Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev completed his MBBS from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India’s apex medical college. He pursued MD in Ophthalmology at Dr Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, which is the best institute for Ophthalmology in the country. He did fellowship at the Georgetown University, Washington, USA. He has received training in Refractive Surgery and Phacoemulsification. Government of India has awarded him Padmashree for the excellence in eye-care. Dr. Sachdev has been President and Secretary of the Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS) and the Chairman, Scientific Committee of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS). Currently he is the Chairman- Scientific Committee, Intraocular implant and Refractive Society, India.
Mr. Shimant Chadha is a qualified Chartered Accountant with an experience of more than 20 years in Banking/ Finance. Before joining Centre for Sight, he has worked with GE Capital Services, India as Head of Commercial Lending – Mid size and with ABN AMRO Bank as the Head of Healthcare Finance.
With residency in Ophthalmology & Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at AIIMS; and Fellowship in Ocular Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Dr. Honavarworked with the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad as Consultant ophthalmologist. He specializes in Ocular Oncology & is currently the Director – Medical services at Centre for Sight.
Dr. Ritika has completed her MBBS from Lady Hardinge Medical College and MS in surgery from Maulana Azad Medical College and Senior Residency from R P Centre, AIIMS, Delhi. She is presently working as Additional Director Medical Services at Centre for Sight. She has been awarded the Dr. Krishna Sohan Trophy 2013, Intra Ocular and Refractive Society India Gold Medal 2013.
Mr. Ajay Jassal, aged 39 years, is the Director (Business Processes and Information Technology) of our Company. He holds an integrated master’s degree in hospital administration from the Institute of Management Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore. He has over 15 years of experience in managing multi-specialty hospital operations, medical diagnostics chain operations and healthcare consulting. He joined our Company on January 4, 2011. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Max Healthcare as duty manager, with Dr. Lal Path Labs as business manager and with PricewaterhouseCoopers India as principal consultant. He is currently responsible for our supply chain and IT functions, and plays a key role in organizing and improving care delivery mechanisms.
Dr. (Maj.) Prashant Kumar Singh Chauhan
Dr. (Major) Prashant Kumar Singh Chauhan, Director Operations with Centre for Sight, has an extensive and diverse experience of over 15 years in the Healthcare industry and is a graduate from PGMIS, Rohtak, and subsequently did a MBA (Healthcare Administration) from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University.His past experience includes working as Vice President Operations with International Oncology Services Pvt. Ltd. (Chain of Cancer Hospitals), launching Center for Vein Restoration, USA into India with its Daycare Centres for treating Chronic Venous Insufficiency and heading ten Eye Care Hospitals as Associate Vice President Operations in Delhi NCR for Vasan Eye Care Hospitals, World’s largest Eye Care chain with 185 Hospitals in India and abroad. He had an enriching tenure as Manager Operations with Apollo Hospitals, Delhi that was India’s first JCI Accredited Hospital, also had international exposure as Chief Operating Officer (Speciality Centers) with Arabian Healthcare Group LLC in UAE and was Regional Head of Operations for HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd, South Asia’s largest chain of Cancer Hospitals with 28 Hospitals all across India. He has also served in the Indian Army as a Medical Officer for five years and headed a 100 bedded Eye Hospital in Noida (ICARE Eye Hospital & Post Graduate Institute) near Delhi.
Mr. Kapil Kukreja, aged 39 years, is the Senior Vice-President (Finance) of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi and a post graduate degree in business administration from the Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning. He is also a qualified cost accountant. He has over 13 years of experience in the field of finance. He joined our Company on November 1, 2010. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Delhi Transco Limited as assistant manager (finance), Airports Authority of India as superintendent (finance), ICICI Bank as assistant manager and CSC India Private Limited as SAP (FI/CO) Consultant. He is currently responsible for our finance management.
Mr. Tarvinder Jit Singh Bhatia, aged 42 years, is the Senior Vice-President (Sales and Marketing) of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi and a diploma in sales and marketing management from the National Institute of Sales. He has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, channel and key account management in the pharmaceutical, media, healthcare and education sector. He joined our Company on March 5, 2012. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with Manipal Universal Learning Private Limited as senior manager of its corporate business, with SET Discovery Private Limited as territory manager, with Fortis Healthcare Limited as senior area sales manager and with Cipla Limited (Protec Laboratories Private Limited) as a management trainee.
Mrs. Kitty Lalwani, aged 54 years, is the Director HR (Human Resources) of our Company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Delhi, a diploma in marketing and sales management, a diploma in public relations and a diploma in industrial relations and personal management, each from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai and a post-graduate certificate in human resource management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. She has over 22 years of experience in human resource management. She joined our Company on October 3, 2012. Prior to joining our Company, she worked with Rockland Hospital as deputy director, human resource, with Black Rock as senior manager, human resource and administration and with Bennett Coleman and Company Limited as deputy manager, human resource department.