Camp at Civil Hospital, Amravati

It was a memorable trip from Mumbai to Chandrapur on Friday evening with team of 35 from Mumbai, 2 from Amravati & 2 from Nagpur & everyone reached at 8.00am at Amravati station. The entire team of Neurologists, Pediatricians & Therapists were from Mumbai, Amravati & Nagpur and were assisted by local Physicians, Pediatricians & Medical Officers. The Camp started at 9.30am with CME which was attended by nearly 115 Physician & IMA doctors of Amravati Hospital in presence of Dr. Nirmal Surya (Neurologist, Mumbai), Dr. Deshmukh (IMA President, Amravati), Dr. Shyamsundar Nikam (Civil Surgeon, Amravati), Dr. Arun Lohakpuse (Addl. Civil Surgeon, Amravati) & Dr. Amol
Gulhane (Psychiatrist, Amravati).

The camp was inaugurated with the lighting of Lamp by Dr. Nirmal Surya (Neurologist, Mumbai), Dr. Sikandar Adwani (Neurologist, Amravati), Dr. Shyamsundar Nikam (Civil Surgeon, Amravati), Dr. Deshmukh (IMA President, Amravati), Dr. Arun Lohakpuse (Addl. Civil Surgeon, Amravati), Dr. Amol Gulhane (Psychiatrist, Amravati), Dr. Sonunu (Psychiatrist, Amravati) & Shri. Nilesh Punse (DPS,
RBSK, Amravati).

The Patients had come from nearby villages & districts. A total of 315 patients suffering from Epilepsy  were examined by the team of doctors.

An EEG room was set up with 3 EEG Machines by 4 EEG technicians. A total of 31 EEGs were done.

Every Patient’s data was recorded for future reference and follow up. A Team consisting of a Clinical Psychologist, Two Physiotherapist, Two Occupational Therapists & Two Speech Therapists from Mumbai & Pune were also present to evaluate & treat patients. They treated 162 Patients overall. (CP= 25, PT= 23, OT= 63 & ST= 51). The CT scan was done free for 28 patients.

Epilepsy Foundation has arranged for 61 patients 3 months free medicine with the help of various Pharma Companies (Intas & Sun Pharma).
The street play was performed at 4 places namely, Civil Hospital, Bus Depot, Chowk at Chandrapur. It evoked a great response from all onlookers, Camp ended at 3.00pm & team departed to Washim for the 67th camp.

Team of Doctors present at Amravati

Dr. Nirmal Surya (Neurologist, Mumbai) Dr. Sikandar Adwani (Neurologist, Amravati)
Dr. Deepak Kurhade (Neurologist, Amravati) Dr. Dinesh Kabra (Neurologist, Nagpur)
Dr. Amarjeet Wagh (Neurologist, Nagpur) Dr. Neelesh Bhandari
Dr. Kushal Agarwal (Neuro Resident, Mumbai) Dr. Swarupa Bansode (MD, Fellow Peadiatric,Mumbai)
Dr. Aniket Kini (RMO, MBBS, Mumbai) Ms. Aarti Sharma (Clinical Psychologist, Mumbai)
Dr. Ashima Choudhary (Ped. Fellow OrthopedicSurgeon, Mumbai) Dr. Hitav Someshwar (Physiotherapist, Mumbai)
Dr. Archana Agarwal (Physiotherapist, Amravati) Dr. Manoj Mavde (Physiotherapist, Amravati)
Dr. Mrunal Harle (Physiotherapist, Amravati) Dr. Sagar Dhanorkar (Physiotherapist, Amravati)
Dr. Kiran Pal (Occupational Therapist, Mumbai) Dr. Yashwanti Ughade (Occupational Therapist,Mumbai)
Dr. Prachi Jadhav (Speech Therapist, Mumbai) Dr. Priya Karotra (Speech Therapist, Mumbai)

EEG technician

Mr. Rahul Ambadskar Mr. Shivaji Tambe Ms. Rupali Kamble Mr. Ritesh Petkar, Amravati

Medicine Distributor & Data Operator

Mr. Satendra Singh Mr. Amogh Desai Mr. Dhanda Pani

Social Worker

Mr. Mahesh Pawar Mr. Devashish Bhaindarkar
Mr. Prakash Bhaindarkar Mr. Vinod Soni

Support Team

Mr. Nitin Vengurlekar Mr. Pravin Sisode Mr. Ravindra Ghadigaonkar

Team of Street Play

Mr. Dilip Kamble Mr. Pradeep Velonde Mr. Tejas Bhor Miss. Sakshi Jalgaonkar Ms. Megha

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