Vighnahar Medical Foundation started functioning since 1992. . It is easily accessible to poor people from nearby under-developed and drought prone areas. During the period we have treated many critically ill patients of heart attack, accidents, snake bites, poisoning and other medical and surgical emergencies. Recently we have also incorporated dialysis unit. We have saved many lives due to availability of this unit in rural area. We have been organizing health education and diagnostic camps regularly.

Goals and Values

” Reaching the unreached… “

We will set Hospital standards for excellence of people, products and services in order to meet patient’s satisfaction.

  • To maximise medical services under a roof at affordable cost
  • To spread health awareness
  • To reach to maximum villages where these services are not available.
  • We encourage our employees to be compassionate and achieve performance to attain global standards in rural health care.
  • Our Goal for Operational excellence will be continuous improvement every day at every level of our activities.
  • We will invest in advanced technology to ensure that our Service develops rapidly and delivers innovative products and systems


Mission Statement
Offering the advance medical services to the poor & tribal people of the villages at nominal charges or free of cost for needy.

To provide quality health care of international standards to the villagers locally without discrimination of caste, creed and religion. The aim is always to achieve excellence in our medial activities to provide state of art technology.


Despite of all hurdles in the life, he obtained his Post graduation M.D. (General Medicine) in 1992 after passing M.B.B.S from the reputed B. J. Medical College, Pune. Also Dr. Pallavi Raut passed D.M. & S. in 1985.

Dr. Sadanand D. Raut & Dr. Mrs.Pallavi Raut are deeply compassionate about poor & tribal people who neither able to avail basic medical services in villages nor able to afford those. With shear aim to serve poor & drought affected people for medical health care they founded Vighnahar Medical Foundation in 1992.

They both are offering medical services since these years. Vighnahar Medical Foundation had a humble beginning when the founder Dr. Sadanand D. Raut & Dr.Mrs Pallavi Raut started a small dispensary at village Umbraj, near Narayangaon, Tal : Junnar, Dt: Pune in 1987. Later on it grew as a hospital serving to the poor communities handling emergency cases.

Thus they have vast experience of more than 2 decades delivering medical services at villages They both have been achieving objectives as planned satisfactorily and passionately.

  • Worked as a lecturer & reader in K E M Hospital Pune & Jahangir Hospital Pune. For three years.
  • Started own hospital Vighnahar Nursing Home in 1992 at Narayangaon
  • Life member of ISCCM (Indian society of critical care medicine) Attended all advanced critical care conferences & workshops organized by ISCCM. From 1998.
  • Life member of Indian Red Cross society.
  • 1st Rural Critical care center in rural area Dr Jal Mehta Rural Critical care center Last 20 yrs treated many patients of major trauma due to accidents, poisonous snake bite, Organophosphorous poisoning, Acute Myocardial Infarction successfully & also performed many major surgeries including brain & spinal surgeries. His hospital is the only life line for rural poor & tribal patients of Junnar Ambegaon Talukas & some villages of Shirur Parner & Sangamner Talukas .

Involvement in other social organizations-
As a president of Junnar Taluka Medical Practioners Association (2002-2003) organized many lectures, seminars for rural medical practitioners. This includes seminar on AIDs, Cardiac problems, Emergency Management at primary level, etc.

  • Life member of Lion’s Club of Shivneri, Junnar since 1997 & successfully held many post as a cabinet officer & other posts in lions Dist 323 D2 including Zone and region
  • Maji Vidhyarthi Sanghshakthi Umbraj –As a President of this sanstha organized many activities for students such as sport competitions, removal of superstitions etc.
  • Ex-students College Students giving financial aid to the economically poor students. Association of Annasaheb waghere Otur College- President of this association giving guidance to college students.
  • MALNOURISHED CHILDREN CARE CAMP – 150 malnourished children from Ambegaon & Junnar taluka are admitted & treated in his hosp for two months, giving free medical treatment to all along with high protein diet. mother’s health checkup, awareness programme to prevent malnutrition is organized regularly.

Vighnahar Medical Foundation
Founder member of NGO Vighnahar Medical Foundation, registered in 1992, through which we are doing medical activities regularly to treat patients in this region. Also arranging regular multidiagnostic camps for early detection of illnesses like Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Attacks, Anemia, Cancer, Skin Diseases, etc. In these camps we do investigations like blood sugar, Hb percentage, ECG, etc at free of cost. Medicines are also provided free of cost. Regular lectures are arranged to increase health awareness among the people. Till now more than 25000 patients examined in various camps.

  • Well equipped Cardiac ambulance for emergency patients, transport many critically ill patients on ventilator.
  • well equipped Dialysis unit for Kidney failure patients.
  • Snake bite treatment & toxicology research center in which more than 1000 poisonous snake bite patients treated.
  • Rural Hospital- now working as an honorable Medical officer in rural hospital Manchar.
  • Consultant medical officer GMRT – working as a consultant medical officer since last 15 yrs. Had opportunity to work with many scientists and international dignitaries.

Voluntary Social work
Actively participated in treating Bhivandi Riot affected peoples, relief work for Gujarat Malin lands slide affected relief work. kashmir flood relief affected work. Earthquake, flood relief work at Pen dist Raigad
Providing financial aid for poor students regularly

  • Disaster Ambegaon,Shirur and Junnar taluka President IMA
  • Member International Society of Toxinology
  • Member Indian Society of Toxicology


Name Designation
Dr Sadanand D Raut M D (Gen.Med.) President & Managing Trustee
Dr. Mrs. Pallavi S Raut B Sc. D M & S Secretary
Mr. Vallabh D Benke Trustee
Dr. Shekhar M Ghanvat BAMS Trustee
Mr. Sahaji H Dhekane Trustee
Mr. Sudhakar M Tambe Trustee
Mr. Anil G Meher Trustee
Mr. Nanabhau B Hole Trustee