Dr. P. Arun – MBBS, DLO, MS (ENT), DNB (ENT), MCh (Head & Neck Oncology)

  • Senior Consultant, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India
  • Associate Professor, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center, Kochi, India
  • Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
  • Areas of Specialization in Oncology & Head and Neck Cancer
  • Has around 9 publications and a few book chapters


Dr. Hemang Baxi – MD, DM, FACC, FESC

  • Interventional  Cardiologist, Director ,  CIMS Hospital
  • Post  Graduate  in Medicine  (B J Medical  College, Ahmedabad),  Gold medal in Doctorate  of Medicine (DM)
  • Authored  many research  papers and has  extensive experience  in the fields of Clinical  and Interventional Cardiology
  • Performed more than  5000 coronary angioplasty (PTCA)  and is one of the pioneers in Primary Angioplasty in Myocardial  Infarction (PAMI) in Gujarat
  • Received  the prestigious  Fellowship of American  College of Cardiology (FACC)  & Fellowship of European Society  of Cardiology (FESC) Award

Dr. Sneha Baxi – MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

  • Consultant  Obstetrician  and Gynaecologist  at CIMS Hospital
  • 20  years  of experience  in Obstetrics and  Gynaecology
  • Passed  M.D. Obstetrics  and Gynaecology from  Baroda Medical College
  • Vast  experience  in handling  various complicated  obstetric cases
  • Performed  more than 1000  gynaecological surgeries
  • Expert  in non-descent  vaginal hysterectomy  and various laparoscopic  surgeries
  • Specialist  in High Risk  Pregnancy & Infertility
  • Author  of number  of publications  in state and national  journals


Dr. Sagar Betai – MD, DM (Neurology)

  • Consultant  Neurologist at  CIMS hospital
  • Special  interest in  Neurocritical Care  and Neuroinfection
  • Observership  at NIMHANS (Bangalore),  USF (USA)

Dr. Darshan Bhansali – MS, MCh

  • Passed MBBS in 1994 from Pramukh Swami Medical College, Karamsad
  • Completed MS in general surgery in 1998 from NHL medical college, Ahmedabad, First in University
  • Passed MCh Onco surgery from Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, Ahmedabad in 2001 with Gold Medal
  • Felicitated by Chief Minister Sri Narendra Modi in 2011 for academic excellence in Oncosurgery
  • Special area of expertise : All Head and Neck Cancers with Special interest in Thyroid Cancers, infratemporal fossa surgery and salivary gland cancers, Breast Cancer and Oncoplasty


Dr. Devang C. Bhavsar – MD

  • Consultant Radiation Oncologist at CIMS Cancer Center
  • Ex. Associate Professor and post graduate teacher at Gujarat Cancer & Research Center
  • One of the pioneers of Image Guided Radiotherapy technique in India. Very active in social activities like cancer awareness camps
  • Also Special Interest in SRS/SRT/SBRT (Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy), Neuro Oncology, Head & Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer & Genito Urinary Cancer

Dr. Maulik R. Bhensdadia – MBBS, MD (Radiation Oncology)

  • Consultant Radiation Oncologist at CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad since April 2014
  • MBBS from B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad (Sept.2003-March 2009, Gujarat University)
  • MD (Radiation Oncology) from Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad attached with B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad (May 2010 – May 2013 Gujarat University)
  • Worked at CBCC-Apollo hospital, Ahmedabad from May, 2013 to March 2014
  • Has been in the field of the Oncology for last 6 years
  • Worked at Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad, one of the largest cancer institute of western India and regional cancer center
  • Experience of working with most basics to most advanced technology in the field of Radiation Oncology
  • Has published original article in the state journal, presented posters in national conferences


Dr. Milan Chag – MD, DM, DNB, FACC

  • Chairman, Scientific Committee, JIC – 2019
  • Interventional  Cardiologist, Heart  Failure and Heart Transplant  Cardiologist
  • Managing  Director, CIMS  Hospital
  • Trained  at Jaslok  Hospital and  Research Center,  Mumbai; Christian Medical College,  Vellore and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate  Institute, Lucknow
  • One of  the highest  volume Interventionalist  of India, with 30 years of  experience in Cardiology , Appointed  as a post-graduate teacher in Cardiology  by National Board of Examination
  • Awarded for  “Lifetime Achievement Award in  Cardiovascular Science, Medicine and  Surgery” by International Academy of  Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, Canada,  February 2011
  • Awarded  the prestigious  Fellowship of American  College of Cardiology in  June 2014
  • Honoured with  the Oration Award – “Dr. N. H. Patel (Ahmedabad) and Dr. Rasiklal Shah Sarvajanik Hospital, Modasa “  at APGCON 2017


Dr. Amit Chandan – MBBS, DNB (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

  • Cardiothoracic  Surgeon, CIMS Hospital
  • Done  his MBBS  from Dr. D Y Patil  Medical College, Kolhapur
  • DNB  in Cardiothoracic  Surgery from Sir H  N Hospital and Research  Centre and Jaslok Hospital
  • Area of  Interest Adult Cardiac Surgery ,  Thoracic Surgery , Aortic Surgery ,  Mitral Valve Repair , Minimal Invasive CABG  and Valve Surgeries and Robotic Surgery

Dr. Anish Chandarana – MD, DM, FACC

  • Interventional  Cardiologist, Executive  Director , CIMS Hospital
  • Brilliant  academic record  with many gold medals  at graduate, post graduate  and doctorate levels
  • Keen  interest  in clinical  cardiology , non-invasive  cardiology & interventional  cardiology and has been a pioneer in  establishing PAMI (Angioplasty in Acute  Heart Attack) program
  • A  part  of many  national &  international  research projects,  papers and has extensive  teaching experience
  • Former  Assistant  Professor at  Institute of Cardiology  and Research Center, Civil  Hospital, Ahmedabad

Dr. Anil K. D’Cruz – MS, DNB, FRCS (Hon)


  • Director, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai & Professor and Surgeon, Department of Head & Neck Surgery
  • Currently serves on the Board of Directors of Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) Geneva, the largest organization committed to cancer control globally
  • Was awarded an Honorary FRCS of the Royal College of Surgeons London an honour given to very few of exceptional merit in the field of surgery
  • Has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and chapters to his name and is also an editor for a two volume text book on Head and neck Surgery. Is also editor of Hamilton Bailey Clinical Signs as well as the Manual of Clinical Oncology, both considered bibles in their respective fields of general surgery and oncology
  • Has delivered more than 350 lectures and orations at national and international levels

Dr. Chirag Desai – MBBS, MD (Medicine) , DM (Oncology)

  • Consultant Medical Oncologist at CIMS Hospital
  • First in Western India to obtain specialty degree in medical oncology
  • Faculty in Medical Oncology Dept at GCRI
  • Practicing as oncologist and one of the directors  at Vedanta Hospital , Ahmedabad
  • Invited faculty to national and a few international cancer conferences
  • Member of editorial board of 4 cancer journals and 2 ICMR Disease Guideline Committees (Tongue cancer and Lung cancer)
  • Executive committee member of 3 national cancer societies
  • Involved in more than 50 multinational clinical research projects
  • About 20 publications in national / international journals

Dr. Parindra Desai – MD (Med), DM (Neuro)

  • Consultant  Neurologist at  CIMS Hospital
  • Passed his MBBS from Vadodara Medical College in January 1989, MD (General Medicine) from Vadodara Medical College in November 1994 and DM (Neurology) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in July 1997
  • Currently  working as  Neurologist at  CIMS and Hope Neurocare  Centre, Ahmedabad
  • Consultant  Neurologist in  Private Practice  Since Feb. 1998


Dr. Prapti Patel Desai –  MBBS, MD Radiation Oncology

  • Has done Post Graduation training at Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indore
  • Obtained her Fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai, one of the India’s leading institute in oncology
  • Has done various publications in national journals and is active in many national conferences
  • Her Special interest are in Head and Neck Cancer, Gynecological Cancer, and Breast Cancer
  • Has wide experience in modern radiotherapy technique like IMRT, IGRT, Tomotherapy and Brachytherapy
  • Cancer Awareness talk amongst public and awareness camps are important part of her work


Dr. TKB Ganapathy – DNB (Neurosurgery, Neuro-Spine Surgeon)

  • Graduation  & post graduation  from MPSMC Jamnagar  1987-97
  • Trained  and qualified  in Neuro surgery  from Apollo Hospital  Chennai 1999 to 2006
  • Worked  as full  time Neuro spine  Surgeon at H. J. Doshi Hospital Rajkot  2006-2010 and Sterling Hospital Rajkot &  Kutch from 2010 to 2014
  • Working  at CIMS Hospital  as a full- time Neuro  & Spine Surgeon since November , 2014
  • Fellowship in Neurovascular Surgery from Fujita Health University, Japan, February-March, 2018

Dr. Parth Goyal –  MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)

  • Consultant Psychiatrist at CIMS hospital
  • Did his MD Psychiatry from Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University, Vadodara
  • Worked as a research assistant at Yale University, USA, working on novel methods to reduce Auditory Hallucinations
  • Areas of interest include addiction Psychiatry, Liason Psychiatry and Neurostimulation. 
  • Has multiple publications to his name and invited as a speaker to various national and international conferences to present his work


Dr. Pawan Gupta – MBBS (Medicine), MS, MCh, FSOG, FAIS

  • National President, Indian Cancer Winners’ Association
  • Additional Director, Oncosurgery, Institute of Cancer Care
  • Associate Director, Institute of Cancer Care
  • Founder, I Can Win Foundation
  • Has published 3 books, ‘Be Smart Do Not Start’, ‘Tambaku Pe Jeet Huin Aasaan’ and ‘Win over Tobacco-Made easy

Dr. Satya Gupta – MD, DM, FESC, FACC

  • Organizing Secretary, JIC – 2019
  • Director ,  CIMS Hospital
  • Did  basic  medical  education  from Rajasthan  (Jodhpur) and DM  from Christian Medical  College, Vellore. Former Tutor  and Senior Registrar at Christian  Medical College, Vellore
  • Interventional  Cardiology Fellowship  from Pitie – Salpetriere  University Hospital, Paris  (France). During fellowship, got  trained in radial angiographies and  angioplasties
  • Many  publications  in reputed National  and International journals
  • Invited  by Government  of Tajikistan to  set up a Cath lab  there and has per formed  thousands of Radial Angiographies  and Angioplasties
  • Acknowledged  by President of  Tajikistan for per forming radial  angiography and angioplasty for the  first time in the country
  • Awarded  Fellowship  of European  Society of Cardiology  (FESC) at Netherlands &  Fellowship of American College  of Cardiology (FACC) at Washington  DC

Dr. Roop Gursahani

  • Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist, P.D.Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai
  • Trained at GMC, Nagpur and GMC & Sir JJH in Mumbai
  • Has been working with Forum for Indian Neurology Education (FINE), Lifeline Express/Impact India, End of Life Care India Taskforce (ELICIT)

Dr. Shirish M. Hastak – MD (Medicine), DM Neurology

  • Consultant Neurologist, Stroke Fellowship – UWO Canada
  • Group Director Neurology and Stroke- Wockhardt Group of Hospitals
  • Past President Indian Stroke Association 2010-2011
  • Set up the first Stroke Unit and Stroke Helpline in India
  • Delivered the First National Stroke Oration- Nizam Institute, Hyderabad- 2012
  • Multiple National and International Publications


Dr. Abhinav Jain – MD, DM

  • Consultant  Gastroenterologist,  Hepatologist & Endoscopist
  • Did  his MD  Medicine from  BJMC Ahmedabad and  DM (Gastroenterology)  from KEM Mumbai (Gold  medalist)
  • Areas  of interest  are functional  gastrointestinal diseases,  GERD, viral hepatitis, vascular  disease of liver , constipation and  inflammatory bowel diseases


Dr. Rahul Jaiswal – MD, DM (Medical Oncology)

  • MBBS from B. J. Medical College,  Ahmedabad
  • MD from V. S. Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • DM from GCRI, Ahmedabad
  • NTSE  Scholarship  Winner
  • Consultant  Medical Oncologist & Hematologist at  CIMS Cancer Center and Vedanta Hospital,  Ahmedabad
  • Dealing with all type of Solid Cancer and  Hematology
  • Special interest in Head and Neck Gastrointestinal, Breast and Lung Cancers


Dr. Pranav Joshi – MD (Med), DNB (Neuro)

  • Consultant  Neurologist at  CIMS Hospital
  • Completed his MBBS from  B.J Medical College Ahmedabad ( 1994-1999), MD (General Medicine) from SCL Hospital/NHL Medical College Ahmedabad (2000-2003) and DNB Neurology (Jaslok Hospital) from National board,  (2005-2008)
  • Member  of Indian  Medical Council,  Indian Academy of  Neurology and American  Academy of Neurology
  • Currently  working as  Consultant Neurologist  at ANSA Clinic and CIMS
  • Also  Hon. Assistant  Professor in Sheth  V . S. Hospital (NHL  Mun. Medical College) in  Department of Neurology

Prof J. Kalita – DM, FAMS, FIAN, FANA

  • Professor of Neurology, SGPGI Lucknow
  • Fellow of Indian Academy Medical Sciences, National Academy of Neurology and American Neurological Association
  • Received Faculty best research in neuroscience for the year 2015-17 by Carrier 360 based on publication, citation and H-index
  • Second most impactful author amongst neuroscientist in India in 1999-2008
  • Published about 420 research articles
  • Author of 4 books : Clinical Neurophysiology by Elsevier India, Clinical Electroencephalography by Elsevier India, Tropical Neurology by Landes Bioscience, USA

Dr. Vipul Kapoor – MD, DNB (Gen. Medicine), DNB (Cardiology), MNAMS, FESC

  • Consultant  Interventional  Cardiologist, CIMS  Hospital
  • MBBS  from B.  J. Medical  College, Ahmedabad  in 1996
  • MD  (Medicine)  from L G General  Hospital, Ahmedabad in  2000
  • DNB (Cardiology)  from Care Hospital,  Hyderabad
  • Fellow  of European  Society of Cardiology  (ESC) since 2014
  • Fellow  of Society  for Cardiovascular  Angiography and Interventions  (SCAI) since 2017
  • Vast  clinical  experience  in primary angioplasties,  complex coronary angioplasties (including  left main and chronic total occlusion), peripheral interventions, device closures, pacemakers, 3-D transesophageal  and 3-D trans- thoracic echocardiography
  • Certificate  of Training in  Transcatheter Aortic  Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Published  articles in  several reputed  national and international  journals

Dr. Vikram Kekatpure – MS (Otolaryngology), MCh (Head & Neck Oncology)

  • Senior Consultant and Head, Head & Neck Surgery, Cycecare Cancer Hospitals
  • Visiting Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Member of the Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology India (FHNO), Indian Association of Cancer Research, American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), AO foundation, and the Head and Neck Cooperative Oncology Group
  • Received the Foundation for Head and Neck Oncology (FHNO) for research paper and a Scholar-in-Training award from the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)


Dr. Dheeraj Khurana – MD, DM

  • Professor, Department of Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • Received Practicing Physician Quality Award 2014 of AAN at 66th Annual Meeting of AAN, Philadelphia USA
  • Mentored/assisted the setting up of the Stroke Program for the Govt. of Punjab
  • Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials/observational studies and registries
  • Past President of the Indian Stroke Association and the Vice President of the World NCD Federation
  • Research Presentations at more than 15 National and 30 International Conferences
  • Active Areas of Research are Neurosonology, Stroke systems of care and Biomarkers in MS and Over 80 National and International Publications

Dr. Chaitanyanand Koppiker – MD

  • Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon and the Medical Director of Orchids Breast Health Center, Pune
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon to Hinduja Hospital Khar Mumbai where he is involved in setting up a breast center of excellence
  • Established the first integrated cancer center in Pune Budhrani Cancer Institute at the Inlaks and Budhrani Hospital, Pune
  • Has pioneered several surgical techniques in India including Oncoplastic breast surgery that aims at achieving excellent cosmetic and oncological outcomes for patients suffering from Breast cancer
  • Has several national and international papers and presentations to his credit
  • Has attended as Faculty and Trainer in Oncoplastic surgery at several national and international workshops
  • Convener of International School of Breast Oncoplasty jointly with the Association of Breast Surgeons, UK and University of East Anglia, UK


Dr. Rahul Kulkarni  – MD, DM, DNB

  • Head, Neurology department at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune
  • Secretary, Maharashtra Association of Neurology
  • Secretary, Tropical Neurology Subsection, Indian Academy of Neurology
  • Faculty at many international, national and regional meetings
  • Principle investigator in many multicenter trials in neurology   
  • Special areas of interests in CNS Infections, neuroimmunology and neurology education

Dr. Hrishikesh Kumar – MD, DM (Neurology)

  • Head , Department of Neurology, Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata
  • In charge, Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Program
  • Director, RGCM Research Center
  • Vice chairman, Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata


Dr. Surabhi Madan – MD, FID (Fellowship in Infectious Diseases)

  • Infectious  Diseases Consultant  at CIMS Hospital
  • Fellowship  in Infectious  Diseases at P .D.  Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  • Passed  MBBS and  MD (General  Medicine) from  Government Medical  College, Surat
  • Participated  in International  Course in Clinical  Tropical Medicine at  CMC Vellore
  • An active member of Infectious  Diseases Society of America. Has published papers and articles  in various journals and presented her work at national and  international conferences


Dr. Ajay Naik  – MD, DM, DNB, FACC, FHRS, FESC

  • Cardiac Electrophysiologist
  • Director,  Care Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Education :
  • DM and DNB Cardiology:  KEM Hospital, Mumbai, 1998
  • EP Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA, 1999- 2001
  • FACC (2003), FISE (2003), FCSI (2006), FAPSC (2008), FHRS (2010)
  • Work Profile
  • Director, Arrhythmia and Heart Failure Device Division at CIMS Hospital
  • Principal Investigator for multinational drug and device clinical trials
  • National and International faculty for Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Secretary, IHRS (Indian Heart Rhythm Society)


Dr. Dhaval Naik – MS (Gold Medalist) DNB (CTS)


  • Cardiothoracic  & Heart Transplant  Surgeon
  • Director ,  ECMO / ELSO  Services at CIMS  Hospital
  • Cardio- Thoracic  surgery training (DNB)  at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai,  under Dr. M. R. Girinath
  • Advance  Fellowship in  Cardiac Surgery at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney ,  Australia under Dr. Matthew Bayfield and Dr. Paul Bannon
  • Fellow  of Minimally  Invasive Cardiac  Surgery at Herzzentrum,  Leipzig, Germany under Dr. Mohr
  • Advanced  Fellowship  in ECMO/ELSO  in at Regensburg,  Germany under Prof .  Alois Philipp
  • Advanced Fellowship  in Heart-Lung Transplantation  and Ventricular Assist Devices in  at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
  • Pioneer  in Minimally  Invasive Cardiac  Surgery programme in  Gujarat
  • Pioneer  in ECMO Programme  in Gujarat
  • Pioneer  in First  Heart Transplantation  Program of Gujarat
  • Executive  Member, Indian  Association of Cardiothoracic  Surgeons (IACTS), India
  • Executive  Member, ECMO  society of India
  • Bestowed  with an award  for ”Excellence and  Innovation in Cardiothoracic  Surgery” by BER group in Singapore

Dr. Y. K. Oza – MD (Medicine)

  • Consulting  Physician, Jamnagar
  • Qualified  from V . S.  Hospital, Ahmedabad,  Gujarat University
  • Gold  Medalist  at M.D. examinations,  1982
  • Ex  Senior  Professor  and Head, Department  of Medicine, M.P. Shah  Medical College, Jamnagar
  • Published  Papers and  given lectures  at National and  International level
  • Staunch  believer and  preacher of Rational  Medical Therapy based on  evidence based medicine
  • Has  been Quiz  master at various  conferences


Dr. Prathamesh S. Pai – MS (ENT), DNB, DORL, MNAMS

  • Professor in the Department of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), India
  • The Convener of the Head & Neck Disease Management Group at the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), India
  • Teacher for the MCh (Head and Neck Surgical Oncology) a structured three year training programme recognised by the Medical Council of India
  • Special interest in Oral and Transoral Laryngeal Laser Surgery as well as Skull Base Surgery
  • Over 80 peer reviewed publications, has articles on Elective Neck Dissection in Early Oral Cancers, Near-Total Laryngectomy, Transoral Laser Surgery for Early Glottic Cancers, Endoscopic Sinonasal Tumour Surgery
  • Pursued Fellowship in Head & Neck Surgical Oncology at Tata Memorial Centre. In 2002 he received the UICC ICRETT Fellowship for training in Endoscopic Approaches to Sinonasal and Skull Base tumours in Kinikum Fulda, Germany
  • Awarded with Hargobind Medical Fellowship in 2007, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Dr. Kalpesh Panchal – MBBS, MD (Gold Medalist)

  • Consultant  Pulmonologist  at CIMS Hospital
  • Did  Pulmonary  Medicine From  B. J. Medical College,  Ahmedabad
  • Vast  Experience  in Interventional  Pulmonology in GCRI,  Civil Hospital Campus,  Ahmedabad for 2 years
  • Areas  of Special  interest are  Bronchoscopy , Pleuroscopy  (Medical Thoracoscopy) and Interstitial  lung diseases

Dr. Sanjay Pandey

  • Professor Neurology, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Postgraduate medical education and research, New Delhi
  • Fellowship in Parkinson disease and movement disorder, NINDS, NIH, Bethesda, USA
  • IUSSTF Fellowship 2011
  • Executive committee member neurological society of India
  • Executive committee member movement disorder society of India
  • Areas of interest are Dystonia, Tremor, Parkinson’s Disease, Movement disorders in Autoimmune disorders, Injection Botulinum toxin, Deep brain stimulation

Dr. Gouri Pantvaidya – MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DNB, MRCS

  • Professor, Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, India
  • Research interest in Surgical Oncology
  • Has almost 47 research works with 525 citations and 2341 reads

Dr. Keyur Parikh – MD (USA), FCSI, FACC, FSCAI

  • Conference Chairman, JIC – 2019
  • Chairman,  CIMS Hospital.  One of the senior  most Interventional Cardiologists  of India associated with pioneering invasive  and interventional cardiology work in India, triple  diplomats of Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology & Interventional  Cardiology (having lived in USA from 1982-1995)
  • Graduate/Alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Owner/President Management (OPM Program-48) in 2014-2016
  • Awarded  the Order  of William Harvey  by American College  of Cardiology in 1991  and Prestigious “Distinguished  International Service Award” by  the American College of Cardiology  in 2004
  • Awarded by (AACOI – American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin) “Special Award to Dr. Keyur Parikh” for contributions to cardiology, March 2015
  • Faculty  of International  Conferences – ACC,  Euro-PCR, ESC, TCT ,  CSI, ICI, C3, etc. Awarded  by the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, Canada – “Lifetime Achievement Award In Cardiovascular Science, Medicine And Surgery” and ‘IMA (Indian Medical Association) Dr. K. Sharan Cardiology Excellence Award’ by  IMA. Dr. Parikh received AAPI “ Global Leadership Award” at the Hands of Honorable Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India (then Chief Minister of Gujarat)

Dr. Amit Patel  – MBBS, DTDC, MD, FICA, MNCCP

  • Consultant Pulmonologist and Intensivist. Did his Fellowship and Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine from Lilavati  Hospital, Mumbai
  • ICU  incharge  in Rajasthan  Hospitals for 3  years and started  private practice since  last 14 years
  • Consultant pulmonologist and in-charge of pulmonary department at CIMS along with Dr. Nitesh Shah since last  5 years
  • Areas  of special  interest are  obstructive airway diseases,  Bronchoscopy and sleep disorders


Dr. Ashok M. Patel –  MBBS, MS

  • Full Time Consultant Onco Surgeon at CIMS Hospital since February 2016
  • MBBS from B J Medical College, Ahmedabad in 1976-1981
  • MS from B J Medical College & M P Shah Cancer  Hospital Ahmedabad in 1981-1984
  • Jr. Lecturer Onco Surgery at M P Shah Cancer Hospital & GCRI in 1984-1987
  • Assistant Professor Onco Surgery at M P Shah Cancer Hospital & GCRI in 1987-1989
  • Practicing Onco Surgeon in Private since 1989 till today
  • Part Time Assistant Professor & Associate Professor in M P Shah Cancer Hospital & GCRI since 1997 to 2015
  • Part Time Onco Surgeon in CIMS Hospital in 2010-2016
  • Special Interest in preventive oncology, Head & Neck & Breast oncology

Dr. Devang Patel  – MBBS, M.D. Obst & Gyn FNB (High Risk Pregnancy and Perinatology)


  • Consultant  Obstetrician  and Gynaecologist  at CIMS Hospital
  • Feto-Maternal  Medicine Specialist
  • First  FNB (HRP&P)  of Gujarat
  • Fundamental  Critical Care  Support (SCCM certified)
  • Advanced  Life Support  in Obstetrics (AAFP  certified)
  • Hypertensive Disorders, Medical Disorders with Pregnancy like APLA, SLE, Jaundice and Thrombocytopenia in  Pregnancy
  • Morbidly Adherent  Placenta (PL Accreta)
  • Recurrent Pregnancy  Loss
  • Multi fetal gestation  (Twins, Triplets)
  • Fetal  Echo, Amniocentesis, CVS ,  Fetal reduction


Dr. Gunvant Patel – MD, DM

  • MBBS from B. J.  Medical College, Ahmedabad. MD from B. J.  Medical College, Ahmedabad and Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre, Ahmedabad
  • Possesses over fifteen years experience as interventional cardiologist. Procedures performed include but are not limited to coronary angiography, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, stents deployment, percutaneous balloon mitral valvoplasty, percutaneous commissurotomy, percutaneous balloon aortic valvoplasty, percutaneous balloon pulmonary valvoplasty, percutaneous PDA coil closure / Aveplatzer device closure, percutaneous balloon coarctation dilatation PAMI, peripheral angioplasties including renal and carotid stenting
  • A former Assistant Professor of Medicine at B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad

Dr Jayesh V. Patel – MBBS, MS

  • Senior Consultant Onco Surgeon  at CIMS Hospital since 2016
  • Passed MBBS & MS From B J Medical College, Gujarat University in 1977 – 1981
  • Registrar in ONCO surgery for 2 years in  M P Shah Cancer Hospital
  • Junior lecturer in ONCO  surgery at M P Shah Cancer Hosp from 1981 to 1984
  • Practice ONCO surgery since 1984 in Ahmedabad 
  • Organised national and international conferences in the capacity of secretary and treasurer
  • Visited to Royal Marsden hospital London and Slon Kettering Hospital New York as observer


Dr. Malhar Patel – MBBS, DNB, Radiation Oncologist

  • Radiation Oncologist at CIMS Cancer Center
  • Trained and worked at Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Wide experience in delivering precise radiation therapy using latest state of art radiation techniques
  • Presented original articles on international and national platforms
  • Special interest in Breast cancer and Head-Neck cancers
  • Very active in social activities like cancer awareness talks and medical camps

Dr. Mayank Patel  – MD (Med), DM (Neuro)

  • Consultant  Neurologists  at CIMS Hospital
  • Did his MBBS ,  MD (Medicine), DM (Neurology)  From Gujarat University in June  1983, June 1987 and November 1991  respectively
  • Past  Residence  Doctor in Department  of Medicine , Civil Hospital,  Ahmedabad from July 1984 to June  1988
  • Senior  Residence  Doctor in Department  of Neurology , Civil Hospital,  Ahmedabad from July 1988 to June  1991
  • Has  received  IKRDC- ITC  Award & Service  towards humanity in  July 2002
  • Assistant  Prof. of Neurology  NHL Medical College,  V.S. Hospital from Dec  1993 to July 2006
  • Associate  Prof . of Neurology  from July 2006 till this  date NHL Medical College


Dr. Natoo V. Patel – MBBS, MS

  • Passed MBBS & MS From B J Medical College, Gujarat University in 1977 to 1981
  • Junior lecturer in ONCO  surgery at M P Shah Cancer Hospital from 1981 to 1984
  • Organised National and International Conferences in the capacity of Secretary and Treasurer
  • Started Private Practice as ONCO SURGEON in 1984 in Ahmedabad


Dr. Purna Patel – MBBS, MD (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)

  • Consultant  Obstetrician  and Gynaecologist  at CIMS Hospital from past two years
  • As practicing Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Private Hospital since 30 years

Dr. Tarang Patel – MS, MCh (Onco), MAMS

  • Has work experience of 35 years, belongs to first generation of qualified Surgical Oncologist of India
  • Perform in advance surgical technic like Sentinel lymph node biopsy, Breast Oncoplasty and Breast reconstruction by LD flap as well as fine delicate surgery like Thyroid and Parotid surgery
  • Has extensive experience of Chemo Port and supra-major surgeries like commando and salvage surgery
  • Has special interest in “Breast Cancer Awareness”
  • Has been invited and participated to Canada, Belgium, Switzerland and USA as faculty


Dr. Tejas Patel –  MD, DM Cardiology (CMC Vellore)

  • Consultant  Interventional  Cardiologist, CIMS  Hospital, Ahmedabad,  India
  • Ex  Assistant  Professor and  Interventional Cardiologist,  CMC Vellore
  • Secured  first rank  in DM (Cardiology)  exam held at Christian  Medical College (CMC Vellore)
  • Awarded  Dr. G. M.  Cherian Gold  Medal for “Best  Outgoing Student in  DM Cardiology”
  • Did Observership in  Advance Heart Failure Management and Heart  Transplantation at University of Pittsburgh Medical  Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, USA
  • Stood  University  2nd in MD (General  Medicine) exam held at  M.P . Shah Medical College  / Saurashtra University
  • Selected for  zonal round (among  top 10) in Torrent Young Scholar Award (TYSA)  completion during both MD (Mumbai-2009) and DM  (Banglore-2013)
  • Special Interest- Complex Coronary Intervention (CHIP), TAVR, Cardiac imaging (FFR, IVUS, OCT)


Dr. Vivek Patel – MD, DM (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

  • Consultant  Endocrinologist,  CIMS hospital, Ahmedabad
  • MD  (Medicine)  from S M S Medical  College, Jaipur
  • DM  (Endocrinology)  from Institute of  Medical Sciences, BHU,  Varanasi
  • Assistant  Professor in  Department of Medicine,  B J Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Presented  original research  work at various national  conferences (ESICON, UPISBMR,  UPDACON)

Dr. Vineet Sankhla – MD, DM – Cardiology (CMC Vellore), FESC, FISE

  • DM  Cardiology  from CMC Vellore,  MD from Government Medical  College, Surat
  • Observership  in Interventional  Cardiology at Mayo  Clinic, Rochester USA  in 2012
  • Received  the GEORGE CHERIAN MEDAL and  certificate for the best outgoing  student in DM cardiology exams held in  Feb 2006 by MGR University Chennai
  • Visiting  Interventional  Cardiologist to  “Pacific International  Hospital” in the country  of Papua New Guinea Started  the interventional cardiology program  for first time in the country of Papua  New Guinea
  • Assessed  by Royal Australian  College of Physician (RACP)  in the overseas trained physician  category as “Substantialty Comparable”  to an Australian trained physician in  cardiology
  • Experienced  in coronary angiograms  and angioplasties, cardiac  catheterization for congenital  heart disease
  • Special  interest in  Heart Rhythm Disorders  like ECG, Arrhythmias and  its management – Radiofrequency Catheter  Ablation and Device Therapy (Biventricular  pacemaker/ICD)
  • Fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology Mumbai in 2009. Fellow of European Society of Cardiology (FESC) and  Fellow of Indian Society of Electro cardiology (FISE)


Dr. Bhagyesh Shah  – MBBS, DA, IDCCM, CERTI. IN ID and HIV, AHA certified BLS, ACLS Instructor

  • Exclusive  Critical Care  Fellowship training  from Apollo Hospitals,  Chennai
  • International working exposure with French and English doctors at Mauritius where he established country’s First  State-of-the-art ICU and Emergency Department
  • Got  International  training  ID and HIV Medicine  from Canada & USA. Special  interest in ICU interventions, ID,  Pulmonary and Travel Medicine
  • AHA  certified  BLS and ACLS  instructor and also  JCI Certified Trainer
  • Active  academic  interest as  a speaker in  teaching medical  professionals and public  about health care, Infectious  diseases and control, Palliative care medicine   in many conferences and CMEs in India and around  the world
  • Started  public seminars  on CPR training at  CIMS which has covered  more than 50000 people so  far. A pioneer in Adult Immunization  practices, Infectious Diseases & ECMO Program  at CIMS hospital
  • Multiple  international  publications to  his credit


Dr. Dhiren Shah  – MB, MS, MCh (CVTS)

  • Cardiothoracic  and Vascular Surgeon.  Chief Heart Transplant Surgeon
  • Director ,  CIMS Hospital
  • Specialization  in Adult Cardiac  Surgery (Total arterial  CABG also), Heart Failure  Surgery , Valve Repairs, Paediatric  Cardiac Surgery , Minimally Invasive  Surgery. Experience of over 10000/- open  heart surgeries
  • Trained  in Mitral  Valve Repair  under Dr. Alain  Carpentieur and Dr.  Phan at Alain Carpentieur  Foundation Hospital, Vietnam.  Fellowship Course in Minimally  Invasive surgery at Leipzig Heart  Institute, Germany under Dr. Friedrich  Mohr
  • Observership  in Heart Transplant  & Artificial Heart at  UPMC University Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania USA
  • Pioneer  in Minimally  Invasive Cardiac  Surgery (MICS) in  Western India. A part  of the Pioneering team in  India in developing Surgical Ventricular  Restoration and Heart Failure Surgery
  • Member of Workforce Committee of Ministry of Health   Government of India & ICMR for “ STG” Guidelines for Cardiac Surgery
  • Member of Workforce Committee of Government of Gujarat for Formation of Transplant Program.
  • First  to per form  Trans Aortic Transcatheter  Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)  in India
  • First  in Gujarat  to do heart  transplant surgery  till dates done successfully  6 Heart Transplant
  • First  in India  to do Hybrid  CABG
  • First  in Gujarat  to do youngest  CABG in child aged  8 years

Dr. Krati Shah  – MBBS, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Genetics

  • Consultant  Clinical Geneticist,  CIMS Hospital
  • Clinical  Advisor of  Gujarat State  Biotechnology Mission,  Gandhinagar
  • Advanced  training at  St Michael’s Hospital  and Bristol Royal Children  Hospital, Bristol, UK
  • Has national and international publications to her name and got Young Scientist award  in 2012 Recently, was granted the prestigious UICC (Union for International Cancer  Control) Fellowship for work in Hereditary Cancers
  • Founder  & CEO of  NGO, “One Ray  Foundation” which  works with parents  of intellectually disabled  children

Dr. Nitesh Shah – MBBS, MD (Chest)

  • Senior  Consultant  Pulmonologist.
  • Pioneer  in Ahmedabad  in the field of  Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Has  vast experience  in obstructive airway  disease and interstitial  lung disease and sleep medicine
  • Vice  President  of Association  of Chest Physicians  of Gujarat
  • Participated  in multinational  reputed clinical research  projects


Dr. Rechal Shah – MBBS, MD (Medicine), DNB (Nephrology)

  • Consultant Nephrologist at CIMS Hospital, Ahmedabad
  • Has done MBBS from Kesarlal Medical College , MD (Medicine) from B J Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, DNB (Nephrology) from Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai
  • Past Senior Registrar at B J Medical College, Ahmedabad and GMERS Medical College, Gandhinagar
  • Experienced in procedures like Hemodialysis catheter placement, Kidney biopsy, managing peritoneal dialysis, Hemodialysis Patients, ABO compatible and incompatible Renal Transplant Patients
  • Received Amar Gandhi Foundation “ Student Of The Year” Award 2018 at Jaslok Hospital and research centre, Mumbai.
  • Special Interest in Renal Transplant

Dr. Shalin Shah – MBBS, MD (Med), DM (Neuro)

  • Completed his MBBS in Medicine and Surgery , MD in Internal Medicine and DM in Neurology
  • Specialty lies in Epilepsy and Critical Care Neurology
  • Award of Merit certificate for highest score in MCQ IAN -2001
  • Observership in epilepsy at Queens square , London
  • Currently working as Neurologist in CIMS Hospital, ANSA Clinic
  • Assistant Professor at Sheth VS Hospital and NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad since 2007


Dr. Urmil Shah  – MD, DM, FACC

  • Interventional  Cardiologist, Director ,  CIMS Hospital
  • Over 20 years experience in  intensive care in Clinical Cardiology,  non-invasive cardiac investigations, all Cath Lab  procedures
  • Special  interest in  Primary Angioplasty
  • Done  more than  20000 Angiographies  and more than 5000 Angioplasties
  • More  than 200  national and  international publications  to his credit; faculty at  many cardiac conferences
  • Awarded  fellowship  by Cleveland  Clinic Foundation,  Ohio, USA as International  Scholar in Interventional
  • Cardiology  Department in  year 2003-2004
  • Involved  in Various  Basic Research  Activities and Investigation  Clinical trails
  • Chairman  of Cardiac  Awareness Programme  – Rotary District

Prof. Dr. Somashekhar – MBBS, MS, MCh(Onco), FRCS(Edinburgh)

  • Chairman, Oncology, Manipal Cancer Center
  • HOD, Surgical & Gynaec. Oncology HIPEC , Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center, Manipal Hospital
  • Director HIPEC Programme
  • Director, Robotic Surgery Fellowship, Manipal university
  • Robotic Fellowship from Roswell Cancer Center USA
  • Has been part of many publications in International and National Journals, Author of several text books of  Oncology and over 200 peer reviewed articles  

Dr. Puja Srivastava  – MD, DM

  • Consultant Rheumatologist and Immunologist at CIMS Hospital and Star Clinics, Ahmedabad, India
  • DM  Clinical  Immunology and Rheumatology (SGPGI,  Lucknow), EULAR Certificate in Peadiatric  Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • MD  Medicine  (PGIMER, Chandigarh), MBBS (AIIMS, New Delhi)
  • Areas  of special  interest : Lupus Myositis and Peadiatric  Rheumatology
  • 16 Publications,  10 in reputed International Journals,  Citations : 85, RG Score 18.2


Dr. Bhavesh Thakkar – MD (Medicine), DNB (Gastro) MD, IDCCM

  • Gastroenterologist,  Heapatologist & Endoscopist  at CIMS Hospital
  • M.D  (Medicine)  from M.P Shah  Medical Collage,  Saurashtra, Gujarat  University
  • DNB  (Gastroenterology)  from Apollo Hospital,  Chennai
  • Achievement  / Awards : Dr .  S. K. Sama Gold Medal  in D.N.B Gastroenterology


Dr. Vipul Thakkar – MD, IDCCM

  • Consultant  Critical Care  Medicine at CIMS  Hospital since its  inception (2010)
  • Graduation  from B.J. Medical  College, Ahmedabad
  • Gained  vast training,  experience and qualifications  in the field of Critical Care  Medicine from Country’s Leading ICU  facilities IDCCM (2007) Hinduja Hospital,  Mumbai & Fellowship from Lilavati Hospital,  Mumbai (2009)
  • Special interest  in critical care  medicine training and  achieving high quality  critical care through effective  team work
  • Recognized  teacher by Indian  Society of Critical  Care Medicine (ISCCM)  for Diploma in Critical  Care
  • Current area of interests  in Critical Care are Health Care Associated (ICU) Infection  Prevention and Control, Mechanical Ventilation – Difficult to  Ventilate and Weaning and Fluid therapy and Electrolyte imbalance  – Critical Care Nephrology


Dr. Manjari Tripathi  – DM (Neurology)

  • Professor, Neurology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
  • Did  DM (Neurology) from NIMHANS in 1996
  • Awarded with NIH fellowship in Epilepsy  at the prestigious UCLA – USA from 2005-2006
  • Awarded Penry Mini Fellowship in Epilepsy from the Wake forest university in North Carolina
  • Received  The Asian Oceanian Achievement Award in Epilepsy 2016 and AIIMS Research Award Clinical 2018
  • Co-ordinator, National Epilepsy Control Program- India- Ministry of Health
  • Core committee of Guidelines for Epilepsy Management in India (GEMIND)
  • About 200 research publications
  • Main areas of interest are epilepsy especially drug refractory epilepsies, epilepsy surgery, women with epilepsy and functional neuroimaging in epilepsy, sleep disorders, cognition and autoimmune disorders of CNS

Dr. Deven S. Zaveri – MS (Gen), MCh (Neurosurgery)

  • Consultant  Neurosurgeon  at CIMS Hospital,  Ahmedabad
  • Passed  his MBBS and  MS (General Surgery)  from B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad in  year 1993-1996 & MCh (Neuro Surgery) from  B. J. Medical College, Ahmedabad in year 1999
  • More than 20 years of experience as Neurosurgeon and has per formed more than 10,000 neuro and spine surgeries
  • Expertise  lies in the  field of Neuro  Trauma, Neuro Oncology  (Brain Tumors), Spinal Tumors,  Neuro Endoscopic Surgery of Brain & Spine, Stereotactic Brain Surgery , Spine Surgery, Revision Brain and Spine Surgery , Skull Based  Surgery

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