SPINE SURGERY & TRAUMA FELLOWSHIP
Vijaya Institute of Trauma & Orthopaedics (VITO) is a super specialty institute which aims to provide world-class treatment for various orthopaedic disorders and sports injuries.
It was established in the year 1999. Since its inception Vijaya Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics has an impressive track record in providing and managing a wide range of Orthopaedics and Trauma conditions.
The Institute takes care of Trauma patients by providing round-the-clock emergency services. The Orthopaedic services includes: joint replacement surgeries (Knee replacement, Hip replacement), arthroscopy, spinal surgery and Orthopaedic Oncology (Bone Tumours).
VITO serves as a regional referral area for Complex spine surgery including adult and pediatric deformity correction, spine and sacral tumors, and spine trauma / Degenerative spine surgery / Spondylolithesis , which will broaden the fellow’s experience. In addition the fellows will participate in Image guided and minimally invasive spine surgery, spine trauma, injections, general spine surgery.
Fellows will develop an understanding of ethical, socioeconomic and medical/legal issues that affect patient care. They will also learn how to apply appropriate utilization management and cost containment measures, while providing quality patient care.
The fellows will participate in various educational activities at VITO. Participation in institutional orientation, education programs and other activities involving medical center faculty is required. Didactic activities of the fellowship will include a weekly Spine surgery teaching conference with a defined syllabus designed to cover the field of Spine surgery.
Approximately 300+ cases were done in VITO
Educational goals and characteristics:
The fellowship encompasses all aspects of clinical involvement in Orthopaedics surgery which includes exposure to polytrauma management / Spine surgery including assessment of new patients, surgical treatment at assistant level (with level of responsibility dependent on the proficiency demonstrated), post-operative care and rehabilitation. Fellows will be actively involved in regular clinical and scientific meetings, and will be expected to produce at least one research project suitable for presentation at an international meeting and subsequent publication. The weekly schedule will usually involve daily surgical assistance in the operating theatre and reviewing patients in clinics on rotation and one session in allocated research projects.
The applicant must:
How to apply
Applications to be submitted to the aforementioned e-mail address with:
The selection process is purely merit based in which all the applicants for the fellowship program will be called for an interview which will be conducted on 1st week of July and 1st week of January for the respective batches. The successful applicants will be informed thereafter through email. It is compulsory for the candidates to bring with them a proposal and protocol for research projects in spine when coming for interview.
[Applications are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org]
Dr.Rajasekhara Reddy; MBBS., D (Ortho), MAMS., MSc(Ortho) (London)
Dr. Basheer Ahamed; MS D (Ortho), – Trauma
Dr. Prashanth kekre; MS(Ortho) Spine
VITO,(VIJAYA HEALTH CENTRE)
N.S.K SALAI, VADAPALANI, CHENNAI-600026. TN, INDIA
MOBILE : 9840288114, ___________
6 months fellowship, starting in August /February
No. of Available Seats
Two per annum ( 1 – August / 1-Febrauary)
Approximately ₹ _____ per month.
VITO,(VIJAYA HEALTH CENTRE)
N.S.K SALAI, VADAPALANI,
CHENNAI-600026. TN, INDIA