Open a Surgical Supplies Store

If you want to open a surgical supplies store, you will have to create a good business plan that you can use for applying for a business loan.

You need to look for a reputable supplier or manufacturer of surgical supplies that can provide you with great deals. Maintain an online store as well to tap the global market.

The Surgical Supplies

If you can’t find a surgical supply store in your area, this might be the best business opportunity for you. Surgery is already part of the day to day operations of hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities. Prepare a comprehensive business plan. To do this, you need to conduct a thorough research about this type of business and you must identify the various surgical supplies in the market. It would also help if you try to find manufacturers of surgical supplies or just the suppliers. That way, you can get quality supplies at a reasonable price.

What surgical supplies can you sell? You can sell herbal extracts, surgical gowns in different sizes, particulate respirator, dust mask, face mask, surgical gloves, LED light, and many others. The surgical supplies can be easily obtained directly from the manufacturers or suppliers. You can access them online but since you will need the quality ones, you will have to conduct a thorough research. You don’t have to spend countless hours in locating these suppliers. You see, if you simply use the major search engines, you can easily find and check the backgrounds of these companies. Quality is a very critical factor if you want to get repeat customers. There is no sense in selling cheap supplies that will not last long and can compromise the reputation of your business.

Getting License, Store, and Funding

When opening a surgical supplies store, you have to apply for a business license. The license can take some time to get approved so must apply in advance, preferably after you’ve created the business plan. Find an ideal location for the store in your local area; pick a building that is located near hospitals and health care facilities. Offer the surgical supplies at a reasonable cost so that you can get a lot of sales.

The store should be arranged properly. You will need to purchase the needed furniture, fixtures, shelves, and other items. Arrange your inventory by groups. For instance, one store corner can be designated for the lab gowns while the smaller supplies can be placed inside glass shelves. Maintain the cleanliness of the store at all times. Try to get extra help so that even when there are several customers, you can quickly provide them the needed assistance. You can also maintain a business site for your surgical supplies store; by doing so, you can reach out to other communities and facilities located in another place. Use the business plan for loan application just in case you are in need of funding.

368 Comments

  • Manish Vaswani said on August 28, 2010
    I am from Bilaspur C.G i want to start new surgical supply business so can you help me. Just let me know the details & Research i have to do over here. Looking froward to hear from urside. Thank you.
  • Nadir Faisal said on December 18, 2010
    I form Patna (Bihar). I want to start surgical supplies store in Patna. I want to know the future , risk, profit about that business. What will be the suitable investment for the initial period and where and how can i get distributor.
  • Damien said on March 12, 2011
    Hi I want to start a surgical Supplies Store therefore please let me know the basics and if there any forums I can join.
  • Ankit.N.Dave said on March 30, 2011
    i am a dialysis technician and i have on experience of surgical store and i want to start surgical store can you help me for start surgical store and give me for suggestion for related license
  • Kishore Siraj said on April 11, 2011
    Hi, I am from Coimbatore ( tamil Nadu, India ). I am interested in starting a surgical supplies store, with a minimal investment. Kindly guide about the fast moving surgical products, Store interiors, Maintaining MIS & account books, Inventory maintenance.
  • ravi lalwani said on May 27, 2011
    hi,i m from bhusawal(maharashtra,india) i want to open a surgical wholesale shop and want to know which license i require and where i can apply for that. thanku
  • devesh kumar pandey said on June 6, 2011
    Hi, i am from varanasi(uttar pradesh) & i want to open a surgical supplies store in varanasi. so i need information related to to this business means minimal investment, legal requirements & others.so its request to u that plz help me.
  • Anuj Sharma said on June 27, 2011
    hi, i am from delhi. I am interested to open a new surgical business. Can you please tell me should i take equipments directly from manufacturers or 1-2 times from the brokers. Kindly guide about the fast moving surgical products, Store interiors, Maintaining MIS & account books, Inventory maintenance. how i can get the license Anuj Sharma, (Chandni Chowk), Delhi, India
  • bilal shaikh said on July 16, 2011
    hi,i am from mumbai.i am interested to open a surgical business.....how i can get into this business.
  • karthikayani said on August 12, 2011
    hi,i am from chennai, i am interested to start a surgical business but i don't know about the procedures pls kindly guide me a detailed way
  • vijay jain said on August 14, 2011
    i want to know the list of items required to start surgical wholesale shop.
  • Anil said on October 30, 2011
    mumbai: Hi, i want to start a surgical store in my locality. plz anyone provide me d details of basic items required & process on license.
  • kiran Balu Pawar said on December 6, 2011
    hi, i am kiran from mumbai . I am interested to open a new surgical business. Can you please tell me Kindly guide about the fast moving surgical products, how i can get the license. kiran pawar from mumbai , Pl Help Me
  • KUSHAL JAIN said on May 28, 2012
    hello,i am 4m jalna, maharashtra..i want to start surgical wholesale supply in my district..plz guide me about product list of surgical and legal procedure to start it. does it require drug license to start? pls do guide. thanks.. 9404547772
  • jitendra dhanresha said on May 28, 2012
    i want to start surgical as well as pharma business,to be supplied in hospitals & medical stores,in mumbai suburban area bhayander to virar. having lack of investment & experience.should i start or drop the idea? please help me.i m lot confused.
  • yamish dave said on May 31, 2012
    Hi, I am from Ahmedabad, Gujarat. I am all ready open surgical business last 6 months, but till today I am not earning and I am not understanding how can establish to this business please help me, I am lot of confused.9825344010
  • Parth Desai said on June 12, 2012
    Hi i'm from Nadiad(gujarat) i want start surgical business in my town. so i need information related to this business means minimum investment, Kindly guide about the main surgical products majority required in hospital. how can i get the license and from where i get all product list which required in hospital? i am so worried. thanks
  • deepak taral said on July 14, 2012
    hi this is deepak from Mumbai, i want to open orthopedic surgical equipment suppliers business so which license required for that and what qualification required
  • Mujtaba.mirza said on July 17, 2012
    hi, my self mujtaba Mirza from Amravati (MAHARASHTRA),i want to start new surgical & disinfection products supply business,also want to deal machine which required in OT's Kindly guide the main surgical products majority required in hospital, So pls help me for start surgical store and give me for suggestion for related license
  • Tina Dwivedi said on July 19, 2012
    Hello, m glad to see such forum, i have a shop in alwar distt (rajasthan) (it comes into the border of delhi and jaipur) which is very close to hospitals, and many other clinics,, although many other shop has upfront for medicine and juices, but i haven't seen any surgical supplies shop, hence i intended to do a little homework and found only three shops which generally provide un-expired item such as wheel chair, sticks etc, hence i wish to know the amount for license (i guess its only for expired items), the amount to fill the shop with most used items such as supplies for gynec, infants, oldies etc, please let me know the amount of investment, as soon as possible Regards Tina Dwivedi
  • shweta dronkar said on July 28, 2012
    i PLAN TO OPEN A SURGICAL SHOP IN NAGPUR WILL U BE SUGGEST WHAT TYPE OF INFORMATION COLLECT TO START BUSINESS
  • Ranvijay Kumar said on August 6, 2012
    I want to start surgical supplies store in Mumbai, I want to know what type of license i need for this business.
  • T. N. P. said on August 14, 2012
    hi this is tushar from Mumbai, i want to open orthopedic surgical item suppliers business so which license required for that and which amt. investment required
  • prakash sawant said on August 16, 2012
    location is so important to open surgical shop?
  • Hari said on August 20, 2012
    I am having plan to start a surgical shop in Nellore, A.P. India. What are the permissions/ licenses do i need to take in order to start this business. I do not have Science background. So can i start this or do i need and B.Pharmacy certificate to start this business. Please let me know asap.
  • sandeep gupta said on August 25, 2012
    I am having plans to start a only surgical syringe distributor in varanasi. I have no licenses. But i want start this business. please give me right information about this business. Total required amount to start this business. Thanks®ard
  • satish k.shete said on August 27, 2012
    I am interested to start a surgical shop in nashik what type of licenses do i need to start this business. total amount require for this business & what type of information collect to start surgical shop
  • satish said on August 27, 2012
    i want to start surgical wholesaler, i am a computer h/w engg. i have no any idea how to start. but i can manage. i want to know only about surgical item list and after shop & furniture, what's the budget for small wholesale near about. so please help me quickly. cuz i m starting 17 september. my no is 9097720850.
  • satish said on August 27, 2012
    i am from sitamarhi, bihar. here 1 agency also established since 10 years. but i can challenge so please i want to know also rate list for purchasing & selling with item list. selling rate is different but near about i want to know.
  • Umesh said on August 31, 2012
    I would like to open a surgical store in Mysore (Karnataka), I would like to know how to obtain license, supplies & how to arrange the items & the margins we get. Waiting for your early replay. regards, Umesh
  • Shri Hari said on September 8, 2012
    Hi, I would like to venture surgical equipment's business.
    - Should i acquire a license to sell surgical equipment's, which are manufactured by other companies?
    - Should i purchase these equipment's from the manufacturing company or whole sale dealers?
    - If i have to get a license to do retail sales for this business, what kind of license should i hold and from where can i apply in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
    - What are the fast moving Surgical products?
    - What would be the basic investment required to start this trade.
    Looking forward seeing some help to my questions. Thanks, Shri Hari
  • nipun said on September 10, 2012
    i am Nipun from Madhya Pradesh I want to start surgical wholesale please give me the list of surgical product with company name and help me to purchase the item and what is the approximate money to starting investment.
  • Garima Mishra said on September 17, 2012
    I want to start a surgical supply business. Currently i'm working as assistant manager R&D in a clinical research firm. Having total exp of more than 2 yrs. and i'm form south Delhi.
  • A.Karthikeyan said on September 20, 2012
    hi, i am from erode, tamilnadu. i am interested to open a surgical store. but i dont know about the procedures. pls guide me
  • sudheer said on September 25, 2012
    sir i completed my B.E in bio medical engineering and i got one year experience in medical instruments industry. i want to start a surgical shop in my native place ongole. can u plz give me the all details about all instruments and tolls. mandadi sudheer, ongole
  • surya said on October 4, 2012
    hi i would like to know where should we have to apply for getting a license to open a surgical shop. how long does it take to get a license.
  • raghav said on October 19, 2012
    Kindly let me know what's the eligibility criteria for Surgical license cat. issuance ? n whats the license cat. no.?
  • Manish said on October 29, 2012
    hi, i am from Dibrugarh, Assam. i want to start surgical wholesaler. I want to know the future , risk, profit margin about that business. What will be the suitable investment. how can i get the license and from where i get all product list which required in hospital? please help me...
  • KPR MURALIDHAR said on October 31, 2012
    sir, i would like to know about surgical supply business and i plan to do this business .what will be the initial cost? I also want to know about the profit margin and please give any tips for success of this business.
  • venkateswarara rao said on November 2, 2012
    should we need any medical drug license to start a medical rehabilitation items
  • kamlesh gupta said on November 15, 2012
    hi, i am from Madhubani , Bihar. I want to start surgical wholesale. i want to know the future , risk , profit margin about that business. please help me
  • tejash viramgami said on November 20, 2012
    Hi, I want to start surgical supply store. Can u provide me the information about how to get license, investment, risk factor, margins about that business. please help me
  • Hari shah said on December 4, 2012
    i need to start a surgical business in godhra (panchmahal) gujarat. so what is the procedure ..
  • sapana said on December 7, 2012
    hi, my brother is from alibag, raigad, maharashtra, and he want to start surgical supply store. he done diploma in pharmacy. he want to know about investment, risk factor, profit margin, and tips for business. so please provide us all information about this business
  • Nasrin said on December 11, 2012
    Hi, I am from Mumbai but currently working in Dubai and would like come back to India and start Surgical business as I am M.Pharm graduate and have lots of medical knowledge. kindly advise how can I start and what will be required at the earliest. Thank you in advance for your precious help.
  • Abhishek Jain said on December 14, 2012
    I am Abhishek Jain, Presently working for a private organisation. I want to start a distributorship business for surgical supplies. My location : Cuttack, Odisha. Pls help me finding a good surgical company to start.
  • mukesh shakya said on December 15, 2012
    Shakya medicals Indira nagar Lucknow. I want to know about license procedure for dialser, tubing and other facilities for dialysis.
  • ragesh.r said on December 17, 2012
    i am ragesh, i'm from ahmedabad , i want to start a distributorship in surgical items, kindly help me,
  • c.bharath said on December 18, 2012
    i am bharath from tirupathi i want to start a medical surgical distributor shop in my native pls kindly give me a suggestion how to start the business.
  • S. Sarkar said on December 19, 2012
    Pls let me know about the exact area specification for open a Medical Devices as well as Surgical Dealership, What are the License Should I need, My Area is in Kolka, West Bengal. Thnx regards,_ Sudipta
  • s.reddy said on December 30, 2012
    i want to open a surgical shop. please give me suggestions about profit & investment.
  • satish said on January 4, 2013
    hi i am from karnataka. i am interested in surgical wholesale distribution to start in our location so please inform me about fast moving surgical in karnataka
  • Nitin madhani said on January 11, 2013
    Hi, I am Nitin Madhani, I want to start surgical item marketing in Gujarat. Kindly suggest me for the approach for to success in this business. Thank you
  • A.KISHORE said on January 19, 2013
    hi i am kishore from tirupathi, i want to start a surgical distribution and retail business what are the fast moving products how much money invested initially how to get license please give me your guidance
  • utpal jyoti kakoti said on January 21, 2013
    my business location is in assam state district tinsukia and would be established at the main gate opposite of tinsukia civil hospital. contact no:7399950040
  • aditya said on February 2, 2013
    want to start surgical business. need details from where to buy, price list...
  • abhishek said on February 5, 2013
    i am interested to open a surgical wholesale in bangalore so can u plz let me know the qualification needed for the license and fast moving surgical products list in bangalore
  • amar said on February 8, 2013
    hi i want to start my own surgical supply shop in latur in maharashtra. so can you tell me from where can i get the product or dealership of surgical products. Thank you..
  • adnan said on February 15, 2013
    Hi everyone, We are manufacturing All type of Surgical and Dental instruments. for Inquiry please contact at, adnanqz@gmail.com
  • payal gupta said on February 16, 2013
    I want to open wholesale business for surgical items. i want to know, what documents need to get license and what is the procedure to get license and in which office i need to go for applying the license. thanks in advance, u can help me. with regards payal gupta
  • INDER CHAND KOTHARI said on February 18, 2013
    I am inder chand kothari I want to start surgical wholesales please give me the list of surgical product with company name and help me purchase the item and what is the approximate money to starting investment. thanking you
  • faisal said on February 18, 2013
    dear sir / madam, i want to start the my own business of surgical orthopedic implant and instrument can u plzz help to known the details how to apply for drug license.....
  • Raju shah said on February 19, 2013
    Dear sir: I am from Birgunj Nepal i want to start a surgical supply in our location plz.. Can u give me Rate cost of full surgical items ?
  • Debasish Malakar said on February 20, 2013
    Dear Sir, My Self Debasish Malakar From Tezpur, Assam. And I Want To Start Surgical Supply Wholesale Business in my Location. So Sir, it is my Heartly Request To You Please give me a full rate cost of Surgical Products with Company Name. My Mobile No. 9508130186
  • Habana Surgical said on February 24, 2013
    We are manufacturing Surgical, manicure, dental and veterinary Instruments. Contact Us for more info at adnan@habanasurgical.com
  • ghg said on February 25, 2013
    surgical business is good. you will have 30 -40% margin.some items you may have 100-200%*profits (*Rare items)
  • Rajat Kumar Seal said on February 26, 2013
    I am Rajat Kr. Seal Presently working for a private organisation. I want to start a distributorship business for surgical equipments supplies. My location : Kolkata W.B. Pls help me finding a good surgical company to start Business.
  • rajendrakumar said on March 2, 2013
    sir, i am rajendrakumar from perambalur, tamilnadu. i would like to start a surgical store in my area. please give us the procedures of starting a new such store, initial amount needed to start the business and the list of equipments that are fast moving in perambalur, its future risks, benefits, profit, product margins of different distributors. please do help me.
  • MINTU MAHAJAN said on March 5, 2013
    'JAY SREE GANESH' Dear Sir, My Self mintu mahajan from north 24 parganas(barasat),WEST BENGAL And I Want To Start Surgical Supply Wholesale/Distributor Business in my Location. So Sir, it is my Heart & sole Request To You Please give me list of Surgical Products manufacturing Company Name & their products. send through my e-mail id mahajan.mintu@gmail.com
  • mir nazmuddin ali said on March 11, 2013
    hello sir, i am m.n.ali from w.b., i want to start surgil distribution and retail business. how to get wholesale price list of surgical instrument and how to get license please give me advise soon. thank you.
  • Hari said on March 15, 2013
    My name is Hari and like to start the surgical business , kindly advise me about the market and i am from kerala
  • bhushan lal bhat said on March 15, 2013
    Hi i have started my wholesale pharma/surgical distributor business i need surgical items like syringes gloves pop bandages cotton thermometer condomns gauze adult diaper etc on franchise/pcd basis with good quality & packing for supply. thank u
  • Jaynish Tailor said on March 22, 2013
    Hello Sir, I am Jaynish. I am Pharmacist and presently working in R&D department in one of the Medical device manufacturing company. I need to start the surgical distributor business or surgical store in Surat. Please suggest from where we have to start. I have no experience of stores. Please guide me. How much investment would be required. I have my own place for shop too. Please guide me in this regards to have good initiative for this business. Regards, Jaynish
  • Shah said on March 27, 2013
    Hello , I am a doctor looking for avenue in Surgical business. I have few contacts on the medical side. Its more for family business that I need to consider this avenue. As I am a busy practitioner myself , I will be not giving full of my efforts but my dad will be doing same. Tell me how do I go about starting in suburbs of Mumbai . How much tentative investment will be needed. Thanks . your response will be much appreciated.
  • Mr. Fahed said on March 28, 2013
    I wish to start distributorship for surgical implants & instruments in thane, Please help me with document procedure such as fda license under which section is it issued. Your early response will be appreciated.
  • karthik raj said on March 29, 2013
    Thanjavur, Tamil nadu . Hello i am a Pharmacist. i plan to start surgical distribution and stores in my native. what are the procedure i have to do get license. minimum how much i spend to open shop.what are the essential items i have to keep .please kindly guide to me.
  • Deepak Namdeo Bankar said on April 13, 2013
    i want to start a surgical Store in Lonand Tal Khandala Dist Satara 80 km Away from pune. please give me suggestion about instruments, license ,how much money required for this business, dealers in pune. area of shop required
  • sandip said on April 18, 2013
    my planing surgical supplier in gujrat state navsari city. please assist business idea
  • soti said on April 19, 2013
    friends you can contact me at forsecretary@hotmail.com reg surgical business details and reg.
  • aruna kumar sahoo said on April 25, 2013
    i am from orissa(bhubaneswar). i want to start a surgical distribution , so that how i can contact to the various surgical company, plz give me in this case and also procedure.
  • DIPAK B PARMAR said on April 27, 2013
    hi...i am from ahmedabad(gujarat). i wana distributorship for surgical items...but not in any office...i wanna work in my home...i will do marketing in hospitals...
  • tavneet said on April 27, 2013
    Hi Can any one help me with the suggestion, i am planning to open a surgical retailing shop in Assam. Hows is the market and what is the growth in Asaam for surgical store. and also pls help how to apply for license for the same. Please call me at 9873552935
  • mr. tavneet said on May 1, 2013
    Surgical equipment business is different from other home based business. i hope it may not give you any fruitful result.
  • shaikh said on May 2, 2013
    i want to start a surgical & medical all disposable items Mega Store for supply in Bhubaneswar, cuttack, Khurda, puri, Bhadrak, Balasor etc in ODHISHA STATE. please give me suggestion about instruments, license ,how much money required for this business, dealers in PLEASE DO contact me with your all terms & conditions to run this business
  • GAGAN B.JENA said on May 5, 2013
    I am from Bhubaneswar, wants to open a surgical wholesaler. Can anyone please brief me about the prospects, target client and probable threat for this. You can also contact me 7894408918
  • jagjeet singh said on May 6, 2013
    i am from delhi. wants to open a surgical wholesaler, manufacture implants. any one please help me contact me 9810498197
  • manoj kumar mandal said on May 6, 2013
    hi, i am manoj mandal from madhubani. i want to open surgical wholesale store in madhubani. please get some information that how can get license of surgical wholesale store and brief me about as how much money invest in this business . ctc. 9619713799 / 8655003799
  • md hussain azad said on May 8, 2013
    i am from purnea, bihar. here 1 agency also established from 1 year. but i can challenge so please i want to know also rate list for purchasing & selling with item list. how can i get all product list which required in hospital, and what will be the suitable investment please help me.
  • Alpesh Shah said on May 9, 2013
    I want to start new wholesale business for Surgical Products in Ahmedabad, kindly contact me on 9724409102 or shahalpesh2001@yahoo.co.in
  • Rana said on May 9, 2013
    Hospitals specially in Mohali except fortis ,guru HARKISHAN MULTI specialty and max. Rest all are very ,very very bad pay masters ,they pay after six month and even don't pay also. SO you have taken into consideration.
  • MAHESH SATHE said on May 11, 2013
    I am from Maharashtra & want to start a wholesale shop for surgical products. I want to know which type of licenses are required to start the business. Is pharmacist is compulsory to stay in shop for getting lic. I am not going for pharma product. Please guide me in this regard on my mob.9422429300
  • Prashant Patel said on May 13, 2013
    Myself Prashant Patel. I am looking for surgical product manufacturer or supplier for Gujarat. My contact number is 07405662189. Email Id: pr.prashant21@yahoo.com
  • Abhishek kothari said on May 14, 2013
    Myself Abhishek Kothari. I am looking for c nd f of surgical products for B'lore ┬▒91 9632674100
  • AjayRaghavan said on May 14, 2013
    Please give instructions to open a Surgical store, Planning near to Manjeri, Malappuram(Dist), Kerala, INDIA.
  • TOUFIQ said on May 24, 2013
    plz mail me the details for opening a wholesale surgical tore in indore
  • MANUEL.A.FRANCIS said on May 27, 2013
    kindly send me a mail the details for opening a stockist of surgical items. My qualification is BSC Physics, if i can open the stockist or not. Regards Manuel.A.Francis
  • Shubhangi said on June 1, 2013
    I am from Maharashtra & want to start a wholesale for surgical products. I would like to know
    1. which type of licenses are required to start the business.
    2. Is pharmacist is compulsory to stay in shop for getting lic if I am not going for pharma product.
    3. how i can contact to the various surgical company
    4. How much tentative investment will be needed
    5. Is it mandatory to operate from Shop only OR can I do the business from Home regard
    Shubhangi
  • Manish Kesharwani said on June 3, 2013
    i want to start surgical business in raipur chhattisgarh .so please guide us to start this business. looking forward your response at earliest. Thanks
  • surendra dubey said on June 4, 2013
    i want to start surgical business in up so please guide us to start this business looking forward your response at earliest thanks
  • S Bhattacharyya said on June 10, 2013
    Dear all, we are a leading implant manufacturer and a leading brand in orthopedic implants searching for dealership network in all over India. Interested candidates contact: +91 98243 78808. or mail srijit.bhattacharyya@gmail.com

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