Over the past decade or so, Bangalore has not only made a name for itself as the Silicon Valley of India, but the city has also firmly established itself as a frontrunner in the country when it comes to high quality medical care. The city today boasts of several world-class healthcare institutions that are extremely highly regarded and well known the world over and Bangalore has made a name for itself worldwide for high quality medical care. There are today a large number of hospitals scattered across the city, all providing the very best in medical care. The south zone of Bangalore and in particular, Kanakapura road is no exception. The locality of Kanakapura road is well known for its extremely well-developed infrastructure, which includes among other facilities, a number of world-class healthcare facilities that are available near this neighbourhood. There are a number of well-equipped and world class medical institutions that are located not a long distance away from this locality. These include hospitals such as the Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vasavi Hospital, Cura Hospitals, Astra Super Speciality Hospital, Shankar Super Speciality Hospital, Cloudnine Hospital, Motherhood Hospital, Bangalore Institute of Gastroenterology, and Sri Sai Ram Hospital, to name just a few. This ensures that the residents of this neighbourhood are never too far away from quality medical care should they or their loved ones need it. The residents of Kanakapura road have medical care accessible at all times and in the immediate vicinity of the locality. This is a sea change from how the situation was just a few short years ago when the residents of Kanakapura road had to traverse long distances to avail of medical facilities. Today, medical help is just a short distance away and this is an advantage that the residents of this locality have.