Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Madras Christian College
||Physician, business executive
||Padma Vibhushan (2010)
Padma Bhushan (1991)
Prathap Chandra Reddy (born 1933 in Aragonda) is an Indian entrepreneur and cardiologist, who founded the first corporate chain of hospitals in India – the Apollo Hospitals Group. India Today ranked him 48th in its 2017 list of India's 50 Most powerful people.
Reddy was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1991 and received the Padma Vibhushan, which is India's second-highest civilian award, in 2010. In an interview for the Creating Emerging Markets project at the Harvard Business School, Reddy explained how he navigated India’s crippling bureaucracy to bring world class healthcare to the country.
Reddy has four daughters: Preetha Reddy, Suneta Reddy, Sangeetha Reddy and Shobana Kamineni; all are serving as the Directors in the Apollo Hospitals.
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