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Coimbatore, India.


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The spine unit of Ganga Hospital is one of the largest tertiary care referral centres for spinal diseases in India. The unit is headed by Prof S Rajasekaran, and comprises of Senior Consultant Dr Ajoy Prasad Shetty and Associate Consultant Dr Rishi M Kanna. The clinical team comprises of six Spine Fellows from the National Board of Examinations, one Spine Fellow of the Fellowship program of ASSI and two training fellows of The Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University Fellowship program.The unit is ably supported by three physician assistants and spinal physiotherapists.

The Unit has a very strong focus in Clinical and Basic Science Research. It has been the proud recipient of many national and international awards such as ISSLS award thrice in 2004, 2010 and 2012, EuroSpine Open Paper Award in 2008, Sofamer Danek award in 1996 and 2002, Silver Jubilee Research Award of MCI in 2004, and ASSI Research Awards from 2000-2014. The unit has also more than 100 journal publications in spine surgery and chapter contributions in international textbooks.