Bhagwan Satiani

Bhagwan Satiani, MD, MBA, FACS, DFSVS, FACHE, is a professor emeritus in the Department of Surgery at The Ohio State University. He was the medical director of the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory & Director of the Faculty Leadership Institute at Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus. His surgical residency and trauma/critical care fellowship was at Emory University in Atlanta. He completed his Vascular Surgery fellowship at Ohio State and OSU East.

His professional interests include clinical research with over 200 peer-reviewed publications, six books, and several book chapters, coordinating and teaching leadership development and business education for physicians, conduct practice management seminars for surgical residents and faculty. His recent interests include faculty retention, physician leadership, workforce shortage, and burnout.

His book ‘An American Journey: Life Lessons for parents of immigrant children, published by Hamilton Books, garnered significant attention from immigrant groups. His other published books include The Smarter Physician series (3 volumes published by MGMA), and he is a co-author of “The coming shortage of surgeons: Why they are disappearing and what we can do about it” by Greenwood Publishers in 2009 as well as ‘Color Atlas & Synopsis of Vascular Diseases” by McGraw Hill in 2013.

Dr. Satiani’s community interests include volunteering and serving on the board of ASHA-Ray of Hope, a Columbus, Ohio organization to prevent domestic violence in South Asians. He also served as Commissioner and Secretary of the Minority Health Commission for the State of Ohio.

He plays percussion for an Indian music group ‘Jhankar.’