N-6, Cidco, Aurangabad, MH. India.
Affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

Dr. Santosh Dobhal

D.Psych - Clinical Neuropsychology | Macquarie University - Australia

Dr. Santosh P. Dobhal
BPTh, MPT (Cardiopulmonary Sciences)
Assistant Professor




Administrative and Academic Responsibilities

  • Second year class Incharge
  • Electrotherapy Subject Incharge
  • MGM Alumni association Committee Incharge
  • AISHE Incharge



Fundamentals of Electrotherapy




Functional Diagnosis and  Physiotherapeutic skills                        


PT in Cardiopulmonary Sciences



Academic Qualifications




KLE’s Institute of Physiotherapy

Year of passing





MGM’s Institute of Physiotherapy

Year of passing




Institution / Organisation



MGM’s Institute of Physiotherapy

Assistant Professor

2014 – Till date

MGM’s Institute of Physiotherapy


April 2014 – September 2014

Swyamsiddha Special child School


February 2011- Aug 2011


Areas of Interest, Expertise and Research
Areas of Interest:  Pranayama, Exercise Physiology, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Exercise Testing and training, Cardiac rehabilitation,
Areas of expertise: Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Cardiac rehabilitation, Exercise testing and Training
Areas of research: Obesity, Diabetes, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation & Peripheral Vascular diseases.


  • Maharashtra Occupational And Physiotherapy Council
  • Indian Association Of Physiotherapy


Workshops,Conference, Participation and Organization

  • Phoenix 2008, State level physiotherapy conference event, at Navi Mumbai MGMs college of physiotherapy(16 credit hours)
  • CME-Workshop On Recent advance in sport physiotherapy techniques, under Dr. Ali Irani, Aditya Birla Hospital, Pune, 2010(6 credit hours)
  • Workshop on ICU Management Physiotherapy Perspective 14 Feburary 2010 Contact hours:16
  • Workshop-Cognitive Rehabilitation, physiotherapy perspective, under Dr. Hamza N.G-MGM Hospital, Aurangabad, 19 Jan 2011(6 credit hours)
  • Participated & organizing member in National Conference on Orthopedic Manual Therapy and Physiotherapy Update 2011 9th, 10th& 11th December 2011 organized by KLES Institute of Physiotherapy Belgaum, Karnataka.
  • Workshop on Taping Techniques under Dr. Mithilesh Kumar and Dr. Sandeep Singh 7th & 8th December organized by KLES Institute of Physiotherapy Belgaum, Karnataka (Contact hours 15)
  • Participated in 9th International Conference on Geriatric Care 13th& 14th October 2012.
  • Workshop-International workshop on exercise testing and Prescription under Dr.Larry Hamm, Dr.PeterBrubakr at Manipal University Manipal, August 2012( Credit hours 21)
  • Participated & Worked as organizing committee member in National Conference on Physiotherapy Update 14th, 15th& 16th December 2012 organized by KLE’S Institute of Physiotherapy, Belgaum
  • Participating in colloquium on Exercise Sciences in Chronic Health Promotion 26th-27th September 2013 at Manipal University.
  • Participating in Pre Colloquium workshop on Publishing in Biomedical journals 25th September 2013.
  • Workshop- Evaluating exercise capacity, physical activity and energy expenditure under Dr. Marco Guazzi, Dr. Ross Arena and Dr. Kari BØ on 28th September 2013.
  • Won 2nd Prize for Paper Presentation at International colloquium in Exercise Sciences in Chronic Health Promotion ExPro 2013 Manipal University.
  • Participated In workshop Exercise Is Medicine Workshop at Manipal University on 6-7 Feb 2015.
  • Participated InWorkshop Movement Impairments and sports injuries at Manipal University on 8th Feb 2015 under Dr. FiddyDevis and Dr. Prabhu Raja.


  • Effectiveness of Janda’ s and Lewit’s method of post isometric Relaxation in improving Hamstring Extensibility- A Randomized Clinical trial
  • Impact of physiotherapist designed-Supervised exercise protocol on Muscle strength, Flexibility and Autonomic Parameters in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus- A Clinical TrialInternational Journal of Physiotherapy and Research, Int J Physiother Res 2015, Vol 3(2):928-37. ISSN 2321-1822
  • Comparison between Muscle Energy Technique and Mulligan’s Mobilization with Movement in Patients with Anterior Innominate Iliosacral Dysfunction in IJHSR 2019.

Students Research Project

  1. Health related Quality of post operative cardiac patients- a Survey study (2014)
  2. Prevalence of Obstructive sleep apnea in females in MGM campus- A survey study( 2014)
  3. Effectiveness of Orophyrangeal exercises and Ujjayiepranyama in individuals with Obstructive sleep Apnea- A Randomized Clinical Trial( 2015-2016)
  4. Health related Quality of life in individuals diagnosed with obstructive pulmonary diseases - A survey study (2016)
  5. Effect of brisk walking, Progressive exercise testing, on intermittent claudication- A randomized Clinical Trail
  6. Quality of life after Cardiac Surgery
  7. Prevalence of Low Back Pain among Postpartum Women
  8. Effect of Resisted Static cycling Progressive Resistive Exercises & Track-Walking on Intermittent Claudication in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease. A Randomized Controlled Trial.