Dr. Naveen Kumar P.

Professor & Head of the Dept.

Department of Hospital Administration


    • Dr Naveen Kumar P is Professor and Head of the Department of Hospital Administration. 
    • Heading a team of four faculty members.
    • Academic: Teaching subjects of Hospital Administration & Organisation to MD, MHA, MSc (HIAA, Dietetics), B Tech (Biomedical Engineering).
    • Research: Mentoring students towards dissertation topics, research protocols, publishing the research papers in indexed journals.
    • Consultancy: Conducting capacity building workshops and training programs to practitioners in public health emergencies, NABH, NABL.
    • Examiner & External Subject expert to other Universities Hospital Administration programs.
    • Counselling and Placement activities of students.
    • Recognised PhD Guide for Healthcare Management and affiliated subjects.
    • Alumni Relations Coordinator for Department.


Subject Semester / Year
Strategic Management, General Management, Human Resources Management, Financial Management, Hospital Planning. MD First year
Health Economics, Health insurance, Health Policy, Healthcare delivery systems, Operations Research in Hospitals MD Second year
Nursing Services Administration, Healthcare Marketing & Customer Relationship Management, Clinical Services, Facility Management MD Third year


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Hospital Administration Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 2002
MBBS SV Medical College, Tirupati 1998


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor Head of department April 2018 till date
KMC,Manipal Associate Professor Dec 2014- April 2018
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 02/2011 to 12/2014
Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Center, Bangalore Assistant Professor 08/2010 to 01/2011
Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore Associate Professor & Dean 01/2008 to 08/2010
NIMS Clinical Registrar 2002 to 2003


Area of Interest

Healthcare Marketing, Customer Service and Relationship Management, Human Resources Management, Financial Management in Hospitals, Quality Management, Administration of Clinical and Non-clinical Services

Area of Expertise

Project Consultancy in Hospital Acquired Infections, Quality and Patient Safety, Capacity Building – Human Resources, Equipment management

Area of Research

Healthcare Financing, Quality Management, Services Management any interdisciplinary research, Population studies - Income disparities in population.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

ASSC certified Green Belt in – Lean, Six Sigma

Affiliated to QCI - NABH – POI

Life Member of Academy of Hospital Administration

Life Member of Indian Medical Association

Life Member of Epidemiology Association.


1) Best Employee of ING Vysya Life Insurance 2006

2) Faculty Researcher Award 2013, MAHE

3) Chairperson for Subject specific Board of Studies – MD Hospital Administration since 4 years.

4) External subject expert for BoS of external universities like KEHAR, KLE, Belagavi, Symbiosis Institute of Healthcare Management, Pune, Sikkim Manipal University.

5) Chairperson for Conferences on HIM 2015, Organ Transplantation 2018, Global CEO Summit 2018, KMC, Manipal.

6) Scientific Committee Chairperson – SASH 2016, Mangalore.

7) Invited speaker to conference on Health Insurance – KEHAR - KLE University, AHA, Mangalore.

8) External Examiner for MD, MHA of other Universities.

9) ISO – Internal Auditor, NABH – Internal auditor for KMC



Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
ING Vysya Life Insurance Deputy Manager - Medical Underwriting 2003-2008

Cost Analysis of re-sterilisation of reusable devices in a hospital

Jan - March 2018, 10(1), 109-112. (Scopus Indexed) Dr Naveen kumar Ms Vrunda lotlikar Ms Usha Rani

Journal of Young Pharmacists

Study on mitigation of workplace violence in hospitals

June 2020; 76(1), 298-302. (Scopus Indexed, q2) Dr Naveen kumar Dr Deepak Betadur Dr Chandramani

Medical Journal of Armed Forces India

Taking Dialysis Near the Doorstep: A GIS Based Approach for Catchment Area Analysis and Insight into Hemodialysis Patient’s Perceptions of Extra Mural Dialysis Services in India

Volume 20 (1); Jan-Mar 2021, Page 1 – 5. (Scopus Indexed) Dr Naveen kumar Dr Chandramani Madan

Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences

Implications of Caesarean section for a family in India

Vol 7, Issue 13, 2020, Page 386-89. (Scopus Indexed Dr Anitha shetty Dr Naveen kumar

Journal of Critical Reviews

Patient Safety Program in a Hospital with Reference to Costs Associated with Patient Falls

January-March 2021, Vol. 15, No. 1, Page 11 – 17. (Scopus Indexed)

Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

Study of Emerald Accreditation to Emergency services

May 2020 Dr Naveen kumar Dr Aiswarya

Study of costing of outsourcing of CSSD

May 2021 Dr Naveen kumar Dr Sonia Daga