Dr. Sanjay Agarwala

Dr. Sanjay Agarwala
Orthopedic Surgeon, Mumbai

D (ORTHO), MS, MCh

Dr. Sanjay Agarwal is one of the renowned consultant Orthopedic Surgeon associated with Beach Candy Hospital and P.D.Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai. He is the Chairman of the AO Foundation Western India Chapter. Dr. Sanjay is the Founder trustee and Current vice president of ISHKS (Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons).

Specialities

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Orthopedics

Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Surgery

  • Hip Replacement

  • Joint Surgery

  • Knee Replacement

  • Osteotomy

Expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery Of The Knee
  • Complex Fracture Fixation Using The Swiss Ao Techniques
  • Re-implantation 
  • Micro Surgical Work For Limb Salvage And Restitution
  • Micro Lumbar Discectomy 
  • Holmium Laser Discectomy
  • Total Knee Replacements
  • Total Hip Replacements
  • Trauma and Fracture Fixation using AO techniques
  • Primary and Revision Joint Surgery
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Arthroscopy of the knee for sports injuries

Education

  • MS from University of Bombay, 1982
  • M.Ch. (Orth.) from University of Liverpool, U.K. 1985

Practice Information

Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

60-A, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

P.D. Hinduja National Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

Veer Savarkar Marg, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400016

Dr. Sanjay Agarwala Clinic, Mumbai

Dr. Sanjay Agarwala Clinic, Mumbai

104-B, Sukh Sagar, 1st Floor, Above Kobe Sizzlers, N.S. PatkarMarg, (Hughes Road), Opera House, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400007

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • His Benchmark Research On Deep Vein Thrombosis In Arthroplasty Surgery, The First Such In India
  • An open randomized study evaluating the thrombo prophylactic efficacy of low molecular weight heparin (Fragmin) v/s no thrombo prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement surgeries and fracture femur intervention. The first study of its kind being carried out on the Asian population
  • The prevalence and incidence of DVT and its control
  • Study on EPREX which is a Erythropoietin factor capable of enhancing the haemoglobin in patients to allow them to tide over surgical procedures which may result in blood loss without the need for blood transfusions in the peri-operative period
  • The use of Calcium Hydroxy Appetite in the enhancement of bone unions at fracture sites
  • Ongoing research on Bone graft substitutes
  • Ongoing research on Alendronate and its use to prevent AVN (alongwith Dr. V.R. Joshi)
  • Round the year teaching activities of DNB Orthopedic programme
  • Prevention and Prevalence of DVT in Indian patients
  • Ongoing research on Stem Cell Research in the treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
  • Bisphosphonate therapy which was pioneered by Dr. Sanjay Agarwala has certainly changed the treatment scenario. Dr. Sanjay Agarwala had started the research regarding management of AVN with bisphosphonate therapy and reported on it in 2001,probably one of the only surgeons reporting in medical journal. His index case was of a patient who refused any surgical intervention. Dr Agarwala analysed the cause of pain as collapse of bone due to weakness of the weakened bon
  • Citations for Bisphosphonates management of the crippling conditions of Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the hip
  • On-going research on Stem Cell Research in the treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the Hip
  • Research Publications Prevention and Prevalence of DVT in Indian patients
  • Use of Calcium Hydroxy Appetite in the enhancement of bone unions at fracture sites
  • This is the most common cause of total hip replacement in young patients in India
  • Though Avascular Necrosis of the bone was published in 1794, Ficat and Arlet had described the pathology of this condition in 1960. It is caused by injury or due to other causes
  • There is no reliable data on the incidence and prevalence of this disease. Approximately 15,000 to 30,000 new cases occur annually in the USA. In India as there is no statistical data available, considering the population of over a billion approximately 70 to 90,000 patients get affected with AVN. The disease occurrence is more in men than in wome
  • He is a gold medalist in MBBS as well as in MS (Orth.) from the University of Bombay
  • He obtained his M.Ch in Orthopaedic surgery from the University of Liverpool, U.K., and was awarded the Norman Roberts Medal
  • The International Graduate Fellowship Award of the Rotary Foundation USA
  • The Bombay University Merit Scholarship, 1979-80
  • The Bombay University Merit Scholarship, 1980-81
  • The Bombay University Merit Scholarship, 1981-82
  • The A.C. Talwalkar Prize for the best paper read at the Western Indian Orthopaedic Conference of 1981 on “The Results of Bilateral Harrington Rod Fixation in Fractures of the Dorso-Lumbar Spine with Neurological Deficit”
  • First Rank at the M.S. (Orth), Final Examination for the best overall performance in Orthopaedics& Traumatology 1982 – UNIVERSITY OF BOMBAY.
  • The International Graduate Fellowship Award of the Rotary International 1982 for a Fellowship at the Institute of Orthopaedics, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedics Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire, U.K
  • Hand and Microsurgical Fellowship – 1983 at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary and Associated Hospitals, Derby, U.K
  • The Stanley Johnson Microsurgical Fellowship Award, January 1984 to June 1984 at the Northwick Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre, Harrow, Middlesex, U.K
  • Award of the Stanley Johnson Fellowship for the period July 1984 to December 1984
  • The Norman Roberts Medal /Prize for performance at the M.Ch. Orth. Examinations of 1985. – LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY, U.K
  • He Has Resulted In 5 Major Publications And Has Established The Prevalence And Incidence Of This Dreaded Condition In Orthopedic Patients
  • The Journal of Orthopedics and Traumatology in 2000 has published an article on Box Osteotomy of the Tibia, as a “new technique” in the management of osteoarthritis of the knee, often an alternative to knee replacement for younger patients. His results with plating for the box osteotomy has been published in 2009 issue of the Journal of Orthopedics
  • “Management of Fractures of the Dorso-Lumbar Spine with Neurological Deficit” Dissertation towards the M.S. (Orth.) examination 1982, Bombay University. Awarded the 1st rank
  • “Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Goretex) Tubing for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects” IRCS Med. Sci., 1985, 13, 326-327.
  • “Surrogate Conduits for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects” Proceedings of the British Microsurgical Society meeting, 1984, Brit. J. Plas. Surg. 38, No.3, 445
  • “Surrogate Conduits for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects in Animal Models” Dissertation for the M.Ch. Orth. examination, 1985, University of Liverpool. Awarded the Normal Roberts Medal at the examination
  • “Microlumbar Discectomy” in `Bombay Hospital Journal’, October 94 volume 36 No. 4, Pg. 117 to 120
  • Published an article on ‘Management of Compound Fracture’ in Innovation Orthopaedic Bulletin in the month of June, 1995, Vol. 2, No. 8
  • ‘Kashiwagi Syndrome Revisited – An under recognised clinical Entity’,published in `Orthocon Update India’, volume 5, December 1.12.1995
  • “Comprehensive Guidelines for Compound Fracture Management” published in December, 1995 in Asian Conference on alternative Orthopaedic procedures
  • Venous Thrombo-embolism, Editorial, Indian Journal of Internal Medicine, January 1997, Issue no. 1, page 2
  • “Under-Running Sutures for Easy Stitch Removal” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 99 : pg. 602 February 1997
  • “Use of Mini-Vacuum Drains in Small Surgical Wounds” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 101 : pg. 1421 April 1998
  • “Lumbar Disc Decompression Under Local Anaesthesia : Holmium Laser Technique” paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.2, April 1999, Page 118 to 121
  • “Autologous Blood Transfusion in Orthopaedic Surgery – A Practical Alternative” – Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.3, July 1999, Pg. 195 to 199
  • “Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy Use of Holmium Laser”, Indian Journal of Surgery Vol. 61, No. 6 (2) Feb.2000 pg. 492 – 495
  • “Proximal Tibial Serpentine Osteotomy” in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol.34, No.3, July 2000 issue – Pg. 177 to 180
  • “Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian Patients Undergoing Lower Limb Surgery” – delivered as part of the Spine Symposium of IOACON – October 2000, Jaipur – Reported in the monthly edition published by M/s. Pharmacia UpJohn
  • “A [W]holistic Approach to Rheumatic Disease” published in BioMed – Medical Update for Doctors – Vol. 8 No. 2 – March 2001 issue
  • “Of Frillwork With Refinement”, BioMed – A Medical Update for Doctors – Vol.8 No.3 April 2001
  • “Colour Doppler-and Duplex Sonography in 5 Patients With Thoracic Outlet Syndrome” published in the Journal of Ultrasound In Medicine Volume 20, No. 7 July 2001
  • “Box osteotomy – a New technique of Proximal Tibial Osteotomy for the Osteoarthritic Knee” Orthopaedics& Traumatology Volume 9 No. 3 September 2001 issue
  • “Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis (AVN) of hip – an open, exploratory, pilot study”- Drs. J.C. Patel & B.C. Mehta Best paper award for the year 2000 – 2001 by the Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 49, September 2001 issue
  • “Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis (AVN) of hip” British Society for Rheumatology 2002;41:346-347
  • “The Use of Recombinant Human Erythropoetin In Indian Patients Undergoing Major Orthopaedics Surgeries to Reduce Perioperative Transfusion Recruitment”.Indian Journal of Surgery, Volume 64, No.1, 2002
  • “Orthopaedicians and Rheumatic Diseases” The Journal of General Medicine, April-June 2002 Vol. 14 No. 2
  • Paper on DVT titled “Screening for deep venous thrombosis in post-operative orthopaedic patients : Comparison of color Doppler sonography and contrast venography published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics (July 2002, Vol 36. No.3 Pages 154-156)
  • Paper published – “Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients undergoing major lower limb surgery” in the Indian Journal of Surgery 2003, Volume 65, Issue 2 (March/April)
  • Paper published on “Ho: Yag laser-assisted lumbar disc decompression : A minimally invasive procedure under local anesthesia in the journal Neurology India January-March 2003, Vol. 51, Issue 1, Pages 35-38)
  • Paper published on “Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients – a prospective study in 104 patients” in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics, Vol.37, No. 2., April 2003 issue., (Pages 159-162)
  • Paper published on “Percutaneous Fixation for Fractures of the patella : A minimally invasive technique in Orthopedic Update (India), Vol-12, No.1, April 2003. (Pages12-14)
  • Genetic factors in DVT alongwith Dr. Dasgupta published in the journal of ThrombHaemaost 2004; 92 pgs 1167-9 (genetic factors do not predetermine the prediction for DVT)
  • Article on Osteoid Osteoma – puzzling presentation & effective management – a case report published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics,July 2004, Vol. 38, No.3, pgs. 183-184
  • Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – January 2005 issue Vol 39 No.1, pgs 55-58 titled Pre and post-operative DVT in Indian patients – Efficacy of LMWH as a prophylaxis agent
  • Article accepted for publication in Rheumatology, due in March 2005 on Efficacy of Alendronate, a Bisphosphonates, in the treatment of AVN of the hip. A prospective open-label study
  • Paper published in Rheumatology April 2005 : Vol. 44 pgs 352 – 359 titled “Efficacy of alendronate, a bisphosponate in the treatment of AVN of the hip. A prospective open-label study
  • Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics –April 2005, Vol 39. No.1 pg 93-98 titled “Post-operative pyrexia after arthroplasty – when to panic” ?
  • Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 39, Number 4, October 2005 issue on “Hydroxy apatite as a bone graft substitute : use in cortical and cancellous bone”
  • Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – July 2006 issueVol. 40 No.3, pgs 157-160 titled Charnley-Hasting bipolar modular replacement option for intracapsular fracture neck femur
  • Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – October 2006 issue Vol. 40 No.4, pgs 235-238 titled Short barrel DHS plates for the treatment of inter-trochanteric hip fractures in Indian population
  • Article on the use of Alendronate in the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head – 8 year follow-up, published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br.Vol. 91-B, No. 8, August 2009
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Indian setting – article published in the Asian Journal of Critical Care.
  • Article on the use of Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis of the femoral head – 10 year follow-up published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. 2010
  • 10 year Follow-up of Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head treated with Alendronate for 3 years published in the Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 26, No.7, 2011
  • Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33) proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS. – accepted for publication in Maharashtra Orthopedic Association Journal
  • 10 year Follow-up of Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head treated with Alendronate for 3 years published in the Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 26, No.7, 2011
  • Functional Outcome of Distal end radius fracture treated with LCP fixation published in Bombay Hospital Journal
  • Case of Gamekeeper’s Thumb printed in the Newsletter of M/s. Novartis Healthcare Private Limited
  • Osteochondral fracture lateral femoral condyle treated with ORIF using Z plasty- A modification of Coonse & Adams approach published in CRIOR – Hindawi publications for Case Reports 2011
  • Article published in pharmabioworld.com on Bisphosphonate Therapy : A New Paradigm in AVN Management in March 2012
  • Article published in the Bombay Hospital Journal Vol. 54, No. 2 on Functional Outcome in Distal Radius Fractures treated with Locking Compression Plate
  • Article published in Journal of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association Jan-Mar 2012 on Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33)proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS
  • Article published in Journal of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association Jan-Mar 2012 on Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33)proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS
  • Founder Member of the VETERN Group (Venous Thrombo-Embolism Research Network)
  • Current Vice President and Founder Trustee of ISHK Society (Indian Society of Hip & Knee Surgeons
  • Honorary Member for Rotary Club of Bombay Queen City,Mumbai 2007-2008
  • Chairman of the AO India Council – Education and Community Development
  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
  • Indian Orthopedic Association (IOA)
  • Association of Medical Consultants (AMC)
  • Bombay Orthopedic Society (BOS)
  • Maharashtra Orthopedic Association (MOA)
  • Founder Member of the VETERN Group (Venous Thrombo-Embolism Research Network)
  • AO Trauma Member