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IHS Mission & Goals:  
Groom Skills,
Gather Evidence and
Generate Knowledge for people's health.

To Improve the Efficacy,
Quality & Equity
of Health Systems.

Visiting Faculty

Dayakar Thota

Prof Dayakar Thota is an Ex-Armed forces Medical officer. He served the Indian Army from 1971 to 1994 and took part in 1971ndo-pak war as well as IPKF operations in Srilanka.  He got his MBBS degree from Osmania University in 1968 and PG in Hospital Administration from University of Poona in 1986. He passed staff college in 1982 from Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) Wellington and simultaneously obtained M.Sc (Defence Sciences) from Madras University. He is a qualified Lead Quality Assessor and traied NABH assessor. To top  all this he is also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.  

Currently Prof (Lt. Col) Dayakar Thota is the Medical Director for Ramdevrao Hospital, a charitable hospital located in Kukutpalli, Hyderabad.  


In the past he had held the following assignments in the health field.

  • Professor & Head of Department of Hospital Administration at Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences

  • Chief Learning Officer, Health Management & Research Institute (104), Hyderabad

  • Director, Institute of Health Systems, Hyderabad

  • Medical Director, Emergency Management & Research Institute (108), Hyderabad

  • Management Consultant & Additional Director (Hospital Services), MGM Medical college Hospital, Aurangabad.

  • Medical Superintendent and Professor, Dept. of Hospital Administration, Nizamís Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad.

  • Additional Director, Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Lodhivali, Maharashtra.

  • CEO , Lokmanya Hospital, Chinchwad, Pune.

  • Professor of Hospital Administration & Deputy Medical Superintendent, Kasturba Hospital (MAHE), Manipal.

  • Conducted audit of a number of HCEs for ISO certification.

He has been a PG examiner for Hospital Administration at various institutes including AIIMS, AFMC, MAHE, NIMS, NTRUHS, RGUHS, DNBE etc.


He is a life member of professional bodies such as AHA, AHHA, AGE, ISHA, IAMI and IHS.






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