Doctors in India

According to WHO report on the number of doctors in India, there is only one doctor for over 2500 people. At present India has more 4.40 lakhs doctors, but due to the ever-increasing population, the number of doctors in India are quite below the global standards. As per the Planning Commission of India there is an urgent requirement of 6 laks more doctors to lessen the shortage of medical experts.

Inspite of a massive decline in the public healthcare facilities due to non-availability of adequate doctors, India still has some of the prominent and well-known medical experts from different fields to its credit. Below is the list of top doctors in India who expertise in fields ranging from Cardiology to Cosmetic surgery, medicine to Surgical Oncology, etc:

List of Top Doctors in India



Dr. Amit Gupta

Area of Expertise: Cosmetic surgery
Achievements: Practiced plastic surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and gained expertise in the areas of Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery, Microfollicular Hair Transplant, and Laser

Anandi Gopal Joshi

Area of Expertise: Western medicine
Achievements: She studied medicine from the United States and graduated with an M.D.

Dr. Ashok Seth

Area of Expertise: Cardiology
Achievements: For his priceless involvement and accomplishments in the field of medicine he was felicitated with Padma Shri award. At present he is the chairman of Cardiac Sciences of the Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre.

Dr. (Prof) Anoop Misra

Area of Expertise: Diabetes and Metabolism
Achievements: Received many celebrated awards including the Dr. B C Roy award in the year 2006. With many new scientific discoveries to his credit, he was appointed as a Personal Physician to two ex-PMs of India.

Dr. Devi Shetty

Area of Expertise: Cardiologist
Achievements: Also a successful businessman, he was recognized as "Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2005" by Schwab Foundation for his contribution in building India's biggest private health center.

Dr. N.M. Gupta

Area of Expertise: Gastro - intestinal surgery
Achievements: He holds a world record of performing more than one thousand esophageal surgeries of both benign and malignant forms.

Dr. Subhash Agarwal

Area of Expertise: Child specialist
Achievements: The Vice President of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, he is associated with several child care activities and seminars organized for the needy children.

Dr. T. S. Mahant

Area of Expertise: Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Achievements: With more than 20, 000 surgeries to his credit, he has successfully operated all kinds of patients ranging from newborns to 80 year olds.

Dr. V. Subash Chandra

Area of Expertise: Cardiology
Qualification: One of the most esteemed cardiologists in the medical sorority of India. He carried out sophisticated surgical methods in cardiology and has executed many coronary and non-coronary intrusions.

Dr. Vikram P. Singh,

Area of Expertise: Surgical Oncology
Achievements: A postgraduate from King Georges Medical College, Lucknow, he was trained in the The Royal Marsden Hospital, London and The Tata Memorial Hospitals, Mumbai. He was felicitated at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney with International Union Against Cancer (UICC) fellowship.

Dr. Vijay Kher

Area of Expertise: Nephrology
Achievements: With a DM in Nephrology from PGIMER, Chandigarh, he has been felicitated with many prestigious awards. He gained the honor of being DNB & DM Examiner and has conveyed 100 lectures at National and International scientific forums.

Dr. Vivek Batra

Area of Expertise: Child specialist
Achievements: A famous child specialist in New Delhi, he is involved in child care activities for decades.