One stop facility for multi super specialty medical care requirements
Chennai, 13 April 2017: Having known for its medical excellence in patient care with its path breaking medical services Fortis Malar Hospital today inaugurated its “Fortis Malar Out Patients Information Centre” at Kanchipuram, a centre to help facilitate outpatient consultations with super specialists from Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai. The centre will facilitate patient consultation appointments with various medical specialists during their visits, besides providing information regarding the specialties, services and facilities available at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai. This will bring them closer to the best medical fraternity from a gamut of specialties like Heart, Bone & Joint, Brain & Spine and Urology care.
The Information centre is a unique concept where people can get information regarding specialties and various offerings at Fortis Healthcare. Specialists from various specialties will be visiting the information centre once in a month on fixed days of the month will be available for out-patient consultations. Through this centre, Fortis Hospitals has taken a significant step to ensure that a patient in need of tertiary health care gets access to the best medical diagnosis & treatment. Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai will also be providing ambulance service for patients travelling for Kanchipuram to Chennai for treatment.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Dinesh Nayak, Head of Fortis Comprehensive Epilepsy & Stroke Center, Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai said, “It has been our endeavour to provide the best in class brain and spine care to our patients at affordable cost, especially in super-speciality departments such as Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Cardiac Sciences and Oncology, where expertise, skill and experience plays a major role in the overall treatment and recovery process. India on an average has around 10 million people with epilepsy. However, only around 60% of patients opt for treatment in urban society. This number is even fewer in the rural areas, where only 20-40% of patients receive appropriate treatment. Lack of proper treatment can affect education, psychosocial development and even premature deaths.”
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 329 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.