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Dr. Kaustubh Ravindra Durve

Dr. Kaustubh Ravindra Durve is an Orthopaedic Surgeon from India, who specializes in general orthopaedic & trauma surgery. He was a fellow member of specialist clinic exclusively dedicated to treating various traumatic and non-traumatic knee disorders.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Year of Passing

Qualification

Institution

Awarding Body

2008

 Diploma in Sports Medicine, UK

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine, U.K.

2006

 MRCS (England)

Royal College of Surgeons of England, London

Royal College of Surgeons of England, London

2004

Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics
M.S. (Orth.)

Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay

University of Bombay (Mumbai)

2000

M.B.B.S

Sir Grant Medical College, Bombay

University of Bombay (Mumbai)

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Ranked second in the University of Bombay at the Master of Surgery examination in orthopaedics.
  • Distinctions in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pathology, and Forensic Medicine, in the M.B; B.S. examinations of the University of Bombay.

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

  • Mohammed R, Jimulia T, Durve K, Bansal M, Green M, Learmonth D – “Medium term results of patello-femoral joint arthoplasty” – Acta Orthop Belg. 2008 Aug;74(4):472-7.
  • Durve K, Bansal M, Power DM – “Delayed rupture of flexor digitorum profundus tendon 12 years after volar plating of the distal radius” – Internet Journal of Hand Surgery 2007; vol 1(2)
  • “A Study of 30 Femoral Diaphyseal Fractures Treated With Interlocking Intramedullary Nails”: — Thesis submitted to the University of Bombay for M.S. (Orth) examination.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • “Medium term results of patello-femoral arthoplasty: A muli- implant, multi-surgeon study” – Podium presentation at the 2nd combined Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Quebec, Canada; June 2008.
  •  “Early results of high tibial osteotomy using hemicallotasis combined with microfracturing for medial compartment osteoarthritis of knee” – Podium presentation at the Naughton Dunn Meeting, Birmingham, UK; May 2008.
  •  “Medium term results of patello-femoral arthoplasty: A muli- implant, multi-surgeon study” -Podium presentation at the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) Annual Meeting, Bournemouth, UK; April 2008. (Accepted)
  • “Role of Arthroscopy in Symptomatic Patients after Patello-Femoral Arthroplasty” – Podium presentation at Naughton Dunn Meeting, Birmingham, UK; November 2007.
  • “Role of Arthroscopy in Symptomatic Patients after Patello-Femoral Arthroplasty” – Podium presentation at WIROC, Mumbai; December 2007.
  • “The Surgical Treatment of Mucous Cysts of the distal interphalangeal joints of the Fingers: Review of Cases and Evaluation of outcome” – Podium presentation at the 8th EFORT congress, Florence, Italy; May 2007.
  • “Distal Interphalangeal joint arthrodesis comparing Herbert Screw and Tension-band Wire” – Podium presentation at the IFSSH congress at Sidney, Australia; March 2007.
  • Series of problem cases at the quarterly clinical meet of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society, at Rajawadi Hospital, India. April 2004.

POSTERS

  • “The Surgical Treatment of Mucous Cysts of the distal interphalangeal joints of the Fingers: Review of Cases and Evaluation of outcome” – Poster presentation at the IFSSH congress at Sidney, Australia; March 2007.
  • “Medium term results of patello-femoral arthoplasty: A muli- implant, multi-surgeon study” – Poster presentation at the 9th EFORT congress at Nice, France; May 2008.
  • “Early results of high tibial osteotomy using hemicallotasis combined with microfracturing for medial compartment osteoarthritis of the knee” – Poster accepted at the BASK meeting at Edinburgh, UK; April 2009

CURRENT ONGOING PROJECTS

  • Retrospective review of arthroscopic lateral retinacular release surgeries for established lateral facet patellofemoral arthritis with ELPS, done at the Droitwich Knee Clinic
  • Prospective study of high tibial osteotomies using monolateral fixator done at the Droitwich Knee Clinic
  • MRI study of normal ACL anatomy to guide tibial tunnel placement in reconstructive surgery
  • “Rare experience of surgically correcting anterolateral bowing of the tibia associated with congenital duplication of hallux” — case report

AUDITS

  • “Collection and Interpretation of Microbiology Specimens in Revision Arthroplasty” : — Audit presented at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.
  • “Shoulder Dislocations Treated in the Accident & Emergency Department at Withybush Hospital – A pilot Study to Identify Possible Areas for Improvement” : — Audit presented to the Welsh risk pool at Withybush Hospital, Haverfordwest, Wales.
  •  “Theatre cancellation of elective surgeries and improvements in the protocol for preoperative assessment” : — Audit presented at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Wales.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Scheduling and arrangement of workshops, guest lectures, seminars, CME programmes, and case presentations as a part of the postgraduate teaching activities.
  • Guidance, supervision, and training of orthopaedic residents registered for postgraduate courses at the University of Bombay, the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the National Board of Examinations.
  • Supervision and training of interns posted from affiliated medical colleges, during all residency posts.
  • Conducting bedside clinics and lectures for MBBS students, from the affiliated medical colleges during various hospital appointments.
  • Teaching students of the physiotherapy college and nursing school affiliated to the respective medical colleges during teaching appointments.

HOSPITAL ATTACHMENTS

  • K. J. Somaiya Medical College & Research Centre, Sion
  • Nova Medical Center, Chembur
  • Surana Sethia Hospital & Research Centre, Chembur
  • Sushrut Hospital & Research Centre, Chembur
  • Inlaks Hospital, Chembur
  • Kamdar Hospital, Ghatkopar (E)
  • Savla Nursing Home, Ghatkopar (W)

RECENT APPOINTMENT

Institution

Post

Duration

Dates

K. J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre, Mumbai

Hon. Orthopaedic Surgeon

Not time bound

1st February 2011 till date

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

Institution

 

Position

Duration of Post

Dates

K. J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre, Mumbai

 Asst. Professor Orthopaedics

30 months

18thAugust 2008 to31st January 2011

The Knee Foundation & Droitwich Knee clinic, UK.

 Knee Fellowship

9 months

1st November 2007 to 31st July 2008

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, U.K.

Junior Orthopaedic Surgeon

8 months

9th March 2007 to 31st October 2007

Royal Orthopaedic Hospital & Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, U.K.

SHO Trauma & Orthopaedics

6 months

2nd August 2006 to 7th February 2007

Withybush General Hospital
Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHSTrust, Wales, U.K.

SHO Accident & Emergency

6 months

8th February 2006 to 1st August 2006

Withybush General Hospital Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHSTrust, Wales, U.K.

SHO Trauma & Orthopaedics

6 months

2nd August 2005 to 7th February 2006

Princess of Wales Hospital
Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust, Wales, U.K.

Clinical Attachment, Orthopaedics

10 weeks

21st March 2005 to 27th May 2005

Centenary Municipal General Hospital, Bombay

Trauma Registrar Orthopaedics

6 months

1st August 2004 to 31st January 2005

Rajawadi Municipal General Hospital, Bombay

Registrar Orthopedics

4 months, 17 days

1st February 2004 to 17th June 2004

Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay

Registrar Orthopedics

6 months

1st August 2003 to 31st January 2004

V. N. Desai Municipal General Hospital, Bombay

Registrar Orthopedics

6 months

1st February 2003 to 31st July 2003

Shri Harilal Bhagwati Municipal General Hospital, Bombay

HO Orthopedics

6 months

1st August 2002 to 31st January 2003

Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay

HO Orthopaedics

12 months

1st August 2001 to 31st July 2002

Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay

HO Plastic surgery

4 months

29th March 2001 to 31st July 2001

The above posts from 29th March 2001 to 31st January 2004 were part of the training program in orthopaedic surgery at Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, towards the Master of Surgery (M.S.) degree awarded by University of Bombay (Mumbai).

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Level of Education

 

Institution

Duration
(years)

Certificate / Degree

University / Board

Result

Postgraduate studies

Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences

3 yrs residency

M.S. (Orth)

Bombay

2nd Rank

Graduate studies

Sir Grant Medical College

4.5yrs +1yr internship

M.B.,B.S.

Bombay

First Class

Junior College

Ramnivas Ruia Junior College

2 yrs

H.S.C.
(‘A’ Level)

Bombay

Distinction

School

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School

10 yrs

S.S.C.
(‘O’ Level)

Bombay

Distinction

WORK EXPERIENCE

Asst. Professor Orthopaedics:

  • Valuable teaching experience as a faculty of medical college affiliated to the state University (MUHS).
  • Refinement of my skills in arthroscopy and joint replacement in relevance to the local perspective.
  • Rejuvenation of my latent skills in general orthopaedic & trauma surgery.

Knee Fellowship:

  • Specialist clinic exclusively dedicated to treating various traumatic and non-traumatic knee disorders.
  • Gained specialist experience in arthroscopic and open reconstructive procedures for ligaments, cartilage, and menisci.
  • External fixator techniques for deformity correction.
  • Unicondylar, patellofemoral, and total knee arthroplasties, as well as their revisions.
  • Involvement with the various courses and educational activities of the Knee Foundation.

Junior Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (Birmingham):

This is a world renowned centre of excellence for elective orthopaedics, tertiary referral centre formusculoskeletal tumors, and birthplace of the hip resurfacing procedure.
This allowed experience with a large number of specialized cases of varying complexity, like:

  • Hip resurfacings, total hip replacements, and revision hip replacements.
  • Unicondylarpatellofemoral, and total knee replacements; as well as revisions.
  • Various arthroscopic procedures on knee and shoulder, like ACL reconstruction, shoulder stabilization, and rotator cuff repair.
  • Paediatric and adult deformity correction using ring fixators and Taylor’s spatial frames.
  • Endoprosthetic replacement of bone following tumor excision or failed arthroplasty.
  • Various hand and ankle-foot surgeries.

Orthopaedic Registrar and SHO:

  • Evaluation of acutely traumatized patients in A&E department and initiation of management as apart of the trauma team.
  • Attending outpatient clinics and fracture clinics.
  • Planning and arrangement of theatre lists, orthopaedic implants and instruments.
  • Performing and assisting surgeries on the emergency and elective orthopaedic lists, consisting orthopaedic surgeries in areas like trauma, spine, hand, adult reconstruction, pediatric orthopaedics, arthroplasty, arthroscopy and sports medicine.
  • Preassessment and preparation for surgery, and perioperative care.
  • Day to day supervision of traction devices, splintsbraces, and dressings for patients admitted to orthopaedic wards.
  • Interdisciplinary reference coordination and discharge coordination.

SHO in Plastic Surgery:

The unit focused largely on reconstructive limb surgery involving various types of flapshand surgery, and brachial plexus reconstructive surgery, apart from routine plastic surgeries like cleft lip and palate repairs, burns management, microvascular and microneural surgeries, and such others.

ORGANISATIONAL AND VOLUNTARY WORK

  • Played a major role in organizing the Pre-WIROC spine workshop 2008 at the K. J. Somaiya Medical College, Mumbai, and worked as a table instructor at the same
  • Offered voluntary intra and perioperative services during the polio and deformity correction camp aboard the hospital train “Lifeline Express”, organized by the Impact India Foundation and Rotary club, in April & May 2004
  • Participated actively in organizing the quarterly clinical meet of the Bombay Orthopaedic Society at Rajawadi Hospital in April 2004.
  • Area coordinator for the pulse polio program as a part of WHO.’s polio eradication campaign.
  • Sector manager for implementing various national programs involving obstetric primary care, immunization, sanitation, tropical disease control, health education, and the like.

I T SKILLS

  • Competent in the use of local trust intranet, electronic prescription, and PACS.
  • Can conduct basic tests of statistical significance using web based programs.
  • Can conduct indexed medical literature searches on the internet.
  • Comfortable with the use of MS Office applications and other common programs for effective data management and presentations.

COURSES AND CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Practical Workshop (Knee Foundation UK) – May 2008
  • Trauma and Limb Reconstruction Around the Knee (Orthofix) – November 2007
  • Acute Knee Course (Knee Foundation, UK) – November 2007
  • Core Skills in Shoulder Arthroscopy (DePuy Mitek) – June 2007
  • Basic Surgical Skills course (RCS England) – January 2006
  • ALS course (Resuscitation Council, U.K.) – October 2005
  • Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference (Bombay Orthopaedic Society) – November 2004
  • Basic Arthroplasty course (L. T. Municipal Medical College, Bombay) – November 2004
  • Fracture Fixation Course Advanced Module (Bombay Orthopaedic Society) – October 2004
  • Spinal Instrumentation Techniques (Bombay Orthopaedic Society) – October 2004
  • Ilizarov Basic Course and Workshop (ASAMI India) – April 2004
  • Advanced Seminar on Interlocking Nailing of Tibia and Femur (A.O. Mathys, India) – March 2004
  • Bombay Shoulder Course (Shoulder Society of India) – June 2002
  • Imperatives in Total Knee Arthroplasty – Learning Program (DePuy) – January 2002
  • Basic Fracture Fixation Course (Bombay Orthopaedic Society) – October 2001
  • Orthopaedic Oncology Update (Bombay Orthopaedic Society and Tata Memorial Hospital) – October 2001

CAREER AIMS

  • To develop my special interest in the areas of joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and knee & shoulder reconstructive surgery, on the background of my UK training.
  • To maintain and refine my skills in general orthopaedics and traumatology, and to participate actively in the orthopaedic academic activities of the region.

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