Dr. George Cheriyan

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Corporate CEO
Chief Medical Officer 

Dr George Cheriyan joined the American Mission Hospital, as its 11th CEO and Chief Medical Officer, in 2009. And, since 2018, he is serving as the Corporate CEO and Board Member. 

He had worked as a Neonatologist for over 25 years after obtaining his Medical training at the University of Kerala, India, and following it with postgraduate training in Pediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children in London, UK and sub-specialisation in Neonatology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. 

After his work as a Consultant Neonatologist in the NHS (National Health Service) in London for five years, he joined the Saudi Aramco Medical Services, KSA. Here too, his role was that of a Consultant Neonatologist. 

In Saudi Arabia, he worked for 18 years in various capacities of leadership - including leading the healthcare-quality of Saudi Aramco Healthcare - before his move to Bahrain’s American Mission Hospital in 2009. 

He is a trained ‘Improvement Adviser’ in Healthcare Quality from the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Boston, MA, USA. 

He obtained training in Healthcare management at the Harvard Business School, He is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and also has an MBA in leadership from the UK.

His area of interest is in developing a model of non-profit healthcare which is both affordable and of high quality, in all economies. 

He is also an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Medicine and Management at the RCSI or the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

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