Mumbai: Doctors at Fortis Hospital help 20-yr-old Liberian national walk properly after 13 years

A 20-year-old Liberian national, named, Nuiker Varteikai, was unable to walk properly since she was a 7-year-old; she also experienced constant pain in her hips and knees. The patient sought treatment locally, but to her dismay, they were unable to find the right answers. Unwilling to allow this young patient’s health to be hampered, members […]

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Green corridor from Bhopal to Mumbai, helps enable 102nd heart transplant at Fortis Hospital

A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant on a 12-year-old Mumbaikar. This feat became possible after the husband and children of a 62-year-old female from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh consented to donate her organs. The 62-year-old donor, a homemaker, suffered a […]

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Thane boy appears for class 10 board exams from the hospital

Akshat Pandey, a Thane resident, was all geared up to appear for his 10th standard board exams; however, just a day before his first paper, he began experiencing severe abdominal pain coupled with recurrent bouts of vomiting. His parents rushed him to Fortis Hospital, Mulund, and was immediately taken under the wing by Dr Rajan […]

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Doctors perform Mumbai’s 2nd heart transplant of 2019 on middle-aged woman

  A team of cardiac specialists at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully performed a heart transplant to save the life of a 48-year-old recipient from Surat, Gujarat, on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The 44-year-old donor who was working as a drawing teacher at a civic school in Bandra, […]

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Fortis Hospital starts support group for heart transplant recipients

With an aim to provide cohesive support to the recipients who underwent heart transplants at the hospital since August 2015, Fortis Hospital, Mulund launched a support group named ‘Samvedna’. This initiative by and for heart transplant recipients will help them come together, share experiences and concerns, seek aid, and contribute to help each other from […]

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World Heart Day: Mumbaikar receives heart from brain-dead donor

A team of cardiac experts at Fortis Hospital, Mulund led by Dr Anvay Mulay, Head-Cardiac Transplant Team, successfully conducted a heart transplant to save the life of a 37-year-old female, Nita Desai (name changed) from Chembur, Mumbai, yesterday which also happened to be the eve of World Heart Day. This life saving transplant, which marks […]

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Mumbai: Doctors save 54-yr-old cardiac arrest patient in the nick of time

Santoshi Kumawat, a 54-year-old woman, was admitted at a private hospital in Ghatkopar, where she underwent a hysterectomy on July 05. Two days post the procedure; Santoshi started experiencing shortness of breath, her blood pressure and oxygen levels dropped considerably. Doctors at the private hospital reached out to the emergency department helpline at Fortis Hospital, […]

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Fortis Hospital inaugurates ‘apna clinic’ for underprivileged families

With an aim to provide affordable healthcare consultations for critical specialties like cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, the launch announcement witnessed presence of over 100 visitors from underprivileged sections of the community. The exclusive OPD offers discounted services at Rs 50 for super specialty consultations with senior consultants. It will be hosted between 5 p.m. […]

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‘Pedal for Child Heart’: Fortis Hospital organises cyclothon to raise funds for children

‘Pedal for Child Heart’: Fortis Hospital organises cyclothon to raise funds for children

Congenital Heart Diseases (CHD) impacts approximately 8 amongst every 1,000 newborn children in India. To bridge this gap, Chief Minister’s Relived Fund and Fortis Hospital, Mulund, joined hands to fund surgeries of children suffering from Congenital Heart Diseases, thereby bringing down the burden. To further this cause Pedal for Child Heart was conceptualised. Driven jointly […]

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