Dr. Ashwin Porwal, a leading Proctologist and ColoRectal Surgeon in Pune, Graduated from B. J. Medical College, Pune and completed DNB in General Surgery from Poona Hospital and Research center. He has undergone a certified training in Advanced Laparoscopy, Bariatric surgery from Geona Medical School, Itlay, and Wound Management from Madeleine Flangan University of Hertfordshire, U.K. Dr. Porwal also holds a Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery from ETIS- IRCAD, Strasbourg University, France. He has the privilege of having obtained training in Proctology (especially in Constipation & Piles Surgery) from the world renowned Colo-Procto Surgeon. Dr. Antonio Longo at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Austria. Dr. Porwalâ€™s credit is the first STARR (Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection) surgery for ODS, a form of chronic Constipation in Maharashtra. He has performed the maximum number of STARR procedures and MIPH (Minimally Invasive Procedure for Hemorrhoids) surgeries for Piles in the state. In 2011, he presented a paper on MIPH and STARR Surgery at the World Congress on Coloproctology in Rome. This year in February, Dr. Porwal has achieved a significant milestone of successfully treating 1000 Piles patients with the MIPH procedure, which speaks greatly of the care and cure provided by him and his team at Healing Hands Clinic. This milestone is appreciatively dubbed by his team and patients as â€œ30,000 Stories of Piles to Smilesâ€..