Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Apollo Hospitals opens state’s first Information Centre in city

Jamshedpur, Feb. 12: Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has set up an Information Centre at Bistupur in the city to address the need of patients seeking better health care services at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.

The Information Centre will offer OPD Clinic services by renowned physicians on monthly basis of various disciplines, arranging complimentary pick-up for patients from Chennai railway station/airport, prior appointment through SMS, all assistance related to treatment and telemedicine facility for post surgical and In-patient cases.

Addressing the media on Friday, Dr M Balamurugan, consultant neurosurgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, said that from last 33 years the hospital’s department of neurosurgery has made great strides – starting with microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, minimal access spine surgery, complex cranio vertebral anomaly surgery, specialized surgery for Parkinson’s surgery, spasticity and pain. The idea to open the information centre is to provide better health care for the residents at ease.

“Neuro-oncology – surgery and comprehensive care for all forms of brain tumors in children and adults – Apollo has been in the forefront of this sub-specialty. With over 1600 surgeries a year on brain tumors in patients of all age group, it has one of the largest experiences,” he noted.

After surgery adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy is done by the team of radiation and medical oncologists in consultations with the team of neurosurgeons, this helps in best outcomes.

Dr Narayan Mitra, manager, and Santanu Chatterjee, manager- Health Care Services Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, noted that known for revolutionizing healthcare services, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, has further strengthened its services by establishing an Information Centre at Bistupur.

The latest information related to health care will enable the people of Jamshedpur to avail world class services in Chennai.

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