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Dr. Tejas Thakkar

    Specialization
  • Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery
    Location
  • Main Hospital / City Center
    Qualification
    • MBBS,
    • MS (Orthopaedics)
    Fellowships / Memberships / Work Experiences
    • Life member of   Indian Orthopaedic Association.
    • Gujarat Orthopaedic Association, Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Society
    • 47th International Postgraduate Training Programme in Medicine, Tel-aviv University, Israel.
    • During this 11 week fellowship, he was working with Orthopedic as well as Trauma department of beilinson hospital, Rabin medical center,Petah tikva,Israel with Prof Salai Moshe and Dr Michael Stein respectively.
    • He was exposed to varieties of trauma surgeries mainly as well as cold orthopedic surgeries (assisted and performed).
    • On many occasions, he got the privilege to be a part of resuscitation team for trauma victims and EMS.
    Previous Appointments

    As Associate Professor
     
    Period: 16th August 2005 to 31st July.
    Designation: Associate professor, Department of Orthopedics
    Institute: L.G. General Hospital, N.H L Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

    As Assistant Professor
     
    Period; From 5th May, 2000 to 15th August 2005
    Designation; Assistant Professor
    Institute; Department of Orthopedics, Civil hospital, B.J .Medical College,Ahmedabd, Gujarat, India.
     

    Areas of Specialization

    Orthopaedic Traumatology and Spine Surgery

    Awards and Achievements
    • Awarded AO Trauma Fellowship in 2007 at . Kanttosspital, Chur,Switzerland from 13th May to 22nd June 2007.Learned about basic AO principles as well advanced application of locking plates. He also learned about management of complex fracture esp. pelvis and acetabulam. Dr Christoph Sommer was the supervisor during the fellowship.
    • OREF-Dr.Mahendra Patel-GOA Traveling fellowship 2005
    • He got selected for the above fellowship in 2005 during May - July 2005. He visited Hospital for Special Surgery (Supervisor :  David Helfet MD) affiliated with Columbia and Cornell University, New York USA & Ranavat Orthopedic center,Lenox Hill Hospital, NewYork, USA (Supervisor : Chitranjan Rananvat,MD ).
    Other Informations

    Publications:

    • Paraplegia Safari, A Follow-up Programme for spinal cord injury patients. Journal of spinal cord medicine,Vol-27,No. 2, April 2004, Published by American Paraplegia Society.
    • M M Prabhakar,Tejas Thakker; Anterior Decompression for cervico-thoracic pathology-A study of 14 patients Journal of spinal cord medicine Vol-29, No. 2, April 2006, Published by American Paraplegia Society.
    • P R Patel,DA Patel,T Thakker,K Shah,VB Shah;Tuberculosis of Shoulder Joint, Indian Journal of Orthopedics; April 2003 Vol37 No.2.
    • MM Prabhakar,Tejas H Thakker;An Unusual Case report: Desmoplastic Fibroma of the lumbar Spine, Indian Journal of Orthopedics; July 2004 Vol 38 No3.
    • Tejas Thakker, M M Prabhakar,D A Patel;Tuberculosis of sternum Indian journal of Orthopedics Indian Journal of Orthopedics;July 2005 Vol 39 No 3.
    • Tejas H Thakker, M M Prabhakar,Dinubahi Patel;Posterior Dislocation of shoulder Indian journal of Orthopedics Indian Journal of Orthopedics; January 2006 Vol 40 No 1.
    • M M Prabhakar,Tejas H Thakker,Bhavin Jadav;Tuberculosis of lower cervical spine: Journal of the Indian Medical Association ISSN 0019-5847, Sept 2007, Volume 105 Number 09.
    • Prabhakar M,ThakkerT;Glenohumral Arthrodesis – Operative and long term functional results, Gujarat medical journal; August-2003 Vol. 60 No. 2.

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