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Dr. Sushil Shah Awarded With Madhav Award 2016

Publication: India Today
Posted on: October 25, 2016

Dr. Sushil Shah, Chairman and Founder, Metropolis Healthcare Awarded With Madhav Award 2016

GWALIOR, India, October 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Dr. Shah was Awarded by The Scindia School During a Grand Celebration Held onOctober 21, 2016

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Dr. Sushil Shah, Chairman and Founder, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd., was awarded the prestigious Madhav Award for his significant contribution to the pathology industry. The award was bestowed by The Scindia School during their annual celebrations held last week. The award was presented by Jyotirao Scindia, President of the Board of Governors of The Scindia School and Member of Parliament along with the Chief Guest, Mr. Ratan Tata in Gwalior, India. The Madhav Award is held annually by The Scindia School to honor achievements of the Old Boys (alumni) and their strong bond with the alma mater.

Dr. Shah was honoured for his pursuit towards a vision of a consolidated diagnostic industry in India. His academic vision and an overarching scientific outlook are the major driving forces behind Metropolis Healthcare’s success. The company’s DNA for quality comes from Dr. Shah’s acute focus on quality lab processes and customer care. Today, Metropolis is a leading healthcare brand, catering to over 200,000 doctors, laboratories and hospitals, processing more than 30 million tests annually.

On winning the award, Dr. Shah said, “It is an honour to receive The Madhav Award from my alma mater. This award is not just a testament for the hard work we put in here at Metropolis Healthcare but also will serve as an inspiration to the existing students of The Scindia School. I truly believe that integrity, ethic and hard work pay off no matter what you do.”

The Madhav Awards were initiated in 1984 to recognize an eminent Old Boy every year and was named after HH Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia I. It was first given away in 1984 and the recipient was the prominent statesman Mr. Natwar Singh, Former Minister of External Affairs of India. Some of the other prominent personalities honoured by the Madhav Awards have been Shiv Shankar Menon, Vinay Kumar Modi, Anurag Kashyap, Lord Amir Ali Bhatia, and Ramesh Chauhan among others.

About Dr. Sushil Shah:

Dr. Sushil Shah is the Founder-Chairman of Metropolis Healthcare Ltd. Beckoned by a strong academic career; Dr. Shah embarked upon his educational journey with the prestigious Scindia School and went onto completing his M.B.B.S in 1972 and M.D. in Pathology and Bacteriology in 1975; from Grant Medical College. In 1978, he received Research Fellowship at the esteemed Cornell Medical Centre in Endocrine Pathology. Thereon he held many prestigious academic positions and headed departments at recognised hospitals throughout his career. He has headed the RIA department at Breach Candy Hospital and Pathology Departments at Sir. H.N. Hospital, Saifee Hospital and Cumballa Hill Hospital. He has numerous scientific publications to his credit and has pioneered Radio Immunoassay Technique, HIV testing and In-Vitro Fertilisation for the first time in India. He also served as a PhD teacher in Microbiology at Mumbai University in 2004 and PhD/MSc Guide by Research at Rai University in Mumbai.

Inundated with business acumen, Dr. Shah displays an exemplary mix of academic and business success. In addition to the evident accomplishments he registered as the founder of Metropolis Healthcare, he has held Directorial positions at leading corporates. A businessman of wide understanding, Dr. Shah was the Director at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories and Span Diagnostics; the Executive Director of Dr. Reddy’s Diagnostic and Standard Finance Equity Fund. His entrepreneurial zeal, disposition and accomplishments made him the Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011.

Dr. Shah has made significant contributions to the overall Diagnostic Pathology Industry and continues his pursuit towards a vision of a consolidated industry in India. For his contributions he has earned national recognitions like the Rashtriya Chikitsa Ratna Award,Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award; is a Member of the Committee on Diagnostics with the FDA and Research Committee of IICB, Calcutta.

His vision, scientific outlook and business insight have been the major driving forces behind Metropolis’s scientific success. Today Metropolis is a leading healthcare brand, catering to over 200,000 doctors, 20,000 laboratories and hospitals, processing more than 30 million tests annually. The company’s DNA for quality comes from Dr. Shah’s acute focus on quality lab processes and customer care. This makes Metropolis amongst few laboratories in the country to be accredited by College of American Pathologists (CAP), National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), The National Glycohemoglobin Standardisation Programme (NGSP Level 1), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).

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