We arrange training on pain management for interested doctors. It is arranged in association with AESCULAP ACADEMY. Apart from our popular two weeks Fellowship on Pain Management we are organizing other Aesculap Academy courses on Pain Management. Here eminent faculties in the field of pain management train the participants on different aspects of pain management. Stresses are given to the practical aspect of interventional pain management. There will be few hands-on session too.
Eligibility: Applicant must be a medical graduate (MBBS/MD) from any recognized university. He must have other qualifications. It varies in different courses.
Course Highlights for all courses:
Extensive didactic lectures.
How to examine a patient with pain?
Live demonstration of cases.
Hands-on mannequin practice under C-arm.
Participants will get adequate time to practice with mannequin under C-arm to learn the interventional pain management procedures. 20-25 procedures will be demonstrated on mannequin. Participants can choose 10-12 procedures of their choice to practice these for longer time. This is applicable for all the courses, though types of interventions vary with different courses.
Course language: English
Course Director: Dr. Gautam Das is the Chief Executive Editor of Indian Journal of Pain which is the official journal of ISSP (Indian chapter of International Association for Study of Pain). He is ex-Chairman of Indian, Iran, SriLanka & Pakistan chapter of World Institute of Pain. He is the Director of Aesculap Academy Pain Management course where more than eight hundred specialist doctors of different speciality from all around the world have been trained in Interventional Pain Management.
Other Faculty Members: Dr. (Prof) A. Rudra Prof & Head of the Dept. of Anaesthesiology, KPC Medical college Kolkata, India Dr. (Prof) A. Mitra Ex-Prof & Head of the Dept. of Anaesthesiology, R. G. Kar Medical college Kolkata, India Dr. Subrata Roy is In-charge of pain clinic, KPC Medical college Kolkata, India Dr. (Prof) Ramapati Sanyal is In-charge of pain clinic Thakurpukur Cancer Hospital, Kolkata, India. He is Associate Prof of Anaesthesiology and pain management of Kishangunj Medical College. Dr. Subrata Goswami is In-charge of pain clinic, Maniktala and Sealdah ESI Hospital, Kolkata, India Dr. S. S. Dalai is chief of Interventional Radiology, Seven Hills Hospital, Visag, AP, India Dr. Saurav Iswarari: Specialist in Physical Medicine and rehabilitation, N. R. S. Medical College Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan: Pain Physician, Chennai Dr. M. N. Basumallick: Orthopedic Surgeon, Consultant, Apollo Hospital Kolkata Dr. Saumitra Basu: Consultant Psychiatrist, Kolkata Dr. Pankaj Surange: Pain Physician, New Delhi Dr. Palak Mehta: Pain Physician, Ahmedabad
How to apply: Send your short CV with address, choice of course & month along with following documents:
1. Copy of your highest academic qualification.
2. One passport sized photograph.
3. Residence proof (copy of passport is the best).
4. One recommendation letter in the letterhead from any of the following persons for all Indian participants:
a) Head of his/her Institution.
b) Principal, Superintendent or Head of the departments of the Hospital where he/she is presently working.
Details of Payments and Confirmation of Registration:
Once enrollment is confirmed from our end, all participants should pay course fee to confirm registration. Payment of course fee should be made by cash or demand draft drawn in favor of "DARADIA, THE PAIN CLINIC" payable at Kolkata. Payments should reach us prior to due date mentioned at website at the following address: "Daradia, The Pain Clinic; Concord Tower, 2nd floor, 92/2A Bidhan Nagar Road, Ultadanga, Besides Coal India Rohini, Kolkata 700067, West Bengal, India." International participants may send course fee by Bank Transfer.
International participants should mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
All Indian participants must pay course by Demand Draft (or cash) only, they should mail us at email@example.com.
Payment of non-refundable & non-transferable registration fee (Rs. 4000.00 for Indian and USD 250.00 for International doctors) confirms registration & should be paid by demand draft or cash (bank transfer for International participants only) during enrollment. Remaining part of course fee (plus applicable Govt taxes) can be paid on reporting by cash or demand draft.
Applicable Govt taxes need to be paid with all course fees additionally.
Accommodation need to be arranged by the participants at their own or, they may stay at our hostel free of cost on sharing with other course participants. Our hotel is at apartments, about 11 km away from clinic, 5 km from airport. Hostel has furnished rooms only for course participants. Every other facilities need to arranged by participants. Electricity is also chargable based on avarage meter reading. It takes 20 min by car and 35 min by bus to reach our pain clinic. Complimentary accommodation can be provided till it is avialable at hostel on first come first serve basis to first 6 applicants in each batch.
Those who need accommodation close to our pain clinic at hotel or guest house with better facilities, may write us or call us at +91 33 65555506, or they can arrange accommodation by their own.
Schedule for forthcoming courses with current status of availability of seats:
Schedule of future 2 weeks' courses:
5th Jan -17th Jan 2015
9th Feb - 21st Feb 2015
2nd Mar -14th March 2015
30th Mar - 11th April 2015
11th May - 23rd May 2015
1st June - 13th June 2015
29th June - 11th July 2015
7th Sept - 19th Sept 2015
3 months course is scheduled in every month.
Schedule of course at Bandung, Indonesia, in association with Padjadjaran University, Bandung Indonesia.
5 Days' Advanced course 2nd - 6th May 2015
Other courses will be announced later. Participants can apply for these announced courses only.
are taken in each month. They might
continue longer than 3 months in multiple of 3 months if they wish. They can arrange accommodation by their own, or may stay at our hostel on sharing basis free of cost.
fee: For 1st 3 months Rs.75000.00
for Indians & USD 3250.00 for International
participants. Applicable Govt taxes (12.36%) need to be paid
weeks "Introductory Course on Interventional Pain Management"
for Indians & USD 850.00 for International participants plus
applicable Govt taxes
days’ Advanced course & Workshop
This is an advanced course for those who are already in pain practice to learn advanced procedures & for exam preparation. Complimentary shared accommodation for 4 nights at our hostel will be provided to first 6 registrations. Other participants need to stay outside at their own cost.
fees: Rs.28000.00 for Indians & USD 1500.00 for International participants plus applicable Govt taxes(12.36%).
Assured shared accommodation, complientary airport pick up/drop, free WIFI, local telephone will provided to all international participants. One english spoken clinic's official will be provided to take care of each 4 international participants.
made course & Workshop
is one to one instruction with flexibility of course duration and
contents depending on participant’s present knowledge and
can be started any time according to suitability of both sides.
varies according to duration and content.
Comments made by some of the participants of different courses organised by DARADIA Dr. Anthony Josheph Espinet DA, MD, FRCS, FRCA, FFPM (Specialist, Pain Medicine, Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Queensland, Australia): It is a very good and practical course .. for new pain specialists as well as for senior pain specialists wanting extra information and experience in advanced procedures. I am an practicing pain specialist and I shall be adding the procedures seen and learnt here. Dr Gautam Das is a very good teacher... I would recommend this course to others.
Dr. Mohammad Rahman MD, FAAPMR (Specialist in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, New York, USA): The course in one word is "EXCELLENT". The course content is perfect and Dr. Das's teaching method is very hand's-on and real life oriented. His dedication to advancement of Pain Medicine Discipline is admirable and encouraging for new generation of Pain Practitioner.
Dr. Awishul I. B. Gazali MD (Dept. of Anesthesiology, Hospital Taiping, MALAYSIA): It is an excellent and very informative course. It reduced my fear to start new intervention techniques ... exposed me to a new dimension on how to treat chronic pain patients.
Dr. Md. Abu Bakar Siddiq FCPS (Specialist in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, BANGLADESH): I have been trained in Daradia on Interventional Pain Management. If anybody is interested to take such kind of training she/he can choose it as the venue of training without any hesitation. This training is simply excellent.
Dr. E. A. R. A. Gadir MD, PG Diploma in pain management(UK) (Pain Physician, Sudan): The course content is excellent. It gave me more than I was expecting and I found what I did not found in another course of pain management.
Dr. Yusuk Mangara (Neurologist, Jakarta, Indonesia): The course covered most of common pain disorder. I shall recommend this course it has covered what we need to learn about interventional pain management.
Dr. Hisham M. N. Ben Shaban (Neurosurgeon, Tripoli, Libya): I strongly recommend others to participate this course as the procedures and approach are scientific. This course is practical and very useful for me.
Dr. B. N. Nabi (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Iran): It is a very excellent course. I came here twice. Though there was opportunity to get training from Europe, I preferred Kolkata to learn more. I stayed here for more than 2 months after completing the course.
Dr. Cezmi Turk (Neurosurgeon, Istanbul, Turkey): My expectations are fulfilled more than enough. I am happy and satisfied about the course.
Dr. Mohamed Maan A. Shinnawy MD, PhD (Pain Physician, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ): I would like to express my honest gratitude for Daradia Pain Clinic Team who made me enjoy ....Course & Workshop. Surely, I shall advice any colleague who is interested in pain management to have a visit to such a Technically Advanced Pain Clinic in India.
Dr. Nafez Shelbayeh MD (Anaesthesiologist and Pain PhysicianAmman/Jordan): It is my pleasure that I have attended this dedicated refresher course that you have organized, it has aplenty of information and practical skills that we have captured. The second thing: your hospitality is very great. Thank you and your faculty, I think Daradia Pain Clinic is the proper place to learn and practice interventional pain. Third thing: this course has improved my practical skills & patient exam very well.
Thank you all for your kindness, hospitality and knowledge.
Dr. Kawsar Sardar (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Dhaka, Bangladesh): My expectation was to learn basic things of Interventional Pain Management. I have got more than my expectations.
Dr. Ali A. Younis (Rheumatologist, Mosul, Iraq): It is a very useful course, we learnt a lot, more than we expected. Dr. Gautam Das is a great teacher. He taught us not only most kinds of Interventional Pain Management Procedures (though it is the most charming part), but also a rational approach to manage a patient with pain and selection of cases for particular interventions. After fellowship I stayed for another 4 months to learn more.
Dr. Peter Tisovsky (Spine surgeon, Slovakia, Europe): It is an excellent course, I would definitely recommend others to participate. Thanks organizer for these two useful weeks.
Dr. Tasneem Ladha (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Dubai): This is a good exposure for interventional pain management. Practical approach to pain is very good.
Dr. S. Reza (Physiatrist, Babol, Iran): It is a very excellent course; I shall definitely recommend others to participate the course.
Dr. N.B.A. Attaey (Spine surgeon, Kuwait): It is an excellent and useful course, I learned more than I expected.
Dr. Aslam Sher Khan (Anaesthesiologist, Bahrain): My expectations are fulfilled, I shall recommend other to participate the course.
Dr. Mohammed Arshad Ali (Anaesthesiologist, Bahrain): My expectations are more than fulfilled, I shall definitely recommend other to participate the course as it is a very good learning experince.
Dr. Adel Said Elmalah (Interventional Radiologist, Egypt): It is an excellent and beneficial course. After completing course I feel that I can start Interventional Pain Management.
Dr. Sujit K. S. Gautam (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Lucknow, UP): I think this is the only course in India providing such an excellent and informative orientation to interventional pain management. One must attend this course before starting his/her pain clinic.
Dr. Chetan Chhajed (Orthopaedics and spine surgeon, Ahmednagar, MH): My concepts regarding back-pain and it's management have been completely
revolutionized, (as I cannot say only changed.) I would strongly recommend it to all orthopedic surgeons as well as others dealing with pain. I myself would definitely like to come back to learn more.
Dr. M. Srendra ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Bangalore): It is an excellent, informative and educative course.
Dr. Abhijit Dam ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Bokaro, Jharkhand): A must for anesthesiologists & orthopedic surgeons.
Dr. A. K. Khan. (Rheumatologist, Hyderabad, AP): This is a good course with good exposure to clinical material. Dr. Das is a very good and humble teacher and never tired of answering.
Dr. Palak Modi. (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Ahmedabad): I wanted to learn Pain Practice thoroughly and the course fulfilled my expectation. Now I can say that I can start my own pain clinic.
Dr. Neena Naik Thosar (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Nagpur): It is an excellent course which was beyond my expectations.
Dr. Archana Roy (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Kolkata): This course partially fulfilled my expectations because of short duration of the course and course content is much more.
Dr. R. S. Undirwade (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, MH): This course is a wonderful experience of my life.......this is because of unavailability of such training courses and teacher like Dr. Gautam Das.
Dr. R. N. Biswas (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Kolkata): It is an excellent course....nothing to add.
Dr. Arti Darda (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Nagpur): It is very good course and more than my expectation.
Dr. S. Ramaiah (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Bangalore): It is very good and very useful course.
Dr. Abdul Qayam. (Orthopaedics & Spine Surgeon, Srinagar, J&K): It is an excellent, exhaustive, practical course touching all most all aspects of pain management.
Dr. Shobha Pareek. ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Jodhpur, Rajastan): this course is too good. I wish they could add it in the P.G. curriculum of Anesthesia at medical collage in pain clinic & PAC clinics.
Dr. Rochak Tater. (Orthopaedics & Spine Surgeon, Rajasthan): My expectations were fulfilled and this course helped me a lot.
Dr. Amit N. Yannawar. (Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Hyderabad, AP): This course covers maximum Interventions which a pain physician can do routinely. Dr. Das take care of each student individually and give enough time for all of us.
Dr. S. K. Sharma (Physician, Ujjain, MP): This course shall make participants to explore the new horizons in pain practice.
Dr. Kiran J. Jayswal ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Surat, Gujrat): This is a wonderful experience of my life, up till now I had. What I learned I think may not be possible anywhere else.
Dr. Prashant Bajpai ( Orthopaedics and spine surgeon, New Delhi): I learned about Daradia through Internet & luckily go the opportunity to learn from one of the best in our country. The teaching methods were excellent; all questions were answered & doubts were cleared in such a methodical way that words are sufficient to describe the experience.
Dr. Lokesh Gagrani ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Kota, Rajsthan): My expectations were fulfilled more than I thaught.
Dr.N. Rajkumar ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Coimbatore, TN): It is a fantastic course with adequate stress on clinical and interventional aspect of pain.
Dr. Jogesh Godbole ( Orthopaedics and spine surgeon, Baroda, Gujrat): This was an eye opener course for me. All practical aspects were covered very nicely. Detailed discussion of procedures helped me immensely in solving most of my doubts.
Dr. N. Karthik Babu ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Chennai, TN): It is a fabulous course for everyone interested in pain management. Dr. Das's knowledge, skill and teaching is inspiring.
Dr. Sachin P. Lohiya (Physician, Aurangabad, MH): It is a good and lifetime experience.
Dr. Damam ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Hyderabad, AP): It is an excellent course... By attending this course one can get confidence to start a pain clinic and outlook towards pain will change from complex to simple one.
Dr. Subhash Chand ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Siliguri, West Bengal): Learning Pain management here was far beyond, what I expected before coming this place....I shall be immensely benefited.
Dr. Dhaval Mehta ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Baroda, Gujrat): I do not have any words to describe this course. It was thoroughly informative both theoretically and practically. I never expected that it would be such a wonderful experience before coming here.
Dr. Santosh Tripathi ( Neurologist and Pain Physician, Gwalior, MP): Nicely condensed, yet detailed course...best in the country...would advice all other to attend it.
Dr. P. Sunil Gavaskar ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Chennai): It was an excellent experience. This course gave a deep understanding on pain.
Dr. G. Venkateswarlu ( Anaesthesiologist and Pain Physician, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh): After completeing the course, I am very happy to get the confidence to start a new Pain Clinic.
Dr. Anirban Rashid (Kolkata, West Bengal): Its an excellent experience for me because I have a new sphere of the world open for me to practice pain.
Dr. Vishal Bhatia (Orthopaedics and spine surgeon, New Delhi): There is only one word to describe this course-"EXCELLENT". It has totally changed my
concepts about management of pain.
Dr. Vijoy Kapoor(Gurgaon, Haryana) If you really want to do good and ethical pain practice, this course is for you...This course is very well organized. The in-depth knowledge of Dr. Gautam Das makes this course a wonderful experience.
Dr. Kamini Rao(Vishakhapattanam, AP) It is very impressive course with good blend of theory and practice. I feel I took right decision by selecting this course.
Dr. Tulsidas Bhattacharya (Kolkata, West Bengal): Dr. Gautam Das is excellent in live Demonstration of interventional pain management procedures especially during advanced procedure.....The course will help the trainee to practice interventional pain medicine with confidence.
Dr. C. R. Das (Mumbai): Its an excellent course and I learned more than I expected. Workshop is innovative and excellent. After completion of the course I am confident of performing more than 50% of common pain management procedures.
Dr. Gautam Shah (Orthopaedics and spine surgeon, Dhule, MH): I came here at DARADIA with only ozone nucleolysis in mind, but after attending the course
my concept for pain management has completely shifted. I learned how to treat spine pathology without operating. I recommend each and every orthopedic and neurosurgeon
to attend this course. It is a must for all of them.
Dr. P. D. Rath (New Delhi): It is a very useful course for the beginners. Dr. Gautam Das is a very good teacher, clinician and interventional pain specialist.
Dr. (Maj) Pankaj N Surange (New Delhi): In a very informative, stimulating and well organized Fellowship of 15 days; Dr Gautam Das has given us an in-depth understanding and knowledge of assessment and evaluation of pain patient and the description of the management protocols of various pain states. I salute his dedication in advancement of the Art and Science of this new branch of medical science of Interventional Pain Management.
Dr. Saurav Iswarari (Kolkata, WB): Its an excellent course and I learned more than I expected. It gave me the confidence to perform most of the Interventional Pain Management Procedures.
Dr. M. C. Sahoo (Ranchi, Jharkhand): Its an excellent and useful course and I learned more than I expected. Duration of the course is also too short to cover the whole subject. It should be of 6 weeks duration.
Dr. Lavkush Pandey (New Delhi): It is an excellent course. Overall it was a wonderful experience and I'm thankful to GOD that he gave us a teacher like Dr. Gautam Das.
Dr. Nirmalys Das (Murshidbad, WB): I shall remain grateful to Dr. Gautam Das for introducing me to a new avenue of medical science. The course is simply fantastic.
Dr. Anant Patel (Ahmedabad, Gujrat): It is an excellent learning experience and we got one of the best teacher ever. We are thankful to Dr. Gautam Das for all his efforts and hospitality.
Dr. K. Raghabendra (Chennai): It is very rewarding experience and we had the opportunity to see and learn from an expert pain physician. We have learnt the proper approach to diagnosis and management of chronic & acute painful conditions.
Dr. K. Vijoy Kumar (Hyderabad): My expectation (...management of backache...) is fulfilled.
Dr. Ashok Jadon (Jamshedpur): Practical course exposure was excellent. I am going to start Facet joint block, Transforaminal inj. from the first day and other interventions later.
Dr. Chinmoy Roy (Imphal,Manipur): It is a very useful course which fulfilled my expectation. Course fee is very much reasonable.
Dr. Vinoy Somya (Simla, HP): The course reached more than my expectation and I shall start all lumber procedures.
Dr. R. S. Kumar (Chennai): It is a very good course for spine pain management.
Dr. Vaibhav S. Kamath (Mumbai): Its an excellent course and very good learning experience. It cover details of pain process, application of clinical judgment in selecting cases for interventions particularly under C-arm.
Dr. Sujit Singh (Pilbhit, UA): I learned a lot in Interventional Pain Management. It is very good informative course. Sir (Dr.Gautam Das) works very hard to clarify all the questions of their students.
Dr. Vivek Chakole (Nagpur, MH): The fellowship on Interventional Pain Management was really wonderful and I think it may change my life & carrier from anaesthesiologist to interventional pain specialist. Dr. Das's knowledge and skill of intervention is the best and helpful for the community like any thing. The days of fellowship not only improved our knowledge but also improved our personality & attitude towards life. I am really thankful to Dr Das and DARADIA: The Pain Clinic.
Dr. Keyur D. Shah (Ahmedabad, Gujrat): I learned a lot from the course. I love to come again.
Dr. Madhujeet Gupta (Delhi): The course has been designed very well. It is truly a rewarding experience.
Dr. Anup Dutta (Gauhati, Assam): Excellent course..I got more than my expectations.
Dr. Shashidhar S. K. (Bangalore, Karnataka): It is one of the best programs of pain management.....
Dr. Mayank Chansoria (Jabalpur, MP): It is well planned and very useful course of pain management.....it is a must attend course for all pain physician.
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