TATA MEDICAL CENTER
TATA MEDICAL CENTER
The consultants provide their inputs for both in-patients and out-patients referred to them. Services are now available throughout the week for in-patient and emergency care. Infectious Diseases OPD service is currently available on every Wednesday and Friday. Prof. Bibhuti Saha is available in the hospital on alternate Tuesdays. The department is involved in providing inputs for cases of complex diagnostic dilemma. The department, when called for, helps in treatment of cancer patients with acute infection related complications and sepsis. It also helps in management of cancer patients with chronic infections like TB, HIV, Hepatitis B, etc. The consultants have keen interest in infections that mimic cancer and lead to cancer. The department is also very active in providing adult immunization advice to our patients. The department is involved in staff health services (specially infection related staff health).
Since Infectious Diseases and Microbiology are complimentary, the department has collaborated with Clinical Microbiology for many activities for better patient care:-
The department has been providing care to cancer patients with CoViD. Around 300 CoViD patients with cancer have been admitted and treated so far. The admitted CoViD patients are also followed up in the I.D OPD. Tata Medical Center is also actively involved in CoViD vaccination drive and Infectious Diseases department is leading this effort with help of the hospital administration and the government.
The infant department has already started a few audits and the consultants have bent for clinical research. The department also has plans of gradual expansion of its services and of starting academic training programs. The department gladly welcomes observers from India and abroad. The department and its consultants are well connected to the national and international bodies and authorities of Infectious Diseases and they try to implement the latest advances into their clinical practice.