We believe it was the “first step” taken on 16th July 1979, which became the architect of our success. Since then we have continued to progress steadily, achieving many medical milestones on the way.
The Department of Nuclear Medicine was established in 1981. It is a first of its kind in our state. In the field of Nuclear Medicine, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre has been the pioneer in M.P.
The Medical Consultants at CHRC successfully performed the first Total Hip Replacement Surgery, the first Renal Transplant, Coronary artery bypass grafting, and Open Heart Surgery.
CT Scan and Central India’s largest Cath Lab were established.
We purchase an array of equipment including Colour Doppler Machine, Holter Monitor with Computerised Treadmill, an EMG Potential Machine, a Mobile image intensifier ‘C’ arm, a fully automatic operation table, many types of ventilators, infant incubators and blood gas analyzer. We also established a fully-equipped dental clinic.
The team of medical consultants at CHRC successfully carry out the first Cardiac Renal Transplant in Central India. ? We establish the Distract Subtract Angiography lab.
We acquire new machines and upgrade our departments. We purchased The Alfa machine for our Cath lab, a CR-16 machine, CT scan and Sonography machines for imaging services, PFT machines for respiratory medicine, Siemens Advance Flat Panel Machine.
We built and established the West Wing to start Intensity-modulated radiation therapy for cancer. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Paediatric Intensive Care established. We establish the Choithram Clinic at Annapurna road. The Department of Gastroenterology starts Capsule endoscopy and Manometry. We set up advanced modular operations theatres and the first Skin Bank in Central India.
We install a pain management clinic, Intensive Critical Care Unit, a cardiac ICU, Rapid Treatment Unit and renovate the hospital floors. We start Endoscopic Ultrasound, Echo, TMT, Dialysis and Advance ENT OPD procedures. ?We purchase the Discovery NM 630 Gamma Camera, GE dual-energy DEXA, Fan Beam (Prodigy) Lumines 40-Watts Laser With Acuspot and Storz Laparoscope Imaging System and Harmonic Machine.
We are the first hospital in Central India to establish a successful cadaveric liver transplant program. We also successfully performed the first liver transplant in Madhya Pradesh. ? We receive our accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers.