The Research Centre(RC) of Lilavati Kirtilal Mehta Medical Trust Research Centre was formed in this spirit of "More than Healthcare,Human Care" and continues to exercise this mandate.The RC has carried out several projects in the past and continues to do so. LKMMT-RC now envisions carrying out projects that will improve hospital practice., enable or participate in the activities that help to provide Indian data, establish and maintain registries for diseases and to define/update standard of care which is Evidence Based.

The RC conducts its activities under supervision & guidance of Research Advisoy Commitee(RAC) and Institutional Ethics Commitee (IEC). These are formed as prescribed by ICMR Guidelines (2006). These are approved by the Ministry of H&FW (Govt. of India). RC is accountable to the Board of Trustees through the Chief Operations Officer. Its function is audited by NABH.

During 1998, LKMMT-RC was recognized by the Department of Science & Technology, (DST) (Govt. of India) as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO). Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre (LHRC) is also recognized for post graduate studies by the National Board of Examinations. Research projects are undertaken at LHRC by eminent consultants of this hospital and post graduate students registered with NBE