Apollo BGS Hospitals

History

Apollo BGS Hospital was started on the 1st of August, 2001 in the heart of the Royal City of Mysore. We started with only 10 beds. Now, we have increased to 200 beds and our occupancy levels are 100%. Our Hospital was started based on a vision, a common vision of Visionaries.the Founding Father of Apollo Group and Chairman Dr. Pratap.C.Reddy, the Managing Director of Apollo Group Ms. Preetha Reddy and the Head of BGS group, Sri Sri Balagangadharanatha Swamiji.

If the grandiose Mysore Palace define Mysore city, then it would be no exaggeration to say that Apollo BGS Hospital at Kuvempunagar within Mysore is a landmark in the medical architecture of this historical city. The hospital, which is a unit of Apollo Hospitals Group has earned the reputation of being the city's leading healthcare destination mainly due to its top-of-the line clinical acumen, emphasis on quality, excellence in patient care and state-of-the-art technology.

Apollo BGS Hospital, Mysore was started with the purpose of continuing the legacy of our Chairman and this dream was strengthened with the vision addition of the BGS Group of institutions. With the blessings of Parama Poojya Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Padma Bhushana Dr. Balagangadharanatha Mahaswamiji, It was opened on the 29th of July, 2001 as the first corporate hospital of Mysore, which has actually redefined healthcare in the historical city.

Always at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, the hospital has many lists of firsts to its credit as far as Mysore is concerned. It has conducted the first cadaver kidney transplant and the first cochlear transplant It has the first blood bank, recognised by Karnataka State Drug Control, providing blood component facility. But it is the fact that it's the only hospital for this region and beyond that offers super speciality, tertiary care healthcare services under one roof.

The hospital features a

    • 24-hour Emergency Room.
    • 6 operating theatres.
    • Five types of intensive care units.

(Medical,Surgical,Cardiac,Cardiothoracic,Neonatal,High dependency unit.)

  • Surgical facilities include cardiac catheterization labs
  • A surgical navigation system plus endoscopy
  • arthroscopy
  • Interventional radiology capabilities.

Management


 

 

Dr. Prathap C. Reddy

Founder, Chairman

 

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, the visionary Founder Chairman of Apollo Hospitals, is widely credited as the architect of modern Indian healthcare. He is best described as a compassionate humanitarian, who dedicated his life's effort to bringing world-class healthcare within the economic and geographic reach of millions of patients.

The institution he built and the values and vision he inculcated led the private healthcare revolution that transformed the Indian healthcare landscape.

 

 

Dr. Preetha Reddy

Executive Vice Chairperson

 

Dr. Preetha Reddy formally joined Apollo Hospitals as Joint Managing Director in 1989 and five years later, she was elevated as Managing Director of the Group. Inspired and guided by her father, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, the pioneer of corporatized healthcare in India, she spearheaded the Group’s growth in quaternary and tertiary care hospitals in urban and semi-urban India, primary care and diagnostic family clinics, pharmacies, health education and research endeavours, as well as sharpening Apollo's focus in the areas of global clinical trials, wellness, healthcare consulting, business process operations and healthcare technology services. She leads the organization’s thrust on continuous quality improvement processes to achieve the highest standards of patient satisfaction. On July 2, 2014, she assumed an expanded role and was elevated to the position of Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited.

 

 

Ms. Shobana Kamineni

Executive Vice Chairperson

 

A member of the founding family, Shobana Kamineni imbibed greatly from the visionary genius of her father Dr Prathap C Reddy. She formally joined Apollo Hospitals in 1982 as a Liaison and Project Executive. Her instinctive expertise in this role was instrumental in catalysing several of Apollo’s ambitious projects right from the early days - from large hospitals construction to forays into pharmacies and insurance. On July 2, 2014, Shobana Kamineni assumed additional responsibilities and was re-designated as Executive Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. Shobana also leads all the Apollo Pharmacy related initiatives, which is presently the fastest growing business within AHEL. She led Apollo’s push into Health Insurance (Apollo Munich Health Insurance in collaboration with Munich Re) in 2008.

 

 

Ms. Suneeta Reddy

Managing Director

 

A member of the founding family, Suneeta Reddy joined the Apollo Hospitals Group in 1989. As Executive Director Finance, she was instrumental in taking the organization to the international equity markets through a successful GDR and subsequently bringing the First Foreign Direct Investment into Healthcare in India. It has been her deep domain knowledge and foresight that has guided Apollo's emergence as a formidable, financially sound hospital enterprise. On July 2, 2014, she was elevated to the position of the Managing Director. Going forward, Suneeta will lead the corporate strategy, corporate finance, funding and investments and will leverage M&As to achieve the organizational objectives of an accelerated pace of growth and in optimizing profitability. She will be steering the hospitals vertical of the Group, as well as overseeing the branding and marketing portfolio.

 

 

 

Ms. Sangita Reddy

Joint Managing Director

 

A member of the founding family, Sangita Reddy actively participated in the inception of Apollo Hospitals, and formally joined the Group in 1983 as a Management Trainee. For almost two decades since, as Executive Director Operations, Sangita led the human resources portfolio and her efforts have been central to the values of the Apollo culture. Under her able stewardship Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad emerged as Asia’s first Health City - a model that also introduced multi-dimensional holistic healthcare to India. On July 2, 2014, Sangita Reddy was elevated to the position of Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited. She has assumed greater organizational responsibilities which includes creating an IT enabled patient centric operation across the Apollo footprint, and forging an unmatched continuum of care for patients.