Laparoscopic & bariatric surgeon, Mumbai, India
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker is a Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgeon with experience of over 15 years. She is an alumnus of Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sewagram. Incidentally, she was the first lady in more than 20 years to take up surgery as a specialization in her institute. Women in surgery constitute less than 5% of the total number of surgeons in India and have to face a lot of prejudices. However, she considers herself to be blessed to have been trained by the best teachers and most supportive colleagues.
She is very passionate about patient care and believes in a holistic approach to health. A unique combination of skills with a human touch, she works ceaselessly for the betterment of her patients. She also believes in spending time with her patients, listening to them and takes pride in being approachable and responsive. She firmly believes that “trust” is the major component of the doctor-patient relationship and “faith” constitutes the first step towards healing. Patients and doctors must work together as a team to achieve best outcomes.
She has received many accolades through her career. She is the recipient of the prestigious IFSO travelling scholarship in 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2011, she was one of the first Indian surgeon to be accredited for excellence in bariatric surgery by SRC from USA. She has been nominated as one of the best surgeons in Mumbai for two successive years in an annual survey by DigiMedia Inc for Outlook Magazine. She has also received multiple other awards for her exemplary work.
Her areas of specialization are:
She is associated with some of the best hospitals in Mumbai like; Saifee, Global, Apollo Spectra, Currae Specialty and Namaha Hospitals.
She also has a very keen interest in clinical research. To further her knowledge in the field of research, Dr. Bhasker completed an online 9 months diploma on “principles and practice of clinical research” from the Harvard Medical School in 2015. An extremely difficult and rigorous course, it opened new horizons for her. Dr. Bhasker has multiple publications and the list of her clinical papers can be viewed on the following link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=bhasker+A .
She is an esteemed faculty at many national and international conferences. She has trained surgeons from across the world in her career.
She is also the editor/author of 3 books as under:
In addition to her clinical work, she is an avid reader, an artist and also runs a charitable organization called AuroMira Care Foundation.
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