Devi Ram, the first heart transplant patient in India, operated on 3
August 1994 at AIIMS.
However, the strength of AIIMS lies not in numbers, but in availability
under one roof of the best
team of medical and surgical experts, state-of-the-art equipment, and
our capacity to rise to the occasion to meet diagnostic or public health
challenges.Be it the autoanalyser or the linear accelerator,magnetic
resonance imaging or the gamma knife, AIIMS has them all.
Once something new arrives on the scene,someone, somewhere
in the Institute takes the initiative and musters the energy and drive
required to get it