Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course - APLAR 2015

APLAR Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshop

Advanced Beginner


Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015


MIOT Hospitals
Chennai, India


After attending this course, attendees should be able to
• Acquire basic scans of the major upper and lower extremity joints
• Describe pitfalls that may lead to misinterpretation of findings
• List sonographic appearances of soft tissue and common sonopathologies

Important Dates:

Application Deadline: 31st March 2015

Participant Notification: 21st April 2015


Registration Required:

After being selected by the Committee, you will be requested to register. The workshop fee is USD 400 for the 2 days. Registration for APLAR 2015 Conference is compulsory.



  • Young trainee in Rheumatology/Faculty < 45 years.
  • Applicants will be considered on a first come first serve basis. Up to 10 candidates will be waitlisted and accommodated in any case of cancellation.
  • Preference will be given to rheumatologists who have access to MSK machines and have previous experience of at least 20 scans.

Applicants shall be scrutinized by the organizing committee. The decision of the organizing committee shall be final with respect to selection of candidates for the MSK Ultrasound Course.


Application Process

To apply for the APLAR Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course 2015, please download the Application Form and submit via email to

Include with your application the following requirements:

  • A short curriculum vitae
  •  One recent photo




Chair and Coordinator:

Ramnath Misra MD FRCP
Dean, Professor and Head Clinical Immunology
SGPGIMS, Lucknow


Local Co-ordinator:

S Rajeshwari DM
Professor and Head Rheumatology,
Madras Medical College, Chennai


International Faculty:

Girish Gandikota, MBBS, FRCS, FRCR, RMSK
Associate Professor
Department of Musculoskeletal Radiology
University of Michigan

Gurjit S Kaeley, MBBS MRCP
Division Chief, Associate Professor, Programme Director, Rheumatology Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Director
University of Florida College of Medicine
Jacksonville, Florida


National Faculty

Dr. Sajian Shenoy DM (Clinical Immunology)

Dr. Jyoti Ranjan Parida DM (Clinical Immunology)