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Guest Lecture on Scoliosis
October 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The talk will address physical and radiographic recognition of scoliosis in various age groups, understanding of the pathology, treatment options and their rationale.
About the Speaker:
Dr Prerana Patel is a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. She received her undergraduate degree in political science from Rice University and earned her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. She completed an orthopaedic surgery internship and residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals and her fellowship training in paediatric orthopaedic surgery and scoliosis at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. Areas of special interest to Dr Patel include scoliosis and kyphosis, trauma, hip disorders, sports medicine and foot disorders. Dr Patel has been in practice for over ten years and is an AAOS fellow, a member of POSNA and a reviewer for Orthopaedics.