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Medical Services for everyone

Overview

Several of the medical departments of VHS have become centres of excellence in Chennai. The departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Diabetology and General Surgery are renowned for their performance. The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology very successfully deals with all types of deliveries with ante-natal and post-natal care, along with 24-hour neonatology care. The VHS from its inception has had a good Blood Bank with only voluntary blood donors.

Neurosurgery

The Dr.A.LAKSHMIPATHI NEUROSURGICAL CENTRE has grown in the last 25 years to be one of the finest in the country, setting standards for other departments. It has become a tertiary referral centre, for complex cranial and spinal cases. The ALNC department functions at both the VHS Hospital and the Malar Hospital. At the VHS Hospital [...]

General Surgery

The department of General Surgery regularly carries out routine surgical procedures like operations for hydrocele, hernia and piles as well as appendicectomies and thyroidectomies. It also performs diagnostic gastro-intestinal endoscopy, colonoscopy, etc.

Neurology

The department of Neurology has been functioning since 1965 and has over the years grown into one of national importance with international connections. It is an integrated set up including senior consultants, medical officers, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists, epilepsy counsellors, psychiatric social workers, special educators for the mentally backward, and dieticians.

Psychiatry & De-Addiction

Apart from the great number of out-patients regularly treated at the Department of Psychiatry, the VHS-Rajaji Centre for De-Addiction has 22 beds to treat alcoholics and drug addicts. The patients are admitted for a minimum period of 2 to 3 weeks, during which they are weaned away from alcohol and drugs, and their liver and cardiac status assessed. The participation and support of their family members is also insisted upon

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The Department of Gynaecology has been functioning from the year 1965, with regular antenatal and gynaecological out-patient services. Screening for cervical cancer with pap smear is a routine procedure. Infertility problems are taken up. With the starting of Obstetrics in 1991, the department has very successfully dealt with normal, difficult, and high-risk deliveries

Ophthalmology

The Opthalmology department has some very sophisticated equipment to deal with simple cataract surgeries as well as advanced vitreo-retinal surgeries, glaucoma diagnosis, diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases (especially diabetic retinopathy) and macular diseases.

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