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Dr. Shankar R Kurpad

Dr. Shankar R. Kurpad completed his MBBS from the prestigious St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore in 1996, and further trained in Orthopaedic Surgery at the renowned Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore [CMC, Vellore] & was awarded the Diploma in Orthopaedics in 2000 from The Dr. MGR Medical University, and the DNB [Orth] in 2004. He has been awarded many medals during his graduate studies for academic performance and has won many cultural events at various levels during his student days. He won the Second Prize at the Medical Students’ National Level Essay Contest organized by the Indian Medical Association in 1995, for his essay on “Should Newer Teaching Technologies be Incorporated in Medical Education?”

He furthered his orthopedic training in Germany, with a fellowship in Traumatology in Munich in 2002 and a fellowship in Hip replacements & reconstruction in Dresden in 2006.

He joined Dr. K. Srinivasan in his practice in 2001 as Senior Registrar, and with his steadfast hard work, and dedication, has risen to the present position as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, and partner in the group practice.

Dr. Shankar has been a speaker at conferences, and has been faculty & delivered guest lectures at various regional and international meets on his areas of specialization – Complex periarticular fractures, and Hip joint replacement & reconstruction. He has presented papers at various regional & national level conferences & has publications in his field of expertise. He has a deep interest in teaching precision surgical techniques, and his cadaver training programs on periarticular fracture surgeries, in collaboration with the Zimmer Institute, are sought after courses by junior orthopedic surgeons with interest in these complex fractures.

In consonance with the group’s social commitment, he has partnered with various NGO’s and organized numerous free medical camps for needy persons with deformities in medically underserviced regions in Karnataka.

Education:

  • MBBS – St John’s Medical College, Bangalore, 1996
  • DNB – Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery – Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 2000
  • MS – Orthopaedics – The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2000
  • Diploma in Orthopaedics – Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, 2005

Registrations
46671 Karnataka Medical Council, 1996

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