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Dr. (Lt Col) P. Prabhakar

Associate Clinical Director & Head Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement




MBBS, DNB (Orthopedics), MNAMS, FIMSA, Fellow in Complex Primary & Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty (Switzerland)


20 Years


CARE Hospitals, Nampally, Hyderabad

Field(s) of Expertise

  • Primary and Complex Primary Knee Arthroplasty

  • Revision Knee Arthroplasty

  • Primary Hip Arthroplasty

  • Revision Hip Arthroplasty

  • Complex Trauma

  • Paediatric Orthopaedics

Research and Presentations

  • THR in Ochronotic Arthropathy

  • Tibial Base Plate loosening in Attune TKR system

  • Wound Care Current Concepts and Technological Advances - CME on Damage Control Orthopaedics - Base Hospital, Lucknow

  • Total Knee Arthroplasty - Military Hospital Secunderabad

  • Total Elbow Replacement - 5 Air Force Hospital, Jorhat, Assam

  • Bone Conserving Arthroplasty at The National Ortho Update at Military Hospital Kirkee

  • Fractures of the Distal Femur at Military Hospital Kirkee 9.Giant Cell Tumor Military Hospital, Kirkee



  • Dissertation Topic: A Clinical Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Operative Profile of Patients with Prolapsed Inter Vertebral Discs, wherein MRI and surgical findings showed a complete correlation in 88.6% of the cases

  • Management of Femoral Head Fractures Associated with Posterior Dislocation of Hip Co-Author, Poster Presentation IOACON 2009 Bangalore

  • Posterior instability after posterior cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty is an underreported cause (or revision surgery - findings from a specialized centre for painful total knee arthroplasty Scientific Exhibit AAOS 2019 Abstract

  • Perspectives and Consensus among International Orthopaedic Surgeons during Initial and Mid-lockdown Phases of Coronavirus Disease Journal of Hand & Microsurgery 2020

  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of Capitate - A case Report Journal of Hand & Microsurgery 2021


  • ​​​​​MBBS from JNMC College, Belgaum in the year 1996

  • DNB in Orthopedics from St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi in the year 2003. 

  • FIMSA from Delhi in the year 2019

  • AO Trauma Course Basic, Advanced & Masters

  • Specialized Knee Surgery Clinical Fellowship of Complex Primary and Revision Total Knee Replacement at Kantonsspital Baselland Bruderholz, Basel, Switzerland under Prof Michael T Hirschmann, Prof & Head Knee Unit

  • Revision Knee Bioskills Workshop Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand - Nov 2018

  • IMRI Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty at Adelaide, Australia under Prof Jegan Krishnan, Director IMRI & Former Chair Flinders Medical University - June 2019

  • ISKSAA Travelling Aberdeen Fellowship under Prof Kapil Kumar Unit Clinical Director Surgical Div II, Woodend Hospital and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Sept-Oct 2019

Awards and Recognitions

  • Dr. Balu Sankaran Gold Medal Orthopaedics Dec - 2002


  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences - 2003

  • ATLS Member Since - 2010

  • Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons (ISHKS) - 2015

  • International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty (ISKSAA) - 2017

  • Fellow of International Medical Sciences Academy - 2019

  • Indian Orthopaedic Association (Life Member)

Past Positions

  • Classified Specialist Orthopaedics and HOD, Military Hospital, Secunderabad

  • Classified Specialist Orthopaedics and HOD, 5 Air Force Hospitals

  • Classified Specialist Orthopaedics, Military Hospital Kirkee, Pune

  • Sr. Registrar at St. Stephen Hospital

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