Columbia Asia Hospital
Columbia Asia is an international healthcare group operating a chain of modern hospitals across Asia. Columbia Asia Hospitals Pvt. Ltd. is one of the first healthcare companies to enter India through 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) route. The Columbia Asia Group is owned by more than 150 private equity companies, individual investors and fund management organizations.
Columbia Asia chain of hospitals are clean, affordable, efficient and accessible. The innovative design of the hospitals, from their manageable size to their advanced technology, focuses on creating a positive experience for our patients.
The first hospital in India commenced its operations in 2005 in Hebbal - Bangalore and currently Columbia Asia chain of hospitals operates about 11 facilities. The group has its presence in Ahmedabad, Mysore,Bangalore, Kolkata, Ghaziabad, Patiala, Gurgaon and Pune.
"Columbia Asia is pledged to deliver an effective and affordable medical services in a clean and caring environment."
"To build the best managed healthcare company in Asia."
We hire the best talent from the healthcare and other industries, invest in training our employees and honour them with numerous rewards and recognitions.
We pride ourselves on our service standards, the people working with us and the clinical expertise extended to patients. Our mission is to provide an effective and affordable care in a hygienic and caring environment.
We have a hospitality-based approach wherein our patients are treated as guests. Our processes are technology-driven, making it convenient for our patients to use our services. All our medical programmes are underpinned by an uncompromising belief and practice of excellence, ethics and strict clinical governance.
Infrastructure and Services
Today, Columbia Asia Hospital India serves over one million patients each year. We offer comprehensive clinical programmes that are supported by a list of ancillary services (ICU, physiotherapy, pharmacy, NICU, teleradiology/telemedicine, referral lab and imaging facilities).
A comprehensive electronic medical record system forms the core of the hospital information system (HIS) that supports our clinical decision making. While four of our hospitals are already accredited by NABH, the rest is under process. We cater to the healthcare needs of international patients from the developed and developing nations across the globe.
Since its inception in July, 2005, Columbia Asia has been committed to provide the highest levels of quality healthcare in a clean, hygienic and caring environment.
We aim to serve our patients in an optimal manner and that's the reason we view the quality as an indispensable part of our service delivery. We recognize the need to address the mental and physical challenges faced by our patients in the hospital, in a most compassionate and caring environment.
Our Quality structure consists of the following elements:
Columbia Asia Policies and Procedures
- National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH)
- National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (NABL)
Monitoring of hospital operations using
Committees to run essential hospital functions
Audits of both clinical and non-clinical aspects
Mock Drills to respond to emergency situations
Continuous Improvement of
Infrastructure in patient care as well as other areas of the hospital.
Human Resources by training them in core technical aspects, recent advances in the patient care and soft skills.
Processes to streamline and improve the efficiencies in all aspects of operations.
Patient and staff safety
Emergency Response Codes
Management of Hazardous Materials
The Department of Bariatric surgery at Columbia Asia Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, Ahmedabad, India performs different kinds of weight loss surgeries that are tailored to meet every patient's needs. The medical team includes Columbia Asia Doctors, bariatric surgeons, bariatric nutritionist, cardiologist, endocrinologist, physiotherapist, psychologist and trained anesthetist. The medical team at the hospitals ensure to offer a comprehensive care from the evaluation to the post surgery care and follow up. The Coumbia Asia hospital is well-equipped with advanced technology and facilities, ensuring the safety and comfort of the obese patients seeking the treatment. The focus of the hospital is to take care of all patients in a comfortable, caring and safe environment, while maintaining the much needed privacy.
The keyhole or laparoscopic bariatric surgeries are performed regularly with successful outcomes. The surgeons have expertise in performing various bariatric surgical procedures -laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, and gastric bypass depending on the individual patient needs.
The patient's who enrol for the bariatric surgery program, has to undergo a thorough evaluation of the medical condition and a trial of medical management before surgery is advised.
The salient features of the program at Columbia Asia Hospital in Ahmedabad, include a holistic approach with the help of diet and behavioural therapy, pharmacotherapy, psychological support and exercise.
Treatments and Procedures
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
Lifelong follow up support
The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Columbia Asia Hospital in Ahmedabad provides the correction or restoration of form and the function of a part of the body, where the defect may be the outcome of a congenital abnormality, a disease, an accident or an aging process.
The department routinely performs many types of reconstructive surgeries such as microsurgery, hand surgery and the treatment of burns. The consultants also perform cosmetic and aesthetic surgeries like, breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, facial implants, liposuction and jaw correction surgeries.
The plastic surgery team at Columbia Asia Hospital in Ahmedabad, is a valuable part of the trauma team at the hospital and help the Columbia Asia Hospital Doctors and other surgeons in performing the corrective surgeries for patients who have sustained significant disfiguring injuries including burns. The surgeons also perform surgeries for congenital defects like microtia or absent ear, cleft palates or cleft lips, congenital hand anomalies and facial clefts/colobomas. They also perform micro-vascular surgeries which include repair of nerve injuries, limb and digital re-implantations.
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The department is well supported by physiotherapists and occupational therapists who provide post-surgical care to improve the functional result of the patient.
Treatments and Procedures
Re- constructive & micro-vascular surgeries
Treatment of congenital abnormalities
Surgery for Maxillo -Facial injuries
Hand reconstruction surgeries
Surgeries for hemangiomas and vascular malformations involving neck, face, trunk and extremities
Removal of tumours of face and mouth
Cosmetic surgeries like a tummy tuck or abdominoplasty, hair transplantation, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), liposuction, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, nipple reconstruction and breast reconstruction after a mastectomy.
Surgeries for carpal tunnel release and dupuytren's contracture
Male breast surgeries (gynecomastia)
Genital-hymenoplasty, vaginoplasty and labioplasty
Scar revisions and tattoo removal