Setting another milestone in its journey of achieving clinical excellence, SIMS Hospital, Chennai launched an exclusive centre for aortic diseases, AORTIC ANEURYSM CENTRE, on 19-September’2019. It was an apt occasion for the launch, as the day is observed as the Aortic Disease Awareness Day across the world. The centre was formally inaugurated by Mr. N. Ram – Chairman, The Hindu Publishing Group, who graced the event as the chief guest. Among other dignitaries present were, Dr. Raju Sivasamy – Vice President, SIMS Hospital, Dr. V. V. Bashi – Director, ICAD.
Dr. V. V. Bashi, Director – Institute of Cardiac and Advanced Aortic Disorders at SIMS Hospital, Chennai, has been presented with the MEDICAL EXCELLENCE AWARD for his contribution to field of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The award was presented to him by the Honourable Governor of Kerala Shri. P. Sathasivam, in a glorious event attended by eminent personalities from the field of medicine.
SIMS Hospital is delighted to have been acknowledged as THE BEST HOSPITAL FOR NEURO CARE IN CHENNAI. The award was conferred at the first healthcare award ceremony organized by the Tamil Television industry, on 11th May’19. Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo – Chairman, SRM Group, was presented with the honour in a grand event, organized by NEWS7 – Tamil.
SIMS, Hospital, Chennai feels proud to communicate that one of it’s senior medical faculty has been honoured with “Lifetime Achievement Award”.
In a momentous event, the Rotary Club of Chennai Galaxy honoured Dr. Sumana Premkumar, Senior Consultant – Radiation Oncology at SIMS Hospital, with a lifetime achievement award for her tireless service to the mankind in treating Cancer. In her illustrious Career she has made immense contribution to the field of Oncology, which has improved the treatment of Cancer and given many people new lease of life and hope of a healthy future.
The Indian Society of Peripheral Nerve Surgery (ISPNS) conducted its 8th National Conference in Chennai from 8th – 10th February 2019. The three-day long conference included a full-day live workshop along with other 2-days of scholastic lecturers by eminent surgeons from across the World.
The Live workshop on 8th February 2019 was inaugurated by Prof. S. Kalyanaraman, Former HOD, Department of Neurosurgery, Madras Medical College. The workshop sessions presented some of the cases of peripheral nerve surgery that generally possess high degree of challenge before the surgeons in terms of desired outcomes. The participants in the conference witnessed some of the finer surgical techniques that can be deployed to achieve astounding surgical outcomes in these kind of surgeries.
The commencement of the didactic and deliberation sessions followed on 9th & 10th February 2019 after a formal inauguration ceremony. Shri. Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Tamil Nadu, inaugurated the Conference and delivered an inspirational speech to the clinical fraternity. Shri. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Chairman – SRM Group & Chancellor, SRM University, NCR Delhi, was the Special Guest for the event, who is also the Chief Patron for ISPNSCON’2019. Dr. K. Sridhar, Director of Institute of Craniofacial, Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery at SIMS Hospital, who also currently holds the post of National President of ISPNS, has been the guiding force behind this international academic event. Dr. R. Krishnamoorthy, Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon and Dr. K. R. Suresh Bapu, Neurosurgeon at SIMS Hospital have meticulously planned and steered the event as the Organizing Chairman and Co-Chairman respectively, along with their team.
The conference was aimed to bring together the highly skilled neurosurgeons under one roof, enabling free exchange of knowledge and experience. More than 150 delegates from all over the country participated in the conference along with many eminent faculties. There were about forty lectures delivered on recent advances in the field of peripheral nerve surgeries. Renowned Brachial Plexus Surgeon Dr. Kazuteru Doi from Japan and Dr. Rajiv Midha from Canada were among the international faculties to share their experiences.