About Us

Welcome to Dhonde hospital

Sangli, Maharashtra, India.

Dhonde hospital is an exclusive minimal access surgery centre in Sangli, western Maharashtra. It is established in 2005. It is one of the high volume laparoscopy centre in the area. Till date about 10000 laparoscopic surgeries are carried out. Our aim to avail benefits of laparoscopy to common people at affordable cost. It is also training center for laparoscopy and about 25 surgeons are trained.


  • MBBS [Govt. Med. College, Miraj] Year - 1997

  • MS, (Gen.Surg) Dr.V.M . Med. College, Solapur - 2002

  • Senior resident in Dept. of General & G.I. Surgery, Seth G.S. Med. College & K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai.2003 (1 Year)

  • Well trained under guidance of eminent G I, Laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Roy Patankar at Joy Hospital for Digestive Diseases.2004 (1 Year) FIAGES - Skill course &fellow ship in minimal access surgery .

Special interest in endoscopic Hernia surgery and complicated gall bladder surgeries.

Conducted Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Masterclass at Dhonde Hospital (July 2019)



Roy Patankar, Anil Bradoo, Santosh Palkar, Ashok Dhonde, Jimmy John -Laparoscopic surgical correction of retrocaval ureter- journal of surgery, Pakistan, Dec.2006, 11[4];181-182.

Endoscopic management of unusual foreign body in the bile duct, Udaysinh Patil, Ashok Dhonde, Gastrointestinal endoscopy , issue 6, p 1288-89

International J. of Healthcare and Biomedical Research, Volume: 05, Issue: 04, July 2017, 77-84Pilot Study of selective fixation of mesh in laparoscopic extra-peritoneal inguinal hernia repair (TEP) DR. CHINMAY GANDHI, DR. ASHOK DHONDE, DR. DAJIRAM MOTE

AI Ameen J Med Sci 2018 ; 11(4):199-201 Totally Extraperitoneal Inginal Hernia repair

Case Report, J Surg Clin Pract Vol: 2 Issue: 2 , Laparoscopic Removal of Foreign Body from Colon , Chinmay S. Gandhi* and Ashok M. Dhonde


2012- Dr K C Gharapure travelling fellowship awarded by ASI [Mh]-completed at Moulana hospital ,Perinthalmanna under guidance of Dr Mohd Ismail

F.M.A.S. - Skill course & fellow ship in minimal access surgery at Hyderabad.

F.I.A.G.E.S. - Fellow of Indian association of Gastro Intestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Diploma in Minimal Access Surgery completed at GEM Hospital , Coimbatore.[ AMASI College]



  • Laparoscopic removal of hydatid cyst

  • Wandering Copper-T : Laparoscopic removal

  • Endless string for non responsive stricture oesophagus

  • Recurrent haemorroids and sigmoidoscopy

Ergonomics and reorientation of ports in lap. Chole in situs inversus totalis.[MASICON 2010]

ENDOSURG 2012-AIIMS,New Delhi[International Minimal Access Surgery Conference]

  • Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair

  • Lap chole in situs inversus –a unique experience

Laparoscopic inguinal hernia [TEP] –a trip along learning curve [50 CASES][MASICON 2012]

Initial experience of laparoscopic inguinal hernia [IHSCON Gwalior 2012]

Step by step TEP [Masicon 2014]

Foreign bodies in oesophagus [Masicon 2016]

Laparoscopy in acute abdomen [Masicon 2017]

Upper GI Endoscopy and Surgeon [Masicon 2017]

Totally extraperitoneal hernia [HSICON 16 Aurangabad]

Laparoscopic removal of foreign body from Colon- Masicon 2018

Gossypiboma - Masicon 2018

Difficult situations in Laparoscopic Inguinal hernia repair [ APHS Dubai, Masicon 2019 Aurangabad]


  • FIAGES Gokak [2014]

  • Masicon 2015, Nagpur - given talk on complications of laparoscopic hernia repair

  • One of the faculty in Hernia Live , Kolhapur [ WZ ASI Conference ] and demonstrated laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery in workshop

  • Zen Hospital in asso. with ASI and Mumbai Surgical Society, Hernia update Conference- given talk on Tips and techniques of Laparoscopic Hernia [TEP][ July 2018]

  • Conducted Hernia Workshop at Dhonde Hospital, Sangli [ in asso. With ASI, Maharashtra] Apr 2018

  • Demonstrated live lap inguinal hernia at Comprehensive Inguinal Hernia workshop organized by Dept. of Surgery , GMC Miraj [Oct 2018]


I.M.A. – Indian Medical Association

A.S.I – Asso of Surgeons of India

I.A.G.E.S. – Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons

D.S.G.E. – Deccan Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopist

I.H.S. – Indian Hernia Society

H.I.S – Hernia Society of India