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Research interests

Wrist disorders including wrist arthroscopy, Congenital Hand differences Tendon reconstruction elbow disorders and sports injuries of the upper limb, endoscopic carpal tunnel release 3D printing of hand prosthesis


  • 1st October 2021      Associate Dean & Head of the Department of Hand Surgery,KMC MANIPAL
  • August 1, 2019, onwards -Associate Dean,KMC MANIPAL
  • May 1, 2014, to April 30 2019 -Head of the Department,KMC MANIPAL
  • May 10, 2013, onwards -Professor and Unit Head,KMC MANIPAL
  • June 26, 2012, to May 9 2013-Additional Professor,KMC MANIPAL
  • October 13, 2004, to June 25 2012-Associate Professor,KMC MANIPAL
  • 15TH September 1999 to October 12 2004-Assistant Professor,KMC MANIPAL

Professional Information

Awards and recognition

  • Dr. S.S. Babhulkar Fellowship by the Indian Orthopaedic Association for the year 2002
  • Ganga hospital- Carl Zeiss fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery for the year 2003
  • Indian Society for Surgery of the Hand-Ethicon Travelling Fellowship for the year 2004-2005
  • Dr. Robert Acland fellowship for the year 2011-12 
  • Karnataka Orthopedic Association and Indo –UK. International travelling fellowship 2012

Creative Works

  • More than 90 indexed publications in International and National Journals
  • Chief Co-ordinator: Hastha: Centre for Congenital Hand differences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
  • Chief Editor, Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association
  • Co-ordinator: 3D printing centre of hand prosthesis for children at Artificial limb centre, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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