Dr. Gautam Bhansali is a well known Indian physician who specializes in general medicine and infectious diseases.
Dr. Gautam Bhansali was born on December 19 in Pali, Rajasthan. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He did his MBBS from SMS Medical College in Jaipur, and later, he did his MD from the Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Bombay Hospital in Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5 ′ 10 ″
Eye color: Black
Hair color: Black
Family, caste and wife
He was born into a Hindu family in Rajasthani. His father, Sohanraj Bhansali, is a grain merchant and commission agent. His mother’s name is Pushpa Bhansali. He has four siblings, Suresh Bhansali, Jitendra Bhansali, Late Mahendra Bhansali, and Vinesh Bhansali. Dr. Gautam is married to Meghana Gemawat, a social worker and co-founder of the Golden Hour Foundation, and the couple is blessed with two children.
He is a highly experienced consultant physician with vast experience in clinical research in infectious and tropical diseases such as dengue, malaria, chikungunya, and tuberculosis. He has conducted several charitable medical camps in rural areas of Nagpur, Jalgaon and Wadala. He has organized several medical camps for Maheshwari Samaj in Mumbai (2007), Polio and rehabilitation camp for Giants Group of Bhiwandi Metro (2004 and 2005), Ralegan Siddhi with social activist Anna Hazare, Lasoor, Aurangabad and tribal areas of Palghar and Kelwan with CM and Minister of Medical Education.
In 2018, he founded ‘The Golden Hour Foundation’ with the motto “Save Golden Hour, Save Life”.
During the Corona pandemic in 2020, he was appointed Chief Coordinator of a committee organized by General Medicine and Infectious Diseases BMC, Maharashtra.
Awards and honors
- 1999: Awarded by the Governor of Rajasthan for various medical camps
- 2016: Awarded by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for organizing free medical camps and medical care in the drought-stricken area of Maharashtra
- 2018: CM Maharashtra Most Promising Physician Award at ET Edge Maharashtra Achievers Awards
Note: He has many more accolades to his name.
Facts / Trivia
- While speaking of the Corona pandemic in 2020, he said:
Panic is greatest among people with low levels of immunity and a history of foreign travel. If we receive patients with a history of travel to affected countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, Iran and Italy, among others, we refer them to the government hospital ”.
- He has organized several free medical camps for diabetic patients.
- In 2016, his name was inscribed in Guinness World Records for jointly performing most diabetic eye tests in 8 hours.
- In 2020, he was honored on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ along with Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala for his contribution to society during the Corona pandemic. On the show, he shared that he treated COVID-19 positive patients for free.