About Medical Superintendent

Medical Superintendent

Dr. R.S. Kulkarni

Address: Bungalow, SSPM’s Medical College and LTH Campus A/P Padve, Taluka-Kudal, Dist. Sindhudurg-416534

Phone: 02367- 234337

Email: medicalsuperintendent@sspmgroup.com

QUALIFICATIONS : M.B.B.S., D.(Ortho.), M.S.(Ortho), F.C.P.S.(Ortho.)

  • Gold Medal in ENT, Surgery at Final M.B.B.S. 1975.
  • Second rank - Bombay University in M.S.(Ortho).


  • Medical Superintendent, S.S.P.M. Medical College & Lifetime Hospital, Padve, Sindhudurg

Formerly :

  • District Civil Surgeon, General Hospital, Sindhudurg. (2000 to 2011).
  • Dy. Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • Chief Consultant, Govt. of Maharashtra, Trauma Care Centers (2013 to 2015).


  • Traveling fellowship in India, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 1996.
  • Shatayushi Puraskar, D.S.M.F., Post Graduate Medical Institute, Poona 1996.
  • K.P.Shrivastav GOLD MEDAL Fracture Calcaneus in Children BEST PAPER published in Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, 1998.
  • Best Paper Prize 16th M.O.A. Annual Conference, at GMC Aurangabad 1999.
  • Vikas Ratna Award at New Delhi 2000.
  • CASH PRIZE from Govt. of Maharashtra M.H.S.D.P.…, for highest no. of Ortho. presentations & publications from Govt. Hospitals in Maharashtra, 2005.
  • FIRST Rank in Maharashtra State Health develop. project for 2 years (2003 & 2004)
  • FIRST Rank in the state of Maharashtra for National Blindness Control Programme successively for three years - 2004,2005,2006.
  • Prestigious award from Govt. of Maharashtra Anandibai Joshi Purskar 2006-2007.
  • OASIS GOLD MEDAL for BEST PAPER published in Journal of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States 2011.
  • K. T. Dholakia Best Paper presentation Award at 10th R.O.C. Conf. held Pune, 2012
  • Best Paper Award at M.O.A. Regional Ortho. Conference, Solapur 2013.
  • Best published paper award journal of Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association, 2014.


  • 38 Scientific papers published in Orthopaedic Journals.
  • 8 Scientific papers, presented at International Orthopaedic Conferences.
  • 34 Scientific papers, presented at National Orthopaedic Conferences.
  • 28 Scientific papers, presented at State Orthopaedic Conferences.

GOLD MEDAL COMPETITIONS (Award Session) at Orthopaedic Conferences

  • Competition session Long term results…. of Colle’s fracture in young adults at 17th Annual Conference of MOACON, Pune 2000.
  • Immediate mobilization…. Colle’s fractures, Award paper presentation. At 19th Annual Conference of MOACON, Solapur , 2002.
  • Comparative Study of trochanteric Fracture DHS/PFN at 50th IOACON Mumbai, 2005 at K. T. Dholakia Gold Medal Session.
  • Complications of Proximal….. implant related. Golden Nail free paper competition, at 9th NAILSCON, Khajuraho 2009.
  • Proximal femoral nail, Golden Nail competition session, 10th annual conference of national association of interlocking surgeons of India, Kolkata, 2010.
  • Proximal femoral nail in…. Award Session, 34th Annual Conference of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association, Bangalore, 2010.
  • Neglected Epidemic… Fatal Road Traffic Accidents (RTA) In Sindhudurg during… Dr. D. G. Dongaonkar Best Paper Session at MOACON, Pune 2012.
  • P.F.N., Lag screw placement & T.A.D., Is it enough … fracture fixation for Golden Nail Award session, at 17th NAILSCON, Corbett, Uttarakhand, 2017.
  • R.T.A. in India & Maharashtra …opportunities, Dr. K. P. Srivastav Gold medal best physical poster competition of 62nd IOACON 2017, Indore, 2017.
  • Platelets… non union of long bones in Dr. R. C. Rallan Gold Medal session of 62nd IOACON 2017, Indore, 2017.
  • The evolution of improvement to get best results in congenital club foot depicts how much useful is the experience of surgeon is needed’ has been selected for presentation in the Dr. Joy Patankar Gold Medal session of 63rd IOACON Coimbatore, 2018.


  • 14 Faculty lectures at National & State Orthopaedic Conferences


Organized 282 Polio, Congenital & traumatic orthopaedic deformities, Cerebral Palsy, Reconstructive Surgery & Rehabilitation camps in Sindhudurg District from 1976 to 2017 & 8432 children below the age of 15 years are operated.