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Fortis Anandapur Launches State-Of-The-Art ‘Fortis Institute Of Robotic Surgery’ For Advanced Oncology And Gastro Intestinal Treatments.

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~Dr. Udipta Ray, Director – GI, General and Robotic Surgery a Renowned Expert in Robotic Surgery will lead the Fortis Institute of Robotic Surgery~

Kolkata, 21st of February 2024 : Fortis Hospital, Anandapur is ushering in a new era of surgical excellence with the launch of the cutting-edge SurgicalRobot -Da Vinci X. This latest addition marks a significant milestone as the hospital expands its capabilities to offer specialized treatments in Gastro Intestinal (GI) and Oncology. TheInstitute will be headed by Dr. Udipta Ray, who holds the record of successfully treating the highest number of GI and General Surgery patients in Eastern India and holds national and international recognition in the field of Robot-aided Surgery.

According to Dr. Udipta Ray, Director – GI, General and Robotic Surgery, Fortis Anandapur, Kolkata, “Robotic-assisted surgery offers many advantages and better clinical outcomes in comparison to the traditional surgeries.  Enhancing precision, 3D vision, minimal tissue damage, along with reduced blood loss,which leadsto improved patient outcomes with minimal post-operative pain. The precision of the robotic arm surpasses the human hand, and meticulous planning beforehand shortens the time spent in surgery, reducing complications. Robotaided Surgery is the most advanced treatment option not only for common surgeries like gallstones, complex and relapsed hernias but also for various other abdominal intricate surgeries involvinggastrointestinal disorders.We will also be catering to general surgery – laser surgery for anorectic diseases, varicose veins surgery, breast and thyroid surgeries as well as bariatric or metabolic surgery.”

Dr Ray, further added, “We as a surgical team are here to provide diagnosis and treatment of GI-related and Oncological issues through robotic surgery. We will also be providing other aspects of general surgery which includes laser surgery for anorectic diseases, varicose veins surgery, breast and thyroid surgeries as well as bariatric or metabolic surgery, with all options of Robotic, Laparoscopic and open procedures.”

Mr. Ashish Mukherjee, Facility Director, Fortis Anandapur, Kolkata, asserts, “It has been our constant effort to provide the best possible treatment to our patients with the help of advanced technology and the best of experts. We’re proud to introduce robotic surgery at the hospital which willexpand our treatment of GI and General Surgery, urology, Gynaecology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery (CTVS). With this launch, we will also be conducting workshops and training modalities to train other doctors in this field.”

About Fortis Healthcare Limited

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with 27 healthcare facilities, 4,300 operational beds and 400 diagnostics centres (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Nepal & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company – IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs ~23,000 people (including Agilus) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.

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