Aster DM Healthcare launches Aster Whitefield Hospital, a 506-bed Multi-Specialty Hospital at Whitefield

·         Aster Whitefield Hospital will offer Aster’s Centres of Excellence in Oncology, Cardiac Sciences, Neurosciences, Gastroenterology, Women & Child care and more bringing international standards of care to Bengaluru.

·         The hospital will be the first centre in India to offer Intra Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) for precision treatment of Cancer

Bengaluru, October 31, 2023 – Aster DM Healthcare, one of the leading private healthcare service providers in GCC and India, today announced the expansion of its Aster Whitefield Hospital to become a full-fledged, cutting-edge multi-super-specialty hospital located in the heart of Whitefield, Bangalore. The 506-bed state-of-the-art facility is set to revolutionize healthcare in the region with its comprehensive and specialized medical services. The expansion follows the success of Aster CMI and Aster RV Hospital, thus becoming the most trusted medical establishment in the region. Aster Whitefield will be Aster’s 3rd multi-specialty hospital in Bengaluru and overall 19th hospital in India. The hospital was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Shri. Dinesh Gundu Rao, Hon’ble Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Guest of Honour Shri U. T. Khader, Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly; Shri. Sharanprakash R Patil, Hon’ble Minister for Medical Education Government of Karnataka in the presence of Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare.

Other prominent dignitaries present on the occasion included:; Shri P. C. Mohan, Member of the Lok Sabha; Smt. Manjula Limbavali, Wife of Arvind Limbavali, Member of Legislative Assembly along with representatives from Aster DM Healthcare that is: Dr. Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster DM Healthcare India; Prof. Dr. Somashekhar S P, Chairman – Medical Advisory Board, Aster DM Healthcare – GCC & India, Global Director – Aster International Institute of Oncology – GCC & India, Lead Consultant – Surgical & Gynaecological Oncology & Robotic Surgeon, HIPEC & PIPAC Super-specialist; and Mr. Ramesh Kumar, CEO, Aster Hospitals, Bengaluru cluster.

The Aster Whitefield Hospital will cater to the diverse healthcare needs of the growing Whitefield township. True to Aster’s brand promise of ‘We’ll treat you well’, the new hospital will offer patients a world-class experience and enhance the city’s healthcare excellence. The hospital will house globally trained and experienced doctors with proven clinical excellence and support staff to offer exceptional patient care and medical outcomes. Aster Whitefield will feature Centres of Excellence in Oncology, Cardiac Sciences, Neurosciences, Gastroenterology, Integrated Liver Care, Multiorgan Transplantation, Urology & Nephrology, Advanced Robotics, Laparoscopic and conventional surgeries, Orthopaedics, Women’s Health and Child Adolescent Health.

The Aster Whitefield Multispecialty Hospital will be India’s first centre to offer Intra Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) for precision treatment of Cancer. Other advanced technologies the hospital will offer include Hybrid Biplane Cathlab, 3D Mammogram, Digital PET CT, advanced LINAC, HIPEC/PIPEC Procedures, Full Room Digital Radiography and a Scalp Cooling System to prevent hair loss during chemotherapy. The hospital will also feature the 4th generation Da Vinci Robot for advanced surgeries in Oncology and Urology along with a state-of-the-art OT complex with 16 Operating Theatres equipped with high-end medical equipments.

Speaking at the inauguration of the Aster Whitefield Hospital, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare said, “We are proud to announce our 3rd state-of-the-art hospital in Bengaluru and 19th hospital in India. The new hospital is in line with the group’s mission and commitment to our India business and growth plans to deliver seamless care by making healthcare accessible and affordable for our patients in India. Aster Whitefield exemplifies our dedication to delivering exceptional healthcare services to the burgeoning population of Whitefield. Our focus on specialties such as oncology, neurosciences and women & childcare reflects our dedication to addressing critical healthcare needs in the region. The 506-bed hospital will bring advanced medical technologies and expert care to the residents of Whitefield, addressing their diverse healthcare needs under one roof. With the Aster Whitefield launch, we reaffirm our commitment to India and will continue to deliver quality healthcare to our patients in India.”

Dr. Nitish Shetty, Group Chief Executive Officer, Aster DM Healthcare, India, added, “Aster Whitefield sets new benchmarks in healthcare excellence. We are dedicated to offering unparalleled services, integrating expertise with empathy, and ensuring our patients receive the best possible care. Driven by the increasing demand for high-tech healthcare services Aster Whitefield aims to provide world-class medical care, making it the go-to destination for patients in need of specialized treatments. At Aster, we shall also work hard to stay ahead of the times to be among the firsts in the world to bring new, evidence-based, approved therapies and technology to our patients.

Prof. Dr. Somashekhar S P, Chairman – Medical Advisory Board, Aster DM Healthcare – GCC & India, Global Director – Aster International Institute of Oncology – GCC & India, Lead Consultant – Surgical & Gynaecological Oncology & Robotic Surgeon, HIPEC & PIPAC Super-specialist said, “Today, as we unveil Aster Whitefield, we’re ushering in a new era of healthcare excellence. To provide the best of care for our Cancer patients, our multidisciplinary team at the Aster Institute of Oncology will integrate all clinical services including Surgical oncology, Medical oncology, Radiation oncology, Nuclear medicine therapy and Palliative oncology as part of the Disease Management Group (DMG) providing comprehensive prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and palliative end-of-life care services under one roof. With advanced medical technologies like Intra Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) and the 4th Generation Da Vinci Robot, we are well-equipped to deliver precise and effective treatments. Our aim is to provide high quality international standard treatment at affordable cost with compassion and humane touch and be a one-stop solution to both diagnostics and therapeutic treatment – all under one roof.”

Beyond medical excellence, Aster Whitefield also offers a range of facilities for patients and their families, ensuring their comfort and well-being. As a tertiary multi-specialty hospital, Aster Whitefield will provide a holistic healthcare experience to patients as well as their caregivers.

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