Name: Dr. Milan S Vaghasia
Birth Place: Nadiad, Gujarat,India
Academic Qualification: MBBS from Pramukhswami Medical College, Gujarat (2010-2015)
MS General Surgery from Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat (2017-2020)
Languages Spoken/Written: Gujarati, Hindi and English
What do you do?
I am a laparoscopic general surgeon and surgical gastroenterologist.
What’s the best part of your profession?
The best part of my profession is the satisfaction I get from successfully performing surgeries and knowing that I've helped improve a patient's health and well-being.
What made you choose this profession?
I was drawn to the field of surgery because of its challenging nature and the opportunity to make a direct and positive impact on people's lives.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
Yes, I enjoy reading. The last thing I read was a book on safety in minimal access surgery.
What is your favorite dish?
I enjoy South Indian cuisine.
How would your friends describe you?
My friends would likely describe me as sincere and dedicated.
What is your least favorite subject(s)? Your favorite subject(s)?
My least favorite subject is chemistry, and my favorite subjects is gastro surgery.
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
I wish to change people's perceptions of professions like medicine and prioritize those who contribute significantly to society over those who gain fame through other means.
If your journey was/were a movie, what would it be called?
"Kabhi Khushi, Kabhi Gum Part 2"
What are you passionate about?
I'm passionate about surgery, movies, and making my family proud.
One of my best moments was getting my MS in general surgery in 2017 at Government Medical College, Bhavnagar.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
I enjoy reading, watching movies, and spending time with my family and friends.
What do you hate the most?
I didn't specify what I hate the most.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for? I would have considered becoming an IAS/IPS officer.
What is your dream travel destination?
My dream travel destination is Switzerland.
Where and what kind of workplace would you like to work in the future?
I would like to work in a multi-specialty hospital in Surat, Gujarat, or a highly reputable hospital.
Finally, a quote you relate to.
"Believe in yourself, focus on your goal. Never underestimate the power of God. Constantly improving oneself."
What else would you like to tell about yourself?
I believe in self-improvement and striving for excellence in my profession. I'm dedicated to my work and my family, and I hope to continue making a positive impact on my patients' lives.
(MedSight/Dr. Milan S Vaghasia/PB)