Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru Edappadi K. Palaniswami recently inaugurated the 250-bedded multispeciality Fortis Hospital in Vadapalani. This is Fortis Healthcare’s second multi-speciality hospital in the Chennai city.
Fortis Hospital in Vadapalani is 9-level building covering an area of 150,000 square feet and is designed to provide world-class healthcare services to people of the India.
Speaking on the inauguration of Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani, Palaniswami said “The national credibility of Fortis Healthcare in providing quality care to the patients through its network of hospitals that are spread across the country is truly laudable. Fortis has been providing exceptional healthcare service in our state through its first centre in Adyar. And now with the opening of this second state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital in Vadapalni will further strengthen the healthcare leadership of our state in the country.”
Ravi Rajagopal, Chairman, Fortis Healthcare, said, “It is our pleasure to dedicate Fortis Vadapalani to the service of the nation and the people of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is not new to Fortis. Fortis Malar, a 170-bed multi-speciality hospital, has been delivering exceptional healthcare services for over 25 years and is a household name in the city today. We are committed to working with the Government to ensure that the best healthcare reaches the people of the State in the most affordable manner.”
Commenting on the launch, Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD & CEO, Fortis Healthcare said, “Our endeavour is to provide quality healthcare to the citizens of Chennai. We have invested in improving our clinical capacity and healthcare technology to deliver improved outcomes. The project will also be a significant boost to the local economy, offering many jobs and opportunities for local businesses. With IHH’s collaboration and global best practices in healthcare, we are confident that we will be able to deliver advanced healthcare to our patients.”
The new hospital features 75 ICU Beds, 6 Operation Theatres, 3 Minor Operation Theatres and Procedure Rooms, along with Emergency & Casualty beds, a state-of-the-art Cath Lab and a host of other world-class facilities.