Dr. Nirad.S.Vengsarkar
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
M.S.(ORTH),D.N.B.,F.C.P.S.,D (Orth), (DIPLOMA IN ORTHOPAEDICS)

Profile

Overseas training and assignments:

  • Completed ACGME accredited fellowship in Spine surgery. He was the 1st international foreign fellow to be accepted into this program.
  • He is visiting fellow with Dr Richard Berger and Dr A. Rosenberg (pioneers in minimal access Hip and Knee Replacement).
  • Visiting fellow for Joint replacement at Insall Scott Kelly and Albert Einstein Institute, New York.
  • Fellow in Adult reconstruction and Arthroplasty at Singapore General Hospital. Worked on Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, under the guidance of Dr K H Seow (Head of Dept of Adult Reconstruction), Dr N N Lo (Associate Head of Adult Reconstruction) and Dr S J Yeoh (Senior Consultant).

Achievements:

  • Gold medalist in DNB examinations (1999).Stood 1st amongst the successful candidates in the country in this national level examination in Orthopedics conducted across India.
  • Gold medalist in Anatomy and Silver medalist in Pathology and Microbiology in the undergraduate University examinations.
  • Training fellows in Arthroplasty for the last 3 years with the sponsorship of Deputy (Johnson & Johnson), India, with each Fellow being exclusively assigned for a period of 6 months.
  • Lecturer in the Department of Orthopaedics, LTMG Hospital Mumbai (1999–2000).
  • Faculty on the National Arthroplasty Course (2004-2008). Course designed to teach national postgraduate doctors from all over India tips and techniques of Arthroplasty.
  • Faculty on the Bombay Spine Course (2004-2008) – Local body teaching students the art of spinal surgery.

Area Of Interest

  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Spine surgery
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Research Publications

  • Use of Allograft in Revision Hip Replacement  -Study of 30 Cases –presented in the  Singapore Orthopaedic journal.
  • Cadaveric study on the use of cement and screw constructs in knee replacement.
  • Biologic plating of comminuted fractures of the femur.
  • APAS –Asia Pacific Arthroplasty conference presentation on the early results of the proxima hip  Mumbai 2007.
  • Osteotomies tp correct Sagittal and coronal imbalance in revision deformity surgery –study done in twin cities Spine center.
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