Fortis Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi
Fortis Healthcare is one of the leading healthcare groups in India. The group runs hospitals, day care centres and diagnostic centres in over a dozen cities across India. The group also runs hospitals in Dubai, Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Like other Fortis Hospitals, the Fortis Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi is a multispecialty hospital. The specialities offered include Cardiology, Haematology, Dermatology / Cosmetology, Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition, ENT/ Otorhinolaryngology, Endocrinology, Foetal Medicine, Gastroenterology / Hepatobiliary Sciences, General and Laparoscopic Surgery. Internal Medicine, Maxillofacial Surgery, Mental Health and Behavioural Sciences, Nephrology, Neuro & Spine Surgery, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedics / Bone & Joint Surgery, Paediatrics, Pulmonology and Radiology are other areas of medical care.
Fortis Healthcare was set up in 1996 by Late Dr. Parvinder Singh. This group was set up with a mission ‘to be a globally respected healthcare organization known for Clinical Excellence and Distinctive Patient Care’. The flagship hospital was inaugurated in Mohali in 2001. Along with setting up new hospitals, the group also took over the management of existing hospitals by other healthcare providers such as those run by the Seth Jessa Ram and Bros Charitable Hospital Trust and the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Limited. In 2010, the group had 50 hospitals under its umbrella. In 2011, they acquired Super Religare Laboratories (SRL) and changed their name from Fortis Healthcare Ltd to Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd. They also signed an MOU for specialized emergency care with the Utah University in the same year. In 2012, a Fortis Hospital was inaugurated in Singapore. This became the first Indian healthcare group to have a Greenfield hospital abroad.
Fortis Hiranandani was set up in 2007. It is the only hospital in Navi Mumbai that has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Hospitals (NABH).
The Fortis Hospital in Hiranandani offers a number of preventive and diagnostic health checks. These include:
Whole Body Package- Male and Female
Sr. Citizen Package – Male and Female
Fortis Hospitals are known not only for their medical expertise but also for their patient centric care. The aim of treatment here is to ensure the best possible outcome for the patient. The doctors, nurses and paramedic staff have a good bedside manner and deal with their patients honestly and compassionately. Innovation is encouraged, and doctors often go beyond the call of duty to find a solution to their patient’s problems. This has led to Fortis becoming known as one of the pioneering centres for many medical procedures.
There are 4 Fortis Hospitals in Mumbai, including Fortis Hiranandani, Vashi. Each hospital has a team of specialised doctors backed by state-of-the-art medical equipment. These hospitals are:
Fortis Hospital, Mulund
Fortis Hospital, Kalyan
Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi
S.L. Raheja Hospital, Mahim
The high standards of medical care available at Fortis and the expertise of its doctors have encouraged many international patients to seek treatment here. Recognising that these patients have unique needs and require special requirements, Fortis Hospitals offer a dedicated relationship manager for international patients. These relationship managers can provide a host of services including help with visas, travel arrangements, hotel bookings, consultations, airport transfers, interpreters etc.
The Fortis Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi is a multispeciality tertiary care hospital. The centres of excellence are Neurology, Cardiology, Paediatric Science, Orthopaedic Science, Diabetic Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nephrology, Urology and ENT. Dr. Amol Patil, MS (ENT) has over eight years of experience. Dr. Anand Kumar, an Ophthalmology Surgeon has an experience of over twenty years. A specialist in Urology/Andrology, Dr. Arbinder Singal has 19 years of experience in his field of expertise. Dr. Ashok Hande is a Neurosurgeon here and has a phenomenal twenty-five-year experience. Dr. Ashwini Padmawar, a Dermatologist at Fortis Vashi has 8 years of experience.
The key medical procedures performed at Fortis Vashi include Stem Cell Transplants, Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting, Cardiac Catheterization, Thyroidectomy, Capsule Endoscopy, Liver Transplant, Cholecystectomy, Needle Biopsy, Dental Implant Surgery, Brain Aneurysm Surgery, Laminectomy, Peritoneal Dialysis, ACL Reconstruction, Hip Replacement, Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer and Kidney Biopsy.
Fortis has a strong CSR culture. To provide quality healthcare to the underprivileged sections of the Indian society, Fortis hospitals run several programs through the Fortis Charitable Foundation (FCF). They also run awareness programs to promote preventive healthcare and emergency medical training. Charitable clinics are organised each year that treat over 30,000 patients annually. The program also reaches out to people in times of natural disasters and has helped over 24,000 affected people. 5607 children with congenital heart defects and cleft lips have been surgically treated under these CSR programs.
The Fortis Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi has 149 beds including shared rooms, private rooms and suites. The hospital has an advanced ICU to provide care for critically ill patients. A pathology lab, 24-hour blood bank, full-service pharmacy and cafeteria for visitors are also located on the premises. When a patient is admitted, he or she is given a Unique Identification Number through which all their medical records can be electronically accessed. Patients can also benefit from the insurance / TPA desk in the hospital.