Anesthesia

Dr. Rajendra Bagwade

Experience
2003 - 2005
Consultant Anaesthetist
Department of Anaesthesiology
Sterling Hospital
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
1989 - 2002
Chief Cardiac and Critical Care
Consultant Anaesthetist
Hope Cardiac Care Pvt. Ltd.
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
1983 - 1988
Consultant Anaesthetist (Freelancer)
Various Private Hospitals
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Education
1979
M.B.B.S
Smt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College,
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
1982
M.D. Anaesthesia
Seth K. M. School of Postgraduate
Medicine and Research Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Dr. Milan Mehta

Experience

Experience in various theaters like Gen. Surgery, Orthopedic, Urology, Pediatric,
Neuro, ENT, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Ob. Gy and ICU
Major experience in Peri-Operative joint replacement and trauma surgeries.

Qualifications
MBBS, DA, M.D (Anaesthesia), FIPM (Kolkata)
Trained at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai for Cancer Pain
Trained in Pain Clinic at ASAN Medical Centre, Seoul, Korea.
Trained in Pain Clinic at SNUH, Seoul, Korea
Trained at Heatherwood & Wexham park NHS Trust Hospital, UK
Internship
Done from Smt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad
Clinical Research Experience
  • Phase III Indication- DVT prophylaxis in TKR
    Role: Sub-Investigator
    Year- 2007-2009
  • Phase III Indication- DVT prophylaxis in hip fracture surgery
    Role : Sub- Inv
    Year: 2008-2009
  • Phase III Indication- DVT prophylaxis in THR
    Role: Sub-Investigator
    Year: 2008-2009
  • Phase III Indication- Pain management in primary THR
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Year: 2010.
  • Phase IV study- comparison between clexane and xarelto (safety and efficacy for thromboprophylaxis in TKR cases).

Dr. Meeta Agarwala

Qualifications
M.B.B.S, M.D. (Anaesthesia), F.R.C.A.(U.K.)
Post Qualification
15 years
Overseas Experience
5 years
Current Appointment
Senior Consultant Anaesthetist
Experience
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S.
1998
Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospitals, Mumbai
M.D.(Anaes.)
2001
Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai
F.R.C.A.
2005
Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, United Kingdom

Including following hospitals:

  • Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
  • Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
  • Barnsley District General Hospital, Barnsley
  • Sheffield’s Children Hospital, Sheffield
  • Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Chesterfield

Dr Meeta has worked and qualified from prestigious institutes in India and in U.K.

She has a wide experience of anaesthesia and has anaesthetised for varied operations in all specialities including transplant.

She has worked previously as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Shalby Hospitals and as a Senior Consultant and Clinical Lead Anaesthetist at Narayana Multispeciality Hospital, Ahmedabad.

As a Clinical Lead in her previous position she was also involved in setting up the department protocols and was responsible for day to day administrative matters of the department.

Dr. Kairav Shah

Experience
2015
Consultant Anaesthesiologist,
Full Time
July 2005
to
March 2015
Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad.
1A, Bhat GIDC Estate, Gandhinagar 382428
Gujarat, India
Education
1997
Doctor of Medicine, M.D.
Sheth K.M. School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research
Sheth V.S. Hospital, Ahmedabad.
Gujarat University
1995
D.A.
Sheth K.M. School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research
Sheth V.S. Hospital Ahmedabad.
Gujarat University.
1992
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M B B S, 3rd year
B.J. Medical College & Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
Gujarat University
1991
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M B B S, 2nd year
B.J. Medical College & Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
Gujarat University
1989
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M B B S, 1st year
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
1988
H.S.C.
Gujarat Higher Secondary Education Board
1986
S.S.C.
Gujarat Secondary Education Board

Dr. Deep Patel


Qualifications
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S
2010
B.J. Medical college, Gujarat university
M.D
2013
B.J. Medical college, Gujarat university
  • April- 2013 to February -2014 , I was working with sterling hospital as a consultant anaesthesiologists.
Anaesthesia Work That I Have Undergone At Bjmc, Sterling Hospital And Narayana Multispeciality Hospital:

Anesthesia for

  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology Surgery
  • Oncosurgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • general surgery
  • plastic surgery
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Gynecological and obstetric procedures
  • ENT and Ophthal surgery
  • Procedures like MRI, CT scan, Endoscopy etc

WORKSHOPS, CONFERENCE AND CME’S:

I Have Attended Many Workshops, Conference And CME’S Some Of Them Are:
  • 59th ISACON National ISA conference held in DEC-2011 at Mumbai.
  • CME on “Ultrasound guided regional nerve blocks.” held in civil hospital Ahmedabad.
  • WISACON 2012 west zone ISA conference held in October-2012 at Ahmedabad.
  • Criticon 2014 at Ahmedabad.
  • Fiberoptic and videoscopic airway management course july 2014 at kailash cancer hospital, Goraj.

Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Rajesh Desai

Qualifications
MS, MCh (Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery)
Senior Cardiac Surgeon
Experience

HOD - Department of Cardiac Surgery - Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad

Dr. Sandeep Agarwala

Current Appointment
Senior Consultant Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgeon
Qualifications & Institutes Attended :
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S.
1995
Grant Medical College & Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.
M.S.(G.Surg.)
1998
Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai.
F.R.C.S.(Edin.)
2000
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
M.Ch.(CVTS)
2001
Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai
F.R.C.S(C.Th.)
2007
Intercollegiate Speciality Boards, United Kingdom.
Yorkshire Heart Centre (2001-2007) including
  • Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds &
  • Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, Hull
Past Appointments
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad
  • Consultant Cardiac Surgeon, Asian Heart Institute, Mumbai
  • Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon & Asst. Prof. UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Ahmedabad
Experience in U.K.
6 years
Specific Interests
  • Adult Cardiac Surgeon
  • Expertise in redo and aortic surgery
  • Interest in mechanical circulatory support & cardiac transplantation

Cardiology

Dr. Bhavesh Roy


Qualifications
MD,
DM - Cardiology
Experience

Consultant Cardiologist at Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad 2015 on wards
Consultant Cardiologist at Krishna Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad 2014
Assistant professor at U N Mehta Hospital, Ahmedabad 2012-13
Assistant professor at AMC MET VS Hospital, ahmedabd 2011

Education
Specialty:

Cardiovascular medicine
Interventional Cardiology
Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology
Thiruvanantpuram - 2010

Residency:

Internal Medicine
Smt, NHL municipal medical college
Ahmedabad - 2005

Graduation and internship:

Smt, NHL municipal medical college
Ahmedabad - 2002

Dr. Abhishek Tripathi


Academic Qualifications
MBBS, MD (Medicine), DNB (Cardiology)
Gold Medallist
Associate Member ACC & SCAI
Ex Executive Editor – Indian Heart Journal
Area of Specialization

Coronary Angioplasty, Complex Coronary Angioplasty, Rotational Atherectomy, FFR Estimation, Peripheral Angioplasty, Renal Angioplasty, Carotid Angioplasty, Permanent Pacemaker Implantation (Single chamber and Double chamber), AICD Implantation (Automated Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator), CRT –P and CRT-D Implantation,

Experience

Currently working as Consultant - Interventional Cardiologist at Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad

Executive Editor - Indian Heart Journal (2012-2014)

Worked as Assistant Professor, Cardiology at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

Worked at Jr Consultant, Cardiology at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi

Publications:
  • Catheter directed thrombolysis in deep venous thrombosis with or without pulmonary thromboembolism. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2013; 62(18): B162-B163
  • Effective Platelet Inhibition with Triple Antiplatelet Regimen In High Risk PCI In Patients With LV Dysfunction. Accepted for publication in JAAC Interventions2014
  • A rare case of post operative myocardial infarction – British Journal of Anaesthesia; Oxford Journals.org
  • Multiple Coronary Embolization following Ilazarov surgery – Challenging Case presentation in TCT Washington 2014
  • Catheter directed thrombolysis in deep venous thrombosis with or without pulmonary thromboembolism – Poster presentation at TCT Miami 2013
  • Assessment of early radial artery injury by high resolution ultrasound after transradial coronary intervention. Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 97
  • Right ventricular systolic function assessment by tissue-Doppler echocardiography in acute pulmonary thromboembolism; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 23
  • Prevalence of coronary artery disease in patients with rheumatic heart disease: Does RHD protect from cad??; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 29
  • Effective platelet aggregation inhibition with triple antiplatelet agents in high risk PCI in patients with LV dysfunction and its long term clinical outcomes; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 38
  • Evaluation of endothelial function by brachial artery flow mediated dilatation in patients with type II diabetes mellitus; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 61
  • Outcome of intra aortic balloon pump support in patients with cardiogenic shock during index hospitalization : NIMS experience; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 67
  • Long term patency of access vein in patients with permanent pacemaker and AICD implants;Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 72
  • Outcome of electrophysiology study and radiofrequency ablation in patients with atrial tachycardia e NIMS experience; Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S73
  • Effect of thrombolytic therapy for prosthetic valve thrombosis : A single centre experience;Indian Heart Journal; Vol 65, Supplement 1, Dec 2013: S 81
  • Combined Uphill and Downhill Varices as a Consequence of Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Unique Presentation; DOI: 10.1016/j.jceh.2013.10.003
  • A complicated case of LAD CTO: successful revascularization using Corsair microcatheter system; Presented at NIC 2013 Kolkata
  • Management of Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; presented at APCSI 2013 Kurnool, AP

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery

Dr. Bijal Parikh

Qualifications
MS, M.Ch

Dr. Himanshu Vora

Qualifications
MS, M.Ch

Dr. Shyamal Munshi

Qualifications
MS, M.Ch

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Pratibha Dileep

Qualifications
MD (Medicine & Therapeutics)

Dentistry

Dr. Anuja Shah

Qualifications
MDS

Dr. Prachi Desai

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) with First Class
    Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital, BVPU, Pune
  • Post Graduate Diploma in OraL Implantology
    Manipal University, Mangalore
  • IDA Certificate course in – Complete Aesthetic Dentistry (Mumbai)
  • Certificate Course under Dr. Rajeev Verma – Crown, Bridge and Veneers (Mumbai)
  • Certificate Course at Ivories Academy of Rotary Endodontics (Ahmedabad)
  • Certificate Course at Ivories Academy on Inlay and Onlay (Ahmedabad)
Experience
  • Zydus Hospitals and Healthcare Research Pvt Ltd, Ahmedabad
    Role in the Hospital
    • Setup of the Entire Dental Department and operations management
    • Managing the OPD and diagnosing patients
    • X-Ray diagnosing
    • Root canal treatment
    • Complete dentures
    • Removal of partial dentures
    • Fixed partial dentures
    • Composite restorations
    • Dental Jewellary
    • Bleaching
    • Lasers
    • Scaling and root planning
    • Open and closed extractions
    • Minor periodontal flap procedures
    • Laminates
    • Veneers
    • Pediatric Procedures
    • Inlay and Onlay Procedures
    • Implants
  • Nidhi Hospital, Stadium, Ahmedabad
  • GCS Medical Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • MOHA – Mahadevia Oral Health Academy, Ahmedabad
  • Shree Sai Medical Centre, Ahmedabad
  • GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Ahmedabad

Dermatology

Dr. Dhwani Shah

Qualifications
MD (Skin & VD)
Certified in Aesthetic Medicine from American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, San Diego, CA USA
Experience
Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad

Consultant - Dermatologist and Cosmetologist

  • Practising Clinical Dermatology : All Skin, Hair and Nail related disorders.
  • Cosmetic Procedures :
    • Laser hair reduction
    • Acne & acne scars revision
    • Chemical peels
    • Mesotherapy : Derma roller & Electroporation
    • Hair restoration therapy
    • Radio frequency surgery
    • Anti Ageing: Botox, Fillers, & Non-surgical thread lift
Civil Hospital (GMERS), Sola, Ahmedabad

Senior Resident - Department of Skin and VD.

B.J. Medical College, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • For 3 years, worked as Resident in department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology at Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Attended daily Outdoor Patients Department (OPD) of 400-500 patients and managed indoor patients.
  • Well versed with Acne scar surgeries including scar subcision, punch floatation, punch excision with/without grafting and Dermarollers, CROSS (chemical reconstruction of skin scarring).
  • Performed Cosmetic and Dermato-Surgical procedures: Various Chemical Peels, Cryosurgery, Radio-Frequency and Electro- Cautery, Electrolysis, Iontophoresis, Micro and Motor Dermabrasion, Hair removal by Nd:YAG LASER 1064 nm & IPL; Acne treatment by IPL; tattoo removal by Q switched Nd:YAG 532 nm; various pigmentary disorders by Q switched Nd:YAG 1064 nm.
  • Performed more than 30 Vitiligo surgeries including Split Thickness Grafting, Suction Blister Grafting and Punch Grafting.
  • Performed various minor procedures- Sebaceous cyst excision, Mucosal cyst excision, Ear lobe repair, Nail avulsion.
Education
Residency :
B.J.Medical College, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
MD, Dermatology Venereology & Leprology
Medical Education :
Smt. N.H.L Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad , India
Bachelor of Medicine And Bachelor of Surgery
Internship :
Transitional year internship - V.S. Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
Certification :
Level 1 - Certificate course of American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, San Diego
Research & Academic Activities
  • Thesis on “Various Modalities Of Treatment In Patients With Acne Scars” (Study of 100 patients).
  • Co-Investigator in “A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Design, Multi site Clinical study to evaluate Bio-equivalence of Calcipotriene cream 0.005% (Glenmark Generics Ltd.) to Dovonex (Calcipotriene cream) 0.005% (LEO Pharma) in patients with Moderate to Severe plaque Psoriasis”.
Publication & Presentations

Dr. Niyati Parekh

Graduation
Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical Collage Pune
Degree
Year
1st MBBS
2007
2nd MBBS
2008
3rd MBBS Part I
2009
4th MBBS Part II
2010
Post Graduation
  • M.D. Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology from Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indor
Professional Profile
  • Three years of experience as a resident doctor at Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indore
  • One month's experience of cosmetic procedures and Lasers at Sakhiya Skin Clinic, Surat
Professional Participation
Conferences
  • Indian Society for Paediatric Dermatology National Conference, 2012 (Indore)
  • Cuticon M.P. 2012 (Indore)
  • Dermacon 2013 (Ahmedabad)
  • Cuticon M.P. 2013 (Jabalpur)
  • Dermazone West and Cuticon Maharashtra 2013 (Mumbai)
  • XI International Congress of Dermatology and Dermacon 20 (New Delhi)
  • XXXV Rajcuticon 2014 (Jodhpur)
  • Cuticon M.P. 2014 (Bhopal)
Membership
  • Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists
  • Pigmentary Disorders Society

Diabetology

Dr. V.N Shah

Qualifications
MD

Emergency Department

Dr. Ketan Patel

Qualifications
M.B.B.S, FEM (UK),
MCEM (UK), FACEE
Core Strength
  • Active treatment expertise : BLS, ACLS, PALS, ATLS, FCCS, NDPCH, USG Instructor
  • Expert in all emergencies : Research and development
  • Patient relations management : Resource utilization
Experience
Zydus Hospitals & Health care Research Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad, India

Consultant & Head, Dept. of Emergency Medicine

  • Expert in all kind of emergencies coming to ER
  • Course Director & Examiner MRCEM (Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK )
  • In charge of Hospital Disaster Management Plan and Training
  • Member of Editorial board – EMS INDIA
  • Member of Editorial board – Indian Journal of Emergency Medicine
Apollo Hospitals International Ltd, Ahmedabad, India

Consultant & Head, Department of Emergency Medicine

Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India

Emergency Room Physician & In charge of ER

Apollo Hospitals International Ltd, Ahmedabad, India

Emergency Room Physician & In charge of ER

Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India

Emergency Room Physician

Awards
  • Awarded a National Scholarship.
  • Awarded First Rank in FEM (Fellowship in Emergency Medicine)
  • Awarded Certificate for Train the Trainer ( Green Belt ) Training Programme.
  • Awarded Certificate of excellence for work in Rotary Centennial Celebration.
  • Awarded Apollo ‘Special Thanks and Recognition' (A’STAR) in the area of Leadership in 2011.
  • Awarded Apollo Long Service Achievement Awards in 2014.
Achievements
  • First Qualified Emergency Room Physician in Western India.
  • Active member in JCI Accreditation process for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad and Stroke accreditation.
  • Appointed as an Emergency Services In charge during visit of Mrs. Pratibha Patil - President of India on October 2009 in Gujarat.
  • Member of Organizing committee and Scientific committee at INTEM 2010 from 10th to 14th November 2010, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Pre conference workshop coordinator at INTEM 2010 on 10th to 14th Nov’10, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Awarded as best clinical department during NABH accreditation.
  • First Emergency Physician in India registered with Medical council on 31st May 2011.
  • Became the MCEM Examiner in November 2011.
  • FIV Doctor in Formula 1 race at Buddha International Circuit at Delhi, India in October 2013.
  • Organized EMPACT 2014 (Emergency Medicine Procedural And Clinical Training) on 18th to 19th April’14, Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad, India
  • Committee member in EMSASIA 3rd Asian EMS conference on 16th to 19th October 2014, Goa, India
  • Organized EMPACT 2015 (Emergency Medicine Procedural And Clinical Training) on 18th to 19th April’15, Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad, India
  • Successfully conducted workshops like BLS, ACLS, PALS, NDPCH, FCCS, Emergency Ultrasound, Life Saver

Dr. Anjali Patel

Qualifications
M.D. Physician (Russia),
MCEM (UK),
FACEE (INDO-US)
Current Position
Junior consultant,
Emergency Medicine Department
Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad
Postgraduate Medical Certification
Membership of College of Emergency Medicine Incorporated by Royal Charter, UK
June 2014
Fellow of Academic College of Emergency Experts in India
October 2014
Postgraduate Training
Emergency medicine residency, Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad.
July 2011 -
June 2014
Medical Graduation
Smolensk State Medical Academy, Russian Federation Smolensk, Russia M.D.-
Physician
June 2009
Presentations
  • Case presentation “Emergency which is easy to treat but difficult to diagnose: CO Poisoning.” at Apollo Chennai Emergency Symposium held at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai on 6th -7th Feb 2015
  • Poster Presentation (case report) ,“Hypotension with no upper limb pulsation: Is there another reason?” at ICEM 2012, Dublin.
  • Poster presentation (case report) – S1Q3T3 on ECG, positive D-dimer and dilated RA/RV on 2 D Echo means pulmonary embolism? at EMCON 2012, Delhi, India.
  • Oral presentation , “Abdominal Pain ……. is physical examination a necessity? “at EMCON 2012, Delhi, India.
  • Photo presentation, “Migrating SDH and Retinal detachment on USG” at EMCON 2012, Delhi, India
Achievements
  • Organizing member for EMPACT and emergency ultrasound workshops.
  • Instructor for the BLS, ACLS, PALS (AHA-USA), Emergency Ultrasound.
  • Faculty in conferences : Apollo Chennai Emergency Symposium , EMPACT 2015, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Ultrasound Protocols.
  • Conducted Life Saver Programme and first aid training at various places all over India e.g. Karai Police Academy, TCS, Axis Bank, Holiday Inn hotel etc.
  • Dr. Anil Kumar Aeron and Dr. Meena Aeron Memorial Scholarship Certificate awarded by Cosmos Educational Consultants in the academic year 2003 - 2004
  • Experience as a part of medical team in Indian Grand Prix-Formula 1 World Championship held at Buddha International Circuit, Greater Noida, Delhi in October 2013

Dr. Rignesh Patel

Qualifications
Associate Consultant
Department Of Emergency Medicine
Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad
Academic Contribution
BLS, ACLS, PALS (AHA-USA) Instructor
Emergency Usg Instructor
Faculty at EMPACT 2014-15
Area of Specialization
Emergency Ultrasound
Disaster Medicine And Preparedness
Emergency Medical Services
Previous Appointment
Registrar In Emergency Medicine Department,
Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad.
Research and Publications
  • Poster Presentation (Case Report) – S1q3t3 On Ecg, Positive D-Dimer And Dilated Ra/Rv On 2 D Echo Means Pulmonary Embolism? At Emcon 2012, Delhi, India.
  • Oral Presentation – Abdominal Pain …… Is Physical Examination A Necessity? At Emcon 2012, Delhi, India (National Journal Of Emergency Medicine Vol1, Issue-2)
  • Photo Presentation – Migrating Sdh And Retinal Detachment On Usg, At Emcon 2012, Delhi, India.

Endocrinology

Dr. Deepal Parikh

Qualifications
MD (Internal Medicine),
DM (Endocrinology)

Dr. Om J Lakhani

Qualifications
DNB (Endocrinology),
MD (Medicine),
MBBS
Education
DNB – Endocrinology
  • From Sir Ganga Ram Hospital New Delhi
  • Sir Ganga Ram is considered the best institute for DNB training in India.
  • It is a 650 bedded multispeciality hospital
  • It has both general (government) as well as private scheme
  • We had a daily OPD of about 150 patients in Endocrinology.
MD – Medicine
  • SSG Hospital and Govt Medical college, Baroda
  • Two Gold medals and top rank in the batch
MBBS
  • Govt Medical college Baroda
  • 5 Gold medals including top rank in final MBBS
Special Training and Fellowship
  • Type 1 Diabetes Fellowship from Boston, USA
  • Training in Insulin Pump and Continuous glucose monitoring from UK
  • Pediatric Endocrinology training from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Neuroendocrine tumors training from ENETS, Barcelona , Spain
  • Genetic medicine training (relevant to Endocrinology) from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Diabetic Retinopathy diagnosis and management training from AIIMS, New Delhi
Achievements
National Winner of Endocrine Society of India- Torrent Young Scholar Award
  • This is a competition amongst all the DM and DNB Endocrinology students in India
  • Stood first amongst more than 70 participants from all over India
  • Final was held in Torrent Research centre in Ahmedabad in 2016
Winner of Endocrine Society of India- AV Gandhi Award
  • This is award for best research amongst DM and DNB Endocrinology students in India
  • 2nd runner up in the competition
Winner of Association of Physicians of India ‘Best Thesis award’
5 Gold medals in MBBS
2 Gold medals in MD
Areas of Specialization and Expertise
Thyroid
  • Management of Hyperthyroidism (Thyrotoxicosis)
  • Management of Thyroid nodules
  • Management of thyroid cancer
Pediatric Endocrinology & Pediatric Diabetology
  • Problems with short height in growth (disorders or growth)
  • Pubertal problems in children
  • Disorders of Sexual differentiation
  • Congenital Adrenal hyperplasia
  • Thyroid problems in children
  • Type 1 diabetes in children
  • Insulin Pumps in Children with Type 1 Diabetes
Endocrine oncology
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
Pituitary disorder
  • Acromegaly
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Prolactin disorders
Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Steroid induced Diabetes
Hypertension and lipids
  • Secondary cause of hypertension
  • Primary Aldosteronism (Conn’s syndrome)
  • Lipid disorders
Bone and mineral metabolism
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Bone disease in Chronic renal disease patients
Male Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Low Testosterone
  • Low Sperm count
Female Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS/PCOD)
  • Perimenopausal syndrome (Problems associated with Menopause)
  • Infertility

ENT

GI Surgery

Gastroenterology

Dr. Tejas Modi

Qualifications
Degree
Year
Institution Name
MBBS
2006
N.H.L .Municipal medical college, Ahmedabad
M.D (Medicine)
2010
N.H.L .Municipal medical college, Ahmedabad
DM
2014
Seth GS medical college,KEM Hospital, Mumbai
Clinical Experience
Hospital : Seth GS Medical college, KEM Hospital,Mumbai
Specialty : Gastroenterology
Post held : Superspeciality Medical Officer (Post DM)
Year : Feb 2015 - Jan 2016
Consultant(s) : Dr Shobna Bhatia, Dr Akash Shukla

Hospital : Seth GS Medical college, KEM Hospital,Mumbai
Specialty : Gastroenterology
Post held : Registrar
Year : Aug 2011 - Jan 2015
Consultant(s) : Dr Shobna Bhatia, Dr Akash Shukla

Hospital : N.H.L .Municipal medical college,Ahmedabad
Specialty : Medicine
Post held : Registrar
Year : April 2007 - MAy 2010
Consultant(s) : Dr Atul Parikh, Dr CB Kathiria, DR Jayesh Dutt
Endoscopy Experience
During my training I have performed the following number of successful endoscopies independently :
Diagnostic UGI endoscopies - 4000
Therapeutic UGI endoscopies - 5OO
  • Endoscopic variceal band ligation
  • Endoscopic sclerotherapy & glue injection for varices
  • Endoscopic management of bleeding peptic ulcer
  • Argon plasma coagulation for GI bleed and
  • Hemoclip application
  • Esophageal stricture dilatation
  • Achalasia dilatation
  • Esophageal SEMS deployment
  • Foreign body removal
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy(PEG)
  • Pediatric endoscopies
Clinical Trials
Experience of conducting various clinical trials at KEM hospital as a co investigator during 2011-15.
Randomised controlled trial of LANSOPRAZOL VS exlansoprazol in GERD patients.

Dr. Hardik Kotecha (Medical)

Qualifications
M.B.B.S.,
M.D.(Medicine),
D.N.B. (Gastroenterology)
Experience
Senior Resident
N.M. Virani Wockhardt hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat September 2006 TO March 2007
Consultant -
Physician
H.J. Doshi Hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat April 2007 TO May 2008
Consultant -
Physician
Ashirwad Hospital, Rajkot, Gujarat. June 2008 to January 2009
Senior Fellow
Dept. of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, Medanta – the Medicity, Gurgaon May 2012 to April 2013
Associate -
consultant
Institute of Digestive and Hepatobiliary sciences Medanta – the Medicity, Gurgaon since May 2013
Education
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S.
2002
Shri M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat
Saurashtra University.
M.D. Medicine
2006
Shri M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, Gujarat
Saurashtra University.
D.N.B. Gastroenterology
2012
GRIPMER, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,New Delhi.
Publications
  • Low eosinophil count predicts in-hospital mortality in cirrhosis with systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jun;25(6):676-82.
  • Excellent outcome of living donor liver transplantation in patients with hepatopulmonary syndrome: a single centre experience. Clin Transplant. 2013 Jul-Aug;27(4):530-4.
  • Endoscopic ultrasound-guided pelvic and prostatic abscess drainage: Experience in 30 patients. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2014 Sep; 33(5)410-3
  • Ischiorectal abscess presenting as paralytic ileus.Trop Gastroenterol. 2013 Oct-Dec;34(4):267-8.
  • Terbinafine induced liver injury. Clin and Experimental Hepatology. April 2014
  • Pancreatic duct leak in a case of post Whipple surgery: Managed by endoscopic ultrasound guided pancreaticogastrostomy. Endosc Ultrasound. 2014 Jul;3(3)195-7
Thesis
  • Correlation of clinical scores with imaging findings in patients of Cerebrovascular accidents submitted at M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar.
  • Assessment of Biomarkers of sepsis in patients of Cirrhosis submitted at Sir Gangaram hospital, New Delhi.
Achievements
  • Best DNB student for the year 2010 - The Ravi K. Jerath Award at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.
  • 2nd Place in Torrent Young Scholar Award – 2012 (Gastroenterology)
Interests

Therapeutic endoscopy including POEM, EMR, ESD, STER Acute on Chronic liver failure Fatty liver disease

Genetic Sciences

Dr. Udhaya Kotecha

Qualifications
MBBS,
MD (Paediatrics),
Fellowship in Medical Genetics.
Experience

Consultant, Department of Genetics, Zydus Hospital, Near S.G. Highway, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, 380054

Educational Qualifications
 
Specialization
College
Year
Fellow
Medical Genetics
Sir Gangaram Hospital
Jan 2011
M.D.
Paediatrics
Shri M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar
July 2006
M.B.B.S.
-
Shri M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar
April 2002
Professional Experience
Hospital
Designation
Duration
N.M. Virani Wockhardt Hospital, Rajkot
Senior Registrar in Paediatrics
2007 - 2008
Centre of Medical Genetics,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Clinical Associate
2009
Centre of Medical Genetics,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Research Associate, ICMR Project: “Creating a Web based directory of Genetic Services and Genetic Information in India.”
2011
Centre of Medical Genetics,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Associate Consultant
2011 – 2014
Centre of Medical Genetics,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
Consultant
2014 – 2015
Awards and Recognition

First place for oral presentation in 2005 in Gujarat NEOCON “Incidence of fungal infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit”

First place in Poster Presentation in the 2nd North Indian Conference of Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy at Chandigarh, 2010: “Sensitivity of Triple Test Markers in the detection of Down Syndrome”

Awarded a travel scholarship and presented a poster in the 12th International Congress of Inborn Errors of Metabolism, at Barcelona, Spain,2013. “The phenotypic spectrum of CDG in India: retrospective evaluation of cases examined at a tertiary referral center”.

Invited as a Speaker in the International Conference on Inborn Errors of Metabolism, New Delhi, 2013.“Hereditary Fructose Intolerance – What’s New?”

Invited as a Faculty in the First International Congress of the Society of Fetal Medicine, Kochi, 2014. “Genetics in preconceptional care”

Presented a poster in the First International Congress of the Society of Fetal Medicine, Kochi, 2014.“Is there a need for fetal autopsy and genetic evaluation in fetal limb anomalies?”

Oral presentation in the Indo-US symposium on genetic insights into human morphogenesis, prenatal, postnatal and molecular dysmorphology, Hyderabad,2014. “Microarray analysis in Intellectual Disability and Autism- a single center experience from North India”.

Invited as a speaker for the 7th National Rett syndrome Awareness Day at G.B.Pant Hospital, New Delhi, 2014

Invited as a speaker to discuss the “Practical Applications and Experience of Non Invasive Prenatal Testing” at Chennai, 2014.

Internal Medicine

Dr. Dipak Dantara

Qualifications
MD (Medicine & Therapeutics)
Educational Qualification
M.D. (Internal Medicine),
1986, B.J. Medical College,
Gujarat University
Experience
Practicing as Consultant physician, Cardiologist & Diabetologist at the above mentioned address for last 29 years.
Present
Senior Consultant- Internal Medicine at Zydus Hospital. Working as Physician, Diabetologist & Cardiologist.
Professional Affiliation
Divisional Medical Referee (DMR) LIC of India Medical Panel of PRL & IPR.,
Life member with APA (Association of physician of Ahmedabad),
APG (Association of Physician of Gujarat),
API (Association of Physician of India),
IMA (Indian Medical Association)
Extra Curricular Activities
Great interest in reading, making friends & Cricket, Singing.
Clinical Research Experience
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (DPN-TYPE 2) Phase III (PI)
  • Dyslipidemia with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Phase III (Sub investigator)
  • Type 2 Diabetes mellitus and Chronic Glycemic Control. Phase III (Sub investigator)
  • Type 2 Diabetic patients not controlled on diet and exercise. Phase III (Sub investigator)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Phase III (PI)
Social
Active Rotarian for last 19 years with Rotary Club of Ahmedabad Metro

Dr. Kalpesh Talati

Qualifications
Degree
Year of passing
Name of college
MBBS
1986
B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
M.D.
1989
B.J.Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Fellowship In Oncology,M.P. Shah Cancer Hosp,1990
  • Consultant Physician At Gandhi-Lincon Hospital,Deesa-18 Months-March 1991-Aug 1992
  • Echocardiography Fellowship At Appolo Hosp,Chennai,1994
  • Consultant Physician Practicing At Akar Hospital, Deesa Since 22 Yrs Aug 1992 To Till Date. Iccu,Icu,Echo,Tmt,Pft And All Medical Emergency Experience. Attached With Diabetic And Asthma Clinic
  • Fellow In Sleep Medicine(Isda) 2007 ,International Institute Of Sleep Science 2014 , Indian Society Of Sleep Research 2015 Fellowship - Atlanta Sleep Medicine-Usa 2006
  • Fellow - Indian Academy Of Echocardiography 1995
  • Honorary Visiting Consultant Physician At Civil Hosp.Deesa 2006 To 2015
Member Of
Api
Indian Sleep Disorders Association
Indian Academy Of Echocardiography
Indian Medical Association
Past President
Indian Red Cross Society,Deesa
Ima,Deesa
Deesa Sports Club,Deesa
Director
Lions Club,Deesa
Rajasthan Advanced Medical Centre,Deesa

Dr. Pranav Nanavaty

Qualifications
MBBS - 1979
MD (Medicine):1982
Professional Experience
  • Worked at CMC Vellore as a tutor in cardiology for one year
  • Worked as Asst. Professor of Medicine at NHL Muni Medical College, V.S. Hospital for ten years
Attachment
  • Hon. consultant cardiologist at Jivraj Mehta research foundation for more than 20 years
  • Visiting consultant physician at sterling hospital
  • Visiting Physician at HCG Medisurge Hospital, Sushusha hospital, and SAL Hospital
  • LIC medical examiner for 20 years with a limit of Rs. 50 lacs
Membership of Associations
  • Life member of Ahmadabad Medical Association
  • Life member of All India Medical Association
  • Member of Association of physicians.

Dr. Sangeeta Rewatkar

Qualifications
M.D. (Internal Medicine),
Fellowship in Medical Genetics.
Education
  • M.D. (Medicine) passed in March ’96 from K.M.School of Post Graduate Medicine-Gujarat University.
    Registered under Gujarat Medical council on 20.06.1996 No. G-7164
  • M.B.B.S. Passed in December’91, from Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College-Gujarat University.
    1st MBBS : Year of passing : January 1989, Gujarat University
    2nd MBBS : Year of passing : May 1990, Gujarat University
    3rd MBBS : Year ot" passing : December 1991, Gujarat University
Research And Dissertation
  • A study of reperfusion arrthym ias after thrombolytic therapy in Acute Myocardialt infarction.
Work Experience
Internship(Rotating Housemanship)
  • Rural Health Centre, Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, FROM: 01/02/1992 to 30/04/92, Under Dr. K.N.Trivedi ----Preventive and Social Medicine.
  • Sheth V.S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad, FROM: 01/05/1992 to 31/07/ 1992, Under Dr. J.R.Desai ----General Surgery.
  • Sheth L.G. Genera l Hospital, Ahmedabad, FROM : 0 1 /08/ 1992 to 3 I / I 0/ 1 992, Under Dr. N. C.Pandya---Gynaecology and Obstetrics.
  • Methodist Hospitals, Nadiad, Gujarat, FROM: 0 1 /11 / 1992 to 3 1/0 l /1993. Under Dr. Jaswin Vaghela----General Med icine.
Residence in K.M. School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research, Ahmedabad
  • February’ 93 - January’ 94 : First year resident in General Medicine.
  • February’ 94 - January’ 95 : Second year Registrar in Cardiology, Nephrology and Neurology(4 months In each department)
  • February’ 95 - February’ 96 : Third year resident in General Medicine As Registrar.
Sushrusha Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Worked as a Physician, from April' 96 - January’ 2000
  • Main duties were :
    Handling all sorts of emergencies, both cardiac and Medical independently.
    To attend all sorts of medical patient, both indoors & Outdoors.
L. R. Cardiac Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Centre, Ahmedabad
  • Worked as an Incharge cardiologist for 1 year.
  • Handling independently out patient section, Cardiac Rehabi latation programmes and computerized Tread Mill Centre(Quinton 4500 system)
    Did 4-5 TMTs and examined 8-10 patients everyday at this centre.
  • Amassed an experience of 1400 patients hours of ECG monitered Cardiac Rehabilitation Exercise programme.
Udaipur Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Worked as a Physician from April’ 2000 to February’ 2002.
Saraswati Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Worked as a Consultant Physician from July' 2000 to February' 2002
Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • Worked as a Full time Physician in Neuro ICU from July' 2002 to June' 2003. Main duties were : To attend and manage Neurological as well Neuro Surgical emergencies.
Apollo Hospitals International, Ahmedabad
  • I am working as Consultant in Internal Medicine at Apollo Hospitals Ahmedabad from June 2003 till date.
  • I am attending Master Health Check patients, Out patient and Hospitalized patients as a Consultant Physician. I handle all medical emergency patients in Emergency room.
  • I am a Panel Physician for US Visa, U.K. Immigration health checks.
  • I do TMT and PFT tests also.

Joint Replacement

Dr. Daria Singh (Knee & Hip Replacement Surgeon)

Qualifications
  • Fellowship in Arthroplasty at Endo-Klinik, Hamburg (Germany) in 2009
  • Fellowship in Arthroplasty at Shalby hospital, Ahmedabad in 2005-2006
  • M.S (Orthopedics)- S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India in 2003
  • M.B.B.S – S.P. Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India in 2000
Experience

Working as a Consultant Orthopaedic , Arthroplasty & Arthroscopy Surgeon for over last eight years (including fellowship period), have performed & managed over than three thousand joint replacement surgeries till date.

Surgical skills

My surgical skills include

  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement
  • Primary Total Knee Replacement
  • Revision Total Knee Replacement
  • Primary Hip Replacement
  • Revision Hip Replacement
  • Primary Shoulder Replacement
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Complex Trauma involving Joints
  • Knee Arthroscopy
I am very well versed and comfortable managing infected/failed hip & knee replacement cases.

In primary knee I have managed cases of severe FFD, severe varus deformity, varus with FFD, valgus knee, knee with recurvatum, TKR following high tibial ostotomy, TKR with extra articular deformity etc.

I am well versed with many type TKR prosthesis like PFC sigma all poly, metal back and RP, RP-F, LCS RP,TC3, rotating hinge and LPS from Depuy, all poly, metal back , hi-flex. CCK, rotating hinge from Zimmer, Scorpio all poly and metal back from Stryker, Freedom all poly and metal back from Maxx and fixed and rotating hinge from link to name a few.

I am well versed with posterior cruciate retaining and substituting type of prosthesis.

In revision knee, I have an experience of septic and aseptic loosening, revision for stiff TKR, revision for malalignment and laxity, revision for broken post of tibial insert.

Pertinent to the Infected Knee, I have experience of managing more than 100 infected knee arthroplasty. I have experience of debridement, single stage revision, two stage revision, arthrodesis and resection arthroplasty for infected knee arthroplasty. I have also developed my own management algorithm for treatment of infected arthroplasty. I have experience of treating periprosthetic fracture around knee of over 10 complex cases.

Approach for knee arthroplasty- I am well versed with medial parapatellar, subvastus, lateral parapatellar, quadriceps snip and tibial tubercle osteotomy. My selection of approach varies from case to case but most of times I prefer to use medial paraptellar and subvastus approach. For valgus deformity, I use lateral parapatellar approach. Rarely in revisions, I use quadriceps snip or tibial tubercle osteotomy.

In hip replacement surgeries, I have an experience of more than 800 hip replacements. I am well versed with hemi hip replacement, primary conventional total hip replacement, primary hip with short stem, hip resurfacing and revision hip replacement surgeries. I am well versed with both cemented and uncemented technology.

For Cemented Hip I am well versed with 4th generation cementing techniques and Tapered stem either C-Stem or MS-30 Stem and Charnley Stems. For acetabulum, I am well versed with Ogee or LPW cup.

For uncemented hip, I am well versed with various hip prosthesis like Delta Motion (Depuy), Summit and Duraloc, Solution, Corail, Reef and S-Rom from Depuy(J&J), bicontact primary and revision stem and plasmacup SC from Aesculap, CLS and Zweymuller stem and trilogy cup from Zimmer.

For acetabular reconstruction in difficult primary and revision situation I am well versed with bone grafting as well as Trabecular Metal from Zimmer.

Bearing surfaces- I have used ceramic on poly, metal on poly and metal on metal .

I am well versed in ASR from Depuy and BHR from Smith and Nephew for hip resurfacing.

Approaches for hip- I am well versed with posterior and anterolateral approaches of hip. I am also well versed in Ganzs approach for safe surgical dislocation of hip.

  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Maharaja Agrasen Medical College, Agroha, Haryana, India for one year in 2004-2005.
  • Worked as a senior resident in SD Memorial Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan from 2003- 2004 with Dr. P K Sethi (inventor of Jaipur Foot). During this period I have learned various corrective osteotomy around hip, knee and foot, soft tissue releases in CP and Polio, uses of orthotics and prosthetics, correction of CTEV and CDH and congenital dislocation of knee.
Publication

A paper on “Ununited fracture neck of femur treated with closed reduction and internal fixation with cancellous screw fixation and fibular grafting” in Indian Journal of Orthopedics; 2006 : 40 (2): 90-93. Lectures and paper presentation-

  • Read a paper on “Ununited fracture neck of femur treated with closed reduction and internal fixation with cancellous screw fixation and fibular grafting” in Rajasthan orthopedic surgeons association conference in 2003 at Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Role of medial epicondylar ostetomy in correction of varus deformity in total knee replacement” in 2nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons- April, 2008 at Chennai, India.
  • Delivered a lecture in senior citizens club on “Various aspect of knee and hip arthritis in Naroda and Paldi, Ahmedabad in May and June 2010, respectively.
  • Public camp: surgical camp for correction of post polio deformity in Dausa-2003
  • Surgical camp for correction of post polio deformity in Bharatpur, Rajasthan-2003
  • Public awareness camp for post polio deformity in Hissar in 2005, organised by Lions Club Hissar, Haryana
  • Public awareness camp for hip and knee diseases organized by friends for people in Ganganagar, Rajasthan-2006
  • Public awareness camp for hip and knee diseases in Alwar, Rajasthan in 2007
  • Public awareness camp for hip and knee diseases in Jodhpur, Rajasthan in 2009
  • Public awareness camp for hip and knee diseases in Pachpadra,Barmer, Rajasthan in June,2010
  • Public awareness camp for hip and knee diseases in Barmer, Rajasthan in July, 2010
  • Research Aptitude
  • Was involved in conducting clinical trials in orthopedics and joint replacement surgeries. These were as follows.
  • Indication of Trial
    Clinical Phase
    Role in Trial
    Year
    DVT prophylaxis in subjects undergoing elective TKR surgery.
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2007
    Analgesic prophylaxis in subjects suffering from low back pain
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2007
    DVT prophylaxis in sub undergoing elective TKR surgery.
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2008
    DVT prophylaxis in subjects undergoing elective THR Surgery suffering from symptomatic osteoarthritis
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2008
    For Analgesic prophylaxis in subjects suffering from symptomatic osteoarthritic pain.
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2008
    DVT prophylaxis in subjects with fracture femur undergoing THR surgery
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2009
    DVT prophylaxis in subjects with elective THR surgery
    Phase-III
    Sub Investigator
    2009
    • Was also involved in project which involved the measurement of the angle between surgical epicondylar axis, clinical epicondylar axis and posterior condylar line by CT scan and creation of posterior condylar line parallel to surgical epicondylar line in TKR using Ranawat and PFC Jig.
    • Also a project where I followed the infected knee arthroplasty treated by debridement and antibiotic treatment.
    • Another project where I corrected or maintained limb length by Ranawat method and evaluated it with CT scan in Total hip replacement.
    • Seminar and Conferences Attended
    • Mediciti hip course ,basic and advanced in july 2010
    • Revision knee and hip workshop held in Mumbai in April 2010 –course director was Dr. Kelly Vince, New Zealand
    • 4th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons- April, 2010 at Ahmedabad, India
    • 3rd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons- April, 2009 at Delhi, India
    • IOACON-2008 in Bangalore, India.
    • Attended the “Advanced Good Clinical Practices(GCP) Workshop” on November 23, 2008 conducted by Novartis India Limited held at Ahmedabad Hotel Pride, Judges Bungalow Rd.,Off S.G.Rd., Ahmedabad 380 054
    • 2nd Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons- April, 2008 at Chennai, India
    • Mid year CME of Gujarat Orthopaedic Association at Baroda, Gujarat,India - August, 2007.
    • AO Introduction Programme at Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India-March,2007
    • 1st Annual Conference of Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons-February, 2007 at Mumbai, India.
    • Bicontact Hip symposium in 2006 at Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India. Current concept in arthoplasty in 2005.
    • Basic arthoplasty course in 2005.
    • ROSACON-2003, Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
    • CME on deformity correction in 2004.
    • CME on rheumatology in 2003.
    • IOACON-2000 in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Nephrology

Dr. Himanshu Patel

Experiences
Consultant Nephrology at Zydus Hospital
Education
Degree
Institution Name
Area Of Study
M.B.B.S
Smt.N.H.L Municipal Medical College Ahmedabad
-
M.D.
B.J.Medical College & Civil Hospital Gujrat University Ahmedabad
Internal Medicine
D.M.
Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Center,Ahmedabad
Nephrology
DNB
Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Center,Ahmedabad
Nephrology
Professional Experience
Position/Title
Institution Name
Dates as applicable
Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician
Gujarat Kidney Foundation, Ahmedabad
Mar, 2002 till Date
Consultant Nephrologist & Transplant Physician
Sterling Hospital, Memnagar, Ahmedabad
Dec 2001 to Feb 2015
Past- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Nephrology
Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Center,Ahmedabad
Oct'1998 to January 1999
Previous participation
Indication of Trial
Clinical Phase of Trial (I-IV)
Role in Trial
Year
Immunomodulator agent in Lupus
Nephritis
Ill
Sub Investigator
2007 to 2011

Dr. Prakash Darji

Qualifications
DM, DNB (Nephro)
Educational Qualifications
Degree
Year
Institution Name
MBBS
Sept 1986 - 1991
B.J.Medical College & Civil Hospital Gujarat University Ahmedabad
Internship
(Gynec, General Medicine, Surgery & Primary Health Centre - 3 months each)
Sept 1991 - 1992
B.J.Medical College & Civil Hospital Gujarat University Ahmedabad
M.D.(Internal Medicine)
Sept 1992 - 1995
B.J.Medical College, Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre Guajarat University Ahmedabad
D.M.(Nephrology)
Jan 1996 - 1998
B.J.Medical College & Civil Hospital Gujarat University Ahmedabad
DNB(Nephrology)
Jan 1996 - 1998
Experience
  • Sept' 1991 to Sept' 1992 Internship
  • Sept' 1992 to Sept' 1995 M.D. Internal Medicine Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • Jan' 1996 to Jan' 1998 D.M. Nephrology Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre (IKDRC), Ahmedabad
  • Jan' 1998 to April' 1998 Transplantation, IKDRC, Ahmedabad
  • May' 1998 to Sept' 1998 Junior Lecturer, Dept. of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation, IKDRC, Ahmedabad
  • Oct' 1998 to May' 1999 Asst. Professor, Dept. of Nephrology & Renal Transplantation, IKDRC, Ahmedabad
  • May' 1999 to Sept' 1999 Research Fellow & Part Time Nephrologist, Dept. of Renal Transplantation, IKDRC, Ahmedabad
  • Oct' 1999 to Aug' 2005 Honorary Asst.Professor, Dept. of Neplu·ology, V.S.General Hospital & NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Aug' 2005 On wards Honorary Asso. Professor, Dept. of Nephrology, V.S.General Hospital & NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • March' 2002 Member of Gujarat Kidney Foundation 4-51 Floor, Shaival Complex, Nr. Suvidha Centre, Paldi, Ahmedabad
Present Attachments
  • Hon. Director of Nephrology and Transplant services & Consultant Nephrologist at Sterling Hospital, Gurukul, Ahmedabad, India
  • Consultant Nephrologist at H.C.G. Medi-surge Hospitals, Ahmedabad
Present Attachments
  • Hon. Director of Nephrology and Transplant services & Consultant Nephrologist at Sterling Hospital, Gurukul, Ahmedabad, India
  • Consultant Nephrologist at H.C.G. Medi-surge Hospitals, Ahmedabad
Clinical Research Experience
  • Phase III Trial oflmmunosuppressant in Post Renal Transplant Patient
  • Phase III Trial of Investigational Product in Lupus Nephritis Patient
  • Phase III Trial of Antibiotics in c-UTI Patient
  • Phase III Trial of Anti-hypertensive agent in Pediatrics Hypertension
  • Phase IV Trial of Erythropoietin in Dialysis Patient
  • Phase IV Trial ofErythropoietin in Non Dialysis Patient
  • Phase IV Trial of Immunosuppressant in Post Renal transplant Patient
  • Phase III study of Antidiabetic drug in patient with Type 2 Diabetes with renal insufficiency
  • Phase IV trial of serum free Erythropoetin in Dialysis Patient
  • Phase Ill study of serum free EPO in Chronic Kidney Disease Patient on Dialysis

Neurology

Dr. Ajit Sowani

Qualifications
MBBS - 1979
MD - 1982
DM - 1986
Gold Medal and Col. Kukde Prize in MBBS
Previous position
  • Director- Department of Neurosciences, SAL Hospitals & Medical Institute: 2001-2017. SAL is a 250 bed multispecialty hospital with dedicated neurological ICU & neurology wards managed by team of three neurophysicians and three neurosurgeons
  • Consultant Neurologist,Rajasthan Hospitals, Ahmedabad: 1987-2001
  • Consultant Neurologist at “Neurology Centre - Kedar building, Ellis Bridge, Ahmedabad: 1987-2017
  • Registrar in Neurology, Grant Medical College, Mumbai: 1985-1987
Appointments
  • President-Ahmedabad Neurophysicians Association: 2013-2015
  • President-Neuroscientists Association of Gujarat: 2004-2006
  • Hon.Neurophysician to H.E. The Governor of Gujarat: 1994-2013
Teaching
Faculty in the “IAN Summer School of Neurology 2013”, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi : 19th-21st July, 2013.
Book Chapter
Sowani, A. “Diabetes Mellitus and Brain”. In Reviews in Neurology 2013 CME Program of the Indian Academy of Neurology. Editors: Dr. Shyamal Kumar Das and Dr. Gagandeep Singh (pp. 52-57). New Delhi: Elsevier Publications, a division of Reed Elsevier India Private Limited.
Member of Editorial Board
Clinical Updates in Indian Neurology published by Indian Academy of Neurology: 2008-2011.

Dr. Arvind Sharma

Qualifications
DM(Neurology)
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India
MD(general medicine)
R.N.T Medical College & Associated Maharana Bhupal Govt Hospital, Udaipur (Rajasthan). India
Internship
Compulsory Rotatory Internship Training from 05.02.1998 to 04.02.1999 at R.N.T Medical College & Associated Maharana Bhupal Govt. Hospital, Udaipur (Rajasthan) India
MBBS
R.N.T Medical College & Associated Maharana Bhupal Govt Hospital, Udaipur (Rajasthan). India
12th Standard
All India Senior School Certificate Examination, CBSE Board, from St. Paul’s Senior Secondary School, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Experience
  • Worked as Senior Resident Doctor in the department of Cardiology at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre, Okhla, New Delhi (8 Oct 2003 to 31 Aug 2005
  • Worked as Senior Resident Doctor in the department of Neurology at PGIMER Chandigarh (1 Jan 2006 to 31 Dec 2008)
  • Worked as Consultant Neurologist with Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India (1 Jan 2009 to 30 Nov 2009)
  • Clinical fellow Stroke (University of Alberta), Canada from 1 Jan 2010 to 31 Dec 2010
  • Consultant Neurologist Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad from Feb 2011 to Aug 2014 (Three and Half Years)
Current Position
Senior Consultant Neurologist & Stroke Specialist Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad (From April 2015 to till date)
Neuro Training And Experience
Out Patient Clinics:

Three times a week in forenoon hours, with a wide variety of general neurology patients, mostly referred from other hospitals and general physicians over north India.

Inpatient Care:
  • Attendance on Grand consultant rounds.
  • Day to day management of Neurology inpatients under the direction of the appropriate Consultant(s).
  • Taking a senior role in the development and implementation of management plans from admission to discharge.
  • Notification to the appropriate Consultant of patients requiring acute admission to hospital under their care and notification of the Medical Admitting Officer.
  • Assessment of ward consultations requested by other departments and subsequent discussion with appropriate consultant.
  • Maintaining accurate, relevant and up-to-date patient documentation.
  • Regular review of patient progress and communication of any significant changes in the patient’s condition to the Consultant and nursing staff.

Neurosurgery

Dr. Kalpesh Shah

Qualifications
MBBS
N.H.L Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat India
MS
General Surgery
B.J. Medical College,
Gujarat University, Civil Hospital,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India
MCh
(Master of Chirurgirian) - Neurosurgery
Gujarat University, Civil
Hospital,Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Neurosurgical Experience
  • Endovascular coiling of intracranial aneurysm, carotid stenting, embolization of arteriovenous malformation and tumors.
  • Broad experience in surgery for various traumatic head injury ( > 2000)
  • Conducted microscopic brain surgery for brain tumors like glioma, meningioma, pituitary tumors, epidermoids etc.
  • Performed trans-sphenoid and trans-nasal micro neurosurgery for pituitary adenomas and craniopharyngiomas
  • Stereo tactic neurosurgeries for brain tumors, drainage of intracerebral hematomas
  • Endoscopic third ventriculostomy
  • Radiofrequency thermo coagulation for trigeminal neuralgia
  • Microvascular decompression for various neuralgia
  • Diagnostic cerebral DSA for stroke and intra-arterial thrombolysis
  • Clipping of intra cranial aneurysm
  • Awake craniotomy for brain tumors
  • Endoscopic trans-nasal surgery for skull based tumor
Teaching Experience
  • Assistant professor –Department of Neurosurgery- V.S. General hospital and N.H.L. Municipal Medical College (Ahmedabad)- year 2003 to 2008
  • Training of residents in M.Ch. neurosurgery and rotating housemen
  • Honorary lecturer at physiotherapy school- AIMS
  • Examiner for M. Ch. (neurosurgery) theory and practical university board examinations
  • Conducting public awareness programmes in association with NGOs

Dr. Ankur Gupta

Experiences

Worked as medical officer for 6 months after M.B.B.S AT Hari Om Trust, Adipur, Kutchh ­Worked as Assistant Professor, Surgery from Aug 2009 to Sept 2010 at Govt. Medical College, Sir T Hospital, Bhavnagar. ­Working as consultant neurosurgeon in a team with Dr.Kalpesh Shah at Shallby hospitals, Ahmadabad for the past 1 year.

Education
Degree/Certificate
University/College
Year
M.Ch
Gujarat University Smt. Nhlm Medical (Neurosurgery) College,Ahmedabad
JAN, 2014
M.S
Gujarat University B.J. Medical College,Ahmedabad
MAY, 2009
M.B.B.S
Gujarat University B.J. Medical College,Ahmedabad
OCT, 2004
Conference Attended
  • GUJSURGCON 2006 at Ahmedabad and GUJSURGCON 2007 at Patan.
  • JBHCSE 2010 on Thyroid,Parathyroid at Ahmedabad
  • Handson Cadaver workshop on Cervical Spine organized by Neuro Spine Surgeons AssociationIndia and Gujarat Spine Association in 2011 at Ahmedabad.
  • 2 nd Annual Conference of NSSI 2013 at Jaipur.
  • SGPGI MICRONEUROSURGERY WORKSHOP 2014 at Lucknow.
  • Micro neurosurgery and endovascular workshop at sri sathya sai institute of higher medical sciences, Whitefield, Bangalore
  • Annual conference of neuro spinal surgeon's association of India on September 2014 at Ahmadabad.
  • STEREOCON CME 2014 at NIMHANS, Bangalore regarding frame based and frameless functional stereotactic surgeriest

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Parul Kotdawala

Educational Qualifications
  • Diploma in Advanced Endoscopy Surgery, Kiel School of Endoscopy, Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany. November 2000
  • M. D. (Obstetrics, Gynecology & Diseases of Newborns) 1985, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad 380 009
  • M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) 1981, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad 380 009
Degree
Year
IVF training, Institute for training & Research in Reproductive Health, Kolkata
2009
Advanced celioscopy & endoscopic Surgery, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2001
Seinology Surgery; Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2001
Workshop on Laparoscopic surgery, Birmingham University, UK
2000
Workshop on hysteroscopic surgery, Birmingham University, UK
2000
Advanced endoscopic Surgery, 3 workshops trainings – Kiel, Germany
2000
Workshop on vaginal surgery for gynecological malignancies, GCRI, Ahmedabad
1997
Teachers training course in teaching techniques in medical studies; NTTC, Chandigadh
1996
Endoscopic Training Workshops; Wadia Hospital, Mumbai
1995
Training in Fetal Monitoring; Wadia Hospital, Mumbai
1993
Training in Microsurgical Techniques; V. S. Hospital, Ahmedabad
1993
Training in Ob/Gyn Ultrasonography; Wadia Hospital, Mumbai
1993
Training in Laparoscopic sterilization; Govt. of Gujarat, Ahmedabad
1986
Research Guide & Trainer
  • I/C Endoscopy Surgery Training Centre under the aegis of FOGSI (Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India)
  • I/C Endoscopy Surgery Fellowship training – ICOG (Indian College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists)
  • Guide to dissertation thesis, ‘Menstrual Pattern & its correlation with ovarian volume in Adolescent Girls’
  • FOGSI Advanced Endoscopy Surgery Training Center at B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, since May 2000
  • Trainer I/C in ‘Fetal Monitoring in pregnancy & Labor by Cardio-tocography’, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Trainer, Microsurgical Techniques in tubal surgery, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Trainer, Laparoscopy Sterilization, PP Unit, B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad.
  • ICMR Short Term Research Studentship :
  • I/C Endoscopy Surgery Training Centre under the aegis of FOGSI (Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India)
  • I/C Endoscopy Surgery Training Centre under the aegis of FOGSI (Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India)
Prospective Drug Trials
  • A multi centric trial on effect of M2Tone – a herbal preparation on Adolescent Menstrual Problems, Completed. Results to be published soon. 2001 – 2002
  • Injectible Prostaglandins for II trimester Termination of Malformed or Dead Fetus; A multicentric controlled prospective trial conducted by FOGSI MTP Committee 1997 – 98
  • Pyridoxine in Lactation Control& Suppression - A controlled prospective trial at B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad 1995
  • A prospective controlled trial on the effect of Centchroman in Menopausal Symptoms – abandoned midway
Editorship
  • Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Perinatology & Reproductive Biology.
  • Edited a book ‘The Adolescent Girl – An Update’, released in January 2004 at AICOG, Agra, 269 pages, Publishers; Jaypee Medical Publishers, New Delhi.
Peer Review
  • For Journal of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of India, since May 2003 30+ articles
  • Iranian Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • Dew-Hurst’s textbook of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Fellowships, Awards, Honors
  • F.I.C.O.G. (Millennium Fellow of Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynecology), Indian College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mumbai. January 2002
  • F.I.C.M.C.H. (Fellow of Indian College of Maternal & Child Health), Indian College of Maternal & Child Health, Calcutta. February 2003
  • Invited member, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India, April 2005
  • Mehroo Dara Hansotia Best Committee Trophy, as a chairperson of Adolescent Health Committee, Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI), Mumbai, January 2004
  • India Region Coordinator: International Adhesions Society (IAS), USA
  • Member, International Scientific Committee, the 2nd Annual conference of New European Surgical Academy – NESA 2007
  • Advisor, Endoscopy Committee, FOGSI, Adolescent Health Committee, FOGSI
Professional experience
Hon. Gynec Endoscopy Surgeon, V. S. Hospital, Ahmedabad
Jan 2009 - contd
Associate Professor & Consultant Gynecologist, Kesar Sal Medical College, Gujarat University
Mar. 2006 - Dec 2008
Associate Professor & consultant Gynecologist, Waghodia Medical College, Gujarat University
Apr. 2005 – Feb. 2006
Associate Professor & Consultant Gynecologist, NHL Mun. Medical College, Gujarat University
Dec. 2001 – Mar. 2003
Assistant Professor & Consultant Gynecologist, B. J. Medical College, Gujarat University
Oct. 1988 – Oct. 2001
Gynecologist (Gujarat Medical Services Class I), Dept. of Health Services, Govt. of Gujarat
Sep. 1987 – Oct. 1988
Consultant Gynecologist (trust hospital, Jasalpur, Kadi)
May 1987 – Aug. 1997
Senior Registrar, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, B. J. Medical College, Gujarat University
Jan. 1986 – Dec. 1986
Registrar (2nd & 3rd Year Resident Doctor), B. J. Medical College, Gujarat University
Jan. 1994 – Dec. 1985
House Surgeon, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, B. J. Medical College, Gujarat University
Jan. 1983 – Dec. 1983
Internship, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad
Jan. 1982 – Dec. 1982
Professional memberships

Life Member
  • 1. New European Surgical Academy (NESA)
  • 2. Indian Confederation of Healthcare Accreditation (ICHA)
  • 3. International Adhesion Society (IAS)
  • 4. Federation of Obstetrical & Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI)
  • 5. Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopists (IAGE)
  • 6. National Association for Reproductive & Child Health of India (NARCHI)
  • 7. Indian Society of Perinatology & Reproductive Biologists (ISOPARB)
  • 8. Indian Association of Juvenile & Adolescent Gynecologists & Obstetricians (IAJAGO)
  • 9. Indian Menopause Society (IMS)
  • 10. Endometriosis Society of India (ESI)
  • 11. Indian Society of Prenatal Diagnosis & Therapy (ISPAT)
  • 12. National Neonatology Forum (NNF)
  • 13. Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • 14. IMA College of General Practitioners, Gujarat State Faculty. (IMACGP)
  • 15. Association of British Scholars (ABS)
Member
  • International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics (FIGO)
  • Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AOFOG)

Dr. Dipti Jain

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE :

Name of Exam
Year of Passing
University/Consultants
Secondary examination
1996(84% marks)
Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan
Senior secondary examination
1998(85% marks)
Rajasthan board of Secondary Education
M.B.B.S.
1999 to 2005
SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur
M.S.(Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
June 2006 to June 2009
Umaid Hospita. Dr. S.N. Medical Collage, Jodhpur(Gold Medalist)
Consultant Gynaecologist
July 2009 to Jan 2001 March 2012 to March 2015
Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad
Clinical Fellowship in Gynaecological Oncology
Feb 2011 to Feb 2012
Gujarat Cancer Research Institute(GCRI),Ahmedabad
ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
  • 166th rank in CBSE pre medical examination.
  • 2nd rank in girls in Rajasthan Premedical examination.
  • 3rd rank in class in MBBS.
  • Distinction in Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Ophthalmology.
  • 24th rank in the Rajasthan Post Graduate Entrance examination.
  • Highest marks in MS gynaecology examination.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • GCRI: During my tenure as a fellow at GCRI, I was exposed to a wide variety of gynaecological cancer surgeries which included Wertheim's hysterectomy, Surgeries for ovarian, endometrial and vulval neoplasms. I had good hands on experience in these surgeries. In GCRI I had also exposure for various kind of re-do surgeries which included patients which were mismanaged or incompletely done surgeries at other centers. I have performed about 50 gynaecological oncosurgeries as first surgeon and assisted in another about 100 oncosurgeries. I have also attended various camps for early detection of gynaecological cancers. I am well worsed with colposcopy and procedures for early detection of carcinomas.
  • Shalby Hospital: I performed all sorts of gynaecological surgeries and obstetric work during my tenure at shalby hospital. I was exposed to laproscopic surgeries as well as non descent vaginal hysterectomy. I also assisted in difficult uro-gynaec surgeries here.
  • Umaid Hospital, Jodhpur: During my tenure, I got the first hand experience of a wide spectrum of Gynaecological ailments. I was posted in the labour room for 8 months, during which period, I managed all kind of obstetric cases and complications. I had an experience of conducting around more than 2000 normal deliveries independently. I was also posted in the family planning department during which time; I had an exposure to all kinds of family planning measures.
  • I have a rich experience of gynaecological surgeries. I have assisted in around 500 caesarean sections and have done around 100 caesarean sections under supervision. I have performed around 200 D & C procedures. I have assited in around more than 200 major gynaecological surgeries including hysterectomies.
  • THESIS
  • “Incidence of Placenta Previa in previous caesarean section” under the supervision of Prof. Jaishree Sharma.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
  • Comparison the efficacy of frozen section vs histopathological diagnosis of ovarian neoplasm.
  • Review of 7 cases of clear cell carcinoma of ovary.
  • Case report: Fibroid uterus mimicking ovarian tumor (submitted in GCRI bulletin).
  • Case report: A huge angiomyxoma of vulva, resection followed by primary closure.
CONFERENCES ATTENDED:
  • Selsicon conference of GCS medical collage
  • FOGSI conference of Jaipur
  • Gynaec oncology workshop in collaboration with gynaeconcosurgeons from Netherlands.
  • FOGSI conference at Gandhinagar
  • Conference of minimal invasive surgery at Delhi
  • SOGOG conference at Ahmedabad

Dr. Namita Shah

Qualifications
MD

Dr. Kashmira Chhatrapati

Qualifications
College: MBBS from Baroda Medical College, 1989
Post Graduation : Diploma in OBGY 1993
Present Position
  • Working at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Work Experience
  • Have been working in Rajasthan Hospitals, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad since 1994 as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist. Undertake OPD’s 6 days a week
  • Also attached to CiMs hospital, Sola, Ahmedabad for the last couple of years
  • I am proficient in operating all kinds of Gynaec cases independently. I also carry out diagnostic laparoscopy and hysteroscopy procedures
  • Since Rajasthan Hospitals is like a tertiary centre for patients coming from outside Gujarat, I have had extensive experience and exposure of dealing with all kinds of complicated, one of its kind, operative procedure, like a recent surgery where I operated a very rare case of uterine abnormality in a young women and have tried also to protect her reproduction ability about which, I am shortly going to publish a paper, locally and internationally
  • At CiMs specially, apart from operations, both, laparoscopic as well as open surgeries, I do consultation of menopausal women and treat PMS related problems
  • Caring for the patients at a trust hospital gave me a wonderful experience in working as a team to ensure the best quality of care for the patient at reasonable costs

Dr. Nita Thakre

Discipline
Gynae Endoscopy & Female Urology
Current appointments
  • Senior Consultant Gynaecologist (Gynaec Endoscopy & Female Urology), Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad India.
  • Director Welcare Speciality Hospital & Division of Gynaec Endoscopy & Female Urology, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • Assistant Professor (Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kesar SAL Medical college, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India)
Qualification
MBBS (Three Gold medals).
MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) (Gold Medalist).
Education
Graduation
M.P.Shah Medical college Jamnagar India 1989.
Postgraduation
(Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
M.P.Shah Medical college Jamnagar India, 1992.
Fellowship Training
(Female Urology)
Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation,Institute of Kidney diseases and research centre civil hospital campus Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India. (1998 -2000).
Pre-Registration House Job
Year - 89
General Medicine
Siddpur, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 89
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Sardar Smarak Hospital
Bardoli, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 89 to 90
General Surgery
- do –
Year - 90
Social & Preventive medicine
Rural Health Training Centre, Sachin, Gujarat, INDIA.
Senior House Officer
Year - 90
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dept. of Ob & Gyn, Irwin Group of Hospitals,
Jamnagar, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 91
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dept. of Ob & Gyn, Irwin Group of Hospitals,
Jamnagar, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 91
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dept. of Ob & Gyn, Irwin Group of Hospitals,
Jamnagar, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 91
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dept. of Ob & Gyn, Irwin Group of Hospitals,
Jamnagar, Gujarat, INDIA
Year - 91
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Dept. of Ob & Gyn, Irwin Group of Hospitals,
Jamnagar, Gujarat, INDIA
Past Positions
  • Junior Lecturer (High risk pregnancy unit IKDRC Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India ) 12-2-1995 to 30-5-96
  • Assistant Professor in (High risk pregnancy unit IKDRC Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India ) 1-6-1996 ONWARDS
  • Assistant Professor (Gynaec endoscopy and Female Urology unit Institue of Kidney diseases and research centre Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India)
  • Chief Gynaecologist (Endoscopy & Female urology) Sterling Hospital and Research Centre, Ahmedabad.
  • Liscence of Department of Health Dubai to practice Female Urology and Endoscopic Gynaecology at New Medical Center and Belhaul Apollo Hospitals DUBAI.
My contribution in my dept
  • Developed the Gynaec Endoscopy and Female Urology section .
  • Established the Urodynamic lab for the female urology service.
  • Established diagnostic and therapeutic Hysteroscopy service.
Memberships in professional societies (National)
  • Obstetric and Gynaec Society of India.
  • Gynaec society of India (west-zone chapter)
  • Ahmedabad Gynaec Association
Consultant
  • Pfizer India for Detrol and Minipress-XL.
  • J & J India for TVT.
Editorial Appointment
Ahmedabad Ob & Gyn Association News Magazine.
Research Project
  • Pelvic floor reconstruction with prolene mesh.
  • Use of prolene slings for treatment of SUI.
  • Leak point pressure assessment methods for Indian patients.
Thesis
Induction of Labour
Awards
  • 6 awards for voluntary rural services in female urology India.
Invited Lectureship
  • Plenary lecture on Synthetic slings in female incontinence, Internationational congress on reconstructive urology in developing countries.2004.Mumbai.
  • Plenary lecture on advance urodynamics in evaluating Stress urinary incontinence. Internationational congress on reconstructive urology in developing countries.2004. Mumbai.
  • Ureteric injuries in Gynaec surgeries Ratlam Gynec Society.
  • OAB in women.Rajkot Gynaec society.
  • Bladder outlet obstruction in female.Surat medical association.
Invited workshop participation
8 workshops on Female incontinence & Urodynamic subjects.
Conducted national conference and workshop
Minimal Access Gynaec Surgery 2003, Ahmedabad,India.
Author for Times of India newspaper health edition
Title:SUI in Indian women Nov 2005.
Title:UTI in post menopausal women Dec 2005.
Operative Experience
  • For past for years I am focused in doing Gynaec Endoscopy and Female Urology.
  • I Gynaec endoscopy I am doing all types of operative laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures like thermal ablation and TCRE.
  • In female urology am doing all urodynamic assessments and deal with all kinds pelvi floor reconstruction and surgery related to stress urinary incontinence.I am mainly doing pelvic floor reinforcement using synthetic mesh and use synthetic mesh for treating stress urinary incontinence.
  • In the past I have worked at Kidney Institute as Assistant Professor since 1995 in the dept of High Risk Pregnancy & Endo Gynaecology.
  • I have performed all routine obstetric & gynaecology procedures during my tenure at Kidney institute.
Presentations (Female urology)
  • Combined genitourinary prolapse repair and prophylactic tension-free vaginal tape in women with severe prolapse and occult stress urinary incontinence [ 2001]
  • Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for the treatment of occult stress urinary incontinence in women undergoing prolapse repair: a prospective study of 20 consecutive cases. [ 2004] Combined genital prolapse repair reinforced with a polypropylene mesh and tension-free vaginal tape in women with genital prolapse and stress urinary incontinence: a retrospective case-control study with short-term follow-up. [2004]
  • Associated pelvic organ prolapse in women with stress urinary incontinence: when to operate? [ 2005]
  • Pubovaginal sling and pelvic prolapse repair in women with occult stress urinary incontinence: effect on postoperative emptying and voiding symptoms. [2002]
  • Utilization of preoperative urodynamic studies by gynaecologists
  • Urodynamic assessment of patients with stress incontinence: how effective abdominal leak point pressures at case selection and predicting outcome?
  • Good urodynamic practices: uroflowmetry, filling cystometry, and pressure-flow studies. [2002]
Conference attended
  • Gujarat State Obstrect Gynec Society at Surat, 1994
  • First International Conference on Kidney Diseases, and Transplantation, 1996
  • National Conference of Obs. & Gyn., 1997, Ahmedabad.
  • Workshop on Endoscopy in 1997, Ahmedabad.
  • Second International Conference on Kidney Diseases, Transplantation, Critical Care, 1998 in Ahmedabad.
  • Live interactive workshop on Endoscopic Gynaecological procedure1999 Ahmedabad.
  • Annual National conference OB&GY 2000, Ahmedabad.
  • Conference on Newer modalities in infertility management.2002 Ahmedabad.
  • Conference & Workshop on Minimum Access Surgery ,2003. Ahmedabad.
  • Conference on Endogynaecology 2003 Jamnagar.
  • Asia pacific meet on female urology and incontinence.2003. Bangalore.
  • Master class on Female urology 2004,India.

Oncology

Dr. Pankaj Shah

Qualifications
Medical Oncologist
Present Assignments
  • Medical Oncologist at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
  • Vice President Gujarat Cancer Society
  • Special Advisor to Chairman GCRI
  • Professor Emeritus: Medical Oncology Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute
  • Trustee Sadvichar Parivar
Position Held
  • Director GCR1 2002 to 2011
  • Chief of Medical Oncology: GCRI 1973 to 2002
  • Founder teacher — D.M.Medical Oncology at Gujarat University 1993 - 2011
  • Secretary Gujarat Cancer Society 1994 - 2002
  • President Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology 1997 - 1999
  • President Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion 1993 - 1994
Award and Orations
  • B.C.Roy award 2005
  • Santosh Mitra Oration - Indian Society of Hematology and Blood transfusion - 2000 Hyderabad
  • J.B.Chatterjee Oration - Indian Society of Hematology and Blood Transfusion to be delivered at Calicut, 25th October 2002
  • Annual Oration Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology bienual meeting-Patana 2008 Excellence in Oncology Award" by Ruby Hall, Pune on August 24, 2007
  • Galaxy Oncology Annual Oration - New Delhi - May 2010
  • Madan Mohan Ramanlal GCR1 luminary oration award 2012
  • Publications - 182

Dr. Dileep Shrinivasan

Qualifications
MD, DM (Oncology)

Dr. Sandeep Shah

Qualifications
M.D.(Medical Oncology)

Dr. Mithun Shah

Qualifications
Degree
Year
Institution Name
DM (Medical Oncology)
2008
BJ Medical College
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
MD (Internal Medicine)
2005
Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Corporation Sion Hospital, Mumbai
Mumbai University, Mumbai
MBBS
2000
BJ Medical College, Sasoons, Pune
Pune University, Pune
Present Position
Consultant Medical Oncologist at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
Professional Experience

Consultant Medical Oncologist at Rajasthan Hospitals & Gujarat Medical & Research Centre since the last 7 years. Working as Associate Consultant with Dr Pankaj Shah, Ex director Gujarat cancer research institute since last 7 years. Also working as visiting Medical oncologist in Shalby Multispeciality hospital and Naryana Hrudayalaya since 1 year

Post Doctorate Training
  • Worked as Senior Specialist Registrar under Dr Navin Khattry in Bone Marrow Transplant unit, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, for 6 months from September 2008 to March 2009, during which period, have assisted in more than 25-30 allogenic and autologous transplants, cryopreservation of stem cells, apheresis techniques of different blood products and in bone marrow harvests. Also involved in retrospective analyses of transplant data of acute myeloid leukaemia and lymphomas.
Doctorate Training
  • Worked under the overall guidance of Prof (Dr.) Pankaj M Shah and Prof Dr Asha Anand in the field of Adult Oncology, Haematology, and Paediatric Oncology
  • Worked as Co-ordinator in various clinical trials
  • Thesis on "Induction Chemotherapy followed by Concurrent CTRT vs. Radiotherapy alone in locally advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma"
Doctorate Training
  • "Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma of Tongue — A Case Report". Published in Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology
  • "Pleural and Pulmonary Lymphoma" Haematology Today A case base approach editied by Dr. M.B. Agrawal
  • "Giant Mesenteric Fibromatosis in Gardner's syndrome". Accepted for publication in Indian Journal of Cancer
  • "Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma in a patient of Li Fraumeni's syndrome"
  • Accepted for publication in Post Graduate Journal of Medicine
  • "The role of Chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma"
  • Accepted for publication in Gujarat Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • "Late onset hepatic venoocclusive disease post autologus peripheral stem cell transplantation successfully treated with oral defibrotide: A case report"
  • Under consideration for publication in Journal of Cancer and Research Therapeutics

Onco Surgery

Dr. Meeta Mankad  (Visiting Consultant)

Qualifications
  • M.D
  • MCh gynec-oncology teacher
Experience
  • 30 years
Awards & Achievements
  • Organised a colposcopy workshop in 2011 as a coopt member
  • Member of FOGSI adolescent committee
  • Involved in all RCH activities of AOGS
  • Cofounder of ‘Women Development Cell’ at GCRI Academic Activities
  • Cordinator for National Colposcopic workshop organised by FOGSI 2017
Academic Activities
  • Guest lecture: At State and National Conferences
  • Panelist: At State and National Conferences
  • Moderator: At State and National Conferences
Publications
  • No of publications: State 30, National 40, International 10
Training and Fellowship
  • Organized WHO training for health workers in cancer control, early detection and prevention in November 2012
  • Fellowship Programmes : Actively involved in training fellows in gyneconcology
  • Coinvestigator in various gynec oncology and multidisciplinary research projects
Areas of Interest
  • Experienced coloposcopist
  • Radical Pelvic Surgery
  • Educating women regarding gynecologic cancer prevention and HPV vaccination

Dr. Raghuvir Solanki  (Oncoreconstructive plastic surgery)

Qualifications
  • M.B.B.S - Smt NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, in 2005
  • M.S (Gen. Surgery) - Sheth L. G. General Hospital, Ahmedabad in 2008
  • M.Ch.(Plastic Surgery) - Smt S.C.L. General Hospital, Ahmedabad in 2012
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India(since September 2014)

Received Gold Medal From Gujarat University for securing the highest ever marks in the examination of M.Ch. Plastic Surgery held in 2012

Present Position
  • Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
Work Experience
  • Worked as a Specialist Senior Resident in Department Of Plastic Surgery At TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai during 1st September 2012 to 31st August 2014
  • Trained under Internationally renowned Dr Prabha Yadav who is Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology and pioneer in popularizing free flaps in head and neck reconstruction in India
  • Independently done more than 200 free flaps in mere 2 years time period at Tata Memorial Hospital for cancer reconstruction (Mainly for Head and Neck, Bone and Soft Tissue, Breast related reconstruction with average success rate of more than 96%), some of them are
    • Free Fibula Flap for Mandibular, Maxillary and long bone reconstruction
    • Free Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Maxillary,Tongue & Buccal Mucosa Reconstruction, Cranio facial Defects, Chest wall defects and Limb defects
    • Whole Breast reconstruction with Free Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforar flap (DIEAP flap)
    • Bony Reconstruction with Allocombo Technique
    • Free Radial Artery Flap for Lip and Buccal mucosa defects
    • Free Jejunal flap for Pharyngeal Reconstruction
    • Free flaps for failed pedicle and free flaps
    • Locoregional flaps for various head and neck reconstruction,chest and back defects, abdominal defects, post groin node dissection defects, limb defects and perineal defects
  • Independently handled all departmental emergencies at Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Coordinator of Oncorecon workshop at Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Presented Papers in various State, National and international Plastic Surgery Conferences
  • Successfully managed all trauma related emergencies during M.Ch. training including replantation of fingers, hand injuries, facio maxillary injuries and limb injuries
  • In private practice at HCG Cancer Centre, Performed more than 250 free flaps with 98% success rate which is comparable to International Standards
International Observer Ship
  • Visiting Fellow, M D Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston TX, USA
  • Visiting Fellow, St Andrew’s Centre of Plastic Surgery, Chelmsford, UK

Dr. Mahesh D Patel   (GI, HBP, Thoracic & Endoscopic Surgery)

Qualifications
Surgical Oncologist
Present Position
Consultant G.I and Thoracic Onco surgeon at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
Professional Experience
  • Consultant G.I and Thoracic Onco surgeon at HCG Cancer center Ahmedabad from oct 2013 - march 2017
  • Gujarat Cancer Research Institute Ahmedabad – Associate Professor surgical oncology from December 2012 – October 2013
  • Gujarat Cancer Research Institute Ahmedabad – Assistant Professor surgical oncology from March 2009 – December 2012
  • Specialist Registrar in G.I Oncology in TATA Memorial hospital, Parele Mumbai from September 2008 - March 2009
Professional and Educational Qualifications
  • M.B.B.S – J.N Medical College Belgaum 2001 (State entrance examination)
  • M.S (General Surgery) - B.J Medical College Ahmedabad 2004) All India entrance examination
  • Senior Resident General Surgery B.J Medical College Ahmedabad 2004-2005
  • MCH Surgical Oncology Gujarat Cancer Research Institute Ahmedabad 2008(B.J Medical College Ahmedabad) All India entrance examination
Work Experience
  • Have special interest in G.I and Thoracic oncology especially HPB oncology
  • Doing Robotic G.I and Thoracic surgeries which include oesophagectomy and whipples
  • Routinely doing all Laparoscopic surgeries for G.I and thoracic malignancies
  • Was In charge of I.V.T.C (Intervention Therapy center) from 2010 - 2013 at G.C.R.I .
  • Doing all interventional endoscopy procedures like E.R.C.P Oesophageal, Duodenal, Ileo colic and Colonic stentings
  • Conducted training programme in G.C.R.I for 2 years for D.M and D.N.B Gastroenterologist in Endoscopy and E.R.C.P
  • Have done over 1000 E.R.C.P procedures till date
  • Have one of the largest unpublished series of thoraco laproscopic oesophagectomy post NACT/RT
  • Can access you tube videos under Mahesh D Patel surgeries
Professional Membership
  • Treasurer of Gujarat chapter of society of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeons of India (SELSI)
Few Professional Activities
  • Live demonstration of esophageal stenting, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and biliary stenting in 4th national SELSI conference in 2011 at Ahmedabad
  • Demonstrated the first live cadaveric liver resection techniques in India in the International hepato pancreatico biliary workshop at Ahmedabad in 0ctober 2012
  • Video presentation at the 2nd Asian robotic congress In South Korea November 2016
Journal Publications
  • Largest phyllodes tumor-case report and brief review article; Indian journal of surgical oncology June 2011
  • Pattern of lymphatic metastasis in relationship to the depth of tumor in oral tongue cancers: A clinic pathological correlation; Indian journal of otolaryngology and head &neck surgery march 2012
  • Laparoscopic gastric mobilization in post cricoid cancer surgery; Journal of laparoendoscopy and advance surgical technique October 2012
  • Case Report of Largest Primary Intrathoracic Desmoid Tumour with Review of Literature Austral Asian journal of cancer January 2013
  • Emergency Hepatic Resection a Life Saving Procedure in Ruptured Hepatoblastoma: Case Report .Indian journal of surgical oncology june 2013
Chapters Written
  • Evidence based management of cancers in India -Tata memorial hospital 2009 publication
  • Guideline for management of complications of cancer treatment of liver and bile duct
  • Guidelines for management of complications of cancer treatment of colorectal surgery

Dr. Mahesh H Patel

Qualifications
M.S ,
M.Ch.
Educational Qualifications
  • MBBS - BJMC 1982
  • MS - BJMC 1987
  • MCh - BJMC 1991
Work Experience
  • Worked as various position From 1991 to 1993 & appointed as assistant prof.of surgery from 1993 to1994 at GCRI.
  • Joined as Hon.assistant surgeon in 1997 to 2001.
  • Appointed as assosiate prof. of surgery in 2001 & worked till 2016.
  • Appointed as MCh PG teacher from 2009
  • Appointed as MCh Examiner in Theory and Practicals for Gujarat University.
  • Worked as Unit Head of Head & Neck Cancer Speciality.
  • Have organized Conferences & CME of Head & Neck Cancer.
  • Was Invited as a faculty in many Conferences in india.
  • My work of Head & Neck Cancer Surgeries has been Published in Various journals and has also been presented at Various Conferences.
  • I am much more involved in Head & Neck Cancer Managment Since 1991.
  • I am practicing as Consultant Cancer Surgeon For Last 23 yrs.
  • I was Unit Head in Head & Neck Speciality at GCRI.
  • I have experienced of All types of Head & Neck Cancer Surgeries including
  • Composite Resections For Cancer of Tongue, Jaw & Buccal Mucosa.
  • Marginal Mandibulectomies
  • All types of Neck Dissections
  • Thyroid Surgeries
  • Parathyroid Surgeries
  • Parotid Surgeries
  • Post-Cricoid Surgeries
  • Larynx Surgeries
  • Maxilla Surgeries
  • All types of Salvage Surgeries

Dr. Siddharth Shah   (Head, Neck & Endoscopic skull Base Surgery)

Present Position
Consultant, Head & Neck and Skull Base Onco-Surgeon at Zydus Hospitals, SG Highway, Ahmedabad
Professional Affiliation
Ex-Associate Professor, Department of ENT and H&N Surgery, Pramukh Swami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat
Educational Qualifications
M.B.B.S (2003) & M.S (E.N.T) (2006), B. J. Medical College & Civil hospital,
Ahmedabad
Professional Training
  • Fellowship (Skull Base Surgery) at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Fellowship (Head and Neck Oncology) at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Aastha Oncology Associates, HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad
Professional Expertise
  • Anterior Skull Base Tumors (Endoscopic and Open Cranio Facial)
  • Lateral Skull Base and Temporal Bone Malignancies
  • Head & Neck Oncology
  • Head & Neck Reconstruction
Other Areas Of Interest
  • Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation
  • Facio-Maxillary Trauma Management
  • Difficult airway management in pediatric and adult patients
Clinical Experience
  • Treated around 1000 head and neck cancer patients including endoscopic anterior skull base and temporal bone tumors
Society Memberships
  • Skull Base Surgery Society of India (SBSSI), India
  • Foundation of Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO), India
  • Associate Member of European Laryngological Society (ELSOC)
  • Life member of Gujarat Society of Head and Neck Oncology (G-SHNO)
  • Life member of Indian Voice Association (IVA)
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Publications
  • Sejal Shah, Siddharth Shah, Harish Padh, Kiran Kalia. Genetic alterations of the PIK3CA oncogene in human oral squamous cell carcinoma in an Indian population. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, November 2015,Volume 120, Issue 5, Pages 628–635
  • Doshi Neena P, Shah Siddharth A, Patel Keyuri B, Jhabuawala Munira F. Histological grading of oral cancer: a comparison of different systems and their relation to lymph node metastasis. National Journal of Community Medicine 2011;2(1):136-142
  • Shah TM, Patel AK, Bhatt VD, Tripathi AK, Shah S, Shankar V, Joshi CG. The landscape of alternative splicing in buccal mucosa squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2013 Jun;49 (6):604-10
  • Jakhesara SJ, Koringa PG, Bhatt VD, Shah TM, Vangipuram S, Shah S, Joshi CG. RNA-Seq reveals differentially expressed isoforms and novel splice variants in buccal mucosal cancer. Gene. 2013 Mar 1;516(1):24-32
  • Shah S, Bhat V, Gupta D, Sinha V. A Study of Correlation of site and size of perforation with deafness. Indian Journal of Otology; Vol. 12. Sept.2006(47-49)
  • Vikas Sinha MS, Siddharth Shah MD, Manish Ninama MD, Devang Gupta MD, Bela Prajapati MD, Yogesh More MD, Vadisha Bhat MD, B.K.Kedia MD. Nasal Myiasis: J. Rhinol. 13(2), 2006:120-123
  • Vikas Sinha, Prashanth Pillai, Ajay George, Rizwan Memon, Ankush Arya, Siddharth Shah. Rhinoplasty – Our clinical experience; Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Vol.58 (2), Apr-June 2006:144-146
  • Vikas Sinha MS, Sudipti Sinha MD, Devang Gupta MD, Yogesh More MD, Bela Prajapati MD, Vadisha Bhat MD, B.K.Kedia MD Manish Ninama MD, Siddharth Shah MD. Choanal Atresia: Surgery by Puncture, Dilatation and Stenting. J.Rhinol.13 (2), 2006:124-127

Dr. Priyanka Chiripal   (Breast Cancer Surgery)

Qualifications
MS
Degree
Year
Institution Name
Oncoplasty Training
April 2017
Oncoplasty training, Breast
services, MSKCC, USA
Oncoplasty Training
March 2017
Oncoplasty training, Plastic Surgery department, M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, USA
Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon
June 2015 - March 2017
HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad
Oncoplasty Training
April 2015
Oncoplasty training, breast department,
Cleveland Clinic, Florida, USA
Oncoplasty Training
March 2015
Oncoplasty training, breast department,
Royal Derby Hospital, UK.
Oncoplasty Training
June 2014
IEO Oncoplasty course at Milan,Italy
Oncoplasty Training
Aug 2013 - Nov 2014
Fellow at TMH, Department of Breast Oncology
M.S. (General Surgery)
May 2010 - April 2013
Sheth V.S. General Hospital is a 1000 bedded tertiary care hospital situated in the centre of Ahmedabad
Internee Doctor
March 2009 - March 2010
3 months of intensive training in each major subjects like Surgery, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Preventive and social medicine & allied subjects in different hospitals
Publications
  • Title of the Publication : A comparative study of midline hernioplasty Vs bilateral conventional hernia repair in patients with bilateral inguinal hernia
    Published In : Medical Journal of Smt N.H.L. Municipal Medical College
  • Title of the Publication : Unusual presentation of midgut malrotation with incidental nutcracker syndrome in adulthood – case report and literature review
    Published In : British Medical Journal (BMJ Case reports 2012; doi: 10.1136/bcr/03-2012-6010)
  • Title of the Publication :Various Spectrum of MRI Findings in Articular and Para-articular Tuberculosis : Pictorial Assay
    Published In : Indian journal of surgery DOI10.1007/s12262-013-0979-0

Ophthalmology

Dr. Rupal Zumkhawala

Qualifications
  • Passed M.B.B.S. from B.J. Medical College in 1988.
  • Passed M.S. (Ophthalmology) from M&J Institute of Ophthalmology, Ahmedabad in 1992.
  • Worked as Honorary Ophthalmic surgeon at Sabarmati Municipal Referral Hospital from 1994-2000.
  • Started my Private Hospital- Anushree Eye Care in Vastrapur, Ahmedabad since March 1999.
  • Also, visited various trust hospitals like Gordhandas charitable hospital, Victoria-jubilee hospital, etc.
I have keen interest in treating Anterior Segment Diseases of the eye as well as, Anterior Segment Surgeries like,
  • Phako Emulsification of cataract with IOL-Implantation.
  • Anti-Glaucoma Surgeries.
  • Pterygium Graft Surgeries.
  • Lasik surgery for refractive error correction.
  • Treatment for keratoconus.
  • I have done extensive work in Paediatric contact lenses for Congenital Cataract removal.
  • I have special set up for complete eye-Care of diabetic patients, Glaucoma Assessment and latest set-up for dry eye clinic.

Dr. Sejal Shah

Qualifications
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S.
1994
B.J. Medical College Gujarat University
D.O.
1998
N.H.L. Medical College Gujarat University
M.S.
1999
N.H.L. Medical College Gujarat University
Working Experience
  • 3 years residentship in ophthalmology at C.H.Nagri Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • 6 months fellowship in extra capsular cataract extraction at Shantaben Vishimbhai Patel Lions Karnavati Eye Hospital, Oghnaj where I performed more than 200 surgeries on different types of cataracts
  • 4 months Aleon Phaco fellow ship & 4 months general ophthalmology fellowship at l3onibay City) Eye Institute, Mumbai. Performed phaco surgeries on hard cataract, soft cataract, posterior polar cataract and extra capsular cataract extraction. Also assisted LASIK.
  • Performed perimetry, corneal topography. 1CG & assisted retinal detachment surgery, vitrectomy, penetrating keratoplasty. squint surgeries etc.
  • I was visiting consultant ophthalmologist at Krishna heart institute & sterling hospital of Ahmadabad
  • Running private hospital successfully since last 15 years
  • Worked at Apollo city centre, Scientific Diagnostic Centre as visiting consultant for one year
  • Giving services at Juna Madhuptira Trust since last 13 years
  • Successfully worked as a consultant ophthalmologist at Pukhraj Hospital Sabarmati for 2 years
Residency Programme
  • Three years residentship in Ophthalmology department, C.H. Nagri Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad under the guidance of Dr. M.K.Shah M.S.)
  • Responsibilities & Work performed as a resident :
    History taking, slit lamp examinations, fundus examinations, post mydriatic tests, squint examinations, contact lens measurement, IOL power calculation, cataract, glaucoma surgeries, squint, DCR, Oculoplasty surgeries performed and assisted. Besides that attending all emergency calls, post¬operative care of patients, ward calls & participating in weekly case conferences and discussions.
  • Surgical experience :
    During my 15 years of private practice i did more than 600 cataract surgeries which includes all type of cataract with phaco ECCE,SICS with different type of IOL
    I also have good exposure of surgeries like pterygium excision,chalazion excision,emergency conjunctival and corneal suturing, antiglaucoma surgeries and many more
    1 have good experience of LASIK surgeries
    Also did nice work in yag laser capsulotomy and iridotomy
Research Work
  • During the residentship at the C.H.Nagri Eye Hospital, dissertation was done on the Subject Topographical Analysis Of Corneal Astigmatism Following Phaco & Conventional Cataract Extraction under the guidance of Dr.Manjariben K Shah & Dr.D.C.Talsania
  • Paper presentation at All India Ophthalmology Conference 2000 held at Chennai on Topographical Analysis Of Corneal Astigmatism Following Phaco & Conventional Cataract Extraction
  • Participated in all the seminars during Phaco fellowship at Bombay City Eye institute, Mumbai for 8 months

Orthopedics

Dr. Yatin Desai   (Hip Replacement & Trauma)

Qualifications
MBBS,
MS (Orthopedics)
Experience
HOD - Dept of Orthopedics & Trauma, Zydus Hospitals, Ahmedabad
Ex. - HOD of Orthopedics, Smt. N.H.L Medical College, V.S. Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • 30 yrs of private practice at two self owned orthopedic speciality hospitals in Ahmedabad
  • Specialisation in minimal invasive osteosynthesis
  • Specialisation in Acetabular fractures and complex trauma
  • Specialisation in deformity correction of limbs
  • Regularly performing primary and revision hip arthroplasty
  • Experience of almost 15000 surgeries
  • Member IOA GOA .indian artropasty assoc indian spine sirgn assoc

Dr. Rukesh Patel   (Trauma)

Experience
  • Orthopedic Resident, V.S. General Hospital and L.G. General Hospital, August 1988 to August 1991.
  • Consultant orthopedic surgeon, Khanpur Orthopedic Hospital, Ahmedabad; with Dr. Dinubhai A. Patel, January 1992 to March 1995.
  • Consultant orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Rukesh Patel Orthopaedic Hospital, Ahmedabad, June 1995 to January 2008.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics, V.S. Hospital and K.M. School of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Ahmedabad,March 2014 to Feb 2015.
Qualifications
MBBS (1987),
MS (Orthopedics) (1991)
Awards
  • Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Performance in Medico-Social field, 1995-96. By Ahmedabad Medical Association.
  • Certificate of Service, Rotary Club of Junagadh, January 1998.

Dr. Rohan Vakta  (Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine)

Qualifications
Ms (Orthopedics)
Educational Qualifications
Degree
University
Year
Master of Surgery in Orthopedics
V. S. Hospital and Smt. N.H.L. Medical College
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
Apr 2010 - 2013
M.B.B.S
Smt. N.H.L. Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
Aug 2004 - Mar 2010
Work Experience
  • Visiting Consultant Arthroscopist Smt S.C. L. General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon Aash Arthroscopy Centre, Ahmedabad, India
  • Visiting Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon Smt. S.C. L. General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
  • Clinical Associate to Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala Sports injury centre and shoulder services, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai, India
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon Aash Arthroscopy Centre and Shah Hospital, Ahmedabad , India
  • Senior Resident L.G. Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident V. S. Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
  • Internship V. S. Hospital, Ahmedabad, India
Fellowships
  • Sports injuries and Shoulder Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, USA
  • Foot and Ankle Services, North Carolina Orthopedic Clinic, Duke University, USA
  • Sports Injuries center of 'Hospital Quiron' under Dr. Ramon Cugat Bertomeu , at Barcelona, Spain
Research Work
  • October 2014, received best paper award for presenting surgical technique of "Meniscal root avulsion repair using arthroscopic suture pull out technique" in Indian Arthroscopic Society Conference, Hyderabad, India
  • October 2014, presented a poster on "Arthroscopic decompression of suprascapular nerve at suprascapular notch and spinoglenoid notch" in Indian Arthroscopic Society Conference, Hyderabad, India
  • Author of Chapter on "Revision ACL and PCL reconstruction" in book 'Knee Surgery' by Ashok Rajgopal, February 2014
  • April 2013, Dissertation on "Evaluation of results of arthroscopic decompression of subacromial impingement syndrome" submitted to Gujarat University, which included study of 22 patients of subacromial impingement with 2 years follow up, operated at V. S. hospital, Ahm~dabad, India
  • March 2012, Paper on "Results of Flexor hallucis longus tendon transfer for chronically ruptured achilles tendon" presented in annual meeting of Ahmedabad Orthopedic Society, Gujarat, India
  • February 2012, Poster on "Results of epidural steroid injection by caudal route in chronic low back pain with sciatica" presented in Gujarat orthopedic association annual state conference, Daman, India

Pathology

Dr. Jayesh Trivedi

Experience
Total 16 years of experience in all Branch Of “Pathology” - Histopathology, Cytopathology, Laboratory Medicine (Clinical Pathology, Hematology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology) Blood Banking and Stem Cell Banking)
Qualifications
M.D (Pathology) Afih
Special Interest
QC/QA In Laboratory Medicine / Accreditation
Credentials - Faculty for training- NABL
  • Lead & Technical Assessor For NABL-For QMS; Hematology and clinical pathology; Cytopathology- Have done over 100 assessments across INDIA which covers all types of laboratories.
  • Assessor For NABH- Transfusion Medicine.
  • CAP(College Of American Pathologist) Inspector Training Programme-Trained In Both Online And Conference Attended At Mumbai. Given Inspector Id For Inspection Of Labs In India. (Inspector’s Number Is 1086860-Number Assigned By Cap Office) Helped 5-6 Lab For Cap Surveys And Accreditation Activities.
  • Trained For NABH-Hospital accreditation- since 2011.
  • Trained in ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Green Belt In Six Sigma Management.
  • Basic application/Clinical Application in Flow –Cytometry-BD Diagnostics.
  • Associate Editor For ‘Pathology And Laboratory Medicine”Issn Registered Journal Of Gapm; Reviewer For Asian Journal Of Transfusion Medicine
  • Member of “Ethics committee “ for Stemcyte-India.
  • AFIH –Associate fellow of industrial health.

Dr. Aruna Gautam

Qualifications
University
Year
SSC
Punjab School Education Board
1985
HSC
Maharashtra state board of secondary
and higher secondary education
1987
1st MBBS
Nagpur University
1988
2ndMBBS
Nagpur University
1990
Final MBBS
Nagpur university
1991
MD. Microbiology
Nagpur university
1999
Additional Qualifications
  • Post-graduate diploma in hospital administration (PGDHA): 1994 from Institute of health care administration, Madras by distant learning.
  • Masters in Business Administration in Hospital Management [MBA (HM)]: 2008 From Alagappa University,Karakudi, Tamil Nadu by distant education.
Dessertation
Direct and Indirect Sensitivity test for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Pulmonary Tuberculosis under Dr. Pratibha Narang who received B.C.Roy presidential award
Conferences
  • International CME on tuberculosis sponsored by MCI at MGIMS Sewagram
  • Symposium on Recent Trends in Tropical Disease Research at JB tropical Disease Research Centre, MGIMS Sewagram
  • 2nd Maharashtra Chapter Conference of IAMM at MGIMS Sewagram
  • 4th Maharashtra Chapter Conference of IAMM at Aurangabad
  • First State Conference of Hospital Infection Society-Gujarat Chapter
  • Second Annual Conference of Hospital Infection Society- Gujarat Chapter
  • CME on Infectious diseases organized at AHIL, Ahmedabad.
  • Investigator GCP Workshop conducted by quintiles
  • National Conference of Hospital Infection Society-India at Chandigarh
  • Attended 3 day workshop on implementation of NABH standards.
  • Recognized NABL assessor

Peadiatrics

Dr. Nidhish Nanavati

Qualifications
MD

Dr. Vivek K. Iyer

Qualification
MBBS,
MD (Peadiatrics)
Certificate Courses
NALS (Neonatal Advanced Life Support),
PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support),
PEMC (Paediatric Emergency Medical Care), Karamsad,
Neonatal Ventilation Observatory Course, AIIMS, New Delhi
Educational Details
MBBS - BJ Medical College, Ahmedabed, 2002, with 65%.
MD (Paediatrics) - VS Hospital, Ahmedabed, 2006, with 65%.
Experience
11 Years Post MD Experience In Handling All Paediatric And Neonatal Patients Including Intensive Care, Infectious Disease and adolescent Peadiatrics.
Two Years Teaching Experience As Asst. Professor, Kesar Sal Medical College. Ahmedabed. (2009-2011).
Two Years Teaching Experience As Tutor in Physiology - Nootan Dental College, Visnagar, Gujrat.
Five Years Teaching And Clinical Experience As SR (Paediatrics), GMERS Medical College, Ahmedabad.
Member
Indian Medical Association.
Indian Academy Of Paediatrics.
Clinical Research
Co-Investigator Quntitiles Spectral Clinical Study On Newer Antifungal Drugs in NICU Babies.
PI In Phase 4 Study Of Probiotics (in Process)
ICH GSP Training Certified For Clinical Trails.

Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Dr. Poonam Modi

Qualifications
BPT,
MPT (Cardio-pulmonary)

Dr. Archana Dave

Qualifications
BPT,
MPT (Cardio-pulmonary)

Dr. Jyotindra Shashtri

Qualifications
BPT,
PGDSTT (Sports)

Pulmonology (Respiratory Medicine)

Dr. Jaykumar Mehta

Qualifications
MBBS (Gold Medalist)
MD (Respiratory Medicine)
DNB (Respiratory Diseases)
PD Fellow (Pulmonology) (CMC, Vellore)

Radiology

Dr. Gaurang Rathod

Qualifications
M.B.B.S
Passed M.B.B.S from N.H.L Municipal Medical College in 2001
Internship
SHETH. V.S. G. HOSPITAL, Smt. N.H.L MUNICIPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE,
AHMEDABAD, GUJARAT OCT 2001 to OCT 2002
Graduation
Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Smt. S.C.L. General Hospital, Saraspur, Ahmedabad-380018
Experience
Plain X-rays
250-300 per day
Contrast Procedures
10-15 per day
Ultrasonography
80-100 per day
Doppler study
5-6 per day.
CT scans
25-30 per day.
Interventional procedures
7-10 per week.
Angiography
6-7 per week.
Conferences Attended
  • GRIP (German Remedies Imaging Programme) July 2003,Ahmedabad
  • 8th Resident Review Course-Mumbai,2005
  • National conference of Radiology January-2005,Aagra
  • CME on Paediatric Oncology and Breast Cancer Imaging-Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute,Ahmedabad-Nov-2005
  • CME on Chest and Breast Imaging at Karamsad Medical College- Dec-2005.
  • Indian Radiology Annual Conference at Ahmedabad-Janurary-2010
  • 4th MDCT User’s Meet at Udaipur- September 2011.
Work Experience
  • Worked at Sterling Hospital , Ahmedabad from sept 2012, as a Consulting Radiologist doing all modalities i.e MDCT,MRI(1.5T),Ultrasound & Colour Doppler,USG guided interventions and X-rays.
  • Worked as consulting Radiologist at Rajasthan Hospital, Shahibaug, Ahmedabad from 2011 to 2012(1.3 yrs)
  • Worked as MRI consultant in Mediax Imaging Centre,V.S MRI division independently from 9.00 AM to 5PM.Doing MR reporting of Brain and Body MRI with vast exposure to all kind of patients there is daily 40-50 MRI reports done.Also worked as Independent Consulting Radiologist and Sonologist for Private Multispeciality Hospital in Ahmedabad having complete set up of Spiral CT scan,Digital Xray and Ultrasound modalities.Being there I had vast exposure to all Modalities and Speciality work.Did all kind of Emergency Radiology work viz.Sonograms,CT scan and Non-Vascular Interventional Radiology work.
  • Worked As a Junior Lecturer at Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute. Civil Campus,Ahmedabad.(2006-2007)

Dr. Megha Sanghvi

Qualifications
M.D. Radiodiagnosis
Prime Field Of Interests
  • 5 years Post MD with experience of working in private imaging centres as well as government hospitals
  • Mammo-sonography, Breast Imaging, CT & MRI
Post MD Specialized Training Taken
  • Mammography & breast imaging, bisicon 2017
  • British course of neuroradiology (bcnr), 2016, nanavati hospital, mumbai
  • Mammography & breast mr, 2012, tata memorial hospital, mumbai
  • Basic course workshop in medical education technologies (meu)
  • 10th mri teaching course, nanavati hospital, mumbai
Special Academic Merits & Accolades
  • Presented two educational exhibits in the RSNA 2014, CHICAGO, USA
  • Received the “Certificate of Merit Award” at RSNA 2013 (Radiological society of north america) for exhibit on “High Five! Imaging of trigeminal nerve”
  • In addition, academically active with a few scientific oral papers and journal papers to her credit, have been invited as a faculty in many local & national conferences & CMEs & has hosted all state radiology conferences since past 5 years

Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Harshkumar Patel

Qualifications
MD, DM
Degree
Year
Institution Name
DM Pediatric Neurology
2006
All India Institute of Medical Scicnccs,Ncw
DNB Pediatrics
2012
Chacha Neharu Bal Chikistalaya,MAMC,Ddhi
DCH
2010
Indira Gandhi Medical Collegc,Shimla,Himachal
MBBS
2008
M.P.Shah Medical college,Jamnagar
Professional Summary
  • Senior Resident while pursuing DM in Pediatric Neurology, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Senior Resident in Pediatrics,Chacha Neharu Bal Chikistalaya,MAMC, New Delhi
  • Junior Resident while pursuing DNB in Pediatrics, Chacha Neharu Bal Chikistalaya,MAMC, New Delhi
  • Junior Resident while pursuing DCH in Pediatrics, lndira Gandhi Meoical College,Shi111 1a
  • Intern at M.P.Shah Medical cullege,Jamnagar, New Delhi
  • Sood amongst top 10 in Gujarat board Class X examinations
Professional Experience
  • Senior Resilient while nursing DM in Pediatric neurology Division of Pediatric Neurology Departme Of Pediatric AllMS, New Delhi
  • Junior Resident while pursuing DNB in Pediatrics, CNBC, New Delhi and pursuing DCH,lndira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla
Conferences and Symposiums
  • Quiz coordinator ,Association of Child Neurology, Annual Conference, New Delhi, February 2013
  • Developmental symposium for postgraduates held in AIIMS, New Delhi, April, 2013
  • Childhood Neurodevelopmental Workshop 2014 held in IHC( Indian habitat centre) in December 2014

Neonatology

Dr. Anita Srinivasan

Qualifications
MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), DM (Neonatology)
Clinical Experience, Skills and Abilities
  • I have extensive experience in management and care of neonates for the last 4 years
  • I have worked in delivery room, postnatal wards and in NICU taking care of neonates
  • Experience in delivery room - Initial physical examination of neonates, care of the normal neonates, resuscitation of neonates in accordance with NRP guidelines, provision of early CPAP for patients with respiratory distress in delivery room itself, management of patients with congenital malformations
  • Experience in post-natal ward-To examine babies with scientific approach and empathy, day to day management and counseling of parents for the common problems in the neonatal period
  • Experienced in the provision of kangaroo mother care for low birth weight babies and management of lactation problems. I have worked in an institute with good human milk bank and I am familiar with working of milk bank and various procedures involved including collection, processing and storage of the human milk and the various equipment used
  • Have experience in institute with good protocols of infection control and equipment maintenance and have helped to practice the same
  • Have experience in ventilator management with both conventional ventilator and high frequency ventilation
  • Skilled in the provision of noninvasive respiratory support
  • Can manage patients with surgical conditions like trachea-oesophageal fistula, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, intestinal obstruction etc. for preoperative stabilization and post-operative care
  • Stabilization of patients with critical congenital heart disease prior to surgery
  • Transport of critically ill neonates on multiple supports
  • Have experience in provision of total parenteral nutrition kr. Clinical management of extremely low birth weight babies and extremely preterm babies
  • Have worked with total body cooling system for therapectic hypothermia in asphyxiated neonates, have worked with inhaled nitric oxide system for PPHN
  • Have conducted developmental follow-up OPD for NICU graduates
  • Have conducted OPD along with paediatric surgeons for antenatal counselling of parents with diagnosis of medical/surgical problems in fetus and helped in coordinating the care of such patients
  • Proficient in various skills like endotracheal intubation, peripheral iv line placement , umblical artery and vein catheterization, central line placement, exchange transfusions, lumbar punctures ,surfactant administration etc. and have helped in training juniors in performing these tasks on an everyday basis
  • Teaching of undergraduate students and postgraduate doctors
  • Training of staff nurses and various support staff and ensured adherence to the NICU protocols
  • Have participated in government programmes for training of doctors and nurses in peripheral hospitals
  • Thorough in protocol based management of various clinical conditions, based on scientific evidence
Education
  • Passed MD(Paediatrics) in first attempt from KEMGH &Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai - a tertiary care centre with 2000 beds and state of the art NICU and paediatric care facilities. One of the most reputed institute in India
  • Passed MBBS from L.T Muncipal Medical College , Sion, Mumbai which is one of the finest medical colleges in India
  • Cleared All India Pre-PG exam (one of the most competitive exams in India) and got 33rd Rank
  • Completed DM Neonatology from KEM hospital, which has 3 years of a very demanding and challenging course and have cleared the exams in first attempt
Experience
  • After completing 3 years of residency in DM neonatology course, I am currently serving as a superspeciality medical officer for period of 1 year as a part of compulsory bond service in KEM hospital
Research Activity
  • 'Efficacy of enalapril in patients with congenital heart disease with left to right shunt' done as thesis
  • Coordinator for multicentric study on 'comparison of pentavac versus hiberix vaccine' for 1 year
  • Have done research on early versus late feeding regimen in preterm neonates with abnormal antenatal Doppler studies
  • Have actively participated in various regional and national conferences as delegate

Rheumatology

Dr. Sapan Pandya

Qualifications
MD,
DM (Rheumatology)

Spine

Dr. Hitesh Modi

Qualifications
MS (Ortho) ,
PhD (Spine)
Experiences
Senior Consultant - Spine Surgery
Fellowships in Spine Surgery Canada, Hong Kong, South Korea and India (8-years)
Education
Degree
Year
Institution Name
M.B.B.S
1999
The MS University of Baroda, Gujrat, India
MS (Ortho)
2003
The MS University of Baroda, Gujarat, India
Ph.D.(Spinal shortening)
2010
Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Current Positions

Consultant Spine Surgery : Zydus Hospital, Ahmadabad, India
Honorary Spine Surgeon : V.S. Hospital, NHL Medical College, Gujarat Uni., Ellisbridge, Ahmadabad, India

Fellowships / Grants
  • July 2010-June 2011: AO Spine North America Clinical Fellowship Toronto Western Hospital, Krembil Neuroscience Centre, Toronto, Canada (Prof. Micheal Fehlings, Dr. Stephen Lewis, Dr. Raja Rampersaud, Dr. Eric Massicotte)
  • Jan 2010-June 2010: Honorary Clinical Associate in Spine Surgery Duchess of Kent Children Hospital, University of Hong Kong (Prof. KDK Luk, Prof. KMC Cheung)
  • July 2009-Dec 2009: Clinical & Research Fellowship in Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    Wooridul Spine Hospital, Seoul, South Korea (Dr. Gun Choi)
  • Feb 2007-July 2009: Clinical & Research Fellowship in Scoliosis Surgery Scoliosis Research Institute, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, South Korea (Prof. Seung Woo Suh)
  • Jan 2006: Fellowship Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Chonnam National Uni. Hospital, Gwangju, South Korea (Prof. Jae-Young Chung)
  • Nov 2003-April 2006: Fellowship Spine Surgery Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad (Dr. Bharat R. Dave) and Stavya Spine Hospital, Ahemdabad
Awards & Achievements
  • 2010, Sept 21-24 : Russell A. Hibb’s Award winner- Scoliosis Research Society 2010 45th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan. Basic science category for paper “Effect of Spinal Shortening on Motor-Evoked Potentials causing Spinal Cord Injury and on Spinal Cord Blood Flow”
  • 2008, Oct 16-18 : 52nd Fall Congress of Korean Orthopedic Association; Seoul, Korea. Best paper publication award by KOA for 2008 CORR paper.
  • 2008, 4th April : 25th Conference of Korean Society of Spine Surgery, Seoul, South Korea- “Posterior Multilevel Vertebral Osteotomy for Severe and Rigid Scoliosis- a Preliminary Study”- Paper presentation declared as “Best Paper”.
  • 1994 : Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Conducted by Gujarat Secondary Education Board, Gandhinagar) passed with 3rd rank in Gujarat state.
  • 1992 : New Secondary School Certificate Examination (Conducted by Gujarat Secondary Education Board, Gandhinagar) passed with 3rd rank in Gujarat state.
Positions Held
  • March 2015 onwards- Consultant, Department of Spine Surgery, Zydus Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • July 2011- March 2015- Director, IndiaSpineTM Hospital, Memnagar, Ahmedabad
  • April 2013- February 2015- Consultant Spine Surgeon, Department of Spine Surgery, Narayana multispeciality Hospital, Rakhiyal, Ahmedabad
  • May 2013 onwards- Honorary Spine Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics, VS General Hospital, NHL Medical College, Ahmadabad
  • April 2010-March 2011- Clinical Research Professor at Korea University. Associted at Scoliosis Research Institute, Korea University Guro Hospital with Prof. Seung-Woo Suh
  • Nov 2004-April 2006: Associate Spine Surgeon “Stavya” Spine Research Institute and Spine Hospital, Ahmedabad, India (Dr. Bharat R. Dave)
    Running outpatient clinic for spine patients, take ward rounds, perform and assist spinal surgeries, and research activities
  • May 2006-Jan 2007: Consultant Orthopedic and Spine Surgeon “Nirmal”Hospitals Pvt. Ltd., Surat, India
    Running outpatient clinic for spine and orthopedic patients, take ward rounds, perform spinal and orthopedic surgeries
  • June 2006-January 2007: As a Faculty in dept of Physiotherapy of Swaminarayan Physiotherapy college at Surat was responsible for taking Orthopedics classes for students and conducting exams
Publications

More than eighty-five (85) publications (including research papers, clinical and basic science researcher well as review articles) published in peer-reviewed well-known international journals done by Dr. Hitesh Modi.
I am still working on few more research articles. (See annexure)

Conference Presentations

I have presented more than sixty (60) podium presentations in various national and international conferences and workshops as a primary author and co-author.

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Spine surgery- Spinal deformity, minimally invasive spine surgeries, cervical spine surgeries, spinal arthroplasty, Spine research- Spinal cord trauma, spinal shortening research

Publications (more than 85 publications in international & nation journals)
  • Analysis of diaphragmatic movement before and after pulmonary rehabilitation using fluoroscopy imaging in patients with COPD. Chun EM, Han SJ, Modi HN. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015 Jan 27;10:193-9.
  • Effect of posterior multilevel vertebral osteotomies on coronal and sagittal balance in fused scoliosis deformity caused by previous surgery: preliminary results. Yang JH, Suh SW, Cho WT, Hwang JH, Hong JY, Modi HN. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2014 Oct 15;39(22):1840-9. PMID:25299167 [PubMed - in process]
  • Multiaxial high-modularity spinopelvic (HMSP) fixation device in neuromuscular scoliosis: a comparative study. Hwang JH, Modi HN, Suh SW, Yang JH, Hong JY. Eur Spine J. 2013 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Does delaying surgery in immature adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients with progressive curve, lead to addition of fusion levels? Yang JH, Bhandarkar AW, Rathanvelu B, Hwang JH, Hong JY, Modi HN, Suh SW. Eur Spine J. 2014 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Changes in the spinopelvic parameters of elite weight lifters. Yang JH, Barani R, Bhandarkar AW, Suh SW, Hong JY, Modi HN, Yang JH. Clin J Sport Med. 2014 Jul;24(4):343-50. doi: 10.1097/JSM.0000000000000094.
  • Short apical rib resections thoracoplasty compared to conventional thoracoplasty in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery. Yang JH, Bhandarkar AW, Modi HN, Park SY, Cha JM, Hong JY, Suh SW. Eur Spine J. 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Effects of vertebral column distraction on transcranial electrical stimulation-motor evoked potential and histology of the spinal cord in a porcine model. Yang JH, Suh SW, Modi HN, Ramani ET, Hong JY, Hwang JH, Jung WY. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 May 1;95(9):835-42, S1-2.
  • Clinical results of XMR-assisted percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic lumbar discectomy. Choi G, Modi HN*, Prada N, Ahn TJ, Myung SH, Gang MS, Lee SH. J Orthop Surg Res. 2013 May 25;8:14.
  • Intraoperative airway obstruction in a Duchenne muscular dystrophy patient. Yang JH, Bhandarkar AW, Lim BG, Modi HN, Suh SW. Eur Spine J. 2013 May;22 Suppl 3:S491-6.
  • Analysis of factors that affect shoulder balance after correction surgery in scoliosis: a global analysis of all the curvature types. Hong JY, Suh SW, Modi HN, Yang JH, Park SY. Eur Spine J. 2013 Jun;22(6):1273-85.

Urology

Dr. Kamlesh Patel

Education
Super Specialization
D.N.B; M.N.A.M.S, (Urology) At Sir Harkisondas Narottamdas Hospital And research Centre, Mumbai - 400004. August 1995 to June 1998.
Post graduation
M.S. (General Surgery) At M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar. Passed in April 1994.
Medical graduation
M.B.B.S. At M. P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar. Passed in August 1990.
Medical Registration
Gujarat Medical Council – G-19986.
Work Experience
Laparoscopic urology
Renal transplantation
Reconstructive Urology
Pediatric Endourology
Uro-oncology
Endo-urology
Organizer Urology Workshops:
  • Endo - Urology workshop at Lion's Hospital, Mehsana in 1998. Director Dr. Manibhai Patel, California, U.S.A.
  • Role of Laparoscopic in Urology at Lion's Hospital, Mehsana in 1999. Director Dr. H. J. Ausban, California, U.S.A.
  • Advanced Flexible Endoscopies in Urology at Lion's Hospital Mehsana, in 2000 as a director Dr.Jay Patel St. luise, U.S.A.
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Work – shop at Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad in 2003.

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