Our Leaders

Our Leaders

Dr. Niraj Dube

Dr. Niraj Dube, MBBS, DPB, MRHS is specialized in pathology from Somaiya Medical College. He is the trustee of Aryan Medical & Educational Trust, Mumbai. He has guided and promoted more than thousands of students for higher education. He changed and shaped the life of the majority of students with path-breaking ideas and actions. He is actively involved in every campaign and activity of MedscapeIndia. Dr. Niraj is an active member of various medical bodies like Indian Medical Association and many others.


Mrs. Pramoda Devi, Queen of Mysore 

Her Highness Pramoda Devi has been a part of MedScapeIndia since its inception. She has supported MedScapeIndia in its endeavors to bring about social reforms. She, along with Dr. Sunita Dube, has worked on the Save the girl child campaign and has helped MedScapeIndia forward their goals in bringing about awareness and upliftment towards the girl child in the rural parts of India.


Laxmikant Parsekar, Former Chief Minister of Goa

Mr. Laxmikant Parsekar was earlier the Health Minister for the State of Goa. Under his leadership, Goa has experienced great development in healthcare, both in the rural and urban parts of Goa. He was responsible for developing many hospitals in Goa. His concern on the growing rate of HIV affected people in Goa has led the State to formulate the Deen Dayal Swasthya mission, which focuses on improving the conditions of those affected by HIV.


Mrs. Divya Khosla Kumar, Film Director

Mrs.Kumar is a Hindi film producer and director. She has also featured in music videos and choreographed songs. She is actively involved in spreading awareness about the girl child and women empowerment.


Gurmeet Choudhary, Actor

Gurmeet Choudhary is an Indian Bollywood actor, model, and dancer. He is a well known public figure and has starred in many television soaps and reality shows. He is actively involved with MedScapeIndia and has also participated in several awareness programs with MedScapeIndia. He is a diligent part of the MedscapeIndia Awards every year.


Late  Dr.Kishor Taori

Dr. Kishore Taori is a DMRD, MD in Radiology. He was the chairman of the Maharashtra Medical Council and the president of the Indian Radiology and Imaging Association. He supports every campaign and activity of MedscapeIndia. He acts as an advisory in every matter concerning his specialization.


Mr. Rajiv Podar, Industrialist

Mr. Podar is the Chairman and Managing Director of Podar Enterprises which has interests in International Trade, Information Technology, Communication and Entertainment, Advisory and Consulting. He is also the founder chairman of the International Business Linkage Forum which is a platform for corporates and governments to work together. Mr. Podar is the Chairman of the Podar Trust, which has contributed greatly to society in Education, Healthcare and Welfare. He has always supported all of MedscapeIndia’s endeavors & advisor to the ongoing project.


Dr. Quresh Maskati, Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr. Quresh B. Maskati is an Ophthalmic Surgeon. His qualifications are MS, DOMS, FCPS, FICS. He has over 2 dozen publications and scientific papers to his name in National and International Journals. He was the President of the Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society for (1994-95). He also served as the President of Bombay Ophthalmologists Association(2000-01). Dr. Maskati is one of our prominent leaders who has wholeheartedly supported the causes which the organization works for.


Dr.Keki Turel

Dr. Keki Turel is an M.B. M.S. (Neurosurgery), FIAS, FICG, FIMSA, FRCS (ED), FACS (USA), FICS (USA), FABCNS (USA), FAANAOS (USA). He is also the President of the Neurological Society of India, Former President of the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica and Former President of the Asian-Oceania Skull Base Society. He has been associated with MedscapeIndia since its very inception.


Padmashri Prof.Dr Alaka Deshpande

Dr. Deshpande is an MD, MAMS, FIMSA, and FICP. She was awarded the Padma Shree award for her contribution to HIV care and biomedicine. She has held HoD and Director level positions with Grant Medical College and JJ Hospitals in departments of HIV care, Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid. She has been a Technical Expert on the World Health Organisations Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS, contributing her expertise in this disease from the Indian perspective. The HIV/AIDS awareness campaign was conducted under her guidance.


Debina Bonnerjee, Actor

Debina Bonnerjee is an Indian television actress. She has been associated with MedScapeIndia with her husband, Gurmeet Choudhary since its inception and has worked for the “Save the girl child” initiative & vocal about women empowerment and gender equality


Nehal Bhogaita

Mrs. Nehal Bhogaita is the winner of the Miss India Worldwide title 2013. She is hearing impaired and has dedicated her life to helping people who have the hearing impairment. She has teamed up with MedScapeIndia to help young children who have the hearing disability.


Yogesh Lakhani, Businessman

Mr. Lakhani is the founder of Bright Outdoor Media. Bright Outdoor Media started its operations in 1980 and has today over 100 billboards across the city. It is one of MedscapeIndia’s important media partners.


Padmashree Dr (Prof ) Moshim Wali

Dr. Moshim Wali is a senior cardiologist and the physician to the President Of India. He has 40 years of experience in Internal Medicine including Teaching, Research and Clinical Practice. He is a consultant to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Doctors in India. He has been closely associated with the International Red Cross and has been awarded the Presidential Indian Red Cross Gold Medal for India. He has been actively involved in various projects of MedscapeIndia.


Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Verma

Prof (Dr.) Mahesh Verma is the President of the Indian Dental Association (National) and Director Principal of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences. Amongst his other recognitions, he is the Honorary Adviser to the Armed Forces Dental Services and Ministry of Defence. He has been awarded the very prestigious Padmashri by the Honourable President of India in 2014 and the “Dental Public Health Award” by National Academy of Medical Sciences in 2013. He has been a part of MedscapeIndia since 2014, representing the dental community.


Late Dr. K.C. Mohanty

Late Dr. K.C. Mohanty was an M.B.B.S., M.D., T.D.D., D.SC, NAMS, FNCCD, FICD, FMSGE, FSACRD, FIAMS, MIPHA and FAPI. He was the former president of Indian Chest Society. He was the founder governor for the Academy of Respiratory Diseases and of the Environmental Medical Association of India. He has been a source of guidance and leadership for MedscapeIndia. MedscapeIndia has prospered under his mentorship and blessings.