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Overview

Our Accident & Emergency unit, also known as the Casualty Department, is the first line of defence in all cases of public health emergencies that we handle.

As one of the oldest specialized units in the hospital working round the clock, we provide 24×7 emergency healthcare services in Kochi and have a proven track record and reputation in handling all types of medical and surgical emergencies including paediatric, gynaecology or cardiac cases.

The state-of-the-art Burns unit in EMC is one of the best facilities for burns management in the region and attracts patients from all over Kerala.

Our Services

  • 24 X 7 Trauma care and life support for accident victims
  • Medical Emergency Care for all ages, round the clock
  • Best treatment for burn injuries
  • Treatment for critical cases such as snake bites, burns, poisoning or other accidents at home or workplace.
  • Treatment for wounds, suturing and other minor procedures
  • Ear piercing services (for ages 3 months onwards)
  • Ambulance services for patient transfer
  • Handling inpatient admissions and room bookings
  • Assistance for handling medico-legal formalities in liaison with local authorities
  • Help Desk working round the clock to assist patients with their queries or
    requests for service.

We follow a Triaging system to handle the medical emergencies that we receive in the hospital. Immediately on arrival, our experienced emergency services teams carry out an initial assessment of the patient’s condition. Any life saving emergency treatment or procedures required for the patient is also carried out at this stage. For minor cases, the required treatment is provided by the Casualty Medical Officers on duty and the patient can leave the hospital on their advice. All other cases that involve emergency surgery or interdisciplinary care are referred to our specialist consultants for further assessment and advice.

Our Facilities

  • Latest equipment and trained support staff for providing life-saving care
  • Transit unit with 6 beds for patients under observation or special care
  • Top class ICU for burns care management
  • Mobile ICU for patient transfer.

Our Specialists

Dr. P.M. Chacko, MBBS, DSS, FAMS(Vienna)
Head of the Department, Senior Consultant in Critical Care and Plastic Surgery

Team of Casualty Medical Officers available round the clock.

Note :

• Our Accident & Emergency unit operates round the clock on all days, including Sundays and holidays.
• No prior appointment is required to avail the services of this department.
• For any other emergency help, you may please contact our Public Relations Helpdesk through

(0484) 2807266
(0484) 2807000 Extension – 454
(0484) 2807101