Dr. Girish Datar Profile | Center For Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Dr. Girish Datar is a Qualified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes (Fellowship Trained) in diagnosing and treating the causes of back pain and sciatica from painful degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine, particularly herniated discs, bulging discs with annular tears, Lateral & foraminal stenosis. The technique he uses has proven to be very effective in relieving both back and leg pain. Dr. Girish Datar can target and visualize the pain generator with an endoscope, using imaging as a guide& confirming the source of pain with diagnostic and therapeutic injections. He is among the first to use endoscopically guided lasers in spine in India.

The technique used by Dr. Girish Datar avoids injury to normal spinal anatomy while targeting the source of pain in Lumbar spine. The procedure continues to evolve, and is taught in the Cadaveric Workshops, Training & fellowship program directed by Dr. Girish Datar onsite at the Centre for Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Sushruta Hospital for Orthopaedics & Traumatology (CESS-SHOT) & Advanced learning Centre MS Ramaiah, Bangalore.Additionally, Dr. Girish Datar is a lecturer and author of many scientific publications, Scientific Meetings on Endoscopic Spine Surgery. He is a International & National Faculty on Endoscopic Spine Surgery.

Dr. Girish Datar served as the National Convener for Endoscopic Spine Surgery at the IOACON (Indian Orthopedic Association Annual Conference) 2017 &Currently Co Director of Medical Education at the International Endoscopic Therapy Spine Society (IETSS). He is on the Editorial board of International Journal of Spine Surgery & Indian Journal of Pain.

Dr. Girish Datar travels extensively Nationally & Internationally giving workshops, teaching and lecturing.
Medical Graduation - India
Speciality Orthopedics - India
Endoscopic Spine Surgery - “YESS Fellow” with Dr. Anthony Yeung at Desert Institute for Spine Care (DISC), Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Fellow Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery - St. Anna’s Hospital, Herne, Cologne, Germany.
Fellow Interventional Spine – Marie Stern Hospital, Remagen, Cologne, Germany
Fellow Interventional Pain Management – Aesculap Academy
Speciality Training in Percutaneous Instrumentation in Spine at the National University of Singapore (NUHS)
Fellow PaediatricOrthopaedics – Mumbai.
Practicing Endoscopic Spine Surgeon and Interventional Spine and Pain Management Specialist - 08 Years Practicing Paediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at Sushruta Hospital for Orthopaedics& Traumatology, Miraj for the last 17 Years. Speciality Consultant - Bharathi Vidyapeth, Deemed University Medical College & Hospital, Sangli - 05 Years
Transforaminal Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Local Anaesthesia Interlaminar Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery Transforaminal & Interlaminar Full Endoscopic Decompression of Spinal Stenosis Endoscopic Foraminoplasty&Annuloplasty Percutaneous Spinal Instrumentation Percutaneous minimally invasive Intradiscal Procedures Interventional Pain Management Procedures Radiofrequency Pain Management Procedures Epidural Neuromodulation - DRG PRF, DREZ Lesion, Dorsal Horn Lesion Complete spectrum of Paediatric Orthopedic Problems Traumatic Conditions of bones, joints & Epiphysis, Metabolic derangements – Rickets, MPS etc, Idiopathic Paediatric Orthopedic conditions – Perthes disease etc., Infective Problems – Septic Arthritis, Osteomyelitis, Reconstructive Surgeries – DDH, CTEV, Congenital absence of bones and shortening, Children’s Orthopedic Emergencies, Advanced Surgical Techniques – Ring fixator, Bone Transport, Deformity Corrections, Hip reconstruction, Pelvic reconstructive surgeries & Policization., Neuromuscular disorders – Post Polio Residual deformity correction, tendon transfer, Post MMC deformity correction & OSSCS (Orthopedic Selective Spasticity Control Surgery) for Children & adults with Cerebral palsy.
  • Interventional Pain Management: A Practical Approach - 2nd Edition (2015) Jaypee Publication. Chapter 50- Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy - Dr. Girish Datar
  • Technical Consideration of Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery in Central Herniation, Indian journal of Pain. Authors: Dr. Girish Datar, Dr. Ajit Shinde, Dr. Kalyan Bomakantti
  • Lateral Recess Epidurography and Block, ACMISST 2017 (Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques), Bangkok, Thailand. Authors: Dr. C Palanikumar, Dr. Girish Datar
  • Transforaminal Endoscopic Fragmentectomy Techniques for Migrated Herniations - Modified Classification & Treatment Guidelines, ACMISST 2017 (Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques), Bangkok, Thailand.Authors: Dr. Prasad Patgaonkar, Dr. Girish Datar
  • Transforaminal Endoscopic Fragmentectomy Techniques for Migrated Herniations - Modified Classification & Treatment Guidelines - Poster, ACMISST 2017 (Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques), Bangkok, Thailand.Authors: Dr. Prasad Patgaonkar, Dr. Girish Datar
  • 2nd World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques at Bahia, Brazil. Title: Clinical correlates of Annular tears, August 2012. Authors: Datar GP, Gore SR
  • 42nd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, 2004 Feb, held at Jaipur, India. Title: Physiotherapeutic approach following (OSSCS) orthopedic selective Spasticity control surgery in the management of CP. Authors: Bhagwat SL, Datar G P, Joshi JN, Holkar SV.
  • 19th Annual Conference of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association held at Solapur. Title: OSSCS in the orthopedic management of cerebral palsy.Authors: Datar G P., Joshi J N., Holkar S V.
  •    13th Annual Conference of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association held at Nagpur.Title: Our Experience with Wagner s external fixator for the management of complex Tibial fractures.Authors: Datar G P., Hardikar SM, Prakash S.
  • Operating Faculty & Training Director for the 9th 2 weeks training Program at the Centre for Endoscopic Spine Surgery & Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Sushruta Hospital For Orthopaedics & Traumatology, Miraj, India, November 2017.
  • Faculty & Course Organising Chairman for the 9th International Operative, Cadaveric Workshop, & Training Course on Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures & Interventional Spinal Pain Management, MS Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre, Bangalore- Nov 2017.
  • Invited International Guest Speaker at the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute & Research Centre, Central South University 1st & 2nd Xiangya Hospital, Changsha, China 2017 to speak on Advanced techniques in Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery& Decompression of Spinal Stenosis.
  • Invited to be the National Convener for Endoscopic Spine Surgery at the 62nd Annual Congress of Indian Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Indore, India 2017 December
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker at the Neuro Spine Surgeons Association’s (NSSA) Annual Congress, SPINE 2017 held at New Delhi 2017 to speak on Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression of Lateral Canal Stenosis.
  • Invited International Guest Speaker at the Third People ’s Hospital, Zhengzhou, China 2017 to speak on Advanced techniques in Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Invited International Guest Speaker at the Beijing Chou Yang Hospital, Beijing, China 2017 to speak on Advanced techniques in Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Invited International Guest Speaker at the Beijing Rehabilitation Centre Hospital, Beijing, China 2017 to speak on Advanced techniques in Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker at the Regional Orthopedic Congress in Hangzhou, China 2017 to speak on Transforaminal Decompression of Lateral Canal Stenosis - The Inside out & Outside in Technique
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker at the China Forum on Functional Neurosurgery, Beijing, China 2017
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker at the Taiwanese Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Society ’s Annual Congress, Taichung, Taiwan = 2017 to speak on Pain Generators in Lumbar Spine & Transforaminal Decompression of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Faculty & Guest Speaker at the 5th MSS Scientific Congress (Malaysia Spine Society), Melaka, Malaysia, 4-6 August 2017 to speak on Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Treatments & Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Invited International Faculty, Guest Speaker & Instructor for Cadaveric Workshop at ACMISST 2017 (Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery & Techniques) June/ July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand to talk on Pathogenesis & Development of Spinal Stenosis & Philosophy of Transforaminal Endoscopic Decompression.
  • Invited Operating Faculty & Guest Speaker at the Operative Workshop of East-West Medical Trust at Lilawati Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai. Operated 2 cases with live video display & delivered 01 talk on Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Invited Faculty & Guest Speaker at ‘ COLUNA RIO 2017 (XVI Brazilian Spine Society Congress, XIV Latin American Spine Society Congress, 1st BRICS Spine Meeting) April 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Delivered 05 Talks on Pathophysiology of Lumbar disc disease, Endoscopic Spine Surgery & Transforaminal Decompression of Canal Stenosis.
  • Invited Faculty, Guest Speaker & Instructor for Cadaveric Workshop on Endoscopic Spine Surgery at 33rd EgSA (33rd International Conference of the Egyptian Society of Anaesthesiologists & Pain, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Invited Faculty & Guest Speaker at TNOACON 2017 (Tamilnadu Orthopedic Association Annual Conference) Coimbatore (TN) - Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery (Video Session)
  • Felicitation at Indian Medical Association, Miraj Branch for Outstanding Achievement in the field of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, February 2017.
  • CME on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery SDOA, Sangli February 2017.
  • Invited Faculty & Guest Speaker ASSICON 2017 (Associations of Spine Surgeons of India), Hydrabad
  • Inducted Co.Director of Education - International Intradiscal Transforaminal Therapy Society (IITTSS)
  • Invited Guest Speaker at MATSCON 2016, Baramati, MH, INDIA.
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker 1st Asia-Pacific Transforaminal & Minimally Invasive Spine Meet (2016), Guangzhou, China.
  • Maxmore Spine Annual meeting (2016), Guangzhou, China.
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker at MISSICON 2016, New Delhi.
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker at the 4th ISASS / IITTSS Basic & Advanced Endoscopic ASC-MIS Spine Surgery Cadaver Course at Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (2016)
  • Inducted Life Member of International Intradiscal Transforaminal Therapy Society (IITTSS) & India Chapter Representative.
  • Editorial Board of International Journal of Spine Surgery & Indian Journal of Pain
  • Scientific Advisor to Nouvag - Switzerland, RS techniques - Germany & Euroline- India
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker - 5th World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Jeju Islands, Korea, June 2016
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker - Annual Congress of Asian Academy of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Goa, 2015 (Management of Lateral Canal and Foraminal Stenosis by Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery under Local Anaesthesia)
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker - Global Update on Pain, Mumbai, 2015
  • Faculty & Course Chairman - Operative Workshop on Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures & Interventional Spinal Pain Management, Bharati Hospital, Sangli, 2015
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker - International Conference on recent advances in Pain, Kolkata, 2015
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker - 30 th Annual Conference of Indian Society for Study of Pain, Chennai, 2015
  • Invited National Faculty & Guest Speaker - Annual Conference of Karnataka Orthopedic Association, Mysore, 2015
  • Invited International Faculty & Guest Speaker - ISMISS, Turkey, 2014
  • Faculty & Course Organising Chairman for the 1st to 8th International Operative, Cadaveric Workshop, & Training Course on Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Intradiscal Procedures & Interventional Spinal Pain Management, MS Ramaiah Advanced Learning Centre, Bangalore.
  • Faculty & Guest Speaker at The Endoscopic Spine Surgery Conference at Goa & Dervan.
  • Faculty & Guest Speaker at the Annual CME of the Deccan Surgical Society at Karad, Feb 2013 on Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
  • Faculty & Guest speaker at the Annual CME of Bagalkot Orthopedic Association on Management of Neglected and Relapsed Club foot, 2010.
  • Faculty & Guest speaker at the Annual conference of Indian Academy of Paediatrics Maharashtra State at Mahabaleshwar, November 2008.
  • Faculty & Guest speaker at the Annual conference of Maharashtra State Orthopedic Association at Mahabaleshwar, November 2008.
  • Faculty & Guest speaker at the 22nd Annual conference of Indian Academy of Paediatrics at Raichur, Karnataka on 1st & 2nd November 2003.
  • Faculty & Guest speaker on Surgical Management of Upper Limb Cerebral Palsy at MAHEPEDICS 2003, Department of Orthopaedics, KMC, Mangalore on 15th & 16th November 2003, CME on Paediatric orthopaedics.
  • Faculty & Guest Speaker on Orthopedic management of Cerebral Palsy – Work shop held at KLE College of Physiotherapy, Belgaum, 4th February 2007.
  • Guest speaker - Goa Orthopedic Association, Goa.
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics Mangalore Branch & Mangalore Orthopedic Association
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics – Malnad branch, Karnataka
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics – Bidar branch, Karnataka
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics – Kodagu branch, Karnataka
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics – Sangli branch, Maharashtra
  • Guest speaker - Indian association of Paediatrics – Kolhapur branch, Maharashtra
  • Guest speaker - Indian Medical Association – Akluj, Maharashtra
  • Guest speaker – Indian Medical Association - Baramati, Maharashtra
  • Guest speaker – Indian Association of Paediatrics – Satara, Maharashtra
  • Guest Speaker (Ozone Neucleolysis) – Indian Society for study of Pain, Sangli , Maharashtra
  • Proficiency Training in “Clinical Trials Management” and ICH -GCP in Clinical Trials.
  • Internal Auditor as per the standards of ISO 9001: 2000
  • CEO for an ISO 9001: 2000 Hospital for the last 18 years.

Experience of over 3500 procedures.

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