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Dr.Raviraj A

MBBS, D ORTHO, DNB (ORTHO), MNAMS, MCh Ortho Fellowship in joint replacement.

Consultant Joint Replacement And Arthroscopy Surgeon

+91 998 602 3979


Dr. Raviraj A is a Joint Replacement and Arthroscopic Surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore.




  • Dr.Raviraj's expertise consists of Joint replacements, sports medicine, arthroscopy, and complex trauma.
  • He has trained and worked in many orthopaedic institutions and has gained depth experience in Orthopaedics; especially in joint replacement and arthroscopic surgeries.
  • With a fellowship in joint replacement surgery to his credit, He has performed several joint replacement surgeries of the knee – total knee replacement (TKR), both primary TKR and revision TKR, hip – Total hip replacement (THR) both primary THR and revision THR, and Total shoulder and elbow replacement. He also was trained in joint replacement by visiting fellowship at the Chula Longkorn university, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • He has performed several arthroscopic procedures of the knee, and also the shoulder. He is well trained and has performed several ligament reconstructions of the knee such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction, meniscal surgeries and meniscal, cartilage repair, arthroscopic shoulder surgeries – stabilization of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder, rotator cuff tears and labral tears.
  • He is also trained in advanced level complex trauma and fractures, With advanced training in the fracture management (Association of osteosynthesis, AO, Switzerland).
  • He has trained in arthroscopy of knee & shoulder at Knee & sports medicine centre, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi

Specialty Interest

  • Primary and revision joint replacements – Knee, Hip, Shoulder, Elbow.
  • Total knee replacement.
  • Total hip replacment.
  • Shoulder replacement and resurfacing.
  • Other joint replacements like ankle, elbow.
  • Arthroscopic ligament reconstructions of the knee.
  • Meniscal and cartilage surgery.
  • Sports medicine.
  • Complex trauma and fractures.
  • Arthroscopies surgeries of the shoulder

Research & Publications

    • He has authored and published his work in the form of more than 20 articles in the international indexed orthopaedics journals.
    • He has organized /attended various conferences /workshops at both national and international levels.

International / Indexed journals

    • Ipsilateral femoral neck and trochanter fracture. Indian J Orthop. 2011 May; 45(3):284-5. No abstract available.
    • Ipsilateral femoral neck and trochanter fracture. Indian J Orthop. 2011 May; 45(3):284-5. No abstract available.
    • Comparison of simultaneous bilateral and staged bilateral total knee arthroplasty in terms of perioperative complications. J Arthroplasty. 2011 Jan; 6(1):165-6; author reply 166-7. Epub 2010 Nov 19. No abstract available.
    • Subchondral stress fracture of femoral head in a healthy adult.Indian J Orthop. 2010 Oct; 44(4):458-60.
    • Subclavian artery and vein injury following clavicle fracture due to blunt injury.
    • Intraoperative pneumothorax during plate fixation of fracture of clavicle. The journal of trauma, injury, infection and critical care. Volume 67, Number 1, July 2009.
    • Early(<2weeks)and Delayed (4 - 6 weeks) Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction using hamstring autograft provides similar clinical and functional outcomes. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br).
    • "The INDUS knee prosthesis - prospective multicentric trial of a posteriorly stabilised high-flex design: 2 years follow up" Letter to the editor. Indian journal of orthopaedics
    • Total Knee Arthroplasty in a patient with proven Metal sensitivity- A case report
    • Neglected Pediatric Monteggia fracture dislocation with persistent Posterior Interosseous Nerve (PIN) palsy - a case report.
    • European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology.
    • Primary hemiarthroplasty for unstable osteoporotic intertrochanteric fractures in the elderly" (Indian journal of orthopaedics)
    • "Fixed- vs Mobile -Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty Does It Make a Difference?-A Prospective Randomized Study" JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY
    • Proximal femoral nail antirotation (PFNA) for treatment of osteoporotic proximal femoral fractures European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, Online First, 8 July 2011
    • Intramuscular cysticercosis: an unusual presentation: report of three cases. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, Online First, 11 March 2011.
    • Neglected pediatric Monteggia fracture dislocation with persistent posterior interosseous nerve palsy: a case report. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, 2011, Volume 21, Number 6, Pages 417-421.
    • Tranexamic acid reduces blood loss in simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty: a randomized control trial. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, (European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology,
    • Reconstruction of neglected chronic tendoachilles tear healed in continuity: surgical technique. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology.


    • "Paediatric Monteggia fracture dislocation with Posterior Interosseous nerve palsy".

      A Case Report Journal of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association 2006.

    • Analysis of outcome of Cemented Total Hip Arthroplasty in fracture neck of femur in elderly active patients.

      Journal Of Orthopaedic Association Of South Indian States. 2006

    • Analysis of per prosthetic bone remodeling using DEXA (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry) in uncemented total hip arthroplasty.

      Journal Of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association 2006.

    • Clinical functional and radiological outcome of tapered collarless polished stems in cemented total hip arthroplasty.

      Indian Journal of Orthopaedics (submitted for publication)

    • Surgical management of Langenskiold stage 6 Blounts disease A Case report and review of literature.

      Journal of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association 2006.

    • Outcome of management of compound fractures of tibia.

      Journal of Tamilnadu Orthopaedic Association 2006.

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