Prime Indian Hospitals (P) Ltd is located in Poonamallee high road, Arumbakkam, a very dynamic location just within a Kilometre distance from the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT). With its earlier name as INDIAN HOSPITALS, Prime Indian Hospitals has been in existence for the past 3 decades, serving to almost 5 lakh people living in and around this location. Prime Indian Hospitals was developed by New Hope group as New Hope Indian Specialty Hospitals a 106 bedded multispecialty facility in the year 2009. Later the hospital was taken over by Prime group and renamed as Prime Indian Hospitals (P) Ltd and now run by two astute clinicians who not only excel in their chosen fields of medicine but also show keen business acumen that has driven this hospital from strength to strength. They are:
Dr R. Kannan, Chairman who is a leading surgical gastroenterologist. He is a specialist surgeon for surgical diseases of oesophagus (food pipe), stomach, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, colon and rectum. He is also specialized in laparoscopic surgery for hernia (incisional hernia, inguinal, umbilical and femoral hernia).
He is a pioneer in performing laser haemorrhoidectomy for piles (more than 6000 surgeries done till date). He is the number one surgeon and pioneer in stapler procedure for piles. (More than 400 surgeries till date).
Dr R. Kothandaraman our Managing Director is a Diabetologist, general physician, hospitalist, administrator and philanthropist. Dr. Kothandaraman played a key role in his capacity of a Director with his administrative skills in starting up New Hope group of hospitals, the first one being the 60 bedded NEW HOPE MEDICAL CENTRE Kilpauk, Chennai, where he had played a key role in transforming a 30 years old hospital into a true multispecialty hospital and achieving break-even in the first year itself.
After accomplishing his task in his first administrative role he had started his second venture as a Managing Director in the 100 bedded dynamic NEW HOPE INDIAN SPECIALITY HOSPITAL the in the year 2008-2009.
The hospital has emerged as a true multispecialty hospital rendering service to varied sections of people belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL), middle class and the affluent.
The hospital has earned a good reputation amongst the neighbourhood population for the speciality services offered round the clock like 24/7 accident and trauma care, 24 x 7 coronary care, 24 x 7 dialysis care, acute surgical care, Medical ICU, 24 x 7 stroke care unit, etc. The hospital has secured a unique affinity to the neighbourhood and word of mouth referrals as a unique and dependable hospital serving to the needy at an affordable cost with personalized care.
The hospital is conveniently located on Poonamallee high road in Arumbakkam. It is very near the Koyambedu bus terminus and metro rail station. It is also very near to Chennai’s two railway stations namely Central and Egmore and a half-hour drive to the Chennai airport. The hospital has 106 inpatient beds of which 77 beds are operational and 29 beds are transit beds.
Activities of the hospital: The hospital provides excellent emergency medical services, operates ICU/CCU/ NICU, deliveries, trauma care, conducting several screening & awareness camps and OPD services. The hospital regularly conducts, CME’s/CPD’s for doctors nurses, paramedical and healthcare workers. The hospital takes patient and community education seriously and towards achieving this aim it conducts community outreach programs and camps once every three weeks.
The hospital services can be broadly defined under the following heads:
Kidney Transplant: The hospital has an active renal transplant program. The program is supported is by an able transplant team consisting of eminent transplant surgeons and nephrologists who are trained in the latest transplant protocols thereby ensuring a high rate of success.
Cardiothoracic Surgery: The department of Cardio-thoracic surgery does perform all complicated adult and paediatric surgeries. Some of the surgeries performed are ASD/VSD closures, valve replacements, CABG’s etc.
Infectious Diseases: The hospital has a very active infectious diseases department that works in close coordination with the city civic authorities in identifying and controlling these diseases. The isolation ward is staffed by nurses who are conversant with handling these diseases.
Medical & Surgical Oncology: The department is run by a team of dedicated professionals who are not only conversant with the latest in medical practices but also deliver it with a humane touch.
Medical & Surgical Gastroenterology: The department is headed by our Chairman a surgical gastroenterologist who has over two decades of experience in running a gastroenterology department. The department performs all simple and complex gastroenterology and general surgeries.
Bariatric Surgery: The department performs all kinds of complex bariatric surgeries, like gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, gastric banding etc. The department is supported by dieticians who are well versed in supporting obese patients to make diet and lifestyle changes.
Orthopaedics: The department of orthopaedics specializes in polytrauma cases. In addition to this, the department excels in performing arthroscopic surgeries, total knee and hip replacements both single and bilateral etc.