“8th National Midterm CME-ISPR 2017” to be organized in the city

Columbia Asia Radiology Group in association with Indian Society of Paediatric Radiology (ISPR) is organising the “8th National Midterm CME-ISPR 2017” on 25th June, 2017, Sunday, at Columbia Asia Hospital, Whitefield. The event will focus on talks and discussions themed around ‘Paediatric Neuroradiology’.

8th National Midterm CME-ISPR 2017

The conference has been planned focussing radiologists and is aimed to demonstrate relevant key anatomy, concepts in embryology, unique imaging challenges with solutions to handle and easy systematic approaches.

“We are happy and honoured to host this prestigious event. We look forward to a series of engaging and brain storming sessions, discussions, knowledge sharing and knowledge enhancement on radiology through these sessions,” said Dr. Nandakumar Jairam, Chairman, CEO and Group Medical Director, Columbia Asia Hospitals, India.

“The event will provide delegates a platform to gain knowledge and interact with the top specialists in this niche area of radiology. There will be interactive sessions oriented towards enriching knowledge of radiologists, particularly in the field of Paediatric Neuroradiology, which is considered a difficult speciality,” said Dr. Harsha Chadaga, Organizing Chairman ISPR, HOD Columbia Asia Radiology Group.

“Through this event, we aim at creating awareness about the rapidly changing science and more efficient diagnostic algorithms in neuroscience among the healthcare providers, clinicians and radiologists,” said Dr Jayaraj Govindaraj, National President, Indian Society of Paediatric Radiology.


“It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of this esteemed conference. Being actively involved in research, I have special interest in Paediatric Stroke, Neonatal Imaging, Paediatric Demyelination and Quality Assurance in Radiology. I will be my privilege to share my clinical and research knowledge in this field with the delegates,” said Dr. Manohar Shroff – MD, DABR, FRCPC, Radiologist-in-chief Diagnostic Imaging, The Hospital of Sick Children, Toronto, who will be a part of this event.


Dr. Manohar Shroff who is a prominent figure in the field of paediatric radiology, will preside the lecture on ‘Paediatric Stroke Imaging’ over telepresence. He has approximately 160 published papers and abstracts (Web of Science) to his credit, of which over 100 are peer reviewed PubMed publications. Eminent Paediatric Neurologist including Dr. Vykunta Raju K. N, Associate Prof – Pediatric Neurology, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health and Dr. Ann Agnes Mathew, Consultant – Paediatric Neurology, Rainbow Children’s Hospital will a part of the event.



Among other noted radiologists, Dr Amarnath C, Professor and HOD, Radiodiagnosis, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Dr Sunithi Elizabeth Mani, Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, and Dr Asha Thomas, Consultant, Radiology, Bangalore Baptist Hospital will be present. The conference structure would include formal lectures, panel discussion and a quiz.

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