November 29, 2023

Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani launched a new Multi-Disciplinary ICU

Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani launched a new Multi-Disciplinary ICU

New Intensive Care Unit was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Tamil Nadu Thiru Ma. Subramanian

Chennai 20 December 2022: In their continuous effort to bring quality healthcare to the people of Tamilnadu, Fortis Hospital Vadapalani has added a state-of-the-art 17 bedded Multi-Disciplinary Intensive Care Unit today.  The new facility is equipped with advanced technologies and round the clock multi-disciplinary specialists aimed to offer high level of intensive care to critically ill patients. This will be an additional unit to the existing 58 ICU beds at the hospital. The ICU was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Government of Tamilnadu – Thiru. Ma. Subramanian, who also shared an insight on the growing need for advanced healthcare services and the various initiatives from the government to support the same. Thiru. Venkat Phanidhar Nelluri, SBU Head at Fortis Hospital Chennai, Dr. V Poorna Chandran – Medical Superintendent,  Dr. Biswarup Pal – Clinical Lead & Senior Consultant Critical Care Services, Fortis Hospital Vadapalani and Senior Medical personnel were present at the launch.

Multidisciplinary Clinical team consisting of Cardiologists, Orthopedicians, Neurologists, Pulmonologists, Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, etc. will provide continuous support in the intensive care unit to treat critically ill medical and surgical patients.

Speaking during the launch Mr. Venkat Phanidhar Nelluri, SBU Head, Fortis Hospital Chennai added, “The newly opened ICU is a testament to our unwavering commitment towards transforming the healthcare landscape of the region. With an increase in the services offered and the number of patients needing dedicated treatment, the demand for ICU beds has increased. Serving with our motto, “saving and enriching lives”, reaffirmed patient confidence in Fortis Hospital Vadapalani, resulting in more patients coming to us for various treatments and surgeries. With this new state-of-the-art ICU, more patients will be able to benefit from our services. They can be rest assured that our team of super specialists will offer round-the-clock excellent care to them.”

About Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani: Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani is the second facility within Chennai from the country’s fastest growing healthcare group – Fortis Healthcare and centrally located in the bustling epicenter of Arcot Road, Vadapalani. The 250 bedded Quaternary care super specialty hospital hosts a 24×7 Emergency Centre with Ambulance Services, Centre of Excellence in Cardiac, Gastro, Renal, Neuro, Trauma & Orthopaedics Care. We are the largest multi organ transplant centre in Chennai which includes heart, lung, liver, kidney, small bowel, and pancreas.

About Fortis Healthcare Limited

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with twenty-seven healthcare facilities (including projects under development), 4100 operational beds and over 419 diagnostics centres (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company, IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs 23,000 people (including SRL) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.


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