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Maharashtra assembly election 2019:  Govt doctors exempted from election duty

The name of doctors, nurses, and staff from Sir JJ Group of Hospitals had emerged in the election duty list. After which Dr Pallavi Saple, Dean, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Dr Sanjay Surase, Superintendent, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals and Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Superintendent, St George Hospital met up Mumbai district collector Shivaji Jondhale […]

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Mumbai: 25-year-old man walks again after one-and-a-half years

The man belonged to Umerkhed Taluka in Yavatmal district. Rahul Kamble underwent a hip replacement surgery at St. George Hospital. He was unable to walk since one-and-a-half-year and regained the ability to walk after surgery. Dr Ajay Chandanwale, Dean of JJ Hospital and Dr Amit Supe, orthopaedic department, unit head at St George Hospital and […]

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: St George Hospital to start OPD for mental illness patients  

Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital to start an Out Patient Department (OPD) for the patients suffering from mental illness. This will be a pilot project, which will kick-start from last week of October. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Medical Superintendent of St George hospital said, “Tension, stress, lifestyle issues and many […]

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Rita’s sex change surgery

Rita Devi may have to wait longer for her sex change surgery

Rita Devi arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, September 26 along with her uncle. She was admitted into Mumbai state-run St George Hospital today (Sept. 27) morning. She has been complaining of severe stomach pain since the past few months. She has been experiencing this pain during her menstrual cycle. Rita has been sent to the […]

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Mumbai: Sex change OPD inaugurated at St George hospital

This is Maharashtra’s first-of-its-kind of an OPD in a public hospital. After Maharashtra police constable Lalita Salve’s sex reassignment surgery, a large number of people have contacted St George Hospital to know about the procedure. The sex change OPD was inaugurated by Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan, and Industries minister Subhash Desai. Dr Tatyarao Lahane, […]

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Here’s how you can self-examine oral cancer symptoms

Mumbai’s state-run Government Dental College and Hospital, has started a programme to create awareness among people about oral hygiene. The doctors are teaching the patients, through a demo, how to conduct a self-oral examination. Doctors say, by following these simple steps, a common man can identify the symptoms of oral cancer. If you happen to […]

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Maha: Government hospitals staff launches strike, routine surgeries postponed

Due to the unavailability of the manpower, Sir J. J. Group of Hospital has postponed routine surgeries for three days. Only emergency patients are being operated by doctors. Medical students have been asked to provide the necessary help to the patients and their families. On the first day of the three-day strike called by the […]

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Rita’s sex change surgery

Rita’s sex change surgery hinges on Assam govt’s permission

Rita came to the city last week and had met with the doctors at Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital to speak with them about the possibility of having a sex change surgery. According to the doctors, Rita had undergone a primary medical check-up, and other required tests to be performed once she gets the permission […]

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Rita’s sex change surgery

Sharing a plight similar to Lalita, Assam’s Rita reaches Mumbai

On Wednesday, July 25, Rita Devi, a 36-year-old woman from Assam, met the doctors from Mumbai’s state-run St George Hospital. Like Lalita Salve, Rita is also facing the hormonal issues and wants to undergo the sex reassignment surgery. Rita will be admitted to the St George hospital on Thursday and will undergo few tests, to […]

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