Dr. Pankaj Patel

Dr. Pankaj Patel

Dean , NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad,Professor of Orthopaedic and Post Graduate Teacher

M.S.{Ortho} F.A.S.I.F.

NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad

Site Principal Investigator (VSH)

Dr Patel completed both his MBBS and Master of Surgery at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.

Dr Patel is currently the Professor of Orthopaedics and post graduate teacher at NHL Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad.He is Trustee and Treasurer of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Medical Education Trust, as well as Trustee and Director of Academy of Traumatology [India].

Dr Patel various completed fellowships include: Clinical Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston in 1992, AO International Fellowship by AO International, Switzerland at Bergmansheil University, Bochum, Germany in 1995, and AO Spine Fellowship by AO Spine International, Swiss at Spine Education and Research Centre, Denver, USA in 2005.
He was President of Gujarat Orthopaedic Association and Gujarat Spine Association. He has conducted numerous presentations and guest lectures in International and National conferences and has more than 40 Publications in Indexed International and National Journals.

Dr Patel is the institutional head of the Ahmedabad site and is also the Director of the Sheth K M School of Post Graduate Studies and Research. He has immense experience in teaching and research, along with over 25+ years of clinical practice. He has vast experience in the field of Trauma and Disaster Education and has been involved with the State level Disaster and Trauma related projects.

As a Principal-Investigator for the Australia India Trauma Systems Collaboration, Dr Patel is the Site Lead for VS Hospital and is responsible for the coordination and overseeing of all interventions at his site.