Eden Medical Centre (EMC), Dimapur will be opening a new Cardiology OPD (Out Patient Department) with support from the Apollo Hospitals Guwahati.
The OPD started on March 17 with a visiting specialist from Apollo Hospitals.
Cardiologist Dr Rituparna Baruah (MD, DM, FSCAI) from Apollo Hospitals would be available every month for consultation.
No fixed schedule have been outlined yet, the dates when the Doctor Dr Rituparna Baruah is available for consultation will be made public.
“My availability would depend on my workload. But I am committed (to the arrangement),” said Dr Baruah, who was in Dimapur for the OPD launch.
He was accompanied by his Apollo colleague, Dr Rakesh Periwal, a Critical Care specialist and Abhijit Singh, COO of Apollo Hospitals Guwahati.
Apollo Hospitals “is utilizing its excellence in Cardiology” for the cardiology OPD attached to the EMC in Dimapur for the benefit of patients, stated a press release.
Apollo Hospitals Guwahati cardiology department specializes in 24X7 Cardiac Emergency, cardiovascular interventions like angiography, angioplasty, rotablation and device implantation along with preventive programmes.