Dr. Sameer Kalkotwar, Nagpur


Course completedInstitutionYear of Completion
Fellow NewYork University Hospital of Joint DiseasesNew York University, USA2009
Spine Foundation Fellow-shipDr Bhojraj, Lilavati Hospital and research centre, Breach Candy hospital2006-2008
Fellow Association  of spine surgeons of IndiaA.S.S.I (Association of spine surgeons of India)2007
M.S OrthopaedicsG.M.C, Bhopal2006
M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery)G.M.C, Nagpur2001

Presently as  Associate Spine surgeon, at Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W),and Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. 

Work Experience in Spine Surgery:

  • Fellow and visiting researcher – New-York University Hospital of Joint diseases (Spine division) – 2009.
  • Associate spine surgeon – ‘The spine Clinic’ Lilavati hospital and research centre and Breach candy hospital – 2008
  • Spine Foundation Fellowship – Lilavati hospital and research centre, Bandra,and Breach Candy Hospital,  Mumbai – yr 2006
  • Late Shri Amrut Modi Unichem – BJD India Fellowship awards – 2006
  • Fellow ASSI – Low back pain research fellow – 2007.

Teaching Experience:

  • Working as Associated spine surgeon and involved in training of Spine fellows in the spine clinic at ‘The spine clinic’ – Lilavati hospital and Breach candy hospital, Mumbai.
  • Involved as an Instructor in postgraduate instructional course series at Lilavati hospital and research centre-2007
  • Incharge of undergraduate teaching during postgraduation period (M S Orthopaedics – 3 years) at G.M.C. Bhopal.


  • Role of Enders nails in fixation of fracture shaft femur in children of age 8-15 years- xxiv annual Conference of MP Chapter IOA.
  • Kienbocks Disease in a case of VIC- ioacon 2005
  • Pseudoarthrosis of femur- a rare case presentation– xxiv annual Conference of MP Chapter IOA
  • Osteomalacia- a presentation with rare features– xxiv annual Conference of MP Chapter IOA
  • Neurilemmoma of hand – a case presentation– A review of literature- xxiII annual Conference of MP Chapter IOA
  • Valgus osteotomy for better functional outcome in neglected fracture neck femur – a review of literature -xxiII annual Conference of MP Chapter IOA
  • Project on Research on low back pain in rural and urban poor – at Wiroc in Mumbai in 2006
  • Project on low back pain in rural and urban poor and early results of this project – ASSICON in 2007 at Goa
  • Low back pain research – An Indian Perspective – XIV Annual conference on low back pain research –Palma de Mallorca  2007
  • When to do discectomy in patient with LCS – A prospective interospeciton –  ASSICON 2008 at Coimbatore
  • Project on Low back pain  – progress – ASSICON 2008 at Coimbatore
  • Project on Low back pain – Progress and few initial inferences – ASSICON 2008 at Chennai.

Courses Attended:

  • April 2004 – Course in Hand Surgery, Arihant Hospital Indore.
  • Oct 2004 – Basics of  arthroplasy, LTM College and Hospital, Sion, Bombay
  • Oct 2004 – Workshop on Proximal Femoral Nailing, Aardi Gaadi Medical College Ujjain
  • Sept 2005 – Workshop on Articular Surface Replacement, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
  • Sept 2005 – Workshop on Locking Compression Plate,Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal
  • August 2006 – ASSICON ICS  at Hyderabad
  • October 2006 – Workshop on Rheumatological musculoskeletal diseases in IndiaAttended Asia Pacific Orthopedic Association-operative course meet- at Coimbatore march 2007.
  • December 2006 – WIROC (Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference) at Mumbai
  • June 2007 – ASSICON at Goa.
  • October 2007 – XIV International forum on back pain research – Palma De Mallorca, Spain. Also attended a workshop on ‘ Converting research into practice’.
  • January 2008 – ASSICON at Coimbatore
  • December 2008 – WIROC (Western India Regional Orthopaedic Conference) at Mumbai
  • January 2009 – ASSICON at Chennai.

Clinical Experience in Orthopaedics in Details:

Spine Foundation Fellow2006  – ongoingLilavati hospital and research centre, Bandra, Mumbai, India
Registrar in Orthopaedics2003-2006Gandhi Medical college, Bhopal


Pre Registration House Officer (Intern)Jan 2001 to Oct 20019 monthsGovernment Medical college, Nagpur
Pre Registration House Officer (Intern)Oct 2001 to Jan 20023 monthsRural PHC in Nagpur district

I have worked in department of Accidents & Emergencies, General Surgery, General Medicine and Obstretics and Gynaecology by rotation.

Details of Work:

  • Spine Foundation Fellow – Lilavati Hospital and research centre. 2006
  • During my tenure as registrar at Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, I performed supervised surgeries and assisted my Professors and Seniors.


Dr. S. Y. Bhojraj – M.S. (Ortho), F.C.P.S. (Ortho.), D.Ortho

Spine Surgeon at Lilavati Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India.
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Abhay Nene – M.S. (Ortho)

Spine Surgeon at P D Hinduja hospital, Mahim, Mumbai, India.
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Raghu Prasad Varma – M.S. (Ortho)

Spine surgeon Hiranandani Hospital Powai, Mumbai
Email: [email protected]

Dr Sheetal Mohite – D.N.B (Ortho)

Spine surgeon Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Sanjiv Gaur – Associate Professor (Department of orthpaedics)

Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal.
Mob: +91 9425004325
Email: [email protected]