Hemant Nandgaonkar - Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital - Assistant Professor

Hemant Nandgaonkar

Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital

Assistant Professor

Mumbai, Maharashtra | India

Main Specialties: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Additional Specialties: Neonatal Therapy, Hand Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Sensory Integration Therapy

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Hemant Nandgaonkar - Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital - Assistant Professor

Hemant Nandgaonkar


Hemant is a Mumbai based Occupational Therapist. He is presently working as Assistant Professor at Occupational Therapy School and Centre, Seth G. S. medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai; Post graduate teacher for developmental disabilities at Maharashtra University of Health Sciences; Consultant at Ace Children's Hospital, Dombivli.

In addition, he is Certified in Ayres Sensory Integration, Kinesiotaping and Certified Instructor of Thera-Band® Academy, Developmentally Supportive Care in NICU, INDIA EBUS

He has presented various innovative equipments and tests in national and international conferences and received Youth Talent Award, Best Scientific paper, Best Adaptive Device at the National level conferences of All India Occupational Therapists Association. Recently, he received International Scholarship of National Association of Neonatal Therapy 2013.

In his career as an Occupational Therapist, Hemant has several publications at his credit in the field of hand therapy, pediatrics, early intervention, ethics and neonatal therapy.

Hemant is the founder president of Society for Hand Therapy, India. Hemant is a founder President of Association of Neonatal Therapists. His vision is to make ultra early intervention services are available to all the babies in India at the earliest. He is focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. He is
Apart from his immense love for continuous give and take of knowledge, he is also fond of photography and travelling.

Primary Affiliation: Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital - Mumbai, Maharashtra , India


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Dec 2006
Pediatric Therapy Network, California
OT610 - Sensory Integration Therapy
University of Southern California
Jun 1999
Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital,
M.Sc. (OT - Hand Rehabilitation)
Mumbai University
Feb 1997
B.Sc. (Occupational Therapy)
Mumbai University


Apr 2020
Indian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Assistant Editor
An official Publication of All India Occupational Therapists Association (AIOTA)
Jan 2020
AIOTA Trophy for Best Innovative Technology
OTICON2020 - Annual National Conference of AIOTA.
Apr 2019
Research Society of Seth GSMC, KEM Hospital
Research grant, Academic Projects
Mar 2019
Best Innovative Technology Award
INDIA EBUS presentation
Annual National Conference of Association of Neonatal Therapists
Sep 2014 - Jan 2007
Society For Hand Therapy, Iindia
Past President and Advisor
Hand Therapy
Dec 2003
Youth Talent Award
Hand Evaluation Test presentation
Jan 2000
Best Scientific Paper Award (First Kamla V. Nimbkar Award)
Scientific Paper presenter
Annual National Conference of AIOTA (Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation)
Dec 1998
Best Adaptive Device
Flexor Tendon testing device
Calcutta Conference
Sep 2009




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Maturation and the flow of knowledge: the seasoned specialty of hand therapy.

J Hand Ther 2013 Jul-Sep;26(3):189-90. Epub 2013 Jun 12.

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