Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Apollo Appoints Dr. Madhu Sasidhar as President & CEO, Hospitals Division

National, March 19, 2024: Apollo, one of the world’s largest vertically integrated healthcare provider, today announced appointment of Dr Madhu Sasidhar as President & CEO of its hospital division. 

In this role, Dr Madhu will oversee Apollo’s hospital business and will focus on continuing to deliver the world’s best clinical outcomes, coupled with enhancing Apollo’s hallmark patient care and experience.

Prior to joining Apollo, Dr Madhu held various roles at Cleveland Clinic, including President of Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital. Dr Madhu is a practicing physician with US board certifications in internal medicine, as well as pulmonary and critical care medicine. He is a published author with numerous contributions to book chapters, journal articles, and peer-reviewed publications. 

Dr Madhu is also a self-taught programmer with expertise in big data systems and holds a patent through Cleveland Clinic Innovations for a technology he invented. He completed his medical education at JIPMER, Pondicherry, and pursued further studies in Internal Medicine at St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. He also completed fellowships in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Yale University, New Haven, USA, and earned his Global Executive Masters in Business Administration from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Dr. Prathap Chandra Reddy, Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, said, "Our mission is to deliver the world’s best care to our patients. I am pleased to welcome Dr Madhu Sasidhar to the Apollo family. He brings global experience along with a unique combination of administrative excellence, deep clinical understanding and technology expertise. These will be instrumental in Apollo’s next phase of rapid growth. I wish him all the best and look forward to collaborating with him so we can bring more cutting edge treatments across more facilities to more patients across India and the world.” 

Dr. Madhu Sasidhar, President & CEO, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “It is an honor to join a legendary institution like Apollo that has defined the playbook for the entire healthcare Industry in our country. I look forward to supporting the vision of our Chairman Dr Prathap Reddy, our MD Ms Suneeta Reddy and other executive directors and Apollo’s talented leadership team to bring world class care to more patients in India and around the world and set new benchmarks for quality, compassion and high-end care. 

Dr Madhu’s appointment is part of a planned transition that has been in effect since he joined Apollo as its Chief Strategy Officer in October 2023. As part of this transition, Dr. K Hari Prasad, the outgoing President of Apollo Hospitals, will be retiring from his position after a distinguished 27 years career at Apollo.

The board places on record the outstanding role played by Dr Hari Prasad over his 27 years career with Apollo.

About Apollo:

Apollo revolutionized healthcare when Dr Prathap Reddy opened the first hospital in Chennai in 1983. Today Apollo is the world’s largest integrated healthcare platform with over 10,000 beds across 73 hospitals, nearly 6000 pharmacies and over 200 clinics and diagnostic centers as well as 150 telemedicine centers. It is the world’s leading cardiac center with over 200,000 surgeries and the world’s largest private cancer care provider.

Apollo continues to invest in research to bring the most cutting-edge technologies,equipment and treatment protocols to ensure patients have the best available care in the world. Apollo’s 100,000 family members are dedicated to bringing you the best care and  leaving the world better than we found it.

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