Dr. Santosh J. Karmarkar
Department of Paediatric Surgery
M.S., (Gen Surgery), M.Ch.(Pediatric Surgery)


Dr. Karmarkar has been associated with Lilavati Hospital for 13 years. He has an overall experience of 30 years.

He has done over 2000 cases.

Some of his overseas stints,

  • Fellow in Pediatric Urology – Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
  • Visiting Fellow in Pediatric Surgery – Liverpool Alder Hey Childrens Hospital, UK
  • Visiting Fellow Kings college Hospital London
  • Visiting Professor Gaslini Childrens Hospital Genoa Italy
  • British Council DFID Visiting Professor UK

Area Of Interest

  • Infant and Newborn surgery
  • Pediatric urology
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Spina Bifida

Awards and Recognition

  • Recognised as PG teacher in Pediatric Surgery – University of Mumbai
  • Has been examiner for M.Ch. Pediatric Surgery – University of Mumbai
  • Presently recognized teacher for PG training in Pediatric Surgery by NBE
  • Has trained several M.Ch. students till date – who are practicing in all corners of the country and Overseas
  • Founder trustee of the Spina Bifida Foundation India – which is a registered Charity – and is recognized worldwide to represent the cause of SB in India.
  • Research Paper Competition 1st Prize – Sion Hospital Mumbai
  • Elected Hon. Secretary of The Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons 2000-2001
  • Invited to deliver several CME lectures as Faculty in National and International meetings.
  • Invited to conduct live operative Pediatric Surgical workshops in various parts of the country.
  • 2013 Elected to Board of Directors , International Federation Of Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida, HQ - Brussels

Research Publications

  • More than 35 Scientific publications in leading International and National Journals