Dr. Mohan Chellappa


Dr. Chellappa currently serves as the President, Global Ventures, of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHMI). A founding member of JHMI, he is involved in the development of international clinical consultancy activities and clinical care programs, implementation of quality systems, and utilization of IT in healthcare. Dr. Chellappa has been instrumental in securing and establishing several engagements of Johns Hopkins Medicine globally, including the establishment of Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, a joint venture with Aramco, the world’s largest energy company.

He serves on the boards of HCL Healthcare and Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare. He has a special interest in the effectiveness of corporate boards and completed a program in that area at Harvard Business School.

A surgeon by profession, Dr. Chellappa is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Chellappa, who holds a business degree, has wide surgical experience, having worked in countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore, the UK, and the USA. He underwent special training in Surgical Gastroenterology at the University of Leeds and Hammersmith Hospital in 1982 and in liver and kidney transplantation at the University of Louvain in Brussels in 1986. He is an avid follower of technology and has been part of the Artificial Intelligence Consortium for Healthcare in Gulf Council country.