Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a pulmonary and critical care physician working at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India and is also a founding member of the Apollo eAccess program which provides teleICU services around India. He graduated from Madras Medical College and then went to the US. Over 15 years in America he specialized in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and is American Board Certified in these fields. He also obtained a Masters in Public Health degree. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and active on several of their committees and was selected as a Global Governor of the ACCP from 2016 and a member of the Membership Committee of this prestigious organization.
He returned to India in 2011 to pursue his lifelong desire to raise the standard of Indian and global healthcare through the ethical practice of excellent medicine. He has been interested in managing tobacco and smoking addiction for several years and was also selected to attend the Johns Hopkins Global Tobacco Leadership Program in 2016. He also does ongoing remote monitoring and supervision of patients in critical care units in the US and several rural areas of India. Innovation and creation of value in healthcare technology is a daily mission. Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a committed and passionate champion for the practical delivery of ethical healthcare. His prior experiences in rural, community and academic medical centres in the US and most recent engagement at The Permanente Medical Group/Kaiser Permanente in the San Francisco area, his teleICU experience and his current position as Lead Physician, Apollo eAccess TeleICU service through Apollo Hospitals make him part of the pioneers in this field.