Medical electives at hospitals in Navi Mumbai
MGM New Bombay Hospital
The MGM New Bombay Hospital is one of India's most modern clinics. Since September 2010, at MGM, we can offer clinical electives and internships to medical and nursing students in allof the hospital's wards. Additionally internships in the areas of occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech therapy are possible, alongside hospital management. The hospital further welcomes final year students.
The hospital was opened in 1982 and is located in Vashi, in the heart of Navi Mumbai. The hospital's wards include cardiology, dental department, dermatology, diabetology and endocrinology, emergency and trauma centre, endoscopy, general medicine, surgery including laparoscopic surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, outpatient department, ophtalmology, paediatrics, pathology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, psychology, genetic research & diagnosis, physiotherapy, nephrology, gastroenterology, neurology and neurosurgery, radiology and rheumatology.
Further, there is an intensivee care unit, a pain management clinic and inpatient wards with a total capacity of 150 beds.
The hospital is run by the MGM (Mahatma Gandhi Mission) Charitable Trust, Navi Mumbai. The charitable trust is providing many poor patients free medical treatment including surgeries, medicine and stay.
Dr. Yewale's Pediatric Clinic
The pediatric hospital has been founded in 1989 and has the reputation to be one of Mumbai's best private hospitals for children. The main team comprises of 5 general practitioners - Dr. Vijay Yewale, the founder; Dr. Jeetendra Gavhane who is at the same time a lecturer at IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics) and at MGM Medical College; Dr. Preshand Weekey, whose focus is on the pediatric intensive care unit, Dr. Satish Shahane and Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan.
Additionally there are many doctors who specialise in certain subject areas, who are attending patients during certain days of the week. This includes Pediatric Epilepsy and Neurology; Developmental Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Hematoncology, Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Nutrition & Diet Management.
The clinic makes use of two buildings facing each other on a street within a residential area of Navi Mumbai. It has the wards of outpatients' clinic, neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, surgery theatre, x-rays, electrophysiology (EEG, Video EEG, BERA, OAE), neborn hearing and eye screening, 2D Echocardiography and Dental.
As Dr. Yewale's clinic is rather small, there is less bureaucracy and regulation as in the large hospitals, which allows medical students to more actively participate in the daily work.
Location: New Mumbai, India
Duration: With trouble-free package from 1 month; shorter electives (1-4 weeks) are possible as "Voluntourism Hopper"
needed: yes, student or training in relevant field
Costs: Trouble-free package (500 €) is mandatory; additionally, MGM hospital is charging a fee which depends on the duration of stay: 7-31 days – 200 USD; 32-90 days – 300 USD; 91-180 days – 500 USD; 181-365 days – 1000 USD. There is no further fee at Dr. Yewale's clinic.
Accommodation: Not included
Meals: Not included
Included: The whole range of services which is part of the
trouble-free package is included
Not included: Travel to India, health insurance