Andhra Hospitals



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Andhra Hospitals


Andhra Hospitals


Andhra Hospitals


Welcome to Andhra Hospital

Andhra Hospitals (Formerly Ramana Gastro, Laparoscopy & Multi Speciality Hospital) is located in one of the most serene residential areas of the Vijayawada city. This Hospital has spacious and well ventilated rooms with neatly maintained floors. It is a five storied building with each floor having a carpet area of 9000 sft totaling to 45000 sft in all. The location is well connected to all the prime areas in the city. and is away from Bus Station or Railway Station by 2 kms. All modes of transportation are available to the hospital from various parts of city.


Surgical Gastroenterology & Laparoscopy

The Department of gastroenterology is managed by Dr.P.V.Ramana Murthy.,MS, FRCS (UK) Chief Surgical gastroeneterologist in association with a medical gastroenterologist. This hospital is the busiest gastro centre for gastro surgeries and gastro medical cases in coastal Andhra, Khammam and Nalgonda dist in Telangana region.

All emergencies in Surgical and medical gastro like acute severe pancreatitis, UGI bleed, acute liver failure, cirrhosis of liver are managed here with expertise. All kinds of endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are done in the department. All therapeutic ERCP procedures including metallic CBD stenting, drainage of complex hilar CBD strictures are done in the department. Esophageal, Colonic metallic stentings are done in the department.

The department has Pentax and Olympus endoscope, colonoscope and duodenoscope, has 2 endoscopy assistants. Bedside endoscopy for sick and critical patients with GI bleed are done here. Liver disease patients like acute viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, cirrhosis of liver, liver failure, chronic hepatitis B and C are managed here with lot of interest in a separate liver clinic.

General Surgery

Andhra Hospital has the best hospital surgery department and consists of 7 senior surgeons working for the past 8yrs, providing the health care services to the patients of entire costal Andhra, Khammam & Prakasam Dist, it is one of the biggest hospitals in coastal area performing large number of surgeries.

State of the art latest-techniques in general surgery is performed in Andhra Hospital by an experienced senior surgeons - Dr.D.Ravindra.,MS.,FMAS., Dr.K.Gopinath.,MS.,FMAS., Dr. T. Leela Krishna Prasad.,MS.,FMAS and Dr.B.Srinivas. Our Department also still more strengthened by surgical gastroenterologists Dr. P.V.Ramana Murthy., MS.,FRCS., Dr. K.Ravikanth.,MS.,DNB ( Surgical gastroenterology), Dr.N.Venu.,MS.,Mch.

It is the only Hospital to perform surgeries on HIV+Ve cases, Hbs Ag+ve cases & HCV+ve cases (Hepatitis). The Department is patient friendly, smoothly managed & guided by the eminent senior surgeon Dr.P.V.Ramana Murthy.,MS.,FRCS (UK). Andhra Hospital surgery department having > 100 beds (out of 200 beds including surgery ICU, step down ICU) is providing assured quality of surgical services and giving excellent care and comfort to the patient. It is immense pleasure to inform you that it is only hospital providing round the clock presence of surgeons in the hospital, along with the specialist doctors (Physicians, intensivist & anesthetist) to provide emergency surgical care patients in the each ward is looked after by senior duty doctors. The department is providing good counseling sessions and effective post operative care either in the surgical ICU or in the stepdown wards.

We have excellent surgical theaters having facilities to do various open and laparoscopic procedures. Surgery department well supported by very experienced senior anesthetist Dr.S.Gopichand, expert intesivist and anesthetists Dr.Murali, Dr.Ravi Chandra, Dr K Tulasiram, Dr K V Raghava Chowdary and Dr.Ravindranath and with fully equipped ICU (ventilators) and fully trained staff nurses.

Andhra Hospital Surgery Department is providing expertise surgical care at the affordable price to suit every one"s budget. We are performing large number of general surgeries ( Open & Lap surgeries). Lap Appendicectomy, Lap Cholecystectomy, Lap Adhesiolysis, Diagnostic laparoscopy, Laparoscopic closure of D.U perforation etc. We are performing Thyroidectomies (Hemi / Sub total / Total), mastectomies (radical/ modified radical), large complicated ventral hernial & all types of the hernias, gastrectomies, cystogastrostomies, laparoscopic liver abscess drainages, surgeries for (Lap / open) for acute intestinal obstructions (large / small bowel), splenectomies. Hemicolectomies for obstruction & malignancies, and various perianal & anorectal procedures like fissures & haemorrhoids. Our hospital is tertiary care hospital performing all complicated surgeries reffered by various hospital.

We are performing emergency surgeries for ill patients who comes in middle of the night with complicated blunt injuries abdomen and stab injuries of the abdomen. We are doing surgeries on HIV positive patients, HCV positive patients and Hbs Ag positive patients at an affordable price only. We can say this is the only hospital in the city which is providing round the clock medical / surgical health care facilities to the patients.

All the surgery patients visiting the hospital are registered at the general counter, first seen by specialist surgeons and then few patients are directed to the super speciality doctors - urology / surgical gastro etc. if their problem demands super speciality care. General surgery department has remarkable experience & success in treating the various complicated surgeries referred by various hospital. Round the clock imaging facilities, prompt lab services, excellent critical care back up, enable this surgical unit to take up any type of complicated cases, and providing services at affordable price to every one"s reach.

Critical Care

One of the very few units in the state with all Multipara Monitors, ventilators, full time intensivists & intensive care physicians.

The Andhra Hospital critical care team has well trained & qualified doctors, physiotherapists, respiratory therapists, nurses.

The Infra structure at Andhra Hospital includes well equipped ICU with 16 beds, latest multi para monitors, invasive & non invasive hemodynamic monitoring. Ventilator to bed ratio 1 : 2 (8 modern ventilators), BiPAP, CPAP.

We have grand rounds in ICU daily with ICU team and all speciality doctors. We have regular case discussions, monthly mortality & morbidity discussions. We have regular training program for ICU staff in CPCR, managing emergencies, case discussions.


Department of Urology diagnoses, treats, and manages patients with all medical and surgical problems of urinary tracts of males and females, and reproductive system of males.  The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate & penis).

Department of Urology combines management of medical problems such as Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, as well as surgical problems such as the surgical management of caners, the correction of congenital abnormalities, and correcting stress incontinence.


Department of Nephrology is constituted by Nephrologists with extensive experience in treating various renal disorders and dialysis, the Nephrology team attends to patients with Acute renal failure, Chronic renal failure; End stage renal disease, Hematuria (blood loss in the urine), Proteinuria (the loss of protein especially albumin in the urine), Electrolyte disorders (acid/base imbalance) among other conditions. 


There are 5 Haemodialysis machines in our Haemodialysis center with   qualified technicians. About 130 Haemodialysis are being performed per month. Latest model of reverse osmosis plant provide purified water for our dialysis machines. There is a dedicated machine for HIV/HbsAg/HCV positive cases.

Peritoneal dialysis

Acute peritoneal dialysis is carried out regularly. Particularly in children, elderly patients and haemodinamically unstable patients. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis programme also started recently in our center.


Department of Physiotherapy aims at delivering the most suitable treatment for an injury or condition in order to enhance mobility and quality of life.  Our physiotherapists assess and treat people with injuries, disabilities etc.  They also emphasize on patient education to avoid injuries and maintain a fit, healthy body.

Physiotherapy plays an important role in rehabilitating patients specially after surgery. Andhra hospital currently has a team of six physio therapists & a well equipped physiotherapy unit is being planned which not only caters to the needs of patients but also maintains a health club.

Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention However, various other health professionals (e.g., Chiropractic, Osteopathy) use some physical therapeutic methods. A program of physical therapy will typically involve caregivers.

Physiotherapy has created a niche for itself as a leading health care system that improves health without the use of drugs or surgery. It helps in restoring normal body function and preventing disability arising from disease, trauma or injury. Physiotherapy is based on a detailed understanding of how the body works—posture, balance and movement, knowledge of diseases, injury and the healing process.

Of late, people are increasingly resorting to physiotherapy as a holistic healing method to achieve a healthier life.

Transfusion Medicine

A modern blood bank is being established at a cost of Rs.25 Lakhs catering to the needs of patients for human whole blood and blood components. The local Lions club mobilized Rs.25.00 Lakhs through Lions International for the blood bank.

Hypertension Clinic

Hypertension is a common problem Recent literature says the culprit of Hypertension could be a kidney. A comprehensive hypertension clinic is launched recently to educate and to provide proper treatment for people suffering from high blood pressure

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology provides round the clock comprehensive services through a group of qualified and experienced Obstetricians and Gynaecologists with utmost personalized care.  Round the clock availability of resident doctors and modern, well equipped labour rooms ensure correct and comprehensive care to mothers during delivery.

Medical Oncology

Andhra Hospitals is the only Hospital in Vijayawada with a full fledged ONCOLOGY UNIT that caters to a wide range of Oncology cases. It is headed by a D.M. Specialist who works full time. He is ably supported by experienced Gastroenterologists who have a very good experience with a large range of surgical malignancies, especially Gastroenterological tumours like Esophageal, Gastric, Hepatic, Pancreatic, Gall bladder, Small bowel, Large bowel Malignancies.

A separate ward exists for Oncology manned by a team of Duty Doctors present 24 hrs of the day.

A team of intensivists are present in the Hospital to attend to any emergency that arises in the ward that is either disease related or therapy related and a fully equipped ICU for emergent therapy and resuscitation. In addition a full scale radio therapy unit and a chemo therapy unit are to be started to cater exclusively for Oncology patients of Andhra Hospitals. Full time working pathologist, Lab facilities and radiological facilities are also available.

BLOOD BANK attached to the Andhra Hospitals has attained official permission from the concerned authorities for "COMPONENT PREPARATION Unit" & "PLATELET PHARESIS".

Our Hospital managed all types of neonatal, Paediatric surgical emergencies including Oesophageal atresia, Tracheoesophageal fistula, Congenital diaphraghmatic hernia, Anorectal anomalies etc., with excellent results.


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