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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 Amish Vora

Head, Paediatric ICU & Neonatal ICU

Dr Amish Vora
Department
Paediatrics
Dr. Aashish Contractor
Head, Paediatric ICU & Neonatal ICU
Department
Paediatrics
Sub-Speciality
General Paediatrics, Neonatology, PICU, ECMO
Qualification
MBBS, MD DiP (Australia), Member of Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and Paediatric Intensive Care Society (UK)
Fellowship
Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and ECMO (UK), Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, including ECMO (Australia)
Experience
8 years as Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care (Cardiac & General, Newborn & Paeds) & ECMO (Newborns to Adults) in UK; Fellowship in PICU, ECMO & NICU from UK & Australia for more than 10 years

Dr. Amish Vora is the Head of Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Vora completed MBBS and post-graduation from G.M.C and G.S. Medical College, with distinction in Physiology and Medicine (including Paediatrics). He then pursued his dual fellowship in NICU and PICU from Australia, before moving to UK.

Dr Amish Vora was a consultant in England for 8 years, in Paediatric Intensive Care (Cardiac and General, Newborn, Paediatrics and Young Adults) and ECMO (Newborns to Adults), in Glenfield Hospital, University Hospital of Leicester, a pioneer institute for Mobile ECMO in United Kingdom.

Dr Vora was active in research and clinical governance. He was chief and principal investigator for multiple research projects, including multiple countries and centers’ RCTs/Audits. He was a clinical and educational supervisor for M.R.C.P.C.H. and examiner for M.B.B.S for university of Leicester. He was lead for Clinical Guideline Committee, induction program for junior doctors, Long Term Ventilation and was lead for Clinical Governance. Dr Vora has multiple publications and presentations in international journal and conferences in ECMO, PICU and NICU. Dr Vora has chaired, judged and was invited as speaker in multiple conferences. Dr Vora was also a member in NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) guideline committees: bronchiolitis, meningitis, procedural sedation for newborn & paediatrics, DKA, morphine for palliative care, and IV fluids.

Dr Vora’s aim and ambition is to lead an international standard paediatric and neonatal intensive care unit in India; including paediatric cardiac surgery, ECMO and transport services.

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, Chaz 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. 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]
Contact details

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

Mentor

Dr. Asha Dalal
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Asha Dalal
Mentor
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

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
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Cardiology) Interventional Cardiology
Contact details

Dr. Ameya Udyavar

Consultant

Dr. Ameya Udyavar
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Ameya Udyavar’s
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Electrophysiology
Qualification
MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), DNB (Cardiology)
Fellowship
In Cardiac Electrophysiology (Taiwan), Cardiac devices/ pacing and Electrphysiology (Australia)

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

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi

Consultant

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi
Department

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Sub-Speciality
Cardiovascular & Coronary Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS, M.Ch.

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 Cardiology
Qualification
MD, DM (Cardiology), Clinical Fellow - Cardiology, children's Hospital, Boston USA, Cleveland clinic Foundation International Medical Scholar, USA, 1997
Contact details

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
8 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

Consultant

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 Pediatric 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
  • Pediatric Fillings
  • Treatment of dental injuries
  • Pediatric oral surgery
  • Space maintenance
  • Habit Breaking Appliance
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Diet counselling
  • Custom-built athletic mouth guard for kids
  • Anaesthesia modalities for kids

Dr. C. V. Hegde

Consultant

Dr. C. V. Hegde
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. C. V. Hegde
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Ob-Gyn), DGO, DNB
Experience
Vast experience of 33 years in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr C. V. Hegde is a Consultant with the Obstetrics & Gynaecology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing MBBS and MD (Ob-Gyn), Dr Hegde pursued DGO and DNB.

He has a rich experience spanning 33 years, in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Presently, besides his association with our Hospital, he is Professor and Chief of Unit – T N Medical College and B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai. He is also an Endoscopic surgeon at St Elizabeth Hospital, Mumbai. Earlier, he has worked as a Consultant (Ob-Gyn) at Victoria Hospital, Seychelles.

Dr Hegde is a Teacher and Examiner for Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University of Mumbai, India. He has been a Postgraduate teacher for the last 20 years and Undergraduate teacher for the last 30 years. He is also Trainer/ Faculty in Endoscopic Surgery at Center of Excellence for Minimal Access Surgery and Training (CEMAST), Mumbai.

Furthermore, Dr Hegde has been faculty at several workshops on ‘Research Methodology’ at Nair Hospital and in programs conducted by the Editorial Board of The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. He is also in-charge of the PICSEP (Program for the Inculcation of the Culture for the Scientific Enquiry and Pursuit), promoted by FOGSI. He has been the National Faculty at the PICSEP programs at Bhubaneswar (Feb 2014), Kolkata (March 2014) and Gangtok (December 2014). He has participated in seminars and operative workshops in Endoscopic Surgery and Vaginal Surgery at several places in India.

Dr Hegde is Associate Editor for The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India. He has had 15 publications in this journal. Additionally, he has more than 50 surgical videos on vaginal surgery and laparoscopic surgery on YouTube.

Dr Hegde has been a winner of the prestigious FOGSI CORION award in the senior category 2004, Agra.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Advanced vaginal surgery
  • Pelvic floor repair surgery.

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. Chirag SP

Associate Consultant

Dr. Chirag SP
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Chirag SP
Associate Consultant
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Surgery
Qualifications
MBBS, MS [Gen. Surgery], M.Ch [CVTS]
Contact details

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
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), MBBS, MD, DM Interventional Cardiology

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
Surgical Oncology
Sub-Speciality
GI, Colorectal Surgery
Qualification
MD FACS FASCRS
Experience
Rich national & international experience of over 25 years

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. Gaurav Gupta

Consultant

Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB [Med.], M.Phil. [HHSM]
Fellowship
Cert. in Diabetes

Dr. Harshad Parekh

Consultant

Dr. Harshad Parekh
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Harshad Parekh
Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Neurosurgery)

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. Hemanshi Shah

Consultant

Dr. Hemanshi Shah
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Dr. Hemanshi Shah
Consultant
Department
Paediatric Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Paediatric Surgery)
Experience
Rich experience of 18 years in the field of Paediatric surgery.

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

After completing her MBBS, Dr Shah pursued MS (General Surgery) and thereafter MCh (Paediatric Surgery), both from KEM hospital, Mumbai University.

Dr Shah has a vast experience of 18 years in the field of Paediatric surgery. She is the Head of Department of Paediatric Surgery at BYL Nair Hospital and TN Medical College, Mumbai since 2008. Earlier, she has served in the capacity of Lecturer, then Associate Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai (2000-08).

She performs all major as well as minor and day care paediatric surgical procedures, abdominal, thoracic and urology paediatric surgeries. She also has expertise in all neonatal surgical procedures for congenital malformations. Furthermore, Dr Shah is an expert at endoscopic urologic diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as paediatric laparoscopic surgeries. She also does surgeries for diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer. Dr Shah has performed and supervised over 7,000 surgeries (open and laparoscopic) and conducted corrective surgeries for many rare and complex paediatric surgical anomalies.

Dr. Shah has published extensively in national as well as international peer-reviewed journals. She has been the faculty at numerous workshops and conferences. Besides being a University teacher in Paediatric Surgery since 2004, she is also an Examiner for MCh (Paediatric Surgery) since 2010.

She is a member of several reputed organisations including Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, Paediatric Urology Society, International Society of Hypospadias and Intersex Disorders and Maharashtra Association of Paediatric Surgeons.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Hypospadias Surgery
  • Paediatric Urology – Kidney Ureter and Bladder Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery – Surgery for new-born babies with birth anomalies
  • General Paediatric Surgery – Hernia and undescended testis in children
  • Antenatal Diagnosis and Counselling
  • Paediatric Oncosurgery for tumours.

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
MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 33 years in the field of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Hardik Shah

Consultant

Dr Hemant P Thacker
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Hardik Shah
Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Sub-Speciality
Gastro-intestinal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, DNB [Med], DNB [Gastro-enterology]

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. 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. Ian Pinto

Consultant

Dr Ian Pinto
Department
Medical Oncology
Dr. Ian Pinto
Consultant
Department
Medical Oncology
Sub-Specialty
Hemato-Oncology, Hematology
Qualification
M.B.B.S.(Bom), M.D. (USA), Masters in Public Health (USA), Hematology (USA), Medical Oncology (USA)
Fellowship
Fellowship in Hematology Oncology at State University of New York, USA
Experience
9 years of experience in the field of Medical Oncology

Dr. Ian Pinto is a Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS at Rajiv Gandhi Medical College, Mumbai, Dr. Pinto pursued residency in Internal Medicine at Unity Health / University of Rochester, USA. Then, he pursued Masters in Public Health at Columbia University, New York, USA. He also completed fellowship in Hematology Oncology at State University of New York, USA, where he underwent training in benign and malignant Hematology and Medical Oncology.

Dr. Pinto has an experience of 9 years in the field of Medical Oncology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked at Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, where he was mainly involved in Bone Marrow Transplant service for patients undergoing Autologous, Allogeneic transplants. Earlier, he also worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – New York, where he was taking care for patients on the transplant service undergoing Autologous, Allogeneic and Umbilical Cord transplants.

Dr. Pinto presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in various journals. His professional membership includes American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar

Consultant

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar
Department
ENT
Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, MS [ENT], DLO

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

Dr. Phiroze F. Soonawalla
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
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Anesthesia
Qualification
MBBS, DA, FCPS Anaesthesia, DNB Anaesthesia, PDCC

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 28 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. 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 Pediatric Nephrology; International Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Pediatric 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 Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics), FNB - Paediatric Cardiology
Fellowship
Paediatric cardiology (Sydney children's Heart Network)

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 18 years

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]

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

Dr. Mayur H. Patel
Department
Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Mayur H. Patel
Head of Department
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
Paediatrics
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Paediatrics)
Fellowship
Paediatric Cardiology, Dept. of Cardiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Visiting fellowship in Echocardiography & Fetal Cardiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA
Experience
Rich experience of over 11 years from reputed national & international institutions

Dr. Madhav Kamat

Consultant

Dr. Madhav Kamat
Department
Urology
Dr. Madhav Kamat
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
General & Transplant Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), FRCS (Urology), Certification, American Board of Urology USA
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 49 years at reputed institutions

Dr. Nikhil Shah

Consultant

Dr. Nikhil Shah
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Nikhil Shah
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Qualification
MBBS, D.ORTHO, MS (ORTHO)

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 [Med.]

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. Nirmee N. Shah

Consultant

Dr Nirmee N Shah
Department
Psychiatry

Dr. Nirmee N. Shah

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

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

Consultant

Mr. Narendra Kinger’s
Department
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Ms. Nityatara Raina

Consultant
Department
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Qualification
BSc (Chemistry), MBA (Marketing), MSc (Psychology)

Dr. Om Shrivastav

Consultant

Dr. Ujwal N. Bhure
Department
Medical Services
Dr. Om Shrivastav
Consultant
Department
Medical Services
Sub-Speciality
Infectious Diseases and Immunology
Qualification
MBBS, MD [Med.]

Dr. Pankaj Parikh

Consultant & Mentor

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

Dr. Pankaj Parikh 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. Parikh 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. Parikh 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
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Gen Surgery), MRCS (Edinburgh)
Fellowship
Colorectal Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Experience
7 years of experience in the field of Colorectal Surgery at national & international hospitals
Contact details

Dr. Paresh A. Jain is a Consultant Laparoscopic 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
  • 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 5 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 practice specializes in delivering surgical treatment of problems related to oral cavity and jaws, removal of wisdom teeth and impacted teeth, dental implants and related surgeries, 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 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. During the fellowship program she had performed studies on callus modulation in patients who had undergone orthognathic surgery which was presented and appreciated in the national conference of association of oral and maxillofacial surgeons. She has received training from international faculties at many AO workshops on maxillofacial trauma and orthognathic surgery.

She has presented posters and research papers in various national conferences as a student and faculty and 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 :

  • 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 Gera Puri

Consultant

Dr. Priyanka Gera Puri
Department
Child Psychology
Dr. Priyanka Gera Puri
Consultant
Department
Child Psychology
Qualification
Ph.D. [Child Psychology]

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. Rahul P. Bhamkar

Associate Consultant

Dr. Rahul P. Bhamkar
Department
Paediatrics & Neonatology
Dr. Rahul P. Bhamkar
Associate Consultant
Department
Paediatrics & Neonatology
Qualification
MBBS, DCH, DNB (Paediatrics), MNAMS
Experience
5 years of experience in Neonatology and Paediatric Critical Care

Dr. Rahul P. Bhamkar is an Associate Consultant with the Paediatrics & Neonatology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS from Government Medical College, Nagpur, Dr. Bhamkar did his post-graduation in Paediatrics from University of Mumbai. He successfully pursued the Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) – Paediatric Critical Care Trainee Fellowship at P.D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai.

Dr. Bhamkar has an experience of more than five years in General Paediatrics and Neonatology with special interest in Paediatric and Neonatal Critical Care and Preventive Paediatric Medicine. Earlier, he has worked as Clinical Associate at Hinduja Healthcare & Surgical and as Neonatal and Paediatric Intensivist at ACE Children’s Hospital, Mumbai.

He has worked as Research Associate and Study Monitor for CREATE Study, Mac Master University, Canada.

Besides multiple research publications in peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Bhamkar has presented research papers in various National/International conferences. He is the author of chapters in Paediatric books by Indian Academy of Paediatrics and other Paediatric textbooks.

Dr. Bhamkar is also an Eminent Life Member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, National Academy Medical Sciences and Association of Medical Consultants.

Additional Speciality Interests
  • Neonatal and Paediatric Critical Care
  • Preventive Paediatrics.

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. 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
Experience
Over 21 years

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. 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. Rahul Patil

Associate Consultant

Dr. Rahul Patil
Department
Radiation Oncology
Dr. Rahul Patil
Associate Consultant
Department
Radiation Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Radiotherapy)
Fellowship
Advanced radiotherapy techniques at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Experience
4 years in the field of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Rahul Patil is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS, Dr. Patil pursued M.D. (Radiotherapy) at Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad. Here, along with the basic training in Radiation Oncology, he also received training in 3D conformal radiotherapy techniques, intensity modulated radiotherapy and brachytherapy. Thereafter he completed three years of Senior Residency training programme at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai wherein he was trained in advanced radiotherapy techniques, such as image guided radiotherapy, 4 D gated radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and various techniques of brachytherapy.

Dr. Patil has an experience of 4 years in the field of Radiation Oncology. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was a Consultant at Medanta-the Medicity, Gurgaon, where he worked on Cyberknife technology.

Dr. Patil was awarded the Best Paper Award at Indian Cancer Congress in 2011.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Brachytherapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Image guided radiotherapy
  • 4 D gated Radiotherapy

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 & Pediatric 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

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 Desai

Consultant

Dr. Sanjay Desai
Department
Orthopaedics
Dr. Sanjay Desai
Consultant
Department
Orthopaedics
Sub-Speciality
Shoulder and Knee Surgery/div>
Qualification
MBBS, MS (Ortho), MCh (Orth)

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- Madras Medical Mission; Post Graduate Course in Diabetes, University of Boston

Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas

Consultant

Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS, DNB, FRCS(Ed), FRCS (Upper GI/HPB), MNAMS, M. Med (Surg) (Singapore)
Fellowship
HPB and Liver Transplant surgery/Abdominal Sarcoma Service, Royal Free Hospital and Medical School, London, UK; HPB Surgery ,Royal London Hospital, London, UK; Upper GI/HPB/ Endocrine Surgery, University College Hospital (UCL), London , UK; Division of Surgical Oncology/ National Cancer Centre, Singapore
Experience
16 years of national & international experience in Surgical Oncology including Gastro Intestinal & HPB surgery

Dr. Soumil Jitendra Vyas is a Consultant – Hepato Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery at the department of Surgical Oncology / General Surgery at the Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Vyas completed his basic medical graduation from the Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, University of Mumbai. He went on to complete his surgical residency in General Surgery (MS) at the Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, University of Mumbai. He received comprehensive training in Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital for 4 years. He was subsequently assistant surgeon with the department of Surgical Oncology at the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay.

He moved to the UK in pursuit of further surgical training and has been associated with tertiary referral centres, in leading teaching hospitals in the UK for almost 10 years. This has helped him gain extensive experience in advanced and complex gastrointestinal surgery.

Specifically he has received advanced post-graduate training in Upper GI and Hepatobiliary / Pancreatic Surgery along with liver transplantation at the well-known Sheila Sherlock Liver unit at the Royal Free Hospital and University College (UCL), London. He has also been associated with the abdominal sarcoma unit at the UCL.

Dr. Vyas has also had a strong academic background and has been a Research Associate with the division of Surgery at the prestigious UCL. He has also been regional coordinator at RFH/UCL; London, UK for multicentre trials in HPB surgery. Dr. Vyas has extensive experience and specialises in benign and malignant conditions of the liver, bile ducts, pancreas including liver transplantation. He also has experience in major and complex abdominal sarcoma surgery.

He has several publications in International peer-reviewed journals and presentations in International meetings / conferences.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Surgery of the cancer of the liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile duct
  • Surgical management of metastatic liver disease
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and bile duct surgery
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Abdominal Sarcoma
  • 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
Fellowship
Critical Care Medicine Society of India, Pain Medicine at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Concord Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Contact details

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 22 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 1990. 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. Sunil Rajpal (P.T.)

Consultant

Dr. Sunil Rajpal
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Dr. Sunil Rajpal (P.T.)
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. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya

Consultant

Dr. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr. Sudhansu Bhattacharyya
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh (Thoracic Surgery)
Fellowship
Indian Association of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeons, Asian Society of Cardiovascular Surgeons
Experience
Vast experience in the field of cardiac surgery

Dr Sudhansu Bhattacharyya is a consultant in the department of Cardiac Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

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
Pediatric Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Shreepal A. Jain
Consultant
Department
Pediatric Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Cardiology
Fellowship
7 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Cardiology
Experience
Rich experience of over 20 years in shoulder surgery and arthroscopy

Dr. Shreepal Jain 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. 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.

  • Pediatric Cardiac Interventions
  • Fetal Cardiac Imaging
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

Dr. Samuel Mathew

Consultant

Dr Samuel Mathew
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Samuel Mathew
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology/div>
Qualification
MBBS, MD, DM
Contact details

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. 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)

Dr. Samir Shah

Consultant

Dr. Samir Shah
Department
Hematology
Dr. Samir Shah
Consultant
Department
Hematology
Qualification
PMD (General Medicine) MRCP (General Medicine),MRCPath (Haematology) UK.

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)

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)
Experience
Over 8 years

Dr. Tilak Lall

Consultant

Dr Tilak Lall
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Tilak Lall
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Qualification
MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), FCPSAlabama, USA Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Ujwal N. Bhure

Consultant

Dr. Ujwal N. Bhure
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Dr. Ujwal N. Bhure
Consultant
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, M.D. (Pharmacology), DNB (Nuclear Medicine)
Fellowship
Clinical fellowship in PET/CT, PET/CT centre, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Experience
15 years of experience in the field of Nuclear Medicine
Contact details

Dr. Ujwal Bhure is a Consultant in the department of Nuclear Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing MBBS and MD (Pharmacology), Dr. Bhure successfully completed DNB (Nuclear Medicine) at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai. Then, he pursued a clinical fellowship in PET/CT at PET/CT centre, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. He also worked as a visiting fellow at S. Orsola-Malphigi Hospital, Bologna, Italy and received training in FDG and non FDG PET/CT scans for two weeks.

Dr. Bhure has an experience of 15 years in the field of Nuclear Medicine. Prior to his association with our hospital, he was a full-time Consultant at SRL-Jankharia PET/CT, Mumbai. He also worked as a Consultant at Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai and Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon. He has vast experience working on GE PET/CT camera, GE SPECT/CT camera, GE single head Gamma camera, Picker triple head Gamma Camera, Siemens single head Gamma Camera, Siemens Coincidence E-cam Duet Camera, Siemens High Definition Biograph PET/CT camera, ADAC (Philips) single/dual head Gamma Cameras and Philips Gemini PET/CT camera. He has performed around 20000 PET/CT scans (oncology/cardiology/neurology), around 5000 myocardial perfusion scans, 4000 bone scans (including SPECT/CT), 3000 renal scans (DTPA/DMSA), 2500 liver scans, 2500 thyroid scans (99mTc), 1000 lung scans, and 800 hepatobiliary scans.

Dr. Bhure has presented several research papers at national and international conferences and has published several peer-reviewed papers in national and international journals. He has been invited as a guest speaker to many national CMEs. He has also been involved in various research activities related to Nuclear Medicine.

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
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

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