The Spine Clinic


Dr. Ankur Gupta

Spine Surgeon

M.B.B.S: Seth G. S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India

MS (Orthopaedic Residency): N H L Municipal Medical College, Sheth V S General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India

New York University of Joint & Diseases,New York

I had extensive training in all aspect of spinal surgery over there. I dealt with Spinal Trauma, Spinal Infections, Spinal Deformity & other adult degenerative conditions of the spine

Jefferson Medical College,Philadelphia

I underwent training under guidance of World Renowned Dr Alexander Vaccaro and Dr T J Albert and learn many modern aspects of Spine Treatment.

Spine Fellowship with Dr S Y Bhojraj in Spine Unit , Lilavati and Breach Candy Hospital , Mumbai

I underwent extensive training in Spine Surgery under the foremost Spine Surgeon of the country Dr Bhojraj . All the finer details for the clinical decision making were explained. I am now performing all of the spinal procedures independently. The surgical spectrum encompasses all kinds of spinal pathologies from degenerative, infections and deformities to high cervical and craniovertebral anomalies and tumors.

Senior Registrar post in KEM Hospital ,Mumbai

The Department of Orthopedics caters to more than 500 outpatients daily and has indoor bed strength of 600. This makes it the single largest department in the hospital, and the largest Orthopaedic Department in the country. Set up in 1942 as the first dedicated Department of Orthopaedic in India, the Orthopaedic services offered by KEM hospital are regarded as the best available in India. The Department of Orthopedics is involved in treating all levels of spinal surgery ranging from routine lumbar degenerative disc disease to complex cervical spine and craniovertebral anomalies. The department is also a major referral center for spinal deformity correction. Annually over 1000 spinal surgical procedures are performed .

Spine Fellowship with Dr Bharat Dave in SPINE HOSPITAL , Ahmedabad

I undertook a Spine Training Program with Dr Bharat R Dave ( MCh – Liverpool ) who is one of the leading Spine Surgeons Of India and was the Organizing Secretary for the ASSICON – 2007 (Annual Conference of the Association of the Spine Surgeons of India). Dr Dave operates more than 800 spine cases per year.

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of the Indian Medical Association
  • Member of the Indian Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the Association of Spine Surgeons of India
  • Member of A O Spine Association

INDEX JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  • Concomitant Noncontiguous Level (Thoracic & Lumbar) Spinal stenosis – J of International Orthopedics . April 2008
  • Evaluation Of The Utility Of The Ponseti Method Of Correction Of Clubfoot Deformity In A Developing Nation International Orthopedics 2006 ,Nov 18

NATIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  • Reconstruction Of Dorsal Iliac Crest Graft By Rib During Anterior Reconstruction In Transthoracic Decompressive Corpectomy Surgeries Indian J Of Orthopedics – July 2007
  • Spinal Instability In Ankylosing Spondylitis- Indian J Orthop. 2010 Jul-Sep; 44(3): 270–276.

PAPER ACCEPTED INTERNATIONALY FOR PRESENTATIONS

  • Confessions of a Spine Surgeon - Adverse Events and Complications – Initiation of Spine Complication registry.

    SPINE WEEK 2008 GENEVA & IMAST 2008 – HONGKONG

PAPER PRESENTATIONS NATIONALY

  • “Grade IV Spondylolisthesis” Gujarat State Spine Association Conference January 2005
  • Nonunion Ankylosing Spondylitis Gujarat State Spine Association Conference July 2005
  • Transpedicular Subcutaneos Biopsy under Local Anaesthesia Gujarat State Spine Association Conference December, 2006
  • Confessions of a Spine Surgeon - Adverse Events and Complications – Initiation of Spine Complication registry. Annual Conference of the Association of the Spine Surgeons of India (ASSICON – 2008) January – 2008 Coimbatore WIROC - MUMBAI 2008

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Anderson Lesion - Often Misdiagnosed and Satisfactorily Treated by Posterior Fixation Alone British Spine Conference – 2006
  • Non Union Ankylosing Spondylitis Indian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference Mumbai, Golden Jubilee Year 2005.
  • Transpedicular Subcutaneous Biopsy under Local Anaesthesia IMAST, Bahamas- 2007.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Conference on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Elevating Best Practices in Spine September , 2006, Ahmedabad
  • AO SPINE MONSOON SEMINAR , Ahmedabad , September 2006
  • Depuy Spine Seminar On Spine , Mumbai December , 2006
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery (Cadaveric & Live) Workshop Gujarat State Spine Association Conference- July 2004
  • National Trauma Management Course September - 2005
  • Scoliosis Workshop by Dr Harold J P Van Bosse (Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon- New York University Hospital for Joint Disease) Ahmedabad - Gujarat February- 2006