Dr. Anil Khatri

M.B.B.S., D.C.H.
(Diploma in Child Health)
(Practicing as Consultant Pediatrician Since 25 Years)

Dr Anil Khatri is a Consultant Paediatrician with Special interest in Hemoglobinopathies. He has worked extensively on various aspects of Care, Management, Prevention & Support of Thalassemia for over 25 years.

He is a reputed Paediatrician in Ahmedabad successfully running two hospitals since more than 25 years.

  • He is the Managing Trustee of Thalassemia Jagruti Foundation, Ahmedabad.
  • He has a key role to play as Chairman of Hemoglobinopathgies Committee of Indian Red Cross Society, Gujarat State branch. He is also a member of Task Force on Blood disorders of Govt. of Gujarat & Govt of India.
  • He also brings lot of cheer into the lives of children suffering from life threatening illness, by contributing his mite as Hon. Director, Make A Wish Foundation, Gujarat.
  • He is the National Convenor, Seva Prakosht, Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha & Past President of the Ahmedabad branch.
  • As joint Secretary & Trustee at Sadhu Vaswani Mission & High School, he has been instrumental in modernization of the school & impacting lives of hundreds by children by raising the standard of education.
  • He has held multiple important positions in District 3054 of Rotary International.
  • He is a true Social Activist and has been contributing significantly in various spheres.
  • He firmly believes in the principle of ‘Service Above Self’; and follows it in word & spirit.
  • His motto is mitigation of the suffering, prevention of genetic diseases and lifestyle disorders; helping people live healthier lives and to serve the Community & Society.
  • His core values are hard work, commitment, dedication and progressive thinking and result oriented action plan in all his professional & social activities and his expertise in identifying need-based projects and devising strategies for creating solutions and facing challenges have helped him contribute significantly to the organizations he is associated with.

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Key Contribution:

  • Successfully running 2 Hospitals for more than 2 decades and treated thousands of patients along with my wife Dr. Uma Khatri who is a Gynecologist.
  • Significant impact in Thalassemia Care, Support & Prevention by :
    1. Providing free Consultation to thousands of patients
    2. Providing free blood transfusion to about 150 patients since 20 years
  • Under my Chairmanship of Thalassemia Committee, Red Cross Society has achieved Thalassemia Screening of 32 lakhs youth & 8 lakh pregnant ladies and prevented birth of 555 children suffering from Thalassemia Major.
  • Contribution to draft National Policy and National Guidelines published by National Health Mission, Govt. of India.
  • Organized number of Conferences and Events for doctors, patients & social organizations.
  • Providing cheer in lives of hundreds of children suffering from life threatening illnesses by fulfilling their Wishes through Make A Wish Foundation
  • As part of Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha, touched many social, religious & political leaders of the Sindhi Community and hundreds of Sindhi families.
  • Contribution to improvement in infrastructure & quality of education in schools
  • Regular blood donor having donated about 75 times and also organized more than 100 blood donation camps till date. Was Convenor of ‘ Samvedna’ ( Guiness Book Record holder nation wide Blood donation campaign to pay homage to Shahid BhagatSinh, Sukdev on 23rd
  • Key campaigner for providing Sanskar, Swasthya & Sanskruti and thus leading to the all round development of hundreds of children through ‘ Bal Sanskar Shibirs’ in Naroda Assembly area
  • For 20 years, actively organized and participated in Free Medical Camps for the poor through Sindhi Professionals Society & Rotary International in Naroda, Kubernagar & Sardarnagar areas.
  • CONTRIBUTION DURING COVID : counselled many patients free of cost regarding diagnosis & home based management, distributed about 2 lakhs tablets of iron chelator drugs from transfusion centres of Jeevandeeep Hospital & Red Cross Society , provided oxygen concentrators free to many patients, active role in providing patient attendents at 1200 bedded covid hospital of Govt of Gujarat & Institute of Kidney Diseases & Research Centre, mask & kit distribution, food distribution to the poor.