Dr Jose Marina from Texas-USA and Dr Jalaluddeen of KIMS Conduct TKR

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Dr Jose Marina from Texas-USA and Dr Jalaluddeen of KIMS Conduct TKR

Dr Jose Marina from Precision Orthopaedics, Texas-USA & Dr Jalaluddeen MV- HOD of Orthopaedics at Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) conducted Total Knee Replacement (TKR) procedure with a Live Telecast (audio-visual) during a seminar held at the KIMS auditorium on 9 October 2017.

Mangaluru: Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Natekal, Mangaluru in  collaboration with Precision Orthopaedics, Texas, USA and also in association with The Canara Orthopaedic Society-Mangaluru, in providing a “Knowledge Exchange Programme & Training in the field of Joint Replacement Surgery”, had also conducted a Total Knee Replacement (TKR) procedure with live telecast of the surgery conducted Dr Jalaluddeen M.V – HOD – Dept of Orthopaedics, KIMS and Dr Jose Mario Marina – Chief Joint Replacement Surgeon, Precision Orthopaedics, USA; at the KIMS Auditorium – Kanachur Hospital & Research Centre, 3rd Floor on 9 th Oct,2017. The surgery was conducted on a 56-year-old woman, who had both her knees totally replaced using the modern technology by these two orthopaedic doctors.

The TKR procedure was skilfully conducted by Orthopaedic Surgeons: Dr Jalalaluddeen & Dr Jose Marina, assisted by Anaesthetists namely, Dr Vincent & Dr Suhas; Nurse Assistants: Sr Laisy, Br Subheesh, Sr Lalitha @ Kanachur Hospital & Research Centre, Mangaluru. The Live Surgery telecast was followed by the inaugural address by Founder & Hon’ble Chairman of Kanachur Islamic Education Trust, Haji U.K. Monu amidst Dr. Abdul Rahiman, Director, Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. H.S. Virupaksha, Dean, Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty, Medical Superintendent, Kanachur Hospital & Research Centre, Dr. Rohan Monis, Chief Administrative Medical Officer, Dr. Jalaluddeen M.V. Professor of Orthopaedics, Dr. Jose Marina, Precision Orthopaedics Mission, Texas, USA, Dr. H.R. Rai, President, Canara Orthopaedics Society, Dr. Ajith Kumar, President, K.O.A on the dais.

The programme was inaugurated by Haji U.K. Monu. Dr Ahmed Rizwan C.M. welcomed the gathering. In his address, Dr Jalaluddeen M.V., HOD of Orthopaedics, KIMS, expressed his thanks to the humble Dr Marina and also thanked all the eminent Orthopaedic Surgeons to come under one roof to help learn and share their art of TKR surgery. He mentioned that soon there will be speciality clinics at Kanachur Hospital in the Department of Orthopaedics in Spine, Deformity Corrections and Arthroplasty.

Haji U.K.Monu – Chairman, KIMS, in his formal address stressed on the benefit to the patients, keeping the factor Quality of Life (QOL) in view, amidst such world-class skill & facility. He said “Patient Satisfaction was a priority to him. And Kanachur we’ll treat everyone, rich and the poor equally, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. We have great love towards the poor people, and they all can get free treatment at KIMS-they only have to bear the cost of medicine, hospital stay and few other expenses- the doctors service and other facilities will be offered free- we have been providing this free service since we opened, and will continue to do it in future also. Service to humanity is our motto and my priority. So stop by at our hospital and feel the difference”.

Abdul Rahman – Director, KIMS; addressed the need for teaching institutions to gather quality skills with rich clinical acumen to ensure amazing outcomes. He also stressed that in spite of caste, creed, race or financial status, Kanachur was equipped to achieve amazing standards with the constant learning and fellowships achieved by the faculty. Dr Marina – Precision Orthopaedics, Mission, Texas, USA in his address, expressed the need to share skills across the borders and was happy to have Kanachur Ortho Team at his facility in the US., He further said, “Any doctors who want to visit Texas to gain more knowledge about Total Knee Replacement are very much welcomed. I am very much pleased with KIMS and the services it offers to its patients. They also have an excellent team of doctors, including Orthopaedics who can treat the patients with quality and care. Quality is more important, and I can see it at KIMS. Best of luck to the management and team of doctors and other healthcare staff at KIMS. Happy to be here among you all- and thank you for the kind hospitality and gesture shown towards me”.

Dr Jalaluddeen also speaking said, ” These days patients go abroad like Dubai, Singapore etc for their TKR, but why? We can do it right here at KIMS. Why pay Rs 30 lacs in Dubai, when you can do TKR within a lakh at KIMS. Today’s TKR on the woman cost her only Rs 70,000, of which Rs 52,400 was for the TKR implant, a price fixed by the govt. Surgery charges and doctors fees were free absolutely. The woman is very happy, and she can walk perfectly by tomorrow, without any difficulties. At KIMS we concentrate on quality, and also the low cost of our services provided really benefits the patients who come here. Ours is a 1200 bedded hospital right now, and we are in the process of adding more beds and facilities. At KIMS you can have not just orthopaedic treatment but treatment for other ailments at a very low cost, and for poor families, its free, they are only charged for certain things. We are happy to have Dr Jose Marina who conducted the TKR along with me, and also shared his thoughts/views with all of us during the seminar. “

Dr H R Rai, President – Canara Orthopaedics Society and Dr Ajith Kumar, President, KOA mentioned the need of the hour for constant learning and sharing of skills Special TKR insights were lectured by Dr Jose Marina – Precision Orthopaedics, Mission, Texas, USA, Dr R M Shenoy – Yenepoya Medical College, Dr K S Arif – Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr Sachidanand Rai, Unity Hospital, Dr. Vikram Shetty – KS Hegde Hospital, Dr Prashant Acharya – Fr Muller Medical College, Dr. Surendra Kamath, Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru, Dr Ajith Kumar – Tejaswini Hospital & SSIOT. There was also an interactive session with Dr Marina and Dr Jalaluddeen. The programme was compered by Shivakumar Vishwanathan, and the vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Siddarth Shetty. Media was also briefed about the TKR later by these two eminent orthopaedic surgeons. Chairman of KIMS-Haji U K Monu; Abdul Rahman-Director, KIMS; Dr H S Virupakshappa -Dean, KIMS; and Dr Rizwan-Orthopaedic, KIMS were also present during the media interaction.

Dr Jose Mario Marina has been an integral part of achieving Disease-Specific Care Certifications, with 5-Star Rating especially for Advanced Total Joint Replacement Surgery i.e. Hip and Knee at HealthCare Institutions in the USA. Dr Marina demonstrates a high degree of skill and commitment; levelling to the highest level of coordinated and comprehensive quality of care with excellent clinical outcomes.

Dr Jalaluddeen MV; an eminent joint replacement surgeon with over 25 years of rich clinical experience, practising at Mangaluru. Known for his meticulous approach, he has earned an enviable position in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and is widely acclaimed for his innovative techniques. Dr Jalaluddeen has Fellowship AO from Germany besides a host of certifications from Italy and the United Kingdom to his credit. He heads a fine team of Orthopaedic Surgeons, which take care of ailments of the spine to bone deformities to bone tumours to intricate trauma & limb salvage procedures.

Haji U K Monu, Founder & Chairman – Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, has established a string of health care institutions; giving into his vision, dream and desire of giving back to the society he belongs to. The son of the soil and the workhorse of Kanachur, with a dare to do attitude, has garnered the faith and love of all – his Family, Doctors, Nurses and Para Medical Staff in making this health care campus a success. Haji U K Monu expresses and brings in vitality and steadiness in all that he does.

Abdul Rahman, Director – Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangaluru, the formidable strong arm to his father, Haji U.K.Monu; is a robust dynamic leader in the making. Giving what it takes to make it happen – is his mantra. An appealing personality, with an eye to detailing and a man of substance, oversees this blossoming healthcare education enterprise.

Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences, Natekal, Mangaluru is a premier medical education Institute which imparts clinical acumen to young budding healthcare learners – yearning to make a difference in the healthcare space in India & beyond. Backed by experienced teachers from the medical fraternity; the students stand to gain constantly from their wisdom. Kanachur Hospital and Research Centre, Mangalore strives in delivering affordable, accessible and clinical evidence-based patient care to the people of Dakshina Kannada, its neighbouring districts & beyond. Its architectural beauty; backed by the state of the art infrastructure; leaves everyone spellbound and is accelerating itself as a changing medium in the healthcare space.

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