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
Riaz Uddin Ahamed Siddique (Movie Star)
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 Information Centres provide a platform where patients can get information on consultants, services, packages of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka. Also people can get support and guidance regarding patient services, doctor appointments, ambulance services and availability. Information centres make life easier and less worrisome of the patients who are residing outside Dhaka city and ensures world class health care services by arranging regular health clinic / camps. On 13th August 2017, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka opened new info centre at Maijdee, Noakhali.
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Apollo Hospitals Dhaka earned the JCI Gold Seal of accreditation for the 4th Time consecutively (from 2008 till 2017). In 2008, we 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. 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. To continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating
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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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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.