Kochi: Situated on a soothingly beautiful 40-acre waterfront campus in Kochi, Kerala, Aster Medcity is a 670-bed Joint Commission Internation (JCI) accredited quaternary care facility with one Multi-specialty Hospital and 10 dedicated Centres of Excellence. One of the most technologically advanced healthcare destinations in India, Aster Medcity combines the best of talent and technology to provide personalised, holistic medical care with a multidisciplinary approach.
One of the most technologically advanced hospitals in India, Aster Medcity combines great talent and best practices with a multidisciplinary approach
Established in 2014, Aster Medcity is the first hospital in India to win all relevant accreditations and quality certifications within one year of establishment.
One of the most sought-after healthcare facilities for complex and high-quality treatment in this part of the world, Aster Medcity lives by its simple promise: We’ll Treat You Well.
Aster Medcity is the flagship initiative of Aster DM Healthcare, a global healthcare group with 350-plus medical establishments across eight countries.
According to Cdr. (Rtd.) Jelson Kavalakkat, CEO, Aster Medcity, Kerala receives international patients from the GCC and African nations and Asian countries like Bangladesh, Maldives and Sri Lanka. “We at Medcity provide a dedicated outpatient area exclusively for international patients with translators to assist them. Aster Medcity covers all specialties and provide world-class medical services sticking to the terms of JCI & NABH accreditations,” he said.
The incremental revenue generated by the arrival of international patients facilitates better investments in infrastructure, technology and staff training, all of which naturally benefit domestic patients, too, added Cdr. (Rtd.) Jelson.
Comprehensive Healthcare for Adults and Children
Aster Medcity presently has 10 dedicated Centres of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics & Rheumatology, Nephrology & Urology, Oncology, Women’s Health, Child & Adolescent Health, Gastroenterology & Integrated Liver Care, Multi-Organ Transplant and Minimal Access Robotic Surgery.
The Multi-specialty Hospital here offers a wide range of specialties, including Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, ENT, Anaesthesia & Critical Care, Dental Sciences, Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Clinical Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Infectious Disease & Infection Control, Pathology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain & Palliative Medicine, Wellness and 24/7 Emergency Care.
The hospital also has a specialised unit for infertility management in men and women. Named Aster Centre for Fertility, this facility offers advanced Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) treatment modes, including In Vitrio Fertilisation (IVF) and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), based on no-donor model.
World-Class Medical Team
What sets Aster Medcity apart is its exceptional team of 350-plus doctors, who take time out to examine patients carefully, understand their medical problem holistically and recommend the best way forward. Multidisciplinary in approach, they ensure optimal, evidence-based treatment to patients with the help of an award-winning and dedicated team of nurses, dieticians, rehabilitation therapists and qualified technicians.
Ranked among the top hospitals in India, it has achieved several international/national records which include first-in-the-world to perform a simultaneous live-donor liver and kidney transplant on a 20-month-old baby weighing just 7 kg, first-in-the-world simultaneous liver transplants on one-year-old identical twins who suffered liver failure due to accidental poisoning, third-in-the-world to perform robotic trans-vaginal renal transplant surgery, first robotic kidney tumour removal in India and one of the top centres in Asia for robotic kidney transplant in patients of all ages.
World-Class Medical Technology
Aster Medcity offers a comprehensive range of medical technology to facilitate accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and unmatched patient safety. This includes South Asia’s first OR1 Karl Storz fusion-integrated operation theatres with autopilot anaesthesia, India’s first flat-panel biplane vascular hybrid cath lab for complex cardiac and neurovascular interventions, India’s first fully-automated ROWA Robotic Pharmacy, India’s first independent ICUs with a view, South India’s first Philips IntelliSpace Critical Care & Anaesthesia Digital ICUs, Level 3 PICU and NICU with state-of-the-art life support systems and Kerala’s first da Vinci surgery robot, True Beam Linear Accelerator for high-definition radio therapy system and Philips 16-slide PET-CT for advanced Nuclear Medicine procedures.
Ayurveda for Sustained Wellbeing
Aster Medcity has also integrated Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old Indian system of medicine into its fold. The Centre for Integrated Medicine offers Ayurveda and traditional healing therapies that help achieve sustained physical and mental wellbeing in a completely natural way.
A Hospital that’s Designed to Heal Faster
The hospital believes in providing holistic treatment to patients in an environment that is conducive to healing – which is why it’s designed in such a way that it does not look or feel like a conventional hospital. The spacious, clutter-free, warm and caring ambience puts patients at ease instantly, while the serene backwaters and lush greenery help calm their mind and alleviate stress.
Personalised Care for International Patients
Aster Medcity offers customised medical, surgical and rehabilitation packages for international patients. The international wing here offers personalised services and world-class facilities to ensure maximum convenience for patients as well as their bystanders. They include: 24-hour international patients’ helpline: +91 484 669 9900, direct representatives in eight countries, customised package planning, pre-travel medical consultations and support, Aster Support Counter in the arrival terminal of the Cochin International Airport for patient assistance, airport pick-up and drop, concierge services, language translators, dedicated international patients’ lounge for consultations, world-class patient rooms – standard, deluxe and presidential suites, multi-cuisine menu, Aster Suites – luxury service apartments for bystanders, private yacht and boat jetty, helipad and aeromedical transfer; spa, salon and a mini shopping area in the annexe building.
To connect with Aster Medcity, call Zoheb Shah on +91 96569 00768 or email at [email protected]