About Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research institute

DNB Program Introduction

Our Teaching Faculty

Our Academics

Our Research & Thesis

Our Goal & Objectives


About Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute

Journey of the Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute began on 11th January 1998. powered by a confluence of the finest medical talent available round the clock owing to our full-time specialist system & state-of-the-art technology. Resolute in our belief that compassion and comfort are the cornerstones of care, we have managed to live up to the very high ethical and professional standards we set ourselves upon inception. We are NABH accredited (National Accredited Board of hospital and health care providers - Govt quality standard in health care system) 200 bedded hospital which will be increased to 300 bedded soon. We also have 11 Satellite centers focusing on community services to the poor.

Our Mission Statement

“With love and devotion, we will offer everyone a modern, scientific, holistic health care service based on true awareness and understanding of the needs of the body, mind and soul”


DNB Program Introduction

Our Institute is also proud to extend its services into the teaching arena to create high quality health care professionals. One of the educational programs is Diplomate of National Board (DNB) post graduate program, which was undertaken to pass on rich experience of finest medical talents to young medical professionals. It is one of the best DNB college in Mumbai-Thane region, in Maharashtra. Currently DNB course is available for General Medicine, Paediatric and Ophthalmology.

Complete Doctor Course Certificate program (CDCC):

Along with the robust training program in clinical medicine, the founders of the BVHRI also feel morally responsible to educate students in to the tenets of a holistic life style. Doctors who are sturdy physically, endowed with a high emotional quotient and strong spiritual foundation are a decisive force to navigate society through its seemingly insurmountable health care challenges. At Bhaktivedanta Hospital and Research Institute, this training is not a chore but a sacred mission.

Objectives of CDCC:

  1. The CDCC is an honest attempt by the founders of our hospital to provide every budding medical professional with the required tools to fully manicure the beautiful garden of their lives and achieve a life of inner peace and fulfilment.

  2. The CDCC faculty will also equip its members with knowledge and life skills to achieve a harmonious adaptation in effectively dealing with the inevitable challenges brought forth by this noble profession.

  3. The CDCC aspires to create role models amongst medical professional by infusing leadership qualities such that they can navigate through the complexities of modern living.


Our Teaching Faculty

Sr. No

Name of DNB Teacher




Dr. Dhaval Dalal

MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine)

HOD- Internal Medicine


Dr. Suraj Purushothaman

MBBS, MD (General Medicine),
 DNB (Internal Medicine),
European Diploma in Critical Medicne (EDIC)

Sr Consultant Physician


Dr. Gaurish Shetty

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), MRCPUK

Sr Consultant Physician


Dr. Meera R

MBBS, MD (General Medicine)

Senior Resident


Dr. Ajay Sankhe

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics)



Dr. Samrat Mehta

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DCH

Sr Consultant Pediatrics


Dr. Sandeep Garg

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics),
DNB (Pediatrics)

Senior Resident


Dr. Suraj Bhagde

MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology),
DNB (Ophthalmology), Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology

HOD- Ophthalmology (Pediatric & Squint Specialist)


Dr. Sapna Kini

MBBS, DNB(Ophthalmology),

Consultant Ophthalmologist (Cornea specialist)


Dr. Manjula Vani

MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology)

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Dr. Bipul Bhushan

MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology), FVRS

Consultant Ophthalmologist (Vitreo-Retina specialist)


Dr. Sandeep Patil

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DNB (Cardiology)

HOD- Cardiology Department


Dr. Harminder Singh

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DM (Cardiology-AIIMS), FACC, FCSI, FESC

Sr Consultant Cardiologist


Dr. Nitinkumar Abdagire

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DM (cardiology), DNB (Cardiology)

Senior Resident



Our Academics

The minimum fundamental components of the teaching programme include:

  • Case presentations & discussion- once a week

  • Seminar – Once a week 5

  • Journal club- Once a week

  • Grand round presentation (by rotation departments and subspecialties)- once a week

  • Faculty lecture teaching- once a month

  • Clinical Audit-Once a Month

  • A poster and have one oral presentation at least once during their training period in a recognized conference.


Our Research & Thesis

Medical Research Department provides end-to-end research direction – literature search, study design, writing protocols, IEC submissions, data collection, statistical analysis, editing manuscripts, publication support and research dissemination as per ICMJE, CONSORT, STROBE, CARE and PRISMA guidelines.

  • Constituted Scientific Research Committee as per NBE guidelines

  • To encourage hospital-initiated research activities, institute has constituted, Biomedical Research Committee which is registered with, Department of Health Research under Health ministry, Govt of India.

  • NABH accreditation of Ethics Committee for Clinical Trials – 1st Institute in Maharashtra and 2nd Institute in India.

  • Registered under US Govt - Department of Health and Human Service as a 'Research Institute' (FWA registration).

  • Recognized Research Institute with USFDA (GDUFA FEI No-3010542690)

  • Ethics Committee for clinical trials is registered under Union Health Ministry, New Delhi.

  • Prestigious ‘Worldwide Achiever Award 2015 - Best Multispecialty Hospital for Innovation and Research.

  • Ethics Committee registered with Drug Controller General of India.

  • 1st Ethics Committee in Maharashtra and 2nd in India, to get accreditation by NABH – Under Clinical Trial Program.

  • Ethics Committee Registered under US Govt - Department of Health and Human Service as a 'Research Institute' (FWA registration) Recognized Research Institute with USFDA (GDUFA FEI No-3010542690)



Our Goal & Objectives

Goal: At the end of three-year training is to enable the individual to function as a junior consultant in the field of general medicine with an analytic and ethical mind with purpose of what should be done and what cannot be done. He should be able to provide preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative medical care.

Programme Objectives

  • Able to diagnose and the handle clinical problem of general internal medicine, using traditional methods of recording and thorough history and performing a detailed physical examination

  • Able to make to logical diagnosis/differential diagnosis for an individual patient using the theoretical knowledge and clinical experience acquired during the period of his post-graduate training.

  • Familiar with the epidemiological & clinical pattern of the common diseases prevalent in different Geographical Areas in India.

  • Approach able to evidence based with sufficient knowledge and ability to reasonably analyse the results of common investigative procedures/methods/confirming the diagnosis of disease in a particular patient and is able to use the available investigations in an appropriate way so as to course minimal physical discomfort to the patient and is cost effective for the individual patient/health service provider.

  • Well versed with the Theoretical background including the recent advances of the various diseases affecting different system of the body.

  • Familiar with and carry out the Basic and Advanced Life Support Methods so as to save the life of a patient in an emergency situation.

  • Clinical- Clinical assessment, presentation of cases & management of patient; investigations-interpreting, performing procedures (diagnostics/therapeutic). No limit can be set for clinical knowledge in the field of medicine. But the individual should have basic information about various diseases covered by the standard text books in the field of internal medicine with special stress on the pattern of disease prevalence in various geographical areas with in the country and the globe. The candidate should be aware of recent information appearing in standard medicine journals. He should have basic knowledge of various psychiatric and dermatological problems.

This is the process by which the trainee learns to make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. It includes

  • Integration of medical knowledge and clinical skills.

  • Consideration of diagnostic and therapeutic alternatives.

  • Consideration of the risk – benefit ratio for the patient and awareness of cost of investigations and treatment.