• Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology

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About the Mentor

Dr Gireesh Warawdekar

One of the most renowned Interventional and Vascular radiologist, Dr. Gireesh Warawdekar is the honorary consultant at several prestigious hospitals in Mumbai. He was the former President of the Indian Society for Vascular and Interventional Radiology (ISVIR) November 2014 to February 2017.

He has many firsts to his credit – first to perform Fallopian Tube Recanalization procedure in Mumbai – first to perform Carotid stenting in the city as well as Trans-jugular liver biopsies -first to perform stent graft for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms & was also the expert first to perform intra-cranial stenting in India in 2002. He was the pioneer in starting Endoscopic Ultrasound in Mumbai since late 90s.

Having performed more than 10,000 hepato-biliary interventions over the last one decade and over 20,000 diagnostic and vascular interventional procedures to date, his clinical experience grants him a unique position to skillfully train younger graduates in the field of Interventional Radiology.

About the

Certificate: Fellowship in Interventional Neuro-Radiology

Awarded by: DY Patil University (accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ GRADE)

Program Highlights:-

Interventional Neuroradiology (INR) is a relatively new medical specialty that has been rapidly evolving over the past 2 decades. It uses interventional procedures, radiologic imaging & clinical expertise to diagnose & treat vascular diseases of the CNS, Head – Face – Neck & Spine in adults & children.
It is an important & difficult specialty with strong & direct impact on patients with high risks connected to interventional procedures.
Fellows will receive special training, experience & expertise, so as to independently interpret clinical & investigational findings, perform & conduct INR procedures, consult with patients & communicate with referring physicians.
Objective of the training is to give the fellows an organized, comprehensive, supervised &full time education in INR with its wide panorama & scope.
Opportunity will be given to conduct at least one original research study during the course duration.
Oral/Poster presentation as part of course syllabus at a local/regional/ national/international meeting.
Fellowship offers exposure and participation (Hands on) in selective intra & extracranial vessel cannulation with microcatheters.

Eligibility Criteria

MD / DNB Radiology
DM Neuroradiology / Neurology
DNB Neurosurgery / Neurology
Mch Neurosurgery
Diploma in medical radiodiagnosis – with 1-yeartraining post diploma.

Duration Of Course

2 years
(This will entail 1 year of preliminary & 12 continuous months of specialized INR training. Program director to certify the preliminary 1year training)


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