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Dr. Zarir F. Udwadia

Tuberculosis Specialist

Hinduja Hospital

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Hinduja Hospital

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim

Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016


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Hinduja Hospital is an ultramodern multi specialty tertiary care hospital with a Medical Research Centre in collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston. The hospital has an inpatient capacity of 351 beds inclusive of 53 critical care b ... more

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British Medical Journal

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Consultant Chest Physician

P. D. Hinduja Hospital



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Physician Dr Zarir F Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital & Research Center Mumbai and Breach Candy Hospital. He has a special interest and expertise in drug resistant tuberculosis. About 7000 patients pass through his busy clinics annually, a number of whom are MDR-TB patients referred by colleagues from different parts of the country. Tuberculosis remains his over-riding passion. He has been invited to lecture on Tuberculosis in several countries including guest orations before the Gordon Research Conference, British, European and American Thoracic societies, International Union against TB, Harvard School of Public Health, and the Royal Society of Medicine, and Gates Grand Challenges Conference UK. He is a prolific researcher and has over 125 PubMed indexed publications and 3000 citations to his credit and is co-author of "Principles of Respiratory Medicine" published by Oxford International. His recent publication of the first Indian patients with Totally Drug Resistant TB attracted intense media and medical interest from across the globe, featured on the front pages of Wall Street Journal, Time magazine, the New York Times and on BBC, and served to galvanize great change in the community.
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"We currently have 12 confirmed cases, of which three are dead," says Zarir Udwadia of the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, and head of the team whose diagnoses of four cases has just been published.

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Dr. Zarir Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital, and Parsee General Hospital. He is an MD, DNB, FRCP (London), and FCCP (USA). A post-graduate of the Grant Medical College, Bombay, he has spent five years training in various centers of excellence in the UK, including the prestigious Brompton Hospital in London. On his return to India he established an active chest department at Hinduja hospital.

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"It is an untreatable form of Tuberculosis in the sense that there are no available first and second-line drugs for it in the world," says Zarir Udwadia, a Tuberculosis doctor at the Hinduja National Hospital in Mumbai. India's government said the laboratory at Hinduja was not accredited for some of the tests that Dr Udwadia's team carried out, and questioned the term "totally drug-resistant Tuberculosis".

In a paper published late last year inClinical Infectious Diseases, Zarir Udwadia and his colleagues at the Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai reported 12 cases of totally drug-resistant tuberculosis (TDR-TB) (see 'Totally drug-resistant TB emerges in India')

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