The first to be set up by the Apollo Group of Hospitals, Apollo Chennai opened its doors to in 1983. It has been going strong ever since.
The fact that it was the first hospital in India to be awarded the IS0 9002 and ISO 14001 certifications speaks volumes about its credibility and repute. Another feather in its cap is the accreditation from the Joint Commission International USA. Apollo Specialty Hospital Chennai was the first in southern India to receive this distinction.
Whether it is joint replacement, organ transplants, or cord blood transplants, Apollo Chennai has been a pioneer since its inception. Its specialties include Cardiology, Orthopaedics, Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery, among others. With dedicated doctors, an efficient staff and state of the art infrastructure, Apollo Hospital in Chennai has emerged as one of the best private hospitals in the nation. It was also the first Indian hospital to introduce newer techniques in coronary angioplasty, stereotactic radiotherapy and radio-surgery for CNS tumors.
This hospital located on the Greams Lane in Chennai boasts of success rate of 99.6% as far as heart surgeries are concerned. Total Knee Replacement and the Illizarov Procedure were also conducted in this hospital for the first time in India.
Chennai is a great place to recover from ailments with the Marina beach to keep you company and soothe you. It is one of the longest beaches on the face of the Earth. Formerly known as Madras, Chennai has an interesting colonial and cultural history that is worth exploring. There are many British buildings sporting Victorian architecture. You can also visit the many temples here and enjoy cultural performances. Once you recover you can enjoy a great deal of South Indian delicacies. These are much lighter and less spicy than regular Indian fare, making it ideal for convalescents. So you will be able to enjoy the cuisine to your heartís content.
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