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Established in 1990, the Manipal Hospital is a landmark, multi-specialty health destination managed by Asia's largest hospital management group. We are a tertiary care hospital with state-of-the-art technology and 650-bed strength, providing sophisticated and specialized medical services at affordable costs in over 39 specialties. The warm ambience of the hospital, its team of cheerful and dedicated doctors, and over 1700 well-trained support staff ensure that the best in healthcare services is given to all our patients. It is our sacrament to enrich and preserve, to inspire and be inspired by life.

The parent company, the Manipal Group, is renowned worldwide for its pioneering work in education and healthcare spanning five decades. Its Healthcare Division runs 11 hospitals with 1250 doctors and 4250 beds, 7 government associate hospitals with 2565 beds, 7 rural health centers and 14 Medical Colleges with over 9000 students and 275 faculty staff. Manipal group has ventured beyond the boundaries created by history, geography, nationality, genders, socio-economic strata and found opportunities to create wealth of different kind – in the form of health, knowledge and social security – working towards a better future.

Manipal Hospital, functioning since 1991 as Karnataka's first super specialty hospital, includes super-specialized wings such as:

+ + Manipal Heart Foundation
+ + Manipal Institute of Neurological Disorders
+ + Manipal Institute of Nephrology and Urology
+ + Manipal Hospital Diagnostic Services
+ + Manipal Pathology & Lab
+ + Manipal International Institute of Dental Medicine

Manipal Heart Foundation
Manipal Heart Foundation (MHF) at the Manipal Hospital Bangalore is one of the most reputed cardiology setups in South India. MHF is manned by a team of highly qualified doctors in heart care in India. The Cardiology team is headed by Dr. Subash Chandra - one of the most respected Cardiologists and the Surgery team is headed by Dr. Ganesh Krishnan Iyer. They are ably supported by well-trained technical and nursing personnel and have at their service the latest equipment including a GE Innova catheterisation laboratory besides a modern intensive coronary care unit. The facilities available are on par with any modern cardiac care facility anywhere in the world.
Manipal Heart Foundation is one of the largest heart care services in the country, with capacity:

+ + To perform 15 heart surgeries per day.
+ + 30 Cardiac procedures per day including Angioplasty -
      Valvuloplasty, Device Closure of ASD/ VSD etc.
+ + Emergency Room. (ER) Level I facility

Clinical Services
Treatment is offered for the entire range of cardiac diseases both for adults and children. The wide range of interventional procedures done in the catheterization laboratory demonstrates this. Over 14,000 procedures have been performed over the last 5 years. This includes over 400 coronary interventions per year. The unit has to its credit a large series of patients with rheumatic valvular disease treated with percutaneous valvuloplasties and patients with congenital disease such as atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus treated with device closure.

The unit is very active in the peripheral vascular interventional field starting with peripheral angioplasty with stenting and including percutaneous treatment of arterial aneurysms and aortic disease (aneurysms, dissections etc) with covered stents and stent grafts.
Cardiac electrophysiology services including diagnostic electrophysiology studies, radio frequency ablation for various arrhythmias and permanent pacemaker implantation are offered. The entire range of cardiac non-invasive tests including electrocardiography, echocardiography, stress testing and holter studies are available. In providing all these facilities, every effort is made to ensure the best of service to the patients at very affordable costs.

Manipal Institute of Neurological Disorders
Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders is one of the largest departments in the private sector in India. This department provides excellent services for Neurosurgery and Neurology. Manipal Institute for Neurological Disorders has exclusively reserved 100 beds for neurosurgery and neurology. The department of neurosurgery has four faculty members and four well equipped state of the art neurosurgery operation theatres. We are an 18-bed neurosurgery intensive care unit with sophisticated monitors and ventilators.

Clinical Services
The department of Neurosurgery conducts about 1000 major neurological operations every year. We cater to neurosurgical problems like brain tumor surgery, paediatric neurosurgery, neuro vascular surgery, functional and stereotactic surgery, surgery for Parkinson's Disease, neuro endoscopy, craniofacial surgery, skull base surgery, carotid surgery, stroke surgery, brain hemorrhage, epilepsy surgery, head injury/ spinal injury, peripheral nerve surgery, spine surgery-surgery for spinal tumors, congenital anomalies, spinal injuries and stabilization. Treatment for trigeminal neuralgia and chronic pain. DBS surgery for Parkinson's Disease is also performed here.

The department of Neurology has four faculty members and the support of latest diagnostic facilities like EEG, ENMG, Evoked Potentials, Sleep Laboratory, Video Telemetry. We cater to Neurological problems like clinical neurology, epilepsy, movement disorders, stroke, neuroinfections, dementia, neuromascular disorders, degenerative demyelinating disorders, paediatric neurology, neuro electrophysiology and sleep disorders.

We have other diagnostic facilities like MRI, SPECT and Digital Subtraction Angiography. The department also has exclusive facilities for the treatment of strokes, movement disorder and spinal injury.

Manipal Institute of Nephrology and Urology
The Manipal Institute Of Nephrology and Urology (MINU) was conceived with a simple yet far reaching vision to create awareness about kidney disease to make renal care affordable to the common man, train professionals in all aspects of renal care and set up satellite centers in Bangalore and other regions.

Manipal Institute of Nephrology & Urology, has been in the forefront of Nephrology & Urology services in this part of the country. The unique features of our dialysis unit are :

+ + State of the art computerized dialysis machines.
+ + Bicarbonate centralized dialysis supply through stainless steel
      pipes. This feature is one of its in our country.
+ + Water purification system comparable to western standards
      which includes a reverse osmosis system.
+ + Separate provision for Hepatitis B positive patients which includes
      separate area, separate dialysis machines and separate cleaning
      area minimizing the risk of transmission of Hepatitis B.
+ + Provision of a peritoneal dialysis cycler, the first of its kind in any
      hospital in our state.
+ + Capacity to perform about 1500 dialysis per month.
+ + Experienced nurses; technical staff and doctors available round
      the clock.

Clinical Services
+ State-of-the-art dialysis centre
+ Our dialysis unit is the largest in Karnataka and one of the largest
   in India.
+ Perform over 18,000 dialyses every year.
+ Low patient morbidity and mortality rate is comparable to
   western standards.
+ Trained personnel to take care of intermittent and continuous
   ambulatoryperitoneal dialysis (CAPD).

Renal Transplantation
+ Both live and cadaver transplant unit.
+ First centre to perform cadaver transplant in Karnataka.

Plasmapheresis
Integrated Plasmapheresis services for both patients with acute nephrological and neurological problems such as Guillian-Barre-Syndrome and acute Myasthenia gravis, etc.

Intensive Care
+ Largest intensive care facility in the state with state-of-the-art monitoring
   facilities and all forms of renal replacement therapies in the ICU.

Urology Services
+ Stone Treatment Clinic
+ All of urinary stone management procedures under one roof.
+ Treatment of kidney stones without surgery - ESWL
   (Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy).
+ Percutaneous removal kidney stones - PCNL.
+ Ureteroscopic (endoscopic) removal of stones in ureter - URS.

Endourology services
+ Vast experience in endoscopic procedures in Urology.
+ Endoscopic removal of prostate.
+ Endoscopic removal of bladder tumors.
+ Endoscopic surgery for urinary stone PCNL - URS.
+ Urology services for women
+ Treatment of stress urinary incontinence.
+ Treatment of vesicovaginal fistula & uretero vaginal fistula.
+ Neuro-urology services
+ Urodynamics
+ Management of urinary incontinence
+ Urinary diversions including bladder augmentations
+ Andrology
+ Management of male infertility and impotence.
+ Advanced & sophisticated Urology machines
+ Paediatric endourology instruments
+ All sizes of ureteroscopes
+ PCNL equipment
+ Laproscopic Urology Instruments

Manipal Hospital Diagnostic Services
The sheer breadth of services available under one roof, combined with state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure backed by experienced professionals defines the Manipal Hospital Diagnostic Services' critical role as an aid to the specialty wings of the Manipal Hospital.

The Radiology and Imaging department, for instance, has the latest high speed, high resolution CT and MR scanners from Wipro GE which together form the highest level in Imaging.

The department of Microbiology has high-end facilities for processing and reporting specimens in the field of diagnostic bacteriology. The Blood Bank is currently the largest blood donation centre in the city and the first to install a fully computer aided blood bank information system.

The Clinical Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory offers the last word on diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.

The Radiology and Imaging department also teaches and trains post graduate students registered for the National Board in Radiology, BMIT (Bachelor of Medical Imaging Technology) course of MAHE, CT/MRI training program of Manipal Hospital.

The services offered in some of the areas are: Radiology services, Mammography, OPG, Ultrasound, CT, MRI. Nuclear Medicine, ADW, Ha Haematology and Clinical Pathology, Histopathology and Cytology, Clinical Biochemistry, Blood Transfusion, Molecular Pathology, Clinical microbiology and Immunology.

Manipal Pathology & Lab

Histopathology
The histopathology laboratory accesses over 5000 surgical pathology specimens annually. Most reports are available within 24 hours [small biopsies] to 48 hours [large specimens]. In addition, Papanicolaou smears, fine needle aspiration cytology smears and fluid cytology is also performed.

Slides and blocks are accepted for a second opinion. Most reports are available the next day. In addition, MHDS is the only private laboratory in Bangalore which does immunohistochemistry on paraffin blocks for tumors. Antibodies available are Cytokeratin, Vimentin, ER, PgR, GFAP, CD15, CD30, CD45, CD68, CD3, CD20, CD31, CD117(C - kit) Synaptophysin, Chromogranin, S-100 p and AFP.

Fetal autopsies are performed in the department for hospital cases as well as referral cases.

Biochemistry
The Biochemistry section performs 3000 tests per day pertaining to 145 parameters. It is a referral center for several laboratories in the city and state. It has been approved by MAHE for research activities.

It participates in quality assurance programmes conducted by an International Testing agency, with CMC, Vellore and is a participating member of the ILQA which is a registered body in Bangalore.

Hematology and Clinical Pathology
This department is fully automated with the finest analyzers and routinely handles over 300 hematology and 200 clinical pathology samples daily. Special tests to diagnose coagulopathies, hemolytic disorders, hemoglobionopathies and hematology oncology are performed daily. Special stains and cytochemistry are done to classify leukemia and flow cytometry will be introduced for immunophenotyping.

+ The completely automated hematology analyzers and coagulation
   systems offer accurate and rapid results for baseline hematology
   investigations.
+ Besides routine investigations, the hematology laboratory offers
   complete panel for workup of coagulopathies and
   haemoglobinopathies.
+ Bone marrow aspiration and entire range of cytochemical staining
   are done daily for the diagnosis of hematological malignancies.
+ The clinical pathology section deals with routine examinations of
   urine, stools, all body fluids and special procedures like semen
   processing for IUI.
+ The laboratory is manned by committed, trained personnel who are
   available round the clock on all days.

Clinical Services
Biochemistry
The Biochemistry unit has state-of-the-art equipment performing ordinary and specialized biochemical assays. The number of parameters being analyzed is the highest in Karnataka. 24 hours services are offered, with a present workload of over 3000 tests per day.

Testing has been categorized into various sections like:
+ + Routine Biochemistry
+ + Hormones (Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism)
+ + Tumor Markers
+ + Therapeutic drug monitoring & drugs of abuse
+ + Urine Chemistries
+ + Acid Base balance & Electrolytes

Bone & Mineral metabolism
Each section has several parameters relating to various disease states. The Section participates in an International External Quality Assurance testing, along with Quality Control (QC) program of CMC Vellore and a daily internal QC.

Clinical Biochemistry
+ + Has state-of-the-art equipment and skilled staff.
+ + Volume of tests and menu are the highest in Karnataka.
+ + Referral center to many laboratories in Bangalore.
+ + Battery of tests which cover tests related to Endocrinology,
      tumor markers, ' markers of bone metabolism, Anti epileptic drugs &
      drugs of abuse, immunochemistry, and anemia workup.
+ + Recognized as a standalone research center by MAHE, where Ph.
      D programs are under progress.
+ + Ongoing External Quality Assurance System (EQAS) with Biorad
      Laboratories, USA.

Blood Transfusion Services
+ + Regional Blood transfusion centre.
+ + Recognized by Karnataka State Blood Transfusion Council.
+ + Largest producer of blood components of Karnataka.
+ + Aphaeresis (cell separator) facility available for Plateletpheresis,
      plasmapheresis, stem cell harvesting.
+ + HLA typing and cross matching facilities available.
+ + Facilities for leudodepletion (Filtered blood) and irradiation.
+ + Quality blood components at subsidized rates for government
      hospitals and poor patients
+ + Thalassemia programme with Vani Vilas Hospital. Free blood for 50
      thalessmic children every month for last three years.

Molecular Pathology
The facility offers highly sensitive molecular mapping of HLA genotypes for successful organ transplantation.

+ + The facility offers state-of-the-art facilities for the detection of
      viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal markers by molecular methods,
      and also monitors therapy and disease progression by quantization
      of nucleic acids.
+ + Markers for cancer and metabolic diseases can be detected on
      special request.

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Clinical Microbiology and Immunology
+ + This laboratory offers the last word on diagnostic tests for
      infectious diseases, by trained personnel and state-of-the-art
      automated equipment.
+ + The laboratory routinely handles specimens for the diagnosis of
      bacterial (both aerobic and anaerobic), mycobacterial, fungal and
      parasitic diseases. It also caters to the detection of rare
      pathogens like Leptospira, Yersinia, Anthrax, Histoplasma,
      Cryptosporidia etc.
+ + The protocols used in the diagnosis of infectious diseases are
      those recommended by the American Society of Microbiology,
      National Committee on Clinical Laboratory Standardization, Public
      Health Laboratory or the World Health Organisation.
+ + The department was the first to execute rapid blood cultures using
      the automated Blood Culture system (BacT/Alert).
+ + The rapid identification of bacteria and their susceptibility after
      isolation can be performed by the VITEK System within a few
      hours.
+ + The laboratory offers the complete range of markers for the
      diagnosis of autoimmune diseases (SLE, coeliac disease etc) by
      Immunoflourescence and ELISA. The department performs
      serological tests on automated instruments (IMx, TDx Coda etc.)
      for the complete range of Hepatitis viruses (A, B, C, D and E) and
      TORCH infections.
+ + Turbidimetry is utilized for routine tests like CRP for accurate
      quantization.
+ + The department has pioneered the harvesting and preservation of
      heart valves for transplantation from cadavers.
+ + As value added services the department co-ordinates the
      activities of the Hospital Infection Control and waste disposal for
      all affiliated hospitals.
+ + The department also extends consultancy diagnosis, intervention
      and treatment of infectious diseases to clinicians across the city.
      The department also collaborates with various hospitals in the
      testing of hospital pathogens for antimicrobial resistance on a
      regular basis.
+ + It is involved in various collaborative research projects in
      infectious diseases with premier research institutions.

Manipal International Institute of Dental Medicine
The face allows recognition and communication among people. No other part of our body is as aesthetically important as the face. Dental diseases and disorders can range from a minor inconvenience to a lifetime facial of disfigurement.

The department of Dental Medicine has been conceived with the prime objective of providing high quality dental treatment. Hospital based consultant dental surgery is well-established in the West and Manipal Hospital offers state-of-the-art facility with 16 well-equipped operatories and modern sterilization equipment.

The multi-specialty dental practice combines general dentists, specialists in all areas of dental medicine and dental hygienists to provide a one-stop approach to treating patients. The dentofacial orthopaedics is highly advanced where facial deformities are surgically corrected. Besides, the department has made great progress in reconstructive implantology. It also provides a perfect setting for someone with multiple organ chronic diseases and complicated medical and drug history to undergo dental treatment. It has excelled in periodontics, oral surgery and dental treatment for medically compromised and physically handicapped persons.

Clinical Services
The Hospital provides affordable and comprehensive care to patients in the following dental specialities and sub specialities
Specialities

Oral maxillo facial surgery
+ + Dental Radiology
+ + Peridontology
+ + Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
+ + Orthodontics
+ + Paediatric Dentistry
+ + Conservative Dentistry
+ + Preventive Dentistry

Manipal Hospital, Bangalore

Promoting Health through our Care:
We are recognized through Asia, Middle East and East Europe for the superlative quality of tertiary care provided to patients with complex medical disorders, especially in areas of cardiology, neurosurgery and nephrology. The multi-specialty departments in our hospitals are headed by renowned consultants and assisted by equally competent and dedicated team of healthcare professionals. You can make online appointments with any of our department heads and visiting consultants by using our ‘ Book an Appointment’ facility.

Centers of Excellence:
+ +  Manipal Heart Foundation
+ + Manipal Institute of Neurological Disorders
+ + Manipal Institute of Nephrology and Urology
+ + Manipal Hospital Diagnostic Services
+ + Manipal Pathology & Lab
+ + Manipal International Institute of Dental Medicine

Departments
+ + Anaesthesiology + Obstetrics & Gynaecology
+ + Cardiology + Oncology
+ + Critical Care Medicine + Ophthalmology
+ + Cytogenetics + Orthopaedics
+ + Dental + Otorhinolaryngology
+ + Dermatology + Paediatrics
+ + Diabetes Endocrinology + Paediatric Endocrinology
+ + Dietary + Paediatric Surgery
+ + ENT + Pathology & Lab Medicine
+ + Gastroenterology + Physiotherapy
+ + Genetic + Plastic Surgery
+ + General Surgery + Psychiatry
+ + Gynaecologic Oncology + Radiation Oncology
+ + Internal Medicine + Radiology
+ + Medical Legal + Radio Therapy
+ +  Medical Oncology + Rheumatology
+ + Neurology + Social Work
+ + Nuclear Medicine + Surgical Oncology
+ +  Nursing + Vascular Surgery

Additional Packages:
+ + Health Check Packages
+ + Yoga

Facilities for outstation patients:
+ + Travel Desk at the Hospital.
+ + Transportation arranged from airports and railway station.
+Accommodation arranged for relatives of patient in the vicinity of the
      hospital.
+ + Customized and personalized care packages.
+ + Currency Exchange Desk.

Night Dialysis
Subsidized Ambulance service for Dialysis patients
Pharmacy 24 hours

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