Dean :

Dr. M. R. Mehta:
- Had won prestigious fellowship in Otology at Causse clinic, France.
- Organized live surgical workshop on "Coblation in ENT" and "Rhinoplasty "
- Patron in national seminar on research opportunities in Medical Institution and role of Medical Faculties as Medical Researcher.
- District Nodal Officer of NPPCD.
- Member Secretary of IEC(Human) for two years.


Department of Anatomy:

Genetic Laboratory is function & following work is done in it.

Study of effect of colchicines exposure on length of chromosome during mitosis.
comparative study of mitotic index in human lymphocyte culture using autologus plasma and human AB +ve serum.
A numerical chromosomal abnormality in the mentally retarded children within age group 1 to 16 years.
“Spine 2008” co organized with NeuroSpine Surgery Federation of India on September 23-24-25, 2008

Department of Physiology:

Dr. Rajesh Kathrotia (Asst. Professor): poster entitled “Effect of Body Mass Index on Left Ventricular Structure and Function in middle aged Indian men” awarded first prize in Joint International Conference of International Society for Heart research (Indian Section) and International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences(Indian Section) at Surat, 13-15 Dec 2008.

Department of Microbiology:

  • A molecular laboratory established and made functional with in a time limit of 10 days to diagnose and effectively treat pandemic of swine flue.
  • Molecular (Rt-PCR) Microbiology Laboratory for Swine flu testing established in very short time in Year 2010 and till date 4052 samples tested from Saurashtra & Kutchh region.
  • Microbiology department is designated as “Regional Laboratory for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme”.
  • Actively participated for Diagnosis & Control of CCHF epidemic, in collaboration with NIV, Pune laboratory.
  • Organized “MICROCON-7” (Gujarat chapter, Indian Association of Medical Microbiologist of India) conference in 2012.
  • CME for “Parasitic infections” organized in 2012.
  • Successfully completed pre-assessment & final assessment of NABL, for accreditation of laboratories of P.D.U.Hospital. 

Department of Pathology:

On 4 december 2009 by "GSACS" at Baroda for highest percentage of voluntary donation at our institutional blood bank. 
Star Achivment Award 2009-10 for Maximum Voluntary donation on 1st Dec 2010 from GSACS, Gandhinagar. 
Dr.Gauravi A.Dhruva(Prof.& Head-Pathology Department) had delivered a talk on perspectives of Pathology at PDU Medical College-Rajkot on perspectives on Global Health Research conducted by Center for Global Health,University of new Mexico,School of Medicine,USA.
Blood Bank, PDU Medical College & Hospital Rajkot has achieved ‘Star Achiever Award’ by the Gujarat State AIDS Control Society for conducting maximum voluntary blood donations during year 2009.
CYTOCON-2008, 58th Annual conference of Indian academy of cytologists, 15th -16th Nov, 2008 Ahmedabad had over three posters presented in conference which received special prize.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma-A case study
Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma in neck
Cytodiagnosis of submandibular pilomatrixoma


Dept. of Community Medicine (PSM)

Sr. No
Name of achiever
Team of Residents
1st prize in dumb-charades on PSM
Booster 2013
September 13
Team of Residents
1st prize in role-play on adolescent Health
Booster 2013
September 13
Dr. Nirav Joshi
1st prize in Non-thematic poster
January 14
Dr. Dhara Thakrar
2nd prize in thematic poster
January 14
Achievements of Department:
·        Health Star competition in 2013



Department of Paediatrics:

Dr. Yogesh Parikh:

State coordinator & Executive Member, Disaster Management Group, Central IAP – 2007-2008.
Nodal officer, Health Management Information System (HMIS) - Highest No. of Transactions at P. D. U. Medical College and P. D. U. Hospital, Rajkot.
Participated in National Integration Program “ HEIGHT OF ADVENTURE” National Motor Bike Expedition from Delhi to Khardung La ( Ht 18,380 Ft – Highest Motorable Road in World) and back to Delhi by covering 2500 km distance organized by YHAI from 24th Aug 2009 to 9th Sept 2009.
National Trainer, Navajat Shishu Suraksha Karyakram.

Dr. Yogesh N. Parikh Presented a research paper and  Awarded Travel Award for outstanding abstract of "Study of Epidemiological feature of diphtheria and Neonatal Tetanus at teaching hospital, Rajkot."  at international conference -1 st Congress of the Asian Society for Pediatric research, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Juntendo University and School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan on 24th to 26th November, 2005.

Department of Dermatology:

The state journal of the Gujarat State Branch of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists was published every 3 months from January 2007 to December 2009 by the Department of Dermatology, P.D.U. Medical College and Hospital, Rajkot. Dr. Neela Bhuptani (Professor and H.O.D.) was the editor; Dr. Bharati Patel (Associate Professor) was the co-editor and Dr. Asmi Pandya (Ex-Assistant Professor) was the assistant editor of this journal.
At CUTICON – 2008, the 34th annual conference of the Gujarat State Branch of the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL-GSB), held at Mehsana in December 2008:
Dr. Rushika Chauhan secured 3rd prize in the free paper session.
Dr. Rahul Chandera secured 3rd prize in the poster presentation.
At Dermazone-West 2009, the 1st biennial west zonal conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists, attended by Dermatologists from Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Goa, held at Ahmedabad in December 2009:
Dr. Rushika Chauhan achieved 2nd rank in Dr. Bharat H. Shah Award Paper session.
Dr. Riddhi Kotecha was one among the seven prize winners out of total 47 participants in the poster presentation.
National Quiz Programme:
The team from P.D.U. Medical College & Hospital, Rajkot secured the 1st rank and qualified further, for the West Zone round of the IADVL-GSK National Quiz Program for Post-Graduates (IGNQPP).

Dr. Pratik B. Sheth (Assistant Professor) attended MET workshop in PSM department, Rajkot held on 3rd -5th , September 2013. 
Training program : Dr. Sweta Patel (2nd year) & Dr. Pooja Koyani (2nd year)  attended STI/RTI training programme with workshop in department of PSM, (held in Surat) for 3 days, September-2013.
Quiz- Dr. Vidushi Jain (3rd year) & Dr. Jigisha Jalu (3rd year) participated in GSK-IADVL intrastate quiz- at Mid-Year Scientific Programme, Baroda on 8th September, 2013.
Best click competition: Following residents participated in the Nail photo competition (best click), in Mid-Year Scientific Programme at Baroda-8th September 2013.
Dr. Pravina Kathad : Pachyonychia Congenita 
Dr. Deep Joshipura : Reiter’s disease
Dr. Vidushi Jain      :  Nail Lichen Planus
Dr. Jigisha Jalu        : Darier’s disease
Dr. Sweta Patel        : Psoriatic nail
Dr. Sanjay Pancholi : Tinea Unguim
Dr. Pooja Koyani     : Beau’s line
TYSA quiz competition: Dr. Vidushi Jain was selected for the Zonal round of Torrent Young Scholar Award (TYSA) 2013, among the top 12 from west zone, held at Mumbai on 22-09-2013. And was further selected among the top six from west zone.
Dr. Pratik B. Sheth (Assistant Professor) has completed IADVL fellowship at Rita Skin Foundation, Kolkata under Dr. Subrata Malakar in November 2013 and was awarded “IADVL Fellowship in Paediatric Dermatology”.

Department of Surgery:

Dr. Ravi Gadani, Asst. Professor in General Surgery awarded with Best Paper Presentation Award at the time of Annual Conference of the Gujarat State Surgeon’s Association, 2008.

Dr. Jatin Bhatt Professor & Head of Surgery Department elected as a President of Gujarat State Chapter of The Association of Surgeons of India for the year 2008 & he worked as Organising Chairman of The Annual Conference.


GUJSURGCON 2008, which is a State Level Annual Conference, was organized by the Gujarat State Surgeon’s Association, Gujarat State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India in association of Rajkot Surgeons Association and Dept. of Surgery, P. D. U. Medical College, Rajkot. It was held at the Hemu Gadhavi Hall, Rajkot, on 28th, 29th and 30th of November 2008. Dr. Jatin Bhatt, Professor and Head, Dept. of Surgery, P. D. U. Medical College was organizing Chairman and Dr. Anurag Mathur, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Surgery, P. D. U. Medical College was the Organizing Secretary of the event. All staff members from Department of Surgery took active part in organising the event and as Reception Committee members.
The conference was attended by approx. 450 delegates from all over the country. There was also the presence of international faculties like, Dr. Praveen Bhatia(New Delhi), Dr. Gautam Das(U.K.), Dr. Adarsh Chaudhary(New Delhi), Dr. Aditya Pareek(U.K.), Dr. Mahendra Narvaria (Ahmedabad), Dr. Sanjeev Haribhakti(Ahmedabad), Dr. Sunil Keshavani(Mumbai) and Dr. Pramod Shah(Germany). At the conference there was a live workshop of advanced laparoscopic surgeries being performed by eminent national and international faculties in the respective fields. The workshop was held at the Cancer Hospital, Rajkot.
During conference there were approximately 24 video presentations out of which, 2 were presented by Asst. Prof. in the Dept. of Surgery, P. D. U. Medical College. One of the 2 presentations won the award of the Best Video Presentation.

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NSV: almost all staff members trained. Dr. G. N. Vaghasiya & Dr. A. M. Rajyaguru are District Trainers.
Laparoscopic TL: Dr. G. N. Vaghasiya
Advanced Laparoscopic Solid Organ & Endosuturing Training(Mumbai): Dr. J. G. Bhatt, Dr. D. M. Gohil & Dr. A. M. Rajyaguru

2008:(conferences attended)

GUJSURGCON 2008- Rajkot: attended by all staff members.
Adlap 2008- Vaghodia: Dr. Ja. G. Bhatt & Dr. A. H. Mathur
J. B. Haribhakti CME- Ahmedabad: Dr. J. G. Bhatt, Dr. A. H. Mathur, Dr. D. M. Gohil
Work Shop on Bleeding Management- Mumbai: Dr. D. M. Gohil, Dr. A. M. Rajyaguru, Dr. A. H. Mathur
Poly Trauma Symposium- Rajkot: All Staff Members
Symposium of Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia arranged for all staff members & interns.


Endoscopy Training: 16th June to 20th June 2009 at Sion Hospital, Mumbai with Dr. Mohan Joshi. Dr. J. G. Bhatt
Head & Neck Surgical Workshop: Cancer Hospital, Rajkot, 21st & 22nd, March 2009.All Staff Members
Head & Neck Oncology National Conference: Season’s Club, Rajkot, 3rd & 4th, January 2009. Dr. J. G. Bhatt & Dr. B. V. Vaishanani
Hernia Society of India: Course of Hands on Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, 14th & 15th Sept., 2009. Dr. J. G. Bhatt & Dr. A. M. Rajyaguru
Disaster Preparedness Course for Hospitals, Ahmedabad by Academy of Traumatology & British Council on 24th & 25th September, 2009. Dr. J. G. Bhatt & Dr. D. M. Gohil
Seminar on Ca Breast: Rajkot Cancer Society, Rajkot, 13th December, 2009. All Staff Members


9th National Conference of Indian Association of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeon’s of India. IAGES: 2010, New Delhi, 18th to 21st Feb. 2010. Dr. J. G. Bhatt & Dr. A. M. Rajyaguru.

Department ENT:

Dr. M. R. Mehta:

- Had won prestigious fellowship in Otology at Causse clinic, France in June 2007.
- Organized live surgical workshop on "Coblation in ENT" and "Rhinoplasty "
- Patron in national seminar on research opportunities in Medical Institution and role of Medical Faculties as Medical Researcher.
- District Nodal Officer of NPPCD.
- Member Secretary of IEC(Human) for two years.

 Dr. A. D. Fefar has received Dr. Rande, Dr. Balge, Dr. Bhanshali and Dr. Naik Gold Medal From BJMC Alumni Association.

Dept. of Orthopaedics

Host for GOACON-2013.
Department Hosted the ALL GUJARAT ORTHOPEDICS PG QUIZ 2013.
Dr Bhavesh Sachde (Proff and Head Of Department) was the head of the Scientific Committee of the state conference GOACON – 2013 held in Rajkot.
Conferences, Seminars etc Attended By Various Faculty Of the Dept.
Conferences, Seminars etc Attended
Dr. Bhavesh Sachde
Bangkok APAS
KLM  Malaysia
Keep on Moving, J J.
Joint Replacement Confernce (JRASCO)
As a MCI Inspector to start PG Course.
As a MCI Inspector to start PG Course, at Sher e Kashmir Institiute of Medical Science, Srinagar.
Faculty in PGLC 2012, Ahmedabad.
Faculty in Knee Replacement Conclave, Bhavnagar.
Dr. KM Sayani
National Disaster Preparedness Prog.
Plasma sterilization Technique
Successfully completed PG Diploma in Hospital Management from NIHFW, Delhi.
Dr. Shailesh Ramavat
Seminar ahmedabad arthroscopy clinics
AO spine symphosium
Ganga Hospital Hand Course, Coimbatore.
Spine Surgery Conference, Delhi
Dr. Chirag Chudasama
APAS Mumbai
Aug,Sept 08
Fellowship at Germany
Dr .Umang Shihora
Sancheti Institute Fellowship in Joint Replacement
Appollo hospital ahemadabad  AO seminar
Chennai Joint Replacement and Arthoscopy
Dr. Nikunj Maru
IASCON at Chennai
Observership at Dr. Babulkar at Pune
Fellowship at Sancheti Institute at Pune
Dr. Kalpesh
Plasma Sterilization
Dr Mittal Dave
Dec 13
WIROC 2013, Video Technique presentation.
Dr. Devang
Dr Rasik Dabhi
Acedemia Orthopedic at Jamnagar

Dept. of Gynecology

Best work Award

Dept. of Ophthalmology


Dr. Vimal J. Vyas was a member of the Advisory Committee of Vista 2013 – The 41st Annual all Gujarat Ophthalmological Conference, organized at Rajkot from 14th to 15th September 2013.
Dr. Vimal J. Vyas successfully convened two sessions at the same conference – one regarding cataract and the second one regarding glaucoma.
Three papers were presented at the conference under the authorship of Dr. Vimal J. Vyas, out of which one paper was selected among “Best of the best” papers.

 Dr.  Kamal R Dodia was the chairperson of the Audio-visual committee for Vista 2013 – The 41st Annual all Gujarat Ophthalmological Conference, organized at Rajkot from 14th to 15th September 2013.

 Dept. of Radiology





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