GANGA MEDICAL CENTRE & HOSPITALS (P) LTD.,
Ganga hospital is a well established 450 bedded hospital situated in the centre of the city of Coimbatore and catering the needs of the public from 1978. In July 1991 this hospital was converted into specialty centre for Trauma, Orthopedics, Plastic and micro surgery. Apart from road traffic accidents, Coimbatore being an industrial town with industrial accident. The number of trauma patients requiring sophisticated treatment is as the increase in this town possess a well equipped intensive care unit with well trained personnel available for 24 hrs . A well equipped ambulance provides free service to the accident victims to any hospital of their choice from the site of accident .
Ganga hospital is recognized for post graduate training in orthopedics for the Dip. NB degree course . It is specialized centre for micro vascular surgery . Surgeons from all over India come for specialized “Hands On” Training programme, specialty training in the field of spine surgery – a course for two years and one year course on orthopedic technician course is also available.
There are seventeen operation theaters equipped with modern instrumentation and imaging systems . An adequate inventory of the various orthopedic implants is being maintained in the theatre to ensure continuous contact of surgeries, joint replacement advanced spine and trauma surgeries well equipped post operative wards separately for various specialties and high-tech intensive care unit for trauma and neuro – surgery patients with round the clock staff coverage. There are general ward, AB ward, C class, Executive Suite etc.,
The general wards can house up to 25 patients each and has a separate wards for female patients . There is blood bank facilities component separation & storage of blood products there is radiology department acquired a multi slice CT that has minimized whole body scanning to a few minutes a 1.5 Tesla MRI and an ultra found unit.
FUNCTIONS OF THE HOSPITAL
Ganga Hospital has developed from 17 bedded to 450 bedded Hospital. It has 2 separate units namely, General unit and Super Specialty unit.
The General unit has 150 beds, which have been allotted to the different departments namely:-
· Medical Department - 50 Beds
· Surgical Department - 50 Beds
· Obstetrics and Gynaecology - 25 Beds
· Paediatrics - 25 Beds
The Super Specialty Unit has 350 beds as follows:-
· Orthopaedic Department - 120 Beds
· Plastic Hand & Microsurgery - 135 Beds
· Neurology Department - 30 Beds
· Ear Nose Throat Department - 15 Beds
Medical department provides treatment for both outpatients and inpatient like Cardiac, Respiratory, and Gastrointestinal cases.
The surgical department has well equipped operation theatres with advanced imaging system, Scan & MRI. Major and Minor Surgeries are being done.
Obstetrics & Gynaecological department has 25 beds exclusively for Antenatal, Intranatal, Postnatal and follow up care with separate Outpatient & Impatient wards and also has a family welfare clinic.
A Paediatric department has 25 beds, conducts both out patient medical and impatient medical & surgical care. Immunization and well baby clinic is also being done, and neonatal intensive care unit is well equipped.
In super specialty unit the Orthopaedic and Plastic department performs surgery such as,
Ø Plastic surgery
Ø Hand Surgery & Reconstructive Micro surgery
Ø Corrections of congenital deformities
Ø Spine surgeries
Ø A Total Knee Replacement Surgery
Ø Hip Replacement Surgery
Ø Arthroscopic Surgery
Ø Facio Maxillary Surgery
Ø Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery Etc.,
We have well equipped Post operative Unit with qualified specially trained staff. In addition 24 Hours Fracture Clinic staffed by an Orthopaedic Registrar and 24 Hours special Hand injury service with facilities for re-plantation and Micro surgical Reconstructive work.