A DOCTOR WITH A MISSION AND A GLOBAL VISION,

LEADING A SOCIAL IMPACT MOVEMENT

Dr. Azad Moopen, the visionary Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, always believes that healthcare is more than a business, primarily a service dedicated to saving lives and restoring wellness. The journey, that Dr. Azad Moopen started with this strong conviction, has touched and made significant positive changes in the lives of millions.

Dr. Azad Moopen, the visionary Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, always believes that healthcare is more than a business, primarily a service dedicated to saving lives and restoring wellness. The journey, that Dr. Azad Moopen started with this strong conviction, has touched and made significant positive changes in the lives of millions. Son of late MA Moopen, a noble soul, freedom fighter and social leader, Dr. Azad Moopen isa Gold Medalist in MBBS and a Post Graduate in General Medicine from Calicut Government Medical College in Kerala, and a Diploma holder in Chest Diseases from Delhi University, India. He started his career as a Medical Lecturer but a chance visit to Dubai exposed him to the immense possibilities of the untapped healthcare sector in the Gulf and he took a life changing decision of relocating to Dubai.
Dr. Azad Moopen’sjourney in developing the healthcare sector of the region has been phenomenal. Starting from a single doctor clinic in Dubai in 1987, Aster DM Healthcare has grown over the 32 years into a global healthcare conglomerate of more than 379 facilities spread across nine countries. Guided by his mission to provide quality healthcare at affordable costs at the door-step of people, Dr. Moopen’s efforts have played a significant role in shaping the healthcare delivery model of the region. Today, Aster DM Healthcare isan integrated healthcare service organisation, that provides the complete circle of care to people through its world-class network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies, providing primary to quaternary care to all segments of the population. The Company is one of the largest integratedhealthcare service providers in GCC and India.

He strongly believes that profit is a by-product and not our purpose in healthcare, and his initiatives in the field of healthcare, education, women and social empowerment are providing hope to millions across geographies

Dr. Azad Moopen revolutionized the healthcare service in the region by creating a healthcare model and facilities which are accessible to different income groups and masses without compromising the service aspect of the noble medical profession. Along with providing medical care to millions of people across geographies, Aster DM healthcare now provides direct employment to more than 20,500people,including 2971doctors, and 6531 nurses as
He on September 2019 and the numbers are still growing. His contributions have been well-recognised across countries and he was honoured with the “PadmaShri”- the 4th highest civilian award by the Govt. of India. Forbes Middle East has named him as one of the Top Powerful Indian Business Leaders in the Arab World. He has also been recognized with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement
Award by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry). A dedicated philanthropist, Dr. Azad Moopen, has embarked on numerous social initiatives through Aster DM Foundation and Dr. Moopen Family Foundation. He strongly believes that profit is a by-product and not our purpose in healthcare, and his initiatives in the field of healthcare, education, women and
social empowerment are providing hope to millions across geographies. He has earmarked 20% ofhis personal wealth for philanthropic activities enabling social change and helping people in need. A stern believer in values, Dr. Moopen balances his work and family life where he has been ably supported by his loving wife Naseera and three daughters, their families and grandchildren.



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