He is also the Head of Department of Radiology of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital
Dr Deepak Patkar, aleading consultant radiologists and Head of Department of Radiology of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, has been elected as the Chairman of Indian College of Radiology and Imaging (ICRI), an academic wing of Indian Radiology and Imaging Association.
The appointment is for two years from January 2015 to December 2016. Dr Patkar has been fellow of Indian college of Radiology and had already been elected as Secretary of ICRI in 2008 and 2009.
A globally reputed radiologist, he has been in the profession for 24 years in the UK and in India. He is also Director of Teleradiology Diagnostic Services dealing in teleradiology with clients in US, Africa and the Middle East. He has been associated with Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital since last 22 years and has been responsible for setting up the new radiology wing there.
Dr Patkar has been the Organizing Secretary of National Conference of Indian Radiological and Indian Association – 2007, Mumbai.
He has more than 150 international publications predominantly on Neuro and Musculoskeletal MRI related topics, one of the best being ‘Central Nervous System Tuberculosis: Pathophysiology and imaging findings’ published in Clinical review articles of Neuroimaging Clinics of North America.
Speaking of his selection as chairperson, Dr Patkar said, “It is a great honour and privilege to be elected as Chairman for the ICRI. During its 36 years of journey ICRI has helped many budding radiologists to quench their thirst for knowledge through its various academic projects and programmes.”
EH News Bureau