Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

for Bariatric Surgery Consultation

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

This is a weight loss procedure. Currently, most are performed laparoscopically. These include sleeve gastrostomy, adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. This consultation will provide you with details about this procedure and go on to offer details of procedure relevant to thee. We will endeavor to explain to you how the procedures work and how it will help you achieve your desired weight.

Overview

The Apollo Hospital at Bannerghatta is a 250 bedded hospital, beautifully landscaped and spread over an area of 2,12,000 sq ft. The hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art technology making it a powerhouse of healthcare in Bengaluru and is committed to invest in the latest medical technology on par with the latest worldwide developments to ensure that every one of our patients benefit from the latest knowledge.

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Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Kannada, Translators can be arranged for other Languages.

Services

Medical records transfer

Rehabilitation

Airport pickup

Hotel booking

Special offer for group stays

Free Wifi

Phone in the room

TV in the room

Special dietary requests accepted

Private rooms for patients available

Parking available

Pharmacy

Laundry

Mobility accessible rooms

Online doctor consultation

Medical travel insurance

Translation services

Interpreter services

Car hire

Local transportation booking

Flight booking

Local tourism options

Family accommodation

Visa / Travel office

Religious facilities

Nursery / Nanny services

Dry cleaning

Entertainment options

International newspapers

Business centre services

Fitness centre

Personal assistance / Concierge

Health insurance coordination

Restaurant

Procedures

Ophthalmology 3 procedures

Cataract Surgery

This is a procedure where the lens in one’s eye that has become cloudy (cataract) is removed and replaced with an artificial Len (called IOL or intraocular Len). Cataract is a condition that leads to loss of vision by clouding of one’s natural eye Len that lies behind the pupil and iris. It is performed by an ophthalmologist.

Detached Retina Treatment

The retinal detachment is an emergency condition where the pulls from the bold vessel that supply it with nutrients and oxygen. It’s accompanied by floaters (cobwebs or specks) and flashes in one's vision. If not fixed leads to blindness. The condition can be managed via various treatment modalities by an ophthalmologist. The notable procedures include vitrectomy, pneumatic retinopexy and scleral buckle procedure.

Eyelid Surgery

It is also known as blepharoplasty. It’s a surgical procedure meant to improve the appearance of one's eyelids. It can be performed on the lower lid, upper lids or both. It’s performed by plastic surgeons and helps correct deformities, disfigurations, and defects of the eyelids. It’s used to treat sagging or loose skin that creates a fold and disturb natural contour of the eye, remove fatty deposits that make ones eye puffy, remove bags below the eye, correct drooping lower lid and remove fine wrinkles and excess skins in lower lids.

General Surgery 2 procedures

Hernia Repair

A hernia is an abnormal protrusion in whole or part, through an OPENING, pathological or anatomically in the walls of its containing cavity, e.g., the abdominal cavity. Hernia Repair procedures involve returning this displaced tissue to their proper place. There are different types of Hernia Repair surgeries, i.e., Herniorrhaphy (tissue repair) and hernioplasty (mesh repair) where a mesh is usually sewn over weakened areas.

Appendectomy

This is the surgical removal of the appendix. It is performed after a patient suffering from acute appendicitis. It can be performed as laparoscopic or as an open procedure.

Bariatric Surgery 1 procedures

Bariatric Surgery Consultation

This is a weight loss procedure. Currently, most are performed laparoscopically. These include sleeve gastrostomy, adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. This consultation will provide you with details about this procedure and go on to offer details of procedure relevant to thee. We will endeavor to explain to you how the procedures work and how it will help you achieve your desired weight.

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) 2 procedures

Cochlear Implant

This is an electronic gadget (device) used to replace the functions of the inner ear when it is damaged. The implant does the work of the Cochlear by generating sound signals for the brain. It is thus useful in persons with profound or moderate hearing loss bilaterally. The device helps one to her better. Cochlear implant surgery is done by ENT Surgeon.

Audiometry

It is a test done to test one’s ability to perceive sound. The machine used to do the test is called an audiometer. It measures ones hearing acuity based on variations in sound tone, pitch, and intensity. It helps grade conduction deafness and rules out sensorineural hearing loss.

Orthopedics 9 procedures

Hip Replacement

This is an orthopedic surgical procedure where a damaged hip is replaced with an implant, i.e., a prosthesis. This procedure can be performed either as hemi-replacement (only femoral head is replaced) or total replacement (i.e., total hip arthroplasty where both the femoral head and acetabulum are replaced).

Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement (arthroplasty) is an operation used to replace weight-bearing surfaces of the knee joint to relieve disability and pain. Especially in patients with osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Surgical techniques available include total knee replacement, partial knee replacement and femoral replacement.

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Replacement (arthroplasty) is an operation in which a prosthesis is used to replace part or all of the glenohumeral joint to relieve disability and pain. It is used to fix shoulder joint damage or relieve arthritic pain. We have the traditional shoulder total shoulder arthroplasty and the reverse total shoulder arthroplasty approach. The latter has two approaches, i.e., the deltopectoral approach and the transdeltoid approach.

Ankle Arthroscopy

Its an ankle replacement surgery done to replace damaged joint articular surfaces with prosthetic implants. It is currently a more preferred option than arthrodesis.

Ankle Fracture Treatment

Ankle fractures can be treated surgically or non-surgically. The method will depend on the degree of injury and the patient’s choice. The non-surgical options include casting and splinting.

Bone Fracture Treatment

Treatment depend on the severity of the fracture, patient choice and cost of treatment. Medically, reduction is done to fix a dislocated or Brocken bone. Devices available to fix fracture include orthopedic casts, splints, elastic bandages, and traction splint. Therapeutic physical therapy and joint manipulation can be done. Surgery included internal and external fixation.

Elbow Replacement

This s a procedure done to replace elbow joint that has been damaged by disease or trauma. It is indicated in severe loss of function, instability, joint destruction, severe pain or deformity. It is successful in relieving people of pain and improving the overall quality of life of the patient.

Knee Arthroscopy

These is a surgical procedure that is done to teat or diagnose knee joint problems like injuries and diseases. During the procedure, a small incision is made and an Arthroscope (tiny camera) inserted into the knees therapy allowing the examiner to see the inside of the joint on a live screen.

Ankle Replacement

The procedure is also known as total ankle arthroplasty. It is an orthopedic procedure done to replace the ankle joint articular surfaces that have been damaged by disease or injury with prosthetic components. It is done to treat ankle arthritis.

Specialists

Specialists working with Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Dr Chitra Ramamurthy Gynecology

  • MBBS, MD(OBS & GYN)
  • 37 Years of experience. Worked as Senior Consultant & HOD of OBG dept in Apollo Hospital (2006 - till Date)
  • Special Interests include Infertility (IVR). Gynecology Surgery. Vaginal Hysteroscopy & Myomectomy.

Dr Gokul Nath Nephrology

  • MBBS, MD(Gen.Med), DM, DNB (Nephrology), FISN, FRCP( London)
  • 22 Years of experience.
  • Senior Advisor of Medicine & Nephrology at CH (EC) at Kolkata.
  • Professor of Medicine / Nephrology & HOD, Nephrology, Command Hospital, Air Force, Bangalore.

Dr Ramesh B Cardiology

  • MBBS, MD (Gen Med), DM (Cardiology)
  • 27 Years of experience.
  • He has to his credit of performing more than 5000 angioplasties, 500 Device closures for Atrial Septal defect and over 7000 Balloon Mitral Valvotomies.
  • He is a highly experienced Cardiologist in Pacemaker implantations.
  • He is probably the only doctor in India, for having performed 132 Percutaneous Transluminal Septal Myocardial Ablation for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy, which is the largest number in the country.

Dr Prashanth Somaraj U R S Neonatology Paediatrics

  • MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics), .Fellowship in Advanced Neonatology.
  • 25 Years of experience.
  • Dr. Prashanth has 25 years of Teaching and clinical experience in Neonatology and Pediatrics.

Dr Radha Krisna Hegde Paediatrics

  • MBBS, DCH, MD
  • 28 Years of experience
  • Dr. Hedge has vast experience in the field of Pediatric and is working as a senior Consultant & coordinator.
  • Special Interests include General Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive care.

Dr Dwarakanath C S Endocrinology

  • MBBS,MD(Internal Medicine),DM(Endocrinology)
  • 29 Years of experience. He is adept in Endocrinology and treats diabetes and related ailments..
  • Special Interests include Endocrinology, Diabetes, Diabetic foot.

Location

154/11, Opp IIM, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka, India.


Accreditations

National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)
Joint Commission International (JCI)

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