochi, and St. Joseph Hospital, Manjummel, Kochi which have now become independently functional. The flagship institution of Philip Augustine Associates is the Center of Excellence in Gastrointestinal Sciences which includes The Department of Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy, The Liver Institute and Department of Liver Transplantation, which is functioning at The Rajagiri Hospital, Chunangamvely, Aluva which has started functioning since April 1 st , 2021.

The Liver Institute is the first dedicated liver hospital in the private sector in India with the associate clinical departments of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal and multi-organ transplant surgery, Nephrology and Endocrinology and Diabetes. With rich experience in academic gastroenterology, clinical and research in hepatology to the credit of its promoters, the Liver Institute is a prestigious academic and research institution.

The PAA group is also parent company to the basic sciences research division, Monarch Liver Laboratory, engaged in discovery and translation on diagnosis and management in the field of liver diseases.

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