Since its inception, Apollo Hospitals has seen three decades and each has brought with it, its own share of cherished memories.
1991 to 2000
The 90's also saw Apollo Hospitals rapidly scaling up its operations and infrastructure.
1991 - First international patient - from Middle East.
In 1993, Apollo hospitals launched the 24 hour ambulance service.
1994 - Teletherapy Unit and India's first Dose Rate Micro Selectron installed at Apollo Specialty Hospital.
1994 - Cardiac Surgery Programme completes 10,000 surgeries.
In 1995, the Apollo Speciality Hospital, a state-of-the-art cancer hospital in Chennai was inaugurated.
1995 - First bone marrow transplant.
1995 - First multi organ transplant in the country at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
1995 - First Stereotactic radiosurgery unit in South Asia.
1996 - First dedicated linac based stereotactic radio surgery unit - X knife with CLINAC 600 SR, outside of USA.
1996 - saw the Apollo Indraprastha Hospital inaugurated in New Delhi and the establishment of the Apollo Nursing College.
1996 - Successfully completed 1,000 renal transplants.
The latter part of the 90's was marked by the inauguration of the hospital in Madurai and the Apollo Heart and Kidney Hospital in Vishakhapatnam.
Recognition started pouring in for Apollo's commitment and efforts. In 1991, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, along with Chief Nephrologist - Dr. M.K. Mani, were awarded the Padma Bhushan Award.
In 1998 Apollo Hospital Chennai was awarded the ISO 9002 Certification.
1998 - First successful pediatric and adult liver transplants in India at Apollo Indrapastha Hospital.
Dr. Prathap C Reddy received the prestigious Sir Nilrattan Sirca Memorial Oration (JIMA) Award for single-handedly making super speciality care available to a vast section of society.
The story of Apollo Hospitals became a case study at the prestigious Harvard University.
First of its kind CT Scanner - 4th Generation at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.
First High frequency Cath lab in India at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.
ICU at Apollo Hospitals Hyderabad equipped with touch screen monitors - first of its kind in Asia.
1999 - Dedicated stroke unit with 24 hours neurology cover, spiral CT scanner and Intra vascular Neuro lab and Intra Cranial Doppler - first in India.
2000 - First telemedicine facility in the country inaugurated at Aragonda by Bill Clinton, President of USA.