Wockhardt Hospitals has launched complex cardiac surgery initiative in Gujarat. Patients in Rajkot and Surat are being offered first class medical technology by the experts of the Hospital.This was disclosed by a panel of senior doctors at a video conference connecting Ahmedabad, Baroda, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Dr. Vivek Jawali said that the hospital was first to conduct awake heart surgery in India and they treated two patients in Rajkot. Explaining the procedure he said that in this the patient remains conscious and a little hole in the chest region is all that is performed on the patient’s body for the complex operation. With such an initiative, a patient in a II tier city gets the benefit of the world class treatment in his own city. In Rajkot The Hospital has tied up with Virani Hospital. There are also arrangements of financial help to the patients to help them get cheaper treatment. The hospital has developed path-breaking procedures, be it the first-ever Conscious Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Awake Heart Surgery in India. Collectively Wockhardt group hospitals have now have tremendous experience of performing over 40000 Cardiac Surgeries and 75000 interventional cardiology procedures since its inception, he said. Wockhardt Hospitals had recently launched country’s first “Interactive Occupational Health Screening Campaign” for employees across all industries. The online occupational health uation screening is to help individuals know their stress levels, review diet habits, check the quality of sleep, examine symptoms of injuries due to continual strain and take timely remedial action.