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Services & Specialities

Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonology   

Audiology & Speech therapy   +

O.P.D. is equipped with special Audiological Investigations including audiometry impedence audiometry, caloric test and brain stem auditory evokepotential.

Ayurveda   +

The Department started 25years ago. It has successfully treated a wide range of diseases including rheuamatology, arthritis, colitis, gastritis, piles, asthma, allergies, skin disorders, migrane and the disorder of the GI. tract.

Bariatric Surgery   +

Morbid Obesity has been proclaimed by WHO as 'the epidemic of the 21st Century'. Obesity is a common problem involving an interaction between Biological, Behavioural and Environmental factors. Weight management for an obese individual is a complex issue that requires various levels of education, behavioural modifications, medical/surgical intervention. Bariatric surgery is the fastest growing super-speciality in Laproscopic surgery for the treatment of Morbid Obesity:

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gactrectomy &
  • Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass.

Heart Institute   +

It offers comprehensive diagnostic work up and latest treatment facilities for a wide range of Cardiovascular diseases. It has independent invasive and non-invasive cardiac units.

Cosmetology, Dermatology, STD Clinic and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery   +

Our department is well equipped with the latest instruments for dermatosurgery. Some of the treatments we offer are Acne treatment for both active acne and acne scar marks, Cryoslush (treatment with solid CO2), cryoller, subcission and grafting for acne scars, Cryosurgery (with liquid Nitrogen) and Intra Lesional injections for keloids, Vitligo surgery for white patches by tattooing, grafting and melanocyte transfer, Radiocautery for removal of growths (warts, skin tags, tumours etc)., Hair transplantation, Phenolisation (for non surgical destruction of growths and hair loss), Biopsies of skin, scalp or mucosa for diagnostic purposes, C02 laser ablation for tumors, fullface scars etc. , Ear lobe repair, Chemical peeling for pigmentation, blemishes and post acne marks, Nail surgeries, Phenolisation for vitiligo and for patchy hair loss (Alopecia Areata), Full face dermabrasion for removal of deep Acne scars.

Reconstructive surgery includes Micro surgery, Hand Surgery & reconstructive & plastic surgery.

Dentistry & Maxillo Facial Surgery   

Diabetology & Endocrinology   +

This department deals with Diabetes Mellitus and diseases of the Endocrine Glands viz. Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pituitary, Gonads (Testes, Ovaries), Adrenals. Hormonal Disorders covered include Diabetes Mellitus, Disorders of Thyroid Functions, Obesity, Failure to Grow, Hirsutism (execessive facial and body hair in females) and Metabolic Bone Disorders.

Services Provided - Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine gland related disorders such as

  • Diabetes Mellitus.
  • Hypothyroidism / Hyperthyroidism / Goitre.
  • Growth disorders (short stature).
  • Excessive facial hair in women. 
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Metabolic Bone Disease and calcium disorders. 
  • Secondary hypertension (Pheochromocytoma, Hyperaldosteronism) 
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia.
  • Special emphasis is placed on management of pubertal and adolescent hormonal problems 
  • Keen interest on management of Diabetes Mellitus in young.

Footwear for Diabetic Patients

Diabetes is a multi systemic disease. It affects the nervous system in a characteristic way. It reduces the functions of nerves (Neuropathy) especially those of lower limbs. Therefore, patients lose protective pain sensation of the foot and leg. All these changes make the foot prone to injury. The way to avoid injury, which can lead to gangrene and possible loss of limb, is to protect the foot and leg by using the proper type of footwear. A diabetic patient must never walk barefoot.

ENT & Otoneurology   +

ENT speciality is further divided into sub-specialities like Rhinology, Otology, Otoneurology, Laryngology / Phonosurgery, sleep apnoea, Head and Neck Surgery, Skull Base surgery, Specialized work is been done in all sub-specialties mentioned above. The Otoneurology Department along with the Neuro-surgery Department is geared to perform surgery for pituitary and transnasal surgeries for pathology of clivus and of C1 and C2 cervical spine area.

Gastroenterology   +

The department provides state of the art care in:

  • Endoscopy
  • Hepatology & Pancreatobiliary disorders
  • Luminal gastroenterology 
  • Video-endoscopy and ERCP suite
  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopies, pancreato billary and stenting
  • 24 hour GI bleed service -efficient emergeny endotherapy for haemostasis backed up by blood bank, blood components, Interventional radiology and surgery - scierotherapy, banding.
  • Management of hepatitis, fulminant liver failure, gallstone disease, acute and chronic pancreatitis.
  • Management of acid peptic disorders, ulcerative colitis
  • Comprehensive management of all GI cancers including esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, bile duct, pancreas and large bowel can.
  • Integrated services with advanced laboratory, blood bank, plasma fractionati Lab., radiology, intensive care, surgical and oncology backup.

General Medicine   

General Surgery   +

All types of General Surgical- major and minor operatons are performed including Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery, Kidney Transplants (both live and cadeveric) microscopic surgery etc. This department encompasses general and gastro-intestinal surgery, surgical oncology, trauma and surgical critical care.


Homeopathy   +

  • Respiratory problems in adults and children especially- Recurrent Upper Respiratory Tract ailments in children, Asthma, Chronic Sinusitis and allergic disorders relating skin and respiration.
  • Chronic Skin problems like Psoriasis, Eczema etc.
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, Acid Peptic Disease.
  • Department also receives regular referrals from Physiotherapy department for conditions like Plantar Fasciattis, Calcaneal spurs, cervical spondylosis and osteoarthritis.
  • Homoeopathy is a system of Medicine that is natural, non addictive and unlike conventional medicine has no side effects.
  • Homoeopathy very simply triggers your body to heal yourself. It strengthens your resistance and immunity which is why it is the choice of 300 million people worldwide.
  • Homoeopathy supports the body's own mechanism by means of specially prepared remedies, is an effective form of treatment. 

Nephrology & Dialysis Centre   +

The AKD department was opened in 1974 with two Artificial Haemodialysis Machines, and 3 additional machines added in 1978. CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis) commenced for haemodynamically unstable patients in 1990. The Reverse Osmosis plant for the complete purification of dialysate fluid was installed in 2002. One dialysis machine was installed in ICU. The department also has CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Treatment) therapy machines (BM 25 Baxter) for bedside dialysis by CVVHD (continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration) for critically serious ICU patients who are on ventilators with fluid overload and hypotension.

Neurology   +

The department has state-of-the-art equipment for conducting electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG) tests. We conduct Video EEG, EMG, nerve conduction studies, evoked potential studies, including V.E.P., B.A.E.R. and the P300 latency study. The department will shortly be starting sleep studies

Neuro-Surgery   +

We perform interventional radiological procedures where aneurysms and AV malfunctions are being treated by coiling and embolization in the Cathlab by our Neuro-Radiologists. Patients have successfully undergone these procedures, and have made a remarkable recovery without requiring surgery on the brain. Another non-invasive procedure being performed at the Hospital is the Neuro Endoscopy, where tumours can be removed, and shunts placed in the ventricles, using endoscopes.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology   +

Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics is a highly reputed tertiary referral centre for the management of all types of high-risk pregnancies and obstetrics emergencies. These include

  • Bad obstetrics history
  • Pregnancy with jaundice (treatment done in collaboration with gastroentrologists)
  • Pregnancy with Renal Failure (treatment done in collaboration with department of Nephrology)
  • Pregnancy induced hypertension
  • DIC (in collaboration with the Haematology Department)
  • Diabetes Mellitus and other endocrine problem (in collaboration with the Endocrine department)

Oncology & Radiation oncology   +

The cancer detection centre conducts regular checkups of patients for early detection. Investigational facilities such as expert pathology, advanced imaging like the CT scan, MRI scan and radioisotope studies, work together to help advance the scope and reputation of the Oncology Department.

Radiation Oncology is about high precision delivery of high energy radiation to cancer embedded deep in the entrails of the body, but at the same time sparing radiation injury to normal tissues. It is much like snugly fitting stocking on a delicate leg, high dose of radiation enveloping tumour. The advantage for the patients would be to reduce acute and late toxicities while enhancing chances of cure.

Prostate cancer, Head and neck cancers and cervical cancer are eminently suitable for IMRT.


Orthopaedics   +

The department has consultants specialized in all aspects of Orthopaedic care – From hand surgery, paediatric Orthopaedic, trauma care and arthroscopy, to name a few. The department specializes in the inter-locking nailing techniques of fracture fixation of long bones, a modern technique used all over the world

Paediatric Medicine & Surgery   +

List of Paediatric services:

  • General Paediatric
  • Round-the-clock Consultation
  • Paediatric Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • General Neonatology
  • Paediatric and Neonatal Surgery
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Paediatric & Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
  • Paediatric Haematology
  • Paediatric Neurology
  • Paediatric Epilepsy Centre
  • Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Juvenile Diabetes Centre
  • Paediatric Nephrology
  • Genetic Centre
  • Thalassemia Centre
  • Preventive Paediatric Centre
  • Paediatric Oncology
  • Paediatric Radiology
  • Nutrition Support
  • Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
  • Speech Therapy & Audiology
  • Day Care Centre

Services Provided for Surgery:

  • Hepotabiliary Surgery Thoracic Surgery
  • Genito – Urinary Surgery
  • Gastro – Intestinal Surgery
  • All new born emergency surgeries
  • Thoracoscopic Surgeries in Children
  • Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Oncology


Prental   +

Most pregnancies end in the birth of a child who is normal healthy and with, a good quality of life. However, about 3% of pregnancies result in the birth of children with abnormalities.It is the constant endeavour of those in the medical profession who are charged with the responsibility of caring for pregnant women, to look for clues, which might suggest that the foetus might be at risk for a serious medical disorder. About 20 years ago even if such a suspicion was raised doctors could do very little to prove or disprove their doubts. They therfore had very little evidence to advise the parents in a meaningful way.

Rheumatology   +

Rheumatology is largely a clinical speciality, requiring the help of the laboratory, X-rays, and at times other radio imaging modalities like CT and MRI (which the hospital possesses). Most rheumatic disorders are associated with pain and swelling of joints. At times various organs of the body may be affected.

Urology   +

The department of Urology is doing considerable work in conjunction of Gynaecology, in the area of male infertility, and the Hospital plans to open a special clinic for male infertility in the near future. The department carries out all operative surgical procedures and endoscopic procedures like TUR, URS, PCN, PCNL.

Bone Mineral Densitometry   +

The whole body densitometry will be possible together with fat assessment. The full spectrum of Densitometry:

  • AP spine 
  • Lateral spine 
  • Femur 
  • Forearm 
  • Total body 

These assessments find application in

  • Weight reduction treatment 
  • Growth Hormone treatment 
  • Muscular Dystrophy 
  • Malabsorption syndrome 
  • Primary and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism 
  • Anabolic steroid therapy 
  • Anorexia nervosa 
  • Assessment of lean body mass for chemotherapy. 

Clinical Laboratory – Histopathology & Cytology   



Magnetic Resonance Imaging (M.R.I.)   



Nuclear Medicine   

Osteoporosis   +

Osteoporosis has been called the silent epidemic. It progresses without pain or symptoms of any kind and is often only diagnosed when a fracture occurs. Yet it is a disease that can be prevented and treated and must not be considered a normal or inevitable part of aging. The Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital Osteoporotic and Obesity Assessment Centre has installed the DPX-MD, the high tech, state of the art Bone Densitometry System from LUNAR. For the very first time in India, whole body densitometry will be possible together with fat assessment.

Pathology   +

The laboratory has recently added few specialized tests. Tests like HIV, HbsAg, HCV are done daily by microwell ELISA, while more specific tests like tumour markers for instance, total and free PSA, and AFP are done in batches. Tests like IgG and IgM for TB, IgG for ANA, Ferritin, WESTERN BLOT HIV etc are also done in batches. Test like Ig M Leptospira , IgM and IgG for Dengue and HAV IgM have a good workload during the seasons, are also carried out throughout the year. Microbiological testing of bacterial cultures, fungal cultures etc. is carried out taking utmost precautions by handling the samples carefully and preventing contamination of the samples. Sub-cultures and biochemical tests for identification of organisms is also done in microbiology department. As patients are not responding well to the treatment for infection by acid-fast bacilli, we have started culturing AFB with Anti-TB drugs.

PET CT & Molecular Imaging Centre   +

The state-of-the-art PET CT machine is installed at our hospital. The device is the Siemens Biograph molecular CT with a cardiac capable 64 slice CT machine based on rare earth PET detectors. Keeping with our commitment to provide medical care with focus on quality, assurance of health and best proven technology with human approach, the PET CT Centre allows use of the device with applications in Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, PUO (pyrexia of unknown origin) as well as the evaluation of orthopedic implant infection.

Pulmonary Function Test   +

FIBER–OPTIC VIDEO BRONCHOSCOPY: The most comprehensive latest and finest video bronchofiberscope system of Olympus (Japan) has been added to the diagnostics of our department. The Fiber–Optic Scopy is of prime diagnostic importance in cases of lung cancer, tuberculosis, hemoptysis, and intrabronchial lesions. We can directly visualise the lesion and videotape the whole procedure for review, or we can take still pictures of the lesion with a specialised camera. Fiber-Optic Scopy can also be done on an outdoor basis. We are conducting intracutaneous and intradermal (prick) Allergy Testing with different allergens including Pollens, Fungi, Dusts, Insects, Foods and Danders etc


X-Ray   +

This technology will serve to consistently provide high-quality digital X-rays. Another attractive feature of this unit will be the recording of full spine and full lower limb radiography, on a single film. This technology, accompanied by our newly acquired high-end image intensifier equipped X-ray machines, will ensure a consistent quality of service. The department also has the latest portable machines for taking digital X-rays in the wards.

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