Westcare hospital have specialist family doctors, these are the doctors of first contact providing quality, continuous, comprehensive, coordinated and affordable health care to individuals , families and populations undifferentiated by age , gender, disease or organ system. Family physician provide the health care needs for individual in a holistic manner within the context of the family. This doctors employ the biopsychosocial non reductionist systems approach in the management of our patients using the patient centered clinical model.
Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypertension, valvular heart disease, conduct of ECG and echocardiography etc. At Westcare we have specialist cardiologist who provide the above care and more.
Gastroenterology is the study and treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver.
Gastroenterologists are doctors who are trained to diagnose and treat problems in your gastrointestinal (GI) tract and liver such Peptic ulcer disease, hepatitis etc. These doctors also do routine procedures such as endoscopy eg oesophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopies, which look at the inside of your stomach and colon respectively.
Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine system in the human body. This is a system of glands which secrete hormones. Hormones are chemicals which affect the actions of different organ systems in the body. Examples include thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin.
Endocrinologist at Westcare runs Diabetic clinics and treat other conditions such as thyroid, adrenal glands disorders.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin.At Westcare, our dermatologist manages diseases related to skin, hair and nails and some cosmetic.
The neurologist at Westcare treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, such as: Stroke, demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis ,Headache disorders, Epilepsy etc
Rheumatologyis a subspecialty in internal medicine that deals with the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases and heritable connective tissue disorders. At Westcare, our visiting Rheumatologist specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and therapy of the rheumatoid arthritis, gout arthritis etc
Hematology is the science or study of blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases. Westcare have visiting hematologists who specialises in the treatment of blood disorders and malignancies, including types of hemophilia, leukemia, lymphoma and sickle-cell diseases.
Oncology is the study of cancer. An oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer. At Westcare, our visiting oncologists manages cancer and cancer related conditions
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions.
Paediatrician is a medical doctor with special training and skills in the conditions and illnesses that affect the health, growth and development of babies, children and teenagers. At Westcare, our in house Paediatrician manages newborn with jaundice, birth asphyxia, prematurity and other diseases affecting older children.
Nephrology is a specialty of internal medicine that focuses on the treatment of diseases that affect the kidneys. The kidneys have several vital functions, including: removing waste and excess fluid from the blood. Westcare Nephrologist provide care for wide range of kidney disorders such glomerulonephrits, renal failure etc
Chest physician (or pulmonologist) is a doctor who specialises in treating and managing patients with diseases affecting the lungs.
At Westcare, Asthma, Tuberculosis, Occupational lung diseases etc are treated by our seasoned chest physician.
This is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, bone fractures, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders. Sub specialities of Orthopaedics include: Arthoplasty, Arthroscopy and Sport Medicine, Paediatric Orthopaedic, Spine, Orthopaedics Oncology, Orthopaedic and Trauma, Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction, Hand Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow, Foot and Ankle.
General Surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents. Westcare General Surgeons use surgical and non surgical means to treat diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts and often the thyroid gland. They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breat, soft tissue, trauma and hernias and perform endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy and
This is a specialty of surgery that deals with surgical care genitourinary system. Westcare Urologists take care of diseases, trauma and congenital abnormalities of the kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra, external genitalia as well as male sexual and reproductive health. This include treatment of enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, male infertility and urinary incontinence.
This is a specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction or alteration to improve the appearance of the human body. Reconstructive surgery includes Craniofacial surgery, Hand surgery, Microsurgery and the treatment of burns. Aesthetic surgery, Reconstructive surgery also aims to reconstruct a part of the body or improve its function. Cosmetic surgery is another aspects of plastic surgery that aims at improving the appearance of the body parts. Our Plastic Surgeons at Westcare are board certified and undertake all surgeries above successfully.
CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR SURGERY
Cardiothoracic is a surgical subspecialty that treats surgical diseases of the heart and the lungs. Vascular surgery is a surgical specialty that manages diseases of the vascular system including arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation, by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures and surgical reconstruction. At Westcare, we work with Cardiothoracic, vascular surgeons, cardiologists and radiologist, to provide comprehensive services for all types of heart, peripheral vascular and lung diseases.
Paediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of foetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Westcare have competent Paediatric surgeons that manage surgical diseases of children from age 0 – 18 years. Common conditions managed include Hernia, Hydrocele, Undescended Testis, Testicular Torsion, Hischprung’s Disease, Esophageal Atresia, Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis, Impersonate Anus etc
At Westcare we have dedicated dental practitioners dedicated to providing you with the highest standard of dental care 24hrs a day.
Be rest assured of high quality dental treatments and service. We want you to relax in our practice, confident in the knowledge that you are getting the best treatment, with great dentists to fulfill all your dental care in all specialties of dentistry.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Westcare obstetrics and gynaecology unit is unique. It is concerned with the care of pregnant woman, her unborn child and the management of diseases specific to women. We have in- house specialist 24 hours who provides both elective and emergency obstetrics and gynaecologic services in the following areas and beyond:
Preconception health screening
Antenatal care (before birth)
Intrapartum care (during labor and delivery)
Postnatal care (after birth)
Our Gynaecology services include diagnosis and management of infertility, fibroid surgeries, reproductive system disorders such as pelvic pain, menstrual abnormalities, menopause issues benign pelvic and uterine tumours, endometriosis, incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse etc
Westcare carries out lots highly specialised medical and surgical procedures. These procedures are done with the aid of specialist anesthesiologists. Anesthesia can be general or regional and this allows the patient to get the procedures done pain free.
NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (NICU)
The NICU is a unit in our hospital that provides around-the-clock care to sick or preterm babies. It has health care provider who have special training and equipment to give your baby the best possible care. A neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), is an intensive care unite (ICU) specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants