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  • Dr. N. Jagannatham has been awarded Dr. SAM G.P. MOSES Gold Medal for DNB (General Medicine) for the June 2015 session at 19th convocation ceremony of  NBE at New Delhi on 24th September 2018. This Medal is awarded to one candidate all over India for every academic session & this is third gold medal won by a student of Poona Hospital.
  • Dr.  Prasad Chavan has cleared his post MBBS certificate course in Critical Care Medicine in May 2018.

 A Free Eye Checkup Camps  for the patients above age of 40 years was arranged from 04th to 07th June 2018. Free consultation & screening was provided. Pre-operative investigations & surgeries like cataract, squint, pterygium, ptosis etc. was available at nominal rates during this camp. Total 122 people registed.

A Shoulder & Knee Checkup Camp  was arranged on 1st July 2018. Consultation & Bone Mineral Density Test was done free of charge. Required investigations were available at discounted rate. A special package was availed for Total Knee Replacement Surgeries. A total of 61 patients participated.

Rakesh Jain Memorial Blood Bank, PHRC & Shree Jin Kushal Seva Mandal  jointly organized the annual Blood Donation Camp in the memory of Late Shri Rakesh D. Jain in Poona Hospital & Research Centre on 15th July 2018 to mark the occation of his 12th Death Anniversary. Dr Vinod Shah inaugurated the camp. A total of 108 people donated blood.

Blood Donation Camp : A total of 11 Blood Donation Camps were arranged during the period of May & July 2018 at various places like Satara Road, Baner, Khadki, Deccan etc. A total of 701 people donated blood during these camps.

Ongoing  Free Cataract Screening Camp  for patients above 50 years : Free Screening is being done on every Monday & Thursday between 2 pm & 4 pm. Cataract Surgery, if required, will be done at Rs. 500/- and preoperative investigations will be done at concessional rates.

  • Warje Doctors Association, organized a CME on ’Recent Trends in Management of Join Pain’ on 27th  June 2018.
  • Cipla Pharmaceuticals, arranged  a Scientific Program ’Save The Limbs’ & Live Workshop on ’Diabetic Foot’ on 1st July 2018.
  • Shivane  Uttamnagar Doctors Association, organized a CME on ’Management of Stroke & Basics of ECG’ on 11th July 2018.
  • Pune Orthopedic Society, organized an ’Instructional Course in Hand Surgery’ between 20th & 22nd July 2018.
  • Pune Psychiatrists Society, organized a stage show on Doctor - Patient Relations ’Jara Samjun Ghya’ on 04th August 2018.
  • A 3 day Certificate Course of  ’Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support & Basic Life Support’ was organized, comprising of lectures, presentations & examinations between 9th & 11th August 2018. 15 candidate participated in this course.
  • Kothrud Doctors Association, organized a CME on ’Obstetric Challenges’, ’Respiratory Sounds & Dengue’ on 12th August 2018.
  • Dr. Kedar Patil & Indian Dietetic Association, Pune Branch, jointly organized ’NUTRICON 2018’, a one day conference on ’Update on Excercise & Nutrition’ on 2nd September 2018.
  • Department of Medicine, Poona Hospital & Research centre organized the following CME programmes.
    • ‘Electrocardiography’ on 12th June 2018.
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease’ on 10th July 2018.
    • ‘Hormonal & Radiation Therapy in Cancer’ on 14th August 2018.




Press Articles

Poona Hospital’s Senior Neurosurgeon, Dr Sushil Patkar pioneered a new technique in spinal surgery that greatly reduces risk. This technique has been appreciated & accepted, nationaly and internationaly.

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Patient Testimonials

Smt Lata Gupta
Research Officer
“ This is my thank you note to Dr. Bharat A. Dikshit, Dr.Neela Desai and all the caring staff members of Poona Hospital. My mother (Smt. Kirti Gupta) underwent a medical surgery (appendix tumor) on 21/09/2012. Thank you very much Dr.Dikshit and all for your kindness and the care you took of my mother. Your talent in surgery is a beacon of hope for the future of all your patients.
Once again thanks for everything. “

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Poona Hospital and Research Centre

Poona Hospital & Research Centre was established in 1985 under the aegis of the Rajasthani and Gujarati Charitable Foundation, a registered public charitable trust, with the aim of providing quality medical care at a reasonable cost to the public, and also to give free or concessional medical care to patients from the lower socio-economic strata.

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General Surgery
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