Dr. Adil Agarwal is currently the CEO and a member of the board of Directors of Dr. Agarwal’s Healthcare Limited (DAHCL). Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare Ltd is a healthcare company based out of Chennai that owns and operates a chain of 65 hospitals including 50 hospitals in India, 14 hospitals in Africa and 1 hospital in Cambodia.
Dr. Adil is an Eye Surgeon and has specialized in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery. He has performed more than 5000 cataract surgeries and over 500 retinal surgeries. After completing his M.S. in Ophthalmology (Gold medalist) and a stint in Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida, he worked as a consultant in Dr Agarwal’s Retina Foundation for 3 years. Adil decided to take on a management role in 2012 and to further augment his skill set; he decided to go to business school. He graduated from Stanford Graduate School of Business with an MBA in 2014 and joined DAHCL after that.
Since joining the group in 2014, Adil has led the strategic initiatives for the group with a focus on Mergers & Acquisition’s, JV’s, Brand & Marketing and new businesses. He is leading the expansion of the group with the goal of establishing a pan-national and global footprint for the chain. He has been actively involved in fund raising activities for the group and leads investor relations.
He is very passionate about meeting new entrepreneurs, working along with them to scale up their businesses and most importantly, learning along the way. Having been on the sell side and successfully having executed private equity transactions for his organization, he feels he can add a lot of value on the buy side and be a supportive investor.
Adil and wife, Urmilla, live in Chennai with their daughter. He is very passionate about fitness and also, enjoys travelling, skiing and playing poker in his spare time.