Dr. Sanjay Desai Orthopedic Surgeon in Mumbai

Dr. Sanjay Desai

Orthopedic Surgeon, Mumbai

MBBS, Ms, MCh, DNB, D Orth

  • 27 Years Experience
  • 6 Hospitals


    Dr. Sanjay  Desai is one of the most respected doctors in Mumbai, who has made a name for himself in the field of orthopedics. Dr. Desai is an eminent surgeon and a super specialist in shoulder and knee surgery.

    Dr. Sanjay Desai, who is a founder member of The Shoulder Society of India, is an orthopedic surgeon, who is trusted by most of the  famous celebrities of the tinsel world and he has operated on a number of film personalities.

    Dr. Desai, who has been practicing in the field of shoulder and knee surgery for more than 10 years, is credited with being one of world-class arthroscopic shoulder surgeons in India. Thanks to his expertise,  revolutionary surgical treatment is now affordable and available to many people in our country.

    Dr. Sanjay Desai has had an excellent academic career and has earned a number of awards and medals during his academic career. He graduated from the T.N.Medical College & B. Y. L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai. After doing his Masters in Orthopaedic surgery in 1990, he worked briefly as a lecturer at the Dr. R.N. Cooper/K.E.M. Hospital until 1991.

    He trained in Total Joint Replacement at the Wrightington Hospital, a center that pioneered this procedure a number of years ago, and was, therefore, considered the birthplace of joint replacement surgery. Dr. Desai spent time with some of the principal shoulder and knee surgeons in the UK, as well as some of the best-known in Germany and France to gain a wider exposure in this field.

    Dr. Sanjay Desai is currently working as a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the following hospitals in Mumbai: 

      • Breach Candy Hospital 
      • Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre 
      • Bhatia Hospital 
      • Lilavati Hospital 
      • BSES MG Hospital 

                Dr. Desai's area of expertise includes:

                  • Arthoscopy, ligament reconstruction, patellar instability, and uni/total condylar knee replacement
                  • Management of all types of rotator cuff tears, AC joint problems, instabilities of the glenohumeral joint
                  • Management of total shoulder replacement and shoulder Arthroscopy.

                      • Languages : English, Hindi, Marathi


                      • Orthopedic Surgery

                      • Orthopedics

                      • Arthroscopy

                      • Joint Replacement Surgery


                        • Recurrent Subluxation / Dislocation Of The Shoulder
                        • Frozen Shoulder
                        • Rotator Cuff Impingement
                        • Rotator Cuff Tear
                        • Calcifying Tendonitis
                        • Acromioclavicular Joint Arthritis
                        • Labral Tears
                        • Slap Lesions
                        • Biceps Tendon Rupture
                        • Loose Body
                        • Osteochondral Fracture
                        • Septic Arthritis


                                              • MBBS from T.N.Medical College & B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Mumbai
                                              • MS (ortho sur) University of Mumbai, Mumbai
                                              • He trained in knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgery at Cambridge
                                              • He trained in Total Joint Replacement at Wrightington Hospital

                                              Practice Information

                                              Bhatia General Hospital, Mumbai

                                              Bhatia General Hospital, Mumbai

                                              Tardeo Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400007

                                              Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

                                              Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai

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

                                              Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

                                              Lilavati Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai

                                              Bandra Reclamation, A-791, Bandra (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400050

                                              Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai

                                              Jaslok Hospital And Medical Research Institute, Mumbai

                                              15, Dr.G.Deshmukh Marg, Pedder Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400026

                                              Shoulder & Knee Clinic, Mumbai

                                              Shoulder & Knee Clinic, Mumbai

                                              11A Satguru, 16 French Bridge, Opp Mercedes Showroom, Behind Dharam Palace, Off Hughes Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400007

                                              MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI

                                              04:30 PM - 07:30 PM

                                              Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Girgaum

                                              Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre, Girgaum

                                              Raja Ram Mohan Roy Road, Prathna Samaj, Girgaum, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400004

                                              Achievements & Contributions

                                              • Presented his work at International Conferences the World Shoulder Congress at Cape Town, South Africa in April 2001
                                              • He has conducted several workshops and live demonstration surgeries across the country
                                              • Gold Medal at the Diploma in Orthopaedics
                                              • Second in MS (Ortho), University of Bombay
                                              • Khazanifar Medal in MCh (Orth), University of Liverpool
                                              • The "Young achievers Award - 2002" conferred by the Indo-American society
                                              • Dr. Sanjay Desai is a Founder Member of The Shoulder Society of India
                                              • India is representative at the Asian Shoulder Study Group 2004

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