Dr. Alka Mandke

Dr. Alka Mandke

Hon. Head, Anaesthesia & Consultant, Cardiac Anaesthesia

MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia), DA (Anaesthesia), FIACTA

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 45 years
  • GENDER: Female
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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Biography

Dr. (Mrs.) Alka Mandke is a cardiac anaesthestist & wife of Late Dr. Nitu Mandke (a renowned Cardiac Surgeon). She did her M.D. & D.A. (Anaesth.) in 1st rank from B.J. Medical College, Pune. Currently she is Consultant, Cardiac Anaesthetist and Hon. Head of Department of Anaesthesia, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. Her fields of interest are blood conservation, painless surgery with fast tracking in India & has presented her work in National & International conferences & journals. Delivered over 40 lectures on various topics including fast tracking and use of Desflurane in Cardiac Anaesthesia among others in India, Syria, Malaysia.

My Mantra

Discipline, sincerity, hard work, cordial behavior with colleagues and compassion towards nurses and technicians.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Cardiac Anaesthesia

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Cardiac Anaesthesia

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • B. J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • FIACTA
  • Felicitated for 'Continuing the social work and commitment to complete the hospital' on 20th Sept'2003 -Mandke Foundation by Dainik Sakal on occasion of 106th birth anniversary of Founder Late Shri Nanasaheb Parulekar
  • Awarded `Maharashtra Bhushan' by Maharashtra Kala Niketan at Mumbai
  • Awarded `Utkrushta Saahitya Puraskar' for the Book "Hridayasth"- Solapur
  • Presented `Aashirwad Award' at Sahitya Kala Mahautsav-Mumbai
  • Awarded Yashaswini Puraskar on World Health Day
  • Life Time Achievement Award  from IACTA Indian Association of  Cardiovascular Thoracic Anaesthesiologists, Kolkata - 2019                     

Dr Alka pursued her graduation and Post-graduation from B. J. Medical College, Pune.

She has worked as Anaesthetist at various organizations across Mumbai and Pune Nationally and London Internationally. Later she was associated with various reputable institutes across Mumbai as Consultant Cardiac Anesthetist. She was initially Member of Executive Council of IACTA and later joined as Member, Editorial Board Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia since 1998 to 2012.

Meanwhile she was also appointed as CEO of Dr. Mandke's Memorial Cardiovascular Services Centre-2005 and Director & Trustee of Mandke Foundation and Malti Vasant Heart Trust since May 2005 till date

She has also been a part of Academic section imparting knowledge to graduation and Post-graduation students. She has been actively involved in Lectures, Panel Discussions, Workshops, Educational programmes and Presentations. She has been part of various National & International Conferences.

KDAH Experience

She has been part of Kokilaben Hospital- Unit of Mandke Foundation Since January 2009. She is Honorary Head of Anesthesia Department & Consultant Cardiac Anesthetist at Kokilaben Hospital.

  • Dr. Mandke has over 40 lectures on various topics including fast tracking and use of Desflurane in Cardiac Anaesthesia among others in India, Syria, Malaysia.
  • Participated as Panelist or Moderator  in 13 conferences in Cardiac Anaesthesia in India.
  • Participated as Chairperson in over 25 conferences in Cardiac Anaesthesia.
  • Participated over 80 Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Anaesthesia conferences including overseas conferences (Russia, USA, Japan, Belgium, Oman, Hongkong, Syria, Australia, Malaysia, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, Taiwan) in 17 countries.
  • Conducted 10 National and International Workshops in Cardiac Anaesthesia in Muscat, Syria, Darussalam.
  • Over 40 papers presented in National and International Conferences
  • 16 Dr. Nitu Mandke Orations yearly arranged at Nitu Mandke Convention Centre, KDAH
  • 6 Dr. Nitu Mandke Memorial Lectures yearly arranged at IMA, West Suburban, Mumbai
  • 2 Dr. Nitu Mandke Memorial Lectures yearly arranged at IMA Pune Memorial

Social Contributions

Dr. Alka Mandke has written a book on life of her late husband ‘HRIDHAYASTH’ in 2004. It is translated in English, Hindi & Gujarathi on public demand.

Social programmes arranged on Occasion of Dr. Nitu Mandke Birth Anniversary on every year since 2004, 31st January, at Bharat Natya Mandir – Pune

Social programmes arranged on occasion of Dr. Nitu Mandke Death Anniversary every year – Since 2004

Indian Medical Association Pune and Indapur is named as Dr. Nitu Mandke IMA in 2017

She is now involved in  social work through about 50 different NGOs and  is member of  advisory board of  NGO Federation formed in 2018 at Pune, personally visited over 50 NGOs and helped. Chairperson of  large NGO Keshavsrushti  (RSS) at  Uttan – Bhayander, Mumbai -   an organization having day and residential International School, Krishividyalay and Krishisanshodhan Sanstha, Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini, Gaushala, Vanaushadhi Kendra and Vanprasthashram.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • Member of Dr. Ambardekar Society of Anaesthesiology
  • Member of Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS), since 1986
  • Member of Society of Cardiac Anaesthesiologists, USA (SCA) Since 1994
  • Member of Indian Association of Cardio Thoracic Anaesthesiologists (IACTA), Since 1997
  • Editorial Board of Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia since 1998 to 2012 Member of National Advisory Board for Anaesthesia Update
  • Member of Executive Council of IACTA, 1999 to 2001

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