Rajagiri Hospital & Education Trust: Epitome of Healthcare with Humanitarian Touch

In tune with the noble healthcare and educational traditions pioneered by the Christian community for many years, Rajagiri Hospital, conceived as a world-class healthcare and medical research facility, is fast coming up near Aluva in Kerala. This healthcare complex, the first phase of which is already functional, holds the promise to emerge as an epitome of excellence in holistic healthcare with a humanitarian touch.

rajagiriThe Rajagiri Healthcare Complex, fast nearing completion at the picturesque village of Chunangamveli near Aluva in Kerala (India), is an ambitious initative by the renowned Rajagiri (CMI) group of institutions to provide state-ofthe- art healthcare facilities. The complex, which is fast nearing completion, comprises a 1,200-bed, multispecialty tertiary care hospital, a Medical College, a College of Nursing, an Institute of Paramedical Sciences, a Rehabilitation Centre, and a Senior Citizens Village.

Facilities Par Excellence
The hospital, which is already functional in part, has been conceived to offer all modern medical services, including diagnostic, therapeutic, curative, rehabilitative and preventive care under one roof. The core facilities include Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Nephrology, Urology, Gastroenterology, Hepato-biliary and Pancreato surgery, Plastics-Micro Vascular Surgery,Cosmetic Surgery, and Paediatric Surgery. Other specialities include Endocrinology, Haematology, Rheumatology, Pulmonology, Neonatology, General Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Dermatology, Thoracic surgery, Genetic Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reproductive Medicine, Paediatrics, EN T, Physical Medicine, Gerontology, Dental Surgery with specialties, Ophthalmology, and Interventional Radiology.

Support Facilities
The departments will have all the support, including a full-fledged Radiology Department with 128 Slice CT Scan, a 3.0 Tesla MRI Unit, Digital Fluoroscopy and Radiographic units, Mammography, Bone Densitometry, OPG, High- End Colour Doppler Ultra Sound Scanner with Endo Vascular, TV and TEE Imaging and Digital Catheterisation Laboratories. Other regular support facilities include Haemodialysis Unit, Endoscopic Services, Electroneuro- physiology Lab, Blood Bank, and Dietetics and Nutrition, and Operating Theatres. There are 12 ultra-modern operating rooms, including a Hybrid Operation Theatre of international standard to facilitate all types of surgical procedures – Open, Endoscopic, Laparoscopic, Minimally Invasive, Robotic, Image-Guided and Navigation-Assisted.

Intra-operative imaging facilities are being planned. A Geriatric wing with an attached Senior Citizens Village/Residential care facility will be a value addition. Hospital plans to focus on Emergency and Critical Care with 145 Critical Care beds, all equipped with the latest monitoring, resuscitative and life support systems.

Author: SubEditor

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