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Dr. Gladstone Anthony D’costa


Overseas Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
Life member of the Indian Orthopaedic Association.
Member of the Goa Orthopaedic Society.
Life member of the I.M.A.

Completed the rotating house-surgeonship in various departments, before proceeding to the U.K. 1974
Worked in Bensham General Hospital, Newcastle General Hospital (T), Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary, Royal Gwent Hospital and North Middlesex Hospital, U.K.
Appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, at the Royal Gwent Hospital, U.K. 1984
Worked as Consultant in the U.K. for approximately two years.
Returned to Goa and set up private practice in 1986.
Currently Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in private practice
Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Salgaocar Medical Research Centre, Airport Road, Chicalim, Goa.
Attended the Basic and Advanced AO trauma courses whilst in UK
Attended the course on Ilizarov fixators in Mumbai

Honour / Award / Publication
  Presentation at the British Orthopaedic Association Conference “The Uses, Limitations and Complications of Intravenous Regional Anaesthesia”
   “A Fracture of the Humerus: The Price of Arm Wrestling”…published in “Hospital Update”
      Presentation at the Goa Orthopaedic Association Meeting “External Fixators:-The Ilizharov Fixator and the Unilateral Day Fixator; A presentation of cases”
     Lead Guest Editor for “Health For Millions” Oct.-Dec.2010 edition Vol.36 No.4 on “Medical Negligence”
      Lead Author of the book published by the Voluntary Health Association of India “Health Care and Rights of Patients”
    Contributed a chapter on “Backache” in “HOPE” published by the St. Luke’s Medical Guild.
      Contributed a chapter on “Preventing Accidents in the Elderly” in “True Values Foundation” published by the “All Goa Senior Citizens Convention”
      Presented a paper “Healthcare Legislation, Perceptions, Continuity and Change– An Indo-US Perspective” at the International Conference on “Changing Contours of Indo-US Relations- Perception, Continuity and Change” at BITS Pillani, Goa, on 1st November 2014. This paper has been selected as a chapter in a forthcoming book based on the proceedings of this conference organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, & Department of Economics, BITS PILLANI, Goa.
   Chairman of a session at the International Conference on “Changing Contours of Indo-US Relations- Perception, Continuity and Change” November 2014. The session was on “Diversity, Polity an Governance”
    Chairman of a session on Spondylolisthesis at the Annual Conference of Neuro Spinal Surgeons Association of India on 20th September 2015 at Holiday Inn, Cavelosim, Goa,
     Presented a paper “Medical Negligence” at the South India Medico-Legal Conference on 9th October 2015 at the Goa Medical College.