OUR TEAM

FOUNDERS

SURANJANA BASAK

Dr. Suranjana Basak Pursuing MD Medicine from D.Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai She has worked with Times Of India, Elsevier, Fortis Hospital in the past as different roles of Editor, Activist, Writer and Resident in the past. She is currently also working as ICMR Stroke Study Coordinator. She has a keen interest in Medicine, neurology and always takes a stand for what is right. She strongly believes that “If you can change something for its better; it is your moral duty to change it!”

RAVITEJA INNAMURI

Dr. Raviteja Innamuri is a born nomad who swings and sways with passions many. To him- swimming pool is an alternative dimension, Lexicon is a weekend getaway, Re-search is the future and writing is an alternate lens to look at the past. During the other times, he indulges himself in the workings of the mind. He holds a MD, DPM degree and is currently working as a Consultant Psychiatrist at CMC-Vellore. He is a national level swimmer. He is also a ICMR STS 2010, 2011 and NHS research grantee. You can reach out to him at  drravitejainnamuri@gmail.com

SAKSHI SHAH

ABHIJEET SHARMA

CORE TEAM

AMOGH NADKARNI

A final year student at Grant Government Medical College and current Editor-In-Chief at Lexicon, associated with the magazine since 2 years and counting. When not reading Nietzsche or facing an existential crisis, he can be found pursuing his research interests which include general surgery and patient satisfaction.  Gunning for a career in primary care, current USMLE aspirant and future cat owner.

RADHIKA RAMESH

I am a medical student at JJ Hospital currently in my final year. I have been associated with Lexicon since 2 years. I love writing opinion based articles. I believe that writing is one of the most powerful modes of expression and words form a strong bridge of communication between the writer and the reader. I am intrigued by the brain and I wish to specialize in the field of Neurology or Psychiatry. I am currently working on a research paper in the Surgery dept of my hospital and have presented case papers at various conferences.

SONALI MEHTA

Sonali, a fitness enthusiast and a spiritualist, is an intern at TNMC & BYL NAIR CH. HOSPITAL, Mumbai. Being associated with lexicon for about two years now, this has been the most wonderful journey for her. From a fresher to being the Director for two editions; Just KiDding and Ethinome and Editor-In-Chief. She Has a masters in Bharat Natyam dance form and is passionate about classical music vocals. Adventure and fitness come naturally to her lifestyle. “Reading is to the mind what Exercise is to the body”, one of the quotes that she firmly believes in. She intends to pursue Social Medicine along with her formal field of work in Medical Consultancy.

NITISH NADKARNI

Nitish is a curious case of a student at GMC, Mumbai. He has previously been on the core committee of the cultural (Astitva) and academic (Auxesis) events both in 2017. Academic & Research Secretary, GMC Mumbai 2016-2017. He has been the editor for the 21st Edition: Brainstorm. He is a career counsellor, gymnast and an ace vocalist and also has various albums and solo tracks under his belt. He has been a playback singer for various artists for various movies and television shows.

SUSMITA REDDY

Susmita, an animal and nature photography lover, is a graduate of TNMC and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai. She is also a medical education enthusiast and is a member of the review panel of MedEdPublish- an online journal on medical education. She is also the PR Head of Lexicon.

BLOGGING TEAM

MADHURA MANDLIK

Head

Madhura Mandlik , is an intern at Dr V M Government Medical College, Solapur and has been a blogger with lexicon for 2 years. She loves reading and writing and has an interest in poetry. Apart from writing she is a dog and coffee lover and likes photography. She is interested in Medicine and OBGY and has done her research in community medicine which has been published.

AHMAD SHER ZAMAN

Ahmad sher zaman dogar  is a Final year Mbbs student at allama iqbal medical college and jinnah hospital lahore  He is a Goldmedallist, Alumni Asian science camp 2016 bangalore India  Alumni University of Massachusetts USA.

VARADA GHADGE

Varada Ghadge is a Final Year MBBS student from TN Medical College, Mumbai. She was a part of Student Editor Program for PlexusMD recently. She has hosted events like symposium, singing competition in her college. She's currently doing a research project in Paediatric Pulmonology.  Her hobbies include, 'watching' tennis (especially Roger Federer), cracking lame (?) jokes and being fiercely inquisitive about anything and everything. Poetry is her way of life.

MAITHREYI CHAPIDDI

Maithreyi is a graduate from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College She loves to read, solve sudoku puzzles, and take photos 🙂

MANASI REGE

Manasi is a student at Grant Government Medical College,  Mumbai Second Year Third Term She loves writing articles and poems (You can check her personal blog vibrantmedico.wordpress.com) She is currently pursuing research project in Forensic Medicine Dept at Grant Govt Medical College  She is an active volunteer and event head at Auxesis Medical Festival at Grant Govt Medical College

AHANA SEN

Ahana is a final year MBBS student at the GMC, Mumbai.

PRANAV PILLAI

Pranav is an Intern at TN Medical College & BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai 24-time Best Procrastinator award. Loves his coffee black. Reads, writes and sketches dreams, to escape to better realities, where tolerance and acceptance aren't alien ideologies.

TUHINA MISHRA

Tuhina is a III Year MBBS student at Grant Medical College, Mumbai. Currently she is pursuing 2 research works , prolific reader and writer.

GEETA SUNDAR

Geeta is a post intern and is a NEET PG Aspirant. She loves writing, reading paperbacks and dancing She has researched a few articles in different journals She has also been an EIC at Lexicon for 2015-2016

ANUJA ABHYANKAR

SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM

MANNAT KAUR BHATIA

Mannat is an MBBS Final year student ( 2014 batch ) at Government Medical College, Patiala She is a voracious reader with an immense love for food, travel and Harry Potter. 7 years back she found her passion in sketching and never looked back. She likes to journal her life through blogging and have recently gained some skill in scientific research writing. Her moto for life- "Chase your dreams and be fearlessly authentic "

BIANCA HONNEKERI

Bianca is an intern at the GMC, Mumbai.

ANKIT RAJ

Ankit is an Intern at KMC, Manipal. He loves travelling, hiking, blogging, photography and good food. He is passionate about global surgery, digital health and medical literature. Uncertain about future!

RIPUDAMAN SINGH

Ripudaman is a final year MBBS student at the Government Medical College, Patiala. He is an Ardent Poet with a great passion for Volleyball. He is also a budding research writer and an amiable Debater.

AMALESH HONNEKERI

Amalesh a 2nd year MBBS student at the KJ Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai. He had been a College Symposium Captain

ARUNA MUTHUMANICKAM

Aruna is an intern at MIMER college, Talegaon, Pune. She dabble in videography, indulge in canvas paintings over weekends, and write poetry but less often than one would to deem themselves a poet. When she is not working, she is usually volunteering at health camps or campaigning for environmental protection.

BASALATULAH MOHAMMED

Dr. Mohammed Basalathullah is a post intern at Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad As a fresh post intern, he feels like a freed slave now. He has watched atleast a thousand European movies and will probably watch another one today. He likes conducting medical trivia quizzes, and forcing his friends to listen to opera. For now, he is busy getting passport-photo sized photographs according to various specifications for residency entrance examinations!

CHAITALEE GHOSALKAR

CREATIVE TEAM

MEGHA CHOPRA

Head

Megha is a 3rd year MBBS student at the MGM Medical college, Navi Mumbai. A few things about her: • RESEARCH/ACADEMIC: Completed two ICMR projects, (one in physio and one in paeds) and attended the APPICON National conference in 2017 at JIPMER, won best paper presentation for the physiology project. Currently pursuing project in ophthalmology. Did an observership for a month at Vienna, Austria, in cardiothoracic surgery, and an observership at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon in Cardiology. • ORGANISATIONS: Events organised for the standing committee on public health( eg malaria awareness sessions), part of the Rotaract Club of Caduceus- have attended numerous health camps, briefly worked as the Director of editorial and communications there. Have been on board the Lexicon team for two years • VOLUNTEER: Volunteer work at the Swami Bhramanand Special School, which caters to autistic and special needs children. Volunteer work at various orphanages around Navi Mumbai. • INTERESTS: Flair for art, penchant for writing, undying love for Harry Potter, and an insatiable thirst to travel.

JEEL VASA

Year: 2nd year MBBS College: RCSM GMC Kolhapur Jeel is a mildly funny, semi-intellectual over thinker who suffers from logophilia and Witzelschust. She brings along lame innuendos, inappropriate jokes and lots of hugs! She is a TARSHI certified Sexual Health and gender identity trainer. She is certified by IPAS as a safe abortion and maternal health trainer too. She has organised and assisted in multiple Pan-India campaigns on Sexual and Reproductive health and continues to be a supporter of medical student organisations and initiatives. She is the National officer assistant for Reproductive and Sexual Health in the medical Students association of India. She believes she was born 40 and shares hobbies with the same age group 😛

PR TEAM

SHREEYA MASHELKAR

Shreeya ia a 3rd Year MBBS student at the GMC, Mumbai She had been a Chief Coordinator of Auxesis 2017(yearly academic event of GMC) She has a Madhyama Purna in Bharat Natyam Her hobbies are singing, swimming, skating.

VINAY SAMANT

Vinay is a Final year MBBS student at the GMC, Mumbai.

R. SIDDHARTH

R. Siddharth is from GMC Mumbai in III/II. He has been in the core committee for organising two fests in GMC namely Astitva (the cultural festival) and Auxesis (the academic festival) both in 2017. He loves exploring new places on his motorcycle and plays the guitar and Ukulele.

UPLOAD TEAM

USHA NANDINI

Usha is an Intern at Madha Medical college and Research Institute (TN Dr. MGR Medical University) She is also a Freelance medical journalist. She has been a Researcher with ICMR sts certificate and various paper presentations. She is also a Youth Ambassador award from AFPI conference in New Delhi in 2015.

SPANDITA GHOSH

Currently working as a Housestaff, KPC Medical and Hospital, Kolkata, Spandita is a NEET aspirant.

MAINAK BARDHAN

Mainak is a 8th sem MBBS at Pt JNM Medical College He has been an ICMR STS 2016 awardee He is an Elsevier students mentor He is also a member of Nobel prize series, India.