The Christian Medical College and Hospital, which is one of the premier educational and research institutes, and a tertiary care hospital offering specialties in all the fields of medicine is located in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. It is an institution of repute and is, therefore, a well-known medical destination.
Vellore is now recognized as one of the best healthcare destinations due to the presence of Christian Medical College & Hospital. People from all over the country and the neighboring countries come to this multispecialty hospital for its cutting edge technology and state-of-the-art facilities. The hospital firmly focuses on its priorities of dedicated patient care, clinical research, and teaching. The multispecialty hospital is proud to have one of the best cardiac centers in India.
The Department of Cardiology at CMC Hospital was founded in 1957 and it established one of the earliest cardiac Cath labs in the country. The Cardiology Department, which has the state-of-the-art facilities provides all the facilities required. The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery handles patients with different types of heart ailments and which require surgical correction, including bypass surgery. The department offers the following surgical specialties:
• Intra-cardiac repairs for complex congenital heart disorder
• Valve replacements/repair
• Aortic root/arch repairs/replacement
• Ischemic heart disease
• Valvular heart disease
The Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences at the Christian Medical College, which is one of the finest in the country, offers state-of-the-art facilities for diagnosis and treatment of any gastrointestinal disorder. The department also runs the following outpatient clinics:
• Gastro clinic
• Liver clinic
• Pancreatic Biliary clinic
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease clinic
The Pulmonary Medicine Department at the Christian Medical College & Hospital is one of the oldest departments in the region. The department, which offers state-of-the-art care can be ranked among the best in the country. It is backed by excellent thoracic surgery facilities from the department of Cardiothoracic-vascular surgery.
The hospital, which boasts of one the finest laboratory supports in the country include ultra modern pulmonary function, exercise physiology and sleep labs. Some of the other facilities available here are diagnostic bronchoscopy, medical thoracoscopy services, as well as therapeutic bronchoscopy service. Other specialties that are offered here include Airway stenting, Balloon bronchoplasty, Endobranchial ultrasound, and Chest Sonography.
The Neurology department undertakes all kinds of acute and chronic neurological problems. Cases pertaining to acute stroke, Guillain Barre syndrome, myasthenic crisis, and cerebral are handled here. The department is highly experienced in treating immune mediated diseases of the nervous system.