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Academics

  • University Of Pune
    • MBBS: 2001
    • MS (Orthopaedics): March 1983
  • University of Mumbai
    • MS (Orthopaedics): 2007

Spine Training

  • Spine Foundation Fellowship – Lilavati Hospital And Research Centre & Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai (2008-2010)
  • Clinical Attachment In Spine & Trauma – University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK (April 2010- June 2010)

Special Interest

  • Spine – Degenerative & Deformity Correction

Professional Experience

  • Associate Spine Consultant, Spine Clinic, Lilavati Hospital And Research Centre, Mumbai, India. (July 2010 onwards)
  • Spine Foundation Fellowship at Lilavati Hospital & Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai (May 2008 – April 2010)
  • Clinical Attachment In Spine & Trauma – University Hospital Of Wales, Cardiff, Wales, UK (April 2010- June 2010)
  • Training in orthopaedics for 3 years in Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery, B.Y.L Nair hospital and T.N. Medical college, Mumbai, India (2004-2007)
  • Senior registrar in orthopaedic surgery, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital (8 & ½ months from 1st Feb 2007 till 15th Oct 2007)
  • Registrar in orthopaedic surgery, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital (1 & 1/2 years from 1st Aug 2005 till 31st Jan 2007)
  • House officer in orthopaedic surgery, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital (1 & 1/2 years from 1st Feb 2004 till 31st July 2005)
  • Rotating internship, Surya Hospital, Pune for 1 year (from 28th Feb 2002 till 3rd March 2003)
    • Training in general medicine
    • General surgery
    • Preventive and social medicine
    • Obstetrics and gynaecology

Teaching Experience

  • As Associate Spine Consultant; I am involved in training and education of the Spine Fellows and DNB Orthopaedic trainee attached to Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai.
  • Successfully conducted 2 editions of Basic Spine Workshop, an initiative of Spine Foundation and Spine Clinic. This workshop involves training of orthopaedic and neurosurgery residents and young surgeons; and has been attended by over 250 surgeons.
  • As registrar and senior registrar in orthopaedic surgery in Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery, B.Y.L Nair hospital and T.N. Medical college, Mumbai, India, I have been conducting tutorials for junior residents and clinics for undergraduates.

Presentations and Publications

  • Paper Presentation – Can We Define Healing In Tuberculous Spondylodiscitis? Analysis of 57 healed cases, at WIROC 2009, Mumbai.
  • Author – Post Surgical Epidural Hematoma – A Rare Complication.
  • Co-Author – Management of Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Tuberculosis, ASSI’s Textbook Of Spine Infections And Trauma, Jan 2011.

Special Courses Attended

  • Training in Microscopic Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, Mar 2010
  • Clinical Spine Fellowship (short course), Apollo Hospital, Chennai, Mar 2010
  • Hands-On workshop in spine surgery, WIROC Dec 2010
  • Cadaveric Hands-On workshop- Cervical Spine, Mumbai, March 2009
  • Hands-On workshop in spine surgery, WIROC Dec 2009
  • Hands-On workshop in spine surgery, WIROC Dec 2008
  • Hands-On workshop in spine surgery, IAOCON- Mumbai, Dec 2005

Conferences Attended

  • ASSICON – Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conference, Mumbai, Jan 2011
  • Instructional Course in Spine – ASSICON- Mysore, August 2010
  • WIROC Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference, Dec 2010
  • WIROC Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference, Dec 2009
  • AO Spine Principal Course, Mumbai, July 2009
  • Instructional Course in Spine – ASSICON- Khajuraho, August 2009
  • Operative Spine Course at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, May 2009
  • ASSICON – Association of Spine Surgeons of India Conference, Chennai, Jan 2009
  • WIROC Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference, Dec 2008
  • AO Trauma Introductory Course, Delhi, April 2008
  • AO Spine Spring Seminar, Patna, Mar 2008
  • IOACON- Indian orthopaedic association conference, Mumbai, Dec 2005

References

  • Dr. Shekhar Bhojraj
  • Dr. Abhay Nene
    • Spine Surgeon, P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Gautam Prasad

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