Welcome to Salem Polyclinic

Celebrating 60 YEARS
of Service

Established in the year 1962, Salem Polyclinic initially commenced as a surgical nursing home under the stewardship of Dr. K. N. Rao, known to the public in his name than its own in appreciation of his service.

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DELIVERING HIGH QUALITY AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE SERVICES SINCE 1962

Dr K.N Rao and Dr Padma Rao founded Salem Polyclinic in 1962. It is one of the most successful and renowned hospitals in Salem for the past five decades. This doctor couple have dedicated their lives for the development of the hospital. They believed in practicing the art of compassionate healing which has helped to build lasting relationships with patients and their families.

DEPARTMENTS

What We Offer

Our primary vision is providing quality ethical modern health care to all our patients with clinical excellence and compassionate nursing care.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Specialists in obstetrics and gynecology at Salem Polyclinic have deep experience treating people with a wide range of diseases and conditions of the gynecologic and urinary systems.

Pediatrics

The Pediatric program at Salem Polyclinic focuses on providing a wide spectrum of care for infants, children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years, aiding in their physical, social and mental health development and growth.

Cardiology

The Cardiology services at Salem Polyclinic focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of the cardiovascular system - heart, arteries, and veins and order specialized testing to determine which treatment options are best for the patient.

Medical Oncology

Medical oncologists at the Salem Polyclinic specialize in treating cancer and blood disorders through injection and infusion therapy, including traditional chemotherapy, targeted therapies and immunotherapy.

Dialysis

The Dialysis Center at the Salem Polyclinic is nationally recognized for its high-quality patient care. Our team members have pioneered incremental hemodialysis, nutritional therapy, pregnancy care during dialysis and other innovative approaches to patient care.

Physiotherapy

We provide hands on rehabilitative services to patients suffering from various physical ailments as well as post operative physiotherapy for early mobilization. Our physiotherapists also strive to provide drug free treatment of painful ailments through massage, heat therapy etc. Our state of the art physiotherapy centre also provides services for weight loss and healthy eating practices.

Pathology

Pathology services at Salem Polyclinic focuses on determining the cause and nature of diseases by examining and testing body tissues (e.g. biopsies, pap smears) and fluids (e.g. blood, urine) thereby helping doctors diagnose and treat patients correctly.

Microbiology

Our Microbiology department has efficient staff and state of the art equipment to accurately assess growth of microorganisms from body tissues and fluids and provide timely reports to aid clinicians.

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Critical Care

The intensive care unit (ICU) at Salem Poly Clinic has medical teams from several specialties and a wide range of technologies to ensure the survival and health of patients who are critically ill.

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

At Salem Polyclinic, we strive to provide safe, efficient, compassionate and affordable health care services of the highest standard through team work, technical expertise and adherence to guidelines, principles and protocols to meet the needs of the general public.

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Excellent Outpatient Services

We are providing Excellent Out Patient services by correct diagnosis.

Facilities

Highly Equipped Lab, Operation Theater, Car Parking with Lift Facilities etc

24 x 7 Friendly Support

Our staffs will provide 24 x 7 friendly support to patients.

60 Years in Services

Set up in 1962 by Dr.K.N. Rao and Dr.Padma Rao. 60000 OPD&15000 Inpatients are Treated every year.

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FAQ

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The outpatient department operates from 8:00am to 5:00pm from Monday to Saturday. In case of any emergency, kindly visit the casualty which is open 24x7.

Before meeting your doctors for the first time, here’s a checklist of items you should be carrying:

  • 1. List of symptoms you’ve been having and its characteristics such as how long has it been, what does it entail, etc.
  • 2. Any recent (<1 year) medical tests such as blood tests, urine tests, Xrays, CT scan or MRI reports etc.
  • 3. If you have any existing medical conditions, bring along your prescription and related medical information
  • 4. Information about your family history 5. Your insurance details or company ID card, if the hospital is on your pane

In a normal pregnancy, you can be expected to come in for a check up on the following days:

  • 1 St visit to confirm pregnancy
  • 2nd visit: within 12 weeks of pregnancy
  • 12-28 weeks: 1 visit/ month
  • 28 weeks to 36 weeks: 1 visit/2 weeks
  • 36 weeks to 40 weeks: 1 visit/week

 

If it is a high-risk pregnancy such as twins, advanced age of women or a complicated pregnancy, your doctor may want to see you more often depending on your condition.

A pregnant woman needs more folic acid, calcium, iron & protein than a non-pregnant woman. Hence pre-natal vitamins, which contain an ideal amount is prescribed to every expecting woman. Leafy vegetables, whole grains, dairy products, fruits and lean meats should make up 80 % of the diet.

Yes, insurance should cover the treatment. Infertility till date is not covered by insurance. Can I be guaranteed a normal delivery here? No, every human being is unique and while we have had majority of patients delivering normally at our setup, we cannot guarantee that all patients will do so. We offer a trial of normal delivery but if the treating consultant feels that a cesarean section is warranted due to mother and baby’s health conditions we will proceed with the same after obtaining consent.

The number of visitors in the emergency treatment area is kept to a minimum. Visitors will be asked to remain in the lobby until your loved one is placed into a room after initial examination and procedures. A maximum of 2 visitors per patient are allowed to stay with the patient in the ward. Please note that only one female attender is allowed to remain with the patient in the labour room. This gives our team of healthcare providers sufficient space to do their job quickly and effectively. And it ensures that patients are receiving the best medical care possible while maintaining an appropriate level of privacy. Every effort is made to keep loved ones informed of the patient's condition.

The Casualty or Emergency department caters to the care of patients requiring emergency care (heart attack stroke, multiple fractures, antenatal patients in labour etc) What procedures will I have in the casualty? Treatments and procedures may include initial stabilization of the patient, lab work, radiological studies, ultrasound, EKG for cardiac review, medication administration and physician evaluations. Additional imaging such as CT and MRI scans are sourced outside.

Treatments and procedures may include initial stabilization of the patient, lab work, radiological studies, ultrasound, EKG for cardiac review, medication administration and physician evaluations. Additional imaging such as CT and MRI scans are sourced outside.

You will be discharged when your treating consultant feels you’re fit to go home. Normally women who undergo normal delivery are discharged the day after delivery if they have had no natal or postnatal complications. If you have undergone any surgical procedure, you will be discharged after 2-3 days after surgery provided you have not developed any intraoperative or post operative complications.

Your treating consultant will inform you regarding when to review after discharge. If you have undergone surgery , avoid wetting your bandages or using oils or indigenous substances on your surgical wounds. Review with your doctor for suture removal 10-12 days after surgery. Bring your hospital card and discharge summary when you review.