Master of Health Administration

In Focus: Darren Deoraj, MHA '14

Darren H.P. Deoraj, MHA
Assistant Director and Administrator, Ambulatory Care - Gotham Health, Gouverneur
NYC Health + Hospitals

Darren H.P. Deoraj was born and raised in Queens NY and continues to live and work New York City. He has served in the healthcare industry for almost 6 years starting his career at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai working in The Office of Academic Administration in the capacity of business operations for the Department of Medical Education.

Mr. Deoraj joined NYC Health + Hospitals as the Assistant Director of Hospital Operations/Administrator on Duty (AOD) for NYC Health + Hospitals | Coney Island part-time towards the later of his time at Mount Sinai. As the AOD for Coney Island Hospital he was responsible for the afterhours operations of the 377 bed Hospital, all units, and staff, resolving all matters presented during the tour of duty. Mr. Deoraj later joined NYC Health + Hospitals full-time as the Assistant Director and Administrator for Ambulatory Care Services at NYC Health + Hospitals | Gotham Health, Gouverneur. During his tenure at Gotham Health Gouverneur, Mr. Deoraj has managed the operations of ambulatory care Adult Primary Care Medicine, Specialty Medicine, Surgical Services, Podiatric Services, and Neighborhood Health Centers.

In conjunction with his role in NYC Health + Hospitals, Mr. Deoraj serves as the Clinical Assistant Professor and Advisory Board Member for The Master of Health Administration Program at Stony Brook University. Mr. Deoraj has dual degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Government from The University of Hartford along with a Master of Health Administration degree with honors from Hofstra University. At Hofstra University, Mr. Deoraj currently serves as the President for the MHA Alumni Association and at The University of Hartford services as the Chapter Advisor for the Connecticut Lambda Chapter of The Sigma Alpha Epsilon National Fraternity. Darren Deoraj is a proud member of HLNY, HEC, and ACHE.

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