Management Team

Dr. J. S. Rajkumar

Chairman & Chief Surgeon

 Dr. J.S Rajkumar is a leader with unstinted commitment, an expert and with utmost dedication with a sacrament duty to enrich and preserve valuable human lives. Dr. J.S Rajkumar has a wealth of experience as a healthcare entrepreneur. He graduated from Madras Medical College with 32 gold medals and received four medical specializations from the Royal College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom. He is a visiting professor in many colleges, serves as an International examiner for Royal College of Surgeons and has authored many books in medicine. He was also the President of the Association of Surgeons of India(Tamil Nadu and Pondy chapters). In addition to being a leading laparoscopic surgeon in India, he is also a pioneer in stem cell therapy. He has been providing charity services to hundreds of cancer and HIV patients.

Dr. Chitrakala Rajkumar

Managing Director

A Doctor in General Medicine by profession, Dr. Chitrakala Rajkumar graduated from Madras Medical College and trained in Internal Medicine in the U.K for 5 years. She is a healthcare entrepreneur with nearly 20 years of operational experience in executing several health care projects as the Managing Director of Lifeline Group of Hospitals, a unit of Rigid Hospitals Private limited. She has immense interest in functional and anti-ageing medicine and is planning a new start up vertical known as ‘REWIND’. She also plays a major role in Stem cell research and Therapy. As the Managing trustee of a charitable foundation run by the family, she has not only taken care of the medical and educational needs of HIV and cancer afflicted people, but also provided educational support to many orphans and the needed.

Dr. Baskaran Mayakesavan

C. E. O.

A senior healthcare professional, Dr.Baskaran, an M.Phil in Healthcare Administration from BITS Pilani, holds a Fellowship in Emergency Medicine from Royal College of General Practitioners, EDIN, UK. With over 25 years of experience in medical, surgical and hospital administration, he has held top management positions earlier in prominent hospitals like , Apollo Hospitals,Lifeline Hospitals,Kauvery Hospitals, Onelife etc. Dr.Baskaran has effortlessly managed large healthcare teams and recruitment of medical and nursing professionals. His Specialties include Business Plans, Feasibility Studies, Strategic Plans, Hospital Operations, Process re-engineering ,TQM and Staff Training.

M. S. Raman

Chief Financial Officer

Raman (at LIMA from 2008) oversees our finance and accounting functions including statutory compliance of all group companies in India. He has over 33 years of experience managing finance, accounting and audit functions in a myriad of industries viz., Consumer products manufacturing, Computer industry, FMCG, Building Equipment manufacturing, Electricity industry, Shipping industry (Logistics, Agent, Broker), and Healthcare. He has been actively involved in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, business valuations, project start-ups both in India and abroad.

Prior to his current position as our CFO, Mr. Raman was Group CFO of a large international shipping group based at Dubai. Earlier he spent 10 years in senior auditing positions with a public accounting firms. Mr. Raman has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Shalini Wadwa

Senior Manager- Operations

Having graduated from Ethiraj College Chennai, Shalini Wadwa started her career in the year 2000 at Rigid hospitals, now known as LIMA (Lifeline Institute of Minimal Access). Since then, she’s been playing a dynamic role as Senior Manager, Operations.

Not only does she ensure that the hospital runs with its fullest efficiency in every aspect, but also looks into the parameters, where the patients are given good hospitality and genuine treatment throughout their stay in the hospital.

Mrs. Shalini Wadwa
Senior Manager – Operations

Akila Prem

Senior Manager- Administration

Akila Prem is one of the lovable persons in the management team at LIMA, taking care of the hospital administration as Senior Manager. She graduated her bachelor’s degree in Home Science at Queen Marys, Chennai and started her career in the year 2002.

She not only plays a key role in the hospital administration, but also looks into patient care and the staff management for the hospital to run smoothly and efficaciously.

Mrs. Akila Prem
Senior Manager – Administration

Dr. K.P Dhinakaran

Medical Administrator

A Diabetology Consultant, General Physician by profession has healthcare experience over 15 years. Dr. K.P. Dinakaran has been associated with LIMA from 2007, where he is the Medical Administrator. He worked in other leading Multi-specialty hospitals as Medical Administrator/Diabetologist in India and Maldives.