Dr Imtiaz Ghani

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Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (M.B.B.S) - March 2005 Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram city, Tamilnadu State, IndiaMaster of Surgery (M.S) Orthopedics - May 2010J.J.M Medical College & Bapuji Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi University, Davangere City, Karnataka State, India

Orthopedician

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
  • 8 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Tamil,Kannada,Arabic,German
  • 20 Recommendations
  • Sunday-Saturday
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Qualification

Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (M.B.B.S) - March 2005 Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram city, Tamilnadu State, IndiaMaster of Surgery (M.S) Orthopedics - May 2010J.J.M Medical College & Bapuji Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi University, Davangere City, Karnataka State, India

Awards and Achievements

  • Awarded "Dr. LEELA KRISHNAMURTI MEMORIAL AWARD" for Undergraduates for the best paper “VARIATIONS IN THE ORIGIN AND COURSE OF MUSCULOCUTANEOUS NERVE IN THE ARM”, presented at scientific session during the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of ?Anatomists, Tamilnadu State, India in the year 1999
  • Selected as one among the top 10 candidates for the “ALL INDIA BEST ORTHOPEDIC RESIDENT AWARD”, by Bombay Orthopaedic Society, India in 2009
  • Selected as member of INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE of North American Spine society on 11th January 2014
  • Awarded medal for ‘Youngest Spine surgeon to be certified by American Spinal Injury association’ in 2014
  • Selected as Committee member of SPINE JOURNAL AND SPINE LINE EDITORIAL BOARD of North American Spine society on 11th January 2014
  • Selected as Editorial board member of INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDICS on 20th March 2014
  • Awarded MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE for conducting live surgery on deformity correction of spine, at Christian Doppler university hospital - Salzburg, Austria in June 2015

 

CREDENTIALS

 

  • Certified for Outstanding performance in the subject of Anatomy, especially in participation of seminars, scoring in quiz, MCQ competitions and attending classes, in Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Tamilnadu State, India in the year 1999
  • Submitted a dissertation on the topic "Cerebellum and its clinical anatomy" in the dissertation competition conducted by the Association of Anatomists - Tamilnadu state, India in the year 2001
  • Underwent simulated training on "Ethiskills Orthopaedic" (Training in various surgical knots & sutures) organized at Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education (Division of Johnson & Johnson), Chennai, India in the year 2006
  • Participated & successfully completed 20 exams in various aspects of spine namely,

1) Dynamic stabilization in the treatment of chronic low back pain

2) Failed back surgery syndrome

3) Anterior Lumbar Inter-body Fusion

4) Ankylosing Spondylitis

5) Cervical Pseudarthrosis

6) Scoliosis

7) ACDF and ACCF Procedures

8) Anterior Surgical Approach to the Thoracolumbar Spine

9) Lumbar Osteoporosis Treatment Options

10) Total Cervical Disc Replacement

11) Post-Traumatic Kyphosis and Flatback Syndrome

12) Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

13) Tumors

14) Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

15) Lumbar Discectomy (Varying Styles)

16) Biomechanical Force and Morphology

17) Posterior Cervical Surgery

18) Scheuermann's Kyphosis

19) Transforaminal Lumbar Inter-body Fusion

20) Total Lumbar Disc Replacement

 

  • Conducted by SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANDIEGO in association with Interactive Education Program on Spine, in the year 2009
  • Participated & successfully completed the following JOURNAL OF BONE & JOINT SURGERY (JBJS) CME Activity: "Spine Test 14"on August 23rd  2009
  • Completed the InSTeP, training for the International Standards for the Classification of Spinal Cord Injury conducted by AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION on September 3rd 2009
  • Completed the WeeSTeP, Pediatric considerations training for the International Standards for the Classification of Spinal Cord Injury conducted by AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION on October 24th 2009
  • Completed ASTeP, Autonomic systems assessment module training conducted by AMERICAN SPINAL INJURY ASSOCIATION on December 22nd 2012

Research and Publications

  • Presented a paper titled “POSTURES –AN ANALYSIS” in the?23rd Annual Conference of the Association of Anatomists - Tamilnadu state, India in the year 2000 ?
  • Completed AO Introduction program module organized by AO foundation in Coimbatore, India in the year 2007
  • Completed "ADVANCED MODULE" of the 16th Annual Bombay Orthopaedic society Lokamanya Tilak Municipality Government Hospital - Fracture Fixation Course held in Mumbai city, Maharashtra state, India in the year 2008
  • Presented a paper entitled “ SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF FRACTURE SHAFT OF FEMUR IN CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS USING FLEXIBLE INTRAMEDULLARY NAIL” in the Karnataka Orthopedic Association conference in Mangalore city, Karnataka state, India in February 2009
  • Presented a poster entitled “PERIOSTEAL CHONDROMA OF THE PROXIMAL TIBIA – A RARE CASE REPORT” in the Karnataka Orthopedic Association conference held in Mangalore city, Karnataka state, India in February 2009
  • Participated in “AO SPINE ADVANCED COURSE” in HONG KONG, CHINA in March 2009
  • Participated as a delegate in the Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (WIROC) 2009 held between 18th - 20th December 2009 in Mumbai city, Maharashtra state, India
  • Participated in the 7th ADVANCED CERVICAL SPINE COURSE organized by National University Hospital (NUH) and Singapore Orthopaedic Association between 7 - 8 October 2014
  • Participated as a delegate in the 37th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING of Singapore Orthopaedic association between 9 - 11 October 2014
  • Participated in AO SPINE ADVANCES SYMPOSIUM in Cervical & Thoraco-lumbar trauma held at Singapore General Hospital between 10 –11 January 2015
  • Participated as International Faculty for neuro-spine meet at Christian Doppler university hospital at Salzburg, Austria in June 2011
  • Participated as a delegate in World Spine Essay Meeting held at Pattaya, Thailand between 9 - 11 June 2016
  • Invited as faculty for Minimally Invasive Spine surgery course held at Kauvery specialty hospital, Chennai on June 18th 2016
  • Participated as International Faculty in the Neurosurgical society of Australasia Annual Scientific Meeting held at Sydney, Australia between 31st August until 2nd September 2016
  • Presented a paper entitled “Primary bony Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma of the thoracic spine: case report with review of literature” at 37th SICOT Orthopaedic world congress held in Rome, Italy between 8th – 10th September 2016
  • Presented a paper entitled “Role of body mass index as a risk factor for revision procedures following minimally invasive lumbar discectomy” at OSSANZ 2016 (Obesity society of Australia and New Zealand) conference held at Doltone House, Sydney, Australia between 27th – 28th October 2016
  • Selected as Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Expert Panel member for the course held at Peking University Third hospital, Beijing, China between 18th -20th December 2016
  • Medyssey Travel fellowship to Unit of Prof. Eum Jin Hwa at Kimhae Jungang hospital, Gimhae, South Korea in December 2015

 PUBLICATIONS

  • Case report titled “Role of major revision spine surgery in recurrent adjacent segment osteoporotic vertebral body fracture” published in International Journal – Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery (Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2012) 132:1089-1094 DOI 10.1007/s00402-012-1518-3) ?
  • Case report titled “Beneficial effects following microsurgical decompression in an adult with congenital thoraco-lumbar kyphoscoliosis with spina bifida aperta and myelomeningocele” published in International Journal – Archives Of Orthopaedic And Trauma Surgery (Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (2012) 132:1085- 1087DOI 10.1007/s00402-012-1517-4)
  • Case report titled “Radicular pain from lumbar canal stenosis in addition to pre-existing phantom limb pain” published in International Journal – CENTRAL EUROPEAN NEUROSURGERY (J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1328952)v Case report titled “Functional Outcome in DISH associated with OPLL and dens hypertrophy resulting in rapidly progressive hemiplegia” published in International Journal - Journal of Spine (J Spine 3: 191. DOI: 10.4172/2165-7939.1000191)
  • Written a chapter entitled TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL KYPHOSIS for a book “ Kyphosis: Causes, treatment and complications” published by Nova science publishers, New York, USA
  • Case report titled “Clinical outcome following Halo-traction and surgical fusion of acute C2 fracture disloaction” published in International Journal - Journal of Spine (JSM Spine 1(1): 1010 (2016)

Work Experience

  • Senior resident (April 2006 - 2007) Department of Orthopedics, Trauma & Spine surgery Madras Medical College & Research Institute,Chennai City, Tamilnadu State, India
  • Registrar (July 2010 – Feb 2011)Department of Orthopedics & Spine surgery Apollo hospital, Greams road, Chennai City, Tamilnadu State, India
  • Assistant Professor (March 2011 – 2012)Department of Orthopedics and Spine surgery A.C.S Medical College,Chennai city, Tamilnadu State, India
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Spine surgeon (April 2012 – till date)Apollo first med hospital,Poonamallee high road, Chennai city, Tamilnadu State, India
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Spine surgeon (April 2015 – till date)Apollo Main hospital,Greams road, Chennai city, Tamilnadu State, India
     

Certifications & Professional Memberships

Memberships

  • Life Member of Association of Spine surgeons of India (ASSI)
  • Member of AO Spine Member of North American Spine society (NASS)
  • Member of International society of Orthopaedic surgery and Traumatology (SICOT)
  • Member of International Spine Study Group (ISSG)
  • Member of American Spinal injury association (ASIA)

Fellowships

  • SPINE FELLOWSHIPS
  • 2011 – Degenerative Spine fellowship? Unit of Prof. Markus Kroeber Spine Centre - Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Luzern, Switzerland
  • 2012-13 – Spinal deformity fellowship Unit of Prof. Henry Halm Schön Klinik & Skoliose Zentrum Neustadt in Holstein, Germany
  • 2014 - 2015 – Minimally invasive Spine surgery fellowship Unit of,a.   Prof. Tan Seang Beng b.  Dr. Guo Chan Ming c.   Dr. John Chen Department of Orthopaedics and Spine surgery Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
     

Medical Council Registration

76218

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