Continental Hospitals was founded in 2013 and is a member of Parkway Pantai Ltd., which is one of the largest private hospital groups in Asia with over 22 healthcare facilities. It received NABH Accreditation (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals), which is one of the top accreditation bodies in India.
The hospital excels in treating international patients and offers an exclusive international concierge service to those staying there. They assist patients with everything from organising medical visas, flight and hotel booking, airport and hotel pickup, and interpreter services.
As the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana, Hyderabad has a long and diverse history with nearby archeological sites dating back to 500 BC. As India's fourth largest city, it has a vibrant culture and architecture, mixed with modern buildings and facades.
The Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple was constructed in 1976 by the Birla Foundation along with several other temples across India. It is ideal for meditating and many tourists are attracted to the temple to experience its calming and peaceful atmosphere. It is found 21 km from the hospital.
Golkonda is a citadel and fort from medieval times located just 13 km from the hospital. Famous gems and diamonds are found in the vault inside, and the Koh-i-Noor and Hope diamonds were once housed here. From the top, one can see a stunning panoramic view of the city.
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469 procedures across 19 specialties
>General Surgery(3 procedures)
Hernia Repair+ More
Hernia repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a hernia, which occurs when tissues or organs protrude through the wall in which they are contained. There are different types of hernias that can occur and these include inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia, and umbilical hernia.
1 - 2 weeks
After abdominal surgery, patients should get approval from their surgeon before flying. Traveling too soon after abdominal surgery could result in tearing the sutures. Patients may also find it uncomfortable to carry luggage or sit for long periods.
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See 2 types of Hernia Repair:
Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair with Prolene Mesh
Hiatal Hernia Surgery+ More
Umbilical Hernia Repair+ More
Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)+ More
Bladder Stone Removal+ More
See 2 types of Bladder Stone Removal:
Laser Treatment for Bladder Stones
Uretroscopic Removal of Bladder Stones
Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the foreskin which covers the glans penis (the tip of the penis). The procedure can be done by cutting around the foreskin with a scalpel, under either a local or general anesthetic. In young patients, there is also the option to use a compression ring, which is applied and causes the foreskin to fall off after several weeks.
Although patients can usually fly straight away, it may be uncomfortable sitting for a long flight.
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>Bariatric Surgery(5 procedures)
Bariatric Surgery Consultation+ More
Gastric Balloon Treatment+ More
Gastric ballon treatment involves inserting a deflated ballon into the stomach and then inflating it, in order to help lose weight. The balloon serves the purpose of limiting food intake by taking up space in the stomach and thus creating a sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food.
1 - 5 days
Patients may experience some pain, nausea or discomfort in the first days after insertion, therefore may need to rest before traveling.
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Gastric Band Surgery+ More
Gastric band surgery is a weight-loss surgery which uses an inflatable silicone band to create a small gastric pouch in the stomach, slowing down food consumption and limiting food intake. The surgery is performed to help patients with weight-loss after non-surgical methods such as change of diet and regular exercise, have failed to produce results.
The doctor should ensure that the patients condition is stable enough to travel.
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See 1 type of Gastric Band Surgery procedures:
Laparoscopic Gastric Band Surgery
Aortic Stenosis Treatment+ More
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure+ More
See 1 type of Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure procedures:
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Surgical Closure
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD) Treatment+ More
A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.
1 - 2 weeks
Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.
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A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.
3 - 4 days
Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.
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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)+ More
>General Medicine(4 procedures)
Bone Marrow Transplant+ More
A bone marrow transplant is performed to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow. Bone marrow may stop functioning as a result of diseases such as aplastic anemia or sickle cell anemia, or from being destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation therapy used to treat cancer or other diseases.
4 - 8 weeks
The length of hospital stay required varies with each type of transplant performed and with each patient.
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See 1 type of Bone Marrow Transplant procedures:
Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant
Female Health Checkup+ More
Male Health Checkup+ More
>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)(6 procedures)
Laryngeal Surgery+ More
A laryngectomy is a surgical procedure performed to partially or fully remove the larynx. The procedure is performed to remove cancer and can result in the patient loosing their voice and breathing in a new way.
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Neck Dissection+ More
Gynecologic Laparoscopy+ More
A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the uterus (womb). It is performed to treat a variety of different conditions, heavy periods, pelvic pain, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, fibroids (benign tumors), endometriosis, and chronic pelvic pain. Hysterectomies are most commonly performed in women above the age of 40.
1 - 3 weeks
Patients will likely need several weeks before they are fit to travel following a hysterectomy.
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Cerebral Palsy Management+ More
Epilepsy Treatment+ More
Epilepsy treatment aims to treat and manage epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures that can lead to loss of consciousness or strange behavior. Epilepsy occurs when there is an abnormality in the brain, whereby nerve cell activity increases and disrupts neuron activity.
The time spent abroad depends on the type of epilepsy treatment that the patient receives.
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Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment+ More
Brachial Plexus Injury Treatment+ More
Brain Aneurysm Repair+ More
Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.
Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.
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Brain Tumor Surgery+ More
Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.
6 - 8 weeks
This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.
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Acute Leukemia Treatment+ More
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.
The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.
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Benign Soft Tissue Tumor Treatment+ More
Bile Duct Cancer Treatment+ More
Abscess Debridement+ More
Achilles Tendon Rupture+ More
Acromioclavicular Joint Repair+ More
>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(30 procedures)
Bioptron Lamp Irradiation Treatment+ More
Bobath Concept Therapy+ More
Bone and Joint Screening+ More
>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery(64 procedures)
Arm Lift+ More
An arm lift, also referred to as a brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to firm and reshape the upper arms. The surgeon may use liposuction to remove excess fat and skin and reposition the remaining skin to tighten it.
The patient might have to stay until the sutures can be removed, and should ask the surgeon. It should be possible to fly home within 7 to 10 days.
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Belt Lipectomy+ More
Belt lipectomy is a circumferential removal of skin and fat that wraps around the whole body at the waist.
Body Lift+ More
A body lift is a combination of surgical procedures designed to improve the overall appearance of the patient's body, by removing excess skin and tightening the remaining skin. A body lift also involves the removal of underlying excess fat and can treat cellulite.
The procedure is most commonly performed on patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to lose weight, or who have lost significant amounts of weight through diet and exercise, and are left with excess skin around the body.
1 - 2 weeks
Patients must check with their surgeon that they are fit enough to fly home, as well as taking necessary precautions against deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
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Fibromyalgia Treatment+ More
Lupus Erythematosus Treatment+ More
Rheumatoid Arthritis Consultation+ More
>Spinal Surgery(24 procedures)
Artificial Disc Replacement+ More
Cervical Disc Disease Treatment+ More
Cervical Spondylosis Treatment+ More
>Vascular Medicine(14 procedures)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair+ More
Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.
1 - 2 days
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Kidney Transplant (Living Related Donor)+ More
Kidney transplant is a surgery aimed at the replacement of a kidney (or both) from a living or deceased donor to a patient with a chronic renal disease.
Minimum 1 week.
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Nephrology Consultation+ More
>Physical Therapy(1 procedure)
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)+ More
More about available treatments at Continental Hospitals
The hospital is equipped with 750 beds and specializes in a wide array of medical treatments. It uses state-of-the-art technology in its interventional radiology and image guidance lab, including CT scanning.
The well-lit operating theatres are equipped with specialized systems including controlled air pressure and temperature, as well as 3D imaging systems to improve accuracy during surgery.
The Intensive Care Unit is considered one of the best in the country. It is equipped with 105 individual cubicles to ensure patient privacy and hygiene. The facilities in the ICU include advanced monitoring systems and infection control procedures.
The team at Continental Hospitals are internationally renowned in their specific fields. They specialize in over 30 different areas and are carefully selected to work with the hospital. Many have studied and practiced abroad, giving them a wealth of experience in different countries, and all conform to the international standard.
A team of registered and well-trained nurses and skilled medical technicians supports the staff to ensure efficiency and professional care. Staff speak a number of languages including English, Hindi, Oriya, Bengali, Telugu.
Dr. Abhisekh Mohanty
• Specializes in interventional cardiology • Experienced with congenital heart diseases, balloon mitral valvuloplasty, angioplasty and stenting, and peripheral and carotid angioplasties • Expertize in electrocardiography and diagnostic, TEE, and 3D echocardiography • Speaks English, Hindi, Oriya, Bengali, Telugu
Dr. Shareef M. M.
• Senior Consultant and ENT Surgeon • Specializes in radiological and audiological treatment • Has practiced ENT in both India and the United Kingdom
Dr. Venkatesh B.
• Consultant physician specializing in internal medicine • Special interest in clinical hematology and rheumatology • Acted as a lecturer at NIMS-Punjagutta
Dr. Suresh Chandra Hari G.
• Chief general surgeon with expertise in laparoscopic and bariatric surgeries • Experienced in performing surgeries in high-risk patients and laparoscopic surgeries for obesity • President of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India • Proficient in English, Telugu, Hindi and Urdu
Dr. M. K. Singh
• Specializes in neurology • Over 16 years of experience in continental neurosciences and rehabilitation
Dr. Nitish Bhan
• Orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint reconstruction and sports medicine • Experienced in treating hip and knee arthritis and joint replacement • The only doctor in Telangana and Andhra to perform direct anterior approach hip replacements • Member of the Indian Orthopedic Association
Dr. Ruju Doshi
• Specialist consultant in radiology and nuclear medicine • Experienced in breast and body imaging, as well as hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal tract imaging • Has expertise in obstetrics and gynecology related sonography, 3d and 4D pregnancy scans, and dopplers
Dr. Vishwambhar Nath
• Senior urology consultant and renal transplant surgeon • Practiced in the UK, United Arab Emirates, and India • Professor of urology for many years • Executed over 50 medical papers and publications in journals