Dr. Arbat is currently leading the Nagpur-based KRIMS Group of Hospitals as the Medical Director and Interventional Pulmonologist. KRIMS is a multi-specialty hospital with state-of-theart facilities and offers medical services under one roof. For treating various critical ailments, the hospital is equipped with ICU, NICU, Respiratory Critical Care Unit, Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Post surgery Critical Care Unit. The hospital also has a fully functional Respiratory, Neuro, Trauma, Burn and Dialysis Centre.
Having won many awards at prestigious national conferences, Dr. Arbat also has many national and international publications to his name. He is the youngest international faculty to teach at WABIP Program. He has performed 800+ Interventional procedures such as Cryotherapy, EBUS, Endobronchial Debulking and Thoracoscopy. He has an extensive academic training and professional experience from JNMC Wardha, KEM Hospital & Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, Mumbai & Ancona, Italy, and has been excelling as a clinician, teacher and researcher.
A GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED MEDICAL PRACTITIONER
He has many accolades to his name. He is credited with 3 inventions for COVID-19 which include the “Arbat Safety Box”, “Doctor Safety Assistant” and “COVI-SAT Covid-19 Safety Van”. All 3 inventions have received critical acclaim from international medical bodies for their usefulness during this pandemic. His research publications are widely cited by budding pulmonologist and medical scholars.
He received the “Fellowship of American College of Chest Physicians” at Chest Annual Congress, New Orleans, USA. In 2018, he was awarded the “Young Achiever Award for Outstanding Contribution in Health” by GNA. In 2019, he was also chosen as one of the “Vidarbha Ratna” from the medical field.
INTRODUCING NEW PRACTICES
Since the beginning of his career, Dr. Sameer Arbat has taken his role of a medical practitioner very seriously. He has brought in a fresh perspective in already existing medical practices.
He is probably one of the youngest medical leaders to have achieved so much in a short span. He also actively uses the social media to spread awareness and educate masses about various health issues including risks and safety measures for protection against COVID-19.
CREDENTIALS THAT MATTER
Dr. Arbat completed his MBBS and MD in Respiratory Medicine from JNMC, Sawangi, Wardha. Thereafter, he joined his alma mater as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Respiratory Medicine. Eventually, he joined one of India’s premier institutes, KEM Hospital in Mumbai as a Senior Registrar and expanded his knowledge in all specialties of pulmonology. Later, he joined the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, where he performed more than 100 Bronchoscopies.
Currently, Dr. Arbat is leading the COVID-19 team at KRIMS Hospital, Nagpur. Bent on giving back to society, he also leads various community service initiatives. Dr. Arbat has been associated with various NGOs ‘Prawah’ and ‘Clean Air Asia’, through which he organizes regular health camps, blood donation camps & education programs to spread awareness on air pollution, sleep disorders, anti-tobacco campaigns and managing respiratory diseases like asthma.