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Gleneagles Global hospitals bags 4 certificates from SRC, USA

UNI Oct 09, 2018

Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise has bagged four certificates (Awards)--Centre of Excellence for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Centre of Excellence for Hernia Surgery and Surgeon of Excellence from Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), USA.

Announcing this at a press conference here on Monday, Gleneagles Global Hospitals Chaiman Dr K Ravindranath said "It is indeed an honour to be declared as a Centre of Excellence by SRC for Hernia surgery Metabolic & Bariatric surgery”. This is in recognition of the values we strive for”.

He said that Geneagles Global Hospitals was the only hospital to be conferred with this recognition in both the telugu states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and was the second in South India. Dr Ravindranath said that this awards are the result of the efforts of Dr K S Lakshmi, who has remarkably contributed in the field of Surgical Gastroenterology, Minimal Access & Bariatric Surgery. The parameters that were judged by SRC to give these certifications to Gleneagles Global Hospitals were the processes, protocols, clinical pathways and volume of work, he said.

Dr Lakshmi, who has performed more than 30,000 Minimal Access, 1500 plus Bariatric Procedures has an extensive experience of performing more than 5000 standard to complex Laparoscopic Hernia repairs said, "Our job does not stop at the surgery level. Post-operative care, patient education, long-term follow-up and cooperation from support groups are very important part of the process, and ‘I’ greatly appreciate the cooperation from all my colleagues and staff members at Gleneagles Global Hospital, she added. Before awarding certification to the Gleneagles Global Hospitals, SRC has taken 20 years of hospital records for their consideration, Dr Lakshmi added.

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