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Dr Ajay Krishnan - MS (Ortho) Spine Surgeon

 

 

 

QUALIFICATION:

  • M.B.B.S 2001 B J Medical College,Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
  • MS May 2003 Smt. H.H.L Medical College, Seth KM School of PG Medicine & Research, Seth V.S General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India.
  • Spine Fellowship SSHRI 2008
  • Fellowship in Endoscopic Spine Surgery Phoenix, USA in Aug- Sep 2010.

 Scientific Papers/Posters presented:

  • Recent experience of management of bullet injuries to spinal column & Literature review – G.O.A.C.O.N-2002, Gujarat, India - Author

  • Double osteosynthesis (substitution): A biological approach in treatment of complex upper end tibia fracture. G.O.A.CON.- 2003, Ahemedabad, India - Author

  • Double osteosynthesis (substitution): A biological approach in treatment of complex upper end tibia fracture. I.O.A.C.O.N.- 2003, Chennai, India: Awarded the best Scientific Presentation of the session award - Author

  • A comparative study of crossed K wiring and lateral two K wiring in Garlands type III supracondylar fractures in children. P.O.S.I.CON. –2005 Baroda, India - Co-author

  • Study of load carrying on cervical spine in manual laborers’. A 50 case study. ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conf.)2009, Chennai, India - Co-author.

  • Disseminated Nocardiosis: An atypical presentation of spinal epidural and brain abscess in a post renal transplant patient. ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conf.)2009, Chennai, India. - Co-author.

  • Magnetic Resonance Myelography in early post-operative lumbar discectomy: An efficient and cheap modality. ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conf.)2009, Chennai,India. Awarded the best Scientific Paper award. - Co-Author

  • Percutaneous polymethylmethacrylate Vertebroplasty (PPV). Is it really so easy?

Beware! Case reports with Review of literature. ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conf.)2009, Chennai, India. - Co-Author.

 

Conferences, Courses and Workshops attended:

  • 3 days conference of Indian Orthopedics Association (IOACON) held in December 2001 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • 3 days Post Graduate Lecture Course of Gujarat Orthopedics Association held in August 2001 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • 2 days National Trauma Management Course organized by Academy of Traumatology (India) & IATSIC( South Africa) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat in April 2002.
  • 1 day conference of Gujarat Orthopedic Association (GOACON) held in August 2002 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • 6 day conference of Indian Orthopedic Association (IOACON) held in December 2003 in Chennai, Tamilnadu.
  • 2 day Instructional course in spine organized by Association of Spine Surgeons of India and Spine Society of Europe in Aug.2005 in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • 5 day conference of Indian Orthopedic Association (IOACON) held in Dec.2005 in Mumbai, India.
  • 1 day conference on Endoscopic Discectomy with live surgery Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  • 1 day conference of AO Spine on Sept. 20, 2006 held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
  • 1 day conference on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Depuy Spine Oct 8 ,2006 held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  • 5 day conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association(IOACON) held in Dec.2006 in Delhi, India.
  • 3 day conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India(ASSICON) held in Jan 2007 in Ahmedabad, India.
  • 5 day conference of Spine-Asia Pacific Orthopaedic association (APOA) Hongkong held in march 2007 in Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore , India.
  • 1 day national AIDS control programmed held in surat, India.
  • 1 day Pelvi acetabular workshop of GOACON at Anand, Gujarat on 08/02/08.
  • CME programme of cervical spine disorders by Kieti Turel organized by Surat Orthopedic association on 16/2/08.
    1 day CME with live surgery demonstration on Lumbosacral deformity correction by Dr Patrick Klugar organized at Paraplegia Hospital, Ahmedabad on 17/2/08.
  • 7 day Microsurgical training in spine in Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore in April 2008.
  • 3 day Scoliotic Research Society conference in Delhi in November 2008.
  • 1 day conference on Evaluation & Methodology in Teaching at Bhavnagar in December 2008.
  • 1 day conference of Depuy Spine on lumbar Disc Prolapsed: Decision Making in Ahmedabad in December 2008.
  • 2 day conference of Association of spine surgeons of Gujarat on Transformational discectomy- by Dr Satish Gore in January 2009 in Ahmedabad
  • Workshop of transforaminal discectomy at ISIC, Delhi in april 2009.
  • 4 day Ganga Operative Spine Course at Coimbatore, Taminadu, India May 2009.
  • 1 day conference on Controversis in Spine Surgery,Gujarat Spine surgeon Assciation, Ahmedabad, India, April 2010.
  • 1 week AO Scoliosis week Kochin, India April 2010.

 

Membership of professional bodies:

  • Indian Medical Association
  • Gujarat Orthopedic Association
  • Association of Spine surgeons of India
  • AO Spine
  • Spinal Cord Society
  • Gujarat Spine Association:


Publications:

  • Ajay Krishnan, JJ Patwa, Pankaj R Patel.Double Osteosynthesis (substitution) : A biological approach to treatment of Complex proximal tibial fractures. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Jan. 2004, Vol. 38 : No. 1 : P31-34.Ajay Krishnan, Jyotish Patel, Dinubhai A Patel, Pankaj R Patel.Fracture of posterior margin of a lumbar vertebral body – A study of 21 cases. . Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Jan. 2005, Vol. 39 : No. 1 : P33-38.Ajay Krishnan, C J Bhatt, S Lagwankar, PRPatel.Extra osseous osteogenic sarcoma of forearm. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging,2005,15:1:63-66.
  • Ajay Krishnan, Chirayu Pamecha, JJ Patwa.Modified Ilizarov technique for infected nonunion of the femur: the principle ofdistraction-compression osteogenesis. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2006;14(3):265-7.
  • JJ Patwa, Ajay Krishnan, Chirayu Pamecha.Biogeometry of femoral neck for implant placement.Indian Journal of Orthopaedics,Oct. 2006 Vol. 40 : No. 4 : P.224-227.Intramedullary flexible ender’s nailing for fracture shaft femur in paediatric and adolescent patients. A 50 cases study.( Submitted in Gujarat Medical Journal). Ilizarov’s procedure in Buerger’s disease, an original 60 case series. (Submitted in Indian Journal of Surgery).Percutaneous polymethylmethacrylate Vertebroplasty (PPV). Is it really so easy ? Beware ! Case reports with Review of literature.(Submitted in AO spine bulletin India).

 

Projects Near Completion:

  • The results of anterior radical debridement, anterior instrumentation with Titanium cage and bone grafting in Tuberculosis spondylitis.
  • Study of load carrying on cervical spine in manual laborers’. A 50 case study.
  • Disseminated Nocardiosis: An atypical presentation of spinal epidural and brain abscess in a post renal transplant patient.
  • Magnetic Resonance Myelography in early post-operative lumbar discectomy: An efficient and cost effective modality.

 

Drug trials:

  • Multicentre study of clinical efficacy and side effects of tablet Valdecoxib in 50 patients.Phase 3 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of injection Rofecoxib.
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