About the Proprietor

Dr. U Prabhakar Rao

Dr. U Prabhakar Rao is senior most surgeon in Dombivli- Having passed MS from Seth GS Medical college in 1966, he heard about the acute need of a surgeon in this area and shifted here even though infrastructure was very poor and most of the area was in fact like a jungle. He started his first hospital in 1966 – Shrinivas Hospital, a 50 bedded hospital, near the station which was the first hospital in dombivli with surgical , gynec and ortho work which was lacking in those times. He has provided yeoman service to the people of Dombivli in the medical field. He was also the surgeon and gynecologist in the municipal hospital in those days. He has worked tirelessly in those days for the people of the town, often spending nights on end in the hospital and often accepting vegetables and fruits as payment from the non affording.
As the town grew to a population of a million, recognizing the need of the growing urban middle class for high end facilities, he started Mamata Hospital in 1994 providing the first CT scan in the area, a facility for which people had to travel at least 30 mms. This was followed by the first LASER of the area and the first Minimal Access Centre of the area providing high end Endoscopic and Laparoscopic facilities.
Dr. U Prabhakar Rao has also been actively involved in the social and educational activities of the town being the Founder President of the Dombivli Shikshan Prasarak Mandal which set up the first college in Dombivli in 1971- the KV Pendharkar College of Arts , Science and Commerce as well as the Sister Nivedita English and Marathi medium schools. He was also the Founder Chairman of the college for 40 years from 1971- 2011. He has also been the founder member and Past President of the Dombivli Gymkhana, the Past President of Rotary club of Dombivli, Past President of the Karnataka Sangha, Past president of the GSB society, Past president of the Dombivli Sadashiv Academy of Music, Past president of the Dombivli Fine Arts society, Past President of IMA Dombivli and Past Vice President of Indian Red Cross Society.
The people of the town have recognized his contributions to the health and welfare of the city and he was the first recipient of the Dombivli Dhanwantri award when it was instituted. He has also received various other awards including the Sevavrutti Puraskar award and Ideal Dombivlikar award.
He has twice been an University Senate Member of Mumbai University.

He is joined by his sons

Dr. Pradeep Rao who is a laparoscopic and Endourologist trained at Nadiad and the Cleveland Clinic. He has done his Diploma in laparoscopy from France and specializes in Endourology for stones and Prostates and Laparoscopic Urology for Benign and Cancer of the Kidney , prostate and Bladder.

Dr. Prashanth Rao passed out from KEM and Seth GS Medical College, standing first in the Mumbai University in MS Exam in his year and then did his advanced Laparoscopic training from France under the pioneers of Laparoscopic Surgery. He specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery like Laparoscopic Bariatric , HPB, Cancer and Colorectal Surgery.

Dr. Pramod Rao is an Interventional Radiologist who has done his specialization in Interventional Oncology from Tata Memorial and advanced training from IGR in Paris, France and is working abroad but is a visiting consultant for angiography, angio-embolizations, RF ablations of tumors and vascular stenting.

Contact Details
Mamata Hospital

PINCODE – 421203

0251-2444111 / 2443174/75/76
FAX :- 0251-2430255

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