Dr Sai Praveen Haranath

Senior Consultant, Pulmonology and Critical Care; Medical Director

Apollo Hospitals and Apollo eACCESS TeleICU Service, India

Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India and is also a founding member of the Apollo eACCESS programme which provides teleICU services around India. He graduated from Madras Medical College and then went to the USA where he spent over 15 years specializing in internal medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine (and is American Board Certified in these fields). He also obtained a Masters in Public Health and is a Fellow and member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Chest Physicians. 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. Innovation and creation of value in healthcare technology is a daily mission and he currently mentors several healthcare startups. In February  2018 he was invited as a TEDx speaker and spoke about remote critical care and likewise to the NHS in 2021. He has been active in the COVID pandemic contributing strategic thought for ventilator resources, remote care of COVID patients and coordinating clinical resources.