Dr. Hanimireddy Lakireddy, M.D.
Dr. Hanimireddy Lakireddy is a well-known cardiologist, philanthropist and one of the most successful Indians living in the U.S. For more than four decades Dr. Hanimireddy has been very actively helping underprivileged students both in India and the U.S. Several of these students have successfully completed their Ph.D programs. He has set up educational institutions covering Elementary to Master degree programs in arts, science and engineering to provide quality education in rural villages in India. Dr. Reddy built educational centers and dorms for female students at his alma-mater, the Medical School in Warangal, India. Dr. Reddy awards scholarships to students in Merced High School, Merced College, and University of California at Merced. He donated $1.2M to UC Merced to strengthen the medical program. The auditorium at UC Merced is named after Dr. Reddy. He is a major donor for the Theater of Merced which supports several community activities in and around Merced. Dr. Reddy came to America 45 years ago to pursue higher education. He received training in Internal Medicine in New York City, and training in Cardiology at Yale University in Connecticut. He has been practicing Cardiology for 35 years. He is honored with the Fellowship at the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Reddy has been involved with teaching graduate students and research scholars at UC Merced and UC Davis. He is providing his services as Professor of Medicine at UC Davis. Dr. Reddy has served on the Board of Trustees at UC Merced for more than 12 years.