* Dedicates 150-Bed Covid Care Wing
The historic 40-year-old Lakeside Medical Hospital at Ulsoor, currently undergoing renovation, was inaugurated virtually by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri B S Yediyurappa in the city today. Also inaugurated was a 150-bed Special Covid Ward. Located in the heart of the garden city, Lakeside Medical Hospital enjoys unmatched connectivity to all parts of the city and aims at providing highly specialized tertiary care to patients, once fully renovated.
“It is great news that a Covid Care Center with 150 beds and a Super Speciality Hospital, is being launched in the campus of Satyaprabha Lakeside Hospital. Satyaprabha Lakeside hospital which is one of the prestigious hospitals in Bangalore is now ready to serve people after renovation. Private hospitals joining hands with the government in controlling Covid 19 is a welcome move. People who provide services in medical field should be professionals and have moral values. It should be our constant endeavour to ensure quality medical service at an affordable price to common people. I am sure that Satyaprabha Lakeside Hospital will work in this direction” said Shri B S Yediyurappa while virtually inaugurating the hospital.
Other dignitaries present at the occasion include Shri P C Mohan, Member of Parliament and Mr. Rizwan Arshad, MLA, while Shri D K Sudhakar, Minister of Medical Education of Karnataka, Shri. G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman, DRDO, Shri Tejasvi Surya, Member of Parliament, and Shri Anand Sankeshwar, MD, VRL Group participated in the inaugural ceremony virtually.
They were welcomed by Ms. Chaitanya Audikeshavulu and family, current owners of the Lakeside Medical Centre & Hospital who have taken over the property and playing an important role in reviving and renovation of the hospital.
Currently being renovated and expected to commence operations shortly, Lakeside Medical Hospital will provide the latest and most comprehensive medical care facilities to all. Lakeside Medical Hospital will be overseen by Dr. Rajesh Naidu.
"This hospital has some great history associated with it and has several firsts to its credit including the first coronary bypass operation and the first kidney transplant in the city. My dream is for Lakeside Medical Hospital to regain its lost glory and offer quality healthcare to the people of the city, I am so happy that many of the Hospitals previous Doctors have re-joined the hospital with a great deal of enthusiasm. This gives me immense confidence and hope” said Ms. Chaitanya Audikeshavulu, Director of the Audikeshavulu Group of Companies.
"This hospital was special to the citizens of Bangalore and more so for people in and around Ulsoor. They have a lot of hope in seeing this hospital functioning again. We will strive to uphold this faith and belief of the people of Bangalore. Lakeside will strive to offer the best of healthcare with our state-of-the-art facilities," said Dr. Rajesh Naidu, Medical Director, Lakeside Medical Hospital.
About Lakeside Hospital:
Lakeside Medical Center & Hospital in Ulsoor Road, Bangalore (LMCH)
LMCH was started in the year 1982 and situated at the Junction of Ulsoor Road& St John Road, Bangalore. In its formative years LMCH was Bangalore’s premier Multi Speciality Hospital spanning a duration of over 30 years providing exemplary tertiary health care services to Bangalore citizens. The hospital was also a recognised center for exchange training programme with Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, U.S.A. Medical institutes at Lakeside Hospital, Bangalore. Previously the hospital also had a nursing institute which was recognized by Karnataka Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council. It also had another educational institute on its premises namely the Lakeside Institute of Medical Technology. Currently, Dr. Rajesh and Ms. Chaitanya Audikeshavulu are overseeing the renovation and running of the hospital.