Dr Ketan Vagholkar's profile: Redefining standards of safe surgery.
Dr. Ketan VagholkarM.S.(Bom)., D.N.B., M.R.C.S.(Glasgow)., F.A.C.S. (U.S.A.) Consultant General Surgeon with special expertise in Gastrointestinal Surgery & Abdominal Trauma Surgery
Professional Qualifications Intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K. (M.R.C.S) Diplomate of National Board (DIPLOMATE N. B.)• (Branch : General Surgery) National Board of Examinations.New Delhi (India) Master of Surgery (M. S.)• (Branch : General Surgery) University of Bombay• Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS.) University of Bombay• Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India.
Foreign Qualifications• Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)• ECFMG Certification United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)
Advanced Fellowship TrainingSWITZERLAND• Fellowship in Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland under the guidance of Prof. Dr. M. W. Buechler and P.D. Dr. H. Friess who are leading authorities on Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Surgery.
Areas of Surgical Expertise• 1. Gastrointestinal onco surgery (Whipple’s Procedure, Gastrectomy, Radical Hemicolectomy, Anterior Resection, Abdomino Perineal Resection).• 2. Hepto-pancreato – biliary (HPB Surgery).• (Surgery for Liver Hydatids, Hepatic Resections, Bile Duct explorations, Bile Duct Reconstruction, Cystic lesions of the Pancreas).• 3. Open Repair of Hernias (Incisional, Inguinal, Epigastric, Umbilical and other rare types).• 4. Abdominal Trauma Surgery (Blunt and Penetrating Injuries such as Stab and Gunshot injuries)• 5. Emergency Abdominal Surgery (Surgery for Abdominal TB, Typhoid Perforations, Volvulus)• 6. Surgery for Breast Cancer.• 7. Surgery for Varicose Veins.• 8. Laparoscopic Surgery. (Diagnostic & Therapeutic)
Memberships of Professional OrganisationsINTERNATIONAL1. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract SSAT (U.S.A.)2. European Digestive Society [EDS] (Switzerland)NATIONAL1. National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi2. Association of Surgeons of India.3. Indian Chapter of I.H.P.B.A.4. Association of Colon & Rectal Surgeons of India.5. Indian Medical Association.6. Indian Association of Gastro-Intestinal Endosurgeons7. Association of Medical Consultants (Mumbai).8. Thane Surgical Society.