Meet the team of highly qualified medical and management professionals handpicked by Dr. Lakdawala; to work together to ensure you get the best treatment possible when you walk into CODS.
She joined CODS in 2007 and specializes in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery with a keen interest in single incision surgery or SILS. Apart from spearheading the CODS Woman team, she is also the Section Chief of Bariatric Surgery at Saifee Hospital. She's the youngest female surgeon in Asia to have earned the ICE (International Centre for Excellence in Bariatrics) accreditation. She has numerous publications to her credit.
Armed with a B.HSC. in Food Science and Nutrition from SNDT University - Mumbai, a Masters in Dietetics from Deakin University - Melbourne, and accreditation as a practicing Dietician from the Dietician's Association of Australia, Carlyne is the Senior Nutritionist at CODS. She is the patient's first point of contact at CODS. She works hand in hand with the surgeons and clinical psychologist to educate and guide patients through the pre-operative process and guides the nutrition team in the post surgery follow up.
Carlyne - Team Leader of Nutrition Team supported by Neha
A Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Nutrition and Hospital Food care services, she's also completed a 6-week Basic Teachers course in Yoga. Her expertise lies in nutritional counselling of patients pre & post-surgery for their behavioural & lifestyle modification; thereby ensuring smooth dietary transition. Her other interests include reading, travelling and learning different languages.
An ex-hedge fund manager and the Principal Trustee of CODS, Priyanka is the brain behind the brand CODS. Systems, processes, developing the brand and working steadfastly behind the scenes, she allows the teams to focus on their strengths stitching it all together.
Our Accounts and Insurance Coordinator, Rashmin has been a part of the CODS team since 2009. She attends to all issues related to insurance, health supplements and physician/hospital service billing. The backbone of our logistical support she is the reason why patients never have to worry about anything except for getting better.
With an experience of over 8 years in Marketing and Customer Service, Zoya, our Patient Relationship Manager is a one point contact for all our patients. She makes their life easy pre and post-Surgery by: Co-Ordinating appointments, Answering queries, clearing doubts, being the facilitator between Dr Lakdawala and the patients.
Zoya - Team Leader of Marketing Team supported by Cecilia, Nafisa and Leroy.