Dr. Ashok Shyam

Dr. Ashok Shyam
Rheumatologist, Thane

MBBS, MS (Orth)

Dr Ashok Shyam has received both undergraduate and postgraduate education in Mumbai at KEM Hospital and Nair Hospital respectively. After receiving the MBBS training he joined the MS (Orth) training at Nair Hospital. During his course he developed special interest in Joint disorders specifically in Rheumatlogy and Arthritis. He has been to Korea and has done a fellowship in Joint Reconstruction. He has been specially trained in treating Arthritis and Rheumatological Joint disorders and is a Member of American College of Rheumatology and also Orthopaedic Rheumatologist Association of India. He is the Head of Indian Orthopaedic Research Group and has many scientific papers to his credit. He is author of two books and Editor of three scientific Journals and a well known authority in Evidence based medicine. All the principles of Evidence based medicine and up-to-date treatment methods are used to provide best results to the patients 


Consultant, Jupiter Hospital, Thane July, 2013 -  Present

Consultant, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune July, 2009 -  Present

Consultant Rheumatologist, Hira- Mongi Hospital, Mumbai May, 2015 -  Present

Consultant Rheumatologist, NirmalaDevi Hospital, Thane May, 2015 -  Present


  • Rheumatology

  • Arthritis

  • Degenerative Disorders

  • Pediatric Rheumatology

  • Spine Related Disorders


  • Arthritis and Rheumatic Joint Diseases and Osteoporosis


MBBS, 2000, Seth GS Medical College, KEM Hospital Mumbai, Mumbai, India

MS (Orth), 2006, TN Medical College, BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Mumbai, India

Fellowship in Joint Reconstruction, 2007, Korea University Medical Centre, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

Fellowship in Arthroscopy, 2007, Korea Univeristy Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

Practice Information

Jupiter Hospital, Thane

Jupiter Hospital, Thane

Eastern Express Highway, Thane, Maharashtra - 400601

Smt. Nirmala Devi Sardarmal Jain Charitable Hospital, Thane

Smt. Nirmala Devi Sardarmal Jain Charitable Hospital, Thane

Shreenagar Main Road, Shree Nagar, Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra - 400604

Hira Mongi Navneet Hospital, Mumbai

Hira Mongi Navneet Hospital, Mumbai

Valji ladha Road, Mulund (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400080

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • The effect of distraction-resisting forces on the tibia during distraction osteogenesis. Published in J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Jul;91(7):1671-82. 
  • Leg lengthening by distraction osteogenesis using the Ilizarov apparatus: a novel concept of tibia callus subsidence and its influencing factors. Published in International Orthopedics. 2009 Dec;33(6):1753-9. 
  • 1.       Management of severe extra-articular contracture of the elbow by open arthrolysis and a monolateral hinged external fixator. Published in J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Jan;92(1):92-7.
  • Neurofibromatosis sensory neuropathy of the thigh in a 7 year old boy. Paper published in Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Oct;128(10):1093-7. 
  • 1.       Alcohol induced Multifocal osteonecrosis: A case report with fourteen year follow-up. Paper published in Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Oct; 128(10):1149-52. 
  • 1.       Correlation of kyphosis and wedge angles with outcome after percutaneous vertebroplasty: a prospective cohort study. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2011 Apr;19(1):35-40. 
  • 1.        Nonfamilial hyperphosphatemic tumoral calcinosis with ulnar neuropathy: a case report – Paper published in Joint Bone Spine. Joint Bone Spine 2008 Dec 13.
  • 1.       Nerve reconstruction: A cohort study of 93 cases of global brachial plexus palsy. Published in Indian J Orthop. 2011 Mar;45(2):153-60.
  • 1.       Skeletal age in Idiopathic short stature: An analytical study by the TW3 method and Greulich and Pyle method. Published in Indian Journal of Orthopaedics. 2010;44:322-6
  • 1.       Management of thromboangiitis obliterans using distraction osteogenesis: A retrospective study. Indian J Orthop. 2011 Sep;45(5):459-64.
  • SEOUL AWARD for presentation ‘Radiological study of callus pattern in femoral lengthening over intramedullary nail using a new classification’ at the 15th Triennial Congress of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association. September. 2007, Seoul, Korea
  • Best Paper award for abstract ‘Vertebroplasty – when to do and when not to do – factors predicting outcome after percutaneus vertebroplasty’ – at 36th annual conference of BJMC research Society – March 2010, Pune India
  • Award from INDIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY for excellence in service.  August 2008     
  • Joy Patankar Gold Medal for Best Research paper presentation in IOACON 2012, Jaipur                          
  • Dr Bakshi Gold Medal for Best Research paper in IOACON 2013, Agra        
  • Best Research Paper Award at POSAC 2015, Pune
  • Head of Indian Orthopaedic Research Group
  • Member of American Rheumatology Association
  • Member of Indian Orthopaedic Rheumatology Association
  • Member of Indian Orthopaedic Association