Billroth Hospitals

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Billroth Hospitals
Billroth Hospitals
Geography
LocationChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates13°24′N 80°08′E / 13.4°N 80.13°E / 13.4; 80.13 (Billroth Hospital)Coordinates: 13°24′N 80°08′E / 13.4°N 80.13°E / 13.4; 80.13 (Billroth Hospital)
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds600
History
Founded1990
Links
Websitewww.billrothhospitals.com

Billroth Hospitals is a super speciality hospital chain based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded by Dr. V. Jeganathan on 30 November 1990.[1] Billroth Hospital has its branches in Shenoy Nagar, R A Puram and Tiruvallur.

Founder[edit]

Dr. V Jeganathan born on 19 December 1953, apart from being the founder and director of Billroth Hospitals he was a well known Surgical Gastroenterologists, Laser and Laparoscopic Surgeon. He died on 17 May 2007 due to a heart attack.[2]

Facilities[edit]

  • Ambulance & Emergency Services
  • Critical Care Unit
  • Diagnostic Services such as Dual Source CT[3] and several Others.
  • Dialysis
  • Endoscopy[4]

Achievements[edit]

  • Fast Track Cardiac Surgery - benefits of this are speedy recovery, shorter period of stay in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and hospital. In this 4-day fast track surgery, Day 1 is operation, Day 2 is ICU mobilisation, Day 3 is Ward care and on Day 4 is discharge of the patient.[5]
  • Bloodless Heart Surgery was successfully performed by team of doctors under the Chief Cardiac surgeon Dr S Thiagarajamurthy on a patient who underwent an aortic valve replacement procedure and coronary artery bypass surgery who refused blood transfusion.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where care comes First". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 11 April 2008.
  2. ^ "Dr. Jeganathan dead". The Hindu. 18 May 2007.
  3. ^ "Dual Source CT Scanner installed at Billroth". The Hindu. 8 August 2010.
  4. ^ "Endoscopy at Billroth Hospitals". Billroth Hospitals.
  5. ^ "Billroth Hospitals goes on fast track in performing heart surgery". The Hindu. 19 March 2009.
  6. ^ "Bloodless' heart surgery performed". Indian Express. 8 January 2009.