A Neurosurgery professor at AIIMS Delhi joined IIT Delhi for PhD, to build a system to develop and test spinal implants using computers and cadavers.New Delhi:
After earning MCH in Neurosurgery at the All India Institute of medical science Delhi in May 2004, Dr. Deepak Gupta sought to explore his interest in Biomechanics. He joined an institution just down the road from AIIMS. Moving between cadavers and computers, he designed a cost-effective system of developing and testing spine implants for patients. Gupta was pursuing a PhD at IIT Delhi when he led team that performed India’s first craniopagus surgery to separate conjoined twins fused at the head. Now a professor at AIIMS and an adjunct professor at IIT Delhi.