New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Trust of late has become a scarce commodity in Indian Healthcare. But when it comes to Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), it is undeniably a cut above the rest. So, it is no surprise that it has been dubbed as the most trusted Medical College and Hospital in India. KIMS, one of the premier medical schools in the country, is also known for its eminent faculty, super specialists and quality treatment at affordable price.
Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) was awarded as the most trusted Medical College and Hospitals in India by Care World and Medical Times at a special programme in New Delhi on December 19 in the presence of Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. Dr. Bishnu Panigrahi, CEO, KIMS received the award on behalf of KIMS.
Since its inception, KIMS has given importance to quality medical education as well as patient care. It has a number of super-speciality departments with experienced specialists. KIMS is providing quality treatment with affordable price to all.
Expressing his satisfaction over the success, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIMS, KIIT & KISS, said, ‘the main aim of KIMS is to provide world class medical facilities at a very affordable rate for high class treatment, to make it the ultimate Healthcare destination for the people of Odisha, so that the people need not to go to places like Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai & Vellore. The Medical faculty comprises of eminent doctors from the best of the institutions of India namely AIIMS, PGI Chandigarh, CMC Vellore, SGPGI Lucknow, JIPMER. Many of faculty and specialists are renowned internationally. For supportive medical care we have nurses who are B.Sc./GNM qualified. The in patients of all the wards are covered by Postgraduate Specialist doctors 24×7. KIMS has a unique blend of experienced Professors and a band of young dynamic Super specialists. A perfect combination of ‘Experience & Expertise’
Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) started in 2004 by eminent educational entrepreneur and social activist Dr. Achyuta Samanta. Located in an ultra-modern eco-friendly Wi-Fi campus, KIMS comprises of a 1400 beded medical college hospital, which is one of the biggest in the state of Odisha, and a 200 bed super-specialty hospital, with allied institutes like the Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS) and Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences (KINS). KIMS offers MBBS course with an annual intake of 150 medical students and MD/MS (PG Medical) courses in various disciplines.
The 1400 bed super-specialty hospital – Pradyumna Bal Memorial Hospital (PBMH) – provides high quality comprehensive healthcare and medical treatment in a wide range of disciplines to people at affordable cost. The hospital is spread over 60 acre land with 30 lakh sq. ft. built up area. It offers super specialty services with state-of-the-art departments like Nephrology, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology (Medical & Surgical), Medical Oncology & Onco Surgery, Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, Urology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Endocrinology & rheumatology, besides specialty services in almost other disciplines. Even though this 1400 beded super-specialty hospital is attached to the medical college, it is run like a corporate hospital with a distinctive corporate culture. The hospital is fully air-conditioned and fully computerized.
The hospital has a 100 bed modern ICU with, 40 bed pediatric and neonatal ICU with 16 state-of-the-art Operation Theatres 24×7 blood bank with separated blood products, 100 private cabins and complete glossary of diagnostics laboratories. Its state-of-art Central Laboratory is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and calibration Laboratory (NABL) which provides holistic services in form of Clinical Pathology, Microbiology, Histopathology, including Frozen Biopsy, Biochemistry, Hematology and Immunoflouroscence.
The Department of Radiology and Imaging is well equipped with all the requisite equipment like 1.5 Tesla MRI with 45 software application, 64-Slice CT scan, Digital X-Ray, 4-D Ultrasound & Mammography Dexa Scan for Bone Densitometry. The hospital aims to provide modern medical treatment at affordable cost. In fact cost of treatment in PBMH is one of the lowest in the country, even though it provides treatment and health care service at par with any corporate hospital. As a unique initiative, the hospital has started 24×7 medical helpline, ‘Hello KIMS’ (0674-2304400), which provides emergency medical advice and assistance free of cost over telephone.