Apollo Institute of Spine & Brain Expertise
Apollo Spine Surgery Expertise
The Spine Surgery teams at Apollo Hospitals are some of the best in India today. The spine surgeons perform major and complex spine surgery. Apollo Hospitals is indeed a pioneer and one of the foremost institutions for spine surgery. The spine surgery units at the various Apollo Hospitals locations are a conglomeration of experts in the treatment of spinal disorders, cancers, deformities as well as specialists in the areas of pain management and physiotherapy. Some of the latest techniques including minimally invasive and robotic surgeries have been done at the various hospitals of the group. The complete range of management options for treating back pain and spinal disorders are available.
- The Spine Surgery Centers of Apollo Hospitals have many medical milestones to their credit – the first lumbar disc replacement in the country was performed at Apollo Hospitals, and several cervical spine surgeries and lumbar disc replacements have also been performed.
- The Centers perform the full range of spinal procedures from Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), to major spine surgery procedures like complex spinal reconstructions.
- The units are also well known internationally for complex deformity surgeries as well as revision spine surgery. The centres perform the maximum number of spinal deformity corrections in the private health care segment in India.
- The Group was the first to introduce 3rd generation spinal implants in India. The Spine surgeons of Apollo Hospitals also designed an anterior stabilization spinal implant which was approved by FDA and is being used now throughout the world.
Apollo Institute of Neurosciences Expertise
The Apollo Institutes of Neurology and Neurosurgery uphold the lofty ideal of reaching the best of neuro healthcare to every individual. Ably assisted by the latest Neuro-Radiology services, Neuro-Intensive Care facilities and Medical and Radiation Oncology services, our Neurologists and Neurosurgeons achieve outcomes in treating neurological disease matching those of the leading institutions across the globe.
The Institutes of Neurology treat all the neurological diseases including stroke, headache, epilepsy, coma, neuropathies, multiple sclerosis, myopathies, Parkinson’s disease, Myasthenia Gravis and many more.
Neurosurgery a branch of surgery involved with the brain, spine and nerves, is a key specialty at Apollo hospitals. Our Neurosurgeons treat neurological diseases such as head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors, spinal tumors, brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, nerve injuries, tumors, disc prolapse or herniation, spinal dislocation, unstable spine, congenital malformations like atlanto-axial dislocation, spinal dysraphism etc. Treatment of seizures or epilepsy as well as modern treatments for movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease are further specializations. More than 1000 major neurosurgeries are being carried out every year.
Today, Neuroanaesthesia, Neurosurgical intensive care and Neuro-imaging technology have advanced so much that mortality has significantly reduced and functional outcomes have improved tremendously. Minimally invasive techniques help decrease the mortality and morbidity associated with surgery.
Preservation of all functions, good cosmetic outcome, shorter hospital stay and avoiding pain and discomfort are as important as saving life. The integrated team of neurologists,neurosurgeons, neuroanesthetists and intensivists along with rehabilitation specialists are dedicated to this goal.