Dr. Suhas Shah's Ashwinii Hospital: A Landmark in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Suhas Shah,Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Suhas Shah

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

Owing to the modern life-styles and busy working schedule, there has been a rapid increase inorthopedic disorders in India with approx. 15% of the population, i.e. 180 Million people are suffering from Arthritis. Expanding incidence of diabetes, obesity, and increasing age are further compounding the problem and the patient base itself is anticipated to grow through the next 5 to 8 years. To cater surgeries and treatment relative to orthopedic disorders and to help people be healthy so that they can be productive members of society, Dr. Suhas Shah's Ashwinii Hospital was set up in 1999 with aim of providing quality healthcare services.

Under the able guidance Dr. Suhas Shah and Dr. Monika Shah, who have more than 16 years of experience in their respective fields of specialization Dr. Suhas Shah's Ashwinii Hospital strives to provide the quality of healthcare services to the orthopedic patients. It is recognized for the treatments provided specifically in the field of limb lengthening surgery, stiff non-union with deformity of radius and ulna, infected non-union of humerus treatment, compound fractures treatment, congenital pseudarthrosis tibiatreatment, osteoarthritis treatment, diabetic foot management treatments, orthopedic surgery, physiotherapy treatment, Ilizarov Surgery, and more.

Since its establishment, the Incorporated
Orthopedic Hospital has earned a strong reputation for the quality and level of its nursing care. The current nursing staff maintain that proud tradition and high standards in a homely, safe and relaxed atmosphere. Qualified nurses provide 24-hour cover and use their special skills and experience to actively aid recovery and encourage patients to return to fully independent living. In addition to the 24-hour services provided by our own visiting physician's staff, patients also receive regular visits by the orthopaedics medical staff from our referring hospital. "Typically, it is important that tools that we use is legal apparatus fixator and with wires which kicks into the league. The next important point is basically to do preoperative management planning. So, once you do proper preoperative planning, then the chances of surgery in complications reduce quite a lot and follow up regular follow-up with the patients and be in touch with him and monitor their progress", says Dr. Suhas Shah, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Ashwinii Hospital.

Over the last 16 years, more than 1400 patients from India and the rest of the world have been successfully treated at Ashwinii Hospital. All the modern techniques of limb lengthening such as the Ilizarov and Lengthening Over Nails as well as fully implantable nails are used here to tailor the treatment for the individual patient's needs. It is recognized as a referral centre for difficult Ilizarov problems and leading orthopedic surgeons in India refer to their problem cases here. The Ilizarov cases which were termed as unsuccessful after their treatment somewhere else in India or anywhere else in the world are rectified here. The complete range of Ilizarov Techniques is practiced here to perfection where the success rates are very high even for complex problems. Several new operations have been designed to help those suffering from Poliomyelitis & Club Feet.

Being in the orthopedic practice for the last 30 years Dr. Suhas Shah has successfully performed more than 20,000 surgeries till now

The Director of the Centre, Dr. Suhas Shah has the unique perspective of being trained by the best - Prof. Dr. Dror Paley, MD, FRCSC, in a Fellowship at the Maryland Center for Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction, USA. and Prof. Cataneo & Catagni from Lecco, Italy. Being in the orthopedic practice for the last 30 years Dr. Suhas Shah has successfully per-formed more than 20,000 surgeries till now. Having proficient expertise inorthopedic surgeon trauma management, Dr. Shah is the first person to initiate diabetic foot plastic surgery in India for the very first time. He aspires to venture into the surgeries related to hemiplegia and stroke, which can successfully regenerate the brain as this arena remains still unexplored in India.