ABOUT THE DOCTOR


Dr. Apoorva R. Patwardhan

Shoulder Specialist

M.S. (Ortho)(KEM Mumbai)

A.F.A.O.A., Sydney, Australia
REG. No. 2009/04/1557

+91 99235 30011

apoorvrp@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Completed M.S. (Ortho) and M.B.B.S. from the prestigious Seth G.S.M.C. and K.E.M. hospital.
  • Australian Orthopaedic Association Accredited Fellowship in Shoulder surgery under the aegis of Dr. Herald in Sydney, Australia.
  • US patent in process for a novel instrumentation in the field of arthroscopic surgery
  • Designer surgeon for Australian based Implant manufacturing company

CORE COMPETENCE

  • Arthroscopic Bankart Repair for Instability
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic SLAP repair/ Biceps Tenodesis
  • Shoulder fracture Reconstruction
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Dr. Apoorva R. Patwardhan, completed both his MBBS and MS Orthopaedics from the prestigious Seth GS medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India While doing his residency he was awarded the B Braun Resident of the year award in the field of Orthopaedic surgery. He also had several international publications during his tenure as a Resident. Soon after completing his residency,he was offered  Australian Medical Council Accredited  fellowship in Shoulder Surgery with Orthoclinic Sydney. Owing to its big sports culture, his experience in Australia taught him a comprehensive approach towards Sports Injuries and it's Rehab. During his time in Australia, he was also an integral part of a sports medicine Implant company's research and development team.  Soon after his return to India he began practicing his subspeciality of Shoulder surgery.   Apart from practicing Orthopaedics, the creative edge in him has always pushed him towards invention of newer instrumentions and techniques in Orthopaedics. He has a US registered patent revolutionising the drilling technique used in ACL reconstruction. With his compassionate attitude and consistently good post operative results, Dr. Apoorva hopes to provide a comprehensive solution to shoulder problems.


ABOUT THE SHOULDER

Shoulder Pain and Common Shoulder Problems


What most people call the shoulder is really several joints that combine with tendons and muscles to allow a wide range of motion in the arm — from scratching your back to throwing the perfect pitch.

Mobility has its price, however. It may lead to increasing problems with instability or impingement of the soft tissue or bony structures in your shoulder, resulting in pain.

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