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Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala

Director - Arthroscopy, Sports Orthopaedics & Shoulder Service and Head - Centre for Sports Medicine
MBBS, MS (Orthopaedics), D’Orthopaedics, DNB (Orthopaedics), FCPS


Arthroscopy & Sports Orthopaedics Fellowships

  • Hospital for Special Surgery (New York , USA)
  • American Sports Medicine Institute (Birmingham , Alabama , USA)
  • Royal Children's Hospital, Australia
Shoulder & Elbow Arthroscopy & Arthroplasty
    • Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
Hip Arthroscopy
  • Addenbrookes Hospital/Cambridge Lea Hospital , Cambridge , UK


  • Advanced arthroscopy of knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, elbow and wrist
  • Shoulder surgery including shoulder replacements
  • Cartilage reconstructive surgery

Services Offered

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and sports orthopaedics, Complex Arthroscopic ACL & PCL Repairs of the Knee , Bankart & Rotator Cuff Repairs of the Shoulder

Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala heads the Arthoscopy, Sports Orthopaedics & Shoulder Service and also the Centre for Sports Medicine at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. At Kokilaben Hospital, he has done a number of breakthrough surgeries the first Reverse Shoulder Replacement in India, first Stem Cell Transplant (Autologous Chondrocyte Stem Cell transplant) to repair damaged knee in India, first Navigation guided arthroscopic ACL repair in India. He has performed more than 1600 surgeries at Kokilaben Hospital so far.

Having completed his orthopaedic training at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital , Mumbai, Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala has obtained his specialty fellowships in arthroscopy and sports orthopaedics at the finest Centres in the US and UK .

KDAH Experience

  • Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala is Head - Centre for Sports Medicine, and Director - Arthroscopy & Shoulder Service at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.
  • He completed his Orthopaedic Surgical training at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, in 1997 and holds Specialty Fellowships in Arthroscopy and Sports Orthopaedics at some of the finest centers in the US and UK.
  • Dr. Pardiwala Serves on the Committee of ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine), and has been has been invited as Faculty to over 50 International Conferences over the past 10 years.
  • Dr. Pardiwala is considered to be one of India's best Arthroscopy Surgeons, and is the recipient of numerous International and National Academic Awards including the ISAKOS John Joyce Award 2009 for outstanding contributions to arthroscopic surgery.
  • Dr Pardiwala is the only Indian Arthroscopic Surgeon in a group of 10 top international surgeons to be invited to perform a live surgical demonstration of Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery at the ISAKOS Congress in Toronto, Canada.He is also on the editorial board of prestigious international journals including Arthroscopy, American Journal of Sports Medicine Sports Health, and APKASS Journal.
  • Dr. Pardiwala has completed over 3000 Arthroscopic procedures in a short span of 4 years at Kokilaben Hospital with extremely impressive outcomes that surpass international standards.
  • The postoperative infection rate is 0% ( international benchmark 1.5% ) No patient who has undergone surgery for sports injury at Kokilaben Hospital has required reoperation.
  • A specialist in Arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, and elbow, he is at the cutting-edge of his subspecialty. Complex Arthroscopic ACL & PCL Repairs of the Knee , Bankart & Rotator Cuff Repairs of the Shoulder are some of the surgeries performed by him.
  • He is a pioneer in Cartilage Repair Surgery in India and besides introducing Osteochondral Autograft Transfer in 1999, and Osteochondral Allograft Transplants In 2001, he performed India's first fibrin based Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation ( Cartilage Stem Cell Transplant ) in 2008 at Kokilaben Hospital.
  • Dr. Pardiwala is the Sports Physician for many Sports Teams and Associations and has treated sportsmen ranging from Olympians to professional athletes to young budding stars. Many of India's best sportsmen, including cricketers, footballers, swimmers, tennis &badminton players, golfers, boxers and wrestlers, have been successfully him at Kokilaben Hospital.


  • Conditions/Procedures No. of cases treated
    Arthroscopic >4000

Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala has more than 45 International & National publications to his credit. He is one of the first Indians to be nominated to the executive committee of ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine), and is also the first Indian to be selected on the editorial board of the prestigious international journal ''Arthroscopy''. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international and national academic awards including the ISAKOS John Joyce Award 2009 for outstanding contributions to arthroscopic surgery. He is faculty at various prestigious International & National Conferences and Workshops. He is the first Indian Surgeon to be invited to Seoul for a live surgical demonstration at the Korean Orthopaedic Association Conference.

  • Saniyat Chowdhury Srijon, Bangladesh

    The hospitals policy is very good. The Doctor and all the staffs were very caring. The management level of this hospital was excellent.
  • Anamul Kibria, Bangladesh

    The whole surgical team in the operation theater in co-operative. After getting in the word from OT, I am astonished with the services and behaviour of the Doctor, sister ward boy and even the cleaner.
  • Mohammad Mazharul Islam, Bangladesh

    Everything is well organized about my experience so far good. This Hospital has all the facilities 1st time I came here 2010 January. Now I am again came back here for my treatment. Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala specially his entire team is exetend and hope keeping doing better in future,
  • Abdallah Handan Albalushi, Oman

    Kokilaben Hospital is the best hospital which very professional and well experienced care of our Health with its extraordinary staff from CEO to the executive.
  • Esther Mburu, Kenya

    I am truly grateful for the care, kindness and love that you extended to us over the course of our entire stay at KDAH.
  • Jeremiah Otindo Asihoye, Kenya

    Very great nurse, doctors attendance. Overall work was great to our satisfaction. Great cooperation from staff.
  • Subhashni Giridhar, Mumbai

    Thanks to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital, which gave the best treatment and homely atmosphere.I was operated by one of the best orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala,specialist in Arthroscopic knee surgeries.
Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala | Orthopaedics

Times of India
New cell therapy can help avert knee replacement

Mumbai : In the three years that he was bedridden due to painfully swollen knees, Malad resident Mohammed Mustaq Sheikh would never have imagined that one day doctors would 'grow' a new knee for him. But a city doctor has done just that with the help of a cell-based technology available in South Korea.

Sheikh, an electrician by trade, has recently started walking on his own and says he hasn't been "so happy'' in a long time. Most importantly, he says, he can start working again instead of depending on his brother, an AC mechanic, for sustenance.

His 'new knee' was grown from his own cartilage cells.Orthopedic surgeon Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri (W) performed a biopsy on Sheikh's knee late last year and took a few cells from around his damaged cartilage. "The cells were multiplied hundred times over in a laboratory in South Korea over four weeks. The regrown cells were then transplanted back on the injured part of his cartilage on December 30th said Dr. Pardiwala.

Cell therapy could be boon for athletes
A procedure that allows new cells to be grown from cartilage cells could be a boon for sportsmen with torn or damaged cartilage, as well as those who suffer due to drug abuse or traumatic injuries resulting from improper exercising practice. The technique can be used to mend any traumatised joints, be it the knee, hip or shoulders, say doctors at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital , Andheri.

Besides Malad resident Mohammed Mustaq Sheikh, two other patients have also undergone the autologous chondrocyte implantation/transplantation. "Both are doing extremely well, and we have identified several other patients who want to undergo this treatment,'' said Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala of Ambani Hospital .

The 'cell regrowing' or regenerative technique, which started some 20 years ago, is practised in clinics worldwide, but it's only recently that India has got hold of its latest version. Moreover, a Mumbaibased company called Regenerative Medical Services Pvt Ltd will inaugurate its special laboratory for cell regeneration in Lonavla in June.

"Once our laboratory is operational, it will cost patients only Rs. 1.5 lakh,'' says Satyen Sanghavi of RMS. In the UK and the US , where the technique is commonly used, it costs Rs. 15 lakh.

According to Dr Pardiwala, the USP of the regenerative technique is the fact that it arrests the patient's descent into permanent disability and obviates expensive replacement surgeries."Sheikh would have needed knee replacement if it weren't for this cell therapy,'' he says.

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