Media Coverage of Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar and Galaxy Care Hospital
The "Pune Technique" by Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar reaches Sri Lanka
Hemas Hospital achieved a quantum leap by introducing and implementing the latest surgical techniques in minimally invasive surgeries that include Pune Technique from Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar, medical director of Galaxy Care Hospital. Laparoscopic or "minimal access surgery" is a highly specialized technique in which operations in the abdomen are performed through small incisions with the assistance of a video camera and other specially designed surgical instruments.
At present, a team of medical professionals of Hemas Hospital is working with the assistance and guidance of Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar who is also a famed advance Laparoscopic and Robotic surgeon. They together are in the process of introducing laparoscopic surgery for cancer of the womb and the neck of the womb. The uniqueness of this technique derives through the technology developed by Dr. Shailesh and popularized over the world as the "Pune Technique" of Radical Hysterectomy. Hemas Hospital is the first private hospital in Sri Lanka to have applied this unique technique to successfully perform a laparoscopic surgery to remove a 'cancer in the womb and the neck of the womb'.