2years – 1year of preliminary & 12 continuous months of specialized INR training
Dr Vipul Gupta, Director Neurovascular Intervention Unit/Interventional Neuroradiology
CV + 2 recommendations
MD / DNB Radiology
DM Neuroradiology / Neurology
INR is a relatively new medical specialty that has been rapidly evolving over the past 2 decades. It uses interventional procedures, radiologic imaging & clinical expertise to diagnose & treat vascular disease of the CNS, Head – Face – Neck & Spine in adults & children.
It is an important & difficult specialty with strong & direct impact on patients with high risks connected to interventional procedures.
INR specialist requires to have special training, experience & expertise, so as to independently interpret clinical & investigational findings, perform & conduct INR procedures, consult with patients & communicate with referring physicians.
Objective of the training is to give the fellows an organized, comprehensive, supervised & full time education in INR with its wide panorama & scope.
Research should be encouraged; time & facilities should be made available during training
2years – must certain 1year of preliminary & 12 continuous months of specialized INR training. Program director to certify the preliminary 1year training, if done in a separate institute.
having in-house Neurosurgery, Neurology & INR, with inpatient hospital beds with suitably equipped INR suite, ICU, modern imaging (CT, MR).
The trainee will be provided practice based learning & improvement, with
Trainee is expected to maintain a detailed logbook for the duration. This should be certified at the end of the training.
One Year Course
Two year course:
Annually, the program will evaluate the faculty performance in relation to the education program, with written, confidential evaluation by the fellows. If deficiencies are found, the program should prepare a written plan of action to improve performance.
Applicants will be interviewed by Program Director or an appointed committee
There would be an oral exam at end of fellowship with two examiners (an internal & one external examiner).