2013-01-08 14:43:31 - Dr SKS Marya, Vice Chairman, Max Healthcare and Chairman - Max Institute of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery, Max Healthcare has been appointed as the President of Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA), one of the largest professional organizations with more than 9000 active life members
Dr S K S Marya; Vice Chairman, Max Healthcare appointed as President of Indian Orthopaedic Association
• Conducted over 11000 Joint Replacements Surgeries, including over 2000 Simultaneous Knee Replacement Surgeries (Bilateral Total Knee Replacements)
• Awarded the Distinguished Service Award by Geriatric Society of India
• Awarded a Praman Patra by the Government of Punjab, Bharat Jyoti Award’ from the Governor of Tamil Nadu & Haryana Vigyan Ratna from the Chief Minister of Haryana
• Presented the ‘Distinguished Service Award’ by Indian Medical Association
New Delhi, January 8, 2013: .
Dr S K S Marya, one of the most eminent joint replacement surgeons in Asia has been in the field of medicine and orthopaedic surgery for almost 30 Years. He took
charge of Indian Orthopaedic Association’s (IOA) as President to initiate plans to further the cause of education in India and SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries. His vision is to ensure that young orthopaedic surgeons have easy access to national and global best practices in education and training in the field of orthopaedics.
Dr Ajay Bakshi, CEO, Max Healthcare Institute Limited said, “We, at Max Healthcare are extremely delighted and proud of the fact that Dr Marya will be heading the Indian Orthopedic Association. A veteran in the field of orthopedic surgeries, Dr Marya understands the dynamic challenges of the industry extremely well. Together with his boundless experience and skills, he will certainly be a valuable asset to the IOA in terms of proficient knowledge. Having contributed extensively to the growth, development and scientific progress of orthopedics at Max Healthcare, Dr Marya’s rich experience has made him one of the most reputed and well respected orthopeadician in the world. For years, India has experienced continued growth in orthopedic surgeries and under the leadership of Dr Marya the future looks even brighter. We are proud to be allied with such a distinguished personality.”
Dr S K S Marya, Vice Chairman, Max Healthcare, India and Chairman - Max Institute of Orthopaedics and Joint replacement surgery, Max Healthcare stated “This is an incredible achievement. I am looking forward to helping IOA to achieve even greater success. Having comprehended the challenges and opportunities of the industry, I will be thriving to provide strategic direction to the long-term growth of orthopedics in India. I attain my role at IOA with an aim to make education in the field of orthopaedics easily accessible to the young learners and the future surgeons of India. I am confident that the association would result in further strengthening of IOA.”
With over 30 years of surgical experience Dr. Marya specializes in Joint Replacement Surgery for the joints of upper and lower limbs (Primary and Revision) and Trauma Management based on AO Principles. He has to his credit over 12000 knee, hip, shoulder, finger and toe surgeries. He has pioneered various complexes and advanced techniques to treat bone and joint related problems and shared his knowledge with multiple surgeons across India, Asia and Europe. In recognition of his service and expertise, Dr Marya has been conferred a number of awards and recognitions including the ‘Praman Patra’ from the Chief Minister of Punjab, ‘Haryana Vigyan Ratna’ from the Chief Minister of Haryana, ‘Distinguished Service Award’ from the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Delhi and ‘Bharat Jyoti Award’ from the Governor of Tamil Nadu. Dr Marya is also the author of 7 text books on Orthopaedics. He has conducted live surgery demonstrations more than 60 times in India and in almost 8 countries abroad like Zimbabwe, Philippines, Malaysia, Poland to name a few. He has also deliver lectures on Orthopaedics in more than 20 countries.
His centers of major learning have been:
• Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Centre, Chicago, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,
• Charnley Hip Centre, Wrightington (England)
• Kantonspittal, Chur (Switzerland)
• Napean Joint Replacement Centre (Australia)
• Motol University Hospital (Czech Republic)
• Ospedale San Pietro, Rome (Italy)
Dr Marya has been President of various national orthopaedic associations like the Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons (ISHKS), Indian Arthroplasty Association (IAA) and Delhi Orthopaedic Association (DOA). He is on the board of directors of Asia-Pacific Arthroplasty Society (APAS), education director of SICOT (Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie) and president-elect of Arthroplasty Society in Asia (ASIA).
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About Max Healthcare
Max Healthcare is the country's leading comprehensive provider of standardized, seamless and international-class healthcare services. It is committed to the highest standards of medical and service excellence, patient care, scientific and medical education.
Max Healthcare operates 12 facilities in North India, offering services in over 30 medical disciplines. Of this 9 facilities are located in Delhi & NCR. These include an out-patient facility, Max Medcentre and a Speciality centre, focused on Eye and Dental care at Panchsheel Park, secondary care hospitals at Pitampura, Noida and Gurgaon, and state-of-the-art tertiary care facilities at Saket, Patparganj and Shalimar Bagh in South, East and North-West Delhi respectively. The tertiary care hospitals at Saket include Max Super Speciality Hospital (East Block), which is a centre of excellence for Cardiac Care, Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and Cancer Care and Max Super Speciality Hospital (West Block), a super speciality facility in Orthopaedics & Joint Replacement, Neurosciences, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Internal Medicine. In addition, it offers services in the disciplines of Urology, ENT, Gastroenterelogy, Nephrology, Dermatology, Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences amongst others.
In addition, Max Healthcare opened two Super Speciality Facilities in Mohali and Bathinda in 2011. The Facilities in Mohali (built over 3.20 acres area) and Bathinda (built over 4.80 acres area) have been conceptualized as a ‘One Stop Hospital’ and has the capacity of 400 beds overall. The Super Speciality Hospitals under PPP arrangement with the Government of Punjab, have tertiary care facilities in cardiac care, oncology, neurology and orthopedics and trauma. The hospitals also offer high end medical expertise with paramount patient centric services. The hospitals house state-of-the-art cath lab, OTs with HEPA, EHR, Nuclear Medicine and Gama Camera. They also encompasses the most advanced key medical equipment like LINAC for Radiotherapy, MRI and CT scan machines which are technologically the most advanced and first in the region. The new recently launched Super Speciality Hospital in Dehradun is the latest addition to the Max Healthcare network. The hospital offers comprehensive tertiary, secondary and primary level services in all medical and surgical specialities, with focus on super specialization in 3 key disciplines - Neurosciences, Cardiac Sciences and Orthopaedics & Trauma. This would further enhance the leadership position of Max Healthcare in North India.
Max Healthcare has a base of over 1,600 leading doctors, 5,400 employees and 13,000,000 patients with number of beds growing to over 1,900 in the next two years.
About Indian Orthopaedics Association (IOA)
The IOA is one of the largest professional organizations which has more than 9000 active life members. It is a vibrant organization which focuses on academics, research and social networking. From the time of its formation in 1955, in these 56 years this organization has evolved into a strong professional body with many sub-committees and regional committees.
It is a constantly growing organization not only in terms of increasing memberships but also in all other fronts like fellowships, CMEs, orations and sub-specialty meetings. The annual conference of the organization IOACON, is one of the well organized and most sought after meetings conducted in India.