Dr Shirish Valsangkar comes from a doctor family is a third generation medical professional from Solapur . Born and brought up in Solapur . Educated in Solapur till his MD and then was in Mumbai for Neurology training and later for about 4 years in the UK. He finished his MRCP(UK) and then returned to Solapur to set up a Neurology service which was then non existent .He has gradually built an institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery which caters to a part of Mahrarashtra , Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh . This is now a premier institute where everything in Neurology and Neurosurgery is possible . He was recently awarded Best Neurolgist award at the hands of Chief Minister Hon Phadnavis for contribution to development of neurological services .
His wife is a Gynaecologist , son a Neurologist and , daughter an advocate and daughter-in-law a Neurosurgeon.
He has many interests including farming , software development for hospitals . He runs a charitable trust which helps unaffording deserving students educational support.
He has done almost 500 hours of flying and is rated for C-172 , DA 40 and DA 42 .
A founder member of the SkyClub LLP along with Neville Bharucha , Prasad Bhat and Vishwas Bhisey.
One day he hopes he will be able to do the round the earth trip .