Hand Surgery Course @ Vimala Dermatology Center, Gawde Hospital, B. J. Wadia Children Hospital, Laud Clinic, Rajawadi Hospital, Godrej Hospital, Pinnacle Ortho Center
Sep 26 – Sep 29 all-day
Convener Dr. Rohan Habbu (9820727963)
Co-Convener Dr. Bipin Ghanghurde (7738729068)
Maximum Delegates 8
Course Fee INR 8,000/-
Dates September 26 – 29, 2018
Venue Vimala Dermatology Center, Gawde Hospital, B. J. Wadia Children Hospital, Laud Clinic, Rajawadi Hospital, Godrej Hospital, Pinnacle Ortho Center
Course Highlights Demonstration of various hand surgery cases, interaction with senior hand surgeons.
Course Objectives The delegates will get to see various hand surgeries covering congenital, trauma, fracture, tendon, nerve and other hand problems.
Proposed Faculty Dr. Gautam Chauhan, Dr. Mukund Thatte, Dr. Rujuta Mehta, Dr. Sudhir Warrier, Dr. Hemant Patankar, Dr. Pankaj Ahire, Dr. Parag Lad
Course USP The delegates can see the live surgeries done by the senior hand faculty and interact with the faculty in person and discuss cases in detail.
Format and Pattern The delegates spend their time in the operating room on all days with various faculties.
Learning Material None
Clinical Meeting @ KEM Hospital
Oct 7 all-day
Advanced Cervical Spine Course @ Department of Orthopaedics, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
Oct 12 – Oct 14 all-day
Convener Dr. Sandeep Sonone (9820042840)
Co-Convener Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary (8108000038)
Maximum Delegates 20
Course Fee INR 15,000/-
Dates October 12-14, 2018
Venue Department of Orthopaedics, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
Course Highlights Case based panel discussions, Video Modules, Hands on Bone model workshop and Cadaveric workshop.
Course Objectives To give adequate exposure of advanced surgical techniques and facilitate sound decision making in complex conditions of the Cervical Spine in aspiring spine surgeons.
Proposed Faculty Eminent spine surgeons from Mumbai
Course USP Only Cadaveric course focussing purely on Cervical Spine affections with in-depth discussion on technical and management issues.
Format and Pattern
  • Day 1: Case based panel discussion, didactic talks.
  • Day 2: Panel based surgical videos discussion, saw bone workshops
  • Day 3: Cadaveric workshop.
Learning Material Cases, videos and saw bones
Ilizarov Course @ Bhabha Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Suhas Shah (9322235042)
Co-Convener Co-Convener:Dr. H. R. Jhunjhunwala (9821064068)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:30
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 4,000/-
Dates Dates:October 13-14, 2018
Venue Venue:Bhabha Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai
Course Highlights Course Highlights:

  • Tibia frame on saw bone
  • Femur frame on saw bone
Course Objectives Course Objectives:Basic techniques in ilizarov frame erection.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty:Dr. Suhas S. Shah, Dr. Harshad Shah, Dr. H. R. Jhunjhunwala
Course USP Course USP:Workshop on saw bones for frame erection.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:None
Learning Material Learning Material:None 
Advance Arthroscopy Course @ Nair Hospital & TNMC
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Kumar Dussa (9820403783)
Co-Convener Co-Convener:Dr. Prashant Gedam (9869328829)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:20
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 15,000/-
Dates Dates:October 27 – 28, 2018
Venue Venue:Nair Hospital & TNMC
Course Highlights Course Highlights:

  • Live surgeries
  • Cadaveric hands-on advance arthroscopy shoulder & knee
  • Focused lectures
  • Case based discussion
  • Panel discussion
  • Dry Model workshop
  • Knot tying station
  • Graft Harvest stations
  • On topics like

– Knee: ACL, PCL Reconstruction, Cartilage, Meniscus repair, Patello femoral disorders
– Shoulder Instability, Rotator Cuff, Slap Lesions, AC Joint pathologies

Course Objectives Course Objectives:To improvise arthroscopy skills by which the delegates can address the complex knee and shoulder pathologies using reconstructive & repair procedures.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty:Dr. Abhay Narvekar, Dr. Sanjay Desai, Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, Dr. Kumar Dussa, Dr. Sanjay Garude, Dr. Nicholas Antao, Dr. Roshan Wade, Dr. Mihir Patel, Dr. Prashant Geddam, Dr. Hetal Chinniwala, Dr. Nagraj Shetty, Dr. Nikhil Iyer, Dr. Parag Munshi, Dr. Ashish Arbat, Dr. Yajuwendra Gawai, Dr. Prasad Bhagunde, Dr. Milind Sawant, Dr. Sandeep Biraris, Dr. Pradeep Nemade.
Course USP Course USP:

  • Hands-on training on fresh frozen cadavers for knee & shoulder advance arthroscopy with one-to-one faculty delegate interaction & using the implants with imported arthroscopy station.
  • 2 delegates per station per cadaver.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:Live surgeries for tips & tricks, focused lectures for Cadaveric Arthroscopy for skill improvements.
Learning Material Learning Material:Equipment & procedure booklet, Cadaveric hands on advance arthroscopy on Knee & Shoulder, complete arthroscopy station for each delegate.
External Fixation – Is it forgotten art Relevance & Uses @ To be announced
Nov 11 all-day
Orthopaedic Oncology Course @ Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
Nov 12 – Nov 17 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Ashish Gulia (9920971930)
Co-Convener Co-Convener:Dr. Prakash Nayak (9820103223)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:6
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 7,000/-
Dates Dates:November 12 – 17, 2018
Venue Venue:Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
Course Highlights Course Highlights:Firsthand view of diagnosis, treatment and surgical planning of benign and malignant extremity tumors. Teaching with real case scenarios. OPD and OT hands-on experience.
Course Objectives Course Objectives:To preach basics of orthopaedic oncology and treatment planning.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty:Dr. Ajay Puri, Dr. Ashish Gulia, Dr. Bhavin Jankaria, Dr. Girish Chinnaswamy, Dr. Tushar Vohra, Dr. Prakash Nayak, Dr. Mukta Ramadwar, Dr. Amit Janu, Dr. Nitin Shetty, Dr. Nilendu Purandare, Dr. Kunal Gala, Dr. Nehal Khanna,Dr.  A. Lobo Gajiwala
Course USP Course USP:One and only course in India where the attendee gets a feel and need of Multidisciplinary involvement for treatment of extremity tumors.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:Day 1

  • Pre-operative planning session
  • Demonstration of major surgical procedures in operating theatre.

Day 2

  • Morning lecture – Didactic lecture on biopsy
  • Outpatient clinic – Multidisciplinary joint clinic
  • Demonstration of core needle biopsies
  • Pre-operative planning session

Day 3

  • Morning lecture – Didactic lecture on radiology
  • Demonstration of major surgical procedures in operating theatre
  • Interactive session – case scenarios, one to one interaction solving individual queries

Day 4

  • Morning lecture – Didactic lecture on chemotherapy
  • Outpatient clinic – Demonstration of core needle biopsies
  • ORP meeting (Tumor board meeting)
  • Pre-operative planning session

Day 5

  • Morning lecture – Didactic lecture on radiotherapy
  • Demonstration of major surgical procedures in operating theatre
  • One to one interaction solving individual queries – Course Dinner

Day 6

  • Didactic lecture on role of interventional radiology in bone tumors and demonstration of image (CT) guided core needle biopsy
  • Didactic lecture on processing of allograft and visit to Tissue Bank
  • Didactic lecture on role of nuclear imaging in orthopedic oncology and visit to Nuclear Imaging department.
Learning Material Learning Material:One to one interaction with faculty, case based discussions, Didactic lectures, Latest articles, evidences and treatment algorithms for treatment of extremity tumors.
Pediatric Orthopaedic Course @ Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children & NH SRCC Children's Hospital, Mumbai, Pinnacle Orthocentre & Jupiter Hospital, Thane
Nov 15 – Nov 18 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Sandeep Vaidya (9833285817)
Co-Convener Co-Convener:Dr. Farokh Wadia (7666720880)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:15
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 13,000/-
Dates Dates:November 15 – 18, 2018
Venue Venue:Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children & NH SRCC Children’s Hospital, Mumbai, Pinnacle Orthocentre & Jupiter Hospital, Thane
Course Highlights Course Highlights:

  • Interact with renowned faculty in Pediatric Orthopaedics.
  • Limited number of delegates will be admitted to facilitate one on one delegate-faculty interaction.
  • See the Masters demonstrate gamut of surgical procedures.
  • Bring your challenging cases and solve your problems with the masters.
Course Objectives Course Objectives:

  • For the general orthopod, learn the latest trends, advances and nuances of treatment of commonly encountered conditions in pediatric orthopaedics for application in daily practice.
  • For the newbie Pedipod, learn the finer tips, tricks and secrets of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
  • For the wannabe Pedipod and just passouts, excellent opportunity for first exposure to the magical sub-specialty of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty:Dr. Ashok Johari, Dr. Alaric Aroojis, Dr. Rujuta Mehta, Dr. Taral Nagda, Dr. Atul Bhaskar, Dr. Tushar Agarwal, Dr. Manish Agrawal, Dr. Abhay Nene, Dr. Mangal Parihar, Dr. Mandar Agashe, Dr. Arjun Dhawale, Dr. Binoti Sheth, Dr. Swapnil Keny, Dr. Chasanal Rathod, Dr. Jaideep Dhamele, Dr. Dominic D’Silva, Dr. Ratna Maheshwari, Dr. Farokh Wadia, Dr. Sandeep Vaidya
 Course USP Course USP:

  • Dream faculty
  • Programme will focus on conditions most commonly encountered in day-to-day practice
  • Delegate participation and interaction to be maximally encouraged.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:

  • Live Operative Demonstrations
  • Case based discussions
  • Didactic Lectures
  • Workshops
Learning Material Learning Material:Soft copies of relevant literature are to be shared with the delegates. This will be a continuous process which will commence much before the course actually commences and will continue after completion of the course.
Thesis Writing For Post-Graduates In Health Sciences @ Cooper Hospital, Juhu
Nov 18 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Anand J. Thakur (9820069077)
Co-Convener Co-Convener:Dr. Satish Kale (9820570870)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:25
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 2,360/-
Date Date:November 18, 2018
Venue Venue:Cooper Hospital, Juhu
Course Highlights Course Highlights:

  • Hands-on exercises for correct English for a health science thesis.
  • In depth discussion of what to include where in a DNB thesis.
Course Objectives Course Objectives:

  • Outline the process of thesis; when to start, how to proceed and how to complete writing.
  • Explain the importance of style manual.
  • Effective use of thesaurus.
  • Plagiarism and how to avoid it.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty: Dr. Anand J. Thakur, Dr. Nicholas Antao, Dr. Ashok Shyam, Dr. Neeraj Bijlani, Dr. Satish Kale
Course USP Course USP:Only event that helps DNB students in health sciences.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:Didactic and interactive
Learning Material Learning Material:Course material
Basic Arthroscopy Course @ Mumbai Port Trust Hospital and Seth GSMC & KEM Hospital
Dec 8 – Dec 9 all-day
Convener Convener:Dr. Sandeep Biraris (9757060888)
Co-Convener Co-Convener: Dr. Pradip Nemade (9819936959)
Maximum Delegates Maximum Delegates:20
Course Fee Course Fee:INR 11,800/-
Dates Dates:December 8 – 9, 2018
Venue Venue:Mumbai Port Trust Hospital and Seth GSMC & KEM Hospital
Course Highlights Course Highlights:Day 1: Mumbai Port Trust Hospital, Wadala, Mumbai
Morning Session: Didactic Lectures, Live Surgeries
Afternoon Session: Video Presentations and Optics, Triangulation, Knot tying Workshops
Day 2: Seth GSMC & KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai
Cadaveric Hands-on Workshop, Selected Presentations
Course Objectives Course Objectives:This course was highly sought and applauded last year due to its unique triangulation and psychomotor skill development workshops. It will not be a classroom course; rather it will be a station based course. This course will help in developing psychomotor skills and triangulation abilities of the surgeon. Selected delegates will have enough chance to assist the stalwarts during the live surgeries. On final day, they can practice on deep frozen fresh cadavers. This course will definitely make the participants confident in basic knee and shoulder arthroscopies.
Proposed Faculty Proposed Faculty:Dr. Nicholas Antao, Dr. Sanjay Desai, Dr. Abhay Narvekar, Dr. Anant Joshi, Dr. Sanjay Garude, Dr. Roshan Wade, Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, Dr. Bhushan Sabnis, Dr. Milind Pimprikar, Dr. Ashwin Samant, Dr. Hetal Chiniwala, Dr. Ashish Arbat, Dr. Amyn Rajani, Dr. Nikhil Iyer, Dr. Mihir Patel, Dr. Nagraj Shetty, Dr. Yahuvendra Gavai, Dr. Nandan Kamat, Dr. Aaditya Sai Kadvakolan, Dr. Fayaz Memon, Dr. Bhushan Patil, Dr. Kumar Dussa, Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria, Dr. Abhijeet Savadekar, Dr. Shaligram Purohit, Dr. Pradip Nemade, Dr. Sandeep Biraris, Dr. Harshad Adhav, Dr. Miten Sheth, Dr. Aaditya Pawaskar, Dr. Deepak Tambe, Dr. Raviraj Shinde, Dr. Ankit Marfatia & many more.
Course USP Course USP:Unique hands-on workshops to develop pychomotor skills, live surgeries, multiple hands-on workshops with stalwarts in arthroscopy one-to-one basis.
Format and Pattern Format and Pattern:Didactic lectures, panel discussions, live surgeries, hands on bone model workshop, optics workshop, triangulation workshop, knot tying workshop and cadaveric workshop.
Learning Material Learning Material:Soft copies of books will be provided through the cloud based links.