Sarang Deo

Professor and Area Leader, Operations Management
Executive Director-Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM)

Email sarang_deo@isb.edu

Website https://sites.google.com/a/isb.edu/sarangdeo/


Sarang Deo is Professor and Area Leader, Operations Management at the Indian School of Business. His primary area of interest is health care operations with special emphasis on investigating the impact of operations decisions on population level health outcomes. He has studied the influenza vaccine supply chain and the phenomenon of ambulance diversion (in the US), the adult HIV treatment supply chains and the infant HIV diagnosis networks in sub-Saharan Africa, and more recently the TB diagnosis pathway in rural India. He frequently collaborates with international agencies such as the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and his research has been funded by the US National Science Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada.

Prior to joining the ISB, Sarang was Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. He was a management consultant in the Accenture’s Mumbai office before embarking on an academic career. Sarang has a PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and BTech from IIT Bombay.



  • 2020 - Present: Professor and Area Leader, Indian School of Business
  • 2017 - Present: Executive Director, Max Institute of Healthcare Management, Indian School of Business
  • 2016 - 2020: Associate Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2011 - 2016: Assistant Professor, Indian School of Business
  • 2007 - 2011: Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management


In the Media

April 11, 2019: panelists at Facebook ‘One India Series’, Republic TV.

April 2, 2019: How Aadhaar-based biometrics hurts PDS in India, Live Mint.

December 20, 2015: Health Care on Tap, Business Today.

June 4, 2012: When Hospitals Turn Away Ambulances, Kellogg Insight.

, 2012: Using Operations Management to Improve Healthcare Access, ISB Insight.

May 1, 2012: Accel Partners, IDG Ventures to invest $5 million in Forus Health, Economic Times.

April 1, 2011: A Potentially Fatal Illness, An Unpredictable Vaccine, Kellogg Insight.

October 20, 2011: Decentralization of resource-constrained networks, Pharmabiz.

December 1, 2009: Rational Rationing, Kellogg Insight.

Research & Publications