Dr (Prof) VS Mehta, Padma Shree was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Medical Excellence in Neurosurgery at the 6th MT India Healthcare Awards 2016 at Mumbai on March 11, 2016. The national award was adjudged by jury members of national and international repute who judged the nominees on their contribution in their respective medical fields in research, clinical excellence , medical proficiency and patient outcomes. Dr (Prof) VS Mehta, Padma Shree, who is regarded an institution for Deep Seated Brain Tumors, Brain Stem Tumors and Image Guided Tumor Navigation Technology was awarded for his exceptional contributions unanimously by the jury.
The event was attended by various stakeholders of the healthcare industry, ranging from medical experts, insurance companies, medical suppliers and hospitals.The national event was mainly organized by the prominent B2B magazine – Medgate India – which specializes in sensitizing the industry experts on the latest developments in the healthcare sector.
Dr (Prof) VS Mehta, Director and Chief of Neurosciences, Paras Hospitals Gurgaon , is one of India’s Top Neurosurgeons. With an extensive experience as the Head of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. V.S. Mehta is regarded as an institution and a veteran in the field of neurosurgery. Dr. Mehta was also elected as the president of the Neurological Society of India and as the President of the South Asian Neurosurgeons. Over the years he has been extensively associated with the National Brain Research Centre India, Head Injury Foundation India and various NGO’s associated with research, education and awareness . Dr Mehta has also been a pioneer in the country for treating Low Grade Gliomas . He has also been instrumental in introducing Image Guided Tumor Navigation Technology making Paras Hospital the first private establishment to implement the same in Delhi NCR. He is also an active board member of Paras Healthcare Pvt Ltd.
According to Dr Dharminder Nagar, Managing Director, Paras Healthcare, “ It is a momentous occasion. Doctors such as Dr VS Mehta believe more in actions and their actions amplify their presence in the hospital industry. Under the esteemed guidance of Dr (Prof) VS Mehta, Director and Chief of Neurosciences, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon has emerged as the leading hospital in Delhi NCR for brain tumor surgery, head injury and various other brain ailments. He is an exception not just due his medical acumen but also due to his compassionate and patient oriented interface. Every patient whom he has treated, whose life he has touched or changed appreciate his contributions. He makes the saying, ‘Doctors are like Gods’ a reality!”