The Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Jyoti Basu inaugurated Ruby General Hospital on 25th April 1995. Mother Teresa opened the Cardiac Unit on 28th October 1995.
The motto of Ruby General Hospital is to give honest, caring, compassionate and economical care to the people of Eastern India. The consultants working at Ruby are the best with national repute. The quality of medical care is always monitored so that the patients are assured that medically necessary treatment is only being given to them. There is also a constant inflow of doctors from United States who bring the latest advances of treatment to the patients at Ruby Hospital.
Dr. Kamal K. Dutta, is also the Chairman cum Managing Director of Ruby General Hospital. He graduated from R.G. Kar Medical College in Calcutta and went to the United States in 1976. He is a Consultant Gynaecologist who is attached to the leading hospitals in New Jersey, USA. He was the Chairman of the Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at St. Mary's Hospital and also the Chairman at General Hospital Center in New Jersey, USA.
Dr. Dutta is a Diplomate of American Board of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and he was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons and also the Fellowship of American College of Gynaecologists.
He has also been awarded the highest degree for Hospital Management in the United States.
He has written numerous medical articles and published a book named "A Simple Guide to Birth ControL"
He lives in Calcutta and New Jersey, with his wife Ruby and children Tanya, Tia and Sourav.
Ruby General Hospital is the first NRI hospital in Eastern India. It is ISO 9001 : 2008 certified and a NABH accredited tertiary care multispeciality hospital. Ruby has also been conferred with the prestigious ‘Healthcare Achievers Award’, in the category of Best Multispeciality Hospital, Kolkata. Ruby General Hospital has a very well experienced and accomplished team of medical practitioners, technicians, nurses and other administrative staff. Ruby General Hospital has more than 200 renowned Sr. Consultants of different specialties and around 50 In-house Doctors who are always available. Our Out Patient Services in 42 multi -specialties are available from 8 am to 8 pm (Monday - Saturday) and 8 am - 2 pm (on Sundays)
The 278 bedded Hospital has 5 Operation Theatres, Cath Lab, CTVS ICU, ITU, ICCU, NICU, Day Care Services, Radiology Services, Emergency Department, Pathology Services, round the clock ambulance, pharmacy and other diagnostic services. In a span of around 23 years, the hospital has performed a variety of major surgeries & Cath Lab procedures, Cardio Thoracic Surgeries, Cancer Sugeries and other complicated surgeries/procedures with a very high success rate. Every day around 350 to 400 patients avail of our Out Patient Services.
The Hospital is equipped with the latest generation equipment and technology. 24 hours Emergency, Trauma Care, Ambulance, Pathology, Pharmacy, Dialysis and Radiology services are available to all. All types of Pathology, Hematology, Biochemistry and a number of other Diagnostics / Investigations are done here. The hospital is also equipped with MRI facilities, 128 slice CT Scan, MRCP, MR Angio, all sorts of CT Scans, CT Angio including Cardiac CT are being done here.
Around 75 beds have been exclusively dedicated for providing emergency and critical care management of patients. Maximum number of Trauma cases are treated here with a high success rate.
There are around 42 multi-specialty departments under which the treatment is available, like Cardiology,Pulmonology, Cardiac Surgery, Dental, Endocrinology, ENT, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Clinical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Oral & Maxilofacial Surgery, Psychiatry, Pain Management, Neonatal Care and Paediatrics, Paediatric Surgery, Rheumatology, Dermatology, General Medicine, Urology, Uro Gynaecology and others.
Ruby Cancer Centre, a unit of Ruby General Hospital is the first NABH accredited Cancer Centre in Kolkata. It has a world class Radiation Oncology service. It also as a comprehensive Cancer Care facility with surgical, medical and radiation oncology services. We have state of the art linear accelerator Clinac iX with FFF (Flattening filter free) technology, the first of its kind in India. We are capable of doing all types of cancer radiotherapy treatment starting from the basic conventional technique to more sophisticated Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), Rapid Arc (VMAT) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) techniques in a single machine. Besides we have cone beam CT scanner (CBCT) attached to our machine which helps us in taking daily CT scans of our patients prior to the radiation treatment. We also have the latest version of the radiotherapy planning software which helps us to guide the radiation dose to tumor only and sparing the adjacent normal tissues thereby achieving control of the tumor with minimal side effects.
We also have a dedicated 24 channel brachytherapy set up (Gammamed Plus) with high dose rate (HDR) radioisotope source. It is also very helpful for treating some of the malignancies in females.