Kishore Murthy

Dr. Kishore Murthy

Visiting Professor|Department of Allied Health Sciences


Dr. Kishore Murthy is a medical graduate from St. Johns Medical College with post graduate certificate course qualification in Hospital/​Health Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and M.Phil from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in association with Tulane university, USA . He has over 35 years of rich experience in the field of Hospital Management, Administration and Lead Assessor for NABH ( National Accreditation Board for hospitals ) through Quality Council of India. Bronze certification in LEAN Healthcare.

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION are Academics, Consultancy, Hospital Administration, Hospital Projects management, Consultancy and Research

Presently he is Director Academics and Quality at Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital & Research Center, a 350 bed state of art cancer hospital 

Former Professor and HOD, department of hospital management at St..John’s Medical College which has 2 courses MHA and CHCA under the RGUHS.- Also was member of the Leadership committee of the St.John’s National Academy Of Health Adjunct Faculty in Hospital Management at RV Institute of Management affiliated to Bangalore University

Former Director of IHMR, Bangalore.and Professor of Hospital Management with special focus on operations of hospitals and Quality modules for 8 years 

Hospital Administration

Earlier Chief Operating Officer of Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd , Was CEO of HOSMAT hospital , Was CEO of Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital And also was Administrator of The Bangalore Hospital in its inception , 

Project management

Vast experience in the Projects Management area of setting up hospitals. This typically includes exercises right from planning to commissioning. In addition to department/​specialty planning it also extends to equipment planning, manpower planning and co-ordination with consultants, layout /​functional planning and co-ordination with architects as well as all other aspects of detailed implementation. Some of the leading projects handled include Puttaparthy Super specialty Hospital, HOSMAT , Prince Aly Khan Hospital, etc

Consultancy with Research

Assisting large number of hospitals obtain NABH , examples are MS Ramiah Memorial hospital and Ramiah Teaching hospitals, Sri Sathya Sai Super speciality hospitals, Rangadore Memorial Hospitals, Bijapur and Tumkur District hospitals etc.

National Director Senior Consultant ( Hospitals & Healthcare ) in A.F.Ferguson and Company, ( a leading management consultancy firm) 

Undertaken feasibility studies for a wide variety of clients (Private, Government, Developmental/​International funding organisations etc.) as well as project types (viz. for hospitals/​nursing homes, State Level Government sponsored healthcare projects etc.). Some of the leading projects in this area include World Bank aided Rs.550 cr. Health System Project for the Government of Karnataka. Feasibility of the Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) project for Government of Karnataka. Feasibility of a 350 Bed OPEC funded super specialty hospital at a Raichur for the Government of Karnataka.Also conducted large number of studies in the field of hospital management.