“FREE BACK PAIN CAMP” was sponsored by our Trust on Sunday September 3rd 2023 held at 155-A, Techno Heights, Hindu Colony, Dadar (East), Mumbai – 400 020 was went very well. There was too much crowd and the clinic was full with patients waiting in the corridor.
Approx 150 patients were examined & Approx 25 through video consultations The Camp was over at 4.00 pm which was started at 7.30a.m. Our President & World Neuro Spinal Surgeon and Great Social Worker Dr. P. S.Ramani Sir with his five assistant conducted the Camp. All the patients were provided Snacks.
The first ever Dr P S Ramani Oration established by Bombay Neuro Spine Association was delivered by Dr Oscar Alves from Portugal on 25th June 2023. The medal specially made with Gold and Silver conveys history of Neuro Spinal Surgery in India.
An auditorium was made in honour of Dr PS Ramani and was inaugurated by the Dean Dr Mohan Joshi on 15 September 2022 in LTMG Hospital , popularly known as Sion Hospital . Dr PS Ramani has spent best part of his life in this institution taking it to global heights.
On Sunday the 10th of July, 2022 on Ashadi Ekadashi day , Dr PS RAMANI released his 75th book on a so called religious script ” BHAGAVAD GITA ” in English and Marathi language. Dr PS RAMANI does not believe it is a religious script . He strongly believes like many others round the world that it is a way of life that one should live to attain contentment. The book was released by Shri RAVI DIXIT , Joint Director , Kaivalyadhama Yogic Health Center in Mumbai and in Lonavala. Smt Anuradha Thakur , Retired Chief General Manager of State Bank of India and Shri Vinayak Prabhu of Times Group were the Guests of Honour.
Times Global Indians publishes its 3rd edition of COFFEE TABLE BOOK since 2010. In 2022 edition, Dr PS RAMANI is included as one of the Global Indians. It was released in Uparashtrapati Bhavan by Honourable Vice President of India Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu.
In life there is no better substitute than education and for us grandparents there is no substitute to Happiness to see them achieve excellence in Education. Dear ROHAN & NEHA , we feel elated to see your excellence.
Shanta Siddhi Charitable Trust donated equipment useful for handicapped patients like adult and children wheelchairs , crutches , walkers , etc to All India Institute for Physically Handicapped and Rehabilitation at a function held in their Institute in Haji Ali , Mumbai 1st May 2022. Dr Anil Kumar Gaur , the Director was personally present and thanked the Trust profusely and outlined the role of NGO’s in such acts.
Dr P S Ramani held free medical camp to commemorate Neuro Spinal day in India and abroad on Sunday, 28th November 2021 at Gomantak Sewa Sangh, Vile Parle East, Mumbai and examined more than 100 patients.
On 13th October 2021, in recognition of Dr. P. S. Ramani’s extraordinary contribution to the Spinal Surgery, he was conferred “WFNS International Life Time Recognition Award” by World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Spine Committee. Justifying this, Saraswat Bank and Shanta Siddhi Charitable Trust jointly organized a programme in Mumbai where Dr. Premanand Ramani was felicitated with “Geevan Gaourav Purskar”.
Shri Dwarkanath Sanzgiri, writer and Engineer was present as the chief guest and Chairman of Saraswat Bank, Shri Gautam Thakur was the Guest of Honor on this occasion.
Dr. P. S. Ramani’s 72nd book on the topic of “Corona Pandemic” was released on 15th August 2021 by Lt.Gen. Dr. V. Ravishankar, COO, Lilavati Hospital and Dr. Avinash Supe, Director, P. D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai.
In the present Covid Crisis in Goa, Dr P S Ramani donates Suction machines, ECG machines and patient transfer trolley with Protection, IV Drip and Oxygen facilities. Picture shows goods being received in Goa.
Hon. Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, Hon. Ex Chief Minister Shri Digamber Kamat, Hon. Minster of Art & Culture Shri Govind Gaude and Hon. MLA Shri Subhash Shirodkar, inaugurated Dr. P. S. Ramani Museum in Goa at Dr. P. S. Ramani Sports Complex, Wadi-Talauli.
NSSA 2020 conference was held virtually on 31st October 2020 launched from Mumbai by Dr. P. S. Ramani.
The conference was extremely successful with very high standards of academics and just less than 1000 audience glued to their seats for 7 hours and even after conclusion of the conference the speakers from various countries, although it was well past midnight for some of the overseas countrie’s speakers, were not willing to get up from the seats, for almost half an hour and held social discussion.
Dr. P. S. Ramani was conferred “Gaudpadacharya Parampujya Shivanand Saraswati Swami 2019 Purskar at Banganga, Kavale Math in Mumbai on Saturday, the 19th October 2019. Mrs. Pratima Ramani was also felicitated.”
Dr P S Ramani’s 46th Annual Neurological camp was held in Ponda on 22nd September 2019. Minister for Art and Culture Shri Govind Gaude was the Chief guest who gave away prizes to the winners of Essay Competion for College Students.
Prof. Ramani’s Spine Masters Course was held on 22nd and 23rd June 2019at Dr. R. N. Cooper Municipal General Hospital, Juhu, and Hotel ITC Grand Central, Parel, Mumbai, on the theme of “Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS)”.
Goa government on Monday, 10th of June 2019 declared the rare and prestigious “GOMANT VIBHUSHAN”award to Dr P S Ramani. The government has proposed the grand function to confer the award on 28thSeptember 2019 (Saturday)at Kala Academy Auditorium in Panaji, Goa at 04:00 pm.
Dr. Ramani operated upon the back of 95 year old lady for a major surgery of lumbar canal stenosis. Within less than 24 hours, she started walking, sitting and chit-chatting freely and After successful surgery, she immediately sent her 87 year old brother in law, who was operated on 23rd May and he is roaming all over the hospital.
International Asia Pacific Society confers Life Time Achievement Award on Dr P S Ramani at a glittering function in Hotel Taj in New Delhi on 15th November 2018. Large number of guests from Korea, Taiwan, China, Japan, sousing Arabia, Singapore, Turkey, Egypt , USA and India attended the function.
Dr P. S. Ramani held his annual saw-bone model workshop at Lilavati Hospital on Sunday, 1st July, 2018. He was assisted by faculty members coming from Bombay, Breach Candy, Hinduja, Nanavati, Apollo, K.E.M and Cooper Hospitals. The delegates came from Chennai, Bangalore, other parts of Karnataka, New Delhi and Maharashtra.
In the evening of this day, a cultural program and felicitation ceremony was organised. In the evening of this day, a cultural program and felicitation ceremony was organised where Megha Sampat and Troupe enthrawlled the audience with their performance which was attended by a crowd of approximately 700 people. A well known guitarist and musician Mr. Alloysius and band along with Dr. Arjun Dhar a representative of students of Dr. Ramani mesmerised the crowd with their live and jubiliant performance.
The chief guest of the function was Hon’ble senior-most minister in the Goa Govt, Shri Ramakrishna Dhawalikar who felicitated Dr. Ramani. Retd. Lt. Gen. Dr V. Ravishankar, COO, Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai was the guest of honor. The other dignitaries on the dias were Dr. Benny from Indonesia, Dr. Mohd. Maziad from Egypt, Dr. Marcus Eif from Germany, Dr. Motoi Shoda from Japan, Dr. Abul Khair from Bangladesh, Dr. Atul Goel Prof and Head Dept of Neurosurgery KEM Hospital, Mr. Deepak Londhe who is a trainer in Striders Jogging Group Shivaji Park Mumbai and Mr. Atmaram Parab Manager Esha Tours & Travels graced the occasion with thier kind words about Dr. Ramani. A short trailer on the autobiography movie of Dr. Ramani was also released on this very occasion.
Dr. Ramani also released “Casebook” a collection of anecdotes from the professional life of Dr. Ramani with the support of Publishing house InkIng.
As a mark of gratitude, Dr. Ramani’s students collectively presented a bust carved out of a single piece of marble which was also released at the same function.
The day started with a 5k and 10k Marathon starting from Worli Sea Link in which 450 runners participated which was joined by Striders Running Group from Shivaji Park, Mumbai and students and invitees from all over the world with utmost excitement.
“Dr P S Ramani was conferred the rare and prestigious Saraswat Bhushan Purskar on 25th February, 2018 at the hands of revered H H Shri Shivanand Saraswati Swamiji in Mumbai in the presence of dignitaries and distinguished audience.”
Dr. Ramani Goa Marathon 2017 resonated as a grand success on 5th November 2017 in Ponda, Goa held at Bhausaheb Bandodkar Ground. People walked, jogged and ran to complete this challenging route. The enthusiasm of the volunteers was tremendous. Honorable Shri Sudin Dhavalikar, PWD Minister, was the Chief Guest and Ms. Sunita Sawant, DySp, Goa was the Guest of Honor who give away the prizes. Mr. James N Nyawira from Kenya finished half marathon in 1:09:18.
Dr P S Ramani, an ex-student of GVM joined the Marathon in Ponda, Goa.
He was also facilitated by the college authorities.
The prize distribution function of annual essay competition on health topic for college students of Goa was held during the annual camp of Dr P S Ramani. The chief guest Mr A K Burman, production director of Blue Cross Laboratories gave away the prizes. The three recipients are females.
Dr Ramani in Indonesia, attendind Amerian Spine, International Minimally invasive and Indonesian Minimally invasive societies conference.
Later he went to Airlanga University and Inaugurated Indonesian Neùro Spinal Surgery Society.
Dr P S Ramani attended World Conference as an invited speaker in Istanbul – Turkey. He gave 4 lectures and chaired 2 sessions. Dr Marcos Masini from Brazil was also conferred with honorary membership of NSSA by him in presence of other core committee members- Dr S Patkar and Dr JKBC Parthiban.
“Prof Premanand Ramani spine course was indeed a feast for spinal surgeons”.
Dr Hirano, senior Surgeon, Japan:
” Prof Ramani Spine Masters Teaching Course was a big lesson for me “.
Dr M. Maziad, Prof. from Egypt :
“The contents of the course were very high standards. To issue the book with all collected experience in time so every participant has the recorded information back home to consider it in his daily practise is very good point.”
Dr Chandralekha Tampi, Indian Faculty:
“The organisation,speed and skill with which you all managed such a large gathering was commendable and a pleasure to watch.
Everything moved with clockwork precision,and the warmth and co operative nature with which you all handled the delegates and speakers was admirable.”
Dr Chun-Kun Park, retired professor from the University, South Korea :
” The quality and the level of the course are much higher than I expected, And the enthusiasm shown by the participants was amazing.”
Dr Se Hoon Kim, South Korea:
“The meeting was overwhelming and very successful. The audience was so much enthusiastic!”
Dr Arvind Jayaswal, Indian faculty:
“This prestigious , well organised Course – conceived with a vision & executed with a focussed “Junoon” & team work.”
Dr Abdul Hafid Bajamal, Prof and head, Airlanga University, Indonesia :
“The course was an immense learning experience for me and my 3 assisstants who accompanied me. The book on the course will be displayed in our and the University Library. “
Dr Chun-Kun Park from Seoul, South Korea and Dr Abdul H. Bajamal from Surabaya, Indonesia were conferred Prof. Ramani Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017 at a glittering function in Hotel J W Marriott in Mumbai
he conference was held on 18th and 19th February, 2017 at Keys Evershine Resort in Mahabaleshwar. DrRamani inaugurated the conference by lighting the lamp. To his right is Dr Anil Patil from Satara who organized the conference with blessings from DrSushil Patkar from Pune. Dr P S Ramani delivered keynote address on the topic of “Making spinal surgery safe”.
Recently Dr. P. S. Ramani was felicitated in Goa by Saraswat Convention during their Annual Food and Cultural Festival. Photo shows Shri Anil Counto felicitating him in presence of other members and actress Varsha Usgaonkar. He then addressed a 3,500 congregation of delegates attending the festival.
Dr. P S Ramani was the Guest pf Honour along with Dr. R Deshpande , oncological surgeon (seated yo the left) for the Annual Meeting of GSBS Medical Trust. Dr. Suhas Prabhu paediateic physician (seated to the right) the President of tge organisation felicitated Dr. Ramani who later addressed the gathering on 7th January 2017 at Kohinoor Hall Prabhadevi Mumbai. Mrs. Geeta Pai, Trustee and Secretary of the Organisation presided over the function
World Neuro Trauma Society, a Chapter of Federation of World Neurosurgical Societies has conferred Honorary Membership on Dr. Ramani at the hands of Belgium based Neurosurgeon Dr. Andrew Mass in a function held recently in Colombia, South America
He inaugurated the annual Neuro Spinal Surgery conference and later addressed the gathering. The picture shows his felicitation at the hands of Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Kamrul Hasan Khan of Banglabandhu Shaikh Mujib Medical University along with Prof Kanak Kanti Barua, Chairman of Department of Neurosurgery, Dr Mohammed Hossain, Secretary of Neurospine Society and others.
In his address, DrRamani stressed the value of mother in house with reference to the famous book of Sane Guruji “Shyamchi Aai”. He also vividly brought to the notice of the audience that in the present era, the modern Shyam has no time to look after his mother although he respects her very much. Under the circumstances, DrRamani suggested that senior citizens places like Sneh Mandir in Goa is the best solution
The function was organized by Dainik Lokmat. Mr Raju Nayak had worked hard to see that a large number of readers attend the function along with different types of media. The function was compered by Goa’s noted ophthalmic surgeon and equally famous for compering programs Dr Ajay Vaidya. The book released by most senior doctor and humanitarian in Goa Dr Datta Naik. The acclaimed writer of novels in Marathi Mr Vishram Gupte analysed the book for the audience. The function was well attended by corporate directors and chairmen, business magnates, bank officials and other readers of DrRamani‘s books.
Dr P S Ramani held his annual free medical camp at IMA Hall, Ponda Goa on 9th October 2016. More than 300 patients were examined and given advice. The unique feature of the camp was 17 patients coming in individual ambulances and Dr Ramani every time had to come down from the 3rd floor to examine the patient (central picture). Several VIPs attended the camp for advice. Left top picture shows SP and DySP of Goa who came for advice. Dr Ramani took this opportunity to give away the prizes to the winners of All Goa College students Essay Competition floated by Dr Ramani (middle right picture). He was ably assisted by Neurosurgeon Dr Sumeet Pawar who was flown from Mumbai along with doctors from Ayurvedic Medical College, Shiroda Goa (Bottom right)
“Baring the recent storm of rain, this exquisite 6 feet wide mural from Marcel, Goa was transported to Mumbai, a gift from Mr Dayanand Bhagat, commercial artist to Dr P. S. Ramani.
It now proudly hangs on the main hall of Dr P. S. Ramani’s residence.”
Dr P S Ramani was in Manilla, Philippines attending World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Spine Committee Conference which he himself had established in 2010.
Picture 1 shows him addressing the audience.
Picture 2 shows the WFNS Spine Executive Committee.
Picture 3 shows him(The past President) with the present President (extreme right) Dr Enrique Osorio from Bogota, Columbia and Dr Ben Roitberg, Neurosurgeon from Chicago and the Editor in Chief of the journal Neurological Research, presenting certificate and cheque for 1000 US dollars as second prize for research submitted to the journal by Dr Sumeet Pawar (to the left of Dr P S Ramani) from Mumbai, India.
Dr. P. S. Ramani was the President of the year long function arranged to mark 50 years of Shri Shantadurga Temple at Walkeshwar Math along with completion of 21 years by the present Pontiff Parampujya Shivanand Swamiji.
At the concluding function on 5th June 2016 held at Pracharya B. N. Vaidya Sabhagruha, Dadar. Dr. Ramani is seeing with Mrs. Ramani arriving at the hall and in the second photograph felicitating Swamiji alongwith Shri Gautam Thakur, Vice Chairman, Saraswat Bank Ltd., looking on the left side is Mr. Bhushan Jack was responsible for the yearlong celebrations and on the right side Shri Kishore Kulkarni, Chairman, NKGSB Bank.
Yet one more Lifetime Achievement Award.
NeuSurge in co-operation with NeuroScientists Association of Gujarat conferred Lifetime Achievement Award at the hands of Air Marshall P. K. Desai in Ahmedabad on 6th February, 2016.
Dr. Ramani also visited Gandhi Ashram located on Sabarmati River and paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. “
” Dr P S Ramani’s Annual Cadaveric workshop was conducted in Rajkot for 2 days on 30th and 31st January, 2016. It was inaugurated by Hon’ble Gujarat Cabinet Minister Sri Vijaybhai Rupani along with Mayor of Rajkot Dr Jaimanbhai Upadhyaya. The workshop was held at PDU Medical College and was organised by senior reputed Neurospinal surgeon from Rajkot Dr Prakash Modha along with Dr Shradha Maheshwari Neurosurgeon from R N Cooper hospital, Mumbai. The instructors came from all over India, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Egypt.
It was attended by over 100 participants.”
Dr P S Ramani was invited to Goa by Antruz Patrakar Sangh to address school and college students. The students were mesmerised by Dr Ramani’s speech and enthralled to know more about him through his interview taken by Dr Ajay Vaidya.