About the Company

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise was established in 1983, renowned as the architect of modern healthcare in India. As the nation’s first corporate hospital, it is acclaimed for pioneering the private healthcare revolution in the country. The cornerstones of Apollo’s legacy are its unstinting focus on clinical excellence, affordable costs, modern technology and forward-looking research & academics. It was among the first few hospitals in the world to leverage technology to facilitate seamless healthcare delivery. The organization embraced the rapid advancement in medical equipments across the world, and pioneered the introduction of several cutting edge innovations in India.  Apollo Hospitals has championed numerous social initiatives - to cite a few which assist underprivileged children - SACHi (Save a Child's Heart Initiative) which screens and provides paediatric cardiac care for congenital heart diseases, SAHI (Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired) and the CURE Foundation focused on cancer care.

Business area of the company

The company has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare services provider and has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Hospitals, Pharmacies, Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics and several retail health models. The Group also has Telemedicine facilities across several countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation. In addition, ‘ASK Apollo’ - an online consultation portal and Apollo Home Health provide the care continuum.

Services offered by the company:

  • Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Orthopedics & Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Medical & Surgical Gastroenterology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Nephrology & Urology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Medical Milestones:

  • Touched over 42 Million lives and still counting.
  • Performed over 20 Million Preventive Health Checks so far.
  • 1 Million minor surgical procedures performed.
  • 7,50,000 major surgeries performed and counting.
  • Crossed over 1,50,000 Heart Surgeries with incredible success rates.
  • 1,25,000 Coronary Angioplasties done till 2013.
  • Completed over 10,000 Joint Replacement Surgeries.
  • 10,000 Neurosurgeries performed per year.
  • First program to complete over 15000 Kidney transplants.
  • Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Chennai successfully completes 1500 CyberKnife Radio Surgeries.
  • Over 1500 solid organ transplants were performed in a year.
  • Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Chennai successfully completes 1500 CyberKnife Radio Surgeries.
  • 1000 patients successfully treated through exultant Micro vascular free tissue transfer and Aesthetic surgeries.
  • First program to complete over 3500 Liver transplants.
  • Over 1500 Bone Marrow Transplants.
  • Apollo Health City has performed 1500 Cochlear implant surgery and reached a new milestone in the history of aiding hearing impaired in Andhra Pradesh.
  • 375 liver transplants performed by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and Delhi.
  • 345 liver transplantations at Apollo Chennai's Center for Liver Disease.
  • Countries Medical Value Travel.
  • 25 World Class Heart Institutes.
  • 25 NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals) accredited hospitals.
  • 8 JCIA accredited hospitals.
  • 6 centres in India on global trial for drug-eluting bio-resorb able stents. Apollo is one of them.


  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performs Asia's first en-bloc combined heart & liver transplant, joining a very small set of transplant centers in the world to have done this.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad successfully treats a critically ill eleven day old baby with a complex and rare cardiac surgery - a first of its kind in India.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai introduces 'the Ideal Knee' - the future of Total Knee Replacement through a new technique - Attune Rotating Platform Knee Replacement, a first of its kind in South India.
  • Apollo Health City, Hyderabad performed the First bilateral (on both the knees) revolutionary Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement (Resurface) Surgery (MIKRS) using OrthoGlide Medial Knee system.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performed a Robotic surgery for Cancer base of the tongue, a first of its kind in Tamil Nadu.
  • Thoraco Omphalopagus conjoined female twins from Tanzania were successfully separated at Apollo Children's Hospital.
  • Pioneered open heart surgeries and cardiac catheterization, in the early 80's.
  • First private healthcare provider to perform a heart transplant in 1995.
  • By 1992, Apollo Hospitals introduced Artery Stenting for the first time in India.
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi completed over 500 liver transplants in February, 2011.
  • In 1995, Apollo Hospitals performed its first Bone Marrow Transplantation, as well as the first multi organ transplant in the country.
  • Pediatric Surgeons at Apollo Children's Hospital Chennai evolved their own standardized techniques for valve repair, April to June 2012.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad performed the first coronary angioplasty in India using absorb fully absorbable stent-bioresorbable vascular scaffold (absorb-BVS) - 2012.
  • Apollo Health City Hyderabad commenced Robotic Procedures during April to June 2012, in the specialities of Gynecology & Urology.
  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals New Delhi commenced Robotic Surgery in the specialities of Gynecology, Urology, General Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, during April to June 2012.
  • Apollo Gleneagles Cancer Hospital launched Eastern India's first dedicated comprehensive Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai performed a double-lung transplantation for Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) genetic condition which was the first case in India and second in the world. HPS results from mutations in one of seven different genes.
  • Apollo performed an unprecedented revolution in orthopedics by equalizing limbs and deformity correction by the llizarov procedure.
  • An 8 year old Omani child with aortoarteritis, uncontrollable hypertension with impending kidney failure and intestinal gangrene was successfully treated by vascular reconstructive surgery at Apollo hospitals Chennai.
  • World's 1st iPod Navigation Hip Resurfacing Surgery was successfully performed at Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Latest M guard stent technology, a specially designed Mesh covered stent, was used to save a 27 year old man from an acute heart attack, Apollo Hospital first to introduce the technology in Chennai.
  • First American underwent a successful Heart Transplant at Chennai's Apollo Hospitals and he was also the oldest person to undergo a heart transplant in the country.
  • Apollo Bramwell Hospital Mauritius in conjunction with Global Biohealth Solutions, launched the Apollo Bramwell Stem Cell Therapy Program.
  • Introduced cutting edge procedures like off-pump and beating-heart surgery, either by thoracotomy or classical sternotomy, trans-radial angioplasty and stenting, mitral valve replacement.
  • First donor incompatible kidney transplant performed at Apollo Hospitals Chennai using technique of Column adsorption of blood group antibodies.
  • Stealth Surgery, a subcutaneous endoscopic surgery which addresses concerns related to scarring was performed at Apollo Children's Hospital, Chennai.
  • Largest series of aortic valve replacement with stentless heart valve bioprosthesis performed.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performed the first simultaneous Liver-Intestine-Pancreas transplant in India.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performed a combined heart and lung transplant on the oldest recorded recipient in India.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai completes the highest number of Combined Heart and Double Lung Transplants in India.
  • India's first Total Marrow Irradiation Procedure was performed on a 35-year-old patient from Oman by Apollo Proton Cancer Centre, Chennai.
  • India's first successful combined cardiac and tracheal surgery was performed on 11-month-old baby from Oman by Apollo Children's Hospital, Chennai.
  • Asia's first simultaneous Kidney-Pancreas Transplant was performed on a 38-year-old patient by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai successfully performed over 50,000 cardiac surgeries which includes Bypass, Valve replacements, Pediatric cardiac procedures, Transplants and Minimally invasive procedures.
  • The first ever Transfemoral Pulmonary Valve Implantation using an Indian-made valve, MYVAL, was performed by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
Parent OrganizationApollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd.Managing DirectorSuneeta Reddy
Founded1979NSE SymbolAPOLLOHOSP