Our Journey

introducing

BM Birla Heart Research Centre

BM Birla Heart Research Centre is one of India’s foremost and Eastern India’s First and Only Cardiac Hospital. BM Birla Heart Research Centre has been ranked as No. 1 hospital in Eastern India and No. 2 in India in the category of super-specialty hospitals. Catering to a wide spectrum of cardiac ailments in children and adults, the hospital has been tendering quality patient care, diagnosis, treatment, and research of cardiovascular diseases for over 30 years.BM Birla Heart Research Centre has been a symbol of trust over the years and has earned a distinctive reputation from its patients for being a safe destination for cardiac treatment. Centrally located in Kolkata with 204 beds and state of the art infrastructure, BMB is awarded ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OSHAS 18001:2007 for maintaining high standards in healthcare, environmental protection, and occupational safety respectively.

The Journey SO Far

  • First hospital in India to be accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers (NABH), handed over by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
  • The first hospital in India to be awarded ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OSHAS 18001:2007 for maintaining high standards in healthcare, environmental protection and occupational safety respectively
  • First hospital in India to perform keyhole surgery to close a hole in the heart
  • First hospital in Asia to perform dynamic cardiomyoplasty
  • First hospital in India to perform angioplasty from the wrist in the field of interventional cardiology
  • First hospital in India to perform video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
  • First hospital in India to perform complicated open-heart surgery for a 9-day-old baby weighing 2.5 kg in 1991
  • First hospital in India to perform angioplasty for a 94-year-old patient
  • First hospital in India to perform extracorporeal membrane oxygenation on a neonate for respiratory distress in 1996
  • First hospital in India to support the failing heart of an adult with an artificial heart and mechanical circulation, for more than 100 hours
  • First hospital in eastern India to introduce rot ablations to remove a hard blockage in the coronary arteries
  • First hospital in eastern India to implant ICD to treat life-threatening rhythm disturbances of heart and prevent sudden cardiac death
  • First hospital in eastern India to implant three-in-one device (CRT + ICD + heart failure monitoring) in a patient with advanced heart failure
  • First hospital in eastern India to treat aortic aneurysm non-surgically by covered stent grafting in a catheterisation lab

Overview

  • The only cardiac super speciality hospital of eastern India
  • 24×7 chest pain centre
  • Highly specialized in performing invasive and non-invasive cardiac treatments and surgeries
  • Eminent cardiologists and cardiac surgeons of international & national repute
  • The nurse-patient ratio is 1:1 for ventilated patients.
  • 186 beds with 76 dedicated beds for ICU & CCU
  • 3 flat panel fully digital catheterization lab
  • Speciality clinics – pacemaker clinic, diabetic clinic, hypertension and lipid clinic, paediatric care clinic, diet clinic
  • Comprehensive health check-up packages
  • India’s 1st NABH accredited hospital
  • India’s 1st hospital to be awarded ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OSHAS 18001:2007 for maintaining high standards in healthcare, environmental protection and occupational safety respectively
  • Performed more than 22000 cardiac surgeries, 90000 cath lab procedures, 120000 inpatient admissions, 750000 non-invasive tests, 4200000 pathological tests, treated more than 5,000 foreign patients

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