Our Faculty

Dr.Vijaya Rudraraju – Professor and Principal

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Dr.Vijaya Rudraraju, a post graduate in Business Administration holds a Doctorate in Women Entrepreneurship.  She has a teaching experience of more than two and half decades including international teaching in King Saud University (AACSB Accredited), Riyadh as a Professor.

With an administrative experience of more than 15 years as the head of Management Colleges, she has taken charge of Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration as the Principal. With extensive research experience she has published many research articles in both domestic and International journals. Under her able guidance 3 M Phils and 2 PhDs were awarded so far. She has organised many workshops and seminars on contemporary issues in Management. She has been a coordinator for many events, Management meets and Entrepreneurship Development Programs all throughout her career. She took part in many national and international Seminars, Conferences, Workshops and Faculty Development Programs both as participant and a Panel Speaker.

With a lot of commitment and dedication she is driven to leave no stone unturned in the process of moulding students into thorough professionals and better citizens of tomorrow.

Dr. D. Shree Devi – Professor

Dr. D. Shree Devi

Dr. D. Shree Devi is presently working as Professor and former Principal at Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration. Before joining this Institute, she served as a lecturer in Commerce at Arts and Science College for Women, Andhra Mahila Sabha, Vidhyanagar, Hyderabad for about twelve years. She has obtained her Ph.d degree from the OsmaniaUniversity, Hyderabad in May 2008 on the topic “Custodial Services in India – A Study on Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited”. She has completed her M.Com from Osmania University in the year 1994 and MBA from Acharya Nagarjuna University in the year 2008. Completed Executive Development Programme on “Project Management” from CEP IIT Delhi in the year 2014. She is a research guide for M.Phil scholars in the area of finance.

She has teaching experience at undergraduate and post graduate levels for about twenty seven years. She taught for B.Com, B.A, B.Com (Vocational) B.Com (Computers), M.Com MBA (HHCM), MDHM, M.Sc Nursing, B. Sc Nursing and MCA courses. She has developed course (study) material for Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University and University of Hyderabad and DR B R Ambedkar Open University. Her areas of interest are Accounting, Finance, Operations Research and Quantitative Techniques. She is frequently invited for delivering guest lectures in various colleges. She has participated in various national and international seminars and presented papers and has published 37 research articles in various national and international journals.

A team player and seasoned faculty member and administrator with refined soft skills and meritorious academic background in Commerce, Finance, Statistics and Accounting combined with experience of teaching 20 Undergraduate / Postgraduate courses over a span of 27years (1996-present). Guided over 300 dissertations. Have demonstrated ability to develop curriculum, write and willingness to collaborate in conceptualizing and preparing project proposals for external funding. Wrote study materials for universities and reviewed manuscripts for book on Hospital Financial Accounting for Oxford University Press. Also Conducted a National Conference on “Making Quality Healthcare Available, Accessible and Affordable in India: Challenges Ahead”

Dr. A. Girija – Associate Professor

Dr. A. Girija is presently working as Associate Professor in this institute. She has 2 years of industry experience and 11 years of teaching experience. She was awarded with Ph.D Degree from Osmania University is the year 2014. She has done her M.Phil (Hospital &Health Systems Management) from BITS, Pilani. Her areas of interest are Operations Research Hospital Planning, Hospital operation & Facility management, Statistics. She has published several papers and participated in various National Seminars.

Dr. M.Krishna Kartheek - Assistant Professor and Placement Officer

He has done Ph.D & P.G in M.B.A with specialization of Marketing & Finance Management from Andhra University (Campus), Visakhapatnam and Graduation in B-Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from R.V.R & J.C College of Engineering (affiliated to A.N.U). He also underwent “In-Plant Training” on Materials and Operations Management for a period of two months in RINL (Vizag Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam) and for another two months in BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited). He is working with this institute from 10 years onwards as Assistant Professor and his areas of specialization include Information Technology, Hospital Operations Management, Strategic Management, Services Marketing, Tourism Marketing and Quality Management in Healthcare. Parallelly, he organizes visits to various types of hospitals to impart practical hospital exposure for our young and dynamic upcoming hospital administrators. Also he organizes various industrial trainings and workshops and is working as Placement Officer from past 3 years where he successfully placed hundreds of students in various sectors of health care industry.

Mrs. Purnima Naraayan – Assistant Professor

Mrs. Purnima Naraayan is presently working as Assistant Professor. She has done her M.Sc in Microbiology and MBA (HHCM). She has 2 years of research experience at C.F.T.R.I, Mysore and 4 years of teaching experience at AIHA. She has qualified Telangana State Eligibility Test in Management and enrolled for Ph.D Degree. Her areas of interest are Hospital Financial Management, Health insurance, Medical tourism and Health Care Laws. She has published several Papers and participated in various National Seminars.

Mrs. Reavathi S.N.L. Nadam – Assistant Professor

Mrs. Reavathi S.N.L. Nadam, is presently working as Assistant Professor since 2016. She is a graduate in nursing and holds a post graduate degree in MBA(HR & Finance). She has about 5 years of teaching cum hospital experience. She is pursing Ph.D in Business Management from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University. Her areas of interest are Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship &Consultancy Management, Health Care Laws and Ethics, Supply Chain, Logistics & Material Management, Organizational &  Behavior, Patient Care Management. She has participated in various National Seminars and conferences.

Dr. Deepthi Alle – Assistant Professor

Dr.Deepthi is associated with Apollo Institute of Hospital Administration as an Assistant Professor since March 2021. A homoeopathy graduate with a Masters degree in hospital Administration from TISS, Mumbai she has worked in the hospital industry in various capacities. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Health Services Management from TISS. Her areas of interest are Hospital planning, Communications, Patient care management, Value based care delivery and SME hospital operations. She also currently coordinates the activities of student clubs working towards honing academic skills of students and social communications of the institute.


Ms. Sangita Reddy B.Sc. MHA (USA)

She is the Executive Director of Apollo Hospitals,
Hyderabad. Qualified and trained in Hospital Administration in USA, she has guided this Institute since its inception.

Dr. K. Hariprasad M.D.

He is the CEO of Apollo Hospital Central Region

Dr. K. Prabhakar Ph.D.

He is the Chief Learning Officer Apollo Hospitals Educational & Research Foundation (Apollo Group).

Shri. T. Karunakar M.S.W.

He is the Vice-President HR, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

Shri. G. Dasaratha Rama Reddy

He is the Senior General Manager (Finance & Accounts) Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

Dr. Madhavi Prasad MBBS, MHM

She is the Deputy General Manager- Operations, Apollo Gleneagles PET-CT Centre, Hyderabad.

Mr. Gaurav Loria MHM

He is the Head of Quality Department, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad.

Dr. M. Habeeb Ghatala B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., MHA

He is the Dean of Apollo Hospital Education and Research Foundation (AHERF). A graduate College of Agriculture, Osmania University, he did his M.S., Ph.D., and postdoctoral studies in Extension/Continuing/Distance Education and Sociology at Kasas State University and the University of Wisconsin. His postdoctoral MHA is from Texas Woman’s University. During his 46 years in the U.S. prior to joining AHERF, he was Professor of Sociology and taught courses in Hospital Administration. He was Vice President of Human Resources in health care systems, lectured internationally, and travelled widely. He is the author of over 60 articles, book chapters, reviews and government reports.

Mr. Subramanyam

Mr. Subramanyam He is the CEO for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad and worked in different capacities as COO and VP Operations.

  • Dr. Dilip Mathai, Dean, Professor, General Medicine, AIMSR

  • Dr. Surender Reddy, Professor, Forensic Medicine, AIMSR

  • Dr. M. Prashanth, Associate Professor, Forensic Medicine, AIMSR

  • Dr. C.V.H.S Sai Ram, Professor, Community Medicine, AIMSR

  • Soma Das, Head, Quality Dept. Apollo hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

  • David Manne – EHR, Optimization services and Products, Director, ATOS

  • Rashmi Yadav – Head and Manager, Quality Assurance Cell, AIMSR

  • Anshu Bhargava – Consultant, Quality process and Training, LVPEI

  • Dr. B. Anil Kumar – Medical Director, VP (Clinical Services), Max Vision Hospitals

  • Dr. K. Kamalakar – Head-Quality, NABH Consultant, Premier Hospitals

  • Dr. Dayakar Thota, Medical Director, Ramdevrao Hospital, Hyderabad

  • Dr. G.V.R.K Acharyulu – Professor, School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad.

  • Prof. A. Sudhakar – Professor, Dept. of Commerce, Dr. BRAOU

  • Prof. Y. Kiranmayee – Professor, Dept of Business Management, Dr. BRAOU

  • Mr. Pavan Kumar – Quality Manager, HCG Cancer Hospitals

  • Dr. Symphony – Reliance General Insurance

  • Dr. Priyadarshini – Head, Quality Department, Star Hospitals, Hyderabad.

  • Dr. Ravi Santhosh – Manager Claims, Reliance General Insurance

  • Ch. Venkatrami Reddy – Manager, Apollo Home Care

  • Dr. Sibasis Hense – Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Central University of Kerala