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Geri Care Hospital launches India’s 1st Cath Lab exclusively for Senior Citizens in Chennai Geri Care Hospital launches India’s 1st Cath Lab exclusively for Senior Citizens in Chennai

Geri Care, a leading elder-care services provider, today announced the launch of India’s 1st Cath Lab exclusively for Senior Citizens at its newest geriatric multi-speciality hospital in Adambakkam, Chennai. This first of its kind Cath Lab is equipped with best-in-class diagnostic imaging equipment to enable tests and procedures including ablation, angiogram, angioplasty and implantation of pacemakers / ICDs.
Dr. Lakshmipathy Ramesh, Founder & Managing Director of Geri Care Health Services PvtLtd said, “Our vision at Geri Care is to bring together the best of healthcare innovations under one roof for our elderly patients, significantly minimising hassle for them and their caregivers, and enhancing their recovery experience. The launch of the Geriatric Cath Lab at Geri Care Hospital acts as an enabler for important tests and procedures related to cardiac health for senior citizens. We are proud to dedicate India’s 1st Cath Lab exclusively for senior citizens to the city of Chennai, as we continue to expand our presence across key locations nationally.”
Mr. PN Vasudevan, MD & CEO of Equitas Small Finance Bank who inaugurated the facility said, “I’m pleased to inaugurate the Geriatric Cath Lab at Geri Care Hospital in Adambakkam, Chennai. This first of its kind hospital is truly a best-in-class facility exclusively designed for senior citizens, prioritising their good health and wellness at all times. The Cath Lab is a major addition to this new facility that will ensure seamless cardiac care. I wish the Geri team the very best in their endeavour to transform healthcare for elders.”
Dr. Muthuswamy, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Geri Care Health Services Pvt Ltd said “The Geriatric Cath Lab is an important addition to our multi-speciality facility for senior citizens in Chennai. Elderly patients need not be transported for tests and procedures like angiograms and angioplasty, with the Cath Lab facility now available under the same roof as best in class geriatric cardiologists and over twenty geriatric specialist consultants across neurology, pulmonology, orthopaedics, ophthalmology and dentistry to name a few.”
The hospital has also launched an inaugural “Cardiac Health Check Pack” for senior citizens covering important blood markers like CBC, HbA1C/RBS, RFT, ECG and ECHO with a Cardiologist Consultation. Patients opting for this package can avail upto 50% discount on angiograms.