The Convocation, Induction ceremony & Launch of New Fellowship Programs by D Y PATIL SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY, took place on 4th November 2017 at 6:30 pm, near DY Patil Stadium, Nerul, Navi Mumbai and was diligently organized by DY Patil School of Dentistry. There was a soul to it, a soul that was vibrant and exuberant.


Adorning the dias were our dignitaries : The President and Chancellor of the University: Dr. Vijay Patil, First Lady Mrs. Shivani V. Patil, The Vice Chancellor: Dr. Shirish Patil, The Dean of DY Patil school of Dentistry: Dr. Omkar Shetty, The Dean of faculty: Dr.Mukul Padhaye, Program Director of the Fellowship program in ‘Oral Implantology and Laser Dentistry’: Dr. Suchetan Pradhan, Program Director of ‘Advanced Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery’; Dr. Mohan Thomas, Program Director of Fellowship in ‘Contemporary Endodontics’: Dr. Vivek Hegde, Program Director Of Fellowship in ‘ Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion;Dr. Ratnadeep Patil, Program Director of Fellowship in ‘Forensic Odontology’: Dr. Ashith Acharya.

This Red-Carpet event was hosted by Dr. Akshata Prabhu Puranik, who is the Chief Co-ordinator for the Fellowship Programs.

A Procession of all the graduating students with their mentors and the flag bearers at the forefront started off this grandiose event.



Each student was individually felicitated with their graduating certificates and a memento. Some students were Awarded for their Laurels & Excellence in each of the Fellowship programmes under the categories like ‘Fellow Of The Year’,’Runner Up Fellow Of The Year’, ‘Achiever Of The Year’.

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An Induction Ceremony for the upcoming batch (2017-2018) took place following the convocation ceremony, wherein the new candidates were introduced and Induction kits were given to them.


D.Y.PATIL School Of Dentistry also launched 10 New Premium Fellowship programs like

1.Fellowship in Facial Aesthetic Medicine

2.Fellowship in Laser Dentistry

3.Fellowship in Microscopic Endodontics

4.Fellowship in Pediatric Orthodontics

5.Advanced Surgical Fellowship in Dentofacial Deformities(Orthognathic)

6.Advanced Surgical Fellowship in Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities

7.Research Fellowship in Oral Medicine and Radiology

8.Research Fellowship in Oral Pathology

9.Advanced Fellowship in Implants

10.Fellowship in Comprehensive Clinical Dentistry

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A Presidential poolside dinner was organized for everyone in conclusion of this splendid event.


D.Y.PATIL UNIVERSITY strives to provide the best education and infrastructure to the students and these cutting-edge fellowships are a step in that direction.