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Apollo Facilities

Services and Facilities

Cardiology

Heart disease remains a leading threat to the health of Indians.Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam is major tertiary care center withreferrals drawn not only from Visakhapatnam and surroundingareas but also from neighbouring States and the Northeast.Our experienced cardiac team is committed to delivering expert care for your heart. We offer a broad spectrum of cardiac services ranging from non-invasive tests for early diagnosis and treatment to diagnostic heart catheterizations. We have the latest generation digital flat panel cathlab and electrophysiology lab. At Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam, you can expect a personalized, coordinated approach and the caring attention you deserve – all aimed towards achieving great results.

Our services:

  • Preventive heart check packages
  • Comprehensive range of invasive and non-invasive cardiac
  • procedures
  • Pace-maker implantation
  • Electrophysiology study & catheter ablation
  • 24 X 7 cardiac emergencies

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiology is a subspecialty of cardiology. Cardiologists who specialize in electrophysiology focus on the heart’s electrical system and heart rhythm. Abnormalities in a person’s heartbeat can be a symptom of a serious condition. Today,there are a number of procedures that electrophysiologists can perform to improve a person’s health. We treat patients with a variety of conditions using the latest techniques and technology. We offer the full range of electrophysiology procedures performed today.

Cardiothoracic Surgery

 Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam uses advanced technologies and procedures available to perform the complete range of invasive and minimally invasive surgeries for patients with heart disease. Heart surgery remains an effective treatment for many conditions of the heart that cannot be corrected by medication or lifestyle changes to manage heart attack risks. We have most modern operating rooms to perform off pump or beating heart surgeries and a whole range of open heart surgeries, backed by dedicated cardiac ICUs and rehab support. Our vast experience,knowledge and dedication have resulted in outstanding outcomes for our patients.

Our services:

  • Coronary artery bypass to unclog arteries (CABG)
  • Off pump / beating heart surgeries
  • Valve replacement surgeries to replace a heart valve that is
  • no longer opening or closing correctly
  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgeries.

 Nephrology

Our Nephrologists offer evaluation and treatment of patients with acute and chronic kidney diseases. These include kidney stone disease, disorders of fluid and electrolytes, and renal disease during pregnancy. Our specialists also have gained recognition for their expertise in treating difficult-to-manage and complicated renal hypertension. Services include:- • Renal biopsy • Metabolic evaluation of kidney stones • Renal transplantation • Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Kidney Transplantation

 Nephrologists work with transplant surgeons to provide consultation before kidney transplantation and provide ongterm follow-up care after transplantation.

Live and cadaver transplants

 Our live / cadaver organ transplant program has saved and greatly improved the lives of many in recent years. By eplacing organs that have ceased to function effectively, the program has given new life — new energy and new possibilities — to people whose lives had been restricted by debilitating conditions.We have worked to build a team of committed and gifted physicians, nurses, social workers, researchers and counselors whose special expertise nsures our patients receive the best treatment available.

 Urology

 Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam provides treatment for a broad range of urological concerns in a private and  onfidential setting. Combining advanced technology and medical expertise with compassionate personal care, our staff is committed to making treatment as successful and comfortable as possible.Areas of special expertise include urologic cancers, prostate diseases, kidney stones, laparoscopic surgery of the kidney, urinary control problems, erectile dysfunction and male infertility including microsurgery.

Orthopaedics

Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam is dedicated to providing highquality orthopaedic medical and surgical care to our patients.We provide highly specialized treatment for bones, joints,muscles and tendons. Our specially trained  rthopaedicians and nurses provide comprehensive quality care; their team approach ensures patients receive the most appropriate care for their condition.

Procedures offered

  • Total hip & knee replacement surgeries (primary & revision)
  • Spine surgeries
  • High tibial corrective osteotomies for early degenerative
  • osteoarthritis
  • Closed interlocking nails – for long bone fractures
  • External fixation of compound fractures

General Medicine

 Our department of general medicine provides long-term,comprehensive care managing both common and complex illnesses in adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Our specialists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of  nfections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, digestive,respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness,substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.

General Surgery

General surgery continues to reinvent itself to the benefit of the surgical patients. Due to today’s high-tech nstrumentation and advanced technology, procedures such as major abdominal surgeries are now replaced with minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques that often reduce pain, accelerate recuperation, and reduce cost without sacrificing good outcomes. Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam offers a wide range of laparoscopic proceduresfor the diagnosis and treatment of thoracic, abdominal and other diseases. Our surgeons have mastered these techniques and made minimally invasive surgery the preferred surgical approach for many illnesses.

Bariatric Surgery

 Our bariatic surgery program provides hope for persons who have lived with chronic obesity for years. Through bariatric surgical weight loss program, our surgeons can give you a chance to live a longer, healthier, fulfilling life. We are committed to providing you with the best care possible. Our program offers a comprehensive and multidisciplinary team approach to help you achieve and maintain your weight loss goals.

Facilities:

Department Location

Apollo Hospitals Visakhapatnam is 110 bedded hospital and the facilities are located as follows

Basement

  • Maintenance Department
  • IP Pharmacy
  • Security
  • Ambulance Service

Ground Floor

  • OP Consultation Rooms
  • Emergency Room
  • Reception
  • Registration and Admission
  • IP / OP Billing
  • 24 Hour Pharmacy
  • Master Health Check-up
  • Cardiology
  • Sample collection
  • Report collection
  • Radiology ( X-Ray, Ultrasound)
  • Cafeteria

First Floor

  • CT Operation theatre
  • Cath Lab
  • CT Post

First Floor Annex Building

  • Blood Bank
  • Lab Services

Second Floor

  • Male General Ward
  • Patient Rooms (201 – 205)
  • House Keeping Department
  • Typing Pool
  • Nephrology Unit (Dialysis)

Third Floor

  • CCT General Ward
  • Patient Rooms (301 -310)
  • Minor Operation Theater
  • Female General Ward
  • IT Department
  • MRD Department

Fourth Floor

  • CICU
  • KT Unit
  • General Ward

Fifth Floor

  • Office of The Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing
  • Materials
  • Biomedical
  • Conference Hall

Inpatient Accommodation

General Ward

  • Semi foller beds
  • Central Nursing Station
  • Guest couch
  • Air cooler
  • Bed side room light
  • 24 hours pharmacy services
  • Personal medication cabinets

Semi Private Rooms

  • Semi foller beds
  • Individually controlled room air conditioning
  • Personal nurse calling system
  • Guest couch
  • Bed side room light
  • 24 hours pharmacy services
  • Personal medication cabinets
  • Room service
  • Total Number of beds per room- 2
  • No of Bath Rooms with showers per room – 1
  • No of toilet per room – 1

Private Rooms

  • Semi foller beds
  • Individually controlled room air conditioning
  • Personal nurse calling system
  • Personal Television system
  • Guest couch
  • Bed side room light
  • 24 hours pharmacy services
  • Personal medication cabinets
  • Room service
  • Guest laundry
  • Newspaper of choice
  • Total Number of beds per room- 1
  • No of Bath Rooms with showers per room – 1
  • No of toilet per room – 1

Out Patient Clinic

Out Patient Clinics are available from 8:00 am to 8:00pm Monday to Saturday .

Below is helpful information about the Out Patient Services. Please feel free to contact us for any queries .

Before your arrive

  • If you have a query, please feel free to call at our call centre: +91 891-2727272(Extn:501)
  • Please bring your old medical records
  • If you have registered earlier at Apollo please bring your ID card

To cancel or change your appointment

If you cannot keep your appointment or would like to change the date or time, please call any of the above mentioned numbers .

How to reach?

The hospital is 30 minutes drive from the Airport, 15 minutes from railway station and 5 minutes from the central bus station.

Patient Transport

  • On arrival at the hospital, wheel chair or stretcher will be provided, if required
  • There is also an auto stand just out side the hospital for your convenience

Sensory Needs

  • The reception functions as the facilitation counter for the physically challenged
  • Volunteers are available to escort the patients

Scheduling an Appointment

Appointments can be made by calling on the hospital numbers at regular out patient clinic hours from 8.00AM to 8.00PM, Monday to Saturday or you can also make an appointment through online  www.apolloedoc.co.in .

How to dress

Informal and comfortable clothing are appropriate for your visit to the hospital

Friends and Relatives

Your friends and relatives may accompany you. They are requested to remain in the waiting areas, unless there are special reasons for them to stay with the patient during the examination or investigation. We would appreciate if only one attendant accompanies you.

Reception Desk

We have a desk at the main entrance. The personnel at the desk will be delighted to assist you in case of any queries. Extn: 501

Registration

If you are visiting Apollo for the first time, you need to get a one time registration done for a nominal fee. You will be issued a Unique Health Identity Number (UHID) and your hospital file will be made.

Out Patient Clinic Billing

The counter is located on the ground floor. All payments for investigations are done here. We accept cash, demand drafts and all major credit cards. All tariff enquiries can be made at this counter.

Consultation

You can approach the respective departments with the help of signage.

During the visit a doctor will examine you and you may be asked for other tests to help build a full picture of your medical condition.

There are unforeseen delays sometimes even though you have an appointment. Kindly bear with us

Investigations

In case an investigation is required the consultant would fill a ‘Request for Investigation form’. The payment for the same is to be made at the out patient billing counter. You will be guided to the investigation counters where on producing the payment receipt the investigations will be conducted.

For few investigations you will be required to fix appointments.

Please call our hospital number +91 891 2727272 and ask for extensions as given below:

  • Report collection : 501
  • Diet counseling : 546
  • Pharmacy : 516
  • Blood Bank :553
  • Admissions : 514
  • Apollo Preventive Health Checks : 518

Other Services

  • Ultrasound
  • ECHO
  • TMT
  • X Ray

Food & Beverages

The Diet is an integral part of your medication. Therefore food from outside sources is discouraged. Our dieticians, in association with your doctor, will assess your diet needs. You are advised to follow the diet instructions specified by them for a speedy recovery.

You will be given a choice of Indian, and Continental cuisines. Religious, sentiments of the patients will be considered while deciding on the diets. Kindly inform the dietician of the same. Our service timings are:

  • Morning tea / beverage 6.45 am – 7.30 am
  • Breakfast 7.45 am – 8.30 am
  • Lunch 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
  • Evening Tea 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
  • Dinner 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm
  • All attendants can avail their meals either in the dining hall or in the rooms by ordering on 3004

Please feel free to discuss any doubts regarding your diet with our dietician.

Once a diet has been designed for your specific needs we do not advocate any change in quantity or otherwise, as it may prove detrimental to your health.

For diet counseling you can contact us on intercom No. 546 between 8-00 am and 4-00 pm.

Apart from the regular diets served to patients the hospital provides a wide choice of food for the visitors.