Dr. Shirish Hastak

Dr. Shirish Hastak

MBBS, MD – General Medicine, DM – Neurology
Group Director – Neurology & Stroke Services

Neurologist- 31 Years of Experience

Doctor Profile

Dr. Shirish M. Hastak, a widely renowned neurology specialist completed a stroke fellowship in Canada under Prof. Vladimir Hatchinski, a world renowned name in the field of stroke, at the Western University of Canada at London, Ontario. Along with his mentor he has co-authored chapters on stroke. Following his fellowship he worked with Prof. Louis .R .Caplan another giant in the field of stroke at the TUFTS Medical Centre, Boston. He later returned to India in 1990 and worked at renowned hospitals in the field of neurology and stroke services. While working at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai, he pioneered hyper acute stroke management and the use of thrombolysis in combination with mechanical intervention (bridging therapy) to help patients in acute stroke settings. He continues to pursue his passion in the field of acute stroke management and plans to set up a Stroke Institute.



  • MBBS – Nagpur Medical College
  • MD – General Medicine – Nagpur Medical College, 1985
  • DM – Neurology – Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, 1989
  • Stroke Fellowship – Western University of Canada at London, Ontario



  • President – Indian Stroke Association



  • Neurology & Stroke Services, Group Director- Wockhardt Hospital, South Mumbai , currently working
  • Neurology & Stroke Services, Director – Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital , 2008
  • Neurology, – Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai


Awards and Achievements

  • Set up the first Stroke Helpline in India and the first Indian Stroke website


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