MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Dr. S. S. Sankhala is working as Professor & Unit Head, Orthospine Unit in Department of Orthopaedics, S.M.S. Medical College & Hospital, Jaipur in Rajasthan State. He was medical Officer Incharge at rural peripheral Center & then Civil Assistant Surgeon in Department of Orthopaedics, MG Hospital, Jodhpur in 1985 to May 1987. Since 2nd June 1987, he is working as a teacher in SMS Medical College, Jaipur on the post of Assistant Profession (topped Public Service Commission in 1988), then in 1999 on meritorious basis selected as Associate Professor & since Oct 2009, as Professor in the same institution under the stalwarts like Late Dr. J.C.Sharma, Professor & Head & then Principal & Controller SMS Medical College & attached hospitals, Jaipur (Rajasthan). I received various honors namely NEUROBION E-MERCK FELLOWSHIP AWARD (1987), JOHNSON & JHONSON Inland Travelling FELLOWSHIP AWARD (1992) & was Guest Speaker in (1) National Conference of MYCETOMA & SIHAM held in Jodhpur (1998) and in (2) Indian Radio-Imaging CME held at Jaipur (1998). More than 13 Scientific Research papers have been published in my credit in different Journals of National, International & State repute & more than 16 papers presented in National Conferences held at various places in India, even more than a dozen papers in different State Conferences. I was Co-investigator in the Research Project "An Epidemiologic Study of Mycetoma in Rajasthan" grant from ICMR (1980 - 1983) & investigator in the State research Project "Effect of Drugs in Fluorosis affected Adults" (2006-2008). Since postgraduation & then during service of last 29 years (inclusive of 25 years of teaching medical faculty in SMS Medical College & attached hospitals), different routine, emergency & complex Specialty Orthopaedic Surgeries was performed by me inclusive of talus fractures, orthofix-monorail fixation application in nonunion long bones (infected & non infected), high tibial osteotomies. Along with these, since the last five years, nearly 300 spine surgeries were performed in different spinal ailments. Eight orthopedic postgraduate candidates guided under me & succeed in Master's degree with a thesis by each one on different subjects, at present, three residents are in such process.