Our Management
Vivus Group, founded by Dr. S. S. Ramesh with a vision to promote excellent health care services at affordable cost has grown in leaps and bounds under the guidance of expert management. Dr. Ramesh as Chairman and Managing Director of the group is assisted with a team of Medical, Operations, Nursing & Finance Directors who are authorities in their chosen professions, united to work for extending best medical aid to the patients.
About Dr. S. S. Ramesh, CMD
Dr. S. S. Ramesh, born in the Coorg District of Karnataka, India, was educated in Davangere, Karnataka. He did his graduate and postgraduate studies at the JJM Medical College, Davangere and did D.M. Cardiology at KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Dr. Ramesh is trained extensively at various leading institutions of the U.S. - The University of Alabama, Cleveland Clinic, Milwaukee and Washington DC.
Dr. Ramesh's institution building started with the establishment of the Department of cardiology at the St. John's Medical College Hospital in 1980, He was instrumental in creating cardiology departments at S.P.D.H. Sindhi Hospital, Yellamma Dasappa Hospital and finally Apollo Mallya Hospital 1997.
At present, he is the Chairman and Managing Director of Vivus which he established in 1999.
His primary interest being coronary angioplasty and other interventions in Cardiology, Dr. Ramesh has pioneered interventional cardiology in Karnataka. He was the first interventional cardiologist to do Coronary Angiogram, Coronary Angioplasty and various interventional procedures in Karnataka.
Dr. Ramesh is actively involved in various professional organizational activities. He is the Indian representative of the Asia Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology and the Convener for Karnataka State Medical & Dental Alumni Association of America. With nearly 100 scientific papers to his credit, Dr. Ramesh has been recognized by 'Marquis - Who is Who in Medicine & Healthcare in the World'.
The underlying principle of Dr. Ramesh's work has been a steady commitment to render quality care to patients at an affordable cost.