Anaesthesiology (Anesthesiology or Anaesthesia) is the medical speciality dealing with perioperative care of patients, before, during and after surgery. The main focus of the branch is the use of anaesthesia to safely support a patient’s vital functions across the time period from preparation for the surgery, during the procedure and recovery, post-surgery.
Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai Anaesthesiology Department plays an integral role in patient care across multiple clinical conditions and specialities, not only during the surgery (anaesthesia administration) but in planning for the surgery (patient’s fitness and high-risk assessment) and extended to manage continuity of care, post-surgery (enhancing safety and recovery). Department is a vital component of the cardiac arrest and rapid response teams in the hospital to safely transport patients from other hospitals/facilities/patient’s home or within hospital premises, or to manage critically ill patients admitted in the hospital if their condition deteriorates.
We have multi-disciplinary expertise in areas of pain management, critical care, emergency medicine, general medicine, surgery and neurology. Centre is especially proficient during situations of major trauma, resuscitation and airway management. Our dedicated team ensures that the patient returns to normal routine in a smooth and pain-free manner.
The department is equipped with modern devices for patient care comprising of state-of-the-art anaesthesia machines, mechanical ventilation equipment, multi parameter monitors, peripheral venous and epidural catheters, peripheral nerve stimulator transoesophageal echocardiography machines, amongst others.