Author: Dr. Paresh Koli

Doctors, No Need To Have Shop Act License: 3rd Judgment On This Point

Doctors, No need to have Shop Act License… 3rd Judgment on this point… The Division Bench of Hon. Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) in its comparatively recent judgment dated 21st October 2016 has reiterated the earlier views in the case of Indian Medical Association V/s. State of Maharashtra & Ors. (Writ Petition No. 4579/2005 ) This is the 3rd Judgment on this Point which has reli...

Relief to Doctors under PCPNDT Act, against delayed & high handed action of AA

“Another relief to Doctors under PCPNDT Act, against delayed and high handed action of AA” Hon. Rajasthan High Court dismissed the Petition of State of Rajasthan, as the Original Complaint itself was time barred and the allegations leveled were not of Sex Determination, but were relating to deficiencies in F Forms etc.., Case Details: State of Rajasthan V/s. Dr. Kailsh Chandra Jain. Cr...

Patient Leaving Against Medical Advice, Is Not Entitled For Compensation

“The Patient of LAMA i.e. Leaving (the Hospital) Against Medical Advice, is not entitled for the Compensation” In an interesting judgment in the case of JAIRAM SAHU V/s. CHANDULAL CHANDRAKAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL & ANR, CHHATTISGARH, the National Commission dismissed the complaint of Rs.18 lakhs. http://cms.nic.in/ncdrcusersWeb/GetJudgement.do?method=GetJudgement&caseidin=0%2F0%2FR...

Has Installation of CCTV In The Clinic Become A Must For Medicos?

Whether installation of CCTV in the Clinic has become a must for Medicos ?. I overheard this incidence from one of the Doctor and thought I must share with you so that you may take necessary precaution. The CCTV in Hospitals is a common thing, but the following incident will make the Private clinic runners think over it… Well, this happened may be 2-3 months back. A lady patient was referred...

Court Ordered Dentist To Pay Rs.35,000/- For Extracting Wrong Tooth

“Dentist ordered to pay Rs.35,000/- for extracting the wrong tooth, but the unwanted remarks about the competency of Doctor were expunged” http://cms.nic.in/ncdrcusersWeb/GetJudgement.do?method=GetJudgement&caseidin=6%2F0%2FA%2F22%2F2017&dtofhearing=2017-04-24 In an interesting case, the Chandigarh State Commission while delivering judgment in the case of Tanvir Malik V/s. Dr. ...

Complaint By Dentist To Get Rs.30 Lakhs For Botched Surgery Got Dismissed

“The Complaint filed by the Dentist for getting Rs.30 lakhs for botched surgery, was dismissed”. Case Details: Dr.Rai Abhishek V/s. Joy Hospital Pvt.Ltd., Mumbai & anr. Consumer Complaint No.CC/11/273, decided on 24/04/2017, by SCDRC, Mumbai. http://cms.nic.in/ncdrcusersWeb/GetPdf.do?method=getPdf&cid=21%2F0%2FCC%2F11%2F273&dtOfHearing=2017-04-24 Facts in short: 1. The Comp...

Interview of Dr. Salman Mapara: Rank 157 in NEET PG 2017

Dr. Salman Shoeb Mapara has secured rank 157 in NEET PG 2017 exam which was held in december 2016.. He has done his mbbs from Grant Medical College and JJ Hospital, Mumbai. Interview Q. In what year did you pass out your MBBS (completion of internship)? Ans. Is going on and will end Feb 27 2017 Q. What were your MBBS percentage marks (aggregate or final year)? Ans. My aggregate is 70.89 Q. What ra...

Interview of Dr. Apoorva Sehgal: Rank 47 in NEET PG 2017

Dr. Apoorva Sehgal has secured Rank 47 in NEET PG 2017 which was held in December 2016. She has done her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. Interview Q. In what year did you pass out your MBBS (Completion of Internship)? Ans. December, 2015 Q. What were your MBBS percentage marks (aggregate or final year)? Ans. 64% Q. What ranks had you secured in any previous PG medical entrance exams...

Interview of Dr. Manojkumar Gaddikeri: Rank 37 in NEET PG 2017

Dr. Manojkumar B Gaddikeri has secured Rank 37 in NEET PG 2017. He has done his MBBS from KIMS Hubli. Interview Q. In what year did you pass out your MBBS (Completion of Internship)? Ans. 2016 Q. What were your MBBS percentage marks (aggregate or final year)? Ans. 67% Q. What ranks had you secured in any previous PG medical entrance exams you gave? Ans. JIPMER – rank 56 and last year AIPG 20...

Interview of Dr. Avirup Majumdar: Rank 342 in NEET PG 2017

Dr. Avirup Majumdar has secured Rank 342 in NEET PG 2017 which was held in December 2016. He has also scored rank 342 in AIIMS November PG 2016 and rank 229 in JIPMER PG November 2016. He has done his MBBS from North Bengal Medical College. Interview Q. In what year did you pass out your MBBS (Completion of Internship)? Ans. 2015. Q. What were your MBBS percentage marks (aggregate or final year)? ...

Textbooks of Pharmacology: A Comparative Review

As a part of my series of comparative reviews of medical books, I am now writing the reviews for textbooks of Pharmacology. Pharmacology is an ever growing subject with new drug discoveries and approvals happening every few days. But the problem with textbooks is that they are not updated frequently, so recent drug data is not available in all of them. I will write an overall review of these books...

NEET, Exit Test, No DNB: Read How Scrapping of MCI Will Affect Doctors

Most of the readers must have been reading many things about changes in Medical Council of India (MCI), conduction of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), National Exit Test (NEXT) and much other news. We doctors have been hearing and knowing about Medical Council of India (MCI) since many years but now this is changing. MCI as per IMC Act, 1956 is going to be replaced with the National ...

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