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Fortis started robotic surgery centre

Robotic surgery

Fortis Healthcare (India) Ltd. and the International Centre for Robotic Surgery (ICRS) introduced the first Fortis ICRS centre at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute. The Chief Guest, Salman Khurshid, Union Law Minister inaugurated the state-of-the-art robotic surgery centre.


Fortis ICRS will offer comprehensive robotic surgery procedures in cardiac, thoracic, urology, gynaecology, general and head & neck surgeries and orthopaedics. The procedures will be introduced in a phased manner and performed by highly experienced robotic surgeons from the United States and other countries, along with their support teams, which will work in conjunction with surgical teams at Fortis. Fortis ICRS centres will be set up across Fortis hospitals in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata as well as some tier II cities including Mohali and Jaipur.

Salman Khurshid, Union Law Minister said, Robotics involves minimally invasive surgical techniques and state-of-the-art medical equipment. I commend Fortis and ICRS for bringing this progressive medical technology and very specialised expertise to India. Robotic Surgery, in various specialties, will enable talented surgeons to offer the finest new healthcare techniques to patients that seek treatment in Indian hospitals.


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