Prathap C. Reddy

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Prathap Chandra Reddy
Born 1933
Aragonda, Madras presidency, British India (now Chittoor district)
Alma mater Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Occupation Physician, business executive

Prathap C. Reddy (born 1933 in Aragonda,[1][2]) is an Indian entrepreneur and cardiologist, who founded the first corporate chain of hospitals in India – the Apollo Hospitals Group. Reddy, a winner of the 1991 Padma Bhushan,[3] received the Padma Vibhushan, which is India's second-highest civilian award in 2010.[4][5][6] He was featured in the Creating Emerging Markets project at the Harvard Business School, which includes interviews with long-time leaders of firms and NGOs in Latin America, South Asia, Turkey and Africa.[7]

Reddy has four daughters who also work for the Apollo Hospital chain.[6]


  1. ^ The first 'Apollo Isha Vidya Rural School' at Aragonda!, Apollo Hospitals press release, 25 December 2012, retrieved 2015-04-03
  2. ^ "The Trailblazer". Express Healthcare. January 2009. Retrieved 2015-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ "This Year's Padma Awards announced", Pib Nic, Jan 25, 2010, January 25, 2010
  5. ^ Dr Prathap C Reddy | Chairman Apollo Hospitals Groups
  6. ^ a b The four daughters of Apollo | Business Standard
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