Apollo Hospitals

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Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd
Apollo Hospitals
Traded as BSE508869
Industry Healthcare
Founded 1983 (1983)
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Areas served
South Asia, Middle East
Products Hospitals, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Centre
Revenue 6,058 crore (US$940 million) (2016)[1]
Profit 331 crore (US$51 million) (2016)[1]
Number of employees
43,557 (2016)[1]
Website www.apollohospitals.com

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited is an Indian hospital chain based in Chennai, India. It was founded by Dr Prathap C. Reddy in 1983 and has hospitals in India, Bangladesh,[2] Kuwait and Qatar.[3] Several of the group's hospitals have been among the first in India to receive international healthcare accreditation by America-based Joint Commission International (JCI).[4] The Sri Lankan branch of Apollo Hospitals was shut down in mid 2014 and the building was branded as Lanka Hospitals.

The group has developed services in telemedicine, after starting a pilot project in 2000 in Pratap Reddy's home village.[5]


The organisation have 5 Joint Commission accredited hospitals in India[2][6] The organisation have 13 NABH National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers[7] accredited hospitals throughout India

National Health Service[edit]

Apollo Hospitals in Visakhapatnam

The organisation signed a ‘memorandum of understanding’ with Health Education England in April 2016 to provide a large number of doctors to fill vacancies in the English National Health Service.[8]


Apollo Cosmetic Clinics[edit]

Apollo Cosmetic Clinic is a part of Apollo Hospitals, a dedicated centre which specializes in cosmetic plastic surgeries. Apollo Cosmetic Clinics is headed by Manuel Athayde.[citation needed]

Apollo Diagnostics[edit]

Apollo Diagnostics is a part of Apollo Health and Lifestyle Limited (AHLL) launched in April 2015.

Apollo Pharmacy[edit]

Apollo Pharmacy is a part of Apollo Hospitals. It is India's first and largest branded pharmacy network, with over 2200 plus outlets.[9]

Hospital locations[edit]

Apollo has over 64 Hospitals, clinics across India.[9] Major hospitals are located in the cities of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Aragonda, Bacheli, Bhubaneshwar, Bilaspur, Guwahati, Indore, Kakinada, Karaikudi, Karimnagar, Karur, Lavasa, Madurai, Mysore, Nashik, Nellore, Pune, Ranipet, Tiruvannamalai, Trichy and Visakhapatnam.[9] It was formerly present in Ranchi however the hospital was sold off to Medanta chain.[10]

Apollo also has 2 international Hospitals located in Dhaka and Muscat.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Apollo Hospitals Enterprises. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Hospitals in Dhaka - Apollo Hospitals". Apollo Hospitals. 
  3. ^ "Clinic Locator". 
  4. ^ Accreditation for 3 Apollo Hospital branches, The Hindu, 10 May 2006 accessed at [1] 11 Nov 2006
  5. ^ Telemedicine puts AP village on health map, The Indian Express, 7 September 2005 accessed at "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-11.  11 Nov 2006
  6. ^ http://www.jointcommissioninternational.org/about-jci/jci-accredited-organizations/
  7. ^ http://nabh.co/frmViewAccreditedHosp.aspx
  8. ^ "NHS to recruit Indian doctors to plug gaps in GP services". Daily Telegraph. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2016. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Apollo Hospitals in India". Apollo Hospitals. Retrieved 21 April 2017. 
  10. ^ "Medanta Hospital, Ranchi" (PDF). Medanta. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Rama V. Baru, Privatisation and corporatisation, 2000:paper 489, Seminar Publications, New Delhi, accessed at [3] 11 November 2006

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