MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, DNB - Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, MRCS (UK)
Joint Replacement Surgeon,
20 Years Experience
Dr. (Prof.) Amite Pankaj is a nationally and internationally renowned surgeon and an alumnus of the premier institute of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He has 18 years’ experience in Orthopedics and joint replacement surgery with impeccable academic credentials. He has experience of thousands of joint replacement surgeries including complex deformities and revision surgeries of a knee, hip and shoulder. He has a rich experience of using bulk allografts in complex revision cases. He is a promoter of “Fast-Track” Total knee arthroplasty concept where the patients are mobilized after a couple of hours. This approach reduces the chances of complications. He uses gyroscopic navigation, latest and less cumbersome than conventional navigation, to improve the precision of surgery giving better and longer lasting results. In addition, he has extensive experience in sports related arthroscopic surgeries of knee and shoulder. Multiligamentous injuries of the knee are tackled simultaneously and cartilage restorative procedures performed routinely.He is a sought-after faculty member at various regional and national conferences, CMEs and courses on arthroplasty and arthroscopy. He has performed live arthroscopic and arthroplasty surgeries at various conferences and has been invited to several cadaveric courses to impart training to young orthopedic surgeons.He has been trained at the best of centers in India and abroad. He is one of youngest surgeons in the country to become a professor of Orthopedics and has won many national and international fellowships and awards.Contribution to Orthopedics:His work on arthroplasty has been published in prestigious journals like JBJS, Archives of Orthopedics Surg, and Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, a distinction held only by a few surgeons from India. He has More than 70 research papers on joint replacement and Orthopedics, 16 book chapters including a chapter on Total Knee Replacement in Turek’s Orthopedics, 100 CME lectures and 20 international presentations to his credit. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons has acknowledged his surgical techniques on Knee Surgery. He is holding executive positions in national and regional professional bodies and is on the editorial and reviewer board of several indexed peer-reviewed journals.