About Us Cancer in Brief Treatment Options Screening Centres Buy Book Donate Contact Us



Dr. Rati Godrej  Dr. Ava Desai  Mrs. Sonal Vimal Ambani

  •  Physician at the US Consulate, Mumbai from 1994 to 2004.
  •  Has a rich experience as a Physician...
    • Hinduja Hospital - Mumbai
    • La Vida Medical Group - USA
    • Airport Health Care - USA
  •  Undergone Medical Training
    • Internship – Internal Medicine at Cedars – Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, USA.
    • Residency – Internal Medicine at Cedars – Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, USA
  •  Professional Registrations
    • California State License registered.
    • U.S.Drug Enforcement Agency registered.
    • California National Board Examiners I, II, III – passed.
  •  M. D. from University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
  •  B.A. (Majors: Biology & Psychology) from University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  •  Major Publications
    • Use of Nd: YAG laser in Endobronchial Kaposi’s Sarcoma. CHEST Nov.1990, Vol.98, Page 1299. Steven Nathan M.D., Rati Vaghaiwalla M.D., and Zab Mohensifar M.D. FCCP
    • Termination of Medi-Cal Benefits - A follow-up Study 1 year later. The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 314 #19, May 8, 1986. Nicole Lurie, Rati Vaghaiwalla, Nancy Ward and Robert H. Brook.


  •  Professor & Unit Chief
    • Department of Gynaecological Oncology
    • The Gujarat Cancer & Research Institute, Ahmedabad
  •  Has been with the Institute Since the past twenty-one years
  •  Is a Gujarat University teacher for post-graduate students in gyaecology. Has a passion for teaching which translates into regular seminars and post-graduate training programs
  •  Regularly lectures all over the country as invited faculty at conferences & Seminars
  •  Is the President-Elect of The Association of Gyanaecological Oncologists of India (AGOI)
  •  Is a member of the ICMR sub-committee on Cervical Cancer Control
  •  In the past, has held the following positions:
    • Editor, AGOI Mews
    • Vice-President, AGOI
    • Governing Council Member, Indian Menopausal Society
    • Member, FOGSI sub-committee on Adolescent Gynaecology


  •  Author of the Book “Mothers & Daughters, in celebration of this cherished relationship”.
    • 100% of the proceeds of the Book go for Cancer Awareness.
  •  Focus on Cancer Awareness.
  •  Director & Initiator of Cancer Awareness Campaign
    • To air on Star T.V in the months of October & November 2005.
    • Appearing on all Star Channels to an audience of 300 million viewers.
  •  Director of IIE, International Institute of Excellence.
    • A program designed with the Dean of IIM-A, Dr. Indira Parikh and Professor of Communications, Dr. Asha Kaul to promote Excellence in Education for Std 2nd to 12th.
  •  Education
    • Has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry
    • Has done MBA in Marketing and Finance
    • Ph.D. in Business Management
  •  Has written two patents
    • Systems and Method for Providing Financial Services to Children and Teenagers
    • Purchase Management Systems and Electronic Receipts.
  •  Sculptor & Curator - Samara Art Gallery


Useful Links