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Diplomate of National Boards (DNB) Programmes

The National Board of Examinations conducts training and examinations in 28 broad specialties and 14 Super Specialties besides 2 years post doctoral fellowship courses (FNB) in 14 subspecialties.

Currently in 14 hospitals belonging to Apollo group located at Chennai, (cluster) Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Mysore, Pune, Bilaspur, Madurai and Ranchi, 15 DNB programmes belonging to the broad specialties category of National Board of Examination are being conducted. Viz., General Surgery, General Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Respiratory Medicine, ENT, Family Medicine, Anesthesia, Radio-diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Transfusion Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology & Microbiology. Besides, we also offer DNB programmes in 12 Super- specialty courses in the faculties of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgical GE, Endocrinology, Medical Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology , Neurology, Neurosurgery, Genitourinary Surgery (Urology), Surgical Oncology, Nephrology and Plastic Surgery. To attract talented junior doctors to superspeciality programs, 6 years DNB programs following graduation have been introduced in the faculties of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Plastic surgery besides Neuro Surgery .In addition to the aforementioned programs Post Doctoral FNB programmes are being offered in 6 subspecialities Viz., Infectious Diseases, Minimal access surgery, Critical care medicine, Paediatric Intensive Care, Paediatric Haematology and Paediatric Cardiology.

Royal College Membership programmes

  • The course is conducted by Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad under the aegis of College of Emergency Medicine (UK). It is of three years duration and medical graduates from Medical schools recognized by MCI are eligible for the course. Currently this programme is being offered at Apollo Hyderabad, Chennai, Delhi , Banglore and Kolkata.

  • FRCGP (International) is conducted in collaboration with RCGP (UK) and IMA.


Other PG Programmes

  • IDCCM is being conducted under the aegis of ISCCM at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, Chennai, New Delhi and Bilaspur. IDCCM under the aegis of ISCCM at Apollo Hospitals, Bilaspur:

    1 year for MD/MS/DNB MD/DNB – Medicine / Anaesthesia / Chest
    2 years for DA/DTCD/ D Ortho MS – General Surgery / Orthopedics

    Conducted by Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)

    Number of seats: 2 (Available at Bilaspur)

  • PG Diploma programme in Clinical Cardiology (PGDCC) is conducted in collaboration with IGNOU. Medical Graduates are trained for 2 years in clinical non interventional cardiology. It is available at Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ludhiana & Ranchi and Bengaluru. Currently 100 trainees are pursuing PGDCC programme in Apollo group of Hospitals.

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