Apollo Hospitals on Greams Road, Chennai is a tertiary care hospital of international standards. It is accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), International Standards Organisation (ISO), and the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). It is the flagship of the Apollo Group, a large hospital chain with medical facilities in India, Qatar, Bangladesh, and Kuwait. The majority of the group’s hospitals are amongst the first in India to receive international healthcare accreditation from US-based JCI.
Apollo Hospitals are renowned for their medical expertise, quality diagnostics, exceptional patient care, and for introducing the latest in world-class technologies and innovations. These factors make them leading destinations not just for local patients but also medical travellers from all over the world who require both common and advanced medical procedures as well as world-class patient care without spending a fortune.
The hospital’s areas of expertise include comprehensive heart care, organ transplants, plastic surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, cancer care, orthopaedics, and paediatrics.
<p>Dr. Ramesh Kamalakannan graduated from Kilpauk Medical College (Chennai, India) where he obtained his MS (General Surgery) degree. He then completed his national board training in urology at Apollo Hospitals Group, also in Chennai. </p> <p>Driven to further deepen his knowledge, he moved to the United Kingdom and obtained his fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2000. He then joined Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore where he honed his skills in endoscopic, laparoscopic, and robotic urology. Dr. Ramesh then decided to specialize in uro-oncology and incontinence procedures for both men and women and worked in an Auckland hospital in New Zealand. He also completed his training in robotic surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the United States. </p> <p>Armed with extensive training and experience abroad, he returned to India and became the first in Chennai to place an artificial urinary sphincter in a patient with <a href="https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/urinary-incontinence">urinary incontinence</a>. </p> <p>Dr. Ramesh is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the Indian Medical Association, the Urological Society of India, the European Board of Urology, and the Singapore Urology Association. He is also a member of the International Society of Urology and Urology Association of India.</p>