Apollo Hospital

  • Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery September 10, 2014

    Coimbatore: RobotAssisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennaibased Apollo Hospitals on Wednesday said. Traditional open heart surgery involved making a big incision and resulted in...
  • Apollo launches critical care delivery initiative August 27, 2014

    Hyderabad: A new initiative in the delivery of critical care medical services was on Wednesday launched by Apollo Hospitals. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched "eAccess", an advanced technology interface that enables the doctors to monitor and provide critical care services to patients undergoing treatment in Intensive Care Units...
  • Preetha Reddy to succeed me as Apollo Hospitals Chairman: Prathap C Reddy July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Apollo Hospitals founder chairman Prathap C Reddy said on Thursday his daughter Preetha Reddy is likely to succeed him as the chairman of the group. "As things stand today Preetha is most likely to succeed me as chairman," Apollo Hospitals group chairman Prathap C Reddy told a private...
  • 37yearold man dies of swine flu in Indore June 18, 2014

    A 37yearold man from Nashik died of swine flu at a private hospital in Indore. The man, who had arrived here on a personal visit to his inlaws' home, was diagnosed with suffering from swine flu on June 12, Government Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) head Dr GL Sodhi said. He...
  • Elderly Fiji tourist dies of heat stroke in Agra May 25, 2014

    An elderly tourist from Fiji who came to India for his bypass surgery, died after suffering a heat stroke during a visit to the Taj Mahal. Mohammad Fazal, who was in his mid60s, had come to India for a bypass heart surgery at Apollo hospital in Delhi and was on a...
  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals April 8, 2014

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of CRPF Chiranjeev...
  • Pakistani girl gets fresh lease of life in Indian hospital April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: It's a rebirth for 16-year-old Pakistani girl Madiha Tariq Sheikh, who feels India is her "own country" where she underwent a successful liver transplant surgery. Madiha, who hails from Lahore, was flown to India on February 3 after she slipped into coma due to acute liver failure and...
  • Srinagar acid attack victim in Delhi for her surgery January 4, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: An acid attack in Srinagar has left a young woman partially blind. The police have arrested two men and registered a case of attempt to murder with regard to the incident, even as the attack has triggered protests in Jammu and Kashmir. The girl has now been brought to...
  • J&K acid attack victim to undergo plastic surgery in Delhi January 3, 2013

    Srinagar: The 30-year-old school teacher, who was attacked with acid by a youth in the city, will be flying to the national capital on Friday for plastic surgery at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital. PDP spokesperson and cancer surgeon Sameer Kaul has come forward to fund the medical expenses of the school teacher,...
  • DMRC conducts mock drills at station, hospital October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday conducted security drills at station and a prominent private hospital to check the preparedness of authorities in case of a terror strike. The mock drills reportedly went well, sources said. The first drill was conducted at the Pratap Nagar Metro Station...
  • Odisha doctor stabbing: Accident or murder attempt? September 19, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: In a curious incident, a surgeon in Bhubaneswar's Apollo Hospital sustained injuries in his abdomen near the hospital's operation theatre on Tuesday afternoon amidst allegations that he had been stabbed by a fellow doctor. The incident became even more mysterious after it was revealed that the hospital authorities did not...
  • Bhubaneswar: Doctor stabs colleague inside hospital September 18, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, a doctor at Bhubaneswar's Apollo hospital stabbed his colleague, seriously injuring him. Reports say that Dr Pramod Patra stabbed Dr Nayan Ranjan Nanda with a knife. The reasons for the brutal assault are unknown. The police is investigating the case. The accused doctor has not been arrested...
  • Chennai: rare feat at Apollo Hospital February 16, 2012

    CHENNAI: Apollo Transplant Institutes have become the busiest solid organ transplant programmes in the world, having conducted 929 liver, kidney and heart transplants during 2011. Addressing the media on this occasion, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “Our aim at the Apollo Transplant Institutes is to be...
  • Apollo Hospitals launch robot for stroke treatment October 30, 2011

    Hyderabad: Apollo Hospitals, India's biggest corporate hospital chain, Saturday launched "stroke Robot" which enables real-time quality care to stroke patients in areas far away from major cities. The RP-7 remote presence Robot is a mobile robotic platform that enables the physician to remotely monitor and guide the treatment of stroke. Apollo...
  • Azhar bids tearful farewell to Ayazuddin September 17, 2011

    Hyderabad: "Ayaz is no more," was the brief SMS a shattered Mohammad Azharuddin sent to his close friends on Friday immediately after the Apollo Hospital declared that his younger son Mohammad Ayazuddin (19) passed away at 11:51 am due to hypoxic encephalopathy, six days after his sports bike skidded on...
  • Ex-cricketer Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin dead September 16, 2011

    Hyderabad: Ayazuddin, son of former cricketer and Moradabad MP Mohammad Azharuddin, succumbed to his injuries suffered in a road mishap on Friday. Ayazuddin was being treated at the Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad. Ayazuddin (19) had sustained critical injuries after a sports bike, which he and his cousin Ajmal-ur-Rahman (16) were riding,...
  • Who owns Aircel: the Reddy stake mystery June 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Till now its been Swan Telecom and Reliance, Unitech wireless and Kalaingar TV that have felt the 2G spectrum scam heat. Now as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enters its next level of investigations, with deals that took place between 2001 to 2007, it is looking at...
  • Noida: Will Sonali Behl recover from trauma? April 15, 2011

    Noida: Days after the Behl sisters were rescued, 43-year-old Sonali remains critical. Her elder sister Anuradha died on Wednesday. One overpowering question remains - how could two women who seemed to be leading a normal life just months ago become like this? Several questions revolve around their brother Vipin who had...
  • Subramanian Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death March 16, 2011

    Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. ...
  • Swamy demands probe into Batcha's death March 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Janata Party President and the petitioner in the 2G scam probe Subramanian Swamy, on Wednesday, demanded investigation into the death of A Raja's aide Sadiq Batcha. "The most important thing is that suicide and murders are going to be a common part of the 2G investigations because reputations...
  • B-Town Doctors: Big Hospitals In Small Towns February 25, 2011

    Divya Raman, 35, goes to her friendly, neighbourhood family physician in Koramangala, suburban Bangalore, whenever her family members fall ill. But this is not an average neighbourhood clinic. The walls are a warm magenta and yellow, there is enough space to sit and, most importantly, it is clean. "It is...
  • Apollo to set up 12 new hospitals January 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Major healthcare chain Apollo Hospitals will invest nearly Rs 1000 crore for setting up 12 new hospitals across the country over the next two years. Named "Apollo Reach", the hospitals will be set up in small cities. "We will be investing Rs 80-100 crore per hospital in class-II and...
  • Students go on a rampage after dance guru's death October 11, 2010

    Bhubaneswar: There is outrage against alleged medical negligence leading to the death of renowned Odissi Guru Padmashree Gangadhar Pradhan, who died on Monday morning due to brain hemorrage. His death sparked off a major controversy with his students going on a rampage at the Bhubaneswar's Apollo Hospital where he was admitted....
  • IBN Focus: Apollo Hospital enhances healthcare in Orissa July 2, 2010

    Moving away from the metros, the healthcare giant is now providing state-of-the art healthcare to smaller cities. ...
  • Notice to Apollo hospital for charging the poor November 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Apollo Hospital for allegedly charging money from patients belonging to the economically weaker sections of society. The court took suo moto cognisance on a letter written by Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Hospital (LNJP) medical superintendent alleging that Apollo Hospital was charging...
  • Koda discharged from hospital, still not arrested October 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who faces charges of laundering Rs 2,500 to 4,000 crore, was on Sunday discharged from a hospital in Ranchi. Koda was interrogated by the Income Tax (IT) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials. The former Jharkhand CM had been admitted since November 3, ever...
  • Ranchi hospital to decide on Koda's release November 7, 2009

    Ranchi: Apollo Hospital authorities said on Saturday doctors will decide whether to release former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who is to be quizzed further over a Rs 2,500 crore money laundering scam. "A four-member medical team comprising general physician, neuro physician and others are reviewing the medical condition of Koda....
  • Delhi Police bust blood donation racket, arrest five August 19, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested a gang of five for allegedly supplying blood illegally to patients in top hospitals of Delhi for the last five years. This gang allegedly arranges professional donors and pays them Rs 2000 per patient. “We are still investigating this case and trying to...
  • Apollo says won't treat H1N1 patients, then backtracks August 14, 2009

    New Delhi: After weeks of clamour that the private sector start treating H1N1 flu patients, the country on Thursday received a shocker from one of India's largest private hospitals, Apollo. Hospital authorities said that they will be unable to treat swine flu patients in the Capital. The statement by Indraprastha Apollo...
  • Apollo Hospitals relent, will treat H1N1 patients August 14, 2009

    New Delhi: India's largest private hospital chain, Apollo Hospitals, has made a U-turn about treating H1N1 Influenza A (swine flu) patients. After saying that that it won't join the fight against swine flu but was willing to only offer testing equipments to the government, Apollo Hospitals on Thursday evening said that...