The department of Nephrology and Urology is spearheaded by some of the most eminent specialists in the country. Our aim at Fortis is to create the ideal environment for patients to receive the most advanced and innovative treatment for kidney disorders.
We provide screening, staging and the most up-to-date treatment of all uro-genital tumors including kidney, ureter, bladder and prostate. Treatment is available for both adult and paediatric cases.
With more than 3000 patients receiving dialysis annually, the Dialysis unit provides not only conventional haemodialysis but also CRRT, hemofiltration, hemoperfusion and plasma exchanges (Plasmapheresis). Critically ill patients requiring ventilator support, hemodynamic monitoring and close clinical monitoring are managed in the renal ward and in the CCU.
The urology department offers comprehensive urological care and have facilities to diagnose and treat:
- Congenital disorders
- Renal stone disease
- Urological cancers
- Urinary problems in paediatric and adult patients.
Comprehensive Urological services in the form of Endo-urology, TURP and laparoscopic urological surgeries are performed at Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai.
The Kidney Transplant Unit provides live donor and cadaver kidney transplantation for adults and children. The stringent infection control practices, immunosuppressive protocols and proactive vigil for complications and their prompt management make the service a huge success.