August 7, 2007; CHINDEX INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES DA VINCIĀ® S" SYSTEM CONTRACT IN HONG KONG; Queen Mary Hospital will be Chindexs Fourth Intuitive Surgical Installation in Greater China
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Queen Mary Hospital will be Chindex's Fourth

Intuitive Surgical Installation in Greater China

BETHESDA, MARYLAND --August 7, 2007 - Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX ), a leading independent American provider of western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the supply of a da Vinci® S™ Surgical System to Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong. The da Vinci systems are manufactured by Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ: ISRG ), the innovator and market leader in surgical robotics.


Roberta Lipson , Chindex President and CEO, commented from Beijing , "We are pleased to announce our third Intuitive Surgical system in Hong Kong . We have seen the interest in robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery grow dramatically in Hong Kong and mainland China , particularly after the International Robotic Surgery Symposium 2007 which was held in Hong Kong in June, and which was co-sponsored by Chindex. We are in active negotiations with a number of hospitals throughout China and Hong Kong that have budgeted and are planning for the purchase of their own da Vinci S systems."


About Chindex International, Inc.


Chindex is an American healthcare company that provides healthcare services and supplies medical capital equipment, instrumentation and products to the Chinese marketplace, including Hong Kong . It provides healthcare services through the operations of its United Family Healthcare network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics in China . The Company's healthcare network currently operates in the Beijing and Shanghai metropolitan areas. The Company sells medical products manufactured by various major multinational companies, including Siemens AG, which is the Company's exclusive distribution partner for the sale and servicing of color doppler ultrasound systems. It also arranges financing packages for the supply of medical products to hospitals in China utilizing the export loan and loan guarantee programs of both the U.S. Export-Import Bank and the German KfW Development Bank. With twenty-six years of experience, more than 1,000 employees, and operations in China , Hong Kong , the United States and Germany , the Company's strategy is to expand its cross-cultural reach by providing leading edge healthcare technologies, quality products and services to Greater China's professional communities. Further company information may be found at the Company's websites, and .


Statements made in this press release relating to plans, strategies, objectives, economic performance and trends and other statements that are not descriptions of historical facts may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). Forward-looking information is inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, the factors set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2007 , updates and additions to those "Risk Factors" in our interim reports on Form 10-Q and in other documents filed by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time. Forward-looking statements may be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "could", "expects", "plans", "intends", "anticipates", "believes", "estimates", "predicts", "forecasts", "potential", or "continue" or similar terms or the negative of these terms. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. We have no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.


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