Dr Umesh Gupta went into the field of medicine after doing premedical from Hindu College and his M.B.B.S. and M.D. from King Georges Medical College - Lucknow . He was awarded the coveted Gold Medal in medicine which is given to the brightest and the best student each year .
Thereafter he joined G.B. Pant Hospital – Delhi for pursuing a subject for superspecialization that was truly close to his heart and concerning matters of the heart – that is Cardiology . He cleared his DM examination in 1978 in the first attempt – which was rare event .
He then moved to Ganga Ram Hospital as a consultant and also Batra Hospital .
In 1983 , he started the first private ICCU in Greater Kailash 1 – MP Heart Center . Though this was not a big place but it had all the equipment and manpower and many lives were saved . Here he had many “firsts” to his credit – “Late Potential Analysis” for analysis of pacemakers . “Head Up Tilt Test” for Syncope diagnosis . In 1991 he also started a diagnostic center in Vasant Kung – Saru Rimple Diagnostic Center.
As time went by , space was a constraint . He then started a 50 Bedded hospital in the Sushant Lok area of Gurgaon in 1996 – UMKAL HOSPITAL . This was a landmark for medical treatment in Gurgaon and with angiographies and angioplasties , head surgeries , all complicated abdominal surgeries , trauma , being handled here the residents no longer had to rush to Delhi for ailments .
In 2008 , he started yet another hospital Umkal Hospital & Metro Heart Institute.
It is a state of art , ultramodern , 150 – beded hospital centrally air conditioned , multispeciality with facilities with facilities for open heart surgery .
He had been awarded “ Bhart Gaurav Award “ and “Pride of Nation Award”
His hunger for knowledge has taken him to all parts of the world in conferences and workshops . He has been regularly giving talks and presenting papers in national and international conferences .