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The Department of Hospital Administration is managing the affairs of main SKIMS hospital. SKIMS Medical College Hospital & Maternity Hospital and postgraduate training in Hospital Administration and various in service training programmes in the areas of Hospital Administration and need based research in the relevant issued of management and para-medical / support personnel.

Academic Activities:-

The Department is running a three year postgraduate course MD in Hospital Administration recognized by MCI in each session two candidates are admitted 18 students have so far passed out and at present three students are undergoing training. The Department is also identified as a regional training centre for conducting and coordinating postgraduate diploma in Hospital and Health service Administration under the auspices of IGNOU. The Department routinely conducts training programmes / continuing Nursing Education Programme including AIDS, HIV awareness programme. Programs are also conducted for para-medicos and middle level managers of Hospital support services.

Research Activities:-

The Faculty, Sr. Residents and the Postgraduate of the Department are conducting research on several topics particularly in the field of Health Services Research. More than 250 papers (original review) have been published in standard International and National Medical Journals.

Other Activities:-

Faculty of the Department of Hospital Administration has been placed on various advisory Board of Hospital and Health Services Planning and delivery, curriculum development and inspection of health care facilities. The faculty of Department is routinely invited as external examiners, thesis evaluators, paper setters for various examinations conducted at State and national level among these include AIIMS, National Board of Examinations, Indira Gandhi National Open University etc.

Faculty of the Department is on Editorial Board and on the review board of peer reviewed journals pertaining to the specialty of Hospital and Health Services Administration.




FRCP (London), FRCP (Edin.), FAMS, MD (AIIMS), FACP (USA) 
Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bristol, (UK), 
Fellow New York Academy of Sciences, (USA)


Awards & Prizes

  • Received Sir Sriram Memorial Award of 2004 from National Academy of Medical Sciences, for outstanding contribution to healthcare and distinguished services to Medical Education
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2011, Academy of Hospital Administration, New Delhi
  • Received Harmokh Award 2009 for Outstanding Services to Healthcare & Medicine
  • Received Journal of International Medical Sciences Academy Best Publication Award 2009 (Medal, Citation and Cash) for Research Work “ Guidelines for Managing Minor Head Injuries”
  • Received the Gold Medal for India, by American Biographical Institute,  for advocating Scientific Cause: 2009
  • Special Prize for the significant contribution towards growth and development of Department of Medicine & Allied Specialties at College of Medicine, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia: 2007
  • Received Top 100 Scientists 2007 Award by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
  • Awarded the 2000 Millennium medal for extraordinary achievement, by American   Biographical Institute, USA
  • Rashtriya Gaurav Award by Indian International Friendship Society in lieu of yeomen services rendered with excellence in Health & Medical Education: 2005
  • Best Citizen’s of India Award 2008
  • Man of the year award by American Biographical Institute Inc. USA
  • First prize, All India Inter-University Essay Competition, Population Council: 1976
  • J & K Government Award for the book “Welfare State” 1976
  • Received Man of Achievement Award from International Publishing House, New Delhi for exceptional caliber and outstanding performance in Health care
  • First prize, All India Inter-University symposium on Maternal & Child Health: 1977
  • 2000 Outstanding Scientists award 2008, by International biographical institute, Cambridge, England
  • Bharat Jyoti Award by Indian International Friendship Society in lieu of yeomen services rendered with excellence in Health care
  • Received 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st. Century Award from International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
  • Best Writer Award, Government Medical College, Srinagar: 1987
  • Best Debater Award, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar: 1979
  • Best Editor Award, Govt. Medical College Srinagar: 1980
  • Honorary D. Lit. State University Moscow: 1984
  • Honorary D. Lit. Awarded by City University Los Angles, California, USA: 1985
  • Awarded Certificate of Merit & Prize for organizing International Conference - Health care Management held at AIIMS, New Delhi: 1990.
  • Advisor, American Biographical Institute, USA.



  • Fellow American College of Physicians, USA
  • Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi: 2004
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
  • Fellow Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygiene, England: 1996
  • Fellow, International Medical Sciences Academy, India:1998
  • Fellow American College of Physicians, 2006
  • Fellow New York Academy of Sciences, USA: 1996
  • Member Institute of Health Services Management, London: 1992
  • Member Governing Body & Regional Director, Indian Society of Health Administrators: 1994 till date
  • Life Member, Academy of Hospital Administration: 1990 till date
  • Member, International Hospital Federation, London: 1994-
  • Member, Panel for Hospital Planning & Medical care Services, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi: 2000 till date
  • Life Member, Academy of Hospital Administration: 1990 till date
  • Member, International Hospital Federation, London: 1994-
  • Member, Panel for Hospital Planning & Medical care Services, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi: 2000 till date


Scientific Publications

More than 400 original research papers published in standard international medical journals.

Books Authored

  • Handbook of Emergency Medicine (Valley Publishers: 1998)
  • Textbook of Hospital & Health Services Administration
    • (Oxford University Press New York 2000)
  • Planning, Organization & Management of Hospitals
    • (JayPee Brothers Medical Publishers: 2003)
  • The Future of Health. (Paras Medical Publishers: 2004)
  • Hospital Infection Control: Conceptual Framework. Academa Publishers. 2005
  • Evidence Based Nursing Practice: 2010

Forthcoming Titles:

  • Emergency Medical Services & Disaster Management
  • Foundations of Problem-based Learning
  • Total quality Management in Medical Education

Editorial Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Health Sciences [Peer Reviewed Health Sciences Journal with global outlook and international audience]: 2006 till date
  • Editor Journal of Medical Sciences: 1997 till date
  • Guest Editor, Journal of Indian Society of Health Administrators.
  • Guest Editor, Journal of International Medical Sciences Academy.
  • Editorial Advisor Journal of Management in Medicine, England
  • Editor, Journal of Hospital Administration: 1989-1991
  • Reviewer of several international medical journals

Papers Presented

More than 300 papers presented at various International and National Conferences held at India, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and Saudi Arabia. The themes ranging from Emergency Medicine (trauma/injury), Human Health in the Changing World, Quality Management, Clinical Audit, Clinical Epidemiology, Depression, Evidence Based Medicine, Evidence Based Healthcare, Health Services Research, Problem Based Learning, HIV infection, HBV infection, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Stroke, Healthcare Financing, etc.


  • Modernization and Up-gradation of Accident & Emergency Department at SKIMS (from 44 Beds to 100 Beds) during 2000. Introduced Level System in patient care (first of its kind in the world)
  • Created Disaster Management Ward at SKIMS
  • Prepared Project Report for SKIMS Up-gradation (300 crore rupees) approved by Prime Minister’s Office (duly endorsed by Planning Commission of India).
    • 200 Bedded Additional Ward Block
    • An independent Accident & Emergency Block
    • A multi-story Outpatient Complex
  • Prepared Project report for 160 bedded Advanced Trauma Centre at SKIMS, Centre of Excellence for Liver & Biliary Diseases, Centre of Excellence for Kidney and Urological Sciences
  • Created History by introducing Triple Shift Duty for SKIMS Staff after a gap of 20 years. Consequent upon reviving of this system, SKIMS saves about 33 percent manpower and more than 40 percent additional wages involved for engaging staff in different shifts to compensate the deficiencies in staff. This change at SKIMS has been appreciated by one and all as it has substantially improved the Nursing Care
  • Developed Mission Statement & Value Statement for SKIMS, 2009
  • Edited & Published Practice Guidelines (Hand Book) for Nurses 2010
  • Edited & Published Nursing College Magazine “Passion” (first time in the history of SKIMS)
  • Introduced and Implemented Local Area Network Program at SKIMS
  • Organized and Provided Prompt and Quality Care to Injured Patients (during 2010) thus saving precious lives
  • Undertook the challenge of Projectised Schemes for Advanced Equipment and Machinery for SKIMS Hospital (more than 11 crore rupees) including Technology: Oxygen Concentrator, Plasma Sterilizer, Incinerator, Quality Assurance Lab, Hi Tech Ambulances, Face Lift to Ward Block, Security Surveillance, Electronic Digital Display System, etc
  • Up-gradation and modernization of Emergency OT and Expansion of Main OT. Modular OT to be installed in Emergency OT (first of its kind in J&K)
  • Managed several Disasters, Emerging Infectious Diseases like Swine Flu, Bird Flu, SARS, AIDS, Cholera, etc
  • Established a 20-bed facility [Isolation Ward] for treating patients like H1N1 Novel (Swine), etc. We treated many cases that were referred to this hospital for treatment.
  • Introduced Accountability, Transparency, and Discipline at SKIMS
  • Established Hospital-Wide Quality Assurance Program
  • Established Hospital Wide Infection Control Program
  • Nursing Services: Capacity Building: Research, Nursing Audit, Updates,
  • Nursing Education: Student development, Starting M Sc. Nursing,  Establishing Centre of Excellence, 5 Ph D’s underway, Curriculum Development
  • CME:  Management of Biomedical Waste, Seminar on Quality in Nursing Care, World Health Day April 7: (Nursing College), Capacity Building Pandemic Preparedness on H1N1 Novel Flu, Symposium: Nursing care in 21st. Century,  Management Development Program for Resident Doctors,
  • Organized National Conference on Evidence Based Healthcare held at SKICC during 26-27 March, 2011. It was attended by elite class of professionals both from Corporate and Public Sectors from allover India.

Dr. Tabish has been acknowledged by many international organizations for his professional accomplishments, scholarship, personal integrity, superior competence and outstanding contribution to medical profession and social service.


  • Emerging infectious diseases, Quality of Life, Trauma, Medical Education.


  • Problem based learning, Quality Management, Urological Trauma,
  • Patients Satisfaction, Metabolic Syndrome, Accreditation.


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Additional Professor cum Joint Medical Superintendent
HoD Hospital Administration


MBBS, University of Kashmir, 1995

MD, SKIMS Deemed University, 2002


  • Member Academy of Hospital Administration.


  • Bottlenecks in Purchase at a Tertiary Care Hospital.
  • Budget Tracking in J&K.

Has interest in research and has number of publications in National & International Journals on Operation Theatre utilization, Quality Health care, Cost of cancer care, Health economies, Laboratory safety, Patient Safety, Disaster management, Violence in hospitals, AIDS awareness, etc.


  • Has authored a book "Step by Step Quality Hospital Care"
  • Received award at IMSACON 2011 for Paper " Status of Quality Assurance Practices at selected teaching hospitals of J&K" which was ranked third best for year 2012. The name of the award is "JIMSA BEST PAPER AWARD"

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Associate Professor

MBBS, MD, Hospital Administration


  • Bio-medical Waste Management
  • Linen & Laundry Services of Hospital

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Assistant Professor

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 12:25

Director SKIMS & EOSG

Prof. A. G. Ahangar
Director SKIMS & Ex-Officio Secretary to Government

Dean Medical Faculty

Prof. Altaf R. Kirmani
MS; MCh (Neurosurgery)
Dean, Faculty of Medicine


Teaching Activities

It is hereby informed that Grand round presentations that were temporarily suspended because of the prevailing circumstances will be restarted w.e.f 3rd September 2016 at SKIMS auditorium hall. All faculty and resident doctors are requested to attend the Grand round at 2:00 PM on 3rd September 2016 at SKIMS auditorium hall.

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