The All India Institutes of Medical Sciences are a group of autonomous public medical colleges and hospitals. The New Delhi branch which is the forerunner and the parent institution, was established in 1956.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Delhi is one of the finest hospitals in the entire country. The institute, or AIIMS as it is popularly known as, has ultra modern facilities and uses cutting edge technology that attracts a large number of patients from all over India as well as from the neighboring countries. The institute which is located at Ansari Nagar in New Delhi has a reputation which it has built by years of experience and expertise. The institute boasts of an excellent team of expert doctors supported by dedicated nursing and paramedical staff.
AIIMS has a Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, which has 200 beds exclusively for cardiology and cardiac surgery. The Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, which has the following departments offers excellent facilities for cardiac care.
- Cardiac Anesthesiology
- Cardiac Pathology
- Cardiac Radiology
- Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
The Department of Neurosciences at AIIMS, New Delhi is one of the best in the country and offers the finest clinical care in the specialties of Movement Disorders, Neuroinfections and immunology, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neuro-muscular Disorders, Sleep, Headache, and Dementia. The department is modernized and is equipped with the latest modalities for the diagnosis and management of all types of neurological disorders. The department has been in the forefront of medical research in Parkinson’s disease, stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, sleep and headache.
The Department of Orthopedics at AIIMS excels in patient care and provides a comprehensive and integrated orthopedic program for patients. The department specializes in the field of joint replacement, hand surgery, pediatric orthopedics, and treatment of complex trauma. Minimally invasive surgery, vascularized grafting, and limb reimplatations are some of the innovations done by the department. The Department of Orthopedics also has a bone-bank facility where both live donor bone and cadaveric bone are preserved and used when required.
The Department of Gastroenterology at AIIMS, New Delhi, has been consistently ranked as the best department of gastroenterology in India. Since the very beginning, this department has provided the finest services as well as provided training to a number of doctors in specialized areas such as Luminal Gastroenterology, liver diseases, and endoscopy.
The Department of gastroenterology operates a number of special clinics such as Liver Clinic, Pancreas Clinic, IBD & Ulcer Clinic, Interventional Clinic, and Celiac Clinic. The Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, which is one of the best in the region, has a fully functional 9-bedded respiratory medicine ward and a 9-bed respiratory intensive care unit. The laboratory facilities include Pulmonary Function Testing Laboratory, Sleep Laboratory, and a Bronchoscopy Laboratory. Excellent care is provided to patients who suffer from various respiratory ailments. The department also offers Interventional Pulmonology services and it also has a functional allergy testing system available for use in particular cases like allergic bronchopulmonary disorders like ABPA. The department has all the facilities for advanced Interventional pulmonary medicine and respiratory medicine.