Dr. Prem Reddy

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP

Prime Healthcare Services
Chairman, President and CEO

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP,is a physician, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Dr. Reddy was born into a family of proud leaders in rural India where he learned the values and guiding principles that led to his remarkable accomplishments and generosity. The focus of Dr. Reddy's work has been to save failing hospitals, turn them into thriving community assets, and give back to the community, gifting hundreds of millions of dollars to causes related to health care and caring for others.

Dr. Reddy is double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. During his 25 years of practice, he performed more than 5,000 cardiac procedures, including coronary angiography and angioplasty and permanent pacemaker implantations. Dr. Reddy has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives” in health care nine times, the “25 Top Minority Executives in Healthcare” multiple times, and is consistently listed among the “Top 100 Physician Leaders to Know” and “Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.” Dr. Reddy has also been honored locally in California, most recently with the 2017 Bernard Osher Philanthropists of the Year award, recognizing Dr. Reddy and his wife Dr. Venkamma Reddy for their generous support of Victor Valley College and other Southern California community colleges.

In 2001, Dr. Reddy formed Prime Healthcare Services with a mission to save hospitals, improve community healthcare and provide the very best care to patients. Prime Healthcare now owns and operates 45 hospitals in 14 states and is the fifth largest for-profit hospital system in the nation. Among numerous accolades, Prime Healthcare has been recognized as one of the “10 Top Health Systems” and one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation three times. Since 2003, 42 Prime Healthcare hospitals have been recognized among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation by IBM Watson Health.

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