Dr.Shirish M Hastak

Group Director-Neurology & Stroke Services
Wockhardt Hospitals
29 years of experience

Dr.Shirish M Hastak - Group Director-Neurology & Stroke Services in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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.


Membership & Certificates

  • Post specialization stroke fellowship under Prof. V. Hachinski – University of Western Ontario
  • Worked with Prof. L.R .Caplan, another giant in the field of stroke at the TUFTS Medical Centre, Boston


Awards and Honours

  • President – The Indian Stroke Association, 2010-2011
  • Delivered the first ISNNizam Institute National Stroke Oration



  • Movement disorder treatments
  • Multiple sclerosis treatments
  • Cerebrovascular disease and stroke treatments
  • NeuroAIDS treatments
  • Epilepsy treatments
  • Headache treatments
  • Vestibular treatments
  • Neuromuscular tisease treatments
  • Cognitive disorder treatments


  • D.M. Neurology Topiwala National Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital-Mumbai
  • M.D.-Nagpur Medical College
  • M.B.B.S.-Nagpur Medical College
  • Stroke Fellowship - Western University of Canada - London Ontario-Canada
  • Consultant Neurologist - Lilavati Hospital Mumbai
  • Director of Stroke Services and Consultant Neurologist - Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital

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