Fortis Hospital in Bannerghatta, Bangalore is one of the multispecialty hospitals in India accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) and the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA). The hospital is part of Fortis Healthcare, Asia’s largest and fastest growing hospital network.
Fortis Hospital Bannerghatta specialises in many fields of medicine with emphasis on cardiology and cardiac surgery. It features a centre for cardiac excellence that has been providing exceptional cardiac care for the last 25 years. It is recognised for performing many first including the world’s first conscious off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. It is fully equipped to perform breakthrough cardiac surgery including computerised TKR navigation surgery, trans-abdominal cardiac surgery, and trans-radial angioplasty. For the quality of services it offers in the field of cardiology, the hospital was voted the Best Hospital in Bengaluru for Cardiac Care in the 8th Outlook Hospital Survey in 2002.
The hospital’s other specialties include neurology, orthopaedics, neurosurgery, and minimal access surgery. It has been credited for the introduction of custom fit knee replacement and HIFU technology for prostate cancer in India.
The hospital is the first to be accredited by the Joint Commission International in 2008 and also the first to be reaccredited.