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Aster Aadhar Hospital, Kolhapur Commemorates a Successful 10 Year Journey

Over the past decade, Aster Aadhar Hospital, Kolhapur has carved a niche for itself in Western Maharashtra as a seamless & modern healthcare service provider. Commemorating its 10-year anniversary, Aster Aadhar marks this major milestone as a testament of its efforts in assuring quality care which has led to clinical excellence and the best patient outcomes.

To make latest, modern, and quality healthcare services available and accessible in Kolhapur, Aadhar Hospital was founded in 1998 by a team of passionate doctors and within a short span grew significantly. In 2012, the Aster DM group of hospitals along with Aadhar Hospital established Aster Aadhar Hospital. The amalgamation of the two leading healthcare institutes to form a multispecialty hospital was aimed at offering all healthcare services under one roof at Kolhapur to assure access to medical aid for patients in the region and to bring down travel to bigger cities.

In a span of a decade, Aster Aadhar Hospital now has over 100 skillfully trained doctors, 700+ staff and has also expanded into a 250 Bedded facility.

Speaking about the journey over the years, Dr. Ulhas Damale, Managing Director, Aster Aadhar Hospital, Kolhapur, shared, “In our professional journey, we have witnessed growth which has impacted the quality of life of the patient. We now have a dedicated cancer department, the new state of the art linear accelerator machine-Halcyon, an advanced cath lab, a well curated pediatric wing which includes a PICU and NICU, an IVF Department and to ensure we serve a greater number of patients, we now have 250 Beds. Our brand promise – “We’ll treat you well” has helped us in this journey, we have added value in patient lives and for us, the patient is always at the center of everything. In the time ahead, we intend to carry out all kinds of organ transplants at Kolhapur and for the same much needed awareness on the cause of organ donation needs to be created in the region, which we intend to focus on.”

Dr. Bharat Shah, COO, Aster Aadhar Hospital, Kolhapur, said, “With the professionalism and capacity of the Aster Group coupled with values, legacy and brand equity of the Aadhar group, Aster Aadhar Hospital is a role model in the community and a pillar of unity. Aster Aadhar Hospital has changed and amplified healthcare delivery in Western Maharashtra and continues to provide super specialty expert care.”

Aster Aadhar Hospital is the first hospital in the region to achieve the NABH accreditation which is a benchmark in quality healthcare delivery. Spanning a decade, the hospital was able to serve over 1,50,000 IPD patients and over 7,00,000 OPD patients and has been attributed with one of the finest critical care and ICU departments. Aster Aadhar Hospital has also been accredited for pioneering work in the region such as ‘The First Cochlear Transplant’ and ‘The First Hospital to receive a Liver Transplant License’ and has been facilitated with awards for best critical care and multispecialty care hospitals and the cleanest hospital in the city awards for three years in row.


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