Dr Lav Kush Pandey


Founder & Managing Director Of ESFI

I, Dr Malcolm Pestonji am a practising spine surgeon and an accomplished Endoscopic Spine Surgeon practising in Vasai for the past 29 years.
I was introduced to spine surgery by my mentor Dr V.J.Leheri in the year 1987 at TNMC Medical College Mumbai. I am adept in routine implantation/microscopic spine surgery having worked on steffi plating as my thesis topic during training for masters in orthopaedic surgery.
In 1999 I was selected for a short course by A.O organisation in their Davos training centre Switzerland. I am a senior member of A.O. spine having done my basic advanced and principles course over the past few years.


Educational Qualification

MBBS year 1983 to 1987 MRMC Gulbarga and TNMC Mumbai,

D Ortho 1989 College of Physicians and Surgeons Mumbai,

MS Ortho 1997 to 1991 TNMC Medical College Mumbai,

Lecturer of orthopaedics TNMC Mumbai 1991 to 1992,

Private Practise since 1993 January.


Current Attachments

Orthopedic Endoscopic Spine Surgeon Golden Park Hospital Vasai.

Honorary Professor of Endoscopic Spine Surgery at Bareilly International University & Rohilkand Medical College Hospital,

Honorary Endoscopic Spine Surgeon Holy Spirit Hospital Mahakali Andheri (East) Mumbai.


Spinal Presentations

  • ISUBE 2022 Webinar 23-April 2022 Title Posterior Cervical UBE.
  • Live UBE fusion and second case of discectomy at Manipal medical college and hospital Pokhra Nepal on 11th – April 2022
  • 2nd International Spine (Hybrid) Conference of NESON (INSPINE 2022) on 8th & 9th April 2022
  • cadaveric workshop multiple lectures on Ube Spine Endoscopy
  • Chief Patron & Managing Director of ESFI at Regional India Endoscopy Conference North Zone Jaipur March 25 to 27 – 2022
  • Organizer by Endoscopic Spine Foundation India In Association with Rajasthan Orthopaedic Surgeon Association at Manipal Hospital Jaipur.
  • 4th ISMISS Asis- Japan 14th MISS Summit Forum online on 25th March 2022 Title Endoscopic Fusion KLIF UBE-ENDO TLIP
  • 3rd KLIF Symposium Tokyo Japan on 12th March- 2022
  • Keynote Speaker – Pulsus Group 6 World Congress on Spine and Spinal Disorders December 6 & 7 2021 in Dubai, UAE
  • ISUBE Course Speaker 27 Nov 2021 Title UBE- Endo Fusion
  • WCMISST Congress Tokyo Japan on 24th Nov- 2021 in the session on Endoscopic Fusion.
  • Live Surgery of Cervical Lamino Foraminotomy Endoscopy procedure with Egyptian Orthopedic Association and Benha University & Endovision. Date 24 September 2021
  • 2nd World Congress on Spine Endoscopy Webinar with 25 Countries, Date : 18 & 19 September 2021
  • Organizer by EWNC Academy Neurosurgery & Endoscopic Spine Foundation India.
  • 1st world congress on Spine Endoscopy webinar with 17 Countries Date 19 & 20 September 2020.
  • Organizer by EWNC Academy Neurosurgery & Endoscopic Spine Foundation India.
  • 1st International Endoscopic Spine Conference and Cadaveric Workshop Mumbai, Dates February 2020
  • Organizer on behalf of Mission Spine Foundation.
  • 7th ACMISST and 18h KOMISS 2019, Seoul, May 2019
  • 2nd International Endoscopic Spine Conference and Cadaveric Workshop Mumbai, June 2019 MGM University Navi Mumbai Chief Patron and Organiser.
  • Pusat Perubatan University, Kuala Lumpur, April 2019 Endoscopy Course Chairman
  • TSSULA cadaveric course 2019, at Advanced Surgical Spine Centre