Dr. Sarita Bhagwat : Paediatric Surgeons in Mumbai | Narayana Health

Dr. Sarita Bhagwat

MCh (Paediatric Surgery), DNB (Paediatric Surgery) Senior Consultant

  • SpecialityPaediatrics Surgery

  • HospitalMumbai - SRCC Children's Hospital


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Brief Profile

Dr. Sarita Bhagwat has an experience of over 25 years in the field of Paediatric Surgery. She has completed MBBS from Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, MS - General Surgery and MCh - Pediatric Surgery from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College. Paediatric Surgery has always been her passion. She has an expertise in Tracheoesophageal cleft, Repair of Exstrophy bladder, Repair of Epispadias, Repair of duplicated urethra with urethral fistula, successful management of antenatally detected Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) even a right sided one with liver up, Congenital Cystic Lung conditions, Esophageal atresia, Hydronephrosis, etc. She is also a recognized teacher at Maharashtra University of Health Sciences for the M. Ch. Degree in Paediatric Surgery. Dr. Sarita Bhagwat has contributed various chapters in the books and has been a co-editor of the book ‘Re-do Surgery in Children’. She has been invited as a guest speaker in various national conferences and has delivered presentations in numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Sarita Bhagwat has undertaken various research projects with her students as dissertations submitted for M.Ch. (Paediatric Surgery).


  • MCh (Paediatric Surgery), DNB (Paediatric Surgery)

Fields of Expertise

  • Reconstructive surgery for Hypospadias
  • Exstrophy
  • Epispadias
  • Single stage pull through for Hirschsprung’s disease

Awards & Recognition

  • Hargobind Foundation fellowship in Paediatric Surgery for the year 2002 to visit Royal Children`s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia for vesical exstrophy and related work
  • Best Thesis Award for Surgery and Allied Specialities by Staff Society of Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital for the thesis ‘Wilms` Tumor: A Study’
  • Distinctions in Anatomy and Biochemistry at 1st M.B.B.S. examinations held by University of Mumbai
  • 1983-1987 Rotary club scholarship
  • National Scholarship Scheme, Govt. of Maharashtra
  • Scholarship Examination held by Maharashtra Government High School 16th rank / Middle School 12th rank in Mumbai

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons
  • Indian Association for Paediatric Urology
  • Paediatric Endoscopic Surgeons of India
  • Maharashtra chapter of IAPS

Key Procedures Performed

  • Single stage endoanal pull through for Hirschsprung's disease
  • Application of Endoanal pull through in complicated cases of Anorectal malformations like recurrent fistula, stricture of the pulled through bowel


  • The effect of Lomodex-MgSO4 on the prevention of reperfusion injury following unilateral testicular torsion: An experimental study in rats Paediatric Surgery International, 2005
  • Bowel Preparation with Peglec in infants: a safe, effective and expeditious way - Bombay Hospital Journal, vol 45, No. 3, 2003
  • Huge omental cyst may mimic ascitis: A rare presentation - Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 44 No. 2, 2002
  • Some Common Paediatric Surgical Anomalies from Teaching Institutions of Mumbai: An Analysis - Bombay Hospital Journal, Vol. 41 No.1, 1999
  • Isolated Jejunal Varices - Journal of Post Graduate Medicine, Vol. 41(2),1995
  • Bilateral Breast Tuberculosis: An Unusual Presentation,- Bombay Hospital Journal,Vol.35 No.1,1993

Languages Spoken

English, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati