Dr Pramod Sudarshan is a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Aster MIMS Calicut. He has received extensive training exclusively in spine surgery with a long term ASSI clinical spine fellowship and international fellowships focusing on spinal deformities (USA and Denmark) and minimally invasive spine surgery (London, UK). He has been on a visiting surgeon program to FOCOS hospital, Ghana, Africa for management of complex kyphosis and scoliosis deformities. Dr Pramod brings with him a rich experience of more than 10 years. To his credit, he has many awards like Gold medal in MS Orthopedics, Prof KT Dholakia gold medal at IOACON 2016 and he is the only Indian to receive best paper awards in consecutive years (2016, 2017) at ISASS spine conferences held in USA. He is an author of many chapters in textbooks based on spine surgery. Dr Pramod worked at esteemed hospitals in Chennai and Bangalore before joining Aster MIMS. As part of social work, he was also performing free complex kyphoscoliosis surgeries every month. Aster MIMS SMART (Spinal disorder Management with Advanced Affordable Remedies and Therapy) centre is his brainchild as a one stop solution for all spine problems for patients in North Kerala