We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.


Dr Hari Krishna Ankem

MBBS, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), MRCS(Edin)
Specialist Orthopaedics


- MS(Orthopaedics) - Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India (2000)
- Member of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK (2003)
- Elbow Research Fellow, Imperial College London, UK (2003-2004)
- Shoulder & Elbow Research Fellow - Columbia University Medical Centre, New York, USA (2004-2005)
- Elbow & Shoulder Research Fellow, Mayo Clinic, RO, MN, USA (2005)


- Universal Hospital Abu Dhabi (since 2016)
- Consultant Orthopaedic & Arthroscopic Surgeon - Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India (2013 – 2016)
- Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon / Head – Arthroscopy Division, Medwin Hospitals, Hyderabad, India (2013)
- Visiting Consultant – Arthroscopy, Mediciti Hospitals, Hyderabad, India (2012 – 2013)
- Visiting Consultant – Arthroscopy, Upper Limb Surgeries, Ozone Hospitals, Hyderabad, India (2013)
- Visiting Consultant – Arthroscopy, Yashoda Group of Hospitals, Hyderabad, India (2012 – 2013)
- Consultant Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon, Nova Speciality Surgery, Hyderabad, India (2013)
- Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vizag Orthopaedics, Vizag, India (2006 – 2011)
- Visiting Consultant Orthopaedics, Apex Hospital, Vizag, India (2008 – 2010)
- Visiting Consultant Orthopaedics, Lazarus Hospital, Vizag, India (2007 – 2008)
- Mayo Elbow Research Fellow, Rochester, Minnesota, USA, Dr Morrey’s Team (2005)
- Columbia Presbyterian Shoulder & Elbow Research Fellow, New York, USA, Dr Bigliani’s Team (2004 – 2005)
- Imperial College Elbow Research Fellow, London, UK (2002 – 2004)
- Northwest & Central London Hospitals, London, UK, Sr SHO (2001 – 2004)
- Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India, Registrar – Orthopaedics (2000 – 2001)
- PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, Residency – Orthopaedics (1997 – 2000)


- Upper limb surgery
- Joint replacement surgeries (Arthroplasty) of hip, knee, shoulder & elbow
- Sports related and Arthroscopic surgeries

List of procedures specialized in:
    - Total Shoulder Replacement
    - Reverse Shoulder Replacement
    - Arthroscopic Bankart’s Repair / Instability Repair
    - Arthroscopic Shoulder & Elbow Contracture Release
    - Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    - Total Elbow Replacement
    - Arthroscopic ACL / PCL / LCL reconstruction
    - Arthroscopic Meniscal Repair
    - Primary Total And Revision Hip & Knee Replacements
    - CTEV Release for Clubfoot in Children


- Indian Arthroscopy association (National Faculty)
- Shoulder Elbow Society of India (National Faculty)
- Sports related and Arthroscopic surgeries
- Indian Orthopedic Association
- ISAKOS –Active member (International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
- AANA – Active member (Arthroscopy Association of North America)
- Full GMC, UK Registered


- DNB Teaching Faculty - Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India
- Sports Medicine Doctor / Orthopaedic Surgeon / Team Physician - Gopichand Badminton Academy , Hyderabad, India
- National Faculty for Indian Arthroscopy Association & Shoulder Elbow Society of India
- Reviewer for Journal Of Arthroscopy & Related Surgery
- Reviewer for Journal Of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
- Reported new autograft sources (Triceps central tendon for elbow ligament surgery, Short head biceps tendon for shoulder instability) and developed a new technique of “Subscapularis foot print osteotomy in shoulder joint reconstruction in open surgery”
- Credited for triple window technique of exposure for distal humeral fractures and for Total Elbow Replacement
- Pioneered Two portal technique for antero-inferior shoulder instability arthroscopic surgery
- Use of patient centric rehabilitation protocols using Cryotherapy especially for arthroscopic elbow contracture release


- Research Associate to Dr Srinath Kamineni, UKY, Lexington, Kentucky, USA (2015)
- Visiting Shoulder Fellow to Dr Stephen S Burkhart, San Antonio, Texas, USA (2012)
- Visiting Shoulder Fellow to Dr Hiroyuki Sugaya, Funabashi Ortho Center, Chiba, Japan (2009)
- Visiting Shoulder Surgeon to Dr Xavier Duralde, Peachtree Orthopaedics, Atlanta, GA, USA (2009)

Dr Hari Krishna Ankem

MBBS, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), MRCS(Edin)
Specialist Orthopaedics