Events and Extension Activities


दंत चिकित्सकासाठी एमजीएम रुग्णालयात कार्यशाळा

Extension Activities




Aims and Objectives

  • To identify and mobilize all patients born with Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities to MGM hospital .
  • To carry out educational programs in order to create awareness about the above mentioned deformities, with emphasis on preventive aspects to expecting mothers.
  • To do high quality research in this field to find new preventive and treatment strategies.
  • To provide patients with specialist consultation in the fields of Surgery, Anaesthesia, Paediatrics, ENT; all free of cost.
  • To provide all patients with comprehensive services like Dentistry (NAM, Orthodontics), Nutrition and Speech Therapy ; all free of cost.
  • Training facilities for Surgeons and Anaesthesiologist from across the globe, to build skilled human resource in areas of great need.
  • Training healthcare workers like ASHA (Accredited Social Health Care Activist) in identifying the patients and directing the patient at right age for the surgery.
  • Conducting out reach screening camps and follow-up camps for the patients.
  • Presenting the program at various National and International level Conferences .
  • Participating in cleft surgery missions world wide.
  • Plan for Nursing Training Program.

Our Surgeon - In - Charge

  • Dr. Adil Gandevivala (M.D.S., F.I.S.O.I., F.A.M. – Germany, Fellowship in Cleft & Craniofacial Surgery.) is a consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Implantologist.
  • Unit-in-charge of the Inga Health Foundation Cleft and Craniofacial unit, Mumbai.
  • Completed post graduation in 2012, following which he has undergone Superspeciality Fellowship training in Advanced Implantology, Facial Aesthetics and Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery.
  • He is regularly invited for delivering Guest Lectures at a National level and has twenty plus scientific international publications to his name.
  • Attachments: Associate Professor and Post Graduate Guide in M.G.M. Dental College & Hospital since 2012.
  • Consultant Surgeon at Saifee Hospital, Wockhardt Hospital, Apollo Hospital, Hinduja Healthcare Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Masina Hospital, St Elizabeth’s Hospital.
  • Awarded first place in Indian Society of Oral Implantologists Eureka series in 2020
  • Best Teacher Award in 2019
  • Best scientific presentation Award in 2010 and 2008

    Facilities provided at MGM
  • All the below facilities are offered to the patients completely free of cost.
  • To and fro transportation fares as per the state transport department for patient and parent.
  • Lodging and food to patient and parents in pediatric wards.
  • Free surgery including all the medicines, surgical materials and operating room charges.
  • Comprehensive care which includes Basic Dental treatment, Orthodontic treatment (cleft related ) and (NAM) Nasoalveolar moulding, Nutritional counselling for malnourished infants, Speech therapy sessions for all cleft palate patients.

How far have we come

    Facilities provided at MGM
  • Cases 800 plus operated from over 12 plus Districts.
  • High risk cases operated.
  • Good out reach net work with 2 to 3 new born patients identified and referred to us every month.
  • On an average 4 to 6 cases per week can be operated.
  • 80 percent follow up rate.
  • Opportunity for Team members to attend Missions and Presentations etc.

Infrastructure and Facilities

  • MGM is located at Mumbai Pune NH4 express highway, very well connecting the Urban and Rural population with top class facilities .
  • 850 bedded hospital having Medical, Dental, Engineering, Nursing, colleges in campus .
  • Medical College has an intake capacity of 150 students per year. They also have residency programs in all major faculties.
  • Dental College has an intake capacity of 100 students per year. They also have residency in all faculties.
  • MGM University rated as “A” grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
  • Cleft and Craniofacial unit runs under the Oral Maxillofacial Department and its team with separate admin office.
  • Current Medical Director, Dr Sudhir Kadam has extended total cooperation and freedom to set up the Cleft and Craniofacial Unit.