Association of Surgeons, Nagpur, and (ASN) held its Installation Ceremony of the new team for term 2019-20 along with 17th Silver Jubilee MASICON Oration and CME recently, at Hotel Centre Point, Ramdaspeth Nagpur.
Chief Functionary of MAHAN Trust, Dr. Ashish Satav, was the Chief Guest while Head Surgical Gastroenterology, MCH, Madurai, Dr. Ramesh Ardhanari, Past National President, Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Dr. Dilip Gode, and Head Vascular Surgery Department, Christian Medical College, Vellore Dr. Sunil Agrawal, were the Guests of Honours on the occasion.
Dr. TRV Wilkinson took over as President 2019-20 from Dr. Rajesh Singhania and Dr.Rajiv Sonarkar as Hon. Secretary from Dr. Sushil Lohiya. Others who took the oath of office were: – Imm. Past President – Dr. Rajesh Singhania,Â Imm. Past Hon. Secretary â€“ Dr. Sushil Lohiya, President-Elect – Dr. Vikram Desai, Vice president – Dr. Sudhir Deshmukh, Treasurer – Dr. Vijay Agrawal,Â Joint Secretary – Dr. Atish Bansod Editors â€“â€œUPSURGEâ€-Dr. Gopal Gurjar and Dr. Prashant Bhowate
Executive Members- Dr. Nitin Wasnik, Dr. Divish Saxena, Dr. Gayatri Deshpande, Dr. Mahendra Chouhan, Dr. Nilesh Changale, Dr. Nirmal Patle, Dr. Vikrant Akulwar, Dr. Rashmi Mundra, Dr. Pravin Wairagade, Dr. Ramakant Tayde, Dr. Kanhaiya Chandak, Dr. Abhay Choudhary, Dr. Prasad Bansod, Dr. Ghanshyam Chude, Dr. Kapil Panchbhai.
Co-opted Members- Dr. Mrunalini Borkar and Dr. Avinash Rode. At the outset, outgoing President Dr. Rajesh Singhania, made the opening welcome speech. Dr. Sushil Lohiya presented the Annual report. The dignitaries lighted the traditional lamp to mark the occasion. Dr. Vijay Agrawal and Dr. Gayatri Deshpande were given Travelling fellowship of ASN.
New members were inducted in the association. Friends, schoolmates, Institutions he is attached and batch mates of Dr. Wilkinson felicitated him. His Family members also graced the occasion. Dr. Ardhabnari delivered MASICON Silver Jubilee Oration on â€œWhy surgeons should learn endoscopyâ€ while Dr. Ashish Satav spoke on â€œTribal Health Problems & Solutions, How ASN can helpâ€ Dr. Sunil Agrawal CMC VelloreÂ Â delivered theÂ keynote address on â€œ ABC of Vascular traumaâ€Â Dr. Raj Gajbhiye, Dr. Murtaza Akhtar, Dr. Prashanat Rahate, Dr. Sunil Lanjewar, Dr. S. Dasgupta, Dr. Rajesh Singhania, Dr. B S Gedam, Dr. B. B. Gupta, and Dr. Rajesh Singhvi chaired the Scientific sessions as Chair-persons.
Dr. Divish Saxena and Dr. Gayatri Deshpande conducted the proceedings as Master of Ceremony. MMC had accredited the CME and granted credit points to participants.Â Trade and Industrial stalls were also displayed to acquaint with modern technological advancements. Dr. Rajiv Sonarkar secretary proposed the vote of thanks