Dr.M.S. Dhillon

Dr.M.S. Dhillon
Orthopedic Surgeon, Chandigarh


  • Dr. Mandeep S Dhillon is currently the Professor and Head, Deptt of Orthopaedic Surgery  PGIMER Chandigarh
  • He is also Head of Deptt of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and is the Consultant Incharge, Sports Medicine Clinic of the PGIMER
  • He has performed more than 2500 arthroscopic procedures, 100s of Joint replacements
  • More than 60 Postgraduates have been trained by him

Teaching Experience

  • Professor in PGIMER Chandigarh (31-12-05- to date)
  • Additional Professor in PGIMER Chandigarh (01-07-01 to 15-01-05)
  • Associate Professor in PGIMER Chandigarh (01-07-97 to 30-06-01)
  • Assistant Professor in PGIMER Chandigarh (28-08-90 to 30-06-97)
  • Senior Resident in PGIMER Chandigarh (14-03-87 to 12-06-90)


  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Orthopedics


  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint replacement 
  • Foot and Ankle problems
  • Sports related problems 


  • MS (Ortho) from Govt. Medical College, Patiala, India
  • Post Graduate Institute Chandigarh where he obtained the MNAMS
  • Selected for Johnson & Johnson Fellowship of IOA 1991
  • E. Merck Fellowship of Bombay Orthopaedic Society, 1991
  • Selected For RANAWAT FOUNDATION Fellowship,1990,1992
  • Visiting Lecturer, National University Hospital, Singapore, 1993
  • A.O. Fellow, Universitat Klinikum Stegelitz, Berlin, Germany 1994
  • A.A.D.O. Fellow, Prince of Wales Hospital, HongKong, 1995
  • WOC/SICOT Fellowship, Sydney, Australia, April 1999
  • AADO Fellow, Edinburgh Trauma Symposium, August 1999
  • INOR Fellowship of IOA, BOA meet, London, UK, 2000
  • AADO Fellow, 2006 USA (did not go) 2007 St Petersburg, Russia

Practice Information

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Guest Faculty - Conference on Foot Disorders. Nagpur, 1994
  • Chairman of Session - 1st AADO International Symposium on Musculoskeletal Trauma. HongKong, 1994
  • Chairman of Session - XVI Conference NZIOA. Amritsar, 1995
  • Guest Lecture - XV conference NZIOA. Jammu, 1995
  • Chairman of Session - XV Conference NZIOA. Jammu, 1995
  • Guest Faculty - Annual Conference, Punjab Orthop Assn. Hoshiarpur, 1996
  • Guest Faculty - Nursing Update. Chandigarh, 1996
  • Guest Faculty - Inaugural Conference AO Alumni. Goa, 1996
  • Faculty Member - AO Course. Delhi, 1997
  • Guest Faculty - IOA Instructional Course Lectures. Ahmedabad, 1997
  • Guest Faculty - Ind Foot Society Congress. Bodh Gaya, 1997
  • Guest Faculty - 2nd International Conference on Orthopaedic Oncology. Chennai, 1997
  • Best Paper Award from X Annual Conference of N.Zone IOA, Simla, 1991
  • Best Paper Award from XII Annual Conference of N.Zone IOA, Rohtak 1993
  • Srp Gold Medal (Best paper) from VIII Conference IFS IOACON, Bhopal, 1993
  • Best Paper Award from Foot Society Conference, IOACON, Ahmedabad, 2001
  • Best Paper Award from Indian Journal Of Orthopaedics, 2002 (Bakshi Gold Medal)
  • He has more than 200 major publications to his credit
  • Neglected irreducible posterolateral knee dislocation.Saini R, Mootha AK, Goni VG, Dhillon MS.Indian J Orthop. 2010 Oct;44(4):468-70.PMID: 20924494 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article Free textRelated citations
  • Application of the Ponseti principle for deformity correction in neglected and relapsed clubfoot using the Ilizarov fixator.Tripathy SK, Saini R, Sudes P, Dhillon MS, Gill SS, Sen RK, Agarwal A, Dhatt S, Mootha AK.J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 20842065 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]Related citations
  • Proximal femoral medullary canal diameters in Indians: correlation between anatomic, radiographic, and computed tomographic measurements.Sen RK, Tripathy SK, Kumar R, Kumar A, Dhatt S, Dhillon MS, Nagi ON, Gulati M.J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2010 Aug;18(2):189-94.PMID: 20808010 [PubMed - in process] Free ArticleRelated citations
  • Displaced proximal humeral fractures: an Indian experience with locking plates.Aggarwal S, Bali K, Dhillon MS, Kumar V, Mootha AK.J Orthop Surg Res. 2010 Aug 23;5:60.PMID: 20731844 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article Free textRelated citations
  • Arthrodiastasis and surgical containment in severe late-onset Perthes disease: an analysis of 14 patients.Sudesh P, Bali K, Mootha AK, Dhillon MS, Saini R.Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Jun;76(3):329-34.PMID: 20698453 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor causing cauda equina syndrome with destruction of L5 vertebra.Dhatt S, Dhillon MS, Tripathy SK, Goyal T, Jagadeesh V.Indian J Orthop. 2010 Jul;44(3):339-41.PMID: 20697491 [PubMed - in process] Free PMC Article Free textRelated citations
  • Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of the talus: a case report.Dhillon MS, Mootha AK, Kumar V, Saini R, Bharti S.J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Jul-Aug;49(4):400.e5-8. Epub 2010 May 26.PMID: 20510633 [PubMed - in process]Related citations
  • MRI evaluation of femoral and acetabular anteversion in developmental dysplasia of the hip. A study in an early walking age group.Mootha AK, Saini R, Dhillon MS, Aggarwal S, Kumar V, Tripathy SK.Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Apr;76(2):174-80.PMID: 20503942 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Regeneration of the Achilles tendon after percutaneous tenotomy in infants: a clinical and MRI study.Saini R, Dhillon MS, Tripathy SK, Goyal T, Sudesh P, Gill SS, Gulati A.J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 Jul;19(4):344-7.: 20375912 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Congenital subtalar dislocation--a case report.Saini R, Dhillon MS, Gill SS.Foot (Edinb). 2009 Sep;19(3):181-5. Epub 2009 Feb 4.PMID: 20307473 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Neuro-epiphyseal injury around the ankle: a case report.Chauhan DK, Dhillon MS, Tripathy SK.Foot (Edinb). 2009 Jun;19(2):133-6. Epub 2009 Apr 17.PMID: 20307465 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Premature epiphyseal fusions in beta thalassaemia.Basanagoudar PL, Gill SS, Dhillon MS, Marwaha RK.Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Feb;76(1):114-9.PMID: 20306975 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Is there a need for reconstruction after excision of the distal ulna for giant-cell tumour?Dhillon MS, Saini R, Gill SS.Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Feb;76(1):30-7.PMID: 20306961 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Immunohistological evaluation of proprioceptive potential of the residual stump of injured anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL).Dhillon MS, Bali K, Vasistha RK.Int Orthop. 2010 Jun;34(5):737-41. Epub 2010 Feb 5.PMID: 20135121 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Outcome of varus derotation closed wedge osteotomy in Perthes disease.Saini R, Goyal T, Dhillon MS, Gill SS, Sudesh P, Mootha A.Acta Orthop Belg. 2009 Jun;75(3):334-9.PMID: 19681319 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Resolving controversies in hip fracture care: the need for large collaborative trials in hip fractures.Bhandari M, Sprague S, Schemitsch EH; International Hip Fracture Research Collaborative.J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Jul;23(6):479-84. Review.PMID: 19550238 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Results of dorsal approach in surgical correction of congenital vertical talus: an Indian experience.Saini R, Gill SS, Dhillon MS, Goyal T, Wardak E, Prasad P.J Pediatr Orthop B. 2009 Mar;18(2):63-8.PMID: 19106803 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Which is the better option: recombinant human PDGF-BB 0.01% gel or standard wound care, in diabetic neuropathic large plantar ulcers off-loaded by a customized contact cast?Bhansali A, Venkatesh S, Dutta P, Dhillon MS, Das S, Agrawal A.Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2009 Jan;83(1):e13-6. Epub 2008 Dec 9.PMID: 19081156 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Related citations
  • Preliminary experience with biodegradable implants for fracture fixation. Dhillon MS, Prabhakar S, Prasanna C.Indian J Orthop. 2008 Jul;42(3):319-22. PMID: 19753159 [PubMed] Free PMC Article Free textRelated citations
  • Femoral neck fractures. Sandhu HS, Dhillon MS, Jain AK. Indian J Orthop. 2008 Jan;42(1):1-2. No abstract available.PMID: 19823647 [PubMed] Free PMC Article Free textRelated citations
  • He is Chairman Of The Liaison Committee Of The Indian Asssociation Of Sports Medicine
  • Member Of The Scientific Committee On Sports Medicine For Isakos
  • Member Of The Medical Commission Of The Indian Olympic Association
  • Member, PG Examination Board, Punjab University, Chandigarh
  • Member, Disability Assessment Board, PGIMER (Chandigarh)
  • Member, Purchase Scrutiny Committees, Ortho. Dept.PGIMER (Chandigarh)
  • Member, Operation Theatre Management Committee PGIMER (Chandigarh)
  • Member SICOT (Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopaedique et de Traumatologie)
  • Member ISAKOS (Member,International Society for Arthroscopy,Knee Surgery,and Sports Medicine)
  • Member Asian Federation of Sports Medicine
  • Life Member AFICOT (France) - Association Franco-Indienne De Chirurgie Orthopaedic que et Traumatologie
  • Life Member World Orthopaedic Concern
  • Member Asian Association of Dynamic Osteosynthesis
  • Member A.O. Alumini
  • Member European Society of Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
  • Member International Bone and Joint Tuberculosis Society
  • Member New York Academy of Sciences