It’s 5pm on a friday evening at Omega Hospitals, Banjara hills, Hyderabad, India. The lobby is clean and well lit as per international standards. On the wall, hangs a wooden board with an impressive list of doctors and medical experts who offer cancer treatment services. Hordes of cancer patients, eyes filled with hope of survival and recovery are waiting for their turn to meet the doctors. The patient’s attendants are putting out all efforts to ensure their loved ones survive from fatal disease.
According to the National Cancer Registry Programme of the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR), more than 1300 Indians die every day due to cancer. Majority of them from tobacco related head/neck/oral cancers and cervical cancers in women. Most of the patients are from economically poor families.
As of today, Omega Hospitals, headquartered in Hyderabad, serves 400 patients every day.
Dr. Sridhar Peddireddy is the founder CEO of Omega Hospitals, which was established in the year 2010 with 250+ beds specialized in Cancer treatments (Oncology services).
Dr. P Sridhar is an Emerging and a Visionary Leader in Healthcare, With 20+ years of experience in the Healthcare industry, predominantly in Oncology. Dr. P Sridhar has scaled the Omega Hospitals into the second largest Oncology brand in India. It has 3 branches in Hyderabad and one each in Kurnool, Guntur, Karimnagar, Vizag. 4 more branches are expected to start in cities like Warangal, Bhimavaram, Khammam & Dehradun. Before this, he was also associated with Indo-American Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Hyderabad. He was instrumental in developing this centre from 100 bedded to 450 beds in a span of 5 years. For long time before Omega Hospitals was started, Indo-American Cancer Institute & Research Centre was the main service provider in Oncology for a large part of South India.
He is a very generous man and Sri Dharani Foundation is an example of his Generosity. The foundation is intended to serve people in the areas of Education, Health & Green Living. It’s a platform for like-minded people like him who wanted to something for the society.
Dr. P Sridhar holds a doctorate in health care. He has done his Master’s Degree in Hospital Management and various other certification courses from reputed international universities like Wharton Business School, Harvard University and IIM.
Now, Dr. P Sridhar is on his next journey to scale up his services by opening multiple hospitals under the brand of RENOVA Hospitals.
RENOVA Hospitals is another example of his vision and Humanity. It is his dream to facilitate Quality Health Care Services at Affordable Cost for people living in periphery areas of cities. It is now based in Hyderabad and flourishing under his leadership. He feels that healthcare in India is well established in major cities and in major cities the hospitals are mostly located in posh and business rich areas only. He felt overwhelmed seeing the people living in rural areas and periphery areas of cities facing a lot of difficulties to get Quality & Timely Treatment. “Of course, hospitals are available in rural areas and peripheries of cities, but they are more like nursing homes with quality nowhere comparable to Corporate hospitals” he Adds.
Dr. P Sridhar always ambitious of providing quality healthcare facilities more accessible to the rural people and people living in the older/peripheral part of cities. He wanted to give life to his vision and established RENOVA Hospitals in collaboration with a few other like-minded doctor friends in the year 2019.
Dr. P Sridhar says that RENOVA is like a neighbourhood hospital serving people living in 10 to 15 km vicinity. It is equipped with state of the art technology and infrastructure compared to any big corporate hospital. His aim is to conquer the heart of people providing access to best and quality healthcare facilities to every individual irrespective of their status. Right now RENOVA is adding 5 more branches and spreading its wings to various small towns and cities of India.
Dr. P Sridhar has already proved his mettle by leading and transforming Omega Hospitals to the second-largest Oncology Chain in India. No doubt under the able leadership of Dr. P Sridhar, RENOVA Hospitals dream doesn’t seem to be difficult.
Apart from the hospital and its patients, Sridhar’s loves to spend time with his beautiful daughters Sri Hansika & Sri Nivriti.
Awards & Recognitions:
- AsiaOne’s Greatest Brands and Leaders – 2020
- Honorable doctorate from “University of Swahili, Panama, Central America” –2019
- Pride of the nation – New Delhi 2019 from Govt. of India
- NATS (North America Telugu Society) – Medical Service award 2019
- International Excellence Awards – Malaysia 2019
- Champions of Change – Healthcare 2018
- Pharma Leaders – Business leaders 2017
- Healthcare Achievers – 2014
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