Orange City Hospital & Research Institute has been recognized as the trusted health care center of Central India. OCHRI is the only private hospital that is asked to keep Health emergency health assistance readiness officially by government during visit of any VVIPs to Nagpur.
OCHRI has always been asked by Government to help them during any calamity. Recently OCHRI was asked by Government to commission Covid unit wherein they had initiated Covid Division in one of their 3 buildings. More than 200 Covid patients have been treated at OCHRI till date. In OCHRI Covid Division; Dr. Nandu Kolwadkar leads team of Dr. Samir Choudhary, Dr. Santosh Dhole, Dr. Ravindra Sawarkar while Nursing team is led by Sr. Jessy Abraham and Sr. Rahel Patrange whereas Shri.Sawant Waghmare and Shri.Avinash Ganar lead the team of Paramedical staff. RMO team is led by Dr. Avez Hasan. Dr. Noorul Ameen is the Admission Coordinator while Dr. Deepak Dongre is the Spokesperson.
Recently they added more beds in their Covid division and presently OCHRI has made provision of 67 beds for Covid care. Further to the request of competent authorities, OCHRI has even made provision of one dialysis machine inside Covid unit wherein they intend to serve incoming Covid positive walk-in CKD patient for dialysis on OPD basis.
Considering the time required for dialysis and to prevent patient from waiting, they have asked all walk in Covid positive CKD patients seeking dialysis on day care basis to call Smt.Priya Sashi in 9372332910 for booking appointment slot.
This arrangement was initiated by Dr.Usha Nair- RNHPL Director as per desire of Shri.Udaybhaskar Nair- RNHPL Chairman who understood the practical problems being faced by asymptomatic positive home isolated CKD patients who are on regular dialysis.
OCHRI Director Dr. Anup Marar had stated that Dr. Sanjeev Kumar- Divisional Commissioner, Shri.B. Radhakrishnan- Municipal Commissioner, Dr. Ravindra Thakre- District Collector, Shri.Jalaj Sharma- NMC Additional Municipal Commissioner and Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal- Deputy Director Health Services had motivated TEAM OCHRI to commission a dialysis unit. If some agency can provide one more dialysis unit, we can install the same in adjacent bed as RO water connection as required in available, he added.