Shalakyatantra is the branch of Ayurveda, which relates to the diseases of EYE, EAR, NOSE THROAT and Orodental, its treatment by classical methods like Kriyakalpas and different surgical methods.

Knowledge of Shalakya enables the students to be an authority in Shalakyatantra & make him a good clinician, a competent surgeon, a good teacher & a scientist with an analytical mind.

Shalakyatantra is a subject, which requires the best judgment & clinical acumen and hand skills. To achieve this he should have a sound knowledge of various aspects of Shalakyatantra like eyes, E.N.T and orodental.


  • To pass out as a committed Ayurvedic Surgeon, an open minded researcher, an efficient teacher, an able clinician and a life and sight giving surgeon.
  • To study the Ayurvedic perspectives regarding various surgical ailments and their management in netra, nasa, karna and mukharoga.
  • They will be trained and acquire basic skills to perform varies karmas.
  • To learn and master Ayurvedic kriyakalpas viz. tarpan,putapaka,anjana,pariseka,etc.
  • To carry out research oriented study and practical training of kriyakalpas.
  • To become highly efficient in the pre & postoperative treatments & measures.
  • To learn the basic skills of surgery and gain the "Asammoha Shastravaidya Lakshanam".
  • To acquire the most difficult but the most important skill of judgment and decision-making in clinical practice.

Postgraduate students

  • Full knowledge of Shalyatantra, and allopathic surgery branch.
  • They will be able to diagnose surgical conditions and treat them according by selecting the most beneficial treatment protocol.
  • They will be able to work as specialist in the field of Shalyatantra and Allopathic surgery.

Departmental Features

  • State of the art well equipped three separate OPDs- Netra (Eye), Karna-Nasa-Mukha (E.N.T), and Danta (Orodental)
  • Separate well equipped O.T. for Shalakyatantra.
  • Special Ayurvedic treatment is given for many chronic and common diseases e.g. for dry eye/ computer vision syndrome- Netratarpana, Aschyotana, for Karnasrava- Karnadhupan, etc.
  • Many eye camps like squint, cataract surgery are conducted successfully.

Camps conducted by department-

  • Limca Book of Records in our Ayurved Hospital Sane Guruji Arogya Kendra : - A free Squint Camp was organised at our Hospital in association with Pune Netra Seva Pratishtan (an NGO from Pune) and Sarva Mangal Madhurum Trust (an NGO from Mumbai) on 29/05/2009 to 01/06/2009. After investigating squint Patients in our Hospital, 132 Patient were admitted on 29/06/2009 for operations. Ten Surgeons and six anesthetist performed the 132 operations of this patients successfully. This event made it into the Limca Book of Records (an Indian version of Guineas book of records).
  • Free Phacoemulsification cataract surgery camp conducted on 15th of may 2010 on occasion of 50th anniversary of the institute. Total 50 patients were operated.
  • Small incision cataract surgery camp conducted on 22/10/2010, and 19/01/2011 - Total 20 & 14 patients were operated for free of cost, respectively.
  • Phacoemulsification paid camp with minimal charges was conducted on 21/05/2011 in which 16 patients were operated. All these camps were conducted by the prior permission of D.B.C.S pune district chief.


Name Of The Staff Designation Qualification CCIM Teachers Code
Dr. Pradhan Nilakshi Shekhar Professor MS (Ayu.) Shalakya Tantra, Ph.D( Ayu) Shalakya Tantra AYSK00211
Dr. Bhat Pravin Madhukar Reader MS (Ayu.) Shalakya Tantra AYSK00210
Dr. Kotangale Sumedha Yogesh Lecturer MS (Ayu.) Shalakya Tantra AYSK00256
Dr. Pawase Shamali Shailendrakumar Lecturer MS (Ayu.) Shalakya Tantra AYSK00889