Medica Group of Hospitals opens new oncology facility in Kolkata

04 August 2023 | News

Built with an investment of over Rs 250 crore , and a potential to generate employment for over 1500 people

Medica Group of Hospitals, Eastern India's largest chain of private hospital, recently took a significant leap forward in the field of healthcare with the inauguration of their Medica Cancer Hospital in Kolkata. The momentous occasion took place when Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee inaugurated Medica Oncology.

The inaugural ceremony of this state-of-the-art facility signifies a significant stride forward in the battle against cancer in the Eastern region. With other two units in Siliguri and Ranchi, Medica has now become the prime hospital in providing organ-specific cancer care under one roof in the region.

The Cancer Unit launch event was also graced by R Venkatesh, CEO, Sheares India Healthcare Management Pvt. Ltd. , healthcare investment arm of Temasek Holdings, Singapore, sovereign fund of Government of Singapore. Sheares India Healthcare is a majority stakeholder at Medica as well as other prominent healthcare facilities in the country.

Medica Cancer Hospitals, an integral part of Medica Oncology, forms a network of advanced cancer care units spanning Kolkata, Siliguri, and Ranchi. The clinical team at Medica Oncology comprises highly experienced and skilled physicians, surgeons, and radiation therapists who work diligently to offer the latest treatment therapies, including immunotherapy, as well as state-of-the-art interventions like Robotic Surgery.

Mr. R. Udayan Lahiry, Managing Director, Medica Group of Hospitals stated, "With an investment of over Rs 250 crore , and a potential to generate employment for over 1500 people, we now have a state-of-the-art 500-bed Superspecialty medical institution, offering advanced cancer care and multi specialty modalities for holistic care. This hospital will be the most comprehensive cancer care facility of the region. Equipped with advanced technologies like radiation therapy, PET CT, and therapeutic nuclear medicine, our facility brings the latest in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology to Bengal."


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