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26th Nov 2019 Site

The top videos from the KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards (as selected at the 2019 Robotic Surgeons Council of India) Are now 'Live' on the Vattikuti Foundation Website.

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30th Oct 2019 Site

Robotic Surgeons Council of India 11-2019

Please click on the title above to access the preliminary schedule for the upcoming meetings (10-30-2019); Vattikuti Foundation Presents Robotic Surgeons Council of India XII Meeting Scientific Program 16th – 17th November 2019 Le Pondy Resort, Pondicherry Dr. Mahendra Bhandari

 

06th Nov 2019 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation, in cooperation with Dr. Khurshid Guru and the ATLAS Program at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York have had a number of Vattikuti Fellows obtain expert training in Robotic Surgery.  Dr. Amit Tuli just completed his program there and sent us his report.  Please click on the title to read the complete story.

11th Oct 2019 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation is proud to announce our 2019 Vattikuti Scholarship Winners (random order): Asfar Ahamed, Apollo, Chennai; C. Danny Darlington, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences; Vinodhini Selvam, JIPMER, Pondicherry; Amith Sreekanth JIPMER Pondicherry; Shruthii Nanjundappan, Amrita IMS, Kochi; Maitrayee Chennu, Narayana, Bangalore; Mariam Anjum Ifthikar, Yenepoya, Mangalore; H.V. Priyanka, Yenepoya, Bengaluru; Harshit Garg, AIIMS, Delhi; Harish N L Gujarat, Cancer Inst. Ahmedabad; Abhishek Chandna, PGIMER Chandigarh; Parag Sonawane, ,Vasantrao Pawar MC & RC, Adgaon; Manu Vats, Atal Bihari Vajpayee MC, Delhi.
We thank and congratulate these fine young surgeons!

30th Jul 2019 Site

 

Master Class on Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery:

Current Status and Future Prospects

Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India, Sponsored by the Vattikuti Foundation

You are invited to participate in the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India (JRSI) master class: Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, Current Status and Future Prospects.  The most accomplished faculty, in both Mumbai and Chennai on the dates listed below, will conduct two similar classes, to better enable local and regional Orthopaedic surgeons to participate.

Please note the Mumbai venue has been changed!

Saturday September 28th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, C-56, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 098

Sunday September 29th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Taj Connemara, Binney Road, Chennai

05th Jul 2019 Site

The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to offer a limited number of Vattikuti Scholarships for current Residents and Fellows interested in furthering their careers in Robotic Surgery. Scholarships will be to attend the upcoming Robotic Surgeons Council of India meetings November 16 & 17, 2019 at the Le Pondy Beach Resort, Pondicherry.

The Scholarships will be granted on a merit-based system.
Applicants must be within one year of their MCH or DNB in a surgical speciality using robotics.

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24th Jul 2019 Site

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari provides a short history lesson on how the Vattikuti Foundation worked to bring robotic surgery to India.  13-minute video presentation.

22nd Jul 2019 Site

Krishnaswamy Subramaniam (KS) National Robotic Surgery Video Awards for the Best Robotic Surgery Video

The Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce 2019 KS National Robotic Surgery Video Awards. Three Prizes worth of INR 100,000, 50,000 and 25,000 would be awarded for First, Second and Third Prizes, respectively.  The Awards competition is open to all Indian robotic surgeons.  The subject material of your video shall be on an aspect of robotic surgery.  Any specialty is welcome.  This is a nationwide contest, open to all Indian Robotic Surgeons / Fellows / Residents.  

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15th Jul 2019 Site

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Vattikuti International Outcomes Research Fellowship in Urology, to be held at the Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) in Detroit, Michigan.  The VUI, home to the first robotic surgery program in the world, has produced many "firsts" in the science of Robotic Surgery.  The original announcement was only partially successful in generating applications, and due to other circumstances this Fellowship was put on hold until now.  

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01st Jul 2019 Site

Dr. Arun Prasad has announced an excellent opportunity for Robotic Surgery training:

IAGES Robotic General Surgery Course

From the invitation:

Dear Friends,

It gives me great pleasure to invite you for an IAGES CME cum Certification program on Robotic General Surgery that is endorsed by the International - Clinical Robotic Surgery Association.

This will be held at Manipal Hospitals, New Delhi from 21st & 22nd July 2019.

Dr Arun Prasad
Organizing Chairman

Dr Abhishek Tiwari
Organizing Secretary        

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Events

16th Nov 2019 to 17th Nov 2019

, Pondicherry, India

Here is the schedule for the upcoming meetings (11-13-2019); Robotic Surgeons Council of India 2019 –Scientific Program (DAY 1) 16th November 2019 8:00 – 9:00 AM – Breakfast, Registration, Networking Session 1.  9:00 – 9:45 AM 9:00-9:15 AM

16th Nov 2019 to 17th Nov 2019

No.3, Lake View Road, Pudukuppam, Nallvadu Post, PondicherryTamil Nadu, India

The XII Robotic Surgeons Council Meeting 2019 will be held at the La Pondy Hotel and Resort, Pondicherry, during November 16-17, 2019. Dr. Mani Menon, Vattikuti Urology Institute, Henry Ford Hospital, would be the Guest of Honor.

29th Sep 2019 to 29th Sep 2019

Taj Connemara, Binney Road, ChennaiTamil Nadu, India

You are invited to participate in the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India (JRSI) Master Class: Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, Current Status and Future Prospects. Sunday September 29th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Taj Connemara, Binney Road, Chenna

28th Sep 2019 to 28th Sep 2019

Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, C-56, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, MumbaiMaharashtra, India

You are invited to participate in the Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India (JRSI) Master Class: Computer-assisted Joint Replacement Surgery, Current Status and Future Prospects. Saturday September 28th: 9 AM- 5 PM, Trident Hotel Bandra Kurla, C-56

21st Jul 2019 to 22nd Jul 2019

Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

From Partner Surgeon Dr. Arun Prasad: Welcome Message Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to invite you for an IAGES CME cum Certification program on Robotic General Surgery that is endorsed by the International - Clinical Robotic Surgery Associat

20th May 2019 to 25th May 2019

Novotel Hotel, Aerocity Hospitality District IGI Airport, New Delhi, India, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

We have the tentative schedule for this Saturday's Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India meeting, Featured Keynote Speaker is L Dr. Thomas Coon, San Francisco, California. Please click on the title to access full details.

25th May 2019 to 25th May 2019

Asset No 2 Aerocity Hospitality District IGI Airport, New DelhiNew Delhi, India

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation announces the formation of a new association for Orthopedic Surgeons. The Joint Replacement Surgeons Council of India will hold their first meeting on May, 25, 2019.

07th Feb 2019 to 09th Feb 2019

1808 WEST END AVE, NashvilleTennessee, United States

When a new technology for joint replacement is introduced, how do you sift through the hype to determine if it’s right for your patients? If only short-term data are available, how will you know if a technologic advance is a good long-term solution in you

01st Dec 2018 to 02nd Dec 2018

1000 Town Center, Suite 700, SouthfieldMichigan, United States

Dr. Mahendra Bhandari, CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation has announced that the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India meetings will be held on December 1 & 2 2018 in Jodhpur at the Taj Vivanta Hari Mahal Hotel in conjunction with the All India Institute of

05th May 2018 to 06th May 2018

Village - Siya, Kempty Fall Road, Mussoorie, UttarakhandUttaranchal, India

RSC Deadlines for May 5 & 6 in Mussoorie The time is approaching for the next Robotic Surgeons Council of India (RSC) meetings, to be held in Mussoorie on Saturday & Sunday, May 5 & 6, 2018. We have established deadlines for Presentations, Vattikuti Sch

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