The father-daughter duo spearheading India’s medical sector
Dr. Purshotam Lal and his daughter Dr. Sonia Lal Gupta paving the path for India’s medical sector, driven by a mission of purpose, not profit.
With a vision to bring state-of-the-art health care to the masses of India, Dr. Purshotam Lal established Metro Hospitals in 1997. Carrying the same ethos as her father’s is Dr. Sonia Lal Gupta who has made marks in neurology field in India.
Quality healthcare is a basic human necessity and not a privilege. Especially in a country like India with a large and diverse population, it is imperative to have a robust healthcare infrastructure that is accessible to all strata’s of society. Fortunately, India boasts of a number of medical professionals who are ready to go an extra mile in boosting the country’s medical sector. They dedicate themselves for serving others, bringing quality healthcare services to the ordinary people and not just limit it to the elite few.
Dr. Purshotam Lal, the chairperson of Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, a leading private hospital chain in India, is certainly one of them. Service for humanity is his dream and that led him to establish the state-of-the-art 11 hospital across India. In his successful medical career spanning decades, he has emerged as one of the frontrunners in India’s healthcare industry. The number of prestigious awards and accolades he has been bestowed with are a testament to that. Dr. Purshotam Lal is the only Interventional Cardiologist to have received Padma Vibhushan, the highest Padma Award. In addition to this, he has been honoured with Dr. B.C Roy Award in 2004 for the unparalleled innovation he has brought in interventional cardiology. His name has been listed several times in the Limca Book of Records.
Owing to the relentless effort put by the team of dedicated doctors and health professionals led by Dr. Purshotam Lal, Metro Hospital has played a significant role in bringing India on the globe in the field of cardiology. Talking about the importance of providing a comprehensive care to the patients, he said, “We adopt our patients as our relatives with a belief ‘We treat, Hecures‘. Right from spending time to guiding our patients about the current, cost-effective course of actions, we provide world-class health care services with empathy.”
While Dr. Lal is widely acclaimed for his contributions in Interventional Cardiology, his daughter, Dr. Sonia Lal Gupta, following her father’s footsteps and carrying the same mission as his, has played a key role in Neurology field. A highly qualified Board Certified Neurologist, she was deemed the youngest neurologist in the world in the year 2011. She specializes in Headache Medicine and Vascular Neurology and her excellence in the field has been well acknowledged in the form of awards and accolades she has been bestowed with. She was awarded the “Neurologist of the year” award at the India Health and Wellness Summit in 2014.
Dr. Purshotam Lal and Dr. Sonia Lal Gupta, the father-daughter duo, have set a role model for others in the medical industry as well. Through various initiatives dedication and commitment, they have expanded the reach of quality healthcare in India and worldwide.