THE MISSION MAN
One of the best shoulder specialists in the country, Dr. Mahesh Reddy has an enormous experience in Shoulder Arthroscopy and Replacements. His Mission was to train orthopaedic surgeons in India in the field of shoulder arthroscopy, which is the latest sub-speciality in orthopaedics. He founded the Watanabe Cadaveric Course with Andrew Wallace, and the Bangalore Shoulder Course with LenFunk, in India, with the aim to provide hands on training for Shoulder Arthroscopy Surgeons.
Patient care is what drives me. I believe that every citizen of this country should have access to world class healthcare
Reason for joining profession
My zeal for social welfare and service inspired by my father led me to join the field of medicine where I knew I would be able to help those in need.
He is also a Reviewer of two internationally renowned Orthopaedic Research Journals -The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), and the BritishJournal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.
With the Mission to reduce costs of surgical procedures, He founded and promotedNova Medical Centers- the first chain of ambulatory surgery centers in India.
Nova also runs one of the best IVF chains in the country.
Bharat Jyothi Award in 2008 for excellence in the field of medicine
Frost & Sullivan Medical Healthcare Innovation Award in 2011
Priorities if I were Health Minister
✓ Every citizen in the country should have health insurance which will enable them to gain access to quality healthcare.
✓ In urban India, the onus of health insurance of all employees and their families should be on the employer.
✓ Incentivize companies to use CSR Funds to cover Health Insurance in adopted villages.
✓ Former Secretary of the Shoulder and Elbow Society of India
✓ Organizing Secretary of the Annual Bangalore Shoulder Course
✓ Former Executive Member of the CII National Committee for Health
✓ Founding Vice President of Indian Society of Ambulatory Surgery