Dr. Charudutt Apte of Sahyadri Hospital Pune
The name and fame of some extraordinary doctors spread home and abroad through their work. Innumerable people benefit from their humanity and service. I know this from my own experience. To the patient, a humanitarian doctor is respected as a savior.
Despite the various criticisms and limitations of hospitals and physicians working in the region, still, it is now possible to see bright physicians like Nakshatra or Lighting Star. Those who are giving their full lives in the service of the afflicted people and humanity. Everyone knows about such two people by name. One is Dr. Devi Sethy of Bangalore and another Dr. Charudatt Apte of Pune, India. Whose reputation is spread not only in India but in the whole of South Asian region.
Dr. Charudutt Apte is known for his brilliance and very kind behaviour. These two amazing qualities have made him one of the most respected and world-renowned surgeons today. Sahyadri Hospitals, which is the largest chain of hospitals in Maharashtra was the brainchild of Dr. Apte. He started Sahyadri hospitals in order to provide medical services on a large scale at very economical prices in Queen of Decan-Pune. Along with being a chairman of Sahyadri, Dr. Apte is the best neurosurgeon of India. He is also the best brain-tumour surgeon in Subcontinent.
Dr Apte was a virtuoso since childhood and completed most of his education in Pune. He completed his basic education at the Modern High School and thereafter joined the venerable Fergusson College. After higher secondary, he entered the BJ Medical College, Pune and passed out as “Best-outgoing-student” in 1976.
Soon after leaving BJ medical college, he joined the Christian Medical College at Vellore in Tamil Nadu to study Neurosurgery. He post-graduated as a gold student from Vellore. Dr. Apte has dedicated his life to the service of his patients and he loves his job. In all these 30 years of experience, he has incessantly completed over 18,000+ successful neurosurgeries that include some path-breaking, matchless and rare surgeries.
Dr. Apte is not just a brilliant surgeon, but also an innovator. He has done several inventions that have lifted neurosurgery to a different paradigm. He has been the recipient of various awards over the course of his career and in the year 2014, Dr. Apte received the 'Entrepreneur of the year' award. This award was bestowed upon him by E-Health (a leading healthcare industry magazine) in association with the Department of Public Health, Government of Maharashtra.
Dr Apte has also started the 'Samavedana' Charity fund in 2003 that has benefited many poor patients. His venture Sahyadri Hospitals become unique helthcare Institute with the right blend of experienced expertise, latest technology and professional management to provide high quality medical care.