researchSahyadri Clinical Research & Development Center (SCRDC)
  • SCRDC established in 2006
  • Sahyadri has a full-fledged Clinical Research Unit & excels in coordinating a research driven team with latest infrastructure providing a milieu conducive to the advancement of professional and personal excellence.
  • Sahyadri Hospitals Ltd Ethics Committee is registered under CDSCO.
    Reg. No. ECR/493/Inst/MH/2013
    SHL EC is also registered in OHRP and FWA.
  • Institutional Ethics Committee works as per GCP & Schedule Y guidelines & strictly adheres to approved SOP’s.
  • The IRB reviews and approves research activities with proper considerations of risks and anticipated benefits involving human subjects.
  • All the Ethics Committee members are trained in ICH GCP and current regulatory guidelines.
  • Ethics Committee meets once in a month.
  • We are committed to the safety of patients who take part in our trials, and uphold the highest ethical standards in all of our research initiatives.


Announcing alliance between SHL & Pfizer Ltd to push forward the research for future clinical trial developments.

This agreement brings together the best of two worlds namely Sahyadri Hospitals Ltd and Pfizer Ltd.

Sahyadri Hospital Ltd is persuing International accreditation from Association for accreditation of Human Research Protection Program.


  • Sahyadri Hospitals Limited has received recognition for in-house R & D facility from DSIR (Department of Scientific & Industrial Research).
  • SHL established Scientific Committee for valuable assistance in new R & D projects
  • Scientific Committee gives approval of new R&D projects, which will reviewed in scientific committee meeting & by ethics committee meeting.
  • Scientific committee meets once in a 3 months


A Unit of Sahyadri Hospitals Ltd

30 C, Erandawane, Karve Road,

Pune – 411004.

Tel. : +9120 6721 3000

Fax : +9120 2545 9117

E-mail :

Sahyadri Clinical Research & Development Center (SCRDC)

deepa divekar Dr. Deepa Divekar

Research Director

Dr. Ravindra Ghooi

Chairman – Sahyadri Hospitals Ltd Ethics Committee

Sponsors & CROs Associated with us

  • Accenture
  • Bayer
  • Bristol Meyers Squibb
  • Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
  • Cipla
  • Glaxo Smithkline
  • Icon
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Novartis
  • Novonordisk
  • Novotec
  • Omnicare
  • Pfizer
  • Acunova
  • Pharmaolam
  • PPD
  • Quintiles
  • Ranbaxy
  • Reliance
  • Roche
  • Sanofi Aventis
  • Siro Clinpharm
  • SRL Ranbaxy
  • Sun Pharma
  • Wockhardt
  • Zydus Cadila
  • Spectrum
  • Covance
  • Actelion
  • Eli Lily
  • Criterium
  • Octapharma
  • Bharat Serum Pvt Ltd.

Haematology trials

  • Haemophilia A & B
  • Acute myleoid leukaemia
  • ITP
  • Invasive aspergillosis
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Patient with Factor VIII Inhibitor
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Von willebrand Disease

Oncology trials

  • Ca Breast
  • Ca Cervix
  • Ca Ovary
  • Ca Pancreas
  • Ca Head & Neck
  • Lymphoma
  • Renal Cell carcinoma
  • Glioblastoma Multiform
  • Ca Colon /Rectum

Neurology trials

  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Paediatric epilepsy
  • Acute Ischaemic Stroke


  • Deep Venous Thrombosis
  • Hysterectomy
  • Complicated Intra abdominal infections.


We also conduct trial in different indication including Nephrology, Cardiology, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine , Gynecology etc.


The Sahyadri Speciality Hospital apart from offering advanced Medical care is also an academic institute imparting training and teaching for various Postgraduate courses.

Speciality / services / facility available

DNB Neuro Surgery (direct 6yrs.course for MBBS & 3yrs for post graduate):

Head of the Neuro Surgery Department – Dr.Charudutt Apte(M.Ch)

Accredited hospital from yr. 2003 for 1 seat.

Dr.Pravin Jain -1st DNB (Neuro Surgery) student passed in 2007.

Dr.Josna Sabnis-2nd DNB (Neuro Surgery) student passed in 2008

Dr. Manish Sabnis-3rd DNB (Neuro Surgery) student passed in 2009.

DNB Neurology (3yrs. Course for post graduate)

Head of the Neurology Department – Dr.Pradeep Divate

Accredited by NBE 2008 for 1 seat.

DNB Anaesthesia (3yrs course for primary one seat & 2yrs.for PG Diploma)

Head of the Anaesthesia Department – Dr.Jayashree Apte

Accredited by NBE from yr.2009.

DNB Radio-Diagnostic-(3yrs course for primary one seat & 2yrs.for PG Diploma)

Head of the Radio diagnosis Department – Dr.Anand Rahalkar

Accredited by NBE from yr.2009.

The DNB accreditation procedure was done by NBE for Gen. surgery, Pediatrics, Gen.Medicine Speciality. We have also applied for DNB Haematology to NBE for accreditation this year.

DNB Training Program

DNB trainees in accredited specialities are given Hands on training for a period of 3 years to acquire clinical skills.

DNB training is done as per competency based training guidelines of National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

Lectures, seminars, Journal club, case discussion, bed side teaching sessions are conducted as per monthly training program.

Monthly meeting are held by DNB coordinator to monitor Thesis work & Log Book of DNB trainees.

IDCCM course

The Sahyadri Hospital is also accredited for -

IDCCM (Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine) course affiliated with ISCCM (1year course). The admissions will be started from Jan.2011 for 2 seats.

Eligibility Criteria-1year for MD, MS, DNB(Medicine/chest/Anesthesia) & 2years for DA/DTCD or equivalent candidates.

Paramedical courses

We are proud to announce various paramedical courses for the 10th & 12th passed students. These are short term courses which can offer them good job opportunities. The seats are limited and the courses are as follows.

Sr. No.Name of the CourseEligibilityDurationNo. of Seats
1Cathlab Technician Assistant12th std+Diploma in Radiology6 months2
2USG Technician12th Std +Diploma in Radiology1 year+ 6 months intership2
3CT Technician12th Std + Radiography, BMIT, B.Sc with Imaging Science, B –M Tech1 year + 6 months internship3
4MRI Technician12th Std + Radiography, BMIT, B.Sc with Imaging Science, B –M Tech1 year + 6 months internship2
5BMTA12th Std with Science.1 year (9 months course + 3 months internship)12
6Haemodialysis Technician12th Std9 months (6 months course + 3 months internship)3
7OT Assistant12th Std9 months (6 months course + 3 months internship)3
8Nursing Assistant (Rugnasevika)10th Std.1 year (6 months course + 6 months internship)25

deepa divekarDr. Deepa Divekar

Director Incharge

sahastrabuddheDr. B. G. Sahastrabuddhe

Academic Consultant

For further details contact-

Department of Academics.
Contact No. 020 – 67213000, Ext.no1509

E-mail –