Rahul Tikekar is a recognized expert in the field of healthcare engineering, with over two decades of experience in world-class hospital and medical facilities design in the tri-state region. He joined Loring in 2015 to build the firm’s dedicated healthcare practice, now one of its most significant centers for project volume, growth, and revenue. Under Rahul’s direction, the Healthcare Group has had the opportunity to work for such acclaimed institutions as Mount Sinai Health System, NYU Langone, Montefiore Medical Center, Northwell Health, and NewYork-Presbyterian, and is looking to replicate its success and expand its geographic footprint nationwide.
From procurement to construction, Rahul is responsible for a large and diverse portfolio of critical infrastructure upgrades, new construction, and fit-outs for, among others: ambulatory care and surgical facilities, diagnostic imaging, critical care centers, cancer centers, children’s hospitals, nursing homes, research laboratories, clean room pharmacies, dental schools, and behavioral health centers. He maintains high-level quality control on all projects to ensure the engineering designs meet client needs and industry standards, and plays a central role in supporting client relationships, developing new business opportunities, and mentoring young staff.
Rahul holds an MBA from Baruch College, a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering in his native India. He is licensed to practice engineering in New York State and is a member of the Healthcare Engineering Society of New York (HESGNY), the Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP) New York City Chapter, the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE), the Healthcare Facilities Management Society of NJ, and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). In addition, Rahul sits on the Healthcare Committee of NYC Builds Bio and is a member and past award recipient of the Maharashtra Foundation, a charitable organization that helps the underprivileged in rural India.