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On-site Critical Care Services

We are proud to be the first and largest group practice of trained intensivists in India. Our strength, indeed, is our group practice model, which enables us to provide ‘right care at the right time’. In addition to caring for patients, our intensivists create and institutionalize evidence-based protocols and standardized order sets to cover a broad range of clinical issues. We also actively participate in quality improvement projects and accreditations.
Our primary services are currently at
  • Apollo Main Hospitals, Chennai
  • Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Chennai
  • Apollo First Med Hospitals, Chennai
  • Adyar Cancer Institute, Chennai

We are also happy to offer consultative serves as needed at other facilities in Chennai to help a patient who would benefit from our expertise. One of our consultants is always available for urgent critical care consultation and may be reached by calling +91 98407 44434

ICU Designing & Management Consulting

With critically ill patients accounting significantly for reputation of the facility, most hospitals are eager institute better ways to organize and manage their intensive care units. New hospitals engage our services from blue print stage to design and create ICUs that meet quality standards and also help procure the appropriate equipment. Our clients include community hospitals and also academic centers & large hospitals that want to assess the benefits, costs and issues of introducing an intensives-led approach.

Our group provides professional and objective evaluations of existing services and requirements offer customized solutions to suit the needs of the client hospital. We provide on-site evaluation and information gathering along with analysis based on our expertise in implementation of best practices in critical care.

Telemedicine & Second Opinions

Critical Care is a growing specialty in India and it is not uncommon for patients and doctors in different parts of our country wanting a second opinion from experts. We provide such services at the request of the consultant providing care for critically ill patients who feels that our expertise could make a difference.

We offer telemedicine consultations through Apollo Telemedicine Network Foundation and appointments may be scheduled through our office (+91 44 28296517)

International Telemedicine Services

Chennai Critical Care Consultants in collaboration with Advanced ICU Care (USA) also has the unique distinction of being the first international provider of remote monitoring services in critical care. The collaborative center located in Chennai provides such services to hospitals in the United States.

We offer telemedicine consultations through our brand InTeleICU

Procedure Services

We offer a variety of procedural services on an outpatient and inpatient basis.

Common Inpatient procedures include (but not limited to)
  • Central lines (including PICC lines)
  • Arterial lines
  • Pulmonary artery catheter (Swab-Ganz) insertion
  • Airway management (Endotracheal & Percutaneous Tracheostomy)
  • Thoracentesis, Chest tube insertion
  • Abdominal paracentesis
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Long term feeding tube insertion
  • Ventilator management (invasive & non-invasive support)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
  • Clinical Nutrition support for hospitalized patients
  • Critical Care Ultrasound
Outpatient procedures include
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Diagnostic & therapeutic bronchoscopy.

Training

Our allied organization TACT Academy for Clinical Training has been listed in Limca Book of Records (2009) for the distinction of being India’s first simulation based healthcare training center. TACT offers various standardized and customized training programs for care of hospitalized patients. These programs cover various aspects including Basic & Advanced Life support (BLS & ACLS), Trauma Care, Nutrition Support, Mechanical Ventilation, Hemodynamic monitoring, Effective Practices in Infection Control, soft skill training for healthcare workers amongst others. TACT is an accredited International Training Center (ITC) of American Heart Association.

We offer specific programs for life support training and Infection Control for organizations pursuing quality accreditation of National Accreditation Board of Hospitals & Healthcare organizations (NABH)

For further details visit www.tact-india.com or call +91 44 4202 6644

Subspecialty Services


Pulmonary Medicine

Dr. Babu K Abraham, Dr. Ashwinkumar Mani & Dr. Raja Amarnath are Pulmonologists (Chest Medicine specialists) who offer outpatient & inpatient services in this subspecialty.

For appointments please contact
  • Dr. Babu K Abraham, Apollo Main Hospitals (+91-44-28296517)
  • Dr. Ashwin Kumar Mani, Apollo First Med Hospitals (+91-44-2836 6063)
  • Dr. Raja Amarnath, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Teynampet (+91-44-4229 1287)
Sleep Medicine

Dr. N. Ramakrishnan is American Board certified Sleep Medicine specialist. He provides outpatient and inpatient consultations for all sleep related problems. Sleep Medicine outpatient services are provided at Apollo Main Hospitals, & also at Nithra Institute of Sleep Sciences, India’s first freestanding comprehensive center for diagnosis & management of sleep related problems. For further details, visit www.nithra.com

For appointments, please contact
  • Apollo Hospitals (+91-44-28296517)
  • Nithra Institute of Sleep Sciences (+91-44-4350 2252)
Perioperative Medicine

Dr. Ramesh Venkataraman has a special interest in perioperative care of patients with complex medical problems. He offers consultation for such patients to help optimize their care prior to surgery & minimize post-operative complications and length of stay in the hospital

For appointments, please contact
  • Apollo Hospitals (+91-44-2829 6517)
Pain Medicine

Dr. R. Senthil kumar, who is an Anesthesiologist by training has developed a special interest in managing acute and chronic pain and pursued specialized training to manage pain.

For appointments, please contact
  • Apollo Hospitals (+91-44-2829 6517)

TeleICU – Remote Monitoring of ICU’s - InteleICU


Traditionally many ICUs do not have 24 X 7 coverage for their patients. It is well documented that presence of an Intensivist 24 X 7 improves outcomes in the ICU. Unfortunately there is a shortage of trained Intensivists, which makes it difficult to ensure the desired round the clock coverage. InteleICU™ offers a practical solution to this dilemma. InteleICU™ is not an off-the-shelf solution especially given that the problems in handling Critical Care are unique to the circumstances of each hospital. InteleICU™ offers feasible and customized engagement models to suit the needs of each hospital. InteleICU™ looks to provide a holistic tailor made solution.