Manish Kohli, MD

Manish Kohli, MD, is a Senior Advisor with ASG’s Global Health Solutions practice, where he advises clients on health care delivery initiatives and strategies with a special focus on technology and digital health.

A leading voice in his field, Dr. Kohli has worked with healthcare organizations and stakeholders around the world in areas of digital maturity, innovation, strategy, governance, change management, and workforce development. 

Dr. Kohli is a Fellow and the past Chairman of the Board of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global nonprofit organization focused on reforming the health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. He is also a member of the Standards Advisory Panel at the Joint Commission International (JCI), lending expertise on standards development in the area of healthcare technologies. 

Previously, Dr. Kohli served as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at leading health systems including Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD), Dubai Health Care City (DHCC), and Advocate Aurora Health. During his professional tenure in the UAE he helped build a pioneering health information exchange for DHCC, and subsequently was a key member of the CCAD leadership team that delivered the first HIMSS Stage 7 hospital in the MENA region. 

Earlier in his career, Dr. Kohli was the Director of Global Programs and Healthcare Informatics at Harvard Medical International, and Medical Director of Clinical Information Systems at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, where he championed technology-driven practice transformation and data interoperability. 

Dr. Kohli is dually board certified in Clinical Informatics and Family Medicine. He received his MD degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and earned both an MPH in International Health and an MBA in Medical Services Management from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kohli received his undergraduate degree from Eureka College. He serves on the Board of Directors of Wings of Hope, a global humanitarian nonprofit that helps the world’s most vulnerable communities.