About Us

S.L Raheja Hospital is located in the suburb of Mahim in Mumbai It is associated with Fortis Hospitals and has established a high standard of healthcare services and medical facilities since its inception. We are one of the best multispecialty hospitals in Mumbai

Contact Info

S.L. Raheja Hospital (A Fortis Associate) Raheja Rugnalaya Marg, Mahim (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400016, India.

Emergency No- 022-66529888


Dr. Arun Bal

Director Diabetic Foot Surgery


Dr. Arun Bal, Director of Diabetic Foot Surgery at S. L. Raheja Hospital - A Fortis Associate, Mumbai, is a highly esteemed medical professional with an illustrious career spanning over four decades. Dr Arun Bal is one of the best diabetic foot surgeon/podiatrist in Mumbai, India. He holds MBBS & MS (General Surgery) from the University of Mumbai, earned in 1977, and furthered his academic pursuits with a Ph.D. in Political Science focusing on ""Healthcare as a Human Right"" in 2005.

Dr. Arun Bal has been at the forefront of diabetic foot surgery since 1986, showcasing unparalleled expertise and dedication in this specialized field. His leadership extends to various significant roles, including his tenure as the Ex Editor of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics and his service as the Ex Convener of the Ethics Committee at the Medical Council of India from 2010 to 2013. Dr. Arun Bal's commitment to healthcare advocacy is evident through his presidency of the Association for Consumer Action on Safety & Health (ACASH) and the Diabetic Foot Society of India. Internationally, he serves as the Secretary of the International Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons in Denmark and as the Vice President of the International Surgical Society for Limb Salvage. Dr. Arun Bal's contributions have been widely recognized, including the prestigious Annual Prize and Oration by Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA, for his major contributions to diabetic limb salvage.

His expertise is further acknowledged by his role as an expert on Diabetic Foot Guidelines for the Ministry of Health, Government of India. Dr. Arun Bal continues to exemplify excellence in patient care, medical ethics, and advancing the standards of diabetic foot surgery globally.


30 + years

Educational Qualifications

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Ph.D (Political Science)

Speciality Interest

  • Diabetic Foot Surgery¬†
  • TCPO2
  • HBOT
  • Rehabilitative Foot Surgeries¬†

OPD Timing

Monday & Thursday 9am to 11am

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