Dr. K.D. Kataria is a hospital planning, business and strategy consultant. He is highly business and process focused professional with 22 years of extensive knowledge and experience in  Clinical medicine, Healthcare management & Healthcare advisory services. He has Worked in all functional areas of healthcare delivery space and held senior managerial positions in healthcare delivery and advisory areas. He is having keen interest in planning and designing for new hospitals & healthcare centers, enabling expansion of the existing hospitals and enhancing profitability of hospitals

He started his career from Indraprastha Apollo hospitals in 1996 and later he did a number of leading roles in a number of institutes. During my assignment with healthcare management consulting firm Feedback ventures he operationalized prestigious “ Institute of Liver & biliary sciences “ and also he did  market assessment & feasibilities for major healthcare groups of India . He held senior position with Jaypee group and was the key person to establish Jaypee hospitals. He was responsible for hospital planning from concept to actual functioning of health care units. He moved up in his job role till 2015, where he branched out and started out his own firm ‘ Akash Advisors’ a healthcare management advisory firm with focus on empowering clinicians, doctors and entrepreneurs to create economical viable & profitable healthcare organizations for providing affordable and efficient quality healthcare

He is proficient in developing comprehensive strategy for healthcare groups involving formulation and implementation of long range business plan by identification, analysis and evaluation of new markets and decision making on the best structure to participate in the assigned markets by creating world class organizations to meet the present/future healthcare needs

During his career he did  market assessment, Planning & designing, Project coordination & Commissioning of seven tertiary & quaternary care Private & Public hospitals, Medical institutions with a combined strength of 3200 beds in  India and west Africa. & has handled Profit & Loss of two big hospitals of 650 beds


Dr. Kataria is a Medical Doctor (MBBS) and Post Graduate in Healthcare Administration (MBA)