P.O Box: 117084, Dubai, UAE

Dr. Ashwin Porwal

Specialist General Surgeon

800 22 33

  • M.B.B.S. from B.J. Medical College, Pune-India
  • D.N.B. General Surgery from Poona Hospital and Research Centre, Pune-India
  • Diploma in Proctology from Clinica Madonna Della, Rome-Italy
  • Diploma in Laparoscopy from EITS-IRCAD, France
  • Certified training in Pelvic floor disorders including Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension surgery from
  • Clinica Madonna Della, Rome-Italy by Dr. Antonio Longo
  • Certified training in Wound Management from Madeleine Flangan University, Hertfordshire, UK

  • Consultant Proctologist & Surgeon – Healing Hands Clinic (2008)
  • Founder, Consultant ColoRectal Surgeon & Proctologist- Healing Hands Clinic Pune (2008)
  • Medical Researcher – Healing Hands Clinic Pune (2008)
  • Consultant ColoRectal Surgeon & Proctologist – Apollo Jehangir Hospital (2009 – 2017)
  • Consultant Colo-Rectal Surgeon & Proctologist – Poona Hospital & Research centre (2008 – 2017)
  • HOD Proctology clinic, Consultant ColoRectal Surgeon & Proctologist – Inamdar Hospital (2010 –2016)

  • Guest of Honor at B.J Medical Collage, Pune with former president of India Hon. Pratibha Patil. honor date2016
  • JITO – ‘Young Entrepreneur’ Award honor date2016
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation Award honor date2015

Indian Medical Association (IMA)


Dr. Ashwin Porwal is a Pune-based procto-surgeon and the founder of Healing Hands Clinic. He has developed a technique – Distal Laser Proximal Ligation (DLPL), to cure anal fistulas. Porwal completed his M.B.B.S. from B.J. Medical College, Pune and did his specialization in proctology. He launched the Healing Hand Clinic in 2008. In 2017, his organisation was recognised by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences to impart training to doctors in proctology. He has trained 180 surgeons in the field from various countries through short private courses. Only ten percent among those trained were able to perform the surgeries on large scale independently.

He has also performed the pelvic organ prolapse suspension surgery (POPS) and stapled trans anal rectal resection surgery (STARR). His research paper n DLPL earned him several accolades at the World Congress on Proctology, WorldCon 2017.

‘Gaining knowledge is the first step of wisdom; Sharing it is the first step of Humanity’- With this belief, Dr. Porwal has trained surgeons from all over the country and overseas. Various doctors have worked under him, learning the intricacies of this emerging specialty, and many have been inspired by him and taken up Proctology as a career.


  • Performed the first S.T.A.R.R. ( Stapled Trans Anal Rectal Resection ) Surgery for Chronic Constipation in Maharashtra in November 2009.
  • Introduced MRI Defecography ( a diagnostic test for Chronic Constipation ) in Pune.
  • Has performed the maximum number of STARR surgeries in Asia.
  • Is credited with performing maximum number of Stapler Haemorrhoidopexies for Piles( Mulvyadh ) per month in Asia.
  • Performed the first P.O.P.S. ( Pelvic Organ Prolapse Suspension ) surgery in India.
  • Introduced Laser Hemorrhoidoplasty ( LHP ) for Piles for the first time in the country.
  • Has treated more than 40000 patients of Piles.
  • Has invented DLPL ( Distal Laser Proximal Ligation ), a novel procedure to treat Complex Recurrent fistulas.
  • Has introduced Fistula Laser Closure ( FiLaC ) for fistula ( Bhagandar ).
  • Has presented Research Papers at various international and national conferences based on his experiences in the field of Proctology.


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