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Fortis Healthcare Hospitals India

Fortis Healthcare Limited, a leading healthcare consultant in India has a vision of "creating a world-class integrated healthcare delivery system in India, entailing the finest medical skills combined with compassionate patient care".

From the pursuit of this mission emanates a passion to excel. At Fortis Healthcare we have assembled the finest talents in medicine, be they doctors, nurses or technicians, and even management professionals across a wide spectrum. Enabling them to deliver the highest quality of healthcare are state-of-the art facilities and support infrastructure at each of our hospitals. Fortis Healthcare Limited is one of the leading chain of Hospitals and a leader in healthcare consultancy in India which are benchmarked to International standards - achieving quality through the relentless adherence to the protocols observed in some of the world's leading hospitals.

The hallmark of Fortis hospitals, distinguishing them from their contemporaries, is the 'patient-centricity' that you will discern all over: in hospital design, services, programmes and most significantly in the caring approach of our people.

The Fortis Healthcare circle of caring is fast expanding, spreading the name of Fortis Healthcare, India... reaching out to distant communities, welcoming patients from beyond India's shores. In its continuous effort to be the number one in healthcare consultancy, Fortis has expanded its wings into foreign shores with an aim to provide quality and affordable healthcare starting its journey from Mauritius.

Fortis Hospitals in India

  • Fortis Hospital, Mohali
  • Fortis Hospital, Noida
  • Fortis Hospital Jessa Ram
  • Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital - New Delhi
  • EHIRC, New Delhi
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, Amritsar
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, Raipur
  • Fortis La Femme, New Delhi
  • Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur
  • Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai
  • Hiranandani Fortis Hospital - Vashi, Mumbai

Fortis Healthcare group

Fortis Healthcare has a vision to set up a network of world - class super speciality hospitals linked with a larger network of multi-speciality hospitals to provide high quality healthcare to the people of India, through a hub and spoke model. In line with its growth strategy and with the recent acquisition of the Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Fortis Healthcare has taken its total operational hospital strength to 27 hospitals (including 12 satellite/heart command centres). The Fortis Healthcare group has progressive plans to change the healthcare delivery landscape in India by being the premier healthcare provider in the region driven by quality and most importantly "patient-centricity".

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Chairman's Message

Fortis  Hospital India, India  Fortis  Hospital, Fortis  Hospital Chandigarh, Fortis Hospital Mohali, Fortis  Hospital Mohali Welcome to the web site of Fortis Healthcare Limited. We hope you find the site a helpful introduction to the company, its vision and mission, information about its network, its physical and manpower infrastructure, its clinical expertise and its future plans.

The objective of designing the website is to have a comprehensive information sharing platform that caters to the information needs of patients - domestic and international, medical community, employees - current and prospective, business partners and policy makers.

Fortis Healthcare inspired by the promoters of Ranbaxy Laboratories is a growing healthcare provider in India Fortis Healthcare has established a network of world-class super speciality hospitals linked with a larger network of Multi Speciality Hospitals to provide high quality healthcare to the people of India, in a hub and spoke model.

In line with its growth strategy and with the recent acquisition of the Escorts Healthcare System, Fortis Healthcare is setting new benchmarks in the way healthcare is delivered in India . With the addition of the Escorts Health System, Fortis Healthcare has brought within its fold an additional set of 4 hospitals in the North of India taking its total operational hospital strength to 13 hospitals with a bed capacity of over 1,803 beds. Fortis Healthcare has a sizeable presence in clinical areas including cardiac care, orthopaedics and neurosciences. The competencies of the two systems jointly will help in enhancing service delivery capability and set benchmarks for the way healthcare is delivered in India.

I encourage you to browse our web site and explore the topics listed. Where your curiosity deepens, feel free to directly contact us or the respective departments for more information.


Malvinder Mohan Singh
Fortis Healthcare Limited.

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Vision & Values


Fortis  Hospital India, India  Fortis  Hospital "To create a world-class integrated healthcare delivery system in India, entailing the finest medical skills combined with compassionate patient care"

      Dr. Parvinder Singh, Founder Chairman,
      Fortis Healthcare Ltd.

Virtuous Values

  • Vision : - Imbibe and share the vision.

  • Integrity : - Lead through honesty and integrity.

  • Respect : - Earn respect.

  • Trust : - Gain patient trust.

  • Understanding : - Commit to compassion, care and understanding.

  • Own : - Own quality excellence.

  • Uphold : - Uphold innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Share : - Develop and share success.

Future Plans

Fortis Healthcare intends to have 40 hospitals with 6000 beds by 2012. Two Green-field hospitals are under-construction, these are:

a super-speciality hospital in Shalimar Bagh, West Delhi, with specialization in cardiac care, orthopaedics, neuro-sciences, renal sciences, mother and child care and gastroenterology (first phase - 250 beds).

FIIMBS Medicity- a super-speciality hospital in Gurgaon, with a focus on trauma, oncology, mother and child care, cardiac care, orthopaedics, organ transplants and neuro-sciences (first phase -350 beds)

Clinical Leaders at Fortis Hospitals India

The Fortis Healthcare group of Hospitals has some of the best doctors in India. This is keeping with our aim of achieving excellence in healthcare.

Clinical Leaders at Fortis Hospitals India

The Fortis Healthcare group of Hospitals has some of the best doctors in India. This is keeping with our aim of achieving excellence in healthcare.

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Clinical Leaders

Dr. Ashok Seth

Dr. Seth has contributed significantly to the growth, development and training of Interventional Cardiology in Asia Pacific, has been awarded the prestigious national recognition, Padma Shri, for his invaluable contribution and achievements in the field of medicine.

He has pioneered numerous new techniques of angioplasty in Asia Pacific. Dr. Seth, has also been featured in the ‘Limca Book of Records’ for having conducted the highest number of angiograms and angioplasties in the world. No wonder he is one of the best doctors in India in the speciality of Cardiology.

He was the first cardiologist in India to use recently the 'Drug Eluting Stents' in treating heart blockages, a step that has revolutionized the treatment of coronary artery disease. He was also the first person in Asia to perform ANGIOSCOPY and Angiojet Thrombectomies and of the few cardiologists in the World to perform Percutaneous Myocardial Laser Revascularization.

As Chairman Cardiac Sciences of the Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, Dr Seth, with the support of a very vibrant and experienced team of clinicians, leads the cardiac care at Escorts to new frontiers of clinical excellence

Dr. Anil Kumar Singh
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch
(Neurosurgery), Diploma, WFNS
Director - Neurosciences,
Fortis Healthcare noida Hospital

Was the first and best doctor in India to perform a successful Microvascular Decompression for Cranial Nerve Dysfunction (Trigeminal Neuralgia) due to Vascular Cross Compresion.

Was amongst the first to, independently carry out a successful Transoral Decompression (Odontoidectomy) for a Cranio Vertebral Junction Anomaly. Did the first (in India) Median Corpectomy for Cervical Spondylosis.

Was amongst the first persons to start using spinal instrumentation. Was amongst the first persons to use the Extra Cavitary approach to the Dorsolumbar Region.

Was amongst the first persons to implant an Artificial Cervical Disc (Bryan's Disc). Was the first in India to start Direct Trans Nasal Trans Sphenoidal removal of Pituitary Tumours. Was amongst the first to start using Steffie's method for fixing Lumbar Spondylolisthesis.

Dr. Amit Varma
Director Critical Care Fortis Healthcare Vasant Kunj

A specialist in Paediatrics, Dr. Varma has been instrumental in setting up high-end speciality hospitals like Fortis Hospital mohali and Fortis Hospital Amritsar, Narayana Hrudayalaya and Manipal Heart Foundation in Bangalore and has also helped set up the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre.

He completed his Residency, from the State University of New York and did his Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine and Neonatology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and sub specialized in Cardiac Critical Care.

He is a Visiting Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and the Stanford University School of Medicine. He also functions as a Healthcare Consultant to the World Bank and the European Commission.

He is currently on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine and the Society for Paediatric Research and is a member of the Executive councils of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India, Society for Critical Care Medicine (USA) and the Asian Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology.

Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
MBBS, MS, M.Ch (Ortho),
Fortis Noida Hospital

Dr. Rajgopal is one of the best doctors and most experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons in the country with over 9,700 Arthroscopies and 3,000 total Knee Arthroplasties to his credit. He was appointed as Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the President of India in 1997. He is credited with the first Bilateral TKR and also the first MIS Unicompartmental replacement in India.

He has carried out over 100 MIS TKRs and has even developed instrumentation for the same.

He has been invited as Guest Speaker at several international and national conferences. Apart from his valuable lectures, Dr. Rajgopal has made rich contributions by way of articles published in international as well as national journals. He is also Founder Secretary of the Asia Pacific Arthroplasty Society (APAS).

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Dr. Upendra Kaul

Dr. Kaul is Director-Cardiology at Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He is an MD Medicine (1975) and a DM Cardiology (1978) from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. His Post Graduation training in Interventional Cardiology was obtained in Australia under the aegis of the Australian Post Graduate Federation of Medicine in 1983-84. During his long and distinguished career as a Clinician, Researcher and Teacher, Dr. Kaul has held several coveted responsibilities. He has been on the faculty of G.B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh and was Professor of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and revered as the best doctors available in India. He joins Fortis Healthcare after a very successful innings at Batra Hospital, New Delhi where he held the post of Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Amongst the earliest pioneers in coronary interventions in India, Dr. Kaul introduced several new techniques in this discipline. He is an active member of several professional bodies, has participated in and conducted numerous live interventional cardiology demonstrations at National and International meets. He is on the faculty of several prestigious universities in the USA, Europe, Far East, China and Australia. Dr. Kaul ia a past President of the Cardiological Society of India and is currently the Vice President of the SAARC Cardiac Society. He is the recipient of the Dr. BC Roy Award for 'Developing Specialities' for the year 1999 and has more than 450 publications to his credit.

Dr. Bala Krishnan
Director- Cardiac Science

Professor and Head of Cardio vascular surgery, graduated in 1976 from JIPMER, Pondicherry. He subsequently trained in General Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and in Cardiovascular Surgery at the KEM hospital in Bombay. He then had advanced training in cardiovascular surgery, with special emphasis on congenital heart repairs at the Green lane hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, under Sir Brian Barratt-Boyes.

Later he worked with Dr. Albert Starr, in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Health Services University and designed a new model of a prosthetic heart valve.

He subsequently, returned to India and headed the Cardiovascular surgery services at the Railway Headquarters hospital, Madras before moving Sri Ramachandra Hospital in September 1994 to start a new cardiovascular program.

Today he is an authority in a spectrum of surgical corrections ranging from Complex Intracardiac repairs to off pump coronary revascularizations. Few can compare to his skill in conduit surgeries and switch procedures.

In addition to cardiac surgery Dr. Balakrishnan has a keen interest in the use of computer applications in patient management protocols and in the use of the internet for the exchange of professional information.

Dr. Balakrishnan has also been involved in a lot of research activities, which include the dynamic analysis of the aortic valve using a finite element model. He is currently focusing on myocardial cell culture techniques to treat patients with heart failure and endothelial cultures for creating arterial blood vessels.

Dr. R. K. Mani

Dr. R. K. Mani is the Director, Dept. of Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in the field of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine in India. He was one of the first physicians to introduce the concept of Non-invasive ventilation for both acute and long-term home care. He was also one of the pioneers in the field of sleep medicine especially sleep related breathing disorders. He has treated hundreds of patients of sleep apnoea, obesity-hypoventilation syndrome and neuromuscular respiratory disorders using non-invasive mask ventilator devices.

Since the early 90's he has been widely acknowledged nationally for his expertise in Respiratory support and general care of the critically ill. He has been elected the next President of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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Dr. (Prof) Anoop Misra

Dr. Misra is the Director, Diabetes and Metabolism at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj. He is a specialist in Diabetes, Obesity, Lipid Disorders and Metabolic Syndrome. He was professor at the prestigious AIIMS, New Delhi, a faculty at Dept. of Endocrinology at South Western Medical Center at Dallas, USA, and World Health Organization (WHO) fellow at Royal Free Hospital, UK. He is a WHO Expert Committee Member on Childhood Obesity and Obesity in Indians. He is member of several National Committees on Diabetes (India), and Diabetes Control Programme, DPR Korea.

Dr. Misra has received several prestigious decorations and awards including the Dr. B C Roy award for 2006. He has several new scientific findings to his credit, and is on the Editorial Boards of five international journals on diabetes. He has served as Personal Physician to two former Prime Ministers of India.

Dr. Vijay Kher

Prof. Dr. Vijay Kher will head the Nephrology division. Dr. Kher is an eminent nephrologist with various national and international awards and assignments to his credit. He completed his DM (Nephro) from PGIMER, Chandigarh and has been spearheading nephrology departments at prestigious hospitals in Lucknow and Delhi for more than a decade.

He has delivered more than 100 lectures and orations at National and International scientific forums and has been a DM & DNB Examiner. A team, with extensive experience in all spheres of nephrology, will assist Dr. Vijay Kher. The team will deliver the highest standards of renal services including all types of Dialysis, in a pleasant ambience.

Dr. Rajesh Alahwat

Dr. Ahlawat is the Director Urology and Transplant Unit. He is widely renowned in the field of Endourology, Uro-Oncology, Renal transplant, with many international and national awards, conferences, publications and citations to his credit.

Dr. A. S. Bawa
MS, M. Ch., Director – Urology.

Dr. Bawa is one of the leading urologists of the region. He has been trained at PGIMER and has acquired valuable experience during his tenure at some of the leading hospitals. In his illustrious career, Dr. Bawa has held several important posts including Head of Departments of Surgery and Urology. In addition to his commendable professional record, Dr. Bawa has also held important posts in the field of academics.

Dr. G.S. Kalra
DM, Director, Cardiac Cauterization Laboratories.

Dr. Kalra has to credit more than 15000 Interventional procedures. He shows special interest in device closure of valvular defects and has introduced the use of several closure devices such as Rashkind Umbrella Device, Siders Buttoned Device, Asdos, Cardio Seal, Starflex, Coils and Ductocclud.

Dr. Jagmohan Singh Varma
DM, Director – Cardiology

He joined Fortis Healthcare after 17 distinguished years as Head Of Department of Cardiology reputed PGIMER, Chandigarh bringing with him more than 25 years experience. He is a vastly experienced trainer of postgraduates and post–doctoral students in Invasive and Non – invasive cardiology practices. He is credited with more than 20,000 Coronary Angiography and interventional procedures. His areas of interest include Coronary Intervention And Cardiac Pacing.

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Dr. N.M. Gupta
MS, M. Ch., Director – General Surgery.

He joined Fortis Healthcare after 33 distinguished years as Lecturer & Professor & Head, department of Surgery at PGIMER, Chandigarh, bringing with him more than 39 years experience. He has performed over one thousand esophageal resections (both benign and malignant), which is a World Record. His area is expertise is Gastro - intestinal surgery especially esophageal surgery.

Dr. Rajen Ghadiok
MD (Medicine), MD (Anaesthesiology),
Director-Medical Services, Fortis Healthcare.

Dr. Ghadiok is a leading Anaesthesiologist who has had a key role in the cardiac surgery programmes of several major hospitals in Delhi.

As an expert in Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesiology, he has a track record of having been involved in over 5,000 open-heart procedures pertaining to categories of cardiac surgery such as coronary artery disease, valvular disease, congenital cardiac disease and aortic aneurysms.

Previously, as Chairman, Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesiology at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, a well-known super-speciality facility, Dr. Ghadiok's role encompassed the management of critical areas such as the ICUs, OTs and helping formulate the protocols related to infection control.

Dr. Ghadiok was also a member of the Board of Management of the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and involved in managing the day-to-day running of a 600-bed hospital.

Dr. T. S. Mahant
MS, M. Ch., Executive Director – Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Mahant is credited with over 20, 000 surgeries during his career which include a large number of redo – surgeries, Pediatric surgeries, valve replacements and other complicated bypass surgeries like failing heart surgeries. He is reputed to have operated successfully on all types of patients starting from newborn babies to 90-year-old persons.

Dr. Arvind Sahni
DM, Director – Gastroenterology.

Dr. Sahni is one of the leading Gastroenterologists of the region. In addition to his commendable professional record, Dr. Sahni has achieved distinction as a medical scholar. He has acquired valuable experience working at some of the most prestigious hospitals in the UK. An expert in various Endoscopic procedures, Dr. Sahni has conducted over 20, 000 upper GI Endoscopies and 5, 000 Colonoscopies, as well as 1, 500 ERCP procedures.

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Dr. V. K. Jain
MS, M. Ch., Director – Neuro Surgery.

Dr. Jain has a distinguished track record, having many international credits to his name. An associate professor at Fujita University, Japan and a visiting professor at University Hospital of Geneva in Switzerland. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Neuro Surgery at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medicinal Sciences, Lucknow till he joined Fortis Hospital, Mohali.

Dr. H.K. Bali
DM, Director – Cardiology

A renowned cardiologist, Dr Bali served for over 25 years at PGIMER, Chandigarh, where he was associated as the Additional Professor prior to joining Fortis Healthcare. Dr Bali has also officiated as Senior Cardiologist & Coordinator of the Department of Cardiology (On Ex-India Leave), at Apollo Hospital, Colombo, Sri Lanka from December 2004 to February 2006. Dr. Bali has extensive experience of performing both elective and emergency coronary interventions and has been responsible for introducing primary angioplasty for patients of acute myocardioal infarction in this region. He has performed more than 3000 coronary angioplasties and more than 2500 coronary artery stenting as first operator. A renowned cardiologist, Dr. Bali has received several international and national awards and recognitions, including the prestigious D.P. Basu Young Investigators Award at Bombay in 1990.

Dr. Ambuj Chaudhary
MS, M. Ch., Sr. Consultant - Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Chaudhary is a very experienced surgeon, having completed more than 12,000 surgical procedures and has served at a major hospital in the USA. His competence includes advanced surgical procedures such as Mitral Valve Replacement.

Branches of Fortis Hospitals in India : -

Fortis Hospital, Delhi Fortis Hospital, Delhi
Fortis Hospital Mohali Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Fortis Hospital Noida Fortis Hospital, Noida
Fortis La Femme Womens Hospital Delhi Fortis La Femme Womens Hospital, Delhi

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