Times Health Award - Dr. Durgaprasad Reddy

Times Health Excellence 2022, conceptualized by Optimal Media Solutions, a division of Times Internet Limited, a Times Group company, seeks to recognize and celebrate healthcare providers, for their considerable contribution towards making the world a better place, by saving many from disease, illness, and even death. We feel immensely proud of Dr. Durga Parasad Reddy for receiving Times Health Excellence 2022.

The man with a thriving medical journey of 23 years performed more than 15,000 cardiac surgeries. Dr. Durga Prasad Reddy B is currently working as Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon at Vydehi Hospital is most renowned for successful heart transplantations. Holding hands with the Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Dr. Reddy operated on a number of hearts and gifted a new life to the patients. Vydehi Hospital, which works on the vision of providing prime healthcare to the society brings the state of the art technology and services in order to create a healthy society.

The surgeon operated on more than 50 Down Syndrome children for congenital heart disease from west Africa and performed surgery on the least weight (1.8 KG) baby for complex congenital heart disease. Along with training young minds as Professor and Head of Vydehi Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bangalore, Dr. Reddy is passionate about serving the needy. The man who believes in early detection and preventive care also conducted many successful screening camps at the National as well as International levels. Dr. Durgaprasad Reddy has also designed single patch closure for AV canals without using a bridge.

Along with this, the doctor has invented concomitant procedures for coronary artery and peripheral artery disease that have remarkably reduced the financial burden and the number of days of ICU/Hospital residence of the patient. Dr. Reddy as a renowned cardiologist, is catering the prime cardiological treatments at Vydehi Superspeciality Hospital, the platinum provider of advanced and exceptional healthcare facilities. The Ministry of Health and family welfare, Govt. of Karnataka, as well as Times Of India, honored Dr. Reddy with the award of excellence for his service to society in the field of Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.

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