Naresh Trehan is a renowned cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeon. A graduate from King George Medical College, he subsequently trained and practiced at New York University Medical Center Manhattan USA from 1971 to 1988, where he obtained a Diplomat from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr. Trehan is the Chairman and Managing Director and Chief Cardiac Surgeon, Medanta: The MediCity. He founded the Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre where he was the Executive Director. He has received many prestigious awards, including the Padma Shree and the Padma Bhushan.