Medical Director, Portea Medical
An acclaimed oncologist, Dr. Udaya Kumar Maiya brings 27 years of varied local and international experience to his role as Medical Director at Portea (www.portea.com). Portea is India’s pioneering home healthcare company and since inception in 2013, the company has ramped up its presence to 16 cities in India with more than 4500+ employees handling ~60,000 visits a month to patients’ homes.
At Portea Medical, Dr. Maiya oversees a team of hundreds of healthcare professionals, supervising hiring, CME (Continuing Medical Education) programs, design of customized care plans for patients and building Portea’s relationships with healthcare service providers including several leading hospitals.
Dr. Maiya has been associated with The Bangalore Hospital as a Director and been a senior consultant with Apollo Hospital, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital and the Chinmaya Institute of Oncology (Bangalore). He has also been a PhD guide in oncology with Rajiv Gandhi University for the past five years.
A dedicated and passionate individual, Dr. Maiya writes regularly on healthcare in leading Indian and international publications, and is an invited speaker for many national educational meetings on oncology.