Pristyn Care gets accused of medical negligence

Complaints abound of unnecessary surgeries and shoddy work. One patient after an allegedly botched surgery has filed a complaint against the startup.

This article is part of a series called Scam Season—a series where The Morning Context documents the unethical, unsafe and fraudulent aspects of tech businesses in India.

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The first question they ask is whether you are covered by insurance. An answer in the affirmative makes them happy. If you are on a call, you can hear it in their voice. If you are in the room, like I am, you’ll see it on their face. 

In a small clinic in south-central Mumbai, a surgeon is going through a snapshot of a prescription on my phone. It is a two-month-old …

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Harveen Ahluwalia

Harveen is a co-founder at The Morning Context, and leads our Internet coverage, overseeing a team of reporters writing on startups and tech. She has previously worked as a media, consumer and tech reporter at The Ken and Mint. At The Morning Context, she writes on startups, venture capital, consumer and media businesses—from e-commerce to healthtech to streaming.

Editor, Internet

harveen@mailtmc.com

Mumbai