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Medical Tourism

TCI lead travel expert

Dr . R. KUMAR

Medical tourism and Dr. R. Kumar are two names that may be called synonymous with each other, a Consultant Eye specialist by profession and a Health Columnist for The Tribune, North India’s leading news paper, Executive President for Chandigarh Gomco, ex-President Chandigarh ophthalmic society and former member of Local advisory committee, tourism advisory forum-Chandigarh administration are some of the highly reputable positions and achievements that Dr. Kumar has held over the years which makes him a professional of tremendous experience and of course needless to mention the various books he has written over the years in the field of MEDICAL TOURISM a list of which can be seen at the bottom of this page.

Dr. Kumar was born on 26th January 1946 and completed his MBBS from Medical college Patiala in 1968 and then his MS Ophthalmology from PGI Chandigarh in 1971 before he began ethical private practice in 1973. He is happily married to Dr. Mrs. Meenal Kumar, MBBS, DGO, MD and ex gynecologist from Govt. Hospital, Chandigarh, also the city beautiful where they live today.

Dr. Kumar’s vision has always been to promote healthcare and health tourism in India, Author of over 100 books on various topics viz. Public health Management, hospitals and healthcare, women health and child survival, Youth health and development, NGOs, Disaster, AIDS, 12 volume work on hospital management, Human development and health, Contemporary trends in Global Healthcare; focus on Primary care, Health columnist Tribune and has also represented Chandigarh at the International, national / regional conferences on tourism as medical tourism expert besides organizing several seminars and conferences to update knowledge among doctors speaks volumes about his ability and status in this field.

He has also been involved in various Charity/mission over the years some of which include free eye -operations and health awareness camps, work as an activist against female feticide, active participation in movements against violence with women, healthcare of the poor and workers in unorganized sector.

We are proud to have Dr. Kumar wishing us well in our profession which we take with equal sincerity and as TCI’s vision is to work in this field within very ethical boundaries, the dream of seeing INDIA AS THE BEST MEDICAL TOURISM DESTINATION in the world is not far from realization.

One of his recent so well received initiatives to promote ethical and affordable healthcare in India is SPEAK. Get to know SPEAK.

List of some of the recent books written and published in the name of Dr. R.Kumar

2014-15

Healthcare Industry in India M/S Regal Publication Rajouri Garden New Delhi

2013-14

Healthcare system and management in USA and western countries; medical cities and health tourism M/S Regal Publication Rajouri Garden New Delhi

2012-13

Health administration and medical cities in middle east countries; health tourism and cultural issues M/S Regal Publication Rajouri Garden New Delhi

2011-12

Health care and medical tourism in India and Asian countries
M/S Regal Publication Rajouri Garden New Delhi

Year 2010-11

1.Health and Human Development
2. Global Health care systems and management Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

Year 2010

Encyclopedia of hospital Management, 12 volumes ( co-author Prof S.L.Goel) Deep and Deep Publications pvt ltd New Delhi

Years 2006-2009

A set of twelve books/ volumes, following a life cycle approach, on ‘Encyclopedia of women’s health, and Empowerment’ Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

Year 2008

Challenges of healthcare in India: Deep and Deep Publications Pvt Ltd

Year2007

Medical Tourism in India,: Deep and Deep Publications Pvt Ltd

Year 2005

1.Sex and AIDS education in schools, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

2. Aapki Ladli, Hindi, publishers: Aggarwal prakashan, vikas vihar, Ambala city.

Year 2004

Administration and Management of NGOs, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

Year –2003

Books

    1 A Guide to prevention of sterility and management of pregnancy: Preface Dr. Umesh N. Jindal, chief consultant Gynae and fertility Research center, Chandigarh, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    2 A guide to prevention and management of pains: Preface Dr. S.K. Parbhakar, Professor and Head, Dept. of Neurology PGI, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    3 Guide to prevention of life style diseases, Foreword Dr. S.K.Sharma, Director PGI, Chandigarh, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    4 Cancer-free journey in the menopausal zone: Preface Dr. B.D.Gupta, Prof.& Head, Dept. of Radiotherapy, PGI (ex), Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    5 Guide to wellness and well being, preface: Dr. N.K.Gangauli, Director General, ICMR, and New Delhi, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    6 Guide to Total fitness of body and mind, preface Dr. Subhash Verma, Head dept. of Internal Medicine, P.G.I. Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    7 Healthy life style and prevention of heart diseases: Foreword by director health services chandigarh, and preface by Dr. Anil Grover Head,Dept. of cardiology, PGI, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    8 Nursing services Administration Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    Year-2002

    Books

    1 A guide to better women’s health after menopause: Foreword Miss Neeru Nanda IAS, Advisor to the Administrator, Chandigarh, Preface: Director Health Services Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    2 A guide to Allergies and their Cure: Preface Dr. S.K. Jindal, Head, Dept. of Pulmonary medicine, PGI, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    3 A guide to Healthy Living, Role of food and physical activity: Preface Dr. R.J. Dash, Professor and Head dept. of Endocrinology, and chairman medical specialties, PGI, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    4 A guide to Health and well being of 50+: Preface Dr. Raj Bahadur, Professor and Head, Orthopedics dept. and Medical Supdt. Medical college and hospital, Chandigarh, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    5 A guide to healthy Eyes: Preface Dr. Jagat Ram, Professor, department of ophthalmology, PGI, Chandigarh, Publishers: M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    Year 2001

    Books

    1. Disaster Management: Foreword, Mr. Shripad Y. Naik, Union minister of Agriculture, New Delhi M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    2. Management of Hospitals: Core services: Foreword to all the 4 books on Hospital Management by Dr. C.P. Thakur, Union minister of Health and family Welfare, New Delhi, M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    3.Management of hospitals: Supportive services M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    4.Management of hospitals: Preventive and promotive services, M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    5.Management of hospitals: Managerial Services, M/S Deep and Deep Publications pvt. Ltd, F- 159, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi

    Year 1992-93

    Books

    Social and preventive Health Administration: published by Ashish Publications, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi, A collation of articles written by Dr. R.Kumar in weekly health column in the Indian Express for 5 years.

    Books published for the first time between 1987-92, subsequent editions published 1993 onwards:

    1 Youth Health, planning and development: Released by the then President of India, Gaini Zail Singh, Rastarpati Bhawan, New Delhi

    2 Women’s Health, planning and development, volume I &II

    3 Child development in India, volt I&II

    4 Hospitals Administration and Management Volt I, II & III

    5 Environment and Health

    6 Aahar ka Parichaye, Published by Haryana Sahitya Academy