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Milestones - Orthopedic Team at Apollo Hospitals

Apollo Orthopaedic Team Milestones

  • Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru has successfully performed a rare Bipolar Hip Replacement surgery on a 102-year-old patient.
  • 23 Knee Replacement surgeries were successfully performed in 13 hours by a team of surgeons at Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Nellore.
  • A 42-year-old patient from the United States of America successfully underwent fusionless scoliosis surgery at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai.
  • India’s first minimally invasive double curve correction spine surgery was performed by Apollo Hospitals, Chennai using the revolutionary Non-Fusion Anterior Scoliosis Correction Technique.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Aragonda was first rural hospital in Asia to perform 250 (unilateral & bilateral) Knee Replacement Surgeries in the remote village of Aragonda.
  • Eastern India’s first comprehensive Foot and Ankle Clinic was launched by Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata
  • Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Nellore successfully performed 500 Knee Replacement surgeries.
  • Apollo Hospitals is the first hospital in India to perform 150 Knee Replacement Surgeries in the remote village of Aragonda.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Aragonda is the first hospital in India to perform many successful Knee Replacement Surgeries (Unilateral & Bilateral) in the remote village of Aragonda.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad successfully performed a double hip surgery on a Somalian patient using the Direct Hip Anterior Procedure, a first of its kind in India.
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai restructures shattered pelvic bone in just a day; treats patient who sustained multiple fractures
  • Apollo Hospitals, Chennai introduces “the Ideal Knee” – the future of Total Knee Replacement through a new technique – Attune Rotating Platform Knee Replacement, a first of its kind in South India
  • Apollo’s Orthopaedics experts are front runners in the management of spinal surgeries in India and are one of the very few centres in Asia which provide robotic spinal intervention
  • The Apollo Institutes of Orthopaedics are the First in Asia to offer Robotic Spine Surgery, Robotic rehabilitation (Lokomat – a robotic treadmill and Erigo Robotic Tilt Table)
  • First in the Country to offer Total Knee Replacement and Hip replacement surgeries,3rd generation spinal implants, Lumbar disc replacement, Resorbable screw usage to correct congenital spine problems
  • India’s First Centre of Excellence in Hip Arthroscopy
  • A rare Bone Replacement Surgery performed by Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, successfully cures an unusual cancer.
  • Pioneers of Total Knee Replacement in India
  • Were the first to perform Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure in India
  • The hospital has a 99% success rate for Hip Resurfacing procedure
  • Pioneers of Illizarov Procedure for limb lengthening in India
  • Revolutionary Ceramic Coated Knee Replacement was performed for the 1st time in South India at Apollo Speciality Hospital, Chennai.
  • Resorbable screws were used for the first time in India at Apollo Hospitals Chennai to correct congenital spine problem of a six-year-old child from Tanzania.
  • Successfully performed an Arthroscopic Brachial Plexus leading to pain free postoperative recovery after shoulder surgery at Apollo Hospitals Chennai .
  • Successful Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty in a single sitting was carried out on a 93-year old man, at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.
  • World’s 1st iPod Navigation Hip Resurfacing Surgery was successfully performed at Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Chennai.
  • Apollo Health City, Hyderabad performed the First bilateral (on both the knees) revolutionary Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement (Resurface) Surgery (MIKRS) using OrthoGlide Medial Knee system.

UPDATED ON 22/05/2023

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