Dr. J.S. Rajkumar, a co-founder of ALERT is the Chairman of the Lifeline group of hospitals. He is a practitioner of medicine of eminence and has a lot of titles to his credit. He was the recipient of the Vaidya Ratna award from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the president of India in the year 2004. Being one of the pioneer laparoscopic surgeons of India, he has performed more than 8000 laparoscopic surgeries and he has the highest number laparoscopic bariatric surgeries in south India to his credit.
He was also a key member of India’s first liver transplant. He has a large number of national and international publications to his credit apart from co-authoring a recommended book called “Scientific Basis of Surgery Practice”. A born visionary with a social bent of mind makes him unique. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Dr. K.S. Sanjivi Award to young Doctor’s with Social Commitment (for outstanding Health and Medicare Services to Poor and Needy).