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South Mumbai - Mumbai Central

Consulting days: Mon, Tue, wed, Thu, Fri

Timings: 10:00-13:00, | 14:00-16:00

Role: Group Director

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Dr. Shirish M Hastak

M.B.B.S, M.D., D.M. (Neurology)
Group Director - Neurology & Stroke Services


Dr. Shirish M. Hastak, a widely renowned neurology specialist completed a stroke fellowship in Canada under Prof. Vladimir Hatchinski, a world renowned name in the field of stroke, at the Western University of Canada at London, Ontario. Along with his mentor he has co-authored chapters on stroke. Following his fellowship he worked with Prof. Louis .R .Caplan another giant in the field of stroke at the TUFTS Medical Centre, Boston. He later returned to India in 1990 and worked at renowned hospitals in the field of neurology and stroke services. While working at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, he pioneered hyper acute stroke management and the use of thrombolysis in combination with mechanical intervention (bridging therapy) to help patients in acute stroke settings. He continues to pursue his passion in the field of acute stroke management and plans to set up a Stroke Institute.


  • Stroke Fellowship – Western University of Canada – London, Ontario, Canada
  • Consultant Neurologist – Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
  • Director, Stroke Services and Consultant Neurologist – Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital


  • President - The Indian Stroke Association, 2010-2011
  • Delivered the first ISA/Nizam Institute National Stroke Oration


  • Post specialization stroke fellowship under Prof. V. Hachinski - University of Western Ontario
  • Worked with Prof. L.R .Caplan, another giant in the field of stroke at the TUFTS Medical Centre, Boston

Research and Publications:

  • ‘Thrombolysis in acute stroke without arterial occlusion’ – a presentation which is a multicenter trial, which has been published in the reputed Stroke Journal and can be accessed at: stroke.ahajournals.org/content/early/2014/07/29/STROKEAHA.114.005757


• M.B.B.S. – Nagpur Medical College
• M. D. – Nagpur Medical College
• Superspecialization (Neurology) - Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai


• Neurology
• Hyper acute stroke management
• Bridging therapy


Primary Location

South Mumbai - New Age

Wockhardt Hospitals, South Mumbai A New Age Hospital 1877, Dr.Anand Rao Nair Road, Near Agripada Police Station, Mumbai Central (E), Mumbai- 400 011