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Academics

  • Terna Medical College
    • MBBS: December 2004
  • Bangalore Baptist Hospital
    • DNB (Ortho): March 2011

Special Training

  • Feb 2013 to Jan 2015 – Successfully completed spine fellowship under Dr. Shekhar Bhojraj’s guidance at:
    • Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre
    • Wockhardt Hospital (Mumbai Central)
    • Breach Candy Hospital
    • V.N. Desai Municipal Hospital, Santacruz

Work Experience

  • Senior Registrar at B.Y.L. Nair Hospital in Dept. of Orthopaedics for 3 months (Aug 2011 – Oct 2011).
  • Clinical Associate with Dr. Subodh Mehta, Arthroplasty & Trauma Surgeon from Thane at Advanced Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Centre, Thane for 15 months (Nov 2011 – Jan 2013).
  • Associate spine surgeon with Dr. S.Y. Bhojraj at:
    • Lilavati Hospital-Research Centre, Bandra
    • Breach Candy Hospital, Mahalaxmi
    • Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central
    • V.N. Desai Municipal Hospital, Santacruz

    (Jan 2015 – March 2016 after completion of 2 years spine fellowship)

Rotating Observership in Spine Surgery

  • Apollo Hospital, Chennai with Dr. Sajan Hegde (2 weeks – May 2015) – Training for Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Park Clinic, Kolkata with Dr. Saumyajit Basu (3 weeks – June 2015) – Training for complex spine deformities
  • Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore with Dr. S. Rajasekaran, Dr. Ajoy Shetty, Dr. Rishi Kanna (3 weeks June-July 2015) – Training for complex spine deformities, tumors, navigation surgery, and MISS (Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery)

Current Appointment

  • Full-time spine consultant at WEARESPINE, Mumbai

Membership

  • BOS (Bombay Orthopaedic Society)
  • ASSI (Association of Spine Surgeons of India)
  • NASS (North American Spine Society)
  • AMC (Association of Medical Consultants)

Current Ongoing Research Projects and Publications

  • ‘Our experience of treating spine TB at public and private healthcare centres’ – A comparative study
  • Criteria to stop Anti TB Treatment (ATT) in spinal TB patients treated conservatively
  • A case report – A misdiagnosed case of TB spine treated as Osteoporotic compression fracture with vertebroplasty
  • Author of a chapter on Lumbosacral Tuberculosis in one of the upcoming basic spine textbooks (co-authored by Dr. Shekhar Bhojraj – under review, unpublished yet)

Academic Courses/Conferences/Workshops Attended

  • KOACON (Karnataka Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference), Bangalore Feb 2010
  • AO Prebasic Trauma Course, Mumbai – Feb 2011
  • WIROC (Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference), Mumbai Dec 2011
  • AO Basic Trauma Course, Ahmedabad – March 2012
  • Zimmer Cadaveric Workshop for Trauma (Proximal Humerus – Distal Tibia/Fibula), Ahmedabad – May 2012
  • WIROC – Mumbai Dec 2012
  • ICS (Instructional Course in Spine), Kodaikanal Aug 2013
  • One of the organizers of Spinal Deformity Correction Workshop (Live Surgical Demonstration), Mumbai – Nov 2013
  • WIROC – Mumbai Dec 2013
  • ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Annual Conference), Kolkata Jan 2014
  • One of the Organizers of Basic Spine Course held at Navle Hospital, Pune March 2014
  • Part of Spine Camp held at Rajgurunagar July 2014 as a part of the social wing of ASSI (Association of Spine Surgeons of India)
  • Bombay Spine Course, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, July 2014
  • ICS (Instructional Course in Spine), Udaipur Aug 2014
  • Part of Spine Camp (OPD with Surgeries) held at Gadchiroli Nov 2014 as a part of the social wing of ASSI
  • WIROC – Mumbai Dec 2014
  • ASSICON – Pune Jan 2015
  • IMSOS (Indian Musculo Skeletal Oncology Society) – Mumbai March 2015
  • ICS (Instructional Course in Spine) – Vizag Aug 2015
  • Part of Spine Camp held at Bandra, Mumbai – Sept 2015 as a part of the social wing of ASSI
  • ASSICON – Goa Nov 2015
  • WIROC – Mumbai Dec 2016
  • SPINEWEEK – May 2016, SINGAPORE

Poster Presentations

  • WIROC (Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference) Dec 2011 – Management of broken tip of epidural catheter
  • IMSOS (Indian Musculo Skeletal Oncology Society) March 2015 – Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients
  • ASSICON (Association of Spine Surgeons of India Annual Conference) Goa Nov 2015 – Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients
  • E-poster on the topic ‘Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients’ – Selected at Spineweek 2016 in Singapore (prestigious global conference held once in four years)

Podium Presentations

  • KOACON (Karnataka Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference) 2010, Bangalore on the topic “Functional outcome of Fracture shaft of humerus treated with intramedullary nailing – a case series.”
  • ASSICON, Pune Jan 2015 – Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients
  • WIROC, Mumbai Dec 2015 – Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients
  • SPINEWEEK 2016 Singapore – Operative Treatment of Solitary Plasmacytoma and Multiple Myeloma – Our experience of treating 27 patients

Dr. Aaditya Kashikar

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