OSSI is the first in the globe to be conducting a 1 year clinical fellowship program in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FMBS). The fellowship committee has brought about an extensive and well structured syllabus. All those members and non-members including international surgeons who fulfil the guidelines and criteria laid down by the fellowship committee will be eligible to apply for the fellowship program. However, non-members have to complete the membership formalities before applying for FMBS.
All certified "Center of Excellence" hospitals will be running one year clinical fellowship program every year. One eligible candidate’s application will be forwarded to the respective participating hospital before the end of March every year. Once cleared, the candidate will be completing the course as per the core curriculum. The candidate is expected to read and follow the guidelines below and submit all required documents online at the end of the term. Successful fellows will be felicitated during the following annual OSSICON after the board’s clearance.
Foreign Nationals are required to submit a Temporary Registration Certificate from Medical Council Of India through the program director of the participating hospital. Applicant is requested to get in touch with the respective program director for the same. The certificate process will take atleast 8-10 weeks to be issued and hence the applicant need to start the process well in advance.
|Dr. Mahidhar Valeti
|Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
|Dr. Arun Prasad
|Dr. Raj Palaniappan
|Dr. Om Tantia
|Dr. Gurvinder Jammu
|Aster CMI Hospital
|Dr. H.V. Shivaram
|Belle Vue Clinic
|Dr. Safaraz Baig
|Dr. Tulip Chamany
|Dr. Randeep Wadhawan
|Max Super Speciality Hospital Saket
|Dr. Mahendra Narwaria
|Dr. Praveen Raj Palanivelu
|Dr. Surendra Ugale
|Dr. Ramen Goel
|Kular Hospital Bija
|Dr. Kuldeepak Singh Kular
|Dr. Manish Motwani
|Dr. Manish Khaitan
|Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital
|Dr. Atul NC Peters
|Dr. Shashank Shah
|Mohak Hi-Tech Speciality Hospital
|Dr. Mohit Bhandari
|Dr. Abhishek Katakwar
|Dr. Nandakishore Dukkipati
|Khyati Multispeciality Hospital
|Dr. Sanjay Patolia
|CK Birla Hospital
|Dr. Sukhvinder Singh Saggu
|BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital
|Dr. Deep Goel
|Max Super Speciality Hospital Vaishali
|Dr. Vivek Bindal
It is expected that the fellow In additon to the clinical and technical experience detailed below, will also participate in non-clinical educational endeavours. These actvites must be documented and validated by the Program Director.
The fellow must document that they participated in at least 80% of meetings.Online Sign-Off Sheet can be used for this required documentation.The didactic sessions may include ASMBS textbook of bariatric - Volume 1 & 2 review sessions, journal clubs, peer-review conferences, and resident teaching rounds. The following topics must be covered during the fellowship:
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Fellows are expected to participate in at least quarterly morbidity and mortality,including quality improvement and peri-operative management meets. Participation must be documented.
Fellows are expected to conduct research and are expected to complete at least one clinical and/or research project during the fellowship and submitted to FMBS project director. The research project need to be presented in the OSSI national conference OSSICON or accepted for publication in the journal to which it will be submitted.
Fellows are expected to participate in regular bariatric multidisciplinary meets. They also must attend OSSICON during their fellowship tenure and at least one patient support group and one patient educational seminar every quarter.
Fellows in the department are required to provide outstanding evidence based clinical care to bariatric patients while advancing the future of medicine through innovative research.
In order to meet the designation of comprehensive training, fellows must be exposed to more than one type of weight loss operation and participate in at least 50 weight loss operations. The fellow should have assumed the role of primary surgeon in at least 10% of cases, defined as having performed the key components of the operation.
There should be a minimum of 10 intestinal bypass operations (Roux – En-Y gastric bypass or One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass / other bypasses); a combined total of at least 10 Restrictive operations (sleeve gastrectomy and/or restrictive procedures);5 revisional procedures or complications; and exposure to and/or extensive teaching of bariatric-specific emergency procedures (leaks, bowel obstructions, internal hernias, intussusceptins, gastrointestinal haemorrhage and ulcers), as deemed adequate by the program director to establish competence in managing these complications. Fellows should also have an exposure to endoscopy ( attested by the Gastroenterology Consultant).
The fellow will participate in 25 patient preoperative evaluations, 25 postoperative in-patient management encounters, and 50 postoperative outpatient evaluations. All the evaluation requirement must be documented.
The Program Director will be responsible for conducting at least 2 fellow performance assessment interviews ( theory & clinical) and provide the FMBS committee with outcome of the meeting.
Last date for submission of application
15 Feb 2023
Announcement of acceptance
28 Feb 2023
06 Mar 2023
Last date to choose literature review topic
31 Mar 2023
Last date to chose thesis topic
31 Mar 2023
Last date for submission of literature review
30 Sep 2023
Last date for submission of thesis
31 Jan 2024
Thesis abstract presentation
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