Rockland Hospital strengthens its nephrology department

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New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI/Business Wire India): Renowned Nephrologist Dr. S C Tiwari today joined Rockland Hospital.

A pioneer in renal care Dr. Tiwari comes with a vast experience in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Dr. Tiwari was serving as professor and head of the department of nephrology at the AIIMS.

The nephrology department, under his headship was rated the best in India for three consecutive years according to a survey by THE WEEK.

After thirty long years of meritorious term at AIIMS, this professor and head of department, nephrology, decided to move on. He has taken premature retirement.

Welcoming Dr. Tiwari, the Group Chairman,Rajesh Srivastava, said, "Dr. Tiwari's presence will strengthen the Rockland Hospitals' Nephrology department. Rockland's patients will benefit from his vast experience and expertise in tackling a variety of kidney related problems. Rockland Hospitals under his supervision is all set to become the leader in nephrology care in the country".

At the Rockland chain of hospitals Dr. Tiwari's presence is well timed.

The hospital in Qutab Institutional Area already has a full-fledged renal transplant unit. Under his guidance and supervision, the Renal Care Centre at the hospital will reach newer heights. The 100-bedded hospital is in the process of adding another 70 beds.

Dr. Tiwari's career is marked by unmatched excellence that got acknowledged in various ways.

From being a fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Indian Society of Nephrology, Geriatric Society of India, to receiving the Best Doctor Award from Mahavir International Centre and Best Nephrologist award from Vice President of India, his accomplishments are too many.

As an administrator he has held positions of significance. He has been President - Indian Society of Hemodialysis, President - Indian Society of Nephrology, Chairman - Hospital Management Board, AIIMS, Member - Academic Committee, AIIMS, to name a few. He is also on the Advisory Board of UPSC and ICMR.

As a Visiting Professor, Dr. Tiwari has been at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Centre, Winthrop University Hospital, Minneola and Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York, USA, University of Minnesota, Hennepin County Medical Centre Minneapolis, USA as well as at the University of Mannitoba, Winnipeg CANADA. He has also been Fellow of Hammer Smith Hospital, London.

Rockland Hospitals is a growing chain of Multi-specialty hospitals spread across Qutab Institutional Area in South Delhi, Dwarka, Manesar (Gurgaon) and Greater NOIDA (UP). Rockland has recently received a funding of Rs 55 Crore from the International Finance Corporation, A World Bank Group member. (ANI)

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