M.B.B.S. October 1984, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
M.S. Ortho January 1989, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
M.Ch. Orto AO FELLOWSHIP March to May 1996 - Professor Oestern, Allegimeines Krakenhaus, Celle, Germanyho, University of Liverpool, U.K. Dec. 1995
SPINAL FELLOWSHIP September 1996 - Dr. Salger, Allegimeines Krakenhaus, Schwerin, Germany.
SPINE FELLOWSHIP June to July 2000 - Prof. W. Dick, Felix Platter Spital, Basel, Switzerland.
ENDOSCOPIC SPINE FELLOWSHIP February 2003 - Dr. Martiens, Aalst, Belgium.
Honorary Spine Surgeon: V.S. Hospital and NHL Medical College VS Hospital, Ahmedabad.
Consultant Spine Surgeon – Spine Hospital, "Stavya" Nr. Nagari Hospital, Mithakhali, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad- 380006 Tel No. +91-79-26565657, 91-79-26565757, Fax 91-79-26408174
UG & PG Lecturer: SBB College of Physiotherapy & PG Research Institute, Ahmedabad.
Elevating best practice in Spine in DePuy Spine – Ahmedabad – 8th October 2006
Elevating best practice in Spine in DePuy Spine – Ahmedabad – 30th March 2007
Vice President - Spine Surgeons’ Association of Gujarat.
Organized annual meetings and quarterly one day symposium.
Organizing Secretary Annual Conference of Spinal Surgeons Association of India, (ASSICON) Nirma University – January 2007.
RESEARCH / ACADEMIC ACTIVITY:
Currently working on "Effect of carrying heavy load on cervical spine in labourers" Study recognized by Ethical & Scientific Committee.
An Observational study to assess Back Pain in Patients with severe Osteoporosis treated with Teriparatide versus Antiresorptives -Study recognized by Ethical & Scientific Committee.
A randomized controlled comparative clinical trialto evaluate the efficacy of sciatic nerve mobilization in patient operated for Lumbar ( L4L5S1) discectomy-approved byEthical & Scientific Committee( Study Ongoing)
Clinical study - Clinico radiological correlation & their prognostic evaluation in cervical myelopathy- approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee( Study Ongoing)
Post marketing surveillanceof Injection Zolandronic acid ( Zyrona Injection – Ranbaxy) in osteoporosis- study approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee(Study Ongoing)
Post marketing surveillance of Injection Zolandronic acid ( AclastaInjection-Novartis) in osteoporosis- study approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee(Study Ongoing)
Clinical Trial Phase III study completed-approved byEthical & Scientific Committee- A Multicentric, Randomised,Open- Label, Comparative, Prospective Clinical Trial to investigate efficacy & safety of Diclofenac Sodium I.V.Injection ( 75 mg/ 2 ml ) versus Diclofenac Sodium I.M. Injection ( 75 mg / 3 ml ) ( VoveranR (75mg/3ml)) for patients with (A) acute postoperative pain and (B) Acute renal colic
Cinical study - Clinico-radiological correlation of various fusion techniques for single level lumbar spine disorder - approved by Ethical & Scientific Committee( Study Ongoing)
Clinical study - A comparison of the efficacy and tolerability of lornoxicam & Diclofenac Sodium in patient with acute post operative pain after spinal surgery”. Study approved byEthical & Scientific Committee ( Study completed)
Clinical study” Clinico radiological correlation with effectiveness of various treatments in patients with coccycodynia and comparison of radiological assessment of coccyx in normal healthy volunteers.(Study approved by ethical & scientific committee – ongoing)
Clinical study” Contrast MRI as a prognosticator for conservative treatment of lumbar disc prolapse.” .(Study approved by ethical & scientific committee – ongoing)
Presented Clinical paper on Internal bracing in scoliosis - Association of Spine Surgeons of India – 2nd Annual Conference – Ahmedabad – May, 1987.
Presented Clinical paper on Vascular pedicle bone graft – Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Mid year conference GOA 1987 – Bhavnagar – September 1987.
Presented a specimen showing segmental spinal instrumentation – Luque’s technique - Indian Orthopaedic Association, XXXII Annual Conference New Delhi - October, 1987.
Presented clinical paper on Tuberculosis of Hip in children - Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, VI Annual Conference – Mt. Abu –February, 1988.
Presented clinical paper on Use of percutaneous transpedicular external fixator to diagnose lumber spine instability – Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSICON) – Patna – January 1998.
Presented video on Implantation of Anterior Sacral Root Stimulator in Paraplegic patient for control of bladder, bowel and erection - ASSICON, Hyderabad – January 1999.
Presented Clinical Paper on thoracic disc prolapse - Annual Conference of Spine Surgeons’ of India, Hyderabad – January 1999.
Presented Clinical Paper on Management of Pseudoarthrosis in Ankylosing Spondylitis – Annual Conference of Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Jamnagar – February 1999.
Presented Clinical Paper on Cervical Spine Infection - ASSICON 2000 – Mumbai - January, 2000.
Presented Clinical Paper on External Fixation in identifying pain source at XV Annual Conference of ASSI – Kolkata - January, 2002.
Presented Clinical Paper on Do we advice surgery to all symptomatic extruded or sequestrated lumbar discs? XV Annual Conference of ASSI – Kolkata - January, 2002.
Presented Clinical paper on 17th Annual Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India – Pune –January, 2004.
Presented talk on spinal instability GOA Post graduate Lecture Course at Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad on January, 2005.
Presented talk on management of acute low back pain – Indian Menopause Society – Ahmedabad Chapter- February 2005.
Presented talk on posterior fixation for unstable thoracolumbar injury – IOACON 2005 – Mumbai – December 2005.
Presented Clinical Paper on reconstruction of iliac crest defects with rib at 19th Annual Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India, Taj Chandigarh – February, 2006.
Poster presented "Short segment fixation for Anderson lesion – Ankylosing Spondilitis" BRITSPINE Cardiff April 2006.
Presented talk on radiation protection in Operating Room – AOSpine Interactive course for ORP – Mumbai – September 2006.
Presented talk on dorsal disc prolapse – AOSpine Monsoon Seminar – Ahmedabad – September 2006.
Published an Original Article on "Reconstruction oiliac crest with rib to prevent donor site complication : A prospective study of 26 cases" Indian J of Orthopaedics July 2007.
Presented clinical paper on Vertebral body replacement – ASSICON 2008 – Coimbatore – January 2008.
Presented Clinical Paper on combined simultaneous sequential procedures – total joint replacement and lumbar laminectomy & transpedicular percutaneous biopsy of vertebral body lesions - 26th Annual GOA Conference – Karamsad - February, 2008.
Published "Concomitant Non-contiguous Level (Thoracic & Lumbar) Spinal stenosis" in International Orthopaedics, February 2008.
Paper presented Spine Week Conference Geneva, May 2008 on "Transpedicular percutaneous biopsy a day case procedure".
Publication accepted of "Transpedicular percutaneous biopsy a day case procedure" in Journal Spinal Cord, July 2008.
Paper presented on "Effect of Head Loading on cervical Spine in Labourers" ASSICON Chennai January 2009.
Poster presented "Prospective study of post op MR Myelo and clinical correlation" – Awarded as best poster in ASSICON Jan 2009.
Poster presented "Vertebroplasty is it a Safe procedure ?" ASSICON 2009.
Poster presented "Case report on Disseminated Nocardia Infection in Immunocompromised patient with epidural abscess" ASSICON 2009.
Paper published “ Magnetic Resonance Myelography in early Post op lumbar Discectomy ” in Indian Journal of Orhtopaedics July 2010.
Chapter written “Tuberculosis of spine:Biopsy Techniques” in Association of Spine Surgeons of India- spinal infections & Trauma- 1st Ed.2011-Dr.Bharat R.Dave,Dr.Ajay Krishnan
Chapter written “Non-tuberculous spondylodiscitis in children”- in Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Society- Challenges in the Management of Pediatric Bone & Joint Infections-Dr.Ajay Krishnan, Dr.Bharat R.Dave
Paper presented in ”Mystery of Dynamic (Functional)cervical spine in degenerative spinal disorder” in ASSICON 2011
Paper accepted for publication in European spine journal on 25th April, 2011 ” Anderson lesion: are we misdiagnosing it? A retrospective study of clinic-radiological features and outcome of short segment fixation”
Paper presented “Use of dynamic cervical spine MRI in degenerative spinal disorder-an answer to diagnostic dilemma” in Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society-Thailand- 7th-9th November,2012
Paper presented “Use of Contrast MRI as a prognosticator for conservative treatment of lumbar disc prolapse” -17th-20th January,2013 at ASSICON 2013- Kochi-India
Paper presented “Clinico radiological correlation with effectiveness of various treatments in patients with coccycodynia and comparison of radiological assessment of coccyx in normal healthy volunteers.” Awarded as best paper-17th-20th January,2013 at ASSICON 2013-Kochi-India
Poster presented “C1-C2 OA know this entity, it is not uncommon”- 17th-20th January,2013 at ASSICON 2013 - Kochi-India
General Medical Council, London Full Registration no. 4274522
Life member: Association of Spine Surgeons’ of India
Life member: Indian Orthopaedic Association
Life member: Indian Medical Association - 11286
Life member: Gujarat Orthopaedic Association -D048
European Spine Society Brussels
Life member: Gujarat Spine Association -134
Life member: North Gujarat Orthopaedic Association
Life member: Ahmedabad Medical Association
Life member: Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Society
Life member: Indian Menopause Society
Life member: Spinal Cord Society, Registration no. 1178
AOSpine International, Switzerlan
CONFERENCE / CME:FACULTY : EDUCATIONAL TALKS :
22nd National Conference of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India CME Mt. Abu 24th to 27th September 1987
The Institute of Physical Sciences in Medicine Royal East Sussex Hospital 18th December 1991
AO Basic Course London 30 June to 3rd July, 1992
XV annual conference of Gujarat Orthopaedic Association Rajkot 8th to 9th February, 1997
Indian Medical Association Kapadwanj C.M.E. on 30th August, 1997
Association of Spine Surgeons of India XI annual Conference Patna, Bihar 19th to 21st January, 1998
Asia Regional Medical ConferenceNew Trends in Osteoporosis Management,Beijing, China- 27th November,2010
ASSICON 2011- Mumbai – 27th-30th January,2011
Attended IOF regionals-2nd Asia Pacific Osteoporosis and bone Meeting being held in conjunction with ANZBMS annual scientific Meeting & JSBMR 2011
Attended GCP Training on 7th November,2011 Ahmedabad by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited ,India
As Chairperson in AOSpine Principles Seminar, 16th March 2012,Ahmedabad,India
Elected as AO Spine Education Officer (Orthopaedic) India
17th Operative Spine Course & 6th Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society Meeting -Thailand, 7th-9th November,2012
26th annual conference of ASSI - 17th-20th January,2013 at Kochi-India
As Chairperson in AOSpine ORP Course – Ahmedabad- Gujarat- 21st February 2013
As Chairperson in AOSpine Principles Course –Ahmedabad, India- 22nd -24thFebruary,2013
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