India
MANDEEP DHILLON

Introduction

Professor & Head Orthopaedics; Head, Physical Medicine Deptt, PGIMER, CHANDIGARH, Chairman of Research, AO Trauma (Asia Pacific), Founder President of Indian Biological Orthopaedics Society.

Dr. Mandeep S Dhillon is currently working as Professor Deptt of Orthopaedics PGIMER Chandigarh. After passing his MBBS as the BEST GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY, and MS (Ortho) from Medical College, Patiala, India, he moved to Post Graduate Institute Chandigarh where he obtained the MNAMS and was working as Additional Professor, prior to moving to APOLLO HOSPITALS Colombo in January 2003. In Colombo, Dr. Dhillon was associated with the SriLanka Cricket team for 2.5 years as a Sports Injury consultant.

He is CHAIRMAN of the LIAISON COMMITTEE of the INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SPORTS MEDICINE, Member of the Scientific Committee on Sports medicine for ISAKOS, and member of the MEDICAL COMMISSION OF THE INDIAN OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION.

Dr. Dhillon has a special interest in Arthroscopy, Joint replacement and Foot and Ankle problems, as well as sports-related problems Since 1992, he has performed more than 2500 arthroscopic procedures, 100s of Joint replacements. More than 60 Postgraduates have been trained by him, and he has more than 200 major publications to his credit.

His Book on Orthopaedic Emergencies is nearing completion and has written many chapters in different books. His original scientific work has also been included in many textbooks, like Mercer’s Textbook of Orthopaedics. He was the EDITOR OF THE INDIAN JOURNAL OF FOOT SURGERY for 5 years, as well as being on the editorial board of many national Journals. He has presented more than 150 papers at various conferences, and his work has been awarded the best paper prize 5 times.

Dr. Dhillon is a member of prestigious International organizations like SICOT, AFICOT, WOC, AO-International, by whom he is invited to deliver lectures at many centers and conferences abroad. He has been a Visiting Professor to Univ. of Malaysia & Singapore University, Hospitals in Liverpool and London, as well as in Hongkong and Germany. He was selected by the Indian Orthopedic Association as the INOR Fellow to deliver lectures in the UK in 2000, and as a World Orthopaedic Concern, fellow to speak in Australia in 1999, and to visit Johns Hopkins Hospital in the USA in 2002.

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