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SPECIALIZES IN

Shoulder Arthroscopic surgery
Dr Pandher has special interest in shoulder joint and he is one of the few Orthopaedic surgeons in the region who specializes in arthroscopic surgery for all the shoulder problems. He has vast experience in arthroscopic surgeries for recurrent dislocation of shoulder, rotator cuff tear repair, acromioplasty, SLAP lesion repair etc.
Knee arthroscopic surgery
Dr. Pandher specializes in arthroscopic ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction, Meniscus repair and Cartilage surgery.
Knee Replacement
Dr Pandher has special training in knee replacement surgery with few fellowships done abroad in Navigation assisted Knee replacement surgery. He is well versed with Unicondylar knee replacement, Total knee replacement (both fixed bearing and mobile bearing). He is fellowship trained surgeon for REVISION OF FAILED KNEE
Hip Replacement
Dr Pandher is well trained in hip replacement surgery with vast experience different type of hip replacement surgeries i.e. cement hip replacement, un-cemented hip replacement, hybrid hip replacement etc. He as successfully performed revision hip surgeries in many patient in whom primary hip replacement surgery has failed to give satisfactory results due to various reasons.
Shoulder Replacement
Dr. Pandher has the credit of performing first shoulder resurfacing arthroplasty in North India.
Ilizarov Ring Fixator Procedures (for infective non-union etc.)
Ilizarov's Ring Fixator is a technique devised by RUSSIAN Surgeon with several modifications added from various parts of the world. It has vast indications in the field Orthopedics. Infective non union is a dreaded complication of bone fracture in which situation the fractured bone fails to unite with superadded infection at the fracture site. With the application of Ilizarov's technique, infected dead bone is removed form the fracture site and new bone is regenerated to till the gap created by bone removal.
Limb Lengthening
Limb lengthening is another indication of Ilizarov's ring fixator in which congenitally or developmentally short limb can be lengthened to restore length similar to opposite normal limb.
Trauma Surgery ( All Kind of fracture management )
Trauma surgery is the most challenging surgery for any Orthopedic surgeon since every case presents a new situation. Dr Pandher has vast experience in trauma surgery. He has successfully performed many difficult surgery likes pelvic fracture fixation, operative fixation of fracture dislocation hip, shattered elbow fractures, proximal humerus fractures etc etc.
Deformity Correction
Deformity correction is a vast field with deformity possible at almost every joint. Dr Pandher has successfully treated patients as young as few days old to children in late teens with sever foot and hand deformities. Common deformities managed at our clinic include CTEV, Cavus foot, Equinus foot, Syndactyly, claw fingers, Dupuytrens contracture, polydactyly etc.

CURRENT APPOINTMENT


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Oxford Hospital,
A Super specialty & Trauma Unit
305- New Lajpat Nagar,
Bhagwan Mahavir Marg, Jallandhar.
Punjab, India.
Visiting Consultant
Fortis Hospital,
Mohali.
Punjab. India
Visiting Consultant
S.G.L. Charitable Hospital
Mustafabad, Near Subhanpur,
Amritsar G.T. Road ,Kapurthala.
Punjab. India.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

1. M.B.B.S.
North Bengal Medical College & Hospital,
Sushruta Nagar, Darjeeling.
West Bengal, India.
2. M.S. (Orthopaedics)
Govt. Medical College & Hospital,
Amritsar. Punjab, India.
3. FIMS – EFISMA 2005 European Sports Medicine Fellowship.
4. Specialist Training in Navigation Assisted Arthroplasty
Anam Hospital, Korea University
Seoul, South Korea.
5. Specialist Training in Arthroscopy & Navigation Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery for Knee Joint & Hip Joint
Konkuk University School of Medicine,
Konkuk University,
Seoul, South Korea.
6. Fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopic Surgery & Sports Medicine - 2008
Konkuk University School of Medicine,
Konkuk University,
Seoul, South Korea.
7. Senior Resident
Department of Orthopedics,
Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences & Research,
Amritsar. Punjab, India.

REGISTRATION

1. Permanent registration with Punjab Medical Council (India) Registration No.: 32400.
2. Permanent registration with Indian Medical Council (India) Registration No.: 201(34)/2001-Regn./2258.
3. Permanent registration with Indian association of sports medicine Registration No.: MD-526
4. Permanent registration with Indian Arthroscopy Society Registration No.: 1676

ACADEMIC ACHEIVEMENTS

1. Achieved distinction in the subject of Ophthalmology in M.B.B.S. exam held in June 2000.
2. Achieved distinction in the subject of E.N.T. in M.B.B.S. exam held in June 2000.
3. Class assistant in the subject of Obstetrics & Gynecology during final professional M.B.B.S.
4. Passed all my M.B.B.S. professionals in first class, in first attempt.
5. Adjudged best student in post-graduate examination of Orthopedics held in May 2005.
6. Prestigious FIMS (International federation of Sports Medicine)-EFISMA fellow 2005.

RESEARCH WORK

1. Bonafide thesis work done on 'Alternative management of intra/juxta articular fractures' in the department of Orthopaedics, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar approved by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.

PAPER PUBICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS AND RESEARCH WORK

International Publications
1. Original paper titled "Meta-Analysis Comparing Outcomes of Fixed-Bearing and Mobile-Bearing Prostheses in Total Knee Arthroplasty." published in The Journal of Arthroplasty.
2. Original paper titled "Antegrade humeral nailing through the rotator cuff interval: a new entry portal." published in the Journal of Orthopedic Trauma.
3. Original paper titled "Arthroscopic Management of Acute painful hip following occult subluxation- Evidence based case report" published in Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy.
4. Original paper titled "Clinical and Radiological Outcomes of Contemporary 3 Techniques of TKA" published in Orthopedics.
5. Original paper titled "Biceps tendinitis as a cause of acute painful knee after total knee arthroplasty – A case report" published in Journal of Arthroplasty.
6. Article titled "Computer-assisted navigation increases precision of component placement in total knee arthroplasty" published in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research.
7. Article titled "Comparison of mobile-bearing and fixed-bearing total knee arthroplasty: a prospective randomized study" published in The Journal of Arthroplasty.
8. Article titled "Transpedicle Body Augmenter: A Further Step in Treating Burst Fractures" published in Clinics of Orthopaedics Related Research.
9. Article titled "Comparison between mobile bearing and fixed bearing knees in bilateral total knee replacements" published in International Orthopedics (SCIOT).
10. Article titled "Combined anterior and posterior decompression and short segment fixation for unstable burst fractures in the dorso-lumbar region" published in the Neurology India Journal.
11. Article titled "Surgical management of the severely displaced supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children" published in Injury.
12. Article titled "Septic knee arthritis after intra-articular hyaluronate injection- Two case reports" published in Joint Bone Spine journal.
13. Comment titled "Clinical Failure of Tantalum Rod without Radiological Progression" on original article "Survivorship Analysis and Radiographic Outcome Following Tantalum Rod Insertion for Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head" published in JBJS [Am].
14. Article titled "Avulsion fracture of the greater trochanter A complication of closed reduction of traumatic obturator hip dislocation" submitted in Injury Journal.
National Publications (Indian Journal of Orthopedics is an index journal)
1. Article titled "Hydroxyapatite crystal – A cause of rapidly destructive arthropathy of the hip joint" published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
2. Article titled "A new mode of clinical failure of porous tantalum rod – A case report" published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
3. Paper titled 'Supracondylar fractures in children- closed reduction vs. open reduction' published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
4. Paper title 'Role of ligamentotaxis in the management of Intra/Juxta articular fracture' published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
5. Paper titled "Comparison of surgical outcome in impingement syndrome with and without stiff shoulder" published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
6. Paper titled "Three level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion in Elderly Patients with Wedge Shaped Tricortical Autologous Graft– A Consecutive Prospective Series" published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
7. Paper titled "The effect of post-operative immobilization on short segment fixation without bone grafting for unstable fractures of thoraco-lumbar spine" accepted for publication in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
8. Article titled "Long-term results of transpedicle body augmenter in treating burst fractures' published in Indian Journal of Orthopedics.
9. Paper titled 'Role of External Fixator in wound healing and bone union-Clinical Study' published in Punjab Journal of Orthopedics.
International Presentations
1. Presented paper titled 'IASM & Development of Sports Medicine in India' at European Sports Medicine Congress, held at Cyprus (Lemasos) in October 2005.
2. Presented poster titled "Ankle fractures associated with Inline skating" at XXIX FIMS world congress of Sports medicine, Beijing, China in June 2006.
3. Presented paper titled 'IASM & Development of Sports Medicine in India' at Shefeild Center of Sports, United Kingdom in October 2005.
4. Presented paper titled 'IASM & Development of Sports Medicine in India' at University Hospital, De Pintelaan, GENT,Belgium in October 2005.
5. Presented a paper titled 'Clinical & Radiological Results of Open Reduction Using Two Mini Incisions for Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus in Children' at Korean Fracture Society meeting, held at Seoul in April 2006.
6. Presented paper titled 'IASM & Development of Sports Medicine in India' at Medizinische Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Germany in October 2005.
7. Presented poster titled "Mobile bearing Vs Fixed bearing total knee arthroplasty: A Meta-analysis" in Korean Knee society meeting, held at Seoul in May 2006.
8. Presented case report titled "Ligamentum Teres Injury-A cause of acute hip joint pain?" at Korean Hip Society meet at Busan in June 2006.
National Presentations
1. Presented a paper titled 'Alternative management of intra/juxta articular fractures' at 49th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at Agra in December 2004.
2. Presented a paper titled 'Primary open reduction of supracondylar freacture humrus in children' at 50th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at Mumbai in December 2005.
3. Presented a paper titled "THE EFFECT OF POST-OPERATIVE IMMOBILIZATION ON SHORT SEGMENT FIXATION WITHOUT BONE GRAFTING FOR UNSTABLE FRACTURES OF THORACOLUMBAR SPINE" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
4. Presented a paper titled "ANTEGRADE HUMERAL NAILING THROUGH ROTATOR INTERVAL" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
5. Presented a paper titled "ANKLE FRACTURE ASSOCIATED WITH INLINE SKATING" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
6. Presented a paper titled "THREE LEVEL ANTERIOR CERVICAL DISCECTOMY AND FUSION IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH WEDGE SHAPED AUTOLOGOUS TRICORTICAL GRAFT" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
7. Presented a paper titled "COMPARISON OF SURGICAL OUTCOME IN IMPINGEMENT SYNDROME WITH AND WITHOUT STIFF SHOULDER" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
8. Presented a paper titled "MOBILE BEARING VS FIXED BEARING TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY- A META ANALYSIS" at 51st Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at New Delhi in November 2006.
9. Presented a paper titled "Comparison of prosthesis implantation accuracy between three different techniques of TKA in early learning curve experience. A randomized prospective consecutive series" at 2nd Biennial conference of Indian Arthroplasty Association at Chandigarh.
10. Presented a paper titled "MOBILE BEARING VS FIXED BEARING TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY- A META ANALYSIS" at 2nd Biennial conference of Indian Arthroplasty Association at Chandigarh.
11. Presented a paper titled "The role of Arthroscopy in management of Shoulder pain" at POACON 2011.

RESEARCH WORK

1. Bonafide thesis work done on 'Alternative management of intra/juxta articular fractures' in the department of Orthopaedics, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar approved by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1. Sports injury consultant for All India Khalsa Interschool games -2005.
2. Participated SILVER JUBILEE CONGRESS OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION SPORTS MEDICINE organized by Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) – 2003 December.
3. Participated in "The second CAOS Korean symposium and The Catholic University of Korea advances in Total Knee arthroplasty" held at Seoul in July 2006.
4. Participated in "Third Navigation Knee Society Meeting" held at Seoul in April 2006.
5. Participated in 49th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at Agra in December 2004.
6. Attended XXII Annual Conference Of North Zone Indian Orthopedics Association-2003 at Govt. Medical College, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala (Punjab).
7. Attended INDO-AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CME-2005 organized by Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, AMCAA & AMDAANA.
8. Participated in Continuing Orthopedic Education Program on 16th December 2004 as a part of 49th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association.
9. Participated in Pre-Conference Workshop on National P.G. Teaching Course during 49th Annual Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, held at Agra.
10. Participated in Arthroplasty Workshop & C.M.E. Programme held at Gulab Devi Hospital, Jalandhar on 13th pf February 2005.
11. Participated in the Conference and Symposium on Hip Arthoplasty held at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana on 27th April, 2003.
12. Participated in 22nd Dr. L.H. Lobo memorial Oration & Continuing Medical Education on Total Knee Arthroplasty at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana on 27th November 2004.
13. Certified Basic A.O. Course PRINICAPLES IN OPERATIVE FRACTURE MANAGEMENT March 1-3, 2009 in Ludhiana
14. Participated in the Hip Masters Course & APASI (Association of Pelvic Acetabulr Surgeons of India), "Management of Pelvic Injuries conducted" held in September 2010.
15. Participated in 16th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF PUNJAB CHAPTER OF INDIAN ORTHPAEDICS ASSOCIATION held at Amritsar in November 2010.
16. Participated in the 8th ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INDIAN ARTHOSCOPY SOCIETY, held at Ahmedabad in October 2009.
17. Participated in INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HIGH PERFORMANCE KNEE held at Jalandhar in May 2009.
18. Participated in INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON HIGH PERFORMANCE BEARINGS at Fortis Hospital Mohali in February, 2009.
19. Participated in CME on LEGAL ASPECTS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE held at Jalandhar in May 2009.
20. Participated in SILBER JUBILEE CONGRESS OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SPORTS MEDICINE held at Amritsar in December 2003.
21. Participated in INDO-AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CME held at Amritsar in 2005.
22. Participated in INTERNATIONAL SHOULDER SURGERY CONGRESS held at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Okhla, New Delhi 13-14 November, 2010,.
23. Participated in PUNJAB CHAPTER – INDIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION 27th April, 2003 at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
24. Participate in FOCUS anatomically focused educational initiative Knee 27-28 August, 2010 Skeletal Education Centre, Gurgaon
25. Participated in MEDICINE UPDATE 2007 & CME RHEUMATOLOGY jointly organized by Physician Forum Jalandhar & API Jalandhar Chapter 20-21 January, 2007, Jalandhar
26. Attended INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 19 July, 2007, Hoshiarpur
27. Attended INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 17 July, 2007, Hoshiarpur
28. Participated in 9th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INDIAN ARTHROSCOPY SOCIETY 23rd – 26th September, 2010 at Chennai.
29. Particiapted in PUNJAB CHAPTER – INDIAN ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION Annual Conference 18th Nov. 2007, Jalandhar
30. Participated in IAS REGIONAL BASIC ARTHROSCOPY WORKSHOP 18th December, 2005 at SPS Apollo Hospital, Ludhiana
31. Participated in IMPORTANCE OF CORRECT THERAPEUTIC DOSE OF CALCIUM & CALCITRIOL IN OSTEOPOROSIS MANAGEMENT 24th August, 2008 , Australia.
32. Participated in THE ZIMMER INSTITUTE, BIOSKILLS 2nd August, 2010 at Chulalongkorn University Hospital.
33. Participated in THE ZIMMER INSTITUTE, BIOSKILLS 3rd August, 2010 at Chulalongkorn University Hospital.
34. Attended PUNJAB STATE IMA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 11th -12th December, 2010 at Kapurthala.
35. Participating in 16th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF PUNJAB CHAPTER OF INDIAN ORTHOPAEDICS ASSOCIATION 20 November, 2010, Amritsar
36. Attended 19th ANNUAL MEDICINE UPDATE 2011 Physician's Forum 27th Feb, 2011, Jalandhar
37. Attended 59th PIMACON 2007 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF IMA 18th February, 2007 at Jalandhar
38. Attended Ist NAVIKNEE MEET – INDIA 29th & 30th January, 2010

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