Dr.Avnish Jolly,Chandigarh ,17 Dec :Prof M S Dhillon Head, Department of Orthopaedics PGIMER has been conferred the prestigious ASHOK SEN GUPTA VISITING PROFESSORSHIP of the Indian Orthopaedic Association for the year 2009.
This prestigious fellowship award was announced recently by the executive committee of the IOA at it meeting at Bangalore. This visiting Professorship is specifically meant for senior Professors with unique areas of specialization, who can help develop a specialty center at one of the Medical colleges in India, and is a reflection upon the unique expertise that the awardee posseses.
Prof Dhillon, who has already established a Sports Injury Clinic at PGI Chandigarh, and is a consultant to various National and International Sports bodies and associations, would be visiting the Medical College at Jaipur in the early part of 2009, where he would help to set up a unit for Arthroscopy and Sports medicine, and also develop guidelines for the working of that unit. He would impart training to the doctors there and perform live surgical procedures, as well as give lectures to both athletes and Orthopaedic surgeons.