JJ Hospital organises a cadaveric hands-on course

Today, the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of Grant Government Medical College and Sir JJ group of Hospitals, under the guidance of their Head of Department, Dr Eknath Pawar, successfully organised and conducted ‘Momentum 2018’, a one of a kind cadaveric hands-on course in hip and knee joint replacement surgery, for budding hip and knee arthroplasty orthopaedic surgeons


  • The course was moderated by the organising secretary, Dr Nadir Shah, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics of JJ Hospital, and was attended by almost 40 delegates from around the country and abroad.
  • The faculty panel boasted of some of the most renowned names in Joint Replacement Surgery in Mumbai as well as abroad including Dr Manish Changulani, consultant in joint replacement in UK, Dr Kumar Kaushik Dash, also from the UK, Dr SS Mohanty(Prof.) and Dr MM Desai (Prof.), from KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Dr Neetin Mahajan, Associate Professor in JJ Hospital.
  • The course was accredited by the Maharashtra Medical Council and had accreditation points for the same.

 The course consisted two parts — one seminar session in the morning with lectures from the above mentioned faculties and also by other faculties from JJ Hospital like Dr Sandeep Gavhale,(Asst. Prof.).

This was followed by a hands-on session under the guidance of the above-mentioned faculties as well as some other renowned names in the business-like Dr C Borana and Dr S Nadwi.


Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Nadir Shah, Associate Professor in Orthopaedics of JJ Hospital said, “We organised a cadaveric hands-on course for budding hip and knee arthroplasty orthopaedic surgeons. This is a unique kind of a course. The delegates were taught about how to do a hip and a knee replacement and the delegates also practised the same.”

Assistant Professors of JJ Hospital — Dr Arohi Sharma, Dr. Ankit Marfatiya, Dr Ujjwal Ramteke were among the organising team and helped in guiding the new orthopods.