Doctors at Fortis Hospital, Delhi
At the Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt.Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj we have assembled the finest talents in medical care. We give below our key physicians and surgeons with a brief profile of their abilities and achievements.
Dr. Sunila Sharma
[ Anesthesiology ]
"She is working in department of Anesthesiology as Senior Consultant. She did her MBBS from Lady Harding Medical College, Delhi. MD (Anesthesia ) from Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi. She has also done Diploma in Acupuncture from Indian Research Institute for Integrated Medicine, Calcutta and Postgraduate certificate Course in Hospital Administration from National Institute of Family and Family Welfare, Delhi .Her previous assignment were with Batra Hospital, AIIMS, LNJP Hospital, Delhi. Moolchand Hospital and EL Qued, Hospital Algeria."
Dr. Amrish Kumar Tilak
"He is MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology) from Allahbad University and Working with Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital as Consultant in department of Anesthesiology. Before joing Fortis he was working with Batra Hospital as Senior Consultant , Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, He is responsible for conducting anesthesia for all types of non - Cardiac surgeries, including General Surgery & Laparoscopic surgery, Plastic & Maxillo - facial Surgery, Micro - Vascular & Thoracic Surgery, Neuro surgery including endoscopic & Spinal Surgery, Urology, Pediatric & Neonatal Surgery, Renal Transplant, Orthopedic, Joint Replacement & Trauma Surgery, ENT and types of emergency surgeries."
Dr. Upendra Kaul
[ Cardiology ]
Dr. Kaul is Director-Cardiology at Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He is an MD Medicine (1975) and a DM Cardiology (1978) from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. His Post Graduation training in Interventional Cardiology was obtained in Australia under the aegis of the Australian Post Graduate Federation of Medicine in 1983-84. During his long and distinguished career as a Clinician, Researcher and Teacher, Dr. Kaul has held several coveted responsibilities. He has been on the faculty of G.B Pant Hospital, New Delhi, PGIMER, Chandigarh and was Professor of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He joins Fortis Healthcare after a very successful innings at Batra Hospital, New Delhi where he held the post of Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Amongst the earliest pioneers in coronary interventions in India, Dr. Kaul introduced several new techniques in this discipline. He is an active member of several professional bodies, has participated in and conducted numerous live interventional cardiology demonstrations at National and International meets. He is on the faculty of several prestigious universities in the USA, Europe, Far East, China and Australia. Dr. Kaul ia a past President of the Cardiological Society of India and is currently the Vice President of the SAARC Cardiac Society. He is the recipient of the Dr. BC Roy Award for 'Developing Specialities' for the year 1999 and has more than 450 publications to his credit.
Dr. Tapan Ghose
Dr. Tapan Ghose, MD (Med), DNB (Med), DNB (Cardiology), FNB (Interventional Cardiology), MNAMS, FIAMS is a Consultant in Cardiology. He graduated (MBBS) from Silchar Medical College and was awarded gold medal in medicine. He did his post graduation MD (Internal Medicine) from Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh. Subsequently he passed the DNB (Internal Medicine) examination from National Board of Examination, New Delhi. He has worked in the Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi and subsequently in Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Delhi. He passed DNB (Cardiology) examination from there and joined the faculty as a Consultant in Interventional Cardiology in 2001. He was awarded the Fellowship of National Board (Interventional Cardiology) in 2002.
Dr. Ghose has been associated with several pioneering works in Cardiology in India like primary angioplasty (PTCA), use of Abciximab and Atorvastatin . He has more than 75 publications in several national & international journals. He has contributed to 5 chapters in text books.
Dr. Ghose is well versed in coronary interventional procedures & cardiac electrophysiology. His areas of interest include coronary artery disease in the young, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension and rhythm disturbances. He is a member of National Academy of Medical Sciences India and a Fellow of International Academy of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Ripen Kumar Gupta
Dr. Ripen Kumar Gupta, MD (Medicine), DM (Cardiology), FNB (Interventional Cardiology), is Consultant Cardiology in Fortis Healthcare group of Hospitals. He completed his DM Cardiology course from King George's Medical College, Lucknow in 1998. He worked as faculty in Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi and Christian Medical College, Ludhiana. In 2001, he joined the faculty of Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Delhi as Consultant Cardiology.
He was the first cardiologist to be awarded the Postdoctoral Fellowship of National Board in Interventional Cardiology instituted by National Board of Examinations. He has independently performed various vascular interventions including coronary angioplasties, balloon valvotomies, peripheral angioplasties including renal and carotid angioplasties and congenital interventions including PDA and ASD closures. He has special interest in electro-physiology study, radio-frequency ablation and device implantation including permanent pacemaker implantation. He has presented complex cases and innovative techniques in various national and international conferences. He has an excellent academic track record with more than 80 publications in several national & international journals.
Dr. Ranjan Kachru
Medical Research Centre, New Delhi having independently performed over 5000 vascular interventions including coronary angioplasties, balloon valvotomies, peripheral angioplasties including renal and carotid angioplasties and congenital interventions including PDA and ASD closures. He has keen interest in the field of electro-physiology and have performed numerous radio-frequency ablations including complex ablations using electromagnetic CARTO mapping. He also have extensive experience in implanting various pacing devices including implantable defibrillators and bi-ventricular pacemakers (cardiac resynchronization devices.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta
[ Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery ]
Dr. Sanjay Gupta is currently a Senior Consultant, Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery at Fortis Healthcare flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. He passed his MBBS (1998) and MS General Surgery (1991) from MLN Medical College, Allahabad, UP. Subsequently he did his M.Ch. (Cardiovascular and thoracic surgery) from K.G's Medical College, Lucknow UP in 1994.
He worked at Batra Hospital and Medical Research Centre, New Delhi for eight years in the capacity of consultant cardiac surgeon under the great leadership of Dr. T.S. Mahant and played an important role in spearheading the programme of Cardiac Surgery to great height.
In 2003, he joined Narinder Mohan Hospital & Heart Centre, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad (UP) as H.O.D. and Chief Cardio-vascular and thoracic surgeon. He performed more than 500 surgeries over there, pertaining to all subspecialities of branch (viz coronary, congenital heart surgery, valvular heart surgery, all vascular and thoracic surgery). Subsequently he associated with Fortis Hospital, Noida, UP in later half of 2005, when hospital started its cardiac surgery programme. During his present appointment he was instrumental in the designing and commissioning of cardiac surgery department.
Dr. Amit Varma
[ Critical Care ]
COO & Director Critical Care Medicine Fortis Healthcare Vasant Kunj
- A specialist in Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Varma has been instrumental in setting up high-end speciality hospitals like Fortis Healthcare mohali and Fortis - Amritsar, Narayana Hrudayalaya and Manipal Heart Foundation in Bangalore and has also helped set up the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre.
- He completed his Residency, from the State University of New York and did his Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine and Neonatology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre and sub specialized in Cardiac Critical Care.
- He is a Visiting Faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and the Stanford University School of Medicine.
- He also functions as a Healthcare Consultant to the World Bank and the European Commission.
- He is currently on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine and the Society for Paediatric Research and is a member of the Executive councils of the Paediatric Cardiac Society of India, Society for Critical Care Medicine (USA) and the Asian Paediatric Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology.
Dr. Pinak Shrikhande
He is working as Consultant in Critical Care with Fortis Healthcare flt Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj. He did his MBBS from Bharti Vidyapeeth's Medical College ,Pune, MD (Tuberculosis& Respiratory Diseases) & DNB (Respiratory Diseases) from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and Fellowship of National Board in Critical Care from Lilavati Hospital & Research Cente, Mumbai, before joining Fortis he was working with LHRC, Mumbai in department of Critical Care.
Dr. Jasjeet Singh Wasir
[ Diabetes & Metabolism ]
He is MBBS from Maulana Azad College, Delhi MD from University College of Medical Science & Associated Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi. He is an expert in Diabetology with extensive experience in managing lipid disorders and the metabolic Syndrome. His past experience include as Senior Resident , Department of Medicine , All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Dr. (Prof) Anoop Misra
Dr. Misra is the Director, Diabetes and Metabolism at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj. He is a specialist in Diabetes, Obesity, Lipid Disorders and Metabolic Syndrome. He was professor at the prestigious AIIMS, New Delhi, a faculty at Dept. of Endocrinology at South Western Medical Center at Dallas, USA, and World Health Organization (WHO) fellow at Royal Free Hospital, UK. He is a WHO Expert Committee Member on Childhood Obesity and Obesity in Indians. He is member of several National Committees on Diabetes (India), and Diabetes Control Programme, DPR Korea.
Dr. Misra has received several prestigious decorations and awards including the Dr. B C Roy award for 2006. He has several new scientific findings to his credit, and is on the Editorial Boards of five international journals on diabetes. He has served as Personal Physician to two former Prime Ministers of India.
Dr. Vikas Gupta
[ Joint Replacement ]
Dr Vikas Gupta is a consultant, Orthopedic at Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj. He did his MBBS and MD from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and also completed Compulsory rotatory Inters hip in December 1992. He worked as Associate and Assistant Professor in Department of Orthopedics at All Inda Institute of Medical Sciences before joining Fortis Healthcare group.
Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
Dr. Rajgopal is the Director, Orthopaedics and one of India's most renowned Joint replacements surgeons. He has performed 11,000 Arthroscopies and more than 4,700 Total knee Replacement surgeries. He was appointed as the Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the President of India in 1997.
Dr. R. K. Mani
[ Pulmonology ]
Dr. R. K. Mani is the Director, Dept. of Pulmonology, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at Fortis Healthcare flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in the field of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine in India. He was one of the first physicians to introduce the concept of Non-invasive ventilation for both acute and long-term home care.
He was also one of the pioneers in the field of sleep medicine especially sleep related breathing disorders. He has treated hundreds of patients of sleep apnoea, obesity-hypoventilation syndrome and neuromuscular respiratory disorders using non-invasive mask ventilator devices.
Since the early 90's he has been widely acknowledged nationally for his expertise in Respiratory support and general care of the critically ill. He has been elected the next President of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. S Bal
The Thoracic Surgery Division is led by Dr S Bal, he was till recently, Additional Professor of Surgery and Consultant Thoracic Surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He is a former fellow of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York and a Senior Registrar at the Royal Marsden Cancer Hospital, London. He has trained in Thoracic surgery in the UK at the South West Regional Thoracic Surgery Unit at Bristol and at the Brompton Chest Hospital, London. He has been a research fellow at University of Leicester, UK in Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema; which he has pioneered in India.
Dr.Hemant Tewari is a consultant in Pulmonology and Medical Intensive Care MBBS, MD
- FRACP (Internal Medicine), Australia.
- FJICM (Critical Care), Australia.
- EDIC (European Diploma in Intensive Care)
He did his MBBS and MD from MLB Medical College. He went on to do his Senior Residency in Critical Care from Sir Gangaram, Batra and Apollo Hospitals from 1997 to 2000.In September 2000 he commenced his residency in Internal Medicine at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia and completed his advanced training from Canterbury Hospital, Sydney in 2003. He moved on to Adelaide, South Australia , in 2003 to complete his Advanced training in Intensive Care training from Flinders Medical Centre and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He also did his advanced training in Infectious diseases and Pulmonology from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in 2005. He cleared his fellowship examinations for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care in 2007.He went onto clear the European Intensive Care Fellowship (EDIC) from Barcelona, Spain and Bergen, Norway.
He then joined as a Consultant in Critical Care and Internal Medicine at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia. He has nearly 8 years of experience in Internal Medicine (including Pulmonology and Infectious diseases) and Critical Care from Australia and Europe.
Dr. Rajesh Ahlawat
[ Urology And Renal Transplant ]
Dr. Ahlawat is the Director Urology and Transplant Unit. He is widely renowned in the field of Endourology, Uro-Oncology, Renal transplant, with many international and national awards, conferences, publications and citations to his credit.
Dr. Rakesh Khera
MS (Surgery), DNB (Urology) MCh (Urology)
Dr. Rakesh Khera is a consultant in Urology at Fortis Healthcare ft. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He did his MBBS & MS from Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha & subsequently obtained his MCh & DNB in Urology from Grant Medical College, Bombay in 2000. He was an Associate Consultant in Urology at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi before going on to become a Junior Consultant in Urology. He became Consultant in Urology at Apollo Hospital in 2005.
Dr. Khera has several publications to his name in various national and international journals. His areas of interest & expertise are : -
- Pediatric Urology
Dr. Vikram Barua Kaushik
MS (Surgery), DNB (Urology)
Dr. Vikram Barua Kaushik is a consultant in Urology at Fortis Healthcare ft. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He did his MBBS & MS from Assam Medical College and Hospital, Dibrugarh & subsequently did his DNB in Urology from Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Bombay in 2003. He was an Associate Consultant in Urology at RG Stone Urological Institute, Mumbai & Apollo Hospital , New Delhi.
Dr. Kaushik has several publications to his name in various national and international journals. His areas of interest are : -
- Female urology, incontinence and advanced urodynamics
- Urinary stone disease and application of lasers in Urology
Dr. Gagan Gautam
[ MS (Surgery), DNB, MCh (Urology) ]
Dr. Gagan Gautam is a consultant in the Department of Urology and renal transplant at Fortis Healthcare ft. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj and at Fortis Healthcare la Femme hospital, Greater Kailash - II. He did his MBBS, MS and DNB from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. He subsequently completed MCh (Urology) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and was working there since 2002, prior to joining Fortis Hospital.
Dr. Gautam has over thirty publications to his name in various reputed national and international scientific journals. He has also been awarded the prestigious CKP Menon Prize by the Urological Society of India for outstanding research in the field of Male Infertility. He has also been invited to various national and international fora to deliver lectures in the field of urology.
Dr. Gautam has been trained in microscopic surgery for male infertility and is running the Male Infertility clinic, as a part of Urology OPD services at Fortis Hospital. His other areas of interest and expertise include vascular microsurgery for dialysis patients, endourological minimally invasive surgery for stones and urological malignancies as well as laparoscopic urology.
Dr. Vijay Kher
[ Nephrology ]
Prof. Dr. Vijay Kher will head the Nephrology division. Dr. Kher is an eminent nephrologist with various national and international awards and assignments to his credit. He completed his DM (Nephro) from PGIMER, Chandigarh and has been spearheading nephrology departments at prestigious hospitals in Lucknow and Delhi for more than a decade.
He has delivered more than 100 lectures and orations at National and International scientific forums and has been a DM & DNB Examiner. A team, with extensive experience in all spheres of nephrology, will assist Dr. Vijay Kher. The team will deliver the highest standards of renal services including all types of Dialysis, in a pleasant ambience.
Dr. Sanjeev Gulati
MNAMS, FIAP, FISN
Overseas Qualifications : -
- FIPN (Australia)
- FICN, FRCPC (Canada)
He is currently working as Sr. Consultant in Nephrology at Fortis Hospitals, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi and NOIDA. He was previously working as Additional Professor in Nephrology at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow . He have also been an Associate Professor in Nephrology at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. Had a post MD experience of 16 years and post DNB experience of 12 years with a dual qualifications in adult and pediatric nephrology.
He also had exposure to a wide spectrum of patients both adult and children with a variety of renal diseases including experience in dialysis and transplantation. In addition he acquired special expertise in managing children with renal diseases with vast experience at leading hospitals in UK , Australia and Canada. Published more than 115 scientific papers in indexed journals including NEJM, Kidney International and American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Also authored 9 chapters in textbooks (including the prestigious Oxford textbook of Nephrology) besides numerous guest lectures. He had received several awards for his original contributions to the field of kidney diseases.
His work has received recognition from the Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Indian Society of Nephrology, the Australian College of Pediatrics, Royal college of Pediatrics and Child Health UK Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Japanese Society of Nephrology.
Dr. Saurabh Pokhariyal
[MD (Medicine) DNB(Nephrology) DM (Nephrology) ]
Dr. S. Pokhariyal is a consultant in Nephrology and transplant Medicine at Fortis Healthcare ft. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital. He did his MBBS & MD from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur & subsequently obtained his DM & DNB in Nephrology from Sanjay Gandhi, PGI Lucknow in 2000. He was an Assistant Professor in Nephrology at the Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad before going on to do a 3 year fellowship in adult nephrology & renal transplant at the University of Toronto in Canada . Prior to joining Fortis he was working in Indraprastha Apollo Hospital as Associate Consultant in Nephrology.
Dr. Pokhariyal has several publications to his name in various national and international journals. His areas of interest & expertise are : -
- Management of glomerulonephritis
- Kidney transplantation
- optimization of immunosuppression
Dr. Pokhariyal is a member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences.
Dr. Rupali Datta
[ Dietetics ]
A post graduate from Lady Irwin college, Rupali Datta brings with her a vast experience of 18 years in clinical nutrition. She has worked in prestigious institutes like Safdarjung Hospital, Batra Hospital And Medical Research Center. Her expertise includes critical care, renal diseases, and cardiac care. The Dietetics Department of Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj is committed to providing the best possible patient care and research support for the patients of Fortis Hospital.
Main areas of dietetic intervention : -
- Clinical Nutrition Services
- Food Service
- Nutrition Research Service
- Dietetic Internship
- Dietary Supplements
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