Dr. Vishal Sawant

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
One year rotating internship from January 1991 to January 1992 including 3 months in Preventive and social medicine and rural training

Junior Resident in General Surgery: (13-02- 1992 to 12-02- 1995)
Practical Experience:
Ward management of all surgical cases including Pre and Post operative care
Performed Minor and major surgeries under supervision of seniors
Assisted seniors for Minor, Major and Supra major operations in General surgery
Three months of compulsory rotation in Neurosurgery .Valuable experience in management of Head injuries and other Neurosurgical conditions under guidance of Neurosurgeons.
Teaching- Bedside clinics for MBBS students and assisted juniors for Minor surgical procedures

Senior Resident in General Surgery: (3-3-1995 to 7-7-1996)
Practical Experience:
Ward management of all surgical cases including Pre and Post operative care
Performed minor, major and supra major surgeries independently and under supervision of Consultants.
Management of casualty patients of General Surgery and performed emergency surgeries for trauma and other General Surgery
Assisted Consultants for Minor, Major and Supra major operations in General surgery
Teaching: Bedside clinics for MBBS students and assisted Junior Residents for Minor surgical procedures.

Nine months of compulsory rotation in Neurosurgery: Gained valuable experience in management of Head injuries and other Neurosurgical conditions. Performed operations on Head injury patients and laminectomies for Disc prolapse under supervision of consultants. Assisted consultants for all kinds of neurosurgical procedures.

SPECIALISED TRAINING

M.Ch in Paediatric Surgery from Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children (Seth G. S. Medical College) (July 1996 to July 1998)

Performed Routine and emergency surgeries in Neonates and Children under guidance of consultants. Trained in neonatal and pediatric Intensive care. Performed all radiological procedures in infants and Children.

Post M.Ch Registrar at BJ Wadia Hospital for Children- Mumbai (July 1998 to June 1999)
Performed all minor, major and supramajor operations in neonates and Children independently and under guidance of consultants. Assisted consultants and PG students for operations. Teaching of PG students in Pediatric Surgery

Lecturer in Pediatric Surgery (Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai) July 1999 to December 1999
Performed all minor, major and supramajor operations in neonates and Children independently and under guidance of consultants. Assisted consultants and PG students for operations. Teaching of PG students in Pediatric Surgery

Lecturer in Pediatric Surgery (B J Wadia Hospital for Children- Mumbai January 2000 to March 2000

Performed all minor, major and supramajor operations in neonates and Children independently and under guidance of consultants. Assisted consultants and PG students for operations. Teaching of PG students in Pediatric Surgery
Private practice in Goa since April 2000
Attached to Manipal Hospital Goa since April 2000

Attachment to Goa Medical College as Senior Consultant Pediatric Surgeon from 17th November 2005 to 16th November 2014. Was instrumental in starting the department of Pediatric Surgery at Goa Medical College.

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING:

Observer cum visiting scholar to the Division of Urology, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA for a period of one and half months in October – November 2010

Exposure to latest advances in the management of congenital and acquired Genito urinary disorders in Children.
Operation room observation of various surgical procedure including laparoscopic and robotic surgeries and participation in academic meetings of the department.