Sponsor / Exhibitor
Max Elite institute is known for evolution & innovation in the field of Orthopaedics. Continuing the inheritance we plan to bring along Masters in the field on one platform from across globe to share best practices, critically analyze & have deliberations in the field of arthroplasty.
Elite Arthroplasty Congress is the platform to witness technology launches and surgical skills at its best. Last year Elite Arthroplasty Congress witnessed latest launches in the field of Arthroplasty in form of First time in India Launches like Journey II Knee system, SMF Stem, Gold on Gold Technology.
This year Elite Arthroplasty Congress will focus on Complex Primaries and Revisions in the segment. The Congress will have experts & designers coming across from US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Japan, Netherlands & different parts of India to deliberate on combining Technology with newer implant designs and bio materials for better surgical outcomes.
8th - 9th October, 2016
J.W Marriott, Chandigarh
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Max Elite Institute of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement has distinguished itself over the years as a centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement in the region. It is my proud privilege to invite you to the 2nd Elite Arthroplasty Congress to be held on 8th-9th October 2016 at JW Marriott, Chandigarh.
After the grand success of 1st Elite Arthroplasty Congress last year which witnessed 10 Live Surgeries and Technology Launches for India, this time the focus will be “Complex Primaries and Revisions” in the field of Arthroplasty.
Max Elite Institute has always been deeply involved with the evolution of advancements in the field of Arthroplasty as well as launch of cutting edge technology that hugely benefits clinical outcomes. Continuing with the inheritance, we are bringing together stalwarts from across the globe to deliberate and debate various issues in the field of Arthroplasty. The congress will have panel discussion & comprehensive message for delegates on controversies in Arthroplasty.
Dr. Manuj Wadhwa
First time in India
Revision Knee Cones
Modular Dual Mobility Acetabular System
Live surgeries shall be showcased by internationally acclaimed surgeons followed by debate, deliberations and brain storming sessions from experts. The congress is expected to be attended by over 400 delegates.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. is a highly experienced surgeon and surgeon educator specializing in outpatient robotic-arm assisted partial knee replacement, total knee replacement and knee arthroscopy.
Dr. Buechel completed his fellowship in adult total joint reconstruction at The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia with Robert Booth, MD and David Nazarian, MD. He also trained under and authored papers with his father—the renowned Dr. Buechel, Sr.— who is Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers Medical School. Both father and son attended New Jersey Medical School (now called Rutgers Medical School).
Prior to joining The Stone Clinic in November 2015, Dr. Buechel directed his own practice in Naples, Florida for 14 years. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Physicians Regional Healthcare System in Naples, Florida. He was the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the NCH Healthcare System from 2007-2010, and received the NCH COMPASS Award in 2009.
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Professor Ross Crawford has commenced private consulting at the Holy Spirit North side Hospital. He will continue to consult at the Private Practice Clinic at Prince Charles Hospital and at the Brisbane Orthopaedic Sports Medicine clinic.
He is currently employed as the Professor of Orthopaedic Research at Queensland University of Technology. As well as being involved in clinical and basic science research I undertake private clinical practice at Holy Spirit North side Hospital and public and private practice at Prince Charles Hospital.
His fellowship training, in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery, was at both Oxford and Exeter, UK and lasted 4 years. I completed a D.Phil (Oxon.) (PhD equivalent) at Oxford University in 2000.
As a surgeon who deals only with pathology of the hip and knees much of my practice is dedicated to primary hip and knee replacement and knee arthroscopy surgery. However He has a number of special interests relating to complex problems of the hip and knee. These include revision hip and knee surgery, unicompartmental knee replacement, complex hip reconstruction, including congenital hip dysplasia and computer assisted knee replacement."
Dr. Joseph Jankiewicz completed his education in the field of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine Washington, D.C. in 1985. After this he did his internship in General Surgery from Naval Medical Centre San Diego, California in 1985. He joined as a Resident in Orthopedic Surgery Naval Medical Center San Diego, California for good 4 years between 1988-1992. He opted for a Fellowship program in Comprehensive Arthritis Fellowship Hospital for Special Surgery New York, New York for 1 year.
He was Ship General Medical Officer USS Tarawa, LHA-1 San Diego, California from 1986-1988. From 1992-1996 he was the Director of Adult Reconstructive Service Naval Medical Centre, San Diego, California. Currently, he is Staff Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group San Diego, California since 1996.
He is holding professional membership American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, California Orthopaedic Association, Western Orthopaedic Association, San Diego County Medical Society
Dr. Dick van der Jagt from South African M.B.B.Ch. (Rand) 1976, F.C.S. (S.A.) Ortho 1993, GCP (Good Clinical Practice) certificate 2005-Present. He opted for fellowship program in Arthroplasty Surgery Fellowship from University of the Witwatersrand in 1993 and also Fellowship from South African Orthopaedic Association Overseas Travelling Fellowship in 2003
He is professional member of South African Medical Association, South African Orthopaedic Association, East Central and Southern African Orthopaedic Association (Founding member), South African Arthroplasty Society, South African Thrombosis and Haemostasis Society(Founding member) and many more.
He started his professional appointment as Intern (Medicine) at Natalspruit Hospital, South Africa in Jan 1977 than working at various levels at various Hospitals he joined Johannesburg Hospital in May 1993 as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the milestones of Adjunct Professor at Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand from April 2013 to date and also Accredited and Credentialed at the University of the Witwatersrand Donald Gordon Medical Centre in the Orthopaedic Group Practice. Now holding position in various international Professional bodies of South Africa and representing them.
He is the Implant Developer for-Femoral Neck Extender developed as a device to stabilise total hip replacements in the face of recurrent dislocations.
He is fond of Photography, Wildlife and Birding Hiking and Trails
MD,PhD Orthopedic surgeon
Director Mobility Clinic Knee Service UMC Utrecht
Daniël Saris (former president of the international cartilage repair society ICRS) is a specialized knee surgeon covering the full range from biological repair to complex knee revisions. He graduated from the University of Amsterdam and did a fellowship at Mayo Clinic during his residency training at the University Medical Center Utrecht. His PhD thesis launched the now generally accepted concept of joint homeostasis and his research has established various innovative treatment options for knee reconstruction. He is professor of reconstructive medicine at the University of Twente.
Prof. Saris enjoys interactive multi disciplinary collaborations with many colleagues across the globe. Patient centered progress is his driving force.
Dr. Duncan Whitwell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. He also undertakes NHS clinics in Bristol, Abingdon and Newbury. He graduated from Nottingham University and trained in Bristol, Oxford and Brisbane before taking up his consultant appointment in Oxford. He specialises in the surgical treatment of hip and knee problems including revision surgery.
Mr Whitwell is also a lead consultant in the Oxford Bone and Soft Tissue Service where he specialises in treatment and reconstruction for patients with bone and soft tissue cancer.
He regularly lectures on hip and knee surgery at international meetings and is a European surgical demonstrator on resurfacing hip arthroplasty.
Mr Whitwell's research interests are in computer navigated hip and knee arthroplasty, the young patient with hip disease and the treatment of bone and soft tissue sarcomas and of metastatic bone disease. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford and is involved in both local undergraduate and national postgraduate educational programmes.
Dr. Paul D. Maitino has been practicing orthopaedics in the Oklahoma City area for ten years. He is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and is fellowship trained in hip and knee replacement surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Maitino is a specialist in arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures, and has built a reputation as one the foremost orthopaedic specialists in the hip and knee replacement community. His specialties include arthroscopy, hip surgery, hip resurfacing surgery, partial hip resurfacing, and knee replacement.
Dr. Maitino has a long standing tradition of providing proper and attentive care to his patients, and prides himself on delivering minimized scarring and quick recovery time to his patients with minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Dr. Maitino has performed several thousand sports medicine cases, over 1,000 total hip replacements and close to 100 partial hip resurfacing procedures in the United States, as well as several more in Europe. A true orthopaedic expert, Dr. Maitino has a long history of treating joint diseases such as arthritis (osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis) and osteoporosis.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Chief, Division of Hip & Knee Reconstruction
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York, Presbyterian Hospital
In 1994 ( June ) , Dr. Jeffrey A. Geller completed his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Dr. Geller then returned to New York City, and joined the academic Orthopaedic Surgery department at New York Presbyterian Hospital- Columbia University. Since then, he has become the Chief of Adult Reconstruction, with special focus on minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, partial knee replacements, and complex revision surgery. He is also the Director of Research, in the Center for Hip & Knee Replacement, leading multiple clinical outcome studies. He currently serves as a board member on the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons, and is involved in multiple academic orthopedic organizations.
Medical Director of KPJ Tawakkal Specialist
Consultant Orthoapedic and Joint
Tawakal Specialist Center
As a Medical Officer, he joined Segamat District Hospital from Aug 1986 - Oct 1988. Later he moved to Accident & Emergency Unit, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Johor Bahru till Jan 1989.
He then joind Postgraduate Program (Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics) at UKM (National University of Malaysia). From May 1990 - Dec 1994. From Jan, 1995 to July 2000 he worked as Orthopaedic Surgeon Institute of Orthopaedic and Traumatology Hospital Kuala Lumpur & as Head of Joint Replacement Unit and Bone Bank Institute of Orthoapedic and Traumatology Hospital Kuala Lumpur.
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