Our Departments
Medical Superintendent


Dr. A K Radhakrishnan
Department of Cardiology


Dr. Prathap Kumar
MD.DM.FIC(Italy)
Cheif Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Ganesh
MD (Med), DM(Cardio)
Interventional Cardiologist

Dr. Prasanth P.P
SENIOR MEDICAL OFFICER
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Dr. Rubbayya
MEDICAL OFFICER
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The Cardiology Department at Welcare Hospital provides comprehensive Cardiology Services along with cardiac specialty hospital group - Meditrina Hospital, which is one of the fastest growing multi-specialty hospital chains in India, founded by Dr.Prathap Kumar. The cardiology department of Meditrina Welcare Heart Centre, is handled skillfully by Dr. Ganesh, have well-equipped 16 bedded Cardiac Care Unit with Central Monitoring & invasive Haemodynamic Monitoring Systems and 5 bedded High Dependency Unit. The department of cardiology offers state-of-the-art technology for cardiology treatments including Digital Cardiac Angiography lab, Electro Physiology Lab, CT Angiography Facilities, high definition Doppler Echo Cardiography, Holter Monitoring.

The hospital provides a wide spectrum of heart related services from simple radial coronary angiogram to high tech sophisticated treatment involving complex cardiac angioplasties, Rota ablation interventional procedures for peripheral vascular diseases and balloon procedures for narrowed valves, advance cardiac resynchronization therapy for advanced heart failure.

Department of Neurology


Dr. M. Pradeep
MD, DM (NEUROLOGY), FRCP (Edin),
FACP (USA), FINR (Switzerland)
Neuro Sonology (USA),
Senior Consultant Neurologist

Dr. Umashankar
MBBS DPMR MD(PMR)
Senior Medical Officer
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We are very proud to announce that our neurology department as one of the best in the state and in the country, Headed by one of the most qualified and eminent senior neurologist Dr. M Pradeep. It is the flagship department of our hospital. We get patients for the Neurology department not only from this district but also from neighbouring district, neighbouring state and even from abroad. Our department of Neurology is one of the pioneer department in advanced stroke management in this part of state and country. Our department of neurology, under Dr. M Pradeep is also a training center for other Neurologists in Neurovascular sonology. Our neurology department is well known for teaching course for stroke management and cerebral vascular ultrasound for neurologist. We have state- of- the- art neuro interventional facility in our hospital as well as state -of -the -art stroke ICU. We have got all ultra modern neurological investigational facilities in our hospital.

Nephrology


Dr. Arun C
MBBS, MD(GM)
DM(NEPHRO)
Nephrologist

We provide the most advanced and innovative treatment techniques and concentrate on creating the right environment for renal patients. Our treatment extends to all kinds of kidney problems like diabetic nephropathy, chronic kidney failure, urinary tract neoplasm, renal parenchymal diseases, polycystic kidney diseases and several other inherited diseases. Once our nephrologists identify that the patient requires specialised tests after the initial assessment, they would refer them for appropriate diagnostic tests including urine and blood tests, kidney biopsy, ultrasonography and so on.

The 05‐bedded dialysis unit with sophisticated Haemodialysis machines and monitoring equipments run 24/7 to ensure optimal care to patients. The dialysis unit near the ICU makes it more convenient to critically ill patients. The hospital houses the best treatment possibilities for patients undergoing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Continuous Veno‐Venous Hemofiltration (CVVH), and a temporary treatment for patients suffering from acute renal failure and Continuous Arteriovenous Haemodialysis (CAVH) for managing acute renal failure. Apart from diagnosis and treatment, we advise diet and lifestyle changes for effective and speedy recovery. Nephrologists play active role in providing post-transplant care to patients after the transplant.

Department of Paediatric Care


Dr. G R Subramanian
MBBS, DCH, MRCP, MRCPCH (London)
Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist,
Paediatric Asthma Specialist

Dr. B.Syamala
MBBS,DCH
Senior Consultant in Paediatrics,
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Under the expertise of Dr.G.R Subramaniyan, Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist and Paediatric Asthma Specialist, the Hospital has an outstanding treatment of paediatric specialities to provide comprehensive management of problems of neonates and children. The Neonatal and Paediatric treatment area in our hospital is child friendly in design and offer a warm and comfortable ambience. The clinic offers comprehensive paediatric primary care – including Asthma care, preventive care and counseling, management of chronic and special health care needs. We have ultramodern equipments and infrastructure available in paediatric department in this district and have gained reputation for providing safe and high quality care. The department is fully equipped with video EEG, portable EEG, and we use these facilities in the Pediatric department all the time for our young patients.

Department of General Medicine


Dr. N.M Arun
MBBS, MD Physician & Diabetologist

Dr. Meghna Mohan
MBBS, MD, GENERAL MEDICINE DIABETOLOGY

The Department of General Medicine provides broad range of services for diagnosis and treatment of multiple adult medical problems, under the guidance of Dr. N.M Arun & Dr. Meghna Mohan.  The department has Consultants and Specialists who render expert care to patients with a personal approach. General Medicine is a base specialty and its assistance is sought by all super specialties. The department offers comprehensive treatment in communicable as well as non-communicable diseases like Hypertension, Dyslipidaemia and Endocrinological disorders like Diabetes Mellitus and also promotes the concept of preventive and proactive healthcare. Our consultant also manages medical problems coexisting with surgical conditions pre-operatively, post operatively & during intra operation period. The department is supported by well- trained nursing staff that provides compassionate care to patients.

Department of Orthopedic


Dr. Sunny V. Rajan
MBBS, MS(Ortho)
Consultant Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgeon

The department uses cutting edge diagnostics, advanced technologies and comprehensive care for all orthopedic difficulties by well-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sunny in our hospital. We offer specialized treatment for Orthopedic difficulties range from the conventional (mild inflammation due to a strenuous workout) to the critical (spinal cord injury). The department has done pioneer working in Joint Replacement surgery, key hole surgery for sports injuries, complaints of a congenital, developmental, traumatic, infectious, degenerative or neo plastic nature complications in patients of all ages.

Our team diagnoses, operates and treats problems affecting the bones, joints and muscles of patients encompassing all age groups. The doctors’ team is ably supported by specialty-trained nurses, patient counselors and physical rehabitation therapists to ensure optimal care to patients, at all times.

Department of Gynecology


Dr. C.S. Warrier
MBBS, DGO

Dr. Remadevi
MBBS, MD, DGO

Dr. Shylaja
MBBS, DGO

The department of Gynecology in our hospital handles women & pregnancy related problem by eminent senior Gynecologist Dr. C.S Warrier, Dr. Ramadevi & Dr. Shylaja. The Department performs all Gynecologic procedures including endoscopic procedures like Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Fibroids, Endometriosis, etc.

The full spectrum of general and specialty gynecological and obstetrical care is offered. The Department deals with General Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and Uro gynecology, and Family Planning.  The department is well equipped with an experienced team for management of High Risk Pregnancies.

Department of Fertility Clinic (IVF)


Dr. C.S. Warrier
MBBS, DGO

Dr. Priya Radhakrishnan
MBBS,DNB,MRCOG

The department of Fertility Clinic was masterly handled by experts Dr. C S Warrier , Dr. Priya and team. Infertility can refer to the biological inability of an individual to contribute to conception. The initial diagnosis made from clinical examination, USG, semen analysis and blood parameter treatment, the infertility center in this hospital is dedicated in providing you with high quality appropriate care based on the patient’s clinical needs. In some cases, determining the sources of the infertility is the hardest part of treatment. The chances of infertility cases are residing equal percent with either men or women and in rare chances with both men and women.

The treatment is a step by step process with diagnosing infertility, prescribing fertility pills, fertility Hormonal injections, In Vitro fertilization. We specialize in treating complex cases of infertility. The thorough analysis of the case will be done initially and the appropriate medical treatments are suggested to patients within the limits of manageable expenses are done in the hospital.

Department of Anesthesia


Dr. Thomas
MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology)
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Dr. Sreekumar
MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology)
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Dr. Devadas
MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology)
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Dr. Gowri
MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology)
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The Department of Anesthesiology is clubbed with all modern equipments with adequate safety devices and facilities. Our department is committed to the total pre-operative care of the patients coming to our hospital for their surgery.  It facilitates for ensuring round the clock anesthesia and critical care services with utmost precision.

The Department of Anesthesiology supports all specialties and provides inter-disciplinary medical care. The applications of Anesthesia include surgery, Diagnostics, Critical Care and Pain management. Our trained team of Anaesthesiologists provides patient-centered services in preoperative clinical services in Surgery and allied specialties like critical care and pain management.

Department of Radiology


Dr. Jayakumar
MBBS, MD Radio Diagnosis

Under the eminent guidance of Dr.Jayakumar, the Radiology & Imaging Centre at our Hospital undertakes all Conventional, Routine and Special Contrast Studies. It is integrated with the latest equipments and expert healthcare professionals. This is a highly specialized, department striving to meet all patient and clinician needs in diagnostic imaging. Our team of radiologists and radiology technologists has in depth knowledge and experience in Radiology. The department is open 24 x 7 for all routine and emergency imaging services.

The Department of Radiology provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, and interventional (minimally invasive radiology) services which include computed radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and diagnostic angiography.

Department of Oncology


Dr. Mohammed Abdul Malik.M
MD,RTConsultant Radiation Oncologist

It is our pleasure that our Oncologist is responsible for palliative or symptomatic care in patients with terminal malignancies. Oncology depends on diagnostic tools like biopsy or removal of bits of the tumour tissue and examining it under the microscope. Other diagnostic tools include endoscopy for the gastrointestinal tract, imaging studies like X-rays, CT scanning, MRI scanning, ultrasound and other radiological techniques, Scintigraphy, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography, Mamography, Positron emission tomography and nuclear medicine techniques etc. There is a tremendous amount of research being conducted on all areas of oncology, ranging from cancer cell biology to chemotherapy treatment regimens and optimal palliative care and pain relief. This makes oncology a continuously changing and developing field.

Department of Psycology


Dr.Prof. Regunath Parakkal
F.C.Y.Sc.W, SDRT, PGDSM, PFDPC(IHCA)
MDCM, Ph.D (PSY.C), DSC (CONFD)PGDFM, PGDMM, FMRP (MSPI)
(Consultant Counselling)

Dr. Abhilash Chembath
PGDIT, PGDPC, MS(Couns) MD Hypnotherapy
Phd,MSW Psycological Counseling ,
Guidance & Behavioural Science

Department of Psychology consist of well trained Psychologist for the assessment and diagnosis of major mental illnesses and psychological problems. He is qualified to provide expert opinion in clinical and compensation areas. And also had trained for the delivery of a range of techniques and therapies with demonstrated effectiveness in treating mental health disorders. They hold particular skills for  applying psychological theory and scientific research to solve complex clinical psychology problems requiring individually tailored interventions.

Department of Surgery


DR. K. Arul Jyothi
MBBS, MS
Consultant General,
Endoscopic & Laproscopic surgeon

The General and Laparoscopic Surgery Department is equipped with the latest technology and infrastructure, supported by an experienced surgeons. The department specialises in performing all major surgeries involving abdomen, skin, breast, soft tissues, and hernia. Laparoscopic surgery is also known as key-hole surgery or minimally invasive surgery. It is widely used in gynaecology, gastroenterology and urology. Patients receive specialised assessment, latest treatments along with clinical post-operative care, medications and a regular follow-up. The advantages of this technique over traditional open surgery include a shorter hospital stay and faster recovery time; less pain and bleeding after the operation and reduced scarring.

Department of Dental Science


Dr. Subodh Chokkalingam
BDS

We are passionate about Dentistry & dedicated to providing high quality Dental care with highly skilled, motivated and caring Dental Professional to provide you the best Dental care. We provide our patients an effective dental care that lasts a life time. And we have flexible financing options and payment plans to make our services convenient and affordable.

Emergency Department


Dr. Akhil Muraleedharan
MBBS

Dr. Afra A
MBBS

A Special branch of emergency trauma care is running in our premises with trained trauma care physicians. All efforts are made to provide all essential care and investigation in the same premises to save the life of trauma patients. Even to minimise the delay in treatment, the trauma care is provided a site of accident in the form of basic and advance life care support. State of the art Trauma Care units need the integration of several medical specialties and technologies, so that they can offer the best chance of survival to patients who are acutely and critically ill. Meticulous organisation of Trauma Care services is needed to achieve good results in outcome measures such as mortality, length of stay and infection rates.

Department of Physiotherapy


Mr. Amal A.K, BPT

We help our patients with different ailments in recovering at the earliest by providing them the healing hands with exact technique of treating them. The healing techniques are occupational therapy and physiotherapy. Our aim is to provide high quality , affordable physiotherapy solutions and deliver effective treatment results in an honest , ethical and professional manner.

Department of Audiology & Speech Therapy


Dr .Rahul Aravind
MASLP, PhD
(Speech &Hearing)

Audiology deals with identification and treatment of hearing disorders. An individual is prone to various types of hearing disorders throughout all the ages of life. Hearing problems can arise either by birth or through Middle Ages of life or during late 50 years of age. It may result in various social, communicative and psychological disturbances with the individual.

The latest state of art diagnostic equipment’s helps to identify any sort of hearing problem from outer ear to the brainstem area. This helps in the diagnosis of the disease condition, appropriate treatment can be sought in association with the ENT specialist also, wherever necessary. Technology has advanced highly wherein the hearing efficacy of a new born baby can be identified immediately after birth. It helps in the eradication of various health conditions which exist presently like Mutism/ No speech, Deafness etc.

Our Services include:

  • 1.Puretone Audiometry
  • 2.Tympanometry
  • 3.Acoustic Reflexometry
  • 4.Otoacoustic Emission
  • 5.Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BSERA/ABR)
  • 6.Cochlear Implants
  • 7.Hearing Aids
  • 8.Ear Moulds/ Ear protective devices.
We are equipped with a complete array of latest digital and programmable hearing aids from the major international brands. Hearing aids are selected and tuned according to the individuals functioning level of the auditory nerve fibers using specialized instruments which helps in the best hearing quality and wellness.


Speech Therapy

Speech therapy is a methodical approach meant to improve or eliminate language and speech difficulties.When an individual is unable to produce speech sounds correctly or fluently, or has problems with his or her voice, then he or she has a speech disorder. Difficulties pronouncing sounds, or articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders.When a person has trouble understanding others, or sharing thoughts, ideas, and feelings completely, then he or she has a language disorder.

These difficulties can occur either in childhood or among adults. Among elders stroke, injuries, accidents etc. can lead to loss of already learned speech and language. A stroke can result in aphasia, or a language disorder.They can occur as a result of a medical problem or have no known cause.

We provide individualized patient care from the beginning phase, through an active functional restoration program back to their normal functional capacity. Specific goals will be attained through an aggressive time targeted program which includes assessment, counseling, therapy/ training and close progress monitoring on regular basis so that patients get the maximum results. Personal assessment is provided to monitor the progress of the patient through the complete rehabilitative process. Speech therapy can help kids learn to speak more clearly.

The department works in close association with Departments of ENT, Neurology, Pediatrics, Physical medicine& Rehabilitation and Clinical Psychology. Specialized treatments are provided for various disorders like Autism, Attention deficit, Cerebral Palsy, Cleft lip and Palate, Speech problem due to stroke/ accidents, Cluttering, Delay in speech and language due to global developmental delay, Hearing loss, Hyperactivity, Learning Disability, Stammering/ Stuttering, Voice problems of children, singers, teachers etc,

Department of Psychiatry


Dr. Deepa Nair
MBBS, DPM, DNB, MIPS
Consultant Psychiatrist

Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. People seek psychiatric help for many reasons. The problems can be sudden, such as a panic attack, frightening hallucinations, thoughts of suicide, or hearing "voices." Or they may be more long-term, such as feelings of sadness, hopelessness, or anxiousness that never seem to lift or problems functioning, causing everyday life to feel distorted or out of control. Depressive disorders are the commonest among mental disorders. It can affect antone and can exist independently or co-exist with other illness or it can take cover behind a mask of bodily symptoms.

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