Mahavir Super Specialty Hospital, India
Ashok Kapse is a consulting Pediatrician practicing in the city of Surat in the Gujrat state of India, besides owning a private pediatric hospital and he is also head of the pediatric department at a prestigious Mahavir super specialty hospital. After finishing graduation (MBBS) Kapse did MD in Pediatrics, initially he worked as professor of Pediatrics at Medical College Surat later he opted out for private practice however pursued academic interest. He developed special interest and skill in infectious diseases. Working along with CDC Atlanta he evolved simple clinical approach for diagnosis and management of Dengue illnesses particularly in resource limited situations. Last year for his dengue work he was felicitated with health excellence award. A popular and a sought after speaker Ashok Kapse is a recipient of many oration awards, he has delivered hundreds of lectures on Dengue, Malaria, Typhoid and antibiotic uses across the India. Recently he has acquired a tremendous interest and insight in the role of Vitamin D in human health, functioning along with International council he has been actively working towards vitamin D promotion across the world and he has addressed conferences at Thailand, Finland, China, UAE, and Spain. Kapse has decorated many a posts in medical fields: President of Surat city branch of Indian academy of pediatrics (IAP), president of Gujarat State branch of IAP, National president of Infectious diseases branch of IAP are few of them. Kapse is an avid clinical photographer his photos figure into various books and atlases including the prestigious atlas of infectious diseases published by American Academy of Pediatrics. He has published umpteen articles in peer reviewed journals.