Prof.(Dr.) Ali Irani-Head of Department - Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Centre - Nanavati-Max Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai, India

Prof. (Dr.) Ali Irani

Head of Department - Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Centre

+91 22 6836 0000

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    • B.Physio from M.S. University, Baroda
    • Ph.D in Sports Medicine
    • Ph.D in Anatomy of Body Movement and Dance, Bombay University


    • Physiotherapist for the Indian Cricket Team, 1987-1997.
    •  Member Board of studies NMIMS University
    •  Academic Council Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, Bangalore
    •  Worked as researcher at Bombay Hospital, 1985-86.
    •  Presented papers on Knee Mobility, Backache, Hammer Tone for Frozen Shoulder, Fitness & Sports injuries at various national and international conferences.
    •  Held workshops on innovative physiotherapy & sports medicine at various physiotherapy & medical colleges
    •  Delivered lecture for Diploma in Sports Medicine at N.I.S, Patiala
    •  Conducted a workshop for the Iranian Physiotherapy Association, 2004 and again in Feb. 2005. Presented papers at various national and international Physiotherapy     and  Sports Medicine conferences
    •  Train state and national level athletes to improve their performance
    •  Holding rural physiotherapy camps (Community Based Rehabilitation)
    •  Delivers lectures for Physiotherapy Colleges all over India.
    •  Set up physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre in Bhuj, Gujarat for earthquake victims
    •  Examiner and Lecturer for students of Masters of Fine Arts (Dance), Bombay University
    •  Faculty for P.G. students at various universities
    •  PhD guide at various universities in India.
    •  Lectures on Disaster Management
    •  Principal, Post Graduate Institute of Physiotherapy since 2009.


    • “HITRA ORATION” Award in 1994 for achievements made in the field of Physiotherapy
    •  Lifetime Achievement Award by Indian Association of Physiotherapy, 2004
    •  Awarded Fellowship by Indian Association of Sports Medicine, 2005
    •  Awarded Fellowship by Indian Association of Physiotherapists, 2005
    •  Best Citizens of India award 2011
    •  Journalist Federation of India- National Award for BEST DOCTOR ORTHO AN


    • Life Member of Indian Association of Sports Medicine
    • Vice-President of Bombay District Sports Medicine Association
    • Vice-President of Bombay Suburban Amateur Athletic Association


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