India, January 2023: Shalby Multispecialty Hospitals, which operates a series of 13 hospitals under the parent company Shalby Limited has launched its 14th hospital. This was inaugurated in Gwalior on 21st January by Shalby’s Chairman & Managing Director Dr. Vikram Shah. Shalby is renowned for its orthopedic services across the world. It has performed more than 1,40,000 joint replacement surgeries in the last 28 years, which is the highest in the world.
The hospital in Gwalior has a capacity of 50 hospitals and it was launched under its Shalby Orthopaedics Centre of Excellence (SOCE) chain of orthopedic hospitals. Three hospitals under this chain are already operational. These are in Ahmedabad, Udaipur, and Lucknow. In total, this is Shalby’s 14th hospital in India. Gwalior’s SOCE was launched in partnership with Kailash Super specialty Hospital, which is a NABH accredited well-known hospital in the Gwalior Chambal region.
Shanay Shah, President, of Shalby Limited says, “A large number of people from smaller cities need to travel large distances to larger cities for quality treatment presently. Through Shalby Orthopaedics Centres of Excellence, it is our aim to bridge this gap in orthopedics, which has always been our strength. We plan to establish 50 such orthopedics specialty centers within within the next 5 years across India and have shortlisted 30 cities for this. One such center in Aurangabad and one in Rajkot are in the pipeline and will be launched soon.”
With the opening of Shalby Orthopaedics Centre of Excellence in Gwalior, people of the region will get the best-in-class treatment for orthopedic disorders at their own doorstep. SOCE Gwalior will provide a wide range of orthopedic services including joint replacement surgeries and is equipped with a state-of-the-art operation theatre, ICU, and emergency department. Besides, it will give an opportunity to young and talented doctors of Gwalior to get associated with a world-class infrastructure set up by Shalby Hospitals in their own city.
Dr. Pritesh Jain, Director of Kailash Super specialty Hospital says, “We are very happy to get associated with Shalby Hospitals, whose orthopedic services are among the best in the country. With this partnership, we will be able to provide the best quality orthopedic services to the people of the Gwalior Chambal region.”
With the addition of this hospital, Shalby now operates 14 hospitals in 11 cities across 6 states in India with a total bed capacity of 2200 beds. These are in Ahmedabad, Surat, Jaipur, Lucknow, Indore, Mumbai, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Udaipur, Mohali, and Vapi.