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Dr. Celestine A. Nkanta, MBBS, FWACS


Dr. Celestine A. Nkanta, MBBS, FWACS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
ADDRESS: National Orthopaedic Hospital,
P.M.B. 3087,
Dala, Kano.
E-mail: cankanta@orthopaedicdala.org, cnkanta@yahoo.com
Phone No: +234-9023028635
Office No: +234-64-640003-6/Ext 124
Residence: +234-64-201826/7

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MB;BS)
Fellow West African College of Surgeons (FWACS)

EDUCATION
Regina Coeli Secondary School, Essene, Ikot Abasi -WASC 1980
School of Basic Studies, Akamkpa -A'Levaels 1982
University of Benin, Benin City -MBBS 1987
West African College Of Surgeons -FWACS 1996

SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP
Fellow, West African college of Surgeons
Fellow, Association for the study of Internal Fixation
Fellow, International College of Surgeons

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES.
Nigerian Medical Association
Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria
Nigerian Orthopaedic Association
West African College of Surgeons
Societe Internationale de Cheugie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)
Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AOASIF)
International College of Surgeons

COURSES/CONFERENCES ATTENDED.
INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES/CONFERENCES

-International Conference, West African College of Surgeons -Benen City, Jan 1998
-International Workshop on EMS -Lagos, April 1998
-International Hands-On-Workshop on Intramedullary Fixation -Lagos-Nigeria, June 2000.
-Observership training Programme in Knee, Ankle, Foot Surgery Including Arthroscopy, Toronto, Canada, August 2001
-A.O. Basic Course, Principles Of Operative Fracture Treatment, cape Town, South Africa
-A.O. Advance Course - Advances In Fracture Management, Davos, Switzerland, Dec 2003
- A .O Fellowship Course, Nov - Dec 2003
-SICOT Triavial Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, Sept 2005
- International Conference WACS, Dakar, Senegal, 2007
- International Conference WACS, Conakry, Guinea, 2009

NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES
-General Surgery Update Course, LUTH, Lagos, September 1992.
- Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar, NOH. Lagos, September 1995.
-General Surgery Update Course UCH, Ibadan September/October 1995.
-Plastic surgery Seminar, NOH, Enugu, March 1996.
-Orthopaedic/Trauma on Sport medicine Seminar, NOH Enugu, 1996.
-Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, NOH, Kano, Nov 1997.
-British council's information System for Modern Doctors, Kano, August 1998.
-Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Aba, November 1998.
-International College of Surgeons Conference, Jos, March 1999.
-Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar, NOH Lagos, sept 1999.
-Research methodology in medicine, Lagos, July/August 2000.
- Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Kaduna, November 2000.
- Nigeria Orthopaedic Association Conference, Port-Harcourt, November 2005.
- Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Conference – Enugu – 2008

PAPERS/PUBLICATIONS
Result of Intertrochanteric Osteotomy.