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About Fortis Malar Hospital- At A Glance Fortis Malar Hospital, formerly known as Malar Hospital, is one of the distinguished multi super-specialty corporate hospitals in Chennai provi......more
About Fortis Malar Hospital- At A Glance Fortis Malar Hospital, formerly known as Malar Hospital, is one of the distinguished multi super-specialty corporate hospitals in Chennai providing comprehensive medical care in areas of cardiology, cardio-thoracic surgery, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, nephrology, gynecology, gastroenterology, urology, pediatrics, diabetics and so on. Established in 1992, Malar Hospital became a household name for tertiary care hospital services in Chennai over the years. Late 2007, Fortis Healthcare – India’s fastest growing hospital network, led by the vision of late Dr. Parvinder Singh of creating an integrated healthcare delivery system in India acquired stakes Malar Hospital Limited. Thus, paving the way to superlative healthcare services! Fortis Malar Hospital has a vast pool of talented and experienced team of doctors, who are further supported by a team of highly qualified, experienced & dedicated support staff & cutting edge technology. Currently, more than 160 consultants and 650 employees work together to manage over 11000 inpatients in the last year alone. The hospital today has an infrastructure comprising of around 180 beds including about 60 ICU beds, 4 Operation theaters, state-of-the-art digital flat panel Cath lab, an ultra-modern dialysis unit besides a host of other world-class facilities. With unparalleled medical expertise supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure, Fortis Malar today is undoubtedly the most preferred healthcare destinations in Chennai catering to healthcare needs of people across the world. Conveniently located in South Chennai, approximately 12 kilometers away from Central Railway Station & Egmore Railway Station and 13 kilometers away from the Domestic & International Airport, it gives an excellent accessibility to both domestic and international patients.

Timings

MON-SUN
07:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Location

No. 52, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar
Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600020
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Amenities

Reception
Pharmacy
Parking
Credit Card
Online Appointments
Diagnostic Lab Service
Cafeteria
Waiting Lounge
Ac Roooms
Travel Desk
Radiology
Ambulance
Emergency Service

Doctors

Dr. Deepak Subramanian

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon
92%  (10 ratings)
10 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Ravi Kumar R

DM - Cardiology, MD - General Medicine
Cardiologist
28 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Sujay Susikar

MBBS, MS, DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oncologist
15 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Nithya

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist
41 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Srinivas

MBBS
Diabetologist
12 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Sanjeev Agarwal

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM in Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology
Cardiologist
36 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. Benny Benjamin

F.R.C.P Edin, M.R.C.P, MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician
44 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Available today
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Dr. V K Swamy

MBBS, DCH - Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children,
Cardiologist
21 Years experience
500 at clinic
₹300 online
Unavailable today

Dr. M. R. Pari

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Urology
Urologist
21 Years experience
500 at clinic
Available today
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Dr. Madan Mohan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Cardiology
Cardiologist
26 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. K R Balakrishnan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Cardio Thoracic Surgery
General Surgeon
41 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Basumani

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, MRCP, FRCP
Gastroenterologist
31 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Vinod Prem Anand

MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
14 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. C. M. Thiagarajan

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, MNAMS - Nephrology
Nephrologist
50 Years experience
1000 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Govindaraj A B

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, FRCS
Orthopedist
38 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Bellarmine

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Oncologist
53 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Jimmy Prabhakaran

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
31 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. G. Prabhakaran

MBBS, DCH, MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician
45 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today

Dr. Dinesh Nayak

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Neurology
Neurologist
32 Years experience
500 at clinic
Unavailable today
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Specialities

Cardiology

Cardiology

Aims to provide effective diagnosis and treatment related to cardiac and circulatory problems
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Concentrates on efficient treatment of injuries and problems of the musculoskeletal system
Nephrology

Nephrology

Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the kidneys
General Surgery

General Surgery

Offers extensive care to patients suffering from abdomen related medical issues
Neurology

Neurology

Offers specialized healthcare to patients suffering from disorders of the nervous system
Oncology

Oncology

Offers high quality care to patients with tumours, especially those that are cancerous
Urology

Urology

Offers cumulative treatment of problems of the Urinary tract and male reproductive organs
Gynaecology

Gynaecology

A branch of medicine reserved especially for treating female conditions of the reproductive system
Diabetology

Diabetology

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Deals with the careful understanding and treatment of adult diseases
Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Aim to offer the best form of childcare to infants and children up to 18 years
Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Offers qualitative care to patients suffering from stomach and intestine problems
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How To Prepare Yourself For A Surgery?

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Chennai
How To Prepare Yourself For A Surgery?

The thought of undergoing a major surgery worries most people as they stress about the possible surgical complications, outcomes of the procedure or just get scared with the idea of getting an incision. But, following a few simple steps before the surgery may enable you to not only lessen your fears but also accelerate the recovery process.

Here are some of the most effective tips to prepare yourself in a way that ensures a stress-free surgical procedure.

1. Acquire knowledge about the surgery beforehand: Keep yourself thoroughly informed about the surgical procedures you will undergo. Ask your surgeon about the time required for complete recovery, your stay at the hospital, hygiene standards of the hospital etc. Also, talk about the surgical complications that you may experience and the measures to be taken from your side to deal with them.
2. Inform the doctor about your prevalent health issues: Talk to your doctor if you are suffering from any medical conditions currently like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, arthritis etc. Also inform him if you are under any kind of medications or allergic to any particular drug.
3. Enquire about the types of anaesthesia available: Knowing about your anaesthesia choices always help you prepare better for an operation. While some surgery requires specific types of anaesthesia for other you can decide whether you want a local, regional or general anaesthesia. Local anaesthesia is used for affecting a small area while the regional one is used for numbing a larger part and general, your entire body.
4. Be prepared to deal with the post-surgery painYou might experience post-surgery pain depending on the type of procedure followed. Ask your doctor for suggestions on the type of medicines you should do to curb this pain. Generally, most doctors recommend drugs, hot or cold therapy, massage etc.
5. Look for a caregiver in advance: You will require some support and care after the surgery while you recover. Seek the help of your family and friends in this regard and ensure that someone can stay with you for at least a day after you return from the hospital.
6. Follow the pre and post surgery instructions given by the doctor: Follow all the instructions given by the doctor regarding the kind of diet to be followed, restriction from consuming certain things like alcohol or any other lifestyle changes required to keep you healthy before and after the surgery. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Surgeon.

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Debunking Myths Of Laparoscopy Surgery

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Debunking Myths Of Laparoscopy Surgery

A widely used surgical procedure, laparoscopy involves the insertion of certain surgical instruments, small tubes and video cameras in your abdomen through small incisions and cuts. This procedure is used to diagnose a number of ailments such as ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory diseases to name a few. Even though laparoscopy is a very popular form of surgery, there are quite a few myths associated with it, which are:

1. Myth: The images taken through a laparoscope are of poor quality

This is not true. In fact, the visuals obtained through a laparoscope are clearer and much more accurate when compared to those obtained via an open surgery. The visuals of a video laparoscopy provide a detailed magnification of even those parts of the area that are inaccessible by the human eye.

2. Myth: If you've undergone multiple abdominal surgeries in the past, you can't opt for a laparoscopy

The truth is that you can go for a laparoscopy even if you've gone through multiple surgeries previously, irrespective of the location or size of the previous incisions. This is done through the use of a special instrument, called a microlaparscope that enables safe entry into the abdomen of the patient.

3. Myth: If you have large fibroids and ovarian cysts, you can't have them removed through a laparoscopy

False. Even though the incisions made by a laparoscopy are really small, they still allow the safe removal of large abdominal structures by the use of certain devices. For example, a cylindrical tool known as morcellator can be inserted through a laparoscopic incision and be used to remove large fibroids and ovarian cysts.

4. Myth: If you're overweight or underweight, you can't undergo a laparoscopy

No matter if you're obese or too thin, you can still undergo a laparoscopy as the tools used for this surgical procedure are available in different lengths and sizes, and can be adjusted as per the body type of the patient before the incision is made. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Surgeon.

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