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Gleneagles Global Health City signs M.O.U with Saveetha Medical College and Hospital to develop their heart, lung and transplant programmes

Chennai, January, 2018: Gleneagles Global Health City, the largest facility of Gleneagles Global Hospitals in India, a Parkway Pantai enterprise, today had the unique privilege of partnering with Saveetha Medical College and Hospitals (SMCH). An MOU was signed with SMCH to collaborate and develop the Heart, Lung, Transplant program, Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medical Gastroenterology specialities at their facility. Dr. N. M. Veeraiyan, Founder & Chancellor, SIMATS and Mr. Ramesh Krishnan, CEO, India Operations Division, Parkway Pantai, Dr Ravindranath, Chairman & Founder, Gleneagles Global Hospitals Group, Dr. Saveetha, Director, Saveetha Medical college and Hospital, Dr. T. Gunasagaran, Dean, SMCH, Dr Sandeep Attawar, Program Director and Chair, Cardiac Surgeries, Thoracic Organ Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City, Dr Govini Balasubramani – Senior Consultant, Thoracic Organ Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City, Dr K Sridhar – Director – Institute of Neuro Sciences, Gleneagles Global Health City, Dr Ponniah Vanamurthy – Senior Consultant, Neuro Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Gleneagles Global Health City, Dr R Ravi – HOD – Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Gleneagles Global Health City, Dr. V. Chandrasekar, HOD, Institute of Renal Sciences, Gleneagles Global Health City represented their respective organizations to sign the M.O.U at the Saveetha Medical College and Hospitals, Chennai.

According the Memorandum of Understanding, Gleneagles Global Health City will depute their Transplant coordination Staff, both clinical as well as the administrative at Saveetha Medical College and Hospital. The staff then will act as a bridge between the experts and Gleneagles Global Health City and the experts at Saveetha Medical College and Hospital. Dr. Sandeep Attawar and Dr. Govini Balasubramani will work closely with the experts at SMCH regarding the Heart, Lung and the Thoracic Transplant programme while Dr. K Sridhar and Dr. Ponniah Vanamurthy will assist the SMCH experts on the Neurosurgery and Neurosciences specialities. Dr. R Ravi will look into the Medical Gastroenterology department. The M.o.U will also provide a possibility of transfer of patients within the facilities on non-exclusive basis depending on patient requirements.

“Saveetha Medical college and hospital is commited to provide world class territory care to the community at affordable costs. Our partnership with Gleneagles Global Health City will help us synergise our clinical expertise and community outreach to provide the highest level of care to our people. Saveetha envisages to set up a multi organ transplant program with the the best of clinical outcomes. Our Partnership with Gleneagles Global Health City is a step in that direction”
said, Dr NM Veeraiyan, Founder & Chancellor, SIMATS.

“The Mission of Gleneagles Global Health City is to achieve the dream of a healthy world through continuous innovation, dedication to quality, provision of compassionate and affordable medical services. This MOU is one important step towards that direction” said Dr Ravindranath, Chairman & Founder, Gleneagles Global Hospitals Group, India.

About Gleneagles Global Health City:
The sprawling, 21-acre facility in Perumbakkam, Chennai is the largest facility of Gleneagles Global Hospitals India, with a capacity of over 1000-beds and accreditations from leading agencies. The facility is one of the best for advanced healthcare in India. The hospital offers the end-to-end spectrum of advanced healthcare facilities as well as excellent facilities for research and advanced education. The hospital has undertaken several path-breaking liver, heart, lung and kidney procedures.
Accredited and recognized by several international and national level accrediting agencies, it is a healthcare destination of choice for both people in India and worldwide. World-class infrastructure, dedicated staff and a commitment for medical excellence are the USPs of this Global Hospital facility. The hospital has several achievements to its credit and continues to work on several pioneering procedures.
Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise:

Gleneagles Global Hospitals is part of Parkway Pantai, a fully owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare. In India, Gleneagles Global Hospitals operates a chain of multi-super specialty hospitals offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services with over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. A pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplants, Gleneagles Global Hospitals provides comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals aims to strengthen and expand its leading market position as a destination for multi-organ transplant for patients from India, Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. We are committed to further our aspiration of making quality health care more accessible to all.

Website: http://gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com/

About Us
An alumnus of Madras Medical College, our Chancellor Dr. N. M. Veeraiyan, graduated in Dentistry in the year 1970 and established a 100 bedded multi-specialty hospital in 1977. Due to his vision and ambition to impart quality education, he started Saveetha Dental College & Hospital in the year 1988. The journey thus begun has resulted in the establishment of Saveetha University in 2005 and Saveetha Medical College & Hospital in 2008. Saveetha Medical College & Hospital has a 1000 bedded facility where more than Ten Lakhs patients from all over Tamil Nadu have already received top class medical treatment at very affordable rates. On a daily basis, our Emergency Unit administers treatment to 80 – 100 patients for trauma, Road Traffic Accidents, industrial injuries, etc.
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