Annapoorani Bhat

Consulting Principal and Office Managing Principal, Charlotte

Annapoorani specializes in valuation and related consulting services for entities in the health sciences sector, including providers, payers, and healthcare technology companies. Her valuation experience encompasses a broad range of healthcare entities and physician compensation arrangements for purposes such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations, and hospital-physician alignment arrangements. Her primary area of expertise is in the valuation of businesses and assets for transactions, regulatory compliance, financial reporting, and internal strategic planning.

Annapoorani works with a broad range of provider entities including academic medical centers; health systems; cancer centers; and outpatient facilities such as surgery centers, radiation therapy centers, home health providers, and urgent care facilities. Additionally, she has experience with payer entity valuation, clinically integrated networks, and arrangements that involve intellectual property. Annapoorani specializes in valuing intangible assets and is focused on assisting provider organizations, especially academic medical centers, with their brand valuation needs.

She is a frequent speaker at national conferences on valuation-related topics specific to healthcare. Annapoorani is the managing principal of PYA’s Charlotte office.

Annapoorani received a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the National University of Singapore, a Master of Business Administration degree from Boston College, and a Master of Social Science degree in Applied Economics from the National University of Singapore.

Annapoorani is a member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and is an ASA-Accredited Senior Appraiser in the Business Valuation discipline. She is a member of the American Health Law Association and the Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation, and a board member of the Union County Library Foundation Board.