Dr. Shekhar Y Bhojraj
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
M.S,F.C.P.S (Ortho),D.Ortho

Profile

  • He has taken various special trainings on AO spine fellowship from UK, Y. Cotrel spine fellowship from France, Kenton Leatherman spine fellowship from Louisville University, Kentucky with his special interests in spinal deformities, spinal tumors and spinal tuberculosis.Professor in Orthopedics and Chief Neurospinal Unit, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai.
  • Director (Medical Wing) at Centre for Study of Society Changes, Mumbai.
  • Recognized teacher in Orthopedics for Mumbai University.
  • Past President of the Association Spine Surgeons of India.
  • President and Chief Trustee of Spine Foundation.

Area Of Interest

    Spine Surgery

Awards and Recognition

  • Won the A. A. Mehta gold medal" for the best paper at the annual IOA conference at Vishakhapatnam, AP – 1987
  • Won the "Young Surgeons Forum Award" in 1990
  • Received the "Professor Darai Swamy Memorial Oration Award on surgical management for thoracic and thoracolumbar hyperkyphosis at Chandigarh – 1999
  • 1st in Orthopaedics in MS-Orthopaedics, March 1983

Research Publications

  • He has in all written 13 International Publications some of which are:
  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - March 2001 (American + British Publications)
  • Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis after anterior cervical fusion in Whiplash injury. Surg. Neurol. Spine 2000;  53:586-8 (American Publication).
  • Primary Hydatid disease of the spine -an unusual cause of progressive paraplegia. J. Neurosurg (Spine) 91:216-218, 1999 (American Publication)