Dr. D.U. Lokhande

M. V. Sc. & Ph. D.
I/C Professor of Surgery
 Email: dulokhande@yahoo.com
Qualification: M. V. Sc., Ph. D.
Specialization: Small Animal Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Radiology and Endoscopy
Teaching experience:
  1. Dr. Lokhande has guided total 12 P. G. students of Department of Surgery and Radiology as a major guide and act as advisory member for total 20 students of Surgery and other departments.
  2. He is having total 20 years of Teaching experience for U. G. students and 18 years of experience for P. G. students.
  1. He has published total 28 scientific papers in reputed journals, two popular articles and presented total 38 papers in different seminars and conferences.
  2. He is Author of chapter “Selection of Pet, Care and Management of New born”, in Pet-owner guideline Book “Care and Management of Pets”.
  3. Organized Innovatively  26th Congress of ISVS in the year 2002 and worked as Treasurer & Joint Secretary, where in Live demonstration of endoscopy via video conferencing was performed successfully for the first time in the history of Veterinary Surgery. Highest number of delegates participated in this congress from different states and abroad.
Awards and scholarships:
  1. Dr. Lokhande was awarded I. C. A. R. Jr. fellowship in Veterinary Surgery in 1987-88 programme for Post graduation.
  2. He was awarded as “Intas Distinguished Field Veterinary Surgeon Award” during 26th Annual congress of I. S. V. S. on 9th Nov. 2002.
  3. “Best Teacher Award” was received by him in 2003-04.
  4. Appreciation certificate in presentation of anesthesiology (2006).
  5. Appreciation certificate in presentation Radiology and Imaging (2006).
  6. Appreciation certificate in presentation at ISVS Ludhiana (2009)
Recognized examiner and expert for M. V. Sc thesis evaluation in various University in India.
  1. Dr. Lokhande is recognized examiner and expert for M. V. Sc thesis evaluator for I V R I, Izatnagar.
  2. He is also appointed as Question paper setter for subject Surgery at Veterinary College, Hebbal, Bangalore for B. V. Sc & A. H. degree. 
Dr. Lokhande has contributed in the following research:
  1. Conducted research on Bone plates prepared from buffalo horn for internal fixation in tibial fracture in Calves.
  2. Study on lipid and lipid free Propofol anaesthesia in canines.
  3. Ultrasound images of abdominal organs of canines.
  4. Propofol anaesthesia for castration in Equine.
  5. Internal fixation for long bone fractures in Birds
  6. Propofol anaesthesia in Swine and Cat.
  7. Different dental diseases and their treatment.
  8. Different Urethrotomy techniques in canine.
  9. Different techniques of treatment for mammary tumors and venereal granulomas in canine.
  10. 10. Different techniques of treatment for cataract and lens transplantation.
  11. 11. Diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopy in dogs.
Teaching appointments:
  1. Qualified ICAR Net Examination in the year 1995 .
  2. Nominated as In charge ‘Clinical Complex’ to prepare and monitor unit system batches of U. G. students of Bombay Veterinary College, as per V C I regulation.
  3. Worked as Editorfor
    1. Souvenir of 26th Annual Congress of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery held at Mumbai.
    2. MAFSU- COL- ISNAR, Collaborative project on Distance Learning “Techniques  in Small Animal Surgery”
    3. c.    MAFSU- COL- ISNAR, Collaborative project on Distance Learning “Techniques  in Large Animal Surgery”
    4. MAFSU- COL- ISNAR, Collaborative project on Distance Learning “Surgical Techniques in Cat”.
  4. Prepared two Easy Learning programme
    1. Normal labeled Radiographs of dogs
    2. X ray Interpretation in dogs For Virtual classroom, B.V.C.
      Extension activities:
  1. He gave several Radio talks and answer to farmers question on ‘All India Radio’, Mumbai.
  2. He is giving technical services to Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Veer Jijamata Uddhayan, Sangli Zoo and Zoo of Dadara Nagar Hawali and performed various operations on Wild indigenous animals.
  3. He has also worked for several Gelding camps at Matheran and performed 100 gelding operations.
  4. He has also helped Animal Husbandry Department of Dadara Nagar Havali and Silvasa by providing honorary services in several health camps organised by them.
  5. He has participated in several N S S camps.
Membership in Committees/commission/council:
  1. Was a Member of Board of Studies for Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, K K V Dapoli.
  2. Member of Board of Studies for Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, M A F S University, Nagpur.
Membership in Reputed Journal/Professional:
  1. Life member of Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery.
  2. Life member of “Indian Journal of Veterinary Surgery”.
  3. Life member of “The Indian Veterinary Journal”.
  4. Life member of Alumni Association of Bombay Veterinary College, Mumbai.
  5. Life member of Journal of Bombay Veterinary College.
  6. 6.    Member of Pet Practitioner Association of Mumbai