B.K.L. Walawalkar Hospital, Diagnostic & Research Center (BKLWH) has been working towards initiation of innovative projects in medical field for the betterment of rural people. In order to take the hospital to the next level, it is necessary for us to get ourselves involved in integrated, locally relevant research in healthcare, which will not only benefit people of Konkan, but also people from all other Low & Middle income countries . For this, fresh and new ideas from the experts in the field, who genuinely want to contribute to the upliftment of mankind, are needed. We want the brightest stars in the field to guide us, and to show us the right path for our future journey.

With these aims in mind Scientific Advisory Committee of our hospital has been formed. The constitution of the committee is as follows

1. Padmavibhushan Dr. Anil Kakodkar (Chairman)
Member, Atomic Energy Centre & INAE Satish Dhawan Chair of Engineering Eminence

2. Padmabhushan Dr. T. Ramasami,
Scientist, Researcher, Social Activist, Administrator
Former Secretary to Govt. of India; Ministry of Science & Technology

3. Dr. Rita Mulherkar
Scientist, Researcher, Administrator
Ex. Chairman & Professor, Mulherkar Lab, ACTREC, Navi Mumbai

4. Prof. B. Ravi
Engineer, Researcher, Educationist
Institute Chair Professor,
Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT, Powai

5. Shri Chandrashekhar S. Garde
Engineer, Researcher
Professor, LMISTE
Dept. of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune

6. Dr. Sanjay Oak
Surgeon, Educationist, Administrator
Vice Chancellor, DY Patil University, Mumbai

7. Shri Jayantkumar Banthia
Medical Administrator, Social Activist
Chairman, SICOM & Ex-Chief Secretary, Govt. of Maharashtra

8. Dr. Shripad Banavali
Oncologist, Researcher, Administrator
Professor & Head, Dept. of Medical Oncology,
Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

9. Vikas Walawalkar (Permanent Member)
Managing Trustee, Shri Vithalrao Joshi Charities Trust

10. Dr. (Mrs.) Suvarna Patil,
Medical Director,
B.K.L. Walawalkar Hospital, Diagnostic & Research Centre