Dr.N.Krishna Reddy, has graduated from Osmania Medical College in 1984 with honors. He completed his MD in Internal Medicine from the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh in 1987. He did his fellowship in Cardiology leading to DM from GB Pant Hospital, Delhi University, New Delhi.
He worked at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, and Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad, prior to establishing Care Hospitals. He has pioneered advanced imaging techniques and electrophysiology procedures in the state of Andhra Pradesh. His contribution to landmark original research includes studies on Percutaneous Valvotomy for Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis, Prosthetic Valve Thrombosis, Role of Sildenafil in Primary Pulmonary Hypertension etc.
He conducted epidemiological studies on cardiovascular risk factors. He has been acting as Principal Investigator and National Lead Investigator for various multinational drug and device trials. He established a dedicated department of Clinical Research at Care Hospitals. He was the key member of the team that developed and tested India’s first indigenous coronary stent, popularly known as Kalam-Raju Stent.
He co-founded the Care Hospitals in 1997, which has grown rapidly from 100-bed strength, single hospital, single specialty entity to more than 1500-bed strength, 12-hospitals, 6-states, and multispecialty within a short span of 10 years. He is currently Managing Director, Andhra Cardiology Associates (ACA), which has the largest team of 50 Cardiologists managing Cardiology services in various Care Hospitals; Director & CEO at Care Hospitals since 2006; Member, Board of Directors, Care Foundation. He co-founded Relisys Medical Devices and is currently its Chairman. Relisys Medical Devices has created a cost-effective end-to-end technology platform for both Stents and Polymer-based Catheters.