Dubai Bone and Joint Center organizes ‘Orthopedic Update – 2010’
The Dubai Bone and Joint Center (DBAJ), a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center, today announced it organized a one-day continuing medical education (CME) course on the latest trends and concepts in orthopedics and trauma.
Titled ‘DBAJ Orthopedic Update – 2010’, the event was held on 4 February at the Deira Sheraton in Dubai and focused on hip, knee, upper limb, pediatric orthopedics, trauma and pre and post-operative rehabilitation. The program that offered a profound insight into the latest medical advancements in these areas has been approved by Harvard Medical School Dubai Centre’s Department of Continuing Medical Education for 6.0 CME hours.
Directed by Dr. Shah Alam Khan, consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at DBAJ, the course was also addressed by international and local experts and specialists including Professor Shishir Rastogi, Professor of Orthopaedics & Unit Chief, Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institue of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Dr. Chandershekhar Yadav, Associate Professor of Orthopaedis, Department of Orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Dr. Ravi Mittal, Associate Professor of Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Dr. J.P. Mordani, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, The City Hospital, Dubai; and Dr. William Murrell, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon – Sports, Dubai Bone & Joint Centre, DBAJ, Dubai – UAE.
Others who addressed the event included Dr. Zbigniew J. Brodzinsky, Consultant Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon, Adult Spine Elective and Trauma, DBAJ, Dubai, UAE; Ms. Kanchan Masand, Physiotherapist, Dubai Osteopathy Clinic, Dubai, UAE; Rashid Buhari, Senior Physiotherapist, Dubai Bone & Joint Centre, Dubai, UAE; and Chris Page, Physiotherapist, Dubai Physiotherapy and Family Medicine Clinic, Dubai, UAE.
Dr. Shah Alam Khan said: “Our mandate is to constantly highlight newer research and management strategies in common musculoskeletal diseases and injuries, while providing information on key orthopedic practices through such platforms.
“There is an essential need to keep the medical professionals updated so that they remain aware of the rapid technological advancements and research-based know-how. DBAJ remains committed to this objective and we aim to make this course an annual feature to offer wider access to new trends in medical concepts.”
Based at Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), an integrated healthcare free zone and a member of TECOM Investments, DBAJ is the premier center for musculoskeletal treatment and research in the Middle East, offering patients world-class facilities to improve their quality of life.