Dr. Prashant Chhajed

Dr. Prashant Chhajed
Pulmonologist, Mumbai

MBBS, MD, PD

  • 2003 – 2007    Clinical & Research Consultant, Pneumologie, University Hospital, Basel, SWITZERLAND
  • 2002    Visiting Researcher, Dept of Thoracic Surgery, Chiba University, JAPAN
  • 1999 – 2002Fellow, Thoracic Medicine & Lung Transplant, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • 1998   Fellow, Departments of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (60%); New Children’s Hospital (20%), St. Vincent’s Hospital (20%), Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • 1996 – 1997 Lecturer, Chest Medicine & Intensive Respiratory Care Unit, LTMGH, Sion, Mumbai, INDIA

Specialities

  • Pulmonology

Expertise

  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing

Education

  • Privat Dozen (PD) from University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, 2007    
  • Statistical Methods Course from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2002    
  • FCCP American College of Chest Physicians, USA, 2001        
  • Sleep Technology Course, University of Sydney & Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia, 1998    
  • Diplomate of the National Board in Respiratory Medicine, New Delhi, 1997    
  • Medical Doctorate (MD), University of Mumbai, India, 1996        
  • DETRD (Dip. Environmental, TB & Respiratory Dis), College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1996

Practice Information

Hiranandani Fortis Hospital, Mumbai

Hiranandani Fortis Hospital, Mumbai

Sector 10 A, Vashi, Mini Sea Shore Road, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400703

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • 2006 “Swiss TB Award” – Tueller C, Chhajed PN et al. Value of smear and PCR in bronchoalveolar lavage in culture positive pulmonary tuberculosis
  • 2005 “Interventional Pulmonology – Best Presentation Award”, European Respiratory Society, Denmark. Chhajed et al. “Interventional bronchoscopy permits parenchyma sparing surgery in lung cancer”
  • 2005 “Best Paper Award”. Swiss Pulmonology Meeting. Azzola A, Havrik A, Chhajed PN, et al. ‘In vitro proliferation of human fibroblast in IPF & its inhibition by immunosuppressive drugs’
  • 2004 “Best Paper Award”:JAPI. Shah, Singal, Chhajed et al. ‘Bronchoscopic closure of BPF using gelfoam’
  • 2004 “CHARAK Award” for Achievements in Medical Research, Red Swastik Society of India, Mumbai
  • 2000 “Clinical Prize for Research Excellence”, 10th Annual St Vincent\'s Research Symposium, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • 1996 “Ranked second” at the University of Bombay for M.D.
  • 1996 “Ranked first”, College of Physicians & Surgeons (CPS), Mumbai – PG examination for DETRD
  • 1991 MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), University of  Bombay, India