Azad Moopen’s profile picture

Azad Moopen

Azad Moopen’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $1.03 Billion
Industry: Healthcare
Residence: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Country: India
BirthDay: 15 April 1953
Sigh: Taurus
Children: 3

Azad Moopen was bornon 15 April 1953 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, India. Physician Azad Moopen is preparing to list his Dubai-based hospital chain Aster DM Healthcare, which operates a network of 18 hospitals, 90 clinics and 200 pharmacies in the Middle East and India. Aster treats 10 million patients annually and employs more than 2,000 doctors. Last year, Aster acquired a 25% stake in Hyderabad's Ramesh Hospitals. Moopen gave up his teaching job in his native Kerala and started with a single clinic in Dubai in 1987. His daughter Alisha overseas strategy.


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On 14 July 2015, Aster DM Healthcare, chaired by Moopen, made a donation of US$ 2


According to Forbes, he is ranked 6th in the Top 100 Indian Leaders in UAE list, and according to Arabian Business, 29th in the 50 Richest Indians in the GCC, with the total wealth estimated to approximately $5


The second 150-bed MIMS hospital was set up at Kottakkal in Malappuram district in 2009


MIMS Charitable Trust under his leadership established a rural health centre at the backward Vazhayur Panchayat near Kozhikode in 2008 and adopted 7,000 BPL members for comprehensive free out-patient and in-patient care


This was the first multi-specialty hospital in India to receive National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers accreditation in 2007


He participated in establishing the 600-bed tertiary care Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences (MIMS) hospital at Kozhikode in Kerala in 2001


He was the Gulf Area convener of the Malabar Airport Development Action Committee (MADAC), which spearheaded the efforts for the establishment of Kozhikode International Airport through a public–private partnership initiative in the 1990s


He is the chairman and managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, a healthcare conglomerates in the Middle East and India founded in 1987


In 1982, he started his career at the Calicut Medical College, where he served as a Medical Lecturer for five years before moving to Dubai in 1987


Azad Moopen was born in 1953 in an Indian village Kalpakancheri in Malappuram district of Kerala


His father, Ahmed Unni Moopen, was involved in the freedom struggle during the 1940s

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