Dr KR Balakrishnan, Director, Cardiac Sciences, Fortis Centre for Heart Failure and Transplant, has been awarded for his contributions to healthcare and medical research.
Dr Balakrishnan received the award recently at a conference in New Delhi in the presence of Anupriya Patel, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare; Rahul Khosla, President, Max Group and Chairman, Max India Ltd and other eminent dignitaries.
Fortis Malar hospitals, Chennai has played a significant role in elevating the Indian medical practices on a global scale and has successfully performed over 150 transplant surgeries with the expertise of Dr Balakrishnan.
“We at Fortis Malar strive to offer world-class medical experience without compromising on patient care. Our every step, every initiative is undertaken with utmost importance to place India as a Healthcare capital on the International map, said Dr Balakrishnan after receiving the honour.
Fortis Malar Hospital was acquired by Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited in 2008. The hospital founded in 1992 is one of the largest corporate hospitals in Chennai providing quality super specialty and multi-specialty healthcare services.
Currently, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 45 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), approximately 10,000 potential beds and over 356 diagnostic centres.