Fortis Healthcare, the leading hospital chain is now bringing its17+years of legacy in liver care to Fortis Vadapalani, Chennai by launching a state-of-the-art Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary and Liver transplant centre. The center was inaugurated by the highly acclaimed liver transplant surgeon in South Asia Dr. Vivek Vij in the presence of Dr. Sanjay Pandey and Dr. Puneet Dargan. The dedicated centre will provide comprehensive and holistic liver care to patients.
The state-of-the-art liver centre is equipped with advanced technology and 24×7 accessibility to expert doctors. The dedicated HPB and liver transplant centre will be headed by Dr. Vivek Vij, Chairman -Advanced Surgical GI, HPB & Liver Transplant, and his team of experts. Fortis Hospital Vadapalanihas been operational since October 2020 and has added many credits to its name by providing the best medical care and advanced technology to the people of Chennai and other neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Vadapalani centre has successfully treated over 45,000 patients to date across various specialties such as Cardiology, Cardio Thoracic& Vascular Surgery, Heart & Lung Transplant Program, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Sports Medicine and Spine Surgeries, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, functional Neuro Surgery & Stroke Program, Urology, Nephrology &Kidney Transplant, Medical Gastroenterology, Endoscopic Procedure, Surgical GI, Hepatology, along with Pulmonology General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dental Sciences, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Preventive Health Check and 24×7 Emergency & Casualty supported by department wise robust CCU’s and ICU’s.
Dr. Sanjay Pandey, Zonal Director and Head SBU, Fortis Hospital, Vadapalanisaid “Our centre has a legacy of delivering the best patient care and has met the healthcare needs of Chennai since its launch. The launch of the liver transplant department is a continuation of our efforts to provide affordable, easily accessible, and high-quality care for liver patients. Fortis is known for its advanced liver transplant facilities across India. We have successfully performed 5000 liver transplants with the least biliary and vascular complication rate. The centre will be headed by Dr. Vivek Vij, a renowned liver transplant surgeon in South Asia. He is credited with a cumulative experience of performing over 2500 liver transplants with a record of treating 97 % of patients and a 100 % donor success rate with the world’s lowest Biliary Complication rate (<4%) in living donors. We are confident that Dr. Vivek Vij and his team of experts along with Fortis Hospital’s modern, new state-of-the-art infrastructure will serve the need of liver patients.”