Our Team

MBBS, MD(MED), DNB (NEPHRO)

Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd, 301/401B, Neeti Gaurav Complex,Ramdaspeth, Nagpur - 440 010

ph : 2460766 / 2448520 Mo : +91 98231 96729 Email: ookalkar@yahoo.co.in
Affiliations

A leading Nephrologist of Central India who has a busy practice catering to patients with Renal Diseases from all over Central India. Excellent Academic Career with more than 26 years experience in the field of Nephrology.

An experienced organizer of professional societies with keen interest in Research and bringing Research to solve day to day problems in clinical practice.

Career History

  • Active Renal Practice :
    • Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd – Nephrologist & Proprietor 1994 onwards. Set up Nephrology Practice at Nagpur in 1994.
    • Started a Maintenance Haemodialysis Programme which has now 16 state of Art Haemodialysis machine and does over 1100 dialysis session per month.
    • Set up Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Programme at Nagpur. This Programme is useful to patients who stay far away from the city and cannot commute twice a week to the center.
    • Started a Live Related Transplant Programme at Nagpur in year 2001. He has done more than 31 Renal Transplant at Nagpur and has a number of patients in follow-up who have undergone kidney transplant surgery elsewhere.
    • Performed the first Cadaver Renal Transplant in Nagpur with his team in 2006.
  • Managing Director :

    Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd (Nursing Home) 1998 onwards

    A Nursing home started at Ramdaspeth, Nagpur has

    • 33 Indoor beds with facilities of Intensive Care Units (5 beds) Rooms, Pathology Laboratory, Dietetics Department, Physiotherapist, Social worker, Trained Nursing Staff and round the clock Resident Doctors.
    • It also has an OPD about 450 patients per month where patients with various nephrological conditions like Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Glomerulonephritis, Chronic Renal Failure with various degree of renal impairment, patients who have undergone a kidney transplant etc. attend.
  • Assistant Nephrology :

    Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad 1992-1994

    Worked as second in command in the Department of Nephrology which has an active renal transplant Programme and other state of art facilities for patients requiring renal care.

  • Clinical Research Fellow :

    P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai , 1992

    Worked on Design of "A multicentric trial on Nephrotic Syndrome in the city of Mumbai" under the guidance of Dr. B. V. Shah, Nephrologist.

Education and Training :

  • DNB-Nephrology 1989-1992 - Conducted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi
  • MD (Internal Medicine) – 1985-1989, Nagpur University
  • MBBS (1980-1984) Nagpur University
  • Maharashtra Medical Council - Regd. No. 55602

Professional Training :

  • Medical Audit : Course on Medical Audit conducted by Indian Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad in 2002
  • ISO for Hospitals : Course conducted by Department of Electronics, Govt. of India at Jaipur in 1999.

Research :

  • A study of Sr. Copper level in Acute Myocardial infarction. Thesis for MD internal medicine under the Guidance of Dr. G. K. Dubey, Prof. of Medicine, Govt. Medical College., Nagpur submitted to Nagpur University.
  • A study of Glomerulo filtration rate in renal donors Thesis submitted for DNB – Nephrology, KEM Hospital, Mumbai to the National Board of Examination, New Delhi

Committee Member:

Member of the Indian Society of Nephrology to draft Indian guidelines on hemodialysis.

Member of Santram Trial on quality of life in patients of hemodialysis.

Publications :

Lactational Hypo-magnesium case report – LANCET

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis in Prevention of HCV infections in Dialysis Units published in 2013 in International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

Professional Societies :

  • Chairman of Central India Nephrology Society 2000-2002
  • Executive member – Academy of Medical Sciences, Nagpur -2002

Social Involvement :

  • Vice President individual development : Nagpur Medicos Junior Chamber Year -2000
  • Vice President - Community opportunity Nagpur Medicos Junior Chamber Year -2001
  • Adjudged best participant at VEDA - National level training programme organized by Indian Junior Chamber - 2002.
  • Started the first concessional dialysis programme at Nagpur in collaboration with Nagpur Municipal Corporation and offer dialysis at RS. 500 per session
  • Has first Public Private Partnership with Government of MP and started the dialysis programme at Civil Hospital Chhindwara a tribal dominated district place
  • Have 2 satellite dialysis facilities at Yavatmal.
  • Vocational rehabilitation for patients and their relatives
  • Started dialysis technician assistant training programme for Nagpur University. We train 25 students every 6 months
  • Founder treasurer of Geriatric Society of India Vidarbha Chapter. Currently the largest chapter of the society in India

MBBS, DPB, DNB (PATH)

Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd, 301/401B, Neeti Gaurav Complex,Ramdaspeth, Nagpur - 440 010

ph : 2460766 / 2448520 Mo : +91 98231 96729 Email: ookalkar@yahoo.co.in

Brief Professional Biography :

A qualified Pathologist with private laboratory with Hematological, Biochemical and Serology, Microbiology services since last 8 years. The laboratory specializes in renal disease requirements and monitoring of water quality of dialysis. The laboratory has applied for NABL certification, the preassessment audit is due in June 2011..

An experienced administrator of Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd and proprietor of Ashwini Diagnostics Pathology Laboratory and partner of Best Deal Pharma, Ashwini Medicos.

Active Pathology Practice :

  • Ashwini Kidney & Dialysis Centre Pvt Ltd – Administrator and Management Representative 2005 onwards.
  • Ashwini Diagnostics Pathology Laboratory - Started in 2000 with basic laboratory services. Provides GFR by MDRD formula, special Urine biochemistry including osmolality and other tests. Water quality monitoring including pH, conductivity and TDS.
  • Achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification of hospital and Pharmacy services since five years without any non conformances.
  • NABL (National Accreditation Board of Laboratories) accredited since 2011 November vide cert.no. M-0414 till 2013.
  • Achieved Pre Entry Level NABH Accreditation for hospital in August 2018.

Education and Training :

  • MBBS – from KEM hospital Mumbai in 1992.
  • DPB in Pathology & Bacteriology in 2000
  • DNB-Pathology 2002 Conducted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi

Professional Training :

  • Internal Auditors training : Course on Internal auditors conducted by An Ascent Academy, Nagpur in 2005.
  • Quality improvement in Healthcare : Course conducted by Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad, in 2007.
  • Statistical Process Control workshop conducted by Shreyas Quality Management Systems in Nagpur in 2006.
  • Workshop on Hospital Accreditation by National Accreditation Board of Hospitals conducted by quality council of India in 2008.
  • Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2000 by TUV in 2008. Conducted several audits as a Technical Expert for TUV Nagpur in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
  • Certified Internal Auditor for NABL – 5 day course conducted by CETE Bangalore, in 2010.
  • Attended workshop organized by National Productivity Council, India in March 2011 on Leadership and increasing Productivity.

Research :

  • A study of Coagulation profile in Deep vein thrombosis in nephrotic syndrome patients. DNB thesis conducted at Indira Gandhi Medical College, Nagpur between 2000 to 2002 under the guidance of Dr. Mrs. Shrikhande.
  • Study published in International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 2009 October, on "Quality Improvement in Healthcare using FMEA as a tool for infection control in Haemodialysis".
  • Attended MDP on SEMAP organized by IMT Nagpur.
  • Attended workshop on Lean Management in healthcare in New Delhi organized by Innoheatlh 2018..

Professional Societies :

  • Active Member of Vidarbha Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists since 2000.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association.
  • Treasurer of Ashwini Kidney Trust an NGO for the promotion of awareness and prevention of kidney diseases.
  • Faculty since 2013 for students of dialysis Course run by Nephrology Society under RTMNU.
  • Contributed chapters on History of Dialysis and Quality Assurance in Dialysis in the Handbook of Dialysis for Technicians.

Dr. Vasudeo Ridhorkar (UROLOGIST)

MBBS, MD(MED), DNB (NEPHRO) MBBS, MS (SUR), M.Ch (Urology), Gold Medalist DNB,MNAS (Urology) Consultant Urologist, Andrologist and Kidney Transplant Surgeon,

Ridhorkar Urology Clinics, 112, Mehadia Bhawan, Above "Shanti-Prabha" Nursing Home, Lokmat Square, Nagpur – 440 012 .

Academic Qualifications :

  • MBBS & MS from GMC, Nagpur, 1991
  • Lecturer in General Surgery at IGMC, Nagpur 1992
  • M. Ch from KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Awarded the "Deepak Kothari Gold Medal for Urology by the Mumbai University.
  • Diplomate National Board of Examinations in General Surgery and Urology
  • Recipient of the "Eagle Surgical Traveling" twice in 1994 and 1997.
  • Worked as a Consultant Urologist at the Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad for three years.
  • Several papers in National and International Journals I ones which are the largest reported series in the world Literature are :
    • PCNL in pediatric kidneys
    • PCNL in ectopic kidneys
    • PCNL in solitary kidneys
  • " Ridhorkar's Friction Test "- operative diagnostic test for PCNL tract dilatation.