Krishnan Suthanthiran

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Krishnan Suthanthiran (born 1949 in India) is an Indian American businessperson,[1] and president and founder of the Best Medical group of companies.[2] He is also a Canadian citizen.[3]

He who was born in India, educated in Canada, and made his fortune selling medical devices and real estate in the Washington, D.C.-area.[4]

He attended Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, and completed a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He took pre-medical courses at the University of Toronto, and worked for an oncologist in the U.S.[5]

In 1977, he founded health care supplies distributor Best Medical International in Springfield, Virginia.[6]

In 2005, he purchased the former company town of Kitsault, British Columbia, Canada, for US$5.7 million. The town had housed miners' families, but was abandoned in 1983.[7]

In 2007, he established the Best Cure Foundation in Virginia as a non-profit entity to promote healthcare and education globally.[8]

In 2013, he founded the Proud American Party, a political party in the United States.[9]


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