Doctor

Dr.Ketan. S. Khurjekar

Dr. Ketan Khurjekar is head of department of spine surgery at Sancheti Hospital Pune and visits this hospital on regular bases. He had revolutionised the concepts of rehabilitation of spine surgery and had been instrumental in driving away fear about spine surgery from the minds of a myriad people.He spearheads management of patients in spine problems. His out of box thinking and prolific Brians have let to the inception and successful running of Shraddha Spine Club. This concept has avoided need for surgery in many patients but when surgery is absolutely unavoidable this master comes to your rescue. Having performed more than 3500 complicated spine surgeries he has  adapted practically every modern technique that had knocked the doors of this field of vast opportunities. He is a gold medalist in M.S.Ortho. did M.Ch in U.K and top the rank. He is an awardy of ‘ global scholarship’ given by Scoliosis Research Society. Having worked in the new York hospital he has mastered microsurgical techniques and technics of spinal deformity correction.

His vast experience

Aug 2000 to July 2011

He has earned vast experience in spine surgery after working in USA, Finland (Europe) &UK. Dr. Khurjekar was awarded IGASS Adult Deforming Spine fellowship, where he worked with Dr. Daniel Chopin in France.

Selected as a fellow of AO Spine organization, Switzerland, he underwent spine fellowship and training at Orton Hospital, Finland. He also received the prestigious invitation to attend The AO Spine Masters course at Davos, Switzerland.

Dr. Khurjekar has written extensively and presented many papers at various conferences and conventions in India and abroad. One of the significant papers presented by him was in the Prime Annual meeting of International Society for study of Lumbar Spine at Norway. He has been published widely and has also authored several textbook chapters. He is a distinguished member of AO Spine Organization, Switzerland, World Orthopaedic Concern, Canada and Association of Spine Surgeons, India.

He is keenly interested in critical spine surgery, microscopic disc surgery & Spine deformity correction and has added another dimension to this specialized field.