Durdans launches sixth lane wing
Durdans Hospital, a leading healthcare provider in the country, has
expanded to increase the quality and variety of services it provides.
Its venture - the sixth lane wing, offers a host of facilities. To the
present strength of 150 beds, the new wing has added another 150 with
The rooms comprise a Super Grand Suite, five Grand Deluxe Rooms, 12
Super Deluxe Rooms and 101 Deluxe Rooms, designed with modern facilities
and amenities to ensure comfort and ambience needed for recuperation.
The hospital also introduced an Orthopedic, Laparoscopic and
Maternity Theatres along with two General Theatres.
Durdans’ new wing also includes a 15 bed Heart Command Centre - the
first of its kind in Sri Lanka. The facility is equipped with advanced
monitoring systems, in-built medical gas systems and modern ventilators
and defibrillators to handle any medical emergency.
Durdans launched the first ‘Single Centre Concept’ in cardiac care in
Sri Lanka, establishing a strategic alliance with the world’s largest
free standing cardiac care institute in 1999. Today, the Durdans Heart
Centre has some of the most technologically advanced facilities in the
country supported by renowned cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. It is
equipped with cutting edge technology and has notched the highest
success rate with both non invasive cardiac investigations as well as
invasive cardiac procedures.
The hospital also contains the largest Radiology Department in Sri
Lanka. All clinical investigations are supported by the latest
technology in imaging in the form of a 1.5 Tesla 18 channel MRI scanner
and a 64 slice CT scanner.
Chairman, Durdans hospital Ajith Tudawe said “Our new
state-of-the-art imaging equipment will guarantee that our doctors will
have access to increased information, to strengthen medical and
diagnostic capabilities. In addition, the improvements to the OPD, will
enhance the comfort of all patients.”
Durdans performs the largest number of cataract surgeries in the
private sector using the most modern technology available in the
The Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation department has forged ahead with
Durdans owns some of the most unique facilities available in the
country including a Therapeutic Laser, a Combination Therapy unit,
Advanced DTS Traction Unit, Continuous Passive Movement Unit and a
Compression Therapy Unit.
Durdans is also equipped with one of the most advanced stone
management systems in the world. This stone laser system offers many
advantages to the patients with renal stones as against other treatment
methods such as shock wave lithotripsy or open surgery. The hospital
also has made significant strides in the fields of Ophthalmology,
Pediatric Care, Gynecology and Obstetrics.