SUMUM–1000 DAYS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE

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Bhubaneswar : SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the capital city’s newest multi super-speciality quaternary care hospital, has completed an eventful four years in the service of the people on February 29, 2024. With its technical expertise, skilled manpower, most modern equipment and dedicated workforce, the hospital has established itself as a trailblazer across the healthcare landscape in eastern India as the leading multi super-speciality hospital.
A unit of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), SUMUM boasts of more than 30 specialities including Emergency and Trauma Care, Cardiac Care, Advanced Surgical Procedures, Diagnostics and Imaging, Maternity Care, Physiotherapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Smoking Cessation, Sleep Lab and rehabilitation services for a broad range of medical conditions. SUMUM is also home to several disciplines and ‘Centers of Excellence’ which include Cardiac Sciences, Neuro Sciences, Plastic, Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery, Critical Care, Pulmonology, Gastro Sciences, Joint Replacement and Orthopedics, Renal Sciences, Onco Sciences and Nuclear Medicine.
Each department and Center of Excellence at SUMUM is committed to serving patients with excellence and dedication, offering the latest treatments and techniques to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Whether it’s a complex surgical procedure or routine check-up, SUMUM’s team of expert medical professionals works tirelessly to provide the highest quality of care, ensuring that every patient receives personalized attention and treatment tailored to their unique needs.
The 350-bedded hospital has become a popular healthcare centre because of the facilities it provides including SPECT GAMMA Camera, Linac (True Beam), Dedicated Trauma ICU, PET CT Scan, 3 Tesla MRI, 14 Modular OTs, 128 Slices CT Scan and HDR Bravos Brachy Therapy.
Despite the challenging times during the COVID-19 years, SUMUM achieved the NABL and HACCP accreditation within 2 years of inception and NABH accreditation within 365 days. It is also the first hospital in India to have achieved the 5th edition NABH accreditation.
SUMUM has treated over 1,65,000 patients, and conducted more than 17,50,000 diagnostics in the last four years. The hospital has also conducted over 25,000 surgical interventions, more than 39,000 therapies and 15,000 plus PET CE and Gamma scans. It is home to the dedicated cancer treatment unit called Hope Springs Block, which has provided exceptional care to over 5,00,000 cancer patients. The Hope Springs Block is an integrated comprehensive cancer care center and the only one in Odisha that offers a wide range of services and treatments under one roof constituting Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Hemato Oncology, Palliative Oncology, Onco-Pathology and Nuclear Medicine.
SUMUM wrote a new page in Odisha’s medical history when multiple organs harvested from a brain dead patient was rushed to three different cities for transplantation providing a new lease of life to four critical patients last year.
With full cooperation from the administration and police, the organ retrieval process involved a team of highly skilled doctors and the entire operation was executed with utmost precision and expertise.
Prof. (Dr.) Manojranjan Nayak, Founder and President of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan emphasized that SUMUM’s efforts have not only benefited the region but also boosted medical tourism in the state. “SUMUM’s compassionate and world-class medical care delivery has put Odisha on the global healthcare map. It’s remarkable how they have expanded their services to cater to patients from around the world,” he said.
CEO of SUMUM Dr. Swetapadma Dash said: “at SUMUM, we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of healthcare by investing in cutting-edge technology and expanding our services. We’re committed to providing exceptional patient care and earning the trust of our community through our innovative healthcare practices. SUMUM’s journey has been remarkable and we’re grateful for the trust our patients and their families have placed in us, and we’ll continue to strive to exceed their expectations.”
“We are committed to providing quality and affordable care to our patients and making a positive impact on their lives. This commitment is at the core of our mission, and we will continue to uphold it as we raise the bar in the healthcare industry,” said Brig. (Dr.) Biraj Mohan Mishra, Chief of Medical Services at SUMUM.

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