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To provide quality and satisfying healthcare in all fields of medicine and surgery at affordable price through services of experienced and competent professionals employing state-of-the-art equipment and paraphernalia.
About Isra University Hospital
This 300-bed unit integrates the most modern facilities at general and sub-specialty levels under one roof. It has well-equipped clinics in medicine, surgery, ENT, eye, Pediatrics, obstetrics & gynecology, cardiology, and dentistry. These clinics are well supported by diagnostic equipment, pathology laboratory, pharmacy, private, semi-private and general wards, and provides for day -care surgery.
There are many services that deserve special mention. For instance, the band ligation facility to control gastric bleeding, removal of gall stones through endoscopy, the eye-care services, among others, cover anterior segment, cornea, refractive, vitreo-retinal, squint, orbit and occuplastic surgeries, and pediatric ophthalmology. Some of the services that may not be available elsewhere in Hyderabad, such as pacemaker insertion, stress echocardiography, open-heart surgery, mitral valve replacement, intrauterine insemination and fetal medicine are exclusively provided in this hospital. Renal dialysis unit with a facility for renal transplant are also available in the Hospital.
The Hospital has four operation theaters equipped with state-of-the-art surgical and monitoring facilities. These are supported by a superb recovery room that has life saving monitors and machines, as well as special pain relief services, a separate maternity suite where epidural service for painless delivery is offered under international protocols.
Infrastructure and Supporting Facilities
These comprise well laid roads and parking areas, normal and emergency approaches to the hospital, potable water treatment plant, water and sewage disposal network, subsoil and surface water drainage system, power and telephone networks, standby power generation and bulk power handling facility, Laundromat, central sterilization and medical gas supply facilities. Varied landscaping comprising big lawns provide healthy environment free from city pollution.
All Under One Roof
Isra University Hospital (IUH) is three story building having covered area of 33,228 sq ft. It prides in integrating the most modern facilities at general and sub-specialist levels under one roof for convenience of patients. Well-equipped clinics, diagnostic equipment, pathological labouratory, day-care surgery, optical shop, pharmacy, computerized record keeping and private, semi private and general wards. IUH occupies four operation theaters equipped with state-of-art-the surgical and monitoring facilities that are supported by a superb recovery room facility equipped with high-tech monitoring, central suction and oxygen delivery services.
All the information and guidance regarding the appointments, billing, patient record filing, OT reservation, admission and discharge, can be collected from the information desk.
There are separate waiting areas for the different departments such as eye and ENT OPD, general medicine and general surgery OPD, pediatrics, and gynae and obstetrics OPD.
Fully equipped minor O.T room, advanced resuscitation trolley with defibrillator, monitors for critical patients, isolated double fowler beds, electric nebuliser, suction machine and central oxygen with re-breathing bags, plaster room, and 3 holding beds. It provides 24 hour emergency service.
Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)
Four rooms fully equipped with routine as well as intensive monitoring facilities. It has state-of-the-art ventilator for critically ill to support their special ventilation requirement.
Advanced X-ray, ultrasound and clinical laboratory equipment are available to provide desired services at par with international standards.
Clinical Pathology Lab
Beside other, following pathology facilities are also available:
centrifuge machine, electrolyte analyzer, incubator, water bath, electric oven, vita lab micro (MERCK), refrigerator, TMX Blood Cell Analyzer (Abbot), Microtome Erma, refractometer, micropipettes, glass ware, chemicals and kits for biochemical and enzyme test.
All types of the blood group are available round the clock.
In Patient Department
Presently the Hospital has general, semiprivate and private wards.
There are separate male and female wards. The facilities provided in the wards are unparalleled by any other in Hyderabad city. Each ward is divided into blocks that accommodate four to six patients.
Two patients share the same room with attached common bathroom. The room is air-conditioned. One attendant is allowed with each patient.
Isolated single room with attached bathroom is provided along with a bed for attendant. The room is air-conditioned. A separate wardrobe is also available in this room.
Operation Theater (OT) Services
OT suite is located on the top floor of the building accessible through stairs and lift. There are 4 main and 2 minor OT rooms. Surgeon’s wash area is attached to each OT room. All rooms are provided with central medical gas supply and connected with lecture room through closed circuit TV (CCTV). It has big reception and separate changing room for males and females.
Most sophisticated equipment for anesthesia and monitoring including life saving machine for cardiac arrest and crash trolley is available to deal with any emergency if and when arises. The Hospital has highly qualified anesthesiologists who worked in UK and Middle East for years on modern equipment.
Auxillary O.T. Service
Central Gases Station: Having 20 big oxygen cylinder connected with manifold regulators (UK). It has also oxygen concentrating machine. Additionally it has medical air cylinders and nitrous oxide gas cylinders.
CCSD: Double chamber, heavy duty autoclaves with special dual groups. It has also pressure water pump as well as sealing machine.
Maintenance & Services Department
The Hospital and Campus upkeep and maintenance is responsibility of Maintenance & Services Department (MSD). The Department looks after landscaping, general cleanliness of compound and in house hygiene, provides round the clock security cover and ensures uninterrupted flow of the essential utilities and services like power, communication, water, drainage etc.
It stocks frames and glasses of all types and various makes. Trained staff attends the shop. It is equipped to cater for medical prescriptions of any type including progressive lenses, contact lenses etc.
The store stocks a wide range of surgical supplies and drugs, specially the ones, commonly prescribed by the physicians and surgeons of the Hospital. The shop is open round the clock to cater for any emergency requirements. The drugs are normally purchased directly from the manufactures to ensure quality.
Canteen and Catering Service
Canteen has capacity of 100 persons at a time. It provides 24-hour service on subsidized rates. It caters for the faculty, students, staff, patients and visitors and offers regular meals, snacks, soft drinks, and tea and coffee. Besides this there are kiosks located in the arcade of academic block that serves snacks and soft drinks.
Transport & Facility
The fact that the Hospital is located on national highway, public transport, from various locations in the city and up-country, is frequently available. Besides this the Hospital operates transports on subsidized rates on fixed routes between 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Hospital has its own transport fleet comprising mobile dispensary, ambulances, cars, vans and a bus.
Power Generation Plant
The Campus has WAPDA substation having 750 kVA transformer and a standby power generator of 210 kVA. The Hospital is connected to these facilities through elaborate underground network of cables.
Faculty and Staff
Highly qualified and experienced professorial staff of Isra University supervises clinical departments of the Hospital. In addition, each department has associate and assistant professors, and well-trained medical officers. Our graduates have already started house job in fields of Medicine & Allied disciplines and Surgery & Allied disciplines.
College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has approved the Hospital for postgraduate training of MCPS and FCPS candidates.
General Nursing Staff
In general, scarcity of well-qualified nursing staff is felt all over the Country. Presently, the Hospital employs nurses trained by others. However, the Hospital has launched Isra School of Nursing on the Campus that trains the nurses in accordance with the guidelines of Pakistan Nursing Council. It is expected that within one year the School will be in a position to raise objectively oriented work force to serve the Hospital.
Similar situation prevails in case of paramedical staff. The Hospital has launched Isra School of Paramedics for the express purpose of raising well-trained work force to meet the in-house demand of care and competence.
Hospital Library stocks textbooks, reference works, and nationally and internationally published scientific journals to meet the needs of student and faculty. An essential factor in maintaining high quality service by a library is the on-line internet facility. This service updates the staff on the advances in their fields and keeps them a breast of the fast changes that are taking place in the world of science and technology.
Continuous Medical Education (CME)
A seminar room connected to all the operating rooms via closed circuit television to provide un-interrupted access to the surgical procedures performed by experts is available for the purpose. The resident staff and student learn the procedures through video contact and by way of interactive audio discussion.
The resource center has state-of-the art audio-visual equipment including overhead, slide, and multimedia projectors. Resource center also has high-color scanners, color printers, laser printers, digital cameras and photographic equipment to maintain record of the patient history for teaching & fallow-up purpose.
Department of Medicine
Highly qualified medical consulting staff that has long-standing experience in their fields of subspecialties mans Isra University Hospital. The department offers the best medical care in general medicine and in subspecialties of cardiology, critical care medicine, dermatology, gastroenterology & hepatology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, psychiatry, and pulmonary medicine. The Department has several facilities to provide critical care for:
State of art CCU with modern equipment
Pulmonary function testing
Bone marrow aspiration and Trephine biopsy
Cardiology offers ECG, Echocardiography, Exercise Tolerance Test, Holter monitoring, pacemaker insertion and a well-equipped Coronary Care Unit. Reputed cardiologists of Karachi-fame supervise CCU on permanent basis. Angiography and open-heart surgery are also offered by hospital.
The Hospital offers diagnostic and therapeutic esophago-gastroduodenoscopy (EGD) including biopsy, band ligation of esophageal varices and sclerotherapy of bleeding peptic ulcer and varices. Facility for performing large volume paracentesis, rectosigmoidoscopy and liver biopsy are also available. The Hospital manages interferon therapy in accordance with latest protocol to the chronic liver patients.
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Asthma clinic disseminates basic information on the disease for long-term control, proper technique of inhaler use and asthma self-management plan. Pulmonary function testing and bronchoscopy are also available. State of the art intensive care unit is under construction.
Isra University Hospital is pioneer of neurology services to the whole region of interior of Sindh. An attempt is made to provide care at early stages to the sufferers of neurological problems in order to minimize the complications and disabilities in such patients. It provides comprehensive services in the form of General Neurology, Stroke, Epilepsy and Headache clinics. Presently EEG,NCVs and EMG. CT scan and MRI will be available soon.
Facilities like renal ultrasound, peritoneal dialysis and biopsy are available on daily basis. The people of province of Sindh are in a desperate need of facilities for hemodialysis.
An order for two Hemodialysis machines and reverse osmosis water treatment plant is already placed.
Hundreds of patients are seen free in diabetes clinic every week. The objective is to educate the patients about the disease, benefits of long-term glucose control, prevention and early recognition of chronic complications of diabetes.
In addition to general adult psychiatry, youths and children are also evaluated for problematic behaviors, and offered management, including parental counseling. In view of growing hazards of drug dependence. The Hospital offers counseling and detoxification of drug users.
Hospital provides psychotherapy services at nominal charges. Hospital offer psychological testing to a limited rytent, to the cases with complicated psychodynamics, or where diagnosis is not very clear.
Infectious disease clinic helps to evaluate complicated undiagnosed infections and their proper management. All measures are taken to control the spread of infections within the Hospital. Awareness programs and briefings for nurses, paramedics and junior doctors are organized on regular basis to educate them.
Available facilities are skin biopsy, warts, skin tags, mallebu, white heads and black heads, milia, and in-growing toe nail surgery. Laser therapy will be available in near future.
Department of Pediatrics
Isra University Hospital has local and foreign qualified faculty members with vast experience in children diseases and related problems. Neonatology is a highly sophisticated subspecialty of pediatrics. The department of pediatrics at Isra University Hospital offers facilities at general and sub-specialty levels, which are supported by highly qualified trained and experienced staff, modern diagnostic facilities and latest equipments.
Out Patient Department
The out patient facility is outfitted with all the necessary means to provide relief for the day-to day problems pertaining to pediatrics. All clinics are supervised by consultant pediatricians and neonatologists. All these clinics are furnished with necessary instruments for examination of pediatric patients. Besides these clinics, following specialty clinics are also operational.
Asthma clinic disseminates basic information on disease, its acute condition, and long-term control and proper technique of inhaler use etc. It helps parents to learn about the emergency needs of their wards.
Isra University Hospital is pioneer of neurology service to whole interior of Sindh. It provides comprehensive services in epilepsy, cerebral palsy, headache and learning difficulties. Presently EEG is available along with NCVS and EMG. CT scan and MRI will be available in near future.
Well Baby Clinic
Well baby clinic for young children monitors normal growth and provides early education on childhood problems.
Child Development Centre
It is a new concept in the Country. It provides learning facilities as well as treatment for children with learning difficulties. Child development center has physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists as well as educational psychologist working together with the pediatricians to help these children.
The Center provides immunization facilities to neonates and children according to EPI program. New vaccines are also available with proper maintenance of cold chain to maintain total vaccine efficacy.
Oral Rehydration Therapy Clinic runs in conjunction with OPD's to help the parents on preparation of ORS solution and its proper use.
This is a highly advanced unit equipped with modern, sophisticated and latest equipment like mechanical ventilator, incubators, controlled phototherapy units, controlled radiant warmers and pulse oximeter. Neonatal unit of Isra University Hospital has intensive care unit, and a high dependency unit. Presently it is the only pediatric unit in Hyderabad and interior Sindh, which has mechanical ventilator for neonates and children. Mechanical ventilator provides life support to seriously ill neonates and children.
Care of newly born baby following normal delivery or by operation is carried out under supervision of well-trained pediatrician. Special resuscitation trolley is also available to manage immediate problems of newly born babies.
Department of Gynae & Obstetrics
The field of obstetrics and gynaecology is undergoing tremendous advancements and is further divided into sub-specialties. The department of obstetrics and gynaecology at Isra University Hospital offers facilities at general and sub-specialty levels, which are supported by highly qualified, well-trained and experienced staff, modern diagnostic facilities, latest equipment and fully equipped operation theatres. The Hospital provides special services in insemination, urogynaecology and endoscopic surgeries.
Out Patient Department
Obstetrics and gynaecological clinics are run by different consultants on week days, except Sundays. These clinics are equipped with most modern gadgets.
Fetal Medicine: This clinic is conducted on Wednesdays from 9:00 am till 01:00 pm. It provides diagnostic as well as therapeutic service. Highly sophisticated procedures of chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis and amnio-infusion are performed.
It is conducted on Fridays from 9:00am till 4:00pm. It provides standard diagnostic and therapeutic services and special services of Assisted Reproduction. Intra-uterine insemination is carried out on regular basis. In this technique, husband's semen is processed and injected into the uterus. IVF and ICSI procedures will soon be available. In near future it will become a unique infertility centre of its kind.
It is conducted on Tuesdays from 09:00am to 04:00pm. It provides services of counseling, screening, diagnosis and treatment.
It provides 24 hours emergency cover. The labour suite has a pre-labour room, labour room, maternity theatre and neonatal resuscitation unit. It has the facilities of continuous fetal monitoring by cardiotacography as well.
The Hospital provides following services
Epidural service for painless delivery.
TENS to facilitate delivery and suppress labour pain.
Central oxygen and entanox are attached with all labour beds.
Operation Theatre Services
Gynae and maternity theatres are equipped with advanced surgical equipment. It has central medical gas supply and scavenging system. It is specially equipped with suction machine for ventose & hydraulic heavy duty bed specially designed for deliveries. It is connected with the seminar room through closed circuit television. All types of surgeries including micro surgical tube repair and endoscopic surgeries are performed.
These are minimally invasive techniques shorten the hospital stay and provide better visual diagnosis. Diagnostic as well as therapeutic surgeries with laparoscopy and hysteroscopy such as adhesiolysis and endometrial ablation are performed.
Intensive Care Facilities
These are available round the clock for seriously ill patients.
Continuous Medical Education (CME)
The department has its own library with textbooks of latest edition, national and international journals, videotapes, CD's, computers Internet facilities and multimedia equipment. This helps in updating academic staff on the recent advances and rapid changes taking place in the world of science & technology. Regular seminars are conducted, as a part of Continuous Medical Education Program.
Department of Surgery
The field of General Surgery like other disciplines of medicine has witnessed tremendous advancement in the last decade. Isra University Hospital offers broad spectrum of surgical services backed by highly qualified faculty members, state-of-the-art equipment, theatre facility of international standard and anaesthesia of out-standing caliber.
Out Patient Department
All OPD Clinics are furnished with necessary equipment for the routine day to day problems, and minor surgical procedures to face any emergency situation. All clinics are supervised by experienced and highly qualified surgeons. Besides the routine general surgery clinics, subspecialty clinics like breast clinic, thyroid clinic, haemorrhoid clinic, joint deformity clinic and pain clinic are also operational.
Day Care Surgery
As a result of sophisticated monitoring and ideal recovery system, day surgery is commonly practiced at Isra University Hospital. It helps to reduce overall cost of surgical procedure ultimately benefiting the patient. Most of the procedures done now at Isra University Hospital are daycare procedures as practiced in developed countries.
Operation Theatre Service
There are four main & two minor O.T rooms all of them are having state of the art monitoring equipment at international level. Strict sterilization protocols are followed to minimize the chance of infection and to avoid use of heavy postoperative antibiotics.
O.T services are supported with excellent anesthesiology services provided by qualified experienced anesthetist and advanced equipment facilities.
Keeping pace with advances in surgery, Isra University Hospital offers Laproscopic Cholecystectomy and other endoscopic procedures that are done only in selected hospitals.
Dentistry at Isra University Hospital is more than drill, fill and pull. It is supervised by experienced and highly qualified professionals, capable of doing all the possible procedures in dentistry. In addition to routine procedures like glass ionomer fillings, root canal, crown bridges, scaling, polishing and loose teeth treatment, service for partial and complete denture is also available. All types of facio maxillary surgery are performed from fracture to radical resection of tumor.
Open Cardiac Surgery
It is carried out by team of experts of international repute. This facility of maximum safety environment is unique for Hyderabad. Coronary artery bypass surgery is performed to improve blood supply to the heart. Ultimate aim of this surgery is to improve quality of life, restoration of well being and protection as well as prevention from potential risk of heart attack. Also reduction in intake of medication is incident benefit. Patient is usually allowed to sit in chair or walk around in the room within two days of surgery. Total stay in the Hospital is one to two weeks.
All kinds of routine as well as emergency procedures are carried out at Isra University Hospital. In addition to routine procedures like fracture fixation, reconstructive surgery including partial and complete joint replacement is performed.
Department of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology is the most advanced branch of medicine and has branched in to several sub-specialties. Isra Institute of Ophthalmology (IIO) offers facilities at general and sub-specialty levels that are supported by state-of-the-art equipment, physicians, anesthetists and paramedics of standing and caliber. The eye-care services at
sub-specialty level cover anterior segment, refractive surgery, vitreo -retinal surgery and pediatric ophthalmology.
Out Patient Department
All clinics are furnished with standard equipment like slit lamp, microscope, direct and indirect ophthalmoscope, retinoscope, remote controlled projector, motorized modern examination unit, etc. In addition to these, OPD is provided with high tech equipment shown here: Operation Theater Services
Eye theatres are equipped with advanced surgical equipment for advanced ocular procedures like phaco-emulsification surgery, vitreo-retinal services and most sophisticated LASIK surgery.
In addition, the sophisticated equipment for all ophthalmic microsurgical and other procedures in sub-specialties like, glaucoma, squint, oculpalsty, etc. are also available.
LASIK (Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomelesis)
Around 25% of the population suffers from the refractive problems, which normally require wearing of glasses or contact lenses.
LASIK is the most advanced technological procedure available today in refractive surgery (for doing away with eyeglasses and contact lens). The Hospital is proud to have introduced LASIK for the first time in Pakistan in March 1998. Hundreds have been treated with excellent results.
Advantages of LASIK:
It is painless procedure. Patient walks away from the operation theater immediately after LASIK procedure is over.
It is possible to correct myopia (2-12 D and upwards) without serious complications. Over period of 5 years it costs less than contact lens and has immense cosmetic advantage in addition to lower cost.
Through the equipment involved in the process is worth crores of rupees, the service is made available to the public at very affordable price.
There is special discount for students on this service.
In the long run, it is safer and cost saving than the glasses and / or contact lenses.
Department of Ear Nose Throat
The specialty of Ear, Nose & Throat like other disciplines of medicine has witnessed tremendous advancement in recent times and its frontiers have expanded to encompass a whole gamut of afflictions involving the head & neck region.
The advent of functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) employing sophisticated fiber optics and the availability of extremely sensitive electronic gadgetry for investigation, early detection and diagnosis of sensory hearing loss and other ailments relating to Ear, Nose, Throat and Head & Neck region have revolutionized the entire spectrum of care and management of ENT practice.
The department of Otorhine-Laryngology at the Isra University Hospital envisages an ambitious all inclusive facility to offer a high standard care and remedy for ENT patients supported by the state-of-the-art equipment and management by the senior and experienced specialists.
Out Patient Department
All E.N.T clinics are furnished with head light, suction machine and a magnifying diagnostic auroscope and equipped with standard necessary instruments required for the examination of Ear, Nose, Throat and spot diagnosis in an outdoor patient.
Besides relief and cure of commonly occurring ENT problems, the Department is equipped with investigation and invasive facilities to address complicated afflictions at competitive and reasonable cost.
Pure Tone Audiometry
Pure tone electronic audiometer helps in assessment of type and loss of hearing in hard-of-hearing patients who need middle ear surgery.
Brain Stem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA)
This is an especial investigation required for determining the congenital / acquired lesion in the sensory neural apparatus of hearing and is especially needed for early detection and diagnosis of congenital deafness in children.
Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery
The operation theatre is fully furnished with all the essential equipment to perform the routine surgical procedures on ear, nose, & throat including advanced procedures like septorhinoplasty / functional cum cosmetic rhinoplasty as well as laryngectomy etc.
The facility of microsurgery of the larynx and the ear is available. The laryngeal polyps / nodules or web formation are adequately dealt with gratifying results. Similarly the radical / conservative and restorative procedures on the ear are also performed at the Isra University Hospital. The procedures carried out range from the routine operations like cortical mestoidectomy, radical mestoidectomy, to tympanomestoidectomy and combined approach tympanoplasty in addition to ossicloplasty and stapes surgery.
Likewise the endoscopic facility is offered for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes of aerodigestive passages. The procedure provides relief by removing the impacted foreign bodies from the bronchial passages or the esophagus and helps perform biopsy of growth or lesion in these passages.
Faculty of Dentistry
Dentistry at Isra University Hospital is more than drill fill and pull. Dental health is an integral part of both physical and mental well being. Regular dental visits will help in early detection of any tooth or gum disease and helps in avoiding complicated procedures later on. It is supervised by well experienced and highly qualified person, capable of doing all the procedures possible in dentistry.
The dental chairs at Isra University Hospital are highly advanced, automatic and are with multi positional facility for the comfort of patient. Digital X-Ray machine facility within the room helps in avoiding patient inconvenience. Special resuscitation trolley is available to deal with problem of collapse or reaction that may occur during the dental procedures.
In addition to routine procedures like glass innomer fillings, root canal, crown bridges, scaling, polishing, loose teeth treatment, service for partial and complete denture is also available.
All types of facio maxillary surgery are being performed from fracture to radical resection of tumor. Special packages are offered at highly reasonable rates without compromising quality. Strict sterilization protocol is followed to prevent patients and staff from getting infected with Hepatitis and Aids.
Seminar on prevention of common dental problems is part of continuous medical education program being regularly organized at Isra University Hospital.