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Department of Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy Centre


Sports Injuries are those which happen while playing indoor or Outdoor sports or while doing physical exercise. These injuries can result from accidents, improper or non-usage of protective   devices. Improper training or inadequate stretching or warm-up prior to sporting activity.

The following types of sports injuries can be treated by arthroscopic reconstructive surgery:

1)Anterior Cruciate Ligament ( ACL) Reconstruction
2)Posterior Cruciate Ligament ( PCL) Reconstruction
3) Posterolateral Corner (PLC) Reconstruction
4) Meniscal Repair/ Meniscectomy
5) MPFL Reconstruction
6) Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS)
7) Microfracture
8) High Tibial Osteotomy
9) Tibial Tuberosity transfer


1)      Rotator Cuff Repair( Single Row/ Double Row)
2)      Bankarts Repair
3)      Latarjet Procedure
4)      Biceps Tenotomy/ Tenodesis
5)      SLAP Repair


1)      Tennis Elbow surgery
2)       Open MCL and LCL Repair


1)      TFCC Repair
2)      Carpal Tunnel surgery


1)      Microfracture Of OCD
2)      Open ATFL Reconstruction




Dr. Madan Ballal,

 He is the professor and HOD in the Department of Sports Injury and Arthroscopy, Sanjay Gandhi Institute Of Trauma and Orthopaedics
He has 22 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedics and specialised training in Arthroscopy and Sports medicine. He has 14 publications under his name.He was a team Doctor for Bangalore Football Club( BFC) from 2013- 2019.He was a team Doctor for Indian Davis Cup Team 2014. He represented the State Tennis Team  for 7 years.He won the State and National Championship in both Singles and doubles.He won Bronze medal in Tennis individual and team events at  3rd National Games 1994 Pune, India.He was the Captain of Bangalore University Tennis Team, India.He was the Chairman of Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association Health Committee.He was the President of Bangalore Orthopaedic  Society 2020.He was the SENATE MEMBER of RGUHS 2015- 2018. He is a member of Indian Orthopaedic Association.He is a member of Indian Arthroscopy Society. He is a member of Indian Sports Medicine Association. He is a member of ISAKOS ( International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and  Orthopaedic Sports Medicine) and ESSKA ( European Society Of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy).He has presented papers in State and National Conferences.


Dr. Chidanand K.J.C,
MBBS, MS(Orthopaedics)

He is an alumni from J.N Medical college, Belgaum and has completed masters in orthopaedics from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, kolar. He has 14 years of experience in teaching undergraduate and post graduate students. He is a member of ISKSAA, India Arthroscopy Society, Bangalore Orthopaedic Society and Karnataka Orthopaedic Association. He is trained in Arthroscopy under experts from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He has done multiple fellowships from shoulder and Sports injury unit, Deenanath Mangeskar Hospital, Pune. Completed Arthroscopy and arthroplasty  fellowship from IMRI Adelaide Australia, He has completed a travelling fellowship from  Delhi. He has published 7 research articles  in esteemed national and international journals. He has special interest in sports medicine, shoulder Arthroscopy and in managing polytrauma cases.


Dr. Pavankumar Chebbi,
MBBS MS Ortho MCh Orth

Fellowship in Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, Sports Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney, Australia
Alumni of JNMC, Belgaum. RGUHS.
He has 12 years of experience in the field of orthopaedics with specialised training in sports medicine, joint replacement, robotics surgery and deformity correction. He has Five international Scientific publications under his name.
He was an on field consultant for all India athletics meet 2015 in Mangalore.
Has on field experience as a treating doctor at various sporting events around Sydney like Rugby, Cricket, Soccer, Australian football etc. between May 2017- September 2018.
He has special interest and has performed various joint preservative and deformity correction surgeries in athletes of all ages with emphasis on return to sports be it professional or recreational.



1st Batch (2019)

  1. Dr. Pradyumna R Gowda
  2. Dr. Rahul P Bhonsle

2nd Batch (2020)

  • Dr. Manjunath B.V
  • Dr. Vijay Kumar Patil
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Last Updated: 04-08-2022