Prem Reddy, MD, FAAC, FCCP, is a physician, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He immigrated from India in 1976, and has been a long-time resident of Victorville, CA. Dr. Prem Reddy is double Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. During his 25 years of practice in California, he performed more than 5,000 cardiac procedures, including coronary angiography and angioplasty and permanent pacemaker implantations. Dr. Reddy has been named as one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in health care by Modern Healthcare, the third time in five years.
In 2001, Dr. Reddy founded Prime Healthcare Services, which owns and/or operates 29 hospitals. Among the many accolades, Prime Healthcare was recognized as one of the "15 Top Health Systems" in the nation in 2013. This was the third time in five years Prime Healthcare has been recognized. In addition, since 2003, 27 Prime Healthcare hospitals have been recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation. Dr. Reddy also founded and has been the sole contributor to the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity that owns six non-profit hospitals. Combined, Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation have hospitals in nine states: California, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Texas.
In addition, he and his family founded the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that has donated millions toward charities, including college scholarships, public healthcare education and free community clinics. Both foundations combined have assets in excess of $600 million, all donated by Dr. Reddy and his family.
Dr.Reddy is a dedicated family man. He married his wife Venkamma in 1974 who is a distinguished physician in her own right. Together they raised two daughters and a son. The values and work ethic instilled in Prem Reddy from an early age have been passed to the next generation.