Dr. Pruthu Narendra  Dhekane

Dr. Pruthu Narendra Dhekane

Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road Infectious Diseases

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Doctor’s Profile

Dr. Pruthu Narendra Dhekane graduated from the Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences followed by an internship at the prestigious Padm. Dr. D. Y Patil Medical College and Yeshwanthrao Chavan Hospital, Pune. He then went on to pursue an MD in Internal Medicine. He completed FNB in Infectious Disease from Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India. Dr. Dhekane has with him 4 years of medical experience working at well-known private hospitals. He has good exposure in treating various infectious diseases like Community and Hospital-acquired pneumonia, infective endocarditis, Osteomyelitis, Meningitis, Diabetic foot infections, SSTIs, Surgical and post-operative infections. He also specializes in the treatment of tropical illnesses like Tuberculosis, MDR/XDR Tuberculosis, Melioidosis, Histoplasmosis, Leishmaniosis, Leprosy, Malaria. Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, he has actively managed patients of all categories – mild, moderate, severe, Working on a daily basis in COVID units. Area of Expertise:  Tropical infections HIV and other STDs Transplant infectious diseases Infection Control and Prevention


  • Abstract Presentation on “Atypical presentation of stroke in a young patient with factor V Leiden mutation” during Association of Physicians of India Conference, Gurgaon, India- (2015) He has recently presented a case on “Challenging cases at ID Week” Progressive disseminated histoplasmosis with Histoplasma endocarditis at Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Conference OCT-2019 Washington DC, USA

  • MBBS, MD(Medicine), FNB( Infectious diseases)


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