Symbiosis Faculty | Medico Legal Systems Program | SCHC Pune


Name: Dr. Gopinath N. Shenoy

Qualifications: MD, DGO,DFP,FCPS,LLB,LLM,PhD

Designation: Medico-legal consultant

Areas of Expertise: Medico-legal consultation, Criminology. He has authored two books on Medical Negligence. He has over 14 original research work and teaches Indian Penal Code, the Consumer Protection Act and Criminology at Law Colleges in Mumbai. He was also judge of the Consumer Court, Mumbai, Govt. Of Maharashtra.

Current Profile: He is a practicing Obstetrician and a Gynecologist and a Medico-legal consultant who exclusively appears for the doctors in the consumer courts all over India.

Name: Dr. Nikhil Datar

Qualifications: MD, DNB , LLB, DHA,PGDMLS

Designation: Medico Legal Consultant

Areas of Expertise: Gynaecology, Medico Legal consultation, Health Rights Activist, Patient Safety, Founder President: Patient Safety Alliance, Chairman: Medico legal Cell of Medical Consultants, Member Managing Council: Mumbai Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society, Member: Medico Legal Cell, FOGSI.

Current Profile:  Practicing Gynaecologist since 15 years and Medico Legal Consultant

Name: Dr. Sanjay Gupte

Qualifications: MD, LLB

Designation: Director, Gupte Hospital, Pune

Areas of Expertise: He was President of Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI -2010) & Honorary Professor and Post Graduate teacher at B.J. Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune. President - DIPSI 2013 (DIABETES IN PREGNANCY STUDY GROUP – INDIA) & National Consultant in Medico-legal and ethical Issues in Obst and Gynec. He has published more than 60 national & international research papers, has written books and honoured as Secretary General of World Gestosis Organization. He has been awarded FRCOG (Honoris causa) by the Royal College, London in 2010.

Current Profile: Director, Gupte Hospital, Pune

Name:Dr. Santosh Kakade

Qualifications:MS (Surg), D. Ortho, FICS, LLM, MBA (Hospital Management), PhD


Areas of Expertise:General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Medico Legal issues &Hospital Management. He has extensive experience in Trauma care surgery and is the Fellow of International College of Surgeons-Indian section.

Current Profile:As a hospital management expert, he is leading the development of a green field hospital in Pune.