Dr. Ruchi Sachdeva

Quality Manager (Pathology)


Pathology & Transfusion Services


MSc (Biochemistry); PhD (Life Sciences); MBA (HR).


16 years


CARE CHL Hospitals, Indore

Laboratory Quality Manager


She is presently the Quality Manager at the Department of Laboratory Medicine in Convenient Hospitals Ltd., Indore from 2014 onwards and maintains Quality of Testing as per National & International Standards (ISO 15189:2012) in Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Clinical Pathology, Microbiology, Cytopathology, Histopathology and Molecular Biology. She is involved in the day-to-day activities of the Laboratory including the quality assurance programmes and regular training for the staff. She keeps updating herself on the newer aspects of Quality Management by attending training programmes regularly. She is also a Guide for dissertations and projects undertaken by Graduate and Post Graduate students from different colleges, at CARE CHL Hospitals, Indore, as a part of their curriculum.

She attended an online course on “Quality Control in Labs” conducted between January to April 2022 by MEU India (about 72 hours). She also participated as a delegate in the 2nd National Conference & Workshop on “Managing Quality” in Clinical Laboratories in 2018 at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. She undertook training on “Laboratory Quality Management System and Internal Audit As per ISO 15189:2012 For Clinical Laboratories” at STQC Directorate, Govt of India, Department of Electronics & IT, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Jaipur in 2014. She also participated in and completed, a QCI Medical Laboratory Programme Seminar and Practical Workshop on Procedures Manuals by QCI, India in 2008.

Fields of Experience

  • Quality management system as per National & International Guidelines in the pathology laboratory
  • She has an acumen for research and data analysis.

Research Presentations

  • Ph.D on “The Effect of Laser Radiations on the Microbial and Immune Systems” from Choithram Hospitals & Research Centre, Indore
  • A number of paper presentations at National and International Conferences and symposia


  • Khare S, Sachdeva R, Agrawal N, Bansal M, Mahajan A and Ghosh G. Vertical Transmission of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG Antibodies from Mothers exposed to Covid-19 Infection during Pregnancy – A Retrospective Study. International Journal of Medical Science and Current Research 2021, 4 (3): 420 – 423
  • Khare Shalini, Sachdeva Ruchi and Mahajan Arun. Role of Haematological & Biochemical Markers in Assessing the Prognosis of Covid – 19 in Tertiary Care Centre of Central India. International Journal of Scientific Research 2021, 10(2): 10 – 11
  • Ruchi Sachdeva, N S Bhagwanani and D S Chitnis. Dye-mediated photoinactivation of bacteriophages by nitrogen laser. J. Biosci 1999, 24: 79 – 83; R Sachdeva, N S Bhagwanani and D S Chitnis. Nitrogen laser improves the phagocytic function of “Lazy” polymorphonuclear leukocytes in diabetic patients. Laser Therapy 1998, 10: 129 – 132
  • Ruchi Sachdeva, Nijram S Bhagwanani, Satish R Pathak and Dhananjay Sadashiv Chitnis. Investigation into the Wavelength-Dependent Effect of Low Incident Levels of Laser Radiation on the Growth of Microbial Cells. Laser Therapy 1997, 9: 19 – 24
  • Ruchi Sachdeva, Nijram S Bhagwanani, Satish R Pathak and Dhananjay Sadashiv Chitnis. The biological effect of intravenous nitrogen laser irradiation in an experimental rabbit model. Laser Therapy 1997, 9 : 73 – 78; S. Chamania, R. Sachdeva. Prospective controlled trial of Nitrogen Laser on Infected Wounds. Laser and Technology 1996, 6: 35- 40
  • Ruchi Sachdeva, Nijram Satramdas Bhagwanani and Dhananjay Sadashiv Chitnis. Low incident energy levels of Nitrogen Laser enhances the biocidal activity of human neutrophils on internalized bacteria: An in vitro study. Laser Therapy 1995, 7: 107 -112.


  • MBA (HRM) Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, 2004
  • PhD. Life Sciences Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, 1997
  • M.Sc Biochemistry Govt. Holkar Science College, Indore, 1990

Awards and Recognitions

  • University (Devi Ahilya Vishvavidhyala, Indore) Scholarship for M.Sc (Biochemistry)
  • First Position in the University (Devi Ahilya Vishvavidhyala, Indore) in M.Sc (Biochemistry) in 1990
  • Best PhD thesis presentation award in the National Laser Symposium, 1996, held at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India. (Thesis Title: The Effect of Laser Radiations on the Microbial and Immune Systems)
  • Sachdeva R, Chamania S. “Prospective Trial of Nitrogen Laser on Infected Wounds” – This paper received the Best Paper Award in the oral session at the National Conference on Hospital Infection Control held at Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, India in 1997
  • Had the privilege to be part of the team and worked as Deputy Quality Manager at CHL-Hospitals, Indore for bringing the first NABL Accredited Pathology Laboratory in the state of Madhya Pradesh at CHL-Hospitals, Indore in 2007.

Languages Known

Hindi & English

Fellow Membership

  • Fellowship of the University Grants Commission, Government of India 1990
  • Life Member of the Indian Association of Laser Surgery & Medicine.

Past Positions

  • Deputy Quality Manager, CHL-Hospitals, Indore from 2006 to 2013 to maintain quality of testing as per National & International Standards (ISO 15189:2012)
  • Quality Manager, Central Lab – Oncquest Laboratories, Indore (Joint venture with CHL-Hospitals, Indore) for maintaining the quality of testing as per National & International Standards (ISO 15189:2012) from April 2011 to December 2013
  • Technical In-charge at Medisha Marketing, Indore (a pharma consultancy) for the technical handling of the pharmaceutical brands from May 2005 to May 2006
  • Chemist at Geo Chem Laboratories (Indore) Pvt. Ltd., Indore for chemical analysis of agricultural products exported from India for seven years
  • Research Associate at Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore to work on laser applications in the various fields of medicine from March 1995 to 1998
  • Research scholar at Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore for the PhD program on Thesis Title: The Effect of Laser Radiations on the Microbial and Immune Systems from 1991 to February 1995.

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