In order to upgrade the skills of the doctors who are involved in Clubfoot treatment through the Ponseti Method, a joint Refresher Training on Ponseti Method of Clubfoot Management was held on the 10th of March 2017 for the Haryana, Chandigarh & Punjab program. The training was held at the Civil Hospital in Mohali. The Chief Guest for the event was Dr Dharampal, Director of Family Welfare, Punjab.

The training was spearheaded by Dr Mathew Varghese, Hon. Medical Director, (HOD-Dept. of Orthopedics) St. Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi and Dr. P.N Gupta, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, GMCH Chandigarh. It was attended by 46 Orthopaedic surgeons, plaster technicians and RBSK officials from various hospitals of the region.

The trainee doctors were able to attend various sessions on the Ponseti method and also got a hands on experience on casting. They are now expected to implement the Ponseti method for the treatment of clubfoot children.


The participants were from the following centers:


PGIMS, Rohtak

CBCH, Bhiwani

Civil Hospital, Rohtak

Civil Hospital, Faridabad

Civil Hospital, Panchkula

Civil Hospital, Hisar

DEIC Hisar

DEIC, Gurgaon


Civil Hospital, Mohali

Civil Hospital, Gurdaspur

Civil Hospital, Bathinda

Civil Hospital, Jalandhar

Civil Hospital, Ludhiana

Civil Hospital, Anandpur

GMCH-32, Chandigarh

RBSK Team Punjab

DEIC, Mohali


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