MedIndia Hospitals, Chennai a “Centre of Excellence in Digestive Diseases” affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, is a super speciality digestive disease institution of international repute equipped with latest state of the art equipment, diagnostics, surgical facilities and medical professional on par with international standards. It is an one of its kind tertiary care centre offering comprehensive G.I. care facilities under a single roof. It has been the first institution to conceive and execute the idea of Esophageal Lab and Intensive Digestive Care Unit (IDCU).
MedIndia Hospitals is equipped with latest medical equipment such as C-ARM with DSA, Endo Ultra Sonograph, Argon Plasma Coagulator, High Resolution G.I. Manometry, 24 Hour Esophageal pH Recorder, Holmium Laser Lithotriptor, Video Balloon Enteroscope, Spy Glass Cholangio Pancreatoscope, H2 Breath Test Analyser, Colorectal Manometry, Defecography and Capsule Endoscopy.
MedIndia Hospitals treats patients requiring advanced therapeutic endoscopic procedures like ERCP, Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), SPYGLASS, Endoscopic Bilio Pancreatoscopy, High Resolution Manometry, Capsule Endoscopy and Surgical procedures like Whipple’s operation, Hepatico jejunostomy, Esophago Coloplasty, Hepatic resection and Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures, some of them for the first time in Tamil Nadu.
MedIndia Hospitals was founded by Padma Shri Dr. T.S. Chandrasekar, who is the Chief Gastroenterologist and has performed over 23,500 Therapeutic Endoscopy procedures and created a set of 14 Teaching CD-ROMs in GI Endoscopy, the first of its kind in India.
MedIndia Hospitals conducts One year Advanced Fellowship Program in G.I. Endoscopy and Ph.D courses, approved by The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR medical University. MedIndia Academy, the Research & Training Division of MedIndia Hospitals has organised and convened more than 175 Weekly Scientific meetings for City based Gastroenterologists at Chennai and organized 9 International conferences, 22 National Conferences, 28 Regional Conferences and 14 Endoscopy Crash courses and has trained more than 750 doctors in basic and advanced endoscopy techniques all over India and from abroad.
“MedIndia Charitable Trust” (Regd. C. No. 127(107)/06-07/CIT-I/CBE dated 26/9/2007, under section 12A (a) of Income Tax Act, 1961), a sister institution of MedIndia Hospitals has conducted public rallies, mass-media health awareness programs, exhibitions dedicated to Hepatitis B eradication benefitting over 1,00,000 public and inaugurated the “24X7 Toll-Free Digestive Diseases Helpline 12789” first of its kind in India and conducted 90 Free Medical Camps, benefitting over 5000 differently abled, orphans, destitute, malnourished and Kolli Hill tribes of Tamilnadu and has been serving the persons with disabilities, especially hearing, visual, physical impaired and mentally retarded school children, by
- Organising 19 Unique Projects for the Welfare of persons with Disabilities, many being first of its kind in India ;
- Conducting Blood Test to detect Hepatitis “B: virus ;
- Performing Blood Tests for Nutritional Assessment of Anaemia, Calcium, Protein & Lipid deficiencies
- Distributing Braille Charts & Health Cards on Hygienic Health Tips in Tamil, English and in vernacular languages.