Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Utkal Hospital and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bhubaneswar
A 200 bedded hospital with American style health set up and amenities
Bhubaneswar.5April(o p) Chief Minister of Odisha Mr Naveen Patnaik today inaugurates Utkal Hospital and Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bhubaneswar today in presence of Aditya K. Samal, Chairman, Utkal Hospital, Mr Pragyan Gharai, MD, Utkal Hospital, Dr Alok Lodh, COO, Utkal Hospital and Dr Ranjan Ku Mohapatra, Director Medical Services, Director Oncology, Utkal Hospital and Board of Directors, Utkal Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
On this occasion Mr Aditya K Samal, Chairman, Utkal Hospital said that, Today is a very special day for Utkal Hospital. We are very much delighted. This is purely doctors hospital as they have given their personal touch to build it. As first hospital of the country we empanelled BSKY with a dedicated floor.
Commenting on inauguration, Mr. Pragyan Gharai, MD, Utkal Hospital said that. We had a plan to set up an American style hospital with quality care for Odia people. Government of Odisha provided land in 2010 for this hospital. The 200 bedded hospitals completed. Hospital consists of all types of advanced sophisticated Machineries and other equipment. We are very glad that, Chief Minister came to this auspicious occasion and encouraged us to provide better treatment facilities for Odisha people. Utkal Hospital has been one of the largest service providers to BSKY Scheme in the region and is leading from the front to implement Govt of Odisha welfare schemes. The common people of Odisha are now able to access high-end high-quality technology-based health care services which was otherwise not available earlier to the common man.”
Utkal Hospital consists of 200 beds built in American style and have all modern and state of art facilities to provide quality healthcare services. It has a team of more than 700 employees and 100 doctors.
Today, with a bed strength of more than 200 high quality beds, Utkal Hospital is proud to host the best Clinical teams in Oncology, Orthopaedics, CTVS Surgery, Cardiology, Gynae, Internal Medicine, Surgery as well as high end Vascular Surgeons and Interventional Radiology which is unique in itself. The hospital boasts of state-of-the-art laminar OTs and is designed to go up to 450 beds in the coming times.The Institute of Cancer at Utkal Hospital is led by Dr Ranjan Kumar Mahapatra as the Director of Medical Services as well as HOD of the Cancer Unit.
Utkal Hospital Bhubaneshwar is one of the leading Multi-Specialty Healthcare Service Providers of Bhubaneshwar which provides the oldest and the first PET CT services in the region. Hospital boasts of one of the most Comprehensive Cancer Care centres in Eastern India with a State of Art LINAC Radiation Unit which is one of its kind in the region.
This has been a dream project of Shri Aditya K. Samal who is the Chairman of the hospital. Being a son of the soil and an eminent Cardiologist Dr Samal has been instrumental in leading prominent doctors of the state who have collaborated together and invested in developing the hospital. Dr. B. K. Das and eminent Medical Oncologist has been instrumental in developing the Dept of Oncology through sustained hard work among the communities of Odisha.