Hyderabad, August 2022: Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, one of the pioneers in modern healthcare in India, celebrated its 34th Anniversary, today. Doctors and employees who were part of the hospital since its inception were felicitated and congratulated for their contribution. Starting operations in 1988, it was built with a mission to bring world-class healthcare to the people with a firm belief in the values of excellence, expertise, empathy and innovation. Today, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, has emerged as one of the most renowned and trusted integrated healthcare service providers in Asia, specializing in the entire spectrum from illness to wellness and holistic therapy. Through its journey, Apollo Hospitals crossed several milestones and set new benchmarks. A few of its many distinctions include:
· India’s first Coronary Angioplasty using fully absorbable stent-bioresorbable vascular scaffold
· First in India to achieve 25000 cardiac surgeries
· Highest number of TAVR/TAVI cases in Hyderabad
· First Robotic Angioplasty in the Telugu States
· First in India to perform 500+ gynaecology robotic surgeries
· Highest number of robotic surgeries in the Telugu states
· First to introduce AI-based Cardiac Risk Assessment tool
· Organ Specific Oncology Speciality – first in the Telugu States
· First to introduce Implants with 3D printing
· First bilateral Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement (Resurface) Surgery (MIKRS)
· First ABO-incompatible Liver Transplant
· First to launch EICU
· Pioneered Emergency Care in the country
With top specialists, international standard facilities, global protocols and well-trained support staff, Apollo Hospitals has played a major role in putting India on the world map as a medical tourism destination, attracting patients from abroad as well as across India.
Speaking on the momentous occasion Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group; said, what has been achieved over the last 34 years has been briefly presented as milestones, milestones are the marking of one day’s achievement, but what you really achieved is that you touched the lives and hearts of so many families. It is that outstanding contribution to the society which stands out and sets the way, creates the light, shows the path, inspires others and for that I can only say a very big thank you, a great congratulations and most importantly wish you the strength, the energy, the inspiration and the courage to continue to take forward the legacy, because there is so much more to do. Today is a day of celebration and it is also a day of introspection. This day also reminds us of the critical role you all play to save lives and educate people and families on the importance of staying healthy. On this very special day when we celebrate the 34th Anniversary, let us once again rededicate ourselves to the extremely powerful message our Chairman gave us 39 years ago, in fact he conceived it 42 years ago, the moto of bringing the best of healthcare and continue to focus on keeping people healthy. Let’s work to protect what is priceless, that’s what you all do every day, you are curing, you are saving and also focusing on prevention. What you do is not limited to India and Indian patients, but for patients from all over the world. Recently I was in Indonesia as a representative of the Indian Government as part of G24 Women and everyone there was well aware of Apollo Hospitals and its work and very appreciative of our extraordinary achievements in the healthcare domain. This is the power that you bring, the recognition and appreciation. Indonesia is very soon going to have a direct flight to here, the Ambassador was very keen to have one, because he realises the need. So you are becoming the epicentre of the world, let us continue to strengthen our internal capabilities, let us enhance our physical look and feel. Ultimately everything you do is building up the aura, the beauty, the capability and the spirit of this institution, please cherish it, protect it, strengthen it and enable it to grow. Let us combine our personal dreams with our institutional dreams and move ahead to serve more and more people. It is the heart and spirit you posses which really saves lives, that’ s what all of you can do, will do and are continuing to do. During these 34 years we pioneered so many procedures and surgeries, that gives us a sense of pride, also a sense of responsibility and that the journey doesn’t stop, because science is continuing to grow and evolve, let’s stay ahead and continue to be the pioneer.
Dr Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, said, my hearty congratulations to Apollo Hospitals at Jubilee for many wonderful things and the several landmarks you achieved during these 34 years. Our Doctors are par excellence, the nurses, the supporting staff everyone at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, is a super gem. Your contribution in the last 34 years is commendable and pioneering, the world is admiring you today for the work you did, but there is much more to be done. Robotics is transforming the way treatment is rendered and Apollo Hospitals has been the pioneer in making it accessible and popularising Robotic surgery in India and it’s time to leverage the power of robots in all the treatments.
Ms Preeta Reddy, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group; Apollo is what it is today because of the sheer commitment you all have shown.
Ms Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, said, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, has been the crucible of innovation, you brought in very many innovations and several other pioneering concepts the group is proud off. The thrust in future at Apollo Hospitals will continue to be patient centric care and I am confident Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, will continue to excel.
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