Our Team

Mrs. E. Lakshmi Praveen, B.COM., M.B.A, LLB.
Chief Executive Officer

A commerce and law school graduate, Mrs Lakshmi Praveen has many years of experience in running various organisations. She perfected her skills in the field as an influential member of her late father, Mr Eswaran’s business – S.K.L.S Finance & Transport. As the co-founder of Eswar Medical Foundation and spouse of our Medical Director, Dr T Praveen Kumar, she continually strives towards upgradation and elevation of the hospital’s standards. Mrs Praveen is a generous and compassionate person, who envisions EMF as a big family. As a bonafide leader, she endeavours to provide quality and advanced patient care to affluent and underprivileged communities alike.

Prof. Dr T Praveen Kumar, M.B.B.S., M.S., M.C.H Urology D.N.B Uro FIAGES
Medical Director

The Medical Director of EMF, Prof. Dr T Praveen Kumar, is a senior consultant Urologist and a Minimal Access Surgery (MAS) specialist. Immensely experienced in the various facets of Urology, he is an expert in Laser Kidney Stone treatments, minimally invasive therapy – Flexible Ureteroscopy, Prostate Laser Surgery, Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery & Renal transplantation. A former merit student of Stanley Medical College, Chennai, he completed his surgical and super speciality training at the acclaimed, Manipal University, Karnataka. With more than 10,000 20000 successful surgeries under his belt, out of which 1000 were performed this year, Prof. Dr Kumar is a celebrated and esteemed member and co-founder of Eswar Medical Foundation.

He was also mentored by the renowned Prof. C. Chinnaswami and Prof. K Sasidharan during his formative years in Urology. He is a teaching professor and Head of Department of Urology in Sree Balaji Medical College. He is a diplomat at the National Board Genito Urinary Surgery and an active member of FIAGES (Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons) and the Urological Society of India. With unmatched expertise in the field, he has performed a multitude of critical and complicated Urological surgeries including,

  • Pediatric PCNL
  • Retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS) for failed PCNL
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Tumor removal
  • Single Kidney staghorn stone removal
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in Prime Prune Belly Syndrome

Dr. Suresh Babu, M.B.B.S., D.N.B Surgery, FIAGES, M.A.S

An expert in General Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery, our Director, is also an alumnus of Stanley Medical College and a Diplomat at National Board in general surgery. Dr Suresh Babu has successfully done more than 3000 surgeries and is proficient in Upper GI scopy, Colonoscopy and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography), among others. He also ingrains his knowledge and expertise as an Associate Professor in Balaji Medical College in general surgery and a fellow of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons and Minimal Access Surgeons of India. Trained in vascular surgery, he has performed various vascular procedures with great success. He is also an active teaching professor with an intense interest in the field of Laser LAP Surgery

Mr. Sukumar S Oommen, Retired (I.A.S.)
Chief Mentor

A retired IAS officer, Mr Oommen had joined the service in 1973, after graduating from Law of Madras University and securing a gold medal in the Master’s Degree in Political Science. A man with many echelons, he served the State Government of Manipur and Tripura as a Collector, Director of Industries, Commissioner(Taxes) and Principal Secretary to the Government in the Department of Revenue, Agriculture, Health, Planning and Transport. He also bagged the privilege of serving the Government of Kerala in various capacities, including the designation Chairman of Kerala State Electricity Board. Besides these accomplishments, he has also served the Government of India as Deputy Chairman, Port Trust, Controller, Vikram Sarabhai Space Center and Chairman and Managing, Madras Fertilizer Limited, a public sector unit under the Government of India with Iranian participation. He is now practising law as an Advocate in Kerala High Court with specialization in Constitutional Law, Labor Law, Taxation, Intellectual Property, Mercantile Law and Arbitration. He is a legal advisor to leading business houses across various industry verticals, educational institutions and industry bodies.

Vijayanand, B.E., MBA (HR), ITIL (Foundation)
HR and IT Manager

As an integral part of the EMF family, Anand has been managing both the HR and IT department with incredible ease. The ever-versatile, Mr Anand not only boasts of having vast experience in the HR domain but is also a hardcore techie. Apart from being an HR manager and handling the activities it entails, he also plays the part of the IT manager and efficiently resolves any issue that may spring up in the hospital’s network.