Durdans Hospitals expands with launch of 150-bed new wing

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Durdans Hospital, one of the leading healthcare providers in the country, has expanded further in order to increase the quality and variety of services provided to the Sri Lankan public.

As an innovator in providing the most modern solutions in healthcare, the hospital’s newest venture, the Durdans Hospital Sixth Lane Wing, offers host of new facilities to its patrons. To its present strength of 150 beds, the new wing will add another 150 beds out of which would be 115 new rooms. These new rooms will comprise of 1 Super Grand Suite, 5 Grand Deluxe Rooms, 12 Super Deluxe Rooms and 101 Deluxe Rooms. Each room has been tastefully designed with modern facilities and amenities to ensure the ideal comfort and ambience needed for recuperation. Added to the same, the hospital also introduced an Orthopedic, Laparoscopic and Maternity Theaters along with two General Theaters.  

Durdans newest wing also includes a 15 bed Heart Command Center - the first of its kind in Sri Lanka. The facility is equipped with advanced monitoring systems, inbuilt medical gas systems and modern ventilators and defibrillators to handle any medical emergency. Durdans launched the first ‘Single Center Concept’ in cardiac care in Sri Lanka, establishing a strategic alliance with the world’s largest free standing cardiac care institute in 1999.

Today, the Durdans Heart Center has some of the most technologically advanced facilities in the country and undeniably, the most preferred cardiac center for Sri Lankans. The first dedicated heart station in the country, is supported by renowned cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. It is equipped with cutting edge technology and to date Durdans has notched the highest success rate with both non invasive cardiac investigations as well as invasive cardiac procedures.

The hospital also contains the largest Radiology Department in Sri Lanka. All clinical investigations are supported by the latest cutting edge technology in imaging in the form of a 1.5 Tesla 18 channel MRI scanner and a 64 slice CT scanner.

Durdans Hospital Chairman Ajith Tudawe said: “We are proud of breaking new ground in the medical sector, by introducing new innovations that will go a long way in ensuring the well-being of the Sri Lankan public. Our new state-of-the-art imaging equipment will guarantee that our doctors will have access to increased information, and thus further strengthen our medical and diagnostic capabilities. In addition, the improvements to the OPD, will enhance the comfort of all patients. This landmark launch is just another step taken by Durdans to augment the services provided by our hospital, and we are excited about the future of the healthcare field in the country.”

In addition to the newly launched Sixth Lane Wing, Durdans also has pioneered in the healthcare industry by proving to be the leader in all other fields of medicine. The hospital remains the leader in performing the largest number of cataract surgeries in the private sector using the most modern technology available in the country. Similarly, the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation department has forged ahead with multiple successes. Today, Durdans owns some of the most unique facilities available in the country including a Therapeutic Laser, a Combination Therapy unit, Advanced DTS Traction Unit, Continuous Passive Movement Unit and a Compression Therapy Unit. With the introduction of its 6th Lane Wing, Durdans has achieved yet another milestone by setting up a centre of excellence in Orthopedic Care. Durdans Hospital is also equipped with one of the most advanced stone management systems in the world. This stone laser system offers many advantages to the patients with renal stones as against to other treatment methods such as, shock wave lithotripsy or open surgery. The hospital also has made significant strides in the fields of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Care, Gynecology and Obstetrics.