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Dr Prakash BL Dr Prakash BL
Consultant Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Surgeon

With twenty-five years of experience behind him, Dr Prakash has successfully performed more than 4000 joint replacement surgeries (primary, revision, and complex). He was the first surgeon to perform un-cemented THR and TKR surgery in a government hospital in Karnataka. He was also the first surgeon in Karnataka to use an S-ROM total hip prosthesis and ceramic on ceramic bearings for total hip replacement surgery.

Professional qualifications

After obtaining his MBBS and MS (Ortho) from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University, Dr Prakash continued his DNB from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi with a fellowship in AO (FAO) in the USA.

He was trained in major joint replacement surgery by Professor TK Dholakia at Bombay Hospital and Professor KH Sancheti in Poona, and in arthroscopy under the eminent Dr Anant Joshi in Bombay. He also completed an arthroplasty course by the Bombay Orthopaedic Society (BOS) in 2007.

Dr Prakash is well-known in academic circles. He has attended international conferences that include the AAOS, WOF, and ASBMR. He has a keen interest in the clinical application of major joint replacement surgery; his clinical research has been published in international journals.

Areas of expertise

  • Pelvic acetabular trauma
  • Total joint replacement surgery (hip and knee)
  • Revision joint replacement surgery (cemented and un-cemented)
  • Pelvic and acetabular fracture management
  • Pelvic and acetabular reconstruction