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

A 25-year-old man from Yavatmal was able to walk again after doctors from St. George Hospital helped fund a hip replacement surgery

Mumbai: 25-year-old man walks again after one-and-a-half yearsThe 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 […]

Rita Devi arrives in Mumbai to soon undergo sex change surgery

Rita who hails from Assam faces similar hormonal issues like Lalit Salve did. She first came to Mumbai on July 25, 2018, and had approached doctors at St. George Hospital regarding the surgery. The Assam government had given their approval to the sex-change surgery after which she arrived in Mumbai

Rita Devi arrives in Mumbai to soon undergo sex change surgeryThe state government of Assam has given its permission for Rita Devi to undergo sex-change surgery in September 2018. But, a few of her health issues have to be resolved before her operation. Now like Lalit Salve and Rukhsar, Rita is soon set to undergo a sex change surgery. Rita had a government job, hence […]

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

In a survey carried out by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation during a period of two years, from October 2015 to September 2017, revealed that 1,74, 379 patients sought treatment for mental health issues. The study was conducted in collaboration with Department of Community Medicine, Sion Hospital

#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 […]

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

The state government of Assam has given its permission for Rita Devi to undergo sex change surgery. But, a few of her health issues have to be resolved before her operation

Rita Devi may have to wait longer for her sex change surgeryRita 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 […]

Mumbai: Sex change OPD inaugurated at St George hospital

The hospital decided to open this Out Patient Department (OPD) as they had received several calls and similar cases, after Lalita Salve transitioned into Lalit Salve. The hospital has seen a positive response toward sex reassignment surgery

Mumbai: Sex change OPD inaugurated at St George hospitalThis 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, […]

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

Every day, Mumbai's state-run Government Dental College and Hospital witnesses around 300-500 patients in the OPD (Out Patient Department). As many as 2,281 patients, with pre-oral cancer symptoms, are identified in the last two years. To spread the awareness among the people, St George Hospital, recently, launched a programme on oral health  

Here’s how you can self-examine oral cancer symptomsMumbai’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 […]

Maha: Government hospitals staff launches strike, routine surgeries postponed

17 lakh government employees in Maharashtra have called for a three days strike from Tuesday, August 07. The three-day massive agitation has crippled the patient care in the government hospital. As nurses and ward boys have also joined the strike

Maha: Government hospitals staff launches strike, routine surgeries postponedDue 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 […]

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

Rita Devi, who had visited Mumbai, to undergo a sex reassignment surgery, has returned to Assam. Rita is working with the Assam government as a contract labourer. And to undergo a sex reassignment surgery, she needs permission from the Assam government

Rita’s sex change surgery hinges on Assam govt’s permissionRita 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 […]

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

Like Lalita Salve (now Lalitkumar), a 36-year-old Rita Devi, hailing from a small village in Assam, has approached a Mumbai hospital for sex reassignment surgery. The doctors will perform a few tests on her to decide whether she is fit for surgery or not

Sharing a plight similar to Lalita, Assam’s Rita reaches MumbaiOn 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 […]

Assam’s Rita Devi, to approach Mumbai doctors for sex change surgery

Rita who hails from Assam, is facing similar hormonal issues like Lalita Salve, and wants to undergo sex change surgery. Rita is expected to meet doctors at Mumbai’s St George hospital during this week

Assam’s Rita Devi, to approach Mumbai doctors for sex change surgeryRita Devi, a 37-year-old woman, who hails from Hojai, Assam, will be meeting doctors from Mumbai’s St George Hospital for the sex reassignment surgery. Rita Devi is currently undergoing treatment in Assam and expected to come to Mumbai this week. Like Lalita, Rita is also suffering from the hormonal issues and has expressed her wish […]