Dr. H.T. Gururaj Rao

Managing Partner, CEO AND Senior Radiologist


Prima Diagnostics and its parent company Bhima Lifesciences LLP is headed by Managing Partner, CEO and Senior Radiologist Dr. H.T. Gururaj Rao. Dr. Gururaj Rao completed his MBBS from Davangere and post graduation from KMC Manipal, where he received the gold medal for the “Best Student Radiologist 2001”. After completing his DNB in KG hospital Coimbatore, he started his career as Consultant Radiologist at Elbit Diagnostics, Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

He soon turned entrepreneur and co-founded Clumax Diagnostics in 2005, along with three other radiologists. Under the able stewardship of its founders, Clumax Diagnostics quickly emerged as the leading Diagnostic Centre in Bangalore in a very short span of time. Dr. Gururaj Rao successfully served in various leadership positions and also as consultant radiologist at Clumax Diagnostics from 2005 to 2016. With his vast previous experience, Dr. Gururaj Rao has now set out to redefine the business of diagnostics with the setting up of Prima Diagnostics in 2017. He is guided by none other than his Father-in-law Dr. B. Govindan, Chairman of Bhima Jewellery who is a legend in the jewellery business.
In the clinical field, Dr. Gururaj Rao’s special area of interest is CT and MRI. He has attended and presented posters, papers and lectures in several local, national and international conferences.