The Fervent Doer

Dr Sameer A KhanDr Sameer A Khan, CEO, Rockland Hospitals was earlier Director of Fortis Healthcare. He started his career with Border Security Force as a Doctor, thereafter he moved to Apollo Group to help start the Apollo Clinic.

Best thing ever happened to you
Choosing Sainik School Rewa; I did my schooling from there which made a man out of me.

People closest to you
My family and a few very close friends.

Various facets of your professional career
I have worked across all facets of healthcare sector and have covered business, strategy, technology and in my current role I have an opportunity to put all this together and create something which is worthwhile and enviable.

View on Indian healthcare sector
Healthcare as a business is growing and changing very rapidly. The issue is not on the demand side but on the supply side. The challenge will be to contain cost and increase the reach.

Lifes turning point
When my son Abuzar was born

Favorite outdoor activity
Playing tennis

Your last vacation
Nubra Valley, Leh

Most recent purchase
iphone 5

Your motto in life
No inhibitions, no worries. Do what you want to do as you live only once.

One thing that sets your pulse racing
Challenges of any kind, something which others have tried and not succeeded gives me the kick and yes fast cars do pump in the adrenaline.

Your favorite restaurant and your most relished dish
Restaurant Bukhara and favourite dish is Tandoori Raan.

One thing you would change about yourself
I love myself. So there is nothing to change

One line self description
I work real hard and play even harder and I never mix professional and personal life.


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