Prestigious Faculty

Dr. Manish Ray


Dr. Nikita Dodwad


Dr. Rucha Rayas


Dr. Rachana Dabadghav
Research Coordinator


Dr. Sona Kolke
Associate Professor


Dr. Siddhant Sawant


Dr. Purvi Shah


Dr. Hiba Memon


Dr. Venu Mohan
Associate Professor


Dr. Dinesh Chavhan
Associate Professor
Dr. Suroshree Mitra
Associate Professor in Community physiotherapy,Specialization in Occupational health
Dr. Prajakta Sahasrabudhe
Associate Professor in Cardio respiratory physiotherapy
Dr. Anand Gangwal
Associate Professor in sports physiotherapy
Consultant Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Masters in Orthopaedics, Sports and Manual Therapy University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia. Year of Passing – May 2005 Bachelors in Physical Therapy Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Pune, India. Year of Passing – Feb 2003 Additional Training and Certification Advanced Training in Post-arthroscopic Rehabilitation and Sports Injuries, Barcelona , Spain. Artroscopia g.c. , Clinica del Pilar, The International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) approved training centre Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Vetassess, Australia. Trained in Ergonomics, Manual Handling Techniques and Workplace Design to prevent Work-related Repetitive Stress Disorders. Certified Theraband Academy Speaker. Attended ‘Train the Trainer’ program in April 2010 conducted by International Theraband Academy in Düsseldorf, Germany. At Present Lecturer and Post Graduate Guide (Sports Physiotherapy), Sancheti Institute College Of Physiotherapy, Pune Proprietor, PrimePhysio, Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Clinic, Pune Senior Visiting Faculty, K11 Fitness Academy Director, 5 Fitness Club and Gym. (Pune & Pimpri Chinchwad) Other Interests Long Distance Running and Cycling , Ironman Triathlete.
DR. Radha Bhattad (PT)
Professor and Head of Neuro PT dept.
M.Sc. PT (UK), PhD PT, Professor, H.O.D. Musculoskeletal PhysiotherapyDept. Member Academic Council & Chairman U.G.BOS Allied Health MUHS Nasik.
  Professor and Head Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy , Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy,   Post Graduate Guide (Pune University & MUHS, Nashik) PhD Guide (MUHS, Nashik)   Qualifications- B Sc PT (Physiotherapy School & Centre, GMC Nagpur) 1979 MSc PT (University of East London, UK) 1999 PhD PT (University of Pune)2010     IAP -1567-L, MSOT&PT council Registration No- 2010/07/PT/001101 Member- Association of British Scholars, India Member Chartered Society of Physiotherapists UK Previous- Member Chairman UG BOS Allied Health & Member Academic Council (MUHS, Nashik)   Work Experience- Clinical Artificial Limb Centre, Ministry Of Defence, Pune Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Royal Hospital, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman Liverpool Womens’ Hospital, NHS, UK   More than 25 Publications in national & International Journals Paper presentations- WCPT- Yokohoma Japan, 1999 IAP 2000, Faculty IAP conference-Indore, IAP-Asia West pacific WCPT Mumbai 2009
Professor & Head of Community Dept.
M.P.Th. (Sports Sciences and Community Health), MIAP (Pursuing Ph.D. in Physiotherapy under MUHS) Associate Professor and Head,Dept of Community Physiotherapy,Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Additional Qualifications: Professional course in Fitness Training in Gymnasium & Aerobics from Talwalkar Fitness Academy, Mumbai. Work Experience: Recognised Post Graduate teacher and Examiner in Community Physiotherapy by MUHS. Various Appointments by Universities for UG & PG programs including MUHS, DY Patil University, Gujarat University, KLE University, Pravara University. Invited as Guest Speaker/ Faculty for various Sports & Fitness Seminars, Suryanamaskar, Physiotherapy &Orthopaedic conferences & Occupational Health Lectures at numerous industries. Physiotherapist for International Tennis Federation (ITF) Tennis Tournament, Mumbai, 1st MCA Corporate Trophy, Mumbai, Pune International Marathons, Pune& 3rd Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune. Professional Activities: Participation in Various Clinical Workshop on Manual Therapy, Sports Injuries & Fitness, Stroke Management, Cardio Pulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation (CPCR), Myofascial Release (MFR), Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Basic & Advanced Mechanical Ventilation, Paediatric Physiotherapy, Brain Hemorrhage Management. Participation in Various Academic Workshops on Research Methodology, Basic and Advanced Teaching Technology, Good Clinical Practice. Participation in Various National & International Conferences. Presented research papers & also won Prizes for presentations. Editorial Board Member, Journal of Medical Thesis and Reviewer for European Journal of Physiotherapy and Journal of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. Co-opted Member Board of Studies in Physiotherapy, Pad. DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai Treasurer, Pune Branch of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Pune and Treasurer, 49th IAP Conference, Pune. Scientific Paper Presentation Awards: 1st Prize in IAP conference, Jaipur 2004 1st Prize in Inter-university research competition ‘Avishkar’, Kolhapur 2012 1st Prize in IAP conference, Goa 2013 1st Prize in Intra-MUHS research competition ‘Avishkar’ teacher’s category 2011, 2012, 2013. Publications: S, ZendeDevyani, Shimpi Apurv P, RevadkarMayur T, RairikarSavita A, Shyam Ashok K, and Sancheti Parag K. “Correlation of Low Back Pain with Core Muscle Strength in Primigravida Indian Females.” (2014) International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (IJHRS) 3 (1), 19-23. Shimpi Apurv P, Shah Bhakti, KarnikRoshni “Scapular Resting Position And Gleno-Humeral Movement Dysfunction In Asymptomatic Racquet Players: A Case-Control Study.” Accepted for publication by the Asian Journal of Sports Medicine (AsJSM) Shimpi Apurv P, KharkarSupriya A, TalrejaAnkita A. “Effect of Induced Muscular Fatigue on Balance and core strength in normal individuals”. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (IJPOT) July-September 2014, Vol. 8, No. 3, 187-192 SupekarNishigandha R, Shimpi Apurv P, MadaneAlopa V. “Role of Laughter Clubs in promotion of health in community (a case control study).” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (IJPOT) April-June 2014, Vol. 8, No. 2, 110-114 Shimpi Apurv P, Shetye Jaimala V, Mehta Amita A. “Comparison between effect of equal intensity training with Suryanamaskar or Physical Education activity or combination of both on Physical fitness in Adolescent Urban School children – A Randomized Control Trial: A Hypothesis”. Journal Medical Thesis (JMT) 2014 May-Aug; 2(2):16-19 Shimpi Apurv P, Writer Hutoxi S, Shyam Ashok, DabadghavRachana. “Role of Physiotherapy in India – A Cross-sectional Survey to Study the Awareness and Perspective among Referring Doctors”.Journal Medical Thesis (JMT)2014 May-Aug; 2(2): 11-15 Shah Nidhi A, Shimpi Apurv P, RairikarSavita A, Shyam Ashok, Sancheti Parag K. “Presence of scapular dysfunction in dominant shoulder of professional guitar players”. Accepted for publication by the International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics (JOSE). Jakhotia Komal A, Shimpi Apurv P, RairikarSavita A. “Suryanamaskar – an equivalent approach towards management of Physical Fitness in Obese Females: a Randomised Control Trial”. Accepted for Publication by the International Journal of Yoga (IJOY) (Jan 2015 issue)
Dr. Razia Nagarwala
Dr. Raziya Nagarwala
Professor and Head of Cardio respiratory physiotherapy Department
Dr. Raziya Nagarwala (PT) MPT Cardio-Pulmonary Sciences M.P.T. (Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Sciences) Professor and Head of department Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Sciences MPT from Rajiv Gandhi University of health science, Karnataka B.Sc. (PT) from Mumbai University Experience Working at Sancheti Institute College of physiotherapy from 1996. Recognized PG guide from 2006 by MUHS Recognized PG guide from 2004 by Pune University Work as clinical physio therapist at Ruby hall hospital, Pune Breahcandy hospital, Mumbai Kuwait Government hospital K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai   Publications 1) Correlation between core strength and breath holding time in normal young adults Razia Nagarwala, Prarthana Dhotre, Isha Gelani. Journal of orthopedic and rehabilitation 2011, 75-78 2) Effects of Pranayama on Bronchial Asthma Jayesh Parmar , Razia Nagarwala International Journal of Physiology, Vol 2, No 1 (2014), Pagination: 96-101 3) Comparison of Vascular Doppler and Sphygmomanometer for Measurement of Ankle-Brachial Index Vidhani N D, Nagarwala R M, Jalan N S, Rairikar S A, Shyam A K, Sancheti P K IJPOT, vol 8 No.3 July – sept  2014;17 – 19   4) Correlation of Transverses Abdomonis Strength and Endurance with Pulmonary Functions in Healthy Adults Gotmare Neha, Nagarwala Raziya, Ghodke Aditi, Rairikar Savita, Shyam Ashok, Sancheti Parag IJPOT– Volume : 8, Issue : 4  Oct – Dec 2014; 77 – 81 5) A comparative study of supine lying, side lying and prone positioning on oxygen saturation, in mechanically ventilated patients, in acute respiratory failure Prajakta S. Patil, Raziya Nagarwala.  Int J Res Med Sci. 2015; 3(7): 1627-31 6) Comparison between effect of pursed lip breathing and mouth taping on dyspnoea: a cross sectional study Gaurav Maind PT, Raziya Nagarwala PT, Seemi Retharekar PT, Supriya Gondane PT, Nilima Bedekar PT, Ashok Shyam, Parag Sancheti. IJCRR,  2015, Volume: 7, 1617-21 7) ‘Effect of Shavasana in Post CABG Surgery Patients During Phase I of Cardiac Rehabilitation’,   Aditi Ghodke, Raziya Nagarwala Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research; March 2016: Vol.-5, Issue- 2, P. 225-232 IJBAMR 8)  Effects of facial cooling by ice application in management of dyspnoea  Raziya Nagarwala, Nithya Menon    Accepted by IJPOT