Indian Spinal Injuries Centre is a super speciality hospital set-up under a cooperation programme between the Government of India and Government of Italy. This 153 bedded hospital was conceived for management of spinal injuries and various spinal ailments and is recognized by the Government of India as a tertiary level hospital in this regard. It also caters to ailments pertaining to specialities required for spinal injury management like orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, urology and plastic surgery. The hospital has one of the largest rehabilitation centres in Asia. With the latest state-of-the-art diagnostics and surgical equipment and a highly qualified team of doctors and paramedical staff who have all been trained at the world’s best institutions, ISIC has become a major referral Centre. Patients not only come from across India, but also from all over the world.
The Spine Service of the hospital takes care of all spinal ailments and the turnover comprises of trauma – 33.2%, disc pathologies – 27.4%, degenerative pathologies – 15.8%, deformity – 5.8%, infections – 6%, tumors – 3.4%, myelopathy – 3.7% and others – 4.4%.
The service runs a two-year Fellowship programme in Spine Surgery accredited by the National Board of Examinations, Govt. of India. It also runs a three month Fellowship.