Orthopedic Doctors Bangalore 
Dr Lokesh AV Dr. Lokesh A V
Consultant Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Surgeon

Dr. Lokesh A.V is a reputed name in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery, with over 12 years of experience and over 4000 Orthopaedic surgical procedures to his credit. Trained in many reputed institutions both nationally and internationally, he is an expert in Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy (Key hole Surgery), Sports injuries and Joint Replacement surgery. He has performed over a 1000 arthroscopy surgeries, over 700 shoulder surgeries and over 250 pelvi-acetabular surgeries (highest in South India) in the last 7 years. Being a keen academician and a teacher, many Orthopaedic Surgeons have trained under him till date.

Professional qualifications

After obtaining his MBBS degree from the Bangalore Medical College, he was meritoriously selected for Post Graduation in Orthopaedic Surgery at the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, popularly known as PGI, Chandigarh. Along with his Master degree in Orthopaedic Surgery, he acquired his clinical and operative skills in Joint replacement Surgery from Dr.O.N. Nagi, one of the pioneers of Arthroplasty in India. He was then awarded the Indian Arthroscopy Society fellowship in Mumbai, where he was sharpened his skills in Arthroscopy (Key hole Surgery).

He was selected with Full Scholarship for the International Fellowship in Shoulder surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital, (New York, USA). He is till date the only Indian to have procured this prestigious International Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery from here. He was trained in all aspects of Shoulder Surgery here, from Shoulder Arthroscopy to Arthroplasty and from Shoulder Trauma to soft tissue problems. He was also selected for the SICOT Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship at Bad Neustadt Shoulder Centre, (Germany) which has a very high turnover of Shoulder and Elbow surgeries, with very high percentage of revision surgeries. He learnt all the advanced and complex procedures in the management of Shoulder and Elbow problems here. He has also done the Advanced Trauma Fellowship from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, (Hong Kong) and is well versed in the management of Complex trauma and Pelvi-Acetabular injuries.

He has presented over 40 research papers in national and international Conferences, has 10 journal publications, has authored text book chapters and has conducted over a dozen workshops to train young Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Areas of expertise

  • Shoudler and Knee Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Replacement Surgery (both regular and reverse)
  • Ligament Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery (Knee and Hip)
  • Revision Shoulder Procedures (Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty)
  • Complex Pelvi Acetabular Trauma
  • Elbow Reconstruction, Replacement