Lisie Hospital, Kochi
|Mar Augustine Kandathil Memorial Lisie Hospital|
|Location||Kaloor, Kochi, Kerala, India|
|Hospital type||Referral hospital|
|Lists||Hospitals in India|
The Mar Augustine Kandathil Memorial Lisie Hospital is a hospital near Kaloor, in Kochi, India, noted for its service to the poor. It was founded in memory of Mar Augustine Kandathil, shortly after his demise, according to his original vision and plans, in 1957, as a token of his devotion to St. Thérèse de Lisieux. It is managed by the Archdiocese of Ernakulam.
It is a tertiary referral hospital and one of the largest in Cochin. The Lisie Heart Institute is a major interventional Cardiology and Cardiothoracic centre. It performed nearly 4000 interventional cardiac procedures and cardiac surgeries in 2006. Their team of doctors was reconstituted in 2008 with the joining of Jose Chacko Periappuram as the Head of Cardiac Surgery and Jacob Abraham as the head of Cardiac Anaesthesia. The present team was instrumental in performing the first total arterial bypass surgery on a beating heart and heart transplantation under Dr. Jose Chacko in the state of Kerala.
The hospital have departments including Anaesthesia, Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Diabetology, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Urology, Radiology, Medical Social Work, Oncology, Pain & Palliative, Pathology, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Ophthalmology. Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology is one of the largest Cardio thoracic practices in South India. The general medicine department handles 50,000 outpatients and 5,000 inpatients every year.
Lisie Medical and Educational institutions
Educational institutions within the hospital include;
- Lisie College Of Nursing
- Lisie School Of Nursing
- Lisie College Of Pharmacy
- Lisie School Of Paramedical Science
- Lisie College Of Allied Health Sciences.
Lisie Heart Institute
The Lisie Heart Institute is a tertiary care Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Unit at the Mar Augustine Memorial Lisie Hospital. The Heart Institute is one of the leading centres for Interventional cardiology and Cardiac surgery in the state of Kerala. It was set up in 2002 and has since then performed more than 14,000 interventional procedures and 3800 Cardiac surgeries until 2007.
- "Lisie Hospital Conducts Meeting of Patients and Relatives". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "Lisie Medical and Educational Institutions - Home". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "Another heart transplant at Lisie Hospital, fourth in state". The Times of India. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2016.