Success Stories: EB-1A Approved for Assistant Professor in New York in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery

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On May 28th, 2014, We Received Another EB1-A (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) Approval for an Assistant Professor in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery (Approval Notice)

General Field: Orthopedic Surgery

Position at the Time of Case Filing: Assistant Professor

Country of Origin: India

State of Residence at the Time of Filing:  New York

Approval Notice Date: May 28, 2014

Processing Time:  9 days (Premium Processing requested)


Case Summary:

The client that we had the pleasure of working with in this case was an Assistant Professor from India in the field of orthopedic surgery.  His specialized research had focused on evaluating the effectiveness of mini-incision, minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty/replacement (THA/THR) surgeries.  His work had resulted in 64 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 10 book chapters with reputed international publishers and 71 abstract publications/ presentations at prestigious national and international conferences.  At the time that his case was filed, his publications had been cited at least 956 times by independent and leading researchers from prestigious institutions and organizations around the world, indicating the major significance of his work.  He had also reviewed more than 125 manuscripts for distinctive, internationally-circulated journals.  The significance of his research was confirmed in the following quote from an independent recommender, “[His] research is of the utmost importance for ensuring that children with bone cancer are treated properly…In fact, [his] first-authored report on chondroblastomas has been cited over 8 times since 2011, which is more than twice as high as the average citation rate for similar papers. This research is regarded as the most comprehensive study of rare, non-epiphyseal chondroblastomas… Truly, [his] research is saving lives/limbs and improving patient satisfaction and function every single day. His research has been nothing short of revolutionary for the community of orthopedic surgeons, and his work has elucidated on new therapeutic strategies for achieving highly-effective cancer treatments.” It was our goal to prove that our client qualified for classification as an Alien of Extraordinary Ability given that he sought remain in the United States to continue work in the area of extraordinary ability, and that his continued research would substantially and prospectively benefit the United States. With the proof and documentation that we provided, his case was approved in just 9 days.


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