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Spine Surgery Fellowship

Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Institute  Fellowship

Program Description
The goal of the Spine Surgery Fellowship is to provide MCI (Medical Council of India) recognized  post graduates of orthopaedic surgery with clinical experience in preparation for an academic or private practice career in spine surgery. It is designed to provide fellows with intensive training and broad exposure in diagnosis and treatment of common spinal disorders, and research. The fellow will learn to evaluate and treat routine and complicated areas of the spine : cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and lumbo-sacral, both surgical and non-surgical methods of treatment. A rotated schedule permits the fellow to have equal experience with each of spine surgeons and in the various areas of learning.

Learning is Multimodal
Each fellow will have the opportunity to make a number of case presentations.

  • Reading textbooks and articles
  • Assistance in the operating room 
  • Participation in the clinic 
  • Participation in pre operative discussions
  • Participation in research projects
  • Writing article in journals
  • Assistance in  Training & Education, participating in conferences, CME, Seminars etc

Program History
The Spine Surgery Fellowship began in 2003, and since then, seven orthopaedic postgraduates have completed training.

Past Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Institute Fellows

  1. Arvind Gosai
  2. Hitesh Modi
  3. Ankur Nanda
  4. Ankur Gupta
  5. Jigar Anandjiwala
  6. Tarun Desai
  7. Ajay Krishnan
  8. Kalpesh Tank
  9. Mehul Chauhan
  10. Himanshu Ram
  11. D Devanand
  12. Nitu Borgohain
  13. Rangnath
  14. Dipak Shah
  15. Romin Sabghavi
  16. Pushpak Shamal
  17. Namit Nathwal
  18. Dhruv Patel
  19. Lingaraj Reddy
  20. Ankur Patel
  21. Iboyaima Singh
  22. Vishal Chaudhary
  23. Abhinav Soni
  24. Ankit Patel

During the Spine Surgery Fellowship, you will have the following responsibilities
Clinical Responsibilities: Your responsibilities may vary somewhat depending upon your background and educational needs. You will evaluate all consultation requests when you are on call and coordinate further consultation with consultant spine surgeons. The fellow will assume progressive responsibility in the assessment, preoperative evaluation, surgical care, postoperative management, rehabilitation and follow-up evaluation of patients. 

Spine Conferences
During the Spine Fellowship, you will coordinate the spine conferences at “Stavya” Spine Hospital, and attend spine conferences if assigned. 

You will compulsorily be responsible for at least one clinical research project /paper publication, that is to be completed before the fellowship ends. Additional clinical or basic science projects are encouraged. Logbook is to be compulsorily maintained and weekly signed.

The fellowship will be six months in duration but may potentially be extended depending upon research interests and only at the discretion of the director.

To Apply
Interested fellows should e - mail on a detailed CV, Scanned certificates (Degree, Medical Council  Registration, Two Recommendation Letters), with future plans and how the fellowship program is going to achieve the same(300 words) as separate file attachments.

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