Apollo Hospital, Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Established in : 1983
  • Number of Beds : 560
  • Super Specialty

About Hospital

Apollo Hospital Group was India's first corporate healthcare chain and is one of India's oldest hospitals.

  • The Group was founded in 1983 by Dr Prathap C. Reddy, with its flagship hospital located in Chennai inaugurated by the then-president of India, Shri Giani Zail Singh.
  • Several of its branches are among India’s first hospitals to be internationally accredited by JCI, with 7 of them currently accredited.
  • The Group also boasts 25 NABH accreditations over its various hospitals and 11 NABL accreditations.
  • Apollo Pharmacy, which was launched in 1987, is India’s first and most extensive network of pharmacies.
  • The Apollo Reach Hospitals project was launched in 2008 by the then prime minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh, and currently includes two hospitals in Karaikudi and Karimnagar. The aim is to make healthcare more accessible in remote areas of the country.
  • The Group recently celebrated its 36th year and was honoured with a postal stamp for completing 20 million health checks.
  • It is considered one of the best hospitals for heart care in India.
  • It is the first Indian hospital to introduce techniques in coronary angioplasty, stereotactic radiotherapy and radio-surgery (for brain tumours).
  • Major specialities include Heart, Cancer, Bones, Joints & Spine, Organ Transplants, Neurology, Gastro & Colorectal, Bariatric Surgery, Gynaecology & Infertility and Ophthalmology.
    First Indian hospital to be awarded the IS0 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications.
  • The first hospital in South India to be accredited by the Joint Commission International USA and subsequently reaccredited four times.
  • NABH Accredited

Team & Specialities

As one of India's oldest and biggest hospital chains, the Apollo Group has some of the world's best and brightest medical experts and specialists.

  • Centres of Excellence

    The hospital houses 60 departments spearheaded by internationally trained and skilful medical experts. These include Heart, Spine, Cancer Care, Neurosciences, Transplants, Critical Care, Nephrology & Urology, Robotics, and more.

  • Only Pancreas Transplant

    For the first time in India, Apollo Hospital, Chennai successfully performed an ''Only Pancreas' transplant.

  • En-Bloc Combined Heart & Liver Transplant

    The hospital was also the first in Asia to successfully perform an en-bloc combined heart & liver transplant attaining a remarkable achievement in the global healthcare space.

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About Infrastructure

The Apollo Group has state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure, with the latest medical technology and advanced IT excellence.

  • Apollo Hospital, Chennai has 560 beds, 46 ICU beds, and 15 operating rooms.
  • It is one of the few hospitals that perform computer-assisted Total Knee Replacement.
  • The hospital has a temple of Goddess Krishnamariamman, a Namaz room and a Prayer Cell.
  • A postal facility is also available at the Despatch Section on the ground floor.
  • Safe deposit lockers are available at the security office. In case of theft or loss, security may be notified immediately.
  • Advanced and well equipped operating suites are available with modernised medical gadgets and surgical instruments.
  • Superior diagnostic facilities and plush recovery suites are also provided to the patients.
  • The hospital boasts the latest medical technologies, including PET-MR, PET-CT, Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, BrainLab Navigation System, Portable CT Scanner, Novalis Tx, Tilting MRI, Cobalt-based HDR Brachytherapy, DSA Lab, Hyperbaric Chamber, Fibroscan, Endosonography, 3 Tesla MRI, 128 Slice CT scanner, and more.
  • The Group has a unique online appointment system called Ask Apollo that connects patients globally to its healthcare network using video, voice call, and email.
  • Receives over 10,000 pharmacy walk-ins, 2200 admissions, and over 3000 emergency cases daily.
  • Doctors and staff perform numerous services, including 800 CT scans, 400 MRIs, 40 Cardiac Surgeries, 700 Dialysis procedures, and 3-4 organ transplants per day.

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