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The need for a modern cancer hospital was the dream of Sri NT Rama Rao, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who lost his wife to the disease. It is in her memory that he established Smt.Nandamuri Basavataraka Rama Rao Memorial Cancer Foundation (NBTRCF)
Nandamuri Basavataraka Ramarao Memorial Cancer Foundation (NBTRCF), India along with several philanthropists, scientists & physicians under the aegis of Indo American Cancer Organization (IACO), USA established the Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute at Hyderabad with some of the best Cancer Specialists in India. It was inaugurated on 22nd June 2000 by then Prime Minister of India, Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Professionally run by a Board consisting of representatives from both trusts, the Institute works on inputs of people from different walks of life. Best Cancer Specialist in India committed to the cause of fighting Cancer by proper diagnosis and treatment and thanks to each of them in its journey it is rated as one of the Best Cancer Hospitals in India
BIACH&RI was started with the objective of providing world-class cancer treatment at an affordable cost to patients and has grown many-fold in size with over 500 beds now. It bestows care and treatment on par with the quality of treatment available to everyone at an affordable price to prove that quality treatment and facilities are as much the right of the less privileged as it is the right of those who can afford to go abroad for reliable and modern treatment. The hospital’s objective is to serve the need of the community and is run on a not-for-profit basis.
Another unique feature of Basavatarakam has been establishing a Center for Alternative Medicine including Naturopathy and Ayurveda treatments with a health club having a well-equipped gym and aerobics adjoining the hospital premises.
The institute gives the highest priority to quality treatment and patient safety and is recognized by
- National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Health Care – NABH
- National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories – NABL
- The standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems – TUV (OHSAS)
Provide quality cancer treatment at affordable cost
To develop BIACH & RI as a premier Institution for the Cancer Research and Treatment in the Country.
We have very rigid Quality policy,which is Scientific in nature with methodologies and standardized operating procedures(SOP) as given here under.
BIACH & RI is committed to providing quality treatment and patient satisfaction through:
- Continuous improvement of its Service
- Quality and Safety Management System throughout the Organization
- Increase the quality of life by offering the best diagnosis and treatment services for patients
- Quality treatment and care to all sections of the community on evidence-based medicine
- Developing a qualified workforce by increasing the knowledge and abilities of employees and ensure that they deliver patient-friendly services to all sections of the community
Patient satisfaction and community needs:
- Quality outcomes
- Comprehensive care
- Culturally sensitive
Adopt Innovations in
- Research and Development
- Collaborative teamwork
- Empowered and satisfied staff
Board Of Trustees
Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna - Managing Trustee and Chairman
Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna, popularly known as Balayya and NBK, is a renowned cine artist in South Indian cinema. As the son of the late Sri Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, the legendary former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Balakrishna carries forward a legacy that has captivated countless fans and admirers.
From an early age, Balakrishna embraced his passion for acting, showcasing his talent in numerous films throughout his illustrious career. However, his involvement extends beyond the silver screen, as he actively participates in various philanthropic and social organizations.
Assuming the role of Chairman of the Trust Board, Balakrishna is committed to realizing his parents’ vision of establishing a world-class cancer facility that offers affordable care to all cancer patients. His dedication to this noble cause drives his unwavering pursuit of excellence.
Furthermore, Balakrishna has successfully transitioned into the realm of politics, having been elected to the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh in both 2014 and 2019. His desire to serve the people and make a positive impact in society is evident through his continuous engagement in public service.
With his multifaceted achievements and unwavering commitment, Sri Nandamuri Balakrishna embodies the spirit of compassion, artistry, and leadership. As Chairman, he spearheads our mission to provide exceptional cancer care, ensuring that the vision of a world-class cancer facility becomes a reality for all those in need.
Dr. Dattatreyudu Nori - Member, Trust Board
Dr. Nori is a non-resident Indian and internationally renowned Oncologist. He is presently the Chairman, Dept of Radiation Oncology. The New York Presbyterian Hospital, the Joan and Sanford Well Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University, The New York Hospital Medical Centre of Queens Westchester Square Medical Centre. The Institute received immense benefit from his expertise in cancer management. Patients look forward to his yearly visits to this Institute to benefit from his experience and expertise.
He is recently awarded Padmashri, the highest civilian award from the government of India for his remarkable services in the field of Oncology.
Sri J.S.R Prasad - Treasurer, Trust Board
Sri J. Siva Rama Prasad a Chartered Accountant by profession with 20 years of experience has been the Director of Kakatiya Cement & Sugar Industries Limited and is a Director in several business enterprises. With his vast administrative and financial experiences, he is guiding the Institute in financial planning and administrative matters.
Sri Nama Nageswara Rao - Member, Trust Board
Nageswara Rao was born in Balapala Village in Warangal Dist. NAMA; entered politics with a view to introducing ethical values and practices which he already inculcated in his business enterprises. Having succeeded as an entrepreneur and businessman. He is a member of the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament). As a trustee, he is guiding the Institute to provide better & affordable medical care to cancer patients.
Dr. Gaddam Dasaratha Rami Reddy - Member, Trust Board
Dr. Gaddam Dasaratha Rama Reddy, a pediatrician Cardiologist is a physician who has chosen to specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and defects of the heart and circulatory system. With his vast experience, he is guiding the hospital to acquire the latest medical knowledge/facilities.
Sri. M. Sribharat - Member, Trust Board
Sribharat holds an undergraduate degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette in B.S.in Industrial Engineering Class of 2010. He also completed a joint degree MBA/MA Education Class of 2016 at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA USA.
After returning to India from Stanford in 2016 he established a 3.5MW solar power plant and led the company’s foray into Solar Power generation. He is also diversifying into Hydro energy and Chemical Waste treatment. He is deeply passionate about utilizing his knowledge and skills to develop renewable energy, sustainable growth and waste management solutions.
Bharat currently serves as Board Member of TiE Amaravati and Board member and Learning Chair of EO Andhra Pradesh. He is an active member of Hyderabad Angels and Andhra Angels. He is an investor in and advisor of a select group of promising startups.
With his vast experience, he will be guiding the hospital in new technology endeavors.
Dr. Raghava Rao. Polavarapu Member, Trust Board
Smt Nara Brahmani- Member, Trust Board
Mrs Nara Brahmani is the Executive Director of Heritage Foods Ltd, one of the largest and fastest-growing dairy companies in India. At Heritage Foods, Brahmani is focused on strategic resource allocation, digital transformation, business development and marketing initiatives. She strongly believes that milk plays a vital role in bringing nutrition to the nation. Prior to joining Heritage Foods, Brahmani worked at Vertex Venture Management, a Venture Capital subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, as the youngest member of the investment team. She focused on growth equity investments. She also pursued a marketing internship program at Danone, Paris and Danone Baby Nutrition, Schipol while pursuing her MBA.
Mrs Nara Brahmani holds an MBA degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Santa Clara University. While at Stanford, Mrs Nara Brahmani was on the leadership teams of the Marketing and FARM clubs. She graduated Summa cum Laude from SCU in 2009, was on the Dean’s List, was a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and received the Academic Achievement Award for securing the highest GPA. She also completed an Executive Education program in Digital Marketing Strategies from Kellogg.
Mrs Nara Brahmani was a speaker/panellist at FICCI FLO Hyderabad; National Women’s Congress 2016; Food Fortification & Malnutrition in India discussion conducted by Economic Times, Dupont and A.T.Kearney India in 2016; Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2016 (Singapore) – Zero Hunger Challenge; Powering Economic Growth Through Cost and Management Accounting conference in Feb 2015 etc. She is also a member of the YPO Hyderabad chapter.
With her vast experience, she will be guiding the hospital in new technology endeavours.
Dr.R.V. Prabhakara Rao - CEO
Dr. R.V. Prabhakara Rao, MBBS., D.A., PGDHHM, PGDMLS, has vast experience in the health care sector spanning over 32 years in the super-specialty and multi-specialty hospitals and overall management.
He worked in Iran for ten years as a Consultant Anaesthetist. He worked in Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad and Raichur, He worked as a Medical Director in Manipal Group Hospitals in Vijayawada & Vizag, Global Hospital, Chennai and Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust Hospital, Shirdi. He gave around 10,000 General Anesthesias and 10,000 Cardiac Anesthesias.
As a senior administrator he demonstrated continuous growth, achievements, and impressive leadership in the management of complex activities within the healthcare industry – ascertain and analyze needs, forecast goals, streamline operations, achieving high standards of quality and envision new program concepts related to health. He is adept in conceptualizing as well as overseeing the successful execution of Healthcare and Hospital Projects. His managerial strengths are effective network, collaboration, negotiation and maintaining positive partnerships with physicians, staff, and outside vendors and organizations. He is proficient in the management of a diverse range of departments, professionals, and programs through a complete understanding of the healthcare arena and integrated networks.
He is a Permanent Member of the Indian Association of Anaesthetists., the Indian Association of Cardiac Anaesthetists and a member of the Anaesthetists Medical Society.
Sri Dr.T.S.Rao-Medical Director
- Ghatge Memorial Oration – IMA, Hyderabad – 2004
- NBK Reddy Oration – ASI Nellore
- Dr.Sirish.K.Bhansali Oration – ASICON, 2014, Ahmedabad
- He organized 20 Live Surgical Operative workshops across the country
And has 16 publications in National and International Journals
He was co-investigator in 2 randomized multi-center international trials. He is presently Secretary of Indian Association of Surgeons, President of Ostomy Association of India, Scientific Advisor-Guidelines on Cancer Nutrition and Member, ICMR Task Force on Cervical Cancer. He is a keen sportsman and was a national level player of Hockey and state level player in Cricket. He captained Kakatiya University and south zone combined universities Hockey teams during his college days.
He has been instrumental in starting M.Ch and DNB courses in Surgical Oncology at MNJ Institute of Oncology and BIACH & RI respectively.
Sri Dr.Phani Koteswararao - Medical Superintendent
Dr. Phani Koteswararao has vast experience in the health care sector. He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics (DGO) and Post Graduate Diploma in Laryngology and Otology (DLO) from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada.
M.B.B.S. from Andhra Medical College Visakhapatnam.
He joined as a Civil Assistant Surgeon in Primary Health Care (PHC) Ravikampadu in 1982 and worked for 3 Years.
As a Civil Assistant Surgeon, he worked at District Hospital, Eluru from 1986 for 12 years, then he was Promoted as a civil surgeon specialist in 2001 and worked as Medical Superintendent for 100 bedded Area Hospitals Ramachandrapuram and Tanuku – 5 years 6 months.
In 2006 he was promoted as District Coordinator for Hospital Services and worked as DCHS for 4 yrs in Rajahmundry E.G.DT. after that In 2009, he was promoted and posted as a Joint Commissioner at Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP). He retired as an APVVP commissioner on 30-06-2012.
After retiring from APVVP, he worked as a Chief Medical Auditor at Aarogysri (AP), Executive Officer (Admin and Planning & Co-ordination), Aarogyasri Health Care Trust, Dr.NTR Vaidyaseva Trust from Nov.2012 to Jan. 2016.
Medical Superintendent Orange Hospital from Feb 2016 to Feb 2017.
Medical Administrator Kamineni Institute of medical sciences, L.B.NAGAR Aug 2017 to Sep 2018.
Now he is working as Medical Superintendent at Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital & Research Institute, Hyderabad.
As District Coordinator for Health Services (DCHS awarded as the best DCHS under Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP)
As Superintendent, Area Hospital Tanuku stood first in overall best performance hospitals under Andhra Pradesh Vaidya Vidhana Parishad (APVVP).
Scientific Advisory Board
Scientific Advisory Board:
Chief Scientific Advisor
MD, FACR, FASTRO
Director, Cancer Center
Professor & Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
New York Hospital Queens
Professor & Executive Vice-Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center (USA)
Dr. Chandrakanth Are,
MD, MBA, FRCS, FACS
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education – Designate Institutional Official (DIO), University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA.
Designated Institutional official- Clarkson Family Medicine Program-Nebraska Medicine.
Jerald L & Carolynn J Varner Professor in Surgical Oncology & Global Health.
Tenure position- 2016- present
International Scientific Advisors
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (USA)
Jatin Shah, M.D.
Manjit Bains, M.D.
Promod Sogani, M.D.
William Hoskins, M.D.
Ashok Shaha, M.D.
Beryl McCormick, M.D.
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center (USA)
Mark Pasmantier, M.D.
Morton Coleman, M.D.
Thomas Caputo, M.D.
Jeffrey Milsom, M.D.
Himanshu Nagar, M.D.
Parul Shukla, M.D.
Manish A. Shah, M.D.
Harvard Medical School (USA)
Jay Loeffler, M.D.
Washington University Medical School (USA)
Carlos Perez, M.D.
Christie Hospital (UK)
G. Hanumantha Rao, M.D.
University College London (UK)
Jayant Vaidya, M.D.
Flushing Hospital Medical Center (USA)
Mandava Nageswar Rao, M.D.