Chennai March 21st, 2023: SIMS Hospital, a leading multi-speciality hospital in Chennai, has
announced the launch of its new Genetic Clinic in association with LifeCell Diagnostics (soon to be
known as MFine Diagnostics). The clinic will offer advanced genetic testing and counselling
services to patients seeking to understand their genetic makeup and potential health risks.
With the latest developments in genetic testing technology, the hospital will offer comprehensive
testing services in all the specialities that can help identify genetic mutations, hereditary conditions,
and predispositions to certain health conditions. This information can be used to create personalised
treatment plans that can help patients manage their health and reduce their risk of developing certain
A team of experienced genetic counsellors will work closely with patients to help them understand
their test results and provide guidance on any necessary lifestyle changes or medical interventions.
The counsellors will also provide support and counselling services to patients and their families to
help them navigate any emotional or psychological challenges that may arise as a result of their
Dr. Ravi Pachamuthu, Chairman – SRM Group, said, “SIMS Hospital has always been at the
forefront of offering top-notch medical care. We are thrilled to be launching our new SIMS Genetic
Clinic in association with LifeCell. The advanced genetic testing and counselling services will
provide patients with a deeper understanding of their health and help them make informed decisions
about their care. We are committed to offering the highest quality care to our patients and believe
that our new clinic will be a valuable resource for individuals and families seeking to manage their
health and well-being ”.
Dr. Gopinath, Director and Senior Consultant, Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and IVF,
SIMS Hospital said, “We at SIMS Hospital are always focused on providing world-class solutions
and long-term care for our patients based on their needs. Our hospital provided big breakthroughs in
all the speciality departments. We are extremely happy to associate with LifeCell to offer advanced
health care services to our patients.”
Lifecell Diagnostics, is a premier diagnostic Laboratory providing its service in newborn, prenatal
and postnatal screening and diagnostic. Additionally, LifeCell is also supporting many hospitals
across the country in the genetic segment by initiating the Concept of a “Live Genetic Clinic”
through our qualified and experienced Clinical Geneticists and Genetic Counsellors. With the vast
development in the field of Genetics, the launch of the Genetic Clinic at SIMS Hospital will
associate with LifeCell to offer its best support and solutions to Patients through live counselling.
The patient will be given complete guidance by the counsellor on the testing options and their future
“Genetic Clinic at SIMS Hospital is yet another milestone in our Journey towards providing Healthy
Diagnostic solutions”. With this Genetic Clinic, we promise to assist every patient for the timely
detection of Genetic Conditions.
About SIMS Hospital : SIMS Hospitals (SRM Institutes for Medical Science) is one of the leading
multi-specialty hospitals in Chennai. This 345-bed hospital offers comprehensive healthcare
experience across a wide range of specialties, including multi-organ transplant services. The hospital
houses 15 modular OTs, 3 state-of-the-art Cath labs (including 1 Bi-plane Cath lab), advanced ICUs
with Hepa-filters and innovative medical technologies, all under one roof. With the finest
combination of experience, expertise, cutting-edge technology and well-coordinated multi-specialty
Quaternary care facilities and patient-centric teamwork; SIMS Hospital Chennai is committed to
deliver services of international standards. SIMS Hospital offers holistic health care that includes
prevention, prophylactic treatment and care, rehabilitation and lifestyle health education and
guidance to patients, their families, and clients. At SIMS, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence
in patient care.