Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi
After completion of MS in general surgery from MGIMS went on the do MCH in Cardiac surgery from university of Bombay. Worked at Bombay hospital as Clinical Assistant post completion of MCH before moving on to Chennai. Worked as a consultant in Apollo Hospitals and Vijaya Heart foundation, for three years. Moved to Manipal Heart foundation Bangalore, working there for three years focusing on Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
Had the opportunity to start a new hospital Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Kolkata in the year 2000. From a small beginning with a 100 bedded hospital, gradually expanded the hospital to 500 beds; from a single specialty to a multi-specialty hospital. Started focusing on creating a hospital network from the year 2006, building hospitals in Jamshedpur, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, etc. Moved from clinical practice to focusing on operations and expansions of the network. Today, Narayana Health has close to 6900 beds spread over 30 locations in India and Caribbean. The motivation and inspiration for creating a health care network which focuses on delivering high quality tertiary care to working class people came from the learnings at Sevagram.