Dr. Bharati Kondwilkar is a graduate and post graduate student of Grant Medical College, Mumbai affiliated to Bombay University.
After qualifying she has been on the teaching staff of Grant Medical College since June 1981 holding various professional positions viz. Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor and from 2008 onwards heads the Department of Anaesthesia & Critical Care at same institution. She has been post-graduate guide and examiner to many universities across the country.
Dr. Kondwilkar has been working in Neuroanaesthesia for more than 25 years and has experience of over 10,000 neuroanaesthetics to supramajor neurosurgical cases in her repertoire. She has devised special technique of "neutral position for endotracheal intubation for cervical spine". She also holds special interest in Difficult Airway Management and Public Awareness Programs.
She has 10 publications in indexed journals, several talks on prestigious platforms and Dr. Suresh Wagh endowment oration award by Mumbai University in 2001 on Pain: Past, Present & Future; to her credit. She has organized and conducted several hands on workshops on chronic pain management, USG guided acute pain management, vascular access etc.
In 2007, Dr. Kondwilkar played a pivotal role in preparing the PMSSY Project for Sir J.J Group of Hospitals and was actively involved in implementation of this project.
She was highly appreciated by society, media & Govt. of Maharashtra for her active contribution in management of victims of terrorist attack on 26/11/2009.
Amongst the important laurels she received are: Top Anaesthesiologist in Mumbai city by India Today Group- May 2011 & Best Professor award by Dean, Grant Medical College in 2010 & 2014.
With the vast experience as a technical expert for procurement of medical equipments on the panel of Directorate of Health Services and Directorate of Medical Education and Research, Govt. of Maharashtra; she was invited as a jury member to Frost & Sullivan, Indian Health Industry Awards, 2014.
As an undergraduate and post graduate student in Grant Medical College, Dr. Bharati had active participation in extracurricular activities by holding various portfolios in Student Committee such as Hostel Secretary, Ladies Representative, Magazine Secretary and later as resident doctor as MARD representative.