Metro Hospital, Delhi
An efficient team of NRI physicians under the leadership of Dr. Purushotam Lal laid the foundation of Metro Group of Hospitals. Dr. Lal has been awarded Padma Bhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Dr. B. C. Roy National Award and is a pioneer in the field of Interventional Cardiology in India. The first Metro Hospital and Heart Institute were founded in June 1997 at Noida, followed by Metro Centre for Liver & Digestive Diseases and Metro Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Metro Heart Institute, and Metro Hospital and Research Institute across the country. Their vision and mission to cater quality healthcare services to a maximum number of people at an affordable cost have helped to bring about positive changes in the lives of the community.
The Metro Hospital group primarily focus on providing personal care to each of its patients and make the best use of the latest technological advancements on the case to case basis and this outlook has made them a distinguished name in this industry. Both the medical team and administrative team work hand in hand to deliver the highest standards of healthcare. They have earned professional expertise in dealing with many critical cases which the other hospitals of the country transfer to this group of hospitals.
This particular hospital is a pioneer in developing the concept of 'Metro Coronary Screening' where angiography is performed with minimal usage of dye from the arc. As a result, it has hugely reduced the cost as well as the duration of the whole procedure. Metro Hospital and Cancer Institute, Preet Vihar, located near Preet Vihar Metro Station, offers multispecialty facilities like General Surgery, Oncology, Radiotherapy, Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Paediatrics, Laparoscopy, Otoplasty, and Coronary Bypass Graft. It is a well-known branch of the Metro Hospital group.
Metro Hospital, Preet Vihar can rightfully boast of its varied range of highly qualified and experienced doctors. Dr. Ravikant Arora is a well-known General Surgeon [MBBS, MS-General Surgery, FICS (Oncology), Fellowship in Anterior Segment] with 25 years of service experience. Dr. Prem Dutt Gulati, an MBBS,MD-Internal Medicine is an asset to the organisation with his 56 years of experience in the field. Dr. Puneet Gupta, MBBS, MD-Radiotherapy, DNB-Radiotherapy, DM-Oncology has 22 years of experience and is quite popular among his patients. With 32 years of service as Paediatrician, Dr. Arun Fotedar holds an MBBS degree with Diploma in Child Health (DCH). Dr. S L Bakshi is a reputed Anaesthesiologist with 9 years of on-hand experience with MBBS and Diploma in Anaesthesiology.
Some of the major procedures in which Metro Hospital and Cancer Institute, Preet Vihar is a leading name across the nation are Craniotomy, Skull Base Surgery, Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery, Decortications, Ectopic Pregnancy Surgery, Paediatric Root Canal treatment, and Liver Transplant. Other medical interventions that require latest medical equipment and infrastructure are successfully done here like Hellers Cardiomyotomy, Spinal Fixation Surgery, Lateral Subcutaneous Internal Sphincterotomy, Uterine Nerve Ablation, Whipple Procedure, Bilateral Varicose Vein Surgery and Bile Duct Stricture Dilatation, and Stenting are few that are worth mentioning.
The Preet Vihar branch of Metro Hospital has a total of 155 beds with other amenities like 24*7 blood bank and pharmacy, Emergency Service, Cafeteria, Internet/Wi-Fi and Parking. Some other extended facilities offered by Metro Hospital and Cancer Institute, Preet Vihar which require special mention are Travel Desk for outstation patients, Diagnostic Lab service, Money Exchange Service, Laundry Room, and Private Prayer Room.