TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital


TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital


TLM Muzaffarpur Hospital was established in the year 1904.

The Mission to Lepers (now, The Leprosy Mission Trust India) started a small leprosy home to cater to the needs of leprosy patients who had been driven away from their homes, in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, in 1904. The leprosy hospital which started with 40 beds has now become a full-fledged hospital, where thousands of people from several districts of Bihar and adjacent states come for treatment for leprosy and other general ailments.

The facilities provided by the hospital include out-patient and in-patient services, operating theatre, laboratory service, ECG service, X-ray service, counselling, physiotherapy, pharmacy, MCR protective footwear and artificial limbs.


The hospital offers healthcare services and treatments for the following medical specialties:

  • Leprosy Treatment and Management
  • Dermatology
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Counselling Therapy

Outpatient Care

  • 128,883 OPD consultations provided, with 12% for leprosy.

Inpatient Care

The hospital has a 61-bedded (60 for leprosy and 1 for general) inpatient wing and provides best inpatient facility with 24-hour nursing care and latest equipment.

  • 579 patients admitted, of which 92% were leprosy patients.
  • 20,752 bed days utilised, of which 99% were for leprosy.


  • 229 leprosy rehabilitation surgeries done.
  • 51 eye surgeries, including 47 cataract surgeries done.

Support services (lab tests; X-ray, ECG, counselling)

  • 14,010 lab tests, including 3,136 skin smear examinations and 10,874 other tests done.
  • 42 X-ray imaging and 93 ECG done.
  • 11,339 patients counselled.

Prevention of impairment and disability (POID) in leprosy

The hospital provides patient education, physiotherapy, pre-fabricated splints, MCR protective footwear, etc, to leprosy patients to prevent impairment and disability.

  • 37 leprosy patients diagnosed with reaction/neuritis given inpatient treatment.
  • 238 leprosy patients admitted for ulcer management and 111 ulcer debridement procedures done.
  • 1,113 pairs of MCR protective footwear manufactured and supplied to hospital patients and government/others.

Community Outreach

The hospital has a community outreach programme in schools and tribal villages. This is done through networking with the government and other NGOs. The hospital supports people affected by leprosy and members of marginalised communities and tribals in accessing government social welfare schemes for education, economic development, healthcare, housing, insurance, livelihood pension, etc.

A total of 170 patients were seen through hospital outreach activities.

Contact Details

Wills Matthew – Acting Superintendent
TLM Hospital
P. O. Ramna
Bihar – 842 002

Phone: +91 621 2283738

How to Get There

By Air: The nearest airport is Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna, about 85 kms from Muzaffarpur
By Train: The nearest railway station is Muzaffarpur Junction railway station, 5 km from the hospital.