BR Shetty

Dr. Chandrakumari Raghuram Shetty

Dr. Chandrakumari Raghuram Shetty

Dr. Chandrakumari Raghuram Shetty is the Group Medical Director of NMC Health. Along with her husband, Dr. B. R. Shetty (who is a renowned businessman and philanthropist in the UAE), she has been a pioneer in establishing and developing the private healthcare sector in the UAE.

Dr. Shetty has been instrumental in establishing Centers of Excellence in various units of NMC Healthcare. She has been actively involved in the conception, planning, design, execution and management of various healthcare facilities besides driving critical healthcare initiatives. Under her able leadership, NMC Specialty Hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain have received accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI). Today, Dr. Shetty supervises a diversified multi-cultural workforce comprising of over 500 doctors and 3,000 medical staff. In her present role, Dr. Shetty chairs various committees including Governance, Infection Control, Patient Rights, Care of Patients, Quality and Facility Management, to name a few.

In spite of her wide ranging responsibilities, Dr. Shetty remains rooted to the basic ethos of healthcare profession of providing quality care with a human touch to all patients by continuing to remain as a practicing Physician for over three decades. She is a living example of the positive ethical values that NMC Healthcare holds in high esteem.