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Dr. Janardhana Aithala

Dr. Janardhana Aithala Professor

M.B.B.S., D'ORTHO., D.N.B

janardanaaithala@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Degree Institute Specilisation Year of Passing
M.B.B.S.
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
September 1993
D’ Ortho
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
Orthopaedics
March 1999
DNB
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
Orthopaedics
September 2002
EXPERIENCE:
Designation Institution / Organisation Tenure
Junior Resident/ D’ Ortho Trainee
Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
01.01.1997 - 31.12.1998
DNB Trainee
Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore
01.01.2001 - 31.03.2002
Tutor
KVG Medical College, Sullia
01.04.2002 - 11.12.2002
Lecturer cum Research Associate
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
01.07.2003 - 25.10.2003
Assistant Professor
KVG Medical College, Sullia
12.12.2002 - 30.06.2003
Assistant Professor
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
26.10.2003 - 11.12.2008
Associate Professor
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
12.12.2008 - 18.10.2016
Professor
Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore.
19.10.2016 - Till date
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH:
Area of interestSpine surgery, Trauma
Area of expertiseOrthopedics
Area of researchSpine surgery, Degenerative disc disease, Disability assessment Spine Biomechanics.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

International society for the study of lumbar spine.

World orthopedic concern,

AO Spine.

Association of spine surgeons of India.

Indian Orthopedic Association.

Karnataka Orthopedic Association.

Orthopedic association of south Indian states.

Trauma society of India.

Indian Medical association.

Association of Medical consultant.

Canara Orthopedic Society

Canara Spine forum.

Can proximal femoral nailing of unstable trochanteric fractures help to regain pre-injury functional status in Indian rural patients? A prospective study of functional outcome of unstable intertrochanteric fractures with proximal femoral nailing, Int J Res Orthop.
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year July 2017.

Is lumbar facet joint tropism developmental or secondary to remodelingchanges ? An international, large-scale multicentercenter by the AOSpine Asia Pacific Research Collaboration Consortium. Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders;
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year October 2016.

Role of Percutaneous Image Guided Biopsy in Spinal lesions: Adequacy and Correlation with MRI findings. Journal of Clinical Diagnostics and Research,
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year August 2016.

Microscopic decompression for patients with grade 1 degenerative listhesise- Outcome and comparison of results with patients without spondylolisthesis. International journal of scientific research,
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year April 2016.

Difficulties in using Oswestry Disability Index in Indian patients and validty and reliability of translator-assisted Oswestry Disability Index. Journal of Orthopaedic surgery and Research
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year October 2015.

An international multi-center study assessing the role of ethnicity upon variation of lumbar facet joint orientation and the occurrence of degenerative spondylolisthesis in Asia Pacific: a study from the AOSAP Research Collaboration Consortium. Global Spine J;
Dr. JanardhanaAithala P

Publication year July 2015.

Critical values of facet joint angulation and tropism in the development of lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis: an international, large-scale multicenter study by the AOSpine Asia Pacific Research Collaboration Consortium. Global Spine J;
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year July 2015.

Does the level of epidural steroids make any difference in pain relief and outcome. International journal of biomedical research
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year May 2014.

Proximal femoral nailing; Technical difficulties and results introchanteric fractures
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P

Publication year September 2013.

Functional outcome of posterior lumbar interbody fusion in lumbar spondylolisthesis and its correlation with radiological parameters’
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P.

Project duration 2018-2021.

‘Is correlation between degenerative lumbar scoliosis and pelvic parameters clinically significant; a comparative study of pelvic parameters and disability status between patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis and without degenerative lumbar scoliosis’
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P.

Project duration 2017-2020.

“Functional outcome of bipolar hemiarthroplasty in elderly unstable intertrochanteric fracture – A clinical study
Dr. Janardhana Aithala P.

Publication year 2016-2019.