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Dr. Suprashant Kulkarni

Educational

  • Top Basic schooling in Sainik School Satara, Maharashtra.
  • Top Appeared and Passed exam for NDA 76th Course.
  • Top M.B.B.S. FROM B J Medical College Pune.
  • Top M.S. General Surgery From B J Medical College Pune .
  • Top Certified Instructor for Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS) course by American Heart Association( AHA).
  • Top Fellow National Trauma Management Course ( NTMC).
  • Top Fellow International College of Surgeons ( FICS).
  • Top Fellow Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India (FACRSI).

Memberships

  • 1) A.P.H.S. – Asia Pacific Hernia Society. (LM 0316). Life member
  • 2) I.C.S. – International College of Surgeons. Life member
  • 3) I.A.H.P.B.A. – International Association of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgeons-  Indian Section. Life & founder member
  • 4) A.C.R.S.I. – Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India.(2004). Life member.
  • 5) A.S.I. – Association of Surgeons of India. 2002. (No FL 12925). Life member
  • 6) I.M.A. – Indian Medical Association. Life member
  • 7) P.S.S. – Poona Surgical Society. Life member
  • 8) S.E.M.I. – Society for Emergency Medicine, India (No MH: 37). Life member
  • 9) I.S.C.C.M. – Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. ( K-144). Life member
  • 10) I.H.S. – Indian Hernia Society. Life & founder member
  • 11) I.A.G.E.S. – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons- Life member
  • 12) A.M.A.S.I. – Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India. Life & Founder Member ( No 92). Nov 2003
  • 13) A.M.I.S. – Association of Minimal Invasive Surgeons of Pune. Life member
  • 14) A.S.G.E. – American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Life member
  • 15) E.L.S.A. – Society of Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia- Life member  ( L1912)
  • 16) S.G.E.I.-  Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India. 2009- Life member
  • 17) E.S.G.E.- European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy- 2009 Annual Member- Member ID – 2733
  • 18) I.A.S.G.- Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists.
  •  19) E.H.S. – European Hernia Society
  •  20) AWRSC – Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgeons community

DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK

  • Lokmanya Group of Hospitals, Chinchwad,Nigdi, Pune, India.
  • This is a group of tertiary care hospitals consisting of 6 units in the state of Maharashtra -Pune (3), Pimpri chinchwad(2) and Kolhapur (1)
  • The hospital held recognition for DNB Courses in General surgery, Medicine & Orthopaedics.
  • I joined as a Honorary consultant surgeon in July 1999 and was eventually promoted as Head Dept of General & Minimal Access surgery from 2002  to Mar 2007. I was overall responsible for managing surgical & surgery related patients of Nigdi and Chinchwad units of Lokmanya Hospitals ( 200 beds).
  • Presently I am Sr Consultant & Head of dept of General & G I Surgery for the group with special interest in G.I, Laparoscopy and Minimal Access surgery
  • Lokmanya Hospitals started their Emergency Medical services(EMS) during 1997 & I was chief trauma surgeon for this unit (1997-2007). We were managing about 15000 trauma cases in a year. The trauma unit was guided by ATLS & NTMC protocols. The EMS was monitoring 3 important national highways around Pune that time including Mumbai Pune Expressway under the golden hour project
  • I trained at various places in India & Singapore in Basic & Advanced Laparoscopy, Colorectal surgery and have performed more than 20000 successful Laparoscopic procedures in Lokmanya Hospitals, Chinchwad & Nigdi  ranging from Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Hernia surgeries, Laparoscopic Upper G I Surgeries, Laparoscopic Solid organ surgeries,  Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeries, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and myomectomy etc.
  • I was actively involved in management of critically ill patients of Lokmanya Hospitals  (ICU bed strength of 75 beds) providing surgical support including surgery & bedside procedures like DPL, Percutaneous Tracheostomy, ICD etc.
  • I conducted Outpatient dept catering to about 350- 400 surgical patients a month. I have Performed most of routine and emergency operations like Exploratory Laparotomy for trauma or emergencies, Upper G I & Pancreatobiliary surgeries, Liver trauma, Colorectal operations for Cancer/ IBD, surgeries for Breast pathologies, etc.
  • I have performed successful shunt operations for  Portal Hypertension both Proximal & Distal Lienorenal shunts.
  • I have been Performing Diagnostic & Therapeutic upper & Lower G I Endoscopy.
  • Since 2018, we are offering variety of solutions for Abdominal Wall reconstruction for complex abdominal wall hernias including component separations by open and laparoscopic approach, eTEP technique for inguinal and ventral hernias and surgery for huge loss of domain hernias.
  • Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Chinchwad, Pune
  • I am presently attached as Hon Sr Consultant in Surgery with special interest in  Laparoscopy and Minimal Access surgery (w.e.f. Mar 2010) in this premier institute which is India ‘s first JCI & NABH accredited hospital
  • The hospital also is also recognized for DNB General surgery course
  • Dr D Y Patil Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri Pune
  • I was attached to this Medical college Hospital From 6 Feb 2010 to 31 Aug 2015 as Hon Asst Prof & Hon Laparoscopic Surgeon. The institute is a deemed university and I was involved in teaching Laparoscopy for the students registered for the Masters in Surgery program
  • Lokmanya CARE Hospital, Chinchwad Pune, India.
  • CARE Hospitals, Hyderabad (Quality Care India Limited- Hyderabad) took over running of Lokmanya Hospitals’ Chinchwad unit from Apr 2007  with a focus on developing Cardiac & Gastro services in this area. I was appointed & worked as Sr Consultant & Head of General & GI Surgery in this hospital. Lokmanya’s  Nigdi unit continued to function as a specialized centre for Trauma & Orthopaedic services.
  • CARE group handed back the Chinchwad unit to Lokmanya group in Nov- Dec  2009.
  • I have a Special Interest in Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery & Laparoscopy for Reflux & have performed more than 3000 Laparoscopic Hernia & antireflux procedures successfully till date.
  • In addition to colorectal surgeries for cancers & IBD, I have Performed more than 2000 MIPH procedures successfully.
  • Shri Prayagdham Trust Charitable Hospital, Urli Kanchan, Pune, M.S., India
  • After my specialization I worked as a full time consultant surgeon at this hospital, which is a 60 bedded fully charitable hospital, run by Shri Prayagdham Trust.
  • I independently managed outpatient dept approx 150 patients per week , performing 50 – 60 surgical procedures per month ranging from Hernia surgeries, colorectal surgeries, Abdominal surgeries for peptic ulcer, Gall stones,Colorectal surgeries etc , surgeries for renal, ureteric & bladder calculi, head neck procedures like thyroid, parotid & cancer surgeries.
  • I left this hospital to join oncology training at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai for next 2 months.
  • K.E.M. Hospital Pune, India
  • This is a tertiary care institute recognized for post graduation in surgery by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi & University of Pune.
  • I worked as a resident in Surgery registered for DNB Surgery. I worked with Prof Dr R K Shrivastav, M.S., F.R.C.S., Ex Dean B J Medical College, Pune, Prof. Dr Mrs. M.J.Mehta & Dr Shailesh P Puntambekar, renowned cancer surgeons.
  • N M Wadia hosp. Pune, India
  • Before my specialization, I worked as resident house officer in Dept of Surgery in this hospital, a 100 bedded hospital run by Church of Scotland. It is recognized for rotating internship by university of Pune.
  • I had opportunity of working with Dr. M K Kolhatkar M.B.B.S., F.R.C.S. & Dr A P Salvi M.S. (Surg) who nourished my desire of pursuing surgery as my post graduation.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 1. Lokmanya Group of Hospitals, Chinchwad ,Nigdi, Pune, India
    Jan 2010- Till Date
    Sr Consultant & Head – General, G.I. & Laparoscopic
    Surgery.
  • 2. Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Pune
    From Mar 2010 till date
    Hon Sr Consultant – General, G.I. & Laparoscopic Surgery. Recognised as Teacher for DNB Surgery
  • 3. Dr D Y Patil Hospital, Pimpri Pune
    From 6 Feb 2010 to 31 Aug 2015
    Hon Asst Prof & Hon Laparoscopic Surgeon.
    Teaching Post
  • 4. Lokmanya CAREHospital, Chinchwad, Pune. India
    Apr 2007-Nov 2009
    Sr Consultant & Head- Dept of General, G.I. & Laparoscopic Surgery.
  • 5. Lokmanya Hospitals, Chinchwad & Nigdi, Pune, India
    1 July1999 – Mar 2007
    Consultant & Head, Dept of General Surgery, MAS & G.I. Surgery. Chief Trauma Surgeon
  • 6. B.J. Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune July 1998- Dec 1998.
    Lecturer, Department of Surgery.
    Teaching Post
  • 7. Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
    May 1998- July 1998
    Observer in Surgical Oncology
  • 8. Shri Prayagdham Trust Charitable Hospital, Urli Kanchan, Pune, M.S., India
    20 Aug 1997- 30 Apr 1998
    Consultant in Surgery
  • 9. B.J. Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune.
    23 Nov 1994 to 20 Aug 1997
    Registered for Masters in Surgery.
    Last 2 years recognized as Teaching experience by Pune University
  • 10. K.E.M. Hospital, Pune, M.S., India
    One year, 1993- 1994
    Resident House Officer ( Surgery)
  • 11. N.M. Wadia Hospital, Pune, M.S., India
    One year, 1992- 1993
    Resident House Officer ( Surgery)

COURSES ATTENDED LOCALLY WITH DATE AND YEAR

  • Completed Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course Conducted by Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Mumbai (Including Animal Lab Training).Recognized by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES) on Mar 20-22, 2002
  • Completed Basic course in Laparoscopy conducted by Dept of Minimal Access Surgery, Sir Gangaram Hosp. New Delhi (Course Director – Dr P.K.Chowbey) in Jan 2003, recognized by IAGES & ELSA.
  • Completed Basic Course and Diplomate in Laparoscopic Surgery Course, including Animal Lab Training, organized by GEM Endo surgery training centre C.I.G.E.S. – Coimbatore Institute of gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, at Coimbatore May 2003 ( Course Director – Prof C. Palanivelu).
  • Successful completion of 17th National Trauma Management Course, organized By Academy of Traumatology India, IATSIC & EMCON 2003 Pune on 30th & 31st Oct 2003, at Pune. Course Director – Dr Jacques Goosen, South Africa.
  • Completed Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery course conducted by Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Mumbai (Including Animal Lab Training).Recognized by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) in Oct 2006
  • Completed M.I.P.H. Masters Program- A training program in Minimal Invasive Procedure for Hemorrhoids, conducted by Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Mumbai (Including Animal Lab Training).Recognized by Association of Colon & Rectum Surgeons of India in 2005
  • Completed Laparoscopic Bariatric surgery course conducted by OSSICON 2007 at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education, Chennai (Including Animal Lab training).Recognized by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (IAGES) in Mar 2007
  • Attended Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery & Bariatric surgery workshop conducted during AMASICON 2007 at Hyderabad ( A.P.) in Feb 2007
  • Attended Hands on Training session in Laparoscopic Surgery held during 1st international live workshop on Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery held on Apr. 23rd, 2004 at Pune (M.S.)
  • Completed Laparoscopic Hepato Pancreato biliary surgery, Laparoscopic Single port surgery & NOTES course Including Animal Lab Training organized by Dept of General & Laparoscopic Surgery, PSG Medical College, Coimbatore (TN) in Feb 2010. Course Faculty:- Prof Brice Gayet ( France), Prof Balashanmugam, Prof Michel Gagner ( US)
  • Successful Completion of Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Provider Course on 13th – 15th June 2003 at Pune.The course is conducted on American Heart Association guidelines
  • Successful completion of Workshop on Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor Course held from 4th to 5th Nov. 2003 at Pune as per A.H.A. guidelines.
  • Participated and successfully completed Fellowship course ( FIAGES) and workshop held in Mar 2007 at Delhi by IAGES