Multispecialty clinic is ‘by the women, for the women’
Chennai,March 8,2017: On the eve of International Women’s Day, Fortis Malar Hospital launched “All Women’s Clinic”today.The multi-specialty clinic aims atproviding one stop solution for an all-round well-being of women. The all women team of clinicians and medical staff will cater to women of all ages. The idea behind this ‘by the women, for the women’ initiative is to provide a comfortable platform for women to discuss their problems with the clinicians who can empathise with the problems and would suggest treatments as required.
Fortis Malar All Women’s Clinic is a comprehensive multi-specialty centre with expertise inGynaecology, Internal Medicine, General surgery, Pulmonology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Oncology, Allergy clinic, Clinical nutrition & Dental science.This ensures an all rounded care for women patients of all ages.The clinic offers a wide range of medical services to fight Breast Cancer, Uterine fibroid, menopause, PCOS and many other diseases & lifestyle problems.
Speaking on this novel initiative, Dr.Nithya Ramamurthy, Senior Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician, Fortis Malar Hospitalsaid, “We often see that female patients show discomfort in discussing their medical conditions with male doctors and would often leave out important details that may be detrimental to their health. The clinic is an initiative to bridge this hiatus, facilitate an open dialogue between a women patient with a women doctor. We believe that being a women will help us empathise with our patients & feel their problems. The consequent treatment will be built on a compassionate milieu with a well-rounded treatment approach.”
Dr Sanjay Pandey, Facility Director, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai said, “We are enthralled to be part of this novel initiative which is launched this women’s day. It is important that we respect the need of women and help in whatever possible way to facilitate that need. The multi-specialty clinic is an attempt to reach out to women patients to address their problems by our excellent women clinicians in a candid and comfortable atmosphere.”
About Fortis Healthcare Limited
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 45 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and 346 diagnostic centers.
About Fortis Malar Hospital
Fortis Malar Hospital was acquired by Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited in early 2008. The hospital founded in 1992, is established as one of the largest corporate hospitals in Chennai providing quality super specialty and multi-specialty healthcare services. Fortis Malar Hospitals, with 180 beds, focuses on providing comprehensive medical care in the areas of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Paediatrics, Diabetics, Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Fortis Malar Hospital has a state of the art Cath Lab and multiple dedicated cardiac operation theatres and intensive coronary care units. Several rare and complex Adult and Paediatric Cardiac surgeries, Orthopedic and Joint replacements, Neurosurgeries and Plastic reconstruction surgeries have been performed at this hospital.