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Dr. K Venugopal

Dr. K Venugopal

Specialties: Orthopaedic, Ankle & Foot Arthoscopy, Foot & Ankle Surgery

Hospital: Sparsh Yeswanthpur

Address: Sparsh Super Speciality Hospital, 4/1, Tumkur Road, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru 560022

Phone: 080 49108 000

Academic Qualifications

MBBS Armed Forces Medical College
Armed Forces Medical College
University of Poona
Diplomate of the National Board Gen.Surgery (Pt.1) 1984
National Board of Examinations, New Delhi
MS (Orth) Armed Forces Medical College
University of Poona
MCh (Orth) 1992
University of Liverpool, U K
MSc Orth Engineering 2003
University of Cardiff. UK

Fellowship Training

AO Fellowship Zurich University Hospital
1993 AO International, Davos, Switzerland

Teaching experience

  • Clinical Professor in Orthopaedics at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (India)
  • Oman Medical Specialties Board post graduate teacher in Orthopaedics (Oman)
  • AOSpine Faculty (National, Regional and International)

Leadership, management, administration

  • Chairman and Head of the Department (Orthopaedics) at Amrita Institute
  • Head of the Spine Services at Khoula Hospital, Muscat, Oman
  • Trustee, AO Foundation

Professional and external development activities

  • Deputy Editor Global Spine Journal, Reviewer for Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Oman Medical Journal, Journal of Spine Surgery and Related Research.
  • Editorial Board Member “InSpine” 2005-2006.
  • “Alf Nachemson Memorial Oration” at the British Scoliosis Society and Nordic Spinal Deformity Society, Riga (2011).
  • “Prof. Sudhakar Shetty Memorial Oration” at Orthopedic Association of South Indian States (2009)
  • Chairman, AOSpine , India Chapter, 2004-2007.
  • Chairman, AOSpine, Asia Pacific from 2007 to 2010.
  • AOSpine Technical Commission Member

Research and publications

  • Forty two publications in peer reviewed international/national journals
  • Six book chapters
  • Five papers under peer review
  • Eight research projects and two book chapters under various stages of completion