Apollo Hospitals Overview
India is the location for many world-class healthcare centers and specialty hospitals that cater to patients from around the world. Apollo Hospitals is one of the frontrunners of private healthcare in India and is the country’s first ever corporate hospital.
Started as a 150-bed hospital by the Apollo Hospitals Group its operation today covers more than 9,000 beds in 64 separate hospitals situated in all major cities of India. Apollo Hospitals is the pioneer of integrated healthcare and has made a remarkable impression in the healthcare network. Apollo Hospitals Group’s sister concerns are significant in related fields such as insurance, consultancy, pharmacy and clinics and has been recommended by the more than 45 million patients from around 120 countries.
Opened up in Chennai in 1983, with an aim to make a major transformation in the healthcare sector in India, the first Apollo Hospital was the foundation stone for establishing a future network of global-quality standard holding healthcare facilities gained at affordable cost to patients.
Apollo Hospitals, numbering more than 60, form a strong network of efficient and swift healthcare facilities that are in synchronized functioning across India. Every Apollo healthcare facility is equipped with the latest medical and surgical technological equipments that help maintain electronic medical records and information-dispensing system with the most efficiency and accuracy. Apollo Hospitals are often the pioneers to introduce a new medical or surgical technology and technique in Indian healthcare network.
Apollo Hospitals Centers for Excellence
Apollo Hospitals are multi-disciplinary healthcare facilities that provide diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for patients afflicted with various medical disorders. These are the fields of medical expertise that are available at Apollo Hospitals:
The Apollo Institutes of Orthopedics is considered to be one of the foremost bone and joint centers in India with renowned innovative and excellent care provided. This institute offers the best and latest orthopedic treatments and orthopedic surgeries in comparison to other world-class orthopedic care centers around the world.
The orthopedic specialists at Apollo Institutes of Orthopedics are extensively-trained at the most renowned healthcare training institutes to make them experts at using the latest medical and surgical technologies for treatment and after-care. These expert orthopedic specialists are assisted by a plethora of the most modern medical equipments, advanced operating rooms, excellent recovery areas as well as the best physical therapy facilities.
Apollo Hospitals offers surgeries using the latest arthroscopic and reconstructive techniques. The joint replacement or corrective procedures are performed with excellent results.
Apollo Institutes for Orthopedics offers these orthopedic procedures and more:
- Joint Replacement – Knee replacement, total hip replacement, total shoulder replacement, total elbow replacement, ankle joint replacement, etc.
- Arthroscopy surgery – Hip arthroscopy, trauma surgery, fracture surgery, image intensifier, external fixation device, open fractures management, limb lengthening, deformities reconstruction, meniscal repair, joint fusion, etc.
- Spine surgery – Disc surgery, micro discectomy, fracture fixation systems, corrective spinal surgeries, spinal tuberculosis, endoscopic spine surgery.
- Arthritis care – treatment of osteoarthritis, infective arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis, etc.
- Pediatric orthopedics – treatment for congenital limb deformities, birth defects of the spine and juvenile arthritis management.
Apollo Hospitals is widely known for its superb spine surgery facilities across the world. It is one of the frontrunners in some of the most latest spinal surgery techniques. The spine surgery team is made of experts in the field of spinal disorders, deformities, cancer and also specialists trained in pain management and physical therapy.
Apollo Hospitals’ spine surgery department utilizes the latest surgical techniques for treatment such as minimally invasive methods and ultra-modern robot-assisted spinal surgery.
The spine surgery specialists at Apollo Hospitals handle diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for a large number of spinal disorders and diseases, such as:
- Degenerative disc disease
- Spinal arthritis
- Slipped disc
- Spinal tumors
- Spinal injuries
The spine surgery department at Apollo Hospitals offers the most efficient and affordable treatment method for your individual case.
The Neurology and Neurosurgery department at Apollo Hospitals is established with an aim to provide the best neurological healthcare to every patient. This is a fully-functional department with efficient neuro-radiology services, neuro-intensive care facilities as well as medical and radiation oncology services that assist the expert team of neurologists and neurosurgeons for the best quality neurological treatment.
The Apollo Hospitals Neurology and Neurosurgery department is aptly-equipped to treat all kinds of injuries or disorders of the brain, spinal cord and the nervous system.
The Apollo Hospitals Neurological department has the latest in neuroanesthesia, neuro-imaging technology and neurological intensive care units with modern minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques which makes treating the various neurological disorders and damage more efficient and successful.
These are some of the neurological surgeries that are performed at the Neurology department at Apollo Hospitals:
- Epilepsy treatment
- Brain surgery
- Spine surgery
- Minimally invasive spinal surgeries
- Complex spinal surgeries
- Spinal cord tumor surgery
- Acute head injury surgical treatment
- Skull base surgery
- Functional neurosurgeries
- Robotic neuro-rehabilitation
The Institutes of Gastroenterology at Apollo Hospitals is a comprehensive healthcare management unit to handle all kinds of diseases of the digestive system and the hepatobiliary systems in children and adults alike. The Gastroenterology Institute provides expert guidance and care in medical and surgical gastroenterology with the most modern equipments and intensive care units.
Gastroenterology Institute at the Apollo Hospitals is fully-equipped to effectively handle diseases of the esophagus (food pipe), stomach, colon, small intestine, rectum, gall bladder, pancreas, liver and bile ducts.
These are the various treatments provided at the Gastroenterology Institute at Apollo Hospitals:
- Stomach tumor surgeries
- Minimally invasive appendectomy, intestinal resection, etc
- Hiatus hernia surgery
- Biliary reconstruction surgery
- Liver transplants
- Endoscopic surgeries
- Pancreatic transplantation
- Gastric (weight loss) surgeries
The Apollo Cancer Care is the cancer-centric initiative by Apollo Hospitals Group launched to fight against cancer. This department of oncology was also started to raise more expansive awareness about the different forms of cancer for preventive and rehabilitative purposes.
Cancer Care at Apollo Hospitals has been through a transformative journey of over two decades for gaining expertise in excellent care for cancer patients. Apollo Hospitals Cancer Care has is now an established pioneer for many advances in cancer treatment as well as in clinical excellence.
There is a comprehensive cancer care expert team of oncologists and oncology surgeons at Apollo hospitals such which is experienced in:
Medical Oncology – This involves personalized chemotherapy treatments with a new approach of using a thorough investigative method of high-end therapeutics which has diagnostic tests and other profiling techniques to determine a bespoke medicinal drug treatment that will be most effective in the individual case.
Molecular profiling and genetic profiling are two of the methods used in medical oncology to decide which particular type of drug would the patient respond to in the best manner for cancer treatment. Apollo Hospitals Cancer Care has a well-equipped chemotherapy ward.
Surgical Oncology – Apollo Hospital’s highly-experienced team of surgical oncologists handle hundreds of successful procedures for surgical treatment of a number of different types of cancer. This expert team is remarkably supported by an efficient nursing staff and a well-equipped ICU ward. The advanced surgical equipments and techniques used by the experienced oncologists ensure that you get a world-class cancer treatment in India.
Surgical oncology team mainly handles cases involving skull base surgery, liver resection, micro vascular reconstructions of flaps, resection of lung tumors, bone cancer surgery as well as laparoscopic diagnostic procedures for determining the staging of a cancer.
Apollo Hospitals Cancer Care, being one of the pioneers of surgical technology, often uses the more advanced robotic-assisted cancer surgery procedure. The four-armed surgical wonder is very precise and accurate in performing surgeries even in other medical specialties.
Radiation Therapy – The Apollo Hospitals’ highly-precise Radiation Oncology department uses the latest radiation therapy technology to perform hundreds of successful radiation therapy for cancer every year.
One of the more advanced techniques used at the Radiation Oncology department at Apollo Hospitals is the Proton Therapy. This therapy uses high-energy proton beams to target the cancerous parts. This proton beam therapy is more precise and amplified than any other radiation cancer treatment technique available today.
Cancer Diagnosis – The Apollo Hospitals have one of the most advanced and well-equipped cancer diagnostic imaging and therapy systems in the world. It offers more sophisticated diagnostic procedures at a more affordable cost.
These are some of the cancer diagnostic tests available at Apollo Hospitals Cancer Care:
- 3 D Mammogram – This is a groundbreaking screening and diagnostic device that is very useful in detecting early signs of breast cancer, especially in women with dense breast tissue.
- 64 Splice PET CT Scan system – The ultra-modern patented 4 D Time-Of-Flight (4 D – TOF) PET-CT technology is a more faster and more accurate imaging technique to capture the internal movement of the organs and the tumors over a period of time as well as determining the metabolism of the tumor.
The Apollo Hospitals’ Cancer Care department is an efficient and effective department in handling complex diagnosis and treatment of all type of cancer cases.
The Apollo Institute of Transplant is one of the world’s biggest and most comprehensive solid organ transplant programs. The Institute is renowned for performing various transplant procedures such as kidney transplants, liver transplants, heart transplants, corneal transplants, pancreatic transplants, etc among others.
The experienced team of transplant specialists from all relevant specialties of the medical field is well-trained to handle urgent organ transplant cases efficiently and successfully.
The Apollo Institutes of Liver Transplant in all the Apollo healthcare centers offers a complete liver transplant procedure with much efficiency and care. The kidney transplants are managed by the excellent Centers of Nephrology and Urology which handle a remarkable number of renal transplant procedures successfully every year.
Robotics surgery is one of the most advanced forms of methods used to perform a large number of different surgical treatments. This technique involves using a computer station with a visual feed of the surgical site at the monitor to guide a set of robotic limbs that are very precise in accuracy and movement. This is a minimally invasive form of surgical technology and has certain advantages over traditional forms of surgery.
Robotics assisted surgery is widely used at Apollo Hospitals to treat various urological, cardiologic, gynecological, gastro-intestinal, bariatric and pediatric diseases and disorders.
The Apollo Centers of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery are one of the country’s largest obesity and metabolic surgery facilities which performs all types of weight-loss surgeries as well as revision surgeries with a very high success rate. This department handles hundreds of bariatric surgery cases for treating morbid obesity and other weight-related disorders.
The Apollo Heart Institutes are one of the world’s top healthcare facilities that perform a variety of treatments and procedures in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiology. The experienced team of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at Apollo Heart Institutes has extensive training from the top medical institutes in the world. The cardiology specialists’ expertise is further enhanced by the use of state-of-the-art medical and surgical techniques to ensure that every patient gets the best and the most efficient treatment.
Other Branches Of Apollo Hospitals In India
Travcure Medical Tourism Consultants and Apollo Hospitals
Travcure Medical Tourism Consultants have a long-standing relationship with the Apollo Hospitals Group in India based on years of synchronized work and dedication to providing the best and most efficient medical treatment at the most affordable cost to every individual. Travcure also believes in providing excellent healthcare and treatment to every patient from around the world at a budget-friendly price so as to make a healthy and happy society.