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Hemalkasa Surgical Camp – 12, 13 Jan., 2018

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On Thursday 11th January 2018, the annual Hemalkasa Surgical camp organized by Rotary Club of Nagpur and supported by Mahindra and Mahindra was flagged off from the Rotary office at Bishop Cotton School, Sadar, Nagpur by Dr Gowardhan a pioneer senior Surgeon of this camp and Mr Tripathi from Mahindra and Mahindra.


A team of 60 medical personnel that included senior surgeons , Gynaecologists, Plastic, Paediatric and ENT surgeons; Anaesthetists, Ophthalmologists, Radiologist and Pathologists conducted a surgical camp for the tribals of villages in Bhamragad district at Lok Biradari Prakalp, Hemalkasa, set up by Dr. Prakash Amte. On reaching there on 11th evening, the team set about examining the patients and making preparations for the next day. On 12th and 13th January, 70 major surgeries and 93 cataract corrective surgeries were successfully completed by the medical teams. Some of the complicated cases were of a huge ovarian cyst weighing nearly 30 kg ,cases of thyroid, breast and large tumors, hysterectomies, plastic surgery that included burn contracture and cleft lip corrective surgeries and paediatric congenital hernia cases.

The team was ably supported by Rotarians , Rotaractors, OT technicians , staff sisters and Jeevan Jyoti Blood Bank technicians. Dinshaw’s Dairy Foods and Calderys also sponsored the camp, with infrastructure support of the staff and workers of Lok Biradari Prakalp. Dr. Digant and Dr. Anagha Amte contributed extensively for its successful planning and completion. The team returned satisfied on 14th January evening, after seeing the smiling faces of patients who were greatly relieved of their medical problems with the surgeries completed on them.

Doctor teams were as follows:


Dr. Arvind Joglekar, Dr. B S Gedam, Dr. Sunil Lanjewar, Dr. Surajit Hazra, Dr. Dhananjay Kane, Dr. Raju Wilkinson, Dr. Jitendra Hazare, Dr. Parikshit Janai, Dr Snehdeep Mendhe, Dr. Pratap.


Dr. Satkar Pawar, Dr. Komal Likhar, Dr. Smita Harkare, Dr. Sanjeevani Lanjewar, Dr. Kalyani Surkar,

Dr. Dinesh Dohe, Dr. Milind Wanjari, Dr. Pranav Thote, Dr. Pratyeke, Dr Prashant Barapatre.


Dr. Sandeep Nikhade, Dr. Sanjana Sainani.

ENT Surgeon

Dr. Gaurav Agrawal


Dr. Lamba, Dr. Rafat Khan, Dr. Poonam Harkut, Dr. Pradnya Laddha, Dr Aditya Deo,


Dr. Tripti Sharan


Dr. Aarti Anand


Dr. Anne Wilkinson, Dr. Sabiha Maimoon, Dr. Shreya Bose, Dr.Ketan Mhatre, Dr Jerestin Watchmaker.


Congenital Hernia- 18; Tumors and Cysts- 17; Thyroid- 9; Gynaecology- 6; Breast tumors-5; Kidney/ bladder stone- 4; Urigenital- 4; Plastic surgery-3; Parotid- 3; Gastrojejunostomy-1

– Dr Anne Wilkinson,

Chairperson, Hemalkasa Surgical camp 2018


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