Vision & Mission


The Department of Anatomy is situated on the 1st floor of the Symbiosis Medical College for Women on the picturesque Lavale Hill-base Campus. The department contributes actively in the fields of education, research and service. The department is equipped to educate the National and International Medical students in all branches of Anatomy and their applied aspects.

  Vision
  • Promoting International Standards of knowledge of Anatomy through quality education
Mission
  • To provide state of the art Medical Education and Training in Anatomy that produces global leaders in field of Medicine
  • To provide Medical training in Anatomy making optimum use of traditional as well modern teaching aids.
  • To promote sympathy and empathy towards fellow beings
  • To provide an environment of freedom of inquiry
  • To conduct and publish Research on important medical issues with Local, National and Global impact.

HOD Profile



Name:- Dr. Vaishaly Bharambe
   MBBS, MD, PhD Anatomy

Experience:

Madam has been teaching Anatomy for 23 years. She is a dedicated teacher, whose lectures in gross anatomy, histology, embryology and genetics are cherished by students. She is a believer in small group and hands on practical training. She has a passion for innovation in teaching for which she has been a recipient of a special award.

She is known for the faith her students have in her as a teacher as well as, as an individual. Many a student has found himself or herself sharing their problems with her. She firmly believes that as a teaching faculty her role includes being a counsellor to every student in need.

She has been actively pursuing various lines of research and regularly publishing the same. She believes that anatomists must attend conferences so as to keep abreast with newer developments in their field. Presenting at such conferences promotes discussions on many topics of research helping one to grow in knowledge and skills. 

She is known for her work and research in the field of Organ and Body donation.

Achievements:

She has been decorated with a number awards such as University Gold for her MD, best published paper twice from Journal of Anatomical Society of India and Bhadkamkar award for her work in Organ donation among others.

Paper Publications:

She has 45 research papers to her credit many being as 1st author.

Presentations:

She is a regular in the paper presentation circuit having presented her research publication in more than 50 Conferences.

Outreach activities:

She has been working in the field of organ and body donation for a long time. She is a member of the ZTCC-Zonal transplant coordination centre, Pune. She has been regularly conducting lectures on behalf of Rotary club and IMA (Indian Medical Association) on the topics of Organ and Body donation. She has spoken about Body donation in India and its legalities at International conferences.


Outreach Activities

1

16-8-2014

Guest lecture on organ donation for Rotary club of Pune sports city

2

28-11-2014

Guest lecture on organ donation for doctors at Lanja

3

29-11-2014

Guest lecture for students of arts and science college. Lanja

4

Mar-15

Guest lecture on Organ donation on behalf of IMA Sangli

5

2015

Guest lecture “Organ donation” at Dr D Y Patil College of Ayurved and Research Center, 2015

6

25-7-2016

Lecture on Organ donation at IMA, Miraj.

7

28-7-2016

Lecture on Organ donation at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad.

8

13-8-2016

Organised "Organ Donation Day" at Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, Pune

9

30-8-2016

Co-ordinated the "Avyavdaan Janajagriti Mahaabhiyaan Rally" at D Y Patil Medical College and other colleges in the campus.

10

11-07-2016

Lecture of "Organ donation" at Rethare, Karad in a Public programme organized by Dr Mrs S I Mohite

11

24-12-2016

Lecture on Organ and Eye donation at Chinchwad organised by Pashchim Maharashtra Yuva Manch.

12

16-1-2017

Lecture on Body Donation as faculty at Transplant coordinators Training Programme, at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune

13

23-2-2017

Lecture on Organ donation at Dr D Y Patil Arts, Commerce and science College, Pune.

14

16-3-2017

Guest Lecture on Body Donation and its Legalities at Chennai.

15

04-12-2017

Lecture on Body donation at "Public awareness campaign" arranged by Indian Medical Association , Pune.

16

31-8-2017

Lecture on Organ donation at Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College, Solapur

17

19-11-2018

Guest lecture on Brachial plexus at Anatomy of regional anesthesia: A cadaveric workshop, Pimpri, Pune

18

19-11-2018

Guest lecture on Sciatic nerve at Anatomy of regional anesthesia: A cadaveric workshop, Pimpri, Pune

19

01-08-2018

Lecture on Organ donation at Pravara Institute of Medical sciences Loni.

20

19-2-2018

Lecture on Body Donation at Transplant Coordinator's training programme, by Mohan foundation.

21

28-7-2018

Lecture on Organ donation for 5th semester medical students, taken by Dr Vaishaly Bharambe (Prof. Anatomy).

22

29-7-2018

Lecture on Organ donation taken by Dr Vaishaly Bharambe (Prof. Anatomy), along with Mr Thomas Samuel, Rotary Club at Gold Coast society, Baner. 

23

31-7-2018

Lecture on Organ donation for 7th semester medical students, taken by Dr Vaishaly Bharambe (Prof. Anatomy), with the help of Mr Sameer Bhide of Rotary Club, encouraging the students to spread the word of organ donation.

24

08-07-2018

Lecture on Organ donation taken by Dr Vaishaly Bharambe (Prof. Anatomy) at Arts, Commerce and Science college, Rajmata Jijau Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Pimpri, Pune

25

13-8-2018

Lecture on Organ donation taken by Dr Vaishaly Bharambe (Prof. Anatomy), in Dr D Y Patil Ayurvedic Medical College. 

26

02-05-2019

Guest lecture, Swatantraver savarkar mandal-Maravae pari keertirupi urave

27

06-05-2019

Jijau Vyakhyanmala, Chinchwad-Maravae pari keertirupi urave

28

19-08-2019

Lecture on Body Donation and Process at Organ transplant Coordinators workshop organised by Mohan Foundation at Pune

29

15-11-2019

Lecture on Body Donation at IMA, Pune

Infrastructure facilities


The department has a Dissection hall provided with sufficient cadavers for dissection. It is equipped with traditional as well as innovative and modern teaching aids. Skeletons (articulated as well as disarticulated) and display of radiology plates are available for clinical correlation by the students. 

Symbiosis in its effort to provide latest teaching material to students will be conducting part of Anatomy teaching on “Anatomage” which is a virtual dissection table, an innovative and cutting-edge teaching learning technology. This will be used for teaching as well as for taking examinations. 

The department has a well-equipped, well lit histology laboratory with high quality microscopes and slides of International standards. The state-of-art Anatomy museum has been divided into specialized sections such as gross anatomy, sectional anatomy, osteology, embryology and radiology. The museum is also provided with computers with internet facility to help in further studies by students who are observing the exhibits. 

The department has a library with books covering regular undergraduate teaching as well as higher studies and research in various related fields. 

Dissection Hall



Tank Room 1 & 2



Embalming Room



Histology Lab




Anatomy Museum



Library



Demo Room 1 & 2



Research Lab



Faculty Rooms



Locker Room



Non-Teaching Room



Anatomage

An Innovative and cutting-edge teaching learning technology

Services


The department runs a robust “Body donation programme” and regular awareness lectures are arranged in the region to raise awareness levels of the people.

The department has embalming facility as a service to the region.

Research Publications


All the faculty members are regularly involved in research and have a total of 57 publications to their credit in various National and International journals.

1. Dr. Vaishaly Bharambe

Original Articles

1

2020 (July)

Shinde A A, Bharambe V K, Manvikar PR. Is Cadaveric Dissection Still Considered an Indispensible Learning Tool? A Study with 1st M.B.B.S. Students. Indian J Anat. 2020;9(2):123–126.

2

2020 (April)

Kathirgamam V, Ambike M, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Prasad A. Analyzing the effects of exercise prescribed based on health-related fitness assessment among different somatotypes. Journal of Health Sciences 2020; 10(1):83-89

3

2020 (Jan)

Vijayakumar K, Senthilkumar S, Bharambe V, Bokan R.A Comparison of Self-Designed Scanner Device and AutoCAD Image Calibration Method with Gold Standard Classical Ink Foot Print Method: An Analysis of Arches of Foot”.IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):171-178.

4

2020 (Jan)

Vijayakumar K, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Ambike M, Arunprasad VK. Preparation of Wet Specimens in Anatomy Museum: A Practical Approach to Overcome Difficulties. IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):179-188.

5

2019

Bharambe V, Manvikar PR, Mahajani S, Vibhute B. Organ Donation in India from the Point of Liver Specialists. BANTAO Journal 2019; 17(2): 67-73.

6

2019

Bharambe V, Vatsalaswamy P, Manvikar PR, Bajpayee P. Anatomy acts in India: A review. Eur J Anat,2019. 23 (6): 469-477

7

2018

Bharambe V, Vatsalaswamy P, Arole V, Manvikar P. Organ donation: Organ transplant Coordinator's perspective. Bantao Journal 2018;16(2):90-95

8

Jul-19

Sridhar P, Arole V, Bharambe V. Variation in origin and branching pattern of hepatic arteries and their clinical significance. Eur J Anat.23(4):279-287

9

2018 (Sept)

Sridhar P, Arole V, Bharambe V, Sonje P.A study of anatomy of calot’s triangle and its clinical significance. Pulsus J of Surg Res,2018.2(2);45-49

10

2018 (Sept)

Mote D, Awari P, Bharambe V.A study of fissures and lobes of lungs from clinical perspective. Pulsus J of Surg Res,2018.2(2);41-44 

11

2018 (August)

Shinde A, Patel D, Bharambe V. Accessory Renal arteries: A cadaveric study of 144 kidneys. Indian Journal of Anatomy,2018.7(4)

12

2018 (June)

Shinde A, Manvikar PR, Bharambe V. Dorsal sacral agenesis: A study on dry sacrum bones. Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology, April-June, 2018;5(2);157-160

13

2018 (June)

Bharambe V, Arole V, Vatsalaswamy P, Kulkarni P, Kulkarni P. Knowledge and Attitude toward Organ Donation among Health-Care professionals in a Rural Town in India. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2018;29(3):671-679

14

2018

Bharambe V, Arole V, Vatsalaswamy P, Kulkarni P, Kulkarni P. Knowledge and Attitude toward Organ donation among people in Lanja: A rural town in India. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2018;29(1):160-166

15

2017

Bharambe V. Organ Donation in India: Crucial Role of Medical Care Professionals. Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University,2017.10(4):353-54

16

2017

Shinde A, Patel DK, Bharambe VK.A Cadaveric study of Gastrocnemius muscle from point of view of entrapment syndromes. Indian journal of Cinical anatomy and Physiology,2017:4(4):407-411

17

2017

Bharambe V, Shevade S, Patel D, Manvikar PR, Bajpayee P.A study of Extensor tendons of the hand from point of view of Evolution. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India.(2017);112–117

18

2017

Bharambe V, Patel D, Manvikar PR, Shevade S, Bajpayee P.A study of extensor pollicis longus and brevis and abductor pollicis longus from the perspective of evolution.JMR.2017;3(3):146-150

19

2017

Bharambe V, Shinde A, Patel D, Chaudhary S. Anatomical Study of the ankle joint in relation to Anterior, the posterior and the (new) medial arthroscopic portals: A cadaveric study. Int J Cur Res Rev.2017;9(8):21-29.

20

2017 Dec

Bharambe V, Arole V, Vatsalaswamy P, Manvikar P, Rathod H. Organ Donation: From point of view of Students doing medical Internship in India. Bantao Journal 2016,14(2):67-72

21

2017

Patel D, Shinde A, Bharambe V.A study of supracondylar spur: clinical correlations with entrapment syndromes. IJBAR(2017);08(02):34-37

22

2016

Shinde A, Patel D K, Bharambe V K.A Study of Soleus Muscle: Clinical and Embryological consideration. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research.2016;7(12):608-611

23

2016 June

Bharambe V, Rathod H, Angadi K. Knowledge and Attitude regarding organ donation among medical students. BANTAO Journal 2016;14(1):34-40

24

2016

Patel D, Shinde A, Bharambe V.A Cadaveric study of Biceps Brachi muscle: Clinical and Evolutionary Correlation. IJCRR 2016 Sep;8(17):1-3

25

2016

Shevade S, Arole V, Bharambe V. Histochemistry of placental lipids in preeclampsia. International Journal of Innovative Research in Medical Science(IJIRMS),2016.1(4):105-112

26

2016

Shevade S, Arole V, Paranjape V, Bharambe V. Histochemistry of Placental Alkaline Phosphatase in Preeclampsia. International Journal of Biomedical and Advance Research 2016; 7(7): 323-328.

27

2015

Patel D, Shinde A, Roy N, Manvikar P, Bharambe V.A Study of for amen of Arcuale in Atlas vertebra: Incidence and clinical correlation. Int Cur Res Rev.2015 Oct;7(20):9-11.

28

2015

Shinde A, Manvikar P, Bharambe V. Morphometric study of Sacral Hiatus and its significance in caudal epidural anesthesia. Sahel Medical Journal.2015 Sep;18(3):134-138

29

2015

Shevade S, Arole V, Bharambe V, Paranjape V. Placental morphology and fetal outcome in Preeclampsia and normotensive pregnancies. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences.2015 Apr;14(4):11-15

30

2015

Bharambe V, Kanaskar N, Arole V. A Study of Biceps Brachii muscle: Anatomical considerations and clinical implications. Sahel Medical Journal. Jan-March 2015;18:1.

31

2015

Bharambe V, Rathod H, Paranjape V, Kanaskar N, Shevade S, Survase K, Arole V, Singh S, Brahmbhatt G, Alm F. Awareness regarding body and organ donation amongst the population of an urban city in India.NUHS.2015 Dec;5(4):51-57

32

2014

Shinde Amol A, Bharambe Vaishaly K. A cadaveric study of lower polar supernumerary renal arteries. – Embryological and clinical consideration.IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.Volume 13, Issue 7 Ver. V (July. 2014) 06-09 

33

2013

Dr. V. Bharambe, Dr. V. Arole. Study of The Distribution of Left Coronary Artery-Clinical Importance. Eur. J .Anat.(2013)17(4):250-256

34

2013

Dr. V. Bharambe, Dr. V. Arole. A Study of Coronary Dominance. National Journal of Basic Medical Sciences.(Jan-March2013)3(3):178-183.

35

2012

Dr. V. Bharambe, Dr. V. Arole. A Study of Variations in Coronary Ostia. Journal of Anatomical Society of India (2012)61(2)221-228. 

36

2008

Bharambe V, Arole V. Study of Myocardial Bridges, Journal of Anatomical Soc. of India. 57(1) Jun 2008;14-21




Case Reports

37

2017

Mote D, Bharambe V, Manvikar PR, Tom D.A study of horseshoe kidney: A rare anatomical variant. IJAV 2017;10(4):103-105

38

2016

Arole V, Bharambe V. Bilateral brachioantebrachial arterial variations with ontogenic explanation. Med J DY Patil Univ 2016;9:387-90.

39

2014

Bharambe VK, Shinde A A. Unilateral quadrifurcation of renal artery: A Rare variation and its clinical implication. Int J Cur Res Rev Dec.2014; 6(23):1-4

40

2014

Shah A, Bharambe V. Maldeveloped septum Pellucidum with associated schizophrenia: A case Report. International Journal of Anatomical Variations.2014; 7:74-76

41

2014

Bharambe V, Kanaskar N, Buch A, Shevade S. Atrial Septal defect (secundum) with tricuspid regurgitation in a young adult cadaver. African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. Jul-Dec 2014;13:2.

42

2013

Dr VK Bharambe, Sapna Shevade, Dr V Swamy, Dr N Kanaskar. Additional heads of dorsal interosseous muscle in Caucasian cadavers and their clinical significance. Sahel Med J.2013;16:174-7

43

2013

Bharambe V, Arole V.  The axillary arch muscle (Langer’s muscle): Clinical importance. Medical Journal of Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical University. July-Sep 2013;6(3):327-330.

44

2013

Dr VK Bharambe, Dr D K Patel, SP Shevade, Dr PR Manvikar. Presence of a rare variation of the double extensor medii proprius muscle on the dorsum of the hand. OA Case Reports 2013Jun 21;2(5):43

45

2013

Dr. V. Bharambe, Dr. V. Arole, Dr. Vatsalaswamy. Left Superior Vena Cava with Associated Venous Variations. International Journal of Anatomical Variations(2013)6:9-13.


2. Dr. Mandar Ambike

Original Articles

2020

Ambike M, Chopade D. Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in Down’s Syndrome. International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences. 2020;9(7):32-37.

2020

Vijayakumar Kathirgamam, Mandar Ambike, Raju Bokan, Vaishaly Bharambe, Arun Prasad. Analyzing the effects of exercise prescribed based on health-related fitness assessment among different somatotypes. Journal of Health Sciences. 2020.

2020

Vijayakumar K, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Ambike M, Arunprasad VK. Preparation of Wet Specimens in Anatomy Museum: A Practical Approach to Overcome Difficulties. IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):179-188.

2019

Dr Mandar Ambike, Dr Mahesh Taru. Prevalence of Obesity in high economy group of Adults. Applied Physiology and Anatomy Digest June 2019 (4) 01, 34 – 37

2019

Dr Mandar Ambike, Dr Mahesh Taru. Study of Sexing the Human Sterni: Observational study. Applied Physiology and Anatomy Digest; June 2019 (4) 01, 24 -27

2019

Dr. Mandar Ambike. Future of Anatomy in Integrated Medical Curriculum. Sch J App Med Sci, June, 2019; 7(6): 2084-2086

2014

Mandar Vilas Ambike. Self-Directed Learning in Human Anatomy; Gulf Medical Journal 2014;3(1):2-5

Case Reports

2012

Ebby S, Ambike MV. Anatomical Variation of Ligamentum Teres of Liver - A Case Report. Webmed Central ANATOMY 2012;3(5): WMC003389

3. Dr. K. Vijayakumar

Original Articles

2020

K. Vijayakumar, D. Dinesh Kumar Effects of Therapeutic Weight Loss Exercises On Obese Individuals with Genu Valgum Deformity. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development (IJPHRD). Accepted for publication. ( SEPTEMBER Issue)

2020

Kondaveeti S, Kathirgamam V, Pandey R, Sagar M, K V, Karthikeyan B. The Efficacy of Glycated Albumin in Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Among Indian Children and Young Adolescents. Journal of critical reviews. 2020;7(12).

2020

Kathirgamam V, Ambike M, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Prasad A. Analyzing the effects of exercise prescribed based on health-related fitness assessment among different somatotypes. Journal of Health Sciences. 2020;10(1):83-89.

2020

Vijayakumar K, Senthilkumar S, Bharambe V, Bokan R.A Comparison of Self-Designed Scanner Device and AutoCAD Image Calibration Method with Gold Standard Classical Ink Foot Print Method: An Analysis of Arches of Foot”.IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):171-178.

2020

Vijayakumar K, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Ambike M, Arunprasad VK. Preparation of Wet Specimens in Anatomy Museum: A Practical Approach to Overcome Difficulties. IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):179-188.

2017

 Vijayakumar K, Senthilkumar S. Prevalence of Flexible Flatfoot (FFT) and Rigid Flatfoot (RFT) in Relation with Tightness of Achilles Tendon and Weakness of Tibialis Posterior Tendon among the Individuals of 40–60 Years of Age. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal. 2017;11(3):210.

2016

 Vijayakumar K, Senthilkumar D, Morphometric Analysis of Ankle and Foot in Classical Bharathanatyam Dancers Using Foot Posture Index (FPI) And Plantar Scan Images (PSI). IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS). Volume 15, Issue 6 Ver. V (June. 2016), PP 20-25.

2016

Vijayakumar K, Senthilkumar D, Subramanian D. A Study On Relationship Between BMI and Prevalence of Flat Foot Among the Adults Using Foot Print Parameters. International Journal of Advanced Research. 2016;4(5):1428-1431.

4. Dr. Arunprasad

Original Articles

2020

Vijayakumar Kathirgamam, Mandar Ambike, Raju Bokan, Vaishaly Bharambe, Arun Prasad. Analyzing the effects of exercise prescribed based on health-related fitness assessment among different somatotypes. Journal of Health Sciences. 2020.

2020

Vijayakumar K, Bokan R, Bharambe V, Ambike M, Arunprasad VK. Preparation of Wet Specimens in Anatomy Museum: A Practical Approach to Overcome Difficulties. IJMSIR,2020,5 (1):179-188.

Case Reports 

2016

Kaur A, Pushpaja JJ, Prasad Arun, Kaur A, Singh J. Penile duplication as gential abnormality in OEIS complex: a fetal autopsy case report: clinical dysmorphology 2016 25:35-36

2015

Prasad Arun, Kapoor Kanchan, Sharma Anshu, Abraham Joseph. conjoined twins (Thoraco-omphalophagus): A case report, Int J Intg Med Sci 2015;2(10):170-174

Key Focus Areas


  1. Student driven curriculum
  2. Teaching based on Early clinical exposure and Knowledge application
  3. Regular assessment to improve learning
  4. Stress on Mentorship program
  5. Use of virtual dissection model for teaching and examination
  6. Training of the trainers
  7. Professional Histology slide making
  8. Development of a modern Museum
  9. Development of Plastination technique
  10. Encouraging Body donation and Organ donation in Pune region through awareness camps and facilitation
  11. Use of soft embalmed cadavers in the cadaver workshops