Dr. Prem Reddy is double Board-Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. During his 25 years of practice in California, he performed more than 5,000 cardiac procedures, including coronary angiography and angioplasty and permanent pacemaker implantations. Dr. Reddy has been named as one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in health care by Modern Healthcare in 2015 for the fifth time as well as a “Top 100 Physician Leaders to Know.”
In 2001, Dr. Reddy founded Prime Healthcare Services, which owns and operates 31 hospitals. Among the many accolades, Prime Healthcare was recognized as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation in 2013. This was the third time in six years Prime Healthcare has been recognized. In addition, since 2003, 33 Prime Healthcare hospitals have been recognized among the “100 Top Hospitals” in the nation. Dr. Reddy also founded and has been the sole contributor to the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity that owns 7 non-profit hospitals. Combined, Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation have 38 hospitals in 11 states.
In addition, he and his family founded the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that has donated millions toward charities, including college scholarships, public healthcare education and free community clinics. Both foundations combined have assets in excess of $800 million, all donated by Dr. Reddy and his family.
Most recently, Dr. Reddy made a commitment of $40 million to found the California University of Science and Medicine, a new non-profit MD school to be located in San Bernardino, CA. Through Prime Healthcare Services facilities and the myriad of foundation donations, Dr. Reddy, The Prime Healthcare Foundation and the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation strive to meet the healthcare needs of the community.
Driven by Dr. Reddy’s life-long passion for healing and education, the Foundations act as stewards of private funds to be used for public good and fulfill a commitment to give back to the communities serviced by Prime Healthcare Services.