Symbiosis Faculty | Hospital & Healthcare Management Program | SCHC Pune


Name: Dr. Hem Chandra

Qualifications: MBBS, MHA, MBA, PhD, FAIMA, FIMSA, FAHA, D.Litt

Designation:  Professor & Head, Dept. of Hospital Administration & Medical Superintendent Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Lucknow (U.P.), India

Areas of Expertise: Has 30 years of wide experience as a clinician, academician and Hospital Administrator. Involved in overall Hospital & Health Administration of the organization – 868 bedded tertiary care hospital.

Current Profile: Engaged in teaching, research and medical administration at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) and Hospital, Lucknow.

Name: Mr. Alam Singh


Designation: Advisor, LexisNexis Risk Solutions and IMS Health India.

Areas of Expertise: Extensive understanding of healthcare delivery and financing in India and other markets, very specialized and detailed knowledge of key insurance and care delivery processes.

Current Profile: Advisor at LexisNexis Risk Solutions and IMS Health India, focus areas are contributory databases, insurance fraud detection solutions, payors solutions, including healthcare utilization & cost trends, beneficiary awareness communication and service level benchmarks.

Name: Dr. Tripti Barthwal

Qualifications: PhD, MMS

Designation: Professor, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management and Development Studies, Lucknow

Areas of Expertise: Dr.Tripti Barthwal has 15 years of experience in the field of teaching and consulting. Expertise in Human Resource Management with special inclination towards Organizational Behaviour. She has also conducted many research studies.

Current Profile: She is Professor at Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management and Development Studies, Lucknow engaged in the teaching and research related to Organizational Behaviour.

Name: Dr. Shreeraj Deshpande

Qualifications: PhD

Designation: Head – Health Insurance Future Generali India Insurance Company Ltd.

Areas of Expertise: Extensive experience in the field of health insurance and research work. He is also a member of various industry level committees of health insurance.

Current Profile: Heads the Health Insurance of Future Generali and has been responsible for setting up the in-house servicing unit of Future Generali.

Name: Dr. Yash Paul Bhatia

Qualifications: MBBS Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

Designation: Managing Director, Astron Hospital & Healthcare Consultants Pvt Ltd.

Areas of Expertise: Dr. Bhatia is a renowned expert in the field of Hospital Planning, Management & Quality in Healthcare organizations. He has been actively involved in the establishment of the Indian National Accreditation System. He was the first Chairman of Accreditation Committee of NABH and presently the Board Member of NABH.

Current Profile: Working as Managing Director of Astron Hospital & Healthcare Consultants Pvt Ltd with projects and consultancies spread all over the country and abroad.

Name: Dr. Sanjay P. Zodpey

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, PhD

Designation: Vice President & Director - Public Health Education, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi & Director, Indian Institute of Public Health Delhi

Areas of Expertise: Prof. Sanjay P. Zodpey is a Medical Scientist, Public Health Specialist and Epidemiologist with vast experience of research collaboration and partnership with national and international agencies, development partners, governments and contract research organizations. Has to his credit over 250 scientific publications in reputed national and international journals. He is also a member of various technical task forces and academic committees constituted by Universities and State and Central Government.

Current Profile: He currently works as Director, Public Health Education, and Vice President, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi and also holds a leadership role as Director of the Indian Institute of Public Health, Delhi looking after national and international research and academic activities.

Name: Dr. Vikram Chhatwal

Qualifications: MBBS,MBA,PhD

Designation: Director, Medi Assist

Areas of Expertise: Surgery, Law, Business (MBA). Head- Healthcare business for Reliance ADA Group. He was the Project Leader of the largest privately funded hospital- Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. He is a 'technology entrepreneur'.

Current Profile: Leading and developing health insurance portfolio at Medi Assist.

Name: Dr. Soma Bhattacharjee

Qualifications: MBBS, PGDHHM, PGDMLS

Designation: Director at Care Continuum Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata

Areas of Expertise: Healthcare Process Development & Re-engineering, Streamlining Hospital Management Information Systems, Continuous Quality Improvement, Patient Safety Initiatives & Medico-legal Risk Mitigation.

Current Profile: Acknowledged as a capable Hospital Administrator with proficiency in strategic planning & operations management, Dr. Soma Bhattacharjee has ably represented AMRI Hospitals, Woodlands, B M Birla Heart Research Centre and Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre & Research Institute as a key senior resource person. With her passion for developing & improving care for the aged and the infirm, she has launched Care Continuum Pvt. Ltd providing home health care services including counselling, elderly care, child care etc.