Dr. Amitabha Chanda obtained his MBBS degree from Medical College Calcutta in 1988 under University of Calcutta with several prizes and gold medals. He did his MS (Master of Surgery) in General Surgery
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I had a severe chest pain in the middle of the night and reached Apollo. My life was saved after primary angioplasty by the help of Apollo Hospital’s cardiology team.
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Generous Act Saves Life of a Young Man
Mahabub, a 17 year old young man came to Apollo Hospitals Dhaka on 3rd February, 2016 with history of stab injury and a primary surgery done in Chittagong following which his life was miserable. He visited Dr. SMG Kibria at Out-Patient Department and got admitted.
A Private Hospital’s Compassionate Approach Saves Life of a Construction Worker
Mr. Mizanur Rahman (22) is a young construction labor. On the evening of the 3rd of January, 2016, while Mizanur was working for a building inside Bashundhara Residential Area, he fell from height followed by an electric shock.
Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is pleased to announce starting “detection and differentiation of chikungunya virus and dengue virus by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)”.
Dengue and Chikungunya are transmitted by the same type of mosquito (aedes) and have similar symptoms.Therefore it is very important to find out whether the suspected disease is Chikungunya or Dengue before beginning the treatment. To address this issue Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is pleased to announce the starting of “Detection and differentiation of Chikungunya virus and Dengue virus FROM THE FIRST DAY OF FEVER by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)”. There is no need to wait for week to develop antibody which people check by ELISA or ICT method. Specimen need: Whole blood in plain or EDTA tube Turnaround time (TAT): 1-3 days Service Name: Chikungunya/Dengue Detection by RT-PCR Kit is from Europe, CE-IVD approved. Tariff: 5,000 Taka
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A 48 years old lady was brought by her attendants to the Emergency department of the Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. Emergency team found weakness of the right half of her body & inability to lift her right extremity, not able to speak properly with facial deviation. On duty Emergency Physician, suspected brain stroke and advised for MRI of the brain immediately. MRI was done & it reveals an acute stroke due to blood clot blocking a blood vessel supplying within the brain. Stroke Neurology team led by Dr. Khandker Mahbubar Rahman (Senior Consultant-Neurology) was activated immediately. Since the stroke event was within 4.5 hours, a clot buster popularly known as rtPA (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator), was given sl
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Apollo Hospitals Dhaka celebrated “World Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day” 2017 at Robi Axiata Limited collaboratively organized an awareness seminar where senior Consultant and Coordinator from the Department of Gastroenterology of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka; Prof. Dr. MD. Mujibur Rahman Bhuiyan and Senior Consultant Prof. Dr. S.M. Abu Zafar have presented and discussed different cases of colorectal cancer and their treatment options and followed by the seminar, a memorandum of understanding (MOU) took place between Apollo Hospitals Dhaka and Robi Axiata Ltd, allowing the employees of Robi to have their treatment and diagnostics done at Apollo Hospitals Dhaka at a discounted price.
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Dr. Tahera Nazrin, Consultant-Paediatric Cardiology of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka gets recognition award in the field of Medicine
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Women's Forum in partnership with Fair & Lovely Foundation honored Dr. Tahera Nazrin (Consultant –Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist) by giving recognition award in the field of Medicine for her outstanding contribution as a new challenging star in Paediatric Cardiology in the International Women’s Day celebration ceremony on 15th March in BICC. They acknowledged her dedicated performance in the field of Paediatric Cardiology in home and abroad. Twenty-six women professionals of Bangladesh at various sectors were recognized officially in that event. Renowned women professionals and dignitaries from the Government, Private sectors and Diplomatic missions graced the program as guests of honor during the pr
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To observe the World Cancer Day on the 4th of February 2017, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka in collaboration with Radiant Pharmaceuticals arranged a day-long event, in which a rally was organized in Bashundhara R/A. The rally started at 9.00AM from Apollo Hospitals Dhaka and all participants walked within Bashundhara R/A. More than 80 participants were present in this event and aided in creating awareness. Apart from this rally, a special health talk session about Cancer and its management was conducted at the auditorium of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka, in which Dr. Kailash Chandra Mishra, Senior Consultant- Radiation Oncology, Dr. Abu Jafar Mohammed Saleh, Consultant & Coordinator - Adult Hematology, Prof. Dr. Mohammed Fazlul Kabir, Senior Consultant & Coordinator- Nuclea
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In 2008, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka became the first hospital in Bangladesh to receive Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation, an international stamp for excellence in clinical practices in patient care and safety. In June 2011, after a rigorous survey process, the hospital has once again achieved full JCI re-accreditation and still remains the only JCI accredited hospital in the country.
Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is the first & only hospital in Bangladesh to have achieved this unique accreditation that too consecutively for 3rd time in 2014. In the 3rd accreditation, we were one of first 10 hospitals in the world to have passed 5th edition of JCI guideline
JCI accreditation is an important indicator for Apollo Hospitals Dhaka as an “International Health Care Provider”. This accreditation was earned through our provision of world-class healthcare services, and the accomplishment of such accreditation affirms our commitment to providing the people of Bangladesh international standard health care in their own country. Read More
– Since its inception in 2005, 6,60,116 patients have registered with Apollo Hospitals Dhaka (AHD) and over 25,14,152 patients have availed out-patient consultation across 29 disciplines.
– AHD has pioneered the preventive health check program, Master Health Check, in Bangladesh
– Over 69,000 successful surgeries have been carried out in the hospital till date.