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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. Ankita Anil Nachankar

Associate Consultant

Dr. Ankita Anil Nachankar
Department
Radiation Oncology
Dr. Ankita Anil Nachankar
Associate Consultant
Department
Radiation Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Radiation Oncology), DNB (Radiation Oncology)
Experience
Over 5 years of clinical experience in Radiation Oncology

Dr. Ankita A Nachankar, is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Radiation Oncology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Ankita Nachankar completed her MD (Radiation Oncology) in 2013 with a first class from the prestigious Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, followed by a DNB (2016). She is trained in external beam radiotherapy techniques like 3D CRT, IMRT and Rapid Arc, Deep Inspiratory Breath Hold technique (DIBH), Respiratory gating, SRS/ SBRT as well as intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy procedures. She also has experience in Patient evaluation and oncological management and treatment related toxicities. During her MD she worked extensively on guided radiotherapy in cervical cancer.

Dr. Nachankar holds certification in Essentials of Palliative Care, and is trained in BLS, ALS. She has nine publications and has presented her work at various conferences.

Dr. Ameya Purandare

Consultant

Dr Ameya Purandare
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Ameya Purandare
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Obs-Gyn), DNBE, FCPS, DGO, DFP, FICMCH, MNAMS, FICOG
Fellowships
Fellowship in Gynaec Endoscopy- Germany (2002), The Indian College of Maternal & Child Health (FICMCH), Dr. C. G. Saraiya Travelling Fellowship by MGOS ( 2002-2003)
Experience
Over two decades of experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Ameya Purandare is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Ameya Purandare completed his MBBS with distinctions in Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, and Obstetrics & Gynaecology from University of Bombay. He secured 1st rank and was awarded the gold medal for DGO, MD (Obs. & Gyn.) (Mumbai University), FCPS and DFP. He has been the recipient of many awards including the Best Resident Doctor Award by Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, The Prince of Wales Gold Medal, Shri Hansraj Pragji Thackersy & Prince of Wales Fellowship, and Dr. B.N. Purandare Memorial Prize.

Dr. Purandare has a two decades of clinical experience in the field of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Family Planning. He was awarded the Dr. R.D. Pandit Memorial Prize by the FOGSI for the thesis on “Cervical cerclage: Its role in Cervical Incompetence. He trained in Gasless Laparoscopy and Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis under the Fellowship in Gynaecological Endoscopy at International School of Gasless Endoscopy /Endogyn Foundation, Germany in 2005. He has trained Undergraduate & Post graduate Medical Students in subject of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Family Planning for the last 15 years. Dr. Purandare was honoured with the awarded Dr. Ganatra Charitable Medical Centre Award-2017 by MOGS for contribution towards improvement of Women’s Health.

Dr. Purandare is a life member of Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (MICOG) / FOGSI since 1998 and the Indian Association of Gynaecological Endoscopy (IAGE). He has received many travel fellowships such Fellowship of Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (FICOG), 2011, MOGS Dr. C. G. Saraiya Travelling Fellowship in 2002-2003 and J & J Ethicon Travelling Fellowship, 2003. He has held several prestigious positions such as the Honorary Secretary of Association of Maharashtra Obst. & Gyn. Societies (AMOGS) 2014-2016 and Chairperson, Food Drugs Medical and Surgical Equipment Committee, FOGSI 2015-2017.

Dr. Purandare has co-authored 31 research papers and book chapters and 6 conference presentation to his credit. He has been an invited speaker and chairperson at many international conferences on various topics of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He has also been a part of several clinical 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. Avinash Desousa

Consultant

Dr. Avinash Desousa
Department
Psychiatry
Dr. Avinash Desousa
Consultant
Department
Psychiatry
Qualification
MBBS, DPM, M.Phil., Ph.D. (Psy.D)
Experience
Vast experience in the field of Clinical Psychology
Contact details

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

After completion of MBBS from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College & LTMG hospital, Mumbai (2002), Dr. Avinash Desousa pursed a Masters in counselling and Psychotherapy. He completed his DPM from Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital, Mumbai and Ph.D. (Psy.D) from University of Hertfordshire-UK.

Dr. Desousa has been conferred with many honours and awards including Jewel of India by the Indian solidarity council for contributions in the field of mental health and Psychotherapy and Great minds of 21st century by American Biographical institute for contributions in psychotherapy and psychiatry.

Dr. Akshaya Jani

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Anagha A. Joshi

Consultant

Dr. Akshaya Jani
Department
ENT
Dr. Anagha A. Joshi
Consultant
Department
ENT
Qualification
MBBS, M.S. (ENT), DNB, DORL, FICS
Fellowship
Visiting scholar In Laryngology - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston & UCSF, San Francisco, USA, 2015.
Experience
More than 25 years of rich clinical experience
Contact details

Dr. Anagha A Joshi is a Consultant with the ENT department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Anagha A Joshi secured the university-wide 2nd position in M.S. (ENT), Mumbai University and a distinction in PMS during her MBBS. She completed her DORL in 1995 from KEM Hospital followed by a DNB.

Dr. Anagha Joshi was the lead of the laryngology and voice program of the ENT Department at LTMG Hospital and holds expertise in performing a wide variety of specialized operations and procedures for voice restoration such as Phonomicrosurgery, Laryngeal framework surgeries, Endoscopic laser laryngeal surgeries, Injection Laryngoplasty and Intralaryngeal Botox for spasmodic dysphonia. She has also performed a wide variety of specialized operations and procedures for laryngotracheal stenosis, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery and its extended applications.

As an associate professor, Dept. of ENT, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Dr. Joshi has been guiding residents for routine ENT surgeries for the last eight years and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and post-graduation teaching for the past two decades. She has also been invited as a faculty at many workshops.

Dr. Joshi has published 8 international and 19 national articles. She has authored several book as a subject expert and delivered many talks on voice related disorders over the years. She holds life membership of The Association of Otolaryngologists of India and is an Executive member of Association of Phonosurgeons of India.

Dr. Atul T. Ursekar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Amit Vora

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ali Asgar Behranwala

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Anil Karapurkar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ms. Areeba Khan

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Anjana Hosangadi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Academic/Professional Achievements:

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Ankit Mashru

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests :

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

Dr. Archana K. Vazifdar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Haemoglobinopathies
  • Haemato-oncology.

Dr. Arjun Dhawale

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Arun Chogle

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Arun P. Doshi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Arun R. Halankar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Arun B. Shah

Mentor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ashwin Shetty

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Asha Dalal

Head of Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Avani N. Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ashwin B. Mehta

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ajay H. Kantharia

Consultant

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

Besides clinical experience, Dr Kantharia has a rich teaching experience. He has been a guest lecturer at Jamshedji Tata Ambulance College during 1983; Hon Asst Lecturer in Jamshedji Tata Ambulance College for its Specialist Instructors course in “First Aide to the Injured and Home Nursing during 1984.

He has been teaching undergraduate students nurses during the post of registrar; he has been regularly taking teaching sessions for Family Physicians on subjects like diabetes cardiology and ECG etc; He has been a teacher in Critical Care at Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Indo Australian Critical Care Foundation and an examiner in Critical Care for the same.

He was appointed Teacher in Critical Care Medicine for FNB, India in 2016. He has been an invited faculty in numerous conferences and many papers to his credit specifically on Emergencies in Medical Practice.

Dr. Anil Tibrewala

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Ajit Menon

Consultant

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

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

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

Dr. Ameya Udyavar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ashish Amladi

Associate Consultant

Dr. Ashish Amladi
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Ashish Amladi
Associate Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology)
Experience
More than 5 years of experience in the field of cardiology

Dr. Ashish Amladi is an Associate Consultant with the Cardiology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Ashish Amladi is a graduate of the Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He is a MD (General medicine) and also a university first rank DM (Cardiology). He was also the Runner-up for Torrent Young scholar awards for cardiology, west zone, 2015.

Dr. Ashish Amladi has performed echocardiography for coronary, valvular as well as congenital heart diseases, including trans-oesophageal echocardiography and intra-procedural echocardiography, coronary angiographies, cardiac catheterizations, coronary angioplasties, balloon valvotomies and pacemaker implantations.

As a part of Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Government Hospital he was involved in teaching Medicine for post-graduate paediatric residents, undergraduate medical students & nursing students. Dr. Amladi has been an actively involved in research and has authored five publications and presented four studies at the Annual conference of Cardiological Society of India.

Mr. Arvind Nigam

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Aniruddh Trivedi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Aditya Daftary

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ashwin Lawande

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Specialty Interests:

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

Dr. Asif Shaikh

Associate Consultant

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ashok Shah

Consultant

Dr. Ashok Shah
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Ashok Shah
Consultant
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, M.S. (M.Ch.-Plastic Surgery), DNB (MNAMS- Plastic Surgery)
Experience
Over four decades of experience in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Contact details

Dr. Ashok Shah is a Consultant in the department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Ashok Shah completed M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) from University of Bombay and went on to purse a DNB (Plastic Surgery). He was honoured with the “Kilner Memorial Award -1984” by the association of Plastic Surgeons of India.

Dr. Shah has a rich clinical experience spanning four decades and has held various positions including head of the department at many hospitals in the city.

For the past 25 years, Dr. Shah has been the Head of Department of plastic surgery at the J.J. Hospital and has been involved in teaching MCh. Plastic Surgery. As Professor (M.Ch.-Plastic Surgery), he has mentored 8 MCh. theses.

He has authored 12 papers in national and international journals and a book chapter. As a subject expert he has presented his work at many national and internal conferences.

Dr. Nilesh Sukhdeorao Walke

Associate Consultant

Dr Nilesh Sukhdeorao Walke
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Dr Nilesh Sukhdeorao Walke
Associate Consultant
Department
Cardiac Surgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS, MCh. (Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery)
Experience
Over 5 years of experience in Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery
Contact details

Dr. Nilesh Sukhdeorao Walke is an Associate Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Nilesh S Walke, holds a MCh Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgery (CVTS) from Seth G.S.M.C. & KEM Hospital. He specializes in minimally invasive adult cardiac, valvular and aortic Surgeries. He has conducted over 200 open heart surgeries and close to 100 closed heart surgeries.

Dr. Walke has published his work both as conference papers and research articles. He has attended many conferences and live workshops to further his knowledge in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

Dr. Bachi T. Hathiram

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Bijal Dodia (P.T.)

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Bharat Dalvi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

He is also attached to several prestigious institutes of Mumbai.

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

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

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

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


Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre

Consultant

Dr. Bipeenchandra Y. Bhamre
Department

Cardiac Surgery

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Bhagyashree M. Thakur

Clinical Assistant

Dr.Bhagyashree Thakur
Department

Dental Services

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Bharat V Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Brian Pinto

Consultant

Dr. Brian Pinto
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Dr. Brian Pinto
Consultant
Department
Cardiac Sciences
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology),
Fellowship
FACC, FSCAI
Experience
Rich experience of over 30 years in the field of Cardiology
Contact details

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

Dr. Brian Pinto completed his MD (Gen. Medicine) and, thereafter, successfully pursued his FACC and FSCAI. His academic accomplishments comprise of the A.L. Nair Prize for First in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the 3rd MBBS Exam, Gopinath Prize for First in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the 3rdMBBS Exam, Distinction in Surgery at the 3rd MBBS Exam, Post Graduate Scholarship, William O’Neill Award for Excellence in Cardiology & Medical Education and Live Case demonstrations in CSI and India. He is a pioneer of Trans-Radial Interventions and Rotational Atherectomy in India. He is attached with several reputed hospitals of Mumbai.

Dr. Brian Pinto specializes in Proctor for Rotational Atherectomy and FFR, Pioneer for Trans-Radial Interventions in India, Device Closures of Patent Ductus Arteriosis with Atrial Septal Defect, Series of Rotational Atherectomy cases, Series of Direct Stenting Cases, Series of Fox-Hollow (Silver Hawk) Atherectomy Device for Peripheral Intervention. He has performed more than 18,000 Coronary, Peripheral Interventions and more than 10,000 Trans-Radial procedures

Dr. Pinto is teacher for DNB Cardiology since 2007 and was a lecturer in Cardiology at K.E.M. Hospital in 1987.

Dr. Pinto is the author of several research papers and publications in the field of interventional cardiology and has participated in multiple trials and registries. He regularly conducts and attends seminars and conferences in his field of expertise and specialization.

He is a member of the Cardiology Society of India, Association of Physicians of India, Fellow American College of Cardiology and Fellow Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention.

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. Chetan Bhatt

Head of Department and Consultant

Dr. Chetan Bhatt
Department
Gastroenterology
Dr. Chetan Bhatt
Head of Department and Consultant
Department
Gastroenterology
Sub–Specialty
Gastro-intestinal Medicine
Qualifications
MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DNB (Gastroenterology)
Experience
Rich experience of over 30 years in the field of GI Medicine
Contact details

Dr. Chetan Bhatt is Head of Department and Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He is a prominent Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist practising in Mumbai since several years. In addition to the MBBS degree, he holds an MD in General Medicine and a DNB in Gastroenterology.

Dr. Chetan Bhatt has won numerous scholarships notably the Dr. A.J. Kohiyar prize from Research Society (J.J. group of Hospitals and Grant Medical College) and the Glaxo Merit Scholarship for being the first student opting to specialize in Internal Medicine after graduation.

He has vast teaching experience and has developed an innovative and novel concept of extensive medical teaching for under-graduate and post-graduate students over three decades. He also has experience of many years in various diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures.

He has special interest in Motility disorder and “Inflammatory Bowel Diseases” (IBD) and has started patient’s education group to discuss IBD understandings for the patient. He has written patient information booklet on IBD – “Understanding IBD for patients and their relatives” and has started IBD website www.ibdmumbaiclub.com.

Dr. Chetan Bhatt has several publications and presentations to his credit in the area of Gastroenterology and has authored chapters in API textbook of Medicine (7th & 8th Edition) on Disease of Peritoneum, Liver in Systemic Disease and Alcoholic Liver Disease.

Dr. Chetan Bhatt is Chairperson of IBS Task Force of Indian Society of Gastroenterology. He is a core committee member of IBD Research group and Task Force of Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of India. He has been Organizing Committee member of International Neuro-Gastro Intestinal Motility Disorder and Indian Society of Gastroenterology Conference 2013-14. He has been faculty member of International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Conference, National Conference of IBD and National Conference in Gastroenterology over the past several years.

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. David Chandy

Consultant

Dr. David Chandy
Department
Endocrinology
Dr. David Chandy
Consultant
Department
Endocrinology
Qualification
MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Endocrinology)
Experience
Experience of several years in Medicine and Diabetology
Contact details

Dr David Chandy is a Consultant in Endocrinology at the Endocrinology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. David Chandy completed his MBBS from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital and MD from Government Medical College, Nagpur and thereafter went on to get DM (Endocrinology) from Sanjay Gandhi Post-graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He was a research volunteer in Endocrinology in Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, USA. He was attached as a Consultant in Endocrinology in a prominent hospital of Mumbai before joining Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital.

Dr. David Chandy has been a member of the hospital infectious diseases team that handled the H1N1 influenza cases in Nagpur city in 2009. He was awarded the best junior teacher award by medical school students. He was also awarded best oral presentation at ISPAE 2015 and ISBMR 2016.

Dr. David Chandy’s special interest lies in “Bone Mineral density analysis and Interpretation of ELISA, Radio-immunoassay and Immunoradiometric Assays”.

He has presented several papers, dissertations and publications in his area of expertise and has attended several international conferences on the subject. He is a reviewer of the World Journal of Endocrine Surgery.

Dr. Chandy is a member of the Endocrinology Society of India, Indian Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology and The Endocrine Society of India.


Dr. Dipit Sahu

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Dhiren Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Dr. Dnyanesh Lad

Consultant

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

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

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

Dr. Lad has been awarded the following Professional awards:

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

He is also a member of the following professional bodies:

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

Dr. Deepam Shah

Consultant

Dr. Deepam Shah
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Deepam Shah
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Fellowship
Fellow of American Academy of Dermatologist with Dr. Manish Shah at the Wadia hospital for children, 2103-2014.
Experience
5 years’ experience in the field of Dermatology
Contact details

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

Dr. Deepam Shah is a MD (Dermatology) from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and a DNB. He completed his MBBS from Terna Medical College and Research Hospital in 2009.

Dr. Shah has rich clinical experience in various types of laser treatments such as hair removal, skin whitening, tattoo, scar and birth mark removal, photo-rejuvenation. He has undertaken more than 1500 hair transplant surgeries and has been a consultant dermatologist since 2014.

He is a member of various medical associations including Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology and leprosy, International Hair restoration society and Association of Cutaneous surgeons of India.

He has presented his work at various national conferences.

Dr. Darius Soonawalla

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Dr. Dhiraj Bhattad

Consultant

Dr Dhiraj Bhattad
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Dhiraj Bhattad
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Qualification
MBBS, MD [Med.]
Experience
Over 10 years of rich experience

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

After completing his MBBS he completed his MD in Medicine from T.N. Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai.

He has attained certifications in ’Infectious diseases certificate course’ organized by P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, in association with Henry Ford health system Detroit, MI, USA, in August 2008, ‘Critical Care Training Program 2010’ at Seth G. S. Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai as a part of Faculty Development Program. He has completed one year distance education certificate course in Diabetes from M. V. Hospital for Diabetes, Chennai, along with certification exam in 2012. He has also acquired training in ‘Programmatic management of Drug Resistant TB under revised RNTCP’ at L R S Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, New Delhi, in Feb 2012.

He has published several articles in Journal of General Medicine, Journal of Association of Physicians of India and The Indian Practioner. He also has a book chapter in “Chronic Refractory Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Adults” in “Heamatology 2012” textbook. He has also delivered several talks in his area of expertise in various medical forums.

Dr. Dimple Jain

Consultant

Dr. Dimple Jain
Department
GI Medicine
Dr. Dimple Jain
Consultant
Department
GI Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Paediatric Gastroenterology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Paediatric), PDCC (Paediatric Gastroenterology)
Experience
Over a decade of rich experience in the field of Paediatric Gastroenterology
Contact details

Dr. Dimple Jain is a Consultant with the Gastro-intestinal department of Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Dimple Jain completed her MBBS from Seth G.S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai and MD (Paediatrics) from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai. Following these she underwent specialized training as a Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) earning a PDCC (Post-Doctoral Certificate).

Dr. Jain has worked at various institutes across the country including, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi and SGPGI Luck now. She is currently a Visiting Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at the KEM Hospital.

She has seven publications to her credit and has been a part of various project and research trainings.

Dr. Farokh Wadia

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

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

Dr. Eileen Canday

Head of Department

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


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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Gaurav Beswal

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Ganesh Deshmukh

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Gauri Merchant

Mentor

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests :

Surgical & Non-surgical speciality treatment interventions like:

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

Dr. Gustad Daver

Medical Director and Head of Department – General Surgery

Dr. Gustad Daver
Department

General Surgery, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Gananjay Salve

Associate Consultant

Dr Gananjay Salve
Department

Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

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

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

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

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


Dr. Gautam Zaveri

Consultant

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

Dr. Gaurav Gupta

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Harshad Parekh

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Harvesp Panthakey

Consultant

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


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

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

Dr. Hemal Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Hemant Mehta

Head of Department

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

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

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

Dr. Mehta has been

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

His vast experience as a freelance anaesthesiologist includes:

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

Dr. Himanshu S. Choudhury

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Hitesh S. Mehta

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Heath Matthews

Head of Sports Medicine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Hemant P. Thacker

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Haresh G. Mehta

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Indur Ramchandani

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Dr. Jyoti Dabholkar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Regi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Immunohaematology
  • Transfusion Medicine.

Mr. Jimit Kapadia

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Jeril Kurien

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Jitendra Jagtap

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Professional Membership:

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Endourology
  • Robotics Surgery

Dr. Jatinder Khanna

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Karthik Ganesan

Consultant and Division Chief – Body Imaging

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Kaushal Chhatrapati

Consultant

Dr. Kaushal Chhatrapati
Department
Cardiology
Dr. Kaushal Chhatrapati
Consultant
Department
Cardiology
Sub-Speciality
Interventional Cardiology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology),
Fellowship
Fellowship of American College of Cardiology (USA) (FACC), Fellowship of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention (USA) (FSCAI), Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC), Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Cardiology Mount Sinai Hospital New York, (USA)
Experience
More than 15 years of Rich experience in the field of Cardiology

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

Dr Kaushal Chhatrapati completed his MD (Gen. Medicine) and, thereafter, successfully pursued his Fellowship of American College of Cardiology (USA) (FACC), Fellowship of Society of Coronary Angiography and Intervention (USA) (FSCAI) and Fellowship of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) As a Post-Doctoral Fellow under the Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Cardiology he worked at the Mount Sinai Hospital New York, (USA). He also underwent Training in Advanced Heart Failure Therapies and Transplantation at the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, (USA).

Dr. Kaushal Chhatrapati specializes in Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty, Transradial Interventions, Rotablation, Pacemaker Implantations, AICD Implantation, Bi Ventricular Pacing (CRT/CRT-D), Peripheral Angioplasties, ASD Closure, PDA Closure, Right Heart Catheterizations, Transvenous Endomyocardial biopsies, Management of Heart Transplantation, Management of End-stage heart failure with newer modalities, Trans-catheter Aortic valve replacement, Endovenous LASER ablation of Varicose Veins.

Dr. Chhatrapati is the author of several research papers and publications in the field of cardiology.


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. Kunal Kishor Jadhav

Associate Consultant

Dr. Kunal Kishor Jadhav
Department
Urology
Dr. Kunal Kishor Jadhav
Associate Consultant
Department
Urology
Qualification
MBBS, MS, DNB (Urology)
Experience
Rich experience in the field of Urology
Contact details

Dr. Kunal Kishor Jadhav is an Associate Consultant at the Department of Uro-Genital Sciences at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Kunal K Jadhav completed his MBBS from Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital with distinction in biochemistry, Pathology, ENT and Ophthalmology. He was also awarded the Vice Chancellor’s certificate of merit for standing second in order of merit at MS general surgery examinations at Maharashtra University of Health Science (2012).

Dr. Kunal Jadhav has clinical experience in general urology, uro-oncosurgeons, endoscopic urology and renal transplantation and has been a part on many prestigious institutions across the city. He is a life member of the Urological Society of India. Dr. Jadhav has authored five journal articles and participated in many conferences and workshops.

Dr. Kersi Chavda

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Kiran P. Sathe

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Kunal Dholakia

Associate Consultant

Dr Kunal Dholakia
Department
Neurosurgery
Dr. Kunal Dholakia
Associate Consultant
Department
Neurosurgery
Qualification
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), MCh. (Neurosurgery)
Experience
Over 5 years of rich experience in Neurosurgery

Dr. Kunal Dholakia is an Associate Consultant with the Neurosurgery department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Kunal Dholakia pursued his M.Ch. (Neurosurgery), graduating in 2016. He is skilled to perform Cranial and Spinal Trauma Surgeries, Brain and Spinal Cord Tumour Surgeries, Spontaneous Intra-cranial Haemorrhage Surgeries, Cerebrovascular Stroke Surgeries, Shunt surgeries for Hydrocephalus and Micro-vascular Dissection for Trigeminal Neuralgia.

Dr. Dholakia has published an article on Rosaidorfman disease and presented a case study paper on spinal cord tumours.

Dr. Kiran Thorat

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Krupali Parekh

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests :

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

Dr. Kanti N. Patel

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests :

  • Microsurgery of Ear
  • Laser Surgery of Larynx

Dr. Kshitij Sheth

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Kartik B. Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests

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

Dr. Kamlesh Jain

Consultant

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

Areas of Special interest

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

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

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

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

Dr. Kurush P. Paghdiwalla

Consultant

Dr. Kurush P. Paghdiwalla
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dr. Kurush P. Paghdiwalla
Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Obs-Gyn), DNB (Obs-Gyn)
Fellowship
Diploma in Pelviscopic Endoscopy, University of Kiel, West Germany
Experience
Vast experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Kurush P. Paghdiwalla is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completion of MBBS from Seth G.S. Medical College, Dr. Paghdiwalla pursued his MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from K.E.M Hospital. He received his DNB ((Obs-Gyn) in 1987 and further trained in pelviscopic endoscopy at University of Kiel, West Germany.

Dr. Paghdiwalla is currently a consultant at many prominent hospitals in the city. He holds life time membership of Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India, Indian Medical Association and Association of Medical Consultants.

In a career spanning more than thirty years, Dr. Paghdiwalla has published in both international and national journals. He has also authored text books on many topics used for Undergraduate and post graduated teaching in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Dr. Lokesh Sinha

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Mr. Mustafa Rangwala

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Mangesh Patil

Consultant

Dr. Mangesh Patil
Department
Urology
Dr. Mangesh Patil
Consultant
Department
Urology
Qualification
MBBS, M.S. (General Surgery), DNB (Genito-Urinary Surgery), MNAMS (General Surgery)
Experience
More than 18 years of Global training and experience in the field of Genito-Urinary Surgery

Dr. Mangesh G. Patil is a consultant at the Department of Renal Sciences, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre.

Dr. Mangesh Patil perused his DNB from PD Hinduja hospital (2008) after completing MS (General Surgery) from GMCH, Nagpur. He trained at the Rosewell Park Cancer Institute, New York in Robotic surgery. He has till date performed 290 robotic surgeries including Prostatectomies, Nephrectomies, Cystectomies and Radial Hysterectomies. He also specialises in Laser TURPs and Renal transplantation.

Dr. Mangesh Patil has held various positions such as registrar general surgery, clinical associate and has been a part of many institutions. He till date serves as a consultant to many renowned hospitals such as the Breach Candy and Fortis. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Asia Pacific International Award for Health Excellence -2014.

Dr. Mangesh Patil is a life-member of bodies such as Urological society of India, IMA, National Academy of Medical Sciences, and Association of Medical Consultants. As a subject expert he has delivered many talks as an invited faculty and speaker in many training workshops and conferences.

He has published over 30 articles and presented his work in national and international conferences.

Dr. Malini Lawande

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Maheboob Mahamud Basade

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

He has numerous publications to his credit.

Dr. Mahesh Balsekar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Manish A. Chhabria

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru

Mentor

Dr. Manoj R. Mashru
Department

Cardiology

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Echocardiography.

Dr. Marzi Godrej Mehta

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Mayur H. Patel

Head of Department- Critical Care Medicine & Emergency Medical Services

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Dr. Meena Desai

Head of Department

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • Surgical Oncopathology.

Dr. Mehul S. Bhansali

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Mehul Choksi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Meher Ursekar

Consultant and Division Head – Neuroradiology

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Mehul S. Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Milind Bhise

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Manglesh S. Nimbalkar

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Madhav Kamat

Consultant

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

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

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

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

He has received the following academic Honours:

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

He was appointed by Bombay University on the committee for:

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

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

Dr. Mohan Menon

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional areas of Interest:

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

Dr. Mary George Mandapathil

Associate Consultant

Dr Mary George Mandapathil
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Dr. Mary George Mandapathil
Associate Consultant
Department
Anaesthesia & Pain Management
Qualification
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia), DNB (Anaesthesia)
Experience
Several years of experience in the field of Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Dr. Mary George Mandapathil is an Associate Consultant in the department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing her MBBS, Dr. Mandapathil completed her MD (Anaesthesia) at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai and thereafter her DNB.

Dr. Mandapathil has an experience of 8 years in the field of Anaesthesia and Pain Management. Her clinical experience includes regional anaesthesia (for routine and emergency orthopaedics and plastic surgeries), obstetrics (high risk and labour analgesia), oncosurgeries (Head-and-Neck surgeries specially malignancies with plastic reconstruction), ENT surgeries (Endoscopic and Laser procedures and open thoracic surgeries), Major abdominal surgeries (Oesophagectomy, Colectomies, Hepatic resections), Paediatric surgery, Neurosurgery and Robotic surgeries (robotic prostatectomy, nephrectomy). She is certified to administer Basic life support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Paediatric Advanced Life Support and Comprehensive Critical Care.

Dr. Mandapathil held the positon of Senior Registrar at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai followed by her residency. She has also worked at various institutions in India as an Assistant Professor (Anaesthesia) and Consultant Anaesthesiologist and is a Registered Life member of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA) and Indian Medical Association (IMA).

Dr. Mandapathil has delivered several talks on thoracic Anaesthesia at various conferences.

Dr. Nikhil Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nayan Sanghvi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Neeta Jain

Consultant

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

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

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

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

Her main area of interest is Perioperative Medicine.

Dr. Nina Madnani

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nishant Aditya

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nilen A Shah

Consultant

Dr. Nitin Jagasia
Department
Orthopaedics

Dr. Nilen A Shah

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nilesh H. Doctor

Consultant

Dr Nilesh H Doctor
Department
Gastrointestinal Surgery

Dr. Nilesh H. Doctor

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Nimish M. Shah

Consultant

Dr Nilesh H Doctor
Department
Pulmonary Medicine

Dr. Nimish M. Shah

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

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

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

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

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

He has experience in difficult asthma and allergy as well.

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

Dr. Nirmee N. Shah

Consultant

Dr Nirmee N Shah
Department
Psychiatry

Dr. Nirmee N. Shah

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nitin Mokal

Consultant

Dr Nitin Mokal
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Nitin Mokal

Consultant
Department
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Sub-Speciality
Carnio- Facial reconstructive surgery
Qualification
MBBS, M.S. (General Surgery), MCPS, M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery), DNB (Plastic Surgery)
Fellowship
Cranio-Facial Fellow at CranioFacial Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 1996. Clinical Research & Teaching Fellow at National University Hospital, Singapore, 1992- 1993.
Experience
Over three decades of global training and experience in the field of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Contact details

Dr. Nitin Mokal is a Consultant in the department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He completed his M.Ch. (Plastic Surgery) after completing M.S. (General Surgery) from the University of Bombay and went on to purse a DNB (Plastic Surgery). He further advanced his knowledge in the field of Carnio- Facial reconstructive surgery as a fellow at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 1996 which was followed by a Clinical Research & Teaching Fellowship at the National University Hospital, Singapore (1992-1993). He was honoured with the first Dr Ian Jackson’s Award of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (APSI) for Craniofacial Surgery (2016).

Dr. Mokal has worked in various capacities at many hospitals in the city including the Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre. He exclusively does Cranio-facial work such as Cranio Facial Intracranial procedures with Neurosurgeons and also in cases of Cranio- Maxillofacial Trauma & Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has been a part of The Smile Train Project (New York) which treats patients with Cleft Lip and Palate Free of cost and have performed 2500 procedures till date.

For the past many years, Dr. Mokal has been actively involved in teaching post graduate courses as Honorary Professor Plastic Surgery at the Grant Medical College & Sir J J Group of Hospitals and has a total teaching experience in the field of plastic surgery of over 20 years. He has also been a part of many national and international workshops and trainings both as a trainee and faculty. He has held many prestigious positions including President of Indian Society of Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies, 2014-15, and a Founder Member of Indian Society of Cleft Lip Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies ISCLP&CA and is a member of several Associations such as Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, National Academy of Burns and AO International.

He has over 40 publications to his credit which include journal articles, brief communications and book chapters. He also does voluntary work with Impact India Foundation for operating Cleft Lip patients On Life Line Express (Hospital on Wheels) in remote areas.

Dr. Nitin M. Narvekar

Consultant

Dr. Nitin M. Narvekar
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Nitin M. Narvekar

Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
MD, DGO, DNB (Obs-Gyn)
Experience
Vast experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr Nitin M. Narvekar is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completion of MBBS from Seth G.S. Medical College, he pursued his MD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology from K.E.M Hospital. He has received many awards including a gold medal in Gynaecology and Obstetrics at the 3rd MBBS examination conducted by Mumbai University.

Dr. Narvekar has trained in advanced endoscopic surgery at various European centres including Clairmont Ferrand France under Prof Bruhat, Harlem Hospital in Amsterdam under Prof Wamsteker and Katholic University in Leuven, Belgium under Prof. Donnez. He gained expertise in IVF-ET and Allied Procedures by training at the Vrie Universiteit of Brussels, Belgium, under Prof. Van Steirteghem, Prof. Paul Devroey & Dr Herman Tournaye and Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium, under Prof Y. Englert and Prof. Marc Van den Bergh.

Dr. Narvekar has worked as a panel Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at many prominent hospitals in the city and has held positions such as Panel Endoscopic Surgeon and Head, Department of Infertility.

Dr. Narvekar has held the position of Honorary Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Seth G.S. Medical College since 1987 and has been an Honorary Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital for more than past two decades. He has held many prestigious positions such as the President of the Association of Maharashtra Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies (2008 – 2010), Secretary and Vice President of the Association of Maharashtra Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies (1998 – 2008) and Convener of the FOGSI recognized Endoscopy training program at the Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital (1998-2004)

Dr. Narvekar has published many articles and book chapters on Gynaecology, Infertility management and Assisted Reproduction Techniques and delivered more than 50 lectures both on various national and international platforms as a subject expert. He has also conducted workshops on various subjects in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in various cities in Maharashtra.

Dr. Nitin Pai-Dhungat

Consultant

Dr. Nitin Pai-Dhungat
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Nitin M. Narvekar

Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Sub Speciality
Laparoscopy and vaginal hysterectomy
Qualification
MBBS, DGO, DNB (Obs-Gyn) -Gold medallist, MRCOG
Experience
More than 15 years of experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Nitin Pai-Dhungat is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

He secured a distinction in the subject of pharmacology during his MBBS which was followed by a DGO, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He was honoured with the K. Bhaskar Rao Gold Medal awardee for securing the highest marks in DNB (Obs-Gyn) and holds a MRCOG (London). He has undergone additional training in Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy form Bombay Hospital (2002) and in Cardiotocography (Portsmouth, 2005)

Dr. Pai-Dhungat has a rich clinical experience with focus on Vaginal Hysterectomy (Caesarean section, large fibroids) and adenomyosis, Abdominal Hysterectomy (ovarian malignancies), High Risk pregnancies obstetrics, Laparoscopic management of cervical and endometrial cancers. He has worked at many prestigious hospitals including Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland and still holds the positon of honorary consultant. He has also been actively involved in teaching postgraduate students for the last 15years.

Dr. Pai-Dhungat has undertaken many case studies and has presented the same at various conferences. He has also published his work in national journals.

Mr. Narendra Kinger

Consultant

Mr. Narendra Kinger’s
Department
Clinical Psychology

Mr. Narendra Kinger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ms. Nityatara Raina

Yoga therapist

Mr. Narendra Kinger’s
Department
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Ms. Nityatara Raina

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ninad Katdare

Consultant

Dr Ninad Katdare
Department
Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ninad Katdare

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nilesh Bhadane

Consultant

Dr Nilesh Bhadane
Department
Paediatric Cardiac Sciences

Dr. Nilesh Bhadane

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat

Consultant

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat
Department
Endocrinology

Dr. Nikhil Bhagwat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Nikhilesh Borkar

Consultant

Dr. Nikhilesh Borkar
Department
Surgical Oncology

Dr. Nikhilesh Borkar

Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, M.S.-General Surgery, DNB-General Surgery, M.Ch.-Surgical Oncology, DNB-Surgical Oncology, MRCS (England), MNAMS-Surgical Oncology, FAIS, FEBS- Surgical Oncology, FEBS-Breast Surgery, FACS, FICS, FMAS, FIAGES
Experience
12 years of national & international experience in Surgical Oncology including Breast & Oncoplastic Surgery as well as Head & Neck Surgery

Dr. Nikhilesh Borkar, is a consultant surgeon within the division of Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery). He is an expert in both Breast Surgery including Oncoplastic Surgery as well as Head & Neck Surgery.

He was a merit list holder in the HSC Board Exams. After which he received his basic undergraduate (MBBS) qualification from the Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, MUHS with 4 Distinctions & was topper in subject of Medicine.

He went on to complete his Masters In General Surgery (M.S.) from T.N. Medical College and B.Y.L. Nair Ch. Hospital, where he stood second in the university & was also given the best resident award. He furthered his experience by working as a senior registrar after completing his MS. He also cleared his MRCS England in the meantime. He later secured the M.Ch. in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer Research Institute, where he underwent a comprehensive 3 years training programme in Surgical Oncology rotating through all the subspecialties.

Thereafter he joined P.D.Hinduja National Hospital, Mahim as an associate consultant where he was further trained in surgical oncology, mainly in Head & Neck & Breast Surgery. He also worked as a Visiting Consultant at Kohinoor Hospital, Mumbai.

He got ECFMG Certification after clearing the USMLE & later completed a two year GOLF Fellowship in Head & Neck surgery by IFHNOS & MSKCC, New York, USA under the guidance of Dr Jatin Shah & Dr Ashok Saha, with whom he did an Observership as a part of his training. It was a rigorous course with written exams every 3 months & a practical at the end of 2 years.

After that he went to Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK where he was worked as a Senior Clinical Fellow in The Cambridge Breast Unit. There he received comprehensive training in all aspects of Breast Surgery and Advanced Oncoplastic Techniques like the chest wall perforator flaps, implants with ADM & DIEP reconstructions.

He has also cleared DNB in General Surgery as well as DNB in Surgical Oncology. He was conferred the Fellowship of European Board of Surgery in Surgical Oncology as well as Breast Surgery after clearing their respective Qualification exams.

He is also a Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS) & Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS). He was also conferred the FAIS, FMAS & the FIAGES fellowships & the MNAMS. He is a member of many National & International Cancer organisations like ESSO, IASO, ISO, ABSI, FHNO, ABS & others. He has attended many national & international conferences.

He has a strong academic background & has been part of various research projects including multicentre trials, since his undergraduate days. His research in TMH was on the intraoperative analysis of bone for Mandibulectomy. In Cambridge his main research topics were avoidance of chemotherapy in hormone receptor positive breast cancers.

Speciality Interests:

  • Surgery of Head and Neck, Including Head & neck cancers with reconstruction, Larynx, Parotid, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Parapharyngeal tumours.
  • Breast surgery for benign conditions. Surgeries for cancer like Mastectomy (IMF incision without drain, skin & nipple sparing, Goldilocks), Sentinel node Biopsy & Axillary clearance.
  • Advanced Oncoplastic techniques of Muscle sparing Chest wall perforator flaps Like LICAP, AICAP, LTAP, T-DAP for whole breast as well as Partial breast reconstructions. Therapeutic and reduction Mammoplasties & Mastopexies with wise pattern techniques. Grissoti Flap & Batwing techniques. Nipple reconstructions.
  • Prepectoral & sub-pectoral Implants with ADM, Dermal sling or LD flap. Intraoperative Ultrasound & wire guided excisions. The DIEP flaps especially for bilateral prophylactic mastectomies.

Dr. Nagendra Sardeshpande

Consultant

Dr. Nagendra Sardeshpande
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Nagendra Sardeshpande

Consultant
Department
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Qualification
M.B.B.S., DNB, FCPS, DGO, DGO (CPS), DFP, MICOG
Fellowship
Fellowship in “Minimally Invasive Gynaecology- Gynaecological Cancer & Laparoscopic Approach” at IRCAD, Strasbourg, France. 2015. Fellowship in “Minimally Invasive Surgery for Endometriosis” at IRCAD, Strasbourg, France from 2015.
Experience
More than 20 years of Vast experience in the field of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Nagendra Sardeshpande is a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr. Nagendra Sardeshpande completed his MBBS from Mumbai University, with distinction in Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. He held the first rank in the D.G.O. Examination of Mumbai University and perused a FCPS, DFP and DNB (2002).

Dr. Nagendra S Sardeshpande, has trained in operative gynaecologic endoscopy under the Intensive Program of Endoscopic Surgery in Gynaecology at the Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine, CHRU, Universite d’Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France in April 2004. He specializes in Advanced Gynaecologic Laparoscopic Surgery, Hysteroscopic Surgery, Vaginal surgery and Oncology. He has vast clinical experience in ANC OPD, management of high risk pregnancies & obstetric emergencies, operative vaginal deliveries, gynaecological surgery & operative gynaecologic endoscopy, cytology, colposcopy, gynaecologic oncology, menopausal care, gynaecologic endocrinology and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology Neonatal resuscitation NICU care, Hysteroscopy & Laparoscopy, Follicular Studies, Ovulation Induction, I.U.I.

Dr. Sardeshpande is a life member of many professional organizations including Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Societies of India (FOGSI), Member of Managing Committee, Mumbai Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society (MOGS), and Indian Medical Association (IMA). He has Co-authored 39 book chapters and journal articles and presented his work at more than 200 conferences.

Dr. Om Shrivastav

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Pankaj Parekh

Consultant & Mentor

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • General Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Infections
  • Vaccinations and Immunization.

Dr. Paresh A. Jain

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Percy Jal Chibber

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Pooja Deshmukkh

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests:

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

Dr. Poonam Bajaj (P.T.)

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Prabodh Karnik

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr Karnik has several research papers to his credit.

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

Dr. Pratibha Mahajan

Associate Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Additional Speciality Interests :

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

Ms. Priyanka Puri

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Pranay R. Shah

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Prasad Raj Dandekar

Head of Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Prashant B. Joshi

Consultant

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Preeti Chhabria

Consultant

Dr. Preeti Chhabria
Department
Internal Medicine
Dr. Preeti Chhabria
Consultant
Department
Internal Medicine
Sub-Speciality
Qualification
MBBS (Bom), MD (USA), Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine
Experience
25 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 more than 15 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.

Dr. Preeti Chhabria has presented at various geriatric forums. Her publications include the RB Quarterly Medical review, on Medical Nutrition in Geriatric Health Care, Vol. 69, No.1 January – March 2018

Additional Speciality Interests:

  • Geriatric health care - preventive and treatment
  • Lipid /cholesterol management
  • Women’s health.

Dr. Purushottam Kand

Consultant

Dr. Purushottam Kand
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Dr. Purushottam Kand
Consultant
Department
Nuclear Medicine
Qualification
MBBS (Mum), DRM (Mum), DNB (Nucl. Med.), MNAMS, Diplomate CBNC (USA)
Fellowship
Fellow, European Board of Nuclear Medicine
Experience
10 years of rich experience in the field of Nuclear Medicine

Dr. Purushottam Kand is Consultant, PET-CT & Nuclear Medicine at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After MBBS, he completed post graduate Diploma in Radiation Medicine (DRM) and post graduate Degree, Diplomate of National Board (DNB) from the Radiation Medicine Centre (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) affiliated to the University of Mumbai. He qualified the Radiation Safety Officer Examination and also proved his excellence and knowledge in Nuclear Cardiology by qualifying for the Diplomate, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology by Examination in Dec 2010, conducted by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (USA). He has been incorporated as Fellow, European Board of Nuclear Medicine in April 2011.

Dr. Kand has also received training at the Department of Nuclear Medicine, Singapore National University. He completed the IAEA / RCA regional training course on ‘Nuclear Oncology Applications including PET-CT’ in Seoul, Republic of Korea as well as ‘The European Association of Nuclear Medicine most advanced Basic Learning Course on PET/CT in Oncology’ at the EANM Educational Facility Vienna, Austria. He has also completed the ‘The European Association of Nuclear Medicine Learning Course on Neuro-Imaging’ at the EANM Educational Facility Vienna, Austria.

Prior to joining us, Dr. Kand has worked as a Consultant, PET-CT and Nuclear Medicine at the P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre for 1.5 years and as Associate Professor & Consultant for 8 years at the Radiation Medicine Centre (BARC), Tata Memorial Hospital.

He is a recognized post graduate teacher by Medical Council of India and the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. He has trained several medical graduates enrolled for the post graduate courses at the P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre and the Radiation Medicine Centre.

Dr. Kand has successfully managed one of the Thyroid Clinics at the RMC – the largest Thyroid Clinic facility in the country. He was nominated by the Government of India to serve as an expert at the Consultants Meeting on ‘Hybrid Imaging (PET-CT) and Radioguided Surgery’, organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at the IAEA Headquarters – Vienna, Austria.

He is a member of several reputed organisations such as Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging (USA), American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) and European Society of Radiology (ESR), to name a few.

Dr. Kand is the recipient of WFNMB & Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine award for oral paper presentations at 10th World Congress in Nuclear Medicine & Biology, at Cape Town, South Africa and ARCCNM award for oral paper presentations at the 9th World Congress in Nuclear Medicine & Biology, at Seoul, Korea.

He has numerous research papers and publications to his credit and has made presentations at various national and international conferences.

Additional Speciality Interests:
  • PET-CT Imaging in Oncology & Neurology
  • High dose Radioactive Iodine (131 Iodine) therapy for management of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma and its metastasis
  • High dose 131 I mIBG therapy for management of Neuroblastoma, Pheochromocytoma and Medullary carcinoma of thyroid
  • Radioactive Iodine (131 Iodine) Therapy in the management of Hyperthyroidism
  • 177 Lu-DOTA therapies for neuro-endocrine tumours
  • Bone Pain Palliation Therapy
  • Thyroid disorders including Thyroid Cancer and management of Metastatic Thyroid Cancer
  • Nuclear Cardiology including myocardial viability assessment using 18 F FDG PET Imaging
  • Nuclear Oncology Imaging.

Dr. Purvi Shah

Consultant

Dr. Purvi Shah
Department
Dermatology
Dr. Purvi Shah
Consultant
Department
Dermatology
Qualification
MBBS, DVD, MD (Dermatology)
Experience
Rich experience of more than 26 years in the field of Dermatology.
Contact details

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

After completing her MBBS and DVD, Dr Shah pursued MD in Dermatology, from the University of Mumbai. Thereafter, she served in the capacity of a Resident doctor at Seth G. S. Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital in Skin and Venereal Diseases.

Dr Shah has a vast experience spanning 26 years during which she has treated multitudes of patients as well as taught students as a lecturer in the department of Skin and V.D. at K.E.M Hospital. She has been a Consulting Dermatologist since 1993 and has been associated with Conwest Jain Clinic Group of Hospitals as well as with Sir H. N. Hospital in the past.

Dr Shah has conducted extensive research in certain areas: Clinical, Mycological and Immunological Spectrum of Cutaneous Candidiasis; Clinical and Bacterial Investigation of Common Pyodermas; Clinical Trial of Terfinadine. She has presented numerous papers at conferences as well as published papers in reputed journals.

Dermatological procedures like:
  • Cauterisation of viral warts, skin tag
  • Biopsy
  • Chemical peels
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Acne treatment
  • Skin diseases of female.

Dr. P Jagannath

Consultant

Dr. P Jagannath
Department
Surgical Oncology
Dr. P Jagannath
Consultant
Department
Surgical Oncology
Qualification
MBBS, MS
Fellowship
FICS, FIMSA, FACS, FAMS, FRCS (England)
Experience
Over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology

Dr P Jagannath is a consultant in the Surgical Oncology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. After graduating from Kurnool Medical College, he pursued postgraduate residency in General Surgery at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) and obtained MS (General Surgery) from University of Madras.

Dr. Jagannath has over 30 years’ experience in the field of Surgical Oncology and is the pioneer in Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery in India. He also introduced advanced techniques of sphincter conservation and staplers in gastrointestinal surgery. Prior to his association with our hospital, he worked in Tata Memorial Hospital as a Surgeon, and later as the Professor of Surgical Oncology & Chief, Gastrointestinal Service in Tata Memorial Centre. He was also a consultant in Jaslok Hospital for six years. He then joined as Chairman of Surgical Oncology at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre.

Dr Jagannath has published a work on the association of gall bladder diseases and water pollution in a cluster of villages in the Northern Gangetic belt, where the incidence of gallbladder cancer is high. He is the Principal Editor of the book ‘Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery: Current Concepts’ (2002) and co-authored several books including ‘Recent Advances in Surgery.’

Dr Jagannath is the President of International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA) and was instrumental in the initiation of the Indian chapter of IHPBA. He is a winner of the Life Time Achievement Award by the Association of Colorectal Surgery. Well-known for his community service, he started the website “www.indiacancer.org” for public awareness. He also established a charitable trust, ‘Crusade against Cancer Foundation’ that offers financial assistance to cancer patients, especially children.

Dr. Prashant Rajput

Consultant

Dr. Prashant Rajput
Department
Nephrology
Dr. Prashant Rajput
Consultant
Department
Nephrology
Sub-Speciality
Nephrology & Kidney Transplant
Qualification
MBBS, DNB (Internal Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)
Experience
Several years of experience in the field of nephrology

Dr. Prashant Rajput is a Consultant Nephrologist and Renal Transplant Physician with the Nephrology department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

After completing his MBBS, Dr. Prashant Rajput completed his DNB in Internal Medicine from Central Railway Hopsital, Mumbai. Thereafter, he acquired his DNB in Nephrology at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. During his training, he became proficient in diagnosis and treatment of acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, Dialysis (haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis), kidney transplantation and interventional procedures.

He is also attached to other prominent hospitals in the city of Mumbai.

Dr. Prashant Rajput has several publications and research projects to his credit in the field of Nephrology.

Dr. Pradeep Rao

Consultant

Dr. Pradeep Rao
Department
Urology
Dr. Pradeep Rao
Consultant
Department
Urology
Sub-Speciality
Cancer, UroOnc