With 18 glorious years of service, Ranka Hospital has rightfully earned their reputation in Pune. It started with 25 beds in the year 2000 and has now grown into a multispecialty hospital with 101 beds. The hospital is the brain child of Dr. Ramesh Ranka, a distinguished Orthopaedic surgeon of the city. Today, it stands honourably in top ten best hospitals of Pune. It is one of the largest intensive care unit (ICU) in southern part of Pune providing 24×7 emergency care.

Apart from orthopaedics, the hospital is also known for its General Surgery, Laparoscopic surgeries and Uro-surgery units. It has specialized departments with state-of-art equipment’s for spine surgery, arthroscopy and trauma management. The complete post-operative backup available under one roof has made the hospital a popular destination for high risk and complicated surgeries. The hospital also provides high class treatment in niche fields like paediatric orthopaedics, spine surgery and sports injury. Ranka hospital hosts its own nursing college with the best infrastructure and teaching faculty for its students.

Dr. Ramesh Ranka believes in being par with current technology, hence uses latest equipment and best quality implants for his patients. The hospital is designed to achieve a calming ambience for better patient care and recovery. It enjoys a ‘preferred hospital’ status by all the insurance companies for cashless treatment. The hospital has a steady flow of international patients from around the globe, seeking for better medical facilities and care.

Dr Ramesh Ranka a specialist in trauma, hip and knee-joint replacement surgeries, has performed more than 1000 joint replacement surgeries and a total of more than 15000 surgeries in the field of orthopaedics in his career spanning for over 2 decades.

When asked about his success in total joint replacement surgeries Dr. Ranka said, “Over a period, I have managed to reduce the incision to skin and time of surgery to minimum. My aim is to make the patient walk the very next day. I am yet to see a failure in the patients operated by me since 15 years. Computerassisted customized implants are my passion. I consider my skill better than the new robotic surgeries. Seeing the senior citizens go home walking happily gives the sense of special opportunity given to me and my hands.”

Source: This article was first published on The Times Of India – Pune