Sahyadri Hospitals Launches Advanced Hand Surgery Department in Pune on National Hand Surgery Day

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Sahyadri Hospitals launches Advanced Hand Surgery Department in Pune

PUNE: Sahyadri Hospitals in Pune has launched an Advanced Hand Surgery Department to provide specialized care for hand, wrist, and upper extremity conditions. The department aims to provide relief to adult and pediatric patients suffering from any conditions or illness of the hand using a multi-disciplinary team approach. The use of advanced imaging and surgical techniques will aid in minimal invasive evaluations, and precise interventions, enhancing patient care and outcomes. The services offered include emergency treatment, joint reconstruction, small joint arthroscopy, bone transplantation, tendon/ligament reconstruction, and reconstructive surgery for birth defects, treatment of repetitive motion injuries, nerve repair, and other cutting-edge techniques.

The department also offers specialized hand therapy provided by occupational therapists and physical therapists to assist in upper extremity rehabilitation. Hand therapy focuses on preventing injury, restoring function, and enhancing participation in daily life. Rehabilitation services cover postoperative care, pain management, sensory re-education, exercise programs, splint fabrication, and more.

On the occasion of the launch of the department, Dr. Abhijeet Wahegaonkar, Sr. Consultant and head of Dept.-Advanced Hand Surgery, Sahyadri Hospitals, said, “We are thrilled to introduce the Advanced Hand Surgery Department at Sahyadri Hospitals. We are a team of five highly skilled & extensively trained hand surgeons, who are constantly seeking to provide evidence-based and quality care to all our patients. The human hand’s significance cannot be overstated, and our department is dedicated to providing specialized care that preserves its function and enhances the lives of our patients. With a focus on innovation, multidisciplinary collaboration, and compassionate patient-centered care, we are excited to embark on this journey of healing and restoration.

Dr. Sunil Rao, Chief Operating Officer, of Sahyadri Hospitals, said “The launch of the Advanced Hand Surgery Department underscores Sahyadri Hospitals’ commitment to pushing the boundaries of healthcare excellence. Our unwavering dedication to patient well-being, combined with cutting-edge technology and a holistic approach, will redefine the standards of hand surgery. This initiative aligns with our broader vision of delivering accessible, accountable, and high-quality healthcare to our community.

Sahyadri Hospital’s Centre for Advanced Hand Surgery will operate in Deccan Gymkhana, Nagar Road, and Hadapsar branches of Sahyadri Hospitals. The department will host support group sessions for patients with specific conditions, conduct awareness sessions, and promote collaborative efforts to improve patient outcomes.

Sahyadri Hospitals is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, research, academics, and teaching by The Asia Pacific Wrist Association and The International Wrist Centres. The hospital chain has over 1000 beds and 200 ICU beds, 2000 Clinicians, and 2600 Supporting Staff providing round-the-clock healthcare. Sahyadri Hospitals has touched the lives of more than 50 lakh people by providing quality care.

The launch of the Advanced Hand Surgery Department reflects Sahyadri Hospitals’ commitment to pushing the boundaries of healthcare excellence and delivering high-quality healthcare to the community. The hospital invites all stakeholders to support these initiatives and foster a culture of hand health, prevention, and specialized care.

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