Prof Gavril Abramovich Ilizarov (1921-1992) was a doctor working in Kurgan Siberia of erstwhile USSR. He was not trained as a surgeon but he faced a wide variety of orthopedic problems. In those primitive conditions in 1950s he devised and developed a circular external fixator and his research led him to the techniques of bone lengthening. The theory is known as “tension stress or distraction histiogenesis. In simple words when a tissue is stretched in controlled manner new tissue like bone, muscle, artery and nerve is formed. He was a self taught orthopedic surgeon who created a magical principle which has revolutionized the treatment of non unions infected non unions and limb lengthening

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    Rallis Orthopedic Hospital Surat is a Ilizarov specialty Hospital, run by       Dr. Herjeet Pal Sigh (MS Ortho). He has been doing Ilizarov surgery for last 10years and has accumulated experience of more than 500 operations.

  Surat is Situated on National Highway No. 8, about 250 km north to Mumbai.

Dr. Gavriil Abramovich Ilizarov (1921-1992)


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