Dr. Ashok Jain is a distinguished pediatrician with an impressive background in healthcare and philanthropy. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College, a top medical institution in India, in 1993 and completed his pediatric residency at New York Medical College. Dr. Jain’s journey in pediatrics led him to serve as the Chief Resident at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, where he achieved Board Certification in Pediatrics in 1998. He then pursued further specialization in Pediatric Cardiology as a Fellow at Northwestern University-Children’s Memorial Hospital in 1999.

In a heartfelt commitment to providing healthcare to underserved children, Dr. Jain dedicated three years of service in Indiana and North Carolina between 2000 and 2003. His dedication to the field extends beyond medicine, as he earned an MBA from Fayetteville State University in 2004.

Dr. Jain’s passion for pediatric care led him to establish ‘Hope Mills Pediatrics’ in August 2003, followed by ‘NorthSide Pediatrics’ 18 months later, and subsequently expanding to operate 20 pediatric practices with over 160 staff members.

In 2006, Dr. Jain founded the India Foundation, a charitable organization, supporting initiatives like Project Drishti, which provides eyeglasses and cataract surgery to those in need in India, and the construction of a school in Rajasthan. Additionally, the foundation introduced dance therapy for special needs children in North Carolina. Dr. Jain’s personal contributions of over half a million dollars have been instrumental in advancing the foundation’s objectives, benefiting healthcare and education in the US, Nepal, and India.

Dr. Jain’s dedication transcended borders, as he moved to Bangalore, India, in May 2007, to establish MedSol Hospital in 2010. This 200-bed hospital features cutting-edge technology and offers a wide range of medical services, from cardiac surgery to bariatric surgery.

His commitment to excellence and leadership in healthcare administration was recognized when he became a Board-Certified Physician Executive in 2011. Dr. Jain has received numerous awards and honors, including the prestigious Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award and recognition as a ‘Mover and Shaker’ in 2011.

His pediatric practice, Kidzcare Pediatrics, has been consistently honored with awards, including the highest recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home – Level 3, from the National Committee on Quality Assurance (USA).

Looking ahead, Dr. Jain has ambitious plans for the next five years, focused on expanding pediatric practices in North Carolina and neighboring states. His vision includes creating child-friendly healthcare facilities, empowering healthcare professionals, improving access to pediatric care, and contributing to the local economy.