President - Hospitals Division
Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited
Dr. Hari Prasad is the President of Apollo Hospitals group. Coming from a medical family, after getting a graduate degree in medicine, he specialized in Anesthesiology. Having specialized in anesthesiology, Dr.Prasad worked in the family hospital for 4 years before embarking on a journey to contribute to the establishment of emergency medicine as a specialty in India. Dr.Prasad joined the Apollo Group of Hospitals and contributed to the launch of the first ever dedicated accident & emergency hospital in the country at Hyderabad. Partnerships and support of many individuals and organizations helped Dr.Prasad in creating the first model in Hyderabad.
Dr.Prasad hosted the first ever conference on Emergency Medicine in India in 1999 at Hyderabad and during this conference formed the Society for Emergency Medicine, India which is today the professional body representing the specialty in India.
Currently, he serves as the President of Apollo Hospitals group overseeing about 10,000 beds. Despite his busy schedule, he authored the book – “I M Possible” in association with Kitabaan Publications. He served as a Member – Healthcare Sub-Committee of CII Southern Region for the year 2015-16 & active CII Council Member for the year 2019 -2020 & Active Member of Constitution of Health Insurance Advisory Committee @ Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDA)