DOCTOR OF THE MONTH (May/June 2014): DR.SHAKIR KAPADIA
Dr. Shakir Kapadia is the Professor and Head of the Department of Orthopedics at Saifee Hospital since the inception of the hospital in the year 2005. |
His main interest lies in reconstructive surgery in orthopedic oncology and joint replacement. Reconstructive surgery for tumors, cancer, poliomyelitis and complicated trauma are surgeries close to his heart and in a technologically well advanced institute like Saifee Hospital, the results are indeed rewarding for the patients.
He has improvised a technique of hip joint replacement surgery where in the patient can squat, sit on the floor, use the Asian toilet and carry out routine daily activities 6-8 weeks after surgery.
He also oversees the post graduate orthopedics teaching programs at Saifee Hospital.
He may be reached at 9820138165 / 022-67570229 between 1 pm to 5 pm.