Bhubaneswar: SUM Ultimate Medicare (SUMUM), the newest multi super-specialty quaternary care hospital in the capital city, celebrated its fourth anniversary on February 29, 2024, marking a significant milestone in its commitment to serving the community. With its advanced technology, skilled workforce, state-of-the-art equipment, and dedicated staff, SUMUM has emerged as a pioneer in healthcare in eastern India, establishing itself as the foremost multi super-specialty hospital.

Operated under the umbrella of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA), SUMUM offers over 30 specialties 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 various medical conditions. Additionally, SUMUM houses several ‘Centers of Excellence,’ specializing in 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 dedicated to providing exceptional care, utilizing the latest treatments and techniques to ensure optimal patient outcomes. Whether it’s a complex surgical procedure or a routine check-up, SUMUM’s team of expert medical professionals prioritizes personalized attention and tailored treatment for each patient.

With a capacity of 350 beds, SUMUM has become a preferred healthcare destination due to its advanced facilities, 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 Brachytherapy.

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, SUMUM achieved NABL and HACCP accreditation within two years of its establishment, followed by NABH accreditation within 365 days, becoming the first hospital in India to attain the 5th edition NABH accreditation.

Over the past four years, SUMUM has treated over 165,000 patients and conducted more than 1,750,000 diagnostic procedures. The hospital has also performed over 25,000 surgical interventions, more than 39,000 therapies, and 15,000 PET CE and Gamma scans. Notably, the dedicated cancer treatment unit, Hope Springs Block, has provided exceptional care to over 500,000 cancer patients, offering comprehensive services including Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Hemato Oncology, Palliative Oncology, Onco-Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine.

SUMUM made medical history in Odisha by successfully facilitating multiple organ transplants from a brain-dead patient to four critical patients across three different cities, providing a new lease of life to those in need.

Prof. (Dr.) Manojranjan Nayak, Founder and President of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan, highlighted SUMUM’s contribution to the region’s healthcare landscape and its impact on medical tourism in the state. CEO of SUMUM, Dr. Swetapadma Dash, reiterated the hospital’s commitment to pushing healthcare boundaries through investment in technology and innovative practices, while Brig. (Dr.) Biraj Mohan Mishra, Chief of Medical Services, emphasized SUMUM’s dedication to providing quality and affordable care, aiming to positively impact patients’ lives while maintaining excellence in healthcare delivery.