Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

Established in : 1992
Number of Beds : 500

The Fortis Malar Hospital located in Chennai , is one of the most distinguished multi super-specialty corporate hospitals in Chennai providing comprehensive medical care in areas of Cardiology, Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Nephrology, Gynecology, Gastroenterology, Urology, Pediatrics, Diabetics and so on. The Hospital offers state-of-the-art infrastructure and is technologically up to date equipped with a wide spectrum of advanced medical treatments.

Fortis Malar Hospital is a multi super-specialty corporate hospital supported by an experienced team of skilled professionals, aimed to provide the quality healthcare in every medical department. They have a great team of qualified doctors available around the clock and emergency services. Staffs members make sure patients are given the best of medical care. Currently, there are more than 160 consultants and 650 employees in the hospital that together managed over 11000 inpatients, last year alone. The infrastructure of this multi super-specialty corporate hospital comprises of approximately 180 beds including 60 ICU beds, 4 Operation theaters, and State-of-the-art Digital Flat Panel Cath Lab and a Host of Other World-class Facilities.

Fortis Hospital, Chennai has become a Household Name for Tertiary Care Hospital Services in Chennai over the Years. Late in 2007, Fortis Healthcare – India’s Fastest Growing Hospital Network, led by the Vision of Late Dr. Parvinder Singh of Creating an Integrated Healthcare Delivery System in India, attained stakes in Malar Hospital Limited. Thus, making its way to Superlative Healthcare Services. With Unparalleled medical Expertise along with state-of-the-art Infrastructure, Fortis hospital, Chennai today is undoubtedly the Most Preferred Healthcare Destinations in Chennai Catering to Healthcare Needs of People across the World.

Dr. P B Sivaraman

  • Dr. Prof. P.B. Sivaraman is a distinguished and well-known Urologist and the Chairman of Chennai Urology and Robotics Institute, Chennai. 
  • As the professor and he is the head of the Department at Madras Medical College, he has left behind a legacy of urologists trained by him who are leaders in their field of work across the country.
  • Dr. Sivaraman completed his Basic and higher medical education (MBBS and MS General Surgery) and his specialization in MCh, Surgical Urology at Madras Medical College, Chennai and later completed his Fellowship at Royal College of Surgeons at Edinburgh.
  • He has worked for over 5 years in the higher training at various Urology Department centers in the UK. He was also been the consultant urologist, at King Khalid Hospital, at Saudi Arabia. He had his training in Cadaver Kidney Transplantation at the Medical Centre and Transplant Laboratory and Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.
  • Dr. Sivaraman is one of the most experienced and renowned Senior Urologist in the country.
  • He was awarded with The Urology Society of India (Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry) Awarded him “UROLOGY GOLD MEDAL” in Appreciation of his services to Urology and Teaching skills.
  • Dr. Sivaraman clinical interest and area of expertise spans across General Urology, Kidney Transplants, Endo Urology, Uro- Oncology, Infertility, and Impotence.

Dr. Sathyamurthy I

  • Dr. Sathyamurthy I, or Dr. Immaneni Sathyamurthy, is a renowned cardiologist with 37+ years of experience. 
  • He was honored with fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri; Dr. B C Roy National Award; TANSA Award for Medical Sciences and Best Doctor Award. 
  • With expertise in interventional cardiology, Dr. Sathyamurthy is member of Tamil Nadu Medical Council.
  • He completed his MBBS and MD from Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathwada University; DM from University of Delhi; Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC), USA; Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Edinburgh; Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), Glasgow and DSc. (Honoris Causa) Dr. M G R Medical University. 
  • He has more than 230 publications under his name and some of these publications have been prescribed as text for medical courses.

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

The Apollo Hospitals Chennai was established in 1983 and is a flagship hospital of the Apollo Group that has been recognized as the ‘Architect of Modern Healthcare’ in India. Apollo group of hospitals has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare service provider and has a strong presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics, Hospitals, and Pharmacies. Since its establishment, they have nurtured a goal which read as “our mission is to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. We are committed to work towards the maintenance and achievement of excellence in education, research and healthcare for the benefit of humanity”.

Apollo group of hospitals have created a name for itself in the healthcare sector by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure along with cutting-edge innovation in medical procedures and technological advancements. Today, it is one of the most renowned and respected hospitals in the world and is also amongst the most preferred destinations for patients from several parts of India, as well as for medical tourism. The state-of-the-art facilities available in this hospital for various health ailments and disorders stand out as a citadel of excellence. With more than 60 departments, supported by internationally trained professionals and skillful medical experts they unite exceptional clinical success rates and advance technology with centuries old traditions of care and warmth.

Apollo Hospitals has Centers of Excellence for a range of key specialties and super specialties. They are unique and their state of the art facilities are spread across several of the Apollo hospital location. The hospital has developed high quality standards in the treatments of medical branches like Organ Transplants, Cancer Care, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Bariatric Surgery, Neurosciences, Nephrology and Robotic Surgery. They work with an aim of providing high quality clinical care to all its patients and to bring International standard healthcare within the reach of every individual. Their resource management and able deployment of technology and knowledge in the service of mankind has brought them national and international recognition and acceptance and are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in education, research and healthcare for the benefit of humanity and aims to provide “holistic healthcare” for the entire community.

Dr. Sandeep Attawar

  • Dr. Sandeep Attawar is one of the most coveted surgeons in the field of Cardiology in India.
  • He has a thriving practice of over 22+ years & over 9000 surgeries to his credit.
  • Dr. Attawar is widely recognized for his expertise in performing complex heart surgeries in patients ranging from neonates to octogenarians. 
  • He has been instrumental in successfully setting up 3 major heart centers in India & abroad.
  • He is considered among one of the finest cardiac surgeon for CABG or bypass surgery, cardiac surgeon for paediatric heart surgery, cardiac surgeon for valve repair and replacement surgery, cardiac surgeon for heart hole closure surgery.
  • Dr. Attawar is an active member in international cardiothoracic forums such as the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery (ISMICS), International society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) and the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA).
  • His special interest includes Heart Bypass Surgery or CABG, Valve Repair & Replacement Surgery, Paediatric Cardiac Surgery, Organ Transplant & Robotic Cardiac Surgery.
  • He can be followed at LinkedIn https://in.linkedin.com/in/dr-sandeep-gangaya-attawar-9bb79b25.

Global Hospital, Chennai

Global Hospitals located in Chennai was established in 1999, is a multi specialty hospital offering a wide range of advanced medical treatments to its patients. The hospital is ranked as India’s fourth largest healthcare chain for offering state-of-the-art infrastructure equipped with cutting-edge technology. With a great team of qualified doctors available around the clock and emergency services and Staff members that make sure patients are given the best of medical care. They hold an expertise in Multi-Organ Transplants (kidneys, liver, heart and lungs), Hepatic, Cardiac, Neuro, Gastro, Orthopedic and Urology amongst others.

Global hospitals are associated with and are part of the Parkway Pantai Ltd which is one of the region’s largest integrated private healthcare groups and with a network of over 22 hospitals, Parkway Pantai offers more than 4,000 beds throughout Asia including Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, India, China and Vietnam.

Global hospitals have successfully performed 5 organ transplant surgeries successfully in a day, and Performed India’s first Single Lung Transplant and first Minimal Invasive Lung Transplant. The hospital consists of a highly experienced team of skilled professionals that work with an objective of providing quality healthcare in every medical department. For being the excellent health care provider the hospitals have also achieved many milestones in its journey so far. This multi speciality hospital has been recognized by the government bodies for research and made significant strides in advanced medical research programmes including Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine programmes. The hospital is NABH accredited & HALAL certified providing all the major facilities with major emphasis on Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences & Renal Sciences.

Dr. Mohammed Rela

  • Dr. Mohamed Rela is a renowned surgeon known for his expertise on liver transplantation and hepato pancreato biliary (HPB) surgery and performed more than 3000 liver transplant surgeries so far.
  • In Dec 1997, a team led by him has done a successful liver transplantation for a five-day-old girl, which made him an entry into the Guinness Book of Records in 2000.
  • He carried out the first living related Liver Transplant on a patient with acute Liver Failure in the UK.
  • He is a successfully done a liver transplant for a four-and-a-half-year-old girl suffering from a terminal stage liver disease.
  • Dr. Rela participated as part of a team from King’s College Hospital, London which did liver transplant(s) six times for a patient to save her life by performing a bone marrow transplant.
  • A team led by him has successfully done Swap liver transplantation on Adults (first of its kind in India), at Global Hospitals & Health city, Chennai.
  • His research interest is in the field of liver regeneration and harnessing its potential in making liver surgery safer for liver donors, liver recipients and for patients with advanced liver tumors.

Dr. K.R. Bala Krisnan

  • Dr. K.R. Balakrishnan is a well-known and reputed Cardio-thoracic surgeon in Chennai.
  • He has an experience of more than 30 + Years, he has been credited with India’s First LVAD and HVAD pump implant as destination therapy.
  • Dr. Balakrishnan has completed his MBBS from JIPMER, MS (General Surgery) from the eminent AIIMS, Delhi. Following which he did his MCh (Cardio thoracic Surgery) from KEM Hospital, University.
  • He started India’s First Comprehensive Centrefor Heart Failure Management at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
  • Dr. Balakrishnan has got the opportunity to work with Sir Brian Barratt –Boyes, Greenlane Hospital, New Zealand and Dr Albert Starr at Oregon Health Science University and St. Vincent Hospital,
  • Dr. Balakrishnan is also actively engaged with various institutions to develop Pulsatileand continuous flow LVADs (Left Ventricular Assist Device) and molecular biology of ventricular hypertrophy.
  • Dr Balakrishnan is first cardiologist in Indiato successfully perform HVAD implant surgery, and LVAD implant surgery as destination therapy.