Manipal Hospital Vijayawada

Vijayawada, July 28, 2023: Manipal Hospital, Vijayawada, a leading healthcare services provider, has taken a significant leap in medical technology with the launch of the state-of-the-art 4th Gen Da Vinci X Robotic-assisted Surgery unit. The inauguration ceremony was graced by Shri. S Abdul Nazeer, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh, along with the esteemed presence of Dr. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman of Manipal Health Enterprises, and other dignitaries.

The launch of Robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) marks a significant advancement in minimally invasive surgical techniques, empowering surgeons with enhanced motion control and superior visual magnification to tackle complex cases. It aims to overcome the limitations of traditional surgical procedures and enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing intricate surgeries. Embracing a multidisciplinary approach, our Robotic-assisted surgeries offerings encompass various specialties such as Surgical Oncology, Surgical Gastrointestinal, Bariatric, Urology, Thoracic, General Surgery, Gynecology, and more. The advantages of Robotic-assisted surgery are manifold, including:

• Superior precision and control for surgeon
• Smaller incisions and less pain during surgery
• Minimal blood loss and scar
• Quicker post-surgery recovery

At the inauguration, Shri. S Abdul Nazeer, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh, said, “As we usher in a new era of medical excellence, I am glad to witness the launch of robotics-assisted surgery, a groundbreaking milestone for Andhra Pradesh. This state-of-the-art advancement, introduced by Manipal Hospitals, marks a remarkable leap forward in healthcare technology. With robotic precision and innovation at its core, this transformative endeavor promises to revolutionize surgical care, ensuring superior patient outcomes and positioning Andhra Pradesh at the forefront of medical progress in India.”

Dr. Sudarshan Ballal, Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd, said, “We embark on this momentous journey of introducing robotics-assisted surgery across diverse specialties, the first of its kind in Andhra Pradesh. At Manipal Hospitals, we are filled with an overwhelming sense of pride and purpose as we persistently drive the integration of technology into healthcare services across our hospitals in India. With the launch of this revolutionary surgical program, we reaffirm our commitment to providing the best care to our patients. This transformative step reflects our unwavering dedication to ensuring that advanced medical technologies are accessible to all, empowering us to make a profound impact on the lives of our communities, not only in Vijayawada but throughout all districts in Andhra.”

Dr. Sudhakar Kantipudi, Hospital Director, Manipal Hospital, Vijayawada, said, Our commitment at Manipal Hospital, Vijayawada, is to bring cutting-edge technology to the forefront of healthcare in our region. With a team of highly skilled surgeons and clinical experts in post-operative and rehab care, we are dedicated to delivering top-quality medical services. The Da Vinci X (4th generation) system, the latest advancement in surgical technology in the country, has been installed at our hospital. This technological marvel allows us to bridge the gap and make high-quality care accessible to people from all walks of life.

We take pride in being a full-fledged, fully-equipped hospital, housing specialists and doctors from various specialties, renowned for their expert medical management and round-the-clock emergency care. Our trained experts are also available 24X7 to handle any kind of emergency. With state-of-the-art diagnostic modalities, treatment processes, and adherence to the highest standards and protocols, Manipal Hospital, Vijayawada, is now fully equipped to deliver the best quality outcomes to our patients, Dr. Kantipudi added.

Team of robotic experts at Manipal Hospital Vijayawada including Dr. Surendra Jasti, Dr V Dharmendra Kumar, Dr Ravi Sankar Ganji and Dr Lakshmi Prasuna said, “With the integration of cutting-edge robotic technology into our surgical practice, we embark on a transformative journey that redefines the landscape of healthcare in our region. This revolutionary approach empowers us to provide our patients with unparalleled precision, enhanced outcomes, and accelerated post-operative recovery. Our collective vision has always been to bring forth advancements in medical science and elevate the standard of care available to the people of Andhra Pradesh. With robotics-assisted surgery at the forefront, we aspire to set new benchmarks in surgical excellence, fostering a brighter, healthier future for our patients.”