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Ankush Dookhun

General Practitioner

Personal Statement

I am a young, dynamic and dedicated doctor with very high levels of clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic acumen, capable of bringing a sustainable and profitable contribution to his place of work.
My vision is to deliver exemplary and optimal health services over the island.

Work History

Nov 2015Present

Founding Member

Weight Watchers Co Limited

Communication Strategies- sensitization and encouragement of a healthy lifestyle
Devising action plans for the company, interaction with other health partners
Care of Overweight and Obese population including children.

Jun 2014Present

Freelance General Practitioner

Curepipe, Bel Air and Camp Thorel 

General consultation and Non Communicable Disease Management
Home Visits.
Health Campaigns and NCD  Screening Programs: Providence, Dagotiere, Flacq, Riche Mare, Roche Terre, Bel Air and Pereybere

Sep 2015Present

Volunteer Medical Officer

PILS, Port Louis

Medical, nutritional and Psycho social care to Retroviral positive population.
Support of Intravenous Drug Users, Sex Workers, Homeless and deprived section of the society living with HIV.
Involved in the setting up of Day Care Centre Project.
Screening and counseling  for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases in the population.

Jul 2012Jul 2014

Pre-registration Medical House Officer

Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, Flacq Regional Hospital

Responsible for ward duties- ward rounds with specialists.
Bedside procedures ranging from simple IV cannulation and drug administration to complex lumbar puncture and central venous line insertion.
Wound dressing and debridements, Suturing, closed reduction of fractures.
Monitoring of labour and repair of episiotomy.
Compilation and collection of data for Breast Cancer survey under aegis of Dr Fakim
Presentation of General CME- Alcoholic Liver Disease, Moderator: Dr Agarwal


Feb 2007Dec 2011

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)

SSR Medical College, Mauritius

Distinctions in Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology and Anatomy.
Honours in Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, ENT.
Final Year Project: Neurocutaneous Syndromes, Pediatrics

Jan 2005Nov 2006

University of Cambridge, Higher School Certificate

Royal College Curepipe

Mathematics :A
Biology : a (ranked 4th at national level)
General Paper: a

Jan 2000Nov 2004

University of Cambridge, School Certificate

Dr Regis Chaperon State Secondary School

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Team Spirit

Function marvelously in a team, highly ethical and dedicated


Quadrilingual- extreme ease with English (IELTS 8.0), French, German (C1- 80%) and Hindi.

Interpersonal and Networking skills

Greatly tuned networks

IT Faculties

Highly conversant with Microsoft Office. HTML, Cascading Style Sheets
Followed course at INFOSYS Ltd.

Continuous Professional Development

Fellowship in Department of Urology

University of Tuebingen, Germany

Care and management of Urological cases, Assisting in Surgical Procedures, Open as well as Laparoscopic.

Abdominal Ultrasonography according to DEGUM Guidelines learnt.

Antimicrobial Stewardship-completed

University of Dundee, United Kingdom

Judicious Antibiotic use and optimal Antimicrobial prescribing
Health Care Management and Policy Making in Antimicrobial use

Medicine and The Arts- completed

University of Capetown, Republic of South Africa

Exploration and engagement of interdisciplinary space between health services, social sciences and the arts

Key Achievements

Silver Medalist and Bronze Medalist at Final and First Professional M.B.B.S respectively.

Won Medical Quiz in 2008 and 2011.

Superiority Prize- Biology Advanced Subsidiary, 4th at National Level 2006, 1st at Royal College Curepipe

Winner Inter College Debate Competition, War of Words 2006.

Finalist- Elocution contest, Ministry of Youth and Sports 2003.


Dr. Bruno Cheong Consultant in Charge Medicine, Flacq Hospital, Mauritius
Dr. Namrata Chhabra Principal in Charge, SSR Medical College, Mauritius