New Benchmarks in Healthcare Services CM Inaugurates KIMS Super Specialty Hospital & Cancer Centre
Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik on Friday inaugurated the KIMS Super Specialty Hospital and the KIMS Cancer Centre with state-of-art infrastructure and high-end facilities in the presence of Naba Kishore Das, Minister Health and Family Welfare Govt. Of Odisha, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT, KISS & KIMS.
During his visit, the CM undertook a trip around the KIMS campus on a battery-operated vehicle and appreciated the new facilities. The CM appraised the patient-friendly initiatives that have been developed in KIMS.
Today, KIMS has expanded its infrastructure with 1600 beds fully air-conditioned hospitals for the general public and economically weaker section people. The modern complexes will offer the most advanced healthcare services to patients coming from Odisha and neighboring states such as West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand.
The addition of the new facilities will give a major boost to the quality healthcare services at an affordable price, set new benchmarks and strengthen KIMS commitment to offering the best treatment for all ailments in Odisha itself.
The 300-bed Super Specialty Hospital will have 12 Super Specialty departments. They are Cardiology; Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS); Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Surgical Gastroenterology; Nephrology and Kidney Transplant; Urology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Endocrinology, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology; Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery and Plastic Surgery.
The 300-bed Cancer centre will be headed by acclaimed radiation oncologist Prof Bidhu Kalyan Mohanti. The Centre will immensely help the people from Odisha and outside with five distinct Super Specialty Departments, namely, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care.
It is the only centre to possess some high-end medical equipment in Odisha. The hospital has pioneered complex procedures to aid in faster patient recovery and has been recognized for its services by premier-ranking agencies in India and abroad. Most of the departments are headed by acclaimed doctors and Padma awardees, established names who command awe and respect in equal measures. Evidently so, it has become the first choice for countless people in Eastern India.
Among others Smt. Saswati Bal, President, KIIT & KISS; R. N. Dash, Secretary, KIIT & KISS, Prof. Subrat Acharya, Pro-Chancellor, KIIT DU; Prof. Sasmita Samanta, VC, KIIT DU; Prof Dr. CBK Mohanty, Pro-Vice Chancellor; Padma Shri Prof Dr Y.K. Chawla ; Prof Bidhu Kalyan Mohanti; Prof Ramnath Misra; Prof Anil Chandra Anand; Prof (Brig) Dr Ambika Prasad Mohanty, Prof. Ram Chandra Das; Prof (Brig) Dr Sudhanshu Kumar Rath; Prof Dr Narendra Kumar Das and Prof. Dr. Hemant Kar were also present on the occasion.