Reflections

  • Apollo HospitalIndira Gandhi “Dr Prathap C Reddy, you have reversed the brain drain and brought talent back to India.”
  • ApolloDalai Lama “I congratulate you and your staff members for the noble service that your hospital renders to thousands of ailing people.”
  • Dr Prathap C Reddy devoted to Rajiv GandhiRajiv Gandhi “I just spent an hour with your Daddy, Preetha, Working with your father will change the face of healthcare in the country.”
  • Dr Prathap C Reddy devoted to Mother TeresaMother Teresa “Dr. Reddy, you are in the service of mankind - may god bless you and grant you eternal strength .“
  • Dr PrathapBill Clinton “I hope people all over the world will follow your lead because, if we do, then benefits of hi-tech medicine can go to everyone.”

Architect of Modern Healthcare in India

Dr Prathap C Reddy received his premedical degree from the prestigious Madras Christian College and medical degree from Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Following his Fellowship from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, he went on to head research programmes at the Missouri State Chest Hospital. When Dr Prathap C Reddy returned to India at the behest of his father, giving up a flourishing practice abroad, little did he realise he would set the stage for India to become a global healthcare destination.

Hence, the first Apollo Hospital came up in Chennai in 1983. It has to be said, amidst much skepticism. India in the early 80's was not the easiest place for private enterprise. Moreover, private healthcare institutions other than small physician-owned nursing homes were unknown and they were not doing cutting edge work. Read More

Humbled by Padma Vibhushan honour

"I am humbled and honoured to be conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhusan. This recognition is handsome tribute to the Apollo pursuit for excellence and testimony of our spirit and resolve towards 'touching a billion lives".

The Government of India revered Apollo hospitals for its selfless service to humanity by issuing a postage stamp to commemorate our pioneering work for over a quarter of a century. Read More

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Dr Prathap c Reddy biography


At the age of fifty, when most people plan for retirement, this man decided to revolutionise healthcare in India.

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Dr Prathap C Reddy

Govt. of India Honours Apollo with Stamp

The Government of India honored the pioneering spirit of the Apollo Hospitals Group with the Read More

Architech of Modern Healthcare in India