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  • The Great Medinfluencers - 2019
  • The "Great Medinfluencers - 2019" is this year's list of the greatest contributors to Indian medical practice and healthcare, highlighting their spectacular contributions to inspire young and emerging leaders of Indian healthcare.

    This list of visionaries is released by the premier science media establishment "Future Medicine - Tomorrow's Science for Today's Clinicians".

    SHORT BIO-DATA – ADV GOPINATH N SHENOY

    Adv Gopinath N Shenoy is an advocate who specializes in Medical Law and is also a senior Medico-legal Consultant who exclusively appears for the doctors and the Hospitals in the Supreme Court, High Court, Civil and Criminal Courts, Consumer Courts and the Medical Councils all over India.

    He has been advising doctors and hospitals on Medical Law since 1988 i.e. since the past 30 years.

    He studied law and passed his LLB and LLM with a first class first, bagging all (six) Gold Medals and Scholarships in both the exams. For his thesis in Consumer Laws the University of Bombay awarded him PhD. He has been awarded a number of prizes by the legal fraternity prominent amongst them are the prestigious ‘Bar Council Silver Jubilee Prize’ and the ‘Sir Chimanlal Setalvad Golden Jubilee Prize’ awarded by the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa. The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Award was bestowed upon him by the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust, New Delhi.

    He also taught the Indian Penal Code, the Consumer Protection Act and Criminology at Law Colleges at Mumbai.

    He is a postgraduate examiner in law (LLM and PhD) Bombay University

    He was a Judge of the Consumer Court Mumbai, Govt. of Maharashtra. He was well known to be an honest and a very balanced judge. He was instrumental in bringing about a lot of constructive changes in the Consumer Court.

    He has authored three books on Medical Negligence. He is a prolific writer on Medical Law and his writings have been quoted verbatim along with his name by the Chief Justice of India - Justice Lahoti in his judgment.

    He also passed his MD, DGO, DFP and FCPS (TNMC & B Y L Nair Hospital) with a first class first and Gold Medals in each of the exams. He was an Honorary Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the K. J. Somaiya Hospital and Medical College, Mumbai.

    He was the President of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay (CPS).

    He has over 14 original research papers to his credit, which have been presented at various conferences all over India. He is an excellent teacher and always has been a favorite amongst students.

    He was a post graduate examiner in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

    He has contributed a chapter on legalities in Medical Practice in API (Association of Physicians of India) Textbook of Medicine, 8th Edition.

    He gave up his lucrative medical practice and took up to exclusive legal practice in 2016.

    Adv. Shenoy is also an excellent swimmer and a very graceful diver. He has represented the State of Maharashtra in swimming and diving at the National Games and won prizes. He has also represented his College at the Inter-Varsity meet in water polo, swimming and diving.

    Adv. Shenoy is an excellent photographer, loves horticulture and is an excellent cook.

  • Dr Soneji Surendra, ex professor cardiology
  • Dr Soneji Surendra, ex professor of Cardiology at TNMC and Nair Hospital, continued his campaign to train lay public in CPR and AED usage. This time he trained more than 300 policemen at Naigaon Police Station. He has conducted similar training sessions at various police stations.

  • International Award for Dr Raj Brahmbhatt (Batch 1966)
  • The Council of Sex Education and Parenthood International (CSEPI) bestowed the title of "EMERITUS - CSEPI" upon Dr Rajshekhar Brahmbhatt, a proud TNMCite of 1966 batch, on August 17, 2019.

    This was in recognition of his pioneering work in promoting the cause of sexual health in India.

    TGA congratulates the master on this occasion.

  • Orientation Day (White Coat Ceremony)
  • Orientation Day

    (White Coat Ceremony)

    During seventies and most of eighties, there used to be 140 student admissions in TNMC every year. This strength was reduced to 100 then. This practice continued until this year when the number of students has now been revised to 150.

    The Orientation Day this year was held on August 01. 150 students with their parents and relatives attended the function. Students were drawn from national, state and local pool. Professors of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry addressed the audience. The hostel warden and general secretary of students’ gymkhana also spoke. The dean addressed the students too.

    Dr Arshad G Moh’d, Hon. Secretary TGA, addressed the gathering briefing them about the alumni movement, its aims and objects and its activities.

    The function ended with light snacks.    

  • Dr V R Joshi receives APLAR Master Award
  • Dr V R Joshi could not travel to Brisbane to receive his international award (APLAR Master). The award therefore was collected by IRA president, Dr Danda, and presented to Dr Joshi at Sahara Star Hotel, Mumbai on June 23, 2019.


    TGA joins all his students in congratulating him and wishing him all the best.

  • 'Care and Share' - May 02, 2019
    • A 3D Laparoscopy Cemera System, courtesy Dr Rakesh Sinha Foundation, was donated to the Gynaec department. This equipment worth Rs 33 Lakh will help young and budding Gynaecologists in learning finer points of endoscopic Gynaec surgeries. It will also provide the poor patient with a technological advancement that is not available in public hospitals. Incidentally, this is first 3D camera technology that's available anywhere in Gynaec department of any public hospital. In fact, it's not available even in majority of corporate and trust hospitals.
    • Important medical books worth Rs One Lakh were donated to the library courtesy Drs Padma and Rashmi Shah.
    • An EL Probe, diam 1 × 605 mm, was donated to the Urology department. The commitment to Care and Share, thus, continues unabated.
  • Golden Jubilee Reunion - Batch 1969
  • Policy of ‘Share and Care’ Continues
    • Donation of Paediatric Ureteroscope to Urology department
    • Donation of Paediatric OGDscope to Gastroenterology department
    • Commissioning of 4 dialysis machines at Nephrology department (courtesy TGA - USA chapter)
    • Distribution of 5 scholarships of Rs 40,000 each to deserving students (courtesy batch 1967)
    • Donation of 4 Infusion Pumps to Cardio-thoracic Surgery department
    • Distribution of 120 white coats with TGA emblem to 1st MBBS students
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