Dear friends 2017 is ending soon,
it was indeed a year full of happenings.
Two most important things happened in the beginning and end of the year 2017, beginning by having been selected for the L.H .Hiranadani oration in AOICON 2017 in Kolkata(the National ENT conference) .This was a long cherished dream to deliver this prestigious oration .In this national conference my book written with Dr.Priya Chaube -Cadaveric dissection in Rhinoplasty was released .It was my 4th book on the subject and I sincerely hope it contributes to learning process of my junior colleagues .
The 2nd Most important thing happened in the end of the year is the Royal College of surgeons of Edinburgh ,conferred me with the coveted Honorary FRCS degree and My designation changed from Dr.Baser To Mr.Baser as per tradition in the UK
A lot of thing happened in between I was given the Rhinoplasty surgeon of the year award under the heath care excellence award by Radio My FM ,same month I was invited as faculty in the Rhinoplasty workshop along with Dr.Aireza Mesabhai (Iran)&Mr Santdeep Paun ,UK by Dr.Sunil Tanwar in the Pink city Jaipur memorable course and hospitality .
In march I was invite in Bahrain to operate on some challenging Rhinoplasty cases at the Royal Bahrain hospital by my friend Dr.Ghareeb
In April I was invited at the Dhaka medical college Bangladesh for a international Rhinoplasty workshop ,this was my 4th Visit to Bangladesh and I operated on large number of cases from morning 9 a.m to evening 8.30 p.m ,the patience of the delegates for the exhaustive sessions was appreciable.
I enjoyed operating and teaching in the workshop at the Dhaka medical college after 3 visits now I rember most hospital staff by name , thanks to Prof.Mohiuddin Khan for organising this excellent course ,
In April only we had our Annual Rhinoplasty and Facial plastic surgery workshop at Akash Hospital ,Indore nearly 100 delegates from 6 countries participated and we had the privilege to host Prof Igniazo Taska from Italy and Prof.Migul from Portugal in Indore
In the hot summer of June we organised A live surgery workshop on Cochlear Implant by veria Technique -Incidentally Akash Hospital is a recognised centre for CI program of Govt of India and MP government ,thanks to my colleague and associate Dr.Pragati Shubha for her active interest in running the program .
In the month of July I was invited as faculty in 6th Pan Asia Academy conference in Shiraz Iran where I delivered 4 guest lecture. It was memorable conference well organised by My friend Dr.Alireza .
In august I was invited by well known plastic surgeon Prof.Balakrisnan from Chennai we were 3 faculty ,Prof,Gilbert(Holland),Prof .Jung (Korea),Brajendra Baser,(India),3 of us operated 18 challenging Rhinoplasty cases in 3 days,15 guest lecture, 120 delegates (117 Plastic surgeons & 3 ENT surgeons),
The Doyen of Indian ENT Prof.K.K.Ramalingam was the Chief guest in the inauguration ceremony .
In August I celebrated my birthday with 25 deaf mute kids who had their Cochlear Implant operation at the Akash Hospital ,it was very satisfying to see smile on faces of these children ,gave a great sense of satisfaction ,
In September I was invited as faculty in the European Academy of Facial Plastic surgery annual conference in Lisbon Portugal where I delivered 3 guest lectures and chaired 2 sessions .met many friends specially Mr. Munish Shandilya facial plastic surgeon from Ireland who hired a Mercedes and took me and Santddep Paun for a Lisbon sight seeing tour ,Santeep was bit upset after the election and this trip was stress buster for him .Thanks Munish for the hospitality .
September only I visited the Royal Baharin hospital again to operate some interesting noses.
In November I was invited by the AOI Lucknow branch for a CME on Rhinoplasty ,It was a hurricane task to speak alone for 3 hours and keep the audience binding but great audience and the hall was full till late night. Thanks to the receptive audience and their interest in Rhinoplasty and Facial Plastic surgery
I have two associates now at the Akash Hospital Indore and 3 of us are running 4 clinics and the CI program. Dr.Pragati Shubha is with us for a while but Dr.Sandeep Bhukar Joined us recently and he is a useful addition to Akash Hospital .
This year I have an additional responsibility to work as Visiting consultant Bhatia Hospital ,Mumbai where I will be doing Facial Plastic clinics and operative work regularly
Though it was difficult to balance between private practice, running a Hospital, Responsibilities of professorship in the SAIMS medical college, Family responsibility and travelling but I enjoyed every bit of it.
I hope the new year 2018 brings more Joy and happiness to all friends
Wishing you all a very happy new year
Prof. Dr.Brajendra Baser