Dr. Pratap Reddy

Dr. Pratap Reddy
Cardiologist, Hyderabad


  • Dr. Pratap Reddy is the founder of the Apollo Hospital Group, India's first corporate hospital group
  • A cardiologist by profession, Dr Prathap Reddy, is responsible for founding the first corporate chain of hospitals in India, the Apollo Group in 1983. Apollo, with investments of Rs 1,600 crore, is the largest private healthcare provider in Asia and the third largest in the world, with hospitals in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Mauritius, Qatar, and Kuwait


  • Cardiology



  • Dr. Reddy received his medical degree from the Stanley Medical College in Chennai and later trained as a Cardiologist in the UK and USA
  • He did his Fellowship from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

Practice Information

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Awarded the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the emergence of the private healthcare sector and his role in bringing about several regulatory changes
  • Invited by the Government of India as a member of the working group on health financing and management constituted by the steering committee for the 8th Five Year plan in the Planning Commission.
  • Awarded the Mother St Teresa’s ‘Citizen of the Year’ Award(1993 – 94)
  • Sir Nilrattan Sircar Memorial Oration Award for medical excellence by JIMA, 1998
  • The Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’, 2001
  • Achievement Award by Hospimedica International,2002 ‘Asia – Pacific Bio leadership Award’, the first in a series of regional and global bio-business leadership awards given out by the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, 2005
  • Modern Medicare Excellence Award by the ICICI Group to honour Reddy’s outstanding achievements in the healthcare industry (2006–2007)