Founder and Executive Director

Ketan Patel is a Manager in the Assurance practice of PwC. With a MBA in Health Service Administration and a passion for health care improvement, he works towards making the overall health care model more efficient. 

Ketan has over seven years of industry experience working on various health care engagements. Prior to joining PwC, Ketan worked as a Senior in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP. He also spent time at the Deloitte & Touche consulting firm, providing management with research and key material for white papers and POVs around the latest health care trends. 

Ketan founded Dr. Interns in 2010, and focuses on partnering with hospitals and medical providers abroad to find efficient solutions to reduce health care costs. He has presented a workshop on Social Justice and Awareness at the SAAN Conference in 2011 and also participates in multiple speaking engagements with universities around the United States. 

Disha Goswami 

Board Member

Disha Goswami is currently at work pursuing her Masters of Bioscience. She has gained health care experience through multiple  internships and positions, her most current being a Product Marketing Intern at Illumina, Inc. 

Disha initially planted her roots with Dr. Interns in 2011, when she participated in the Medical and Cultural Internship. Disha was one of the first Fellowship participants, and a Chapter President at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her extensive volunteer work and passion for business consulting is being put to use as one of our Board Members. 

Venkata Narasimham Peri

Board Member

Venkata Narasimham Peri is a global management consulting leader with extensive experience in launching and running global businesses. As a Partner in PwC’s Advisory practice, Venkata currently focuses on three important strategic initiatives at the firm: adoption of global delivery for risk consulting and analytics; delivering executive insights (on how to make insights and foresight more actionable) and accelerating consulting offerings through repetition and reuse. 

He uses this vast business knowledge and expertise to help maintain and consult Dr. Interns vision on a global scale.

Brian Snyder

Board Member

With a financial background, Brian Snyder currently uses his big data foresight as a Customer Logistics Analyst, for Johnson & Johnson, Inc. The same career based metrics he uses each day, are put to work as tools to forecast future Dr. Interns growth strategies. 

Working for a major health care corporation helps keep Brian informed of any major initiatives and advancements in medical fields. He is a key player in keeping Dr. Interns up-to-date with the ever changing world of health care from a B2B perspective. 


Campus Awareness Program Manager

Tyler Zeoli currently works as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Hospital.  His research experience includes work with viral and bacterial pneumonia, cellulitis and abscess treatment, and emergency department suicide screening. This research environment has helped Tyler to stay up to date on current topics in India, such as the importance of trauma registries. Moreover, as an aspiring physician, Tyler plans to treat under-served populations throughout the country and abroad. 

 As a previous Fellow for the program, Tyler served on the 2014 summer abroad trip to Surat, and was the president and founder of the Dr. Interns chapter at the College of the Holy Cross. His belief and dedication to improve health care, and his patient focused approach to medical volunteer work truly highlight the Dr. Interns' mission.