Dr Purshotam Lal

Chairman, Metro Group of Hospitals

Dr Lal is an internationally acclaimed interventional cardiologist who epitomizes the best in professional excellence and service to the humanity, especially the poor and the needy. He is the first interventional cardiologist to receive three of the highest awards in the country: the Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Dr B C Roy National Award, all given by the President of India. He has trained in the UK, USA, and Germany and has performed the first case of non-surgical aortic valve replacement with core valve, both for the first time in the world.