MISSION INDIA HOSPITAL AND NURSING COLLEGE

Our Vision

To establish a 30-bed mission hospital and nursing college to demonstrate the love of Christ through quality healthcare for all people, especially for the poor and marginalized.

Our Mission

To provide comprehensive health care by the partnership of national and international medical professionals to meet the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of the people in the region.

Our Values

Loving – Reflecting Christ
Caring – Showing Kindness
Excellence – Performing the Best
Safety – Striving for Safety
Integrity – Always Doing the Right Thing
Affordable – Serving All People

Why It Is Needed

Thousands of people die every day due to the lack of timely medical care. There are more than 10,000 people nearby the Mission India community in 8 surrounding villages. Poor and underprivileged people cannot afford the expensive private hospitals.

Special Services

General Medicine
OBGYN
Maternity
Pediatrics
Dental Care
Immunizations
Emergency Services
Ophthalmology
Paramedical Training
Homeopathy
Ayurveda
Community Health Education

Hospital Staff

For a detailed staff list,click here.

US Advisory Board

Name State Occupation
Dr. AK George MO Cardiologist
Elsy Varghese IL Retired Nurse
Dr. Ron Graeff IA Allergist and Immunologist
Dr. Jack Sorg GA Missionary Medical Doctor
Dr. Sabita Naidu CA Family Practice
Dr. Vandan Ward Ireland Anesthesiologist
Elaine Krishnan Utah Retired Nurse
Dr. Viji Thomas MI Pain Medicine Specialist
Dr. Elizabeth Simon NY Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
Ammal Varghese IL Nurse/NP
Linda Whitener ID Nurse/NP
Preethy Varghese IL Physician Assistant (PA-C)
Dr. Ronnie Oommen MD Family Practice
Dick Reed OH Businessman/RIMI Board Member

Executive Leadership Team

Chairman: Dr. Ron Graeff

Co-Chairs: Dr. Jack Sorg, Dr. Ronnie Oommen, Linda Whitener, Dr. Elizabeth Simon, Dr. Sabita Naidu

US Advisory Board Purpose

To advise on developing the hospital and nursing college
To promote the vision and mission
To network among the medical professionals
To recruit and send medical professionals to India
To fund operational and project needs
To meet on a quarterly basis

Current Plans

Hire more nurses and support staff
Promote the hospital in more communities
Remodeling the building for various departments
Setting up various departments
Opening in-patient services (1st week of April 2021)
Fundraising for monthly operations and equipment
Find 50 partners who will give $100 or more per month ($1,200/year)

Location

Khadgaon village in Nagpur district, Maharashtra state. Khadgaon is located 15 kms west of downtown Nagpur.

US Consulting Doctors

Dr. Ron Graeff, MD

641-980-8089

r.graeff@hotmail.com

Dr. Ronald Graeff is an allergist-immunologist in Bloomfield, Iowa and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Davis County Hospital and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years

Dr. Jack Sorg

717-307-1281

jacksorg@aol.com

Dr. Jack Sorg, MD is a general surgery specialist in Conyers, GA and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve U, School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery.

Dr. Viji Thomas

248-703-8767

vijivthomas@gmail.com

Dr. Viji Thomas completed his Medical degree from Government Medical College, Nagpur in 1991. He then completed Residency in Anesthesiology and Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Thomas has been in Pain Management Practice since 2005 in the state of Michigan.

Dr. Vandan D Ward

Dr. Ward completed his MBBS in 1992 and his MD(Anesthesiology) in 1996 both at GMC Nagpur, India. He also has a Diploma in Biblical studies in 2009 from International School of Ministry.

He has been on the Fellow of the College of Anesthesiologists of Ireland since 2012 with Specialty Training in 2017.

He is a Consultant Anesthesiologist at University Hospital Waterford, Ireland and a Lay Leader in the Methodist Church Ireland since 2020.

“We were very impressed with the new hospital building, and were encouraged by the potential it has for reaching the needs in central India. We were blessed also by the vision the RIMI leadership has moving forward in this important project.”

Dr. Jack Sorg and the medical team.

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