Zarir F. Udwadia

Consultant Chest Physician at Hinduja Hospital

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hinduja Hospital
HQ Phone:
+91 22 2445 1515
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Last Updated 11/28/2016

General Information

Employment History

Associate Editor  - British Medical Journal

Consultant Chest Physician  - Breach Candy Hospital Trust

Consultant Chest Physician  - P. D. Hinduja Hospital


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Dr.Zarir Udwadia
Dr.Zarir Udwadia Dr.Zarir Udwadia Dr.Zarir Udwadia 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. Linkedin:Zarir Udwadia Speaker Information

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Dr Zarir F Udwadia is a consultant chest physician at the Hinduja Hospital, Breach Candy Hospital and Parsee General Hospitals. 3 decades of experience in treating a range of pulmonary and general medical problems. Tuberculosis and Specifically Drug Resistant TB Dr Udwadia is actively involved in TB research collaborations with partners from across the globe.

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Why Indians Sleep Less - It is 6.15 in the morning and Niharika Joshi, a regular walker on Mumbai's Marine Drive, is recounting the previous night's events to her companions. "Our house is like a mela (fair) at night. Everbody is on their own trip

We can survive longer without food and water than we can without sleep, yet we compromise on it," says Dr Zarir F. Udwadia, consultant chest physician at Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital.
We now have people in their thirties suffering from it," says Udwadia.

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