Indraprastha Apollo Hospital is an Indian hospital situated in Delhi, the capital city of India. It is owned by the Apollo Hospital group and was founded by the renowned doctor Dr. Prathap C. Reddy in the year 1995. He set a blueprint by building India’s first multi-specialty hospital. It is the third best super-specialty hospital set up by the Apollo Group in collaboration with the Government of Delhi. The hospital’s headquarters is situated in Sarita Vihar, New Delhi. It is a super-specialty hospital with national and international certifications and accreditations. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital is the first hospital not only in India but also in South Asia to receive the first international accreditation by the Joint International Commission (JCI), USA. In 2011, it again became the first hospital in India to be accredited by JCI for four years consecutively.

The hospital:

Indraprastha Apollo Hospital New Delhi is a multi-specialty hospital that is spread over an area of 15 acres and has a built-up area of 600,000 square feet is located in the heart of the country. This hospital provides world-class facilities and has a comfortable infrastructure. It also uses modern and sophisticated technologies for treatment. It has 695 beds and a provision to expand the number of beds to 1000. The hospital is also patient-friendly.

The treatment:

Apollo Indraprastha Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in India and offers a wide range of medical treatments and services. It follows the latest trends in diagnostic, surgical and medical facilities. Its area of service includes preventive medicines, transplants, orthopedics, bariatric surgery, gastroenterology, robotics, cancer care, spine, heart, critical care, diabetes, neurosciences, rheumatology, pediatrics, urology, dermatology, infertility care, organ transplantation and many others. Dr. Prathap C. Reddy has built this hospital with an aim to bring all modern facilities of medical treatment to India. He said, “Our mission is to bring healthcare of international standards within reach of every individual. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in education, research and healthcare for the benefit of humanity”. Ithas accomplished all its endeavors and has experienced lofty success. In due course of time, it has touched the lives of 42 million people who came from about 120 countries. It also kept its promise of bringing healthcare at a cost that Indians could afford. The price paid for the treatment in Apollo Hospital is one-tenth of that of the USA.

Apollo Hospital New Delhi has set up a trend in the world of medicine and surgery. It is also a part of some of the great initiatives that have transformed society and has broken social barriers.  Among themany some are SACHI (Save a Child’s Heart Initiative), SAHI (Society to Aid the Hearing Impaired) initiative to help poor children with hearing impairment, and the CURE Foundation which is focused on cancer screening, cure, and rehabilitation. Apollo Hospital has also joined hands with Yuvraj Singh’s YOUWECAN to organize massive cancer screenings. Hence it also carries out many awareness programs.