Adversities could never stop great personalities from fulfilling their dreams. A seemingly ordinary boy hailing from a remote village in Punjab never let adversities come in his way of achieving his dreams. He studied under the street lights never complaining about the lack of resources and today he heads the renowned Metro Group of Hospitals. Dr. Purshotam Lal is a visionary who with his sheer will power and ardent desire to serve the masses has achieved the unimaginable feats in the field of heart care. He is internationally acclaimed for his monumental feats in the medical field and has been duly recognized and honoured with prestigious awards including Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Dr. B.C. Roy National Award and many others.
Dr. Lal is a fellow of American College of Cardiology, American College of Medicine, Royal College of Physician (Canada), British Cardiovascular Interventional Society, German Society of Cardiovascular Research, Fellow of Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, USA, etc. He has also trained at many other leading institutions across the world. Motivated by the desire to serve the people of his country, he left a flourishing medical career in the USA and he moved back to India to serve his country. He pioneered several innovative procedures in the field of Interventional Cardiology for the first time in the country such as Slow Rotational Angioplasty, Atherectomy, Rotablator, Stenting, Heart hole closure, etc. to provide contemporary world-class healthcare at an affordable cost.
Armed with the vision to provide excellent healthcare at an affordable cost he pioneered several low budget medical technologies with the intent to serve masses. He conceptualized and developed techniques of Aortofemoral bypass support (partial artificial heart), Opening of tight heart valves with echo without Cath Lab. He is attributed with performing the first case of Non-surgical heart hole closure (ASD) with monodisc device and the first case of Non-surgical aortic valve replacement with core valve, both being the first time in the world. He is the first investigator of Inoue Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty in the Country and his name has been listed in the ‘Limca Book of World Records’.
A crusader against unethical commercialization of medical services, Dr. Lal has established twelve state-of-the-art Hospitals to provide world-class medical care at an affordable cost. In pursuance of his mission, he has committed himself to serve the poor and needy and performs advanced cardio-vascular procedures at the most affordable cost. His ideology which states that ‘No patient is ever turned back for want of money’ has been implemented ardently across all Metro Hospitals. He has been recognized by the ‘Express Healthcare’ as ‘Creator of Affordable Healthcare’ for selflessly serving an ever-increasing number of poor patients either free or at concessional rates.
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Founded with the vision to provide advanced healthcare at affordable prices, Metro Group of Hospitals has made advanced healthcare facilities accessible to the masses of India. Over the past 2 decades, Metro Group has emerged as a leading advanced medical care provider with an exceptional team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing excellent medical services with empathetic care.
Metro Group of Hospitals is a group of 12 Multi Specialty hospitals across India, out of which 10 are NABH Accredited and 4 are NABL Accredited. Metro Group of Hospitals has an exceptional team of specialists led by Dr. Purshotam Lal. committed to providing incredible healthcare.
Metro hospitals provide multispecialty care for 35 Chief and Allied-specialities that include Anaesthesiology, Cardiology & CTVS, Dentistry, Gastroenterology & Gastro Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurosciences, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology & Oncosurgery, Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement & Spine Surgery, Paediatrics & Neonatology, Physiotherapy Plastic, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine, Rheumatology, Stem Cell Therapy, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Blood Bank, Dermatology, Endocrinology And Diabetes, ENT & Cochlear Implant, Haematology, Holistic Medicine, Homeopathy, Interventional Radiology Laboratory, Laparoscopic & General Surgery, Nephrology & Renal Transplant, Nutrition & Health, Ophthalmology, Metro Eye Centre, Psychiatry, Psychology, Radiology, and Urology.
Metro Group of Hospital is trusted by medical professionals across the country for providing tertiary care to critical patents requiring complex healthcare procedures. Metro Group encourages and invests in research and development under the leadership of Dr. Lal. to make advanced healthcare accessible to masses. Now, patients from beyond the borders seek medical care at Metro Group where they are provided with advanced healthcare under the care of empathetic medical professionals. Metro Group of Hospitals aims to touch a million lives with care and expand their facilities to make advanced healthcare accessible to people all over the country and world. Metro Group of Hospitals is committed to providing advanced healthcare at an affordable cost.
Source: The Week