Dubai, UAE | 24 October 2019: Founder Chairman & Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, Dr. Azad Moopen, has been awarded with a Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP), UK. The prestigious accolade is presented to a select number of physicians across the world who have displayed a significant contribution to the medical and healthcare profession. For Dr. Moopen, the accolade is in recognition of his valuable contribution and efforts to shape the healthcare service industry in GCC & India and over three decades of commitment towards making quality healthcare affordable and accessible for people across geographies.
Founded in 1518 by a Royal Charter from King Henry VIII, the Royal College of Physicians of London is the oldest medical establishment in England. It continues to play a pivotal role in raising standards and shaping public health today. The RCP is an independent, patient centered and clinically led organization, that drives improvement in the diagnosis of disease, the care of individual patients and the health of the world's population.
Dr. Moopen was elected as a Fellow by the RCP following a stringent review of his achievements, as well as endorsement from local and international colleagues, establishing him as an exceptional healthcare leader.
Dr. Moopen who did his MBBS & MD from the Calicut Medical College with a gold medal in Medicine further studied at Delhi University for Diploma in Chest Diseases. He then taught for 5 years as a lecturer in Internal Medicine at Calicut Medical College. Apart from spearheading the establishment of Aster DM Healthcare which is spread over 9 countries with over 3000 doctors, Dr. Moopen has also established a Medical College in India with an intake of 150 MBBS students a year.