14 January 2019
Paras Healthcare, one of the country’s leading healthcare providers, has opened a new multi super specialty hospital in Panchkula – the largest private facility in the city – aiming to fill the specialized tertiary care gap in the under-served region.
Paras Hospitals, Panchkula, the new 232 bed hospital, is the first in the region to provide comprehensive cancer care facilities ranging from chemotherapy, surgical oncology, radiation therapy and nuclear medicine. It is the first hospital in Panchkula to have a PET CT Scan machine, the latest technology which aids in cancer detection. The radiation oncology will include the latest third generation technology of LINAC and will provide Precision Radiotherapy along with VMAT, IGRT, IMRT.
In all, the hospital provides 32 specialties and centres of excellence consisting of – Cardiac Sciences, Oncology, Neurosciences, Orthopedics & Joint Replacement, Nephrology & Kidney Transplant, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, to name a few.
“We are very happy to announce that our new hospital in Panchkula has commenced operations. The objective behind starting a multi-specialty hospital in Panchkula, which is the largest in the city, is to become a leading provider of world class tertiary care in the region. We will also cater to patients from adjoining cities such as Shimla, Saharanpur, Karnal, Sangrur, etc. who currently have to travel all the way to Mohali to seek specialized medical facilities in private sector. With this facility we aim to fill a major void in the availability of specialized tertiary care to people of the region” said Dr Dharminder Nagar, Managing Director, Paras Healthcare.
Located near Nada Sahib Gurudwara, this is Paras Healthcare’s second hospital in the city after Paras Bliss which has been providing specialized mother and child care to the city’s residents for the last three years.
“Paras Hospitals, Panchkula will be a game changer in this region when it comes to quality of services, infrastructure as well as diagnostic facilities. Our hospital will play a revolutionary role in providing best cancer care to the people of the city and adjoining areas, with cutting edge technology such as PET CT & LINAC, an 18 beds chemotherapy unit as well as a team of world class doctors. The rising incidence of different types of cancers makes our facility all the more relevant. This is also the first hospital in Tricity to have a comprehensive Neurosciences Program. Another flagship program of our hospital will be cardiac sciences because not only adult but we shall be also performing pediatric and neonatal heart procedures. Our 24X7 Comprehensive Emergency & Trauma Unit is also equipped with highly trained paramedics working with the single-minded focus of saving lives. In a nutshell, our services have been aligned to our motto of providing the best quality healthcare at affordable prices,” said Mr. Ritesh Mittal- GM Operations, Paras Hospitals, Panchkula.
The increase in incidence of lifestyle diseases like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and cancer is not restricted to urban areas, but has also gripped people of smaller towns and rural areas. With this rising burden of non-communicable diseases, India needs more widespread and democratic availability of tertiary care. This hospital marks another step by Paras Healthcare to expand its presence in Tier II cities to fill the void of quality tertiary care, which is currently concentrated in few metropolitan cities. Apart from Panchkula, Paras Healthcare already runs hospitals in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Patna and Darbhanga.
Paras Hospitals, Panchkula, hospital is equipped with 60 ICU Beds and 8 Modular Operation Theatres. In addition, the hospital also consists of the latest radiology equipment to support radio-diagnosis and clinical outcomes – 3 Tesla MRI ,128 Slice CT, Mammography, Digital X Ray, 3D & 4D Ultrasound, to list a few. Paras Hospitals, Panchkula is also equipped with the latest pathology and genetic labs providing complete support to the specialties, especially cancer. The hospital is also equipped with a 24X7 Blood Bank service with Apheresis technology.
The other notable facilities of the hospital include – 18 beds Dialysis Unit, Heart Station (ECHO, TMT, ECG) and Isolation Rooms for the patients with infectious diseases.