Academy Of Regional Anaesthesia Of India



We are delighted to witness that AORA INDIA is embarking upon another milestone. We are all set to embark on "AORA PAN INDIA" fellowships. This is a major and discrete step towards shaping our future generation in this fascinating subject and a bold step to improve patient care. This will be a post-doctoral one-year inhouse fellowship conducted at different AORA accredited regional anesthesia institutions under various AORA accredited teachers. This was not possible without the constant support of all AORA life members and we are grateful about it.

Course title Duration of the course Nature of the course
Fellowship of AORA One year Full time

Aims and Objectives

On successful completion of the course the fellow should be able to demonstrate competency in terms of skill, knowledge and attitude in delivering safe and effective Regional anesthesia for better patient care.

Eligibility criteria for admission

MCI recognized MD / DA / DNB degree in Anesthesiology / any equivalent Anesthesiology degree from their home country (for NRI candidates)

Selection process

Candidates need to apply directly to the recognized institute of their choice. Selection will be done by the AORA recognized teacher of the respective institute based on candidate’s eligibility which should be confirmed by the individual teachers & institutes.
The selection process may vary institute to institute, it is at the sole discretion of Teacher and institution. AORA is not involved in selection process directly or indirectly.
Candidates will be paid a salary/stipend as per the rules of the institute where they are appointed.


After selection trainee must register himself/herself with AORA by filling online trainee registration form with fee of Rs. 60,000.

No hospital, institute or individual may levy any direct or indirect fee to an individual trainee in any relation to the course. The only fee is that which is to be given directly to the society at the time of registration or repeat examination.

Once selected, it is mandatory for the trainee to become AORA Life member.

The AORA fellowship will be offered in two sessions per academic year: 1st session from January to December and 2nd from July to June. The selected candidates must join the fellowship by 31st of January or July, according to the session of admission. The selected candidates must confirm their acceptance by paying the fellowship fees by 15th of January or July. If this deadline is not met, the seat will be offered to the next candidate in the waiting list. The admission period for each session will end on 31st of January or July, beyond which student enrolment will not be accepted.

AORA recognized Institute and Teachers

The list of AORA recognized Institutes and their corresponding Teachers will be notified in the AORA website (Annexure - 1) 1

Practical and projects if any, details of the same

  1. Fellow has to maintain a dedicated log book / e portfolio indicating the number of cases assisted, performed under supervision, and performed independently.
  2. Fellow has to enroll himself into any one of the research projects involving regional anesthesia and contribute to the designing, data collection, analysis and interpretation, manuscript writing and publication process of the research project. Completion of one dissertation topic under AORA accredited teacher is desirable.

Eligibility criteria for appearing for the exam

  1. Attendance certificate indicating at least 80% attendance to be provided by the AORA teacher
  2. Fellow must attend at least one cadaveric workshop, one RA workshop (Basic/Advanced) and one regional anesthesia conference before final exit exam. Workshops and conferences must be AORA accredited
  3. Any one-paper/poster presentation at any one of the AORA accredited conferences.
  4. Fellow must attend at least two value addition courses provided by AORA before final exit exam. Value addition courses such us POCUS, Research Methodology, Simulation in RA etc. Fellows will be notified about various value addition courses through AORA website from time to time. All value addition courses must be AORA accredited

Repeat exam

  1. Trainee who pass theory but fail the practical exam may make ONE more attempt at Practical exam within two years of completion of the theory exam
  2. All trainee who repeat the exam would have to pay the additional fee of Rs. 10,000/- per attempt.
  3. All trainees who is appearing for the exam primary or supplementary exams should fill the examination application form to obtain the hall ticket.

Exit exam

AORA fellowship exit exam shall be conducted during the AORA annual conference every year.

AORA Fellowship Curriculum

Click here for Fellowship Curriculum

Annexure - 1
Fellowship of AORA

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Sr no: Name of the Institution Institute Course Coordinators List of accredited faculties from the same institution Seats Details
1. Ruby Hall Clinic,
40,Sasson Road, Pune 411001(MS)
Phone: 02026163391
Dr Amit Dikshit
1.  Dr Nita D’souza
2.  Dr Sachin Arbhi
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2. Ganga Medical Centre and
Hospital Pvt Ltd,

313, Mettupalayam Road,
North Coimbatore-641043
Phone: 04222485000
Dr Balavenkat Subramaniam
3. Care Institute of Medical Sciences
Road No 1& 10, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad 500034, Telangana,
Phone: 04030418888
Dr T V S Gopal
1. Dr Kapila Sriprakash
2. Dr Somita Christopher
3. Dr Kamala Devi Anagani
4. Dr Saadat Ali Khan
4. Kokilaben Ambani Hospital
Four Bunglows, Andheri (W)
Mumbai 400053
Dr Harshal D Wagh
1. Dr Shyam Gaonkar
2. Dr Minal Zambre
3. Dr Chetan Salunkhe
4. Dr Navin Pajai
5. Dr Manjusha Sawale
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5. Sterling Hospital,
Plot No 251,
150 Feet Ring Road, Near
Raiya Circle. Nanavati Chowk.
Rajkot- 360007
Phone: 02812545600
Dr Hetal Kumar Vadera
6. Manipal Hospital
(Previously called as Columbia Asia Referral Hospital)
Yeshwantpura, Bangalore-560055,
Phone: 080674 16462, 080674 16444
Dr Ramkumar M M

Dr Sajana Mukundan
1. Dr Kumar M V
2. Dr Deepak C. J
3. Dr Chandrashekhar M Uppin
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7. Apollo Hospitals
21/2 (010 No.2), 14th Cross, 3rd
Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore
Phone: 080401124444
Dr Muralidhar Thondebhavi
1. Dr Anbarasan Ardhanari
2. Dr Navin N Kamath
8. Department of Anaesthesia
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital,
Tagore Nagar Civillines,
Contact No: 0161 4686600
Fax : 0161-2302620
Dr M Rupinder Singh
1. Dr Dinesh Sood
2. Dr Anju Grewal
3. Dr Sandeep Kundra
4. Dr Richa Jain
5. Dr Tanveer
9. Care Hospitals
Unit No.42, Prachi Enclave,
Plot No. 324,
Bhubaneswar, Odisha-751016
Phone: 0674-3021999
Prof Dr Ritesh Roy
1. Dr Gaurav Agarwal 02 View Details
10. Aster R V Hospital
CA-37, 24th Mai, 1st Phase,
J.P.Nagar, Bengaluru,
Karnataka 560078, India
Phone: 08022040400
Dr Subramanyam S Mahankali

Dr Deepak KM
1. Dr Subramanyam S Mahankali
2. Dr Deepak KM
11. Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital
# 17, Millers Road,
Bangalore - 560052,
Phone: 080-40875555
Dr Sudhakar Koppad
1. Dr Mohammed Azam Danish (Dr Azam)
2. Dr Jacob Anand
3. Dr Jagdish N
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12. Childrens Anaesthesia Services (Mumbai) LLP
302, Amber Croft Annexe,
Ambedkar Road, Pali Hill,
Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050
Phone: 9819886502
Dr Vrushali Ponde

Dr Dilip Chavan

Dr Ankit Desai
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13. Asian Institute of Medical Sceinces
Badkal flyover road, sector 21-A,
Faridabad-121001, Haryana.
Phone: 0129-4253000
Dr. Divesh Arora
Dr. Divesh Arora 01 View Details
14. Aster CMI Hospital, Bangalore
No. 43/2, New Airport Road, NH 44,
Sahakar Nagar, Hebbal, Bengaluru,
Karnataka, 560092
Phone: 7625039893/ 080-4342-0100
Dr Arun V 1. Dr Renita Pinto
2. Dr Gaurang Kothari
15. Apollomedics Super Speciality Hospital
LDA Colony, Kanpur Road
Lucknow, 226012
Phone: 05226788888
Dr Anil Agarwal

Shishir Agarwal
1. Dr Manish Singh
2. Dr Atul Goyal
3. Dr Priyadarshni
16. Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad
Behind Hari Hara Kala Bhavan
S.P. Road, Secunderabad
Fax: 040-27703999
Phone: 040-27713333
Dr Gajanan Fultambkar
1. Dr David Raju
2. Dr Pratap Reddy
17. AIG Hospitals
Mindspace Road
Telangana 500032
Fax: 91-40-2332455
Phone: 040-42444222/67442222
Dr Sunil. T. Pandya
1. Dr Lakshmi Priya Yalavarthy
2. Dr M. Kiran Kumar
3. Dr T. Srinivas
4. Dr Disha Baxi
18. Holy Spirit Hospital
Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri
East, Mumbai - 400 093
Fax: 022-42478888
Phone: 022-28248500
Dr Vrushali Ponde
1. Dr Snehal Panchal
2. Dr Deepika Shukla
3. Dr Namita Parekh
4. Dr Tarana Shaikh
19. St John's Medical College and Hospital
Sarjapura road, Kormangala,
Bengaluru- 560034
Phone: 080 4946 6006
Dr M Manjuladevi
1. Dr Surbhi Gupta
2. Dr Arpana Kedlaya
3. Dr Deepa Baskaran
4. Dr Shilpa Joshi
20. Fortis Hospital Mulund
Mulund Goregoan Link Road,
Bhandup West, Mumbai, 400078
Phone:022 4925 4925
Dr Vijay Shetty
1. Dr Lokesh Chinchkhede
2. Dr Seema Waidande
3. Dr Vinita Keshri
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98, HAL Airport Road,
Bangalore - 560017.
Phone: 080 25023200
Dr Anupama Tripathi Srikanth
1. Dr Nagaraj Prabhakar
2. Dr DR Manjunath
3. Dr Vinayak Pujari
4. Dr Anita Pramod
5. Dr Sadasivan S Iyer
Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation 16, Shivajinagar, Pune- 411005.
Dr Sandeep Diwan
1. Dr Bharati Adhye
2. Dr Himaunshu Dongre
3. Dr Nitin Gawai
4. Dr Madhuri Dadke
5. Dr Ganesh Bhong
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