Instructor Bios

Amol Kulkarni

Amol Kulkarni

Location:

Tanzania, East Africa

Certifications:

MDS, WEMT, WALS

Description:

Amol has been an instructor with Wilderness Medical Associates since 2011. He entered the medical field in 2006 with a Masters in Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery from Chennai, India.

After two years of teaching and clinical practice, he then took these skills to Tanzania, East Africa where he continues to work as a consultant surgeon in this field, as well as supporting various emergency evacuation services within the region.

In between patients, Amol runs courses for WMA teaching wilderness medicine to the Mt Kilimanjaro guides, safari guides, international schools, remotely-placed lodges, and local businesses.

He can also be found regularly climbing Mt Kilimanjaro as an expedition medic for various groups as well as traveling with safari documentary film crews and adventure sports trail groups.

In Tanzania Amol is a consultant for Savanna Medics Ltd and a volunteer Doctor for the Flying Medical Service.