Asirvatham Speciality Hospital
In a nation as vast and diverse as India, the demand for exemplary healthcare is paramount. The sheer scale of the population, coupled with a wide spectrum of health challenges, underscores the critical need for top-tier medical facilities. Quality hospitals are not just providers of care; they are the cornerstone of a healthier, more resilient society. Amidst this landscape, Asirvatham Speciality Hospital emerges as a beacon of excellence, setting new benchmarks in healthcare delivery. With its unwavering commitment to cutting-edge medical practices and compassionate patient-centered care, Asirvatham stands at the forefront of India’s healthcare revolution.
Asirvatham Speciality Hospital in a Nutshell
The fact that Asirvatham Speciality Hospital is dedicated to enhancing patient care is evident in every member of their team. They uphold the legacy of Late Dr. A.A. Asirvatham who tirelessly served and reached out to impoverished patients, both during his active service which is carried forward in this new hospital. The hospital’s ethos combines kindness with academic excellence, permeating every level of their operations.
The guiding principle, “The physician treats but god Heals,” as favored by Dr. A.A. Asirvatham is deeply ingrained in the minds of all staff members. This philosophy is reflected in the meticulous care and genuine concern extended to each patient, with the ultimate aim of ensuring their well-being.
Staff members undergo comprehensive training to provide not only efficient but also compassionate care. Asirvatham Speciality Hospital ensures that indigent patients receive treatment on par with those who can afford it, with charges subsidized from the hospital’s funds. To further support disadvantaged patients, a charitable trust (J.H Trust) has been established.
The hospital leverages advanced management software, incorporating Electronic Medical Records, facilitating seamless billing and patient identification processes. Situated near Anna bus stand in North Madurai, the hospital spans five floors. The ample parking space in front of the building facilitates ease for patients and their families. Furthermore, the hospital maintains round-the-clock security measures to ensure the safety of all individuals within its premises. Thoughtful planning of entry and exit points ensures smooth patient transport.
A Hotspot of Exemplary Care and Compassion
Asirvatham Specialty Hospital offers a comprehensive range of surgical and medical specialties, ensuring that patients receive specialized care tailored to their individual needs. From general surgery to advanced laparoscopy and infertility treatments, the hospital’s skilled team covers a wide spectrum of healthcare services.
Understanding the urgency of healthcare needs, Asirvatham Specialty Hospital provides round-the-clock emergency care services. This includes a dedicated ambulance service, ensuring that patients can access critical care whenever it is required.
The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art operation theater facilities, providing a sterile and technologically advanced environment for various surgical procedures. This ensures that patients receive the highest standard of surgical care. Also, Asirvatham Specialty Hospital features a well-equipped laboratory, enabling accurate diagnostics and timely results in the PACS. There is in-house lab services including advanced 5-part cell counting with automated blood smear analysis for leukemic blasts and infections like malaria etc. It is equipped with the latest automated biochemistry analyser capable of throughputs upto 500 per hour. They also house an in-house hormones and cancer markers testing iFlash machine that helps in the accurate diagnosis of cancers and helps manage infertility more effectively. The hospital streamlines the diagnostic process through its in-house built PACS-EMR software for enhanced patient care.
The hospital is equipped with advanced radiology and imaging services, including Digital X-Ray capabilities. Advanced Ultrasound machines with Doppler and 3D imaging. This ensures precise diagnostic imaging for accurate assessment and treatment planning, along with specialized image guided procedures like scan guided biopsies or drainage procedures. They have a 2-staged ICU equipped with ventilators and remote monitoring devices to address critical medical conditions.
Their Operation theatre is well suited for advanced surgeries including Oncology, Urology, Spine, Gastro-enterology with advanced Operating Laparoscopic services. Orthopedic surgeries are done with a C-arm machine stationed in the OR.
Gynecology services are provided with the help of an optimized Labour ward which is adjacent to the OR, enabling a smooth shift of the patient to OR in case cesarian section is required. A dedicated IVF lab (ART) centre is located in the fifth floor of the main building which enables couples requiring assisted reproductive techniques are provided in the same hospital at much discounted prices.
While also maintaining a well-stocked pharmacy, the hospital offers a wide range of medications to meet patients’ immediate pharmaceutical needs including targeted therapies and the latest immunotherapies.
All in all, Asirvatham Specialty Hospital provides a seamless healthcare experience through cashless insurance facilities, ensuring accessibility for insured patients. In addition, the hospital maintains impeccable housekeeping standards, offering a clean and hygienic environment. Further, a dedicated conference hall facilitates discussions on patient care.
Lastly, the hospital excels in cancer care, offering a comprehensive range of services including surgical and medical oncology, chemotherapy, and related treatments. Additionally, specialized services in orthopedics, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, gastroenterology with ERCP, and plastic surgery further demonstrate the hospital’s commitment to diverse, high-quality medical care. Recently, to help cancer patients to preserve their hair while undergoing chemotherapy, the hospital has acquired a Paxman scalp-cooling machine which can help reduce the stigma of hair loss during chemotherapy.
The hospital, has been in the fore front of clinical trials right from its inception especially in Oncology and has got the distinction of having cleared a US-FDA audit without major non- compliance.
The hospital’s core theme of free or affordable health care has been rightly recognised by the state and the central governments with their awarding of the best private hospital award in their district (Madurai, India) providing maximum free medical treatment under the state government health scheme from 2019 till 2023. In 2022, the hospital was awarded the best private hospital providing free medical treatment under PMJAY scheme on video conference meeting with the Honourable Prime Minister of India and the certificate handed over by the district collector on Independence day.
Dr. J. Jebasingh
Dr. J. Jebasingh, a seasoned Consultant Medical Oncologist, holds an extensive academic background. He earned his M.B.B.S degree from Christian Medical College and subsequently pursued an M.D in Radiotherapy. Furthering his education, Dr. Jebasingh completed DNB in General Medicine and D.M in Med Oncology. With a rich expertise in the field, he has served as a professor in the Oncology department, contributing significantly to academia and research. His research endeavors encompass a wide range of topics, showcasing his dedication to advancing medical knowledge. Dr. Jebasingh’s commitment to professional development is evident in his participation in nearly 40 conferences, predominantly focusing on Oncology, Radiology, and Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer. Additionally, he has played a pivotal role in numerous clinical trials, including bio-equivalence studies of Liposomal Doxorubicin & Temozolomide and the maintenance of Pemetrexed in Non-squamous lung cancer, among others.