Dr. C. Palanivelu

MS, MCh, DNB, FACS, FRCS(Hon) Ed.

Managing Trustee

GEM Digestive Diseases Foundation

Understanding the plight of the economically backward, Dr Palanivelu strives hard to make Laparoscopy available for all. This is done through establishment of a charitable trust “GEM Digestive Diseases Foundation”

GEM Social

  • To serve the needy and economically backward common public.Conduction of 65 in house periodic free medical camps.
  • Bearing of all the medical expenses.
  • Provision of high tech medical facilities and treatment at free / affordable cost.
  • Served 43,225 of patients till now 2,777 of free laparoscopic surgeries.
  • Financial assistance for poor students to persuade education

Free Medical ward at GEM Hospital

  • 20 beds exclusively to cater medical services including laparoscopic surgeries free of cost forthe needy people.

GEM Mobile Clinic

“To reach the unreachable”

  • Use of Information Technology to reach the unreached through new revolutionary initiatives like GEM e-Talk, Consult GEM
  • Conduction of free medical camps in rural areas.
  • Early detection of diseases.
  • Awareness creation in public health issues.
  • Incorporates eminent expert team of doctors.
  • Equipped with modern scientific tools.
  • Facilitated with laboratory, ultrasonology and endoscopy.
  • Free checkup, free treatment.
  • Consult GEM for online consulting virtually from far away

Establishment of first Preventive gastroenterology Clinic

  • To create awareness among the public in prevention.
  • Obesity Awareness – Mini Marathon
  • For early detection
  • For health education
  • Cancer screening
  • Obesity clinic

Health Education

  • To make everyone realize “Prevention is better than cure” .
  • Health care awareness creation via lectures, meetings and media – journals, dailies, magazines and television.
  • A serial of lectures in Doordarshan – “Vayirae Nalama”, 2005
  • Major issues for discussion on Obesity and GI Malignancies aiming Prevention and early detection, cure.
  • Public health education.
  • Periodic Hepatitis-B Awareness and free vaccination programmes every year one month in August.
  • Health Awareness program via GEM e-Talk web tv live every Sunday 10.00AM IST

GEM Nursing Education

  • For brilliant, poor female students food, accommodation, college fees and transport are all made free for studying B.Sc Nursing.

Trustees

  • Dr. C. Palanivelu – Managing Trustee
  • Mrs Jaya Palanivelu – Joint Managing Trustee
  • Dr. P. Senthilnathan – Joint Managing Trustee

Contact

GEM Digestive Diseases Foundation

45A, Pankaja Mill Road
Coimbatore – 641045
India.

Email : meetcp@geminstitute.in

Telephone: +91 9003392929

Web: http://gemhospital.org