Medical & Health Advisory Board

At Bihani, we follow an interdisciplinary and holistic approach focusing on utilizing the strengths of our elders, along with fulfilling their needs by providing services and creating a network of specialists whom they can consult and take advice. We are very grateful to the following specialists who are willing to support Bihani and our Members voluntarily with their expert advice and consultation (mentioned in no particular order):

Dr. Swaraj Rajbhandari – Obstetrician-GynecologistS

Dr. Swaraj (MBBS, MCPS, MPH, FRTCOG) is Senior Obstetrician-Gynecologists and Public Health Specialist at Nidan Hospital Pvt. Ltd. She has been providing clinical and technical leadership in maternal, neonatal and reproductive health as Senior  technical advisor. She has worked extensively in international public health, specialising in the implementation of integrated quality reproductive health services at the regional, national and district levels in Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Pacific and Middle East. She is a founding member and past President of the Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NESOG). She is also a Nepal Advisory Board Member – OHWW , past president and the advisor of Menopause Society of Nepal (MESON).

Dr. Sushila Shrestha – senior Consultant Gynaecologist & OBSTETRICIAN

Dr. Sushila has completed her MBBS from Agra, India, DGO from Dhaka, FRCOG from Thailand, Gynaecological Endoscopy and Hysteroscopy training from Germany and India. She is the Chief Consultant at Valley Maternity Nursing Home in Putalisadak, and at Norvic International Hospital in Thapathali. She has worked for 37yrs at Maternity Hospital Thapathali as MO to Chief Consultant. She has also received Life time achievement award for uplifting Reproductive Health of Nepalese women. She was the former President and current advisor for Menopause Society of Nepal (MESON), and a Life Time Member of Bihani Social Venture.

Dr. Achala Vaidya – Chief Consultant Gynaecologist

Dr. Achala (MBBS, DGO, MD) is a Chief Consultant Gynaecologist and Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department at Norvic international Hospital, Thapathali. She is the former President of Menopause Society Of Nepal (MESON) and President of Gynaecology Oncology Society of Nepal (GOSON). She has an MD (OBGYN) from TUTH Maharajganj, Kathmandu, Nepal -1997. She was awarded with the Young Gynaecologist Award (AOFOG) in 1991. She is also recognised as an honorary Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons London FRCOG in September 2020.

DR. SAMPURNA MAN TULADHAR – CONSULTANT CARDIO THORACIC SURGEON

Dr.Sampurna Man Tuladhar has completed his MBBS, MS, MRCESd and specializes in Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Surgery. He is also the Co-Founder of Maitreya Bodhi Home Care & Clinic, one of Bihani’s Social Partners. He is currently affiliated in Nepal Cancer Hospital & Research Center and Dharma Bhakta National Transplant Center.

DR. DINA SHRESTHA – CONSULTANT ENDOCRINOLOGIST/ DIABETES THYROID & ENDOCRINOLOGY SPECIALIST

Dr. Dina Shrestha (MBBS, MD-Endocrinology) is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Norvic International Hospital and Siddhi Polyclinic Health Service (P) Ltd., Kathmandu. She completed her MBBS from Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China and her MD in Internal Medicine (Endocrinology) from Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China. She is the President for Diabetes and Endocrine Association of Nepal (DEAN) and Vice President of South Asian Federation of Endocrine Society (SAFES) and National osteoporosis foundation of Nepal (NOF). She is also a member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), International Advisory Board and Reviewer (Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism) and International Editorial board (The International Journal of Clinical Cases and Investigations).

DR. RAMAN KOIRALAMD in Psychiatry, PGIMER

Dr. Raman Koirala, MD has been trained in Neuropsychiatry for 3 years from Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India. He has specialized in Consultation-liaison psychiatry, palliative care, emergency psychiatry, Dementia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychotherapies, Addiction, Relapse prevention therapies and Motivation therapies. He has been involved in care of long term rehabilitation and recovery model of critically ill patients and in palliative care of terminally ill patient.

Dr. Ananta Aryal – Registered Geriatrician

Dr. Ananta Aryal, who is also a faculty at The Art of Living, is a Registered Geriatrician of Nepal Medical Council. He specialised as Physician of Senior Citizens, and MD – Geriatric Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. He is currently working as consultant geriatrician at Nepal Korea Friendship Municipality Hospital, Bhaktapur.

DR. ELI PRADHAN – OPHTHALMOLOGIST: RETINA & VITREOUS SPECIALIST

Dr. Eli Pradhan, MD, MRCSEd in Retina and Vitreous through Mymensingh Medical College. She is working with Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology and Sudristi eye clinic as a Medical Retina Consultant.

DR. INDIRA PAUDYAL – OPHTHALMOLOGIST: CARATACT & GLAUCOMA SPECIALIST

Dr. Indira Paudyal, MBBS & MD is a consultant ophthalmologist, Cataract and Glaucoma Specialist. She is currently working at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology. She is also working at Star Hospital Limited, Sanepa, Ring Road Chowk.

DR. SAILAJ RANJITKAR Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Sailaj Ranjitkar completed his MBBS from R.G Kar Medical College, Calcutta University, India in April 1995. He also completed his FRCSed from Royal College of Surgeon, Edinburgh, UK in January 1999, MSc from university of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK in March 2008, FRCSed (Tr & Orth) from Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK in April 2013 and MS(Tr & Orth) from the University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK in December 2015.

DR. GRISHMA BAJRACHARYA – CONSULTANT DENTIST

Dr. Grishma Bajracharya completed her DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) from Southwestern University , Philippines. She is currently, practicing general dentistry in Dental Avenue. She is also serving as Chair, Service Community in Rotary Club of Himalayan Patan.