Our Leadership Team
DR. ADITYA SAMAL
MBBS, DM (Cardiology)
Dr. Aditya Samal, is a renowned Invasive Cardiologist in Houston, Texas, USA for more than 15 years and has a great vision of bringing world-class treatment facility in Healthcare industry in Odisha with best quality technology, service, administrative policy and staffs.
He is credited with various Clinical Research Projects and is actively involved in a charitable foundation, Foundation for Health Care Improvement in Odisha, which promotes quality higher education in health care.
He is Fellow member of American College of Cardiology.
He is recipient of Fellowship in Cardiology from prestigious Ochsner Clinic, USA. He is also an active member of American College of Physician and Cardiology.
He has various manuscripts to his credit, published in many American Journals.
DR. KALYAN RATH
MBBS, DM (Pediatric)
Dr. Kalyan Rath is in private practice as a Primary care physician in Pediatric and General Medicine in Texas, USA and has a great vision of bringing world-class treatment facility in Healthcare industry in Odisha with best quality technology, service, administrative policy and staffs.
He has also credited experience in the field of teaching medical students in community setting and Health care administration and is working in the field for close to two decades. He is a Fellow member of American Academy of Pediatrics.
He is serving as the Medical Director of Federal Community Health Center and has served as the chief of staff, executive committee member and chair of various committees in the local hospital.
He is affiliated to various academies, associations and Societies in the USA
DR. PRAGYAN R GHARAI
B.E. (Computer Science & Engg.), PGDM, Ph.D
Dr. Pragyan R. Gharai , has been a successful and renowned professional in Healthcare Sector with visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare and education sector with best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.
He has completed his B.E. in Comp. Sc. & Engg. from Bangalore University and also his PGDM from XIMB. He has successfully completed and received his Ph.D certification from KIIT Deemed university.
He is the also Managing Director of Viswass group of Institutes, Bhubaneswar.
He is the former Sr Consultant at ORACLE Corporation, San Franscicso, USA.
He has received various award for his successful venture in the field of healthcare and education.
DR. RANJAN KUMAR MOHAPATRA
Director – Medical Services
M.D. (General Medicine), DM (Oncology), BMT (Westchester County Medical Centre, New York, USA)
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, has served in the field of Medical Oncology, Haemato Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant programme for more than 30 years as a renowned Senior Medical Oncologist with various multi-speciality hospitals and has great visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare sector with best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.
He has a brilliant academic and professional career with a huge patient base in his previous companies and he has joined Utkal Hospital to serve the people of Odisha with his skillful experience in the field of Oncology along with his team.
His academic credentials are M.D. (General Medicine) from M.K.C.G Medical College, Berhampur, 1990; DM (Oncology) from Cancer Institute Adyar, Chennai, 1993; BMT from Westchester County Medical Centre, New York, USA, 1994.
DR. ASHISH CHANDRA
Chief Executive Officer
MBBS, MBA(Hospital Administration)
Dr. Ashish Chandra holds master degree in MBA in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Hospital Administration, MBBS and has around 27yrs of rich stellar experience in Strategic Planning & Leadership, Hospital Administration & Operations, P&L Accountability, Medical Operations with different hospitals in the Healthcare Industry in India.
He has started his career journey with Jaipur Golden Hospital (Delhi) in the year 1995 as CMO and later promoted to Medical Superintendent; thereafter he joined M.G.S. Hospital (Delhi) in June, 2010 as Head of the Unit (Director); then he joined Columbia Asia Hospital (Ghaziabad) in Sept, 2011 as Chief of Medical Services; then joined Jaipur Golden Hospital (Delhi) in Dec, 2012 as Head of the Unit (Medical Director); then joined Columbia Asia Hospital (Gurgaon & Patiala) in Apr, 2014 as Head of the Unit (General Manager); then joined Medicover Healthcare Private Ltd. (Delhi-NCR) in Nov, 2017 as Cluster Head; then joined IVY HOSPITAL (Amritsar, Punjab) in Jun, 2018 as Head of the Unit (General Manager); then joined Apollo Hospital (Bhubaneswar) in Oct, 2018 as Director – Medical Services/ Operations; his last organization before joining Utkal Hospital was Kingsway Hospital (Nagpur, Maharashtra) in Jul, 2021 as CEO.
DR. ALOK LODH
Chief Operating Officer
MBBS, PG Diploma in Healthcare Mgt, IIM-K
Dr. Lodh a Navaratna Awardee, Odisha, is primarily an operations professional from the healthcare industry in India, with more than 29 years of post-qualification experience in managing various healthcare projects such as Advanced Multi Specialty Hospitals, Large Chain of Clinics, Emergency Medical Services and Public Private Partnerships.
Recently he was selected among the top 50 CEOs of India in India and received a Healthcare Innovation Excellence Award for his contribution to the spirit of innovation in healthcare services.
He has worked with some of the best institutions across the country such as World Health Organisation, Fortis Healthcare, Jaypee Group and HCL Healthcare at the highest levels.
He is passionate about making Healthcare Initiatives Sustainable, Scaleable, Affordable, Accessible and Appropriate for the targeted beneficiaries and feels strongly about leveraging Technology for OPTIMISATION of healthcare service delivery so that people are enabled to avail quality curative/ promotive/ care services at reasonable cost.
He is highly driven towards innovating for improving Experience Satisfaction & creating the Wow factor in patient care.
During his spare time he is a wildlife photographer and has published a photo book on the Children of India with UNICEF. His is a small family of two with his wife who is an apparel designer and a son who is currently studying 3D Animation at NID Ahmedabad.
(CA) MR. ARUN KHILAR
Chief Finance Officer
Mr. Arun Khilar is a Chartered Accountant having More than 20 years of experience in managing the gamut of Accounts, Audit, MIS and Commercial functions. He has worked with Aditya Birla Group.
He has great visionary insights of bringing new change and dimension in healthcare sector and plays a great role in executing financial strategy, financial controls and accounting procedures ensuring full transparency over the financial performance in acquiring best quality technology, service, administrative policies and manpower.