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Dr. Varsha Vadera

Consultant & Head, Laboratory Medicine and Advanced Diagnostics

MD(Pathology)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 39 years
  • GENDER: Female
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi
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Biography

Dr. Varsha Vadera is the Head of Department of Laboratory Medicine and Advanced Diagnostics at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai. She has over 39 years of experience in Pathology. Throughout her academic career she has been an excellent student standing first at the Final MBBS level in Bombay University and being selected as best all round student 1976 of Seth G.S.Medical College. She has worked at Seth G.S.Medical College, Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, Jaslok Hospital, Piramal Diagnostic Center and Apollo Cliniq. She is an NABL, CAP Assessor and a DNB Appraiser. She has participated in a number of conferences, workshops, and training sessions and has numerous publications to her credit

My Mantra

Work is Worship

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Clinical Pathology: Biochemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, Quality Assurance in Lab Medicine

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Laboratory Quality Management Systems, Laboratory Medicine and Advanced Diagnostics, Home Collection of Samples

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • Seth G.S.Medical College and K.E.M.Hospital, Mumbai

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Pfizer Gold Medal for standing FIRST at the final MBBS examination, Bombay University, 1977.
    • Awarded NINE Scholarships for standing FIRST at the final MBBS examination, Bombay University, 1977.
    • Awarded TWO Medals for standing FIRST at the final MBBS examination, Bombay University, 1977.
    • Presented The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund books on Jawaharlal Nehru for standing FIRST at the final MBBS examination, Bombay University, 1977.
    • Judged the Best All Round Student of Seth G.S.Medical College, 1977.
    • Awarded scholarships at the First Year and Second Year Science Examination 1971- 1972, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
    • Awarded numerous trophies for Community Service Projects through The Rotary Club of Bombay Mid-Town.

Dr Vadera has worked as Head of Department at reputable organizations across Mumbai, which includes Cumballa Hill Hospital & Heart Institute, Jaslok Hospital, Piramal Diagnostics, Apollo Cliniq.

She was also Head of Pathology and Clinical Research at Piramal Diagnostics.

KDAH Experience :

The Department of Laboratory Medicine has organized multiple National and International conference from various sections – Biochemistry & Immunology, Haematology, Histopathology, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology and Quality Assurance in the Lab.

The Dept. of Laboratory Medicine has been accredited by the College of American Pathologists certification in Jan 2013, Jan 2015, Jan 2017, Jan 2019 and the National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibrating Laboratories in July 2015, July 2017.

As Head of Laboratory Medicine is responsible for the smooth functioning of all sections of the Lab.

Member and then Member Secretary of the Institutional Ethics Committee for Clinical Research. The Committee has been certified by NABH in Nov 2017.

  • President of the Association of Practising Pathologists of India (APPI). She has organized 4 Annual National Conferences in June 2014, June 2015, June 2016, June 2017.
  • Certified CAP and NABL Assessor.

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