Post the merger, medical experts from HCMCT Manipal Hospitals started providing OPD services to patients in various unit of Columbia Asia Hospitals
Patiala, 03rd July 2021: Columbia Asia Hospitals (A Unit of Manipal Hospitals) have now extended their services to offer medical specialities in their OPD services at Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Patiala units. This comes a month after Manipal Hospitals became the second largest healthcare chain in India after 100% acquisition of Columbia Asia Hospitals.
A highly experienced team of doctors across oncology, vascular surgery, haematology, CTVS, GI surgery and cardiology from HCMCT Manipal Hospitals are now available for OPDs on a regular basis at the Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Patiala centres of Columbia Asia. These OPDs are an add on to the existing capabilities of the Columbia Asia centres by catering to specialised needs of patients. The services started from 23rd June’ 21. Doctors who will be offering their services in Patiala are Dr. Yugal Kishore Mishra – HOD Cardiac Sciences & Chief Cardiovascular Surgeon, Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kewal Krishan- Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery, Dr. Peush Bajpai- HOD & Consultant Medical Oncology, Dr. Nitish Anchal- Senior Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. The hospital also plans to extend its infrastructure in order to provide integrated healthcare services in coming days.
Mr. Pramod Alagharu, Regional COO, North & West Cluster Manipal Hospitals, said, “We have been committed to delivering world-class clinical services with a patient-centric approach for over six decades. With this merger, we aim at creating a larger canvas for our doctors which will help them make a deeper impact on the changing healthcare needs of patients who require multi-speciality services.”
Mr. Gurkirat Singh, General Manager, Columbia Asia Hospital, Patiala-A Unit of Manipal Hospitals, said, “Columbia Asia Hospitals team is glad to have merged with Manipal Hospitals to form a larger entity that will now be able to serve a greater number of patients with clinical excellence embedded in its core medical values.”
About Manipal Hospitals: As a pioneer in healthcare, Manipal Hospitals is India’s second largest multi-specialty healthcare providers treating over 4 million patients annually. With its recent acquisition of 100% stake in Columbia Asia Hospitals in India, the integrated organisation today has an enhanced pan-India footprint with 26 hospitals across 14 cities with 7,000+ beds with a talented pool of 4,000+ doctors and 10,000+ employees. Its focus is to develop an affordable, high quality healthcare framework through its multispecialty and tertiary care delivery spectrum and further extend it to out of hospital care. Manipal Hospitals provides comprehensive curative and preventive care for a multitude of patients from around the globe.