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General

Where is lotus diagnostic centre located in Indiranagar ?

It is located on main CMH road next to Amar Jyothi Nursing home and five minutes walking distance from Indiranagar Metro station. If you are coming from old airport road side on 100ft road take a right at the KFC signal. If you  are coming from old madras road on 100ft road take a left at the KFC signal. 

My parents are old does lotus diagnostic centre have a lift ?

Yes. Lotus diagnostic centre has a lift and we also have a wheel chair facility for the use of patients.

Lotus diagnostic centre is on multiple levels?

Yes.

i. Basement : We have the x-ray department
ii. Ground floor : pharmacy and the ultrasound/ foetal medicine department
iii. 1st Floor :Main reception, blood sample collections, consultations with doctor, Echocardiogram, ECG.
iv. 4TH Floor : BMD, Mammogram and Physiotherapy

Does Lotus have consultations in all specialities ?

Yes. We have consultations in most specialities.

Are your consultants experienced ?

We have some of the senior most consultants in Bangalore , Majority of our consultants have been practising from 25 – 40 yrs.  

Do you have a facility for breakfast close to your centre?

There are many choices , Adyar Bhavan is just down the road, we have a café coffee day next to us.  MTR is walking distance. There are plenty of darshini’s close by. 

Do we need an appointment for Master Health Check-up ?

No need to take an appointment, you can come in the morning with 10-12 hours overnight fasting. Plan on spending 2 - 4 hours depending on the package you choose.

Do you have a pharmacy onsite ?

Yes. We have a pharmacy  onsite which is normally open between 9am and 9 pm.  

When will the master health check-up reports will be ready ?

All the reports will be ready by about 4.30pm the same day and the patient can consult the physician with the reports in the evening.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes. We accept VISA and Master cards.

Can we access our report online ?

Yes. You can access most of the blood reports online. You will provide Username and Password on your bill and link for access will  can found on our website.

I am unable to access the report online ?

If you face any difficulty in downloading the reports  kindly drop us a mail with your Registration number to lotusdiagnostic@gmail.com and we will email you  the copy of the report. 

I want to do an mammogram. Do you need any special preparation ?

a. You do not need any preparation for mammogram.
b. Generally a mammogram is indicated in a female patient age 40 yrs and above unless specifically instructed by the referring doctor .
c. Make sure you carry the doctor’s reference slip and previous mammogram / ultrasound report if any.

How long does the mammogram take?

You will be required to fill up a  consent / information form for the mammography and you should be able to finish in 15 – 30 minutes. 

I am pregnant. Can I do an x-ray ?

It is not advisable to undergo x-ray if you are pregnant or have missed your period. Kindly discuss with your doctor before doing the x-ray in this situation. 

Does lotus have any holidays?

We are closed on 1st January of every year

On the following days Lotus will work half day ( 7.00am – 1.00pm)

  1. August 15           : Independence day
  2. August 25          :Ganesha Chaturthi
  3. September 29 :  Ayudha Pooja
  4. October 19 :  Diwali  

December 25    :Christmas

Lab

Do you have home collection facility?

Yes. We have a home collection facility. You can ring up the number given on our website, we can also send a technician to your vehicle parked downstairs in case the patient is unable to come upstairs to the centre. 

Do we need to come on empty stomach for blood tests?

Most blood tests require overnight fasting and it is preferable you abstain from alcohol / smoking the previous night. However, many are done as a random   sample. Kindly consult your doctor or feel free to contact our reception regarding clarification. For all master health checks you need come on an empty stomach overnight. 

Does your lab have any accreditation ?

We  are amongst the hand full of labs  in India to have the  most prestigious NABL Accreditation.   (Read more)

What is meaning of FBS and PPBS, the most commonly asked blood tests?

a. FBS stands for Fasting Blood sugar, you need to come on an empty stomach overnight for this test.
b. PPBS stands for Post prandial blood sugar, this sample is taken 2 hours after a meal.

I have given the sample in the morning when will my reports be ready??

Most of the reports will be ready by 4pm. If there are any special tests the reports may take longer. Kindly enquire at the time of billing regarding the same. 

Ultrasound

Do I have to take any appointments for ultrasound ?

There are no Appointments for ultrasound. We follow a first come first served system for  information contact : 7829627770 / 8217310789.

How to prepare for Ultrasound exam ?
Do you have a female radiologist ?

Yes. There is a female radiologist who generally does scans  between 6pm – 7.30pm. Kindly confirm by calling 7829627770 / 8217310789.

Are children allowed inside the scanning room?

Children are strictly not allowed in the scanning room. 

Can we take pictures / video clips of our baby ?

As per the PCPNDT act and Government regulations it is prohibited to take pictures and videos.  

Do we need to fill any forms before the ultrasound scan ?

Yes. You need to fill up the consent form for all scans .

If you are pregnant you also  need to fill up FORM F which is  a mandatory requirement by the Government of India  every time you come for the scan