Bhubaneswar: The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM
Hospital, faculty of medicine of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), has been chosen
the number one hospital in the city in eight different departments in the Times
Health Icons awards presented here on Sunday.
The hospital’s departments of Gastro Sciences, Emergency, and Trauma
Care, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology, Cosmetic and Plastic
Surgery, Dermatology and In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Fertility were ranked
number one at the ceremony organized by the Times Group and graced by
Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty.
EIGHT SUM HOSPITAL DEPARTMENTS RANKED NUMBER ONE
Besides, the departments of Pediatrics, Oncology, and Cardiology were
placed second while Orthopedics and Nephrology were ranked third.
The SUM Covid Hospital, which fought the pandemic valiantly, was presented the
honour certificate at the ceremony which was attended by the Union minister for
Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha’s minister
for Health and Family Welfare Mr. Naba Kishore Das.
Several of the Covid warriors from the SUM Covid Hospital were felicitated on
SOA Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ashok Kumar Mahapatra, Medical Superintendent of
IMS and SUM Hospital Prof. Pusparaj Samantasinhar and several doctors of the hospital
attended the program.