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Aster DM Healthcare Launches 506-Bedded Hospital in Bengaluru's Whitefield

Written by : Nikita Saha

November 1, 2023

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With this, Aster Whitefield Multispecialty Hospital becomes India's first centre to offer Intra Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) for precision treatment of Cancer.

Aster DM Healthcare, one of the leading private healthcare service providers in GCC and India, has unveiled its new 506-bedded multi-speciality hospital, Aster Whitefield in Bengaluru.

With the inaugural, Aster Whitefield Multispecialty Hospital becomes India's first centre to offer Intra Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) for precision treatment of Cancer.

The hospital will feature the 4th generation Da Vinci Robot for advanced surgeries in Oncology and Urology along with an advanced OT complex with 16 Operating Theatres equipped with high-end medical equipment.

Other advanced technologies include Hybrid Biplane Cath Lab, 3D Mammogram, Digital PET CT, advanced LINAC, HIPEC/PIPEC Procedures, Full Room Digital Radiography and a Scalp Cooling System to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy.

With this launch, Aster Whitefield became the 3rd multi-specialty hospital in Bengaluru and overall 19th hospital in India by the Aster Group. It aims to provide accessible and affordable healthcare, with a focus on specialities such as oncology, neurosciences, and women’s healthcare.

Moreover, the hospital will house globally trained and experienced doctors with proven clinical excellence and support staff to offer exceptional patient care and medical outcomes.

Speaking at the inauguration of the Aster Whitefield Hospital, Dr Nitish Shetty, Group CEO, Aster DM Healthcare, India, said, “Driven by the increasing demand for high-tech healthcare services Aster Whitefield aims to provide world-class medical care, making it the go-to destination for patients in need of specialized treatments. At Aster, we shall also work hard to stay ahead of the times to be among the firsts in the world to bring new, evidence-based, approved therapies and technology to our patients."

Founded in 1987, by Dr Azad Moopen, Aster DM Healthcare has its corporate headquarters in Dubai, UAE, and is registered in Bangalore, India. It is a publicly traded multinational for-profit hospital conglomerate healthcare company. The company operates hospitals, medical centres, diagnostic centres, laboratories and pharmacies in six GCC countries and India.

Currently, it operates 20 hospitals, 112 clinics, and 213 pharmacies in the GCC region. Further, it provides healthcare services such as Intensive Care Unit Services, Orthopaedic Services, ICU Monitoring Systems, General Surgery Services, healthcare and Physiotherapy Services, and Emergency And Trauma Unit Services.

Earlier in July, Aster Volunteers, the CSR arm of Aster DM Healthcare, launched a Mobile Medical Service in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This service sought to bridge the healthcare gap for remote villages. This initiative brought advanced medical facilities to underserved communities, ensuring access to quality healthcare.


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