Dr. Sanjay Desai
Dr. Sanjay Desai
Dr. Sanjay Desai is an expert at Arthroscopic and Joint Replacement surgery. Laurels: Dr. Desai has several medals in his career. Gold Medal at the Diploma in Orthopaedics, Second in MS (Ortho), University of Bombay, Khazanifar medal in MCh (Orth), University of Liverpool. · Conferred the Young Achievers Award-2002 by the Indo-American Society. · Dr. Desai is credited with putting world class shoulder and knee surgery on the map of India. · He is one of the leading orthopaedic surgeons in Mumbai with probably the largest experience in shoulder surgery. · He has conducted several workshops and live demonstration surgeries across the country. · Being invited as a faculty to deliver guest lectures in India and abroad is a true recognition of his contribution to orthopaedics.
His academic activities have reached international shores, being invited as a guest lecturer at the British Orthopaedic Association meeting in Manchester, 2009. The “Young achievers Award - 2002” conferred by the Indo-American society is a formal recognition of his contribution. It is indeed a matter of great pride that the British Orthopaedic Association has for the first time(2011) sent a Fellow for training with Dr.Sanjay Desai in India, a fitting example of ‘reverse brain drain’! Dr. Sanjay Desai is one of the few to be invited to perform live demonstration surgery in UK, Spain, China, Denmark, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
He has also been invited as a referee of the prestigious Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery and on the editorial board of the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. Dr. Desai as the founder and president of the Shoulder Society of India is responsible for spreading the know-how across the country. The fellowship program to train Orthopaedic surgeons from different parts of the country is Dr. Desai’s attempt to give back to the community. Besides, he also has been relentlessly conducting workshops and live surgical demonstrations in order to expose the latest to the orthopaedic surgeons in various parts of India and the neighboring countries.
Dr. Sanjay Desai continues to provide free and subsidized care at various hospitals for the needy and underprivileged. In recognition of this selfless service he has been appointed the President of Indian Arthroscopy Association and President-elect of the Asian Shoulder Association.
Awards and Achievements
- The level of expertise provided by Dr.Desai has compelled the likes of Mr.Shahrukh Khan, Shri.Sharad Pawar and recently Mrs.Sonia Gandhi getting operated by him in India
- Recipient of the “Young achievers Award - 2002” conferred by the Indo-American society.
- Recipient of Giants International Award in the field of medicine – 2016.
- Referee of the prestigious Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine and on the editorial board of the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.
- Performed live demonstration surgery in several countries around the globe.