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    Dr Makarand Chavan



    DOB-- 22nd September 1976 , Born and brought up in Mumbai., .

    Graduated from Bombay Veterinary College, in 1998. (BVSC & AH)

    Finished Masters in Veterinary Gynecology in 2001.(MVSc), from Bombay Veterinary College. Stood First in university and won Gold medal in the overall masters program in University.

    Bombay Gowraksha Mandali Scholarship during masters Programme. Headed team of vets to Bhuj, Gujarat in 2001 after the earthquake and treated and rescued hundreds of animals ., in disaster management Initiative., of BSPCA. Volunteer for IDA from 1997 till 2011.. ( In defene of Animals) Worked with WSD as a Physician for year 1999.(Welfare of Stray Dogs) Visiting surgeon for IDA and WSD from 2001.till today. Managing committee member of IDA from 2002.till today. Visiting surgeon for BSPCA from 2012 Managing committee Member of Bombay Veterinary College Alumni Association ( BVCAA) Successfully performed 45,000 ABC surgeries in various NGOS., on stray animals. Successfully performed more than 5000 various soft tissue surgeries at many clinics in Mumbai and Thane and own clinic as well.

    Managing committee member and Hon Secretary of Pet Practitioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM) from 2008 till today.

    Executive Council member and General Secretary of Federation of Small Animal Practitioners India(FSAPAI) from 2012 till today.

    WSAVA India Representative, from 2013, till today.

    Conducted regular workshops for volunteers of NGOs in Mumbai on first Aid.

    Conducted corporate trainings for SAVA , Zoetis and Bayer.

    Presented articles on : Status of Heart Worm in India at Penang Malaysia, at Asia Pacific CVBD Conference., 2013. Delivered Lecture: on Effective control of ectoparasites in Indian Subcontinent conditions at Asia Pacific CVBD Conference., 2013

    Participated in , discussions and brainstorming events at WSAVA Assembly and invited quality International speakers to India for up gradation of skill and knowledge of pet practitioners in India. Arranged and participated in hands on trainings and CE events for 15 years.

    Leading Practitioner at Dogs & Cats Veterinary Clinic , at Shivaji Park, Dadar, Mumbai for 15 years, with team of 4 vets (2Physicians, an Ophthalmic Surgeon and a Microbiologist).


    Leadership and Nomination Committee(LNC): Member