Dr. Natanasabapathy & Vijayalakshmi Achieve Their Dream of Orthopedic & Sports Hospital in 4 Months


In medicine, achieving something remarkable often requires unwavering determination, persistence, and an unwavering spirit. Dr. Natanasabapathy and Dr. Vijayalakshmi’s incredible journey of establishing a 30-bed Orthopedic and Sports Hospital within a mere 4 months in Salem, Tamil Nadu, stands as a testament to the power of perseverance. Against all odds and challenges, they embraced the vision and guidance provided by The Doctorpreneur Academy, ultimately realizing their dream of creating a unique healthcare institution. This blog encapsulates the inspiring narrative of their partnership, the challenges they faced, and the triumphant success they achieved.

The Genesis of a Dream Partnership

Dr. Natanasabapathy, an experienced orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, and Dr. Vijayalakshmi, a dedicated physiologist and NABH trainer and assessor, first crossed paths during a professional collaboration. The spark ignited during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic when they found common ground in their passion for sports medicine and physiology. Despite initial uncertainties, they shared a deep-rooted friendship and a mutual willingness to explore new avenues.

The Turning Point: Enrolling in The Doctorpreneur Academy

The duo stumbled upon an ad for The Doctorpreneur Academy’s master class in 2021, which marked a significant turning point in their journey. Driven by their passion and guided by the Academy’s comprehensive modules, they swiftly enrolled in the program. Dr. Vijayalakshmi, in particular, delved into the academy’s material, meticulously studying every aspect of setting up a hospital and leveraging the insights for their upcoming project.

The Power of Partnership and Vision

Their partnership not only exemplified a complementary blend of skills but also highlighted the importance of trust and shared values. With a clear vision and aligned values, they navigated the complexities of the project. The 3V formula—vision, value sets, and velocity—became the cornerstone of their collaboration, fostering a seamless working dynamic and a shared commitment to their collective goal.

Overcoming Challenges and Making Critical Decisions

From securing a suitable location to choosing the right interior designer, every step of their journey was marked by critical decision-making. With swift and timely decisions, they capitalized on opportunities, securing a commercial building in Salem within three days of intense searching. Their meticulous planning, coupled with a relentless pursuit of the shared vision, propelled them forward even during moments of doubt and apprehension.

The Crucial Role of Intuition and Mentorship

Throughout the process, intuition played a vital role, guiding them towards pivotal decisions. Trusting their instincts, they seized opportunities and took decisive actions, ensuring that they never missed out on valuable prospects. The mentorship provided by The Doctorpreneur Academy also played a crucial role, providing guidance and support when uncertainty loomed large. The mentor’s insights and advice helped them navigate the challenging initial phase of their venture, providing them with the much-needed confidence to move forward.

Achieving Success: A Blend of Dedication and Hard Work

The successful establishment of the  Orthopedic and Sports Hospital was a culmination of their unwavering dedication and hard work. Driven by their passion and guided by the knowledge imparted by the Academy, they transformed a vision into a tangible reality, proving that with the right mindset and resources, any goal is attainable.

 Cultivating Trust and Embracing Guidance:

The initial doubts and uncertainties were overcome by placing complete trust in the guidance and expertise provided by mentors. This trust served as the foundation for a transformative journey that led to the establishment of a successful sports medicine and orthopedic center. The significance of taking calculated risks and following through on the advice despite fears and skepticism became apparent as the journey progressed.

 The Power of Effective Marketing and Collaboration:

Collaborating with the radio FM team for the marathon event highlighted the significance of effective marketing and building meaningful partnerships. Framing the initiative as a social cause resonated with both parties and facilitated a successful negotiation. The positive response and support from the community underscored the importance of fostering relationships based on shared values and objectives.

Overcoming Challenges and Ensuring Timely Execution:

The challenges encountered during the project’s completion were met with unwavering persistence and determination. Overcoming last-minute obstacles and ensuring the timely inauguration of the sports medicine center showcased the commitment to the project’s vision. The overwhelming community response, including the participation of dignitaries and a large number of attendees, highlighted the positive impact and visibility generated by the event.

 Nurturing Trust and Collaboration for Future Growth:

As the journey continues, the emphasis remains on nurturing trust and fostering collaboration for future growth and expansion. Documenting every step of the process serves as a roadmap for future endeavors, providing valuable insights and guidance for potential franchise opportunities. The key takeaway is the importance of laying the groundwork for a successful and impactful future by fostering trust, embracing collaboration, and documenting every step of the journey.


Dr. Natanasabapathy and Dr. Vijayalakshmi’s journey is a beacon of hope and inspiration for aspiring medical entrepreneurs. Their determination, coupled with the invaluable guidance of The Doctorpreneur Academy, exemplifies the power of effective mentorship and the impact of decisive action. As they continue to lead their hospital to greater heights, their story serves as a testament to the resilience and tenacity of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

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