The Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences consists of nine domes and is situated 5,5 kilometres from the Ashram. It is also known as Super Speciality Hospital. It was inaugurated by Sai Baba on his 66th birthday. The hospital has excellent possibilities for kidney-transplantation, ophthalmology, cardiology, blood bank and radiology. All provisions, as well as lodging expenses in the hospital, are free.