Lanka Hospitals celebrates 9,000 heart surgeries Feat celebrated on World Heart Day 2020 | Daily News


 

Lanka Hospitals celebrates 9,000 heart surgeries Feat celebrated on World Heart Day 2020

From left - Lanka Hospitals’ Chief Marketing Officer - Nimal Ratnayake, Director Medical Services - Dr Wimal Karandagoda, Group Chief Executive Officer - Deepthi Lokuarachchi, Resident Consultant Cardiologist - Dr M. Mubarak, Chief Resident Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Dr G. Gandhiji and Resident Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist - Dr P. Lushantha cutting a cake.

From left - Lanka Hospitals’ Chief Marketing Officer - Nimal Ratnayake, Director Medical Services - Dr Wimal Karandagoda, Group Chief Executive Officer - Deepthi Lokuarachchi, Resident Consultant Cardiologist - Dr M. Mubarak, Chief Resident Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Dr G. Gandhiji and Resident Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist - Dr P. Lushantha cutting a cake.

Lanka Hospitals, the internationally accredited multiple award-winning healthcare provider celebrated World Heart Day on 29th September 2020. The event also marked the successful completion of 9,000 heart surgeries at the hospital’s Heart Centre. Lanka Hospitals’ Group Chief Executive Officer - Deepthi Lokuarachchi, Lanka Hospitals’ Director Medical Services - Dr Wimal Karandagoda, other senior members of Lanka Hospitals’ management, heart specialists and staff of the hospital’s Heart Centre participated in the event.

The event also included an educational panel discussion by three senior resident cardiac specialists with regard to heart health and the importance of preventing heart disease.

The members of the panel discussion were Resident Consultant Cardiologist - Dr M. Mubarak, Chief Resident Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Dr G. Gandhiji and Resident Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist - Dr P. Lushantha.

The Heart Centre at Lanka Hospitals has been a pioneer in heart health for nearly two decades. The centre offers a complete range of comprehensive cardiac and cardiothoracic surgical procedures and has maintained a proven track record in quality healthcare. Lanka Hospitals is the first hospital in Sri Lanka to be awarded some of the most prestigious accreditations in the world for its healthcare service standards including the Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation 6th edition and the world-respected Medical Tourism Certification from the Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA). Furthermore, Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD) is the only Sri Lankan laboratory to be accredited by the prestigious laboratory accreditation body, The College of American Pathologists (CAP).