• Bangalore, India
  • HealthcareHealthcare Technology, Marketplace

HealthKhoj's mission is to help patients choose right hospital for their surgeries

Early Revenues

Startup Video



Ratnesh Pandey, Co-Founder, | India Infoline

Out of pocket expenditure in India is as high as 61% of the total medical expenditure, where as in Low and Middle Income countries it is 37%. There is a vicious cycle of health-care debt.”


After losing a close friend to wrong diagnosis, this trio starts a healthcare platform to ensure cor | Yourstory

“As we understood the healthcare system more and more, the condition discovery and informed choices regarding surgeries and in-patient procedures, emerged as one area where people need a lot of help,” says Ratnesh.

FB Start program

Got selected into FB Start Program



New Product Release

Launched in Bangalore



Received Certificate of Incorporation



Team Summary

Three Founders:

1. Prabhash Thakur
Education: B.Tech IIT Bombay, MBA XLRI
17 Years of Work Experience in companies such as GE, ISG, IBM
Expertise in Corporate Finance, M&A, Operations, Machine Learning

2. Ratnesh Pandey
Education: MBA IIM Lucknow
10 Years of Work Experience in companies such as CustomerXPs, Wipro and Godfrey Phillips
Expertise in Branding, Social Media Marketing , Product launch, Sales

3. Ashish Tiwari
Education: B.Tech & M.Tech from IIT Kharagpur
4 Years of Work Experience with companies such as Cisco & AIG
Expertise in Development, Analytics, Big Data


Founding Team

IIML Grad, Past: Head of Marketing, CustomerXPs, Marketing-Wipro, coded in COBOL, Quizzer

Co Founder @ HealthKhoj, Program Director, CorpDev @ IBM, Advisor @ ISG (formerly TPI),


HealthKhoj (2016 - present)
Co Founder

IBM (2010 - 2016)
Program Director, M&A

ISG (formerly TPI) (2006 - 2010)


XLRI Jamshedpur
MBA • 1998 - 2000

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Bachelor of Technology • 1992 - 1996

Co-Founder | HealthKhoj | | Fellow - Startup Leadership Program (2016-2017) Past : Cisco Systems AIG (Global Data Solution)

Product/Service Summary

Twitter style intro:
HealthKhoj providess 2nd opinion and quality & cost advisory to patients who need surgeries.

Detailed Summary:
At HealthKhoj, we believe that Surgeries and Procedures demand high emotional and financial commitment from families. The health care facilities for complex conditions is concentrated in large cities and has huge variation in quality and price. Consequently, the patients end up making uninformed choices for life threatening illnesses.

HealthKhoj provides 2nd opinion and quality & cost advisory about various hospitals to patients who need surgeries. Additionally, we are in the process of developing partnerships to offer full suite of services such as financing, travel & stay, medicines and post operative care.

Product/Service Descriptions