Padma awards to be awarded to nine eminent personalities in the field of healthcare and medicine

Padma awards to be awarded to nine eminent personalities in the field of healthcare and medicine  In, these practitioners of medicine has done a lot for society. The government will soon honoured them with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards. Here is a list of doctors and workers who are honored this year: Ramaswami Venkataswami: Professor Ramaswami Venkataswami is a plastic surgeon, founder of the Institute for the Research and […]

Maha: Dr Ravindra and Dr Smita Kolhe to be bestowed with Padma Shri

Dr Ravindra Kolhe and Dr Smita Kolhe have transformed the lives of the tribals of Melghat. They have improved health outcomes in the area and helped the villagers gain access to affordable healthcare and primary health centres, and charged just Rs 1 for consultation, the fee itself is utilised for buying the medicines. This is the story of their incredible journey

Maha: Dr Ravindra and Dr Smita Kolhe to be bestowed with Padma ShriDr Ravindra Kolhe decided he wanted to offer his services at some place that was far away from any medical facility. He chose Bairagarh, a remote village located in Melghat taluka in Amravati, Maharashtra. The journey to Melghat started from Amravati and all transport ended at Harisal, from where one had to walk 40 km […]

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang receive Padma Shri award

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday evening gave away prestigious Padma awards to 89 winners at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Among the awardees, were Dr Abhay and Dr Rani Bang who are well-known for revolutionising the healthcare sector in the Naxalite-hit district of Gadchiroli

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang receive Padma Shri awardHighlights of Dr Abhay and Dr Rani Bang lifelong work Doctors who were over 30 years transformed healthcare in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Established Shodh Gram, a model Gond tribal village in Gadchiroli with tribal friendly amenities like hospitals, canteen, temple, training centre, pharmacy etc. Their home-based newborn care model significantly reduced infant mortality. It was adopted […]

India loses its internationally acclaimed cardiologist to massive cardiac arrest

Dr B K Goyal passed away on Tuesday at 12 noon at his resident owing to a massive cardiac arrest. While the medical fraternity and state has sustained a great loss, he will always be remembered for his achievements and endearing personality

India loses its internationally acclaimed cardiologist to massive cardiac arrestDr B K Goyal was an internationally acclaimed interventional cardiologist and medical educationist. He practised as a cardiologist at Bombay Hospital since 1966. Dr Goyal was the only cardiologist outside the United States to have the unique distinction of being appointed as the honorary consultant cardiologist to the world famous Texas Heart Institute, Houston. Dr […]

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang conferred with Padma Shri

On Thursday, The Ministry of Home Affairs released names of some eminent personalities who will receive the 2018 Padma Awards on January 26. The prestigious awards, which include Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are announced annually on the eve of the Republic Day

Renowned health activist Dr Abhay and Rani Bhang conferred with Padma ShriThe Centre on Thursday announced the list of this year’s Padma awardees. These awards are given in various fields such as literature and education, art, sports, social work, medicine, science and engineering, civil service, public affairs, trade and industry. Maharashtra’s Dr Abhay and Dr Rani Bhang, Late Sampat Ramteke, Lakshmikutty, Dr MR Rajagopal, Dr Sunita Solomon, Yeshi […]

Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane to continue treating patients at JJ Hospital

On October 5, Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane handed over the charge as the dean of JJ Hospital to Dr SD Nanandkar. He is known for many of his achievements and efforts at the hospital. He shall, however, continue seeing patients at JJ Hospital along with his work as joint director

Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane to continue treating patients at JJ HospitalIt is good news for all those who are looking forward to be treated by Padma Shri Dr TP Lahane who handed over the dean’s post of Sir JJ Hospital to continue as Joint Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Maharashtra. From Monday onwards, the renowned ophthalmologist of the country, Dr TP Lahane […]

Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no more

Determined, strong-willed and proficient are words synonymous to Dr Kirpal Chugh. Chugh, who was 85-years-old, was an inspiration for many and passed away on Sunday morning, due to blood cancer. While the entire medical fraternity is saddened because of his death, My Medical Mantra remembers him for his wonderful achievements

Father of nephrology, Dr Chugh no moreOn Sunday morning, Dr Kirpal Chugh passed away owing to blood cancer, with which he was diagnosed with about two years ago. He will be fondly remembered as the father of nephrology in India, who single-handedly separated this discipline from medicine and then developing it into a super-specialty. He was a renowned professor and the former […]

FOCUS conference 2017, kicks off with live surgeries

Seventeen live surgeries were performed by surgeons across the country. A lot of surgeons showcased their new techniques and explained the need to have new techniques with changing times. All kinds of surgeries were performed for 1400 ophthalmologist who were observing

FOCUS conference 2017, kicks off with live surgeriesThe Focus 2017 conference kicked off at the Grant Hyatt regency, Mumbai with 17 live surgeries being performed at JJ Hospital in Mumbai while the surgeries being telecasted at the conference Hall in the Grand Hyatt regency in Mumbai. Seventeen live surgeries were performed by surgeons across the countries. A lot of surgeons showcased their […]

BOA FOCUS 2017: Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrates microincision cataract surgery

At BOA FOCUS 2017, Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrated microincision cataract surgery in front of 2000 delegates present at the event. During this procedure, you have to break the cataract into small pieces, that is done by ultrasonic energy and then it is sucked out. Here the sucking is so controlled that the amount of energy needed to break cataract is less and that is the main advantage

BOA FOCUS 2017: Dr Mahipal Sachdev demonstrates microincision cataract surgeryWith the conference at Bombay Ophthalmologist’s Association (BOA) being flooded with expertise. Live surgeries were a huge success and doctors across the country came up with new techniques to better the processes. Dr Mahipal Sachdev, Padma Shri awardee, Chairman, Medical Director & Senior Consultant Ophthalmology, Formerly Associate Professor, Dr R P Centre All India Institute […]