Events and Accolades

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research has consistently garnered numerous accolades over the years, solidifying its position as a prominent player in the healthcare sector. The institution’s unwavering commitment to excellence in medical education, cutting-edge research, and compassionate patient care has propelled it to the forefront of the healthcare landscape. Renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities, distinguished faculty, and innovative medical programs, Apollo Institute has become a beacon of quality and advancement in the field. Its students and alumni are emblematic of the institution’s success, making significant contributions to the medical community globally.

The AIMSR conducted Convocation for the batches of 2014 and 2015, in the presence of our beloved Chairman, Dr. Pratap C. Reddy, Dr. B. Karunakar Reddy, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal, Telangana as Chief Guest Dr. Vijay Dixit, Chief Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, and Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Secretary, AHERF, Apollo Hospital Hyderabad as Guests of Honour on 27th November 2021, at the Apollo Hospital Lawns, Hyderabad.

Overall, 39 Gold Medals and 10 Silver Medals were awarded to the students of both batches, demonstrating consistent academic excellence, in 14 subjects, both in the Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences and the Internal Assessment examinations conducted by the College, for both batches.

From the Batch of 2014, Ms. Keerthana Ravikanti was awarded 5 medals (4, Gold and 1, Silver ), Mr. Gottam Arvind Reddy 6 3 Gold and 3 Silver, Ms. Devika Adusumilli 3 Gold medals, Ms. Annam Bhavana Jyoti 3, 2 Gold and 1 Silver and Ms. Swasti Jain 3 Gold medals, Ms. T. Naveena, Ms. Karanam Amritha, and Ms. K T Keerthi Chandrika were awarded 1 Gold medal each.

From the Batch 2015 Mr. B. R. Sai Ganesh Reddy was awarded 6 (4 Gold and 2 Silver medals), Mr. Arjumand Banu 8 Gold medals, Ms. Kavya Sudhireddy was awarded 2, (1 Gold and 1 Silver ), Ms, Sreya Yarlagadda received 3, 2 Gold and 1 Silver, Ms. Jakula Sowmya Reddy 2 (one each of Gold and Silver ), Ms. Naidu Priyanka, Ms. Eda Ishani Reddy, Ms. Kavuri Charma Chowdary, and Ms. Bonthagorla Harita Krishna Yadav were awarded 1 Gold medal each.

The Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy Gold Medal for the Best outgoing Students of the Apollo Medical College, Hyderabad were presented to Ms. Keerthana Ravikanti (2014) and Mr. B. R. Sai Ganesh Reddy (2015) for demonstrating consistent academic excellence, by scoring the maximum aggregate marks in both the University Examinations and Internal Assessments of the College, throughout the MBBS course.

Since 2012, 900 students have been admitted to our college.

  • The NMC introduced CBME Curriculum for the batches of 2019 and 2020.The stipulated hours of NMC had been exceeded in the theory classes but practical classes were limited owing to the introduction of the mandated covid -19 protocol.

  • Batch 2019 Subject Theory (NMC Stipulated hours for CBME) Practical (NMC Stipulated hours for CBME)
    Biochemistry 200(80) 140 (150)
    Anatomy 304 (220) 384 (415)
    Physiology 346 (160) 86 (310)

  • Performance – Pass% Distinction and Underperforming students The University Examination, was conducted during March-April 2021 with the following results. The 2016 batch of the III professional year Final MBBS part-II secured, pass percentage of 99%, with 3 distinctions, 50 First classes, and remainder second class result. The 2019 batch of the Ist Professional year, secured a pass percentage was 80 %, with 44 first class, and 36 second classes. Of the 400, we have 5 students – (3and 2 students ) 2017 and 2019 batches appearing for exam under the Supplementary schedule.

  • The 2020 Batch commenced their course in 15.02.2021, after completing their Foundation course and training and completed the same on 31.12.2021 and await their first year final examinations, scheduled in March 2022.

  • Batch 2020 Subject Theory (NMC Stipulated hours for CBME) Practical NMC Stipulated hours for CBME University Exam dates
    Biochemistry 173 (80) 122 (150) 03-03-2022
    Anatomy 232 (220) 314 (415) 07-03-2022
    Physiology 177 (160) 312 (310) 11-03-2022

  • PG students The 1st Post graduate batch of 31 students joined the course in July 2020 They were introduction to the Faculty who provided them the curriculum, course schedules, and objectives of the respective broad specialty disciplines.

  • UG Seats enhancement: During the 2021 year The KNR University approved the increase in UG seats from 100 to 150 per annum, with the course commencing in March 2022. We also received permission to start MD Psychiatry-2 seats. Civil Works to accommodate and provide the learning environment for an annual intake of 150 MBBS students were completed on time by Mr. APV Reddy and project staff.
    The induction of the 2021 batch of 150 UG and the 2nd PG batch of 34, was delayed due to the Covid pandemic and postponement of NEET examination. The admission for the same was deferred to March 2022.

  • Medical Education Unit – conducted 2 meetings with 9 Curriculum Committee Meetings-for the First MBBS 2 for the Second MBBS: and, 6 for the Third MBBS.
  • The annual AMC Sports League was held during 1st – 12th November 2021, with the students participating in the following games; Boys- Indoor games: 260, Outdoor sports games: 140, and Girls-Indoor games:135, Outdoor sports:140.

    The Annual Sports fest with 6 outdoor sports and 3 indoor was conducted between September-December 2021, with 1281 students participated from the various batches of 2016,2017,2018,2019, and 2020.

  • On the Occasion of Children’s Day Sports events for staff member was scheduled with the theme “Awaken the Child within you”. All the employees actively participated in the games; (outdoor: 74, Indoor games: 136), and made it a grand success.

  • Rotaract Club activities of students: The Rotaract Club of Apollo Medical College, was established by President Rtr. Neeti Ravindra and team, with Dr. L. Sridhar as the Club Advisor in September 2020, amidst the pandemic, to combat challenges that were felt during this period. The club is led by a creative and skilled Executive Committee, and has over 130 members, who are passionately driven to lend a helping hand to society. The club had organized projects in the community, on a local and global level which included. Building shelters for people who lost their homes due to the recent floods, conducted multiple funding drives to orphanages and old age homes, blood donation campus, menstrual hygiene drives, sex education programmes, mental health awareness, LGBTQ+ & gender workshops, and many more. The club also ensures the fellowship and unity among its members, through various cultural and extracurricular events. Within a short span of time, the club was awarded the Best Newly Chartered Club in 2020-21, for the district (Dist. 3150), as well as the International Rotary Citation 2020-21, for its outstanding performance.

We have an Alumni of 400, strong graduates from batches of 2012-2015, who graduated in the year 2018 -2021 respectively. Number of Alumni with PG seats-108 and this doesn’t include PG seats allotted to Alumni in the academic year 2021-2022. The AIMSR Alumni was formed in 2018, and 152 Alumni have enrolled for it. The Alumni registration process happens at the Union Bank of India, Apollo Branch, and can be done online. The Alumni Day will be celebrated during the Decennial year celebrations.

  • Dr.Tina Priscilla, and Dr. Shalini, attended the Training of Medical Officers for ART at the Telangana State AIDS Control Society.
  • Training Revised Basic Course Workshop 2nd course was conducted for the faculty in on 19th – 21st August 2021.
  • A work shop on Hands On training for suturing skills staples and energy devices, was conducted on 14th November 2021, in the Skill Lab, with 60 PGs and practicing surgeons, from various medical colleges, participating.
  • A vertical Simulation Workshop with GSL Medical College was conducted faculty participated on 3rd to 5th December 2021, Dr. Neetha Kundoor on Teaching and Assessment of Skill session, Dr. Fozia Jeelani Wani on Simulated Patient, and Dr. Mohammad Rafi on Critical Care Training using Tele-simulation.
  • Dr. Vinod Kumar Faculty Training Programme participated on Advanced Teacher Training Programme.
  • Basic Course in Biomedical Research (BCBR) – Dr. Danish, Dr. Sagar, Dr. Sheetal, Dr. Abhidhya. Dr. Harshita, Dr. Nisha Batia, Dr. Fozia J, Dr. Ruby Sultana, Dr. Harika, Dr. T. Sanjay Reddy, Dr. B. Hymavathi, Dr. D. Nirupama, Dr. Swapna Reddy, Dr. Neha Gala, Dr. Snigdha Pattnaik, Dr. Neetha Mathur, Dr. BN Das, Dr. Pavani Verma, Dr. Anu Mohan Das, Dr. Baby Shalini, Dr. Sireesha,
  • Revised Basic Course Workshop and Training in Attitude, Ethics and Communication (AETCOM) Dr. Madhavi Singh, Dr. Danish. Dr. Harshita, Dr. Vinod Kumar, Dr. Rakesh, Dr. Vara Prasad Verma, Dr. Fozia, Dr. Swapna, Dr. B. Hymavathi, Dr. Neha Gala, Dr. Baby Shalini, Dr. Sireesha
  • Seminar regarding new UG curriculum (OSCE) by Dr. Rakesh and Dr. Vara Prasad Verma.
  • Dr. Nirupama was awarded the FICO fellowship in Ophthalmology, and the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons, MRCS (opthal).
  • Dr. Taqiuddin Mohammed has awarded the DNB Final Practical Examination in Anatomy June 2021. He has scored 72% marks.
  • Dr. Hymavathi was awarded the FICO fellowship in Ophthalmology.
  • Dr. Rohit was awarded the Fellowship of the Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES).
  • Dr. Sandhya Dental Surgeon awarded the Fellow ship of the Global Head and Neck Oncology, by IFHNO and MSKK (USA).
  • Dr. Nisha Bhatia certification e-course by FOGSI-FMFI on Ultrasound in Pregnancy” in March 2021.
  • Dr. Sri Krishna passed Infectious Diseases certified course by Nanavathi Medical College doing online course in Peadiatric Allergy.
  • Dr. Sowmya and Dr. Madhavi Singh – National Conference ISACON Gujarat 2021
  • Dr. Danish, Dr. Sheetal, Dr. Madhavi, Dr. Abhidya – ISACON Warangal
  • Dr. Sachidananda -ISACON Telangana 2021, at KMC Warangal.
  • Dr. Sheetal and Dr. Abhidya – ISA Kerala Virtual Conference in 2021.
  • Dr. Satyanarayana Reddy- HOA Vista, DCMS workshop, Tackling corneal complications during phaco surgery, Management of Hard cataracts, and Evolving from good to great cataract surgery.
  • Dr. Dilip Mathai -CIDSCON on 29th August 2021.
  • Dr. Dilip Mathai -ANBAI National Conclave 2021, on 5th September 2021.
  • Dr. Harika -FOGSI- FIGO National Conference at HICC Hyderabad on 3-9-21 to 4-9-21
  • Dr. Rani Reddy and Dr. Nisha Bhatia -IAGE PRIDE II, on 3rd and 4th April 2021
  • Dr. Nisha Bhatia-MEU meeting at Gandhi Hospital in April 2021,
  • Dr. Nisha Bhatia -National virtual Conference on “ Optimising the rates of Cesarean section”14-15 December 2021.
  • Dr. Krishna Kumari -FOGSI- FIGO National Conference at HICC Hyderabad on 3-9-21 to 4-9-21, and the AOGS Ahmedabad – Critical Care in Obstetrics, on 17th and 18th December 2021.
  • Dr. Sri Krishna- CMEs- Updates on Hepatitis-A, PATS CME on type 1 Diabetes and the role of micro nutrients in Infant nutrition.
  • Dr. Srikrishna presented -Covid Updates in Pediatrics at the AP Respiratory chapter conference, Case-based studies in Pediatric Allergies- State IAP conference, National TB guidelines- twin cities IAP conference, Maternal stimulation for better Newborn care– National CME about Developmental Delay, Autism, Comorbid conditions- National CME about Autism spectrum disorders.
  • Dr. Swapna Reddy -CME- Update on Hexavalent Vaccine.
  • Dr. Nirupama attended All India Ophthalmology conference.
  • Dr. Sanjay Reddy, Dr. G. -, Tackling Corneal complications during Phaco Surgery, Management of Hard Cataracts, and Evolving from good to great cataract surgery.
  • Dr. T. Sanjay Reddy, Dr. G. Satyanarayan Reddy, Dr. Hymavathi, and Dr. Nirupama attended HoA Vista.
  • Dr. Baby Shalini 5th Annual conference of Telangana State Association of Physician of India Conference 2021 (TSAPCON) on 22nd October 2021 at Shilpakala vedika, Hitech city, Hyderabad.

Achievements and Rewards

Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research has achieved numerous milestones and earned various rewards, thanks to the dedicated efforts of its faculty and students. The institute’s success is attributed to its commitment to excellence, state-of-the-art facilities, and a nurturing learning environment. Through continuous hard work and dedication, Apollo has established itself as a hub of academic and research achievements, showcasing its unwavering pursuit of excellence in the field of medical sciences.

  • Dr. Sachidananda ISACON Telangana 2021 at the KMC Warangal State conference as Best Senior Anaesthetist award
  • Dr. Ayesha Juhi received the Dr. Naganna Memorial award for the Best Faculty Paper in Medical Education, at the in AP-MEDUCON at SVIMS, Tirupati
  • Dr. Swapna Reddy first Prize in the Practitioners Quiz IAP TCB – January 2021.
  • Dr. Ashok Alimchandani, received the prestigious Dr. MAM Khan Oration award, for outstanding contribution to the field of Psychiatry, on February 2021 by the Hyderabad Psychiatric Society, and he also gave a talk on “Evolutionary Psychiatry and its applications in Clinical Practice at the same meet.
  • Dr. Sri Krishna –central minister of home kishan Reddy on 3rd January 2021, and Elected as EB member for National IAP.
  • Dr. Anusha- first Prize and Dr. Sneha 3rd Prize in the Nephrology PG Quiz.
  • Dr. Sreeja Yadav got second prize in poster presentation at State Conference of TAAPICON 2021.
  • Diagnostic efficacy of Stool based Xpert MTB/RIF assay, over sputum based assay in diagnosing Paediatric Pulmonary Tuberculosis in low, resource settings of India.
  • AMSR/AMSP+Emergency Medicine – Dr. Sebastian Tan/ University of Malaysia.
  • SEARAME University- Indonesia-Dean Exchange Program.
  • To promote and conduct education and training in the areas of TB and HIV infection, under the Point Care CME(” POC CME”) Program- Dr. Zelaem Temesgen Mayo Clinic..
  • Faculty development- Dr. Hari Raja/ University of Texas.
  • Elsevier’s Point of Care solutions in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Dilip Mathai (Author/Editor).
  • Prevalence of Sepsis on critically ill patients in India-Epidemiology, Outcomes, Antimicrobial Resistance and Usage patterns- Dr. Ashwani Kumar / The George Institute (UNSW), Australia.
  • The Lancet Global Health. Estimates of prevalence and outcomes of sepsis in patients in intensive care units in India: a cross-sectional study. Naomi Hammond, Ashwani Kumar, Parmeet Kaur, Bhara Kumar T, Arpita Ghosh, Sarah Grattan, Vivekanand Jha, Dilip Mathai, Balasubramanian Venkatesh.
  • M-Health Based Neonatal and Child Infection Disease Syndromic Surveillance and Monitoring at Child Care Center. Dr. Nandhi Ramachandran, Dr. Sai Ram, and Dr. Dilip Mathai.
  • Validation of AI tool – for diagnosing Pulmonary TB-BMGF/Google/ ARI.
  • Comprehensive evaluation of Direct Benefit Transfers (DBT) scheme and Patient Support Systems (PSS) in achieving desired change in nutritional status, treatment adherence, and treatment outcomes of TB Patients in Hyderabad District, Telangana.
  • Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Predictive Factors in adult migrant population living in the non-notified slums of Hyderabad city, India.
  • Prevalence and Determinants of Tuberculosis Among Migrant Brick Kiln Workers’ and high risk group Families in Telangana State.
  • Prevalence of Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Prevalence of Atypical Mycobacteria in Gene Expert positive TB patients.
  • Genomic Sequencing and Spatial Analysis of Drug Resistant TB.
  • Usage of Artificial Intelligence for the diagnostic accuracy of Chest X-rays in Tuberculosis.
  • Implementing an Integrated Interdisciplinary health system package model of services for Elimination of TB through early identification among population living in remote tribal areas of India.
  • Pharmacogenetic Determinants of 6-MercaptoPurine toxicity and relapse in children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Department of Science and Technology – Science & Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB), New Delhi (EMR/2016/003512/HS), 2017-2021. Requested for one more year extension
  • Extracellular vesicles (EVs) based non-invasive biomarkers for detection of minimal residual disease (MRD) in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) (56/2/2020-GIA/Hae/BMS). 2020-2023.
  • Evaluation of utility of genetic markers in drug metabolizing enzymes and transporters in predicting the response and toxicity of Imatinib therapy in Indian chronic myeloid leukemia patients.NATCO Pharma Limited, Hyderabad. 2019-2022 (Work in progress)..
  • Combinational effect of CYP3A5 and ABCB1 (MDR1) genotypes on Tacrolimus pharmacokinetics in Indian Renal Transplant Recipients. Dept. of Nephrology, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. 2017-2019. Work completed, Manuscript under preparation.
  • Association of NUDT15*3 and FPGS 2572C>T Variants with the Risk of Early Hematologic Toxicity During 6-MP and Low-Dose Methotrexate-Based Maintenance Therapy in Indian Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Zydus Pharmaceuticals, USA. 2018-2019. Manuscript published in “Genes” Journal in 2020.
  • Novel low-costpaper based diagnostic device for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosisin patients with hematological malignancies. Department of Health Research, (DHR), New Delhi. 2022-2024.
  • Molecular and Pharmacogenetic marker evaluation in relation to the toxicity and clinical response of acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment in Indian children (MPGx-INDALL) in collaboration with CANSEARCH Foundation, University of Geneva, Switzerland, JIPMER, Puducherry, AIIMS New Delhi. Budget approved by has been approved by swiss national science foundation (SNSF) under Indo-Swiss Collaborative research grant call (ISJRP-2020). Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Switzerland and Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi, under Indo-Swiss Collaborative research grant call (ISJRP-2020) and CANSEARCH Foundation, University of Geneva, Switzerland. 2022-2026 Yet to be start
  • Pavani Varma, Associate Professor – Department of Community Medicine being selected FAIMER fellowship for the year 2022-23
  • Saba – Professor – Dept of CM being selected FAIMER fellowship for the year 2022-23
  • G. Pavani , Professor Microbiology was awarded the Third best poster presentation at METCON 2023 at Bhaskar Medical College – Her Poster was “ Impact of Chronotype on long term retention of subject in medical students” . Dr. G.Pavani elected as Joint Secretary of Association of Medial Educationalists (MEU group from 10 states in India) at METCON 2023. XI Annual conference of Medical educationalists.
  • Vinod – Professor ENT : article has been published in IJRMS.
  • Sunil Swain : started Congenital heart diseases ( Basics ) and it’s management classes on every Saturday at 2nd floor seminar hall of general hospital building near Paeds CT ICU. It is educative session for nurses, interns and post graduates and help them to refresh their memories related to congenital heart disease.
  • Vijay radiology – first fetal reduction procedure in one anomaly fetus of QUADRIPLETS (QC&QA) of 11weeks gestation
  • Srikrishna – pediatrics achievement – completed the fellowship of Allergy & clinical Immunology course conducted by Saveetha Institute , Chennai
  • Nirupama, Asst. Professor Ophthalmology has done Retinal Laser fellowship at Agarwal eye hospital, Chennai.
  • Nisha and Dr. Harika cleared the MRCOG exam.
  • ENT : paper “a rare benign tumor at an unusal site – angioma of ear” got published in International journal 2023,
  • MEU – METCON – 8 poster presentation and 4 oral presentations were made in the METCON -XI Annual conference of Medical educationalists conference 2023.
  • Community Medicine : Distribution of nutritional supplements to 18 patients under the TB Mukth k
  • of Clinical Microbiology is taking part in an International AMR ( Anti microbial Resistance) project conducted by Pfizer International with Head quarters of the study centre in UK.
  • There are 8 study centres in India out of which ours is the only one Medical college taking part for which I am PI & Dr Swetha Asst. Professor is CO- PI
  • There are 8 centres from UK, 3 from Spain, 4 from Mexico & 3 from Saudi Arabia at the moment.
  • Collaboration of G.Medicine& OBGYN dept are continuing to provide services for HIV positive cases, which was appreciated by TSACS and SAATHI.
  • Department of Dermatology – conducted a skin health camps at cherlapally prision initiated by the National Indian association DVL (IADVL) presidential nationwide project-MISSION PRISON
  • Department of Forensic Medicine organized National Forensic Medicine day
  • Department of Psychiatry – World Schizophrenia Day a public awareness programme at KBR park
  • Dept of Gen. Surgery : performed the highest number of OT procedures(85) (only general surgery excluding other subspecialities like urology and paed surgery )
  • General Medicine: Under the API TELANGANA STATE we are organising the clinical teaching program for the Medicine PGs especially for exam going batch 2020
  • Ortho team: Fracture Both Bones Forearm treated by ORIF with DCP& Bonegraft
  • Department of Radiology: 5 post graduates of our dept presented papers/ posters in recently concluded national radiology conference held in Amritsar.
  • Case Presentation by Dr Vamsi Otho PG on 4th June in Twin City Otho Meet