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  • Dr.Neelam Jat, Dr.Ketan Chalodiya, Dr.Raviraj Gawali & Dr.Jivabhai Solanki for passing DNB General Medicine.
  • Dr.Yash Thakkar & Dr.Kshitij Kirane for passing DNB General Surgery.
  • Dr.Sumeet Patil, Dr.Atiyah Misbah & Dr.Apurva Jumley for passing DNB Anesthesiology.
  • Dr. Kedar Patil,  Consultant Bariatric Surgeon, was 
          -invited as a Faculty at ’Asia Pacific Summit on clinical care pathways related to Obesity Surgery’ conducted at Chennai on 18th and                   19th October 2019 to speak on ’Role of Novel Procedures in Bariatric Surgery’.
          -invited as a Faculty at ’AMASICON 2019 -International Conference on Minimal Access Surgery’ conducted at Nagpur between 7th &                 10th November 2019, to moderated a live surgical session and speak on ’Bile duct injury : Intraoperative management’. It was attended                 by over 1500 surgerons from all over India.
          -felicited by IMA Maharashtra state with ’Presidents Appreciation Award’ for flood relief work done in Sangli, Maharashtra.
  • Dr. Satish Sawant, for being invited to present a poster on ’Severe Thrombocytopenia Post Angioplasty’ at ’CSICON 2019 : 71st Annual Conference of Cardiological Society of India’ held between 5th & 8th December 2019 at New Delhi.


  • Blood Donations CampsA total of 8 Blood Donation Camps were arranged during the period between August 2019 & October 2019 at various places like Loni Kalbhor, Shivajinagar, Pimpri etc. A total of 505 people donated blood during these camps.
  • Smile Train Camp : A Cleft lip & Palate Surgery camp was held on 26th August 2019 as a part of the Smile Train Programme in which total 25 patients were participated & 13 patients were operated upon, Consultation, Investigations, surgery & stay for these patients was entirely free.
  • A Free Pain Consultation Camp was organized on 19th October 2019. Consultation & Neuropathy check up was done free of charge for all 56 patients. Required investigations, provedures were available at discouned rates. 
  • Ongoing Free Cataract Screening Camp for patients above 50 years: Free screening is being done on every Monday & Thursday between 2 pm & 4pm. Cataract Surgey, if required, will be done at Rs.500/- and preoperative investigations will be done at concessional rates.
  • Poona Hospital & Research Centre, organized a public lecture on ’Pollution & Chest Diseases’ on 25th August 2019 at New English School, Tilak Road,Pune. During the event concession coupons were distributed, which entitled for 50% concession on first consultation & Spirometry test.
  • Dr.Kedar Patil, arranged a Support Group Meeting for the patients of Obesity on 01st September 2019.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd, arranged a Live Webcast on ’Acute Ischemic Stroke : Reperfusion therapy’ on 25th September 2019.
  • Poona Hospital & Smile Train, arranged a Workshop on ’Perioperative Crisis Management’ between 27th & 29th September 2019.
  • Dr Lata Bhatt Cancer Centre, organized a public awareness program on 12th October 2019.
  • Department of Medicine, Poona Hospital & Research centre organized the following CME programmes.
    • ’Parkinsonism & other Movembent Disorders’ on 17th  September 2019.
    • ’Pituitary Physiology & Disorders’  on 22nd October 2019.
    • ‘Adrenal Physiology & Disorders’ on 12th November 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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Mr. Naresh Dave
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PR Executive
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Brochure & Leaflet

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.

Stroke Brain Attack (English)

It is very common
It is the third leading cause of death
It is the commonest cause of adult disability


नेहमी आढळणारा आजार
मृत्यूच्या जवळ जाण्याचे तिसरे प्रमुख कारण
दुर्बलतेचे प्रथम निमित्त

Smile Train Leaflet

पूना हॉस्पिटल अँड रिसर्च सेंटरने जनसामान्यांचा हितासाठी एक विशेष प्रकल्प हाती घेतला आहे. जगातील तीसपेक्षा जास्त देशांमध्ये असणाऱ्या अमेरिकेतील " द स्माईल ट्रेन " या आंतराष्ट्रीय सेवाभावी संस्थेच्या सहकार्याने हा प्रकल्प राबविला जात आहे

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National Board of Examinations
Current – 12
Passed - 58
Current – 1
Passed - 21
General Surgery
Current – 9
Passed - 22
Current – 1
Passed - 10
Current – 8
Passed - 15
Current – 10
Passed - 23
Fellowship In Minimal Access Surgery
Current – 1
Passed -2
Post MBBS Criticial Care Medicine
Current – 1
Passed -1
Dip. Critical Care Medicine
Current – 2
Passed -1
Nursing Students
Current – 108
Passed -445
EUS Workshop on 6th Aug.2016
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