Bhagwan Satiani, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE is President of Savvy Medicine and a Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery. He was medical director, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus from 2004 to 2018. He was also Director of the Faculty Leadership Institute at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University until December 2018.
His surgical training was at Emory University where he completed his surgical residency and was appointed the first J.D.Martin Trauma Fellow. His Vascular Surgery training was at The Ohio State University & St.Anthony Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He has practiced Vascular Surgery since 1978. He is Board Certified in Vascular Surgery.
He has membership in many professional organizations including: The Society for Vascular Surgery, The American College of Surgeons and Society of Vascular Ultrasound.He has received several teaching and community service awards. Dr. Satiani has published extensively in local, national and international journals with over 180 scientific and business related publications in addition to numerous presentations and being invited as Visiting Professor at several institutions.
He completed an MBA in Healthcare Management at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio in 2002 and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a Fellow of the American College of Physician Leaders.
He achieved fellowship status in the American College of Healthcare Executives. This is essentially Board Certification in Healthcare Management. Dr Satiani has had extensive experience in medical staff participation including President of the Medical Staff of Grant Medical Center in Columbus and a member of the Board and task forces at Ohio Health, a large multi-hospital healthcare organization in Columbus, Ohio.
His professional interests include consultations related to establishing physician leadership programs, coordinating business education seminars for physicians and other healthcare professionals. He has coordinated and taught seminars in business education for physicians for Ohio Health, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Otterbein College and the Society for Vascular Surgery.
He also developed an 24-month curriculum on practice management for surgical residents in the Department of Surgery to prepare them for economic, legal, and personal finance challenges ahead of them.
His role as Director of the Faculty Leadership Institute allowed him to participate in and support developing the next generation of physician leaders.
His activities include editing and writing 3 volumes of "The Smarter Physician" published by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and educating physicians and other practitioners in the business side of their practices. Dr Satiani continues to publish material related to business education related to medicine and this website is his latest venture.