This hospital was started in Jalandhar in the year 1976 by an experienced team of a physician and a surgeon, Dr. B.S. Chopra M.D. and Dr. S.K. Sharma M.S. as a 20-bedded hospital. With their dedication, the hospital has grown to induct a number of specialties, culminating in the first private cancer hospital to become fully functional in North-West India with all Facilities for oncology and cancer surgery. The total bed strength has reached 200 beds out of which 65 beds are only for cancer patients.
While having diversified interests, the group has always upheld its social commitments and have invested extensively in charitable causes of medical and patient care at rates affordable to all sections of society .
The motto of the hospital is:
“Comprehensive, compassionate, dedicated and efficient patient care with latest health care techniques”
Patel Hospital is ideally located in the heart of the city in Civil Lines area of Jalandhar spread over in approx 45000 Sq ft. It is about 10 minutes distance each from the Bus Stand and Railway station and about 100 meters off the main G.T. Road. With a bed capacity of 200 beds out of which 65 beds are for cancer patients, the hospital has 5 dedicated operation theatres, 8 bedded post operative recovery, 13 bedded Intensive Care Unit (ICU) , 8 bedded Emergency and Trauma Unit, 32 deluxe private rooms, 18 private rooms, 16 semi private beds, 16 ward beds with AC and 32 beds in general wards among others.
Our unique features
Department of Medicine
The backbone of the hospital is formed by an excellent Department of Medicine with 5 consultants specializing in different aspects like General Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology and Pulmonology. With a 24 hour emergency, all patients of cerebro-vascular accident, brain hemorrhage, pyrexia of unknown origin, diabetes, hypertension, heart attacks, epilepsy and headache are being treated here. Fully equipped with spirometers, echocardiography, nebulisers, ECG machines, treadmill testing, pulse oximeters, BiPAP; and with a staff of experienced physicians, the department is able to make early and quick diagnoses in many cases to affect an early recovery and save many lives. To promote preventive healthcare, we offer a number of health check up programs suiting different requirements and budgets.
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Our Intensive Care Unit is equipped with latest and state-of-the-art facilities, centralized medical gas system, defibrillator and other hospital support systems. Beds are equipped with Monitors, Ventilators, Syringe pumps and advanced life support including bedside dialysis. The equipment configuration is equivalent to leading world standards. We have 2.5:1 nurse patient ratio on all beds. The ICU has its own dedicated ultrasound and portable X-ray machines, and the floor area is maintained at minimum 24 sq. metre per bed.
Our theatres feature electrically operated operating tables, state-of-the-art anesthesia workstations, central gas supply and an ergonomic design- the features which make our O.T. Complex unique. We have separate super specialty dedicated fully equipped operation theaters for Kidney transplant, Cancer Surgery and Joint replacement. We are very shortly going to move into a fully modular operating room complex with HEPA filters, surgical/ anesthesia pendants and LED lights
Department of General and Laparoscopic Surgery
With advanced technological backup and extensive experience, the department is fully equipped to handle any kind of major and extra major surgeries. Over 6000 minimally invasive surgeries like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair etc. have already been performed.
This discipline is managed by surgeons specialized in the field of cancer. This is backed by state-of-the-art operation theatres and excellent intensive care facilities.
Head and Neck Surgical Oncology offers our patients a range of surgical options not easily available in this part of India. This most common malignancy in males is frequently a treatment challenge due to extensive extirpative surgery of the areas involving speech and swallowing, with close proximity of vital neurovascular pedicles, and significant aesthetic/ functional concerns. These surgeries frequently require complex reconstructions, which the Department of Head and Neck Surgery does in the form of pedicled and free flaps (incorporating microvascular reconstruction). All major extirpative procedures like the entire spectrum of neck dissections, laryngectomies, laryngopharyngectomies, maxillectomies, skin and skull base cancer resections, parotidectomies, thyroid and parathyroid surgeries are routinely performed. The CO2 laser for laryngeal, pharyngeal and oral surgeries is a recent procurement, with the latest generation Lumenis Ultrapulse being the second installation in India for head and neck applications. All scope procedures including panendoscopies are performed in a dedicated endoscopy suite. Surgery is also done for benign indications, including sleep apnea surgery, microlaryngeal and micro-otologic surgery, functional endoscopic sinus surgery and maxillofacial trauma. We possess the latest technology in our armamentarium, including a Lumenis Ultrapulse carbon dioxide surgical laser, Opmi Vario surgical microscope, Synthes pneumatic and Stryker electrical saw systems, Stryker microdebrider and high-speed drill, Harmonic scalpel, flexible Olympus and rigid Storz videoendoscopic equipment.
Urological surgery and oncology with the back up of diagnostics offer comprehensive uro-oncology services. All major uro-oncological surgeries like radical cystectomy, radical prostatectomy, retro peritoneal lymph node dissection are undertaken.
Orthopedic Oncology offers patients a broad range of treatment for bone and joint cancers including cancer of spine. The treatment may include removal of bone and soft tumor sarcoma, limb salvage surgery in cancer of limbs using mega prosthesis. Mega prosthesis is being done at very few centers in the country. Other unique procedures include use of bone substitutes for bone reconstruction especially in children, use of anterior and posterior spine instrumentation in spine cancer patients for early rehabilitation and palliative surgery for bone cancer patients.
Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology opens up minimally invasive surgery to all patients at an affordable cost with spectacular results.
In addition, thoracic oncological Surgery is performed routinely at our hospital.
Chemotherapy forms the mainstay of cancer treatment in many cancers. Special chemotherapy wards and staff trained especially in oncology help ease the pain and suffering of cancer patients significantly. Special neutropenia facilities to manage the side effects of chemotherapy are available. State-of-the-art infusion pumps are standard, and are used for chemotherapy. The division intends to start bone marrow transplant as soon as possible to provide contemporary world class treatment for blood cancers.
A significant number of cancer cases require radiotherapy at some stage during their treatment. Radiotherapy treatment is provided by Siemens Primus Dual Energy Linear Accelerator. We are proud to have the latest generation of Linear accelerator for optimum treatment. To make treatment more effective and precise, a Virtual Simulation Software and sophisticated Treatment Planning System have been installed. Patel Hospital compiles with all safety measures as per guidelines of BARC and AERB. The Department also has Brachytherapy for intracavitary treatment. Our services in oncology rival those of best corporate centres at very reasonable rates. The Department plans to start Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) in the upcoming months.
Department of Nephrology and Kidney Transplant
Our center is running full Nephrology services. Including Haemo Dialysis, CAPD and Kidney Transplant Program.
The Dialysis Center is an advanced facility that offers dialysis in a comfortable environment. We are using a Reverse Osmosis water plant and follow strictly AAM I standards. Hepatitis C positive patients are dialyzed on separate machines with separate dedicated staff. Physicians and Nurse specialists have the capabilities of establishing painless, reliable dialysis access including fistula, graft, Central Catheters and Peritoneal catheters. In addition we have the surgical and radiological skills to troubleshoot and manage difficult access problems.
The Kidney Transplant facility is a dedicated standalone facility authorized by the Government under the Organ Transplant act for kidney transplants. A complete separate transplant unit is maintained to manage post transplant and pre transplant patients including specially trained nurses and Nurse coordinators. It is the only centre in Punjab having complete onsite facilities for complete and early diagnosis of transplant graft failure and its management including angiography and Nuclear Scan.
Department of Urology
We routinely perform extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy using Siemens Lithostar Modularis Electromagnetic Lithotripter for non invasive painless kidney stone. The recent acquisition of Lumenis Holmium laser makes it the first in the region. Other modalities like Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy, Ureteroscopy, Flexible Ureteroscopy, Mini-PCNL and others also performed routinely.
The Department of Urology is also practicing advanced Laparoscopic Urology for stone disease, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Lapascopic Radical Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, etc.
Video-Urodynamics forms the main diagnostic tool for lower urinary tract symptoms. The urodynamics laboratory in the facility performs computerized Cystometery, Voiding Cystometrogram, Uroflowmetry, Urethral profilometry and Electromyography regularly. Urological Oncology has developed recently with facilities for complicated surgeries like Radical Cystectomy, Radical Prostatectomy, Neobladders etc.
Department of Gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology is an advanced unit that has Video Endoscopic Equipment for carrying out procedures like Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Colonoscopies, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography to minimize diagnostic mistakes and maximize treatment benefits. Interventional procedures like Esophageal Varices sclerosing, Sphincterotomies, Esophageal dilatations, polypectomies, Foreign body retrievals, Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainages etc. are done routinely.
Department of Dermatology
One of the most advanced centers in North India the Department of Dermatology features some of the latest treatment modalities in the world like Lasers, Light Heat energy. PUVA lamps, Dermabraders, Radio Frequency Cauteries, Skin Analysers for treatment of ugly and chronic skin disorders like Hirsutism, Vitiligo and Psoriasis. Also committed to dermatolgical surgeries the department also performs dermabrasion, Scar revisions and skin grafting for ugly scars and keloids.
Department of Orthopedics
Trauma and Emergency
Our hospital is equipped to cater to all types of Trauma & Emergencies round the clock. Our doctors are available in the hospital 24 hours so as to give prompt treatment to the patient. A special 8 bedded trauma and emergency wing with complete facilities to many polytrauma cases with advanced life support has been created. All kinds of minimally invasive fluoroscopy guided procedures can be undertaken for accurate reduction of fractures and dislocations.
Total Hip, Total Knee, Shoulder replacements are all carried out in excellent operation theaters with full technical backup. Equipped with advanced physiotherapy center, the patients are usually walking within 24 hours of joint replacement. Both Indian and imported prostheses are used depending upon the affordability of the patient.
The hospital has round-the clock lab services within the premises for all types of tests and investigations, under trained and experienced professionals. For establishing a high standard and reliability of reporting, the hospital has complete facilities for more than 3000 different laboratory tests. Almost all tests are reported daily besides having a 24 hour broadband connection for early reporting from tests done elsewhere in the country
Department of Transfusion Medicine
The hospital has a licensed blood bank with having distributed over 3000 blood transfusions already. A cell separator has been installed and the licensing formalities completed. Two dedicated apheresis machines are installed and fully functional.
Department of Radiodiagnosis
A full range of diagnostic modalities makes for accurate and complete and early diagnosis. Some of the modalities are 1.5 T MRI, PET-CT with 16 slice CT scanner, another Dual Slice Spiral C.T.Scan, X-Ray, Mammography, Portable X-ray Unit, Color Doppler, Echocardiography, Fluoroscopy
The department of Radiodiagnosis also handles interventional radiology like ultrasound and CT guided percutaneous procedures (percutaneous nephrostomy, ultrasound guided sextant biopsies and abscess drainages etc.) and diagnostic angiography.
Department of Nuclear Medicine
The Department of Nuclear Medicine has a fully functional PET-CT for diagnosis of cancerous pathologies. In addition, diagnostic imaging of the lungs, brain, thyroid, glands, liver, kidney, bone, heart, adrenal glands as well as sites of occult infection is achieved using a sophisticated Gamma Camera with tomographic facilities linked to the computer system. The department offers both diagnostic and therapeutic services. Nuclear Medicine increases the depth of diagnostic workup to accurately and precisely monitor treatment and patient progress.
Friendly and personalized Nursing Care
We have trained nurses for efficient patient care. We operate on 1:1 ratio i.e. 1 patient to 1 nurse so as to give diligent care to the patients. We ensure a friendly atmosphere in the hospital for the patients as well as attendants. Almost all nurses are GNM qualified for scientific anfd technical nursing.
Catering and canteen services
In-house catering and availability of hygienic wholesome food for the patient and attendants obviates the need for the patient to search for sources for food. Patients receive customized meals for renal failure, liquid diets etc which are closely monitored by the dietitian. Meals are also available for the attendants. In between diets can be ordered form the cafeteria.
The hospital has ambulances for round the clock emergency services and for shifting critically ill patients to the hospital from different parts of the region.
Hospital Management Information System
Patel hospital is fully computerized and follows completely transparent billing and charging systems. The Hospital Information System(HIS) is and indigenously developed system for midsized hospitals which allows online, automated and real time billing for all services so that there is no opacity in the transactions. All discharge summaries and financial details are stored online for immediate access and instant referral. The medical records of the patient are linear and reflect continuity of care.
Income Tax exemption under section 17 (2) (ii) b of IT Act 1961:
We have the certificate of income tax exemption with the authorities under subclause (b) of clause (ii) of provision to sub section (2) of section 17 of Income Tax Act 1961. This helps most employees to avoid double taxation.
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- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Critical Care & Anaesthesiology
- Dermatology & Cosmetology
- Endocrinology & Diabetes & Metabolism
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Gynaecology & Obstetrics
- Head & Neck Cancer Surgery
- Internal Medicine
- Laparoscopic, General & Cancer Surgery
- Medical Oncology & Hematology
- Nephrology & Dialysis
- Nuclear Medicine
- Orthopaedics & Arthroscopy
- Paediatrics & Neonatology
- Pain Relief & Palliative Care
- Pathology & Blood Bank
- Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
- Psychology & Counseling
- Pulmonary (Chest) Medicine
- Radiation Oncology
- Urology, Andrology & Kidney Transplant