Fortis Memorial Research Institute

Gurugram, India

Snapshot of Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram

  • Fortis Memorial Research Institute (often called, Fortis Hospital) is one of the finest superspecialty hospitals in India. It is a multi-super-specialty, quaternary care hospital with 1000 beds. The hospital comprises reputed clinicians, and international faculty and is also equipped with cutting-edge technology. The hospital is a part of Fortis Healthcare Limited, a reputed chain of private hospitals in India.
  • It is a NABH-accredited hospital that is spread across 11 acres of land and has a capacity of 1000 beds. The hospital has 55 specialties and is one of the premier health care centers in the Asia Pacific region popularly known as “the Mecca of Healthcare”.
  • The hospital has 260 diagnostic centers and is also equipped with the latest and advanced techniques that include 3 Telsa which is the world’s first Digital MRI technology. The hospital also has world-class Radiation Treatment techniques which have been developed by leading technology experts from Elekta and Brain Lab.
  • The hospital has recently introduced advanced state of the art Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.
  • Other advanced technologies installed in the hospital include Electronic ICU with two-way audiovisual communication, Brilliance ICT 256 Slice Scanner, Cardiac Cath Lab, and BiPlane Cath Lab.
  • The hospital has been the first in India to perform a robot-assisted joint replacement surgery as well as the first in India to perform a left lateral donor hepatectomy. Since its inception, the hospital has won several awards as well, such as the Pharmacie De Qualite for Good Pharmacy Practices in 2019. The hospital has also ranked second place in the list of Delhi NCR’s Best Private Hospitals as per a survey by the magazine ‘The Week’ in 2019.

Top Doctors of FMRI, Gurugram

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Adhishwar Sharma is a reputed plastic surgeon, with an extensive experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • He has been associated with various hospitals like Fortis hospital Noida, Batra Hospital, Metro hospital Faridabad, and Central hospital Faridabad.
  • He has an interest in Brachial Plexus reconstruction and lymphedema. He has published articles in various international and national journals. He is a member of various professional bodies.

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  • Dr. Ajay Kumar Kriplani has the credit of being the first in India to perform laparoscopic adrenalectomy and laparoscopic splenectomy and performing the first laparoscopic Whipple’s pancreaticoduodenectomy in North India and he is one of the best laparoscopic surgeons in Delhi and Gurugram.
  • Dr. Kriplani has been invited as a faculty for 395 live demonstrations, Guest lectures, orations, and keynote addresses at conferences in various Indian cities and outside India e.g. Rome, Hongkong, Kualalumpur, Singapore, Tashkent, Dubai, Kathmandu, Dhaka, etc.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Ajitabh Srivastava is a reputed HPB and Liver Transplant surgeon in India.
  • He has been a key member of teams that performed over 1500 liver transplants including living donors, deceased donors, pediatric transplants, and combined liver and kidney transplants.
  • He is an expert in other complex procedures involving hepatobiliary surgery, combined liver, and Kidney Transplant, and vascular access surgery.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Amitabh Singh is a reputed Plastic Surgeon in India who received his training in microvascular surgery at Ganga Hospital in Coimbatore, Taiwan’s Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Bangkok’s Siriraj Hospital.
  • He completed a fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery following major weight loss (post-bariatric) at Iowa City, Iowa, and trained with plastic surgery legends at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Anil Behl is an accomplished and skilled plastic surgeon with over 38 years of experience. He has excelled in the field of Burns care, complex reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries.
  • He obtained special training in hand surgery in the UK (1993-1994) in Craniofacial Surgery at Providence Hospital USA in 1994-95 and in Aesthetic Surgery in the USA (2000-2001).

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Anurag Passi is a young cardiologist in Gurugram and is well-known for his meticulousness, precise diagnosis, and compassionate care of patients.
  • He is proficient in performing procedures like Primary Angioplasty, Transradial Intervention, Pacemaker, ICD and CRT implantation, and Complex coronary interventions (Unprotected Left Main, Bifurcation, and CTO).
  • Presently, he is practicing as a Senior Consultant of Cardiology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Arvind Kumar Khurana is a well-known name in the field of gastroenterology and has a keen interest in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endoscopy, Onco-Gastroenterology, and Endoscopic Ultrasound.
  • Dr. Khurana has successfully performed over 1,50,000 Endoscopic procedures, including over 20000 cases of EPT/CBD stones removal & Biliary Stenting, 2000 metallic stenting, 950 cases of foreign body removal, and 2000 PEG cases.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Ashish Gupta is a renowned cardiologist in Gurugram with expertise in noninvasive and interventional cardiac procedures.
  • He performed several life-saving primary angioplasties in acute heart attacks, complex heart interventions, and ICD/ CRT/ pacemaker implantations with a high success rate.
  • Some of the services available with the doctor include PET scan, Nuclear Thallium Test, TMT, Holter monitoring, echocardiography, etc.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Atul Luthra is a senior consultant in the arena of diabetes and other endocrine disorders.
  • He is an excellent teacher and author. He is widely known for delivering guest lectures at various state and national level conferences.
  • Dr. Luthra is a prolific speaker and orator, who has a special contribution to diabetes outreach in India.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Gourdas Choudhuri is a gastroenterologist, medical educator, researcher of national eminence, as well as a columnist and philanthropist.
  • He completed his training at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and was the first specialist to start Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Extra Corporeal Shockwave Biliary Lithotripsy (ESWL) in India.
  • It was under Dr. Gourdas Choudhuri’s expert leadership and supervision the prestigious department of Gastroenterology at Sanjay Gandhi PostgraduateInstitute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, developed into one of the top five in the country.

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Profile Snapshot of Dr. Hemant Gandhi

  • Hemant Gandhi is a distinguished figure in the field of interventional cardiology with over 15+ years of extensive experience.
  • He is recognized for his proficiency in handling cases involving congenital heart defects such as ASD and PDA, along with peripheral angiography, angioplasty, and balloon valvuloplasty.
  • Gandhi holds the distinction of being the first D.M. (Cardiology) candidate to graduate from the prestigious PGIMER and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Beyond his clinical practice, he is actively engaged in the education and training of medical students in the specialized domain of Cardiology.
  • His contributions to academia are further underscored by a significant number of publications that enrich the field with his insights and research findings.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Himanshu Verma has been a well-known vascular surgeon for the last two decades. He worked in the USA (Mayo) for several years apart from his decade of experience in the top medical centers of India.
  • He has performed innumerable surgeries throughout his life including 3000 complex AV Fistula for Hemodialysis Patients.
  • Dr. Himanshu Verma is one of those first persons, who nurtured the idea of performing vascular surgeries under Local Anaesthesia. This way numerous patients across the globe can walk away from the Post Anaesthesia complications.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Indrish Bhatia is a well-known ophthalmologist with a rich experience of 12 years across a host of leading medical institutions under his belt and currently works at FMRI as a Senior Consultant.
  • Throughout his career, he has performed over 1000 vitreoretinal surgeries. He has also given over 6000 intravitreal injections. He also has a special interest in diabetic retinopathy.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Jagdeep Yadav is one of the best cardiac surgeons in Gurugram. He is particularly interested in non-coronary therapies such as peripheral interventions and device closures.
  • Dr. Jagdeep Yadav is skilled in using modern techniques in interventional cardiology and non-invasive cardiology procedures. He employs cutting-edge technologies such as IVUS, OCT, FFR, and IVL to make life better in complex cardiac therapies.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Manjinder Sandhu is a leading interventional cardiologist based in Gurugram who holds an extensive experience of over 25 years in the field.
  • His primary interest lies in Complex Coronary Interventions, Trans-radial Interventions, and Balloon Valvuloplasty, and has performed a large number of such procedures in his career mainly while serving in the Army Medical Corps.
  • Dr. Sandhu has been teaching and training postgraduate students in Cardiology and Medicine and has been a guide to several successful cardiologists in India.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Manoj Padman is a renowned Pediatric Orthopedic surgeon in India with a distinguished career spanning two decades. He is presently the Director of Pediatric Orthopedics at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.
  • Dr. Padman is considered one of the best surgeons in India for the correction of deformities and congenital defects in children.
  • His primary interest includes birth anomalies, hip pathologies, post-infective and post-traumatic sequelae, and limb reconstruction surgeries.
  • Prior to joining Fortis Hospital, Dr. Padman worked in other prestigious orthopedic centers in North India such as Max Healthcare, New Delhi.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Mukta Kapita has attained expertise in managing high-risk pregnancies, as well as laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgeries. She also excels in urogynaecological procedures with more than 20 years of experience in this field.
  • She has traveled all over the country, and the world, and has been exposed to some of the best equipment and hospitals in this field.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Naresh Jain is one of those few Dermatologists in India who has been associated with the premier institutions in his lifetime.
  • He has vast experience in Clinical Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Dermatosurgery, Aesthetic Medicine, and Sexually transmitted diseases.
  • He has treated several critical disease conditions like Vitiligo, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus etc.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Neeraj Sanduja is a well-trained Ophthalmologist, with huge experience in the management of vitreoretinal conditions.
  • He is known to perform around 60 FFA and 75 Lasers treatments in OPD in a month. He is actively involved in ROP screening and treatment awareness programs.
  • His previous experience includes a stint at William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan, the USA as a Visiting Fellow in Paediatric Retina.

Profile Highlights:

  • With 20+ years of experience, Dr. Niranjan Naik is one of the reputable names in the field of oncology and has performed more than 12000 onco-surgical operations so far, including many advanced and complex onco-surgical operations.
  • Dr. Naik is generally considered one of the best Breast Cancer surgeons in India. He is also well versed in diagnostic and endoscopic procedures.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Parul Sharma is a renowned ophthalmologist and eye surgeon with a track record of outstanding performance throughout her career in academics, diagnostics, and surgery.
  • She is known to keep an active interest in the latest developments of most subspecialties in ophthalmology including academics. Dr. Parul Sharma also gained experience from prestigious national and international eye institutes.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Payal Nayar has been practicing dentistry for the pediatrics department for the last 20 years.
  • She has expert hands in oral rehabilitation, pediatric root canals, orthodontic treatment, rampant caries, etc.
  • She received Certification in the field of Prosthetic Dentistry from Smile India.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Praveen Gupta is one of India’s top Neurologists, who is currently serving as the Principal Director & Unit Head of Neurology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.
  • Over the course of his 23-years career, Dr. Gupta has made a lasting impact on the field of neurological treatment.
  • Among his many firsts, Dr. Gupta founded the first-ever stroke centre in Gurugram and pioneered the use of single-arm mechanical thrombolysis, which completely changed the way strokes are treated in the area.
  • He also pioneered Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) treatments for Epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease, raising the bar for neurological care.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Rahul Bhargava is a leading Hematologist and BMT specialist who specializes in Haploidentical and unrelated match transplants and has performed over 1500 transplants till date.
  • He became the first doctor in India to introduce BMT for Multiple Sclerosis in 2016.
  • With his team of oncology specialists, Dr. Rahul Bhargava performed the first Haploidentical BMT on a Fanconi Anemia patient in India.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Rama Joshi is an extensively skilled and professional Gynae oncologist in India who specializes in Gyne onco surgery and Robotic surgery for ovarian and other gynecological cancers.
  • Dr. Joshi provides treatment and management for cancers of the ovaries, uterus, and cervix and performs all types of gynae onco surgeries.
  • She received her training in cancer surgery and robotic surgery from prestigious institutes in France and the USA.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Rana Patir is one of the most experienced and highly qualified Neurosurgeons in India.
  • He holds an extensive experience of 32+ years as a neurosurgeon and has performed more than 10,000 neurosurgical procedures till date.
  • Dr. Patir is an expert in all kinds of neuro and spine surgeries with a specialization in minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, Epilepsy surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and neurovascular surgery.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Rashmi Pyasi is an expert in GI, bariatric, and laparoscopic surgery with over 26 years of experience.
  • Her accomplishment of performing over 1600 MIPHs is exceptional, and she has a great deal of experience with scar-free, single-incision laparoscopic gallbladder surgery. She has also led the way in groundbreaking work in the superspecialty of coloproctology.
  • She is also an expert in addressing female-specific surgical issues, including weight loss surgery, laparoscopic (incisional) hernia procedures, and breast abnormalities.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Ravi S Batra is one of the most popular faces in the Department of Dentistry.
  • He has 16 years of experience in treating patients who belong to different age groups.
  • Dr. Batra has expert hands in diagnosing and treating orthodontic problems which mostly need surgical rectification.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Salil Jain is considered one of the best nephrologists in Gurugram and the Delhi region.
  • He is the director of the Department of Nephrology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, and has more than 21 years of experience.
  • Dr. Salil Jain is an exceptional clinician having several national and international publications to his credit.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Sandeep Vaishya is a renowned Neurosurgeon in India, with over 22 years of proficient experience in the field of advanced neurosurgery.
  • He has closely worked with some of the top-notch institutes and hospitals in India.
  • Dr. Vaishya is regarded as one of the top surgeons of Gamma Knife Surgery in South Africa and is also considered a renowned surgeon for brachial plexus injuries.
  • Additionally, Dr. Vaishya specializes in minimally invasive and image-guided neurosurgery, intracranial tumor surgery (including skull base tumors), functional neurosurgery, spinal surgery, and brachial plexus & peripheral nerve surgery.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Sanjat Chiwane is an MCI Certified young cardiologist in Gurugram.
  • His career success measured 1200+ coronary angioplasties, 100 Balloon mitral valvuloplasties, and 100 renal angioplasties.
  • Continuing with his meticulous career, the doctor also worked as a Clinical Instructor in Medicine and Cardiology at Mumbai University. He added Organ Transplantation to his expertise.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Shibal Bhartiya is an eye surgeon, who specializes in glaucoma and ocular surface diseases.
  • Dr. Bhartiya is the Executive Editor of ‘Current Glaucoma Practice’, which is the official journal of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery. She is also the Editor in Chief of Clinical and Experimental Vision and Eye Research. She is the founder-director of Medequill, a language editing service that also provides web content for medical services. Dr. Bhartiya has more than ten textbooks on glaucoma and ophthalmology to her credit.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Sonal Bansal is one of the young enthusiastic doctors in and around Delhi who is having more than 10 years of experience as a Dermatologist.
  • She is well trained in Clinical as well as Cosmetic Dermatology and has a huge following of satisfied patients and their relatives.
  • She is a gold medalist during MBBS and has attended numerous press conferences during her life.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Subhash Jangid is a renowned Orthopedic Surgeon in India who performs more than 600 joint replacement surgeries annually and helps in the management of patients after such procedures.
  • He played a pioneering role in establishing the first Bone Bank in India at the All India Institute of Medical Science in 2002.
  • He has been associated with several other prestigious hospitals both in India and abroad and has also been a Visiting faculty at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria where he trains young surgeons in Arthroplasty.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Suneeta Mittal is a renowned name in the field of obstetrics & gynecology who has done national as well as international research in women’s health leading to the introduction of emergency contraception & Medical abortion in India.
  • Previously, Dr. Suneeta Mittal has served as a professor as well as head of the department of obstetrics & gynecology at All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi.
  • She has multiple areas of expertise, such as infertility, adolescent reproductive health, endocrinological disorders, laparoscopic and hysteroscopy surgeries, as well as high-risk pregnancies.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Sunil Sanghi is a professional dermatologist with an experience of more than two decades in this field.
  • He served the Indian Army as a Dermatologist from where he earned the prestigious Gold Medal.
  • He is on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists and a reviewer of many index journals.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Surinder Singh Khatana is an eminent name in the country for conducting more than 1000 vascular surgeries to date.
  • He has been the chief cardiac surgeon at various prestigious hospitals both nationally and internationally.
  • He has served in the Indian Army for 30 years.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. T S Kler is undoubtedly one of the best vascular surgeons not only in India but also abroad. He has performed more than 25,000 Surgeries in his life which makes him stand where he is.
  • He is a pioneer in electrophysiology & he established the first dedicated Electrophysiology department in India at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
  • Dr. T S Kler initiated a radio Frequency Ablations programme at Escorts in 1993, one of the first of its kind in India. He was the first doctor in India to implant an ICD, CRT-P & CRT-D.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vedant Kabra is a reputed Surgical Oncologist with specializations in the surgical treatment of breast, head and neck, thoracic, urological, and GI cancers.
  • He has more than 20 years of experience in the field and has performed more than 12,000 cancer surgeries related to breast, GI, head, and neck, and Thoracic and GI cancers.
  • Dr. Vedant Kabra received his training in surgical oncology from some of the premier institutes of the world including the National Cancer Center, Singapore, and Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • He has been a part of several prestigious hospitals in India and has successfully performed several complex cancer procedures including Robotic Surgery for Cancer.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vijay Kant Dixit has a rich experience of more than 22 years in the field of Interventional Neuroradiology.
  • He has successfully treated lakhs of patients and is very successful in curing patients with rare diseases and illnesses.
  • Dr. Vijay Kant Dixit has performed more than 10,000 cerebral and spinal angiograms and about 2000 Neuro-interventions including around 1,400 aneurysm coiling.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vikas Dua is one of the best Pediatric Hemato Oncologist and BMT specialist in India with over 200 pediatric BMTs to his credit.
  • His primary area of expertise is Pediatric Haploidentical transplants, but he is also skilled in doing BMTs for pediatric patients with leukemia and thalassemia.
  • He received his training in Pediatric BMT from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis and holds Fellowship in Pediatric BMT from the National University Hospital in Singapore.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vineet Ohri is one of those prominent dentists in India who has received special training in Endodontics.
  • He has 20 years of experience in treating patients.
  • Dr. Ohri worked in prominent hospitals like Indraprastha Apollo and Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vinod Raina is a distinguished figure in the field of Medical Oncology in India, with over 40 years of exemplary experience. He is currently associated with Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurugram where he is functioning as the Director and Head of Medical Oncology and Hematology.
  • His primary expertise lies in Chemo treatment and is the first to perform high-dose chemo in India. He also performed the first peripheral blood BMT in India.
  • Additionally, Dr. Raina possesses specialized expertise in treating a wide spectrum of cancers including Breast CancerLung Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Urological Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, Lymphoma, and Myeloma. His contributions extend to performing approximately 400 BMTs, enhancing treatment options for various cancers.

Profile Highlights:

  • Dr. Vivek Vij is considered one of the most reputed liver transplant surgeons who has over 17 years of proficient experience and has performed multiple exemplary medical procedures involving advanced surgical skills that cover the entire gamut of gastroenterological surgeries.
  • Dr. Vivek Vij’s expertise lies in Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant, Complex Liver Surgery, Advanced Pancreato-biliary Surgeries, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeries, Basic Science Research, and Regenerative Medicine. His outstanding expertise in liver transplant procedures has earned him many accolades and prestige.

Centres of Excellence at Fortis Gurugram

  • Fortis Bone & Joint Institute
  • Fortis Cancer Institute
  • Fortis Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Institute Blood Disorders and BMT
  • Minimal Access, Bariatric & GI Surgery
  • Neurosciences
  • Pediatrics
  • Renal Sciences
  • Robotic Surgery

Accreditations of Fortis Gurugram

  • NABL Accredited Lab
  • NABH Certified Nursing Excellence
  • JCI & NABH Accredited Hospital

Awards & Achievements of Fortis Gurugram

  • Pharmacie De Qualite Award for Good Pharmacy Practices, 2019
  • Winner of Frost and Sullivan Awards for two projects-
  • Safety – Improving Compliance to the Surgical Safety Check list (SSCL) at a quaternary care Private Healthcare.
  • Process Innovation – Indigenously Developed Technique for Total Body Irradiation
  • Certificate of Merit | DL SHAH Awards for Quality Improvement Projects done on Improving Compliance to Surgical Safety Checklist, 2015
  • CSSD Award | Centre of Excellence by Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC)
  • Ranked No.2 Private Hospitals in all of Delhi NCR by The Week Magazine Survey, 2019
  • One of India’s first No.1 centre for Laparoscopic Hepatectomy and robot assisted Joint Replacement Surgery