WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

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 smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr. Hari Krishn Ankem

Specialist in arthroscopy, Artrhoplasty of hip, Knee, Shoulder & Elbowe
MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), MRCS, Edin, UK Consultant SHOULDER, ELBOW & SPORTS RELATED INJURIES

QUALIFICATIONS

- Completed post graduate Medical or Surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics from PGIMER, CHANDIGARH, INDIA in year 2000.
- A 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, NY, USA. - 2004/2005.
- Elbow & Shoulder Research fellow, Mayo Clinic, RO, MN, USA - 2005.
- Working as Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at APOLLO HEALTH CITY, Hyderabad since 2013 with special interests in shoulder, elbow, arthroscopy & sports related injuries.
- first one to perform a MODULAR TOTAL SHOULDER JOINT REPLACEMENT in South India (2006/7).
- My special Interest is in the field of shoulder surgery are– both joint replacements, key hole surgery of the joints (arthroplasty as well as arthroscopy).
- The joint replacements of HIP, KNEE, SHOULDER & ELBOW and arthroscopies of Shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist & ankle are the procedures where I have major experience in.
- I have special experience in REVERSE TOTAL SHOULDER JOINT REPLACEMENT.
- I am recognized as part of the DNB teaching faculty at the Institution where I am currently working (APOLLO HEALTH CITY, HYD).
- I am the sports medicine doctor / orthopaedic surgeon / Team physician for GOPICHAND BADMINTON ACADEMY , HYD.
- I served as national faculty for INDIAN ARTRHOSCOPY ASSOCIATION & SHOULDER ELBOW SOCIETY OF INDIA.
- I am currently a reviewer for JOURNAL OF ARTRHOSCOPY & RELATED SUREGRY, JOURNAL OF SHOULDER & ELBOW SURGERY.
- I have 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”.
- I differ in treatment protocols when compared to my contemporaries in knee arthroplasty (I don’t use tourniquet or drain post-op and I use TED stockings, per-op Tranexamic acid INJ. & post-op ANTI DVT inj. Routinely); in Shoulder arthroscopy ( I don’t use PUMP/ CANNULAS) & I do them in lateral traction position; knee arthroscopies – I am specialized in DEVICE LESS meniscal repairs, INSIDE-OUT meniscal suturing, BOTH SIDES Aperture fixation for ACLs & PCLs using bio-composite absorbable interference screws.
- Credited for triple window technique of exposure for distal humeral fractures and for TOTAL ELBOW REPLACEMENT.
- Pioneered in TWO PORTAL technique for antero-inferior shoulder instability arthroscopic surgery.
-I use Patient centric REHAB protocols using CRYOTHERAPY especially for arthroscopic elbow contracture release.
- I am pioneered in DRX 9000 / 9000C true spinal non-surgical decompression of lumbar / cervical spine – disc disorders.
- My source markets for sports related injuries are sports centres, sports academies, specifc sport training camps.
- My specific shoulder & elbow opd pool comes from media talk (ETV – SUKHIBHAVA).
- My pool of joint repalcements patients come from Apollo walk-in INTERNATIONAL patients from MIDDLE EAST, EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICAN COUNTIRES (visit MOZAMBIQUE, CAMEROON, FIJI, PAPUA NEW GUINEA islands as an APOLLO initiative.
- My source doctors are neurologists, endocrinologists, rheumatologists - in particular for shoulder.
- I am available to participate in CME’s, Medical consultation camp, OPD Clinics and Media interactions

List of procedures I specialize in are:

List of procedures I specialize in are: - Total shoulder replacement.
- Reverse shoulder replacement.
- Arthroscopic Bankart’s repair / instability repair.
- arthroscopic shoulder & elbow contracture release.
- arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
- Total ebow replacement.
- Arthroscopic ACL / PCL / LCL recon.
- Arthroscopic meniscal repair.
- Primary total and revision Hip & Knee replacements.
- CTEV release for clubfoot in children.
- Information for brochures and Patient Information Leaflets in the doctor’s specialization.
- SHOULDER SUREGRY SPECIALIST.
- SPORTS INJURIES SPECIALIST.
- SPECIALIST FOR ELBOW INJURIES & DISORDERS.
- HIP & KNEE REPALCEMENT SUREGON.
- HAND SURGERY SPECIALIST

Dr. Hari Krishn Ankem

Specialist in Arthroscopy