Our Core Management Team
Dr. Hafeez Rahman Padiyath Founder Chairman, Sunrise Group of Hospitals
He is world-renowned as one of the pioneers in Minimally Invasive Surgery or Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures. Over the years, he has developed and standardized many unique techniques of his own, which are now diligently followed worldwide.
He did the first laparoscopic hysterectomy in 1992, only three years after the first laparoscopic hysterectomy in the world was documented in 1989. Over the past 25 years, he has done more than 60,000 laparoscopic surgeries including over 25,000 laparoscopic hysterectomies. He is a visiting laparoscopic surgeon at various institutes in India and abroad (Malaysia, Sri Lanka, UAE, Bangladesh & Pakistan). He introduced laparoscopy in many states in India.
Ms. Parveen Hafeez Chairperson & Managing Director, Sunrise Group of Hospitals
Ms. Parveen Hafeez, the Chairperson & Managing Director, Sunrise Group of Hospitals, is a natural leader who has distinguished herself, with an uncompromising focus on maintaining the highest standards of service and attention to detail. She began her business career with the Medlace Group of Companies, which included Medlace, Medlace Disposables and Concern India.
In a journey that started 19 years ago, with Medlace, her first company, Ms. Parveen Hafeez currently heads the finance department & administration, a key role within the well-diversified organization of Sunrise, comprising of a multi-speciality hospital chain and medical supplies companies.
Dr. K R Prathap Kumar Medical Director, Sunrise Hospital, Kochi
Dr. PRATHAP KUMAR (MB, FRCS(Tr & Orth), FRCS(Glas), D'Orth) Sixteen years of experience in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery from United Kingdom. Had initial Orthopaedic training in India followed by general Trauma and Orthopaedics training and speciality training in Shoulder and Upper limb surgery in UK. Was a consultant in Shoulder and Upper limb Surgery at Darlington Memorial Hospital which is a Tertiary Upperlimb referral centre of Durham University Hospital, Co.Durham, UK. Highly experienced in Key hole surgery and Joint replacement of Shoulder, Elbow and Hand joints. Has developed special interest in joint instabilities. Has extensive teaching experience and hold ATLS (Advanced Trauma and Life Support) provider status.
Mr. A Mohammed Riaz General Manager - Corporate Affairs
More than 16 years of managerial experience in healthcare administration including project coordination, HR, Media, Govt liaisoning and corporate affairs of Sunrise Group of Hospitals. Started his career in public relations department in Madras Refineries Ltd.