Dr. Karthick Prasanna


Dr Karthick is currently the Group Director of Operations at Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center (CMRC).

Dr. Karthick Prasanna is an accomplished Healthcare Operations Executive with over 20 years of experience in diverse healthcare systems, serving large as well as small (50 to 500 beds) healthcare facilities in both public and private sectors in the international healthcare arena.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executive (FACHE). His PhD on JCIA is an invaluable guide to the Joint Commission International Accreditation to any healthcare business. He also has an MPhil in Health System Management and a Masters in Hospital Management.

Before joining CMRC, Dr. Karthick was a member of the senior management team and a proud contributor to several remarkable success stories at Corniche Hospital (operated by SEHA & managed by Johns Hopkins International, USA). At the New York University Abu Dhabi, he was Director of Operation Services Management. Earlier, he has worked with GangaSheel Group of Hospitals in India, executing numerous green-and-brown field projects, and was also a key resource partner with ThirdbrainXL in Singapore. Dr. Karthick is an expert in Healthcare operations, strategies & performance, projects, and contracts management. He is respected as a professional mentor, coach, and motivator. He also taught as an Adjunct Faculty for Hospital Administration at the Gulf Medical University in Ajman (UAE). He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is actively engaged as a member of the American College of Healthcare executives and the American Society for Quality.


Year Degree Institute
2020 FACHE - Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executive ACHE - USA
2011 PhD in Business Administration – Healthcare - JCIA MK University, India
2005 M.Phil in Hospital and Health Systems Management BITS, Pilani, India
1999 Master in Hospital Management MK University, India


Year Department Position Institute
August 2021 - Present Operations & Support Services Group Director of Operations Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center
April 2018 - July 2021 Support Services Director Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center
Nov 2016 - Apr 2018 Hospital Operations & JCIA Director ThirdbrainXL - Singapore
Jan 2015 - Aug 2016 Operations Service Management Director New York University Abu Dhabi
Feb 2007 - Sep 2014 Operations Business Operations Manager Corniche Hospital - SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2001 - Sep 2006 Hospital Operations Chief Executive Officer GangaSheel Group of Hospitals, India
May 1999 - Jan 2001 Hospital Administration Manager Santosh Medical & Dental College Hospital, Ghaziabad, India