Dr. Pramod G.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Pramod has been a member of the Fernandez medical team since 1994 and took over as Head of the Neonatal department in 2001. In 2009, he became a full time working director of Fernandez Hospital.
As Head of Neonatology, Dr. Pramod was responsible for introducing several innovations and best practices that set Fernandez apart in the provision of respectful care for women and the newborn, besides best clinical practices, and providing training for doctors and nurses. These include introducing the first Kangaroo Mother Care ward at Fernandez in 2004, after a detailed study in South Africa, as well as the first Human Milk Bank in the private sector in 2007. He took charge as CEO of the Fernandez Foundation in 2019. As CEO of Fernandez Foundation he has played a seminal role in the establishment of the Fernandez Child Development Centre, which cares for children with special needs and FERNZ, the Mommy and Baby retail store. Dr. Pramod completed his MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Bellary and his MD in paediatrics from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.