First Hospital for `sleep disorder` treatment
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 00:00
  

Thane: A specialized hospital first of
its kind exclusively for treatment of Sleep Disorders is being
opened in Thane city on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya
Trithiya.

The 28-bedded hospital is set up by a former student
of the A K Joshi English school, here, who after his study in
medicine went to US for a 10-year period only to return to
Thane to give back something to the city in the form of the
first hospital for sleep disorders, which is a rare treatment
in the country these days.

The proud father Dr Ulhas Vaidya, practicing in Thane
for the last 30 years of the young doctor Dr Hrishikesh said
that he was proud of his son who was keen on returning to set
up a hospital here for the sake of the city and serve the
citizens.


Addressing a news conference here today the father-son
duo said that the hospital which was unique in some way or the
other will be inaugurated by Dr Anil Kakodkar.


They said that the hospital will basically treat
emergency patients and take care of the Golden hour and save
the patients from further misery.


Dr Hrishikesh told the media that off late the cases
of sleep disorder was on the rise in the country, this is
common in foreign countries, and this needs a specialized
treatment which would be provided by the new set up known as
`Horizon`.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 00:00



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