Dr. Mridula Rao
( ENT) surgeon
Dr Mridula Rao is a specialist ENT Surgeon at Hatat polyclinic . She is known to deliver evidence based personalized patient care. She has 5 years experience in ENT.
Dr Mridula Rao graduated (MBBS) from Goa Government Medical college in 2009 and has done Masters in Surgery( ENT) from the same college in 2013 . She has done additional DNB ( Diplomate of National Board ) in 2014.
Dr Mridula Rao has worked as a consultant otorhinolaryngologist ( ENT) surgeon in Goa for 1 year before working in a Medical College for 4 years where she has been an ardent medical and surgical educator to undergraduate and postgraduate students along with outpatient and surgical ENT practice. She is a member of Karnataka AOI.
At Hatat Polyclinic, our ENT services include comprehensive treatment of ear , nose, throat , voice, swallowing and sleep disorders. We offer rigid and flexible endoscopy services of ear ,nose and throat. We also offer audiometry and physiotherapy services.
Dr Mridula Rao treats and operates ear diseases . She does foreign body removal from ear, nose and throat. She also does septoplasty and endoscopic surgeries of nose and sinus, microlaryngeal surgeries, besides doing general ENT procedures. She has special Interest in treatment of vertigo and migraine.
She has presented papers in conferences and has also published papers in national and international journals. She has attended various seminars and workshops and has kept herself abreast with latest advances in ENT.
Dr Mridula Rao is fluent in English , Hindi, Tulu, Kannada, Marathi and Konkani.
Dr Mridula is available fulltime at Hatat polyclinic
Dr. Nikhil Chhajlani
M.B.B.S., M.D (Dermatology).
Dermatology & Cosmetology
Dr. Nikhil Chhajlani MBBS., MD (Dermatology)., is a Specialist Dermatologist with 4 years experience in Dermatology & Cosmetology. He graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India in the year 2010 and pursued his Post graduation in Dermatology from SBKS Medical College, Vadodara in the year 2014. After his Post graduation Dr.Nikhil joined a Private Hospital in Amritsar where he practiced General Dermatology & Dermatosurgery for over a year. Later he joined a Kaya Skin Clinic in Green Park, New Delhi, India as a Consultant and worked for 2 years. While he was at Kaya, he mostly worked with diode and Nd Yag lasers for melisma, tattoo removal and freckles, botox, hyaluronic acid fillers for anti-ageing, mesotherapy, dermaroller, acne scar reduction and chemical peels for reducing pigmentation and acne. Dr.Nikhil is available fulltime at Hatat Polyclinic
Dr. Anuya Phule
M.A. in Clinical Psychology
Psychologist & Counsellor
We are shaped by our thoughts, and our progress and personal growth depends on our emotional intelligence. I am a Clinical Psychologist, Counsellor and Psychotherapist at Hatat Polyclinic and my area of expertise includes addressing issues related to Couples, Marriage Therapy, Abuse, Self-esteem, Parenting, Teenage/Students’ issues, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Trauma, Phobias, Depression, Stress, Anger, Fear, Personal Growth and Career Issues.
Dr. Husna Zara Khan
M.D., Diploma in Nutrition (U.K.)
Originally hailing from India, I have been a resident of Muscat since birth. After completing my schooling, I was awarded a scholarship to pursue M.D. training in Oman Medical College (through an academic partnership with West Virginia University, USA). I graduated from Oman Medical College in 2012 with High Honors.
Subsequently I found my interest evolving towards lifestyle medicine at the primary health care level, which involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, balanced diet, exercise, sleep and stress management to prevent and treat lifestyle related chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, autoimmune diseases and even cancer. With the quality of nutrition decreasing and poor dietary choices, these diseases are on the rise. To link food and medicine I did my Diploma in Nutrition from the U.K.
I joined Hatat Polyclinic in 2017. I have always advocated and promoted evolutionary changes in lifestyle rather than revolutionary changes which are transient. I also enjoy traveling, reading literature, fine arts and pursue lifestyle and fashion blogging as a hobby.
Padma Shri Dr. Narmada P. Gupta
Chairman, Academic & Research
I completed my M.B.B.S. and M.S. (Surgery) from Government Medical College, Jabalpur. This was followed by being a Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS), M.Ch. (Urology) AIIMS, New Delhi and completing Doctor of Science (D.Sc) from Rani Durgawati Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur.
After specializing in Urology, I joined the All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS) as faculty in 1979 and rose to the position of Professor and Head of Department (1998-2010). During my career of over 40 years in the field of Urology, I contributed to the growth of the sciences of Urology both at National and International Levels. I have performed more than 25,000 operations for various urological diseases and started robotic surgery in Urology in 2006 at AIIMS. I was President of Urological Society of India (2007) and Asia (2008-10) and National Delegate and Board Member of Socitete Internationale D’ Urologie (2004-06). I am honoured to have received several National and International Awards including, Padma Shri by the Government of India (2007) and Dr. B. C. Roy National Award by Medical Council of India (2005). I have written six books on Urology and contributed chapters to nine others.
My areas of specialization are Endoscopic surgery, Endourology-PCNL, URS, Laser Surgery, Laparoscopy, Microsurgery for Male Infertility and Robotic Surgery for Cancer of Prostate, Bladder, Kidney and reconstructive surgery for Congenital anomalies, Bladder & Kidney diseases, Male Sexual Dysfunction, Male Infertility, Stricture Urethra and Kidney Transplant.
Dr. Hemantkumar Maharaja
MD (Radiology)., DMRE., RPVI., ARDMS ( USA)
I have been associated with Hatat Polyclinic since 2015. I pursued my M.B.B.S. and M.D. studies from B.J. Medical College Ahmedabad, India.
I am a physician and an imaging expert with specialized training in interpreting medical images obtained by using x-rays (radiographs, CT scans, and fluoroscopy) or by other means such as sound waves (ultrasound) or the body’s natural magnetism (MRI).
My expertise is in conducting color Doppler ultrasound and B-mode ultrasound. In the field of ultrasound, I have earned the certification of ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) for vascular and abdomen specialties. As a radiologist, I correlate medical image findings with other examinations and tests and confer with referring physicians to offer the best healing options to patients. As a sonologist, I possess the flexibility of mind and personality and believe in empathy as a driving force in sustainable healthcare.
Dr. Shobha Asher
In the words of Sigmund Freud, “Out of your vulnerabilities come your strengths.” I am glad to be a part of the world of Clinical Psychiatry, enabling people to manage their vulnerabilities and recognize their innate strengths. I am a Specialist Psychiatrist at Hatat Polyclinic and I have been handling cases on Substance Abuse, Stress Management, Marital Counselling, Psychiatric Disorders, Assertiveness Training, Childhood and Geriatric Psychiatric Disorders, and treatment and assessment of Acute Psychiatric Disorders.
Ms. Karen Cacanindin
I completed my Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 2004 and since then I have been working in different short and long term acute care hospitals for over 10 years in the field of orthopaedic rehabilitation. I specialize in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the spine and extremities, joint replacements, sports-related injuries and post-surgical cases through the intervention of rehabilitation, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises.
Dr. Joel Coutinho
MS. FRCS (Glasgow).
Orthopedics & Spine
I graduated in medicine from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, after which I did my Master’s degree in Orthopaedics and then completed my FRCS in 1982, thereby becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow. I have been practicing in Oman for over three decades and during this time, I served in the Ministry of Health as a Senior Consultant (Orthopaedics) and Arthroplasty Surgeon at Khoula Hospital. I have also been a Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedics at Sultan Qaboos University College of Medicine.
I am a Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hatat Polyclinic and I handle clinical procedures such as Hip Replacement, Arthroscopy, POP, minor procedures, Knee Replacement, and Intra-articular injections.
Dr. Sudhir Dubey
Neurology / Neurosciences
I graduated from King George’s Medical College with “Sir Rupkishan Das Gold Medal” for final year MBBS class in 1995. I received my basic neurosurgical training from the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences and my work on “brain tumour” was awarded internationally at Sydney, Australia in 2001. I am the recipient of “Silver Jubilee Award” for best outgoing student in Neurosurgery, NIMHANS and am the first and only Indian so far to be awarded the “Young Neurosurgeon’s Award” conferred by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. My interests in Endoneurosurgery (Endoscopic Neurosurgery) started in 1998 and I have developed these techniques for brain, skull base and spine. I further underwent training at UPMC Pittsburgh, USA for endoscopic skull base procedures.
My passion to develop minimally invasive neurosurgery has taken me to various centres in New York, Memphis, Denver, Chicago and Boston. In the course of my career, I have developed and headed Departments of Neurosurgery at Bhopal Hospital & Research Centre and Max Balaji Hospital, Delhi. I handle cases on Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Endoscopic Skull base and brain surgeries, Endoscopic Discectomy, Surgery at Craniovertebral Junction, Complex Cervical Spine Surgery and Minimum Thoracic Lumbar Corpectomies.
Dr.Shyam Bihari Bansal
M.B.B.S., M.D., DM (Nephrology)
I graduated in M.B.B.S. from GR Medical College, Gwalior and subsequently completed my M.D. from NSCB Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur, followed by DM from Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. I established the Department of Nephrology at the Medical College Gwalior in 2006. It was an honour to be conferred with the best oral paper award in 2005 at the Indian Society of Nephrology Conference on ‘Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection’ in Kidney Transplant recipients. I have been a consultant in Fortis Hospital and have been with Medanta since its inception in 2009.
My research interests are progression of renal failure, hepatitis in renal disease, prevention and management of acute kidney injury, renal transplantation, treatment of chronic kidney diseases and hemodialysis and I have presented various papers at International Transplantation Society and European Society of Dialysis and Transplantation Society. I have also published extensively in the field of kidney transplantation and have published the first case report of kidney transplantation in an HIV positive patient in India. Kidney Transplantation, Immunosuppression, Progressive Renal Diseases, Acute Kidney Injury, and Glomerulonephritis are some areas of my expertise.
Padma Shri Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin
MS., FRCS (Edin).,
I completed my MBBS and MS (THESIS) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Following that, I did my Primary FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and FRCS (Gen Surg) Intercollegiate Board in General Surgery (subspecialty – Transplant Surgery).
I am privileged to lead India’s largest and one of the world’s most successful liver transplant programs at Medanta – The Medicity, where I have established a 150 bed liver treatment facility. My team is renowned for our 95 per cent success rate, performing almost 25-30 successful transplants a month. Over a career spanning more than 21 years, my experience includes over 2,500 liver transplants, 12,000 other complex liver, gall bladder and bile duct surgeries. I have been instrumental in pioneering the establishment of liver transplantation in India and have been responsible for training most of the liver teams in the country. Apart from the referral from all over India, I handle cases from the rest of South Asia, The Middle East, Africa and Europe.
Dr. Lalitha Balaji
MBBS., MRCP (PART 1 ) UK., Dip. Diabetology(Cardiff University)
Dr. A. Ramachandran
I am from Tamil Nadu in India and have been working in Oman as a General Physician since 2006. I have been associated with Hatat Polyclinic from June 2014. I graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1975 from the prestigious Stanley Medical College, a government medical college in Chennai, which is one of the oldest centers in the field of medical education in India.
I started my medical career through private practice at my native place, with a nursing home of my own that was equipped with theatre facilities. I have managed many medical and surgical elective and emergency patients on my own and, as well as with the help of visiting surgeons and Internal Medicine Specialists.
Padma Shri Dr. Praveen Chandra
MD., DM (Cardiology)., FACC., FSCAI., FAPSIC., FESC.,
I pursued my M.B.B.S., M.D. (General Medicine) and D.M. (Cardiology) from King George Medical College, Lucknow. I am a Fellow of Endovascular Intervention Society of India and the Asia-Pacific Society of Interventional Cardiology. I was also the key organizer and Director of the AMI course in New Delhi for 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010 and have authored over 100 articles and reviews in leading medical journals. It was indeed a great honour to be conferred the Padma Shri Award by the President of India in 2016, for my contribution in the field of cardiology.
My areas of expertise include Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA), Interventional Cardiology, Valvuloplasty (BMV) and Cardiology, Electrophysiological Studies, Radiofrequency Ablation, Pacemaker Implantation, Resynchronization Therapy, 3 Dimensional Cardiac Mapping and Myocardial Scar Identification.
Dr. Bindu Jacob
BDS., MFD., RCSI., ( Ireland )
I am a Dental Surgeon with more than 21 years of clinical experience in India and Oman. Prior to joining the Hatat team, I had my own private practice in India for 15 years. I have worked as a Senior Dental Surgeon in a Government Sector hospital in Oman.
In the course of my medical studies, I was awarded a gold medal from the prestigious A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India. I have pursued my MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.
My special interest is in paediatric dentistry, which includes procedures such as conscious sedation, root canal treatment, crowns, and early intervention orthodontics for children. I manage all kinds of general dentistry procedures and advanced dental treatments like metal free ceramic crowns, and teeth whitening aesthetic treatment.
Dr. Samuel Abraham
I hail from Bengaluru in India and completed my Bachelor of Dentistry from Manipal University in 1992, following which I worked for a brief period as a Junior Dental Surgeon. I completed my Masters in Dental Surgery from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu in 1995.
I took to academics and taught Dentistry till 1998, prior to joining Hatat Polyclinic in 1998 and have since been spreading smiles! I specialize in teeth whitening, filling and extraction, jewel fixing, root canal treatment, crown and bridges, restoration, filling and dentures, and digital X-rays.
Dr. Tariq Bhat
MBBS., FDiab., D. Diab.,
I belong to a beautiful hill station in Kashmir, India. After graduating in medicine from Govt. Medical College, Jammu, India, I achieved a Fellowship in Diabetology from D. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre, India. On the completion of my Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes from Cardiff University, UK, I pursued my career in the field of diabetes and joined Hatat Polyclinic in 2012. Enhancing awareness of diabetes and its complications, educating people about preventive measures and early initiation of treatment when necessary, are the main focus of my clinical practice.
During my experience of more than a decade, I have come across a variety of cases of diabetes and its complications. I believe that lifestyle modification and health education play a pivotal role in the prevention and management of diabetes. As diabetes has become a global epidemic, the time has come when all of us should join hands to halt this silent killer, starting right from educating our children about the importance of inculcating a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Nishit Shah
MS (ENT)., DNB (ENT)., DORL
I graduated with an M.B.B.S. degree in 1986 from Bombay University and attained my Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology (D.O.R.L.) in April 1991 (Gold Medal) from the College of Physicians & Surgeons. I also completed my M.S. (E.N.T.) in the same year from Bombay University. Following that, I completed my D.N.B. (E.N.T.) in June 1992 from the National Board (Delhi). Currently, I hold the position of President – All India Rhinology Society.
At Hatat Polyclinic, I am a Senior ENT Consultant and Sinus Endoscopic Surgeon and I specialize in Nasal Endoscopy, Sinus Endoscopy, Sinusitis, Rhinitis, Ear Surgery, Vertigo Clinic, and Skull Base Endoscopic surgery.
Dr. Anand Nathwani
MD., ASGE (USA).,
After completing M.D. in Internal Medicine from the University of Mumbai, I obtained my training in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy as a Fellow at the Cook County Hospital Chicago (USA) and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). I was a Visiting Consultant Gastroenterologist at Dubai Public Hospitals in 1977-78 and at Doha-Qatar in 1981-82. Being a Mumbai based Gastroenterologist I am attached to some Hospitals there, and have pioneered several endoscopy procedures like OGD Scopy, Colonoscopy, Polypectomy, Ileoscopy, Jejunoscopy, ERCP, Sphincterotomy, Stent Placement and Sclerotherapy at these hospitals. So far I have performed more than 35,000 procedures.
I am a Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist at Hatat Polyclinic and I am experienced in performing Upper and Lower GI Endoscopies and Biopsies.