Dr Gautam Bhansali is a well-known Indian doctor who has specialisation in general medicine & infectious diseases.
Dr Gautam Bhansali was born on 19 December in Pali, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He did his M.B.B.S. from SMS Medical College in Jaipur, and later, he did his MD from Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Mumbai.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Family, Caste & Wife
He was born in a Hindu Rajasthani family. His father, Sohanraj Bhansali is a grain merchant and commission agent. His mother’s name is Pushpa Bhansali. He has four brothers, Suresh Bhansali, Jitendra Bhansali, Late Mahendra Bhansali, and Vinesh Bhansali. Dr Gautam is married to Meghana Gemawat who is a social worker and the co-founder of Golden Hour Foundation, and the couple is blessed with two sons.
He is a well-experienced consultant physician and has vast clinical research experience in infectious and tropical diseases, like dengue, malaria, chikungunya, and tuberculosis. He has conducted various charitable medical camps in rural areas of Nagpur, Jalgaon, and Wadala. He has organised various medical camps for Maheshwari Samaj in Mumbai (2007), Polio and rehabilitation camp for Giants Group of Bhiwandi Metro (2004 and 2005), Ralegan Siddhi with the social activist Anna Hazare, Lasoor, Aurangabad, and tribal areas of Palghar and Kelwan with CM & Medical Education Minister.
In 2018, he founded ‘The Golden Hour Foundation’ with the motto “ Save Golden Hour, Save Life.”
During the Corona pandemic in 2020, he was appointed as the Chief Coordinator of a committee organised by General Medicine & Infectious diseases BMC, Maharashtra.
Awards & Honours
- 1999: Awarded by the Governor of Rajasthan for various medical camps
- 2016: Awarded by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for organising free medical camps & healthcare in the drought-affected area of Maharashtra
- 2018: Most Promising Physician Award by the CM of Maharashtra at ET Edge Maharashtra Achievers Awards
Note: He has many more accolades to his name.
- While talking about the Corona pandemic in 2020, he said,
The panic is greater among people with low immunity levels and travel history abroad. If we get patients with the travel history to affected countries like China, Japan, South Korea, Iran and Italy, among others, we are referring them to the government hospital.”
- He has organised various free medical camps for diabetic patients.
- In 2016, his name was entered in the Guinness World Records for jointly conducting most Diabetic Eye Screening in 8 hours.
- In 2020, he was honoured at ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ along with Dr Muffazal Lakdawala for their contribution towards the society during the Corona pandemic. In the show, he shared that he treated the COVID-19 positive patients for free.