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Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging

Department of Radiology


Dr Ashwini Kulkarni MD
HOD, Department of Radiology


Dr Sanjay Desai MD DNB
Consultant Department of Radiology

The Department of Radiology (Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, Pune)

Facilities: Digital Radiography & Fluoroscopy, Ultrasonography, Doppler, BMD, Mammography, CT Scan (Two 128 slice), PET CT Scan, MRI (3T) for diagnostics. Interventions are also carried out with Ultrasonography and CT Guided biopsies, Cathlab procedures in relation to MSK Radiology like embolizations etc. are carried out.

The Radiology Fellowship Programme

Primary mission: To impart exclusive clinical training in CT, ultrasound, MR imaging and intervention in musculoskeletal-related pathology. Musculoskeletal imaging faculty is deeply committed to research and education.

Fellows rotate through all modalities and have dedicated research time as well. For diagnostic studies, the fellow will pre-report the cases which are then reviewed along with the mentor.


Two posts per session

The fellowship programme commences twice a year in the month of June and December every year.


Six Months from the joining date (after due completion of formalities including PC-PNDT registration, MCI / MMC registration / approval and HR formalities as required)

Minimum 8 hours per day for 6 days per week. This includes minimum of 10 hours for research purposes per week.

Selection Process

Evaluation of application forms filled by the candidate. Appilcation form fees is Rs. 1180/- (exclusive of bank charges).


  • Written paper 60 marks.
  • Personal Interview 40 marks.
  • Written paper will be mix up of spots, cases and objective questions. This will followed by personal interview taken by 3 people at one time
  • Results so obtained will be announced within one day.
  • International (Non-Indian) applicants to send their resume separately to mskraddmh@gmail.com. The fees and regualtion regarding the fellowship will be mailed to them individually.

Musculoskeletal Fellow Training Activities

  • To review and interpret radiography, USG, MRI and CT studies under direct faculty supervision.
  • To rotate in all the modalities in MSK radiology on a pre-decided time table.
  • To conduct routine follow-up of cases reported and correlate with operative findings and further course of treatment.
  • To perform methodical clinical research.
  • To attend weekly lectures given by mentors as also to actively involve in teaching DNB students.
  • Weekly / monthly multidisciplinary conferences at the hospital.
  • To present paper / poster / relevant research tool in as many academic programs and conferences at local, state, national and international events as possible during the tenure.
  • Learning Outcome

To achieve academic and clinical Competency (details provided)

Completion Criteria

End of the term assessment evaluation with an examination having written and oral components after review of fellow’s publication and research work, participation in academic activities and ‘Log Book’.

This fellowship program aims that fellows should leave this program with the confidence and skill to practice Musculoskeletal Radiology Imaging as a career anywhere at the highest level.

On successful completion, the candidate will be awarded a duly signed certificate of having completed the fellowship and obtained the expertise in the field of MSK Radiology from Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital.

All completed applications and supporting documentation should be submitted before due date by email only to the address provided:

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Dr. Sanjay Desai
Department of Radiology
Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital & Research Center
Erandwane, Pune- 411014