Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani
Achiever's Success Story
Not all angels have wings, some have stethoscopes
Introducing Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani, Consulting Chest Physician and sleep specialist at Prince Aly Khan, Wokhardt and Breach Candy Hospital. For him this is not only a profession but his passion. Nothing gives him more happiness than seeing the smile on his patient’s face when they’re cured. Being in this esteemed and noble profession, he carries more than 20 years’ experience in his postgraduate field of Respiratory medicine and Tuberculosis.
His Clinical area of expertise includes Asthma, COPD, sleep related breathing disorders and Tuberculosis including MDR and XDR tuberculosis. He has done his MBBS from KJ Somaiya medical college and MD in respiratory medicine and tuberculosis from B.Y.L. Nair hospital and T.N. Medical college Mumbai.
He was a governing board member and the head of department of Pulmonology at Prince Aly Khan hospital. He was the director of Aga Khan health service India from 2004-2012 and the chairman of Aga Khan health board India from 2014-2018. He was also part of the Secretary Maharashtra State anti-tuberculosis association. He is accredited by College of Physician and Surgeons (CPS) and a recognised teacher for diploma in chest and Tuberculosis.
He was felicitated and awarded Mahatma Gandhi Gold Medal for Outstanding Contribution in Respiratory Medicine, Community Health A Nd Research. In spite of his achievements Dr Ladhani believes that learning is a continuous process and an extremely important stepping stone for success. He participated in various courses from time to time and has completed many courses by the European respiratory society and the royal college of physicians at Scotland. He is also a member of the Indian chest society, European respiratory society, American thoracic society, Indian society of respiratory and critical care and the International association for the study of lung cancer.
He is academically inclined and has many Publications in reputed index journals and has presented many papers at conferences. He also has inclination towards clinical research and has done may clinical trials He strongly believes in sharing his expertise and clinical skills for voluntary service to the community and underprivileged. He has volunteered for Aga Khan Health Service India registered NGO in various capacities including Director and Chairman of Aga Khan Health Board India. He has also done community based research with Indian council of medical research India on non-communicable diseases and with World Bank on maternal and child health.
He strongly believe prevention is better than cure and for the same He spreads awareness amongst the community through various forums and Information education and communication (IEC)on prevention and early detection of lifestyle related diseases
His aim is to continue serving humanity through his clinical expertise and strive for excellence and best in health car.