Knee replacements are usually recommended in cases of debilitating pain when all conservative methods of treatment have failed to provide relief. Certain knee conditions can only be treated by surgery. They are:
Various surgical procedure for knee replacement are:
Knee replacements implants are made of materials like Cobalt-Chromium, Titanium, or Zirconium. There are various ways in which of fixing an implant, such as cemented, cement-less or hybrid fixation.
Based on patient’s physique, joint condition, and other medical conditions the doctor has to choose from an array of implant types and designs, for instance:
Often the choice of implants depends on patients activity aspirations post-surgery and budget for surgery.
Knee pain can occur due to many reasons. A thorough and correct diagnosis made by an expert means you are on your way to receive the right treatment.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Aster Prime
MS (Ortho), M.Ch. (Ortho)
Dr. Satish Reddy has over 20 years’ experience in orthopedic surgeries. He holds Fellowships in Trauma, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy from the prestigious Flinders Medical Center, Adelaide, Australia.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Fortis, Mulund, Mumbai
MS (Ortho), FRCS (General Surgery)
Dr. Sachin Bhonsle has over 27 years’ experience as a joint Replacement Surgeon. He specializes in knee and hip replacements, hip resurfacing, sports medicine and arthroscopy of joints.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Yashoda Hospitals
MCh, MRCS, FRCS, Fellow Joint Replacement
Dr. Nithin Kumar has more than 16 years of experience in orthopedic surgeries. He specializes in sports injuries, arthritis of the knees, ligament reconstruction, and minimal access joint replacements. He has been a sports medicine specialist for Indian Davis cup team and Indian basketball league.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals
MBBS, FRCS Trauma & Orthopedic Surgery, MS (Ortho), MRCS (UK)
Dr. Prabhat Lakkireddi has more than 21 years of experience in joint replacements, sports medicine, and various orthopedic surgeries. He pioneered Minimally Invasive knee replacements in India.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Madras Joint Clinic
DNB (Ortho), MS (Ortho), FRCS (General Surgery)
Dr. A K Venkatachalam has over 31 years’ experience in Arthroscopic Surgery and Regenerative Surgery. He has introduced several innovations in Chennai, such as Stem cell procedure for knee and Customized Knee Replacements.
Consultant Ortho & Joint Replacement Surgeon, MaxCure Hospitals
MBBS, MS (Ortho)
Dr. Krishna Kiran has more than 19 years’ of experience in primary, revision hip and knee arthroplasty and complex trauma. He holds a fellowship in Computer Assisted Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (Germany).
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Fortis, Delhi
MS, MCh (Ortho), FRCS (Edinburgh)
Dr. Ashok Rajagopal has over 32 years’ experience in Knee and trauma surgeries. He was the first surgeon to perform Virtual Total Knee Replacement using patient specific instruments.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Fortis, Kolkata
MS (Ortho), MCh (Ortho), FRCS (Glasgow & UK)
Dr. Rakesh Rajput has over 17 years’ experience in Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, and Acetabular Trauma. He is a specialist in total knee replacements and was awarded the Ian Smillie Class Award of Distinction for best MCh student in 1999 by University of Dundee, Scotland.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Apollo Gleneagles, Kolkata
MS (Ortho), Fellow Joint Reconstruction (Singapore)
Dr. M. N. Basumalik has more than 12 years of experience in orthopedic surgeries. He holds a Fellowship in Joint Reconstructions from Singapore and specializes in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Manipal, Bangalore
MS (Ortho), FCPS (Mid. & Gynae), Diploma (Ortho)
Dr. Hemant Kalyan has over 27 years’ experience in Orthopedic surgery. He holds Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement of Knee and Shoulder. Currently, he is a Consultant & HOD of the Departments of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Artemis, Delhi
MS (Ortho), MCh (Ortho, UK)
Dr. I P S Oberoi is among the first surgeons to specialize in Minimally invasive reconstructive surgery or Arthroscopy for shoulder, elbow, hip and ankle. He is trained in knee arthroscopy and reconstruction from Germany. Currently, he practices in Artemis Hospitals, Delhi.
Senior Orthopedic Surgeon, Yashoda, Hyderabad
MS (Ortho), FRCS (General Surgery), MRCS (UK)
Dr. Sunil Dachepalli has more than 20 years’ experience in Sports Medicine and Joint replacements. He is trained in computer-guided joint replacement technique and has performed multiple Knee arthroscopies.