Bengal Help Desk

SIMS Bengal Help Desk

SIMS Bengal Help Desk was launched at SIMS Hospital, Vadapalani by noted Bengali theatre personality and actor Mr Debshankar Haldar on Friday, 14th April, 2017. This desk will facilitate the needs of the large number of patients from West Bengal and the north east who frequent SIMS Hospital for treatment.

Sims Knee School

SIMS Knee School

The Knee School was launched by Mr Krishnamachari Srikkanth, former Indian Cricket Captain at the Vadapalani auditorium following an august function held on Friday, 14th April, 2017 at 3.00 pm.   Prof.(Dr.) Bipin Batra, Executive Director, National Board of Examinations, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to medical education, healthcare and research.  Dr P Suryanarayanan and Dr Vijay C Bose, Joint Directors, Institute of Orthopedics, SIMS Hospital and Dr Raju Sivasamy, Vice President, SIMS Hospital delivered key note Know More

Screening Camp

Screening Camp @ Besant Nagar

Screening Camp @ Besant Nagar: SIMS Hospital conducted a screening camp at a temple in Besant Nagar on Friday, 17th March 2017. The camp which lasted from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm screened 112 people.  Basic examinations such as height, weight, BP, random blood sugar and dental checkup were done. This was followed by consultation by a general physician and dental consultation.  Necessary medicines were prescribed and issued by SIMS Hospital.  The camp was organized by Born to Win. About Know More

SIMS Hospital – Safety partner for Go Cycling Event

SIMS Hospital – Safety partner for Go Cycling Event: SIMS Hospital was safety partner to the Go Cycling event organized by Global Youth Organisation on Sunday, 26th March 2017 in commemoration of World Water Day.  The event began at 4.30 am at the Indian Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), Taramani, followed a charted route up to Shollinganalur and returned to the starting point around 2.00 pm.  SIMS Hospital provided a fully equipped ambulance and ETCT technician and nurse to cater Know More

Gynaec-Camp

Gynaec Camp @ Thirdware Solutions, DLF on Women’s Day

On the occasion of Women’s Day SIMS Hospital conducted a Gynaec camp at Thirdware Solutions, DLF,  Manapakkam on Tuesday, 7th March 2017. The camp which lasted from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm screened 102 women.  Basic examinations such as height, weight and BP were done. This was followed by consultation with a gynaecologist.  About 1 doctor and  3 nurses participated at the camp. The women discussed gynaec and urinary tract issues with the gynaecologist.

World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day – Inauguration of Online HDF @ SIMS

World Kidney Day is celebrated on the second Thursday of March across the world to raise public awareness about the importance of kidneys and its contributions to the overall health, with a view to reduce the occurrence of kidney diseases and associated health problems. The theme for 2017 revolves around “Kidney Disease and Obesity” as obesity is a potent risk factor for the development of kidney disease. It is estimated that by 2025, obesity will affect 18% of men and Know More

From the Desk of Nursing Department – The Operation Theatre Nurses

A seventy four year male, retired professor of plastic surgery who underwent CABG 11 years ago presented to our emergency with massive hematemesis. His Hb was 6.4 g/dl. He had had multiple episodes of hematemesis in the past two weeks requiring one unit of packed cells transfusion every day. Eight months ago he underwent endovascular stenting of proximal descending thoracic aorta in another hospital. Now he was diagnosed to have aorto-esophagial fistula a potentially fatal condition and was referred to Know More

Health Talk DLF

Health Talk @ Technosoft Corporation, DLF

To build awareness about the impact of nutrition on overall health, SIMS Hospital organized a Nutrition and Dietetics Health talk at Technosoft Corporation, DLF office on Thursday, 23 February 2017 in the afternoon. Ms Uthara U, Chief Dietician, SIMS Hospital addressed 180 members of management staff. Ms Uthara spoke about lifestyle issues impacting health, nutrition, fitness and exercise. The session was an interactive one with the group raising queries for Ms Uthra to respond.

Orthopedic

Orthopedic Speciality Camp @ Apollo Tyres

To build awareness about orthopedic problems SIMS Hospital organized an Orthopedic Speciality Camp with Physiotherapy at the Apollo Tyres Office at Ooragadum on Monday, 13 February 2017 in the afternoon. Dr Kanniraj Marimuthu – Consultant, Orthopedic Surgeon, SIMS Hospital examined 20 members of management R&D staff, evaluating them for bone health and offering advice for follow up. The staff was benefitted by a one-to-one exchange with Dr Kanniraj and was able to clear any misconceptions they may have had so Know More

World Kidney Day

Launch of the Online Hemodiafiltration Facility

In commemoration of World Kidney Day SIMS Hospital launched the Online Hemodiafiltration Facility on March 9, 2017 at a function at the Auditorium, 3rd Floor, C-Block, SIMS Hospital Campus at 11 AM. Hemodiafiltration (HDF) is a form of renal replacement therapy that removes more middle-molecular-weight solutes than standard hemodialysis. The event will help to spread awareness about kidney diseases in the light of a rise in cases the world over.

7th International Aortic Summit @ ITC Grand Chola

The 7th International Aortic Summit was inaugurated by Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Chairman, SRM Group on 6 January 2017 at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. This conference organized by ICAAD (Institute for Cardiac & Advanced Aortic Disorders) along with SIMS Hospital is one of the largest conferences in aortic disease management in South East Asia. More than 50 senior faculty members from different parts of the world like Italy, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, USA, France, Switzerland, China, Thailand and neighboring countries delivered Know More

LMO Unit Inaugurated at SIMS

SIMS Hospital has moved to centralized distribution of medical oxygen with the inauguration of the Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) unit in the hospital campus in front of B Block. Dr Raju Sivasamy, Vice President – Medical inaugurated the facility on 17 December 2016 in the presence of the engineering and operations team and other members of SIMS Hospital staff. The new LMO unit will supply liquid medical oxygen to the central oxygen unit from where supply will be made at Know More

Surgical Techniques in Neuro Oncology

SIMS Hospital conducted the much sought after Live Neurosurgery Interactive Workshop entitled “Surgical Techniques in Neuro Oncology” on the eve of the 65th Annual Conference of Neurological Society of India at Hotel Green Park, Vadapalani on 14 December 2016. The workshop focused on demonstration of Ultrasound guided resection of low grade glioma with intraoperative Neurophysiologic monitoring and Fluorescence guided resection of high grade glioma, to help delegates to apply knowledge gained to their practice. Inaugurated by Dr K Sridhar, Senior Know More

8th India Probiotic Symposium

A few glimpses from the press conference on occasion of the 8th India Probiotic Symposium which took place on 3rd and 4th December 2016 at the ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. Dr B S Ramakrishna, Director & Senior Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology, SIMS Hospital was present at the event.

Organ donation

Organ Donation Day

Immortality lies in leaving indelible footprints on earth through your contribution to society through your work and service in life and death. These very thoughts were expressed by a family member of one of a young donor. SIMS Hospital organized a program on 25 November 2016 in their auditorium to commemorate National Organ Donation Day to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of twelve donor families, who took the important decision to donate organs in a moment of immense sorrow for Know More