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Fortis Escorts Faridabad Unveils Spine Clinic

Written by : Nikita Saha

June 25, 2024

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The Neuronavigation system provides sub-millimeter accuracy during spine surgeries ensuring precise placement of implants, reducing risks, and improving patient safety.

Fortis Escorts Faridabad has unveiled a dedicated spine clinic to offer surgical precision and capacity for complex procedures.

The newly launched clinic is equipped with advanced technology, offering sub-millimeter accuracy in spine surgeries. This aligns with Fortis’ aim to set a new standard in patient care.

According to the hospital, these advanced techniques ensure faster recovery times and less pain compared to traditional open surgeries.

Speaking on the launch of the clinic, Dr Kamal Verma, director, Neurosurgery, Fortis Escorts Hospital Faridabad, said, "Patients will be treated via a multi-disciplinary approach by involving experts from the field of Neurosurgery, Pain medicine and physiotherapy for proper evaluation and assessment to ensure the fastest recovery and best treatment plans.’’

The Latest Clinic’s Services

The clinic offers a comprehensive range of treatments including care for spinal injuries, spinal dysraphism, cervical pain, and sciatica. It also offers non-surgical pain blocks, microdiscectomy, disc replacement surgery, and minimally invasive procedures for spine tumors and other conditions.

The launch of the spine clinic is supported by the recent acquisition of the advanced computer-assisted Neuronavigation Medtronic StealthStation S8.

The Neuronavigation system provides sub-millimeter accuracy during spine surgeries. Further, it ensures the precise placement of implants, reduces risks and improves patient safety.

The technology will assist in catering to ailments such as spinal injury, spinal dysraphism, cervical pain, microdiscectomy, disc replacement surgery, etc through advanced procedures.

"The clinic is equipped with modern technologies for accurate diagnosis and treatment, ultimately aiming for superior patient outcomes and here patients will undergo thorough evaluations, including dynamic X-rays, CT scans, and MRI scans, to tailor the best individualized treatment plan," said Yogendra Nath Awadhiya, facility director, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad.

Established in 1982, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad, is a part of Fortis Healthcare. The hospital provides primary and tertiary medical care across all major specialties including cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, critical care, pulmonology, pediatrics, general medicine, gastroenterology, and obstetrics and gynecology.

Services range from preventive health and emergency care to super-specialties and sophisticated state-of-the-art health technology.

Fortis’ Latest Developments

This month, Fortis Healthcare planned to invest $156 million in an expansion drive of its hospitals. This strategic move by the healthcare giant aims to boost capacities at its existing hospitals over the next few years. It plans to add approximately 2,200 beds to meet growing demand in India.

Last year, Fortis Cancer Institute introduced an advanced Digital PET CT machine, marking a notable stride in cancer diagnostics and precision oncology in India.

The technology, Digital Biograph Vision 450, is a state-of-the-art Digital PET CT scanner equipped with flow motion technology and multi-parametric imaging.

Recently, Fortis Hospital Noida introduced the state's inaugural AI-powered cath lab aimed at enhancing precision in interventional procedures.

The lab boasts high-resolution, 3D AI-based technology capable of supporting intricate procedures such as angioplasties, structural heart interventions such as TAVR and Mitra clip, as well as critical neuro interventions for stroke and emergency vascular procedures.


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