Dave Dookeeram, FACHE, FHM
Dave Dookeeram is chief of staff/president, Diagnostics DispatchHealth. A growth-focused, culture-first leader, Mr. Dookeeram has more than 20 years’ experience driving profitable growth in health tech companies, medical groups and hospitals. He joined DispatchHealth as a seed-stage executive and for three years led the company’s growth through the first 20 markets to $40 million in revenue and top decile employee and patient satisfaction scores. In his current role, he is working to scale DispatchHealth into the world’s most extensive care system in the home. He holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration and policy from Emory University and a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College. Before DispatchHealth, Mr. Dookeeram served as COO of Centura Health’s Porter Adventist Hospital. While there, he drove profitability from $7 million to $42 million in four years and attained national ranking in multiple specialties. He serves on the board of directors of Christian Living Communities/Capella Living Solutions. He is a fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Mr. Dookeeram has also co-authored multiple research papers and has spoken on a range of healthcare topics nationally and internationally. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.