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.

Dr. Ian Simpson

Dr. Ian Simpson

Herpetologist
Dr. Ian Simpson has been working from Kerala and has been associated with the Little Flower Hospital, SRM Hospital and Bombay Natural History Society in his research. His research papers have been published in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine, Wilderness and Environmental Medicine and Journal of the Indian Medical Association.

Sister Phincita of St.Clare Oral School for the Deaf

Sister Phincita of St.Clare Oral School for the Deaf

Principal of St.Clare Oral School for the Deaf
Sister Phincita has been keenly involved in the education of hearing impaired children for 13 years.

Dr.Makani Hemadri

Dr.Makani Hemadri

Surgeon at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England.
Dr.Makani Hemadri, was a medical student at the Stanley Medical College, Chennai. After a brief stint in surgery at the Government General Hospital, he left for UK where he pursued further surgical training and obtained the FRCS from Edinburgh. A typical combination of the desire to return to India and the inevitable visa issues in UK saw him back in India for a few years. He says that the UK spoilt him for working anywhere else in the world. After spending some time in Kuwait he went back to UK and now works as a Surgeon at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England.Dr.Hemadri is also an Honorary Clinical Tutor at Hull York Medical School and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Yorkshire Laser Centre. He has a recent MBA from Leicester. His current interests are day case and short stay surgery and innovative care delivery. Hemadri has been cited as a 'Hidden Hero of the NHS' by the British Medical Association. He currently holds the award of 'Leaders for Change' from the Health Foundation, London