Breakthrough Cases

Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: 1st in India to perform a Live Surgery demonstration of Arthroscopic Autologous Cartilage repair

On 7th February 2020, Dr Shreyash  Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform a Live Surgery demonstration of this latest technique for Joint related Cartilage injury. Cartilage injury to the Knee, Ankle & other major joints can occur fol...

Dr. Himanshu Rohela: Pelvic Bone Replacement With Patient Specific Implant Using 3D Imprinting

25 year male, came to the outpatient clinic of orthopaedic oncology 3 months back, after taking opinion from some renowned hospitals in Mumbai.  He was confused, dejected and in hope to save his leg. At another tertiary cancer refer...

Dr. Vikas Basa: An Unresolved Osteotomy

Master Abdullah Mansuri, a 10 year old boy was detected with developmental dysplasia of the right hip at the age of 7 years. He had already undergone surgery elsewhere. The hip dislocation was corrected but he soon started developing deformity in ...

Dr. Himanshu Rohela: Total Femur Bone Replacement

An elderly 66 year old female came to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital’s  orthopaedic oncology clinic, headed by Dr. Himanshu Rohela, about 4 weeks ago with an inability to walk and severe pain left thigh from past 7 months. She ...

Dr Shruti Wasnik: 13 year old boy regains vision after corneal transplantation surgery

Diwali, festival of lights will fill your life with glow of happiness and sparkle of joy. But this was not the case with Aditya, a 13 year old boy who lost his precious vision in his left eye On that unfortunate day, like a usual 13 year old, Adit...

Dr. Himanshu Rohela: Limb Salvage Surgery

Father of 8 year old boy (Name withheld) came to my outpatient clinic of orthopaedic oncology 3 weeks back. He had come after consulting many renowned hospitals in Mumbai and in other cities across India.  He was confused, dejected and in hop...

Dr. Santanu Sen: First every bone marrow transplant for sickle cell disease successfully performed at KDAH

What is Sickle Cell Disease? It is a genetic disease that causes severe disability and even death in many patients. The disease causing geneis passed from generation to generation in a pattern of inheritance called autosomal recessive inherita...

Dr Abhijit Pawar: Difficult Scoliosis surgery performed successfully at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital

13 year old girl presented to KDAH with history of Spinal deformity. She came with complaints of worsening for spinal deformity, rib hump and breast asymmetry. Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person's spine has a sideways curve. The cu...

Dr Abhijit Pawar: A 72-year-old female with 150 kg weight undergoes minimally-invasive spine fusion

Background: The female had severe back pain and bilateral leg pain. She was 150 kg in weight and mostly confined to the bed because of pain. She had multiple medical problems like Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. She could not lie down comfortably due to...

Living Donor Liver Transplant with Sleeve Gastrectomy for metabolic syndrome, a first in the world

A team of Doctors from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital performed a Combined procedure of a Living Donor Liver Transplant with Sleeve Gastrectomy (Weight reduction/Bariatric surgery) for metabolic syndrome and NASH (Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis...

Dr. Abhijit Pawar: Large Vascular Spinal Tumour With High Risk Of Bleeding Removed Safely

52 years old Male Mr Pravin Pawar had a large tumour in his sixth thoracic vertebrae. He had weakness in legs as a result of the tumour compressing on the spinal cord. Investigations were done at Kokilaben hospital showed large haemangioma in ...

Dr. Abhijit Pawar: Complex Spine Surgery With Dislocation Of Cranio - Vertebral Junction With Paraplegia In Young Child

16 years old male Akash sustained injury to his head while playing Kabbadi. The injury was neglected. He had a dislocation of this cranium (skull) over his cervical spine. By the time he arrived in Kokilaben he was not able to walk due to paralysi...

Dr. Jaydeep Palep: Mal-Absorptive Bariatric Procedure Causing Keshan’s Disease

A 51-year-old female came with excessive weight loss and cardiomyopathy one year after undergoing laparoscopic mini gastric bypass at another hospital. She had no comorbidities before the surgery. Post surgery, she developed excessive weight loss ...

Dr. Abhaya Kumar: Monster Thoracic Spine Tumour

Helen, 49 years old female patient came to Kokilaben D Ambani Hospital with upper backache since 8 years on and off. No history of weakness or paresthesia. Neurologically there was no deformity or tenderness. MRI spine showed a large solid heterog...

Dr. Gursev Sandlas: India’s 1st Robotic Intravesical Bilateral Ureteric Reimplantation

A 12 year old boy from Jalgaon was brought by parents with complaints of frequent stomach aches. He was investigated in Jalgaon and found to have a unique and rare problem. He had a duplex system on the Right Kidney and a bilateral Vesico-Ureteric...

Dr. Gursev Sandlas: First Robotic Paediatric Surgery

9 year old boy hailing from Oman complained of intermittent pain in stomach for about 6 months. He was investigated in Oman and found to a PU Junction Obstruction. This is essentially means that there was a blockage in the tube connecting his ...

Dr. Anushumala Kulkarni: Doctors operate on the country’s largest parasitic fibroid weighing 5.5 kg

A 39 year old woman from Mumbai, with no severe symptoms, was in for a rude shock when she discovered that her enlarged abdomen was not excess fat, but a result of the parasitic fibroids that were developing in her intestines. A surgery conducted ...

Dr. Vibha Verma: ALPPS – Hope in a situation of Despair

A 45 year old male patient presented to Dr Vibha Varma with a diagnosis of liver cancer and he was told that he had inoperable disease and that nothing could be done. He presented with history of weakness and loss of appetite of one month duration...

Dr. Vidyadhar S. Lad: Aortic Dissection Surgery in Renal transplant patient

Aortic Dissection Surgery in Renal transplant patient. Extended septal myectomy with Mitral valve repair for patients with HOCM & severe Mitral Regurgitation. V-A ECMO, an advanced life support provided to patients with life threatenin...

Dr. Trupti Swapnil Pethkar

Successfully managed following cases- pheochromocytoma excision, Thymoma excision, Esophagectomies, Caesarean sections and Kidney transplants.