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  • Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital
    Phase II Shoulder & Sports Injuries dept
    Mon & Fri - 09.00-13.00 Hrs,
    Wednesday 11.30-13.30 Hrs
    For Hospital OPD appointments - 020 40151100​

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Dr. Ashish Babhulkar debating @ AANA conference in Washington,
USA - Apr 2008

» Profession : Shoulder Specialist & Joint Replacement Surgeon

» Qualification : MBBS ( Jan 1989), D.Orth ( Jan 1994), DNB (Orth.) ( June 1995), MCh.Orth. ( Dec. 1998), FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) (May 2001)

» Attachments :
Deenanath Mangeshkar, Hospital, Pune,

» Prize :
  1. Gold Medal – Paper on Arthroscopic Adhesiolysis for stiff shoulder, MOACON Goa 2005
  2. Gold Medal – Reconstruction of AC joint using Gracilis graft - IOACON Bangalore Dec 2008
  3. Gold Medal – MOACON, Nasik – Results of Arthroscopic Suprascapualar nerve decompression 29-31 Oct 2010
  4. Gold Medal – Shoulder Elbow Con 2015 – Delhi – Bony Morphology of Shoulder- Indian Cadaver study of 66 Shoulders.
» Future Invites
14-17 Mar - APOA 2015, Mumbai
                - Injuries in a contact athlete - Glenoid bone loss
                - Injuries around Shoulder
                - 4 Part Humeral Head fracture in elderly - Role of Arthroplasty

10-12 Apr - 2nd Asian Shoulder Elbow Group, Busan, Korea

1. Lecture: Revision Proximal Humeral Fractures - Realistic outcome

2. Video session: AC Joint reconstruction - Implant Free Biological reconstruction with Semi T - Technique

3. Case : "Autologous cartilage grafting for Humeral cartilage loss- What is limit of grafting?"

  1. Indian Orthopaedic Association
  2. Indian Arthroscopy Society
  3. Asian Federation of Sports Medicine
  4. Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association
  5. Poona Orthopaedic Society
  6. Bombay Orthopaedic Society
  7. Indian Association of Sports Medicine
  8. Indian Federation of Sports Medicine
  9. Bone & Joint Decade –NAN
  10. Indian Menopause Society
  11. Shoulder & Elbow Society, India
  12. SICOT
  13. Founder President Shoulder Society of India since Sep 2011
  14. Treasurer – Indian Menopause Society, Pune chapter Nov 2013 onwards
  15. Member Shoulder & Elbwo Committee - SICOT
  » Publication
  1. Review article – AC joint reconstruction – Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Provisionally Mar 2014
  2. Section editor of "Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine" Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Provisionally Mar 2014
  3. Daily milk improves B12 status in young vegetarian Indians: An intervention trial. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:136
  4. Role of Arthroscopic Bankart repair in Shoulder dislocation – Provisionally accepted in European Orthopaedics & Traumatology 2013
  5. Hemiarthroplasty for comminuted proximal humeral fractures-Ashish Babhulkar, Ashok K Shyam,Parag K Sancheti, Koshish Shah, Steve Rocha.Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2011;19(2):194-9
  6. Primary reconstruction of comminuted intra articular distal humerus fractures.International Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 1995;5:170-174.
  7. Retrocalcaneal Bursitis (A presentation of Gout) Journal of Foot Society- October 1995.
  8. Calcaneal fractures open reduction and internal fixation. Journal of Foot Society - November 1995.
  9. Synovial Sarcoma of the foot Journal of Foot society – November 1995.
  10. Management of Tibial Pilon fractures by limited fixation and bone grafting. J Bone & Joint Surg (Br.) Suppl. I 2000, 72.

  » Book Chapters
  1. Section editor (Shoulder) Dr G S Kulkarni's Textbook of Orthopaedics approved by Indian Orthopaedic Association – 2005
  2. Section Editor (Shoulder) of 2nd edition of Dr G S Kulkarni's Textbook of Orthopaedics approved by Indian Orthopaedic Association – 2014
  3. Editor - A-Z Text book of Shoulder Rehab

  » Papers Presentation
  1. Arthroscopic AC Jt reconstruction – IAS 2013 Mumbai Sep 2013
  2. Arthroscopic AC Jt reconstruction – WIROC 2013 Mumbai DEC 2013
  3. AC Joint reconstruction techniques – SICOT Sep 2013 Hyderabad, India.
  4. Review of Modifed Latarjet procedure in 72 patients. Vapi GOACON 3 & 4 Feb 2012
  5. Novel treatment to fix Acromion fractures. Traumacon 2011 Mumbai– 13 Aug 2011
  6. Early Results of Latarjet surgery – IOACON, Delhi Dec 2011
  7. Suprascapular Nerve Compression – IASM Annual
  8. Conference, Chandigarh, Nov
  9. ESKKA Congress Geneva 2-5 May 2012, "Subscapularis tear, its modified lafosse classification

4th Shoulder Conclave 2010 – at Hotel Pride with three live surgeries. Guest faculty – Dr James Esch – of famous San Diego Shoulder Course. Also performed the first time in India Live Modified Latarjet procedure.

Organiser of 5th Shoulder Conclave 26-27 Feb 2011 – Foreign Faculty - Seung Ho Kim, S Korea, Didier Oudet, France, Amit Modi, UK.

Organised Depuy Reverse Shoulder Live Surgery Symposium – 15th Jan 2012 with Anders Ekelund, Sweden - Designer of Delta Extend.

Organising Secretary – 2nd Annual Shoulder Elbow Con 2013 – 21-22-23 Feb 2013 – Foreign faculty – Hiroyuk Sugaya, Japan, Anders Ekelund, Sweden, Jean Grimberg, France, Chunyan Jiang, China & Francois Bruchou, France.

Organising Secretary – 6th Shoulder Conclave 2014 – 22-23 Mar 2014 – Foreign faculty – G Di Giacomo, Rome, Italy & Jean Grimberg, Paris, France.

Performed over 84 Live surgeries in India at various conferences, Including Arthroscopic Bankart, Arthroscopic Cuff repair, Arthroscopic Subscapularis repair, Arthroscopic AC Joitn reconstruction (Bangalore Oct 2013), Live Reverse Shoulder replacement, Live Shoulder replacement & Live Open Latarjet.

Instructor for Cadaveric courses for Arthroscopic Shoulder techniques at Chula Lab, Bangkok, Hong Kong Cadaver lab @ Chinese University< Bangalore, Chennai & Ahmedabad.

India's first live Arthroscopic AC joint reconstruction – Bangalore shoulder course 2013

Organiser Theraband Course
  1. 13th July 2008 – 65 delegates – Highest so far. Whole day workshop on rehab
  2. 21st Dec 2008 – 45 delegates
  3. 15th March 2009

Organiser of several PSRP Shoulder rehab whole day workshops every year since 11 years (16 so far).

First Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Workshop with live surgery on 16th May 2010 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital – Guest faculty – Geraud Chamille from Toulouse, France. This was the first Reverse Shoulder replacement performed in India.

Have conducted & participated in over 35 Shoulder workshops including Live demonstration surgery for Bankart repair – Open and Arthroscopic and Shoulder replacement surgery too.

Co-Organiser 7th Annual Indian Arthroscopy Society Annual Conference, Goa 25-27 Sep 2008

My special interest consists of Shoulder & Upper Limb surgery. I deal with all shoulder problems & their surgical repair – Arthroscopic & Open procedures and Joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder & Elbow. I have built a series of Neglected Posterior Dislocation shoulders, Suprascapular neuropathy, Elbow and ankle arthroscopy surgeries.

My special interest is also in rehabilitation for painful shoulder. A Two phase shoulder exercise programme which I have designed & named as PSRP – PUNE SHOULDER REHABILITATION PROGRAMME.

Shoulder Research Fellowship At Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK 1997-1998

Specialist Registrar Rotation from 1998 to 2001, Worked in Trauma, Hip & Knee replacement, Sports Medicine, Hand & Shoulder Units.

Visiting Fellow to Dr. Jo De Beer Cape Town, South Africa Sep' 2005

Visiting Fellow to Katharinen Hospital, Stuttgart from 26th August to 8th September 2007.

Visiting Fellow to Dr. Sumant Krishnan, Carrell Clinic, Dallas,USA April 2008.

Visiting Fellow to Dr H Sugaya, Chiba, Japan June 2010

Visitng Fellow to Marcus Scheibel, Berlin in Aug 2013.

Trained over 78 Physiotherapists on the Dr.Milind Joshi PSRP fellowship programme – Kolkotta, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Valsad, Jabalpur, Ahmednagar etc.

Hosted over 101 visiting Orthopaedic fellows (Indian & Foreign) for training in Shoulder Arthroscopy.

First Reverse Shoulder Replacement in India in May 2010.

Trainer for Bigliani Flatow Shoulder Prosthesis in India – Dec 2010

Director Shoulder Fellowship since 2009

Director PSRP Shoulder Rehab Fellowship for Therapists

24,25 May :  

Inauguration Kerala Chapter of Shoulder & Elbow Chapter

Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty – Non CTA indications

Management of Bone loss in Shoulder Instability

31 May :  

Malaysian Orth. Association Annual meeting & CAOS. KL.

How I do it – Arthroscopuc Cuff repair

Suprascapular Nerve decompression Results.

5-6 June :   Cadaver Instructor – Arthroscopy Shoulder – Nice Shoulder Course 2014
13, 14 June :  

Goa Master course
Imaging features of Shoulder instability
Case scenarios on Instability
Fix or replace-Prox Humerus # between 50-70
AC joint instability

19 July :  

AASI 11th Fracture fixation course

Management of Proximal Humerus Fractures
23 Aug :  

Bihar Orth. Association, Patna

Live Surgery – Arthroscopic Bankart Repair
4-6 Sep :  

4th ISKSAA meeting, New Delhi
Video technique of open repair in acute injury
Live Arthroscopic repair of Massive cuff repair
Technical tips for getting the humeral prosthesis right   
Why shoulder replacement gets a bad name ?

10 Sep :    Director – Cadaveric Course – Shoulder Replacement, Bangalore
13 Sep :  

XIXth PG training Course, Miraj

Shoulder In charge – Case Presentations & Shoulder Examination
4-5 Oct :       

Prince of Wales Hosp.  Hong Kong – Cadaver Course Instructor

Remplissage: technique & outcome

Full-thickness supraspinatus tear: Double Row repair

10-12 Oct :  

Live Arthrolatarjet @ IAS 2014 Annual meeting Hyderabad
Bone Morphology of Indian Cadaver – Free paper
Lat Dorsi Transfer

Scapular Kinematics & Rehab

17 Oct :  

Zimmer Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Cadaver course Director, Chennai

19 Oct :   Osteoporosis-Role of Orthopaedician   IMS Annual Meeting, Pune
7-8 Nov :  

Partial Cuff tears: when to intervene?

 Recurrent Shoulder instability: managing bone loss
25-26 Nov :  

8th ACASSA Meeting, Cebu, Philipinnes

Bony Morphology of shoulder - Cadaveric Study
Arthroscopic repair of Global labral tears
Management of AC Joint Dislocation: Current Trends
Management of Shoulder Instability

3 Dimensional CT Assessment of Graft Osteolysis, Union and Placement   after modified Laterjet Procedure
26 Dec :  

WIROC Mumbai

Management of AC Joitn Dislocations
23-25 Jan :  

34th KOACON, Vythri, Kerala
Live Arthroscopic Bankart & repair of Global tear
Shoulder Arthroplasty – Tips & Tricks
Video ppt –Various Techniques of Labral repair

25-26 Jan :  

Handing over of Presidentship of SESI, Delhi 3rd SESICON
Neglected Posteriro shoulder dislocation
Video technique of Glenoid resurfacing
Role of Scapula in Shoulder rehab

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