Udupi: New Block of Adarsha Hospital to be inaugurated on January 14

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Udupi: The new block of Adarsha Hospital will be inaugurated on Wednesday, January 14 at 10 am, in the presence of Shri Shivarathri Deshikendra Maha Swamiji of Suttur Math Mysuru, Shri Vishwapriya Theertha Swamiji of Adamar Math Udupi and Msgr Baptist Menezes Vicar General of Udupi Diocese, said Dr G S the Medical Director at a press meet here at the hospital premises.

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He added that Pramod Madhwaraj (MLA of Udupi) will preside over the function and Vinay Kumar Sorake (District minister in-charge), U T Khadar (Health minister of State), Shobha Karandlaje (MP, Udupi-Chikkamagaluru), Oscar Ferandes (MP Rajya Sabha), Dr N Vijaya Ballal, Administrative trustee of Ambalpadi temple will be the chief guests of the function.

Kota Shrinivas Poojary MLC, Jayaprakash Hegde Ex-MP, Yuvaraj president of CMC, Raghupathi Bhat, U R Sabhapathi, Lalaji R Mendon Ex-MLA’s, K T Rai General manager syndicate Bank Manipal, G S Siddaramappa Patron of Adarsha Group will also be present.

About Adarsha Hospital

Adarsha Hospital was started in the year 2005 with the blessings of Lord Shri Krishna and inaugurated by Shri Vibhudesha Theertha Swamiji of Adamar Math Udupi. The hospital started with the motto of providing quality health care at an affordable cost to all sections of society. Since 2005 Aadrsha Hospital has been progressing year after year. The first expansion was done in the year 2008 with the addition of 40 beds and in the year 2010 the super specialty departments like Cardiology and Neurosurgery were started.

Adarsha Hospital is trying its level best to maintain state of the art care to patients by taking many stalwarts in the respective fields and by also improving the infrastructure of the hospital. To cater to all sections of the society regular rural camps are held for the under privileged. They also impart health education through various media and booklets. This is to ensure that the public is aware of the medical knowledge and thus seek medical help in time along with proper treatment. Apart from this, the hospital is empanelled with various insurance ranges from the corporate section like Vidal Health, MD India, Medi Assist TPA Pvt Ltd, DHS, ICICI Prudential, Vipul Medicorp, Future General, etc., and with socially oriented programs like Sampoorna Suraksha of Dharmasthala, Yashaswini Farmers Health Care schemes, RSBY, Mukhyamanthri Arogya Yojane, ITDP (Koraga Samudaya), Vajapeyi Arogyashree Yojane, etc.

In the new block of the hospital, the rooms have been arranged as per the present needs of the public. The Neurosurgery Dept. is headed by senior most and renowned neurosurgeon Prof. A Raja and is ably assisted by Dr Jaspreet Singh Dil, who has 10 years of experience in the field. To meet the demands of increased number of head injuries and also the demand of the community, the neurosurgery department has been expanded to 10 Neuro CCU beds with ventilators and state of the art OT with all advanced facilities. The Dialysis beds have increased from 3 to 7 to meet the demands of renal failure patients and are monitored by the Nephrologist Dr Raghavendra Nayak. The Neonatal Unit has also been upgraded with advance facilities like warmers and LED Phototherapy. In Udupi district with the exception of KMC hospital, no other hospital has a histopathology lab. This makes life easier for the doctor and the patient. The department is headed by Dr Sumeet Kaur Dil. She has 10 years of experience.

The general surgery department has been expanded. It is headed by Prof. Prashanth Shetty. He performs all major complex surgeries employing Laparoscopy and Endoscopy and has more than 20 years of experience to his credit and is available round the clock. The ENT Department has also been expanded and is headed by Dr Bhaskar M N who has more than 10 years experience in the field and performs surgeries skilfully. The critical care of the hospital is in full demand because of the constant care by renowned physicians like Dr G S Chandrashekar, Prof N R Rau and Dr Udaya Kumar Prabhu.

We are proud to say that other than KMC Manipal ours is the only state of the art critical care center in Udupi District. Critical care is equipped with bed side dialysis and other emergency procedures like Ultrasound scanning, Echo, C-Arm and is managed by experienced senior most technically skilled Medical and Paramedical personals to impart quality care with compassion. Obstetricians and Gynaecology Department now has a good labor Theatre and Foetal monitoring system headed by senior Gynaecologist and Obstetrician Dr M S Urala. He had 35 years of work experience and has conducted more than 50000 deliveries and more than 150000 laparoscopic tubectomy surgeries.

The Interventional Cardiology Department is headed by Dr Srikanth Krishna doing all major intervention procedures like Angiogram, Angioplasty, Temporary and Permanent pacemaker. The Orthopaedics and Truma Department is headed by Dr Mohandas Shetty having 20 years of experience. He performs all major spine and joint replacement surgeries.

The Parking facility of the hospital has improved with 2 basement floors; it can easily accommodate 50 cars and 200 two wheelers.

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