Orthopedic

This department is headed by Dr.Ramesh Ranka who has more than 16 years of experience in this super specialty stream of medicine. He has the following credentials to his name:

  • Gold medal in M.S. Orthopaedics.
  • I.C.O.E. (U.S.A.) in Trauma and Joint Replacement surgery.
  • Fellowship in Arthroscopic and Sports Surgery, Singapore (N.U.H.).
  • Training in Joint Replacement at Nepean Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

The superspecialty services provided under Orthopaedics at Ranka Hospital are of International standards and are as follows:

  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
  • Spine Surgery
  • Arthroscopy & Sports Surgery
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
  • Hand Surgery

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr.Ramesh Ranka (M.S Ortho)
  • Dr.Rajeev Arora (M.S Ortho)
  • Dr.Sachin Tapasvi(M.S Ortho)
  • Dr.Prashant Tonape(M.S Ortho)

The available surgical services include:

  1. Knee Replacement
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  1. Arthroscopy and Sports Surgery
  • Minimally invasive joint surgery
  • Most commonly done for shoulder joint and knee joint
  • Mostly day care procedure
  • State-of-the-Art dionix, accuflex and stryker make arthroscopic equipment and instruments available
  • All types of diagnostic, therapeutic and reconstructive procedures of knee joint and shoulder joint are done at RANKA hospital.
  1. Total Hip Replacement
  2. Paediatric Orthopaedic
  3. Revision Joint Replacement
  4. Spine Surgery
  5. Hand Surgery

Orthopaedic


Physiotherapy


The aim of Physiotherapy is to help restore movement and normal body function in cases of illness, injury and disability as well as treating specific problems. Your physiotherapist may also suggest ways to improve your general wellbeing – for example, by taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight for your height and build.

Our physiotherapists take a holistic approach, looking at the body as a whole, rather than focusing on the individual factors of an injury or illness. Therefore we also have Yoga Therapy, Panchakarma, Counselling and Ergonomics. The person being treated is directly involved in their own care.We have one of the best setups of physiotherapy with round the clock doctors available.

At our Physiotherapy Department, we aim to achieve the following:

  • Help reduce pain
  • Increase joint range of movement
  • Improve muscle strength
  • Address specific restrictions in activities

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Manjiree Paraswar (B.Pt)
  • Dr. Rasika Dhende

For more details on Physiotherapy visit our Blog

Knee Replacement


Knee Replacement

Knee replacement surgery involves replacing the surface of some or all of the components of the knee joint with a synthetic implant. A total knee replacement surgery replaces all three compartments of the diseased knee joint. A partial knee replacement involves an implant in just one or two compartments of the knee, retaining any undamaged parts. While there are non-surgical and surgical interventions short of knee replacement which will often provide temporary relief, the long-term resolution to most knee degeneration will be joint replacement.

There are several different implant designs (total implants | partial implants) but each will offer renewed stability and movement. Overall, there are two main benefits to be gained from knee replacement surgery: (1) elimination of pain and (2) improved range of motion. Of all possible surgical interventions, total knee replacement offers the greatest quality of life improvement. The procedure has a high rate of success.

If non surgical treatments are ineffective, total knee replacement surgery can be considered a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain and help you resume normal activities. It also helps to correct deformity. The results of knee replacement are predictable and long lasting. Also because of the developments in anesthesia, pain control and physiotherapy, one can resume back to normal routine activities fairly soon after the surgery.

This department is headed by Dr.Ramesh Ranka who has more than 16 years of experience in this super specialty stream of medicine. The super specialty services provided under Orthopaedics at Ranka Hospital are of International standards.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr.Ramesh Ranka (M.S Ortho)
  • Dr.Rajeev Arora (M.S Ortho)
  • Dr.Sachin Tapasvi(M.S Ortho)

Facio-Maxillary / Dental


The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department of Ranka Hospital comprises a panel of diligent, experienced & top notch Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, who have worked in this unique field where dentistry & medicine coincide for treatment of facial injury and traumatic dental conditions. Cases of polytrauma often have associated injuries of the facial bones and teeth. Facial bone injuries include soft tissue injuries, fractures of the maxilla, mandible, zygoma, nasal bones, temporomandibular joint trauma, frontal & maxillary sinuses.Such cases along with pathological conditions like cysts & tumors of the jaw, fascial spaces infections, congenital deformities of the face in the form of cleft lip and palate associated syndromic cases are deftly managed by our department.

Panel of Doctors – We have one of the most skilled staff for a dedicated service of our patients.

  • Kiran Gadre ( M.D.S.) is a renowned Maxillofacial surgeon who has been practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery since the last 25 years. His is connected to some of the leading hospitals in Pune. He has been recipient of the T.C. White Scholarship at Royal College of Surgeons, UK and has trained in Microvascular Surgery in Japan & China. He has several international publications to his credit and has delivered lectures at National & International Conferences.
  • Nitin Oswal (M.D.S.) is a maxillofacial surgeon with more than 6 years of experience of working with various leading hospitals of Pune. He has done his fellowship in the field of Implantology from Nobel Biocare , Sweden, worked as a fellow at the Gujarat Cleft & Craniofacial Research Institute, Ahmedabad & Maaya Cleft Centre, Mumbai. His areas of surgical interests are Dentoalveolar & Maxillofacial Trauma, Pathologies, Infections. He is a Fellow of International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and has published several articles in national and international journals.

Cardiology


cardiology

This is one of the most important departments of our hospital where precise medical care is available 24 x 7 under the guided supervision of our talented and experienced doctors. Our able task force carefully monitors patients with comorbidity before and after the surgery.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Madhusudan Asawa, DNB (Cardiology)
  • Dr. Hasmukh Gujar, DNB (Cardiology)
  • Dr. Prasad Shah, DM (Cardiology)
  • Dr. Suhas Hardas, DM (Cardiology)

Neurosurgery / Neurology


neurology

Neurosurgery – The neurosurgery department has expertise in dealing with traumatic brain injury, complicated spine and spinal cord injuries, cerebrovascular accidents and other related disorders. Since the inception of the hospital, our neurosurgeons have been successfully performing several surgeries that involve the potential of skilled craftsmanship and knowledge. This has imparted a huge experience to them. We also have a well-equipped rehabilitation department for post-operative care of the patients.This department is in close coordination with neurologists. The neurologists are also involved in conservative management of cerebrovascular accidents / strokes. They are specialized in diagnosing and treating the wide range of conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system.

Panel of Doctors:

Neurosurgeons

  • Dr. Pradeep Bafna, M.Ch, Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Vishal Rokade, M.Ch, Neurosurgery

Neurology– This is a specialized department dealing with disorders of the nervous system. To be specific, neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and diseases involving the central and peripheral nervous system; or, the equivalent meaning, the autonomic nervous systems and the somatic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle. A neurologist is a physician specializing in neurology and trained to investigate or diagnose and treat neurological disorders. While Neurology is a non-surgical specialty, its corresponding surgical specialty is Neurosurgery.

Ophthalmology


opthalmology

An eye is one of the most vital organs of our body. Its immaculate care is highly important for proper vision. A specialized branch of medical science that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye is called Ophthalmology. An ophthalmologist is a medical practitioner who specializes in eye and vision care. He is specially trained to provide the full spectrum of eye care, from prescribing glasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery.

Many eye doctors are also involved in scientific research into the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision problems. One of the most common problems of the eye is ‘Senile Mature Cataract’ which can be aptly treated at our hospital restoring 100% vision. Our eye surgeons are best trained in performing suture less surgeries using the latest phaco-emulsification techniques. It is a day-care procedure that is absolutely hassle free and does not require hospitalization. We also offer a plethora of foldable and non-foldable lenses to pick your choice from.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Pankaj Asawa
  • Dr. Pritam Shingvi
  • Dr. Sagar Vardhamane
  • Dr. Sachin Shah

Cosmetic / Aesthetic Surgery


cosmetic

These kinds of surgeries can create many queries in the mind of an individual leading to indecisiveness and lack of confidence. We ardently believe that such surgeries are to be performed primarily for the complete satisfaction of the patient involved and then for the others. We deliver breathtaking results in this field that can offer a refreshing start to an individual’s future. So believe in your decision and shun away any doubts of hesitation.
Cosmetic procedures are broadly divided into two groups; Surgical and Non-Surgical.

SURGICAL NON -SURGICAL
Nose reshaping [Rhinoplasty] Botox
Body countering and reshaping[Liposuction] Fillers for soft irregularities over face
Tummy tuck [A-plasty] Excessive pigmentation over face/hands
Breast surgery Non-surgical face and body lift
Eyelid surgery Facial soft wrinkles
Post bariatric surgery body reshaping Facial rejuvenation
Post acne facial skin problems
Male breast surgery [Gynaecomastia]
Vitiligo correction[white skin patches]
Correction for scars / tattoo / pigmentation
Surgery for baldness[hair pattern restoration]
Genital [sexual organ] rejuvenation

Most of the procedures mentioned above are day care i.e. it requires one day’s admission and can be done under local or regional anesthesia. For any queries regarding the treatment, feel free to call our helpline and we will be more than glad to assist you. Our specialized doctors will clear all your doubts and inform you about the procedures.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Parimal Kulkarni (M.Ch Plastic Surgery)

Diabetes


diabetes

Diabetes is a common disease, yet every individual needs unique care. We encourage people with diabetes and their families to learn as much as possible about the latest medical therapies and approaches, as well as healthy lifestyle choices. Good communication with a team of experts can help you feel in control and respond to changing needs. Following is the necessary information on this disease.

  • Diabetes Information
  • Commonly asked Questions
  • Calculate your Diabetes Risk Score
  • Facilities: Comprehensive Diabetes Care
    • Childhood Diabetes
    • Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy with Diabetes
    • Program to prevent Diabetes and Its Complications
    • CGMS ( Continuous Glucose Monitoring System )
    • Insulin Pump Therapy
    • Diabetic Foot Clinic
    • Obesity Clinic

We at the Diabetes Specialty Department at Ranka Hospital carry out the management and treatment of Diabetes in the following three stages –
Treatment at 3 levels

Primary — Health Checkup plans

  1. Basic healthcare plan (for all who would like to go for health check up)
  2. Comprehensive Screening Plans to detect or rule out diabetes (for those at high risk or anyone who suspect to develop diabetes)

Secondary — Diabetes Consultation and Diagnostics

Specialized diabetes consultation with tailor-made diet plans and with investigation protocols for the prevention of further complications

The following mode of treatment will be followed in our Diabetes OPD:

  • History recording
  • Biometrics and BMI, Waist/Hip ratio
  • General information about diabetes and its complications in detail
  • Diet consultation
  • Prescription of medication.

Diagnostics: Yearly profile for screening of diabetic complications

      • Heart
      • Kidney
      • Eyes
      • Foot

Diabetic Profile:

      • BSL F/PP every 2 months/monthly
      • HbA1C every 3 months/ 6 months

Once a Year:

      • Heart: 2D Echo
      • Stress Test
      • Kidney: BUL
      • Creatinine
      • UACR/24 hrs urinary proteins
      • Uric Acid, calcium, Phosphorus (if required)
      • Eyes: Retina check up
      • Foot: Diabetic Foot Examination
      • Lipid Profile

Tertiary Level

    • Treatment of diabetes complications
    • Eye problems
    • Kidney problems
    • Foot complications like Ulcers
    • Acute Cardiac complications
  1. A) Diabetes and Eye OPD: Retina check up
    B) Diabetes and kidney OPD
    C) Diabetes and Foot OPD: Various type of Foot examination done to prevent foot problems occurring in Diabetes such as Podia Scan, Biothesiometer, AB Index.
    D) Diabetes and Dental OPD

DIABETES PATIENT CLUB

Facilities given:

  • Monthly follow up
  • Yearly Diabetes Profile
  • Monthly Yoga lectures
  • Yearly specialized consultations for cardiac, eye, kidney, foot, dental

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. A.R Kench (M.D Medicine)
  • Dr. Sonali Bhojane (Dip in Diabetes)

Diagnostic


Diagnostic

Correct diagnosis of the disease is the foremost step in any medical treatment. Hence Ranka Hospital has diagnostic facilities which include 24 hours Pathology, Radiology including X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Colour Doppler, Stress test etc. We adopt quick and accurate procedures and provide immediate reporting by qualified doctors giving our patients the topmost priority.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Mahendra Oswal (DMRD)
  • Dr. G.V. Akmar
  • Mr. John J Pagare
  • Mr. Bipin S. Kirad

Emergency


Emergency

Team of Medics, Paramedics and Intensivists is available 24*7, 365 days to attend any kind of Medical emergencies / Casualty services.

ENT


ENT

The ENT department deals with head and neck surgery.This stream is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of ears, nose and throat disorders such as hearing loss and balance problems, sinus conditions, snoring and sleep apnea, and voice and swallowing disorders. Our surgeons have a vast experience and also specialize in cochlear implants for hearing loss, surgery for thyroid and parathyroid disease, and treatment of cancers of the head and neck.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Alkesh Oswal
  • Dr. Prasun Mishra
  • Dr. Manoj Bauskar
  • Dr. Pranita Bauskar

General Surgery


General-surgery

General Surgery is a specialized branch that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, and hernias.The breadth of surgical services includes hepatobiliary, transplant, surgical oncology and general surgery procedures. Moreover, the staff works closely with other medical specialties to provide optimal patient care. Collaboration with referring physicians is essential for patient management.

Laparoscopic Surgery: Any kind of surgery generally fills a patient’s mind with fear and apprehension. But relax, we are here to take care of it. Laparoscopic surgery is an expertise in dealing with minimal access techniques using cameras and small instruments inserted through 0.3 to 1 cm incisions. Today robotic surgery worldwide is evolving from a similar concept. Hernias and most bariatric surgeries are performed laparoscopically. In our hospital, this department is managed by medical professionals trained at reputed institutes in India and abroad. We have a high caliber staff to carry out these surgeries. They have performed several highly successful and experienced surgeries in the past.Apart from routine open surgeries, they specialize in complex laparoscopic procedure as well.A wide range of modern equipment with State Of The Art coagulation system is made available to the staff. This department works in close co-ordination with endoscopists. Endoscopy of the upper and the lower intestine is an OPD procedure. Endoscopy is a suture less procedure making it less painful and all our endoscopists are trained to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Our team also holds the expertise in colorectal procedures such as MIPH more commonly known as Stapler Haemorrhoidectomy. This is the most modern technique of treating piles and has significant advantage over the routine open procedure. Often the patient is sent home the next day and can resume work in 3-4 days’ time.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Sameer Badami, D.N.B ( General Surgery)
  • Dr. Nitin Pote M.S. (General Surgery)
  • Dr. Ashok Lathi, M.S (General Surgery)
  • Dr. Suresh Jain, M.S. (General Surgery /Endoscopy)
  • Dr. Nitin Pote, M.S. (General Surgery)
  • Dr. Nachiket Dubale , D.M (Gastroenterology)
  • Dr. Kedar Patil (M.S Ortho)

General Medicine


General-Medicine

Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. Internists are especially skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes.
Internists are equipped to deal with whatever problem a patient brings — no matter how common or rare, or how simple or complex. They are specially trained to solve puzzling diagnostic problems and can handle severe chronic illnesses and situations where several different illnesses may strike at the same time. They also bring to patients an understanding of wellness (disease prevention and the promotion of health), women’s health, substance abuse, mental health, as well as effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Ajay Khurana
  • Dr. Anand Kench ( M.D. Medicine)

Oncology / Oncosurgery


oncology

The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumors and cancers. The word “onco” means bulk, mass, or tumor while “-logy” means study.Medical professionals who practice oncology are called Cancer specialists or oncologists. These oncologists have several specific roles. They help in diagnosis of the cancer, help in staging the cancer and grading the aggressive nature of the cancer.
Oncology depends on diagnostic tools like biopsy or removal of bits of the tumour tissue and examining it under the microscope. Other diagnostic tools include endoscopy for the gastrointestinal tract, imaging studies like X-rays, CT scanning, MRI scanning, ultrasound and other radiological techniques, Scintigraphy, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography, Positron emission tomography and nuclear medicine techniques etc.Common methods include blood tests for biological or tumor markers. Rise of these markers in blood may be indicative of the cancer.

Panel of Doctors:

Oncology:

  • Dr. Minish Jain

Oncosurgery:

  • Dr. Mrs. Bhagyashree Khaladkar
  • Dr. Sujay Hegde

Urology


urology

Urology also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. The organs under the domain of urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs (testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis).

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Suparn Khaladkar

Rheumatology


Rheumotology

At our Rheumatology Care Center, our goal is to provide state of the art medical care to all our patients with rheumatologic conditions. Modern day stagnant lifestyle can be the cause of several rheumatological problems. Acute problems can also be a result of accidents and sports injuries. This department deals with patients having multiple bone and joint pains. In some cases extra skeletal involvement of eyes, skin, heart and lungs may also be found.

We believe that the best rheumatologic care begins with the dedication and compassion of our friendly, thoughtful medical team.  We are passionate about rheumatology and enjoy improving our patients’ quality of life.  Using forefront healthcare standards and clinical practices, we assure each patient the highest quality evaluation and treatment of their musculoskeletal condition. All concerns related to the ailments are dealt with the most modern practices ensuring great results. DMARD– diseases modifying anti-rheumatic drugs are widely used and their effects on our patients are closely monitored.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Ramesh Ranka (M.S. Orthopaedics)
  • Dr. Nilesh Patil (Rheumatologist)

Spine Surgery


Spine-Surgery

Spine Surgery

This department is managed by a team of expert Orthopaedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists and Anesthetists. Nearly all the types of procedures are performed here. Following are few of them:

  • Microscopic spine surgery.
  • Endoscopic spine surgery.
  • Minimal access surgery.
  • Conventional disc surgeries.
  • Deformity correction for acquired and congenital deformities.
  • Spinal luminous surgery.
  • Spine trauma management and instrumentation for early mobilization and rehabilitation.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Tushar Deore (DNB Ortho) Fellow Spine Surgery N.U.H Singapore and Spine University Hospital of Wales(U.K))

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


This is an intensive and highly specialized branch where in case of trauma, extensive and rapid measures have to be taken during revascularization procedures. In many cases reconstructive and microsurgery and orthopaedic surgery are deeply inter dependable. Most of the major traumas are associated with soft tissue loss, nerve +/- vascular injury.
This department of Ranka Hospital is one of prime centers dealing with such issues in the North of Pune. Our well-structured unit has all the latest facilities to tackle all complicated cases of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The following procedures are skillfully managed at our hospital under superior care –

  • Skin grafting for small and large skin defects with the help of skin expansion masher so as to cover larger skin defects with limited supply of skin.
  • Flaps to cover soft tissue defect- (local flaps like rotation, advancement, transposition,  myocutaneous flap,  fascio cutaneous flaps)
  • For complex and composite defects- microvascular free tissue transfer.
  • Limb salvages procedures- by doing microvascular anastomosis of arteries, veins and nerves to reattach amputated part of the body.
  • Hand surgery- acute trauma to hand, late soft tissue +/- bony deformity correction, treatment for hand bone fractures, tendon transfer for various nerve palsies, tendon surgery[early or late], hand tumors, congenital hand deformities.

Micro Vascular Surgery- vascular injury, nerve injury, vascular anamolies, Tuboplasty after Tubectomy, Vas Recanalization after Vasectomy.

Panel of Doctors:

  • Dr. Parimal Kulkarni (M.Ch Plastic Surgery)

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