Joint Replacement Surgery - Shoulder, Elbow for Fracture, Osteo/ Rheumatoid Arthritis
Arthroscopic Surgery for Ligament/ Cartilage injuries in Children
Advanced Techniques, Anatomic ACL, PCL & Multi-ligament Knee Reconstructions, Complex Shoulder Rotator Cuff & Bankarts Repairs, Arthroscopic Joint related Fracture fixations, Complex Shoulder, Elbow Replacement Surgeries, PRP injections for Tendon pathologies, Bone Marrow Stem Cell therapy for AVN Hip, Bone Marrow Stem Cell therapy for Cartilage defects of Knee, Ankle., All-Arthroscopic Shoulder Acromio Clavicular Joint Reconstruction., Hip Arthroscopy assisted surgery for AVN using Bone Marrow Cells., Hip Arthroscopy for Labral tears, Impingement
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Dr Shreyash Gajjar is a well recognised, leading Arthroscopy surgeon. He is a Consultant (Unit Lead) in Sports Orthopaedics, Arthroscopy & Trauma Surgery at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
Prior to joining KDAH, he has worked in the UK and Australia and pursued fellowship training in Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty and Trauma surgery. He has worked in Centres of Excellence with world renowned Specialists in the field and is using his experience and skills to provide a high class service at KDAH. He performs Evidence-based Advanced Arthroscopic surgery for various joint related problems in Children and Adults.
He has completed his medical training from premier institutes of India - MBBS from L T M Medical College & Sion Hospital, Mumbai and MS in Orthopaedic Surgery from G S Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He subsequently travelled overseas and completed Higher Specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery from Liverpool, UK & Melbourne, Australia.
Dr Shreyash Gajjar having completed Orthopaedic Surgical Training from K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai travelled overseas to complete Advanced Orthopaedic training from Liverpool, UK and Fellowships in Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine from London, UK and Melbourne, Australia.
In less than 6 years since he returned to Mumbai and joined Kokilaben Hospital, he has done more than 3000 Surgeries. This includes more than 2500 Arthroscopic Surgeries.
His complication rate is <0.5% (International benchmark 1-2 %).
He has No Postoperative infections and No Redo Surgeries.
At Kokilaben Hospital, he practises Evidence Based, Advanced, All - Arthroscopic techniques and delivers highest quality results to his patients.
Hip Arthroscopic Labral repair, Impingement surgery.
Bone Marrow Stem Cell therapy for AVN Hip.
Bone Marrow Stem Cell therapy for Cartilage defects of Knee, Ankle.
He is one of the first few Indian Arthroscopy Surgeons to be invited as Reviewer of The American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) & Arthroscopy: Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery (USA). He was also Editor of Indian Arthroscopy Society from 2013-2015.
He is regularly invited as Faculty to lecture & teach in International Arthroscopy Meetings & Training courses both in Asia & Europe. He is also Faculty at various Arthroscopy Society Conferences.
He was a Finalist for John Joyce & Richard Caspari Award sessions at International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS) held in 2013 in Toronto, Canada.
In KH, he has performed the following Break-through cases:
All- Arthroscopic Ankle, Wrist Ligament Repair
Arthroscopic Hip Ligament Repair
Hip Arthroscopy assisted surgery for AVN using Bone Marrow Cells.
Complex Shoulder, Elbow Replacements for Neglected Fractures.
All-Arthroscopic procedure for Osgood-Schlatter's disease of knee.
No. of cases treated
International success rate
KDAH success rate
>3500, more than 3000 Arthroscopic Surgeries.
Out of 3500 operated cases
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar is an invited Reviewer for the prestigious international journals - The American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) and Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery (USA). He is also the Editor of the Indian Arthroscopy Society.
He is member in good-standing of Indian Arthroscopy Society (IAS), Shoulder & Elbow Society of India (SESI), International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), Indian Orthopaedic Association (IOA) and Bombay Orthopaedic Society (BOS).
He has been faculty on Arthroscopy courses/meetings and contributed in Numerous International and National Presentations & Publications. These include - Â ACL reconstruction in Children and Adults , Return to Sports after ACL reconstruction, Anatomic Â study on Hamstrings graft harvest, Mucoid degeneration of ACL, Anatomic study on the Popliteo-fibular ligament of the knee, Surgical management of Frozen shoulder, Outcome of Rotator cuff repairs.
He has been awarded Fellowships in General Surgery (FRCSEd) and Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (FRCSEd - Tr. & Orth.) by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK.
Dr Shreyash Gajjar was invited & felicitated as the Chief National Faculty at AIOSKCON 2015 (Apollo Institute Orthopaedic Shoulder Knee Conference) held in Madurai on 28-29th Nov 2015. The Inaugural function was presided by Dr Preetha Reddy (Vice Chairman Apollo Hospitals). Dr Gajjar also conducted a Live Arthroscopic Shoulder Bankart's repair Surgery during the conference which was well appreciated.
Dr Shreyash Gajjar was invited to conduct Live Ligament, Cartilage repair surgeries of the Knee in July 2016 at Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad & Apollo Hospital, Bengaluru respectively where he demonstrated Advanced Surgical techniques.
Rahul Deb, Canada
He has been instrumental in bringing me back to original level after Knee ACL Surgery and also helped me a lot in the recovery phase.
Thank you so much Sir ..extremely satisfied with ACL surgery done by you. It was my first surgery but still because of you there was no anxiety problem both before and after the surgery generally faced by patients.
All I can say it all went if very very well and I have never experienced any discomfort in all these five years and my right arm and shoulder is perfectly normal. Ever greatful for the great work Dr. Gajjar did on my shoulder
I had suffered an ACL tear in my knee in 2012 and had undergone the surgery by Dr. Shreyas Gajjar. Dr. Gajjar was extremely professional and I recovered within no time. He also ensured personally that I was feeling better after the surgery and during my physiotherapy.
After one month arm pouch was removed, and the doctor advised for physical exercise. And the result was tremendously good. Movement and the power of my son. And there are no restrictions in movement. He is quite well.
Under Dr Shreyas i was given the complete care that was needed starting pre operation and was fully supervised after operation right from regular check ups to my phsyio and rehabilitation prog for my strengthening. Even my brother was operated on his right shoulders as he had a tear and he is doing very good now.
The thought of doing a knee surgery itself sounded scary at first but after meeting Dr Gajjar, I felt confident that everything would go well since I was being operated by one of the finest and most experienced Ortho surgeon in town.
Your willingness to take time from your very busy schedule to comfort me, explain things to me really made me able to face all of my fears and eased my way through the anxiety of my diagnosis and treatment. Had to get operated due to severe shoulder issues by a reputed doctor but the problem remained same even after surgery and then I met sir Gajjar and he suggest me for another operation.
Finally, Jan 2013, I was referred to Dr Shreyash Gajjar by one of my office colleague and my Company Panel Doctor n through series of tests, physio exercises, massages, n PRP Treatment I was fully cured. My right hand had become stiff n my movement was restricted over the years, due to scar tissue formation.
After research and consultation with friends, I was lucky to get an appointment with one of the best specialist in the field Dr Shreyash M. Gajjar who guided and explained the reasons for the nagging pain, how the injury if neglected, will affect in future and the advantages of correcting same through a non-invasive surgery which requires only two to three days of hospitalization. He also explained in detail the rehabilitation process which requires intensive physiotherapy sessions for at least two-three months and the hand movement will take about six months to achieve normalcy due to the severity of my rotator cuff injury. At this point of time, I could not lift my hand above 90 degrees.
On the first visit itself he explained me every bit of the procedure, about the rehab and sports comeback. He was very friendly and positive, gave an assurance that I will be able to play sports after the proper rehab. Me and Dr.Gajjar planned a date for surgery after the exams in 2015.
When a family friend suggested Dr. Gajjar, his name was brought up with immense trust and backing. I must say my experience with him, and his staff has been amazing. He was reassuring and guided me through the necessary surgical procedures.
I had a follow up with Doctor after 10 days; my all operation marks were completely filled.After one & half months physiotherapy I was able to completely bend my leg, walk & climb the stair case & within 2 months from the date of operation I started going to my office at Mahalakshmi from my residence at Kandivali. I am travelling like a normal person by the train.
Dr. Gajjar was also very particular in his routine check ups and consultation post the surgery. Successful surgery and a strict Physiotherapy routine managed me to get me back to my playing days in 6 months.
I saw Dr. Gajjar in 2013, after seeing 3 other doctors and being unable to resolve the issues I was facing. He was quick in diagnosing the issue, explained the situation in a very clear and comprehensible manner and stated all the options I had along with his recommendation.
My experience was good both the times and would highly recommend Dr Gajjar and the hospital to everyone. Now my Right hand Shoulder is like normal and I am sure my left shoulder will also get better soon. I am thankful to Dr Gajjar and pray to God to give him lots of success in his career.
The manner in which he helped me understand the exact nature of my injury, the way in which he encouraged me to undergo the surgery and the confidence he gave me that I could go on a wild life trip to Tadoba National Park, Nagpur within one month of surgery, was extraordinary, because some of my friends who had sustained similar injury had very restricted movements for at least two months post the surgery.
Dr Gajjar not only surprised me with his consummate knowledge of the subject matter but with the measured detailed explanation of the injury & the entire physiology of the affected area...of course add to that his young age doubly helped in disarming me . Of course, he added the phrase ACL - Anterior Cruciate Ligament - in my lexicon forever!!!
The surgery was decided as the optimal long term solution, but more importantly Dr Gajjar made me feel like a true footballer by mentioning that this ACL is routine footballing injury sustained by the Premier League professionals...!!! Actually, it was his way of putting me at ease, for that was something a patient truly cherishes from his doctor.
I went through Internet found that Dr. Gajjar has several years of experience in Sport related injuries (in UK and Australia)/ Dr. Gajjar operated (arthroscopy) and advised me to do physiotherapist. Recommended Dr. Aditi from Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. (All other Physiotherapists were skeptical about my recovery. But because of Dr. Aditi's sincere effort for 14 months (3 times a week).
But after I has gone cemented total right elbow replacement by Dr. Shreyash M. Gajjar my life changed radically and I’ll be able to do what I’m unable to do before. Now I can use my hand and bend it and I’m at the top of happiness, so I want to thank all people who helped me in this matter, especially Dr. Shreyash M. Gajjar.
I was suffering from a muscle tear of shoulder for more than 6 months. As I play cricket & badminton it was difficult to bowl or do any overhead action while playing badminton. I visited many doctors in Dubai but was not satisfied.
Dr Gajjar did two operations of my Wrist and Shoulder respectively. Most people said it will take a very long time to recover the muscle tear. Also I had diabetes.
It’s been a year and I can move my Wrist and Shoulder completely which earlier pained so bad even when I moved little. I am really very thankful to Dr Shreyash Gajjar.
The care and support was exceptional. I have had on many occasions to refer people who have had shoulder problems to Dr. Shreyash Gajjar, because of his unique surgery style and his after care. Now in this year of 2016, I have complete use and range of both my arms to the extent that I have normal usage with both and no pain at all.
Post examination Dr Shreyash very calmly and assuringly advised that a surgery was not needed and that it can be treated with medications. He literally talked me out of getting a surgery done.I started the medications as advised. I saw a good change in 3 weeks time and the remaining period of treatment though long was good as things went well.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar | Shoulder Reconstruction Using The Arthrex Dog-Bone Implant
On 15th February 2013, Dr. Shreyash Gajjar, Consultant, Arthroscopy & Trauma Surgeon, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai was the first in India to perform an All-Arthroscopic Acute Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Joint Shoulder Reconstruction using the Arthrex Dog-Bone implant.
Dr. Gajjar performs Anatomic Single Bundle ACL Reconstruction, which is the latest advocated Single Bundle ACL Reconstruction technique to improve functional outcomes of ACL reconstruction compared to the conventional techniques.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Hip Arthroscopy assisted Surgery for Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of Hip joint using Autologous Bone Marrow Cells
On 9th August 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure.
1) AVN of the Hip joint is a condition where there is a focal loss of blood supply to the Femoral Head of the hip joint. This condition is usually seen in the young adults due to a number of causes i.e. Idiopathic, Steroid/Alcohol use, Post-traumatic, Sickle cell etc..
2) Patients presenting complaints are Pain on weight-bearing, Limp, Limitation in terminal hip movements.
3) Treatment - Early stage - Core decompression surgery wherein a drill track is created to reach the affected bone dead area which is then cleaned out & the defect area filled with bone graft +/- bone marrow cells (latest technique).
Late stage - Hip replacement
4) Whilst the Core decompression surgery is routinely performed under Fluoroscopy (Xray Image) guidance, the advantage of an Arthroscopy Assisted technique is that it gives a 3 dimensional view of the femoral head cartilage which should remain intact during the procedure. Hence, the Arthroscopy assisted technique prevents the risk of cartilage injury which is possible in Fluoroscopy guided technique. Other advantage is that any additional associated hip joint pathologies like Labral tear, synovitis, FAI etc can also be managed simultaneously.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: All-Arthroscopic procedure for Osgood-Schlatters disease of the Knee
In 2013, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the first in India to perform All- Arthroscopic surgical treatment for this condition. It is seen in Adolescent children usually engaged in sporting activities wherein a portion of the growing bone fails to unite with the main shin bone. The presenting complaints are pain, swelling especially with sporting activities. Surgery aimed at removing the ununited piece of bone is indicated when non- surgical treatment i.e. rest, medicines, physiotherapy fail. Surgery which is commonly performed by an open approach can result in painful scars and longer recovery time. An All- Arthroscopic technique eliminates these complications allowing quicker recovery & restores function.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Complex Shoulder, Elbow Replacement Surgeries
In 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar has performed Shoulder & Elbow Replacements in International Middle-East patients following Complex fractures from war injuries & also in Indian patients following Neglected disabling injuries with Excellent functional results.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: All-Arthroscopic Ankle Ligament Reconstruction (ArthroBostrom procedure) for Chronic Ankle Instability
On 22nd Nov 2014, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure.
Ankle ligament injury occurs due to sporting activities. The Lateral Ankle ligament - Anterior Talofibular ligament (ATFL) is most commonly torn. A majority of Acute ligament tears heal with Rest, Medications and good Physiotherapy. However, a small percentage, especially Complete ligament tears may fail to heal and cause persistent pain, swelling, giving way and inability to return to sports. In these cases, Surgical Reconstruction of the ATFL ligament is the preferred treatment.
Open surgical approach to reconstruct the torn ligament was the only available method until recently when an All-Arthroscopic technique has been developed. The advantages offered by an All- Arthroscopic procedure are less pain, less tissue dissection and quicker recovery with excellent functional results.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar: Elbow Ligament Reconstruction for Dislocation
On 14th March 2015, Dr Shreyash Gajjar was the 1st in India to perform this procedure using the Internal Brace technique.
Elbow dislocation which results from fall or accidental injury results in tear of one or both of the joint's supporting ligaments - Medial & Lateral Collateral ligaments.
This injury requires immediate medical treatment wherein the joint is reduced back in position. Whilst a minor form of this injury restores joint function with physiotherapy, in cases when the injury is severe, Elbow stability can only be restored with ligament reconstruction. Previously, patients own healthy tissue (tendon graft) from other areas i.e. knee joint was used for this procedure adding to donor site morbidity. However, a recent advance in technology is reconstructing these ligaments with strong suture materials (Internal brace technique) which provides excellent joint stability, function and eliminates use of patient's healthy tendon tissue.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar - Arthroscopic Hip Labral (Ligament) Repair, Impingement Surgery
Labral tears of the Hip result from sporting activities or injury & present with hip pain especially during bending movements. Surgery may be indicated when the symptoms fail to resolve with medications & physiotherapy.
Arthroscopic techniques performed by Dr Gajjar have several advantages over the traditional method of open surgery i.e. less pain, less tissue dissection and quicker recovery with excellent functional results.
Dr. Shreyash Gajjar - Arthroscopic Wrist Ligament Repair Surgery
The TFCC ligament of the wrist can be torn during sporting activities or following fall. Whilst minor injury to the ligament recovers with Medications & Physiotherapy, complete tears if symptomatic require surgical treatment. Dr Gajjar performs All-Arthroscopic techniques for ligament repair which being minimally invasive cause less tissue trauma, less pain & quicker functional recovery.
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