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1980s

Apollo Growth Story

Since its inception, Apollo Hospitals has seen three decades and each has brought with it, its own share of cherished memories.

1980 to 1990

 

1983

  • Inauguration of Apollo Hospitals, Chennai by Shri Giani Zail Singh, President of India
  • Inception of Apollo Pharmacy as a Hospital based pharmacy at Chennai
  • Apollo launches Apollo Health Association
 

1984

  • Apollo Hospitals launches Somatom DR3 CT Scan
 

1985

  • Cardiac Surgery Programme completes 100 surgeries with 98% success rate
 

1986

  • Medical Insurance scheme introduced in collaboration with United India Insurance Company Limited
 

1987

  • Over 700 Open Heart Surgeries are performed with 98% success rate
  • Apollo Hospitals declares maiden dividend of 10%
 

1988

  • Apollo Hospitals inaugurated in Hyderabad
 

1989

  • IVF Unit creates medical history with the birth of a baby by the ‘GIFT’ procedure
 

1990

  • Apollo Hospitals performs an unprecedented revolution in orthopedic surgery – equalizing of limbs and deformity correction by llizarov procedure.
  • The Apollo Institute of Neuro Sciences excels in neuro critical care and handling of neurological problems

UPDATED ON 05/04/2021

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