KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Surgery

Background History


This department is a large teaching department in the country both in terms of clinical services provided and the surgery training program. The department examines over 100,000 patients each year. It performs about 6000 major and 12000 minor operations every year. A variety of diagnostic and interventional surgical, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures are performed. The department has a very active teaching schedule for residents besides conducting refresher courses; it also provides opportunity for observership for those from other departments and elsewhere in the state and country.

 

Sections Units Branches

Staff

Faculty

The faculty members of this department unit wise is as below

Monday(Morning)
  • Professor and Head of Department – Dr. A. K. Gvalani
  • Associate Professor – Dr. Ram P. Prajapati
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Priyadarshini Manay
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Sadashiv Chaudhary

OPD – Monday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Monday (Alternate Week)
  • Main Operation Days – Wednesday and Friday
  • Minor Operation Day – Thursday (Alternate week)
Tuesday
  • Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Aparna Deshpande
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Ashok Shelke

OPD – Tuesday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Tuesday
  • Main Operation Days – Thursday and Saturday
  • Minor Operation Day – Friday
Wednesday
  • Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Shilpa Rao
  • Associate Professor – Dr. Milind More
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Monty Khajanchi

OPD – Wednesday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Wednesday
  • Main Operation Days – Monday and Friday
  • Minor Operation Day – Saturday
Thursday
  • Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Abhay N. Dalvi
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Mahadev Garale
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Yogesh Takalkar

OPD – Thursday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Thursday
  • Main Operation Days –Tuesday and Saturday
  • Minor Operation Day – Monday
Friday
  • Associate Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Jignesh Gandhi
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Pravin Shinde

OPD – Friday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Friday
  • Main Operation Days – Wednesday and Monday
  • Minor Operation Day – Tuesday
Saturday Morning
  • Associate Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Sameer Deolekar
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Dnyaneshwar Mohare

OPD – Saturday ( 0830 to 1200 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Saturday (Alternate week)
  • Main Operation Days – Tuesday and Thursday
  • Minor Operation Day – Wednesday (Alternate week)

Monday Afternoon

  • Associate Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Sameer Rege
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Shrinivas Surpam

OPD – Monday ( 1330 to 1600 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Monday (Alternate week)
  • Main Operation Days – Tuesday Thursday and Saturday
  • Minor Operation Day – Thursday (Alternate week)

Saturday Afternoon

  • Associate Professor and Head of Unit – Dr. Suchin Dhamnaskar
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. Prashant Savarkar

OPD – Saturday (13 30 to 1600 hrs)

  • Emergency Day – Saturday (Alternate week)
  • Main Operation Days – Monday Wednesday and Friday
  • Minor Operation Day – Wednesday (Alternate week)

Residency

The department provides training for the following courses:
MS General surgery (Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik) Recognised by MCI. It is a 3 year course & 12 candidates /year are registered.  Candidates are provided with residential quarters and are also assured residency postings for 3 years. Fourth year residency posts are advertised and applications are available at Hospital office, K E M Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 12 in month of Jan and July.
Post graduate students from other recognised hospitals are also allowed to work with prior permission.

Special services

1. Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery (eg oesophageal replacement, cancer esophagus surgery etc)
2. Liver Pancreas Biliary Surgery (eg liver resection, Whipple’s etc)
3. Colorectal Surgery
4. Breast Surgery
5. Endocrine Surgery
6. Diabetic Foot Services
7. Minimal Access Surgery (Basic Lap appendectomy, Lap. Cholecystectomy etc & Advance Lap. Colectomy, Lap. Adrenalectomy etc)
8. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy

Sub-Speciality Clinics

Breast clinic

This specialty clinic was started in year 2010. It caters to patients with benign as well as breast cancer. OPD – Wednesday from 1330 to 1600 hrs

Other activities

Monthly

  1. Morbidity and Mortality meet

Yearly

  1. Post graduate CME – every year in March
  2. Undergraduate CME – every year in September-October

 

Statistics

Total No of Indoor Admissions in Surgery in 2015 – 12804
Total O.P.D. cases seen in 2015 (New and Follow up) 34643
Operation done in JMT, MOT in 2015 : Major1 – 809,
Minor463
Emergency Operations done: Major – 2107,
Minor1014
Minor Operation Theatre statistics – 15809

Information for patients

Most Surgeries are done at no cost or at nominal cost. In case of emergent or poor patients, these charges are waived.

OPD

OPD registration in No. 16 timing 0830 to 1030 hrs in old building ground floor (Inside Gate no.2).

Wards-

Patients of these 8 units get admitted in –

Male Surgical Ward – 5, 6 and 7

Female Surgical Ward – 8

Emergency Surgery Ward and ICU – 20A

SICU – Ward 23

All the wards and SICU are located in the old heritage hospital building on the first floor except ward 20A which is situated on the ground floor.

Operation Theatres

The Main operation theatre also called as JMT (Jan Mohammad Theatre) is located on the first floor of the old hospital building currently between ward 5 and 6. This operation theatre has three operating rooms.

The Minor operation theatre is located in old hospital building on the first floor between ward 6 and 7. This theatre has two operating rooms

Emergency Operation Theatre is situated close to the Emergency Surgical Ward (20A) in the old building on the ground floor. It has two operation theatres.

 

Observership

1-3 months observership, clinical interneships or student exchanges are available for all subspecialties in surgery.

Surgeons or surgeons in training are given priority over other physicians for this program.

Qualified surgeons should send in a an application on plain paper with a photocopy of their postgraduate degree certificate in Surgery to the following address:

The Dean,

G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital,
Parel, Mumbai 400 012.
(Residents in training should forward their application through their head of department/institution)

In the application please indicate the number of weeks you would like the obervership to be (minimum 4 , maximum 12 weeks) as also the subspecialty/ies you would like to observe.You will be notified the acceptance or otherwise of the application along with the allotted time slot.On the day of the commencement of the course, observers will have to pay a fee at the rate of Rs.1600/- per month for general surgery and Rs.3200/- per month foe specialties . Residents in training could seek waiver of this fee in their application form. Institution can will be able to provide for charged accommodation if there is a vacancy.. Students applying from other countries must get prior permission from Medical council of India. This needs an application form with six photographs to be sent to Students section, Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 12. Besides access to clinical work, observers will be able to make free use of the department teaching files and , books and electronic media library.

On successful completion of the course, an appropriate certificate will be issued by the institution.

Location

Department of General Surgery

Second Floor, Old Building,
King Edward Memorial Hospital and
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College
Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai 400 012. India.

Contact Detail

Tel. +91 22 24107297
Fax. +91 22 24143435
E mail: generalsurgery7297@gmail.com

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