Dr. Rucha Rayas (PT)


Assistant Professor at Sancheti Institute College Of Physiotherapy specialized in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy. Expertise in assessing and treating patients with Pulmonary and Cardiovascular conditions, with a special interest in out-patient rehabilitation and academics.


Masters of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy from P. T. School and Centre, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai 2019
Bachelor of Physiotherapy from P. T. School and Centre, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai 2015



Associate Professor – since June 2019 Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Pune.

Observership – Pratibha Prabhakar Pulmonary Rehab Centre 2016, Mumbai

Physiotherapist – Freelancing Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapist since 2019, Mumbai and Pune


Rayas R, Shetye J, Mehta A. Agreement between Estimated VO2max by 6-Minute Walk Test and Non-Exercise Equation in Physiotherapy Students. JESP. 2019;15(1):37-46.

Mankar SV, Rayas RV, Ashok KS, Parag KS. Correlation between dyspnea‑related kinesiophobia and activity limitation in patients with chronic respiratory diseases. Indian J Respir Care 2022;11:20-3.

Tanmay P J, Rucha V R, Ashok K S, Parag K S. Evaluating the technique of using MDI and DPI in patients with respiratory disease. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2021;6(4).212-216.


American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Program Certification, Dec 2020

Manual Therapy – Mulligan Approach, Capri Institute of Manual Therapy, Aug 2015


Manik Shahani Prize and Certificate of Merit for standing 1st at MPT examination Jan 2020, GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
Gold Medal by MBIAP for 1st rank in MPT Cardiovascular and Respiratory course amongst State university colleges Sep 2019, Mumbai
Presented talk on ‘COPD outcome measures’ at CPE on COPD- SICOP 2019, Pune

National Workshop on Cardiac Rehabilitation 2019, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
Physiotherapy Seminar Word Ayush Expo 2019, Navi Mumbai
Physiotherapy Conference Pune 2019, ARFA
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workshop 2016, MBIAP, Mumbai