Dr. B.R. Shetty


Dr B.R. Shetty is the Executive Vice-Chairman & CEO of NMC Healthcare.

Born in India, Dr Shetty arrived in the UAE in 1973 shortly after the country’s formation. As a trained pharmacist, he opened his first pharmacy in 1975. In 1975 he established the New Medical Centre (NMC), which also included a dedicated dental department.

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Dr C. R. Shetty

Dr. Chandrakumari Raghuram Shetty is the Group Medical Director of NMC Health.

Along with her husband, Dr. B. R. Shetty, she has been a pioneer in establishing and developing the private healthcare sector in the UAE.

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Prasanth Manghat

Addtl Director

Mr. Prasanth Manghat is the Deputy CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health..

Mr. Manghat has been with the NMC group for nearly 12 years and is involved in all strategic matters at NMC Health, in addition to retaining an oversight role of the financial function of the Group. He also supports the Chief Executive Officer with planning and execution across both of NMC’s Divisions. The operational heads of both the healthcare and distribution divisions report to Mr Manghat.

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Ms. Seema Shetty

Third daughter, Seema, graduated in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (specializing in Marketing & Entrepreneurship) from Boston University.

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Dr. M Balakrishnan


Dr. M Balakrishnan is the founder Director of the SUT Group of Hospitals & SUT Academy of Medical Sciences (SUT Medical College). He is also a founder member of Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR). He started interventional procedures in 1988 and so far, he has performed over 10,000 Angiograms and 5,000 Interventions.

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