Apollo Hospital Indraprastha
New Delhi, India
New Delhi, India
Apollo Hospital Indraprastha is a multi-specialty hospital that is part of the Apollo Hospitals Group. The Apollo Hospitals Group opened its first hospital in 1983 and has become one of the largest integrated healthcare groups in India, with 10,000 beds across 64 hospitals.
Apollo Hospital Indraprastha is accredited by the US Joint Commission International (JCI) and is fitted with 710 patient beds. The multi-specialist hospital has 12 centers of excellence, as well as 52 specialized medical departments which include cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, neurology, oncology, spinal surgery, urology, plastic and cosmetic surgery, bariatric surgery, and general surgery amongst others.
Services provided by the hospital for international patients include airport transfer, medical record translation, assistance with booking flights and accommodation, and visa assistance. Facilities at the hospital include a pharmacy on-site, laundry services, parking, and there is a range of patient room types available such as deluxe rooms and suites.
Apollo Hospital Indraprastha is located in New Delhi, 14 km from Safdarjung Airport and 31 km from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The hospital can be reached via the 460 and the 460CL bus lines, which link the hospital and the airport. The nearest Metro station to the hospital is the Jasola Apollo station, located within 200m.
New Delhi, India's capital city, offers plenty of cultural attractions. The Red Fort, the former residence of the Mughal emperor of India, can be reached within 17 km from the hospital and the Lotus Temple, famous for its flower shaped roof, is located just 7 km from the hospital.
Joint Commission International
Arabic, English, Russian
218 procedures across 21 specialties
A cholecystectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the gallbladder. The gallbladder is an organ located below the liver, which serves the function of collecting and storing bile, which is the fluid produced by the liver, before breaking it down and releasing it into the small intestine.
1 - 2 weeks
Some patients will have dissolvable stitches, whereas others return after 7 days to have them removed. Patients who have open surgery will need a longer recovery time.
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A colonoscopy is an examination of the large intestine, the colon and rectum, using a small camera.
3 - 4 days
Patients should arrive at least 2 days before the colonoscopy, as the bowel needs to be cleared the day before the procedure. Patients who have interventional treatment during the colonoscopy, e.g. removal of a polyp, may need slightly longer to recover.
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An endoscopy is a non-surgical procedure that is performed to examine the digestive tract. While there are various types of procedures that involve an endoscope, an endoscopy generally refers to an upper endoscopy, which examines the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
1 - 3 days
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>General Medicine(3 procedures)
Bone Marrow Transplant+ More
A bone marrow transplant is performed to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow. Bone marrow may stop functioning as a result of diseases such as aplastic anemia or sickle cell anemia, or from being destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation therapy used to treat cancer or other diseases.
4 - 8 weeks
The length of hospital stay required varies with each type of transplant performed and with each patient.
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Autologous Bone Marrow Transplant
Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant (Related Donor)
Hyperbaric Medicine+ More
Medical Examination+ More
A medical examination, also called medical checkup or health checkup, is a general examination of a patient's health. Having a medical checkup can help to identify problems early on, even before symptoms show. A checkup can also give patients peace of mind if they are worried about their health.
3 - 4 days
Medical checkups can be combined with sightseeing or shopping trips.
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Bone Graft+ More
A bone graft or bone augmentation may be required for patients who have a soft or thin jaw bone and are having dental implants.
3 - 5 days
Patients may need to stay longer if they are having a bone graft from the hip bone. A longer stay may also be required for cases where the sinus is affected.
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Dental Crown+ More
A crown can be used to save a damaged tooth by completely encircling it. In order to attach a crown, the tooth is reduced to a stump which the crown can be cemented onto. Many clinics specialize in natural looking, tooth-colored materials, and patients can choose from a range of materials to suit their budget.
The time required depends on how long is needed to create the crown or crowns in the laboratory. Clinics with an in-house lab are usually quicker.
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Porcelain Fused to Metal (PFM) Crowns
>Bariatric Surgery(6 procedures)
Bariatric Surgery Consultation+ More
Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (BPD/DS)+ More
Gastric Balloon Treatment+ More
Gastric ballon treatment involves inserting a deflated ballon into the stomach and then inflating it, in order to help lose weight. The balloon serves the purpose of limiting food intake by taking up space in the stomach and thus creating a sense of fullness after eating small amounts of food.
1 - 5 days
Patients may experience some pain, nausea or discomfort in the first days after insertion, therefore may need to rest before traveling.
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Aortic Stenosis Treatment+ More
Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure+ More
Bentall Procedure+ More
>Diagnostic Imaging(2 procedures)
Full Body PET CT Scan+ More
MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)+ More
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is used to create detailed images of internal organs and tissue. The process involves the use of magnets and radio waves to create high resolution and detailed images of an organ or tissue, in order to help making a diagnosis or devising a treatment plan.
1 - 5 days
It may take a few days for the results of the scan to be processed and patients will usually attend a follow up consultation to discuss the results.
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Full Body MRI
>Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)(10 procedures)
Cochlear Implant+ More
A cochlear implant is an electronic device that is surgically implanted into the ear, in order to produce a sense of sound for patients who are deaf or have severe hearing problems.
3 - 6 weeks
Patients should get the surgeon's approval before flying, and inform their airline that they have a cochlear implant, as it will set off security alarms. If the implant is switched on, the volume may need adjusting during the flight.
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Laryngeal Surgery+ More
>General Surgery(5 procedures)
Hernia Repair+ More
Hernia repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a hernia, which occurs when tissues or organs protrude through the wall in which they are contained. There are different types of hernias that can occur and these include inguinal hernia, hiatal hernia, and umbilical hernia.
1 - 2 weeks
After abdominal surgery, patients should get approval from their surgeon before flying. Traveling too soon after abdominal surgery could result in tearing the sutures. Patients may also find it uncomfortable to carry luggage or sit for long periods.
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A mastectomy is performed to treat or prevent breast cancer, by surgically removing one or both breasts.
1 - 2 weeks
Patients will need at least one follow up appointment after surgery to have the surgical drains removed.
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A nephrectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove part or all of one of the kidneys. The kidneys serve the function of filtering the blood to remove excess fluid and waste products by turning them into urine.
10 - 14 days
Patients are prone to deep vein thrombosis after surgery therefore should wait up to 2 weeks to fly after the surgery.
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Cervical Polyp Removal+ More
Endometrial Ablation+ More
Gynecologic Laparoscopy+ More
Cerebral Palsy Management+ More
Epilepsy Treatment+ More
Epilepsy treatment aims to treat and manage epilepsy, a neurological disorder that can cause seizures that can lead to loss of consciousness or strange behavior. Epilepsy occurs when there is an abnormality in the brain, whereby nerve cell activity increases and disrupts neuron activity.
The time spent abroad depends on the type of epilepsy treatment that the patient receives.
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Parkinson's Disease Treatment+ More
Brain Aneurysm Repair+ More
Brain aneurysm repair is a surgical procedure performed to repair a brain aneurysm that has the potential to rupture, or has already ruptured.
Time spent abroad depends on the type of brain aneurysm being treated. Unruptured aneurysms tend to have a quicker recovery process than ruptured aneurysms.
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Brain Tumor Surgery+ More
Brain tumor surgery is performed by a neurosurgeon to remove all or part of a tumor from the brain.
6 - 8 weeks
This depends on the surgery performed, whether the patient needs rehabilitation, and on how well the patient recovers.
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Chiari Malformation Treatment+ More
Acute Leukemia Treatment+ More
Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood cells in the body. It usually begins in the bone marrow where an abnormality occurs in the white blood cells. Normal blood cells form, divide, and die to make room for new cells. Leukemia disrupts this process and prevents the blood cells from functioning properly.
The length of stay abroad will depend on the treatment plan and the patient's response to treatment.
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Benign Soft Tissue Tumor Treatment+ More
Bile Duct Cancer Treatment+ More
Cataract Surgery+ More
Cataracts are cloudy patches in the lens of the eye that are common as a result of aging. Cataract removal surgery is recommended for patients who experience impairment to vision and are sensitive to light as a result of the cataract. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens and it is most commonly replaced with a synthetic lens.
2 - 3 days
Patients can usually fly soon after cataract surgery, but should take precautions to avoid dryness in the eye.
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Detached Retina Treatment+ More
Retina detachment occurs when the retina becomes separated from its surrounding tissue. When this occurs, it is important that it is repaired, as the retina cannot function correctly in this condition, and leaving it untreated can result in the permanent loss of vision.
The length of stay depends on the treatment, however any treatment involving gas bubbles in the eye will prevent patients from being suitable for flying until the bubble has gone.
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Glaucoma Treatment+ More
Glaucoma treatment aims to relieve symptoms of glaucoma and prevent further damage, deterioration, and loss of vision. Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve, which creates problems with vision and if left untreated, can lead to loss of vision.
2 - 7 days
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Ankle Fracture Treatment+ More
Avascular Necrosis (AVN) Treatment+ More
Benign Bone Tumor Removal+ More
>Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery(11 procedures)
Breast Implants+ More
In breast implant surgery, an implant is inserted in order to change the size and shape of the breast. The surgery is commonly performed for women who wish to have larger, more shapely breasts, women with underdeveloped breasts, or women who have had breast tissue removed (a mastectomy). Breast implants can also be used to correct breast asymmetry, or as part of male-to-female gender reassignment.
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Breast Lift+ More
A breast lift procedure, also referred to as a mastopexy, is a surgical procedure used to lift and tighten sagging breasts (also called breast ptosis). The surgery is generally sought after by women have gone through pregnancy, have had breast implants removed, or have lost a lot of weight, which has resulted in the sagging of the breasts.
The surgeon will usually recommend waiting at least 7 days before travelling.
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Breast Reduction+ More
A breast reduction procedure, also referred to as a mammoplasty, involves surgically removing fat and glandular tissue from the breast, to reduce the size and reshape the breast.
The plastic surgeon will usually recommend waiting at least 7 days for healing to begin, but it can vary for each case.
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>Spinal Surgery(25 procedures)
Artificial Disc Replacement+ More
Cervical Disc Disease Treatment+ More
Cervical Spondylosis Treatment+ More
Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)+ More
Bladder Stone Removal+ More
>Vascular Medicine(13 procedures)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair+ More
Angiography, which may also be referred to as arteriography or angiogram, is a procedure performed to examine the inside of blood vessels, arteries, and veins through the use of images X-ray images.
1 - 2 days
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>Colorectal Medicine(1 procedure)
Colectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the colon (also called the large intestine). It is performed in order to treat or prevent certain diseases and conditions such as uncontrollable bleeding in the colon, a bowel obstruction, colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and diverticulitis.
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Lower Anterior Resection
>Reproductive Medicine(1 procedure)
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)+ More
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process in which a woman's ovum (eggs) are fertilized outside of the body before being placed into the uterus, in order to increase the chances of having a successful pregnancy. IVF is used for patients who have had difficulty conceiving a child naturally. Infertility problems can be a caused by endometriosis, low sperm count, problems with ovulation, or problems with the fallopian tubes or uterus.
2 - 3 weeks
The time needed abroad will depend on the treatment plan, and whether any of the stages of IVF can be done at home. Patients may also begin treatment and then return home or go travelling for several days. Patients are able to fly as soon as the embryo or embryos have been transferred.
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IVF Cycle (Including Medication)
Kidney Transplant (Living Related Donor)+ More
Kidney transplant is a surgery aimed at the replacement of a kidney (or both) from a living or deceased donor to a patient with a chronic renal disease.
Minimum 1 week.
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More about available treatments at Apollo Hospital Indraprastha
Apollo Hospital Indraprastha is a multi-specialty hospital that performs a range of procedures such as gastric band surgery, gastric bypass surgery, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, heart valve replacement, laryngectomy, cochlear implant, laminectomy, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy amongst others.
The hospital is equipped with advanced technology, such as the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, which allows surgeons to perform complex surgery through smaller incisions and with more precision. Other technologies include Novalis Tx radiosurgery technology, high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy technology, 3.0 Tesla MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner, and a CT (computed tomography) scanner.
The staff at Apollo Hospital Indraprastha consists of highly qualified surgeons and physicians, who are all specialists in their respective fields. The team receives regular training to ensure that they are up-to-date with the most modern techniques and technologies.
Many of the doctors are members of international societies and organizations such as the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the British Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Languages spoken at the clinic include English, Russian, and Arabic.
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