Dr Ram Chaddha

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Dr Ram Chaddha

MBBS, MS

Spine Surgeon

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
  • 34 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Marathi
  • 6 Recommendations
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Awards and Achievements

  • J. B. Modi Gold Medal - Neurotrauma
  • Young Surgeons' Forum Award - Bombay Orth Society
  • A. K.  Talwalkar Award - WIROC
  • Best Paper K. S. Masalawala Award - WIROC 1997
  • Best Paper Award - ICS - 2000 - Coimbatore
  • J. N. Tata Scholarship
  • Jamsetji Tata Scholarship
  • Ratan Tata Scholarship
  • R. D. Sethna Scholarship
  • Pirojshah Godrej Scholarship
  • Nanabhoy Jeejybhoy Scholarship
  • Vashketu Scholarship
  • G. D. Gokhale Scholarship     
  • AO - International Fellowship - Switzerland
  • AO Special Grant - Germany
  • AADO fellowship - France, Hong Kong
  • AFICOT fellowship - France
  • Spine Instrumentation Fellowship - Muenster / Neustadt - Germany
  • Barrows Neurological Institute Fellowship - Phoenix Arizona
  • Nucleoplasty - Freiberg, Germany - Prof. Achim Lueth
  • Scoliosis - St. Louis - USA - Prof. Lawrence Lenke
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Seoul - Korea

Research and Publications

  • Numerous Regional, National & International Papers - Oral, Podium & Poster presentations.
  • Editor of Symposia & advisory board & referee of various Orthopaedic & Spine Journals

Journal Publications:

  • Keny SM, Chaddha RM, “Biomechanical Analysis of a new Indian posterior derotation system- The Zeta Onelock spinal screw rod system “Journal of Orthopaedics 2007
  • Ram Chaddha, Amit Kohli, “Chordoma of cervical Spine - Surgical management strategies & outcome” - Columna Journal - Volume 7, Jan-March 2008, 71-75
  • Ram Chaddha, Amit Kohli, “Study of a B-twin expandable titanium stand alone interbody fusion for DDD versus MLD and PLIF” - Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association Journal - July Sept 2009, Volume 11/12, 393-400
  • Ram Chaddha,”Use of titanium implants for reconstruction of anterior column of spine: A review of 167 cases” - Journal of Spine Surgery - NSFI, Volume 01/01, 29-32

Book Chapters Published

  • “Tuberculosis of the Lower Cervical Spine”, Ram Chaddha, Swapnil Keny. ASSI Text Book of Spinal Infections and Trauma - Jaypee Publications 2011
  • “Biomechanics and Classification of Thoracolumbar Spinal Injuries”, Uday M Pawar, Swapnil Keny, Ram Chaddha. ASSI Text Book of Spinal Infections and Trauma - Jaypee Publications       2011
  • “Tuberculosis of the Thoracic Spine”- Ram Chaddha, Swapnil Keny, Hrushikesh Mehata. WFNS Textbook on THORACIC SPINE - Jaypee Publications 2015

National & International Podium Presentations

  • Surgical correction of high grade spondylolisthesis-Presented in the Dr Masalawala Best    Paper Session WIROC 2004, Mumbai - Swapnil Keny, Ram Chaddha
  • Biomechanical analysis of a new generation Indian spine screw rod system- SICOT 2005 Istanbul, ASSICON 2006 - Swapnil Keny, Ram Chaddha
  • High Grade Spondylolisthesis in children - Surgical Results - Posicon 2008 - Swapnil Keny, Ram Chaddha
  • Stabilization of the Cervical Spine in Children and Adolescents with cervical spine tuberculosis without or with functional Neurodeficit. Stabilization & Surgical Selection Criteria - NASS 2010 - Orlando, Posicon 2010, ASSICON 2011
  • Failed back surgery syndrome: Results of comprehensive decompression and fusion of the    lumbar spine in 42 patients - ISC 2010
  • White Paper on “Degenerative Disc Disease” - IOACON 2008 Biomechanical Testing of a one-lock Indian pedicular system

Qualification

MBBS, MS

Work Experience

  • Full time Associate Prof of Orthopaedics at L.T.M. General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai - involved in major projects of disaster planning, complex pelvi-acetabular trauma and open injuries (1989 - 1994). Extensive exposure and experience in management of Spine affections, including the Back Clinic etc.
  • Chief of the Division of Spine Surgery - MIOT Hospitals, Chennai - initiated protocols in management of spinal instabilities. Extensive exposure and experience in using complex spine instrumentation procedures including deformities and revision spine surgeries
  • Prof. & Head of the Department of Orthopaedics - K. J. Somaiya General Hospital & Medical College (1997 - 2016) - Initiated major training programs for undergraduates & post-graduates with exceptional results in D’Orth & DNB Orthopaedics
  • Senior Visiting Consultant  - Lilavati, Saifee, Wockhardt, Hospitals, Mumbai

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • President - Association of Spine Surgeons of India (2015-17)
  • President - Bombay Spine Society (2016-18)
  • Past-President - Bombay Orthopaedic Society (2015-16)
  • Council Member - India - APSS - Asia-Pacific Spine Society
  • Member - Foreign Fellowship Committee - Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Organizing Secretary - Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference - 1998
  • Organizing Secretary - ASSICON 2000 - Annual Conference of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) - Mumbai
  • Organizing Secretary - ICS 2005 - Mumbai
  • Organizing Chairman - ICS 2007 - Goa
  • Organizing Chairman - ASSICON 2011 - Mumbai - Silver Jubilee Conference of Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Organizing President - WIROC - Grande 2015
  • Member of the North American Spine Society - (NASS - International Affiliate)

Medical Council Registration

MMC 55911

Special Interests

  • Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Deformity Surgery, Navigation guided Spine Surgery