First tertiary level Neonatal ICU in Pune
Shree Clinic begins to expand. Dr. Amita Phadnis, pediatrician and neonatologist sets up Neo Clinic, the first tertiary level Neonatal ICU in Pune. In the first year approximately 50 babies were admitted. It was equipped with a specialized pediatric ambulance, and was the first private hospital to offer this level of care. It was in Neo Clinic that a new born baby was put on a respirator for the first time in Pune.