Epilepsy rehabilitation centre in Mumbai, now a reality

On the eve of National Epilepsy Day on November 17, the Epilepsy Foundation in Mumbai has started a rehabilitation centre for children, with an aim to rehabilitation of such patients. Rehabilitation will include occupational therapy, counseling session, speech therapy, yoga sessions and so on

Epilepsy rehabilitation centre in Mumbai, now a realityEpilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females. Owing to which, The Epilepsy foundation in Mumbai has now started an epileptic children’s school. Children with epilepsy […]

Vizag doctor disfigured in acid attack finds care and hope in Mumbai

Dr Balaji Bhushan Patnaik (35) was flown to Mumbai after acid attack by unknown bikers severely damaged the left side of his face, including his eye

Vizag doctor disfigured in acid attack finds care and hope in MumbaiRenowned plastic surgeons of Mumbai have come together to treat a paediatrician from Visakhapatnam, who has been left disfigured after unknown bikers hurled acid on his face. The attack has left the doctor attached with Seven Hills Hospital in Visakhapatnam with deep acid burns and a severely damaged left eye. Dr Balaji Bhushan Patnaik was […]

PMO takes note of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s death

Indian Medical Association (IMA) had blamed BMC for negligence regarding Dr Amarapurkar’s untimely death and had written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded a strict action against the concerned authorities by penalising them under the Criminal Act. Acting promptly to this, PMO has sent a letter to Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra

PMO takes note of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s deathOn August 29, Mumbai came to standstill due to torrential rains. While Deepak Amarapurkar, a senior gastroenterologist of the Bombay hospital went missing after he slipped in the unguarded manhole. After missing for more than 36 hours, the body of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, was found on August  31, at the Worli seashore.  This incident stirred controversy […]

After Dr Amarapurkar’s death, activist draws attention to deaths of conservancy workers

Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, an eminent gastroenterologist from Bombay Hospital lost his life after falling into a manhole near India Bulls Centre One. His body was found in Worli by Mumbai Fire Brigade. After this shocking incident, a social activist, Ramesh Haralkar has raised an important question regarding the safety and security of BMC’s conservancy who clean Mumbai’s numerous manholes

After Dr Amarapurkar’s death, activist draws attention to deaths of conservancy workers“The death of Dr Amarapurkar is very unfortunate. No one should die in this way. Can we now pay attention to the deaths of conservancy workers which occur in manholes?” This is question was raised by Ramesh Haralkar, President of Safai Kamgar Parivartan Sangh while speaking to My Medical Mantra. Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, an eminent […]

This is how Dr Amarapurkar’s body was found

It was Dr Kishore Adyanthaya’s driver who has spotted a body floating in the Worli area in front of the Coast Guard office. From the appearance the driver suspected it to be Dr Amarapurkar. This body was later identified and confirmed as Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s body

This is how Dr Amarapurkar’s body was foundOn August 31, early in the morning, Dr Kishore Adyanthaya’s phone rang. It was his driver on the other end of the line who had seen a body floating in the Worli area in front of the Coast Guard office. From the appearance the driver suspected it to be Dr Amarapurkar. After getting the information […]

Twitter expresses shock over untimely death of Dr Amrapurkar, hold administration responsible

After the death of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, eminent personalities expressed shock over his tragic demise. Many of them have held the administration responsible for this tragedy. Several netizens also expressed their anger over negligence of the authorities

Twitter expresses shock over untimely death of Dr Amrapurkar, hold administration responsibleDr Deepak Amarapurkar’s death came as a severe jolt to many, not only those within the medical fraternity, but also to others, like his patients and friends who were touched by him in a way . Shocked by his untimely death, Dr Amarapurkar’s friends and colleagues from the medical fraternity say it is an irreplaceable […]

Remembering Dr Amarapurkar: A man with a golden heart

Doctor Deepak Amarapurkar would always be remembered as a man with a golden heart. His kind and helping nature and magical persona made him extremely popular amongst the doctors as well as the patients. Dr Amarapurkar was a father, philosopher and a guide to budding doctors, a great associate for his fellow workers, a saviour for his patients and a role model for many

Remembering Dr Amarapurkar: A man with a golden heartA warm smile, jovial nature and caring attitude were his biggest strengths. He was a hardworking, dedicated and a passionate doctor, whose only aim was to serve his patients by providing the best available healthcare services. Dr Deepak Narayan Amarapurkar completed MBBS in 1981 and pursued general medicine. Completing an MD and DM degree in […]

City’s eminent gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s body found in Worli

After missing for more than 36 hours, the body of Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, city's eminent gastroenterologist, was found in Worli, today morning

City’s eminent gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar’s body found in WorliThe eminent gastroenterologist from Bombay Hospital was missing for 36 hours since Tuesday as he left from the hospital. His body was found in Worli by Mumbai Fire Brigade search team on Thursday morning. Based on the description, the 58-year-old doctor was last seen near the junction at India Bulls Centre in Parel during the August 29 […]

Mumbai’s renowned doc is still missing after 22 hours

Its’ been 22 hours, since, Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a gastroenterologist attached to Bombay hospital, has gone missing. His colleagues and police are still clueless regarding his whereabouts

Mumbai’s renowned doc is still missing after 22 hoursSince Tuesday evening, Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, a noted gastroenterologist from Mumbai, who chose to walk on the flooded streets of Mumbai to reach home, is still not traceable. His family, friends, colleagues and state administration are desperately trying to locate him. But, their efforts have not yielded positive results. Meanwhile, there are lots of messages […]

Mumbai rains: Bombay hospital’s renowned doc goes missing

Mumbai witnessed torrential rains on Tuesday. Thousands of people were stranded, while Bombay hospital’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Deepak Amarapurkar is missing, since, Tuesday afternoon. A missing complaint has been lodged

Mumbai rains: Bombay hospital’s renowned doc goes missingAs soon as heavy rains lashed Mumbai, majority of the areas witnessed waterlogging. People just left their cars and started walking back home. Amongst people who chose to walk was Dr Deepak Amarapurkar, who is a gastroenterologist at Bombay hospital. He left around 4:30 in the afternoon, from the hospital to Prabhadevi, where he resides. […]