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Bhupathiraju Somaraju

Nationality  Indian
Occupation  Cardiologist, Teacher
Name  Bhupathiraju Somaraju

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Born  25 September 1948 (age 67) (1948-09-25) Akividu, Andhra Pradesh
Known for  Founder of CARE hospitals
Awards  Padma Shri India’s Most Admired Surgeon 2014
Alma mater  Guntur Institute of Medical Sciences

Bhupathiraju Somaraju (Telugu: భూపతిరాజు సోమరాజు; born 25 September 1948) is an Indian surgical cardiologist and the chairman of Care Hospitals, Hyderabad. Author of many medical articles in peer reviewed journals and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, he was honoured by the Government of India, in 2001, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.

In 1998, Somaraju with A. P. J. Abdul Kalam developed a low cost coronary stent, named the "Kalam-Raju Stent". In 2012, the duo designed a rugged tablet computer for health care in rural areas, which was named the "Kalam-Raju Tablet".


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