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Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is the Founder and Chairman of Narayana Health, a renowned cardiac surgeon, and a visionary entrepreneur. After completing his MBBS and master's degree in surgery from the University of Mysore, Dr. Shetty received a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. His innovative ideas for healthcare reform and his commitment to making quality healthcare affordable have garnered global recognition. Dr. Shetty's leadership at Narayana Hrudayalaya has been highlighted in case studies by Harvard Business School and The Wall Street Journal. Notably, he pioneered the Yeshaswini micro health insurance scheme, benefiting over 4.3 million rural poor in collaboration with the Government of Karnataka.

Dr. Shetty currently holds prestigious positions such as Chairman of the Board of Governors at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and Chairman of the Healthcare Sector Skill Council. He is also a member of the Health Insurance Consultative Committee constituted by IRDAI. As a strong advocate for technological advancements in healthcare, Dr. Shetty has developed software products to enhance time and cost efficiency and minimize clinical errors. His contributions have earned him numerous awards, including the Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, and The Economist Innovation Award.

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Leadership and Innovation

Chairman of Narayana Health, leading initiatives to make quality healthcare affordable and accessible.

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Academic Contributions

Current Chairman of the Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and member of various prestigious boards and committees.

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Technological Advocacy

Advocate for technology in healthcare, with a focus on developing software to improve efficiency and reduce errors.

Treatment Experience

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty excels in cardiac surgery, pioneering affordable healthcare reforms and micro health insurance for rural populations.

Cardiac Surgery

Renowned for his expertise in cardiac surgery, providing exceptional care and successful outcomes.

Healthcare Reform

Pioneered Yeshaswini, a micro health insurance scheme, significantly benefiting rural populations.

Global Recognition

His work and innovative approaches have been studied by Harvard Business School and featured in The Wall Street Journal.

FAQs about Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty

What are Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty's areas of expertise?

Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty is a renowned cardiac surgeon with extensive experience in complex cardiac surgeries. He is also an expert in healthcare reform and technology-driven healthcare solutions.

What significant contributions has Dr. Shetty made to affordable healthcare?

Dr. Shetty pioneered the Yeshaswini micro health insurance scheme, benefiting over 4.3 million rural poor. His leadership at Narayana Health focuses on making quality healthcare accessible and affordable for all.

What recognitions has Dr. Shetty received for his work in healthcare?

Dr. Shetty has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, The Economist Innovation Award, Financial Times Arcelor Mittal 'Boldness in Business' Award, and Nikkei Asia Prize for Economic and Business Innovation, among other honors.