Dr. R. N. Cooper Medical College and General Hospital In Mumbai

Dr. R. N. Cooper Medical College and General Hospital is major peripheral hospital in western suburbs established in 1969 located at andheri, vileparle (west) and the only medical college in western suburban area of Mumbai. This hospital is situated at strategic location where there is no tertiary care Hospital of municipal cooperation in western suburbs.

Hospital started as a Maternity Home in 1969 which was upgraded to General Hospital in 1970. Since 1977, it was recognized as Teaching Hospital, affiliated to KEM Hospital. In 2006, MCGM decided to redevelop it and accordingly redevelopment work has started in 2009. The new redeveloped Cooper hospital was inaugurated on 30/11/2013. It is 636 bedded secondary care hospital with all general specialities. Hospital accredited by national board of examinations for training residents for DNB in nine general specialities since 2007. School of nursing was established in 1979 and approved for yearly intake of 30 students. Hospital also imparts practical training in medical laboratory technology, nursing and observerships in different specialities.

Directorate of Medical Education and Research Maharashtra has granted essentiality certificate based on which Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences , Nashik granted affiliation certificate to start Medical College with intake capacity of 150 students. Inspection of Medical Council of India for letter of permission is pending.

College Administration

MAJOR PERIPHERAL HOSPITAL IN WESTERN SUBURBS ESTABLISHED IN 1969-70
LOCATED AT ANDHERI – VILEPARLE (WEST) ( K/ W & E WARD – POPULATION- 15 LACS)
HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT
Hospital started as Maternity Home in 1969 which was upgraded to General Hospital in 1970. Since 1977, it was recognized as Teaching Hospital, affiliated to KEM Hospital. Trauma Unit, ICU & ICCU in a separate Casualty building with Central Ambulance Service were started in 1982. As the old hospital building beceme dilapidated in 1997, Department of Gyn. & Obst. was shifted to Oshiawar Materniry Home, Psychiatry was shifted to V N Desai Hospital, Santacruz and other departments were accommodated in Cooper Hospital. It was proposed to redevelop Cooper Hospital through Private Party Participation in 2003. However in 2006, MCGM decided to redevelop it on it’s own. Accordingly redevelopment work has started in 2009 . The new redeveloped Cooper hospital was inaugurated on 30/11/2013.

Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is India’s richest municipal organization with its annual budget more than some small Indian states. The MCGM is the largest civic organization in the country (and one of the largest in Asia) spread over an area of 437 km² with a population of 12.4 million (2011).

College Administration
Dean : Dr. Ramesh Chaturvedi
Medical Superintendent : Dr. Arun Mhoprekar

OPD Timing $ Location

OPD NAME OPD NO OPD’S WING AVAILABLE DAYS
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
SHAKTI CLINIC B -8 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘B’ WING ALL DAYS
DENTAL OPD 32 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘B’ WING MON,TUE,WED,THUR,FRI
PECHYCIETRY OPD 24 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘B’ WING MON, WED, FRI
SCHOOL  CLINIC OPD LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘C’ WING
ENT OPD 22 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘C’ WING MON, WED, FRI
OPTHAL OPD 22 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘C’ WING TUES, THURS, SAT
GYN & ANC E2 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘E’ WING ALL DAYS
SURGICAL OPD 7 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘E’ WING ALL DAYS
PHARMACY MEDICINE 19 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL  DAYS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT F-14 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL DAYS
OFFICER/ SOCIAL WORKER F-13 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL DAYS
DISPENCERY NO 19 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL DAYS
DIETICIAN F-7 LOWER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL DAYS
UPPER GROUND FLOOR
SKIN & DERMATOLOGY 17 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘B’ WING ALL DAYS (EXCEPT THURSDAY )
ORTHO OPD 30 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘B’ WING ALL DAYS
X- RAY OPD 70 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘C’ WING ALL DAYS
USG/MRI/ CT SCAN 70 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘C’ WING ALL DAYS
TRAUMA WARD 28 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING
MICU WARD NO 12 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING
CASUALTY NO 2 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING
 EMERGENCY  NO 2 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING ALL  DAYS
BLOOD  BANK 4O OLD  BUILDING ALL  DAYS
OT / PT  DEPARMENT 50  3rd FLOOR
OFFICER’S ROOM
M .O .ADMINISTRATION NO 23 UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘F’ WING
MS OFFICE UPPER GROUND FLOOR ‘E’ WING
DIN OFFICE 1 ST FLOOR ‘D’ WING
CASH PAYMENTS
OT CHARGES – 3 RD FLOOR
DELIVERY WARD – 2 ND FLOOR
MORNING OFFICER – 10.30 AM TO 5.30 PM
5.30 PM TO NEXT DAY 10.30 AM R. A. CASUALTY DEPARTMENT
X-RAY /USG/ ECG PAYMENT – RECIEPT DEPARTMENT 70 ‘C’ WING
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE – 4 TH FLOOR
DISPATCH 1ST FLOOR
RADIOLOGY REGISTRATION – 70 UPPER GROUND FLOOR
ORTHOPEDIC OPERATION – 3 RD FLOOR ‘F’ WING
MINOR OT – UPPER GROUND FLOOR, NEXT TO CASUALTY
EMERGENCY SURGERY OT – UPPER GROUND FLOOR, NEXT TO CASUALTY
MRD – 4TH FLOOR
OT CHARGES – 1ST FLOOR – NO. 65
MORNING OPD INFO
OPD REGISTRATION TIMING – 8 AM TO 11 AM
ANC – 12 PM TO 2 PM
ANC OPD – MON TO SAT
DIABETIC OPD – TUES TO FRI
CARDIOLOGY OPD – THURSDAY ONLY
NUEROLOGY OPD – THURSDAY ONLY
UROLOGY OPD – SATURDAY ONLY
ENDOCRINOLOGY OPD – SATURDAY ONLY
OPD DAY’S
LOWER GROUND
·       ANT  :-  (MON TO SAT)
·       DIABETIC  :-  (TUESDAY & FRIDAY)
·       CARDOLOGY   :- (THURSDAY ONLY)
·       NEROLOGY :- (THURSDAY ONLY)
·       UROLOGY :- (SATURDAY ONLY)
·       ENDROCRINOLOGY :- (SATURDAY)
·       DENTAL OPEDY :- (DAILY)
·       SCHOOL CLINIC :- (MON,WED,& FRI)
·       NEW ENTRY IN PREGNENCY :- (MON,TUE & WED)
·       OLD PATIENT IN PREGNENCY :- (THUR,FRI & SAT)
·       ENT OPD :- (MONDAY, WENDSDAY & FRIDAY)
·       OPTHAL OPD :- (TUE, THUR & SAT)
·       PECHYTRIC OPD :- (FOR ADULR- MON ,WED & FRI)
       THAIROYID OPD:-(SATURDAY)
(FOR CHILD :- SATURDAY ONLY)

 

Diagnostic and Investigative services

HISTOPATHOLOGY AND CYTOLOGY- C WING Ist FLOOR
HEMATOLOGY AND CLINICAL PATHOLOGY- B WING 1 ST FLOOR

BLOOD BANK –F WING 1 ST FLOOR.

HEMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT

  1. CBC (complete blood count)
  2. Hb estimation
  3. Total WBC count
  4. Differential count
  5. Platelet count
  6. Reticulocyte count
  7. Peripheral smear examination
  8. Sickling test
  9. Malarial parasite by slide method
  10. Malarial parasite by rapid malarial antigen test
  11. Bleeding time
  12. Clotting time
  13. G6PD test
  14. Bone marrow examination

Clinical pathology

  1. Urine routine
  2. Urine microscopy
  3. Stool routine
  4. Stool occult blood
  5. Semen analysis
  6. Fluid –routine

CSF
Pleural fluid
Ascitic fluid
Synovial fluid

Histopathology

  1. Grossing and histopathology of surgical specimens
  2. Special stains
  3. Imprint cytology
  4. Special stains- PAS,Geimsa,FiteFraracco ,AFB

Cytology

  1. FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology)
  2. PAP smear examination
  3. Fluid cytology for malignant cells

Blood bank

  1. Blood grouping
  2. Cross matching
  3. Bleeding of blood donors
  4. Coombs test
  5. Antibody titer
  6. Test for transmissible diseases

HBsAg, HIV, HCV, VDRL, malaria

  1. Test for quality control of reagents
  2. Arrangement of voluntary blood donation camps

Special clinics

  1. Food handlers clinic
  2. School clinic
  3. RNTCP clinic
  4. ICTC
  5. Malaria clinic

Emergence tests

  1. CBC
  2. Peripheral smear examination
  3. platelet count
  4. Fluids-(CSF, Pleural fluid, ascitic )
  5. Malaria, dengue, leptospirosis test
  6. Blood sugar
  7. BUN ,
  8. Creatinine
  9. Bilirubin
  10. ABG
  11. Amylase
  12. Serum electrolytes
  13. Blood grouping
  14. Cross matching

Microbiological Investigations – College building, 1st Floor, B wing

  • Microbiological Investigations
    • Culture of the sample – Urine, Blood/ Clot, Fluid, Sputum, Pus, Stool, Vagina / cervical / urethral swab
    • Culture of the following organism
    • Bacterial Culture
    • Anerobic culture
    • Fungal culture

    Media Used in department

    • Nutrient agar
    • Mac conkey agar
    • Blood agar
    • Chocolate agar
    • Peptone water
    • Hartley’s broth
    • Lowenstein Jenson medium
    • Robertson Cooked Meat media
    • Anitbiotic sensitivity tests
    • Range of antibiotics for gram positive and gram negative organisms
    • Biochemical used or recognisation of the organism
    • Citrate agar
    • TSI agar
    • Indole test
    • Urease
    • Catalase test
    • Coagulase test
    • Oxidase test
    • Sterility testing  of OT , ICU & Blood bank of our hospital and various other municipal peripheral hospital.
    • Other tests performed
    • Gram’s staining
    • AFB staining
    • Nail/Hair KOH mount
    • Corneal scrapping
    • Hanging drop preparation
    • Indian ink preparation
    • Staining for parasite – isospora and cryptosporidium
    • Albert staining
    • Serology
    • Widal test
    • VDRL test
    • CRP
    • ASLO test
    • RA factor
    • Hepatitis B surface antigen tests
    • HIV antibody test
    • Leptospira antibody test
    • Dengue antibody test

Ultrasonography

X-ray

CT(128 Multi slice) & MRI(1.5 Tesla)-RECENTLY INSTALLED.

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