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Fortis Hospital

Fortis Hospital

(328 patient experience)

Cunningham Road, Bangalore

Multi-Speciality Hospital

45 Doctors

Common questions & answers

Q: What are the Visiting hours for IPD Patients?

A: 10am to 11am, 4pm to 7pm

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: Does the Hospital have a Cafeteria?

A: Yes

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: Visiting Guidelines for ICU?

A: For visiting ICU, one should sanitize the hand and wear disposable shoe cover. 1 person at a time and only with pass is allowed for a maximum of 10 minutes.Comply with safety and security procedures. Wear and display their visitor identification card at all times while in patient/restricted areas.

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: What is the Admission Process?

A: Patient has to collect admission note from the doctor and submit into admission counter. They will follow up with the patient and if the patient has insurance first patient has to go the insurance desk, check his room category. They will generate a Unique Identification Number (UID) for the patient and all the medical records will be maintained and stored by the hospital for all future reference.

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: How can I get a discharge summary?

A: Discharge summary is handed over to patient/relative at the time of discharge.

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: Can a family member spend a night with the Patient? Will this be at an extra cost?

A: One attender is allowed without any extra cost

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: Does this Hospital provide International Patient Services?

A: yes

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

Q: What are the Diagnostic Imaging Services available at the Hospital?

A: Computerised Tomography Scan (CT Scan), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Ultrasonography (USG), Interventional Radiology, X-Ray Positron Emission Tomography Scan (PET-Scan)

Answered by Monica Jun 13, 2019

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Fortis Hospital Cunningham Road Bangalore

Fortis is a name that is synonymous with the best healthcare service providers in India. Following their vision of 'Saving and Enriching lives’, Fortis Hospitals Cunningham Road have made their mark across the country. Fortis Healthcare Limited is not only restricted to hospitals but also run several other facilities like Diagnostic Centre and Daycare Specialties under their flagship brand.  Today, Fortis Group successfully runs over 45 healthcare facilities in India, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Mauritius, which feature 10,000 potential beds and 314 diagnostic centres. With their proficiency in a number of areas like surgery, neurology, noninvasive cardiology, fetal medicine, endocrinology, general and laparoscopic surgery, mental health and behavioral sciences; Fortis has already carved a special niche as a multispecialty hospital.

The foundation of Fortis Healthcare was laid by the chairman, Late Dr. Parvinder Singh, in the year 1996. His mission was to make Fortis a global healthcare organization that is known for its unique patient care and clinical excellence. The esteemed professional team at Fortis Hospital Cunningham Road follows this mission with full dedication and utmost efficiency. As per a global study, Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) has been ranked the second-best amongst 30 top technologically advanced hospitals across the world. With several more projects under development, Fortis group will soon raise the benchmark in the field for others through excellence, personalized care, advanced facilities and by touching the lives of many.

Fortis Healthcare became the first one to launch a Colorectal Hospital in Singapore, making it the first Indian group of healthcare facilities having acquired a Greenfield Hospital in a foreign land. Besides setting up new hospitals and health care centers in India, Fortis took over the management of several other hospitals as well. 

The health care packages offered by Fortis Include:

Basic Health Screening

Pre-Conception Packages

Comprehensive Diabetic Health Checks

Executive Health Checks

And Fortis Health Management Program

Fortis Hospital Advantage

Lives Touched: Over 1 Crore

Specialities: More than 40

Expert Panel of Doctors: More than 150

Experience: Over 12 years

The experienced and well-trained staff along with a group of experienced doctors at Fortis tries and provides the best possible medical and professional services to their patients. The professional advice and paid visits of the experts in different fields from around the world are an added advantage. Patients and their families are treated with care and respect and all queries are handled promptly.  

Fortis runs five hospitals alone in Bengaluru. All these are multispecialty hospitals and offer highly specialized care, and undertake advanced and complex procedures and treatments successfully.

Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road

Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road 

Fortis Hospital, Rajajinagar 

Fortis Hospital, Nagarbhavi 

Fortis La Femme 

With the tertiary level of treatments provided, Fortis has gained a number of international patients too, in the past few years. Fortis hospitals take extra care to understand their foreign patients and cater to their needs. They provide them with services like visa assistance, both ways airport transfers, and a relationship manager to assist and facilitate their requirements. Interpreters might also be arranged for if needed. They also arrange for the stay of their patient’s families with hotel bookings. 

Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road; was set up in the year 1990. It is one of the leading hospitals in the city with a capacity of 150 beds. Their centers of excellence are Urology, Digestive Care, Orthopedics, Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Critical Care, ENT, Gastroenterology, Cosmetology, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, and Dentistry. Dr. Jayateerth W Kulkarni and Dr. Kiran Rajappa are noted names in the Orthopedics department, while Dr. Ambanna Gowda and Dr. Gopi Aniyathodiyil have made their mark in General Medicine. The Cardiology department boasts of Dr. Prabhakar C Koregol, while Dr. Sheela V Mane is a well-known name in Obstetrics & Gynecology. The General Surgery department boasts of Dr. K N Srinvasan. 

Many critical cases and complicated procedures are handled with efficiency at the Fortis Hopsital Cunningham Road. These include Coronary Bypass Graft, Mitral Valve Repair, Double Valve Repair, Knee Replacement and Hip Replacement. Appendectomy, Breast Lumpectomy, DJ Stent Removal, Lung Transplantation, and Umbilical Hernia Repair are some other procedures undertaken here. 

Many charitable activities are provided by Fortis Hospitals through the FCF or Fortis Charitable Foundation. Healthcare, awareness, emergency care and preventive care programs for the underprivileged help the hospital to reach out to those who cannot avail expensive medical services. Approximately 300 employees participate in CSR activities and the charitable clinics treat more than 30,000 patients. 

24-hour accident and emergency assistance are amongst the best services given by the hospital which includes facilities like ambulance service, blood bank, cardiac operation theatre, preventive health checkup, diagnostics lab, and a catheterization laboratory. Facilities like 24-hour pharmacy, endoscopy unit and emergency room are available for patients, any time. Diet counseling, physiotherapy, rehabilitation, stress management, and micro biological assistance are also provided at Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road. 

Clinical outcomes: 

Clinical outcomes of medical procedures are based on measurement of disease course and progression, quality of care provided, success of the procedure and the actual benefits perceived by the patient. Fortis hospitals are the first premium healthcare service that publicly disclosed the clinical outcomes with respect to two surgeries- CABG or Coronary Artery Bypass Graft and the PTCA or the Percutaneous coronary intervention, commonly known as coronary angioplasty. With regard to both, the recorded performance consistently matches the global benchmarks set by best-in-class hospitals. 

Breakthrough cases: 

The Fortis Hospital in Cunningham Road, Bangalore has been witness to some rare and extraordinary cases which the excellent staff has successfully turned in the favor of the patient. One such case focused on a young man, Mr Choudhury, with a rare version of a common problem. Electrical circuits in his heart had given rise to a potentially fatal condition. 

The department of cardiac sciences at Fortis Hospital at Cunningham Road used electrophysiology and allied therapies to cure his condition. 

Rewards & Recognition: 

The group of hospitals under Fortis Healthcare has been on the receiving end if various accolades over the years. In a recent global study conducted by topmastersinhealthcare.com, Fortis featured second in the category of 30 most technologically advanced hospitals in the world.