The idea of monumenting Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital focussed servicing for the patients with cancer ailments was conceived by Dr.T.G.Govindarajan (Founder, Chairman and Managing Director) during October 2001, while he lost his beloved wife Dr.Kamakshi Sundari to brain tumour. From there, his vision to offer the holistic cancer care with all integrated infrastructure and seamless service under one roof was conceived and exponentially growing.
Dedication and relentless hard work had taken its shape and thus Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital was inaugurated as a dedicated centre for Cancer and Cardiac services. The institution kick started with the state of art SIEMENS Dual Energy Linear Accelerator along with Brachytherapy delivering focussed radiation to cancer patients and a GE Innova Flat Panel Cathlab for cardiac ailments.
Catering to the fast paced growing demand, Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital has expanded itself to cater as a Multi Speciality Tertiary care hospital holding, 150 beds with a 20-bedded level 3 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 5 bedded Cardio Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (CT-ICU), 5 advanced Operating Suites including a twin Cardio Thoracic Operation unit5 advanced Operating Suites including a twin Cardio Thoracic Operation unit, An advanced Neuro Surgical Operation unit with a Leica Microscope and 20 bedded round the clock Dialysis unit.
Within a span of a year, Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital has marked benchmark above, fifteen thousand new patient registrations, One thousand successful catherization’s (CATHLAB), One hundred successful Angioplasty (CATHLAB), One hundred successful CABG’s, One thousand new patients treated for cancer related ailments and 500 life of Road Traffic Accident (RTA) victims was saved.
As a forerunner in the state of Tamilnadu, the Positron Emission Tomography/Computer Tomography (PET/CT) was deployed by Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital in ADYAR Cancer Institute inaugurated by the then finance minister of the state honourable Thiru. Professor. K. Anbazhagan. In parallel, the first renal transplant surgery was performed successfully during May 2008.
Commissioned and deployed the most advanced method in radiation cancer management,
Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
This sophisticated radiotherapy machine with modern technical facilities, during the course of radiation treatment, by means of frequent two and three-dimensional imaging, used to direct radiation therapy utilizing the imaging co-ordinates of the actual radiation treatment plan. This event was inaugurated on 27th Of February 2009 by then Honourable Governor Of Tamilnadu Shri.Surjit Singh Barnala and Shri.Ansari the Chairman and Managing Director of Neyveli Lignite Corporation.
The Cyclotron machine was commissioned first in Southern India to produce and supply raw material required for PET CT and other nuclear imaging tools.
Additional to RENAL transplantation services, Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital was approved and licensed to deliver LIVER and PANCREAS transplant services.
To meet the growing need in health care, the facility was further expanded to accommodate an additional facility of 150 beds. Understanding the absence of tertiary children care in and around southern part of Chennai, a 360 degree focus was given to our exponentially growing Children Care Unit, a 20 bedded Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was inaugurated with a round the clock Neonatologist availability with the capability to support babies born weighing as less as 500 gms. A 10 bedded Level 3 Peadiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) with 24/7 Peadiatric Intensivist availability was inaugurated.
An exclusive Peadiatric Emergency Unit with advanced infrastructure was inaugurated in focus to support and provide care for any kind of Peadiatric emergency and trauma. Pediatrics department covering 20 The department of Pediatrics was given a special focus With great passion to help the growing population of childless couples,
A Level 3 Infertility Unit was launched with ultra modern infrastructure. The facility is governed and driven by a team of highly qualified Infertologists and senior embryologists, assuring a phenomenal success rate and 64 Slice CT was installed.
Our clinical laboratory facility which is in operation right from the inception of the hospital is a medically-led laboratory operating round the clock. As a mark to demonstrate our passion in delivering accurate and reliable results we ran for and successfully got accredited by NABL during 2016.
With more laurels to come, we are Working towards being one of the most respected and revered medical institute offering one stop solutions for any of your health care requirements and 64 Slice CT was installed.
"Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Pallikaranai, Chennai is now NABH – PEH accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers. NABH is a constituent board of QCI and the most desired accreditation across the nation. We successfully got accredited during the year 2018."