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Dr. Aashish Contractor

Head of Department

Dr. Aashish Contractor
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Dr. Aashish Contractor
Head of Department
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MED (US)
Fellowship
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Experience
17 years of vast experience and is also a Certification Director of the American College of Sports Medicine in India.

Dr. Aashish Contractor is a Consultant at the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, in the Centre for Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Contractor has been the head of the department of preventive cardiology and rehabilitation at the Asian Heart Institute from its inception in 2002, till June 2014. He had the distinction of being part of the Asian Heart team which treated the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, after his redo bypass surgery in January 2009, and was in charge of his post-surgery cardiac rehabilitation. He is widely recognized as the pioneer of cardiac rehabilitation in India, and set up the first telemetry monitored centre in the country in Mumbai in 2001.

On the academic front, Dr. Contractor has worked and trained in the United States, under the leading experts in his field. He completed his medical training at the TN Medical College, Mumbai and post-graduate training at the University of Virginia, USA. He has several international scientific publications, both in textbooks as well as journals. His current research interests include mobile healthcare delivery (m-Health) in cardiovascular medicine as well as the role of genetics in the prevention and treatment of disease.

He is the Vice-Chairman of the International Council of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, which includes 21 countries around the world. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Chester, United Kingdom and serves as the Certification Director of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in India, since November, 2003.

Dr. Contractor has been the Medical Director for the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, since its inception in 2004.He did a non-stop Mumbai-Pune-Mumbai cycle ride (329 km) with two friends and in the process raised 1.1 crore rupees for children with cancer in April 2012.

Dr. Abhay V. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Abhay V. Shah
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Abhay V. Shah
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MBBS, DMRD, MD (Radiodiagnosis)
Experience
24 years of vast experience in Routine Radiology, Ultrasonography and Colour Doppler
Contact details

Dr Abhay V Shah is a Consultant Radiologist – X-Ray & Sonography at the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and DMRD, he successfully pursued MD in Radiodiagnosis. Dr Shah also completed Fellowship in Cardiac & Vascular Surgery & Multi Organ Transplant Surgery from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Shah was Head of Radiology Department of Hinduja Healthcare Hospital, Khar, Mumbai and Head of Department and Consultant Radiologist at Wockhardt Hospital for 5 years. Earlier, he was Director and owner of Suyash Diagnostic Center, Thane and Consultant Radiologist at Singhania Hospital, Kaushalya Hospital and Criticare Hospital, Thane.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
  • 3D/4D ultrasound
  • Colour Doppler studies.

Dr. Ajit G. Desai

Consultant

Dr. Ajit G. Desai
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Ajit G. Desai
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM, DNB (MNAMS) (Cardiology)
Experience
Vast experience of 30 years in the field of paediatric and adult non-invasive and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Ajit G. Desai is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist with the Cardiology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD (Medicine), Dr Desai pursued DM followed by DNB (MNAMS) (Cardiology). He also received training in Interventional Cardiology under Dr. Alan Cribbier at Cardiac Center, Rouen, France.

Dr Desai has a rich experience of 30 years in the field of paediatric and adult non-invasive and interventional cardiology. Besides his association with our hospital, Dr Desai is an Interventional Cardiologist at Jaslok Hospital, Breach Candy Trust Hospital and Guru Nanak Hospital. Earlier, he was an Asst. Honorary Cardiologist at KB Bhabha Municipal Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr Desai has served in the capacity of Asst. Professor in Cardiology at T.N. Medical College in the past. He has delivered several guest lectures at national and international conferences. He has also conducted workshops on interventional procedures in PTCA and Rotablation.

Dr Desai has several national and international publications to his credit. He has also co-authored books on 2D Echocardiography and Clinical Cardiology.

He has performed the first TAVI (percutaneous aortic valve implantation) in western India.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Paediatric Cardiology
  • Percutaneous balloon mitral valvotomies
  • Rotablation / Fractional Flow Reserves / Intravascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Akshaya Jani

Consultant

Dr. Akshaya Jani
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Akshaya Jani
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MS (Ortho)
Experience
32 years of rich experience at reputed healthcare institutions.
Contact details

Dr. Akshaya Jani is a Consultant with the Orthopaedics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Jani has completed MS in Orthopaedics and has received special training at Prague, Czech Republic and Bangkok, Thailand. He has a vast experience of treating orthopaedic cases for 32 years.

Dr. Jani has attended various national and international conferences, workshops and seminars.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Trauma
  • Spine
  • Joint replacement
  • Arthroscopy.

Dr. Atul T. Ursekar

Consultant

Dr. Atul T. Ursekar
Department
Ophthalmology
Dr. Atul T. Ursekar
Consultant
Department
Ophthalmology
Qualification
MBBS, D.O.M.S., M.S. (Ophthalmology), F.C.P.S., DNB
Fellowship
Vitreoretinal fellowship, Sankara Nethralaya (Medical Research Foundation), Chennai, India; Retinal Service, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, USA
Experience
26 years of vast experience in the field of Ophthalmology
Contact details

Dr. Atul Ursekar is a Consultant in the department of Ophthalmology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Ursekar pursued D.O.M.S. and M.S. (Ophthalmology) at Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai. He also completed F.C.P.S. and DNB. Then, he pursued vitreoretinal fellowship at Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai and fellowship in Retinal Service at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, USA.

Dr. Ursekar has a rich experience of 26 years in the field of Ophthalmology. In addition to his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre and Masina Hospital in Mumbai. Prior, he worked as a Consultant at Wockhardt Hospital, Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Asian Heart Institute, and Motiben Dalvi Hospital in Mumbai.

Dr. Ursekar has participated in various national and international research studies. He has published many peer-reviewed papers in national journals. He has also taken scientific lectures on various topics in Ophthalmology at different national conferences. He is registered as an eligible teacher for Ophthalmology residents for the Diplomate of National Board Examination at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai. He is a professional member of Indian Medical Association, All India Ophthalmological Society, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society, Bombay Ophthalmologists Association, Vitreoretinal Society India, Indian Intraocular Implant Society, Association of Medical Consultants, and Delhi Ophthalmological Society.

Dr. Amit Vora

Consultant

Dr Amit Vora
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Amit Vora
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Department
Cardiology and Cardiac Electro-physiologist & Arrhythmia specialist
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), DNB (Cardiology)
Fellowship
In Cardiac Electrophysiology, Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada & Sinai Samaritan Medical Center & Saint Luke’s Medical Center, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.
Experience
Rich experience of over 25 years in the field of Cardiology and Electro-physiology

Dr. Amit Vora is a consultant in the department of Cardiology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is a Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electro physiologist. He specialises in the treatment of heart beat problems (called arrhythmias) and heart failure.

Dr. Vora has been Ex-Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology at KEM Hospital, Mumbai. He has vast experience in RF ablations and device implantations. He has implanted around 1000 ICD’s and 500 bi-ventricular pacemakers in India and also 2000 single chamber and 4000 dual-chamber permanent pacemakers.

Dr. Vora has won several academic honours notable among them being the first in MD (Internal Medicine), University of Mumbai and first in All-India Superspecialty entrance exam.

Dr. Amit Vora is the Vice-president of the India Society of Electro cardiology and also the Vice-president of the Indian Heart Rhythm Society. He is a member of the Association of Physicians of India and the Cardiological Society of India.

Dr. Ali Asgar Behranwala

Consultant

Dr. Ali Asgar Behranwala
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Ali Asgar Behranwala
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DHA, MCh (CVTS), FIACS
Experience
Rich experience of 20 years as a Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon.

Dr Ali Asgar Behranwala is a Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MS (General Surgery), he pursued Diploma in Hospital Administration, which was followed by MCh (CVTS) and FIACS.

Dr Behranwala has a rich experience of 20 years as a Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon. Currently, besides his association with our hospital, he is Honorary Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai; Head of Department at Saifee Hospital, Mumbai; and Co-ordinator at Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. He is also on the Advisory Council at Saifee Hospital.

In the past, Dr Behranwala has gained experience in different capacities at numerous hospitals including J.J. Hospital, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Hospital, V.N. Desai Hospital, Tata Memorial Hospital, Ruby Hall Clinic (Pune) and Poona Chest Hospital (Pune). He has also worked as Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery at Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh; as Specialist Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Royal Infirmary Hospital, Edinburgh; and as Specialist Registrar in Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool.

He has a rich experience in performing adult and paediatric cardiac surgery (CABG, Valves, Congenital, Aortic, etc.), Minimally invasive surgery (Cardiac and Thoracic), Vascular surgery (Hybrid procedures with coordination with interventional person), ECMO and LVAD insertion.

Dr Behranwala regularly participates in several workshops, training courses, symposia as well as conferences in India as well as abroad in order to keep abreast with the latest in the field of Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.

He is actively involved in many research projects and has numerous publications to his credit. He has also made several presentations at National and International conferences.

Dr Behranwala has been teaching and training medical students, house officers, nurse surgical assistants as well as surgical trainees.

He is a member of the Indian Medical Association, Medical Association of Mumbai and Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He has worked with different NGOs for the welfare of the community at large.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Coronary artery surgery (Total arterial revascularisation)
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Paediatric cardiac surgery
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.

Dr. Anil Karapurkar

Consultant

Dr. Anil Karapurkar
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Anil Karapurkar
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surg), MS (Neurosurgery)
Experience
40 years of vast experience in the field of Neurosurgery.
Contact details

Dr Anil Karapurkar is a Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MS (General Surgery), Dr Karapurkar pursued MS (Neurosurgery).

He has a vast experience of 40 years in the field of Neurosurgery. He is a teacher at Bombay University and an Examiner for MCh and DNB Neurosurgery. Additionally, he is a Visiting Professor at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and Madural Medical College, Madural, TN.

Earlier, Dr Karapurkar has been President of Asian Australasian Federation of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology (AAFITN) as well as President of Cerebrovascular Society of India. He is also Advisor Technical Standards and Ethics for World Federation of Interventional & Therapeutic Neuroradiology (WFITN). Furthermore, Dr Karapurkar is Member of many professional Indian societies such as NSI, NSSI, IAN, ISA, Neurotrauma Society, ISPN, as well as International societies including AAFITN, WFITN and CNS.

He has delivered numerous key note addresses and orations. He has also authored chapters in books and published articles in peer-reviewed journals of repute.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Aneurysms
  • Brain and Spinal Cord AVMs
  • Acute Stroke
  • Prevention of Stroke
  • Stenting Intracranial and Extracranial Arteries of Cerebral Circulation
  • Embolization of Intracranial and Juxtacranial tumours
  • Spinal tumours
  • Vertebroplasty.

Ms. Areeba Khan

Consultant

Ms. Areeba Khan
Department
Medical Services
Ms. Areeba Khan
Consultant
Department
Medical Services
Sub-Speciality
Genetic Counselling
Qualification
M.Sc. (Genetic Counselling), M.Sc. (Human Genetics)
Experience
Professional experience of several years
Contact details

Ms. Areeba Khan is a Consultant in Genetic Counselling at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Genetics from the University of Bangalore, she went on to complete her M.Sc. in Human Genetics from the University of Leeds, UK and M.Sc. in Genetic Counselling from the University of Manchester, UK.

Ms. Areeba Khan is a Genetic Counsellor at multiple Life Sciences institutes as well as runs her own private clinic in Mumbai. She has also been a Research assistant/ Genetic Counsellor at the Cancer Genetics Clinic at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

She is skilled in analysing inheritance patterns, chromosomal abnormalities, process of genetic testing, prenatal diagnosis, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, details about risk involved, risk to relatives etc.

She is also trained in laboratory techniques like cloning, isolation of DNA, site-directed mutagenesis, PCR, Electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, Immunohistochemistry, Human genomic, DNA extraction, DNA sequencing, sequence analysis and mammalian cell culture.

She has participated in and presented papers at several conferences, scientific presentations and lectures.

Dr. Anjana Hosangadi

Consultant

Dr. Anjana Hosangadi
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Anjana Hosangadi
Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
M.B.B.S., M.D. Pathology
Experience
21 years of rich experience in laboratory medicine

Dr. Anjana Hosangadi is a Consultant at the Laboratory Medicine department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her MD in Pathology and has rendered her services in this field since the last 21 years. Her vast experience in reporting Laboratory Medicine tests includes Haematology, Histopathology, Clinical Pathology, Biochemistry, Serology, Immunology, Autopsy, Blood Banking, etc. as well as related fields like Clinical Research and Laboratory Quality Standards.

Dr. Hosangadi has extensively been involved with setup of new laboratory ventures as well teaching and training undergraduate and postgraduate medical and paramedical students.

Academic/Professional Achievements:

  • Headed Pathology section of various departments with both technical and administrative responsibilities for many years in both public and private/corporate organisations with good success
  • Equipped the Laboratories for accreditations like CAP and NABL ISO 15189:2007
  • Implemented ICH/GCP guidelines for CRS
  • Coordinated routine Blood Bank setup for FDA inspections
  • Presented Pathology-based papers on case reports and retrospective studies in various forums and conferences
  • Faced many National and International Auditors for CRS projects

Additional Speciality Interests:

Surgical pathology with special interest in Gynaecpathology, Cytopathology, Neuropathology, Cardiac pathology and Haematology.

Dr. Ankit Mashru

Consultant

Dr. Ankit Mashru
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Ankit Mashru
Consultant
Department
Dental Services
Qualification
MDS
Fellowship
Fellow & Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantology, USA
Experience
10 years of experience with special attention to Dental Implantology.
Contact details

Dr. Ankit Mashru is Prosthodontist & Implantologist with Dental Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MDS, he completed Fellow & Diplomate from International Congress of Oral Implantology, USA.

Dr. Mashru has 10 years of experience during which the last 7 years has been with special attention to Dental Implantology.

Additional Speciality Interests :

  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Sleep Apnoea appliances
  • Sinus lift procedures
  • Advanced grafting procedures in Dental Implantology.

Dr. Archana K. Vazifdar

Consultant

Dr. Archana K. Vazifdar
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Archana K. Vazifdar
Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MD (Pathology)
Experience
7 years of experience in laboratory medicine

Dr. Archana K. Vazifdar is a Consultant – Haematopathology with the Laboratory Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her MD in Pathology and has an experience of 7 years thereafter. Prior to joining our hospital, Dr. Vazifdar was the Head Pathologist at Hindlabs. In the past, she has worked as a Consultant Haematopathologist with SRL Ltd and Bombay Hospital. She has also briefly served in the capacity of Assistant Professor Haematopathology at Tata Memorial Centre & ACTREC.

Dr. Vazifdar has numerous scientific presentations (13) to her credit apart from scientific publications (1 completed, 3 in preparation). She has also authored chapters for 2 textbooks and delivered 8 guest lectures by invitation.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Haemoglobinopathies
  • Haemato-oncology.

Dr. Arjun Dhawale

Consultant

Dr. Arjun Dhawale
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Arjun Dhawale
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), DNB (Orthopaedics), MRCSEd
Fellowship
Adult & Paediatric Spine Surgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami Hospital, USA; Paediatric Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery, BC Children’s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and Nemours DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, Thomas Jefferson University, USA.
Experience
10 years at reputed institutions in India and North America.

Dr. Arjun Dhawale is a Consultant Spine Surgeon in the Orthopaedic Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his MBBS followed by MS (Orthopaedics), DNB (Orthopaedics), and MRCSEd. Thereafter, he has completed Fellowships in Adult & Paediatric Spine Surgery from Jackson Memorial Hospital & University of Miami Hospital, University of Miami, USA; Paediatric Orthopaedics & Spine from BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, University of British Columbia, Canada and Nemours DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, Thomas Jefferson University, USA.

His experience spans a period of ten years at reputed institutions in India and North America (3 years) after completing Orthopaedic residency from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai University.

He has 17 international peer-reviewed publications and more than 20 national and international scientific presentations. He is a Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Association of Spine Surgeons of India, North American Spine Society and Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India. He is also the recipient of Japanese Orthopaedic Association JOA-JOTF Travelling Fellowship.

Additional Speciality Interests
  • Scoliosis and spinal deformity
  • Degenerative lumbar and cervical disorders
  • Spinal trauma and infection.

Dr. Arun Chogle

Consultant

Dr. Arun Chogle
Department
Rheumatology
Dr. Arun Chogle
Associate Consultant
Department
Rheumatology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship
Rheumatology, Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia
Experience
36 years of vast experience in the field of Rheumatology
Contact details

Dr. Arun Chogle is a Consultant in the Rheumatology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD (internal Medicine), Dr. Chogle pursued clinical fellowship in Rheumatology at Austin Hospital, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Chogle has a rich experience of 36 years in the field of Rheumatology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a consultant Rheumatologist at Sir H. N. Hospital, Saifee hospital, and Bhatia General Hospital in Mumbai.

Dr. Chogle received Knoll Oration award in Rheumatology by Indian Rheumatology association at SGPGI, Lucknow. He also received referee award by Journal Association Physician of India.

Dr. Arun P. Doshi

Consultant

Dr. Arun P. Doshi
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Arun P. Doshi
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (General Medicine)
Fellowship
Nephrology, Health Sciences Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York USA
Experience
24 years of vast experience in the field of Nephrology

Dr. Arun Doshi is a Consultant in the Department of Nephrology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Doshi pursued MD (General Medicine) at LTM Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai. He also worked as a Nephrology Registrar at LTM Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai. Thereafter, he also pursued fellowship in Nephrology at Health Sciences Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Dr. Doshi has a rich experience of 24 years in the field of Nephrology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked at various leading hospitals in Mumbai including Saifee hospital, Bhatia hospital, and Wockhardt hospital in Mumbai.

Dr. Doshi has presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in various journals.


Dr. Arun R. Halankar

Consultant

Dr. Arun R. Halankar
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Arun R. Halankar
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Qualification
MBBS, MD
Fellowship
Senior Fellowship in Nephrology, Jewish Hospital and Medical Centre of Brooklyn, Downstate University, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Experience
Rich experience of more than 43 years in the field of Nephrology.

Dr Arun R. Halankar is a Consultant Nephrologist with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MD (General Medicine and Therapeutics), Dr Halankar pursued the Medical Residency Program at Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai. He worked as a Registrar and then Senior Registrar at the Artificial Kidney and Nephrology Unit at the same institution. Thereafter, he did his Senior Fellowship in Nephrology from the Jewish Hospital and Medical Centre of Brooklyn, Downstate University, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Dr Halankar has been in practice for more than 43 years now and has been associated with numerous hospitals in Mumbai. Currently, he is a Consultant Nephrologist with Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre and Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai. Earlier, he was the Honorary Nephrologist in charge at the Nephrology department of Sir H. N. Hospital.

In the past, Dr Halankar has served in the capacity of Hon. Asst. Professor and Hon. Asst. Physician (Renal Medicine) at L.T.M. Medical College and L.T.M. General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai. He was also the Hon. Professor and Head, Nephrology Dept. at Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai and thereafter Hon. Professor, Nephrology at Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.

Dr Halankar is a Post-graduate teacher in Nephrology recognised by University of Mumbai since 1992.

He is a Life Member of several organisations including: Indian Society of Nephrology, Association of Physician of India, Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and Indian Society of Clinical Pharmacology. He is also member of the National Kidney Foundation. Dr Halankar has numerous publications and orations to his credit.


Dr. Arun B. Shah

Mentor

Dr. Arun B. Shah
Department
Neurosciences
Dr. Arun B. Shah
Mentor
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Fellowship
Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Experience
Vast experience of 30 years with special interest in Stroke, Dementia and Neurocritical Care.
Contact details

Dr. Arun B. Shah is a Consultant Neurologist and Mentor in the Department of Neurosciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Shah graduated with MBBS from the prestigious Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai in 1972. He was awarded several gold medals from the University of Bombay for securing first rank in the graduating class of October 1972. He then went on to obtain his M.D. in Internal Medicine and D.M. Neurology at the same institution.

After his training in India, he completed a fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke at the Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon USA. Here, he also served as an Instructor in Neurology. He participated in various research projects involving therapy of Acute Stroke and the role of platelet activation in different subtypes of ischemic stroke. This resulted in his work being presented at the International Conference on Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease in 1984.

Dr. Shah has served as Hon. Professor and Head of the Department of Neurology and currently holds the title of Emeritus Professor at the Department of Neurology at Topiwala National Medical College & Nair Hospital in Mumbai. He has trained and mentored several postgraduate students in his career, many of whom are prominent neurologists in India as well as abroad.

He has been in clinical practice for thirty years with special interest in Stroke, Dementia and Neurocritical Care.

Dr. Shah has maintained his interest in the field of acute stroke and he was the first neurologist in Mumbai to use reperfusion therapy in acute stroke in 2002. He presented his data on “Thrombolytic Therapy of Acute Stroke in India” at the World Congress of Neurology meeting held in Sydney, Australia in 2006. He is actively involved in clinical research in the field of stroke, dementia and Parkinson’s disease and has delivered several lectures on these topics at various meetings.

He is a member of various international and national professional societies including the American Academy of Neurology, World Stroke Organization, World Federation of Neurology, Neurocritical Care Society, Indian Academy of Neurology, Neurological Society of India, and Indian Epilepsy Society.

Dr. Ashwin Shetty

Consultant

Dr. Ashwin Shetty
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Ashwin Shetty
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Obs-Gyn), MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians, Gynaecologists, London), DFFP, CCST (Completion Certificate of Specialist training, UK)
Experience
10 years+ in a Senior Capacity in tertiary hospitals in the UK; Certified Urodynamist from Bristol Urological Institute.

Dr. Ashwin Shetty is a Consultant – Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Urogynaecologist at the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in India and thereafter went on to pursue and accomplish MRCOG and DFFP from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, London. He completed a specialist training rotation through a UK National training programme at the Yorkshire deanery, Leeds, UK and was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST).

His Fellowships also include: Advanced Training Skills Module (ATSM) in Advanced Labour practice (RCOG) and Special skills training in Urogynaecology during training rotation.

Dr. Shetty is a Certified Urodynamist from Bristol Urological Institute and is also certified in MOET (Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma).

He has more than10 years of experience in a senior capacity in his field of expertise. He has been a Consultant in Obstetrics-Gynaecology with a special interest in Urogynaecology at Calderdale Royal Hospital, West Yorkshire, UK.

Besides publishing in several peer-reviewed international journals, Dr. Shetty has made numerous oral and poster presentations at international Speciality meetings. He has also been involved in two research projects.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • High-risk Obstetrics and Maternal medicine
  • Urogynaecology (Treatment of female urinary problems and pelvic floor dysfunction)
  • Minimally-invasive Gynaecology.

Dr. Asha Dalal

Head of Department

Dr. Asha Dalal
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Asha Dalal
Head of Department
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MD, DGO
Fellowship
Advanced Endoscopic Surgery, Kingston, Pennsylvania, USA
Experience
33 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Contact details

Dr (Mrs) Asha R. Dalal is a Mentor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS wherein she was awarded a gold medal in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the final year, she pursued DGO. This was followed by MD wherein she ranked first at the examination. Dr Dalal has received training in Advanced Endoscopic Surgery under Dr Harry Reich Wyoming Valley Gyn. Obs. Ass., 480 Pierce St., Kingston, Pennsylvania, 18704 USA. She has also done a Postgraduate course in Advanced Colposcopy, Diagnostic & Operative Hysteroscopy, Urogynaecology, Operative Laparoscopy including Preceptorship & Animal Lab conducted by The Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19146 USA and Advanced Endoscopic Surgery & Infertility at The New England Medical Centre Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston MA, 02111 USA. She was trained in Ultrasonography at Sir H. N. Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr Dalal is Professor & Head of Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at T. N. Medical College and B. Y. L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai for the last 14 years. She has been a faculty at B. Y. L. Nair Charitable Hospital since 1982.

She is a Fellow of the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FICOG), and a Member of the Academy of Medical Sciences (MAMS). She has several publications in National and International Journals and has been an Invited speaker at several local, State, National & International Conferences. Additionally, she has organized several International Endoscopy Workshops as well as conducted workshops in Basic Endoscopy, IUI & Colposcopy.

Currently, Dr Dalal is the President of the Association of Maharashtra Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies (AMOGS), 2014-2016.

She has been Principal Investigator for the NACO-UNICEF program of Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV (PPTCT), Ad Hoc Chairman of the Board of Studies (OB/GYN.), Mumbai University, National Editor of the Journal of OB/GYN. of India (2011-2014), Ex Member of Managing Committee of Mumbai OB/GYN. Society (MOGS) and Ex Member of Managing Committee of Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists (IAGE).

Dr. Avani N. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Avani N. Shah
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Avani N. Shah
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Qualification
MBBS, D.D.V. (C.P.S.), M.D. (Dermatology)
Fellowship
Cosmetic Dermatology, the Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Experience
22 years of rich experience in the field of Dermatology
Contact details

Dr. Avani Shah is a Consultant in the department of Dermatology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Shah completed D.D.V. (C.P.S.) and M.D. (Dermatology) at the Topiwala National Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai. She also pursued fellowship in Cosmetic Dermatology at the Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, where she underwent training in laser epilation, Botox injection, fillers, skin rejuvenation, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. She also pursued observership under the mentorship of world-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. John Celin.

Dr. Shah has a vast experience of 22 years in the field of Dermatology. Prior to her association with our hospital, she mainly worked as a private Practitioner and also as a Consultant at Bombay hospital and Global hospital in Mumbai. She has rich experience in treating cases like psoriasis, lichen planus, eczemas, skin infections, and leprosy. She routinely performs skin procedures like skin biopsies, radiofrequency, cauterisation, cryosurgery, intralesional injections, and tumor extractions. She also has rich experience in practising aesthetic dermatology using PUVA, woods lamp, dermabrasion, chemical peels, lasers, Botox, dermarolling, and hair rejuvenation techniques to support her aesthetic practice. She treated stubborn skin pigmentation using Q switched Nd: YAG lasers, palmoplantar hyperhidrosis using Botox therapy, and also treated patients for laser epilation and fractional laser scar correction.

Dr. Shah presented several research papers at national and international conferences. She also teaches undergraduate medical students at Bombay hospital. She also run charitable dermatologic clinic for poor at Bombay Hospital and for inmates at the Dongri Remand Home for Children.

Dr. Ashwin B. Mehta

Consultant

Dr Ashwin B Mehta
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Ashwin B. Mehta
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD, F.A.C.C., F.I.S.E., F.I.C.P
Fellowship
American College of Cardiology, Indian Society of Electrocardiology
Experience
Vast experience in the field of Cardiology; honoured with Padma Shri
Contact details

Dr. Ashwin B. Mehta is a consultant in the department of Cardiology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD, Dr. Mehta also completed F.A.C.C., F.I.S.E., and F.I.C.P. He received a total of 19 gold medals in various subjects in MBBS and MD examinations. He pursued fellowship at American College of Cardiology and Indian Society of Electrocardiology.

Dr. Mehta has rich experience in the field of Cardiology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was an honorary professor of Cardiology at Sion LTM Medical College, University of Mumbai for more than 25 years. He has been a teacher for hundreds of undergraduate, post-graduate, super-specialty post-graduate students and currently is a Teacher in Cardiology at D.N.B board.

Dr. Mehta specializes in Coronary Interventions, Rotablation, Balloon Valvotomy and Transcatheter Aortic valve replacement. He is the pioneer in starting Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography in newborn babies and in starting Bundle Electrography in 1973 in India. He has performed or supervised more than 10,000 Angioplasties and more than 50,000 Angiographies. His pioneering work also includes first systematic trial on primary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction.

Dr. Mehta presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals. He has been part of several multinational and multicentre clinical trials on stent evaluation and drug-eluting stents. He received Padma Shri Award from Government of India in 2004. He also received Maharashtra Gaurav award for the most outstanding contribution in Cardiology by the Government of Maharashtra in 2004.

Dr. Ajay H. Kantharia

Consultant

Dr Ajay H Kantharia
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Ajay H. Kantharia
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Critical Care
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 29 years in the field of Internal Medicine

Besides clinical experience, Dr Kantharia has a rich teaching experience. He has been a guest lecturer at Jamshedji Tata Ambulance College during 1983; Hon Asst Lecturer in Jamshedji Tata Ambulance College for its Specialist Instructors course in “First Aide to the Injured and Home Nursing during 1984. He has been teaching undergraduate students nurses during the post of registrar; he has been regularly taking teaching sessions for Family Physicians on subjects like diabetes cardiology and ECG etc; He has been a teacher in Critical Care at Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Indo Australian Critical Care Foundation and an examiner in Critical Care for the same. He was appointed Teacher in Critical Care Medicine for FNB, India in 2016. He has been an invited faculty in numerous conferences and many papers to his credit specifically on Emergencies in Medical Practice.

Dr. Anil Tibrewala

Consultant

Dr Anil Tibrewala
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Anil Tibrewala
Consultant
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Qualification
M.Ch (Plastic Surgery), M.S. (General Surgery)
Experience
37 Years

Dr. Anil Tibrewala completed M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) after completing M.S. (General Surgery) from the University of Bombay. This was followed with a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery from Paris, France. He has several years of working experience. Besides his association with Sir. H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre, he also has a private practice since 1988 and is also associated with Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy, Saifee and Habib Hospitals.

He has extensive experience in congenital deformities (like cleft lip, cleft palate, hypospadias etc), wide variety of acute trauma cases (like head, face, neck, chest and abdomen and complex injuries to extremities, burns etc.), microsurgery, independent management of post cancer and post traumatic reconstruction, bedsore reconstructions etc., cosmetic surgery procedures including Rhinoplasty, Blepharoplasty, Dermabrasion, Otoplasty. All facial aesthetic surgical procedures like face lift and other facial rejuvenation procedures, breast surgery (augmentation, reduction, mastopexy or reconstruction), liposuction and other body contouring procedures, autologous fat injection, abdominoplasty, hair transplantation, post bariatric surgery body contouring.

He is proficient in the use of lasers especially the Coherant Diode Laser (‘Light Sheer’) for hair removal.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Ajit Menon

Consultant

Dr. Ajit Menon
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Ajit Menon
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Cardiology) Interventional Cardiology
Experience
Vast experience of over 15 years in Interventional Cardiology
Contact details

Dr. Ajit Menon is an experienced interventional cardiologist with over 15 years of experience at various reputed hospitals in Mumbai. Apart from his extensive experience in all types of cardiac catheterization, he has also been involved in clinical trials, and has several publications to his credit.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Dr. Ajit Menon has performed around 10,000 Coronary Angiographies & Angioplasties and currently performs around 15-20 Angioplasties per week. He performed independent permanent Pacemaker Implantations by Cephalic vein approach and also performed Cardiac Catheterization.
  • Dr. Ajit Menon was ranked first in DM Cardiology, University of Mumbai. He has expertise with ailments like Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Angina Pectoris, Arrhythmia, Atherosclerosis, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Myocardial Infarction, and Peripheral Artery Disease.
  • Dr. Ajit Menon also has extensive teaching experience and has trained and supervised residents and interns in cardiac procedures. He also has conducted research projects and was involved in drug trials for Cipla, a major pharmaceutical company.
  • He is also the Chairman and co-founder of Medtitans e Services Pvt. Ltd., a networking and knowledge sharing website for medical professionals.

Dr. Ameya Udyavar

Consultant

Dr. Ameya Udyavar
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Ameya Udyavar’s
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Cardiology and Cardiac Electro-physiologist
Qualification
MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), DNB (Cardiology)
Fellowship
In Cardiac Electrophysiology (Taiwan), Cardiac devices/ pacing and Electro-physiology (Australia)
Experience
Rich experience of over 15 years in the field of Cardiology and Electro-physiology

Dr. Udyavar is a Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Electro physiologist. He specialises in the treatment of heart beat problems (called arrhythmias) and heart failure. He is one of the few cardiac electro-physiologist in the city who is trained in 3D-mapping of arrhythmias and specialises in ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF) and scar VT. He is well versed in performing EP study and ablation of arrhythmias and in device implantations for heart failure patients. He also performs Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty.

He also specialises in device implantations namely pacemakers, defibrillators and biventricular pacing.

He has been awarded the Young Investigator Award in Asia-Pacific AF symposium in 2007. He has received the J.N. Tata Scholarship in the year 2006.

He has 32 publications till date in peer-reviewed specialty journals in India and abroad.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Cardiac disorders like heart failure and ischaemic heart disease.
  • Prevention and treatment of heart beat problems including AF, VT and SVT.
  • Patients with fainting spells/syncope.
  • Loop recorder implantation.
  • Permanent pacemaker implantation (Single or Dual Chamber).
  • Bi-ventricular pacing (Cardiac Re-synchronization therapy, CRT-P).
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator implantation (AICD).
  • Coronary Angiography.
  • Coronary Angioplasty

Mr. Arvind Nigam

Consultant

Mr. Arvind Nigam
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Mr. Arvind Nigam
Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Sports Physiotherapy
Qualification
B. Physiotherapy, M. Physiotherapy
Contact details

Mr. Arvind Nigam is a Consultant at the Sports Medicine Department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital.

After completing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy from Seth G. S. Medical College & KEM Hospital (MUHS), he did his Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar where he was a gold medalist. He has also pursued Neurological Rehabilitation training from Paraplegic Foundation, Sion, Mumbai.

Arvind Nigam is qualified to select strategies to adapt restorative & rehabilitative measures for the patients. He is able to evaluate physical recommendations and fitness advice, perform extensive patient evaluations such as Gait and Functional analysis, skilful application of exercise techniques like Muscle Energy Technique (MET), Manual Therapy, Taping, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Prosthetic and Orthotic care, etc.

His areas of interest include physiotherapy in sports medicine, physiotherapy in orthopaedics & rheumatology, physiotherapy in community based rehabilitation, physiotherapy in neuro-rehabilitation and fitness training.

His clinical work experience includes having worked in several reputed Rehab & Physio Centers in Mumbai.

He has attended multiple seminars and workshops to enhance his clinical and professional knowledge.

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi

Consultant

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), M.Ch (Thoracic Surgery)
Experience
Extensive experience in Cardio-Vascular-Thoracic surgery. Practicing this speciality since 1988 in various capacities.

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi completed his compulsory Internship from MGM Medical College & M.Y. Hospital, Indore (M.P) in August 1980 following which he was a demonstrator & Resident Surgical Officer (Dept. of Surgery) at MGM Medical College & M.Y. Hospital, Indore (M.P.) till August 1983.

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi has been a recipient of National Merit Scholarship from the Government of India. After a 2 year tenure as a Registrar (CVTS) at BYL Nair Hospital, Bombay he worked as a Senior Clinical Consultant at Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre and was appointed as Honorary Asst. Cardiovascular Surgeon in 1992 and worked as Honorary Associate Cardiovascular Surgeon from 1995 till 1999. He is presently appointed as Consultant, Cardiovascular Coronary Surgeon at Bombay Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai practicing as Consultant Cardiovascular and coronary surgeon with total Arterial Beating Heart Surgery as his main speciality.

Additional Speciality Interests :
  • Total Arterial Beating Heart Surgery (MICAS) using LIMA and RIMA.
  • Surgery for acute Infarct and its complications.
  • Surgery for diffuse triple vessel disease with severe LV dysfunction (15-25%)
  • Re-do Beating Heart Surgery (Re-do MICAS).
  • Adult Valvular Surgeries.
  • Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Surgeries.

Dr. Trivedi has participated in research project “Follow up of Edwards Duramedics Valve” with Dr. G S Kobinia, Chief Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Dr. Aditya Daftary

Consultant

Dr Aditya R Daftary
Department
Radiology
Dr. Aditya Daftary
Consultant
Department
Radiology
Qualification
  • Certification Board of Nuclear medicine. October 2005
  • American Board of Radiology. June 2005 (Recertified 2015)
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine. October 2002
  • MBBS from Dr.D.Y.Patil Medical College, University of Mumbai. February 1997
Fellowships
Fellow, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York. July 2005 to June 2006
Experience
12 Years of rich experience within India and oversease

Dr. Aditya Daftary, is a Consultant Radiologist at the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is also Radiologist at American Teleradiology Inc., Rockwell, Texas, USA and is Director and Radiologist at his own Radiology Company in Mumbai.

He completed his MBBS, and then successfully pursued his American certification in Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Cardiology.

Dr. Daftary also been Adjunct Asstt. Professor in Radiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Centre, Baltimore, USA, Asstt. Clinical Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA and Consultant Radiologist, Rapid Reads, Illinois, USA. He has several years of medical experience, and has Internships/Externships and Observerships, both in India and the USA. He has also been a post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Aditya Daftary has many Honours and Awards to his credit, chief being the Special Recognition Certificate for excellance in teaching for Radiology residents at the Yale University School of Medicine and the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Award. He was also the Intern of the year [2000-01] at the Yale Primary Care Residency program. <

Dr. Daftary has published and presented many publications in the field of Radiology, notably in Musculo-skeletal interventions.

Dr. Ashwin Lawande

Consultant

Dr Ashwin Lawande
Department
Radiology
Dr. Ashwin Lawande
Consultant
Department
Radiology
Qualification
MBBS, DMRD, DMRE, DNB
Experience
17 years of rich experience in the field of Radiology

Dr. Ashwin Lawande is a Consultant Radiologist at the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre and is a renowned Radiologist in Mumbai.

Dr. Ashwin Lawande trained in radiology at LTMG hospital and further trained in ultrasound at Jaslok hospital, Mumbai.

He has been practicing ultrasound since last 15 years and is one of the leading names in musculoskeletal ultrasound in the country.

Dr. Ashwin Lawande has published and presented many articles in the field of Radiology, notably in Adnexal masses and Paediatric Renal masses.

He is also a member of IRIA, IFUMB, Indian Cancer Research Society, Indian Paediatric Radiology Associations and Bombay Orthopaedic Society.

Additional Specialty Interests:

  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Colour Doppler
  • Interventional Ultrasound
  • Trans-rectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsies

Dr. Asif Shaikh

Associate Consultant

Dr Asif Shaikh
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Asif Shaikh
Associate Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)
Experience
Rich experience in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Dr Asif Shaikh is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Asif Shaikh completed his MBBS from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad and his MS (Gen. Surgery) from Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune. He also earned MCh in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery from Grant Medical College & Sir JJ group of Hospitals, Mumbai.

Dr Shaikh has previously worked in Jaslok Hospital, KB Bhabha Hospital, Cama Hospital and Saifee Hospital. He also worked as an Assistant Professor in CVTS in Sir JJ Hospital. Dr Shaikh is credited with publications and research work in advanced laparoscopic surgery.

Dr. Bachi T. Hathiram

Consultant

Dr. Bachi T. Hathiram
Department
ENT
Dr. Bachi T. Hathiram
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, DORL, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT)
Fellowship
British Academy Conference Organisation (BACO); FAIMER (Philadelphia, USA) Fellow
Experience
Rich experience of 25 years at a tertiary care referral hospital and teaching institution.

Dr Bachi T. Hathiram is a Consultant with the ENT department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After her MBBS and DORL, Dr Hathiram completed MS (ENT) and DNB (ENT). She did her Fellowship from the British Academy Conference Organisation (BACO). She is also a FAIMER (Philadelphia, USA) Fellow. Dr Hathiram has a rich experience of 25 years at a tertiary care referral hospital and teaching institution. She is a university-recognised post graduate (MS) guide and has worked in the capacity of an Administrator (Professor and Head of Department) since 8 years.

She has been invited as a guest faculty at various International and National Conferences. Besides this, she has published more than 100 articles, papers and chapters in International and National indexed periodicals and textbooks. Dr Hathiram has also authored three international reference textbooks and one surgical and video atlas of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery. She has organised and conducted various live surgical workshops, conferences and CMEs.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Voice and airway surgery
  • Cochlear implant
  • Head and neck oncosurgery
  • Vertigo
  • Allergic rhinitis.

Dr. Bijal Dodia (P.T.)

Consultant

Dr. Bijal Dodia
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Dr. Bijal Dodia (P.T.)
Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
BPTh, MPTh (Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences), MIAP
Experience
4.5 years of experience in Critical Care Physiotherapy & Cardio-pulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Bijal Dodia is a Consultant Physiotherapist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre.

She completed her BPTh from Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai & Masters in Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiotherapy from Seth G. S. Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai.

After gaining clinical experience in critical care at Nanavati Hospital, Dr Dodia worked at Saifee Hospital as Senior Physiotherapist & ICU in-charge for 4 years. During this period, she also served as a resource person for the Certificate Course in Critical Care Nursing affiliated with S.N.D.T. University, Mumbai.

Dr Dodia has published papers on pulmonary rehabilitation and critical care physiotherapy in international journals. She has also presented various studies in Journal Club Meetings at Saifee Hospital.

She is a certified child birth educator from Academy of Child Birth Educators, USA and is also trained in Neurodynamics solutions by Michael Shacklock and Kiran Challagundla.

Apart from being a member of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists & Maharashtra State OT PT Council, Dr Dodia has also been an On-field Physiotherapist for Dr. D. Y. Patil 20-20 Cricket Cup & International Special Olympics.

She has worked for various NGOs such as Multiple Sclerosis Society of India & Paraplegic Foundation.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Neurodynamics
  • Antenatal & postnatal care.

Dr. Bharat Dalvi

Consultant

Dr. Bharat Dalvi
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Bharat Dalvi
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Cardiologist
Qualification
MD, DM (Cardiology), Clinical Fellow - Cardiology, Children's Hospital, Boston USA, Cleveland Clinic Foundation International Medical Scholar, USA, 1997
Experience
Vast experience of over 30 years in field of Paediatric Cardiology
Contact details

Dr. Bharat Dalvi is Consultant in the Department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

His area of interest is Paediatric Cardiology with an expertise in echocardiographic imaging and non-surgical cardiac interventions such as ASD, VSD and PDA device closures; balloon pulmonary and aortic valvuloplasties and dilatation and stenting of Coaractation of aorta.

He was trained in Paediatric Cardiology at Children’s Hospital, Boston, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London and Cleveland Clinic, USA. He has pioneered the technique of closing very large ASDs using balloon assistance. He has been on the forefront of Transcatheter interventions in neonates and infants.

He is International Medical Scholar of the ECFMG (1993), PN Berry Scholar (1994), Fulbright Scholar (1997) and Cleveland Clinic International Scholar (1997).

He is also attached to several prestigious institutes of Mumbai.

He has more than 100 publications in national and international journals and more than 100 abstract presentations to his credit.

Also, he has delivered more than 60 guest lectures at multiple national and international conferences. Invited faculty at National and International symposia and Workshops.

He was President of Paediatric Cardiac Society of India (2008 -2009).

He was Editor-in-Chief of Journal Annals of Paediatric Cardiology (2008 – 2010).


Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre

Consultant

Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre
Department

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Qualification
MBBS; MS; M.Ch. Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; MD (USA)
Fellowship
Cardiovascular Surgery, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA; Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery, Stuttgart, Germany
Experience
11 years of rich national & international experience in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre is a Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

His qualifications include MBBS, MS, M.Ch. Cardiothoracic Surgery, MD (USA). He has been trained under one of the foremost heart surgeon – Dr. Denton Cooley at Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas, USA. He has also completed Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery from Stuttgart, Germany and Fellowship from UCSD, California, USA.

Using the minimally invasive technique, he can perform cardiac operations thorough small incisions with rapid recovery and short hospital stay. He is experienced in treating complex Aortic Aneurysms with Hybrid procedures through small incisions.

Dr. Bhamre’s professional achievements include the prestigious Ungethum Asculap Stiftung Scholarship, Tutilengen, by Dr. Med M. Ungethum, Germany. In India, he has been awarded with Acharya Shushrut Sadbhavna Award for medical services in 2009. He has also been awarded Gold medal in Surgery in 2005 for standing 1st in University of Pune. His skills of coronary anastomosis during CABG was one of the Best Anastomosis on Beating Heart Bypass Model by EBM Corporation at Houston, Texas, USA.

Dr. Bhamre has also appeared in the reputed Texas Medical Centre News on Annual Summit for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Techniques in March 2013.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Off-pump total arterial CABG
  • Heart valve surgery (Repair/Replacement)
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, LVAD)
  • Heart Failure Surgery – LV Aneurysm Repair
  • Complex Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart surgery
  • Robot-assisted Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Thrombo-Embolectomy.

Dr. Bhagyashree M. Thakur

Clinical Assistant

Dr.Bhagyashree Thakur
Department

Dental Services

Dr. Bhagyashree M. Thakur
Clinical Assistant
Department
Dental Services
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry
Qualification
BDS, MDS
Fellowship
Rich experience in Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry

Dr. Bhagyashree Thakur practices in the Dental Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Bhagyashree completed her BDS from Karnataka and MDS from Pune. She earned second position in the Post-Graduation Exam of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. She had undergone extensive training in Cosmetic and Painless Dentistry under the guidance of Dr. Mukul Dabholkar at the International Centre for Dental Care, Mumbai.

Dr. Bhagyashree has two years of specialised clinical experience in the field of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry. She has attended various conferences and workshops that enabled her to learn new treatment modalities and developments in the field.

  • Preventive dental care
  • Painless Root Canal Treatment for kids
  • Dental care for children with special needs
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Paediatric Fillings
  • Treatment of dental injuries
  • Paediatric oral surgery
  • Space maintenance
  • Habit Breaking Appliance
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Diet counselling
  • Custom-built athletic mouth guard for kids
  • Anaesthesia modalities for kids

Dr. Bharat V Shah

Consultant

Dr. Bharat V Shah
Department
Renal Sciences
Dr. Bharat V Shah
Consultant
Department
Renal Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DNB (Nephrology)
Fellowship
FLEX, State of Michigan, USA. Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology, University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Clinical Research Fellowship in Nephrology from the New England Medical Centre, Boston, USA.
Experience
Rich experience of more than 40 years in the field of Uro-genital sciences

Dr Bharat V. Shah is a Consultant Nephrologist with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, MD and DNB (Nephrology), Dr Bharat Shah completed his Clinical Fellowship in Nephrology, University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Clinical Research Fellowship in Nephrology from the New England Medical Centre, Boston, USA.

Dr Bharat Shah has been in practice for more than four decades now and has been associated with and been the Head of the Renal and Nephrology departments of several big hospitals in Mumbai.

He is also the author of many books on Kidney failure and Kidney transplant and has numerous journals and publications to his credit. Furthermore, he has several on-going research projects in the field of renal disease and transplant.

He is the founder member and managing trustee of Narmada Kidney Foundation, advisor for Central India Kidney Foundation, Medical Advisor to J.N. Tata Endowment and member in the advisory committee of the Oswal Welfare Charitable Trust. Dr. Bharat Shah is also member of various professional bodies which pertain to Nephrology and Organ Transplants.

Dr. Chetan J. Unadkat

Consultant

Dr. Chetan J. Unadkat
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Chetan J. Unadkat
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, M.S. (Orthopaedics)
Fellowship
Computer aided Total Knee Replacement and Computer assisted Hip Surgery work flows and Instrumentation for Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) at the European Surgical Institute (ESI), Hamburg – Norderstedt, Germany
Experience
28 years of vast experience in the field of Orthopaedics

Dr. Chetan Unadkat is a Consultant in the department of Orthopaedics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Unadkat successfully completed M.S. (Orthopaedics) at Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai. Then, Dr. Unadkat pursued training in Computer aided Total Knee Replacement and Computer assisted Hip Surgery work flows and Instrumentation for Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) at the European Surgical Institute (ESI), Hamburg – Norderstedt, Germany.

Dr. Unadkat has a rich experience of 28 years in the field of Orthopaedics. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon at Breach Candy Hospital and Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai. Earlier, he worked as a Senior Clinical Assistant in the department of Orthopaedics at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre.

Dr. Unadkat is a founder member of Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgery (ISHKS) and life member of Bombay Orthopaedic Society (BOS) and Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Trauma
  • Knee and Hip Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement

Dr. Chetan P. Anchan

Consultant

Dr. Chetan P. Anchan
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Chetan P. Anchan
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
M.B.B.S., M.S. (Orthopaedics), D. Ortho., F.C.P.S.
Fellowship
Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India and Orthopaedic Oncology at the Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Experience
12 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Oncology

Dr. Chetan Anchan is a Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Anchan pursued M.S. (Orthopaedics) at prestigious K.E.M. hospital, Mumbai. Then, he pursued fellowship in the Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, where he underwent extensive training in the management of musculoskeletal tumours. He also pursued fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at the Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Dr. Anchan has an experience of 12 years in the field of Orthopaedic Oncology. In addition to our hospital, he is also a Consultant at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre since 2008 and at Jupiter Hospital since 2010 in Mumbai. He exclusively deals with all types of bone tumors, soft tissue tumors, sarcomas, skeletal metastasis and skin tumors. He is among a handful of surgeons in India who exclusively deals with musculoskeletal tumors and specialize in limb salvage surgery. He has vast experience in limb salvage surgery using various means of reconstruction ranging from tumor megaprosthesis to biological options like allograft, vascularized fibula, ECRT etc.

Dr. Anchan presented several research papers at national and international conferences, has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals, and also co-author various book chapters. He also regularly conduct lectures on Musculoskeletal Oncology for post-graduate students of Orthopaedics from all teaching hospitals of Mumbai at Bombay Hospital. He also conduct lectures on bone tumors for undergraduate medical students at Bombay Hospital.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Bone tumours
  • Soft tissue tumours
  • Sarcomas
  • Skeletal metastasis
  • Skin tumours

Dr. Chintamani Kelkar

Consultant

Dr. Chintamani Kelkar
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Chintamani Kelkar
Consultant
Department
Dental Services
Qualification
BDS, MDS, FDSRCS (Royal College of Surgeons of England)
Fellowship
A O Fellowship
Experience
Vast experience of 30 years in the field of oral & maxillofacial surgery.

Dr Chintamani Kelkar is a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Dental Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After BDS and MDS, Dr Kelkar pursued FDSRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He also accomplished the AO Fellowship. He was a recipient of the T.C. White Scholarship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Dr Kelkar rendered his services for 10 years in academics at Nair Hospital Dental College. He also worked in UK as a Registrar and Specialist Registrar for 5 years. Thereafter, he has been in private practice for 15 years.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Facial trauma
  • Correction of jaw deformities
  • TMJ disturbances.

Dr. Chander Lulla

Consultant

Dr. Chander Lulla
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Chander Lulla
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Sub–Specialty
Ultrasound, Conventional Radiology
Qualifications
MD (Radiology), DMRD, Mumbai University
Experience
31 Years

Dr. Chander Lulla, is a Consultant Radiologist- Color Doppler, at the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After Completing his MBBS and DMRD, he successfully pursued MD in Radiodiagnosis. Dr. Lulla also undertook several specialized trainings including Colour Doppler USG from Guys Hospital UK; Fetal Interventions from Kings College UK; 3D Ultra Sonography 1999 Seoul, Korea; 3D VISUS Course from Vienna, Austria; Fetal Medicine Foundation Course from Sydney, Australia.

Besides our hospital, Dr. Lulla is also associated with Jaslok hospital.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Ultrasound- Guided Interventional Procedures
  • 3D/4D Ultrasound
  • Color Doppler Studies

Dr. Darshana D. Rathod

Consultant

Dr. Darshana D. Rathod
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Darshana D. Rathod
Consultant
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD Internal Medicine
Experience
14 years of experience in Intensive Care Medicine at reputed & accredited institutions.

Dr. Darshana D Rathod is a Consultant in the Critical Care Medicine of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post completion of MBBS, Dr. Darshana pursued her residency in Internal Medicine at Grant Medical College & Sir J J group of Hospital, Mumbai where she trained in Medicine as well as Intensive Care.

Dr. Darshana has extensive experience in medical emergencies, Medical Intensive Care and Surgical Intensive Care units. Her areas of specialization are invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, Intra-aortic balloon therapy & Haemodynamic Monitoring. She has expertise in operating & providing the protocolised care in ICU.

She is trained by the Lifesupporters Institute of Health Sciences, Mumbai for Advanced and Basic Cardiac Life support, Advanced Cardiac Life support and International Trauma Life support. She is also experienced in organising & conducting training of nurses & doctors especially in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Infection Control Practices, Hemodynamic monitoring etc.

Dr. Darshana has worked in Intensive Care at various reputed institutes like Asian Heart Institute, S L Raheja Hospital and Bhaktivedanta Hospital. She was instrumental in achieving ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NIAHO (National Integrated Accreditation for healthcare organizations) and JCI (Joint Commission International) for Asian Heart Institute. With her interest in achieving quality health care, she was appointed as Management Representative for the Quality department at Asian Heart Institute since 2007. In addition she has been JCI accreditation survey Co-ordinator for the JCI reaccreditation in 2009 and 2012 at Asian Heart Institute. She has also undergone specialized training in Quality management like Lean Six Sigma -Green belt by Benchmark Six Sigma at Mumbai, Attended and passed DNV (DET NORKE VERITAS) Internal Auditor Training on Quality Management System as per ISO 9001:2008 standard.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • ECMO, Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Simulation based training courses
  • Quality and accreditation
  • Masters in Health Care Management.

Dr. Dipit Sahu

Consultant

Dr. Dipit Sahu
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Dipit Sahu
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics)
Fellowship
Shoulder Reconstruction, Alps Surgery Institute, Annecy, France; Shoulder Reconstruction, Centre Orthopaedics Santy, Lyon, France; Adult Reconstruction, University Arkansas, USA; Elbow Research, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA; Arthroscopy, EWHA University, Seoul, South Korea
Experience
11 years of experience in Shoulder Orthopaedics and Shoulder Surgery at reputed institutes of India, US, France & Korea.
Contact details

Dr Dipit Sahu is a Consultant Shoulder Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS and MS (Orthopaedics), Dr Sahu pursued the following fellowships: Shoulder Reconstruction, Alps Surgery Institute, Annecy, France; Shoulder Reconstruction, Centre Orthopaedics Santy, Lyon, France; Adult Reconstruction, University Arkansas, USA; Elbow Research, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA; Arthroscopy, EWHA University, Seoul, South Korea.

He specialises in Shoulder Orthopaedics and is officially a Research Collaborator in Mayo Clinic, USA. He is the only Asian who has been trained in Shoulder Surgery for more than one year in Alps Surgery Institute, France with Dr Laurent Lafosse. He also trained with Dr Giles Walch (France) who is a pioneer in Total Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Replacement.

Dr Sahu has published several articles in reputed journals as well as book chapters in International books on Arthroscopic Latarjet procedure. He has also published a new Arthroscopic Shoulder sign in a leading international journal. Furthermore, he has made presentations in AAOS annual US Orthopaedics Congress, presented a paper in French at Annual French Arthroscopy Society meet in Paris, France (2011), as well as poster presentations in the annual congress of ORS (Orthopaedics Research Society, USA). His cadaveric research was presented in the annual Kelly Award of Mayo Clinic, USA, and also.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Reverse Shoulder Replacement
  • Anatomic Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder muscle transfers
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff repair
  • Arthroscopic latarjet
  • Arthroscopic Suprascapular nerve release
  • Proximal humerus fracture fixation and replacement
  • Elbow Arthroscopy.

Dr. Dhiren Shah

Consultant

Dr. Dhiren Shah
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Dhiren Shah
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiologist
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), MBBS, MD, DM (Interventional Cardiology)
Experience
Vast experience of over 30 years in Interventional Cardiology
Contact details

Dr. Dhiren R Shah is a highly experienced cardiologist, and has been in practise since 1987. Dr. Shah has had extensive experience in angiography and angioplasty at four leading hospitals in Mumbai - Jaslok, Saifee, Breach Candy and Cumballa Hill.

He was ranked first at Third-Year MBBS in Grant Medical College, Mumbai and ranked second in MD (Medicine), Bombay University.

Dr. Dhiren Shah has published various papers and done research work in Cardiology. He is also affiliated to the Cardiological Society of India.

Dr. Dnyanesh Lad

Consultant

Dr. Dnyanesh Lad
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Dnyanesh Lad
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
DNB (Orthopaedics), MBBS
Fellowship
  • Fellowship in adult joint reconstruction at P.D Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Synthes Fellowship in Traumatology. Medical Trust Hospital, M.G Road, Kochi, Kerala.
  • Fellow of Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine and Cartilage Repair, with Dr. Alberto Gobbi at OASI Bioresearch Foundation. Milan, Italy.
  • Fellow of Arthroplasty (Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons and Zimmer), with Dr. Hemant Wakankar at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hopsital, Erandawne, Pune.
Experience
7 Years of rich experience
Contact details

Dr. Dnyanesh Lad is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. He completed his DNB in Orthopaedics and has passed Part A of MRCS (Royal College of Edinburgh).

He has several publications and paper presentations to his credit and has jointly authored multiple text-books.

Dr. Lad has been awarded the following Professional awards:

  • 1st Prize at the 28th Annual Conference of the Kerala Orthopaedic Association January 2009 (State Conference)
  • 2nd Prize at the 54th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association 2009, Bhubaneswar, Nov 2009 (National Conference)

He is also a member of the following professional bodies:

  • Bombay Orthopaedic Society
  • Kerala Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma
  • Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • ISAKOS
  • The Mumbai D Ward Medical Association

Dr. Darius Soonawalla

Consultant

Dr. Darius Soonawalla
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Darius Soonawalla
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
M.S. (Orth); F.R.C.S. (U.K.); DNBE; D.Orth.
Fellowship
Fellowship in revision joint replacement at Endoclinik, Hamburg Germany
Experience
Over 26 Years of rich experience within India and overseas
  • T.N. Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai Worked in the capacity of House Officer, Registrar and Lecturer in Orthopaedics
  • East Glamorgan Hospital, Cardiff, U.K. Worked in the capacity of Senior House Officer, Registrar and Locum Consultant in Orthopaedics.
  • Prince of Wales Orthopaedic Hospital, Cardiff, U.K. Worked in the capacity of Senior House Officer and Registrar in Orthopaedics
  • Training in Computer Navigated joint replacement at Melbourne, Australia
  • Fellowship in revision joint replacement at Endoclinik, Hamburg Germany
Contact details

Dr.Soonawala is a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital. He has rich experience of over 26 years within India and overseas.

He has won awards and accolades for his meritorious performance. He was awarded the A.K.Talwalkar Prize for standing first in M.S. Orthopaedics. He was also awarded K.T.Dholakia award on Minimally invasive Cemented Total Hip Replacement by Ranawat Orthopaedic Foundation, New Delhi in Feb 2008.

He has been involved in research and has a number of publications to his credit. He has been an invited faculty and speaker at National and International Symposiums.

Dr. Farokh Wadia

Consultant

Dr. Farokh Wadia
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Farokh Wadia
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, MS Orth, DNB Orth, FCPS Orth, MRCS Ed, FRCS (Trauma & Orth), CCT- UK
Fellowship
Paediatric Orthopaedics, Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, UK; Paediatric Hand Fellow, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK and AO Trauma Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Experience
13 years national & international experience in Orthopaedics. He specialises in Paediatric Orthopaedics.
Contact details

Dr. Farokh Wadia is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. He is a fellow Paediatric Orthopaedic from Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester; Paediatric Hand Fellow from Great Ormond Street Hospital, London and AO Trauma Fellowship from Massachusetts General Hospital, USA.

He has a broad based Orthopaedic and trauma experience in Mumbai, having completed medical training at Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital and subsequently residency in the same at JJ Hospital and Grant Medical College.

He has been awarded the BN Koyaji Silver medal in first year MBBS, 1st rank in the MS Orthopaedics examination in Mumbai University and SK Sancheti gold medal in FCPS Orthopaedics examination.

Dr. Wadia has also completed a six year Specialist Registrar training programme in Manchester, (North West Orthopedic Rotation) acquiring specialist knowledge and skills in the breadth of Orthopaedics and Trauma before pursuing subspecialist interest in Paediatric Orthopaedics at some of the finest hospitals in UK.

With 12 international publications in peer-reviewed indexed journals and numerous national and international presentations in meetings internationally Dr. Wadia is well-respected amongst his colleagues in the fraternity.

Additional Speciality Interests:

Apart from full spectrum of Paediatric Orthopaedics, sub-Speciality interests include

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Congenital hand deformities
  • Congenital / Adolescent Hip disorders.

Dr. Eileen Canday

Head of Department

Dr. Eileen Canday
Department
Nutrition & Dietetics
Eileen Canday
Head of Department
Department
Nutrition & Dietetics
Qualification
B.Sc. (Food Nutrition & Dietetics), PG Diploma in Food Nutrition & Dietetics, Ph.D. (Nutrition)
Experience
17 years of rich experience in nutrition and dietetics


Ms Eileen Canday is the Head of Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing B.Sc. in Food Nutrition & Dietetics, Ms Canday pursued PG Diploma in Food Nutrition & Dietetics and Ph.D. in Nutrition.

She has a vast experience spanning 17 years in Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms Canday is an Executive member of The Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), Diabetic Educator from International Diabetes Federation and Renal Disease counsellor.

She has contributed numerous articles in journals and papers, authored chapters in books, delivered lectures and given television and newspaper interviews on topics related to nutrition.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Research in Clinical Nutrition.

Dr. Gaurav Beswal

Consultant

Dr. Gaurav Beswal
Department
Endocrinology
Dr. Gaurav Beswal
Consultant
Department
Endocrinology
Qualification
MBBS, MRCGP (UK), CCT (UK), PGD Diabetes (UK)
Fellowship
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Diabetology
Experience
Clinical experience of about 7 years in UK.

Dr Gaurav Beswal is a Consultant in Diabetes & Metabolic Diseases at the Endocrinology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Beswal graduated from the prestigious G.S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai in 2005. He then moved to the UK for Specialist Training where he gained about 7 years of clinical experience. He was successful in getting entry into a UK Specialist Training Program in the first attempt. After training for 4 years, he was awarded the coveted MRCGP (UK). He also gained diverse qualifications in Diabetology, Sexual health, Women’s health, Minor Surgery, etc. He completed additional training courses including: Certificate in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, Certificate in Diabetes Care (Univ. of Warwick, UK) and Diploma in Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, Royal College, UK. He practiced for more than 2 years in the UK. Dr Beswal decided to move to India in 2013. He spent a year doing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in in Diabetology.

Dr Beswal has treated a large number of people with diabetes – in UK and India. He is adept at personalized Diabetes care using international standards of care. Dr Beswal’s approach is very systematic, personalized and holistic. He makes an effort to know the person and provides a practical treatment plan along with valuable diabetes education.

Dr Beswal is the author of a book chapter on ‘DPP-4 Inhibitors’ in the ‘World Clinics of Diabetology’. Besides being involved in challenging research projects in Diabetes, he has also been a speaker at numerous national and international conferences. He is also a Trainer for Insulin Pump Therapy.

Dr Beswal was actively involved in Clinic Governance in the UK; the audits included Retinal Screening in Diabetes Population, Anticoagulation Monitoring, Prescribing NSAIDs, Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia, and Management of Acute Pancreatitis.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Insulin Pump Therapy, CGMS technology
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Complicated Type 2 Diabetes
  • Medical Bariatrics i.e. Obesity Management
  • Diabetes Complications – Sexual Dysfunction, Neuropathies etc.

Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh

Consultant

Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh
Consultant
Department
General Surgery
Qualification
  • MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FACS, FASCRS
  • Diplomate (American Board of Surgery),
  • Diplomate (American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery)
Experience
Over 3 decades of vast experience in the field of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Dr Ganesh Deshmukh is a Consultant Laparoscopic and Robotic Colorectal Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After having completed his MBBS and MS (General Surgery) from Mumbai University, he successfully pursued his Diplomate from the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and was the highest ranked in the nation in the written examination.

He is also an attending Consultant at the William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA, the Oakwood Hospital Medical Center, Michigan, USA, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Michigan, USA and St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Michigan, USA.

He has obtained Certification and Licensure on the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and is a member of various American Professional Societies including being the President of the Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons.

He has been the recipient of various awards and honors, notably the Shirwalker Prize in Clinical Surgery from Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai and the Fennel Bousset Gold Medal in Human Physiology, Mumbai University.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Da Vinci (Robot) assisted Colectomy, LAR, proctocolectomy
  • Laparoscopic assisted Colectomy
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Incontinence
  • Anorectal fistulae
  • Rectoceles

Dr. Gauri Merchant

Mentor

Dr. Gauri Merchant
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Gauri Merchant
Mentor
Department
Dental Services
Qualification
BDS, MDS, Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Management & Health Care Research
Experience
More than 14 years of experience in the field of dental services

Dr Gauri Merchant is a Consultant at the Dental Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After her BDS, she completed MDS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from the Government Dental College & Hospital. Later, she completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Management & Health Care Research from Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune in 2005. She was a top ranker in medical college and the recipient of several awards for her excellent academic performance. She also completed the IMTEC Implantology course at FDI, Singapore in 2009.

Dr Merchant has a rich experience of more than 14 years in the field of dentistry. She specialises in Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology. She has comprehensive knowledge of dental treatment process and techniques and has expertise to perform all routine, aesthetic and dentistry procedures such as surgical extractions, crown lengthening surgeries, fixed/removable prosthodontics, basic restorative work, rotary filling and replacement and restoration of implants, soft tissue surgery.

Dr Merchant is a member of the Indian Dental Association and Indian Association of Implantologists. She is also a Life Member of Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry. Additionally, she renders her expertise as a Facilitator in practice of AIDS Care Group, Chester Philadelphia (West End Medical Group Inc.).

Dr Merchant has presented several papers at National as well as International Conferences and has received recognition for many of these. She regularly participates in workshops, symposia, training programs and conferences to keep abreast of the latest happenings in the field of dentistry. Furthermore, she has worked as an Observer with Dr. P Michael Schelkun, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, Philadelphia, USA on different occasions in the past.

Additional Speciality Interests :

Surgical & Non-surgical speciality treatment interventions like:

  • Impacted third molar and other related surgeries
  • Alveoloplasty
  • Management of traumatic injuries associated with Maxillofacial region
  • Evaluation, planning and surgical insertion of Dental Implants
  • Management of cysts and benign tumours of the jaws
  • Oral cancer screening using Velscope Vx.

Dr. Gustad Daver

Medical Director and Head of Department – General Surgery

Dr. Gustad Daver
Department

General Surgery, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Gustad B. Daver
Medical Director and HOD Surgery. Consultant – General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Department
General Surgery, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MD (USA)
Fellowship
Cardiac & Vascular Surgery & Multi Organ Transplant Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas
Experience
36 years of vast experience during which he has also been a recipient of ‘Best Doctor Award’ from the Indian Medical Association, Mumbai
Contact details

Dr. Gustad B. Daver is the Medical Director and Head of Surgery of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Prior to this, he was Director Professional Services at P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre and Consultant Surgeon in General, Vascular & Thoracic Surgery for 9 years from July 2004 to June 2013.

Dr. Daver, earlier, was Dean of Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Professor and Head of General Surgery. He worked as Professor in General Surgery from 1990 to 2004. He was Vice Dean, Post Graduate at Grant Medical College for 3 years. He was also the Joint Director Medical Education and Officer on special duty from 1995 to 1997.

He has worked as faculty in Surgery for 25 years in various Medical Colleges of Maharashtra and during this period, he has taught numerous Undergraduate and Post graduate students. He was a DNB teacher for 9 years at Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr. Daver has done his Post-Doctoral Fellowship for 3 years at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas in Cardiac & Vascular Surgery & Multi Organ Transplant Surgery under world renowned Surgeon Dr. Michael E DeBakey.

Presently, he is the President of ‘Zonal Transplant Co-ordination Cell’, Mumbai, for Organ Transplant. He has contributed to the development and organisation of Multi Organ Transplant Program in the state of Maharashtra and the city of Mumbai, since 1994 when the Human Organ Transplantation ACT was introduced in India.

Dr. Davar is the founder member of Vascular Society of India and Infective Disease Society of India, Member – Healthcare Committee (Mumbai Metropolitan Region) in ‘Bombay First’. He is also Member – Ad-hoc Board of Studies for Certificate & Fellowship Courses in Surgical Discipline by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.

He is the recipient of ‘Life Time Achievement’ award for meritorious service by SEWA Social & Welfare Association and has been conferred with the ‘Best Doctor Award’ by the Indian Medical Association, Mumbai.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endovascular Laser Therapy for Varicose Veins (EVLT)
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery – Acute Abdomen, Hernias, Gall Bladder, etc.
  • Trauma.

Dr. Gananjay Salve

Associate Consultant

Dr Gananjay Salve
Department

Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

Dr. Gananjay Salve
Associate Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)
Experience
Rich experience in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery

Dr Gananjay Salve is an Associate Consultant in the department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Gananjay Salve completed his MBBS and MS in General Surgery from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad. He also earned MCh in Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery from Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore.

Dr Salve’s has previously worked in Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai and Fortis Cauvery Heart Hospital, Mysore. He also worked as an Assistant Professor in Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad. Dr Salve is credited with publications in reputed medical journals.


Dr. Gautam Zaveri

Consultant

Dr Gautam Zaveri
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Gautam Zaveri
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, D.Orth, MS (Orthopaedics), DNB (Orthopaedics)
Fellowship
Liverpool spine fellowship- Walton Neurosciences Centre & Royal Liverpool hospital, Liverpool, UK; Advanced spine surgery- Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK; Trauma & adult reconstructive surgery- Sunnybrook Regional Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada; Spine & reconstructive surgery- Orthopaedic & Arthritic hospital, Toronto, Canada
Experience
Over 20 years
  • Dr Zaveri is a Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital. He has held several important positions in the past including Chairman – AOSpine, India and Member of it’s Asia Pacific Education Committee Board.
  • During international spinal cord society meeting in 2008, his paper was adjudged 2nd. He has been awarded best faculty for Spine in Asia Pacific, during AOSpine International Courses, Switzerland, 2006. He was also recognised as the best Spine Fellow during the ISSLS, Australia, 2000.
  • He has been the organizing Chairman of many scientific programs for AOSpine, Association of Spinal Surgeons of India and associated hospitals besides having contributed chapters in three books on diverse conditions related to spine.
  • 15 of his papers have been published or accepted for publication. Scientific papers published/ accepted for publication. He has presented and been an invited speaker at several National and International symposiums. He is active in the community and regularly conducts awareness talks besides writing in Newspapers on common spine related problems.

Dr. Gaurav Gupta

Consultant

Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB [Med.], M.Phil. [HHSM]
Experience
Several years of experience in Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Diabetes

Dr. Gaurav Gupta is an established Internist & Intensivist from South Mumbai with several years of experience in Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Diabetes. Dr. Gupta played a key role in supervising the daily operations at Cumballa Hill Hospital and Heart Institute where he was attached as the Director of Medical Administration till 2013.

Dr. Gupta has completed MBBS from Dr. S N Medical College, Jodhpur with DNB (Internal Medicine) from Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, followed by M Phil (HHSM), a Hospital & Health Systems Management Course from BITS, Pilani. He enjoys membership of professional bodies such as The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Indo Australian Society of Intensive Care and Association of Physicians of India.

Previously at B D Petit Parsee General Hospital (Cumballa Hill) and Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital (Thane), Dr. Gupta efficiently handled various medical and cardiac emergencies and smoothly executed critical care procedures. Besides this, he played a pivotal role in laying down the protocol for the Intensive Care Unit and facilitating the DNB (Medicine) programme at B D Petit Parsee General Hospital.

Dr. Gupta has vast experience in endotracheal intubations, central venous line insertions, temporary pacemaker insertions, arterial line insertions and intercostal drain insertions. He is well versed with IABP and ventilator management. He holds proficiency in the management of critically ill medical cases, post angioplasty cases, post-operative cardiac cases and routine surgical cases requiring post-operative ICU care. Furthermore, Dr. Gupta has experience in handling sensitive issues involving death reviews and patient counselling.

He has done his thesis on Determination of common carotid artery intima thickness by B. mode ultra sound in Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 patients & its correlation with cardiovascular risk factors.


Dr. Geeta Billa

Consultant

Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Department
Hepatology & Gastroenterologist
Dr. Geeta Billa
Consultant
Department
Hepatology & Gastroenterologist
Qualification
MD, DM, DNB (Gastroenterology)
Fellowship
Hepatology & Liver Transplant Fellowship (Toronto)
Experience
Over 24 years of vast experience in Hepatology
Contact details

Dr Geeta Billa is a Consultant Hepatologist with the Gastroenterology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS, Dr. Geeta successfully pursued her M.D. (Internal Medicine) at Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Mumbai and D.N.B. (Gastroenterology) at KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Thereafter, she attained her fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplant at The Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada.

Apart from our Hospital, Dr. Geeta Billa is attached as Consultant Hepatologist to other reputed hospitals in Mumbai.

She has made numerous publications and presentations in medical journals and forums both in India and abroad.

She is a member of medical bodies like, American Association for the study of Liver disease, European Association for the study of Liver disease, Indian Society for the study of Liver disease and the Indian Society for Gastroenterology.


Dr. Harshad Parekh

Consultant

Dr. Harshad Parekh
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Harshad Parekh
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery)
Experience
Over 30 years of vast experience in Neurosurgery

Dr. Harshad Parekh is a Consultant with the Neurosurgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Harshad Parekh specializes in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Micro Neurosurgery & Spinal surgery.

After completing his MS, Dr. Harshad Parekh joined as a Senior House Officer in Neurosurgery at J.J. Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College where the Neurosurgical Department is actively involved in teaching & training of budding Neurosurgeons. During his training he assisted all the major neurosurgical procedures and operations like Emergency Craniotomies, Posterior Fossa, and Microsurgery for Glimos, Meningiomas for other benign conditions, shunts for hydrocephalus and laminectomies for degenerative conditions tumors, in large numbers. During this period he passed his M.Ch. Neurosurgery examination.

Later on he was sponsored to the United Kingdom at Royal Preston Hospital, Preston for further training & expertise in the field of Micro vascular, Stereotactic, anterior cervical micro-neurosurgery, Skull Base & Pediatric Neurosurgery. After acquiring further expertise in the said specialties at UK & Universal Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, he returned to India and joined J.J. Group of hospital as Lecturer & Consultant Neurosurgeon. He is now actively involved in Research projects & Teaching DNB students as well.

Dr. Harshad Parekh has also published various papers and conducted research projects in his area of specialty.

Dr. Harvesp Panthakey

Consultant

Dr. Harvesp Panthakey
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Harvesp Panthakey
Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Qualification
MD, DA
Fellowship
Fellowship of College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS), Mumbai
Experience
10 years of work experience in Cardiac Anaesthesia


Dr. Harvesp Panthakey is consultant specialising in Cardiac Anaesthesia at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is certified in BLS (Basic Life Support) & ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). He has played a key role in functioning of anaesthesia departments in hospitals like Asian Heart Institute & Research Centre and Kohinoor Hospitals. He has been involved in setting up of department of cardiac anaesthesia and ICU at Umrao Hospital. He is also an active member of National bodies like IACTA.

Dr. Hemal Shah

Consultant

Dr. Hemal Shah
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Hemal Shah
Associate Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Nephrology), MNAMS
Fellowship
Scholar of International Society of Nephrology, Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis, University of Missouri, USA; Nephrology and Transplant, University of Toronto, Canada
Experience
Vast experience in the field of nephrology

Dr Hemal Shah is a Consultant Nephrologist with the nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MD in Internal Medicine, Dr Shah pursued DNB (Nephrology) followed by MNAMS. He has done his Fellowship in Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis from University of Missouri, USA and in Nephrology and Transplant from University of Toronto, Canada.

Besides his association with our hospital, Dr Shah is Consultant Nephrologist at numerous other places including Saifee Hospital, Bhatia Hospital, Cumballa Hill Hospital, Conwest Jain Clinic, Dalvi Hospital and Parsi General Hospital. In the past, he has been a lecturer in the Department of Nephrology at KEM Hospital (2001-2003).

Dr Shah is the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Burges Khurshidji Award (1998), Young Consultants Award (2002) and Scholar of International Society of Nephrology (2003).

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Acute Kidney Injury

Dr. Hemant Mehta

Head of Department

Dr. Hemant Mehta
Department
Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Dr. Hemant Mehta
Head of Department
Department
Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Qualification
MD, DA, MCPS
Experience
30 years. Specialises in the management of high risk patients and conducting painless deliveries. Specialist in all types of Regional Anaesthesia and blocks.

Dr. Hemant Mehta is the Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Mehta holds the world record for anaesthetising a 300 kilogram patient at Breach Candy hospital – this patient was managed under Epidural Anaesthesia by joining two Operation tables. The patient had been declared unfit at Dubai, Bangkok and London.

Dr. Mehta has been

  • Faculty member and speaker for a conference on ‘Endoscopy – Scope and future’ and for All India Conference on ‘Minimal Access Surgery – Status in India’ by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES) 2002
  • Faculty member for Regional Conference on Anaesthesiology, Critical Care And Pain Management, 2003
  • Faculty member for symposium on pain management, 2004
  • Faculty and panel discussion member on Anaesthetic Implications In Laparoscopic & Thoracoscopic Surgeries at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital
  • Faculty member and speaker for symposium on ‘Diabetes and Pregnancy’ at Wadia Hospital
  • Faculty member and speaker for symposium on ‘Anaesthesia for laparoscopy’ at K. E. M. Hospital.

His vast experience as a freelance anaesthesiologist includes:

  • Managing large numbers of coronary bypass and open heart surgeries
  • Large numbers of kidney transplant operations under epidural anaesthesia
  • More than 15000 cases of painless delivery
  • Many high risk cases and complex nerve blocks for management of chronic pain.

Dr. Himanshu S. Choudhury

Consultant

Dr. Himanshu S. Choudhury
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Himanshu S. Choudhury
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MBBS, DMRD, MD, DNB, MNAMS
Experience
9 years of experience in the field of Radiology & Imaging.
Contact details

Dr Himanshu S. Choudhury is a Consultant Radiologist at the Radiology & Imaging department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing MBBS, DMRD and MD, Dr Choudhury successfully pursued DNB and MNAMS. He is trained in cardio-thoracic imaging at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Furthermore, he has also received training in oncology imaging and imaging guided interventions at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Currently, he is pursuing Fellowship from The Royal College of Radiologists, London.

Dr Choudhury has 9 years of working experience, after initial post graduate qualification in the field of Radiology and Imaging, with special interest in cardiothoracic & musculoskeletal imaging and imaging guided interventions.

Earlier, Dr Choudhury has worked as a consultant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital & Research Centre, Powai, Mumbai and at Infinity Medical Centre, Parel, Mumbai. Prior to that, he was working at Breach Candy Hospital & Research Centre in Department of Radiology. He has attended various training workshops and conferences. Additionally, he also attended the FRCR training course, Bristol, United Kingdom in 2013.

Dr Choudhury has presented numerous research papers in various national and international conferences and has few publications in reputed journals. He was also awarded Certificate of Merit at IRIA, National Conference, Ahmedabad (2009).

He is a member of European Congress of Radiology and Radiological Society of North America. He is also life member of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association and National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Cardiothoracic and vascular imaging
  • Musculo-skeletal imaging
  • Abdominal imaging
  • Oncology imaging
  • Emergency Radiology
  • Imaging guided non-vascular interventions.

Dr. Hitesh S. Mehta

Consultant

Dr. Hitesh S. Mehta
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Dr. Hitesh S. Mehta
Consultant
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery)
Fellowship
Liver Transplantation, South Korea
Experience
26 years of rich experience in the field of Gastrointestinal and Minimal Access Surgery.

Dr Hitesh Mehta is a Consultant Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Minimal Access Surgeon with the General Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post his MBBS and MS in General Surgery, Dr Mehta accomplished Fellowship in Liver transplantation from South Korea. He has received special training in liver transplantation, both cadaveric and living donor transplants.

Dr Mehta’s vast experience in gastro-intestinal surgery spans 26 years. He is experienced in performing complicated GI surgeries including gastrointestinal, hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancer surgery. He has performed thousands of laparoscopic operations. Earlier, he has worked as a Consultant at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr Mehta also has 10 years of teaching experience. He is a teacher in DNB Gastro-intestinal Surgery at Lilavati hospital and has trained numerous surgeons in GI Surgery and endoscopy. He was an Associate Professor in B.Y. L. Nair Hospital prior to 1996.

Additional Speciality Interest:
  • Liver transplantation
  • HPB (Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary) surgery.

Mr. Heath Matthews

Head of Sports Medicine

Dr. Hitesh S. Mehta
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Mr. Heath Matthews
Head of Sports Medicine
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
University of Cape Town - BSC Physiotherapy (Honors); International Kettlebell Federation Instructor; Kinesiotape Instructor
Experience
Rich experience of over 13 years at reputed national and international institutions

Mr. Heath Matthews is the Head of Sports Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital. He is charged with the development and management of the department as a whole as well as coordinating between the hospital and the IMG Reliance group and all their sports infrastructure including but not limited to the Mumbai Indians IPL Cricket Team, Indian Soccer League, Reliance Foundation Youth Sports and Reliance Foundation Young Champs.

He is trained in South Africa and has worked as a sports physiotherapist for over 14 years. He is passionate about sport and sports medicine and his passion has moulded his career.

He began as team physiotherapist for professional rugby, soccer, athletics and cycling teams in South Africa, while based out of Kings Park Sports Medicine Centre in Durban from 2003 to 2006. He formed close working relationships with two professional tennis players which lead him to the professional tennis circuit where he worked on both the men’s and women’s tours for two years. Heath worked with multiple top 10 ranked players and his work with top Indian players Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi, facilitated his transition into the position of Director of Performance for the Mittal Champions Trust.

The subsequent four years were spent managing the sports science and medicine programs for 40 of India’s top Olympic Athletes in 8 Olympic Sports including Athletics, Archery, Boxing, Badminton, Sailing, Swimming, Squash, Shooting and Wrestling. During this time he travelled with multiple National Teams to their respective World Championships and other international competitions. The highlight was the Beijing Olympics with the Indian Team 2008.

Heath spent the next 5 years managing the Centre for Sports Medicine at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, in Mumbai. He has been involved in development of the Centre for Sports Medicine as well as setting up the sports science and medicine programs, training staff, consulting with sports people from grass roots level to professional athletes.

Heath has been a regular columnist for the Times of India and The Hindustan Times which he sees as valuable ways of reaching more like minded sports enthusiasts with the message of health and fitness.

Heath is a specialist in sports and physical performance and has a particular interest in program design and fitness development. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town. He is also a qualified kinesiology taping instructor, dry needling practitioner and kettlebell instructor.

Dr. Hemant P. Thacker

Consultant

Dr Hemant P Thacker
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Hemant P. Thacker
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Sub-Speciality
General Medicine
Qualification
MD (Bom), MRSH (London), FACE (USA)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 35 years in the field of Internal Medicine

Dr. Hemant Thacker is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is an eminent Physician practising in Mumbai. In addition to general Medicine and Therapeutics he specialises in Cardio-Metabolic disorders, and has more than three decades of experience in this field.

After obtaining the MBBS degree from Seth GS Medical in 1978, Dr. Thacker did his MD in Medicine and Therapeutics from KEM Hospital in 1982. He is a member of the Royal Society of Health, London, and was awarded a Fellowship of the American College of Clinical Endocrinology (FACE) in recognition of his meritorious work in Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic disorders.

Dr. Thacker has a wealth of experience, having worked as a Consultant Physician and Cardio-Metabolic Specialist at some of the most prestigious hospitals in Mumbai. He is the Chief Medical Advisor at Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd and Northern Marine Shipping Division and the Medical Consultant for Mondial Assistance, a Paris-based International Insurance and Health organisation.

Dr. Thacker has been the Principal Investigator in more than 35 Multicentric, International and National studies. He has published several papers, and written textbook chapters and articles in reputed medical journals.


Dr. Hardik Shah

Consultant

Dr Hemant P Thacker
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Hardik Shah
Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Sub-Speciality
Gastro-intestinal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (GEN. MED.), DNB (GASTROENTEROLOGY)
Experience
Rich experience of 9 years in the field of GI Medicine

Dr. Hardik Shah is a Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is a Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Endoscopist practising in Mumbai since several years. In addition to the MBBS degree, he holds a DNB in General Medicine and a DNB in Gastroenterology. He completed training in Gastroenterology from P D Hinduja Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai.

He has teaching experience as a Lecturer in the Department of Digestive Diseases, Clinical Nutrition and Advanced Endoscopy at the Tata Memorial Hospital. He has experience in various diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures. His field of interest includes management of Liver Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pancreatitis.

He has special interest in advanced endoscopy and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Also, his field of interest includes management of liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and pancreatitis.

Dr. Hardik Shah has several publications and presentations to his credit in the area of Gastroenterology.

He is also a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Indian Society of Gastroenterology and of the Association of Interventional GI Endoscopy (AIGE).


Dr. Haresh G. Mehta

Consultant

Dr.Haresh Mehta
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Haresh G. Mehta
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DNB (Cardiology)
Experience
Nearly 20 years of well-rounded clinical, scientific, research and academic experience

Dr. Haresh Mehta is a consultant in the department of Cardiology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Spanning a career of almost 20 years in Interventional Cardiology, Dr Haresh Mehta already has over 10000 independent interventional cases to his credit performing majority of his interventional cases from the transradial route.

Dr. Haresh Mehta has trained in coronary and paediatric interventions at University Hospital, Bern Switzerland where he is also visiting faculty and peripheral, carotid and renal interventions at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, which are the leading centres in the world for interventional Cardiology. He perfected his skill of Rotational Atherectomy at Kings Hospital, London and Hanusch University Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Haresh Mehta has made several presentations in journals within India and abroad. He is also a member and is actively involved with bodies like the Cardiology Society of India, Indian College of Cardiology and the Indian Society of Echocardiography.


Dr. Indur Ramchandani

Consultant

Dr Indur Ramchandani
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Indur Ramchandani
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DVD, DDV
Experience
More than 30 years in the field of Dermatology, working on a variety of skin procedures.

Dr Indur Ramchandani is a consultant in the Dermatology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing his MBBS with distinction, Dr Ramchandani pursued D.V.D and D.D.V. He secured his MD after that with 1st rank.

Dr Ramchandani has a vast experience of over 30 years as a Senior Dermatologist working on an array of skin procedures like electro / radiocautery, chemical peel, biopsy, laser for scars and pigmentation etc. He was also actively involved in post-graduate teaching at Jaslok Hospital and has been recognized for DNB as a post-graduate teacher with two candidates per year. Dr Ramchandani holds annual clinical meetings of I.A.D.V.L at Jaslok Hospital.

Dr Ramchandani was the principal investigator and guide for a variety of projects accepted by DNB Board, done at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre. His publications in Jaslok Bulletin include Colloidon baby, Kaposi’s sarcoma and Therapeutic approach to hirsutism. He also presented a paper on various modalities of treatment in Acne in the All Asia Pacific Meet in April 2015.

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar

Consultant

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar
Department
ENT
Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, MS [ENT], DLO
Experience
Over 35 years of vast experience
Contact details

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar is a consultant in the department of Ear, Nose & Throat at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar is amongst the prominent ENT medical practitioners in the city. Having many years of medical practice in the course of the profession, she is well-known within the medical fraternity for the comprehensive and all-encompassing knowledge in ENT specialisation.

Dr. Jyoti has many publications to her credit and has conducted many advanced courses in Microsurgery of the ear. She also has been part of many research and drug trials with various multi-national pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar is member of many medical organizations, chief being Life Member of Asia Pacific Thyroid Society and Indian Society of Head & Neck Oncologists.

Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Regi

Consultant

Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Regi
Department
Blood Bank
Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Regi
Consultant
Department
Blood Bank
Qualification
MBBS, DPB, MD (Pathology)
Experience
21 years+ in Pathology and Transfusion Medicine

Dr Joyce Elizabeth Regi is In-charge of Blood Bank at the Department of Transfusion Medicine of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her MBBS from Grant Medical College and then DPB from College of Physicians & Surgeons followed by an MD in Pathology from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Mumbai. Dr Regi has over 21 years of experience in the medical field.

She has an experience of more than 4 years in teaching and 17 years in managing the diagnostic services/microbiology/blood bank in reputed multi-tertiary hospitals. She has been instrumental in the day-to-day operations, achieving quality standards and certifications, upgrading and management of equipment, training personnel and management of Blood Bank, Pathology and Diagnostic services.

Dr Regi has initiated many quality and patient management and satisfaction procedures.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Immunohaematology
  • Transfusion Medicine.

Mr. Jimit Kapadia

Consultant

Jimit Kapadia
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Mr.Jimit Kapadia
Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Sports Medicine
Qualification
MPT (Sports & Ortho, Gold Medalist), MCMT (Manual Therapy Foundation of India), COCMT (Robbie Goodrum Institute, UK), CSMT (Curtin University, Australia), NDT (Neuro-Dynamic Solutions, Australia), DNP (The Dry Needling Institute, South Africa), CMP (Mulligan Institute, Australia), Masters in Taping (Complete Taping, South Africa), McConnell Concept Practitioner (Mcconnell Institute, Australia), MMFTI, MIAP
Experience
6 Years post master’s degree

Mr. Jimit Kapadia is a Consultant at the Sports Medicine Department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital.

He has completed and aced his Masters in Sports and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation in 2011. He joined Heath Matthews as his ‘Clinical’ apprentice for the period from June 2011 – October 2012.

Following which he explored ‘on-field’ physiotherapy expertise as he has worked with the prestigious ‘Mumbai Cricket Association’ for 4 years as follows:

  • October, 2012 – May, 2013: Team Physical Therapist for Under-16 Boys
  • June, 2013 – May, 2014: Team Physical Therapist for Under-19 Boys
  • June, 2014 – May, 2015: Team Physical Therapist for Under-23 Boys
  • June, 2015 – May, 2016: Head Academy Physical Therapist, Team Physical Therapist for Under-23 Boys

He also has a varied experience in ‘Live’ injuries and their management as he has been the head physical therapist for many dance reality shows such as Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa- 5 consecutive seasons (2012 – 2017); Nach Baliye- 2 seasons (2015 & 2017); I Can Do That– 1 season (2015)

Apart from a varied exposure to various fields of practice, he has also ‘academically’ upgrading himself- he pursued his proficiency training in Manual Therapy from a variety of different institutes all over the world: Maitland (UK), McConnell (Australia), Mulligan (Australia), Dry Needling (South Africa), Taping techniques (South Africa), Myo-fascial Release (Australia), Osteopathy/Modified Chiropractic Sciences (UK) and many more to list down.

Dr. Jeril Kurien

Consultant

Dr. Jeril Kurien
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Jeril Kurien
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, DA, FCPS Anaesthesia, DNB Anaesthesia, PDCC
Experience
15 years of vast experience in Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Jeril Kurien is a consultant in the department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from Mumbai University, Dr Kurien pursued his DA in Anesthesiology from the same university and thereafter obtained his DNB degree. He also earned a Post-doctorate certificate course in Cardiac Anesthesiology from Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences, Amritha University, Cochin.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Kurien was working at reputed hospitals in Mumbai and Chennai as a Paediatric & Neonatal Cardiac Anaesthesiologist & Intensivist. He has also been a lecturer in Anaesthesiology for a period of one year in Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Cochin. He was the Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiologist & Intensivist of the team led by the well-known Swiss Paediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Kalangos when he started the Paediatric Cardiac surgery program at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria in July 2014. They operated on Nigerian children with congenital heart diseases and Dr. Kurien singlehandedly managed all these cases postoperatively in the ICU.

He has presented several papers at multiple forums and has actively been involved in research work in his area of activity.

He is member of the Indian Medical Association, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists and the Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Anaesthesiologists.

Dr. Jitendra Jagtap

Consultant

Dr. Jitendra Jagtap
Department
Urology
Dr. Jitendra Jagtap
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
General & Transplant Surgery
Qualification
M.S (General Surgery); DNB (Genitourinary Surgery), MPUH, Nadiad
Fellowship
Fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy & Robotics, Endourological Society, USA.
Experience
8 years of National and International experience in Urology & Transplant Surgery

Dr. Jitendra Jagtap is a consultant at the Department of Uro-Genital Sciences, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre. He is a fellowship trained urologist with special expertise in laparoscopic, robotic and endourological surgeries. He completed his graduation and general surgery training from Medical College & Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda. Thereafter he joined the Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. He became adept at performing Laparoscopic procedures during this tenure and was also adjudged rank one for the post of Assistant Professor by the Gujarat Public Service Commission. He comes to Global Hospitals after a five year stint at the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad where he completed his urology residency along with a two year clinical fellowship recognized by the Endourological Society, USA.

He has won the prestigious Eagle traveling fellowship at the West zonal conference of the Urological society of India. He has numerous presentations at many national and international conferences to his credit. He was among the privileged few selected to attend the European Urology Resident Education Programme conducted at Prague, Czech Republic in 2011. He also won the first prize in the national Uro Quiz held at USICON 2012, Bangalore.

His area of interest include minimally invasive surgeries such as RIRS, Miniperc & Microperc for stone disease; Laparoscopic & Robotic procedures for benign malignant disorders of urogenital system.

He was part of many clinical research protocols during his training at a large volume tertiary referral centre. This allows him to analyze patient results and improve operative outcomes by refining and improvising surgical techniques. He has been actively involved in mentoring and sharing his knowledge base with surgeons at both JPAC (Jayramdas Patel Academic Centre), Nadiad and CeMAST (Centre of Excellence for Minimal Access Surgery Training), Karl Storz, Mumbai. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed literature and has co-authored a few book chapters as well. He continues to provide evidence based care as a Consultant Urologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Global Hospitals, Mumbai.

Professional Membership:

  • Urological Society of India
  • Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai
  • American Urological Association Membership
  • Member of MUS: Mumbai Urological Society, Maharashtra

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Endourology
  • Robotics Surgery

Dr. Jatinder Khanna

Consultant

Dr Jatinder Khanna
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Jatinder Khanna
Consultant
Department
Dental Services
Sub-Speciality
Maxillo-facial Surgery
Qualification
BDS, MDS
Experience
Vast experience of 50 years in the field of oral & maxillofacial surgery.

Dr Jatinder Khanna is a Consultant, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in the Dental Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Jatinder Khanna is a renowned and respected Maxillo-facial surgeon in the city of Mumbai. He has been in Head of Department in various institutions, notably being Head of Nair Dental College, Mumbai; Head of department and Dean of Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai and Professor Emeritus, MGM Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai. He is also attached as Consultant to several prominent hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Khanna has received multiple honours and awards, chief amongst them being awarded by the President of India in July 2011. He has been Specialty Advisor to the Union Public Service Commission, Government of India, Specialty Advisor to Public Service Commission, Government of Maharashtra, Advisor to ISI, Government of India for Instruments, Consultant and advisor to the Armed forces, Government of India and recipient of Famdent DRONACHARYA award in 2017.

Dr. Khanna has published several papers in reputed journals in the field of Maxillo-facial surgery.

Dr. Jatinder Khanna has been Member of Academic Council, Mumbai University, Member of Senate, Mumbai University, Chairman of Board of Studies, Mumbai University, Vice President - Asian Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial surgeons and continuing President - Asian Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial surgeons from 2007 onwards.


Dr. Karthik Ganesan

Consultant and Division Chief – Body Imaging

Dr. Karthik Ganesan
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Karthik Ganesan
Consultant and Division Chief – Body Imaging
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MBBS, DNB
Fellowship
MRI, University of California, San Diego (UCSD); Body Imaging (Advanced Liver Imaging), University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of radiology and body imaging

Dr. Karthik Ganesan is a Consultant Radiologist and the Division Chief for Body Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post the completion of MBBS and DNB, Dr. Ganesan successfully accomplished Fellowship in MRI and Fellowship in Body Imaging (Advanced Liver Imaging) from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

Dr. Ganesan has a rich experience spanning 10 years and is the recipient of several scholarships including the Amar Gandhi Scholarship for Best Clinical Associate in Jaslok Hospital and Research Center (2006-2007) and J. N. Tata Endowment Scholarship (2007-2008). He has also received the Hargobind Foundation Medical Fellowship (2007-2008).

He has 20 Peer Reviewed / Index Publications and 4 Peer Reviewed Scientific Abstracts to his credit, along with 22 Peer Reviewed Educational Exhibits / Posters. Dr. Ganesan was also awarded the Best Poster award by the Society of Abdominal Imaging in 2013. With 1 Cum Laude (ECR 2009) and 5 Certificate of Merit awards (RSNA), he surely has had a meritorious career.

Additionally, Dr. Ganesan is the Co-Author of Hepatic Iron Overload In Abdominal Imaging (Sahani DV, Samir AE). He has also authored 2 chapters in Cross-Sectional Imaging of Abdomen and Pelvis by Springer Publications (currently in print).

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Body Imaging
  • Head & Neck Imaging
  • Neuroimaging with Functional MRI.

Dr. Kayomars B. Kapadia

Consultant

Dr. Kayomars B. Kapadia
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Dr. Kayomars B. Kapadia
Consultant
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Qualification
MS (University Of Mumbai), FRCS (London), FRCS (Edinburgh)
Experience
Rich experience of 25 years in Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery.

Dr Kayomars B. Kapadia is a Consultant Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgeon with Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his MBBS from University Of Mumbai, FRCS (London) and FRCS (Edinburgh). His surgical training in UK was based at St. George’s Hospital and Medical School (SGHMS), London over a period of eight years. Here, he first worked as a Specialist Registrar and then as a Senior Registrar. He also got an opportunity to work with renowned personalities in surgery like Mr. M. J. Knight and Mr. J. S. Kirkham. Subsequently, he was a consultant surgeon at St. Heliers Hospital, London with main interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery.

Dr Kapadia has also undergone training at laparoscopic centres in Strasbourg, Bordeaux and at Dundee with Prof. Cuscheri. He is a member of the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology (IASG), Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) and Association of Surgeons of India (ASI).

Besides this, Dr Kapadia is a surgical tutor at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education (EISE) and a teaching faculty member at Centre of Excellence in Minimal Access Surgery Training (CEMAST).

Additional Speciality Interest:

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgeries
  • Laparoscopic ‘TEP’ hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive parathyroid and endocrine surgery.

Dr. Kaiomarz Balsara

Consultant

Dr. Kaiomarz Balsara
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Dr. Kaiomarz Balsara
Consultant
Department
General and Minimal Access Surgery
Qualification
MS (Master of Surgery)
Fellowship
International College of Surgeons (FICS); FIAGES; Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (FALS); Surgical Gastroenterology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Advanced Laparoscopic Training, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane Australia
Experience
16 years of rich experience as a laparoscopic surgeon.

Dr. Kaiomarz Balsara is a Consultant with the General & Minimal Access Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He has completed his M.S. from B. J. Medical College, Pune. Dr. Balsara has accomplished the following fellowships: Fellow International College of Surgeons (FICS); FIAGES and Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (FALS). He has also completed Fellowship in Surgical Gastroenterology from St Vincents Hospital Sydney, Australia as well as Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Training from Wesley Hospital Brisbane Australia. Dr. Balsara has also received Laparoscopic Training in Colorectal Surgery from Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

During his initial years of practice, Dr. Balsara was a resident surgeon at Sir H. N. Hospital. He has been practicing as a Consultant in Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgery since 1998.

Dr. Balsara is a reputed teacher for DNB – General Surgery and DNB – GI Surgery. Besides this, he is also the Founding Joint Secretary of IAGES.

He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Minimal Access Surgery and has over 30 publications in indexed national and international journals. Dr. Balsara has conducted 11 workshops in Laparoscopic Surgery.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal oncology.

Dr. Ketan Kargirwar

Associate Consultant

Dr. Ketan Kargirwar
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Ketan Kargirwar
Associate Consultant
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology), FNB (Critical Care Medicine)
Fellowship
Indian Diploma of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM)
Experience
4 years of experience in the field of Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Ketan Kargirwar is an Associate Consultant in the Critical Care Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Kargirwar completed MD (Anaesthesiology) and fellowship of national board of examination (FNB) at multidisciplinary ICU of Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. He also completed Indian Diploma of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM) at Care Hospital, Hyderabad, where he underwent training in management of all medical and surgical critical cases, including critical care management of neurosurgical and multisystem trauma cases and also ultrasound guided ICU procedures.

Dr. Kargirwar has an experience of 4 years in the field of Critical Care Medicine. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a Consultant Intensivist at Jaslok Hospital and research Centre.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Neurosurgical critical care
  • Point of care ultrasonography

Dr. Kersi Chavda

Consultant

Dr. Kersi Chavda
Department
Psychiatry
Dr. Kersi Chavda
Consultant
Department
Psychiatry
Qualification
MBBS, Diploma in Psychological Medicine
Experience
28 years of rich experience in the field of Psychiatry
Contact details

Dr. Kersi Chavda is a Consultant in the Psychiatry department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Chavda pursued Diploma in Psychological Medicine at University of Mumbai.

Dr. Chavda has 34 years of vast experience in the field of Psychiatry. Apart from his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant Psychiatrist at P. D. Hinduja National Hospital at Mahim & Khar

Dr. Chavda is the ex-president of the Bombay Psychiatrist Society. He was the Chairperson, Taskforce on School Psychiatry & Counselling, India Psychiatric Society. He is currently a member of the Indian Psychiatry Society dealing with ethical issues between doctor and patient, and is also on the taskforce of the Indian Paediatric Society dealing with developmental difficulties in children.

Additionally, he was on the academic panel of the National Institute of Mentally Handicapped. He was a founding member of the “Prafulta”, one of the biggest NGO dealing with mental health in Mumbai. Currently, Dr. Chavda is on the panel of “Bombay Trust”, a BMC-Private co-operative effort dealing with developing mental health policies for the city. He is associated with a panel to develop concessions for kids with specific learning disorders in Maharashtra.

Dr. Chavda is a fellow of the Indian Psychiatry Society, the Indian Association of Private Psychiatry, and a fellow of the American Psychiatry Association. He is also associated with a number of schools, universities, colleges, and other institutes dealing with special needs in children.

Dr. Kiran P. Sathe

Consultant

Dr. Kiran P. Sathe
Department
Paediatric Nephrology
Dr. Kiran P. Sathe
Associate Consultant
Department
Paediatric
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Nephrology
Qualification
MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics)
Fellowship
Fellowship in Paediatrics:
  • Clinical Research Fellowship in Paediatrics from Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai
Fellowships in Paediatric Nephrology:(Indian Society of Paediatric Nephrology; International Paediatric Nephrology Association)
  • Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai
  • National University Hospital, Singapore
  • Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
Experience
7 years’ experience from reputed national & international medical centres
Contact details

Dr. Kiran P. Sathe is a Consultant for Paediatric Nephrology and General Paediatrics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Sathe has completed his MBBS, DCH and DNB (Paediatrics). He has a Clinical Research Fellowship in Paediatrics from Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. He further trained in Paediatric Nephrology from reputed national and international Institutes namely Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai; National University Hospital, Singapore and Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany. He has a fellowships in Paediatric Nephrology from The Indian Society of Paediatric Nephrology (ISPN) as well as International Paediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA). He earlier worked as a Paediatrician & Paediatric Nephrologist at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Pune.

Dr. Sathe is a recipient of several awards in his field of expertise. He has won the ‘Best Clinical Research Fellow’ award by Amar Gandhi Foundation and Jaslok Hospital; the Best Oral paper award twice at Indian Society of Organ Transplantation and Pharmacon. He was awarded the J.R.D Tata and Ratan Tata scholarship for undergraduate medical training and J. N. Tata Endowment Scholarship for International Medical Education. He is also a merit holder with numerous distinctions during undergraduate training.

He has presented his work in Paediatric Nephrology in International Paediatric Nephrology conference at Shanghai, China. He has been invited as Speaker to talk on topics pertaining to general paediatrics and kidney problems in children on multiple occasions. He has been one of the founder members of the recently launched “Kidney Foundation for Children”.

He has multiple publications in indexed national and international journals and has taken an active interest in academic teaching. He is a paediatric faculty for online post graduate coaching series “Dr. Mentors”. He has also worked as a “Study Co-ordinator” for Cystic Fibrosis Initiative under auspices of Indian Academy of Paediatrics and Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Critical Care Nephrology
  • Paediatric Acute and Chronic Renal Failure
  • Paediatric Dialysis (Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, Plasmapheresis)
  • General Paediatrics.

Dr. Kiran Thorat

Consultant

Dr. Kiran Thorat
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Kiran Thorat
Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Pathology)
Fellowship
Hemato-oncology and Surgical Pathology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Kiran Thorat is a Consultant Surgical Pathologist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD (Pathology), Dr. Thorat completed fellowships in Hemato-oncology and Surgical Pathology at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr. Thorat has an experience of 10 years in the field of Laboratory Medicine. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was the Head of the division of Surgical Pathology in the department of Laboratory Medicine at Saifee Hospital, Mumbai for 5 years. He was actively involved in teaching activities for DNB residents.

Dr. Thorat presented several research papers at national conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals.

Dr. Krupali Parekh

Consultant

Dr. Krupali Parekh
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Krupali Parekh
Consultant
Department
Dental Services
Qualification
BDS
Experience
7 years of experience in General, Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Krupali Parekh is a Consultant with the department of Dental Services at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her BDS and has an experience of 7 years in General, Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry. Besides Dr Parekh’s association with our hospital, she is a Consultant at Jain Hospital and runs her independent practice, Dent-O-Care at Mumbai. Earlier, she was heading Dr. Mansuri’s Charitable Trust in 2010.

Over the years, she has worked extensively with reputed specialists gaining rich experience in conservative and cosmetic dentistry. She has attended multiple courses and received hands-on training in the field of Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry. She was awarded the Best Dentist of the year award in 2007, by Gogari Nath.

Dr Parekh is a member of the Indian Dental Association, Tobacco Intervention Centre, Jain Doctors Federation and Colgate Palmolive Pvt. Ltd. She has presented multiple seminars on Occlusion in Complete Denture Prosthodontics, Diet counselling & diagnosis of dental caries, Dentin hypersensitivity, Mid-face fracture and its management, Theories of Impression Making, etc.

Dr Parekh has been a part of numerous dental / medical camps to promote oral health and has contributed to several foundations like L.I.F.E., A.L.E.R.T. INDIA and I.L.E.S.

Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary

Consultant

Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), DNB (Orthopaedics)
Fellowship
Adult Spine Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA; John H. Moe Fellowship in Adult and Paediatric Spine Surgery, Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, USA and Gillette Children’s Hospital, St. Paul, USA
Experience
10 years of experience in various aspects of spine surgery at reputed institutions in India and abroad.

Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary is a Consultant Spine Surgeon in the Orthopaedic Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his residency training at KEM Hospital, Mumbai in 2006, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai for over four years where he gained considerable experience in treating spinal disorders.

Dr. Chaudhary holds a Fellowship in Adult Spine Surgery from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University, Boston, USA and John H. Moe Fellowship in Adult and Paediatric Spine Surgery from Twin Cities Spine Center, Minneapolis, USA and Gillette Children’s Hospital, St. Paul, USA. He has been a visiting surgeon in world-renowned universities in Japan, USA and UK.

There are several International & National publications that Dr. Chaudhary has to his credit, with over 100 citations. His research work has received awards including Best Case Paper Award (IOA, Mumbai) and Best International Paper (RSNA, Chicago, USA). He is the recipient of the Global Outreach Fellowship awarded by the Scoliosis Research Society, USA, 2010. He was also awarded the Gold Medal for standing first in the National DNB Orthopaedic exams in 2006.

Additional Speciality Interests :

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Degenerative spine disorders
  • Scoliosis and paediatric spinal deformity surgery
  • Spinal trauma, tumour and infections
  • Craniovertebral and cervical spine surgery.

Dr. Kanti N. Patel

Consultant

Dr Kanti N Patel
Department
Ear, Nose & Throat
Dr Kanti N Patel
Consultant
Department
Ear, Nose & Throat
Qualification
MBBS, DORL, DLO (London), MS (ENT)
Fellowship
FRCS (UK), FCPS, FICS (USA), LRCP, MRCS
Experience
Over 40 years’ experience as an ENT Surgeon

Dr. Kanti N. Patel is a consultant in the department of Ear, Nose & Throat at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Patel pursued MS (ENT) from Bombay University. He earned DORL from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai, along with DLO from Royal College of Surgeons, London.

He also earned fellowships such as FRCS (Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK), FCPS (Fellow of College of Physicians & Surgeons), FICS (Fellow of International College of Surgeons, USA), and MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons).

Dr. Kanti Patel has a vast experience as an ENT Surgeon. As an Honorary ENT Surgeon, he has been associated with Sir Hurkisondas Hospital for over 38 years. His past associations include other prominent hospitals in Mumbai such as Pramukh Swami Eye Hospital.

Dr. Patel is a Life Member of the Association of Medical Consultants and the Association of Otolaryngologists of India. He is the panel doctor of UAE Consulate, Mumbai and has multiple publications in various medical journals to his credit. Dr. Patel’s social welfare initiatives include activities such as Detection of Deafness in School Children.

Additional Speciality Interests :

  • Microsurgery of Ear
  • Laser Surgery of Larynx

Dr. Kshitij Sheth

Consultant

Dr. Kshitij Sheth
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Kshitij Sheth
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric cardiologist
Qualification
MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics), FNB - Paediatric Cardiology
Fellowship
Paediatric cardiology (Sydney children's Heart Network)
Experience
Over 7 years of experience

Dr. Kshitij Sheth is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist in the Pediatric Cardiac Sciences department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Sheth completed his DCH from Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai. Thereafter, he pursued and finished his MD and DNB from the same hospital, following which he obtained his FNB in Paediatric Cardiology from Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr. Kshitij Sheth worked as a Consultant at several super-speciality hospitals in Mumbai. He has been working in the area of Pediatric cardiology for more than seven years, particularly focussing on clinical assessment of cardiac conditions, trans-thoracic echo, trans-oesophageal echo, foetal echo, diagnostic catheterization and cardiac CT imaging. He is well versed with therapeutic cardiac interventions like balloon valvuloplasties (BAV, BPV, BMV), balloon coarctoplasty, balloon atrial septostomy, device closures (ASD, PDA, VSD) and stenting of various structure (coarctation, branch PAs, RVOT, PDA).

Dr. Sheth has received several awards and honors during his medical training. He has made several publications and presentations at international and national forums and has authored chapters in clinical text-books.

He is a life member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Paediatric Cardiac Society of India and IAP Cardiology chapter.

Dr. Kartik B. Shah

Consultant

Dr Kartik B Shah
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Kartik B. Shah
Consultant
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Chest)
Experience
Over 20 years of rich experience in the field of pulmonary medicine

Dr Kartik Shah is a practicing consultant- pulmonary medicine at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MD, he did his three of residency in Chest and TB at KEM Hospital. Thereafter, he worked as an Intensivist under Dr. Farokh Udwadia at Breach Candy Hospital and managed the ICU over there. He also visited the USA as an observer in Intensive Care and Respiratory Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

He routinely does procedures such as, Pleural Catherizations, Thoracocentesis, Talc Pleurodesis and diagnostic & therapeutic Bronchoscopy.

Dr. Kartik has attended and presented papers at various national conferences including NAPCON. He is also member of ERS and the Indian Society of Chest Physicians.

Additional Speciality Interests

  • Dr. Kartik Shah is interested in bronchoscopic diagnoses and therapeutics which is his field of specialization.
  • He also regularly conducts Sleep Apnea studies.
  • He conducts Smoking Cessation Clinics, COPD & Asthma Clinics, TB detection & management Clinics, Cancer Detection Clinics and Ventillatory assistance in Critical care management.

Dr. Kamlesh Jain

Consultant

Dr. Kamlesh Jain
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Kamlesh Jain
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, MS, M.Ch.
Experience
9 Years of rich experience
Contact details

Areas of Special interest

  • Minimally invasive cardiac surgery - started a program at KEM hospital MIDCAB (minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass) Right thoracotomy for Mitral valve replacement, ASD, SVASD, VSD, AVR Upper ministernotomy for aortic valve replacement
  • Coronary artery disease- Total arterial revascularization (LIMA RIMA Y) on beating heart Minimally invasive OPCAB (MIDCAB)
    • Operated almost 2500 on pump cases.
    • Experience of 1000 off pump CABG
    • Routinely operating congenital cardiac cases at KEM hospital including complex congenital like TOF, single ventricle physiology.
    • Lung surgeries like decortication, lobectomy, pneumonectomy with VATS
    • Vast experience of vascular cases

Prior to joining Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital recently as Consultant, Cardio Vascular – Thoracic Surgeon, Dr.Jain was working as a Professor (additional) at the P.K.Sen department of CVTS in KEM Hospital and G S Medical College, Mumbai, India since March 2011 and prior to that he worked as Asst Prof. in department of CVTS at Nair Hospital, Mumbai.

His special area of interest lie in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Coronary Artery Disease. He has vast experience of having operated almost 2,500 on pump cases and 1,000 off pump CABGs. He routinely operated congenital cardiac cases at KEM hospital including complex congenital cases like TOF, Single Ventricle Physiology, lung surgeries like decortication, lobectomy, Pneumonectomy with VATS and has vast experience in vascular cases.

He has been involved in research, has published papers and presented in National conferences including chairing of sessions.

Dr. Lokesh Sinha

Consultant

Dr. Lokesh Sinha
Department
Urology
Dr. Lokesh Sinha
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
General & Transplant Surgery
Qualification
MS (General Surgery); DNB (Urology)
Experience
Vast experience in the field of urology

Dr Lokesh Sinha is a Consultant with the Urology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, Dr Lokesh Sinha completed MS (Gen. Surgery) followed by DNB (Urology). He has served in various capacities in the Urology department at MPUH, Nadiad and is currently attached with several hospitals in Mumbai as a Consultant Urologist.

Dr. Lokesh Sinha has several publications to his credit in the area of Nephrology and has also submitted multiple papers in India notably in Robotic assisted laparoscopic VVF repair with right ureteric reimplantation amongst others.

He has also been the recipient of Gold medal in MS (General Surgery) in 2008.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • His special field of interest is in Endourology for stone disease and laparoscopy.

Mr. Mustafa Rangwala

Consultant

Mr. Mustafa Rangwala
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Mr. Mustafa Rangwala
Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy
Qualification
B. Physiotherapy, MS [Sports injury Mgmt. & therapy]
Experience
Experience of 7 years after M.Sc. degree

Mr. Mustafa Rangwala is a Consultant at the Sports Medicine Department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital.

Mustafa Rangwala did his Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy from Maharashtra Institute of Health Sciences and thereafter did his M.Sc. in Sports Injury Management and Therapy from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

He is a highly skilled physiotherapist who is well versed in Manual Therapy, Kinesiology taping and dry needling techniques with solid knowledge of stretching exercises and cervical traction. He is well acquainted with physical therapy principles, evaluation methods, fitness regime, patient exercise classes and other alternative options. His core competencies include Orthopaedics & Sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders.

He has been associated with various other reputed hospitals, Clubs as well as other Physio Centres in Mumbai.

Mustafa Rangwala has published several papers and conducted academic projects in his field of expertise.

He is a member of Indian Association of Physiotherapy and Maharashtra Council of Physiotherapy.

Dr. Malini Lawande

Consultant

Dr Malini Lawande
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Malini Lawande
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DNB, DMRE
Fellowship
Musculoskeletal MRI at National University Hospital, Singapore. Aug 2007
Experience
Over 23 years of rich experience within and overseas

Dr. Malini Lawande is a Consultant Radiologist at the Department of Radiology & Imaging at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Malini Lawande has trained in Radiology at LTMG hospital, Mumbai. She has been practicing mainly MRI since the last 11 years. She has done a short stint of training in musculoskeletal MRI at National University hospital in Singapore. Her special interests are musculoskeletal and body imaging.

She has a keen interest in teaching and research with a number of publications to her name. She has been successfully organizing teaching conferences and training for residents as well as technologists for more than a decade.

Dr. Lawande has received 15 gold medals and 7 cash prizes in MBBS. She has received Gold medal in DNB and Second rank in university in MD. She has been awarded Prof Lakhanpal gold medal for young achiever in radiology


Dr. Maheboob Mahamud Basade

Consultant

Dr. Maheboob Mahamud Basade
Department
Medical Oncology
Dr. Maheboob Mahamud Basade
Consultant
Department
Medical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MD
Fellowship
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA; The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Centre, New York, USA; The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital, Sutton, UK
Experience
Rich experience of 22 years in the field of Medical Oncology.

Dr Maheboob Mahamud Basade is a Consultant with the Medical Oncology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS, Dr Basade completed MD in 1992. After this, he served as Junior and Senior Resident in the Department of Medical and Paediatric Oncology as well as in Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit. Dr Basade was then awarded with International Scientist’s Visiting Fellowship in Haematology / Oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA followed by Fellowship at The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Centre, New York, USA. After this, he was a visiting Fellow at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital, Sutton, UK – Europe’s largest bone marrow transplantation centre. He was selected among 3 in the world for Young Medical Oncologist Fellowship offered by European Society of Medical Oncology to Institute Gustavo Rousse, Villejuif, Paris, France.

Presently, besides his association with our hospital, Dr Basade is a Hon. Consultant Medical Oncologist at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre and Saifee Hospital, Mumbai. His areas of interest include chemotherapy and immunotherapy in haematological and non-haematological malignancies. He has performed autologous, allogeneic bone marrow / stem cell transplantation for various malignant / non-malignant disorders. He has also performed transplants on patients from countries like Oman, UAE and Bangladesh apart from Indian patients. Dr Basade has established the unit of stem cell transplantation at Jaslok Hospital.

In the past, Dr Basade has worked as the Head of Department of Medical and Paediatric Oncology for Tata Memorial Centre Rural Cancer Project and Nargis Dutt Memorial Cancer Hospital, Barshi. He also established the bone marrow transplantation and peripheral stem cell transplantation unit there. Apart from clinical work, Dr Basade has been associated with many research projects dealing with clinical trials of new drugs, phase II / III clinical studies in cancer research as Principal Investigator. Presently, he is pursuing Ph.D. in Pharmacogenomics in ovarian cancer.

Dr Basade is a recognized teacher for DNB Medical Oncology. He represents India / Pakistan / Bangladesh region on board of European Society of Medical Oncology since 2009. He is an executive body member of Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology. Dr Basade is also a Member of American Society of Clinical Oncology and Life member of Paediatric Haematology – Oncology Chapter of Indian Association of Paediatricians.

He has numerous publications to his credit.

Dr. Mahesh Balsekar

Consultant

Dr. Mahesh Balsekar
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Mahesh Balsekar
Consultant
Department
Paediatrics
Qualification
MD, DCH
Experience
Rich experience of 30 years as a Consultant Paediatrician.

Dr Mahesh Balsekar is a Consultant at the Paediatrics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Balsekar trained at Wadia Children's Hospital and Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital. He was a rank holder in the DCH and the MD examinations.

Dr Balsekar has been in practice since 1985, and has been associated with leading hospitals in Mumbai.

His area of interest includes neonatology. He has spoken at several national and international conferences and has numerous publications to his credit. He has a special interest in Social Medicine and is the founder of a charitable trust 'Healing Touch' and is also on the advisory board of 'St. Judes' and 'Project NEEDS'.

Dr. Manish A. Chhabria

Consultant

Dr. Manish A. Chhabria
Department
Neurology
Dr. Manish A. Chhabria
Consultant
Department
Neurology
Qualification
MBBS (Mumbai), DNB (Medicine), DNB (Neurology), MNAMS (Neurology)
Experience
11 years of extensive experience in Medicine, including 4 years in Neurology.

Dr. Manish Chhabria is consultant with the Neurology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He has completed his DNB in General Medicine & then DNB in Neurology from P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai. During his initial years, he has worked there as Clinical Assistant, Junior Clinical Assistant and Registrar for almost 7 years.

He has also worked in PICU for 6 months at B. J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai. He was a Clinical Associate in Centre of Excellence for Brain & Nervous System at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital & Medical Research Institute, Mumbai.

Dr. Chhabria has several scientific papers to his credit and has many publications in national and international journals and newspapers. Some of his research studies include being Co-investigator in DECIDE multinational RCT of Daclizumab vs Interferon in RRMS; and “A Profile of Anemia in CKD” (2009); “Pattern of Atherosclerosis in Ischemic Stroke in Indian Population” (2012). He is an instructor for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS), accredited by American Heart Association (AHA).

He has been awarded Best Neurology Paper Award – Annual Conference BNA; 2nd Runner up Prize – 21st IANCON – Indore; 1st Runner up Prize – TYSA 2012-13 West zone, India. He has contributed in the book, Practical Methods in Clinical Medicine, published in 2010.

He is active member of International Parkinson Diseases and Movement Disorder Society (IPMDS), USA; Indian Academy of Neurology and Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Society, India.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Stroke Medicine
  • Neuro Oncology
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy.

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru

Mentor

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru
Department

Cardiology

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru
Mentor
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
MD (Med), DM (Card)
Fellowship
American College of Cardiology
Experience
29 years of vast experience in the field of cardiology
Contact details

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru is the Mentor at Cardiology department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MD in Medicine, Dr. Mashru pursued DM in Cardiology from Nair Hospital, Mumbai. He achieved Fellowship from the American College of Cardiology. He did his Observership in Interventional Cardiology at Michigan, and in Echocardiography at Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Mashru has a rich experience in treating cardiology patients since the last 29 years. He has been affiliated with various reputed healthcare institutions such as Jaslok hospital, Breach Candy hospital and Saifee hospital.

He is designated as a Clinical Hypertension Specialist by the American Society of Hypertension.

Dr. Mashru has fifteen publications in national and international journals. Besides this, he has presented papers in numerous national and international conferences.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Echocardiography.

Dr. Marzi Godrej Mehta

Consultant

Dr. Marzi Godrej Mehta
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Marzi Godrej Mehta
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), DNB Surgical Oncology
Fellowship
Surgical Oncology, Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mumbai; Thoracic Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; Minimally Invasive Thoracic Oncology, Australia
Experience
10 years of national & international experience in Surgical Oncology including Thoracic Oncology
Contact details

Dr. Marzi Godrej Mehta is a Consultant Surgical Oncologist (Thoracic) at the department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Mehta is a gold medallist from Sardar Patel University (Gujarat) in MS (General Surgery); after which he has done DNB in Surgical Oncology. Dr. Mehta has several Fellowships in Thoracic and Onco Thoracic Surgery from national as well as international institutes of high repute like Tata Memorial Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute and Epworth Richmond Hospital.

Dr. Mehta has trained on various procedures of Surgical Oncology since 2004, including last four years in Thoracic Surgical Oncology. He is trained in open and minimally invasive surgery in Thoracic and Thoracic oncology.

He has participated in various national as well as international workshops and presentations in multi-disciplinary meetings. He has several journal publications in his field of expertise to his credit and has participated in a few randomised trials including ‘Three field radical vs two field oesophagectomy – a prospective RCT’ and ‘Posterolateral thoracotomy versus Nerve Sparing Thoracotomy (PotNest)’.

Dr. Mehta is also part of several completed and on-going research projects in his field of interest like Role of Lesser resections in Early stage Lung cancer who are medically unfit; Negative Predictive value of EBUS in Mediastinal staging (Royal Melbourne Hospital); Mediastinoscopy vs PET CT scan concordance in identifying N2 nodes in NSCLC: A study of 100 cases (Co Principal Investigator – TMH); Role of Whole body DW MRI in management of NSCLC (TMH) and Evaluation of clinical and histopathological response to a neoadjuvant regimen of paclitaxel and platinum in squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus (Co Investigator – TMH).

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Oesophagus, Lung and Mediastinal Masses.

Dr. Mayur H. Patel

Head of Department- Critical Care Medicine & Emergency Medical Services

Dr. Mayur H. Patel
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Mayur H. Patel
Head of Department- Critical Care Medicine & Emergency Medical Services
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MD
Fellowship
American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), USA; Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Research Trust Fellowship, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Won ford), Exeter, UK
Experience
27 years of rich experience in Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Mayur H. Patel is the Head of Critical Care Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MD, he successfully pursued Raj Nanda Pulmonary Disease Research Trust Fellowship from Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Won ford), Exeter, UK. Thereafter, he completed Fellowship at the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), USA.

In his rich experience spanning 27 years in Critical care Medicine, Dr. Patel has served in various capacities at reputed institutes – Saifee Hospital, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital and Sir H. N. Hospital to name a few.

Dr. Patel is the Founder-Vice President & Life Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine since October, 1993 as well as Life Member of Association of Physicians of India.

With more than 25 scientific papers to his credit, more than 36 major talks (speeches) by invitation at various Conferences/ Symposia/ Workshops/ Congress Meetings and 8 poster presentations, Dr. Patel surely has had an illustrious career in Critical Care. He has held critical positions such as the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Joint Secretary, etc. for Conferences on numerous occasions.

Dr. Patel also has vast experience in training and is the Teacher for Fellowship in Critical Care, National Board (FNB) Delhi, India; teacher for Certificate Course in Critical Care Medicine under the auspices of Indian College of Critical Care Medicine (Indo-Australian Critical Care Training Programme); teacher for Diploma and Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine for Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; teacher for Diploma in TB & Chest Diseases under the auspices of College of Physicians & Surgeons. He has also trained nurses, registrars and junior intensivists in the Department of Critical Care Medicine besides being the faculty in Critical Care for the DNB Course in General Surgery at Jaslok Hospital between 2000-2006.

In the past, he has been the Reviewer for Chest Journal, April 2004; Executive Editor – Critical Care Asia, Publication of Critical Care Education Foundation, Jan 2003 to Dec 2005; Member of National Advisory Board in Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 1997 to 2000; and Reviewer for Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI), 1994 -1996.


Dr. Meena Desai

Head of Department

Dr. Meena Desai
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Meena Desai
Head of Department
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Pathology)
Experience
30 years of vast experience at various reputed healthcare institutions
Contact details

Dr. Meena Desai is the Head of Department – Laboratory Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her MD in Pathology from Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai and thereafter underwent training in Paediatric and Neonatal Pathology under Prof. Wigglesworth at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.

In her vast experience of 30 years in the field of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, she has worked as an Associate Professor of Pathology at Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, training undergraduate and post-graduate students. She also trains students in the subject of Hospital Administration at TISS, Mumbai.

During her stint with numerous organisations earlier, she has lent her expertise in various capacities:
  • Consultant Pathologist and In-charge Dept. of Pathology & Transfusion Medicine, Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre
  • Consultant Surgical Pathologist – Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Guru Nanak Hospital and Metropolis Reference Laboratory
  • Consultant Histopathologist & Head Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Surgical Oncopathology.

Dr. Mehul S. Bhansali

Consultant

Dr. Mehul S. Bhansali
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Mehul S. Bhansali
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Surgical Oncology)
Fellowship
Esophageal Cancer, Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan and Esophageal and Gastro-intestinal Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hongkong
Experience
27 years of rich experience in the field of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Mehul S. Bhansali is a Consultant in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MS (General Surgery), Dr. Bhansali completed DNB (Surgical Oncology). Then, Dr. Bhansali underwent fellowship in Esophageal Cancer at Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan and in Esophageal and Gastro-intestinal Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hongkong.

Dr. Bhansali has a vast experience of 27 years in the field of Surgical Oncology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was a practicing Surgical Oncologist in private sector and was also an honorary Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Cama & Albless Hospital (Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals) in Mumbai since 1997. Earlier, he was a Consultant Surgical Oncologist at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai from 1988 to 1996.

Dr. Bhansali has published several peer-reviewed publications in national and international journals. He is a member of Surgical Oncology Society of India and the Office-bearer in Mumbai Oncology Association.

Dr. Mehul Choksi

Consultant

Dr. Mehul Choksi
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Mehul Choksi
Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology
Fellowship
Peter Cotton Advanced Endoscopy Travel Fellowship at Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA

Dr. Mehul Choksi is a Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS from Mumbai University, Dr. Choksi pursued his residency training in General Medicine at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore. Thereafter, he completed his residency training in Gastroenterology at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

After completing DM (Gastroenterology), Dr. Choksi underwent training in Digestive Oncology and Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, where he also held a teaching position. He was awarded the Peter Cotton Travel Fellowship in Advanced Endoscopy at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA, where he underwent training in latest and advanced therapeutic GI endoscopy procedures. He also pursued an observership at the Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Florida Hospital, Orlando, USA, where he learnt endoscopic ultrasound techniques.

Dr. Choksi has an experience of 10 years in the field of Gastroenterology. He is well versed with diagnostic and therapeutic GI endoscopy procedures encompassing gastroscopy, colonoscopy and ERCP. He is trained in palliative stenting of advanced GI malignancies. He has vast experience in treating benign and malignant GI disorders.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • GI bleed
  • Pancreaticobiliary disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Dr. Meher Ursekar

Consultant and Division Head – Neuroradiology

Dr. Meher Ursekar
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Meher Ursekar
Consultant and Division Head – Neuroradiology
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MD (Radio-diagnosis)
Fellowship
Neuroradiology, New York University Medical Centre
Experience
23 years of vast experience in the field of radio-diagnosis

Dr. Meher Ursekar is Consultant Neuroradiologist and Division Head – Neuroradiology (CT and MRI) at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her MD in Radio-diagnosis from the University of Mumbai in 1989 with the highest honors, ranking first at the University. Her undergraduate and post graduate training was completed in Mumbai at Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital. Thereafter, Dr. Ursekar pursued a post-doctoral fellowship in Neuroradiology at the New York University Medical Centre in 1990.

She has worked extensively in the field of Neuroradiology during her tenure as Honorary Consultant at Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (1991-2003) and as a Consultant Neuroradiologist at SRL Diagnostics and Jankharia Imaging (2003-2014). Dr. Ursekar has received several awards and authored a number of research papers. She is on the editorial boards of several Radiology journals and has been an active member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.

She pioneered the use of Advanced Neuroimaging techniques such as functional MRI studies in the evaluation of Brain tumours and Epilepsy. Her special expertise lies with Paediatric neuroimaging.

Dr. Ursekar is also an enthusiastic teacher and has been involved in training Radiology residents registered under the DNB. Beyond her professional commitments, Dr. Ursekar is a qualified teacher in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been has been teaching grade 11 and 12 students the Theory of Knowledge course at a prestigious school in South Mumbai.

Dr. Mehul S. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Mehul S. Shah
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Mehul S. Shah
Consultant
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MNAMS, DA, DNB (Anaesthesia)
Fellowship
Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS), Mumbai; Fellow of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (IFCCM); Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi (FNB)
Experience
8 years of national & international experience in Intensive Care Medicine at reputed & accredited institutions.
Contact details

Dr. Mehul. S. Shah is a Consultant in the Critical Care Medicine of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post completion of MBBS & MNAMS, Dr. Shah pursued his residency in Anaesthesia at Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Mumbai where he trained in Anaesthesia as well as trauma intensive care. Thereafter he successfully accomplished the following Fellowships: Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi; Fellowship in The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine; Fellowship in Anaesthesiology by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

Dr. Shah has extensive national/ international experience in multi-speciality intensive care unit encompassing trauma, oncology, neuro intensive care, over the last 8 years. He has also received advanced training in Heart and Lung Transplant Units, ECMO and Ventricular Assist Devices in Australia.

He is a trained and a qualified instructor by the American Heart Association for advanced and basic cardiac life support. He is a provider for Advanced Trauma Life Support accredited to American Society of Surgeons. His other trainings include ‘Fundamental of Disaster Management’ and ‘Ultrasound and Echo in Intensive Care’.

Dr. Shah has worked in Intensive Care at various reputed institutes like Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai; St. Vincents Hospital, Sydney; Westmead Hospital, Sydney; Bombay Hospital, Mumbai. He was a key player in shifting and restructuring Intensive Care Units at Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Hospital.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • ECMO, Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Simulation based training courses
  • Nursing & Healthcare associate training
  • Quality and accreditation.

Dr. Milind Bhise

Consultant

Dr. Milind Bhise
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Milind Bhise
Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Qualification
MBBS, MD
Experience
7 years of experience in Cardiac Anaesthesiology
Contact details

Dr. Milind Bhise is a Consultant in the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Bhise pursued MD at Tata Memorial Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai. After completing MD, he also completed certification in BLS (Basic Life Support) & ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).

Dr. Bhise has an experience of 7 years in the field of Cardiac Anaesthesia. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist at Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Smt. S. R. Mehta & Sir K. P. Cardiac Institute, and Prince Aly Khan Hospital in Mumbai. He also worked as a Consultant Peadiatric Cardiac Anaesthesiologist at Fortis Hospital, Mulund, Jupiter Hospital, Thane and MGM Hospital & Medical College, Navi Mumbai.

Dr. Bhise also worked as an Assistant Professor in Department of Anaesthesia at T. N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai, where he taught undergraduate MBBS students for 3 years. He is a life-time member of EACTA (European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists). He is also an active member of national bodies like IACTA and ISA. He has been invited as a faculty member for regional conference on Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management, 2011. He is also an accredited speaker of MMC (Maharashtra Medical Council).

Dr. Bhise’s vast experience as a Cardiac Anaesthesiologist includes:

  • Managing large numbers of coronary bypass and open heart surgeries including beating heart CABG, valvular replacements, and aortic root replacement surgeries
  • Managing numerous peadiatric and neonatal cardiac surgeries including repair of congenital anomalies ranging from septal defects to switch operations
  • Apart from cardiac anaesthesia, he has also experience in managing Onco-surgeries including thoracic, head, neck, CNS, gastrointestinal, and orthopaedic surgeries

Dr. Manglesh S. Nimbalkar

Consultant

Dr. Milind Bhise
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Manglesh S. Nimbalkar
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD - Paediatrics
Fellowship
Paediatric Cardiology, Dept. of Cardiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Visiting fellowship in Echocardiography & Fetal Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Children Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
Experience
Rich experience of over a decade from reputed national & international institutions

Dr. Manglesh Nimbalkar is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist in the Pediatric Cardiac Sciences department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Manglesh S. Nimbalkar is a Pediatric Cardiologist and has an experience of many years in this field. He completed MBBS from BJMC Pune in 2001, MD - Paediatrics from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in 2005 and Fellow (Pediatric & Fetal Cardiology) from KEMH & TJU, CHOP, USA in 2009.

Dr. Manglesh has published several papers in Indian and International forums on Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology.

His areas of interest include Interventional procedures like percutaneous ASD, PDA device closure, BPV, BAV and fetal cardiology.

Dr. Madhav Kamat

Consultant

Dr. Madhav Kamat
Department
Urology
Dr. Madhav Kamat
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
General & Transplant Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FRCS (Urology), Certification - American Board of Urology
Fellowship
International College of Surgeons; American Urological Association; Societe Internationale D’Urologie; Association of Surgeons of India; Urological Society of India; West Zone Chapter, USI; Mumbai Urology Society; National Kidney Foundation of India
Experience
Rich experience of over 50 years at reputed institutions

Dr. Madhav Kamat is a Consultant with the Urology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. He is also Consultant Urologist at several prominent hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Kamat has been Chairman and Professor, Dept. of Urology at Grant Medical College and J.J. group of Hospitals, Mumbai. He has also been Asstt. Professor of Urology at New Jersey College of Medicine. He was appointed as Senior Consultant Urologist on Panel of Indian Airlines/Air India from 1997- 2001. He was appointed as Urologist to the Governor of Maharashtra. He was the President of the Urological Society of India from 2001-2002.

He is a pioneer in the field of renal transplants in India and was appointed by the Maharashtra Government on the Committee to frame rules for Maharashtra Kidney Transplantation Act of 1982.

He has received the following academic Honours:

  • Pinnamaneni Venkateshwar Rao Gold Medal by Urological Society of India.
  • Dr. B C Roy National Award for eminent Medical teacher by Medical Council of India.
  • Distinguished teacher’s Award by Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • Oration award at the 13th Annual Conference of I.M.A in Goa.
  • Himadri Sarkar Oration, Urological Society of India.
  • He received Urology Gold medal by Urological Society of India.
  • Urology Gold medal by West Zone Chapter of USI.

He was appointed by Bombay University on the committee for:

  • Recognition of house-posts for training in Urology at H.N. Hospital, Mumbai & Bombay Hosp. Mumbai
  • Recognition of Bombay Hospital as a Post-graduate Institute for training onwards M.ch Urology.
  • Recognition of Nephrology Unit at L.T.M.G Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.
  • Recognition of Urology Unit at Nair Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr. Kamat has published a book on “Management of Urological problems ion General practise” and has several publications, articles and lectures to his name. He has also conducted workshops on “Endoscopic Surgery for Prostate and Kidney Transplantation.

Dr. Mohan Menon

Consultant

Dr. Mohan Menon
Department
Medical Oncology
Dr. Mohan Menon
Consultant
Department
Medical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Gen. Medicine), American Board Certified in Medical Oncology, Hospice and Palliative care and Internal Medicine, MBA
Fellowship
Medical Oncology, Roswell park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York. He also has completed a Masters in Business Administration in Health Care from Alvernia University, Pennsylvania.
Experience
17 years of experience practicing as a medical oncologist in USA.
Contact details

Dr Mohan Menon recently joined the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre as a medical oncologist.

Prior to the same, he was a medical oncologist in private practice in the Greater Hartford area in Connecticut for a period of 17 years. From 2010 to 2017 his peers voted him as one of the top 5% of doctors in the US every year as per Bestdoctors.com

He practised at Starling Physicians- the largest private practice group in the state of Connecticut with over 200 physicians. He was a founding member of the Board of Directors of this group.

He is also a Clinical Asst. Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine at Farmington Connecticut and taught postdoctoral fellows, medical residents and students.

He is an attending physician at Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut- one of the largest hospitals in the New England area of United States. Hartford Hospital is the charter member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance.

He was a Member of the Board of directors of the Hartford County Medical Association from 2008 to 2013. He is a member of several professional societies including American Society of Clinical Oncology and Connecticut Oncology Association.

Dr. Menon was one of the first physicians in the United States to be dually American Board certified in Medical Oncology as well as in Hospice and Palliative Care.

He completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Oncology for 3 years at the renowned Roswell Park Cancer Institute- a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Centre and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. (NCCN).

He also has completed a Masters in Business Administration in Health Care from Alvernia University, Pennsylvania.

Additional areas of Interest:

  • Global Oncology.
  • Cancer Symptom Control.
  • Head and Neck Cancer.
  • Lung Cancer.

Dr. Nikhil Shah

Consultant

Dr. Nikhil Shah
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Nikhil Shah
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, D.ORTHO, MS (ORTHO)
Experience
Over 30 years of vast experience

Dr Nikhil Shah is a Consultant in the Orthopaedics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed MS - Orthopaedics from University Of Bombay in 1983, Diploma in Orthopaedics from University Of Bombay in 1983 and MBBS from University Of Bombay in 1980.

Dr. Nikhil Shah is a pioneer in the use of the Vertebroplasty technique to treat spine injuries. He is also an expert in Joint replacement surgeries having received training from Dr. Haidukewayich. He also operates several hand surgeries, arthroscopies and paediatric orthopedic surgeries for the last 30 years.

Dr. Nikhil Shah has published several papers in Septopal Beads and Chains in Osteomyelitis and Soft Tissue Abscesses as well as in Vertebroplasty. He is professionally affiliated to the Indian Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bombay Orthopaedic Association, Indian Medical Association, Indian Arthroscopic and Indian Spinal Surgery Association.

Dr. Nayan Sanghvi

Consultant

Dr. Nayan Sanghvi
Department
Urology
Dr. Nayan Sanghvi
Consultant
Department
Urology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Bom), MNAMS (Urology)
Experience
35 years of rich experience in the field of Urology
Contact details

Dr Nayan Sanghvi is a Consultant with the Urology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, Dr Sanghvi completed MS (Bom) followed by MNAMS (Urology). He has been in practice since more than 35 years. During the early years of practice, Dr Sanghvi has served in various capacities at the T. N. Medical College & B. Y. L. Nair Hospital – as House Surgeon and later as Registrar in the General Surgery and Paediatric Surgery department.

Currently, besides his association with our hospital, Dr Sanghvi is Honorary Consultant Urologist and Renal Transplant Surgeon at Saifee Hospital and Lilavati Hospital. He was attached to Sir H. N. Hospital & Medical Research Centre since 1982 and was Head of Department from 1996-2011.

Dr Sanghvi has performed 1000 kidney transplant operations at Sir H. N. Hospital & Medical Research Centre and 500 kidney transplant operations at Lilavati Hospital including about 40 cadaver kidney transplants.

He was trained by Dr Arthur Smith (the father of Endourology) in Endourological operations in 1988 at Long Island Jewish Medical Centre. He has attended numerous other workshops to gain further expertise in the subject.

Dr Sanghvi has trained medical students at L. T. M. G Hospital during his stint as a Tutor and later as a Lecturer there. He has also trained registrars and house surgeons registered for MCh (Urology) and D. N. B. (Urology) at B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, L. T. M. G. Hospital and Sir H. N. Hospital & Medical Research Centre. He is a teacher for DNB Urology since 2011.

He played an instrumental role in setting up the Transplant Surgery facility at Sion Hospital and the unit for Percutaneous & Endourology Surgery using C-arm at Sir H. N. Hospital & Medical Research Centre.

Dr Sanghvi has presented several research papers at conferences across the country and has received extensive training abroad. He was the President of Mumbai Urology Society in 2006-2007.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Full gamut of urological surgeries including surgeries for Cancers of Prostrate, Kidney and Bladder
  • Endourological surgeries like URS, PCNL
  • Microsurgical procedures in Andrology
  • Reconstructive surgeries like Hypospadias repair and Urethroplasty.

Dr. Neeta Jain

Consultant

Dr. Neeta Jain
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Neeta Jain
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD [Internal Medicine]
Experience
Rich experience of 20 years in Internal medicine

Dr. Neeta Jain is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine from Grant Medical College, Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, Dr. Neeta Jain worked as a Registrar in Intensive Care at Hinduja Hospital and as a Lecturer in Medicine at Grant Medical College.

Dr. Neeta Jain has also worked as a Consultant in Medicine in reputed hospitals of Chennai and Mumbai.

Her main area of interest is Perioperative Medicine.

Dr. Nina Madnani

Consultant

Dr. Nina Madnani
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Nina Madnani
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Qualification
MD, DVD, FISSVD
Fellowship
Dr. Groot, Edmonton; Dr. Kent Heinz, Lethbridge, Canada; Dr. Jeya Prakash, London; Dr. Anthony du Vivier, Kings College, London
Experience
30 years of rich experience in the field of dermatology.
Contact details

Dr. Nina Madnani is a Consultant Dermatologist, Venereologist, Leprologist and Cosmetologist at the Dermatology department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She did her MD in Skin Diseases from the Lokmanya Tilak Memorial Medical College and Sion Hospital (Bombay University) and ranked first in MD in 1982. She started practice as a consultant dermatologist in 1983.

Dr Madnani has done several Fellowships: Dr Groot, Edmonton; Dr Kent Heinz, Lethbridge, Canada; Dr Jeya Prakash, London; Dr Anthony du Vivier, Kings College, London.

She has been a Consultant at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital for 24 years and is also a Trainer for Botox and Fillers for the last 10 years. She established the first Vulvar Clinic in India. She is the only Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Vulvar Diseases in India.

Dr Madnani has been honoured as the Best Practicing Dermatologist (Maharashtra) three times so far by the IADVL, Maharashtra branch. Besides this, she is also the recipient of the ‘Best Poster Award’ at IADVL National Conference and of ‘Oration’ by Goa Dermatology Association.

She is the Speaker and Chairperson for the World Congress of Dermatology, 2015, Vancouver. Additionally, she is a Member of the Indian Acne Alliance, which has drafted guidelines on Acne management in India. She also lends her expertise as the Course Director of ISLDA (International School of Lasers Dermatology, and Aesthetics).

Apart from being the reviewer for 3 peer-reviewed dermatology journals (IJDVL, IJD, JACSI), Dr Madnani has contributed to various textbooks. These include the IJDVL Textbook of Dermatology, Atlas of Rheumatology, Textbook of Adolescent Gynecology and Dermoscopy in skin of color. She has also published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Nishant Aditya

Consultant

Dr. Nishant Aditya
Department
Neurosciences
Dr. Nishant Aditya
Consultant
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Radiodiagnosis)
Fellowship
Interventional Neuroradiology, KEM, Mumbai
Experience
Vast experience in field of Interventional Neuroradiology

Dr. Nishant Aditya is a Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MD (Radiodiagnosis), he did his Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology from KEM, Mumbai.

Dr Nishant Aditya has a vast experience in the management of intracranial Aneurysms, Embolization of brain AVM, Dural A-V Fistula, Spinal Cord Vascular Malformation, Vertebroplasties, Carotid stenting, Intracranial stenting, Carotico-Cavernous Fistula, Maxillofacial Vascular Malformation (AVF, Haemangioma & Venous Malformation), Dural Sinusal Recanalization for Venous Stroke, Arterial Recanalization for hyperacute Ischemic Stroke including Mechanical Thrombolysis using Penumbra, Solitaire and Revive, Preoperative tumour Embolization and Neonatal and Paediatric Neurointerventions for neurovascular disease (Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation, Pial AVF, AVM and Spinal AVFs).

Besides his association with our hospital, he is also a visiting Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist at Breach Candy Hospital, Saifee Hospital and Fortis Hospitals.

Dr Nishant Aditya is a frequent participant and contributor to local Academic meets of Scientific Societies like Bombay Neurosciences Association and Monthly Bombay Interventional Neuroradiology Meets. He attends and contributes to various National and International scientific meets of Interventional Neuroradiology like AAFITN (Asian-Australasian Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology), Intracranial Stent Meets and LINNC (Live Interventional Neuroradiology and Neurosurgery Course) Paris.

Dr Nishant Aditya has numerous national and international publications to his credit and he has delivered talks at several national and international conferences.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Neonatal and Paediatric Neurovascular Diseases
  • Spinal Neurovascular Diseases.

Dr. Nilen A Shah

Consultant

Dr. Nitin Jagasia
Department
Orthopaedics

Dr. Nilen A Shah

Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, DOrth, MS Orth, MCh Orth (UK)
Fellowship
ODTS training programme organized by The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Experience
Over 25 years’ experience as a Consultant joint replacement surgeon and a pioneer in minimally-invasive knee replacement through subvastus approach.

Dr Nilen A Shah is a Consultant in the Orthopaedics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing his MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College (Mumbai) with Honours, he secured D Ortho with 2nd rank. He also earned MS Ortho (Mumbai) with a gold medal and MCh Orth (UK).

Dr Shah is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Replacement surgeon attached to various hospitals in Mumbai. He is involved in performing approximately 1000 knee replacements a year in Mumbai, along with a group of four Fellow surgeons. He worked as a ‘Clinical and Research Knee Fellow’ at Bristol, England for a period of 18 months, and this helped him gain hands on experience in all aspects of Knee Surgery. He also worked as Orthopaedic registrar in various hospitals across UK on the ODTS rotation.

He has pioneered the subvastus approach in knee replacement surgeries that is only minimally invasive. Dr Shah has garnered critical acclaim for this approach and often performs live surgeries in various conferences across India. He is a reviewer of the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics and the British Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Dr Nilen A Shah was also involved in clinical research and reviewed multiple research projects during his appointment in the UK.

Dr Shah presented a series of 300 knees operated through the minisubvastus technique at WIROC 2007, and conducted a seminar on Knee Anthroplasty at WIROC 2008. He has held faculty positions in several national and international conferences, including an AIIMS update on Anthroplasty in 2014.

Dr. Nilesh H. Doctor

Consultant

Dr Nilesh H Doctor
Department
Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Nilesh H. Doctor

Consultant
Department
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (General Surgery)
Fellowship
MNAMS, FRCS (Glasgow)
Experience
Rich experience in Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Nilesh H. Doctor is a Consultant in the department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai, Dr. Nilesh pursued MS in General Surgery from the University of Mumbai. He then earned DNB in General Surgery from National Academy of Medical Sciences, followed by FRCS from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Dr. Nilesh Doctor has a rich experience in Gastrointestinal Surgery with a special interest in Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery. Prior to his association with our hospital, he served as a consultant surgeon in several hospitals in Mumbai like Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Bhatia Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital. Dr Nilesh’s experience also includes stints with Mayo Clinic, USA and Royal Free Hospital, London.

Dr. Nilesh is a member of various societies such as International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (IHPBA), Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Association of Surgeons of India, Indian Association for Study of the Liver, Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology, Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons, and Indian Society of Gastroenterology. Dr. Nilesh Doctor is also credited with several publications in various reputed medical journals.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Autologous Fibrin Glue
  • Percutaneous Stents
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Liver Surgery

Dr. Nimish M. Shah

Consultant

Dr Nilesh H Doctor
Department
Pulmonary Medicine

Dr. Nimish M. Shah

Consultant
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (Respiratory) CCT
Experience
Rich experience of over 6 years from reputed national & international institutions
Contact details

Dr Nimish Shah is a practicing consultant- pulmonary and sleep medicine at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, he successfully completed training in internal medicine and attained his MRCP (UK). Following which he trained in pulmonary medicine in the prestigious London Deanery at the Kings and Guys and St Thomas’ rotation. Here he attained his specialty certificate examination in respiratory medicine.

In addition to general pulmonary medicine, Dr Shah has worked extensively at the renowned Lane Fox Respiratory Unit in managing acute and chronic respiratory failure. He has also worked at the Guys Sleep Centre, the largest in Europe. He has been involved in clinical trials in the same.

He has trained in interventional bronchoscopy at the Royal Brompton Hospital and also has a Level 1 certification in Pleural Ultrasound.

He has experience in difficult asthma and allergy as well.

Following successfully attaining the certificate of completion training (CCT), he has worked as a consultant at Kings College Hospital. He has a keen interest in teaching and training and has completed post-graduate certificate in clinical education from Kings College London. His key interests are in introducing and expanding simulation based training and communication skills.

Dr. Nirmee N. Shah

Consultant

Dr Nirmee N Shah
Department
Psychiatry

Dr. Nirmee N. Shah

Consultant
Department
Psychiatry
Qualification
MBBS, MSc Clinical Pharmacology, MRCPsych
Experience
Varied experience of 7 years in the field of psychiatry
Contact details

Dr. Nirmee Shah is a practicing Consultant Psychiatrist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS, Dr. Shah pursued psychiatric training in the United Kingdom. She trained with the highly prestigious St Mary’s Scheme in London. She was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT-UK) and worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in St Mary’s Hospital, Westminster, London.

Dr. Shah has over 7 years experience in Clinical Psychiatry and has worked across various psychiatric specialties including substance misuse, complex psychosis, pregnancy related conditions and neuropsychiatry. She has trained across all age groups and in various clinical settings.

Dr. Shah has additional qualification in Clinical Pharmacology from the esteemed Glasgow University. She was awarded the Eleanor Newell Prize for being the most outstanding student at University of Glasgow.

Besides psychopharmacology, Dr. Shah has experience in the use Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in various mental disorders. She is also trained in Behaviour Family Therapy for treating pychoisis.

Mr. Narendra Kinger

Consultant

Mr. Narendra Kinger’s
Department
Clinical Psychology

Mr. Narendra Kinger

Consultant
Department
Clinical Psychology
Qualification
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Experience
30 years of varied experience in the field working with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples, Corporate Clients, and Geriatric Population.

Narendra Kinger is a Consultant in the Psychiatry department with Specialisation in Clinical Psychology and a practising Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his graduation from Mithibai College, he completed his Masters Program in Clinical Psychology of University of Bombay and was trained at Cooper Hospital.

Narendra Kinger has 30 years of vast experience in the field. He has been associated with several reputed schools, Colleges, was a Professor of Psychology for 4 years, was covered by India Today magazine as a Couples Therapist. He has also conducted the largest study in the world on Mumbai Police for assessment of "Stress Levels in Mumbai Police" at Wockhardt Hospital under support from Harvard University.

Apart from his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant Psychologist at other Mumbai hospitals.

He is also Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist, at Cozy Clinic & Nursing Home, a specialised facility for treatment of Psychiatric Disorders at Versova, Mumbai.

He is an Associate Life Member of The Bombay Psychiatric Society and a Life Member of Bombay Psychogical Association. Additionally, he has worked with "Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan" of BMC and assessed and helped over 5000 children.

He is also associated with Aashraya Developmental, Emotional, & Learning Aid Centre, which is a Child Guidance Centre and works towards improving the Mental Health of Children.

He is highly experienced in assessing various age populations using significant international psychometric instruments (psychological tests) and is also trained in Client Centered Psychotherapy and also works as a Psychotherapist.

Ms. Nityatara Raina

Yoga therapist

Mr. Narendra Kinger’s
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Ms. Nityatara Raina

Yoga therapist
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
M.Sc. (Psychology), MBA (Marketing), B.Sc. (Chemistry)
Experience
Over 12 years of experience as a Yoga therapist

Ms. Nityatara Raina is a Yoga Therapist in Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Ms. Nityatara has been a Yoga Therapist since 2005. She specializes in guiding individuals towards harmony, efficiency and growth and is skilled in the understanding of human personality. She instills self-analysis, self-modification and self-development and directs the practitioner towards holistic wellbeing, improving psychological stamina and emotional balance.

Her strengths lie in assessment of problem areas including bringing forth issues and complexes that lie hidden or suppressed, facilitate the process of overcoming limitations and foster innate strengths and assist in organizing the individual’s personality towards positive, creative and productive expression.

She has conducted Stress Management/Mind Management workshops for BPCL, Mumbai Police, Institute of Science, Infosys, ITC, ING Vyasa, Mumbai Intelligence Bureau, The Hyatt, Ganjam, Raheja and others.

Prior to her becoming a full-time Yoga therapist, she was a senior advertising executive with some of the leading advertising companies of India.

Dr. Ninad Katdare

Consultant

Dr Ninad Katdare
Department
Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ninad Katdare

Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Sub – Specialty
Abdominopelvic Oncology (GI and Gynaecological Cancers)
Qualification
M.Sc, D.N.B., M.S., M.B.B.S.
Fellowship
  • Hands on Workshop in PIPAC, CHUV Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Diplome Universitaire (D.U) Endoscopie Chirurgicale Universite de Strasbourg, IHU/IRCAD, Strasbourg France
  • Fellowship in Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC, Department of Digestive Cancers, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Lyon, France
  • ESSO Hands-on workshop in Advanced Management of HIPEC after Cytoreductive surgery, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, Germany
  • Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Robotic GI surgery, Department of Abdomino-Pelvic Oncology, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy
  • Masters of Science (M.Sc.) Advanced Oncology, Universitaet Ulm, Ulm, Germany
  • Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery, Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, India
  • Fellowship in Minimal Access Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, Le Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France
  • Certified Training in Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, Mumbai
Experience
Over 11 years of rich experience within and oversease.

Dr. Ninad Katdare is a Consultant in the Department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MS, Dr. Katdare completed his DNB in General Surgery. Subsequently, he completed his Surgical Oncology training at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Following this he underwent several fellowships in Lausanne, Switzerland; Lyon, France and Hamburg, Germany in Cytoreductive Surgery and in Minimal Access Gynaecologic Oncology from the Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, Le Centre Oscar Lambret, Lille, France. He further completed training in Robotic GI Surgery from the Department of Abdomino-Pelvic Oncology, Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy. He has also done a Master’s in Advanced Oncology from University of Ulm, Germany.

Dr. Katdare is a Surgical Oncologist specialising in Abdominopelvic Oncology dealing with GI and gynaecological cancers. His core area of expertise include HIPEC (and associated peritoneal malignancy treatment modalities like EPIC, NIPS, PIPAC) Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Fertility preservation Surgery, Sphincter Preservation Rectal Surgeries and Geriatric Oncology. He has also undergone special training in management of GIST(Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours), NETs (Nueroendocrine Tumours) and Abdominopelvic Sarcomas. He has initiated a HIPEC programme in three Mumbai hospitalS. He is one of the first trained surgeons for PIPAC in India.

Dr. Nilesh Bhadane

Consultant

Dr Nilesh Bhadane
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

Dr. Nilesh Bhadane

Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub – Specialty
Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia
Qualification
MBBS, DNB Anaesthesia, PDCC
Fellowship
Fellowship in Cardiac Anaesthesia Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia.
Experience
Over 6 years of experience in Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Nilesh Bhadane is a consultant in the department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from KEM Medical College & Hospital, Mumbai, Dr Bhadane pursued his DNB in Anesthesiology from Medical Trust Hospital, Cochin. Thereafter, he completed a 2-year fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia under the tutelage of Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesia. He has also successfully completed a Training Workshop on Emergency Medicine and Disaster Preparedness held at Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital Parel, Mumbai in collaboration with Flying Doc Incorporation, USA and University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Medical Centre, USA.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Bhadane was working at reputed private and government hospitals in Mumbai as a Paediatric Anaesthesiologist.

He has presented several papers at medical forums and has actively been involved in research work in his field of activity.

He is member of the Medical Council of Maharashtra, Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anaesthesiologist, Association of Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologist, Association of Medical Consultants and National Academy of Medical Sciences.

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat

Consultant

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat
Department
Endocrinology

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat

Consultant
Department
Endocrinology
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Endocrinology)
Experience
Over 20 years of vast experience in Medicine and Diabetology

Dr Nikhil Bhagwat is a Consultant in Diabetes at the Endocrinology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat completed his MBBS from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital and MD from Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai and thereafter went on to get DM (Endocrinology) from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital. He also attended a training session in “Radioimmunoassay techniques and their clinical applications” conducted by Government of India at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai. He is attached to several reputed hospitals of South Mumbai and has made a name for himself as an Endocrinologist & Diabetologist. He is also an Associate Professor of Endocrinology at Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai and has been in private practise for the past 17 years.

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat is a recognised teacher for DM (Endocrinology), MUHS and is involved in training and guiding students in their entrance tests and research projects. He has been Principal investigator for many Phase I & Phase II trials and was guest editor for the Diabetes issue of “The Indian Practitioner” in October 2013.

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat’s special interest lies in “Preventive Diabetology & Puberty problems”.

He has been invited as guest speaker at many conferences within the country and has presented several papers, dissertations and publications in his area of expertise.

Dr. Bhagwat is a member of the Endocrinology Society of India, Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India and The Endocrine Society.

Dr. Om Shrivastav

Consultant

Dr. Om Shrivastav
Department
Medical Services
Dr. Om Shrivastav
Consultant
Department
Medical Services
Sub-Speciality
Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Qualification
MBBS, MD [Med.]
Experience
Rich experience of over 25 years

Dr. Om Shrivastav is a Consultant in Infectious diseases and Immunology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He has completed his training in M.D. (Medicine) from India. He then commenced his training in Sydney, Australia where he trained at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Liverpool Hospital & Royal North Shore Hospital.

He was the Principal Investigator, RALTEGRAVIR - newest group of drug in treatment of HIV, approved for use in 2010. Jaslok Hospital Mumbai was selected for trial and was concluded successfully after five years.

He is a Post graduate teacher for College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) in HIV.

In collaboration with Harvard Medical School, he was faculty in training doctors in clinical aspects of HIV over a period of three years at Wockhardt Harvard AIDS Research Foundation (WHARF)

INFECON, International conference in Infectious Diseases and HIV conducted in March 2011 in Mumbai was conducted under his supervision and in his capacity as Chairperson, INFECON.

Dr. Shrivastav was the Chairperson for the INFECON held again in 2013 in Mumbai.

He is the author of “AMOEBIASIS - Handbook of Gastroenterology”, published by McGraw Hill. 2011 and a Co-author of “Infections in Immunocompromised patients - ICU protocol Book”.

He has also written a thesis on “Organophosphorous poisoning with estimation of cholinesterase activity as a prognostic indicator for clinical prediction of outcome”.

He was the Member, invitee and speaker at the International Council for Excellence in Malaria Research (ICEMR) in New York – June 2012 and in Goa – September 2012.

He is a Member of the Maharashtra State Malaria Death review committee and Member, Maharashtra State committee on Prevention of Communicable Diseases.

He travels both internationally and across the country as an invited speaker at multiple platforms and forums.

Dr. Pankaj Parekh

Consultant & Mentor

Dr. Pankaj Parekh
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Pankaj Parekh
Consultant
Department
Paediatrics
Qualification
MD (Paediatrics), Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Experience
37 years of vast experience in treating paediatric cases.

Dr. Pankaj Parekh a Consultant with the Paediatrics department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed MD (Paediatrics) from Topiwala National Medical College and Nair hospital and thereafter pursued Diploma in Child Health (DCH).

Dr. Parekh is a leading Paediatrics consultant of South Mumbai. He has been in private practice in 1978. Earlier, he worked at Kasturba hospital in infectious diseases department as Asst. Honorary and at Nair hospital as Asst. Professor of Paediatrics. Later, he served in the capacity of Head of Department of Paediatrics at Kasturba hospital and as Professor of Paediatrics at TNMC and Nair hospital from 1991 to 2001. He joined Sir H. N. Hospital and Research Centre in 1987 as Honorary Paediatrician. He is also associated with Saifee Hospital and Bhatia General Hospital as Honorary Paediatrician. Dr Parekh was also Paediatrician to the household of his Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra (1980).

Dr. Parekh has published many papers in reputed journals. He has written a chapter on Measles in the Text Book of Medicine (2008) as well as on Paediatric Tuberculosis in a book on Thoracic Surgery published from UK.

Amongst various achievements, he has been the recipient of Mrs. Indumati Zaveri’s Prize (Gold Medal) for standing first in DCH Examination. Over 37 years, he has been extensively involved in research and has written papers on various Paediatrics sub-specialties.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • General Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Infections
  • Vaccinations and Immunization.

Dr. Paresh A. Jain

Consultant

Dr. Paresh A. Jain
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Paresh A. Jain
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Sub-Speciality
Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Intestinal Oncosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh)
Fellowship
Colorectal Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of Colorectal Surgery at national & international hospitals
Contact details

Dr. Paresh A. Jain is a Consultant Laparoscopic and Robotic Colorectal Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After having completed his MBBS and MS (General Surgery), he worked in gastro-intestinal surgery for few years, before pursuing his career in colorectal surgery. He pursued his MRCS from Edinburgh, practicing laparoscopic skills for management of colorectal cases –both benign and cancer surgery- for three years. He has also completed Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

He has also obtained training in diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy procedures from North Wales, UK. He has published many articles in peer reviewed journals and written chapters in various text books.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Minimal access (laparoscopic) intestine surgery for cancer and benign colorectal conditions
  • He is also a trained Robotic Colorectal Surgeon, for benign and cancer cases.
  • Advanced surgery for piles/fissures and fistulas including Doppler guided surgery (HALS)
  • Treatment for benign pelvic floor disorders/ Incontinence (sacro neuro modulation).

Dr. Percy Jal Chibber

Consultant

Dr. Percy Jal Chibber
Department
Urology
Dr. Percy Jal Chibber
Consultant
Department
Urology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FCPS, FRCS, MNAMS (Urology)
Fellowship
Urology, Central Middlesex Hospital, London and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Experience
39 years of vast experience in the field of Urology

Dr. Percy Jal Chibber is a Consultant Urologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MS (General Surgery), Dr. Chibber pursued FCPS, FRCP, and MNAMS (Urology). He pursued clinical fellowship at department of Urology, Central Middlesex Hospital, University of London, UK for 6 months and at University Department of Urology and Nuffield Transplantation Surgical Unit, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK for 2 years. He also underwent training in the techniques of Percutaneous Renal Surgery and Radiology at the Institute of Urology, London, UK and Long Island Jewish Hospital, New York, USA in 1983. Furthermore, he underwent Intensive Robotic Training as a console surgeon at the OLV Robotic Surgery Institute, Belgium in 2011.

Dr. Chibber has a rich experience of 39 years in the field of Urology. In addition to his association with our hospital, he is the director of Urology at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai and a senior Consultant Urologist at Breach Candy Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai. He is also an ex-visiting Honorary Consultant (Laparoscopic Urology) at Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai. Earlier, he served as an Assistant Professor (1982-1990), Associate Professor (1990-1995), and Professor & Head (1995 to 2007) of Urology & Renal Transplantation at Grant Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.

Since 1983, Dr. Chibber has pioneered the development and training on the techniques of percutaneous renal surgery in India. His personal experience includes more than 2000 successfully treated cases. He was invited as a faculty member at the World Congress of Endourology held in 2004. Since 2000, he has established Laparoscopic Urological Surgery unit at the Grant Medical College. He has trained numerous residents in surgeries including Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomies, and a variety of reconstructive procedures.

Dr. Chibber’s professional memberships include Urological Society of India (President, 2015), Mumbai Urological Society (President, 2003), American Urology Association, Societe Urologie Internationale, West Zone Section of the Urological Society of India (President, 2005), National Academy of Medical Sciences, and Associations of Surgeons of India.

He was appointed as an international scholar at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation for a month during May 2001. He has published many peer-reviewed articles in national and international journals and has authored chapters in books.

He is the course director for Urological Laparoscopy at the Ethicon Institute of Surgical Endoscopy (EISE), Mumbai. He has conducted courses on the techniques of percutaneous renal surgery in all over India. Additionally, he is a guest faculty at the Jamnabhai Patel Academic Center, Nadiad and at the Center of Excellence for Minimal Access Surgery Training (CEMAST), Mumbai.

Dr. Pooja Deshmukkh

Consultant

Dr. Pooja Deshmukkh
Department
Ophthalmology
Dr. Pooja Deshmukkh
Consultant
Department
Ophthalmology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology)
Fellowship
International Council of Ophthalmology
Experience
More than 8 years in various National Hospitals in Topical Phacoemulsification, Oculoplasty & Anterior Segment surgical work

Dr. Pooja Deshmukkh is a Consultant with Ophthalmology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. She is a gold medallist in MS Ophthalmology from DY Patil Medical College and Research Centre.

She has Phacoemulsification Training from Mahatme Eye Institute, Nagpur; Lasik Training from DEI, Mumbai; and Fellowship in Oculoplasty & Ocular Oncology, Aesthetics from LVPEI, Hyderabad.

Dr. Deshmukkh is an active member of Bombay Ophthalmic Association (BOA), All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) & Delhi Ophthalmic Society (DOS).

She has also worked as an Assistant Professor at IGGMCH & Mayo Hospital as an Anterior Segment Surgeon.

She has received award for best paper at IGGMCH & Mayo Hospital, Nagpur for ‘PMMA Implant in Non-Penetrating Glaucoma Surgery’ & at MOSCON Aurangabad in 2008 for ‘Orbital Mass’.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Topical - Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Lid-Orbital Surgeries
  • Ptosis Surgery
  • Periocular Botox
  • Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery.

Dr. Poonam Bajaj (P.T.)

Consultant

Dr. Poonam Bajaj
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Dr. Poonam Bajaj (P.T.)
Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
BPT, DR (PT)
Fellowship
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Experience
13 years of experience in physical therapy including gait, posture and balance disorders

Dr. Poonam Bajaj is a Consultant Physiotherapist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She completed her BPT from Kasturba Medical College (College of Allied Health Sciences), Manipal and her Post-Graduate Diploma in Rehab Medicine (PT) from AIIPMR, Mumbai.

Dr. Bajaj worked at Sir H. N. Hospital and Research Centre from 2001 to 2011. During this period, she conducted research on several topics under the aegis of Sir H. N. Medical Research Society – these have been published as National and International Papers. Her study on ‘Fall Risk: Prediction and Prevention. Balance Impairments in Indian Subjects’ was presented as an International Paper at the International Society for Posture and Gait Research in 2009.

She also has certification in Posture, Gait and Balance Disorders from the Balance Disorders Laboratory, Portland, Oregon and California Education Connection, LA, USA.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Posture and Gait in Neurological Disorders
  • Balance and Dizziness Disorders
  • Developmental and Spectrum Disorders in Children.

Dr. Prabodh Karnik

Consultant

Dr. Prabodh Karnik
Department
ENT
Dr. Prabodh Karnik
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, MCPS, DORL, MS (ENT), FCPS, DNBE
Experience
More than 31 years of vast experience in ENT

Dr Prabodh Karnik is a Consultant Otolaryngologist (ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon) at the ENT department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post the completion of his MBBS and DORL, Dr Karnik pursued MS in ENT followed by Diplomate of the National Board (DNBE). His undergraduate and post-graduate training in ENT have been from the Seth G.S. Medical College (University of Mumbai) and KEM Hospital and he has had a stellar career with several academic laurels. He has visited several centres in the USA and Germany for further training in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and Ear Surgery. In 1996, he was a Xomed scholar at the workshop at Savannah Georgia.

Dr Karnik has a rich experience spanning more than 31 years and he has been a pioneer in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) in the country. His patients have benefited from this surgery since 1987. His first workshop on FESS at Hyderabad in 1989 was attended by 200 delegates.

Dr Karnik is a consultant at several prestigious hospitals in Mumbai. In addition, he is consultant to the Atomic Energy, Western Railway, Mumbai Port Trust, Air India and several other leading Public Sector Undertakings. In the past, he has been Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Secretary of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India and is the Past President of the Indian Society of Otology. He is a member of Rhinology Society of India, The Association of Medical Consultants, Indian Medical Association, etc.

Being a pioneer in nasal and sinus endoscopy and ear surgery in India, he has conducted several workshops and courses and delivered lectures by invitation – both nationally and internationally. He has also been invited to several institutions across the country to perform, demonstrate and teach reconstructive ear surgery.

Besides being an undergraduate and postgraduate examiner in the subject of Otolaryngology at several universities in the country, Dr Karnik is a recognized teacher for the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi and the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai.

Dr Karnik has several research papers to his credit.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Restorative surgery for hearing
  • Cochlear implants
  • Endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery
  • Balloon sinus and tracheoplasty, septo and rhinoplasty
  • Surgery for voice and speech disorders
  • Lasers in ENT.

Dr. Pratibha Mahajan

Associate Consultant

Dr. Pratibha Mahajan
Department
Dental Services
Dr. Pratibha Mahajan
Associate Consultant
Department
Dental Services
Sub-Speciality
Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery
Qualification
BDS, MDS
Fellowship
Fellowship in Facial Esthetic Surgery at internationally recognized centers - which included Cleft Lip and Cleft Lip Repair at the Charles’s Pinto Centre for Cleft at Jubilee Mission Hospital, Thrissur, under Dr. H. S. Adenwala, Orthognathic Surgery at Centre for Craniofacial Esthetic Surgery at Mar Basillios Dental College and Hospital, Kerala under renowned surgeon Dr. Varghese Mani and Head and Neck Reconstruction Surgery at Amrutha Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.
Experience
11 years of experience in clinical practice

Dr. Pratibha Mahajan is an Associate Consultant, Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgeon in the Department of Dental Services at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She has a rich experience of more than 11 years in clinical practice of dentistry. She is specialized in tooth extractions in difficult cases and medically compromised patients with complicated medical conditions like heart diseases, diabetes, kidney transplant, patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy etc.

Her speciality practice deals with delivering surgical treatment of problems related to oral cavity and jaws, removal of wisdom teeth and impacted teeth , minor oral surgeries like frenectomy, removal of dental cysts, oro antral communications, facial space infections and other oral pathologies, fractures of facial bones, pain and problems related to temporo mandibular joint, trigeminal neuralgia, pediatric oral surgery. She has vast experience in dental implantology and dental implant related surgeries like bone grafting, ridge augmentation,sinus lift etc.

Dr. Pratibha was one of the top performers of Government Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai during her BDS. After completing her post-graduation training at KLE, Bangalore in 2010, she did her super specialty fellowship training under internationally renowned surgeons of the country in the field of facial esthetic surgery and facial reconstruction. She has received training from international faculties at many AO workshops on maxillofacial trauma and orthognathic surgery.

She has several publications to her credit. She has also delivered lectures at gathering of Medical and Dental practitioners.

Before joining the Hospital she has worked as an assistant professor in the D.Y. Patil School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai for four years where she was involved in clinical practice, research work and teaching activities.

Additional Speciality Interests :

  • Dental Implantology
  • Diagnosis and management of oral precancerous and cancerous lesions
  • Reconstructive surgeries and rehabilitation of patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and operated for oral cancer
  • Orthognathic Surgery for correction of jaw deformities
  • Rehabilitation of children and adults with cleft lip and cleft palate deformity

Dr. Priyanka Puri

Consultant

Dr. Priyanka Gera Puri
Department
Child Psychology
Dr. Priyanka Gera Puri
Consultant
Department
Child Psychology
Qualification
Ph.D. [Child Psychology]
Experience
Professional experience of over 10 years

Dr. Priyanka Puri is a Consultant in the Paediatrics Department with sub-specialty in Child Psychology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Priyanka has done her Ph.D. in Psychology (Specialization in Child Psychology) from University of Delhi. She has specialized in designing intervention programs for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder/Attention Deficit Disorder.

Dr. Priyanka Puri is well qualified for Assessment & Interpretation, Psychometric testing, Direct intervention, Consultation & training, Program development, Instructional support, Relationship skills, Learning style assessment, Behaviour modification and positive atmosphere promotion.

She has experience of over 10 years in the field of Paediatric Psychology and has worked in the capacity of Counsellor in various schools and institutes in Delhi.

She has participated in and conducted several workshops and seminars and has been Editor for “Expressions India” for publishing a book and CD on exam stress. She has also been associate author for a paper on “Mental Health in Schools” in the Journal of Paediatrics.

Dr. Pranay R. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Pranay R. Shah
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Pranay R. Shah
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, DGO, MD (Ob-Gyn)
Experience
26 years of vast experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Pranay Shah is a Consultant Obstetrician, Gynaecologist & Minimal Invasive Gynaecological Surgeon at the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He graduated from the Seth G.S. Medical College, K.E.M. Hospital (Mumbai), a premier teaching institute in India. He completed DGO from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985, and MD (Ob-Gyn) from KEM Hospital (1986) with honours. He received further training in Gynaecological Endoscopy at Bielefeld, Germany; Stanford, USA; and NUH, Singapore. He has also received training in Gynaecological Robotic Assisted Laparoscopy at the Celebration Hospital, Florida, U.S.A in 2013 under Dr Arnold Advinicula, world’s leading Robotic surgeon.

Dr Shah has a rich experience of 26 years in the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology including 20 years’ experience in Gynaecological Minimal Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopy / Hysteroscopy).

He has conducted many training workshops and delivered lectures on different aspects of Gynaecological Endoscopy in meetings and conferences, nationally and internationally. He is a Trainer / Facilitator at the Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education (EISE) and Centre of Excellence in Minimal Access Surgery Training (ceMAST). He is also a trainer for the ISGE (International Society of Gynecological Endoscopy).

Besides publishing in several peer-reviewed journals, Dr Shah has made numerous oral presentations at national and international Speciality meetings. He has also authored two books on gynaecological endoscopy: ‘Step by Step: Laparoscopy in Infertility’ and ‘Hysteroscopy: A practical handbook’.

Dr Shah was the investigator in the multi-centric study at Sir H. N. Hospital on ‘Immunotherapy in Recurrent Pregnancy Wastage’ in collaboration with the Oxford University.

Besides his association with Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, he is also a Visiting Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Endoscopic Surgeon at Bhatia Hospital and Saifee Hospital, Mumbai.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Fertility Enhancing Endoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
  • Endometriosis Surgery
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Wastage and High Risk Pregnancy.

Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar

Head of Department

Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar
Department
Radiation Oncology
Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar
Head of Department
Department
Radiation Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Radiation Oncology), DNB (Radiation Oncology)
Fellowship
Head and Neck Cancer, The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital, London, UK
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of Radiation Oncology.

Dr Prasad Raj Dandekar is the Head of Department of Radiation Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai.

After completing MBBS and MD (Radiation Oncology), Dr Dandekar pursued DNB (Radiation Oncology) from National Board, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He was invited to join the prestigious Head and Neck Cancer Fellowship at the Royal Marsden NHS Trust Hospital, London, UK. He worked for 2 years over there, with the best in the field of Oncology; he was also involved in designing and implementing various clinical protocols.

Dr Dandekar has an experience of 10 years in the field of Radiation Oncology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was a full-time consultant at International Oncology Services Private Limited (IOSPL) at Dr L. H. Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai. He was a pioneer in bringing the best of new technology to his patients and he started the Rapid Arc Radiotherapy program at IOSPL, which was the first in Western India. He has a rich experience of using Precision Radiotherapy techniques such as Rapid Arc, IGRT, IMRT which significantly increase the treatment accuracy while reducing side effects.

Earlier, he was Chief Radiation Oncologist at the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Hrudayalaya Health City, Bangalore. He pioneered the VMAT (Equivalent of Rapid Arc) Radiotherapy Technique at Narayana Hrudayalaya and was the first one in South India to do so. He was a Principle Investigator for multicentre international trial in head and neck cancer in coalition with Singapore Cancer Centre. He underwent training in Stereotactic Radiotherapy at the Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA during this period.

Dr Dandekar was involved in various clinical trials and research while undergoing training at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has also served as Lecturer at Department of Oncology at Cama and Albless Hospital, Mumbai and at Dr B. Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Precision Radiotherapy techniques
  • 4 D Radiotherapy
  • Adaptive Radiotherapy
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Brain tumours.

Dr. Prashant B. Joshi

Consultant

Dr. Prashant B. Joshi
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Dr. Prashant B. Joshi
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery) (Gold Medalist), MCh (Paediatric Surgery), FMAPS
Fellowship
Minimal Access Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Urology & Robotic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA; Reconstructive Paediatric Urology & DSD, C.S. Mott Children Hospital, USA
Experience
8 years of national & international experience in Paediatric Surgery

Dr. Prashant B. Joshi is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the Paediatric Surgery department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is a gold medalist in General Surgery and a MCh in Paediatric surgery. He has also completed his FMAPS. Dr. Joshi has both national and international experience in some of the best hospitals. He is a Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS) and a Member of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India (PESI). He has a fellowship in Minimal Access Paediatric Surgery, Paediatric Urology & Robotic Surgery, from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as well as Reconstructive Paediatric Urology & DSD from C.S Mott Children Hospital both in USA.

He was also a visiting professor at 2 prominent universities namely University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania in USA. He was an Assistant Professor - Paediatric Surgery, K. E. M Hospital & Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai and a Specialist Paediatric Surgeon at Al Wasl Hospital in UAE.

Dr. Joshi has won 14 national and international awards. Some of the prominent ones are B. BRAUN Scholarship for the Best surgeon (Germany), the International Good Standing Certification Paediatric Surgery from Dubai Health Authority, Shri Ratan Tata Medical Scholarship and Association of Physicians of India (API) for standing first in medicine. He has 21 international and 11 national Publications to his credit as well as many presentations in important seminars and meets both in India and overseas.

Areas of Speciality
  • Minimal Access Thoracic & Abdominal Paediatric Surgery
  • Reconstructive Paediatric Urology & Robotic Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery & Antenatal Counselling Specialist
  • Paediatric Neurosurgery & General Paediatric Surgery.

Dr. Preeti Chhabria

Consultant

Dr. Preeti Chhabria
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Preeti Chhabria
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS (Bom), MD (USA), Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
Experience
15 years of national and international experience in the field of Internal Medicine

Dr. Preeti Chhabria is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She has obtained her MBBS from Bombay University and then MD from Rush University, Chicago, USA. She subsequently did a Mini Fellowship in Lipid Disorders from American Heart Association and Gladstone Institute University of California, San Francisco.

Prior to joining our hospital, Dr. Chhabria has been a consultant with Hinduja Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai where she founded and headed the Lipid Speciality Clinic and Geriatric Speciality Clinic. She was a Senior Physician and Partner at the prestigious Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA for 13 years.

Her professional achievements include TPMG Medicine Department Quality Award in 2004-2006 and Outstanding Resident Award, recognising clinical excellence and Outstanding Clinical Teaching Excellence Award 1998-99. She has constantly been involved in teaching residents and medical students.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Geriatric health care - preventive and treatment
  • Lipid /cholesterol management
  • Women’s health.

Dr. Purushottam Kand

Consultant

Dr. Purushottam Kand
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Dr. Purushottam Kand
Consultant
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Qualification
MBBS (Mum), DRM (Mum), DNB (Nucl. Med.), MNAMS, Diplomate CBNC (USA)
Fellowship
Fellow, European Board of Nuclear Medicine
Experience
10 years of rich experience in the field of Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Purushottam Kand is Consultant, PET-CT & Nuclear Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, he completed post graduate Diploma in Radiation Medicine (DRM) and post graduate Degree, Diplomate of National Board (DNB) from the Radiation Medicine Centre (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) affiliated to the University of Mumbai. He qualified the Radiation Safety Officer Examination and also proved his excellence and knowledge in Nuclear Cardiology by qualifying for the Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology by Examination in Dec 2010, conducted by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (USA). He has been incorporated as Fellow, European Board of Nuclear Medicine in April 2011.

Dr. Kand has also received training at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Singapore National University. He completed the IAEA / RCA regional training course on ‘Nuclear Oncology Applications including PET-CT’ in Seoul, Republic of Korea as well as ‘The European Association of Nuclear Medicine most advanced Basic Learning Course on PET/CT in Oncology’ at the EANM Educational Facility Vienna, Austria. He has also completed the ‘The European Association of Nuclear Medicine Learning Course on Neuro-Imaging’ at the EANM Educational Facility Vienna, Austria.

Prior to joining us, Dr. Kand has worked as a Consultant, PET-CT and Nuclear Medicine at the P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre for 1.5 years and as Associate Professor & Consultant for 8 years at the Radiation Medicine Centre (BARC), Tata Memorial Hospital.

He is a recognized post graduate teacher by Medical Council of India and the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. He has trained several medical graduates enrolled for the post graduate courses at the P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre and the Radiation Medicine Centre.

Dr. Kand has successfully managed one of the Thyroid Clinics at the RMC – the largest Thyroid Clinic facility in the country. He was nominated by the Government of India to serve as an expert at the Consultants Meeting on ‘Hybrid Imaging (PET-CT) and Radioguided Surgery’, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the IAEA Headquarters – Vienna, Austria.

He is a member of several reputed organisations such as Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (USA), American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and European Society of Radiology (ESR), to name a few.

Dr. Kand is the recipient of WFNMB & Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine award for oral paper presentations at 10th World Congress in Nuclear Medicine & Biology, at Cape Town, South Africa and ARCCNM award for oral paper presentations at the 9th World Congress in Nuclear Medicine & Biology, at Seoul, Korea.

He has numerous research papers and publications to his credit and has made presentations at various national and international conferences.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • PET-CT Imaging in Oncology & Neurology
  • High dose Radioactive Iodine (131 Iodine) therapy for management of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma and its metastasis
  • High dose 131 I mIBG therapy for management of Neuroblastoma, Pheochromocytoma and Medullary carcinoma of thyroid
  • Radioactive Iodine (131 Iodine) Therapy in the management of Hyperthyroidism
  • 177 Lu-DOTA therapies for neuro-endocrine tumours
  • Bone Pain Palliation Therapy
  • Thyroid disorders including Thyroid Cancer and management of Metastatic Thyroid Cancer
  • Nuclear Cardiology including myocardial viability assessment using 18 F FDG PET Imaging
  • Nuclear Oncology Imaging.

Dr. Purvi Shah

Consultant

Dr. Purvi Shah
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Purvi Shah
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Qualification
MBBS, DVD, MD (Dermatology)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 26 years in the field of Dermatology.
Contact details

Dr Purvi Shah is a Consultant at the Dermatology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS and DVD, Dr Shah pursued MD in Dermatology, from the University of Mumbai. Thereafter, she served in the capacity of a Resident doctor at Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital in Skin and Venereal Diseases.

Dr Shah has a vast experience spanning 26 years during which she has treated multitudes of patients as well as taught students as a lecturer in the department of Skin and V.D. at K.E.M Hospital. She has been a Consulting Dermatologist since 1993 and has been associated with Conwest Jain Clinic Group of Hospitals as well as with Sir H. N. Hospital in the past.

Dr Shah has conducted extensive research in certain areas: Clinical, Mycological and Immunological Spectrum of Cutaneous Candidiasis; Clinical and Bacterial Investigation of Common Pyodermas; Clinical Trial of Terfinadine. She has presented numerous papers at conferences as well as published papers in reputed journals.

Dermatological procedures like:
  • Cauterisation of viral warts, skin tag
  • Biopsy
  • Chemical peels
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Acne treatment
  • Skin diseases of female.

Dr. P Jagannath

Consultant

Dr. P Jagannath
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. P Jagannath
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS
Fellowship
FICS, FIMSA, FACS, FAMS, FRCS (England)
Experience
Over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology

Dr P Jagannath is a consultant in the Surgical Oncology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. After graduating from Kurnool Medical College, he pursued postgraduate residency in General Surgery at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) and obtained MS (General Surgery) from University of Madras.

Dr. Jagannath has over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology and is the pioneer in Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery in India. He also introduced advanced techniques of sphincter conservation and staplers in gastrointestinal surgery. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked in Tata Memorial Hospital as a Surgeon, and later as the Professor of Surgical Oncology & Chief, Gastrointestinal Service in Tata Memorial Centre. He was also a consultant in Jaslok Hospital for six years. He then joined as Chairman of Surgical Oncology at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Jagannath has published a work on the association of gall bladder diseases and water pollution in a cluster of villages in the Northern Gangetic belt, where the incidence of gallbladder cancer is high. He is the Principal Editor of the book ‘Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery: Current Concepts’ (2002) and co-authored several books including ‘Recent Advances in Surgery.’

Dr Jagannath is the President of International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA) and was instrumental in the initiation of the Indian chapter of IHPBA. He is a winner of the Life Time Achievement Award by the Association of Colorectal Surgery. Well-known for his community service, he started the website “www.indiacancer.org” for public awareness. He also established a charitable trust, ‘Crusade against Cancer Foundation’ that offers financial assistance to cancer patients, especially children.

Dr. Prashant Rajput

Consultant

Dr. Prashant Rajput
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Prashant Rajput
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Sub-Speciality
Nephrology & Kidney Transplant
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Internal Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)
Experience
Several years of experience in the field of nephrology

Dr. Prashant Rajput is a Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Prashant Rajput completed his DNB in Internal Medicine from Central Railway Hopsital, Mumbai. Thereafter, he acquired his DNB in Nephrology at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. During his training, he became proficient in diagnosis and treatment of acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, Dialysis (haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), kidney transplantation and interventional procedures.

He is also attached to other prominent hospitals in the city of Mumbai.

Dr. Prashant Rajput has several publications and research projects to his credit in the field of Nephrology.

Dr. Pradeep Rao

Consultant

Dr. Pradeep Rao
Department
Urology
Dr. Pradeep Rao
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
Cancer, UroOncology, Stone disease, Transplant, Vascular Access
Qualification
MB, DNB (Urology), FRCSEd, FRCS (Glas)
Experience
17 years of experience in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotics
Contact details

Dr. Pradeep Rao was brought up in Mumbai, the commercial capital of India. He graduated from the Grant Medical College and completed his General Surgical training from the Lokamanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai in 1994. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1995. After this in 1996, he joined the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad for Urology residency under the guidance of Dr Mahesh Desai and Dr S D Bapat and obtained the board certification in Genitourinary Surgery in 2000. He was recently conferred with a Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow for his contributions to the field of Urology.

He was a Visiting Fellow in Laparoscopic Urology with Dr Inderbir Gill in 2000 at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. On returning from Cleveland, he was one of the earliest urologists to start doing laparoscopy in India. He then trained in Robotic Surgery at MPUH, Nadiad and USC, Los Angeles, California. He has been a faculty at MPUH, Nadiad and the Jayramdas Patel Academic Centre there since 2010.

He has been specializing in Endourology, Laparoscopy, Robotics, Renal Transplant and Vascular Access with a primary interest in Stone disease and Laparoscopic / Robotic Uro-oncology. He is the Director & Head, Department of Urology at the Global Hospital in Mumbai. He is also attached to Mamata Hospital, Dombivli and Jupiter Hospital, Thane. He was appointed as Honorary Urologist at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai for training residents in laparoscopy. He is a Faculty Director at ceMAST, a training centre for Minimal Access Surgery in Mumbai.

He did the initial clinical trial for the LMA Stonebreaker device (published in BJU in 2006). In May 2007, he did the first ever Single Port Nephrectomy (among other Single port cases) using the R-Port and is credited with being a pioneer of this technology. He is a member of the LESSCAR working group formed to direct the future of Single Port surgery. He was also involved with the initial trials of the BackStop device (published in J Urology). He started the first successful Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy program in Mumbai at Global Hospital.

He has been invited to demonstrate live surgery and lecture in Japan, South Korea, Germany, Venezuela, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Vietnam, Colombia, USA, Japan and Singapore. He has been a regular faculty contributor at most major International meetings

He has more than 20 publications in peer reviewed journals. He has been a Guest editor of the Indian Journal of Urology. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Endourology and has authored chapters in various books including the latest edition of Smith’s Textbook of Endourology.

Dr. Puneet Mashru

Consultant

Dr. Puneet Mashru
Department
Rheumatology
Dr. Puneet Mashru
Consultant
Department
Rheumatology
Qualification
MD, MBBS
Fellowships
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology, P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Centre,
  • Certified Clinical Densitometrist: International Society for Clinical Densitometry, USA
  • Observer: Dept of Rheumatology, NNUH, Norwich, U.K.
Experience
Several years of experience

Areas of Specialization

  • Managing OPD and Inpatient Rheumatology Cases
  • Use of Biological Agents: TNF Blockers, Rituximab and IL-6 Blockers (Tocilizumab)
  • Managing Emergencies in Rheumatology
  • Intra-articular Injections
  • Minor Salivary Gland Biopsies
  • Expertise in DXA Scans Interpretation: Reported over 10,000 DXA scan over 8

Dr. Prashanth P Rao

Consultant

Dr.Prashanth Rao
Department
Surgery
Dr. Prashanth P Rao
Consultant
Department
Surgery
Sub-Speciality
GI Minimal Access Surgery, Onco-Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), DNB (Gen. Surgery), MNAMS (Gen. Surgery), FCPS, Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery (France), FRCS (Edinburgh)
Fellowships
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery - MUHS, FIGES, FALS (Hon.), Certificate course in Hospital Administration – TISS
Experience
Over 20 years of rich experience

Dr Prashanth Rao is a Consultant GI Minimal Access Surgeon, Onco-Surgeon and Bariatric Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After having completed his MBBS from Nair Hospital and MS (General Surgery) from KEM Hospital, he completed his DNB in General Surgery. Thereafter, he successfully pursued his Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from Louis Pasteur University, France and his FRCS from Edinburgh, UK. He also has fellowships such as FMAS, FIAGES, FALS (Hon) in his list of qualifications. A certificate course in Hospital Administration from TISS, Mumbai completes his academic accomplishments. He has worked as foreign assistant to pioneering laparoscopic surgeon, Prof. Jacques Perissat in Maison du Haut Leveque, the largest teaching hospital in Bordeaux, France.

Dr. Rao has been in clinical and surgical private practice for many years and is also attending consultant and surgeon in several prominent hospital of Mumbai and its suburbs.

Dr. Rao has won several distinctions, awards and prizes in his academic life, notably the 1st rank in the MS General Surgery exams held in 1995 and the Dr. A. V. Baliga Memorial prize for securing the highest points in the MS examinations.

Dr. Prashanth Rao has jointly pioneered Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery in May 2007. He is a teacher and examiner for Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) at MUHS. He is also an examiner for the Maharashtra Nursing Council.

He has multiple dissertations, papers and publications to his credit and has been invited as faculty and speaker both in international and national medical and surgical forums.

Dr. Rao is a member of Society of American Gastro–Endosurgeons (SAGES), member of Indian Association of Gastro-Endosurgeons (IAGES), member of Associations of Surgeons Of India (ASI), member of Association Of Medical Consultants Of India (AMC), member of National Academy Of Medical Sciences (MNAMS), Accreditation by the French Surgical and Digestive Society in Laparoscopic Surgery, member of Indian Medical Association (IMA), founder member of Indian chapter of International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Association (IHBPA), founder member of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) and member All India Association for Advances & Research In Obesity (AIAARO).

Dr. Purvi Chhablani

Consultant

Dr.Purvi Chhablani
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Purvi Chhablani
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Medicine), MNAMS
Fellowships
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, Certification in 2D Echocardiography & Colour Doppler
Experience
Over 15 years of rich experience

Dr. Purvi Chhablani is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After having completed her MBBS from Mumbai University and DNB (Medicine) from Bombay Hospital she completed her MNAMS in 2001. She also has a Fellowship in Indian Critical Care Society’s from Hinduja Hospital and a certification in 2D Echocardiography and Colour Doppler from Dr. Lotliker’s Institute.

Apart from our Hospital, she is attached as Consultant physician at various reputed hospitals and clinics in Mumbai.

Dr. Chhablani is a certified conductor of ATLS and ACLS courses and has been part of Infection Control and Disaster Management teams in the hospitals she has been attached to.

Dr. Prasanna Patankar

Consultant

Dr Prasanna Patankar
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Prasanna Patankar
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB (Neurosurgery)
Fellowship
Microvascular Neurosurgery (Fujita University, Japan), Functional Neurosurgery (Germany)
Experience
Over 14 years of rich experience in Neurosurgery

Dr Prasanna Patankar is a Consultant with the Neurosurgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MS, Dr. Prasanna Patankar pursued his DNB in Neuro-surgery from Lokmanya Tilak Hospital in Mumbai. He further went on to finish Fellowships in Microvascular and Functional Neurosurgery from Japan and Germany. Thereafter, he was appointed as Asstt. Professor in Neurosurgery in Lokmanya Tilak Hospital, Mumbai. He is also attached as Honorary Consultant in other reputed hospitals of Mumbai.

He has acquired clinical skills in Burr holes, Craniotomies, insertion of external ventricular drain, excision of deep sited gliomas, meningiomas, tuberculomas, hematomas, posterior fossa craniotomies, emergency decompressive craniotomies, depressed fractures, EDH, SDH, Contusions, Spinal instrumentation, CV junction, decompression of spinal cord, anterior cervical discectomy, lumbar discectomy, management of SAH and Vasospasm.

Dr. Patankar regularly conducts teaching programs in neurosurgery, preoperative, intraoperative & postoperative management as well as conducts seminars, journal readings and case presentations. He also has published several research papers in his area of expertise and is invited for conferences, both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Ranjana Dhanu

Consultant

Dr. Ranjana Dhanu
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Ranjana Dhanu
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MD, DGO, DICOG, FICS
Experience
More than 23 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr. Ranjana Dhanu is a Consulting Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Endoscopic and Robotic Surgeon at the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She has performed more than 10000 endoscopic surgeries in the last 23 years for management of gynaecological ailments in women.

Over the last 2 decades, she has a number of papers & presentations to her credit. She has also been a faculty for several National and International conferences and is an active participant in CME’s.

Academic Achievements:
  • Passed DGO at the Nawrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Parel, Mumbai with 1st Class in March 1991 at 1st attempt.
  • Passed MD from the K.E.M. Hospital Parel, Mumbai in 1st Class in July 1991 at 1st attempt.
  • Passed DICOG from the K.E.M. Hospital Parel, Mumbai in 1st Class in sept. 1991 at 1st attempt.
Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Operative endoscopy
  • Operative management of stress incontinence genetics
  • Pelvic floor defects
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Programmed monitoring of labour infertility
  • Comprehensive care of the menopausal patient, gynaec endocrinology, gynaec oncology and robotic surgery

Dr. Ravindra Ramadwar

Consultant

Dr.RavindraRamadwar
Department
Paediatric
Dr. Ravindra Ramadwar
Consultant
Department
Paediatric
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Surgery), DNB (Surgery), M.Ch. (Paed. Surg.), DNB (Paed. Surg.) Intercollegiate Board (FRCS) Paediatric Surgery (UK)
Experience
Over 28 years of rich experience within India and overseas.

Dr. Ravindra Ramadwar is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the Paediatric Surgery department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MS, Dr. Ramadwar completed his DNB in General Surgery. Subsequently, he successfully pursued his M.Ch. & DNB in Paediatric Surgery and went to finish his FRCS in Paediatric Surgery in UK. Apart from our hospital, he is also attached to many prominent hospitals in Mumbai.

His areas of special interest lie in Laparoscopic surgery, Hypospadias, Neonatal Surgery, Paediatric Urology and Oncosurgery.

Dr. Ramadwar is the first in India to perform many procedures like retroperitoneoscopic pyeloplasty in infants, total laparoscopic management of choledochal cyst, laparoscopic cortical sparing adrenalectomy, thoracoscopic lobectomy in neonates, laparoscopic oesophageal replacement, SILS laparoscopic fundoplication and SILS liver cyst excision etc.

He has performed a number of clinical studies and audits in India as well as in UK. These have been presented in National and International meetings and a number of them have been published in reputed journals.

Dr. Ramadwar is a member of the following professional societies:-

  • Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS)
  • Maharashtra Chapter of IAPS
  • Association of Medical Consultants
  • Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons
  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG)
  • Paediatric Urology Chapter of IAPS

He has been Past Chairman Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India, Past Secretary Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India, Ex-Executive member, Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons and Paediatric Urology Chapter IAPS and Committee member of IPEG membership committee.


Dr. Phiroze F. Soonawalla

Consultant

Dr. Phiroze F. Soonawalla
Department
Urology
Dr. Phiroze F. Soonawalla
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
Urology, Kidney Transplant
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch (Urology), DNBE (Urology), FRCS (Glasgow)
Experience
Rich experience of 30 years in Urology

Dr. Phiroze Soonawalla is a Consultant Urologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Phiroze Soonawalla trained in Urology at the KEM Hospital, Mumbai where he did MS (Surgery) then M.Ch. in Urology and DNB in Urology. He further got trained in London at the Institute of Urology and Middlesex Hospitals, where he completed his FRCS. He was appointed as Consultant Transplant Surgeon at Institute of Urology at London from 1993 -95. He, thereafter, returned to Mumbai and has been working as a Consultant Urologist and Transplant surgeon. He is currently attached to several reputed hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Soonawalla’s special areas of interest are renal transplant, Uro-Oncolgy and Endo-urology. He has performed over 800 non-scalpel vasectomies across the country and trained doctors for the same and in treatments for infertility, including micro-surgical reconstructions. He has been instrumental in starting Kidney transplant programs in various hospitals in Mumbai and Pune.

He has several publications in various medical journals and has undertaken multiple research projects in his area of interest.

Dr. Soonawalla has also won many awards and honours in his academic and professional career.

Dr. Pradeep B. Moonot

Consultant

Dr. Pradeep B. Moonot
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Pradeep B. Moonot
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Specialist in Knee, Foot and Ankle surgery & Sports Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Orth), M.S. (Orth), MRCS (Edinburgh, UK), FRCS (Trauma & Orth) (UK)
Fellowship
AO Trauma Fellowship with Prof. Alonso - Birmingham, USA
Experience
Worked 7 years in Mumbai and more than 10 years in UK and gained tremendous experience in complex trauma and elective surgery

Dr Pradeep B Moonot is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Podiatry at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is the only knee, foot and ankle specialist in the country and have more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in orthopaedics in both UK and India. He did the largest number of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in NHS (UK) last year. He had the privilege to be trained by the most prominent ranked names in this field like Prof Michael Freeman, Mr. Andy Williams, Dr Andreas Weiler, Mr RW Parkinson and Mr James Calder in UK and Prof Alonso, Dr Stannard and Dr David Volgas in US that helped him built strong foundations in the profession.


Dr. Pratibha Singhal

Consultant

Dr. Pratibha Singhal
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Pratibha Singhal
Consultant
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Tuberculosis and Chest Disease), DNB (Respiratory Diseases), DETRD (Diploma in Environmental, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases)
Fellowship
  • The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA - Pulmonology, especially Bronchoscopy and sleep medicine.
  • The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA in EBUS and interventional Pulmonology.
  • National University Hospital, Singapore - Training in Bronchoscopy, EBUS and pleuroscopy/ thoracoscopy.
Experience
18 years of rich experience

Dr Pratibha Singhal is a practicing consultant- pulmonary and sleep medicine at Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS, she successfully attained her MD in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital (University of Mumbai). Thereafter, she obtained her DNB in Respiratory Diseases from National Board of Examinations, Delhi. Following which, she completed her DETRD (Diploma in Environmental, Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases) form College of Physicians & Surgeons, Mumbai and was ranked second for that year.

In addition to the above, Dr. Singhal has also trained at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA and National University Hospital, Singapore in the areas of Bronchoscopy, EBUS and pleuroscopy/ thoracoscopy.

She has been a Faculty at various forums, been an invited speaker on various topics for pulmonology especially Bronchology and interventions and for training in many workshops on Bronchoscopy and interventional Pulmonology. In addition, she is part of the faculty for training in Bronchoscopy courses at CEMAST, Mumbai.

Dr. Singhal has many Publications in national and international journals and has presented Papers at national and international conferences including, NAPCON, BRONCOCON, ERS, TESCON.

She is a member of The Indian chest Society (ICS), Indian Association for Bronchology (IAB), World Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (WABIP), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and European Respiratory Society (ERS).

Additional Speciality Interests

  • Respiratory critical care
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Interventional pulmonology and its various aspects
  • Proficiency in paediatric flexible bronchoscopy
  • Sleep medicine
  • MDR TB

Dr. Rahul Sheth

Consultant

Dr. Rahul Sheth
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Rahul Sheth
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Qualification
MBBS, DMRD, DNB
Experience
More than 13 years of experience in the field of Interventional Radiology.

Dr Rahul Sheth is Consultant – Interventional Radiology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS and DMRD, Dr Sheth completed DNB. He has also received ‘Endovascular Aneurysm’ training in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Sheth has rendered his services as Senior Registrar in Interventional Radiology at KEM Hospital. He is an Honorary Consultant in Interventional Radiology at various hospitals across Mumbai.

He has been the faculty in national and international Vascular and Interventional Radiology meetings. Besides this, he has published numerous articles in indexed International Journals. Dr Sheth is also the Proctor for Zenith Endovascular Stent Graft in India and Asia.

Dr. Rajesh R. Sharma

Coordinator

Dr. Rajesh R. Sharma
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Rajesh R. Sharma
Coordinator
Department
Pulmonary Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Chest and Tuberculosis), D.N.B (Respiratory Medicine)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 25 years in the field of Pulmonary Medicine.

Dr Rajesh Sharma is a Coordinator – Pulmonary Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. He is a specialist in Pulmonary Medicine and Intensive Care with a wealth of knowledge and experience, having been in practice for over 25 years.

After graduating from Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai University in 1986, Dr Sharma completed his specialization in Pulmonary Medicine from K.E.M. Hospital in 1990. He secured a gold medal in his MD and also obtained additional qualification with Diplomat of National Board.

He continued to work in public hospitals following his specialization as a lecturer in K.E.M. hospital initially and B.Y.L. Nair Hospital subsequently. He has been a part of Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas hospital as a Consultant in Pulmonary Medicine and Intensive care since 1993 and Saifee Hospital since 2005.

Dr Sharma is a founder member and past secretary of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. He has always been involved in teaching, supervising and examining doctors and trainees in his speciality.

He has expertise in performing bronchoscopies and has keen interest in Interventional Pulmonology. With special interest in Multi drug resistant Tuberculosis, and Sleep Medicine, Dr Sharma also provides care in other respiratory diseases including Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Interstitial Lung Diseases. He is passionate about the respiratory health of his patients and believes there is nothing more fulfilling than helping patients to breathe more easily.

Dr. Raman Deshpande

Consultant

Dr. Raman Deshpande
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Raman Deshpande
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS
Fellowship
FICS, DHA, FAIS
Experience
Over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology; honoured with Padma Shri

Dr Raman Deshpande is a consultant in the department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from Karnataka Medical College, Dr Raman Deshpande completed his MS from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has earned higher qualifications such as F.I.C.S, D.H.A and F.A.I.S as well.

Dr Deshpande has an experience of over 30 years in the field of Surgical Oncology. Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Deshpande has worked at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai as Chief of Thoracic & Paediatric Surgical Service. He is regarded as the pioneer of thoracoscopic surgery at Tata Memorial Hospital. He has also worked at Kidwai Institute of Oncology, Bangalore as an Assistant Professor in Surgical Oncology and established the Department of Thoracic Oncology there.

Dr Deshpande is the recipient of many awards and recognitions for his contributions to the medical field. In 2014, he was honoured with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of Government of India. Dr Deshpande also has several publications in various national and international journals.

Dr. Rakesh R. Bhansali

Consultant

Dr. Rakesh R. Bhansali
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Rakesh R. Bhansali
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, D Orth, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), MCh (Orth) (Liverpool, UK)
Experience
32 years of vast experience in the field of Orthopaedics

Dr Rakesh R. Bhansali is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Orthopaedics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, D Orth and MS (Orth), Dr Bhansali pursued DNB (Orth) followed by MCh (Orth) from Liverpool, UK. He has been practising General Orthopaedics since 1982 after he completed his Masters. He had assisted his father, the late Dr. Rasik M. Bhansali, for a few years before and a decade thereafter.

Dr Bhansali worked as a Clinical Assistant in London and completed a 1 year Rotating Registrarship in Liverpool (England, UK) in 1986 leading to the coveted MCh (Orth). He returned from England in 1987 after training in different specialities including knee surgery, foot surgery, spine surgery, paediatric orthopaedics and joint replacement (hip and knee). There he had the honour of working with world renowned surgeons like Prof. CJE Monk (of hip replacement fame), Prof. Leslie Klenerman (Foot Surgery book author), Mr. Campbell (knee replacement) and Mr. John Dorgan (paediatric spinal surgeon) amongst others. He has kept himself updated with newer techniques by attending numerous conferences and workshops around the country and visited reputed centres abroad.

In the past, he has worked as faculty in Orthopaedics at Sir H. N. Hospital since 1989; also at Saifee Hospital, Masina Hospital and MRK Lion’s Hospital (Navsari) as a visiting Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Presently, besides his association with us, he is a Consultant at Conwest Jain Clinic Hospital. He is also Head of Cerebral Palsy Unit of the Centre for Child Development (previously Children’s Orthopaedic Hospital and soon to become the Children’s Hospital under the auspices of Narayana Hridalaya).

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Joint Replacement (hip and knee)
  • Trauma (emergency and revision)
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics (Polio; Cerebral Palsy – Botox/Surgery; short limb; birth deformities)
  • Spine Surgery (Disc; Spinal Canal Stenosis)
  • Deformity Correction (congenital; post injury or as complication of surgery).

Dr. Rajesh G. Sainani

Consultant

Dr. Rajesh G. Sainani
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Rajesh G. Sainani
Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Qualification
MBBS, M.D. (Internal Medicine), D.N.B. (Gastroenterology)
Fellowship
Gastroenterology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Experience
17 years of experience in the field of Gastroenterology

Dr. Rajesh Sainani is a Consultant in the department of Gastroenterology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Sainani successfully pursued M.D. (Internal Medicine) at INHS Asvini, Mumbai and D.N.B. (Gastroenterology) at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Then, he pursued fellowship in Gastroenterology at Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

Dr. Sainani has an experience of 17 years in the field of Gastroenterology. Apart from his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant at Jaslok Hospital and Bhatia Hospital in Mumbai. Earlier, he worked as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Hiranandani Hospital and Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai.

Dr. Sainani was involved in various clinical trials as a trial co-ordinator, co-researcher and co-investigator. He presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals. He also won best paper awards at various national conferences. His professional international memberships include American Gastroenterology Association, Asian Neurogastroenterology and Motility Association, and European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. He is a lifetime member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Indian Motility & Functional Disease Association, and Indian Medical Association.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Constipation

Dr. Rasik S. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Rasik S. Shah
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Dr. Rasik S. Shah
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Paediatric Surgery), MD (USA)
Fellowship
Paediatric Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Experience
25 years of vast experience in the field of paediatric surgery.

Dr. Rasik S. Shah is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the Paediatric Surgery department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS, he obtained his training as a general surgeon from the department of surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J J group of Hospitals. Thereafter, he joined the Paediatric Surgery M. Ch. training course in 1989 at the Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sir J J Group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College. He was awarded the prestigious “Dr. (Ms) Banoo Khambatta Memorial Award” for securing highest average points in M. Ch. examination held by University of Mumbai in 1991. He continued as a Lecturer in the same department till August 1995.

Dr Shah successfully completed USMLE and joined as a Clinical Fellow in the department of Paediatric Surgery at University of Tennessee in November 1995. During fellowship, he had an opportunity to obtain training from Dr. Thom Lobe, the world-renowned laparoscopic paediatric surgeon at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Centre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. In addition, he also got an opportunity to obtain training in the field of solid tumours from world pioneer in the field of paediatric oncosurgery from Dr. Bhaskar Rao at St Jude Cancer Hospital for Children in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

He returned to India in 1998 and since then practices in Mumbai, India. He is one of the first paediatric surgeons, instrumental in starting basic and advanced laparoscopic paediatric surgery in India in 1998. He has the credit of performing the first laparoscopic surgery in children for many paediatric surgical conditions. He has successfully trained many paediatric surgeons in the art of minimally invasive surgery.

Dr Shah has been invited for demonstrations in many live operative national and international workshops and to deliver guest lectures totalling more than 85. He and his associates have read more than 102 papers and presented 29 videos in scientific national and international conferences. He has authored 45 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has also authored 4 book chapters. He is the editor of Journal of Minimal Access Surgery since 2005. He is the editor of the first edition of book “Paediatric Endosurgery” published by the Paediatric Surgery Department of the B. Y. L. Nair hospital, Mumbai, 2001.

Dr Shah has organised many hands-on teaching programs to teach art of laparoscopic and thoracoscopic paediatric surgery. He has been ex-faculty for training courses organised at “Methodist Institute of Education and Research”, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, and Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Mumbai, India. At present, he is the convener of Minimal Access Paediatric Surgery Teaching program at CEMAST, Mumbai. He has at present 34 educative videos in his (Rasik Shah) YouTube channel.

Dr Shah is a member (since 1990) and served as the honorary secretary-cum-treasurer (2009-11), vice president (2013) and president (2014) of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeon. He is the founder member of Maharashtra Chapter of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeon. Dr. Rasik Shah is the founder member (since 2005) and served as the honorary secretary (2007-09), Vice Chairman (2009-11) and Chairman (2011-13) of Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons-India section of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeon.

In addition, he has been associated with administration of many social organisations including Lions Club of Churchgate, Jain Doctors’ Federation (Mumbai) and Shree Vagad Graduates Association. In these organisations he has served at various levels including the post of president. He is president of “Om Shanti Churchgate Lions JDF Mumbai Medical Centre Trust” located at Chinchpokli, Mumbai.

He has participated in more than 15 paediatric surgical camps at Bhachau & Bidda, Kutch, Gujarat and Shirdi, Maharashtra.

Dr. Reshma J. Palep

Consultant

Dr. Reshma J. Palep
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Reshma J. Palep
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, M. S. (General Surgery), D.N.B., M.R.C.S. (Edinburgh)
Fellowship
Breast Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India; Women’s Cancer (Breast and Cervix Cancer), Galaxy Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, Early Detection of Breast Cancer and Breast Screening, Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK
Experience
14 years of experience in the field of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Reshma Palep is a Consultant at the department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS at Grant Medical College, Mumbai, Dr. Palep did her M.S. (General Surgery) at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital and T.N. Medical College, Mumbai and stood college first in the M.S. (General Surgery) exam. She also completed DNB and MRCS (Edinburgh). She pursued fellowship in Breast Cancer Surgery at Tata Memorial Hospital and fellowship in recent advances in Breast Cancer Surgery at Northwick Park Hospital, London focusing mainly in Needle localization of early cancers and Sentinel Node Biopsy. She also underwent training in Intra-operative Radiotherapy at Breast Care Center, Hamburg, Germany.

Dr. Palep has an experience of 14 years in the field of Surgical Oncology. In addition of our hospital, she is also a Consultant at Saifee Hospital, S L Raheja (Fortis) Hospital, Cumballa Hill Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Dr. Paleps Nursing Home Prabhadevi, and Nova Speciality Hospital in Mumbai. Earlier, she was also an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Grant Medical College, Mumbai. She was also appointed as an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr. Palep has presented several research papers at national and international conferences and also published several peer reviewed papers in national and international journals.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Breast Conservative Surgery
  • Modified Radical Mastectomy
  • Needle Localization of Early Cancers
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy

Dr. Rushi Deshpande

Consultant

Dr. Rushi Deshpande
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Rushi Deshpande
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DM (Nephrology), DNB (Nephrology)
Fellowship
Nephrology, University Of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Kidney Transplantation, American Transplant Society, Toronto, Canada
Experience
More than 12 years of experience in the field of Nephrology.

Dr Rushi Deshpande is a Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS and MD, Dr Deshpande completed DNB (Nephrology) in 2002 and (DM Nephrology) in 2003. Thereafter, he trained as Fellow in Nephrology at University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada for two years and in Kidney Transplantation for one year in a programme accredited to American Society of Transplantation, Toronto, Canada.

He has been working as a Consultant in Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation in Mumbai since 2006.

Dr Deshpande was awarded a Gold Medal in Pharmacology from Dr BAM University, Aurangabad and ranked first in the University in second year MBBS. He is also a recipient of a Gold Medal in DNB (Nephrology) awarded by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Hon. President of India at that time.

Dr Deshpande has presented multiple papers at National and International conferences and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals to his credit.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Across Blood group kidney transplantation
  • Marginal donor kidney transplantation.

Dr. Rajan J. Unadkat

Consultant

Dr Rajan J Unadkat
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Rajan J. Unadkat
Consultant
Department
Paediatrics
Sub-Speciality
General Paediatrics, Neonatology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), DCH
Experience
Over 32 years of paediatric experience

Dr. Rajan Unadkat is a Consultant in the Department of Paediatrics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Rajan Unadkat who has been practising paediatrics and neonatology for over three decades. Offering an exemplary care and medical help to infants, children and adolescents, this renowned medical practitioner has earned a wide recognition over the years.

Providing a distinguished service since 1993, this acclaimed medical specialist has turned out to be the first choice for paediatric care for the residents in the neighbourhood.

Dr Rajan Unadkat was a fellow in the Department of Haemoglobinopathy at B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children.

He has published several papers in distinguished paediatric journals both as a primary as well as a joint author.

Dr. Rolly Malhotra

Associate Consultant

Dr Rolly Malhotra
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Rolly Malhotra
Associate Consultant
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia)
Experience
Over 10 years of experience

Dr. Rolly Malhotra is an Associate Consultant in the Critical Care Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, Dr. Rolly Malhotra completed her MD (Anesthesia) Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra.

She has also done professional courses in AHA certified ACLS provider course, ACLS instructor course, BASIC: Basic assessment and Support in intensive Care course (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), WINFOCUS course: Attended Ultrasound Life Support – Basic Level 1 Provider course, CCIDC: Critical Care Infectious Disease e-course (ISCCM) and has undertaken Comprehensive 4 C: Comprehensive Critical care course by ISSCM.

Dr. Rolly Malhotra has an experience of several years in the field of Critical Care Medicine. Prior to her association with our hospital, she worked as an Intensivist at reputed hospitals in Agra, Delhi and Bangalore.

Dr. Malhotra has made several presentations in medical conferences. She has also published a paper on “Lumbar plexus block for post-operative analgesia following hip surgery: A comparison of “3 in 1” and Psoas compartment block” in the Indian Journal of Anaesthesia.

She is a member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and Indian Society of Anesthesia.

Dr. Roopa Karanam

Associate Consultant

Dr. Roopa Karanam
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Roopa Karanam
Associate Consultant
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Anaesthesia), Indian Diploma in Critical Care (IDCC)
Experience
Over 10 years of experience

Dr. Roopa Karanam is an Associate Consultant in the Critical Care Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Roopa Karanam completed her DNB (Anesthesiology). She also completed her Indian Diploma of Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM) at Star/Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad, where she underwent training in management of all medical and surgical critical cases, particularly in critical Neuro and Trauma cases. She has acquired certification in ACLS & BLS.

Dr. Karanam has an experience of several years in the field of Critical Care Medicine. Prior to her association with our hospital, she worked as a Consultant Intensivist at reputed hospitals in Mumbai and Hyderabad. She has also published a paper on “New method of endotracheal tube fixation in long term care settings method” in the Journal of Anesthesia and Clinical research website.

She is a member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and Indian Society of Anesthesia.

Dr. Rahul Verma

Consultant

Dr. Rahul Verma
Department
Neonatology & General Paediatrics
Dr. Rahul Verma
Consultant
Department
Neonatology & General Paediatrics
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DCH, MRCP (UK)
Experience
25 years of vast experience in the field of Paediatrics & Neonatology

Dr. Rahul Verma is Consultant & Head, Neonatology department and Consultant with the Paediatrics department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his MBBS from the University of Mumbai and then acquired a Diploma in Child Health (DCH) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. Thereafter, he successfully pursued his MD (Paediatrics) from Mumbai University. He further went to complete his MRCP (Paediatrics) from the Royal College of Physicians in UK.

Dr. Verma is a leading Paediatrician and Neonatologist in Mumbai. He has been Consultant and Head Dept. of Neonatology and Consultant in Pediatrics at Bombay Hospital for several years. Prior to this he has been Head of Neonatology with Wockhardt and Seven Hills Hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Rahul Verma has several dissertations and publications to his credit, both in national and international forums. He has also been teacher and guide for DCH (College of Physicians and Surgeons) as well as for DNB (National Board of Examinations) at Holy Spirit Hospital.

He is a Life member of the National Neonatology Forum of India, Life member of Mumbai Branch of Indian academy of Pediatrics, Visiting Scholar - Babies and Children’s Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Group of Hospitals, New York, USA, Visiting Fellow - Regional Neonatal Referral Unit, Kings College Hospital, London, UK, Joint Secretary and Treasurer of Maharashtra Chapter NNF, Joint Secretary of NNF Mumbai - currently Executive Committee Member, Secretary NNF Mumbai, Secretary - Neonatology Forum Mumbai and Vice President Neonatology Forum, Mumbai.

Dr. Rajkumar Vishwakarma

Consultant

Dr. Rahul Verma
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Rajkumar Vishwakarma
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia
Qualification
MBBS, DA, DNB Anaesthesia, DM Cardiac Anaesthesiology
Fellowship
Fellowship Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Anaesthesiologist (FIACTA)
Experience
Over 10 years of experience in Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Rajkumar Vishwakarma is a consultant in the department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr Vishwakarma pursued his DA in Anesthesiology from Mumbai University and thereafter obtained his DNB degree from MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai. He also earned a Post-doctorate certificate course in Cardiac Anesthesiology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He also has completed Fellowship of National Board of Examination (FNB) in Cardiac Anaesthesiology at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Fellowship of Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Anaesthesiologist (FIACTA). He has also trained at Quitiles Cardiac Alert, London, UK.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Vishwakarma was working as Intensivist in the Medical & Surgical ICU, Kohinoor Hospital at Mumbai. He has also been a tutor of junior residents in Anaesthesiology for a period of two years in MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai.

He has presented various publications and thesis and has been actively involved in research work in his area of specialization.

He is a Life member of Indian Association of Cardiothoracic and Vascular anaesthesiogists (IACTA) and Society of Transoesophageal Echocardiography, Chandigarh.

Dr. Ritesh Shah

Deputy Consultant

Dr. Ritesh Shah
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Ritesh Shah
Deputy Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Medicine), MNAMS
Fellowships
Fellowship in General Medicine (CPS), Associate Fellow of Industrial Health, PGCDM (Diabetes Care)
Experience
5 years of rich experience
Contact details

Dr. Ritesh Shah is a Deputy Consultant in the Department of Internal Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After having completed his MBBS from MUHS Nashik University and DNB (Medicine) in 2013, he completed his MNAMS (Medicine) from the National Academy of Medical Science. He also has a Fellowship in General Medicine (College of Physicians & Surgeons) and a PGCDM in Diabetes care and management. He also has received certifications in 2D Echocardiography and Stress Test from Glenmark Cardiac Center, Mumbai and in Diabetes management from Boston University, USA. He is also certified for Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

His areas of expertise and special interest lie in Diabetes, Non-invasive Cardiology and Critical Care management.

He has published theses and delivered lectures in his area of interest at national forums.

Dr. Ritesh is a Life member of Association of Medical Consultants, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and Association of Physicians of India.

Dr. Rekha G. Daver

Head of Medical Education & Academics
and Consultant

Dr. Ritesh Shah
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Rekha G. Daver
Head of Medical Education & Academics Consultant
Qualification
MBBS, MD (OBGY), DGO
Fellowship
Laser & Microsurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA. HIV/AIDS training STD comprehensive, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA.
Experience
39 years of rich experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Contact details

Dr. Rekha G. Daver is Head of Medical Education & Academics and Consultant in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She was first class first in all University under-graduate and post-graduate exams with gold medal in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. After getting MD (OBGY) in 1978 she received further training in LASER & Micro-surgery at Baylor College of Medicine & Reproductive Research Training in University of Texas, Houston, USA. Increasing evidence of HIV motivated her to take further HIV/AIDS training at University of South Florida, Tampa, USA.

In spite of getting green card for permanent residence in USA, she chose to come back and serve underprivileged patients and train under-graduate and post-graduate students in various government medical colleges. She retired as Dean, G.M.C., Akola and prior to that she was Professor & Head at Grant Medical College & Sir JJ group of Hospitals, Mumbai for 20 years.

She has been full-time under-graduate teacher for 39 years and Post-graduate teacher for 34 years and examiner for MBBS, MD/MS, DNB (OBGY), CPS (DGO, DFP & FCPS).

Dr. Rekha Daver was Principal Investigator for several research studies conducted by ICMR, NACO & WHO. Notable amongst them is Prevention of Mother To Child transmission Of HIV (PMTCT) and UNAIDS has appreciated her work on their website (Tireless Indian doctor dedicated to Women’s Health). She has contributed to research in newer methods in family planning like female condom, injectable contraceptives and contraceptive implants and Medical Abortion with Misoprostol.

Dr. Daver has been nominated by Government of India and Government of Maharashtra for various Task Forces and Research groups. She has been Gynaecologist to Governor of Maharashtra.

Dr Rekha Daver has published several papers and is invited as faculty in National and International conferences. Her passion is Women’s Health promotion and Health education. She has given numerous TV and Radio health programs and articles in magazines and newspapers. She has won many prestigious national and international awards for her dedication to women’s health, research and medical education notable amongst them are Best professor Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Prerna Puraskar and Labhsetwar Foundation USA Award for family welfare.

Dr. Rekha Daver’s Areas of Interest are

  • Vaginal Hysterectomy for prolapse as well as non-descent for fibroids etc.
  • Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy.
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD), including HIV AIDS.
  • Family Welfare and Family Planning.
  • Mother and Child Health in Normal and High risk pregnancies.

Dr. Sameer Gaggar

Consultant

Dr. Sameer Gaggar
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Sameer Gaggar
Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Qualification
MBBS, MD Medicine (Mumbai), MRCP Internal Medicine (UK), MRCP Gastroenterology (UK), CCT Gastroenterology (UK)
Experience
Trained and worked in UK in Gastroenterology & Hepatology for 11 years.

Dr. Sameer Gaggar is a Consultant with the Gastroenterology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post the completion of his MBBS and MD in Medicine from Mumbai, Dr. Gaggar achieved MRCP Internal Medicine, MRCP Gastroenterology and CCT Gastroenterology from UK. He has trained extensively in UK and has worked there in Gastroenterology and Hepatology for 11 years. He has worked at the Liver Transplant Centre in Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom and also holds a JAG Accreditation for endoscopic procedures.

An experienced therapeutic endoscopist, Dr. Gaggar is proficient in procedures such as polypectomies, EMR, GI stenting, PEGS, balloon dilatation, variceal banding and treatment of GI bleeds.

Dr. Gaggar has several International and National Publications, Abstracts and Audits to his credit and is also the recipient of the First prize in the Annual Medicine (MD Medicine) Thesis Competition.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Chronic Liver Diseases (Alcoholic Liver disease; NAFLD; Hepatitis B & C and other viral hepatitis, Autoimmune Hepatitis; Haemochromatosis; PBC)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Nutrition
  • Pancreatobiliary disorders
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy.

Dr. Saalim Y. Sheikh

Consultant

Dr. Saalim Y. Sheikh
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Saalim Y. Sheikh
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (General Surgery)
Experience
10 years of experience in the field of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Saalim Sheikh is a Consultant in the department of Surgical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Sheikh pursued DNB (General Surgery).

Dr. Sheikh has an experience of 10 years in the field of Surgical Oncology. In addition to his association with our hospital, he is also pursuing private practice at his own nursing home in Andheri, Mumbai. He is also a Consultant at A. E. Kalsekar hospital and Saifee hospital in Mumbai.

Dr. Sheikh has done extensive research in the management of diabetic foot including the role of CO2 laser for the treatment of the same, including long-standing and complicated cases.

Additional Speciality Interest:
  • Head and Neck, Breast Oncosurgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Management of Diabetic Foot
  • General Surgery – Acute Abdomen, Hernias, etc.

Dr. Sandip Katkade

Consultant

Dr. Sandip Katkade
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Sandip Katkade
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology)
Fellowship
Cardiac Anaesthesia from Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, Bangalore
Experience
Rich experience in Cardiac Anaesthesiology

Dr Sandip Katkade is a consultant in the department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from B. J. Medical College - Pune, Dr Katkade pursued his MD in Anaesthesiology from TNMC BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai. He also earned a Fellowship in Cardiac Anaesthesia from Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, Bangalore.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Katkade was working at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai as a Cardiac Anaesthesiologist. He has assisted and independently conducted cases involving perioperative management such as ASD, VSD, PDA, Aortic arch surgery, Arterial and Atrial switch surgeries, AV canal repair etc. Dr Katkade is also well-versed with Paediatric Cath Lab procedures such as Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization and ASD/PDA device closure.

Dr Katkade intends to make a mark in the fields of Adult and Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia. His additional speciality interests include Neuro and Obstetrics Anaesthesia.


Dr. Sanjay Borude

Consultant

Dr. Sanjay Borude
Department
Surgical Services
Dr. Sanjay Borude
Consultant
Department
Surgical Services
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), FAIS, FICS
Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic, Miami, Florida, USA; Ghent University Hospital, Belgium; Sanatorio San Jorge, Alcoy, Spain
Experience
27 years of experience including 15 years of exclusive Laparoscopic Bariatric practice.

Dr. Sanjay Borude is a Consultant Bariatric Surgeon with the Surgical Services department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS and MS (Gen Surgery), Dr Borude accomplished FAIS and FICS. He did Fellowship from Cleveland Clinic, Miami, Florida, USA; Ghent University Hospital, Belgium; and Sanatorio San Jorge, Alcoy, Spain. He also obtained his Fellowship in Obesity from International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO) and Asia-Pacific Bariatric Surgery Society.

Dr Borude has a vast experience of 27 years including 15 years of exclusive Laparoscopic Bariatric practice.

He is ex-representative of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of IFSO (2008-2010) and was also Vice-President of Obesity Surgery Society of India (2006-2008). He is the Founder Member of Obesity Surgery Society of India and was the Secretary of the same during 2003-2006. Dr Borude is also a Life Member of Association of Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Association.

Dr Borude’s research work is related to Ob or Leptin gene, Associated Polycystic Diseases and Diabetes Mellitus. Besides being the Professor for College of Physician & Surgeon, Dr Borude is also Faculty at Ethicon-Endosurgery for Training in Animal Lab, India as well as Co-ordinator, Lapband Training, INAMED, USA, for India.


Dr. Sanjay Sanatkumar Desai

Consultant

Dr. Sanjay Desai
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Sanjay Sanatkumar Desai
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Shoulder and Knee Surgery/div>
Qualification
M.B.B.S, D.O. (Diploma in Orthopaedics), M.S. (Orth), D.N.B., M.Ch

After spending more than 5 years in general orthopaedics Dr. Desai has emerged as a pioneer super specialist in shoulder and knee surgery and also the founder member of The Shoulder Society of India. Practicing in the highly specialized field of shoulder and knee surgery since the last 20 years he has been instrumental in bringing world-class arthroscopic shoulder surgery to India.

Dr. Desai has had a brilliant academic record with Gold medals throughout his orthopaedic career, including one at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. Dr. Sanjay Desai honed his skills in knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgery at Cambridge, working with big names in these fields. He trained in Total Joint Replacement at Wrightington Hospital, a centre that pioneered this procedure in the early 70s and therefore is considered the birthplace of joint replacement surgery. He has also trained with leading international orthopaedic surgeons in Germany and France. His academic activities have reached international shores, being invited as a guest lecturer at the British Orthopaedic Association meeting in Manchester, 2009. The “Young achievers Award - 2002” conferred by the Indo-American society is a formal recognition of his contribution. Dr. Sanjay Desai is one of the few to be invited to perform live demonstration surgery in UK, Spain, China, Denmark, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Sri Lanka. He has also been invited as a referee of the prestigious Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and on the editorial board of the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. Dr. Desai as the founder and president of the Shoulder Society of India has been regularly conducting workshops and live surgical demonstrations in order to expose the latest to the orthopaedic surgeons in various parts of India and the neighbouring countries. In recognition of his contribution and years of pioneering work he has been appointed the President of Indian Arthroscopy Association and President-elect of the Asian Shoulder Association.

Dr. Sanjiv N. Amin

Consultant

Dr. Sanjiv N. Amin
Department
Rheumatology
Dr. Sanjiv N. Amin
Consultant
Department
Rheumatology
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship
Arthritis & Rheumatism Council, United Kingdom; American College of Rheumatology
Experience
26 years of rich experience in treating rheumatology cases.
Contact details

Dr. Sanjiv N. Amin is a Consultant in the Rheumatology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MD in Internal Medicine, Dr. Amin successfully pursued Fellowship from the Arthritis & Rheumatism Council, United Kingdom and the American College of Rheumatology.

Dr. Amin has a rich experience in Rheumatology, spanning 26 years.

He is the author of ‘Mycobacterial Diseases’ in the 3rd Edition of Oxford Textbook of Rheumatology.

Additional Speciality Interests: Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.


Dr. Sanket S. Mehta

Consultant

Dr. Sanket S. Mehta
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Sanket S. Mehta
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
DNB, Surgery
Fellowship
Laparoscopic & Robotic Colorectal Surgery, St. Mary’s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea; Gastro-intestinal Oncology and Cytoreductive surgery, CRLC Val d’Aurelle, Montpellier, France; L’Hopital Saint-Eloi, CHU Montpellier, France
Experience
10 years of work experience in Surgical Oncology (Gastro-intestinal & Gynaecology Oncology)
Contact details

Dr. Sanket S. Mehta is an Oncology Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. He performs a diverse nature of open and minimal invasive surgery including Laparoscopic and Robotic colorectal surgery, distal pancreatectomy, gastric cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, endometrial and cervical cancer surgery.

After his DNB, Dr. Mehta has completed his Surgical Oncology training at Tata Memorial Hospital. He then went on to train in Laparoscopic & Robotic Colorectal Surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea. He also has fellowship in Gastro-intestinal Oncology and Cytoreductive surgery, CRLC Val d’Aurelle, Montpellier, France and fellowship in Digestive and Minimal Invasive Surgery, L’Hopital Saint-Eloi, CHU Montpellier, France.

Dr. Mehta specialises in performing Cytoreductive surgeries for primary and recurrent ovarian and primary peritoneal cancers. He has pioneered HIPEC treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer in India. He regularly performs Laparoscopic and Robotic endometrial and cervical cancer surgery.

Additional Speciality Interest:
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery for cervical & endometrial cancers
  • Advanced and recurrent ovarian cancer surgery
  • CRS and HIPEC for primary peritoneal and recurrent ovarian cancers
  • Laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection.

Dr. Saurabh Jain

Consultant

Dr. Saurabh Jain
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Saurabh Jain
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB [Med.]
Fellowship
Echocardiography Training course, Glenmark Cardiac Centre, Mumbai; Paediatric Echocardiography- Observership at Madras Medical Mission; Post Graduate Course in Diabetes, University of Boston.
Experience
Over 8 years of rich experience

Dr. Saurabh Jain is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and DNB he did his post-graduate course in Diabetes from the University of Boston, USA. He additionally, has acquired experience as an Intensivist from reputed hospitals in Mumbai.

He also has expertise in AHA as a certified BLS-ACLS care Provider, 2D ECHO, Stress Test, Holters Analysis, Bronchoscopy, Thoracocentesis, Peritoneocentesis, Invasive Haemodynamic monitoring, Central Venous Catheterization, Pulmonary Venous Catheterization and Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Placement.

He has published in several text-books and journal publications as well as national dailies on Dengue and other diseases. He has delivered talks on All India Radio and Radio City on the subject of Diabetes and Heart disease.

He was a Member of the scientific committee - APICON 2017

He is a Life Member of Indian Medical Association, Association of Physicians of India, Association of Medical Consultants, Jain Doctors Association and a Member of the European Association of Echocardiography and American Society of Echocardiography.

Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas

Consultant

Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas
Department
Surgical Oncology / Gastro Intestinal and Liver (Hepato ) , Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology / Gastro Intestinal and Liver (Hepato ) , Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Sub-Speciality
  • Liver , Bile duct, gall bladder and Pancreas ( HPB ) Surgery
  • Gastro Intestinal (GI) Surgery including Surgery for Stomach, Small and Large (colon and rectum) Intestine
Qualification
MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Upper GI/HPB), MNAMS, M.Med (Surg) (Singapore), FAIS, FEBS
Fellowship
  • Royal Free Hospital and Medical School, London , UK – HPB and Liver Transplant/ Abdominal Sarcoma Service, Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre .
  • University College Hospital , London and University College (UCL) , London , UK – Gastro Intestinal and HPB surgery/Endocrine Surgery
  • Royal London and the St Bartholemews Hospital , London , UK – HPB surgery
  • National Cancer Centre, Singapore – Surgical Oncology
  • Tata Memorial Hospital , Mumbai – Surgical Oncology
  • Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital , University of Mumbai – General Surgery
Experience
16 years of national & international experience in Surgical Oncology including Gastro Intestinal & HPB surgery

Dr.Soumil Vyas, is a consultant surgeon within the division of Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery). He is an expert in both open and laparoscopic surgeries.

He received his basic undergraduate (MBBS) qualification from the Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, University of Mumbai and went on to complete his Masters In General Surgery (M S) from the same institution.

He later moved on to the Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Institute, wherein he received comprehensive surgical training in all aspects of Cancer Surgery. He underwent a comprehensive training programme in Surgical Oncology rotating through all the subspecialties, all through all grades from junior registrar to senior registrar and surgical research fellow.

After a brief tenure as Assistant Surgeon in division of Surgical Oncology at the Bombay Hospital, he moved on to UK to pursue further surgical training. He was associated with centres of excellence and tertiary referral centres, for almost 10 years.

He received comprehensive training in all aspects of Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery (HPB) surgery and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery at the well-known, University College Hospitals and Royal London Hospitals, Barts and the London NHS Trust and Royal Free Hospital Medical School, London.

He was Senior Clinical Fellow within the division of Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Adult Liver Transplantation at the well-known Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and London, UK. He received complete training in Liver transplantation from leading stalwarts and leaders in the field. This was along with comprehensive training in all aspects of major and complex liver, biliary, gall bladder and pancreatic surgery- benign and malignant.

While in the UK, he passed the examination of the Speciality FRCS in Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic (HPB) Surgery and Upper Gastro intestinal Surgery leading to the award of the FRCS (Upper GI/HPB), by the Inter Collegiate Speciality Board, Royal College Of Surgeons, UK.

Dr Vyas has a strong academic background and has been a research associate with the division of surgery at the University College, London. He has also been regional coordinator at the RFH/UCL, London, UK for multicentre trials in HPB Surgery.

He also has experience in major and complex abdominal surgery including gastro intestinal oncologic surgery and abdominal sarcoma surgery.

He has several publications in international peer reviewed journals and presentations in international meetings and conferences.

More recently (2016), he has also passed the advanced examination of the European Board of Surgery, leading to the award of the Fellow of the European Board of Surgery in HPB surgery (FEBS).

Speciality Interests

  • Surgery of the cancer of the liver , pancreas , gall bladder and bile ducts
  • Surgical management of metastatic liver disease – cancer spread to the liver
  • Surgery for Gall bladder conditions – gall stones and allied conditions - Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and bile duct surgery
  • Pancreatic surgery
  • Gastro Intestinal ( GI ) Oncology : surgery for cancers affecting the Gastro Intestinal Tract – stomach, duodenum , periampullary region ,small and large intestines (colon and rectum)
  • Disorders of the spleen
  • Large tumours within the abdomen- retroperitoneal tumours- Sarcomas
  • Liver Transplantation

Dr. Sheetal Shah

Associate Consultant

Dr. Sheetal Shah
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Sheetal Shah
Associate Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Qualification
MBBS, DA (Anaesthesia), DNB (Anesthesia)
Fellowship
Critical Care Medicine Society of India, Pain Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia and Pain Medicine at Nepean Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Experience
Over 12 years of experience in the field of Anesthesiology
Contact details

Dr. Sheetal Shah is an Associate Consultant in the department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS, Dr. Sheetal Shah completed her DA (Anaesthesia) from Mumbai University, Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine and thereafter her DNB. She subsequently went to Australia where she completed Fellowships in Pain medicine and acquired international experience in acute pain services, chronic pain management and interventional pain procedures. She also has certification as an ACLS and BCLS trainer.

On her return to India, she has been attached to reputed hospitals in Mumbai in the capacity of Consultant Anaesthesiologist. She has participated in and contributed to several research projects and has conducted various teaching programs.

Sunita Pawar

Senior Dietician

Sunita Pawar
Department
Nutrition & Dietetics
Sunita Pawar
Senior Dietician
Department
Nutrition & Dietetics
Qualification
B.Sc. (Food Nutrition & Dietetics), M.Sc. (Food & Nutrition)
Experience
12 years of experience in nutrition and dietetics
Contact details

Mrs Sunita Pawar is a Senior Dietician at the Nutrition & Dietetics department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. She completed her B.Sc. in Food Nutrition & Dietetics followed by M.Sc. in Food & Nutrition. She has also completed the Sport Nutritionist Certification Course from K-11.

Mrs Pawar has an experience of 12 years in this field. Earlier, she has worked in the capacity of a Research Dietician with Sandoz Company. She is a Life Member of The Indian Dietetics Association.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Therapeutic and Clinical Nutrition
  • Research in Nutrition
  • Sports Nutrition.

Dr. Sujal S. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Sujal S. Shah
Department
Ophthalmology
Sujal S. Shah
Consultant
Department
Ophthalmology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology)
Fellowship
Refractive Surgery Techniques, Doheny Eye Institute-USC, Los Angeles Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles in USA
Experience
20 years of vast experience in the field of Ophthalmology
Contact details

Dr. Sujal Shah is a Consultant in the department of Ophthalmology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Shah completed D.O. at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai and also completed DNB (Ophthalmology). Then, Dr. Shah pursued fellowship in Refractive Surgery Techniques at Doheny Eye Institute-USC, Los Angeles, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles in USA.

Dr. Shah has a rich experience of 20 years in the field of Ophthalmology. Apart from his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Samyak Drishti-the Vision Institute, Mumbai. Earlier, he worked as a Consultant at Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Bhatia General Hospital & Research Centre, Conwest Jain Clinic, Sir H. N. Hospital & Research Centre, Surya Eye Tech SuperSpeciality Eye Hospital, Aditya Jyot SuperSpeciality Eye Hospital and Divyadrashti SuperSpeciality Eye Hospital. He started the Roshni Eye Bank and Tissue Processing Centre at Lilavati Hospital and was in charge of the Eye Bank at Conwest Jain Clinic and Bhatia General Hospital. He was on the advisory board of the Eye Bank Co-Ordination & Research Centre, the Central Eye Bank and Processing Centre in Mumbai.

He specializes in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He has vast surgical experience in penetrating and lamellar conreal transplants, cataract surgery, refractive cataract surgery with premium lenses (MICS, Aspheric, Toric, Multifocal, Multifocal Toric, Trifocal & Trifocal Toric IOL's) and the complete range of refractive surgeries (Basic LASIK, custom LASIK, Wavefront Guided LASIK, Topoguided LASIK, SBK, BladeLess Femto-LASIK and No blade No Flap ReLEx Smile, Phakic IOL's, Refractive Lens Exchange, Bioptics, Corneal Collagen Crosslinking, Corneal Collagen Crosslinking with Surface Ablation and Blended Vision for reading glasses). Dr. Shah was the first to start the commercial application of ReLEx Smile in India. He was the first to start Laser Blended Vision for Presbyopia (reading glasses in India). He has conducted clinical trials in India for advanced treatment for the MEL 80 excimer laser of Carl Zeiss, Germany.

He was on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. He is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology & Research. He conducts training courses for Ophthalmologists in LASIK, BladeLess LASIK and Phakic IOL's. He mentors candidates for their doctoral thesis in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Suresh D. Mehtalia

Consultant

Dr. Suresh D. Mehtalia
Department
Diabetology
Dr. Suresh D. Mehtalia
Consultant
Department
Diabetology
Qualification
MBBS, M.D., F.I.C.A (USA), F.I.C.P. (IND)
Fellowship
Diabetes at New York Medical College, New York and Joslin Clinic, Boston in USA
Experience
50 years of vast experience in the field of Diabetology.
Contact details

Dr. Suresh Mehtalia is a Consultant Diabetologist in the department of Endocrinology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD, Dr. Mehtalia pursued fellowship in diabetes at New York Medical College, New York and Joslin Clinic, Boston in USA. He also worked as an Instructor in the department of Medicine (Diabetes section) at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

Dr. Mehtalia has a rich experience of 50 years in the field of Diabetology. In addition to his association with our hospital, he is also a Consultant Diabetologist at Sir Kikabhai Premchand Heart Institute and Asian Heart Institute in Mumbai. Earlier he was a professor at Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai. He was also a Consultant Diabetologist at All India Institute of Diabetes and Research.

Dr. Mehtalia presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals.

Dr. Sharukh A. Golwalla

Consultant

Dr. Sharukh A. Golwalla
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Sharukh A. Golwalla
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Cardiology)
Fellowship
Cardiology, VA Wadsworth Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA
Experience
Vast experience of more than 32 years in the field of cardiology.

Dr Sharukh Golwalla is a Consultant with the Cardiology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine, he pursued DM (Cardiology) – all at Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai. Thereafter, he was a Resident Doctor, first in Internal Medicine and then in Cardiology, at K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai. He was a Research Fellow in Cardiology at VA Wadsworth Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA in 1986.

Dr Golwalla has a rich experience of more than 32 years in the field of cardiology. Earlier, he has worked as an Assistant Cardiologist & Lecturer in Cardiology, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay University for more than 7 years. He has also been associated with numerous other hospitals including Breach Candy Hospital, Jaslok Hospital and The B.D. Petit Parsee General Hospital.

Dr Golwalla is the co-author of a number of books including ‘Medicine for Students’ 24th edition (2014), ‘The Practical Prescriber’ 17th edition (2013), ‘ABC of Medicine’ 13th edition (2011), ‘A Handbook of Emergencies’ 6th edition (2009) and ‘Electrocardiography’ 14th edition (2013). In addition, he is Advisor to Men’s Health, India.

He is a member of several organisations including Cardiological Society of India (Mumbai Branch), Association of Physicians of India (Mumbai Branch) and Indian Academy of Echocardiography.

Dr. Shailesh B. Jhaveri

Consultant

Dr. Shailesh B. Jhaveri
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Shailesh B. Jhaveri
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
M.S.Orth.,D.Orth.,D.A
Fellowship
AO, Switzerland; AO, Germany; State Fellowship, University of Ghent Belgium
Experience
32 years, Thousands of trauma, joint replacements and arthroscopic procedures

Dr. Shailesh B. Jhaveri is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Orthopaedic Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Jhaveri is a gold medalist at both diploma and masters from Orthopaedic Bombay University. He has been trained and performing arthroscopic surgery since 1984.He has a Fellowship in AO from Switzerland and Germany and a state Fellowship from University of Ghent Belgium.

He has 32 years of experience and has successfully completed thousands of surgeries in trauma, joint replacements and arthoscopic procedures. He has been an instructor at various workshops and delivered many lectures on osteoporosis to medical fraternity.

Dr. Jhaveri is an independent author in the orthopaedic section of medical textbook and is also a post graduate teacher in his field of expertise.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Arthroscopy
  • Polytrauma
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sports injuries.

Dr. Srikant Gharpure

Consultant

Dr. Srikant Gharpure
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Srikant Gharpure
Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MD, DPB, DCP (London)
Experience
23 years of vast experience in laboratory medicine at reputed healthcare institutions

Dr. Srikant Gharpure is a Consultant at the Laboratory Medicine department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his MD and DPB with distinction in Microbiology & PSM. Following this, he went on to successfully accomplish the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology from the University of London.

In his rich experience spanning 23 years in the field of Pathology, Dr. Gharpure has served in the capacity of Head of Clinical Pathology at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Metropolis Health Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. and was in-charge of setting-up and monitoring new laboratories in both, International and Domestic market. He played a pivotal role in supervising the entire spectrum of lab investigations at their main laboratory in Mumbai besides being in-charge of Clinical Trials department for a brief period.

During his tenure as a Senior Consultant with MDI Laboratories India Pvt Ltd. (a subsidy of Medizinisch Diagnostische Institute, Berlin, Germany), Dr. Gharpure took charge of the responsibility for planning and commissioning laboratory operations in India. He has also set-up a state-of-the-art laboratory at Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai and managed all-India operations there.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Immunology.

Dr. Shripal Doshi

Consultant

Dr. Shripal Doshi
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Shripal Doshi
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS, MCH
Fellowship
Cardiac Surgery, St. Thomas Hospital, London; Cardiac Surgery, Krankanhaus – Klagenfurt, Austria.
Experience
35 years of rich experience in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.

Dr Shripal Doshi is a Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, he completed MS and MCH. He stood first in Medicine at TNMC, Bombay University (1977). He has experience as a Registrar in Cardiac Surgery at St. Thomas Hospital, London and at Krankenhaus – Klagenfurt, Austria.

Dr Doshi has a vast experience spanning 35 years during which he served in the capacity of a Visiting Cardiac Surgeon at various reputed institutions including the Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA as well as Broussais University Hospital, Paris, France.

Dr Doshi adopts a practical approach towards his speciality, taking into consideration the socioeconomic status of the patient and his mindset towards illness.

Additional Speciality Interests: All-round interest in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery.

Dr. Shweta Bansal

Consultant

Dr. Shweta Bansal
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Shweta Bansal
Consultant
Department
Paediatrics
Qualification
MBBS, DNB Paediatrics
Fellowship
Clinical Research in Paediatric Oncology, TMH, Mumbai; IOP Fellowship, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, USA; BMT Fellowship, NUH, Singapore
Experience
10 years of experience in field of Paediatric Oncology at reputed national and international hospitals

Dr. Shweta Bansal is a Consultant Paediatric Haemato-Oncologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After her DNB in Paediatrics, she has completed a Clinical Research Fellowship in Paediatric Oncology (TMH, Mumbai), the IOP Fellowship at St. Jude Children’s Hospital, USA and the BMT Fellowship (NUH, Singapore).

In addition, she has been awarded the best paper award at St. Jude Viva conference, Singapore 2010 for eliminating cranial radiation from Childhood Leukaemia protocol and showing excellent results by treating with chemotherapy alone.

She has also received the prestigious Fellowship award at SIOP Berlin 2008 to present an oral paper on the role of metronomic therapy in Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia. (A low cost protocol for treating a dreaded leukaemia.)

Her other achievements include an award for best poster presentation at Leukaemia Conference for “Incorporation of high dose cytarabine improves the outcome of children and young adults with non T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia” at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai; as well as an award for abstract “Clinical presentation & outcome of children with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with a uniform short duration intensive protocol in India” at 39th SIOP Meeting.

She was felicitated by Society of Oncology, Patna in 2010 for work in the field of Paediatric Oncology and is an executive Member of Bone Marrow Registry of India. She is the Editor-in-Chief for South Asian Journal of Cancer - the official journal of SAARC federation of Oncology.

Dr. Shivaprakash Krishnanaik

Head of Department

Dr. Shivaprakash Krishnanaik
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Shivaprakash Krishnanaik
Head of Department
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Cardio-thoracic & Vascular Surgery)
Fellowship
Paediatric Heart Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Experience
vast experience of over 25 years in the field of Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Dr Shivaprakash Krishnanaik, widely known as Dr Shiva, is the Head of Department of Paediatric Cardiac Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr Shiva earned his MS in General Surgery from Bangalore Medical College with a gold medal. He also completed MCh from the Post graduate Institute Of Medical Education And Research, Chandigarh, India in 1992. He also earned a Fellowship in Paediatric Cardiac Surgery from Royal Alexandra Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, Australia. This was followed by brief visiting fellowships at Stanford University Medical Centre, San Francisco, USA and University Hospital Coimbra, Portugal.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr Shiva was associated with leading hospitals like Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center as Consultant Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon. He was also the Chief Paediatric & Congenital Heart Surgeon in Seven hills Hospital. His technical skills and areas of clinical expertise include Complex Reconstructions, Neonatal Cardiac Surgery, Cosmetic Congenital Heart Surgery, and Valve Repairs in children.

Dr Shiva is a member of Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons and Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon’s Network. He is also a Founder Member of Paediatric Cardiac Society, India and a Visiting Professor at Tianzen University, China. His Research and Academic Interests span through the Specific Problems in Congenital Heart Disease in the Developing World, and the Development of Cost-effective Management in Paediatric Cardiac Surgeries. He also has several original articles published in various national and international journals.


Dr. Smita Nagaonkar

Consultant

Dr. Smita Nagaonkar
Department
ENT
Dr. Smita Nagaonkar
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, MS (ENT and Head-Neck Surgery), DNB (Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery)
Experience
15 years of rich experience at reputed healthcare institutions
Fellowship
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia; John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Dr. Smita Nagaonkar is a Consultant at the Department of ENT at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After finishing her MBBS and MS (ENT and Head-Neck Surgery), she completed her DNB in Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck surgery). She did a Clinical fellowship at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide South Australia 2005 and John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia 2007.

After her MS, Dr. Nagaonkar worked at Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre for 4 years in the capacity of clinical assistant, associate and associate consultant, before leaving for Australia. She was then Consultant ENT surgeon, at Mayo Private and Manning Base Hospitals, NSW Australia since 2008, till she joined our hospital.

Dr. Nagaonkar was actively involved in conducting FESS workshops at national and international levels. She has numerous presentations and publications to her credit.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.

Dr. Snehal Sanghavi

Mentor

Dr. Snehal Sanghavi
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Snehal Sanghavi
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 39 years in the field of Internal Medicine.

Dr Snehal Sanghavi is Mentor with the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After his MBBS, Dr Sanghavi completed MD in Internal Medicine. He has a rich experience as an Internist and Clinical Cardiologist spanning more than 39 years.

Besides his association with our hospital, Dr Sanghavi is also Senior Honorary Consulting Physician at Saifee and Bhatia Hospital. In the past, he has rendered his services at numerous other institutions including Jaslok Hospital, G.T. Hospital and Dalvi Hospital. He has also worked at the Jersey Medical Center, USA in 1977.

Dr Sanghavi has a vast teaching experience of more than 39 years. He has taught students at Grant Medical College and G.S. Medical College. He has been a post-graduate teacher for MD (Internal Medicine) at Bombay University and is a recognised teacher by NBE (National Board) for DNB in Internal Medicine. Dr Sanghavi is also a teacher for Diploma in Diabetes Mellitus (CPS-recognised) at Saifee hospital and a recognised teacher by NBE for DNB in Family Medicine at Saifee hospital.

In the past, Dr Sanghavi has served as an Honorary Physician to the Governor of Maharashtra for more than 15 years. He has also been a frequent examiner for the subject of Medicine for MBBS and Convenor and examiner for MD (Internal Medicine) at Bombay University. He was selected by the Rotary Club of Bombay (South) for GSE programme to California in March 1977.

Dr Sanghavi has numerous research papers to his credit and is affiliated with various reputed organisations including: Life Member of Association of Physician of India, Life Member of Cardiological Society of India, Life Member of Indo-American Society and AAA, Member of Rotary Club of Bombay Sea-face, Associate Fellow of Indian Society of Cardiology, Life member of A, C and D Ward Medical Association of Mumbai, Life Member of Indian Medical Association and Association of Medical Consultant. He was also the Secretary for Cardiological Society of India, Bombay chapter (1982-1983) during which he organised various scientific meetings. Subsequently, he became the Vice President of CSI Bombay Chapter.

Besides participating in numerous national as well as international conferences, Dr Sanghavi has conducted many CMEs for training family physicians all across Mumbai.

Dr. Sanjay Ganesh Godbole

Consultant

Dr. Sanjay Godbole
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Sanjay Ganesh Godbole
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Education
MBBS, MD
Experience
Over 30 years of vast experience

Dr. Sanjay Godbole is a Consultant at the Internal Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Sanjay Godbole is a MD physician in Internal Medicine with special interest in Diabetes and Lifestyle diseases. Dr. Godbole’s clinical practice of over three decades, bears testimony to the large scale experience he has accrued over the years.

An alumnus of Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai (TNMC), Dr. Godbole topped his MD examinations from the institution.

Presently, Dr. Godbole fulfils teaching responsibilities at K J Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai as an Associate Professor of Medicine besides being a faculty member at Institute of Chemical Technology. His teaching experience includes imparting training in DNB (Family Medicine), DNB (Clinical Medicine) and Diploma course in Diabetes.

Apart from teaching interests, he also acts an Honorary Physician to some of the renowned medical institutions of Mumbai.

Dr. Godbole pursues research interests in blood pressure, obesity, inflammatory markers in Atherosclerosis, with some of these studies being ongoing. An esteemed member of numerous medical societies with national and global repute, Dr. Godbole has several publications and paper presentations to his credit.

Today lifestyle diseases is affecting the health and well-being of millions of people. Dr. Godbole has tried to make a difference in the society by creating awareness among the masses about these life-threatening diseases and how one can protect themselves against them, in the long run.

He is the member of the following Organisations:

  • Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE).
  • Member, European Association Study in Diabetes (EASD).
  • Member, Association of Physicians of India (API).
  • Member, Indian Endocrine Association (INDEA).
  • Founder Member, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM).
  • Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA).
  • Member, A Ward, C Ward, D Ward, Medical Association, Mumbai, India.
  • Secretary, E Ward Medical Association, Mumbai, India.

Dr. Sunil Rajpal (P.T.)

Deputy Head & Consultant

Dr. Sunil Rajpal
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Dr. Sunil Rajpal (P.T.)
Deputy Head & Consultant
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Qualification
BPT, MLD, MDT, Sports Sciences, MIAP
Experience
Over 16 years of rich clinical experience in Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Dr. Sunil Rajpal is a Consultant with the Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing BPT, Dr. Rajpal has received training under world-renowned tutors and gained experience at several reputed institutions: Manual Therapy – University Of Adelaide, South Australia; Kinetic Control – Keele University, UK; MLD – Dr. Vodder Schule, Austria; MDT – McKenzie Institute New Zealand. Recently, he also completed the Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Course from Dr. Vodders School (Singapore General Hospital) to fill the void in cancer care in Physical Medicine in Mumbai.

He had been with the erstwhile Sir H. N. Hospital & Research Centre as an Assistant Chief Physiotherapist for 15 years.

Dr. Rajpal has a rich experience in Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation, Manual Therapy, Kinetic Control, Movement Sciences, Myofascial Release, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Neuro Rehabilitation. As a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, he consults and treats patients with various musculoskeletal problems and orthopaedic conditions. He passionately believes in the need for clinicians to use clinical reasoning in frameworks built on evidence-based practice to improve outcomes.

He is a member of several associations including Singapore Physiotherapy Association, Maharashtra PT Council, Indian Association of Physiotherapists and Indian Federation of Neurological Rehabilitation.

Dr. Seena George

Associate Consultant

Dr. Seena George
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Seena George
Associate Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Pathology)
Fellowship
Post-doctoral fellowship in Oncopathology, Indian Medical Academy, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi
Experience
9 years of experience in the field of Laboratory Medicine
Contact details

Dr. Seena George is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. George pursued MD in Pathology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. Later, she also pursued post-doctoral fellowship in Oncopathology at Indian Medical Academy, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, where she got extensive exposure in both histomorphological and Immunohistochemical diagnosis in surgical oncopathology.

Dr. George has an experience of 9 years in the field of Laboratory Medicine. Prior to her association with our hospital, she worked in Inlaks & Budhraani Cancer Hospital, Pune and at Naval Hospital, Karwar as a Consultant Pathologist. There after she joined Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Delhi, where she did extensive training in HematoOncoPathology including Flowcytometry.

Dr. George has presented several research papers at various conferences.

Dr. Sudhanshu Bhattacharyya

Consultant

Dr. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Sudhanshu Bhattacharyya
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Thoracic Surgery)
Experience
Vast experience in the field of cardiac surgery

Dr. Bhattacharya served as a full time Professor of Cardio thoracic surgery at Sheth G.S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital and evinced keen interest in teaching for over 10 years before entering into the practice world in 1983. He specialized and attained M.Ch. (Cardio-Thoracic Surgery) under renowned Cardiac Surgeon and world pioneer Dr. Dudley Johnson.

He joined Jaslok Hospital and then Breach Candy Hospital and then gradually was invited to join most of the major hospitals in Mumbai.

Apart from being an accomplished Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Bhattacharya has invented, designed and patented a few surgical instruments, the most important ones being Atrial Retractor for Mitral Valve Replacement and Internal Mammary Artery Retractor for taking down bilateral Internal Mammary Arteries.

Dr. Bhattacharyya has received many accolades and numerous awards in his illustrious career and has been recognized globally for his contribution and work in cardiac surgery. He has also presented papers in many National and International conferences and has authored many articles in National & International journals.

Dr. Shashikala Shivaprakash

Consultant

Dr Shashikala Shivaprakash
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Shashikala Shivaprakash
Consultant
Department
Laboratory Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Microbiology)
Experience
Over 10 years’ experience in Medical Microbiology

Dr Shashikala Shivaprakash is a Consultant in the department of Laboratory Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, she pursued MD in Microbiology from Bangalore Medical College. Her areas of specialization include Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, and Infection Control.

Dr Shashikala has a rich experience in Clinical Microbiology. Prior to her association with our hospital, she was associated with Seven Hills Hospital Mumbai, where she was instrumental in the designing and setting up of an advanced Microbiology laboratory. She has also served as an Associate Professor in Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin.

Dr Shashikala is a member of various professional associations such as Indian Association of Medical Microbiology, Association of Clinical Microbiologists, Society for Indian Human & Animal Mycologist, and Hospital Infection Society, Mumbai forum. She is credited with several publications and is a reviewer for various national and international journals.

Dr. Sanjay Garude

Consultant

Dr Sanjay Garude
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Sanjay Garude
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Shoulder Surgery
Fellowship
Fellow of College of Physicians & Surgeons (Orthopaedics)
Experience
Rich experience of over 20 years in shoulder surgery and arthroscopy

Dr Sanjay Garude is a consultant in the department of Orthopaedics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

A gold medalist from Mumbai University, Dr Garude earned extensive training from the UK for three years. After completing MBBS, he pursued MS Orth, D Orth and DNB Orth. He completed his MCh Orthopaedics degree from Liverpool, UK in 1997. He is also a qualified Fellow of College of Physicians & Surgeons (Orthopaedics).

Dr Sanjay Garude has a rich experience of over 20 years in shoulder surgery and arthroscopy. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was associated with leading multi-speciality hospitals in Mumbai in the fields of shoulder surgery, arthroscopy and sports medicine. He has gained significant exposure to shoulder surgery and arthroscopies of all joints through his global travels spanning USA, France and Australia.

Dr Garude is an active member and faculty at various national meetings organized by the Indian Arthroscopy Society. He delivers talks and conducts arthroscopy training workshops all over the country. He has also published papers in various national and international journals. Dr Garude is a keen sportsman himself and plays cricket, rides cycles, and treks avidly in the Sahyadris and the Himalayas.

Dr. Shreepal A. Jain

Consultant

Dr Sanjay Garude
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Shreepal A. Jain
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Cardiology
Fellowship
7 years of experience in the field of Paediatric Cardiology
Experience
Rich experience of over 20 years in shoulder surgery and arthroscopy

Dr. Shreepal Jain is a Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist in the Paediatric Cardiac Sciences department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing his MBBS, Dr. Jain was trained in Paediatrics at the Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai. Later he pursued his formal Paediatric Cardiology training from the prestigious Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi after topping the national level entrance test of the National Board of Examination. He received further training in Interventional Cardiology and Pulmonary Hypertension from Edmonton, Canada. He was awarded the SCAI (Society of Cardiac angiography and Interventions) scholarship for fellows training in Las Vegas.

Prior to his association with our hospital, Dr. Shreepal Jain worked as a Visiting Consultant at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Breach Candy Hospital and Nanavati Superspeciality Hospital. He was also attached to Surya Children’s Hospital during the same period. He also worked as a Senior Registrar in the department of Paediatric Cardiology at Wockhardt Hospital and as an Associate Consultant at Seven Hills Hospital.

Dr. Jain has received several distinctions during his undergraduate training. He was awarded the P. N. Khanna Memorial award for securing highest marks in Forensic Medicine. He has presented multiple papers at National and International Conferences. He was awarded the “Best Case” award at the Annual Scientific Sessions of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics Conference held in San Francisco in 2011. He also earned the “Best Poster” award at the CSI Congenital and Structural Interventions Conference in 2012. Dr. Jain has multiple national and international publications to his credit and has also authored chapters in several textbooks.

  • Paediatric Cardiac Interventions
  • Fetal Cardiac Imaging
  • Paediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Samuel Mathew

Consultant

Dr Samuel Mathew
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Samuel Mathew
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DM
Experience
Pioneer of Angioplasty in India with a rich experience of more than 37 years
Contact details

Dr. Samuel Mathew Kalarickal is a Consultant Interventional Cardiologist with the Cardiology Department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Post the completion of MBBS (Government Medical College, Kottayam) and MD (Stanley Medical College, Chennai), Dr. Samuel Mathew accomplished DM from Madras Medical College, Chennai.

Popularly known as the father of Angioplasty in India, Dr. Samuel Mathew specialises in Coronary Angioplasty, Carotid Stenting, Coronary Stenting and Rotablator Atherectomy. During the early years of his practice, he worked with Medistra Hospital (Jakarta) and Royal Hospital (Muscat) before moving his practice to the US. There, he trained under Dr. Andreas Gruentzig (who is known as the father of Coronary Angioplasty) before returning to India in 1985.

Dr Samuel Mathew has performed over 10,000 Angioplasties and is the first Indian Cardiologist to initiate new techniques in Angioplasty, for e.g. Usage of Drug-eluting bio-absorbable stents. He has also provided angioplasty training to numerous surgeons across the United Arab Emirates, Muscat, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Additionally, Dr. Samuel Mathew is the founder-convenor of the National Angioplasty Registry of India. He has earlier held the positions of President, Asian-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology (1995-97) and Chairman of Interventional Cardiology, Asian-Pacific Society of Cardiology (1995-99).

For his dedicated work and contribution to the field of Interventional Cardiology, Dr Samuel Mathew was awarded the Padmashree by the President of India in 1999. He is also the recipient of Dr. B. C. Roy Award in Interventional Cardiology (1996), Doctor of Science Award by Dr. M.G.R. University (2003) and Lifetime Achievement Award (2008).

Ms. Shraddha Shah

Consultant

Dr Samuel Mathew
Department
Neurosciences
Ms. Shraddha Shah
Consultant
Department
Neurosciences
Qualification
BA Neuroscience, MA Clinical Psychology
Experience
7 years of rich experience in the field of Neuropsychology and Psychology

Ms. Shraddha Shah is a Consultant in the Neurosciences Department as well as the Department of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her Bachelors in Neuroscience in New York, Ms. Shah pursued a Masters degree in Psychology in Mumbai. She continued her training in Neuropsychology at KEM Hospital, Mumbai. Ms. Shah strives to bring newer therapies of neuropsychological rehabilitation through continued learning from international faculty and internships such as, a summer internship at Rusk Institute for Rehabilitation, New York.

Apart from her association with our hospital, she is also a Consultant Psychologist at other hospitals in Mumbai. She conducts her private practice through her clinic, Synapsium. She also teaches neurocognition to Masters students at the SNDT University.

Ms. Shah has presented her research at Conferences such as, the prestigious annual Epilepsy Conference, Indian Conference of NeuroRehab. Her research won the award at the Indian Conference of NeuroRehabilitation in 2016.

Ms. Shah is a fellow of the Indian Association of Clinical Psychologists, Indian Federation of NeuroRehabilitation, World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation, Indian Epilepsy Society and Indian Epilepsy Association.

Dr. Sarita Bhalerao

Consultant

Dr Sarita Bhalerao
Department
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr. Sarita Bhalerao
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Qualification
MD, DGO, DNB, FCPS, DFP, MRCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, UK, 1999); Diploma in Pelvic Endoscopy, Kiel, Germany, 2003.
Fellowship
Fellowship of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, UK, 2011
Experience
: Clinical experience for 23 years, teaching experience for MD for 9 years, DNB for 12 years, DGO for 12 years. Also, experience as an examiner for DGO,FCPS,DFP for 8 years
Areas of special interest :
  • Colposcopy and preventive oncology
  • Menopause
  • Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy
Specialized Training :
  • Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Has been on the faculty of the Ultrasound training course at Wadia Maternity Hospital since 1997
  • Diploma in Obstetric and Gynaecologic ultrasound from The Ian Donald School
  • Gynaecologic Endoscopy from Kiel, Germany in 2003
  • Colposcopy from The Whittington Hospital, London. Attended an Advanced Course in Colposcopy for Consultants in 2005
  • Gynaecological Endoscopy training at Paul`s Hospital, Cochin in 2009
  • Training in Hysteroscopy at CEMAST, Mumbai in 2013
  • Training in Laparoscopic Suturing at CEMAST , Mumbai 2013
  • Training in laparoscopic myomectomy and hysterectomy at CEMAST 2016

Dr Bhalerao, is a Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology with Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital. She has a rich experience of over 23 years including experience of teaching post graduate MD, DNB and DGO students. She has also been an examiner for DGO, FCPS and DFP.

Her special interests are:
  • - Colposcopy and preventive oncology
  • - Menopause
  • - Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy

Prior to starting practice with private hospitals she was associated with Wadia Meternity Hospital as a lecturer.

She has been actively involved in organizational activities of various groups of her fraternity and has contributed towards their goals in various capacities.

She was awarded “Young Gynaecologist Award from Asea- Oceana Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology” in 2000 at Singapore & “YUVA – FOGSI Orator” for West Zone (India) in 2006.

She has been involved in research and has many papers to her credit. She has also contributed chapters in academic books of her specialty.

She has been an invited speaker and faculty in many national and international Symposiums.

Dr. Shweta Tyagi

Consultant

Dr Shweta Tyagi
Department
Emergency Medical Services
Dr. Shweta Tyagi
Consultant
Department
Emergency Medical Services
Qualification
MBBS, MRCEM (UK)
Fellowship
Fellowship Training in Emergency Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu; Member of Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK
Experience
Over 7 years
Contact details

Dr. Shweta Tyagi is a Consultant in the Emergency Department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Tyagi pursued her Fellowship Training in Accident and Emergency Medicine at the Christian Medical College, Vellore.

She is a Member of Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK, Fellow of Academic College of Emergency experts, India and a life member of Society of Emergency Medicine, India.

She is American Heart Association certified Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor and has to her credit several provider courses across Mumbai.

She is certified Paediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider as well.

She is the Author of the chapter ‘Assessment of Sexual Assault’, David Suresh S, 2016, Clinical Pathways in Emergency Medicine, Springer, 775-780 p.

Her clinical research includes a prospective study on 600 patients who presented to “Emergency” with acute chest pain, to determine the sensitivity and specificity of serial ECGs V/S Serial Cardiac Enzymes as diagnostic of acute coronary syndrome.

Dr. Tyagi has over 7 years of experience of working as an emergency physician and she feels emergency decision making is critical in deciding patient outcome hence right treatment to the right patient at the right time can save a life.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Resuscitation
  • Acute Stoke Care
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Toxicology
  • Pre-Hospital Care

Dr. Sudhir Warrier

Consultant

Dr. Sudhir Warrier
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Sudhir Warrier
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Hand Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Ortho), D.Ortho
Fellowship
Clinical and Research Fellowship from Gyeongsang National University (Korea), Clinical Fellowship from Okayama University (Japan), Hand Surgery Fellowship from Govt. Stanley Hospital (Madras)
Experience
Rich experience of 30 years in the field of Orthopaedic surgery

Dr. Sudhir Warrier is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Orthopaedic Surgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Sudhir Warrier is a well experienced Consultant Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon from Mumbai and is attached with several other reputed hospitals in the city.

After he had completed his MS (Ortho) and D (Ortho), he completed his fellowship in clinical & research from Gyeongsang National University (Korea), Clinical Fellowship from Okayama University (Japan) and Hand Surgery Fellowship from Govt. Stanley Hospital (Madras).

Dr. Sudhir Warrier is an expert in treating Hand disorders and performing Hand surgeries & Joint replacements.

Dr. Warrier is a Past President of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society and a member of several other bodies, viz., the Indian Orthopaedic Association, Indian Society for Surgery of Hand, Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association and Kerala Orthopaedic Association.


Dr. Samir Shah

Consultant

Dr. Samir Shah
Department
Hematology
Dr. Samir Shah
Consultant
Department
Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Haematology
Qualification
MD (Gen. Med.) MRCP (Gen. Med.), MRCPath (Haematology) UK
Experience
Over 25 years of rich experience in the field of medicine and Haematology

Dr. Samir Shah is a Consultant Haematologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS and MD, Dr. Samir Shah started his training in Kasturba Hospital, Mumbai for infectious diseases. After which, he completed 3 years of training in Haematology at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore.

Dr. Samir Shah was also a Transplant registrar at Christian Medical College, Vellore where he was responsible for pre-transplant work up, harvest of Bone marrow, Cryopreservation in cases of autologous marrow and PBSC, managing the apheresis for platelets, PBSC and granulocytes. He has taken care of patients with Thalassemia major, aplastic anaemia, acute myeloid and lymphoblastic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia and MDS.

Dr. Samir Shah further did his training at Royal free Hospital, London, UK which has one of the largest Haemophilia Centre in Europe and a well-established Thrombophilia set-up, where he managed various coagulation factor deficiencies with their complications.

Dr. Samir Shah has presented and published multiple papers in India and abroad on the subject of Haematology and its complications.

Dr. Siddharth Shah

Consultant

Dr. Samir Shah
Department
Endocrinology
Dr. Siddharth Shah
Consultant
Department
Endocrinology
Sub-Speciality
Diabetology
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine), F.I.C.P, F.R.C.P (Edin), F.A.C.P (Hon)
Experience
Over 40 years of vast experience in Medicine and Diabetology

Dr Siddharth Shah is a Consultant in Diabetes at the Endocrinology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Siddharth Shah completed his MBBS and MD from Grant Medical College, Mumbai and thereafter went to UK for further qualifications in the field of Medicine. He is attached to several reputed hospitals of South Mumbai and has made a name for himself as a Diabetologist.

He is a post-graduate teacher for DNB (Internal Medicine), Diploma in Diabetes, Mumbai University as well as Certified Course in Diabetes, College of Physicians & Surgeons (CPS), Mumbai.

Dr. Siddharth Shah is Emeritus Editor of API Text Book of Medicine, Editor-in-chief of Journal of Association of Physician of India (JAPI) and Association of Physicians of Indian Hypertension Society of India, Past President of Diabetic Association of India (Scientific Section), Convenor of Indian Hypertension Guidelines I and II, Chairman and Convenor of International Hypertension Conference.

He has attended various scientific meetings in India and abroad and contributed more than 175 articles in peer reviewed journals, textbooks and monograms. He also has rich clinical research experience and has conducted several studies in the field of Diabetes.

Dr. Swarup Nellore

Consultant

Dr. Swarup Nellore
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Dr. Swarup Nellore
Consultant
Department
Radiology & Imaging
Sub-Speciality
CT, MRI & Conventional Radiology
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Radio-diagnosis), DMRE
Fellowship
FRCR (Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists, London) and M. Med-Diagnostic Radiology (Singapore)
Experience
Rich experience of many years in the field of radiology and body imaging

Dr Swarup Nellore is a Consultant Radiologist at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Nellore completed his DNB in Radio-diagnosis from Sir Hurkisondas Nurrotumdas Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai. He then did his DMRE from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai. He then proceeded to obtain a FRCR (Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists) from London, UK and a M. Med-Diagnostic Radiology (Singapore) in May 2013.

He has been associated with several reputed hospitals and Imaging Centers in Mumbai in the capacity of a Radiologist.

His modalities of interest are in CT/MRI, Xray and Ultrasound. His professional skills are in efficient reporting of CT studies, MRI- basic to advanced, including Diffusion, Perfusion, Spectroscopy, Body MRI and Musculoskeletal MRI. CT guided biopsies, drainage and catheter insertions.

Dr. Swarup Nellore has made a Poster presentation on ‘BIRADS classification’ and ‘Calcifications in Breast’ at the TMH-ABDA Breast Conference 2010 at Tata Memorial Hospital on 22-24th October 2010.

Dr. Sandeep Honnekeri

Consultant

Dr. Sandeep Honnekeri
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Sandeep Honnekeri
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Sub-Speciality
Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch, DNB (Card. Surgery)
Experience
30 years of vast experience

Dr Sandeep Honnekeri is a Consultant Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MS (General Surgery), Dr. Honnekeri pursued his MCh (CVTS) which was followed by DNB in Cardiac Surgery. He has also acquired training as a Registrar at the University Hospital – Cliniques Universitaires, Saint Luc (U.C.L.), Brussels, Belgium; Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Honnekeri has a rich experience of several years as a Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon. Currently, besides his association with our hospital, he is in private practice in Mumbai for over 20 years and has performed more than 4500 surgeries during this period. He has demonstrated beating heart bypass surgery using arterial grafts with LIMA – RIMA – Y in Wroclaw, Poland in 2000 and in Nagoya, Japan in 2004. He has also been in teaching positions at KEM and Cooper hospitals in Mumbai.

His technical expertise lies in Minimal Invasive Coronary Bypass surgery using LIMA – RIMA – Y grafts through a minimal invasive technique which requires a small incision - resulting in a bloodless surgery with quick post-op recovery and early discharge. His other areas of interest are redo – coronary surgery, mitral valve repair and reconstruction, aortic root surgeries and aortic valve repair, aortic dissection and Cardiac transplantation. He has performed the first awake by-pass surgery in western India in 2005 and has performed a few awake mitral valve replacements as well.

He has submitted several dissertations and presentations in reputed medical journal publications and has been invited as a guest speaker at the World Cardiac Congress.

Dr. Shamsunder R. Handa

Consultant

Dr. Shamsunder R. Handa
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Shamsunder R. Handa
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), DNB (Cardiology)
Fellowship
Cardiology from Bombay Hospital & Institute of Medical Science, Mumbai. F.A.I.M.S.
Experience
Rich experience of over 30 years in the field of Cardiology

Dr. S.R. Handa is a consultant in the department of Cardiology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Handa completed his MD (Gen. Medicine) and, thereafter, successfully pursued his Fellowship in Cardiology from Bombay Hospital, Mumbai and also acquired a DNB in Cardiology. He has also participated in an advanced training program in Coronary Angioplasty at Hospital Charles Nicolle, Rouen, Paris, France. He is attached with several reputed hospitals of Mumbai and is Honorary Consultant in Cardiology with Western Railway.

He has special interest in Interventional Cardiology – Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), Balloon Valvuloplasties and others. He has performed more than 5000 Echocardiographs and Colour Dopplers, more than 15000 left and right heart catheterizations, more than 10000 Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasties and Balloon Valvuloplasties and more than 20000 Coronary Angiographies.

Dr. Handa has been a teacher for undergraduate medical students and nurses as well as for DNB (Card.) students doing super-specialization in Cardiology.

Dr. Handa is the author of several research papers and publications in the field of interventional cardiology and has held multiple live demonstrations of Angioplasties both in India and abroad. He regularly attends seminars and conferences in India and internationally in his field of expertise and specialization.


Dr. Trimurti D. Nadkarni

Consultant

Dr. Trimurti D. Nadkarni
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Trimurti D. Nadkarni
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Neurosurgery)
Fellowship
Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Experience
23 years of vast experience in neurosurgery

Dr. Trimurti D. Nadkarni is a Consultant with the Neurosurgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He has completed MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) and has Fellowship from Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Dr. Nadkarni has a rich experience of 23 years. He is a Professor in The Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai. He has been Member of the Department since 1991.

Dr. Nadkarni has excised a brain tumour weighing 1380 grams, amongst the largest of brain tumours successfully operated upon in literature.

He is a recognised Post-Graduate Teacher & Examiner for Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik for the Master of Chirurgiae (M.Ch.) degree in Neurosurgery. He has been involved in teaching and training of several Neurosurgery postgraduate students.

Dr. Nadkarni has more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed national and international journals including several book chapters in Neurosurgery textbooks. He is a member of numerous National and International societies of sub-specialities in Neurosurgery including Asian Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, The International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Neurological Society of India, and Congress of Neurological Surgeons amongst others.

Dr. Nadkarni is an associate editor of International Journal of Neurosurgery & Neurology.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Cerebrovascular diseases of the brain and spine
  • Paediatric neurosurgical diseases of brain and spine
  • Craniospinal trauma.

Dr. Tapas Kumar Mandal

Associate Consultant

Dr. Tapas Kumar Mandal
Department
Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Dr. Tapas Kumar Mandal
Associate Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia and Pain Management
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia), FRCA (UK)
Experience
5 years of experience in the field of Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Dr. Tapas Kumar Mandal is an Associate Consultant in the department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Mandal completed MD (Anaesthesia) at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai and Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) at London, UK.

Dr. Mandal has an experience of 5 years in the field of Anaesthesia and Pain Management. His clinical experience includes transplant anaesthesia (liver, pancreas, kidney, multivisceral), hepatopancreatobiliary anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia (for orthopaedics and plastic surgeries), obstetrics (high risk and labour analgesia) etc. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was a clinical fellow at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University, UK. Earlier, he worked at East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, Hastings and Barnet Hospital, Royal Free Hospitals NHS Trust, London in UK. Prior to this, he also worked as a senior resident in the department of Anaesthesia at P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr. Mandal has presented several research papers at various conferences. He has been actively involved in teaching activities, such as he regularly conducted teaching and journal club sessions in UK.


Dr. Tushar Thorat

Associate Consultant

Dr. Phiroze F. Soonawalla
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Tushar Thorat
Associate Consultant
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M. Ch (Plastic Surgery), DNB (Plastic Surgery)
Fellowship
Department of plastic surgery, Hanyang university college of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Experience
Over 8 years of experience

Dr. Tushar Thorat is an Associate Consultant in the department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Tushar Thorat obtained his MS degree in general Surgery and subsequently, successfully pursued his DNB and M.Ch. in Plastic Surgery. He then did and International Fellowship at the Department of Plastic Surgery, Hanyang University college of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea.

He joined KEM Hospital and GS Medical College in Mumbai as a super-speciality Medical Officer in Plastic Surgery. He completed various certifications in Microsurgery, Orthognathic surgery, Flap dissection, Hair transplant and Laser treatment.

He has presented papers at International & national medical forums and has taught Plastic Surgery residents at GSMC.

His interests lie in Reconstructive microsurgery, Supermicrosurgery – lymphatic reconstruction & pulp replantation, Gender transformation surgery, Aesthetic surgery – Rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation and body contouring surgery.

He is a member of The Association of Plastic Surgeons in India (APSI).

Dr. Tilak Lall

Consultant

Dr Tilak Lall
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Tilak Lall
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Specialist in coronary interventions
Qualification
MD (Med), DM (Card.)
Experience
Over 30 years of vast experience in the field of Cardiology

Dr Tilak Lall is a Consultant with the Cardiology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Lall is an experienced and well respected Coronary Interventional Cardiologist in Mumbai, India.

He has an experience of about 16,000 independent coronary angiographies and about 2500 independent coronary angioplasties. Since the last many years most of his procedures are being done via the Radial approach.

He has good experience in the management of Acute Myocardial Infraction by Primary angioplasty which is his main area of interest.

His academic experience consists of submitting papers at EURO PCR 2010 and Asia PCR 2010 where he presented a complex PAMI case and participated in a teaching session on antegrade CTO. Apart from the above, he has participated and done presentations at various international meetings.

He is also the recipient of numerous prizes and awards during his academic and medical career.

Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria

Consultant

Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Hip and Knee Specialist Surgeon
Qualification
MBBS, MS, FCPS, Dip SICOT
Fellowship
Joint Replacement & Computer Assisted Surgery fellowship at Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital and Hollywood Private Hospital, Perth, Australia; Arthroplasty fellowship at the Avenue Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; and Arthroplasty & Sports Medicine fellowship at Sportsmed SA, Adelaide, Australia, SICOT travelling fellowship at Endoklinik, Germany, Koenig Ludwig House, Wurzburg, Germany, Orthopaedic fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Experience
12 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedics

Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria is a Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Bagaria completed MS (Orthopaedics) at KEM hospital, Mumbai. Then, he pursued Orthopaedic fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA for a year. During that fellowship, he received two international awards and also diploma from SICOT, Belgium. Then, he underwent fellowship in advanced joint replacement and adult reconstruction in Germany and later at Perth, Adelaide, and Melbourne in Australia. He is the first Indian to top the international diploma SICOT exam.

Dr. Bagaria has an experience of 12 years in the field of Orthopaedics. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a full-time Consultant at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi, Care Hospital and Origyn Clinic in Nagpur. Dr. Bagaria gained experience in all latest technologies in Orthopaedics at different centres of excellence around the world. He is proficient in performing most orthopedic surgeries with special interest in hip and knee replacement procedures. He is specialized in hip and knee revision procedures, hip resurfacing and unicondylar knee replacements. He is well versed with the latest technology like Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Computer Navigated Surgery (CAS) and patient specific instrumentation.

Dr. Bagaria is a member of the editorial board of many journals. He has published several peer-reviewed publications in national and international journals and has written several books and book chapters. He has received many national and international awards. He was selected to represent the medical community in the Beijing Olympic torch relay held in 2008. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Korean award and Lester Lowe award at World Orthopedic Congress held at Istanbul in 2005.

  • Primary hip and knee replacement
  • Complex primary and revision hip and knee replacements
  • Knee and ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle replacement
  • Sports injuries – acute and chronic
  • Pelvi-acetabular surgeries
  • Complex trauma & fracture surgeries,
  • Orthobiologics
  • High tibial osteotomy
  • 3D printing & customized orthopedic solution

Dr. Vinod Shah

Consultant

Dr. Vinod Shah
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Vinod Shah
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
DM (Card.), MD (Med.), FISE
Fellowship
Interventional Cardiology, University of Rouen, France; Research Fellowship, University of Alabama, USA
Experience
Rich experience of more than 30 years in the field of Cardiology.

Dr Vinod Shah is a Consultant at the Cardiology department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS and DM (Card.), Dr Shah completed MD (Med.) and FISE. He did his Research Fellowship in Cardiology at University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. He also completed Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Charles Nicole Hospital, University of Rouen, France. He has been trained for Colour Doppler and Carotid Doppler in USA.

Dr Shah has a rich experience of more than 30 years in the field of Cardiology. He has performed individually and assisted more than 6000 Angioplasties and is currently doing more than 400 PTCA (Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty) per year individually. He has conducted Aortic, Mitral and Pulmonary Valvuloplasties in children and adults in more than 100 cases. He has also done Coronary Angiography on emergency basis in acute myocardial infarction in 25 patients while studying for thrombolytic therapy and was awarded for the same.

Dr Shah has the credit for performing Primary Angioplasties and Rescue Angioplasties in more than 300 patients, implanting Permanent Pacemakers in more than 400 patients, and performing more than 15000 Cardiac Catheterization and Coronary Angiographies.

Dr Shah has been extensively trained in stenting and has used all variety of stents. He has used new devices like Rotablators, Atherectomy devices, Doppler Wires, IVUS and Angioscopies in France at the University of Rouen.

Actively involved in pioneering research for use of stem cells in cardiology in the country, Dr Shah has more than 60 international and national publications to his credit. He is also experienced in Electrophysiologic studies and has several research papers published on the same.

During his stint with the L. T. M. G. Hospital, he managed all acute cardiac emergencies in the 10 bedded I.C.C.U. there. He also managed all kinds of cardiac cases in 20-bedded cardiology ward at the same place. He has managed critical new-born and infants with congenital heart disease.

Dr Shah has delivered lectures at several conferences and is the recipient of many awards including: Golden Citizen of India Award for outstanding achievement at International Institute of Education & Management, New Delhi (2014); Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution in the field of Cardiology in the World on behalf of Organizing and Scientific Committee of World Congress on Clinical, Preventive, Geriatric Cardiology & Imaging (WCCPGCI) (2010); and Prof. D. P. Basu Award in Cardiology (1987).


Dr. Vicky S. Khattar

Consultant

Dr. Vicky S. Khattar
Department
ENT
Dr. Vicky S. Khattar
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT)
Fellowship
British Academy Conference Organisation (BACO)
Experience
12 years’ experience at a tertiary care referral hospital and teaching institution.

Dr Vicky S. Khattar is a Consultant with the ENT department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, he completed MS (ENT) and DNB (ENT). He holds the British Academy Conference Organisation (BACO) Fellowship. Dr Khattar has been working at a tertiary care referral hospital and teaching institution since the last 12 years. He is a university-recognised Post Graduate (MS) Guide.

He has been an invited guest faculty at various international and national conferences. Besides this, he has also organised and conducted various live surgical workshops, conferences and CMEs.

Dr Khattar has published more than 60 articles, papers and chapters in international and national indexed periodicals and textbooks. He has also authored one surgical and video atlas of ENT and head & neck surgery.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endoscopic skull base surgery
  • Voice and airway surgery
  • Cochlear implant
  • Head and neck oncosurgery
  • Vertigo
  • Allergic rhinitis.

Dr. Vidhya Deshmukh

Consultant

Dr. Vidhya Deshmukh
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Vidhya Deshmukh
Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Qualification
DA, FCPS, DNB (Anaesthesiology)
Fellowship
Paediatric Anaesthesiology
Experience
11 years of experience in Anaesthesia & Pain Management.

Dr. Vidhya Deshmukh is a Consultant with the Anaesthesia & Pain Management department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing DA, FCPS and DNB (Anaesthesiology), Dr Deshmukh did her Fellowship in Paediatric Anaesthesiology from B. J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai. She is experienced in paediatric and neonatal regional anaesthesia and analgesia.

Dr Deshmukh has expertise in handling sick and high-risk premature, ex-premature and term infants as well as anaesthetising complex congenital syndromic babies. She is certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support. She has handled emergency cases in all surgical fields efficiently.

Earlier, Dr Deshmukh has been the Organising Committee Member for the 6th National Paediatric Anaesthesiology Conference held at Goa. Besides this, she has also been the faculty in Paediatric Regional Anaesthesia Workshop at the 5th National Paediatric Anaesthesiology Conference, Baroda. She is also an Instructor in Human Patient Simulation Workshop.

Dr Deshmukh has participated twice in a national level camps conducted for corrective surgeries in cerebral palsy babies by Dr. Ashok Johari, in association with Lion’s Club. She was a part of Smile Train Project for corrective surgeries in cleft lip and cleft palate babies. She has also conducted CPCR and PAIN training courses for nurses, students and interns.

His vast experience as a freelance anaesthesiologist includes:
  • Managing large numbers of coronary bypass and open heart surgeries
  • Large numbers of kidney transplant operations under epidural anaesthesia
  • More than 15000 cases of painless delivery
  • Many high risk cases and complex nerve blocks for management of chronic pain.

Dr. Vijay V. Haribhakti

Head of Department

Dr. Vijay V. Haribhakti
Department
Oncology Services
Dr. Vijay V. Haribhakti
Head of Department
Department
Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery)
Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York with Dr. Jatin P. Shah; Microsurgical training with Prof. Wily Boeckx in Leuven, Belgium; Laser Surgery with Prof. Wolfgang Steiner in Germany and Head and Neck Oncology at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London.
Experience
Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgeon, with a 30-year experience.

Dr. Vijay V. Haribhakti is a Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Microvascular and Reconstructive Surgeon, with a 30-year experience. He has been a Consultant and Chief / Coordinator of Surgical Oncology at Jaslok Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Saifee Hospital, and briefly at the Hinduja Hospital.

His major areas of interest include Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Reconstructive surgery, and his experience spans several thousand cases with a high success rate.

Dr. Haribhakti’s academic contributions have been extensive, with numerous lectures, panels, and presentations at national and international forums. He is currently an active member of six societies.

Dr. Haribhakti has had a distinguished academic career with three distinctions during the MBBS years at Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai and University ranks earlier. Following General Surgical training at KEM Hospital, he moved to Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and trained for five years in various capacities. It is here that he got in touch with his major interest areas, for which he took further training abroad. This included a fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York with Dr. Jatin P. Shah; Microsurgical training with Prof. Wily Boeckx in Leuven, Belgium; Laser Surgery with Prof. Wolfgang Steiner in Germany and Head and Neck Oncology at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London.

Innovation has been his forte since long. As a resident at the Tata Hospital, he designed an instrument system for endoscopic assessment of the larynx, which was developed by the Karl Storz Company, Germany. He also designed an original test series for objective assessment of patients undergoing major oral reconstruction, which gained publication in the ‘Head and Neck’ journal. One of his most significant contributions to Head and Neck literature came in the form of an original anatomical study of the adult human mandible and its relevance in surgical decision-making. This was published in the ‘Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’ journal.

In addition to all this, Dr. Haribhakti has designed numerous appliances for Head and Neck cancer patients with a variety of needs. These have reached advanced stages of prototyping and await final production. For surgical management of complex and large tumours in forbidding locations in the Head and Neck, Dr. Haribhakti has devised three innovative surgical approaches, which were presented recently at the largest International Head and Neck Congress ever, held in July 2014 in New York.

Apart from numerous papers and articles, he has authored all the Head and Neck chapters of a major Oncology textbook published recently. He has also been co-author for an educative booklet published for patients with Breast Cancer and titled ‘Whispering Hope’.

Dr. Haribhakti’s passion for restoring Quality of Life to one and all led him to set up a ‘Quality of Life Foundation’, which is currently active.


Dr. Vijay N. Khambhati

Consultant

Dr. Vijay N. Khambhati
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Vijay N. Khambhati
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, DGO, DFP, MD, FICOG
Experience
More than 36 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Dr Vijay N Khambhati is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Obstetrics and Gynaecology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After the completion of MBBS, Dr Khambhati pursued DGO and DFP from Mumbai, post which he completed his MD from Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai in 1977. He obtained his FICOG in 1995. He has also done an advanced course in Endoscopic Surgery from Singapore University, Singapore and an advanced course in Gynaecological Ultrasonography from Wadia Hospital, Mumbai.

During the initial years, Dr Khambhati served as a Resident doctor at KEM hospital and at Sir H. N. Hospital. This was followed by his experience as a Registrar at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at these institutions. All through his vast experience of more than 36 years in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, he has been associated with numerous hospitals.

Currently, Dr Khambhati is Director of Trinity Clinic Private Limited and Honorary Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Conwest Jain Clinic Group of Hospitals and Ruxmani Lying-in Hospital.

Dr Khambhati has been invited as Chairperson / Member of Faculty at various Obstetrics & Gynaecology Conferences, Seminars and CME Programs. He is a member of several organisations including: Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society (MOGS), Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecological Societies of India, Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopists, Indian Medical Association, Association of Medical Consultants – Mumbai and D Ward Medical Association. He is also the Secretary of Bombay C Ward Medical Association.

Dr. Vinit J. Shah

Consultant

Dr. Vinit J. Shah
Department
Urology
Dr. Vinit J. Shah
Consultant
Department
Urology
Qualification
MS, DNB (Urology)
Fellowship
Paediatric Urology, National Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Experience
Vast experience of 20 years in the field of Urology

Dr Vinit J. Shah is a Consultant Urologist at the Urology department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MS from Bombay University where he stood first, Dr Shah completed DNB in Urology. He has done Fellowship in Paediatric Urology from National Children’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland and clinical observership at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.

Dr Shah has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of the few urologists trained in endoscopic correction of reflux by DEFLUX injection.

He has conducted and chaired several workshops in zonal and national urology meets. He has about ten publications and several presentations to his credit.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Paediatric urology and
  • Vesico-ureteric reflux.

Dr. Vinit Samdani

Consultant

Dr. Vinit Samdani
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Vinit Samdani
Consultant
Department
Paediatrics
Sub-Speciality
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Paediatrics)
Fellowship
Cardiac Critical Care, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Experience
11 years of experience in the field of Paediatrics

Dr. Vinit Samdani is a Consultant in the Department of Paediatrics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Samdani successfully pursued MD (Paediatrics) at Sir JJ group of hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai. Then, he pursued fellowship in Cardiac Critical Care at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore.

Dr. Samdani has an experience of 11 years in the field of Paediatrics. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked as a Consultant Paediatrician at various leading hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Samdani has also a vast teaching experience as an Honorary Assistant Professor at Sir JJ group of hospitals and Grant Medical College, Mumbai. He is a recognised teacher for MD (Paediatrics) and DNB (Paediatrics) residency programs. He is also a recognised university examiner for Paediatrics exam.

Dr. Samdani has presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in various journals. He has also been invited as a guest speaker to many national and international meetings. He also participated in Nutrition program at Boston University School of Medicine.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Neonatology
  • Burns in Paediatrics
  • Post-operative cardiac and neurosurgical conditions

Dr. Vivek Agrawal

Consultant

Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M.Ch. (Neurosurgery)
Fellowship
Intervention Neuroradiology (FINR), Zurich University Hospital, Switzerland; Minimal Invasive Neurosurgery (FMIN), Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales, Australia; Trauma Care, The Alfred, Victoria, Australia
Experience
8 years of national and international experience in various reputed institutions.

Dr. Vivek Agrawal is a Consultant Brain, Spine and Interventional Neurosurgeon at the Department of Neurosurgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Agrawal is a merit list holder in M.Ch in Neurosurgery after which he pursued Fellowships in Interventional Neuroradiology, Zurich University Hospital, Switzerland, Minimal Invasive Neurosurgery – NSW and Trauma care – The Alfred, Australia. He has recently completed training in Conventional and Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery from Technical University Hospital, Munich, Germany.

Dr. Agrawal was a Senior Registrar followed by Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery at Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals. He has worked as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Fortis Group of Hospitals, Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Punjabi Baag, New Delhi, Baba Sahib Ambedkar, Central Railway Hospital and Jag Jeevan Ram Hospital, Western Railways.

During his fellowship at The Alfred, he was awarded The Alfred Trauma Research Development Award for his work at that time. He has won the Best Dissertation and Best Research Paper Award by Research Society, GMC, Mumbai as well as Best Paper award by Neurotrauma Society of India / Bombay Neurological Association and has received several scholarships in his field of expertise.

Apart from multiple presentations and publications in international and national journals / conferences, Dr. Agrawal has also done advance research projects in Animal Experiment – Hemostatic effect of Human Fibrin Glue on bleeding brain surface of Wistar Rats; Role of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in acute traumatic brain injury.

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Interventional Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery.

Dr. Vaibhav Dedhia

Consultant

Dr. Vaibhav Dedhia
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Vaibhav Dedhia
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Sub speciality
Interventional Cardiologist
Qualification
M.B.B.S., MD, FCPSD, DNB [Med], DNB [Card.]
Fellowships
Associate fellowship of Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, USA. (SCAI) Feb 2010; Fellow European Society of Cardiology, Jan 2016

Stood 2nd and 1st in University of Mumbai and BYL Nair Hospital respectively, in MD Medicine exam conducted in Jan 2004; Dr Dedhia has trained Graduate and Post Graduate students from Feb 2002 to Jul 2007, including teaching program with Academy of Masters Teachers of Cardiology. He has also been a consultant for DNB cardiology post graduate teaching program at SR Mehta Hospital. He has been undertaken research on “Approach to patient with Dysnatremia in the Medical Intensive Care Unit”; Drug trails for Torsemide and Bivaluridin in High risk PCI. He also has numerous paper presentations and publications to his credit.

Dr. Vilas Ramchandra Dhanu

Consultant

Dr Vilas Ramchandra Dhanu
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Vilas Ramchandra Dhanu
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MD, DGO
Experience
More than 29 years of experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr. Vilas Ramchandra Dhanu is a Consulting Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist, Endoscopic and Robotic Surgeon at the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Apart from multiple presentations and publications in international and national journals / conferences, Dr. Agrawal has also done advance research projects in Animal Experiment – Hemostatic effect of Human Fibrin Glue on bleeding brain surface of Wistar Rats; Role of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in acute traumatic brain injury.

Teaching Experience:
  • 2 years at Sir J.J. Hospital, Mumbai, teaching under graduate students, junior post graduates and medical officers in endoscopic surgery & family planning operations
  • 8 years at Seth V.N. Desai Municipal Hospital affiliated to D.Y.L. Nair Hospital & T. N. Medical College, Mumbai

Apart from his interest in the academic filed, he also has to his credit numerous papers & presentations and is actively involved in research activities.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Urogynaecology
  • High risk obstetrics
  • Micro surgery
  • Stress urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Gynec oncology
  • Robotic surgery

Dr. Zaheer Virani

Consultant

Dr. Zaheer Virani
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Zaheer Virani
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Sub-Speciality
Nephrology & Kidney Transplant
Qualification
MD, DNB (Nephrology)
Experience
Rich experience in the field of nephrology

Dr Zaheer Virani is a Consultant with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, Dr Zaheer Virani completed MD (Medicine) followed by DNB (Nephrology). He has attained proficiency in diagnosis and treatment of acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, Dialysis (Haemodialysis & Peritoneal dialysis), Kidney transplantation, Interventional procedures (Central venous haemodialysis access, arterial lines & Permcaths). He has also conducted and cared for ABO incompatible transplants. He is attached with several other reputed hospitals in Mumbai.

Dr. Zaheer Virani has several publications to his credit in the area of Urology and has presented his dissertation topic “Changing pattern of antibiotic sensitivity in enteric fever”. He presented a paper on “IgA Nephropathy with renal atypical mycobacterium infection” at ASN Kidney week 2013 in Atlanta, USA. He has participated in multiple conferences and workshops across the country.

Dr. Virani has also got three years of teaching experience of residents, undergraduates, nursing and technical staff at Bombay Hospital.