Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated the 250-bed multi-speciality Fortis Hospital in Vadapalani on 26 October 2020.
This is Fortis Healthcare’s second multi-speciality hospital in Chennai city.
Fortis Hospital in Vadapalani is a nine-level building covering an area of 1,50,000 sq ft and designed to provide world-class healthcare services to the public.
The hospital provides state-of-the-art emergency department, modern surgical services, advanced diagnostic imaging, ambulatory clinics and intensive care beds.
The new hospital features 75 ICU beds, six operation theatres, three minor operation theatres and procedure rooms, along with emergency and casualty beds, state-of-the-art cath lab and a host of other world-class facilities.
The radiology department features, for the first time in Tamil Nadu, three Tesla MRI with an in-board cinematic experience and for overweight patients, a wide bore to facilitate the ease of scanning.
The 256 slice dual source CT offers stunning scan time, with complete reconstruction of underlying organs and bone. The ultrasound machine is the first-of-its-kind in India that offers high-end liver elastography.
The cath lab features the Azurion 7 M20 with 20 inch detector suitable for Cardiology, Neurology and GI Procedures, along with inbuilt IVUS that is attached to a dedicated CCU.