Patients' Corner

 
 

Dr. Ajit Mapari

Sports And Exercise Medicine
 

Dr. Anand Jadhav

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine
 

Dr. Anand Kavi

Spine
 

Dr. Deepak Kirpekar

Urology

Dr. Ajit Mapari

Sports And Exercise Medicine

 

Dr. Ajit Mapari

Sports & Exercise Medicine

 

Qualifications: MSc. Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK)

 

Dr Ajit Mapari  is a Sports and Exercise Medicine  Physician who has been trained at the University of Exeter, UK and has 10 plus years of relevant Non - Surgical as well as Surgical work experience.  

His core competence is in fitness evaluation, performance enhancement strategies, specialized management of musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation for early return to full competitive fitness.

Dr Mapari’s skills lie in designing sport specific performance enhancement programs for athletes across various disciplines. As team leader he coordinates the setting up of holistic programs involving a team of experts delivering scientifically designed exercise and fitness regimes, including nutrition planning and sport psychology counseling.

Dr Mapari’s experience as first assistant to reputed surgeons in this discipline gives him an enormous advantage in assessing  injuries and deciding upon the course of treatment - surgical or otherwise.

 

His rich experience and depth of knowledge in this field has resulted in his being the first choice as Sports Physician for various Pune based sports events.

Notable among his appointments are:

  • Team Physician of the Pune FC Team in the Indian football League

  • Director- Sports performance ISSRA (Integrated Sports Science Research Association)

  • sports doctor at the first IBL (Indian Badminton League) 2013

  • DCO/Chaperone in cricket for the India - Australia ODI series 2013; India - West Indies test series 2013

  • Consultant at the Deccan Gymkhana Club Pune, one of the premium Sports clubs in the state.



Dr. Anand Jadhav

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

 

Qualifications: MBBS, FRCS, MCh. Orth (UK)

 

Dr. Anand Jadhav is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacements, arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine.  Dr. Jadhav has trained in the UK and has 12 years of experience in the NHS system. In 2001, Dr Jadhav was honoured in London for ‘Excellence in National Health Service’ by the British Prime Minister, Mr. Tony Blair.

 

Dr. Jadhav has also received advanced training in joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery in the US, France, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland. In 2012, he was appointed “Players Doctor” for IPL 2012 at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium for the Pune Warriors and visiting IPL teams.  He is the first surgeon in India to perform a reverse shoulder replacement as a revision surgery for a case of failed shoulder fixation.

Dr. Anand Kavi

Spine

 

Qualifications: MBBS, MS (Orth)

 

Dr. Kavi is an orthopedic surgeon who has developed a keen interest and expertise in endoscopic spine surgery.  Dr. Kavi has special interest in research related to advanced endoscopic and laser techniques for lumbar and cervical spine surgery.

 

Dr. Kavi brings a wealth of orthopedic surgery experience to Prime. Having graduated with top honours in his Master of Surgery program, he has worked in the UK in the NHS system. As a orthopedic surgeon in the UK, Dr. Kavi received extensive training and experience in joint replacement, pediatric orthopedics, limb reconstruction, trauma and micro vascular surgery. Upon returning to India, Dr Kavi developed an extensive practise in joint replacement and endoscopic spine surgery.

 

Dr. Kavi is an Associate Professor in Orthopedics at the MIMER Medical College and an Examiner and Moderator for the Maharashtra Health University.  Dr. Kavi actively contributes to social causes having conducted several camps and CMEs in the areas of orthopedics, HIV/AIDS, leprosy and polio.

Dr. Deepak Kirpekar

Urology

 

Qualifications: MBBS, MS (Gen.Surg), F.I.A.S, F.I.C.S.

 

Dr. Kirpekar is an internationally renowned urology surgeon. Having initially received his training in surgery in the UK, Dr. Kirpekar returned to India to focus on urology.  He has since completed over 350 renal transplants and several thousand procedures for managing of problems related to stones, prostrate and cancer. Dr. Kirpekar is actively involved in academics and is a recognized teacher for the National Board of Urology.  In addition, Dr. Kirpekar is actively involved in research, clinical trials and is frequently invited as faculty and guest speaker at various international forums.

 

In 2013, Dr. Kirpekar was elected as President Elect of the Urology Society of India (USI) – the largest professional body of Urologists in the sub continent.  The USI aims to promote high practice standards, research, training and publish scientific literature in Urology and related subspecialties.

 

Dr. Murtaza Adeeb

Joint Replacement & Arthroscop ..
 

Dr. Neeraj Rayate

GI & General Surgery
 

Dr. Nikhil Likhate

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine
 

Dr. Pranjali Gadgil

Breast Surgery

Dr. Murtaza Adeeb

Joint Replacement & Arthroscopy

 

FRCS (ORTH),MFSEM(UK),DIP(SPORTS MED),MRCS,MBBS

 Dr Murtaza Adeeb is a Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine surgeon.

After graduating from BJ medical college, Pune, he spent 12 years in the UK during which, he underwent training as an orthopaedic surgeon, cleared his MRCS exam and subsequently passed the prestigious FRCS exam in Orthopaedics. He then went on to obtain a fellowship in revision joint replacement surgery in the UK.

After returning to India in 2010 he has focussed on complicated primary and revision hip and knee joint replacement surgeries. His expertise in this area has seen him perform successful complex joint replacements on high risk patients with severe deformities.

He has also received extensive training in Sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. 

Dr. Murtaza has a keen interest in academics and has published several papers in reputed international journals. He also participates actively as a faculty member at national and international courses on joint replacement.

 

Dr. Neeraj Rayate

GI & General Surgery

 

Qualifications: MBBS, MS (Gen.Surg), DNB (Surgery)

 

Dr Neeraj Rayate is a GI and General surgeon with expertise is laparoscopic and robotic surgery for gastro-intestinal diseases and bariatric surgery. After completing his medical education in India, Dr. Rayate completed his advanced training as a fellow at the Department of Oncosurgery and Gastroenterology, at the Athens Medical Center in Greece. He has also completed a fellowship in Gynecological Endoscopy from the Giessen School of Endoscopic Surgery in Germany. Dr. Rayate has special interest in laparoscopic GI surgery and GI and gynecological cancers.

 

Dr. Rayate has co-authored books on minimally invasive surgery in Gynaecological Oncology and Oesophageal Cancer and has contributed technical papers to several reputed journals. Dr. Rayate has conducted several live surgical workshops to demonstrate technically demanding procedures which were broadcast live to international audiences in the US, Italy, Turkey, and Singapore.

Dr. Nikhil Likhate

Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine

 

Qualifications: MBBS, DNB (Orth), MNAMS

 

Dr Nikhil Likhate is an orthopedic and joint replacement surgeon. He has received extensive training in arthroscopic reconstructive surgeries of the knee and shoulder joints, sports trauma and joint replacement surgeries in the UK, Germany, Thailand and UAE. He has successfully completed over 1000 arthroscopic reconstructive and joint replacement surgeries.

 

Dr. Likhate actively participates as faculty for arthroscopy workshops and conferences at various international forums. Dr. Likhate, in a live demonstration held in Pune, was the first to launch the PROXIMA hip prosthesis with its designer Prof. Francesco Saverio Santori.

Dr. Pranjali Gadgil

Breast Surgery

 

Dr. Pranjali Gadgil is a breast surgeon and breast disease specialist practicing at Prime Surgical Centers in Pune. Her practice interests include benign and malignant breast diseases.

Dr Gadgil graduated top of her class at B.J Medical College Pune where she was a gold medalist in surgery. She completed her surgical training in the US, where she trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She is a surgeon certified by the American Board of Surgery. She has completed a fellowship in breast surgery and breast surgical oncology the Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

During her young career has several international publications on breast cancer, a textbook chapter on screening mammography, and has helped develop an online tool for breast surgeons, that is available on the MD Anderson Cancer Center website. She has returned to practice in Pune in the last few years, and endeavors to improve breast care services available to women in India. She is actively involved in surgical education, breast cancer research and community awareness drives.