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Role Players 2023

Dr. Mukesh Parmar


Dr. Mukesh Parmar is a healthcare business leader with his educational background as a surgeon and an MBA in Marketing and Finance. He is currently the CEO of one of the world's largest online communities of doctors - called Docplexus. With over 17 years of experience across Indian and international markets in MNCs like Johnson & Johnson, Smith & Nephew, Danaher and Cochlear, Dr. Parmar has been recognised as one of the top 25 HealthTech CEOs of Asia in 2020 (by the US based "The Healthcare Technology Report") and was recently listed in the much coveted BusinessWorld Healthcare 40 under 40 Elite Power list for 2021-22. With multiple papers to his credit, Dr. Parmar is a visiting faculty for Strategy and Marketing courses for many national B-schools.

In his current position since January 2020 leading the nearly 10-year old Docplexus, Dr. Parmar is driving an unprecedented technological and AI-backed revamp of this Doctor Networking Platform fuelling its growth as the thought leader driving evidence-based decision making amongst 3,80,000 doctors on a daily basis, along with over 40 medical associations as well as delighting over 100 industry partners with its insightful analytics and support towards immersive content marketing for clinicians. Docplexus has been recognised by the Economic Times as one of the Best Healthcare Brands in 2021 and by AsiaOne as one of the Greatest Brands in Asia in 2022.

Beyond work, Dr. Parmar is an active volunteer with the Teach India program (which is an initiative to teach spoken English to underprivileged youth for better employability by the British Council and The Times of India) and also spends alternate weekends in a charitable hospital doing pro-bono clinical work through OPD and free surgeries for patients hailing from the lower socio economic strata.