Postgraduate Education

Department of Orthopaedics
The Sancheti Institute has been a recognized post graduate training center for orthopaedic surgery since 1974. As of today the Institute has trained more than 400 doctors. Headed by Dr. K. H. Sancheti, the institute emphasizes a whole some approach in education to teach post-graduate doctors not just to be good doctors but how to lead a good life.

The institute also offers specialized training for post-graduates in the form of fellowships in arthroplasty, arthroscopy, trauma, spine, shoulder,pediatric orthopaedics and research fellowships.

The institute emphasizes the need for research and practice of evidence based medicine. It also lays tremendous importance on sincerity and discipline. The institute presently offers the following degrees – All degrees are recognized by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nasik.

Masters in Orthopaedic Surgery – 13 seats

Unique to the institution is its methodology of imparting specialized post – graduate training in Orthopaedics. Unlike other institutes the day starts with meditation at sharp 6:30am which is followed by a teaching program for 45 minutes which is chaired by a consultant. This is followed by a Consultants meeting where in all pre-operative, post-operative and difficult cases are discussed in a cordial manner with residents. Such practice has been the key to excellence in the institute.

The institute also lays strict emphasis to discipline and students are not permitted to be absent for meetings. Permission for leave is as per the guidelines laid down by the Maharashtra university

All students, are required to compulsorily complete a thesis which should be accepted for publication prior to them giving their qualifying degree examination. Strict review of the log book is done monthly.


Courses offered

– 3 years course affiliated to M.U.H.S. and recognized by M.C.I.
Fees Structure & Seats information of M.S.Orthopaedics seats – A.Y. 2020-2021
Fees Structure –
Govt. Quota Rs. 9,92,000/-
Institutional Quota Rs. 29,76,000/-
NRI Quota Rs. 49,60,000/-

Please note that –

I. 13 seats of M.S.Orthopaedics are recognized and approved by Medical Council of India, New Delhi.

II. 7 additional seats of M.S.Orthopaedics are permitted by Medical Council of India, New Delhi. Official permission by Govt. of Maharashtra and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik is in-process.

Services Offered
Out Patient Specialty Clinics
  • Trauma ( Daily)
  • Hip ( Alternate day)
  • Knee ( Daily)
  • Spine ( Daily)
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics ( Daily)
  • Hand ( Daily)
  • Shoulder ( Daily)
  • Foot & Ankle ( Daily)
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Rheumatology ( Daily)
  • Medicine ( Daily)
  • Pain Clinic ( Daily)
  • Knee Club (Daily)
In Patient
  • 160 beds with Intensive Care Unit Post Operative recovery Unit,Dialysis and Day Care Facilities
  • With special clinics for Cerebral Palsy,Arthritis,Cardiac Rehabilitation,etc.
Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • With Atlantis Orthotics Store and State of the Art Prosthetics Facilities
  • With Triage,Resuscitation and Ventilation facilities
Ambulance Service
  • With Cardiac and Transport Ventilation facilities
Faculty Details
Operating Rooms
There are 9 State-of-the-art Operation Theatres dedicated to Orthopaedics. O.T.s with facilities for Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty,Spine,Trauma,Hand,and other Surgery with Operating Microscope,Neuromonitoring,Pneumatic drill, under C-Arm Image Intensifier Control Unit, Video-graphy and Interactive live streaming facilities etc. Separate minor O.T in OPD.
60 seater Reading Room and 10 seater Computer Centre + Journal Room ,Stack Room and Issue Area
Skill Laboratory
With 2 Arthroscopy Simulators and one AO Skill Centre
Seminar Room
60 Seater with Projection and Air -Conditioning
150 Seater with AV Projection and Air –Conditioning and Interactive Operative Demo Facilities with Live streaming.
Conference Room
20 Seater with AV Projection and Air –Conditioning
Board Room
12 Seater with AV Projection and Air –Conditioning
Recreation Room
With TV and reading room
Gymnasium and Sports Centre
With state of the Art Gymnasium and other sports Equipment
With 40 twin sharing rooms with all amenties.
Teaching Program
No Program Batch Details
1] Orientation Program I Year 6 days at start of Course ( usually from June 1 - June 6 )
2] Foundation Course I Year First 3 months of first year- 30 min. daily ( June 1- Aug 31)
3] Morning Teaching program II & III Year Clinical cases & short presentations – 30 min.daily
4] Evening Teaching Program I,II,III Year Clinical case Presentations.
5] Study leave – 1 month III Year From date of declaration of Dates for Theory Exams
6] COC Postings After First 3 months
7] Evaluation Log Book Once a month
8] Evaluation Thesis Once a month
9] Evaluation Clinical At the End of Unit Postings
10] Journal Club I,II,III Year Once a month Thursday
11] CROP Meetings I,II,III Year Once a month Thursday
12] M&M Meetings I,II,III Year Once a month Thursday
13] Research Meetings I,II,III Year Once a month Thursday
14] OPD Teaching I,II,III Year Daily Case Discussion during Posting
15] Operation Theatre Teaching I,II,III Year Daily Case Discussion during Posting
16] Ward Rounds I,II,III Year Daily Presentation by Residents & Q/A by during Rounds
17] Seminars II & III Year 3 to 6 per year
18] Conferences II & III Year 2 every year
19] Research Methodology I,II,III Year Once during the course
20] ITLS Training I,II,III Year Once during the course
21] Suturing Workshop I,II,III Year Once during the course
22] Webinars I,II,III Year 2 every year
23] Diagnostic & Surgical Camps I,II,III Year 2 in 3 years.
24] Post Graduate Training Course I,II,III Year 2 in 3 years
Books/Book Chapters


Major Equipments
Unit Distribution
Dean - Dr. Parag Sancheti
Head of Orthopaedics Dept. - Dr. Rajeev Joshi
Unit Professor Unit Head Associate Professor Lecturer
I Dr. Rajiv Arora
Dr. Parag Sancheti
Dr. Chetan Puram Dr. Yogesh Panchwagh
II Dr. Chetan Pradhan Dr. Ketan Khurjekar Dr. Kailas Patil
III Dr. Sandeep Patwardhan
Dr. Madhav Borate
Dr. Ashok Kumar Shyam Murari Dr. Ajay Kothari
IV Dr. Rajeev Joshi Dr. Atul Patil Dr. Vikas Sabale
Other Information
Conferences Organised by Institution
  • AASI Ortho Excellance Awards
  • Dr Steve Rocha Memorial PG Con
  • Pune Trauma Course
  • R O C
  • Pune Spine Weekend
  • Deformity Correction Course
  • Sports Medicine Conference
Publications by Institution
  • AASI Bulletin