KARIMNAGAR ON THE GLOBAL HEALTHCARE MAP
Apollo Reach Hospital, Karimnagar accomplishes
a major medical milestone!
Karimnagar, 01 December, 2008: Apollo Reach Hospitals, Karimnagar - an initiative of Apollo Hospitals Group to reach tertiary healthcare to semi-urban and rural areas – today announced a major medical milestone by performing advanced and complicated cardiac procedures and surgeries for the first time in this part of the country. The medical expertise, accomplished here places Karimnagar and Telangana region on a high pedestal on par with the advanced centers of medical care.
The 150 bedded first ever Apollo Reach Hospital in the country – Apollo Reach Hospitals, Karimnagar successfully performed the following procedures with in three months of its inauguration
- Open Heart Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass on a 14 year old girl with congenital heart defect (Ventricular Septal Defect with pulmonary Stenosis). The patient was ready for discharge 6 days after the surgery.
Mitral Valve Replacement on a 55 year old female patient suffering from severe Mitral Stenosis with LA clot. The patient was discharged on the sixth day of the surgery.
Angioplasty through Radial Artery – a highly skilled procedure performed at very few centers
- Angioplasty with Stent placement on a 38 year old person
These procedures have been successfully performed by highly accomplished medical team led Dr Raja Sekhar Reddy, Medical Superintendent, Apollo Reach Hospital, Karimnagar and comprising of Interventional Cardiologists Dr Ashutosh Sahu and Dr. Jayaprakash Narayana Chinta, Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr Rajesh Kumar Parida and Cardiac Anaesthetist Dr K. C. Trilok. The beneficiaries of these procedures are from the Arogyasri scheme.
According to Dr Hari Prasad, CEO, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, Our Chairman, Dr Prathap C Reddy’s dream of reaching advanced medical care to semi urban and rural areas has been fulfilled by this accomplishment.
However our medical team here is not resting on its laurels and is preparing for more such medical milestones including advanced renal and neuro procedures to place Karimnagar firmly on the medical map of the world. Now, Apollo Karimnagar will remain a model and inspire other Reach Hospitals across the country.
About Apollo Reach Hospital, Karimnagar
The Apollo Reach Hospital, Karimnagar was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr. Y. S. Rajashekara Reddy Garu on 19 September, 2008. The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment including C. T. Scan, MRI, Echocardiography, Flat panel cathlab, ultra-modern operation theatres and intensive care units. Highly skilled and qualified medical professionals man the hospital.
Over 50% of the specialists in this hospital have international exposure and have been drawn from leading institutions across the country. Technological innovations (Telemedicine, Health Hiway etc) connect Apollo Reach Hospitals to major hospitals within the Apollo Group and help in creating access to the best medical technology and expertise in the country. The hospital offers cost-efficient healthcare as the tariffs are lower than the tariffs of the major hospitals in Hyderabad.