Welcome Message

Welcome to the IHC Mumbai conference! Organised by the AWR Surgeons' Community, this meeting promises the most woke level of hernia related education packaged in ways conventional conferences have never known. The previous IHC meeting in New Delhi was rated as 'lifetime best' even by those who had travelled the world to attend international meetings over 3 decades. Be prepared to have the time of your life, as an expert who wants to share her work, or a surgeon who wants to be up to date in the challenging new world of hernia surgery.

Have questions? Feel free to connect :
Email : ihcmumbai2020@gmail.com / conferences@vamaevents.com
Contact No. : + 91 22 2438 3498 / 99

Conference Highlights

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Hernias

Pre-conference workshops

Training courses

Certificate programs

Cadaver labs

Key note lectures


Panel discussions

Oscars in hernia sessions

Live surgery done by the leaders of the hernia world


Participants presentations of Papers

Video abstracts

Award sessions

Organizing Committee

Dr Roy patankar


Dr Brian Jacob

Organising Chairman

Dr Ramesh Punjani

Organising Secretary

Dr B Ramana

Global Co-ordinator

Dr Sharad Sharma

Joint Org. Secretary

Dr Jignesh Gandhi

Joint Org. Secretary

Dr Pramod Shinde

Scientific Chair

Dr Rahul Mahadar

National Co-ordinator

Dr N K Dukkipati


About Host City


Mumbai also known as Bombay is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the fourth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of approximately 20.5 million. Along with the neighbouring urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2009, Mumbai was named an Alpha city. Mumbai is also the richest city in India.

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About AWR Surgeons

What is AWR? AWR stands for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. In this context, Abdominal Wall Reconstruction is typically undertaken for complex Abdominal wall defects resulting from Trauma, Infection, complex Malignancy surgeries, Intestinal Fistulas, failed Hernia repairs or Complex Hernias. This Surgical technique is used for conditions where simple abdominal wall closure or repair of Hernia by


Sahara Star Hotel, Domestic airport, Mumbai