Hospitals and other medical facilities have occupational hazards similar and risks that are unique to the healthcare environment. COVID-19 has emphasized on the importance of emergency response strategies, building capacity in healthcare systems and most importantly, the role of health professionals in managing this dreaded viral infection. The public health emergency has placed all functions under scrutiny and the procedures to control and mitigate risks and hazards have gathered pace. As healthcare extends into community and home environments, hazards and risks to healthcare workers increase manifold.
The department of General Medicine deals with the prevention, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of various diseases. It serves as the first point of contact whenever a patient visits the hospital. A general physician conducts a physical examination of the patient and then recommends necessary tests and diagnostic procedures. The results of these tests, the general physical examination and symptoms are then correlated to arrive at a final diagnosis. Depending on the final diagnosis, the general physician gives the necessary treatment (usually medication) to the patient or refers to a specialty department for further treatment. Add to this, the presence of talented specialists, modern diagnostic services and a 24-hour pharmacy go on to make this the all-round solution that patients seek.
Orthopedics is a medical specialty that deals with the treatment of bones and muscles. Orthopedic surgery is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system relating to the body’s muscles and skeleton. This includes the joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves
The Department of General Surgery provides surgical interventions that focus on the endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, liver, colon, and other major parts of the human body. Some of the common procedures include appendix, gallbladder removals, colonoscopies, thyroidectomies, hernia and bariatric surgeries. The Department also offers proper management to the patients suffering from diseases involving skin, soft-tissue, breast, hernia, and trauma. The department of General Surgery at Fortis provides its patients with the services employing cutting-edge surgical care. which helps in providing patients with a variety of treatments in the fields of gynecology, gastroenterology and urology. Using such advanced techniques helps in the speedy recovery of the patients with minimal amount of tissue damage, minimal blood loss, reduced risk of developing infection and hence, minimal pain and discomfort.
The Department of Dental Sciences offers expert care and services to patients of all age groups and also with special needs. The team renders routine and advanced diagnostic procedures and treatments such as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, advanced conservative treatment, periodontics, pedodontics, aesthetic dentistry, dental implants, restorative dentistry and endodontics. The department also focuses on providing dental education and managing oral and para oral health needs and problems of a patient.
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Gynecology involves with pregnant women following a safe and healthy procedure delivering babies. While the Gynecology Department involves in the female reproductive system, treating a wide range of conditions, including sexually transmitted infections(STIs) and chronic pain. we offers a comprehensive services for the reproductive health and gynecological needs of women. It has one of the highest workloads in the entirecountry and admission into the residency training programme is highly coveted. Being a tertiary care centre, patients are referred from allover with a fascinating array of obstetric and gynecological conditions.
Diseases pertaining to ear, nose and throat are very common and often under-treated due to a lack of awareness of the new developments in this specialty. This field has evolved by leaps and bounds in the last two decades. With the advent of better understanding and new technologies, patients now have a cure for the otherwise thought of untreatable diseases like sinus diseases and nerve deafness (by birth or acquired later in life) etc.
The Dermatology Department provides comprehensive diagnostics and treatments for healthy skincare. The department offers a wide variety of services in medical, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. The dermatologists are experts in successfully treating all forms of skin-related disfigurements including melanomas, skin cancers, acne and various other problems like lupus, bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris. The team renders excellent diagnoses and management of conditions affecting hair and nails. The proficient approach of the dermatologists at Fortis, ensures that the patients observe superior outcomes and experience the gift of glowing skin.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases and surgery of the visual pathways, including the eye, brain and areas surrounding the eye such as the lacrimal system and eyelids. The department of Ophthalmology is dedicated to providing state of the art medical and surgical care in all aspects of adult and pediatric ophthalmology. We provide patient oriented management of ophthalmic problems by integrating and leveraging our combined expertise.