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.


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 …


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.

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