Dr. Shekhar Agarwal

Dr. Shekhar Agarwal
Orthopedic Surgeon, Delhi

MBBS, MS, M.Ch(Liverpool), FICS

Dr. Shekhar Agarwal's detailed profile include 35 years of experience of performing Joint Replacement Surgeries in India, of which 10 years have been spent in England; 2 years in Teaching Hospitals in Liverpool and 1 year in a highly specialized hip surgery center at Wringhtington Hospital.

Dr. Shekhar Agarwal is chief surgeon and Head of the Joint Replacement Surgery at Delhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopedics. The most common reason for knee replacement is severe osteoarthritis of the knees regardless of the cause of the damage to the joint.


  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Knee Surgery

  • Hip Replacement Surgery



  • MBBS, MS, M.Ch(Liverpool), FICS

Practice Information

Sant Parmanand Hospital, Delhi

Sant Parmanand Hospital, Delhi

18, Sham Nath Marg, Civil lines, Delhi, Delhi - 110054

Delhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopedics (DITO), Delhi

Delhi Institute of Trauma & Orthopedics (DITO), Delhi

18, Shamnath Marg, Civil Lines, Delhi, Delhi - 110054

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • “Immediate weight bearing in a cast brace following nailing in femoral shaft fractures”. Indian J. Orthopaedics 19:2, 1985, Agarwal, S., Potukuchi A.P., Dhaon B.K., and Das G.C
  • “Tendinitis and tendon ruptures in Renal Transplant Recipients”, March 1990 Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1990 March; (252):270-5 Agarwal, S., Owen, R
  • “Metastatic Chondrosarcoma of the brain-A Case Report”. Annals of Saudi Medicine Vol 12: 307-308, 1992 Ashraf Jallu, Imaduddin Kanaan, Shekhar Agarwal
  • “Brucellosis in a Bilateral Total Knee Replacement : Brief Report”. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 1991 Jun; (267): 179-81, Agarwal, S.,Kadhi, S.K. and Rooney, R.J
  • “Hydatid Bone Disease”. Report of 2 cases and review of Literature. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research. 1992 Jul; (280): 251-5, Agarwal S, Shah A, Kadhi SK, Rooney RJ
  • Formalin Preserved Allogenic Bone Graft: Does it work”. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics , Vol 37: Number 4, October 2003. S Sinha , V Mittal, B Singh, S Agarwal
  • Inflatable Self Locking Intramedullary Nailing in the Management of Long Bone Diahpyseal Fractures”. Delhi Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol 3: Number 79, 2007.Amit Kumar, Shekhar Srivastav, Vivek Mittal, Shekhar Agarwal
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty Following Failed Fixation of Proximal Hip Fractures”. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Volume 42, Issue 3, Number279, July-September 2008. Shekhar Srivastav, Vivek Mittal, Shekhar Agarwal .
  • Use of locking compression plates for long bone nonunions without removing existing intramedullary nail: review of literature and our experience. J Trauma. 2008 Aug;65(2):482-6. Nadkarni B, Srivastav S, Mittal V, Agarwal S
  • Private sector hospital response to 2003 dengue outbreak in Indian capital metropolis. American Journal of Infection Control 2004: 32:489-492. Arya SC, Rajagopal S, Agarwal N, Kaushik M, Maheshwari P, Agarwal S, Singh K, George S
  • Coxsackievirus A24 conjunctivitis outbreak in Indian Capital metropolis. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2004 ;12: 318-319. Khare S, Arya SC, Agarwal N, Dhull VK, Shah HK, Agarwal I, Jain P, Agarwal R, Anand R, Bajaj R, Lohia Y, Lal S, Agarwal S
  • Nosocomial infection: hospital infection surveillance and control. Journal of Hospital Infection 2004 ;58:242-243. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S, George S, Singh K
  • Use of Polymerase chain reaction to diagnose tubercular arthritis from joint tissue and synovial fluid. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2004 ;128:1326-1327. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Varicella vaccine failure in an elementary school outbreak in Minnesota. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2005; 191:318-319. Arya SC, Agarwal S, Agarwal N
  • Straightforward representation of antimicrobial chemotherapeutics susceptibility profiles in a private tertiary care hospital. Journal of Infection 2005; 51:333-335. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Nosocomial urinary tract infection. Saudi Medical Journal 2005; 26:162. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Evaluation of oxacillin and cefoxitin disk diffusion test for routine detection of Staphylococcus aureus. Saudi Medical Journal 2005;26:2009-2010. Arya SC Mehta LK, Mathai G, Agarwal BK, Agarwal S
  • Nitrofurantoin: an effective and ignored antimicrobial. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2006; 27:354-356. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S.
  • Re: A laboratory-based, hospital-wide, electronic marker for nosocomial infection. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2006; 125:951-955. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Pilot study comparing Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid resistant profiles employing to different assay disks in 50 isolates from a tertiary care hospital in India. Current Therapeutics Research 2006; 67:151-156. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Evaluating broad-spectrum antimicrobials. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2006; 99:718-719. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Re: Reduction of broad-spectrum antibiotic use with computerized decision support in intensive care unit. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2006; 18: 389. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S.
  • Surveillance of antimicrobial susceptibility of urinary pathogens in a tertiary care hospital. Singapore Medical journal 2007; 48:270-271. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Use of cefepime for the treatment of infections caused by extended spectrum –β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli . Singapore medical Journal 2007; 48:600-601. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Solanki BS, Agarwal S
  • Re: Antibiotic resistance and trend of urinary pathogens in general outpatients from a major urban city. International Brazilian Journal of Urology 2007; 33:267-269. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S
  • Re: Prevalence of hospital acquired infection in a Moroccan university hospital. American Journal of Infection Control 2007;000-000. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S.
  • Hospital acquired infection: Point prevalence or culture based surveillance. British Journal of Infection Control 2008;00-00. Arya SC, Agarwal N, Agarwal S