Fortis Malar, Adyar
Among all the super-speciality hospitals in India, Fortis Group has won a special place in the heart and mind of the patients. These healthcare facilities, a brainchild of Late Dr Parvinder Singh, provide world-class treatment to the people in distress, with love and compassion. The first hospital under this group started its operation in Mohali in 2001. Since then, Fortis has spread its wings all across India and abroad. Currently, there are 45 multi-speciality hospitals and 314 diagnostic centres under the Fortis Group in India, Dubai, Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Together they offer 10,000 potential beds and over 40 specialised departments in the service of the people.
Fortis Malar, Adyar is one of the best Multi-Specialty Corporate Hospitals in Chennai. The hospital started its operation in 1992 as Malar Hospital and has become a household name in entire southern India due to its comprehensive medical care services. In 2007, Fortis Healthcare – India’s Fastest Growing Hospital Network acquired this hospital, and currently, there are 500 potential beds, more than 160 consultants and approximately 650 employees in this hospital. Fortis Malar has a vast pool of highly skilled and experienced doctors along with a team of dedicated support staff who offer their services to enrich the lives of the people from all sections of the society.
World-class amenities along with state-of-the-art infrastructure make Fortis Malar an excellent healthcare service in the city. The Oncology Department of the hospital implements the use of the latest cognitive computing system, IBM Watson in providing medical care to Cancer patients. There are also around 60 ICU beds, four highly advanced operation theatres, ultra-modern dialysis unit, and top-notch Digital Flat Panel Cath Lab facilities in this hospital.
Fortis Malar offers comprehensive health care packages catering to the needs of people of all ages and both genders. The significant ones include:
Basic Health Check-Up
Fortis Executive Health Check-Up
Fortis Whole Body Check-Up
Well Women Check-Up
Along with medical expertise, Fortis Malar is also known for its patient-centric treatment and compassionate medical and support team. This hospital is the most preferred healthcare destination not only in Chennai but entire Southern India. Last year, the hospital treated more than 11,000 patients and helped them return home with a smile. They have a dedicated 24X7 customer care centre which listens to the grievances of the patient calmly and comes up with a unique, personalised solution in no time. They help in providing clarity regarding the medical status of the patient and support the families to cope with the condition more confidently.
Currently, Fortis runs six multi-speciality hospitals in southern India together with the Malar Unit in Chennai. Each of these hospitals offers highly advanced medical treatment provided by a team of incredibly talented doctors and support staff.
The International Patient Services Department in Fortis Malar offers assistance to overseas patients at every stage of the treatment. It provides teleconsultation facilities before arrival in India, helps in the processing of visa and assists with travel and accommodation. The hospital also offers complimentary Airport pick-up and a dedicated relationship manager to help with the admission procedure and other paperwork. Interpreters are also available in the hospital for all major languages to guide in case language concerns arise.
Fortis Malar has been the centre of excellence for many departments including Cardiology, Neurology, Nephrology, Urology, Gynaecology, Gastroenterology, Diabetes, and Hepatology. Dr S Ganesh is a leading Gastroenterology Specialist of this hospital with 33 years of experience.Dr P. Basumani with 31 years of experience is another renowned Gastroenterology-Hepatologist and General Physician offering his service to this hospital. He is a member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology and British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG). He treats patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Gastritis and Bladder Cancer. Dr Prof. P.B. Sivaraman is a famous Urologist with 46 years of experience. He pioneered Kidney Transplants in India and the MGR Medical University, Chennai honoured him with Doctor of Science degree.
Since its inception, Fortis Malar has achieved excellence in various medical procedures and techniques. The key therapeutic methods include Bariatric (Gastric Bypass) Surgery, Liver Disease Treatment, Rheumatic Heart Disease Treatment, Chronic Pain Treatment, Congenital Disorders Evaluation and Treatment, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment, Gastritis Treatment and Laparoscopic Surgery.
Fortis Charitable Foundation (FCF) works round the clock to offer treatment at the grass root level of the society. They have around 300 employees in the flagship programs like SEWA, AANCHAL, and SAVERA. It provides awareness on preventive care and training for multiple diseases and emergency. During the time of National Emergency, Fortis employees go beyond their -call of duty, to serve the nation.
In addition to excellent medical care, Fortis Malar provides world-class amenities in the form of a range of cabins and wards to suit the need and budgets of patients from varied economic background. There is a Blood Bank, 24 hours Diagnostic Centre, ATM, cafeteria and ample car parking space for the patients inside the hospital premises. Undoubtedly, Fortis Malar is the most preferred hospital for patients in Chennai.