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Global Health City pronounce its medical partnership with Chennaiyin FC

Chennaiyin FC visits Global Health City

Chennaiyin FC visits Global Health City

Chennaiyin FC and Global Health City (GHC) pronounced a medical partnership as the a delegation from the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) side visited the facilities of its medical partner.

Marco Materazzi (marquee player-manager), Asish (CEO, Chennaiyin FC), Fikru Teferra Lemessa besides other Chennaiyin FC team members visited Global Health City and its facilities as a friendly gesture. Dr. Clement Joseph, Sports Medicine Specialist, welcomed them and took them to a tour of GHC’s facilities. The Chennaiyin FC team was also felicitated by Dr. K. Ravindranath, Chairman and Managing Director of Global Hospitals Group.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. K. Ravindaranath said, “It’s indeed a privilege to be associated with Chennaiyin FC as a medical partner – providing super specialty sports medicine care 24×7 to all renowned Chennaiyin FC footballers on the ground. Promoting the sport in India is a noble cause; hence we joined hands with Chennaiyin FC to support the cause. I hope Indian Super League 2015 will be recognized as a premium Indian sport league in the near future.”

The Institute of Orthopedics, Joint Replacement & Sports Medicine of Global Health City caters to the sports injuries with technologies like PRP (platelet rich plasma) therapy, which provides growth factors at injury site, for quicker healing of muscle and tendon tears and mesenchymal stem cell therapy for cartilage injuries. Arthroscopic procedures for ligament tears and tendon tears in sports injuries help the patients quickly return to their sport.

Supported by a team of rehabilitation specialists and doctors who travel with the Chennaiyin FC team, special emphasis is placed on prevention of injuries and early identification and treatment. In addition, the Emergency medical team of Global Health City provides the medical care of emergencies in the stadium during the match days in Chennai.

Global Health City    
Global Health City, Chennai is a 500 bedded super specialty tertiary care facility, with a capacity to expand to 1000 beds. It renders 360 degree advanced tertiary healthcare services with multi-super specialty and multi-organ transplant services. With the finest combination of expertise, experience, state-of-the art technology and well coordinated team work, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.
The Global Hospitals Group started with its first Hospital a decade ago in Hyderabad. Today, it has nine hospitals with over 2000 beds, strategically spread across the country with branches now in Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai and many more in advanced stages of planning and implementation. Each unit is a world class tertiary care multi super specialty Hospital with facilities matching the best in the world and offering advanced patient care of international standards.