The MedAchievers Healthcare Icon is an extremely prestigious and much-coveted award that is conferred upon leaders and change-makers in the field of healthcare, for their significant contribution towards providing innovation and excellence as well as dedicated service to society and patient centricity.

Instituted in 2014, it boasts of awardees such as Shri Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution to the Polio Eradication Campaign and Dr. Vijay Agarwal, President CAHO for his role in drafting the Polio Vaccination Program. Joining this legion of luminaries in 2018 is Dr. Rahul Bhargava, who received this award for his significant contribution in the field of Hematology through the management of blood-borne disorders and Stem Cell Transplant.

Hosted at The Taj Palace, New Delhi. Dr. Bhargava received the award from Michael Kasprowicz(former Australian cricket player and Director, Australian Cricket Board as well as the Australia – India Council.)

Other awardees included Dr. Dharminder Nagar, Founder, and MD, Paras Healthcare, Mr. Gaurav Malhotra, MD Medicover, Dr. DS Rana, Chairman, Sir Ganga Ram Hospitals, Dr. SN Jha, Chief of Ophthalmology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, and Mr. Piyush Jain, Founder Impact Guru. The ceremony was conducted in the presence of Dr. Harshvardhan