Names of Doctors: Dr. Mary Benita Jeyakumar, MBBS, DA, MD (Anesthesiology)
Dr Andrew Binesh. S, MBBS
Dr J. Balachandrar, MBBS
Dr Deena Susie, MBBS.
Timings of OPD registration at Karigiri: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm (Monday – Friday)
8:00 am – 10:00 am (Saturday)
Patients are seen as soon as possible to avoid long waiting time. Complete history and physical examination are complemented with rapid lab reports and X-ray films to make the diagnosis as early as possible. Treatment options are given to the patient after a quick health education on the disease and its prognosis. Patients are encouraged to clarify any doubts and decide on the treatment. Holistic care is provided with the help of a good referral system.
There is a reasonably equipped Medical ward (6 male beds, 4 female beds and a comfortable Private ward (Lazarus ward) (5 beds: 2 AC & 3 non AC). We ensure low cost but effective care for our patients through facilities such as
Pulse oximeter monitoring
Glucometer RBS monitoring
Back rest for prop-up
Cots with options to prop-up / fowlers / side rails
Ward rounds are scheduled at 9:00 am everyday when the results are reviewed and alterations in management are made. Holistic care is provided for the patients with the help of a good referral system within the various specialties in the hospital, a 24 hours’ In-Patient Laboratory and X-ray department. Time is allotted for discussing the progress and prognosis of the patients to the relatives during rounds after which further plans are made. Proper advice at discharge regarding medications and follow up are given to ensure complete recovery from acute illness.
Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
The students are specially trained in history taking. They also have ward postings and assist the physician in checking vital signs, typing discharge summaries, writing prescriptions and investigation slips, taking ECG etc.