Inpatient Services

When patients require admission to our facilities they can rest assured that our team is ready to take care of their every need with a range of services and resources to make each day of their stay as comfortable as possible in the most intimate and caring environment.

Surgery

Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynaecology


General

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. General surgeries also treat diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.

Surgeons trained in endoscopy use a camera to view inside the stomach or large intestine. This helps to diagnose cancer, inflammation or ulcers.

Vascular

This specialty treats diseases of the blood vessels. Problems with poor circulation can be treated with surgery (bypass) or angioplasty. In diabetics, bad circulation can result in poor healing of leg ulcers. They can also from this type of treatment.

Varicose veins can be treated with a combination of laser, surgery or chemical injections (sclerotherapy). Cosmetic treatments can also be carried out for spider veins.


Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is a surgery that uses a thin, lighted tube put through a cut (incision) in the belly to look at the abdominal organs or the female pelvic organs. Laparoscopy is used to find problems such as cysts, adhesions, fibroids, and infection. Tissue samples can be taken for biopsy through the tube (laparoscope).

Other surgical procedures can be done laparoscopically. These include the removal of the appendix or gall bladder and fallopian tubal ligation.


Urology

Urology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. The organs under the domain of urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis).

Services include treatment of kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, prostate diseases and the passing of blood in the urine.


Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.

Orthropedic surgeons treat broken bones, joint diseases /joint replacement, damaged tendons and deformation of the system originating at birth.


ENT – Ear Nose Throat

ENT is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the head and neck, including particularly the ears, nose and throat. ENT doctors are also called otolaryngologists.


Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine specializing in the anatomy, function and diseases of the eye and vision care.


Plastic and Cosmetic

A surgical specialty that is dedicated to the reconstruction or repairing of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, injury and disease.
Services include:

  • Aesthetic Surgery- breast lift, breast reduction, breast implants, tummy tuck, liposuction and laser liposuction, face and neck lift, rhinoplasty, botox, fillers, otoplasty.
  • Burns- Acute burns, burn scars, skin grafts.
  • Reconstruction- breast reconstruction, coverage of large wounds, skin cancers, free flap surgery, microsurgery, tendon repair, nerve repair.


Thoracic

Thoracic surgery refers to any type of surgery performed on the heart, lungs, esophagus and other organs in the chest.


Paediatric

Pediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children and adolescents.

Common elective procedures:

  • Herniotomy for congenital inguinal (groin area) hernia and hydrocoele (collection of fluid around the testes)
  • Correction of undescended testis
  • Circumcision
  • Repair of umbilical (belly-button) hernia


Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery (or neurological surgery) is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

Services include treatment of neck and back pain, brain surgery and cancerous conditions of the spine or brain.



Internal

Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of adult diseases. Sub-specialties of internal medicine include allergy and immunology, cardiology (heart diseases), endocrinology (hormone disorders), hematology (blood disorders), infectious diseases, gastroenterology (diseases of the gut), nephrology (kidney diseases), oncology (cancer), pulmonology (lung disorders), and rheumatology (arthritis and musculoskeletal disorders).


Cardiology

Cardiology is the study of the heart and its action and diseases which also involves finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

Services include:

  • Electrophysiology studies and catheter ablation of the cardiac arrhythmias
  • Implantation and follow up of cardiac electronic devices (pacemakers and defibrillators)
  • Holter and event monitors of the heart
  • Stress testing
  • Angioplasty


Nephrology

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). This includes systemic conditions that affect the kidneys (such as diabetes and autoimmune diseases) and systemic problems that occur as a result of kidney problems (such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension).

The following conditions are treated:

  • Glomerular/vascular disorders
  • Tubular/interstitial disorders
  • Hypertension / High blood pressure
  • Dialysis- Kidney failure
  • Acute renal failure
  • Accelerated decline in kidney function
  • Chronic urinary tract infections
  • Repeat kidney stones


Thoracic

Thoracic surgery refers to any type of surgery performed on the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest.


Haemodialysis

Haemodialysis is a method that is used to achieve the removal of waste products such as creatinine and urea and free water from the blood when the kidneys are in a state of renal failure.


Paediatrics

A paediatrician focuses on babies, children and adolescents (birth to age 16 years).

Our paediatric services include:

  • Preventive health maintenance for healthy children.
  • Medical care for children who are acutely or chronically ill. Paediatricians manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their patients, in every stage of development — in good health or in illness.
  • Offers General Paediatrician and Neonatal Paediatric Services.
  • Vaccination.


Neurology

A Neurologist is a doctor who specializes in treating diseases of the nervous system. The nervous system comprises the central and peripheral nervous system. This complex system involves the spinal cord and the brain (this includes the cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles).

Conditions which are treated:

  • Epilepsy, Alzheimer disease and other dementias,
  • cerebrovascular diseases including stroke, migraine and other headache disorders,
  • multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, neuroinfections, brain tumours,
  • traumatic disorders of the nervous system such as brain trauma,
  • Neurological disorders as a result of malnutrition.


Pain Management

Pain management is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.


Psychiatry

Psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness or disorders.



More Info.

An obstetrician/gynecologist is a physician specialist who provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth and disorders of the reproductive system. This includes preventative care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening, family planning, etc.

Services include:

  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Maternal/fetal medicine
  • Reproductive endocrinology and infertility
  • Urogynecology/reconstructive pelvic surgery


Please contact us at 663-7274 /285-7274 for more information on any of our Inpatient Services.