Medindia Interviews

Medindia's Interviews include insightful perspectives from leading doctors and stalwarts in their professions. These exclusive interviews speak of new trends and developments in medical sciences and healthcare that have made a deep impact in the society.

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Dr. K. Jayanth Murali, IPS.,

Dr. K. Jayanth Murali, IPS.,

Addl. Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID
Dr. K. Jayanth Murali is serving as Additional Director General of Police, Crime Branch CID in Tamil Nadu Police. He is an IPS Officer belonging to 1991 batch and is borne on Tamil Nadu Cadre. During his service spanning more than two decades, he has held several positions both in the State of Tamil Nadu as well as Government of India.

Dr. Darius F Mirza

Dr. Darius F Mirza

Head, Liver Transplant, Apollo Hospitals
Dr. Prof Darius F Mirza is a Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic in Belapur, Navi Mumbai and has an experience of 30 years in this field. Dr. Prof Darius F Mirza practices at Apollo Hospitals in Belapur, Navi Mumbai. He completed MBBS from Seth G S Medical College Mumbai in 1984,MS - General Surgery from KEM hospital Mumbai in 1989 and FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1993. In addition to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, most of his work is in the specialized area of liver, pancreatic and biliary surgery. A significant proportion of his NHS practice includes adult and paediatric liver/intestinal transplantation.

Dr R K Mani

Dr R K Mani

Group CEO and Chairman
Dr. R K Mani, Group CEO and chairman Critical Care, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, Nayati Medicity, Mathura and Nayati group of hospitals, Agra and Amritsar. Former President of the Indian society of critical care Medicine(ISCCM) and Chairman of the Ethics Committee that formulated guidelines on End-of-Life and Palliative Care.

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Dr. V. Mohan

Dr. V. Mohan

Chairman & Chief of Diabetology
Dr.V. Mohan, Chairman & Chief of Diabetology, Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre, and ICMR Centre for Advanced Research on Diabetes, spoke to Medindia about MODY and the new gene discovery.

Dr Duru Shah

Dr Duru Shah

Director, Gynaecworld
Dr Duru Shah, Director of Gynaecworld, Center for Assisted Reproduction & Women's health. Panel Consultant - Breach Candy Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, Global Hospital and Hinduja Healthcare

Debayan Gosh

Debayan Gosh

Founder & President, Epygen Biotech
Debayan Ghosh Co-founded and built Epygen in the year 2006 with a vision to emerge as a leading biotech innovator enhancing human life. Debayan was one of the first batches in India to have obtained a Master of Technology degree from the Center For Biotechnology, Anna University - Chennai, India, and has taken International business courses from the IIM.

Jacqui Greene Haas

Jacqui Greene Haas

Professional Ballet Dancer
Jacqui Greene Haas is a former professional ballet dancer with several dance schools including Boston Ballet, Southern Ballet Theatre, Tampa Ballet, New Orleans Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet. She has been the athletic trainer for Cincinnati Ballet since 1989 and is currently the supervisor of performing arts medicine at Mercy Health Orthopedics and Sports Rehabilitation in Cincinnati. Jacqui's successful outreach program includes working closely with numerous local dance studios, teaching injury prevention and providing screenings and dance conditioning workshops.

Dr. Gopi Chellan

Dr. Gopi Chellan

Podiatry Consultant
Dr. Gopi Chellan, Diabetic Foot & Podiatry Consultant works at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He works towards managing diabetic foot wound and lower limb complications due to diabetes.

Dr. Raghuram Mallaiah

Dr. Raghuram Mallaiah

Director, Neonatology at Fortis La Femme and the co-founder of Amaara
BMF was co-founded by Dr. Raghuram Mallaiah, Director, Neonatology, Fortis La Femme and co-founder Amaara, and Dr. Ankit Srivastava co-founder Amaara in 2015 with the aim to establish human milk banks across India to provide breast milk for the most vulnerable babies.

Dr. Ambrose Pradeep

Dr. Ambrose Pradeep

Senior Medical Officer at YRG CARE
Dr. Pradeep was awarded the Fogarty International Scholarship Program for Infectious Diseases through NIH and Brown University and is the Principal Investigator for Hepatitis B and C clinical trials.

Dr. Parag Rindani

Dr. Parag Rindani

Centre Head of Wockhardt Hospital
Wockhardt Hospitals, Mumbai Central has distributed free 2000 first aid kits along with a first aid guide booklet in South Mumbai. Wockhardt is a 350-bedded multi-specialty tertiary care hospital in Mira Road, in South Mumbai. Dr. Parag Rindani, Centre Head of Wockhardt Hospital.

Dr. Dolly Khanna

Dr. Dolly Khanna

Founder Secretary of the MS Society
Dr. Dolly Khanna, an MS patient and the Founder Secretary of the MS Society, Chennai Chapter.

Dr. Neha Gupta

Dr. Neha Gupta

Chief Nutritionist at N-lite Nutrition and Health Consultancy Pvt Ltd
Dr. Neha Gupta, Chief Nutritionist at N-lite Nutrition and Health Consultancy Pvt Ltd, talks about food adulteration in India and provides some detailed tips to identify adulterated food.

Dr. Swapan Nath

Dr. Swapan Nath

Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pathology, Oklahoma University Health Science Center.
Dr. Nath is a senior scientist with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) and gained International fame through this landmark study that analyzed more than 17,000 human DNA samples.

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Mufazal Lakdawala, Chairperson of The Institute of Minimal Asurgical Sciences and Research C,Bariatric surgeon in Saifee Hospital.

Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran

Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran

Senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College
Dr. C.U.Velmurugendran worked for The World Health Organization in 1974. He was a senior neurologist at Dr. MGR Medical University and then at Sri Ramachandra Medical College. He is currently in the faculty selection committee at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology

Mr. Sathyanarayanan

Mr. Sathyanarayanan

Secretary, Hemophilia Society, Chennai Chapter
I am a 47 year old person with Hemophilia. During my school days, I used to get admitted in CMC, Vellore for treatment. It was very painful. After my education I joined a publication company. In the year 1998, I came across Hemophilia Society - Madras Chapter. It was a turning point and I learnt more about the disorder and understood the various needs of the hemophilia community. Beginning as a volunteer, I went on to become the Secretary and the Key-Person of the Chapter and Executive Committee Member of Hemophilia Federation (India).

Dr. V.Shantha

Dr. V.Shantha

Chairman & Executive Chairman of the Cancer Institute (WIA)
Dr. V.Shantha, present Chairman & Executive Chairman of the Cancer Institute (WIA) Adyar, Chennai. A well-known and distinguished doctor, she committed her life to improving the lives of cancer patients. Dr V.Shanta was born in a distinguished scientific family, her maternal grandfather's brother was Sir. C.V.Raman and her mother's brother was Shri. Chandrashekar, both Nobel Laureates.

Dr. B. Gangadhar

Dr. B. Gangadhar

Director, The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).
Dr. B.N.Gangadhar, Director, The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), on his pioneering groundbreaking research on Parkinson's.

Dr. Abhishek Srivastava

Dr. Abhishek Srivastava

WHO resource person for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Dr. Abhishek Srivastava, the WHO resource person for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to get an Indian perspective about this development disorder.