The Medical Center at the TB Clinic premises was inaugurated on 10 May 1985 to provide specialist consultations as well as outpatient diagnostic and treatment services at affordable cost, particularly to the socioeconomically weaker sections of society. The Medical Center comprises an investigative wing and a clinical wing.
The investigative wing has an up-to-date laboratory with the latest instruments/ equipment for a wide range of investigations in Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology, Haematology, Serology, and Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology. The X-ray department has a 500 mA X-ray unit and digital X-ray facilities. The centre also has facilities for electro- and echocardiography, diagnostic ultrasound and colour Doppler study, video-endoscopy and audiometry. The ophthalmology department is well equipped with an operative phacoemulsifier, Humphrey’s Visual Field Analyser (Perimeter), A scan and pachymeter, B scan, non-contact and applanation tonometers, fundus fluorescein angiography, and green laser. A YAG laser unit was also added to the department in 2013.
The clinical wing of the polyclinic provides consultation facilities in general medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, paediatrics, gastroenterology, gynaecology, cardiology, chest medicine, psychiatry, dermatology, neurosurgery and physiotherapy.
The Dental department having six well-equipped dental surgeries with eminent dental surgeons is functioning well and attracts patients from in and outside Delhi. It offers services in conservative dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics and dental surgery.
The physiotherapy department is equipped with short-wave diathermy, micro-wave diathermy, ultrasonic therapy unit, infra-red unit, muscle stimulator, cervical traction and lumbar traction units, both electrically operated, paraffin-wax bath, electrical massager, interferential therapy unit (IFT), transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (TENS), and prometheus laser.
12 eye camps, including 4 through our mobile medical units, were organized at different locations in Delhi in 2013-14. Over 625 persons were examined for eye complaints and 126 operated for cataract and provided IOL implants free of charge.
~Last updated: December 26, 2014 at 19:17 pm