Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MS, DNB, Fellow of CPS

Designation: Consultant, Orthopaedics

Years of experience: 15 years

Areas of expertise:

  • Management of Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head (AVN)


Dr. Gauresh Palekar is a young dynamic orthopedic surgeon practicing in south Mumbai for the last 15 years. He is a specialist in difficult and complicated orthopaedic surgeries for fractures and Joint replacement.

Dr. Palekar is an expert on advanced and complicated fracture management .He is well versed in management of complications arising from inadequately managed fractures, Non Unions and Malunions. He specializes in Management of Geriatric Trauma in osteoporotic Fractures. He is also trained in adult reconstruction involving replacement surgeries of the Hip, Knee (Total and Uni Knee Replacement), Total elbow replacement, Shoulder (Total, Hemi and Reverse) Replacement. He does primary and Revision Joint replacement surgeries. 

Awards & Publications:

Awards & Publications:

  • He is a gold medalist in his orthopedic examinations
  • He has cleared all the qualifying exams in orthopedics in India (MS, DNB, Dorth, and FCPS)
  • He is a fellow of the world renowned Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, US
  • He has worked at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York which is consistently ranked as No. 1 for Joints Replacement surgery in US
  • He is a member of the National Osteonecrosis Foundation, USA
  • He is Author in the International textbook of Joint Replacement –“Total Knee Replacement-Operative Techniques”- Ed: Arien Hanssen, Norman Scott published 2009 Saunders/Elsevier, Contributing author for chapter: Posterior Stabilised-Technique of Total knee Replacement.
  • He is author of International Papers at: 2010 Las Vegas: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 2008 Atlanta: Society of Biomaterials
  • He is contributor to two Indian Books on Fractures
  • Devised Innovative Blood Conserving technique in Knee Replacement
  • Active exponent of Minimal Tissue Trauma Surgery (MTTS) which enables patient to walk the same day of surgery and facilitates early return to normal activities
  • First Surgeon in India to use stem cells for Avascular Necrosis of Hip
  • Invited Faculty for WIROC 2009, 2013, 2015 in Mumbai
  • Invited Faculty IOACON 2014 Hyderabad
  • WIROC 2013: Faculty in Symposium In Avascular Necrosis of Head of Femur: Use of Stem cells in Avascular Necrosis of Head of Femur
  • WIROC 2013: Paper Presentation on: Early and Medium term followup of use of stem cell derived Autologous Osteoblasts in Avascular Necrosis of Head of Femur

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