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Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
Mata Amritanandamayi Math
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
Geography
Location Edapally, Kochi, Kerala, India
Organisation
Patron Mata Amritanandamayi
Services
Standards NABH, NABL
Beds 1200
History
Founded 17 May 1998
Links
Website home page
Lists Hospitals in India

The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and Research Centre (AIMS) is a private medical college near Edapally in Kochi, India.

It was inspired by Mata Amritanandamayi and inaugurated on May 17, 1998 by then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The Mata Amritanandamayi Math is its parent organization. Ron Gottsegen is the Executive Director and Dr. Prem Nair is the Medical Director of AIMS. Dr. Damodaran M. Vasudevan is the principal of the institute and the Dean of the College of Medicine under the aegis of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The hospital provides affordable care as well as charitable care. AIMS was awarded medical university status by the state government of Kerala and on 10 August 2002, AIMS was chosen for the Central Government's pilot project on telemedicine.

AIMS' infrastructure comprises a reference diagnostic clinical laboratory, including molecular biology and cytogenetics labs, a diagnostic imaging centre, a medical, dental, and nursing college, a pharmacy school and research facility, a computerised and networked hospital information system and radiology department.

  • Total beds: 1200
  • Total intensive care beds: 135
  • Total inpatients in 2005: 36122
  • Total outpatients in 2005: 4,24,703
  • Total Operation theatres: 22
  • Heart Operations in 2005: 2334
  • Total operations 2005: 15,371
  • Total floor space: 900,000 ft² (84,000 m²)

LIST OF DEPARTMENTS

Contents

Cancer

  • Medical Oncology
  • Medical Physics
  • Pain & Palliative
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology

Dermatology

  • General dermatology
  • Cosmetic dermatology
  • STDs ,HIV and Leprosy

The Dermatology department offers procedures and services both investigative and curative, pertaining to general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and venereology. Comprehensive consultation and treatment is provided for both outpatients and in-patients covering all dermatological conditions.

Services offered include:

  • Radiofrequency Surgery
  • Phototherapy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Vitiligo Surgery
  • Acne Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Hair Disorders - investigations and surgery
  • Nail Disorders - investigations and surgery
  • Iontophoresis
  • Allergy Testing and Patch Testing

Digestive diseases

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Eye institute

  • Ophthalmology

Head & neck

  • Aesthetic Facial Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Plastic/Reconstruction

Heart

  • Adult Cardiology
  • CV Surgery Adult
  • CV Surgery Pediatric
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Imaging services

  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiology

Laboratory medicine

  • Biochemistry
  • Cytogenetics
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Histopathology
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Microbiology
  • Serology
  • Toxicology & Poison Centre
  • Transfusion Medicine

Maternal & child health

  • Child Neuro
  • Genetics
  • Neonatology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Surgery

Neurosciences

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery

The major areas of focus include: Vascular lesions such as aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, cerebrovascular occlusive diseases amongst others. Benign and malignant tumours of the brain, meninges and skull base Cranial and spinal trauma Tumours and degenerative diseases affecting the spine and spinal cord Peripheral nerve disorders Paediatric neurosurgery Minimal access or “key-hole” procedures including stereotactic and endoscopic surgery Surgery for epilepsy, pain and movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease The Department is actively involved in clinical and basic sciences research projects in the fields of neuroncology, stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, neurocritical care & head injury, neurogenetic disorders and spine surgery.

Urology

The Department of Urology offers comprehensive facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary problems in adults and children. A highly qualified and experienced team of dedicated urologists and resident surgeons are available 24 hours a day.The latest “state-of-the-art” technology and equipments are available. The faculty subspecialises in the fields of paediatric urology, urological oncology, laparoscopic urology, endourology, andrology, female urology, neuro–urology and reconstructive urology.

Renal institute

  • Nephrology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • CDH
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • ENT
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Biomedical
  • CSSD
  • Custodial
  • Gasplant
  • Home Keeping
  • IT Service
  • Materials Stores
  • Medical Records
  • Medical Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy

AIMS is also currently engaged in creating a research department including biotectnology,nanotechnology,and implant research.Aims has received several grants from the Indian government and is part of the Indo-U.S. collaboration.

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The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and Research Centre (AIMS) is a ISO 9001:2000 certified andNABH accredited private medical college near Edapally in Kochi, India.

It was inspired by Mata Amritanandamayi and inaugurated on May 17, 1998 by then Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee in presence of Mata Amritanandamayi . The Mata Amritanandamayi Math is its parent organization. Ron Gottsegen is the Executive Director and Dr. Prem Nair is the Medical Director of AIMS. Dr. Damodaran M. Vasudevan is the principal of the institute and the Dean of the College of Medicine under the aegis of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The hospital offers fee as well as charitable care. The center was awarded medical university status by the state government of Kerala and on 10 August 2002, AIMS was chosen for the Central Government's pilot project on telemedicine.

The center comprises a reference diagnostic clinical laboratory, including molecular biology and cytogenetics labs, a diagnostic imaging centre, a medical, dental, and nursing college, a pharmacy school and research facility, a computerised and networked hospital information system NABL accredited Laboratory and radiology department.Different departments in AIMS are Departments of adult Cardiology,Paediatric Cardiology,Cardio Vascular surgery,Paediatric and Congenital Heart surgery under Centre for Heart Diseases,Medical Oncology,Surgical Oncology and Radiation Oncology under Cancer centre,Gastroentrology and Hepatology and Gastrointestinal surgery under centre for Digestive diseases,Neurology,Paediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery under centre for Neurosciences,Centre for Orthopaedics,Head and Neck,Reconstructive surgery,Cosmetic surgery,Hand surgery, Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery and Burn surgery under centre for Plastic/Reconstructive and Micro vascular surgery,center for Endocrinology and Diabetes,Clinical Psychology,Psychiatric Social Work,Psychiatry Nursing, Allied Behavioural sciences under centre for behavioural sciences Kidney Transplant and Liver Transplant under organ transplant centre,Pathology,Biochemistry,Microbiology,Cytology,Cytogenetics,Haematology,Histopathology,Metabolic Disorders,Molecular Biology,Serology and Toxicology and Poison control centre under centre for [[laboratory medicine],Informatics,Medical Multimedia,Telemedicine, Learning Resource centre,Research and Technology Assessment centre ,Continuing Medical Education and E- Learning centre under centre for Medical Informartics,Bioinformatics, Multimedia-Education,and Tele medicine,And speciality Departments like Aesthetic and Facial surgery,Anaesthesiology,Medical Stastics,Dentistry,Dermatology,Emergency services,ENT,Geriatrics,Gynaecology and Obsterics,Internal Medicine,Medical Physics,Neonatology,Nephrology,Nuclear Medicine,Ophthalmology,Vitreo-Retinal surgery,General Paediatrics,Paeadiatric surgery,Pain and [[Palliative Care,Physiotherapy,Pulmonary Medicine ,Radiology,Respiratory therapy,Speech and Hearing,and Urology and Renal Transplantation.The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is the adjunct to the term "new universalism" coined by the World Health Organization. This massive healthcare infrastructure with over 26,00,000 sq. ft of built-up area spread over 94 acres of land supports a daily patient volume of about 1400 outpatients.

  • Total beds: 1200
  • Total intensive care beds: 135
  • Total inpatients in 2005: 36122
  • Total outpatients in 2005: 4,24,703
  • Total Operation theatres: 22
  • Heart Operations in 2005: 2334
  • Total operations 2005: 15,371
  • Total floor space: 900,000 ft² (84,000 m²)


AIMS is also currently engaged in creating a research department including biotechnology,nanotechnology,and implant research.Aims has received several grants from the Indian government and is part of the Indo-U.S. collaboration.[citation needed]

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