Critical Care Medicine
Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad has one of the most advance, fully equipped intensive & critical care departments since the inception of the hospital in 2003. It offers most advanced and state-of-art facilities in the region. Multiple ICUs (Medical, Surgical, Cardiac, Cardiothoracic, HDU, Neonatal and Transplant) along with a Bronchoscopy unit, a pulmonary function laboratory and Sleep Lab are being managed by team of highly qualified intensivists.
Medical Intensive Care Unit has 23 beds, all equipped with latest monitoring facilities and medical devices to provide immediate and world class treatment for critically ill patients with varied medical conditions. We also have facility to do complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
We have highly advance ventilators and excellent medical backup. High frequency oscillatory ventilator was used successfully on critically ill patients during recent epidemic of swine flu (H1N1 2009 flu). Bedside ultrasound, other modalities like dialysis, cardiac pacing etc are also available in case of need. Transport Ventilators are available to transfer patients of any severity to and fro from different hospitals and within hospital. Medical Intensive Care Unit is being managed by team of senior consultants and registrars round the clock.
We also have well equipped bronchoscopy unit which has both adult and pediatric video bronchoscope for trans-bronchial lung biopsies and needle aspiration whenever needed. Basic monitoring and resuscitation facilities are available in Bronchoscopy suit itself. Bronchoscopy procedures are routinely done in various intensive care units as well when need arises. Interventional bronchoscopic procedures such as stenting, electro-cautery and dilatation are also routinely done.
Intensivist & Critical Care Specialist
Dr. Jay Kothari
Dr. Maharshi Desai
Dr. Manoj K.Singh
Dr. Shanti Bhusan Prasad
Dr. Pankaj Dubey