Medical Social Work

About the Department

Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center offered a social work service for over the years. There is a team of professionally qualified medical social workers in the hospital and work as part of the medical and surgical teams.

This department works directly with patients and their families to help them deal with their feelings about a situation and advocating for them to explore what can be done about it. The main role is to help patients and their families with any psychological, emotional, social or practical difficulties during their hospital stay. Also, to help people functions as best they can in their daily lives and provide a safe, confidential and supportive environment to talk through any concerns.

Highlights of the Department

  • Personalized care
  • Patient support group meetings
  • Professionally qualified staff
  • Commitment to provide quality care to each patient

Staff

Name :-Dr. Smitha Thammaiah

Designation :-Asst. Medical Superintend

Name :-Ms. Saraswathi V

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

About Ms. Saraswathi

Ms. Saraswathi earned her MSW in the year of 2009 from the Lorven Education Center, Bangalore and had extensive experience working with adolescents in a variety of settings. With her skills and knowledge, she was a strong addition to this institution.

Areas of expertise and interest – To assist patients and their families in their problem that accompanies illness or prevents recovery and rehabilitation.

Name :-Mr. Parashuram Savanth

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

About Mr. Parashuram Savanth

Mr. Parashuram obtained his MSW from S.D.M College, Ujire. He is a Medical Social Worker with 4 years of work experience and comprehensive knowledge in Social Work.

Name :-Bhavya J

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

About Ms. Bhavya

Ms. Bhavya She is working as a Medical Social Worker at Narayana Health - Mazumdar Shaw Medical Centre for the past 2 years. She has completed her Masters in Social Work from Mangaore University.

Name :-Mahesh Karantha K

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

About Mahesh Karantha K

He is Masters in Social Work from School of Social Work, RoshniNilaya, Mangalore. After the completion of his MSW he started working with Narayana Health – Mazumdar Shaw Medical center as a Medico Social Worker

Name :-MR. JAIS KURIAN

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

Name :-MR ARUN POOJARI

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW

Name :-MS RESHMA A

Designation :-Medical Social Worker

Qualification :-MSW