Vijayawada, July 14, 2023: Aster DM Healthcare, a leading integrated healthcare service provider in the GCC and India, and Ramesh Hospitals, renowned as premier healthcare providers in Andhra Pradesh, joined hands in 2016 to provide unparalleled comprehensive healthcare solutions to the people of Andhra Pradesh. In a continued effort to strengthen the collaboration, all five Ramesh Hospitals, located in Vijayawada (3), Guntur, and Ongole, will now bear the name Aster Ramesh Hospitals. This strategic alignment showcases the combined commitment of both organizations to deliver exceptional healthcare services, offering the people of Andhra Pradesh access to top-tier medical care, advanced facilities, and comprehensive health solutions.
Talking about the association with Aster DM Healthcare, Dr. Ramesh Babu, Managing Director, Ramesh Hospitals said, the association with Aster DM Healthcare has been a transformative collaboration for Ramesh Hospitals. This partnership has not only brought the synergy of a multinational player to Andhra Pradesh but also enabled Ramesh Hospitals to leverage the expertise of highly acclaimed doctors within the Aster Network particularly in robotic surgeries, Heart & Liver transplantations, advanced oncology services, adoption of best clinical, scientific practices. Aster's support has been instrumental in obtaining international quality accreditations like JCI and expanding medical tourism in Andhra Pradesh. Moreover, this collaboration has significantly enhanced the hospital's academic pursuits by facilitating knowledge sharing with senior consultants in the Aster Network, engaging in joint research activities with Aster DM Wayanad medical college, and focusing on genetic studies to develop personalized and precision-based treatments. With the added advantage of 15 years of experience in telemedicine services, enabling improved clinical outcomes and knowledge sharing among clinicians and by incorporating the Aster Brand Name into our hospitals, Ramesh Hospitals aims to further strengthen its own brand and solidify its position as a leading provider of exceptional healthcare services.
On the rebranding plans, Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, emphasized the pivotal role played by the association with Ramesh Hospitals in expanding the presence of the Aster group across southern India. The rebranding of these hospitals as Aster Ramesh Hospitals marks a significant milestone in our journey, as we strive to deliver comprehensive, high-quality healthcare services enriched by cutting-edge technology. The new identity reflects our shared commitment to provide exceptional patient experiences, advanced healthcare standards in the region thus ensuring a seamless integration of business operation across all five hospitals. Dr. Ramesh Babu, with his vast clinical and academic experience has been a member of the Policy making body of the National Board for Examinations, New Delhi (NBE) and now been made part of Aster Group Medical Advisory Board.
Talking about the plans, Dr. Nitish Shetty, CEO, Aster India said "Through our re-branding efforts, we aim to establish Aster Ramesh Hospitals as a premier multi-specialty healthcare institution in Andhra Pradesh and South India. By fostering the exchange of ideas and leveraging medical expertise, we are dedicated to providing patients with comprehensive and satisfying health outcomes. Together, we strive to redefine healthcare excellence and create a brighter future for all."
Aster Ramesh Hospitals, comprising the only JCI accredited hospital in Andhra Pradesh and three NABH certified facilities, boasts a collective capacity of 760 beds, establishing itself as a leading healthcare provider in the region. These hospitals are dedicated to delivering a wide range of multi-specialty medical services, including Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatric Cardiology, Multiorgan Transplant, Fertility, Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology, Diabetology, Endocrinology and all the other basic specialities. Recognized for its exceptional success rates and expertise, Ramesh Hospitals has been instrumental in conducting esteemed academic programs, further solidifying its position as a hub of medical excellence and knowledge-sharing.
Aster Ramesh Vijayawada Main Branch – Located in the heart of Vijayawada, this 160-bed facility is spread over 75,000 sq. ft. The hospital offers multi-specialty medical services and is renowned for its patient experience and success rate.
Aster Ramesh Vijayawada MG Road – The first unit of Aster Ramesh Hospital launched in 1988 is a 50-bed hospital with a focus to provide treatment for Heart Stroke, Brain Stroke and Accident & Trauma within the Golden Hour. The hospital has the only 256 Slice CT Scanner in Telugu states – one of the most advanced medical technologies in the present day.
Aster Ramesh Guntur – This 350-bed facility is the only JCI accredited hospital in the state of Andhra Pradesh and one of the largest Aster Ramesh Hospital. Spread over 320,000 sq.ft., the Multi Super speciality center focuses on – Cardiology, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Trauma & Emergency, Multi Organ Transplant, Nephrology, Gastroenterology & Orthopedics. It also offers Birth N’ Beyond – a boutique women and children maternity center.
Aster Ramesh Ongole – With a capacity of 150 beds, this unit is one of the most sought-after healthcare destinations in Ongole and is known for top class healthcare delivery in the district. The hospital has some of the best specialty doctors in this geography.