This Indian doctor runs companies worth billions, he enters Forbes billionaire list his net worth is

Doctors have immense respect and importance in Indian society, and their significance echoes through the pillars of respect and importance. Amidst the spotlight often cast on billionaire businessmen, actors, engineers, and CEOs, there exists a figure less heralded yet equally remarkable—the richest doctor in the country. This individual’s prowess transcends the realms of medicine and business, crafting a narrative of skill and success intertwined. Renowned as a cardiac surgeon par excellence, he has treated the hearts of millions of people and given them new life. His name is discussed from India to America.

Dr. Naresh Trehan, a renowned cardiologist, is globally recognized for his expertise in cardiac surgery. At 77 years old, he holds the positions of founder, chairman, and managing director within the Medanta Network of Hospitals. In 2023, the share price of Global Health, the company operating Medanta Hospital, saw a remarkable surge, propelling Dr. Trehan into the ranks of India’s wealthiest doctors. Among the limited number of billionaire doctors in India who have established hospital chains, Dr. Naresh Trehan stands as a notable figure.

Dr. Naresh Trehan inherited the medical profession, as both his parents were doctors. After completing his studies at King George’s Medical College, Lucknow in 1963, Dr. Naresh Trehan went to America in 1969.  While in the US, he worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia as a resident. After spending nearly two decades in America, Dr. Trehan returned to India in 1988. After this, he worked in important positions at Apollo Hospital and Escorts Heart Institute and Research Center in New Delhi. Dr. Trehan in his career has conducted over 48,000 open-heart surgeries, solidifying his global reputation.

In 2007, Dr. Naresh Trehan started Medanta – The Medicity in Gurgaon. It is one of the largest multispecialty hospitals in Haryana. After this, he expanded his hospital chain. At present, Medanta Hospital is in Gurugram, Delhi, Indore, Ranchi, Patna, and Lucknow.

According to the Financial Express report, he holds about 88.73 million shares or 33.06% stake in Global Health. Recently, shares of Global Health had touched a record high of Rs 972.55. After this, the net worth of Dr. Naresh Trehan increased to Rs 8,402.30 crore. At the time of updating the news today (11 December 2023), this share was at Rs 912.10.

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