2014 Amritsar Mid-Year Conference

The Parekh Family Foundation has been promoting physician education in the subspecialty of Foot & Ankle surgery in various parts of India. These courses are held twice a year, in the months of January and June.  This mid-year course in June is aimed at delivering content in trauma of the foot and ankle, and commonly seen pathologies.

This will be a two-day meeting with emphasis on use interactive modules, case-based education, surgical technique videos, hands-on workshops, and small group or ‘fire-side’ sessions allowing informal engagement with faculty.

The 2nd mid-year meeting will be held on:

June 28 and 29, 2014 in Amritsar, India


Radisson Blue Hotel in Amritsar, India

2014 Amritsar Agenda Overview

An overview of the the 2014 Amritsar Mid-Year Conference is below. Click a section to get more information.(Agenda is subject to change.)

Sessions: Day 1

Session 1: The Basics

  • Foot & ankle examination
  • Radiology in foot & ankle
  • Anesthesia & blocks
  • Live examination demo
Session 2: Trauma 1
  • Pilon
  • Ankle
  • Syndesmosis
  • Ankle sprain
Session 3: Trauma 2
  • Calcaneus
  • Talus
  • Lisfranc
Session 4: Tendons
  • Achilles
  • Peroneals
Workshop 1 & 2 – Sawbones Calcaneus & lisfranc Session 5: Arthritis
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Midfoot arthritis
Session 6: Common problems
  • Heel pain
  • Flat foot
  • Diabetic foot

Sessions: Day 2

Session 7: Trauma 3

  • Navicular & cuboid
  • 5th metatarsal
  • OCD talus
  • Ankle instability
Session 8: Trauma 4
  • Malunion ankle
  • Malunion calcaneus
  • Malunion, nonunion & AVN talus
  • Deformity correction
Session 9: Trauma 5
  • Compound injuries in foot & ankle
  • Infection after foot & ankle trauma
  • Sports injuries
Session 10: Forefoot issues
  • Hallux valgus
  • Lesser toe deformities
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton & TTS
Workshop 3 – TTC nailing Session 11: Surgical Videos Session 12: Miscellaneous
  • Rheumatoid foot
  • Charcot foot
  • MIS in foot & ankle
  • Advances in foot & ankle
  • Total ankle replacement

Hotel Accommodations

The preferred hotels for the conference are:


2014 Amritsar Sponsors


Parekh Family Foundation

Conference Faculty

International Patron

Selene G. Parekh, MD, MBA

National Course Chair

Rajiv S. Shah, MBBS

Local Course Chairman

Rajeev Vohra, MBBS

International Course Chair

Ashish Shah, MD


Avtar Singh, MBBS


Jason Calhoun, MD

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Nikesh Shah, MBBS

Amit Bhargav, MBBS

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Mahendra Kudchadkar, MBBS

Sampat Dumbre Patil

Balvinder Rana


Nicolas Saava, MBBS

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