From radiology to driving digital transformation

By | July 8th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

  In the early 1990s, radiology was still an emerging branch in India. I was very clear in my head that by the age of  27, I needed to start earning and thus went for a specialisation in radiology which takes only three years,” says Dr. Avinash Nanivadekar, Head Radiologist & Chief Digital Officer, Grant Medical Foundation, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune. Avinash is an alumnus [...]

From authoritarian to an empathetic, inclusive leader

By | July 7th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

“I lived my father’s dream of becoming a doctor and, in the process, it became my dream as well,” says Dr. Meinal Chaudhry, Director – Radiodiagnosis & Chief - Strategy, Branding, Digital Marketing & Corporate Communications, Aakash Healthcare. Meinal is an alumna of the AMPH Co 2019 at ISB. Growing up, Meinal saw many doctors in the family and naturally became inclined towards this profession. As she treaded the path of medicine, she became passionate about radiodiagnosis and [...]

From the Indian Army to delivering tech-driven quality care to rural India

By | July 7th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

“There is a dearth of good healthcare managers in the corporate sector,” says Dr (Major) Sayed Moulana, Director of Quality, MFine & an alumnus of AMPH Founding Class at ISB.  A clinician-turned management professional, Sayed served five years in the Indian Army, treating patients, before moving to the corporate sector. “I was always passionate about serving the armed forces [...]

“Doctors should continue patient care using new and innovative methods”

By | July 5th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

"Covid has provided a great opportunity to enhance and strengthen the country’s healthcare infrastructure. We must ensure quality and timely healthcare, and prepare ourselves for similar challenges in the future,” says Dr. Sujata Das, Medical Director, Drushti Daan Eye Bank, L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Bhubaneswar and alumna of the AMPH Founding Class. Becoming a doctor was a natural choice for Sujata whose parents also cheered for this profession. After completing her [...]

“ISB a humbling experience, enabled cross-learning”

By | July 5th, 2021|Doctors of ISB|

"Home healthcare is a gamechanger in the healthcare sector. In the coming decade, we will be discussing how the home healthcare industry has grown in India,” says Dr. Mahesh Joshi, CEO, Apollo Home Healthcare and alumnus of the PGPMAX Class of 2011 at ISB. Mahesh hails from a business family from a small town in Maharashtra. His becoming a doctor was an [...]

At ISB, you will find all your answers: Dr Ganesh Veerasekar

By | July 7th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Ganesh was in the final year of MBBS when he started exploring the non-clinical aspect of hospitals such as its administration and operations. An epidemiologist-turned entrepreneur, he now works at the intersection of healthcare, technology and consulting. “My father was a plastic surgeon. Most of my relatives are also doctors and thus becoming a doctor [...]

ISB professors helped me realise my vision: Dr Amaresh Rao

By | July 7th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Dr. Amaresh Rao, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon and Unit Head & Head of Department at Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, a government hospital in Hyderabad, joined the Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare at a point in his career when he was evaluating transitioning from public healthcare to private healthcare. In his career as government doctor and administrator, he had reached a point where he felt his efforts in making changes to the system he was [...]

ISB is a perfect blend of the East and the West: Dr Neelam Mohan

By | July 4th, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

Vivacious and passionate is how one would describe Dr. Neelam Mohan, India’s leading paediatric liver transplant specialist and recipient of the prestigious Dr B C Roy Award. She can go to any lengths to ensure the children in her care are provided the best of clinical care, and also goes the extra mile to try [...]

ISB prepared me for life: Dr Sameera Ali

By | July 2nd, 2020|Doctors of ISB|

“I always knew that I wanted to be a doctor,” says Dr Sameera Ali. A dental surgeon by training, she is now a programme manager at MFine working towards building a hospital-on-cloud. Even after 13 years of clinical practice, she constantly felt the need to do something more. She felt this was possible only if she transitions from being a clinician to someone who understands the business of health. “When I saw ISB’s Post Graduate Programme in Management curriculum, I [...]

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