SRINAGAR Shalby chain of multi-specialty hospitals on Saturday announced to start its Joint Replacement OPD at Srinagar.
Addressing a press conference at Kashmir Press Club, Srinagar, Dr Pranay & Dr Bhalla (Dr Vikram Shahs Team) and Dr Vijay Bansal, both Orthopedic & Joint replacement surgeons and Onco-surgeon respectively said that OPD will be held once in a month.
Shalby Group is a chain of 11 hospitals owned by Dr Vikram Shah, who is the CMD of the Group and is known worldwide for Joint Replacement Surgeries. Started with 6 beds, Shalby is now a group of 2000 hospitals.
Dr Shah was the first surgeon in India who started the joint replacements in year 1994 at Ahmedabad. Till now one lakh joint replacement surgeries are credited to Dr Shah name in last 26-years.
Dr Shahs team holds OPDs in different parts of India and elsewhere around the world including in African countries and in Dubai.
A surgeon from Dr Shahs team will attend patients during OPD at Srinagar. For holding monthly OPD ,Shalby will soon do a tie up with one of the Srinagars hospital.
Meanwhile Shalby in association with Rotary Club of Kashmir is also organizing a free joint replacement and oncology camp at Ahmad Hospital, Srinagar on Sunday(14th July) from 10am to 2pm.