Vik Chatrath, MD Profile

Work Experience

Oct, 2013 till date

Orthopedic Surgeon
Avera Marshall
Minnesota, USA

May, 09 to May, 10

Orthopedic Registrar
Southwest Healthcare
Victoria, Australia

Jan, 09 to April, 09

Registrar and Fellow
Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide, Australia

Education

Boards

2014

Completed eligibility for Canadian Boards through the Practice Ready Assessment pathway (American Board eligibility will be obtained through reciprocity after success in Canadian Boards)

Fellowship

Aug, 2012–Jul, 2013

Orthopedic Trauma
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Aug, 2011–Jul, 2012

Adult Reconstruction
University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

May, 2010-May, 2011

Navigation and Lower Limb Arthroplasty
University of Western Ontario, Canada

MCh (Masters Degree)

Mar, 2008-Aug, 2008

Orthopedics
University of Seychelles, American Institute of Medicine

Residency (Valedictorian)

May 2003-May, 2006

Orthopedics (PGY 2-4)
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (University of Indore, India)

Mar, 2002–Mar, 2003

Roatating Internship (PGY 1)
Ravi Shankar University, Raipur, India

Medical Doctorate (Valedictorian)

May 2003-May, 2006

Orthopedics (PGY 2-4)
Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (University of Indore, India)

Sep, 97–Mar, 2002

Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBS)
Ravi Shankar University, Raipur, India

Professional Positions Held

2015-2016

Chief of Staff-Elect
General Medical Staff Avera Regional Medical Centre Marshall, MN, USA

2014-2105

Advisory Board Member
SMSU Exercise Sciences Program

2014

Editor
Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and research

2014-2015

Editor
Journal of Orthopedic Complications

2014-2015

Chair, Medical Staff
Quality Initiative Committee

Avera Regional Medical Centre Marshall, MN, USA

2014 onwards

ATLS instructor
Advanced Trauma Life Support System

Awards and Recognition

2012

Best Fellow Research Paper
University of Ottawa, Research Day Ottawa, Canada

2006

Residency Gold Medal
Best Academic Performance M.S. (Orthopedics) Examination

2005-06

Best Post Graduate Thesis
MGM Medical College, Indore

2005

Best Resident Research Paper
MP State Conference, Bhopal, India

2004-05

Best Post Graduate Resident
Indore Orthopedic Association

2003

Statewise Ranked 1st
MP State Post Graduate (Residency) Entrance Examination

1997-2002

Statewise Ranked 1st
Highest Aggregate Marks in Medical School

1997-2002

Ranked 1st
in Class in all 4 years of MBBS Examinations

1997-2002

Gold Medals in 8 subjects
Best Academic performance in Medical School

1997-2002

Certificate of Merit in 6 subjects
Academic performance in Medical School

1997-2002

Gold Medal
Highest aggregate in Comprehensive Surgical Subjects

Book Chapters

  1. Instructional Course Lectures (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons ): Changing paradigm of Hip revision for Osteolysis Instr Course Lect. 2013;62:215-27.
  2. Hip Resurfacing: Advances in Hip Arthroscopy: Treatment for Disease, Disorder, and Injury of the Hip (under publication)
  3. Is There Still a Role for Hip Resurfacing in the Management of Hip Arthritis in “Current Progress in Orthopaedics” (under publication)
  4. Metal on Metal Hip Resurfacing: Current Indications and Results (under publication)

Research and Papers

  1. Paper on – A Prospective Case Series Examining the Use of a Large Head Metal – on – Metal Total Hip System in the Journal of American Standard of Testing Materials (Selected Technical Papers) Paper ID: STP156020120045
  2. Paper on “Accuracy of Placement of Pedicle Screws Using Computer Assisted Navigation” Peer reviewed Journal, in Journal of Orthopaedics, 2008;5(3)e12
  3. Paper on “Review of Trochanteric Fractures treated by DHS” in The Journal of Orthopaedics, J.Orthopaedics 2011;8(1)e7
  4. Paper on “Preliminary results with Posterior Interspinous Stabiliser” in MP Journal of Orthopaedics, 2008.
  5. Paper on “From fusion to motion: early experience with cervical disc replacement” in MP Journal of Orthopaedics, 2008
  6. Article on “The Use of Platelet-rich Plasma in Sports Injuries”, Canada Orthopedic Association Bulletin 103,
  7. Case report on “Repeated early Failure of a Newly designed Hinged knee system” in the Journal of Arthroplasty, J Arthroplasty. 2012 Jun 28
  8. Case report on “Histological and ultrastructural evaluation of Leeds-Keio ligament 20 years after implant: a case report” in Peer reviewed Journal: Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2008 Sep 10
  9. Case Report on “Giant Cell Tumour of Lower End Radius: Centralisation of ulna for recurrence in reconstructed lower end radius GCT” in Peer reviewed Journal, in Journal of Orthopaedics, J.Orthopaedics 2008;5(2)e3
  10. Have done a bonafide thesis work on, “ A Study to Evaluate and Compare the Results of Cemented and Noncemented Total Hip Replacements in Avascular Necrosis” and was awarded Gold medal for Best Post-Graduate Medical Writing and Thesis Work for 2005-06.
  11. Coinvestigator in Multi centric Clinical Trial PANBIO/CR/0092006/CT and attended the clinical meet held at Pattaya, Thailand in Jun, 07

Current Research

  1. Paper on “ Biomechanical Study evaluating ideal implant placement in Vancouver B1 periprosthetic fractures”
  2. A Comparison of Cemented and Uncemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Complications in the Early Post-operative Period
  3. Paper on “Failure of Metal-on-metal Total Hip Arthroplasty”
  4. Review Article on “Assessment and management of Pincer lesions”

Professional Examinations & Qualifications

Licentiate of Medical Council of Canada

2010

Evaluating Exam & Qualifying Examination Part I

2010

Qualifying Examination Part II

US Medical Licensing Exam (All Steps)

2010

Step 1:Percentile–99, Score–230

2010

Step 2 Clinical Knowledge:Percentile–97, Score–235

2011

Step 2 Clinical Skills, Step 3 Pass

2009, 2013

ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support System )

2008 / 2012

AO Basic, AO Advanced Course

2009

IELTS (Academic version) : Band score of 8.5 / 9

2006

Orthopedic Residency Exit Examination (Master of Surgery)

Teaching Experience

2012 to 2013

Clinical Lecturer
Dalhousie University,Halifax, Canada

2009 to 2010

Senior Clinical Lecturer
Deakin Medical School ,Victoria, Australia

2004 to 2005

Clinical Demonstrator
MGM Medical College, Indore, India

2011

Orthopedic Residency Rounds
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

2009 to 2010

Orthopedic Rounds Journal Club
Southwest Healthcare, Vic, Australia

2003 to 2006

Orthopedic Residency Rounds
University of Indore, India

Presentations

  1. Podium presentation at the Canadian Orthopedic Association Meeting in Winninpeg June, 2013: A Comparison of Cemented and Uncemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty Complications in the Early Post-operative Period
  2. Podium presentation at the Canadian Orthopedic Association Meeting in Winninpeg June, 2013: Failure of Metal-on-metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Can Present Like an Infected Arthroplasty – Surgeon Beware! Results from a Prospective Randomized Trial
  3. Case Presentations at the Atlantic Provinces Orthopedic Society meeting Fredericton, Canada, 2012.
  4. Podium presentation at the Canadian Orthopedic Association Meeting June, 2012, Ottawa Canada: Early High Failure Rate of Large Head Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement using a Mono Block Acetabular Component
  5. Poster presentation: “Prospective Case Series Examining the Use of a Big Femoral Head (BFH) Total Hip System” atAmerican Society for Testing Materials, Symposium on Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement Devices. Phoenix, AZ. May 2012.
  6. Presented paper on “A Prospective Case Series Examining the Use of a Big Femoral Head (BFH) Metal on Metal Total Hip System” at Annual Research Day, University of Ottawa in April, 2012
  7. Presented paper on “ Accuracy ofPlacement of Pedicle Screws using Computer Assisted Navigation” at M.P. Chapter of I.O.A Conference in Oct, 2007
  8. Presented paper on “Early Experience With Nonfusion Technology In Spine Surgery” at Central Zone Conference of I.O.A in Oct, 2007
  9. Presented poster on “ DIAM: Device for Intervertebral Assisted Motion” at M.P. Chapter of I.O.A Conference in 2007
  10. Presented paper on “Early Results of Cervical Disk Replacement” at M.P. Chapter of I.O.A Conference in 2007
  11. Was awarded Gold medal for Best Resident paperon “Clinicoradiological Correlation of Long Term Survival of Cemented Acetabular Cup” at M.P. Chapter of I.O.A Conference in 2005.
  12. Case presentation on “ Difficult Talus fractures and their management” at Indore Orthopedic Association Meet, India in 2004

Leadership skills

2004-2005

Chief Resident (Demonstrator)

1999-2002

Was Class Representative in Medical School

2000-2001

Was Vice-President of Students Union in Medical School

Competitions & Scholarships

2005

Silver Medal
Resident Quiz
MP State Orthopedics Conference

2004

Silver Medal
Resident Quiz
MP State Orthopedics Conference

1997-2002

Medical School Scholarship

Registration & Professional Affiliation

2013-2016

Minnesota Medical Board

2012-2014

College of Physician and Surgeons of Nova Scotia

2010 -2012

College of Physician and Surgeons of Ontario
Post Graduate Educational License

2003

Medical Council Of India
Full Registration

2009 -2011

Australian Health Practioner Regulation Agency
(Victoria and South Australia Medical Board) Limited Registration

Associate Member:

Canadian Orthopaedic Association

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

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