Dr Azad Moopen is a Physician-turned entrepreneur / philanthropist, who passed hi MBBS with a gold medal and MD from the Government Medical College, Calicut. In the last 2 decades, Dr Moopen has built the largest network of healthcare facilities with over 290 establishments consisting of hospitals, clinics & pharmacies in the GCC and India. ASTER, MEDCARE, ACCESS, Aster MIMS, DM-WMS. Aster DM Healthcare employs around 17000 people across GCC and India, touching the lives of 30 million patients a year. The Aster MIMS Hospitals in North Kerala, DM WIMS Medical College in Wayanad, and Aster Medcity at Kochi are a few of the major institutions he has established in India.