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          Poona Hospital & Research Centre has recently inaugurated its Department of Ayurveda on the occasion of Gudhi Padwa on 06th April2019. The Department aims to offer finest Ayurvedic treatments & consultation with renowned Ayurveda consultants.
The multispeciality OPD has been started in the Ayurveda Department for the following specialities.

  • Cancer
  • Thyroid
  • Muskulo-Skeletal Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Proctology                       
On the occasion of inauguration, a public awareness lecture on "उन्हाळ्यात आयुर्वेदा चा  विसावा " was organized on 7th April 2019. Dr. Prayag Sethiya & Dr. Sachin Kadlag gave guidance to the audience.                                                                     


  • Blood Donations Camps: A total of 9 Blood Donation Camps were arranged during the period between February 2019 & April 2019 at various places like Kondhwa, Erandwane,Baner,Wakadewadi etc. A total of 444 people donated blood during these camps.
  • A Free Health Checkup & Pain Relief Camp:  The department of Ayurveda organized a free health checkup camp on 25th & 26th April  2019. Total 68 patients benefited with free health checkup & consultation on long term joint pain, back pain, knee pain, ankle pain, muscle pain etc. Additional investigations & treatment was available at concessional rates.
  • A Free Audiometry Screening Camp was organized on 24th & 26th May 2019. Pure Tone Audiometry was done free of cost for all the  registered patients.
  • 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.
  • Dr. Sanjay Gandhi, arranged a CMEon ’Evolving Role of Prandial Insulin’ on 26th Febaryary 2019.
  • Dr. B. B. Harshe, organized an Awareness Program of Resident Doctors on ’How to manage hyperglycaemia in the critically illhospitalized patients’ on 27th February 2019.
  • Dr. Kedar Patil, arranged a Support Group Meeting  for the patients of Obesity on 10th March 2019.
  • A 3 day Certificate Course of ’Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support & Basic Life Support’ was organized, comprising of lectures, presentations & examinations between 14th & 16th March 2019. 15 candidates participated in this course.
  • Dr. Sudhir Kothari, arranged a CME on ’Life & Death in ICU’ on 05th May 2019.
  • Indiabulls Pharma Ltd., organized a Live Webcast on ’Managing Sepsis-Expert Way’ on 11th May 2019.
  • Dr. Nitin Abhyankar, organized a talk on ’Recent Guidelines & Evidences in Management of Pneumococcal Pneumonia’ on 17th May 2019.
  • Department of Medicine, Poona Hospital & Research centre organized the following CME programmes.
    • ‘Liver Transplant & Artifical Liver Support Systems’ on 12th March 2019.
    • ‘Mitochondrial Disorders, ITP, TTP & HUS’  on 09th April 2019.
    • ‘Antiepileptic Drugs & Management of Epilepsy’ on 14th May 2019.




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 & 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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