Apollo launches India’s most advanced network for pediatric care with Apollo Children’s


Building on its 40-year legacy of clinical excellence, Apollo, the world’s largest vertically integrated healthcare provider, today, announced the launch of Apollo Children’s – India’s largest, dedicated and most comprehensive network for Pediatric care. With a wide network of 40+ hospitals, 900 + dedicated beds for pediatric care, 400+ specialised pediatricians providing services across 25+ specialised pediatric care specialities.

The Department of Pediatrics at Apollo is known, for its excellence in India and beyond. Be it the care of the extremely pre-term neonate or children with multi-organ dysfunction, Apollo is one of the leaders in advanced treatment facility for comprehensive pediatric care.

Apollo Children’s will offer specialized interventions for complex medical and surgical pediatric conditions, including congenital disorders, gastrointestinal and liver disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, cardiac conditions, renal disease, oncology, and liver transplants. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology, Apollo Children’s prioritizes delivering the highest quality care to children in need. 

Recognizing the need to transform pediatric care in the country, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo said, “Over the last 40 years Apollo has been able to build a formidable reputation in pediatric care that is rooted in our understanding of the unique needs of children. Our efforts have resulted in delivering world class care to children not only in India but also from more than 50 other countries. With our highly skilled pediatric specialists, Apollo Children’s is designed to be a one-stop destination where children receive the highest quality of care across all aspects of their health. Recognizing the need to cover the entire spectrum of a child’s development, we aim to provide multidimensional and the most advanced care to children, setting new benchmarks in pediatric care.” 

Dr Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice-Chairperson, Apollo said, Patient centricity is at the core of what we do at Apollo. With the largest dedicated number of multidisciplinary paediatricians, legacy of best patient outcomes and use of best technology, we are all set to revolutionize pediatric care in India. Helming this transformation, Apollo Children’s will be India’s finest healthcare facilities backed by multi-disciplinary expertise and treatment infrastructure. Through our comprehensive approach, cutting-edge technology, and emphasis on family-centered care, we will continue to be at the forefront of providing the best pediatric care in the country.”

What sets Apollo Children’s apart is its unwavering commitment to 24/7 pediatric emergency and pediatric intensive care services. The dedicated emergency department is staffed by expert pediatric specialists and equipped with advanced life-saving equipment, ensuring immediate and efficient management of Pediatric emergencies. Parents can trust that their children will receive prompt and expert care in times of sudden illness, injury, or any other medical emergency. 

Commenting on the launch, Ms. Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo said, “Our primary objective is to foster a child-friendly environment that ensures personalized attention and care of the highest order. We are committed to providing comprehensive pediatric care at every step of the way, from minor colds to major surgeries. We strive for pediatric clinical excellence in India and beyond. We are equipped to handle all cases, including those requiring multi-disciplinary expertise and treatment infrastructure. Our specialized approach caters to the unique needs of children, and we will continue to leverage the expertise of our accomplished medical professionals and cutting-edge facilities to provide world-class care to our young patients.”

 Sindoori Reddy, COO, Southern Region, Apollo Hospitals said: “ With this, Apollo Children’s will provide services across the spectrum – from primary and secondary care to tertiary and quaternary care, making it the most preferred destination for 24*7 Pediatric care.  Apollo Children’s offers over 25 specialties that include Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Heart Transplantation, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pediatric oncology, Pediatric Robotics, Urology, Neonatalogy etc. to name a few.”

Dr. Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director & Senior Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Apollo Hospitals said “Apollo has been a leader in pediatric care and has been the first to establish an integrated ecosystem for the care of children. Apollo Indraprastha Delhi was the first hospital in India to perform a first successful pediatric liver transplant in 1998. Since then, over 500 pediatric liver transplants have been performed. Highly complicated pediatric robotic, pediatric and neonatal cardiac surgeries, bone marrow transplants, kidney transplants are performed with outcomes comparable to the best published international outcomes.  Now, with the launch of Apollo Children’s, we are confident that we shall make a profound impact on the way holistic neonatal, pediatric  and adolescent care is delivered in the country. ”

Apollo is India’s largest pediatric tertiary and quaternary care provider with its vertically integrated ecosystem providing parents several care touch points across Apollo Children’s, Clinics, 24/7 and many more. Recognised by the National Board of Examinations, Apollo currently has 49 pediatric and pediatric sub-specialty DNB seats across its hospitals that aim to provide highest quality of post graduate training in pediatrics and pediatric super specialities like pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric oncology, pediatric cardiology, pediatric surgery, pediatric urology and others.