BS Ajai Kumar

  • BS Ajai Kumar

    Chairman & CEO, HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd. | @HealthcareGlbl

    Dr. Ajaikumar is a doctorpeneur and the Chairman & CEO of HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd with over 40 years of experience. After completing his MBBS from St John’s Medical College, Bangalore, he went on to complete his residency training in oncology from the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville followed by fellowship in radiation and medical oncology from the renowned MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Ajaikumar also founded a not-for-profit hospital in Mysore, Bharath Hospital and Institute of Oncology in 1989. At the same time, along with a group of oncologists, he started the Bangalore Institute of Oncology (BIO).

    HCG was instrumental in introducing high-end technologies like CyberKnife™ and TrueBeam™. It also brought in advanced bone marrow transplant therapies as well as molecular imaging. Dr. Ajaikumar acquired Triesta, which was a molecular diagnostic lab. Today, HCG is rapidly expanding and will soon have 26 comprehensive cancer care centers from its present number, 17. Among his other achievements, he has been awarded the prestigious E&Y Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year Award as well as the Asian Health Care Leadership Awards. Harvard Business School has done several case studies on HCG. Apart from his charitable work, he enjoys being a marathon runner and is a voracious reader.