Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has set benchmarks in cardiac care with Paediatric path breaking work over the past 30 years. Today, it is recognised world over as a centre of excellence providing the latest technology in Cardiac Bypass Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology and Paediatric Cardiac Surgery. The hospital is backed by the most advanced laboratories performing complete range of investigative tests in the field of Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology.
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has a vast pool of talented and experienced team of doctors, who are further supported by a team of highly qualified, experienced & dedicated support staff & cutting edge technology like the recently installed Dual CT Scan. Currently, more than 200 cardiac doctors and 1600 employees work together to manage over 14,500 admissions and 7,200 emergency cases in a year. The hospital today has an infrastructure comprising of around 310 beds (it currently enjoys 100% occupancy rate), 5 Cath Labs besides a host of other world-class facilities.
The field of Cardiovascular Sciences has undergone extremely fascinating advancements over the last 25 years thus helping our patients recover from life threatening heart ailments. The field of angioplasty has progressed through revolutionary technologies of 'Atherectomy, Stents and new Drug Eluting or Medicated Stents' and the advancements of Cardiac Surgery led to 'Key Hole Minimally Invasive Surgery. It is fair to say that over the last 25 years Escorts has pioneered and led practically every advancement in the cardiovascular field, for the Asia Pacific region.
This one of the largest free standing tertiary level Heart Institute in the World has already raised the bar and set new standards for clinical excellence and expertise, advanced procedures and technology. On its faculty, there are many top specialists in Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery (both adult and Children) who are nationally and internationally renowned and respected for their skills and expertise. It is also a matter of pride and privilege for me to have been an integral part of creation of this landmark institute from the very first day it opened in October of 1988.
As we move ahead, our focus is to set new standards in compassionate patient care practices. A "smiling patient will always get better". We also have greater emphasis on path breaking research and academics – looking towards innovative low cost and affordable treatment options for our Indian patients. We continue into the 21st Century as the "Leading Light of Cardiology for the Asia Pacific". Let me reaffirm our commitment to be- A World class integral healthcare delivery system in Asia, not just with finest medical skills but with compassionate and ethical patient care!