Rahul Nayak, MD, named Physician Director of Procedure Suites
The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is pleased to announce that Rahul Nayak, MD, has been named as our Physician Director of Procedure Suites. He will also serve as Physician in Charge (PIC) of the Kaiser Permanente Glenlake Medical Office.
In his new role, Dr. Nayak will oversee operations for the Glenlake, Gwinnett, Southwood and TownPark suites that are used by a variety of surgical and procedural specialty departments. In addition to ensuring the safe & efficient clinical operation of the suites, he will lead strategic initiatives designed to improve access & turnaround, gain accreditation, expand services and improve affordability.
Dr. Nayak is well suited for his new role. As a member of our Gastroenterology department since 2009, he has great insight into the operation of our procedure suites. Over the past few years, he has been deeply involved in improving quality & patient safety. He is highly trained in Process Improvement (PI) and has helped strengthen our teamwork & collaboration as an instructor for Highly Reliable Teams workshops.
Dr. Nayak received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan. He completed his GI residency at the University of Illinois – Chicago and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
We have no doubt that Dr. Nayak will flourish in this new role. Please join us in congratulating him and wishing him much success.