Hyderabad, June 24, 2022: Dr Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group was today conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Young Doctors Leadership Summit. The Award further establishes Dr Reddy as the Architect of Modern Indian Healthcare who pioneered private sector healthcare in India and acknowledges his unparalleled contribution to bringing affordable world-class healthcare within the reach of every Indian. As a result of Dr Reddy’s efforts, India today is one of the most advanced healthcare amongst the developing nations, with clinical outcomes at par and at times better than global standards.
The Award was presented on the occasion of the World Young Doctors Day conference hosted by the Indian Medical Association Tamil Nadu State Branch (IMA TNSB), Indian Medical Association Junior Doctors Network (IMA JDN), and Indian Medical Association Medical Students Network Tamil Nadu (IMA MSN TN).
The Lifetime Achievement Award comes as Dr Prathap C. Reddy continues to further his vision of clinical excellence at par with the best in the West with an unrelenting focus on quality, cutting-edge healthcare that is accessible and affordable to all. It was Dr Reddy’s far-sighted vision to provide world-class healthcare at a time when patients had to go abroad for advanced medical procedures.
About Apollo Hospitals
It was in 1983, that Dr Prathap C Reddy made a pioneering endeavour by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.
Now, as Asia’s foremost trusted integrated healthcare group, its presence includes over 12,000 beds across 72 Hospitals and 4500 pharmacies, over 120 Primary Care clinics and 650 Diagnostic centres, 700 plus Teleclinics, over 15 medical education centres and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials. The most recent investment was the commissioning of South East Asia’s very first Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai.
Apollo Hospitals has emerged as Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare services provider and has a robust presence across the healthcare ecosystem, including Hospitals, Pharmacies, Primary Care & Diagnostic Clinics and several retail health models. The Group also has Telemedicine facilities across several countries, Health Insurance Services, Global Projects Consultancy, Medical Colleges, Medvarsity for E-Learning, Colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation. In addition, ‘ASK Apollo’ – an online consultation portal and Apollo Home Health provide the care continuum.
For over four decades, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Its hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the country for advanced medical services.