​Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre—Cochin, India

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Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
Amrita Lane, Edappally
682026, Cochin
Kerala
India

  Tel: +91 484 400 1234
Fax: +91 484 280 2020
Email: sajesh@aims.amrita.edu

 

Program director

Dr Sajesh Menon 
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Elamakkara P.O.
Cochin
India

 

Spine team

Renjit Kumar, Sajesh Menon, Dilip Panikar, Dilip Panicker, Sajesh Menon, Rajagopal K, Kurian Abraham, Sreekanth Moorthy

Procedures

Approximately 550 procedures performed per year

  • Cervical deformity 
    Adult cervical reconstruction 
    Basilar invagination reconstruction 
    Paediatric cervical reconstruction


approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year

  • Cervical trauma 
        Cervical stabilisation 

approx. 1 per fortnight
  • Cervical tumor 
    Cervical tumor surgery 
    Craniocervical tumor surgery 
    Intraspinal tumor surgery

approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per fortnight
  • Chronic pain 
    Intrathecal pump placement

approx. 1 per month 
  • Degenerative cervical spine 
    Cervical stabilisation 
    Laminoplasty 
    Microsurgical disc surgery 
    Posterior foraminotomy  
    Total disc replacement

approx. 1 per fortnight 
approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per half year
approx. 1 per half year
  • Degenerative lumbar spine 
    ALIF
    Microsurgical disc surgery 
    Microsurgical spinal stenosis  
    Open stabilisation
    PLIF 
    TLIF
    Total disc replacement

approx. 1 per month  
approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per fortnight
approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per month 
  • Dysraphic conditions 
    Chiari malformation surgery 
    Diastematomyelia surgery 
    Filum terminal sectioning 
    Myelomenigocele repair

approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per half year
  • Osteoporotic spine 
    Vertebroplasty

approx. 1 per month
  • Rheumatoid cervical spine 
    C1/C2 stabilisation 
    Craniocervical stabilisation
    Transoral decompression

approx. 1 per quarter 
approx. 1 per quarter 
approx. 1 per quarter
  • Sacral tumor 
    Sacrectomy

approx. 1 per half year 
  • Special procedures 
    Cervical laminoplasty
    Cervical pedicle screw procedures  
    Congenital deformities 
    En-bloc spondylectomies 
    High grade spondylolisthesis / spondyloptosis  
    Navigation procedures (CT-based, Fluoro-, ISO-C)  
    Neuromonitoring 
    Sacroiliac joint fusion

approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per month
approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per quarter 
approx. 1 per quarter

approx. 1 per fortnight

approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per month 
  • Spinal cord injury 
    Intrathecal pump placement

approx. 1 per half year 
  • Thoracic & lumbar trauma 
    Anterior thoracic and lumbar reconstruction 
    Paediatric spine trauma 
    Thoracic & lumbar stabilisation

approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per month 
  • Thoracic & lumbar tumor 
    Anterior thoracic and lumbar reconstruction  
    En-bloc spondylectomy
    Intraspinal tumor surgery  
    Thoracic & lumbar stabilisation
    Vertebroplasty

approx. 1 per fortnight

approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per fortnight
approx. 1 per fortnight 
approx. 1 per month 
  • Thoracolumbar deformity 
    Congenital deformities 
    Kyphotic deformities 
    Scoliotic deformities
    Spondylolisthesis  
    Spondyloptosis 

approx. 1 per month 
approx. 1 per half year 
approx. 1 per week 
approx. 1 per fortnight
approx. 1 per half year

Fellowship types

Observerships, Short-term

Observership / short-term language requirements

English