Management Team

Led by a team of accomplished and experienced professionals with years of medical expertise.

General Hospital

Lt. Gen. Jagbir Singh


Lt. Gen. Jagbir Singh is the Secretary for the group of various Trusts under the Somaiya Umbrella. A graduate of the National Defence Academy he was commissioned in the Indian Army in June 1978. A recipient of four Presidential Awards, he held numerous important appointments during the course of his illustrious
career spanning almost four decades. In addition to combat and command assignments at various levels he has also been involved in the conduct of numerous
studies associated with formulation of strategy, operational concepts, force structuring and transformation of the Army. An alumnus of the National Defence College, New
Delhi, he has been a member of the faculty at the prestigious Defence Services Staff College at Wellington.
In his last assignment in service Lt. Gen. Jagbir Singh had administrative command of the Indian Army in Peninsular India which also included a number of training,
medical and educational establishments. He holds an MPhil Degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from the Madras University.

Dr. Varsha Phadke


Having joined K. J. Somaiya Medical College & Research Centre in the year 1993 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Dr Varsha Phadke is now holding the Post of the Dean and Incharge of Medical College, Hospital and Superspeciality Hospital after 27 glorious years at the medical college.  An M.D pediatrician by qualification, she has a keen interest in Pediatric nephrology. She is an astute academician and is also a fellow & faculty of the FAIMER Institute. 

Dr. Omkar Telang

Medical Superintendent

Dr Omkar Jagdish Telang completed his MBBS from Lokamanya Tilak Municipal Medical College Mumbai in 1998 with distinction in Ophthalmology and ENT. He then pursued his post graduation in Ophthalmology from Grant Medical College Mumbai which he completed in 2004. He then worked for a year as senior resident in Bhabha hospital Kurla for a year.
He has been working as teaching faculty in the Ophthalmology department of K.J. Somaiya hospital since 2005 and is currently the Associate Professor in the department. His interest areas are cataract and refractive surgery. 
He has conducted numerous cataract surgeries with utmost precision.
He has also been an examiner for medical examinations at various MUHS recognised reputed institutions and also at other state universities.
He has also worked for MUHS as paper setter, dissertation evaluator and in the vigilance squad for MUHS exams.
He has been a faculty at various national conferences in Ophthalmology and also served as a Secretary to the Bombay Ophthalmology Society in 2016-2017.
His dedication towards serving patients and urge to provide innovative offerings in patient care has enabled him to take the added responsibility of Medical Superitendent at K.J. Somaiya hospital since 2018a hospital since 2018


Mrs. Padma Jakkani

Hospital Administrator

Highly professional executive with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare industry focused on achieving excellent results in highly competitive environment that requires continuous improvement. Expertise in customer service, staff development, project management, policy and procedure development. Holding a position of Hospital Administrator since May 2012.

Super Speciality Hospital

Dr. Srijith Nalinakshan


Dr. Srijith Nalinakshan currently leads Somaiya Ayurvihar as the CEO healthcare of the organization. Formerly a Cardiac Consultant at, Cumbala Hill Hospital Mumbai, Dr. Srijith has 15+ Years of experience in Healthcare Delivery, Strategy and Business Development, work with Healthcare Delivery and Consulting Organizations. He has deep knowledge and expertise of all aspects of healthcare industry in India and particularly in Mumbai. He Co-founded Medtitans as India’s First Doctor’s Social Network which quickly grew up to have nearly 12000 engaged users. Dr. Srijith was also one of the founder members of Everonn Medical Education, a part of the Everonn Education group which was then the second largest education company in India. At Everonn Medical Education, Dr. Srijith led the team responsible for development of Academic Medical Centers across the country. He was also responsible for the establishment of the Healthcare Professional skilling business of Everonn Education and its accreditation by the NSDC (National Skills Development Center, a part of Ministry of Finance). As the CEO of Medtitans Healthcare, Dr.Srijith has led the organization through multiple Healthcare Infrastructure Development and Healthcare Consulting projects. Under his leadership, Medtitans undertook its first major healthcare project with KJ Somaiya Ayurvihar Medical College and Hospitals. The project involves the conceptualization, development, commissioning and subsequent management of the Somaiya Super-Specialty Hospital, a Tertiary Care Hospital in Mumbai

Dr Trucit Vora


Formerly a Medical Practitioner in the Ghatkopar area, Dr Trucit Vora has served as the Medical Director of Lion Tarachand Bapa Hospital & Research Centre, Sion. He then obtained valuable guidance and experience working under eminent luminaries in the Clinical Administration Department at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Research Centre, Andheri. His core focus areas involve improving the patient experience as well as enhancing the range of services at the hospital.