Dr. Ranjana Dhanu is a surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and collagerobotic surgery, currently practicing at prominent hospitals in Mumbai, including Hinduja Healthcare, Asian Heart Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Surya Childcare and Sunridges Hospital. One of the most renowned Minimal Access...
Dr. Ranjana Dhanu is a surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and collagerobotic surgery, currently practicing at prominent hospitals in Mumbai, including Hinduja Healthcare, Asian Heart Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, Surya Childcare and Sunridges Hospital. One of the most renowned Minimal Access Surgeons in the country, she has been a consultant for the past 23 years.
Having been graduated from the King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEM) and Seth GS Medical College, Mumbai, Dr. Dhanu completed her post-graduation from the Nawrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai in the year 1991. Her training days at KEM and Wadia Hospital exposed her to stalwarts in the field such as Dr. Shirish Dafftary, Dr. V. N. Purandare, Dr. Adi Dastoor, Dr. Shirish Seth, and Dr. Mehroo Hansotia, who have been sources of inspiration for her.
Her passion for endoscopy commenced with her appointment as Family Planning Officer at the Nowrosjee Wadia Hospital in the year 1991, wherein she had the opportunity to train close to 200 doctors from several Public Health Centers in India on tubal ligations by minimal access. To her credit, she has also handled the highest number of cases pertaining to pelvic floor defects and Stress Urinary Incontinence in women.
Subsequently, by 1996, she was appointed as Honorary Consultant in Gynaecology & Obstetrics most major corporate hospitals in Mumbai. She continued to pursue her interest in endoscopic surgery by attending several training courses both in India and overseas. Dr. Paul P.G., a leading gynaecological endoscopic surgeon in the country, has played a great role in refining her skills in endoscopy.
From the year 2000, there has been no looking back and Dr. Dhanu has been recognized both nationally and internationally as a Minimal Access Surgeon. She has been invited on numerous occasions to the UK and several countries in South East Asia as an international faculty. In addition to endoscopy, she has catered to several patients for high risk obstetrics. In fact, she is the only obstetrician in the country who has to her credit having delivered the grandchildren of the most prominent politicians across party lines, as well as having attended to the obstetric needs of the families of prominent business houses, bureaucrats, celebrities and corporates.
While continuing to establish herself as a prominent surgeon, she has been trained and certified in robotic surgery in the year 2013, to better her techniques and offer higher levels of service to patients. In addition to her professionalism, the humane touch and empathetic demeanour of Dr Dhanu has always been a highlight of her dealings with patients across all strata of society.
Social Services :
Dr Dhanu has always been conscientious with regards to her duty to society. She believes in giving back to the community, providing medical service tirelessly.
To this end, she holds on an ongoing basis, patient education programmes for the Khoja community across jamatkhanas throughout Mumbai. She has also contributed towards women and children’s health by conducting health camps at several churches in Mumbai and its satellite suburbs. She is also part of health education programmes foradolescents at different schools in Mumbai, spreading awareness about menstrual hygiene, contraception, and HPV prophylaxis.
In addition to educating families on health care and personal hygiene, Dr Dhanu also regularly donates to night schools, to ensure that the dreams of those less fortunate are fulfilled, by providing towards their education.
MBBS - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College , 1985
FICS - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College , 1986
MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College , 1988
DGO - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College , 1991
Awards and Recognitions
Invited As Faculty For The 1St Expert Asian Meet On 2012
Invited As Faculty For The R.C.O.G Conference On 2013